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Anglesey’s Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant plans on display – BBC News


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Anglesey's Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant plans on display
BBC News
Plans for an £8bn nuclear power station on Anglesey are going on display with a series of exhibitions over ten weeks. Horizon Nuclear Power says its proposed Wylfa Newydd power plant will employ more than 1,000 people once it begins working in the

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:56 am

3 Questions: Jim Walsh on the elusive US-Iran nuclear treaty – MIT News


MIT News

3 Questions: Jim Walsh on the elusive US-Iran nuclear treaty
MIT News
Can the U.S. and Iran reach a permanent agreement to restrict Iran's nuclear program? For several months, the countries have operated under an interim agreement limiting Iran's activities, but it expires this fall. MIT will host a public event on the
Past Versus Future in the Iranian Nuclear ProgramThe National Interest Online (blog)

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:05 am

Safety concerns over Ukraine’s switch to US nuclear fuel played down — official – ITAR-TASS


RIA Novosti

Safety concerns over Ukraine's switch to US nuclear fuel played down — official
ITAR-TASS
MOSCOW, September 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Alexander Bychkov, a deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), played down on Monday safety concerns over Ukraine's recent decision to purchase upgraded fuel for its nuclear power …
EU supports capacity building in nuclear securityJakarta Post
Russia Among Leaders in Nuclear Security, TechnologiesRIA Novosti

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:13 am

Israeli Leader Says Iran Nuclear Program, Islamic State Twin Threat – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Israeli Leader Says Iran Nuclear Program, Islamic State Twin Threat
Wall Street Journal
This would effectively cement Iran's place as a threshold military nuclear power," he said. "Make no mistake—ISIS must be defeated," he said. "But to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear power is to win the battle but to lose the war.".
Netanyahu Says Iran Seeks to 'Bamboozle' World on Arms DealBloomberg
Netanyahu issues nuclear warning at UN General Assemblyeuronews
Israel PM Warns Nuclear-Armed Iran Would be 'Gravest Threat'NDTV
Breitbart News -Jerusalem Post
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:22 am

Has Obama jettisoned his non-nuclear Iran pledge? – Haaretz


Haaretz

Has Obama jettisoned his non-nuclear Iran pledge?
Haaretz
Does President Obama “still believe that Iran must be prevented from getting a nuclear bomb?” That is the question marked in a brief comment by journalist Lee Smith, writing in the Weekly Standard magazine. It was a shrewd question, which is no doubt
White House Official: Nuclear Deal Could Portend Iran TiesJewish Exponent
Iran's UN demand emerges as hitch in nuclear talksAl-Monitor
Mossad, CIA behind Iran's Nuclear Crisis: American FigureTasnim News Agency

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:03 pm

Congress pushes nuclear expansion despite accidents at weapons lab – The Guardian


The Guardian

Congress pushes nuclear expansion despite accidents at weapons lab
The Guardian
On February 14, a 52-gallon drum containing radioactive waste from nuclear weapons production exploded at a storage facility near Carlsbad, New Mexico, exposing 22 workers to radioactivity and leading to the closure of the facility. In its preliminary

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:26 pm

Row deepens over Finland’s nuclear plant – Financial Times


YLE News

Row deepens over Finland's nuclear plant
Financial Times
The row over the Fennovoima nuclear plant erupted earlier this month after the leader of Finland's Green party demanded the government reject the deal under which Rosatom, a state-owned Russian energy company, would build the new plant.
Minister denies conflict of interest in nuclear dealYLE News
Unease in Finland over Russian-designed nuclear reactorPennEnergy (press release)

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:37 pm

Closing Vermont Nuclear Bad Business For Everyone – Forbes


Forbes

Closing Vermont Nuclear Bad Business For Everyone
Forbes
Two electricity distribution companies in Massachusetts and New Hampshire announced electricity rate increases for this winter. This collateral damage results from Vermont's choice last year to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. That choice
Execs: Collaboration is key to success of US nuclear industryPower Engineering Magazine (blog)
A timeline for Vt. Yankee closingThe Recorder

