Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Canada: Prince George Citizen - A nuclear future - Nicholas Fedorkiw
  • Asia-Pacific: Daily Mail - No diving in at the deep end! Dutch artist creates stunning 3D optical illusion to highlight Japan's Fukushima disaster - Helen Nicholson
  • Asia-Pacific: Enformable - Radioactivity found in groundwater well at Fukushima Daiichi - Lucas W Hixson
  • Asia-Pacific: London Times - Japan still paying for nuclear disaster as trade deficit soars - Lucy Alexander
  • Asia-Pacific: New Zealand Herald - Japan's trade deficit tops $134B
  • Asia-Pacific: Nuclear Engineering - Japanese government approves nuclear exports to Turkey and UAE - 22 April 2014 By Will Dalrymple
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Nine utilities buy fund-raising party tickets for Aso
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - 3 radiation monitors down for 3 days in the pool to accept fuel assemblies from reactor4 SFP - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - Tepco considers to track workers by location information in Fukushima plant having series of suspicious "accidents" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Spent-fuel waste arrives at Rokkasho
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Tsunami Test Facility Completed to Assess Strength of Nuke Plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Radioactive waste from Japanese spent fuel arrives from Britain
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Japan gov't starts releasing minutes of Cabinet meetings
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Tsunami test facility for nuclear plants
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Fukushima evacuees discuss whether to go back home
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - Talk of the day -- Shelving of the nuclear plant issue? - Y.F. Low
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - President has no timetable for nuclear plant referendum - Maubo Chang
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - Premier rejects possibility of amending Referendum Act - Wang Ching-Yi, Wen Kuei-Hsiang
  • Asia-Pacific: Reuters - Taiwan govt says to push on with planned nuclear plant - Faith Hung
  • Asia-Pacific: Taipei Times - Nuclear plant 'must be seen in context' - Alison Hsiao
  • East Asia: BBC - 'More activity' at North Korea nuclear test site
  • East Asia: CNN - North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says - Jethro Mullen and Stella Kim
  • East Asia: GlobalPost - S. Korea activates task force to monitor possible N. Korea nuke test
  • East Asia: Korea Times - Speculation about NK's nuclear test growing - Chung Min-Uck
  • East Asia: London Times - Pyongyang 'planning nuclear test' for Obama visit to S Korea - Leo Lewis
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - China urges restraint as N. Korea boosts activity at nuclear test site - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - N. Korean nuclear test site shows increased activity: Seoul - hague@yna.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - S. Korean FM warns N. Korea against nuclear test - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • South Asia: Business Standard - Shyam Saran: The dangers of nuclear revisionism - Shyam Saran
  • Europe: IP Europe - ABP ignores own rules on nuclear investments, argues pressure group - Leen Preesman
  • Europe: Tax-News - Germany Ordered To Refund Nuclear Fuel Taxes by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels 22 April 2014 - See more at: http://www.tax-news.com/news/Germany_Ordered_To_Refund_Nuclear_Fuel_Taxes____64446.html#sthash.1FWuiCyz.dpuf
  • Europe: RT - 4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant
  • North Europe: Baltic Times - Public support required to re-start nuclear power project
  • East Europe: Reuters - Polish PM calls for EU energy union to end dependence on Russian gas - Jan Strupczewski
  • Russia: Bellona - Russia's dirtiest oil company to drill gas for Murmansk Region
  • Russia: Ria Novosti - Russian Customs Rejects Radioactive Cars From Japan
  • Middle East: UAE National - State-of-the-art nuclear plant simulator centre opens in Western Region - Mohammed N Al Khan
  • Middle East: Huffington Post - The Iran Interim Nuclear Deal Is Three Months Old -- How Is It Going? What's Next? - Jon Wolfsthal
  • Middle East: News.Az - Baku recognizes Iran's right for nuclear technology for peaceful goals-envoy
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - Russia to build two new nuclear plants in Iran - Umid Niayesh
  • Middle East: Press TV - IAEA report proves Iran commitment to N-deal: Zarif
  • Middle East: Press TV - US has no more cards to play over Iran: Analyst
  • Middle East: Press TV - Baku recognizes Iran's nuclear rights: Azeri envoy
  • Middle East: Press TV - IAEA report proves Iran commitment to N-deal: Zarif

