Fewer Inspections for Aging Nu...

Jul 18, 2019 by

A new report by staff members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which oversees the safety of the nation’s 59 aging nuclear power plants, recommends that the commissioners significantly weaken or reduce safety inspections of the plants.

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New study reaches a stunning c...

Nov 20, 2017 by

[Translate] Building new renewables is now cheaper than just running old coal and nuclear plants. Joe Romm    THINKPROGRESS.ORG...

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ALARMING FINDINGS ON SAFETY IS...

Jun 29, 2017 by

[Translate] In the summer of 2011, Los Alamos National Laboratory presented a happy self-portrait to the public. The lab’s news...

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NUCLEAR INDUSTRY PRICES ITSELF...

May 29, 2017 by

[Translate] Joe Romm Dr. Joe Romm is Founding Editor of Climate Progress, Nuclear power is so expensive even some conservatives are...

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EMERGENCY DECLARED AT WASHINGT...

May 9, 2017 by

[Translate] By Devin Henry   THEHILL.COM   © Getty The Department of Energy declared an emergency Tuesday at the Hanford nuclear site...

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NUCLEAR POWER GIANTS LIMP TOWA...

Apr 17, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown / Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Sunset over the Sellafield power plant in Cumbria, England,...

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FUKUSHIMA REACTOR #2 PRESSURE ...

Feb 4, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Orcas George  DAILYKOS March 14, 2011 explosion at Fukushima #2 power plant Radiation at Fukushima Reactor #2...

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FRENCH PROTESTERS SHAKE FISTS ...

Oct 6, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment An unprecedented country-wide protest infuses new energy into the antinuclear movement. By Clare Kittredge /...

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Endless War, Endless Greed: Th...

Jun 19, 2016 by

[Translate] World A military plan focused not on peace but profitable production contracts for our weapons-making cartels. By Andrew...

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Nuclear ‘Ticking Time Bo...

Jun 13, 2016 by

[Translate]   An aging nuclear power plant suffers a spate of mishaps, but the NRC claims it’s all good. By Cliff Weathers / AlterNet...

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‘Catastrophic Leak’...

Apr 25, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment “This is probably the biggest event to ever happen in tank farm history.” The Watchers...

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NUCLEAR POWER COSTS ENTER UNCH...

Apr 21, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Many international businesses are hoping to cash in on disposal...

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WHILE THEY WERE SHOUTING ̵...

Apr 10, 2016 by

[Translate]  By Andrew C. Revkin   Photo Clockwise from top left, Donald J. Trump, Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont...

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CANTAROW AND LEVY, COULD NUCLE...

Apr 7, 2016 by

[Translate] On March 11, 2011, following a massive earthquake and a devastating tsunami, the cores of three of the reactors at...

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THE INDIGENOUS WORLD UNDER A N...

Mar 27, 2016 by

[Translate] Millions of indigenous peoples living in Fourth World territories around the world have been and continue to be exposed...

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POLITICIANS PUSH NUCLEAR ̵...

Mar 23, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Construction of a nuclear reactor in Flamanville, France, is six...

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FEDS CANCEL STUDY OF CANCER RI...

Sep 11, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Sue Sturgis, Facing South | Report This week the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced it was canceling a National...

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Nuclear Hair-Trigger and Launc...

Apr 27, 2015 by

[Translate] Lisbeth Gronlund, physicist & co-director, Global Security Almost all the world’s nations gather today at the UN in...

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Global Conference Urges Ban on...

Apr 24, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     The deep scar of an open cast uranium mine in Namibia. (jbdodane...

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Netanyahu Slips and Reveals th...

Apr 7, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AP / Ilia Yefimovich) This post originally ran on...

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Foreign journalists were allow...

Nov 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Lindsay Abrams SALON.COM The tour took place as Japan prepares to enter a critical and dangerous phase of the...

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Nuclear Waste Is Allowed Above...

Aug 31, 2014 by

[Translate] By MATTHEW L. WALDAUG. 29, 2014  NY TIMES As the country struggles to find a place to bury spent nuclear fuel, the...

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AP Exclusive: Expert calls for...

Aug 25, 2014 by

[Translate] Michael A. Mariant, File / AP Photo FILE – This Monday Nov. 3, 2008, file photo, shows one of Pacific Gas and...

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WHAT COMES TO THE RESCUE WHEN ...

Aug 12, 2014 by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock A standard criticism of wind and solar power is that they are...

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The Battle for a Nuclear-Free ...

Jun 28, 2014 by

[Translate] AlterNet / By Pierre Bienaimé Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs are finally sharing their stories of war, for...

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Fukushima’s Children are Dying...

Jun 15, 2014 by

[Translate] ECOEnergy Insights Nuclear Harvey Wasserman | ECO-WATCH   Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima,...

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The World Health Organization ...

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[Translate]   By Robert James Parsons, Truthout | Report  A radioactive sign hangs on barbed wire outside a café in Pripyat, Ukraine....

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‘I DIDN’T REALLY B...

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As Fears Of Fukushima’s Radiation Linger…

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Even a ‘small’ nuc...

Apr 5, 2014 by

A regional nuclear conflict could cause…

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