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Emergency Agencies Practice Response To Nuclear Explosion In Times Square – CBS Local


CBS Local

Emergency Agencies Practice Response To Nuclear Explosion In Times Square
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The New York City region's emergency agencies are practicing for a disaster. The city's Office of Emergency Management ran a training exercise Wednesday that simulated a response to a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploding …
How would NYC handle a nuclear explosion?CBS News
This Is What Happens if a Nuclear Bomb Explodes in Times SquareDNAinfo

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:00 pm

US official: Younger people key to nuclear arms control – Standard-Examiner


Standard-Examiner

US official: Younger people key to nuclear arms control
Standard-Examiner
OGDEN — Most Weber State University students never had to practice nuclear war “duck-and-cover” drills in school like Rose Gottemoeller remembers so vividly. But even though the nuclear age might just be a history lesson to them, Gottemoeller says …
US Nuclear Weapons Policy in the 21st CenturyUS Department of State (press release)

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:40 pm

Column: Lessons of North Korea for Iran Nuclear Talks – Voice of America


Voice of America

Column: Lessons of North Korea for Iran Nuclear Talks
Voice of America
Among the arguments marshaled by those wary of a nuclear agreement with Iran is that past efforts to negotiate away North Korea's nuclear weapons program failed. Iran's regime, they argue, is just as untrustworthy as North Korea's and what's more
Russia Would Welcome US Steps to Resume Nuclear Talks With North Korea RIA Novosti
Failed Nuclear Negotiations With North Korea Should Be A Lesson For The US Business Insider
N. Korea can demonstrate denuclearization commitment by halting nuclear Yonhap News
Big News Network.com -The Korea Herald
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:50 pm

Can Obama be stopped or will Iran go nuclear? – Washington Post (blog)


Reuters

Can Obama be stopped or will Iran go nuclear?
Washington Post (blog)
If he does so, what are the implications for any nuclear deal with Iran? Answer: The deal will be tenuous.” In fact, no one — not Congress nor his successor would be bound. “The fact that the President does not think he can get Congress on board for
Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant: Fars news agencyReuters
McCarthy Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Reports 'Worrisome'Roll Call (blog)
A Perfect Solution to Nuclear Talks with Iran: A Deal Deemed Imperfect by AllThe National Interest Online (blog)
Bloomberg -Jewish News of Greater Phoenix -Press TV
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power – BBC News


BBC News

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power
BBC News
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says. The energy network operator said it was caused by a combination of high winds and faults in nuclear plants. Wind farms are causing controversy …
UK wind farms outshine nuclear power outputRT
Wind outstrips nuclear power thanks to Hurricane GonzaloThe Week UK
UK wind farms outperform nuclear power plants over 24 hoursThe Independent
cornishguardian.co.uk
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:36 am

Shaheen Denies Flip-Flopping On Nuclear Power [VIDEO] – Daily Caller


Shaheen Denies Flip-Flopping On Nuclear Power [VIDEO]
Daily Caller
Incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen claimed in Tuesday's New Hampshire U.S. Senate debate that she has never opposed using nuclear power as an energy source, though her past statements tell a different story. “I'm glad we're talking about energy.
Jeanne Shaheen Lied About Her Nuclear Energy RecordWashington Free Beacon
NH Senate Candidates Still ClashingComcast SportsNet New England

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:35 am

Chief of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Will Leave Job That She Fought to Keep – New York Times


New York Times

Chief of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Will Leave Job That She Fought to Keep
New York Times
The chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday that she would leave the commission and return to academia at the end of the year, a little more than a year after she survived a cliffhanger fight with a California senator to keep
Allison M. Macfarlane, head of Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to step downWashington Post
OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Nuclear regulatory chief to step downThe Hill
Nuclear Regulatory Commission leader to join the Elliott SchoolGW Hatchet (subscription) (blog)
Utility Dive -Nuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog) -POWER magazine
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:06 am

How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need? – Los Angeles Times


How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?
Los Angeles Times
If President Obama wants to use his last two years to further his agenda, here's something he could do that would both advance the cause of global security and save the country money: suspend plans to develop a new arsenal of American nuclear weapons.

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:51 pm

Exclusive: Iran offers ‘compromises’ in nuclear talks, West unmoved – Reuters


Reuters

Exclusive: Iran offers 'compromises' in nuclear talks, West unmoved
Reuters
ANKARA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Iran is pushing what it portrays as a new compromise proposal in nuclear talks, but Western negotiators say it offers no viable concessions, underscoring how far apart the two sides are as they enter crunch time before a Nov.
A Nuclear Deal, Now or NeverNew York Times
Iran Could Be Complying With the Interim Nuclear DealThe Atlantic
Report says US may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talksLos Angeles Times
TheBlaze.com -Washington Times -Yahoo News
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:17 am

Power Plants Seek to Extend Life of Nuclear Reactors for Decades – New York Times


New York Times

Power Plants Seek to Extend Life of Nuclear Reactors for Decades
New York Times
The prospects for building new nuclear reactors may be sharply limited, but the owners of seven old ones, in Pennsylvania, Virginia and South Carolina, are preparing to ask for permission to run them until they are 80 years old. Nuclear proponents say
Au revoir, nuclear power? France eyes an energy shift of its ownChristian Science Monitor
Africa's Nuclear Energy Hopefuls Learning From South AfricaAFKInsider
Finding core support for nuclear powerMacleans.ca

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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 11:41 pm

Nuclear – Yahoo News Search Results

Nuclear Secrecy Feeds Concerns of Rogues Getting Weapons

The International Atomic Energy Agency has increased its role trying to vouch for the safety of nuclear materials in Iran, North Korea and Syria, just as investigators have become less forthcoming about how they reach their conclusions. By feeding the distrust between the nuclear powers whose collaboration is required to keep the world safe, the agency may unwittingly aid countries seeking …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:12 pm

Shaheen Denies Flip-Flopping On Nuclear Power

Incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen claimed in Tuesday’s New Hampshire U.S. Senate debate that she has never opposed using nuclear power as an energy source, though her past statements tell a different story.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:50 am

Allison M. Macfarlane, head of Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to step down

The chairman of the NRC will leave in January for a teaching job at George Washington University.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:29 am

How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?

If President Obama wants to use his last two years to further his agenda, here's something he could do that would both advance the cause of global security and save the country money: suspend plans to develop a new arsenal of American nuclear weapons.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:06 am

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:14 pm

US oversight increased at Millstone nuclear plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is stepping up oversight at Connecticut's nuclear plant following a safety violation, the federal agency said Tuesday. The Millstone Power Station in Waterford was cited …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:42 pm

Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant: Fars news agency

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country's first nuclear power plant is located, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. Iran has repeatedly cited signs of what it calls foreign plots to sabotage its nuclear program, which world powers fear could be put to developing an atomic bomb …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:42 pm

Fukushima film shows reality sinking in for 'nuclear refugees'

By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) – Before the Fukushima nuclear crisis forced them from their homes, residents of Futaba had praised the Daiichi power plant as a "godsend" that brought jobs and money to the Japanese coastal town. Now, more than three years after the disaster, they remain stuck in cramped emergency housing facing the reality they will likely never go home, with Futaba set to …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:54 am

Iran acts to comply with interim nuclear deal with powers: IAEA

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is taking further action to comply with an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency report showed, a finding the West may see as positive ahead of a November deadline for clinching a long-term deal. The report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), seen by Reuters, made clear that Iran is meeting its …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:36 pm

U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb research. Western officials say Iran must cooperate more with United Nations nuclear sleuths if it wants to settle a protracted …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:24 pm