    Monday, April 21, 2014

  • Dana Point Times - Letter: Nuclear Waste may be here to stay if Edison gets their way - Gary Headrick, San Clemente
  • KOAT - WIPP officials close to knowing cause of radiation leak - Megan Cruz
  • St. Louis American - Army Corps to assist at West Lake Landfill - Rebecca Rivas
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'Mother of All Transitions' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Why Nevada? - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Driving down benefits at Y-12 and Pantex; both plants reportedly out of compliance - Frank Munger
  • Tennessee Today - Energy Secretary Moniz at UT for Distinguished Lecture on Energy, Environment - Amy Blakely
  • Public News Service - Marcellus Waste Radioactivity In Water Leaching From Landfills - See more at: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-04-21/environment/marcellus-waste-radioactivity-in-water-leaching-from-landfills/a38864-1#sthash.mlH8b8xq.dpuf
  • ECN Magazine - Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty - U.S. Army
  • FCNL - Nuclear Calendar Update
  • NRC - NRC Schedules May 1 Meeting in Metropolis to Discuss Honeywell Uranium Facility
  • NRC - Public Meeting Schedule
  • NRC - Live NRC Meeting Webcast
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Spent Fuel Storage and Disposal: Safety and Environmental Regulations; Revision and Integration, Pages 22055 - 22056 [FR DOC #: 2014-09026]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals, Pages 22167 - 22168 [FR DOC #: 2014-09017]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 22168 - 22169 [FR DOC #: 2014-09116]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Page 22168 [FR DOC #: 2014-09014]
  • Canada: CNSC - CNSC News Update
  • Asia-Pacific: BBC - Japan's trade deficit quadruples in March
  • Asia-Pacific: Enformable - TEPCO unable to bring contaminated water issues under control at Fukushima Daiichi - Lucas W Hixson
  • Asia-Pacific: RT - Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth - former mayor
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Mayor in Fukushima during 3/11: Officials lied to everyone and hid the truth – It's a violation of human rights to expose people to radiation like this, it's terrible – Evacuees are forced to return, I'm really ashamed for my country (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Scientists: Plutonium released from Fukushima "is of radiological concern"; Reactor must be source, not spent fuel pool – Study: Plutonium found 120 km from plant; "Pu and non-natural uranium certainly increased in environment"
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Top Nuclear Official: "Ground sinking" beneath Fukushima reactor buildings a concern – Gov't experts looking closely at risks from changes to flow of underground water
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Former Official: Fukushima radiation is killing children… heart problems, leukemia, thyroid – Terrible things are going on – Authorities hiding truth from world – We need to admit many people are dying, but we're not allowed to say that (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Japan Times: "Irreparable damage" from Fukushima – Plant's boss admits water problems "out of control" – Catastrophe "remains ongoing… shows no signs of resolution"
  • Asia-Pacific: JAIF - Information Update
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Editorial: Exports that defy reason
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Nuclear energy to take center stage in Taiwan politics - Ko Shu-Ling
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Storage space for nuclear waste an issue for Japan's smaller plants
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - TEPCO reports on radioactivity in groundwater
  • Asia-Pacific: TEPCO - Press Release Update
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - Government announces radiation exposure estimates for returnees
  • Asia-Pacific: Taiwan News - Anti-nukes poised to act April 26 against nuclear power, waste
  • Asia: Reuters - China seen buying Westinghouse reactors for $24 billion nuclear energy projects - Matthew Miller
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - U.S., China bridge 'differences' on resuming nuclear talks with N. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - N. Korean nuclear site shows increased activities - Kim Eun-Jung
  • Middle East: Reuters - Iran says it is drafting complete account of past nuclear work - Mehrdad Balali
  • Middle East: Press TV - Israel attempts to deceive world on Iran: AEOI
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran completes diluting 20% enriched uranium: AEOI

