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Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors - Reuters

News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 02:06
Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost ...

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Former NRC head disagrees with Bill Gates, says nuclear not a safe bet for combating climate change - GeekWire

News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 02:02
Former NRC head disagrees with Bill Gates, says nuclear not a safe bet for combating climate change  GeekWire

How much do you think about nuclear power? If you're like most Americans, the answer is likely “not often.” Unless you work in the industry, you don't hear too ...

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SLO County could intervene in PG&E bankruptcy proceedings - The Tribune

News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 01:38
SLO County could intervene in PG&E bankruptcy proceedings  The Tribune

After PG&E's bankruptcy announcement, San Luis Obispo County officials say they could intervene in the utility company's financial proceedings to protect local ...

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'We made atomic bombs': Nuclear Care Partners helps with aftermath of workplace radiation - KVAL

News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 01:16
'We made atomic bombs': Nuclear Care Partners helps with aftermath of workplace radiation  KVAL

COBURG, Ore. - In the 1960s, Jim Lewis worked at Colorado's Rocky Flats nuclear power plant. "At that plant," Lewis said, "we made atomic bombs. " After three ...

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Wylfa: Decision on future of nuclear power station expected - BBC News

News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:01
Wylfa: Decision on future of nuclear power station expected  BBC News

A decision is expected about whether work to build a new nuclear power station on Anglesey will be halted. Japanese media has reported that Hitachi will ...

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Blurring the lines: when conflicted mandates undermine agency performance - The Mandarin

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 23:34
Blurring the lines: when conflicted mandates undermine agency performance  The Mandarin

A single agency regulating and promoting the same industry is a recipe for frustrated staff and poor performance. What can agencies do about conflicting ...

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NextEra expected to get power plant license extension for Seabrook - The Union Leader

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 23:20
NextEra expected to get power plant license extension for Seabrook  The Union Leader

NextEra Energy is expected to receive a 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for its Seabrook power plant.

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To fight climate change, nuclear power is a must - The Washington Post

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:50
To fight climate change, nuclear power is a must  The Washington Post

Regarding the Jan. 12 news article “Study: Oceans warming faster than we thought”: When are scientists and journalists going to stop simply whining about the ...

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BIG batteries and Integration - Tri Corner News

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:46
BIG batteries and Integration  Tri Corner News

Integration—it's a word you hear everywhere these days. Electronics need to be integrated so that your phone can follow your email at the office, Alexa can meld ...

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Podcast: How the Cold War Drove Atmospheric Science - Eos

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:31
Podcast: How the Cold War Drove Atmospheric Science  Eos

In the first episode of a special series, AGU's Third Pod from the Sun traces a path from nuclear fallout detectors to modern-day meteorology instruments.

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The Story of a Kazakh Woman Dream Chasing in Cuba's Nuclear City | News - PHmuseum

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:16
The Story of a Kazakh Woman Dream Chasing in Cuba's Nuclear City | News  PHmuseum

Annalisa Natali Murri tells the story of a Kazakh woman who moved to Cuba harbouring dreams of becoming an opera singer, only to be faced instead with state ...

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NRC plans to grant Seabrook plant 20-year license extension - The Daily News of Newburyport

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:09
NRC plans to grant Seabrook plant 20-year license extension  The Daily News of Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to extend by 20 years the operating license for the Seabrook nuclear power plant by the end of ...

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Koizumi says Japan must say 'no' to nuclear energy:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:00
Koizumi says Japan must say 'no' to nuclear energy:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

When he was prime minister, Junichiro Koizumi championed the use of atomic power to generate electri.

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Nuclear power plants running safely after East Coast quake - Washington Examiner

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:55
Nuclear power plants running safely after East Coast quake  Washington Examiner

Federal nuclear regulators gave the all clear on Wednesday after the largest earthquake to hit the Washington region since 2011 struck off the coast of Maryland ...

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Gov. Cuomo: NY must go 100 percent clean energy by 2040 - WGRZ.com

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:42
Gov. Cuomo: NY must go 100 percent clean energy by 2040  WGRZ.com

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would adopt the most aggressive clean energy goal of any state under a plan from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that calls for generating ...

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Micro-reactors As Cheap As Natural Gas Without Air Pollution - Next Big Future

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:32
Micro-reactors As Cheap As Natural Gas Without Air Pollution  Next Big Future

This article looks at the mid-2020 timeline for micro-reactors which has strong Department of Defense interest. Nextbigfuture has been interviewing the project ...

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Feds Set Date to Hear Concerns Over NJ Company's Plans for Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository - The SandPaper - The SandPaper

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:21
Feds Set Date to Hear Concerns Over NJ Company's Plans for Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository - The SandPaper  The SandPaper

The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will hear oral arguments later this month on requests for a public hearing to address questions on an interim spent ...

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Barack Obama's former top regulator Greg Jaczko now says nuclear power is 'hazardous' - Daily Mail

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:58
Barack Obama's former top regulator Greg Jaczko now says nuclear power is 'hazardous'  Daily Mail

Greg Jaczko, pictured, spent three years as chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and led it during the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in ...

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Central Coast Curious: Will PG&E's bankruptcy affect Diablo Canyon community settlement? - KCBX

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:50
Central Coast Curious: Will PG&E's bankruptcy affect Diablo Canyon community settlement?  KCBX

For our latest Central Coast Curious segment, a listener asks what happens to San Luis Obispo County's compensation for Diablo Canyon's decommissioning if.

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Florida Power and Light to install at least 10 GW of solar by 2030 - pv magazine USA

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:17
Florida Power and Light to install at least 10 GW of solar by 2030  pv magazine USA

The utility's '30 x 30' plan centers on installing more than 30 million solar panels, as one of the most ambitious unveiled by utility any to date. The plan is ...

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