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Your Opinion: Activists causing irrational fear of nuclear power - Jefferson City News Tribune

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:10
Your Opinion: Activists causing irrational fear of nuclear power  Jefferson City News Tribune

Activists causing irrational fear of nuclear powerNelson OttoJefferson CityDear Editor:While doing my research on climate change I came across an interesting ...

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US Atomic Plants 'Dodging Radioactive Bullets' as Floodwaters Submerge Midwest - Sputnik International

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:42
US Atomic Plants 'Dodging Radioactive Bullets' as Floodwaters Submerge Midwest  Sputnik International

With heavy rainfall inundating the US Midwest, nuclear power plants risk being flooded. However, the plants continue to operate at full power, resulting in the ...

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Sizewell C: Bill Nighy and Bill Turnbull sign opposition letter - BBC News

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:30
Sizewell C: Bill Nighy and Bill Turnbull sign opposition letter  BBC News

Stars including actor Bill Nighy, artist Maggi Hambling and broadcaster Bill Turnbull have signed a letter objecting to a proposed nuclear power station in Suffolk.

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Resources Minister 'not against nuclear' but insists coal is the short-term solution - 4BC

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:04
Resources Minister 'not against nuclear' but insists coal is the short-term solution  4BC

The federal resources minister says he's not opposed to nuclear power but insists coal and gas power is Australia's short-term future. Senator Matt Canavan tells ...

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Skipjack: Meet the Nuclear Submarine That Transformed the U.S. Navy - The National Interest Online

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:00
Skipjack: Meet the Nuclear Submarine That Transformed the U.S. Navy  The National Interest Online

The Skipjack-class submarines were arguably the first truly modern postwar submarines of the U.S. Navy. Combining two new innovations—a new high-speed ...

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Hungary says it's in no hurry to build Russian reactor - Bellona

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:56
Hungary says it's in no hurry to build Russian reactor  Bellona

A protest at the Paks-2 nuclear power plant in Hungary. Credit: Courtesy of Ecodefense. Hungary has announced it has no target date to submit its application ...

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Trump Administration Set to Guarantee $3.7 Billion to Finish Vogtle Nuclear Expansion - POWER magazine

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:33
Trump Administration Set to Guarantee $3.7 Billion to Finish Vogtle Nuclear Expansion  POWER magazine

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will reportedly announce March 22 that the Trump administration will finalize $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to support Energy ...

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'It scared the hell out of people': Remembering Three Mile Island accident, 40 years later - York Daily Record

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:31
'It scared the hell out of people': Remembering Three Mile Island accident, 40 years later  York Daily Record

The March 28, 1979 accident at the nuclear power plant led to widespread fear in the region. Today, though, the plant just seems to be part of the landscape.

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The Unlearned Lessons of Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster - World Politics Review

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:14
The Unlearned Lessons of Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster  World Politics Review

Last week, Japan marked the eighth anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that triggered one of the worst nuclear accidents in history. The process of ...

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Is Nuclear Power Answer After All? - AllOTSEGO

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:06
Is Nuclear Power Answer After All?  AllOTSEGO

Editor's Note: Len Carson, the former county rep from Oneonta and DC Marketing president, circulated a video of Michael Shellenberger's 2016 Ted Talk, “How ...

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Duke Energy wants $225 million more per year from SC utility customers - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:00
Duke Energy wants $225 million more per year from SC utility customers  Charleston Post Courier

Duke Energy's two electric utilities in South Carolina want to charge their customers a combined $225 million more per year to cover the cost of infrastructure ...

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Readers React: Failure to pass bill will cost consumers more for electricity - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:00
Readers React: Failure to pass bill will cost consumers more for electricity  Allentown Morning Call

Failure to pass Pennsylvania House Bill 11 will mean consumers will pay more for electricity.

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Don't Miss the Nationwide Premiere of Power Struggle - Free Speech TV

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:04
Don't Miss the Nationwide Premiere of Power Struggle  Free Speech TV

Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with a dedicated array ...

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Poroshenko: Ukraine is getting stronger in energy independence - UNIAN-Economy

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:58
Poroshenko: Ukraine is getting stronger in energy independence  UNIAN-Economy

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine is getting stronger in its energy independence. Some 36 solar power stations with a total capacity of more ...

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Qatar: UAE nuclear plant threat to Gulf stability, environment - Aljazeera.com

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:53
Qatar: UAE nuclear plant threat to Gulf stability, environment  Aljazeera.com

In a letter to the IAEA, Qatar urges the Vienna-based organisation to create a framework for regional nuclear security.

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Trump to Finalize $3.7 Billion in Aid for Troubled Nuclear Plant - Bloomberg

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:49
Trump to Finalize $3.7 Billion in Aid for Troubled Nuclear Plant  Bloomberg

The Trump administration will finalize $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to Southern Co. and its partners who are building a troubled nuclear reactor project in ...

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Lancaster weighs in: Should we close Three Mile Island? - LancasterOnline

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:46
Lancaster weighs in: Should we close Three Mile Island?  LancasterOnline

Recently, there have been talks of subsidizing Three Mile Island's nuclear energy to classify it as a means of energy like that of wind and solar. The island ...

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Artists join business figures in opposing Sizewell C nuclear power station construction plans - The Telegraph

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:00
Artists join business figures in opposing Sizewell C nuclear power station construction plans  The Telegraph

A coalition of actors, broadcasters and entrepreneurs is warning that building work to replace Sizewell nuclear power station will “lay waste” to swathes of ...

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Armenian nuclear power plant to continue running, but supplemented by new power unit - JAMnews

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:58
Armenian nuclear power plant to continue running, but supplemented by new power unit  JAMnews

The authorities of the country have stated that they have no obligation to close the nuclear power station, but there is a need to find sources to replace it.

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