    Sunday, April 20, 2014

  • NEI - Moniz Denies Politics Played Part in Yucca Environmental Report Decision
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Mold becomes latest health concern on Treasure Island - Marisa Lagos
  • Albuquerque Journal - Past experiences should guide WIPP forward - Jon Goldstein / President, Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund Board
  • Albuquerque Journal - Media, 'watchdogs' make mountain of WIPP molehill - Douglas Reilly / Retired Physicist
  • Odessa American - Interest builds in West Texas storage of high-level radioactive waste - Corey Paul
  • Portage Daily Register - EDITORIAL: Wisconsin needs ambitious clean energy goal
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - It's uranium, of course - Frank Munger
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - After Demolition of Huntington Pilot Plant, U 235 and U 238 Contamination Deemed Low; Baseline Soil in Ohio River Basin High in Nickel Contamination Then - Tony E. Rutherford
  • NY Newsday - 8 former LI military sites may have hazardous waste, unexploded ordnance - Emily C. Dooley
  • Energy Collective - IPCC Working Group III Recommends Nearly Quadrupling Nuclear Energy - Rod Adams
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control - Yuka Obayashi
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Evacuees still wary of returning
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Late report on radiation irks Tamura
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control - Yuka Obayashi
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Disabled lose local support due to Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - Taipei mayor to convey DPP's views on nuclear power plant to KMT - Huang Yi-Hang, Ye Su-Ping and Maubo Chang
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - New Taipei mayor to meet with DPP leader about 4th nuclear plant - Wang Hung-Kuo and Scully Hsiao
  • Asia-Pacific: Focus Taiwan - United Daily News: Another 'nuclear crisis' in Taiwan - Jeffrey Wu
  • Asia: Global Times - China's nuclear power installed capacity to reach 88 GW by 2020
  • Asia: Xinhua News - China to launch major energy projects: premier
  • South Asia: Hindu Business Line - Govt may decide on Nuclear Insurance Pool to deal with mishaps
  • UK: Daily Telegraph - French energy giants fuel UK double - Roland Gribben
  • UK: The Guardian - Cumbrian nuclear dump 'virtually certain' to be eroded by rising sea levels - Rob Edwards
  • UK: Herald Scotland - Nuclear safety incidents at Clyde bases 'chilling' - SNP - Rob Edwards
  • UK: The Independent - Nuclear body rebuked over redacted report - Mark Leftly
  • UK: Maldon Standard - Campaigners criticise council plans to lobby for new nuclear power station
  • Europe: Reuters - France's oldest nuclear plant shut down after incident but no danger posed - EDF - Jean-Baptise Vey
  • Russia: AllVoices - Russia brings Chernobyl to the Arctic - Robert Weller
  • Middle East: Arab Daily News - Challenging The New York Times with The Vanunu Saga - Eileen Fleming
  • Middle East: The Guardian - Israel's Mordechai Vanunu is as much a hero as Edward Snowden - Duncan Campbell
  • Middle East: Sunday Times - Israel's vengeful curbs on nuclear whistleblower Vanunu 'illegal' - Louise Callaghan
  • Middle East: Gulf Business News - Nuclear Power: Boon Or Bane For The GCC? - Aarti Nagraj
  • Middle East: Tehran Times - Iran set to redesign Arak reactor to cut plutonium output
  • North Africa: Xinhua News - News Analysis: Egypt mulls energy diversification amid fuels shortage - Mahmoud Fouly
  • North Africa: Press TV - Iran-Sextet dispute over Arak virtually resolved: Salehi
  • North Africa: Press TV - Iran completes diluting 20% enriched uranium: AEOI

