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Time for US to live up to its nuclear potential – The Hill


The Hill

Time for US to live up to its nuclear potential
The Hill
In response to a ruling from a federal court, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) last October concluded that Yucca Mountain, located in Nye County, Nev., is a safe long-term repository for storing spent nuclear fuel. This is a welcome announcement
Emergency Christmas shutdown of Entergy River Bend nuclear plant prompts NOLA.com
NRC begins Special Inspection at River Bend nuclear power stationPennEnergy

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 1:25 am

India-US nuke deal could help clear project logjam – Westinghouse CEO – Reuters


The Indian Express

India-US nuke deal could help clear project logjam – Westinghouse CEO
Reuters
Daniel Roderick, president and CEO of Toshiba-backed Westinghouse Electric Co, said a commitment by India to "channel" immediate costs arising from any nuclear accident to the plant operator marked an important step forward. But he said he was looking …
Obama-Modi Nuclear 'Breakthrough' Has CEOs Wary of Fine PrintBloomberg
Up to companies to decide on civil nuclear power: USEconomic Times
Explained: Nuclear deal moves, but some way still to goThe Indian Express
NDTV -Livemint
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 12:46 am

Iran nuclear deal unlikely by March as significant gaps remain, official says – Haaretz


Haaretz

Iran nuclear deal unlikely by March as significant gaps remain, official says
Haaretz
The gaps between Iran and the six world powers on Tehran's nuclear program are significant and an agreement is unlikely to be sealed before March, an Israeli official with knowledge of the negotiations told reporters Monday. “I don't believe that an …
Iran nuclear debate takes partisan shape, as Democrats resistJerusalem Post Israel News
Cooperation with Iran could result in nuclear controlWashington Post
5 Ways Iran Is Cheating on the Interim Nuclear DealBreitbart News
Bloomberg
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 10:28 pm

Modi’s Clean-Energy Goals Face Funding, Political Hurdles – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Modi's Clean-Energy Goals Face Funding, Political Hurdles
Bloomberg
The leaders also announced a breakthrough that may herald an expansion of carbon-free civilian nuclear projects. While the remarks represent a shift in India's tone on global warming, stumbling blocks remain. Indian legislation allows nuclear suppliers

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:07 pm

Will the India-US nuclear deal work? – BBC News


BBC News

Will the India-US nuclear deal work?
BBC News
It was also ironical that the BJP which had steadfastly argued against the nuclear deal in its entirety when in opposition in 2007, had actually managed to pull this off now it is in power. Much of it has been put down to the personal chemistry between
Details of US-India nuclear power deal still unknownPittsburgh Post Gazette
Obama reveals nuclear breakthrough on landmark India tripCNBC
U.S.-India 'Breakthrough' on Climate Change, Nuclear Power Paves Way for ParisU.S. News & World Report
Washington Times -Foreign Policy (blog)
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:46 pm

When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter tomorrow – The Guardian


The Guardian

When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter tomorrow
The Guardian
Nuclear fusion is different from the more familiar nuclear fission, which involves splitting heavy atoms of uranium to release energy and which is at the heart of all nuclear power stations. The promise of fusion, if scientists can get it to work, is

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:26 pm

Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Indecision – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Kazakhstan's Nuclear Indecision
The Diplomat
Since the shutdown of Kazakhstan's only nuclear power plant near Aktau, in the west of the country, there has been talk of building a replacement. After more than a decade, it is becoming increasingly difficult to believe that the talk would be
Kazakhstan mulls construction of two nuclear plantsWorld Nuclear News

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:41 pm

US and India Advance Nuclear Trade – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

US and India Advance Nuclear Trade
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Obama described a “breakthrough” in long-stalled talks on allowing U.S. firms to invest in nuclear power plants in India. But U.S. officials said work remains on implementation by India, and some U.S. corporate officials said they are evaluating

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 1:38 am

President Obama, Cut Dirty Nuclear Power From Your Climate-Change Talks – The New Republic


Utility Dive

President Obama, Cut Dirty Nuclear Power From Your Climate-Change Talks
The New Republic
The EPA's proposed power-plant regulation provides a carbon credit to states for maintaining nuclear energy production at current levels: in other words, a carbon subsidy for maintaining the nuclear status quo. Following the release of the draft rules
US nuclear plants post record efficiency in 2014Utility Dive
South Africa Moves Ahead With It Nuclear Energy ProgramAFKInsider

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 1:10 am

How a nuclear near-miss in ’95 would be a disaster today – Boston Globe


How a nuclear near-miss in '95 would be a disaster today
Boston Globe
25, 1995 — 20 years ago today — the launch of a lone scientific rocket from a small island off the northwest coast of Norway set off Russia's nuclear attack early warning system. As the rocket took off, it initially passed above the horizon of the
Scrap Trident nuclear programme, protesters demandThe Hindu

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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 3:23 pm

Nuclear – Yahoo News Search Results

Details of US-India nuclear power deal still unknown

President Barack Obama and India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, emerged from their weekend talks hailing a historic breakthrough on an issue that has hampered nuclear power development in India for years.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:02 am

India-U.S. nuke deal could help clear project logjam: Westinghouse CEO

By Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A civil nuclear pact struck at summit talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama could help clear a logjam of stalled projects, the head of U.S. nuclear power plant maker Westinghouse told Reuters on Monday. Daniel Roderick, president and CEO of Toshiba-backed Westinghouse Electric Co <6502.T>, said a commitment by …

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 4:00 am

Iran Nuclear Deal Prospects Fade as Israel Digs In Against Terms

The odds of reaching a deal to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons that could pass muster in Tehran, Jerusalem and the U.S. Congress are growing longer.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:21 pm

Obama-Modi Nuclear ‘Breakthrough’ Has CEOs Wary of Fine Print

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed a breakthrough meant to spur a surge in civilian nuclear projects. Equipment suppliers are keeping the Champagne on ice.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 12:28 pm

Critics question India-US nuclear breakthrough

Nuclear deal could be a game-changer for US-India relations, but some question if Indians will ultimately pay the price.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:36 am

Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'

US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact Sunday as they hailed a new era of friendship between the world's two largest democracies. After greeting Obama with a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One, Modi then trumpeted the "chemistry" with his fellow leader on the first of a three-day visit to the Indian capital …

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:50 pm

Obama, Modi Move Closer With Breakthrough on Nuclear Liability

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that they had achieved a breakthrough on long-stalled cooperation on civilian nuclear projects, reflecting warming ties between the nations. Though Obama said the two countries had taken an "important step," neither man provided details on how an earlier 2005 U.S. decision to provide India nuclear fuel and reactor …

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 3:05 pm

Timeline: Indo-US civil nuclear agreement

India-US civil nuclear agreement since it was conceived by then Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh and then US president George W Bush in July 2005.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 1:26 pm

Obama, India’s Modi claim breakthrough on nuclear issues

They also spoke of their newly forged friendship, which both say can benefit their countries.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 7:39 am

Iran lawmakers drafting law on nuclear enrichment hike

Iran's parliament has started to draft a law that would allow the country's nuclear scientists to intensify their uranium enrichment, a step that could complicate ongoing talks with world powers. The move, announced Saturday by parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, comes after US lawmakers said they were planning legislation that could place new sanctions on Iran. The …

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:16 pm