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Nuclear debate on Clark Public Utilities agenda

Apr 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Aaron Corvin The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. - A debate over the cost and safety of running the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power plant has landed on the agenda of the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners, with a 212-page study by a renowned energy expert serving as the focal point. More...

Gov. Nikki Haley tours MOX facility at SRS

Apr 22 - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C. - Gov. Nikki Haley's visit to the Savannah River Site's MOX facility reaffirmed her belief that the state of South Carolina is getting a raw deal in the federal government's push to freeze funding for construction of the facility. More...

Earthquakes could affect Beaver Valley nuke plant more than first thought

Apr 22 - David Conti The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Earthquakes could affect the Beaver Valley Power Station more than engineers thought when they built the plant's two nuclear reactors in the 1970s, according to a review that regulators ordered because of the Fukushima disaster in Japan. More...
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Plant Farley Holds Hostile Action Exercise

Apr 21 - Professional Services Close - Up - On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. More...

Interest builds in West Texas storage of high-level radioactive waste

Apr 21 - Corey Paul Odessa American, Texas - Gov. Rick Perry fueled interest in West Texas when he sent a letter last month saying the state has "no choice" but to begin looking at storing high level radioactive waste in Texas. More...

Beaver Valley Unit 2 Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage

AKRON, Ohio, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire - FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. More...

Articles 

By Peter M. Hekman, Jr.
On: January 20, 2014
All of us that share an interest in nuclear power need to keep an eye on the storm that is brewing in California over the California Public Utility Commission's (CPUC) upcoming decisions in 2014 concerning more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: November 20, 2013
The sun shines even brighter this year of the Svenska Dagbladet Energy Summit than it did several years ago when the International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) international conference was also held in glorious summer more...
By Harry Valentine
On: November 11, 2013
Recent reports of a telephone conversation between the presidents of the USA and Iran suggest the possibility of constructive future discussion, including Iran's plans to develop nuclear electric power. While the diplomacy of Iran's new more...
By Scott Shugarts
On: September 25, 2013
Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. Fukushima. When one mentions nuclear power, these are frequently the first images that come to mind. There is no disputing that the nuclear power industry has a blemished past. more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: July 19, 2013
ached by a customs officer at Indianapolis Airport (U.S.), and when he asked this suspicious looking teacher what he did for a living, I told him that I taught mathematical economics. The look on his more...

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