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:37 pm

DOE’s Poneman: Nuclear, climate two key ‘existential threats’ – The Hill


DOE's Poneman: Nuclear, climate two key 'existential threats'
The Hill
"By my count there are exactly two issues that I think could be characterized as existential threats, meaning threats that actually relate to existence of our planet, and one's nuclear and one's climate," Poneman said at the Woodrow Wilson Center on
Carnival of Nuclear Energy 228Next Big Future

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 5:26 pm

Eruption or not, nuclear restart in Japan to go ahead on schedule – RT


RT

Eruption or not, nuclear restart in Japan to go ahead on schedule
RT
Japan's plans to restart the Sendai nuclear reactor won't be affected by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Ontake, the government said. The reactor is in a separate volcanically-active area, which rose concerns for its safety after the Saturday eruption
Volcanoes May Be Next Hurdle for Nuclear Restarts in JapanBloomberg
Japan to Restart Nuclear Reactors Despite Volcanic RisksRIA Novosti
Japan's Suga says volcanic eruption has no impact on nuclear restartReuters

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:16 am

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CEE POWER-Spot up on less nuclear, renewables

Less nuclear and thermal supply along with low wind and solar generation levels in the region lifted central European spot prices on Tuesday, traders said. On regional exchanges, electricity for Wednesday …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:14 pm

Fukushima operator, Sellafield to compare nuclear notes

The operator of Japan's tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear plant announced on Tuesday it had agreed to share knowledge and experience on decommissioning damaged reactors with Britain's Sellafield.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:17 am

Volcanoes May Be Next Hurdle for Nuclear Restarts in Japan

The volcanic eruption of Japan's Mt. Ontake over the weekend may strengthen the argument of activists campaigning to keep the country's 48 reactors shut. Japan's atomic plants are off-line for safety checks as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that caused the meltdown of three reactors in Fukushima more than three years ago. The Nuclear Regulation Authority has said two reactors at a plant …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:54 am

Closing Vermont Nuclear Bad Business For Everyone

Vermont?s choice to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant for no good reason has reversed the state?s progress on reducing carbon, and punished rate-payers in their neighboring States of Massachusetts and New Hampshire with up to 50% rate increases. But I?m sure they didn?t mean that to happen.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:45 pm

Astorino going nuclear with new ‘daisy girl’ attack ad

Republican Rob Astorino is going nuclear in his effort to oust heavily favored Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor. Astorino claims in a provocative new TV spot…

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:30 am

Research and Markets: Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market Outlook 2019 – Reactor & Equipment Type Analysis

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type,

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:41 am

VIDEO: US lessons for UK's nuclear waste?

BBC Inside Out investigates the options for the UK's growing plutonium stockpile at Sellafield in Cumbria.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:09 am

New Nuclear Fuel Could Boost Reactors, But Also Safety Worries

A new fuel rod design will be tested in a full-size reactor, but some worry it could bring fresh safety problems. Slowing climate change will most likely require a vast expansion of carbon-free nuclear power. But since existing plants often can’t compete with cheap natural gas, and advanced nuclear plant concepts are still decades away, some are looking for ways to boost the power output from …

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 4:28 am

India turns to nuclear as energy crisis deepens

India's new prime minister is turning to nuclear energy to ease a power crisis made worse by the cancellation of hundreds of coal mining permits, but he faces scepticism both at home and abroad.

Posted on 28 September 2014 | 5:59 am

U.N. nuclear assembly condemns North Korea reactor restart

VIENNA (Reuters) – Member states of the U.N. atomic watchdog condemned on Friday North Korea's efforts to develop its nuclear capabilities, including the restart of a reactor which experts say can yield atomic bomb material. North Korea announced in April of last year that it would revive its aged five-megawatt research reactor at the Yongbyon nuclear complex, saying it was seeking a deterrent …

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 4:25 pm