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Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant – Reuters


The Independent

Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away …
Japanese volcano 40 miles from nuclear plant shows signs of possible eruptionThe Independent

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:00 am

Activist: ‘Don’t Believe Anything The Nuclear Industry Says’ – KUOW News and Information


Activist: 'Don't Believe Anything The Nuclear Industry Says'
KUOW News and Information
The results of that gathering are detailed in Dr. Caldicott's latest book “Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe.” The work addresses the health risks of radiation, environmental effects and

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:27 pm

Iran will be seen as responsible if nuclear talks fail: US – Reuters


Reuters

Iran will be seen as responsible if nuclear talks fail: US
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran will be widely seen to be responsible if a comprehensive deal to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief is not reached, the top U.S. negotiator said on Thursday. U.S. Under-Secretary of State Wendy Sherman …
Iran Nuclear Negotiations ContinueGuardian Liberty Voice
US: Iran Will Not Get Nuclear WeaponRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Veteran American point man on Iran: Nuclear deal would be good for IsraelJerusalem Post
Roll Call -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:04 pm

Stopping a Nuclear Nightmare: How We Can Secure Loose Nuclear Materials – The National Interest Online


The National Interest Online

Stopping a Nuclear Nightmare: How We Can Secure Loose Nuclear Materials
The National Interest Online
The United States will host the fourth and likely final Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in 2016, and later this month, representatives from over fifty nations will start planning the agenda. They need to overcome the prevailing complacency about the

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:51 pm

US, Europeans row over post-Fukushima nuclear safety step – Reuters


Reuters

US, Europeans row over post-Fukushima nuclear safety step
Reuters
VIENNA (Reuters) – The United States is lobbying against an amendment to an international nuclear safety pact proposed by Switzerland, which Berne argues could help prevent Fukushima-style disasters but which may also increase industry costs, diplomats …
US Said to Join Russia in Blocking Nuclear Safety MovesBusinessweek
China's Nuclear Reactor Program Could Be The World's Largest, Expert SaysChinatopix

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:44 pm

How would NYC handle a nuclear explosion? – CBS News


CBS News

How would NYC handle a nuclear explosion?
CBS News
NEW YORK — The voice over the speakers at New York City's emergency command center calmly stated the unthinkable: a nuclear explosion had gone off in Times Square. More than 100,000 people are feared to have died instantly. A massive radiation …
Emergency Agencies Practice Response To Nuclear Explosion In Times SquareCBS Local
This Is What Happens if a Nuclear Bomb Explodes in Times SquareDNAinfo
City's Office of Emergency Management holds Midtown nuclear bomb practiceNew York Daily News
Albany Times Union -Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:37 am

McCarthy Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Reports ‘Worrisome’ – Roll Call (blog)


Reuters

McCarthy Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Reports 'Worrisome'
Roll Call (blog)
Updated, 2:27 p.m.: Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy vowed Wednesday that House Republicans will not sit idly by while the Obama administration unilaterally negotiates a resolution with Iran over that country's nuclear program. The Obama administration …
Can Obama be stopped or will Iran go nuclear?Washington Post (blog)
Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant: Fars news agencyReuters
Nuclear Secrecy Feeds Concerns of Rogues Getting WeaponsBloomberg
The National Interest Online (blog) -Press TV -Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:12 pm

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)
Nuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog) -POWER magazine -Utility Dive
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:06 am

South Korean Court Ruling Could Spur Nuclear-Power Plant Suits – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

South Korean Court Ruling Could Spur Nuclear-Power Plant Suits
Wall Street Journal
The Busan District Court ruled Friday in favor of a claim by Park Geum-sun, age 48, that her thyroid cancer was caused by radiation from six nuclear power plants located 7.7 kilometers from her house in Ichon-ri, Kijang County on the nation's

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:24 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
Nuclear operators seek to extend life of reactors to 80 yearsUtility Dive
Africa's Nuclear Energy Hopefuls Learning From South AfricaAFKInsider

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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 11:41 pm

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Unclear nuclear liability law putting off investors: Anil Kakodkar

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Lack of clarity on India's nuclear damage liability law has held up faster development of its civil nuclear programme, one of the country's leading experts in the field says.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:44 am

Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away from the summit. The warning comes nearly a month after another volcano, Mt Ontake, erupted suddenly when crowded with hikers, killing 57 people in …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:58 am

Iran will be seen as responsible if nuclear talks fail: U.S.

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran will be widely seen to be responsible if a comprehensive deal to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief is not reached, the top U.S. negotiator said on Thursday. U.S. Under-Secretary of State Wendy Sherman also said major powers negotiating with Iran have offered it ideas that are "equitable, enforceable and consistent with Tehran …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:02 pm

Let's 'finish the job' on nuclear deal, US tells Iran

America's top negotiator leading talks to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions Thursday called on Iranian leaders to "make the right choice," saying now was the time to reach a deal. "If Iran truly wants to resolve its differences with the international community — and facilitate the lifting of economic sanctions — it will have no better chance than between now and November 24," Undersecretary of …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:44 pm

US, Europeans row over post-Fukushima nuclear safety step

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – The United States is lobbying against an amendment to an international nuclear safety pact proposed by Switzerland, which Berne argues could help prevent Fukushima-style disasters but which may also increase industry costs, diplomats said. Atomic energy powers Russia and Canada have also signaled opposition to the measure, which would put pressure on countries …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:12 pm

Duke Nuclear Integrates Learning and Compliance into Corporate Culture with SumTotal Talent Expansion Applications

Duke Nuclear, a division of the largest electric holding company in the United States, Duke Energy , is weaving learning and professional development into its business using SumTotal Talent Expansion® applications.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:00 pm

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

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