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Nuclear fission begins at TVAs Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor

- May 24--A self-sustaining nuclear reaction was achieved Monday at TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor in one of the most significant milestones toward activating America's first new nuclear plant in the 21st century. More...

With Pilgrim nuke plant about to close, EPA issues draft permit for water usage

By Chris Burrell, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass. - May 20--PLYMOUTH -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new draft permit regulating water use at the Pilgrim nuclear power plant 25 years after it first permitted the plant under the federal Clean Water Act. Local nuclear watchdogs have long argued that the federal permit for the Plymouth plant that guzzles up water from Cape Cod Bay expired in 1996 -- five years after it was ... More...

Demolition moves ahead furiously at K-27; preparations underway for other Cold War facilities

By Frank Munger, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. - May 23--OAK RIDGE -- The post-Cold War cleanup is proceeding at a furious pace at an Oak Ridge site once home to the nation's largest uranium-enrichment complex. More...
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Pilgrims long-delayed water discharge permit updated

By Christine Legere, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - May 20--PLYMOUTH -- After operating for 20 years under an out-of-date water discharge permit, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, located on a mile-long stretch along Cape Cod Bay, may finish the last three years of its life following newer standards recently released in draft form by the U.S. More...

Nuclear energy crisis on horizon

By William L. Spence, Lewiston Tribune, Idaho - May 20--WASHINGTON -- If America is serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions, urgent action is needed to preserve the nation's current fleet of nuclear reactors. More...

Operators Safely Shut Down Susquehanna Unit 2

- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- Operators safely shut down the Unit 2 reactor at Talen Energy's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa. More...

Articles 

By Steve Kerekes
On: May 16, 2016
The nuclear energy industry voiced strong support today for a new Senate bill that would change some U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing processes and the agency's fee recovery structure to remove unnecessary impediments to the more...
By Davis Swan
On: December 4, 2015
There is an ongoing debate regarding the value and/or wisdom of the German Government's implementation of an energy transformation - the Energiewende. The primary driver for this initiative was the policy decision, first made in more...
By Grant Lanthorn, P.E.
On: October 12, 2015
Lubricants are crucial to industrial processes, allowing parts to move without friction, heat and contamination to be removed from the system, and providing equipment protection from corrosion and oxidation. more...
By Grant Lanthorn, P.E.
On: October 5, 2015
Water induction events at both nuclear and fossil plants are a continuing problem for the power industry, with an estimated two dozen events every year. more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 2, 2015
"More than 70 new nuclear reactors are now under construction, but that's not nearly enough to make a strong dent in CO2 emissions worldwide," So the question is, why aren't we building more?" more...

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