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

  • Long Beach Patch - Smaller Ships Now Screened for Sources of Illegal Radiation at Port of Long Beach - Penny Arévalo
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Nuke settlement to cost customers $3.3B - Morgan Lee
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Settlement reached in suit over landfill
  • Crosscut Seattle - State, feds square off over Hanford - John Stang
  • KEPR-19 - State rejects pitch to change Hanford deadlines
  • NBC News - Energy Department Appeals Order to Begin Emptying Hanford's Double Shelled Tanks - KNDU-TV
  • The Oregonian - Cleanup plan for Hanford Nuclear Reservation rejected by Washington state
  • Spokesman-Review - Feds reject state plan for Hanford cleanup - Jim Camden
  • Spokesman-Review blog - State, feds nix each others Hanford plans
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE fighting state over emptying leaking Hanford tank - Annette Cary
  • Xinhua News - Inspectors locate contaminated area in U.S. nuke dump
  • Austin American-Statesman - Examining the fallout from Texas nuclear waste proposal - Joseph Baucum
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Aerial view of the Spallation Neutron Source - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UPF project moves ahead despite nagging 'hot spots' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - CNS not doing a full inventory on highly enriched uranium - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Motivating workers, circa 1943 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - GAO cites more technology risks on UPF - Frank Munger
  • Oak Ridger - K-25's hot runoff ends up at Oak Ridge sewage plant: City reportedly made aware of problem in mid-February
  • Tampa Bay Times - Piece of errant metal in steam generator delays restart of St. Lucie nuclear plant - Ivan Penn
  • Aiken Standard - URS' reports accomplishments in liquid waste work - Derrek Asberry
  • Roanoke Times - Babcock & Wilcox announces layoffs, may shut down - Jason Ruiter
  • Boston Globe - Quake risks at New England nuclear plants cited - Jennifer Smith | Globe Correspondent April 18, 2014
  • Boston Globe - Markey, Warren: Better Earthquake Safety Needed at Nuclear Plants - Doug Saffir
  • GreenWorld - Nuclear Newsreel, Friday, April 18, 2014
  • Canada: Bayshore Broadcasting - Central Huron Still in NWMO Hunt
  • Canada: Toronto Star - Leak from nuclear waste site would be diluted: Experts - John Spears
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Minister sorry for delay in releasing survey results on radiation exposure
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Fukushima and the world benefit from full disclosure of radiation information
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - NHK Special: Extremely toxic water 4,000,000 times gov't limit in trenches between Fukushima reactors and ocean – Experts: "Source of contamination for Pacific" – "Levels too high for them to get more precise look at situation" – Reporter: Plutonium leaked out after fuel rods damaged (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Manager of Fukushima Plant: "We have to pay for what we have done" – "Repeated efforts have failed" to bring site under control – "It's embarrassing to admit"
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Sabotage at Fukushima Daiichi? Worker: "Someone did it on purpose… I'm convinced, it was intentional" after basements flooded with 200 tons of highly radioactive water – NHK: "Error or deliberate act"? – Official: Security cameras needed
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - Continuous troubles in ALPS / A filtration part is imported from France - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - "Mitsubishi Heavy Industries trying to quit being in cooperate with Areva", a Fukushima worker - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Radiation dose estimates for nuclear returnees released by government
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Kansai Electric Eyes Extra Antiquake Reinforcement at Oi N-Plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Japan Estimates Radiation Exposure for Evacuees after Their Returns
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Gov't radiation study around Fukushima plant stirs controversy
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Rural community near Fukushima nuke plant left in lurch during local election
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - More antiquake work for Oi N-plant
  • Southeast Asia: VietNamNet Bridge - PM urged to make decision on location for nuke reactor - Dat Viet
  • UK: The Guardian - EDF 'withheld information about Dungeness nuclear shutdown' - Terry Macalister
  • Middle East: CNN blog - Why we must give Iran nuclear deal a chance - Tyler Cullis and Jamal Abdi
  • Middle East: Reuters - Iran says it watered down, converted over 200 kg of enriched uranium - Mehrdad Balali
  • Middle East: RT - Tehran's dispute with six world powers over Arak reactor 'virtually resolved' – Iran nuclear chief
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - P5+1 agrees to have Iran re-install Arak heavy-water reactor's core - Temkin Jafarov
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - New York to host expert meeting on Iran nuclear issue - Elena Kosolapova, Temkin Jafarov
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - Iran's oil exports doubled since Rouhani took office - Umid Niayesh
  • Middle East: UPI - IAEA confirms Iran continuing to meet nuclear reduction mandate - Jc Finley
  • Middle East: Press TV - Majlis invites Iran FM to discuss nuclear talks
  • Middle East: Press TV - Next Iran-Sextet talks to be held in New York
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran-P5+1 talks difficult, but moving forward: Official
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran shows genuine interest to implement N-deal: Analyst
  • Middle East: Press TV - IAEA report on Iran, good sign: Professor

