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Tiny Pacific Nation Sues 9 Nuclear-Armed Powers – ABC News


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Tiny Pacific Nation Sues 9 Nuclear-Armed Powers
ABC News
The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant …
Former US test site sues nuclear nations for disarmament failureReuters
Marshall Islands sues nine nuclear powers over failure to disarmThe Guardian
Former US test site sues nuclear nations including India for disarmament failureNDTV

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:12 am

Sen. Casey Demands Clean-Up At Parks Twp. Nuclear Dump – CBS Local


Sen. Casey Demands Clean-Up At Parks Twp. Nuclear Dump
CBS Local
PARKS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Decades ago, hundreds — perhaps thousands — of barrels of nuclear waste were buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County. Ever since, residents there have waited on the federal government to clean it up.
Casey pushes to get things moving at nuclear waste sitePittsburgh Post Gazette

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:00 am

Nuclear normalcy – DAWN.com


Nuclear normalcy
DAWN.com
NUCLEAR weapons raise many questions and provide few answers. Can Pakistan become a normal state possessing nuclear weapons? How can this aspirational goal be translated into reality? And what is the best way to codify 'nuclear normal'?

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Posted on 24 April 2014 | 1:15 am

A race to the top in nuclear security strategy – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


A race to the top in nuclear security strategy
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The possibility of a nuclear terrorist attack has been called a black swan occurrence, an unlikely but possible event that is the national security nightmare that keeps President Obama— and other world leaders—up at night. At a closed-door session of

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 5:02 pm

Asteroids as powerful as NUCLEAR BOMBS strike Earth TWICE YEARLY – Register


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Asteroids as powerful as NUCLEAR BOMBS strike Earth TWICE YEARLY
Register
submit to reddit · SANS – Survey on application security programs. A study using data from monitoring stations designed to enforce a nuclear test ban treaty shows that the Earth is enduring far more dangerous asteroid impacts than previously thought.
Asteroids cause dozens of nuclear-scale blasts in Earth's atmosphereThe Guardian
Asteroids explode like nuclear blasts in the sky…and that's quite common [VIDEO]Tech Times
Earth Hit By 26 Nuclear-Level Asteroid Impacts Since 2000 – How Frequent Are International Business Times
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:20 pm

Obama Admin Gives Nuclear Loan Guarantee For Free – Motley Fool


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Obama Admin Gives Nuclear Loan Guarantee For Free
Motley Fool
The Obama administration has finalized a $6.5 billion loan guarantee to Georgia Power to build two new nuclear reactors near Augusta, Georgia. But in a surprise move, the Department of Energy will not charge a credit subsidy fee. The fee, intended to …
Energy Department scraps millions in fees for nuclear loan guaranteeWashington Examiner
Critics decry 'sweetheart' loan deal for new nuclear plantsMidwest Energy News

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:18 pm

North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says – CNN


The Independent

North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says
CNN
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday. The report comes just days before U.S. President Barack Obama is due to …
Increased Activity at North Korean Nuclear Site Raises SuspicionsNew York Times
South Korea: North Korea could launch nuclear missile tests 'at any moment'The Independent
South Korea says North may be close to nuclear testYahoo News
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:58 pm

Indian Point nuclear licenses to cost more – The Journal News | LoHud.com


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Indian Point nuclear licenses to cost more
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission oversees the nation's nuclear plants, including Indian Point. About 90 percent of its $1 billion budget comes from licensing fees paid by the plants. This year that fee will be $5,328,000 per operating reactor, the NRC
TMI, Peach Bottom nuclear plants must do further earthquake danger studiesLancaster Newspapers
Nuclear reactor owners asked to reassess quake resistancePittsburgh Post-Gazette
NRC extends post-Fukushima fix deadline for Limerick nuclear plantThe Times Herald

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 12:10 am

Yes, More Nukes! – Newsweek


Yes, More Nukes!
Newsweek
Now, after Russia's annexation of Crimea, not so much. Many states in Russia's neighborhood are giving new attention to nuclear protection. "Although there's a very small risk of Russia acting against Poland, that risk is much bigger now than it was
Shyam Saran: The dangers of nuclear revisionismBusiness Standard

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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 7:45 pm

As nuclear power dies, solar rises – CNN


As nuclear power dies, solar rises
CNN
As utilities find nuclear power less and less cost effective, new solar photovoltaic installations in the United States are springing up. New solar installations in 2013 reached a record 4.2 gigawatts, bringing the total to 10. On average, one gigawatt

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 6:01 pm

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Marshall Islands sues nine nuclear powers over failure to disarm

Pacific nation that was site of 67 nuclear tests between 1946 and 1958 accuses states of 'flagrant denial of human justice' The Marshall Islands is suing the nine countries with nuclear weapons at the international court of justice at The Hague in an unprecedented legal action arguing the states have violated their legal obligation to disarm. In nine separate cases brought before the ICJ on …

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:27 am

Athabasca Nuclear Corporation Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Athabasca Nuclear Corporation is pleased to announce that it has appointed Ian Fleming to serve as the Corporation's Chief Financial Officer effective May 1, 2014.

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 4:00 am

Athabasca Nuclear Corporation Announces Release of December 31, 2013 Financial Statements and MD&A

Athabasca Nuclear Corporation announces that it has filed its audited Financial Statements and its Management Discussion and Analysis for the annual period ended December 31, 2013. These documents are …

Posted on 24 April 2014 | 3:30 am

North America Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: North America Nuclear Imaging Equipment Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportlinker.com/p02088271/North-America-Nuclear-Imaging-Equipment-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:48 pm

South Korea: North Planning Fourth Nuclear Test 'At Any Moment'

North Korea is preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test "at any moment", South Korea's Ministry of Defence has said. Seoul's warning came a few days ahead of US President Barack Obama's planned visit to South Korea. "Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity in and around the Punggye-ri nuclear test site," South Korea Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told a press briefing …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:57 am

Increased North Korean nuclear activity noted

Ed Adamczyk SEOUL , April 22 (UPI) — Increased activity at North Korea’s underground nuclear tests site has been detected, a South Korean government spokesman said.

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 4:22 pm

Carol M. Browner, Longest Serving EPA Administrator, Joins Nuclear Matters

Nuclear Matters today announced that Carol M. Browner, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and former Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climat

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 1:00 pm

Russian nuclear inspectors visit Montana launch facilities

Russian nuclear inspectors visited the U.S. amid heightened tensions between the two nations to verify that 18 nuclear missile launch facilities had been demolished as part of a 2011 arms control treaty, Air Force officials said Monday.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 9:09 pm

Russians inspect Montana nuclear launch facilities

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Russian nuclear inspectors visited the U.S. amid heightened tensions between the two nations to verify that 18 nuclear missile launch facilities had been demolished as part of a 2011 arms control treaty, Air Force officials said Monday.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 8:52 pm

China seen buying Westinghouse reactors for $24 billion nuclear energy projects

* Westinghouse in talks to sell eight AP1000 Reactors BEIJING, April 21 (Reuters) – China may sign as early as next year the first of several contracts for eight new nuclear reactors from Westinghouse Electric Co, as the government presses ahead with the world's biggest civilian nuclear power expansion since the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan. China's main nuclear power companies are moving …

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 8:18 am