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New IHS CERA Study Underscores Need to Preserve Existing Nuclear Energy Plants

WASHINGTON, Jul 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - A report issued last week by IHS CERA demonstrates that existing nuclear energy plants, which provide one-fifth of the country's electricity and are part of our diverse energy mix, help lower the cost of generating electricity for consumers by more than $93 billion a year. More...

Shipments of nuclear waste could start here in 2015

Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jerry Zremski The Buffalo News, N.Y. - Shipments of liquid nuclear waste over the Peace Bridge could begin as soon as September 2015, the office of Rep. More...

Anger over council's nuclear safety

Jul 25 - Sunday Herald (Scotland) - Highland Council has been accused of "utter contempt" for local people after it suppressed plans meant to protect the public from nuclear accidents. More...
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Southern Company likely to construct additional nuclear power reactors in US

Jul 25 - Global Data Point - The company has become the first one to pursue new nuclear reactors after the U.S. More...

Department of Atomic Energy: Preparation of Nuclear and Radiation Safety Policy

Jul 25 - Global Data Point - The safety policies concerning the activities that are regulated by AERB are enshrined in the high level documents of AERB, namely the Radiation Protection Rules-2004, the AERB mission statement and the 'Safety Codes %7E Guides' of AERB. More...

Underground clear except for panel where radiation leak occurred

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Zack Ponce Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M. - The Department of Energy (DOE) continues to clear hurdles in its underground cleanup at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), located 26 miles southeast of Carlsbad. More...

Articles 

By Brad Smalldridge
On: July 21, 2014
It's a continuing priority for nuclear plant managers to make outages as efficient and cost-effective as possible. According to the NRC, over the past 15 years the average number of days spent implementing outages for more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 29, 2014
South Africa has for decades been the leading economy on the African continent, with a GDP that once was the equivalent to the sum total the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. South Africa has long been more...
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...

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