    Friday, April 18, 2014

  • Canada: Chronicle-Journal - Business lobby backs nuclear waste study
  • Asia-Pacific: GlobalPost - Gov't radiation study around Fukushima plant stirs controversy
  • Asia-Pacific: GlobalPost - Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Reuters - Manager at Japan's Fukushima plant admits radioactive water 'embarrassing' - Yuka Obayashi
  • Asia-Pacific: Ria Novosti - Fukushima Radiation Levels Drop, Still Dangerous – Report
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - New robot for nuclear disasters can tread into most hazardous sites - Kuniaki Nishio
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Report: Radiation levels around Fukushima drop significantly in some areas, still exceed target
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO discovers radioactivity levels beyond threshold for release in pump well
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - NHK Special: Extremely toxic water 4,000,000 times gov't limit in trenches between Fukushima reactors and ocean – Experts: "Source of contamination for Pacific" – "Levels too high for them to get more precise look at situation" – Reporter: Plutonium leaked out after fuel rods damaged (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Manager of Fukushima Plant: "We have to pay for what we have done" – "Repeated efforts have failed" to bring site under control – "It's embarrassing to admit"
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Sabotage at Fukushima Daiichi? Worker: "Someone did it on purpose… I'm convinced, it was intentional" after basements flooded with 200 tons of highly radioactive water – NHK: "Error or deliberate act"? – Official: Security cameras needed
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Daily Press - Fukushima nuclear plant manager admits ongoing radioactive water leaks are an 'embarrassment' - Maan Pamintuan-Lamorena
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Chubu Electric gets OK to hike rates 3.77%
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Sharp to build solar complex within hot zone
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Japan Estimates Radiation Exposure for Evacuees after Their Returns
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Kyushu Electric to Decide Fate of Genkai No. 1 Reactor by Autumn
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Half of Japanese against Restart of N-Reactors: Jiji Poll
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Japan Diet OKs Nuclear Pacts with Turkey, UAE
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Gov't radiation study around Fukushima plant stirs controversy
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - New remote-control robot developed to explore nuclear accident sites
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Fukui governor meets industry minister
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Govt. approves bill to limit nuclear panel's role
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Fukushima evacuees inspect reactor scrapping work
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Radiation exposure estimate for returnees released
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Allowable radiation exposure levels
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Rouhani: Iran's army supports regional stability
  • East Asia: GlobalPost - U.S., China officials end meet, no new 6-way talks on N. Korea in view
  • UK: Bloomberg - China, EDF May Sign Deal on U.K. Reactor Stakes, Daily Says
  • UK: The Economist - Coal: The fuel of the future, unfortunately
  • UK: The Guardian - EDF 'withheld information about Dungeness nuclear shutdown' - Terry Macalister
  • Europe: Reuters - EDF's Bugey 2 nuclear reactor stops in unplanned outage -RTE
  • North Europe: Nuclear Engineering - Finnish companies agree to take forward new plant at Pyhäjoki
  • East Europe: BelTA - Construction of BelNPP's personnel training center to begin in May
  • East Europe: Japan Times - Ukraine's Chernobyl factor - Bennett Ramberg
  • Middle East: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Did Israel steal bomb-grade uranium from the United States? - Victor Gilinsky, Roger J. Mattson
  • Middle East: antiwar.com - IAEA: Iran Ahead of Schedule on Implementing Nuclear Deal - Jason Ditz
  • Middle East: BBC - US freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpile
  • Middle East: Bloomberg - Iran May Keep Nuclear Program After Ukraine, Cohen Says - Gopal Ratnam
  • Middle East: Reuters - UPDATE 4-Iran cuts sensitive nuclear stockpile, key plant delayed -IAEA - Fredrik Dahl
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - Iran's nuclear program totally transparent: Najafi
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran will not close down nuclear facilities: Cleric
  • Middle East: Press TV - All Iran nuclear activities fully transparent: IAEA envoy

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • Canada: Toronto Star - OPG, Westinghouse forge nuclear alliance - John Spears
  • Asia-Pacific: OpEdNews - Japanese Nuclear Plants For Sale - Hiroyuki Hamada
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Contaminated water found leaking from ALPS at Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima towns seek to protect historic sites ahead of hosting waste facilities
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - "We've been deceived" – Asahi: Gov't withheld Fukushima radiation data; Not released until residents moved back in – Kyodo: Skepticism growing; "Incident likely to amplify public health concerns"
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - Huge tanks shipped to Fukushima plant / One gets full within less than 2 days - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - 4,200,000,000Bq of ß and 10,000,000 Bq of ? nuclides leaked from ALPS again / New technology never get into operation - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - [Assumption overturned] Bypass water already exceeded the safety limit / Tepco "won't stop pumping up" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Dose study kept from returnees
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - ALPS unit hit by toxic water overflow
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Japan Utilities Confident of Summer Supply without N-Plants
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Japan to secure minimum required power supply capacity in summer
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Cultural assets in Fukushima no-go zone surveyed
  • East Asia: Forbes - North Korea's Nuclear Fallout - Claudia Rosett
  • UK: Eastern Daily Press - Thorpe St Andrew nuclear test veteran speaks of defect fears, after PM gives hope to families - David Bale
  • UK: New Wales - Anglesey will not accept nuclear waste
  • UK: World Nuclear News - Chimney work changes Sellafield skyline
  • UK: World Nuclear News - Magnox waste facility supplier chosen
  • Europe: Reuters - GDF Suez loses legal case on 1 bln euros in Belgian nuclear tax
  • East Europe: BelTA - Full license for first power-generating unit of Belarusian nuclear station within week
  • East Europe: BelTA - BelNPP to join World Association of Nuclear Operators
  • East Europe: CNN - Is Ukraine about to go nuclear again? - Howard Hall. Natalie Manayeva and Dean Rice
  • East Europe: NewsWeek - Tourism, Construction and an Ongoing Nuclear Crisis at Chernobyl - Alexander Nazaryan
  • East Europe: Prague Post - Areva drops Temelín nuke suit - Raymond Johnston
  • East Europe: Prague Post - Gov't plans for possible radiation accidents
  • Middle East: BBC - Iran has cut higher-enriched uranium stock 'by half'
  • Middle East: Deutsche Welle - Iran adhering to nuclear freeze, watchdog says
  • Middle East: Jerusalem Post - Plutonium in the Islamic Republic: Make-or-break issue or simply a decoy? By YONAH JEREMY BOB
  • Middle East: Yahoo! News - Iran ahead of schedule in complying with nuclear deal, UN watchdog says - Scott Peterson
  • Middle East: Xinhua News - Media: Iran, world powers to hold expert-level meeting in New York
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran final nuclear deal chances better than 50/50: Petraeus
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran complying with interim nuclear accord: IAEA
  • Middle East: Press TV - Ex-EU chief positive on solution for Iran N-talks
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran, P5+1 experts to meet in New York in May

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  • Asia-Pacific: Beyond Nuclear - Nuclear emergency evacuation in Japan. What would happen?
  • Asia-Pacific: CCTV News - US marine sues over Fukushima radiation exposure
  • Asia-Pacific: GlobalPost - Radiation study on evacuation zones kept undisclosed for 6 months
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Estimated radiation doses of Fukushima returnees withheld for half a year
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Critics hit nuke power justification - Miya Tanaka
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Koizumi, Hosokawa to set up anti-nuclear forum
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Future disasters on Abe's hands - Masayuki Aihara
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Confused by energy conclusion
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Foreigners flock to Hiroshima memorial museum in record numbers
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Toxic water overflows from waste container at Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Radiation study on evacuation zones kept undisclosed for 6 months
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Safety management at Monju reactor not yet sufficient: regulators
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear fuel cycle in need of alchemy amid waste disposal problems
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO rejects settlement proposals over compensation to staff victims of nuclear disaster
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Radioactive water overflows at treatment facility
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Critics hit nuke power justification - Miya Tanaka
  • Asia-Pacific: Taipei Times - DPP plans new law to resolve nuclear dispute - Chris Wang
  • Southeast Asia: Nuclear Engineering - Developing nuclear education in Indonesia
  • South Asia: Financial Express - Tarapur Atomic Power Station generated 28 pct of India's atomic power in 2013-14
  • UK: Daily Post North Wales - North Wales nuclear waste burial plan - Gareth Wyn-Williams
  • UK: Hexham Courant - NUCLEAR WASTE IS WORTH REFERENDUM
  • UK: KHL Group - Final Sellafield chimney begins its fall - By Lindsay Gale
  • Europe: Reuters - French nuclear watchdog singles out 3 plants for safety shortfalls - Michel Rose
  • North Europe: Helsinki Times - Shareholders commit to building Fennovoima nuclear plant - Petri Sajari, Aleksi Teivainen
  • Middle East: Amnesty Int. - Israel: Lift 'ludicrous' restrictions on whistleblower Vanunu decade after release - Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin.
  • Middle East: Ha'aretz Daily - Amnesty International calls on Israel to let Vanunu go
  • Middle East: FFF.org - The Ayatollahs' Overlooked Anti-WMD Fatwas - Sheldon Richman
  • Middle East: Reuters - UPDATE 1-Iranian negotiators reject hardline criticism of nuclear talks - Michelle Moghtader
  • Middle East: Reuters - Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal, confirming compliance - Fredrik Dahl

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Canada: tbnewswatch.com Thunder Bay - NOONEye on nuclear wasteBy Matt Vis - tbnewswatch.com
  • Canada: Xinhua News - Canada to expand uranium exports to China: ambassador
  • Asia-Pacific: GlobalPost - Ex-premiers Koizumi, Hosokawa to establish antinuclear power forum
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Koizumi, Hosokawa team up again to start anti-nuclear body
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Measures to prevent climate catastrophe must be taken now
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Daily Press - Robotics technology from United States to help in Fukushima nuclear disaster - John Hofilena
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Daily Press - Koizumi, Hosokawa unite to launch anti-nuclear entity - Maan Pamintuan-Lamorena
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Daily Press - TEPCO accidentally floods wrong building with 200 tons of radioactive water at Fukushima plant - John Hofilena
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Ex-PMs to set up anti-nuke forum
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Hyogo blocks release of nuke crisis study data - Eric Johnston
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Renewables get raked over coals under Abe - Chisaki Watanabe and Masumi Suga
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Ex-premiers Koizumi, Hosokawa to establish antinuclear power forum
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear power's share in new energy policy remains clouded as interests clash
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Former PMs to launch group for renewable energy
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - TEPCO pressed to probe contaminated water problem
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Young salmon released into river in Fukushima
  • Asia: IAEA - Asian Cooperative Agreement Holds 36th Regional Meeting
  • Asia: Xinhua News - Nuclear industry exhibition opens in Beijing
  • East Asia: Arirang News - China, U.S. top nuclear envoys discuss 6-party talks resumption
  • East Asia: Arirang News - China calls on South Korea to refrain from holding joint military drills with U.S. - Lian.yoo@arirang.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - China issues rare public warning over N. Korea's nuclear threat - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - World's middle powers voice concern over N.K. missiles, nuke threat - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S., Japan lower bar for nuclear talks with N. Korea
  • UK: Bloomberg - Nuclear Arms Removal From Scotland Needs Time, Hammond Says - Kitty Donaldson
  • UK: Construction Enquirer - jobMace JV wins £1bn Sellafield waste building job - Aaron Morby
  • UK: Yahoo! News - Areva says in line to build British nuclear waste plant
  • Europe: France Local - French to help Britain treat nuclear waste
  • Europe: Reuters - Freight wagon with nuclear waste derails at depot near Paris, no leak - Marion Douet
  • Europe: Bloomberg - Coal Returns to German Utilities Replacing Lost Nuclear - Tino Andresen
  • North Europe: Reuters - Rosatom says Finnish nuclear project unharmed by sanctions - Jussi Rosendahl
  • North Europe: World Nuclear News - Hanhikivi investment decision
  • East Europe: Nuclear Engineering - Czech utility cancels new plant procurement at Temelin
  • East Europe: Sofia News Agency - Belene NPP 'to Be Built,' Vows Bulgaria's Ruling Party MP - See more at: Sofia News Agency
  • Middle East: KUNA - UAE declares launch of nuclear energy cooperation deal with Australia
  • Middle East: New York Magazine - Rand Paul Says Something Non-Crazy About Iran - Jonathan Chait
  • Middle East: Press TV - US will not torpedo nuclear talks with Iran: Analyst
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran nuclear accord to benefit entire region: Zarif
  • South Africa: The Guardian - Uranium workers dying after time at Namibia mine, report warns - John Vidal

    Monday, April 14, 2014

  • UN: Nuclear Engineering - Nuclear investment to increase, says IPCC
  • Canada: CNSC - CNSC News Update
  • Asia-Pacific: Bloomberg - Post-Fukushima Japan Chooses Coal Over Renewable Energy - Chisaki Watanabe and Masumi Suga
  • Asia-Pacific: The Hankyoreh - US expresses deep concern over plutonium reprocessing program in Japan - Gil Yun-Hyung
  • Asia-Pacific: Nuclear Engineering - Japan agrees nuclear revival – but many reactors will stay closed
  • Asia-Pacific: Ria Novosti - Over 200 Tons of Radioactive Water Dumped Into Wrong Fukushima Reservoir
  • Asia-Pacific: Xinhua News - Over 200 tons toxic water dumped into wrong building in Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Radioactive water floods Fukushima plant basements after wrong pumps switched on
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - National Geographic: Fukushima considered world's worst nuclear accident – Physician: Fukushima remains a "global health concern" – Kaku: "It's so bad, they don't even have a picture of melted core… the agony is unending" (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Radioactive Spike in Ocean off Fukushima: Highest Cs-137 levels at location since 2011 – 22,000 Bq/m³ in Pacific outside port – Japan notifies IAEA of 'elevated' readings (MAP)
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - 10 µSv/h from a container to ship to Taiwan / Honmoku pier in Yokohama - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - Someone turned on 4 irrelevant pumps / 203t of 37,000,000,000 Bq/m3 contaminated water transferred to wrong place - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: JAIF - Information Update
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Toxic water mishap hits No. 1 again
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - In test of post-Fukushima policy, town rallies for restart of reactors - Mari Saito
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - 203 Tons of Tainted Water Pumped into Wrong Building at Fukushima N-Plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Highly toxic water pumped to wrong building at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima municipalities resist suspected bid to downplay radiation exposure
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Over 200 tons of radioactive water pumped into wrong building at Fukushima plant
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - TEPCO pumping back contaminated water
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - TEPCO: Contaminated water leaks from plastic tank
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Japanese public undecided on TPP
  • Asia-Pacific: TEPCO - Press Release Update
  • Asia: World Nuclear News - Site approval for Chinese AP1000 plant
  • Asia: Xinhua News - World powers discuss global nuclear governance in Beijing
  • Asia: Xinhua News - China urges countries to abandon nuclear umbrella
  • Asia: Xinhua News - China hosts P5 nuclear conference
  • East Asia: Penn Energy - Nuclear power: AREVA signs contract for replacement of six stators
  • East Asia: Wall Street Journal - AREVA Signed a Contract with the South Korean Utility KHNP for the Replacement of Six Stators - .
  • East Asia: Yonhap News - N. Korea warns S. Korea will pay dear price for slander
  • South Asia: TwoCircles.net - Manmohan Singh ensured he had his way on n-deal
  • UK: New Wales - Study on health impact of new Wylfa nuclear plant
  • UK: Occupational Health Safety - HSE Nuclear Regulation Unit Becoming Independent
  • UK: Reuters - UK's Sellafield picks preferred bid for nuclear waste deal
  • Europe: Deutsche Welle - Europe searches for nuclear waste storage sites
  • Europe: Deutsche Welle - Nuclear waste to find a new home
  • North Europe: Bellona - Baltic or Visaginas: Will any of the two nuclear neighbor-competitor plants get built?
  • North Europe: YLE News - Olkiluoto nuclear reactor leak repaired
  • East Europe: Prague Daily Monitor - Local press: CEZ decision to cancel Temelín tender was correct
  • Russia: GreenWorld - Russia cracks down on Civil Society - Michael Mariotte/Vladimir Sliviak
  • Russia: Ria Novosti - Russian Navy to Begin Sea Trials of 2 New Nuclear Subs in Summer
  • Middle East: Reuters - Nuclear export group debates ties with Israel: document - Fredrik Dahl
  • Middle East: Trend News Agency - Iranian oil tankers insured by domestic companies after nuclear deal
  • Middle East: Xinhua News - UAE seeks more trade ties with Iran after IMF's positive outlook
  • Middle East: ABNA - Iran plans launching four new nuclear power plants
  • Middle East: Press TV - Iran must build 30,000 more centrifuges to feed Bushehr: AEOI
  • Middle East: Tehran Times - Iran needs 50,000 centrifuges to fuel Bushehr power plant: nuclear chief
  • South Africa: AllAfrica - South Africa: Nuclear Build Announcement 'Within Two Months'

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

  • New York Times - Retro Report: Promises of Preparedness Followed Devastating Earthquakes. and Yet. - Clyde Haberman
  • Asia-Pacific: Bellona - First trickle of Fukushima evacuees allowed back home amid persistently high radiation levels
  • Asia-Pacific: Deutsche Welle - Japan reverses its withdrawal from nuclear power
  • Asia-Pacific: New York Times - Ambiguities of Japan's Nuclear Policy - Norihiro Kato
  • Asia-Pacific: Reuters - In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start - Mari Saito
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - U.S. alarmed about plutonium stockpile growing from Rokkasho plant - Toshihiro Okuyama
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Fairewinds Video: 'Anomalies' in plants and animals documented by Fukushima residents, some severely deformed – Scientists: Genetic mutations observed in Fukushima include trees with peculiar distortions, insect abnormalities, tumors in birds, more (PHOTO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - Quake hits just off Fukushima plant, felt along 500 kilometer stretch of Japan coast – Seismic intensity of 4 on scale up to 7 – Camera shakes for about 1 minute (VIDEO)
  • Asia-Pacific: ENENews - New radioactive leak reported at Fukushima on Sunday – Previous leak admitted to be "far more toxic" than public told – Over 80 trillion becquerels flowed into Pacific, unspecified amount of "nuclear fuel material" – Already rated an INES 'Level 3' incident using the much lower incorrect figures
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - 1 m3 of contaminated water leaked again / "Did someone make a hole on the tank for malicious purpose again ?" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - M4.9 Fukushima offshore / Tepco reported the quake in Fukushima plant was fortunately 1/6 "slower" than Daini - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - [Column] The most important thing in the time of hazard - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Ex-mayor of nation's nuclear birthplace comes out swinging against atomic power - Keiji Hirano
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Up to 1 Ton of Tainted Water Leaks at Fukushima Plant
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Ex-mayor of nuclear-reliant village voices opposition to nuclear power - Keiji Hirano
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Ex-mayor of nuclear-reliant village voices opposition to nuclear power
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Contaminated water wrongly transferred
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Govt energy plan offers no N-power details

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

  • Albuquerque Journal - 3 blazes extinguished at LANL firing range
  • Havasu News - 'Downwinders' field hearing Monday
  • Havasu News - Looking out for county down-winders
  • KWWL - Nuclear plant drill in Palo helps prepare for all emergencies - Michelle Corless
  • CBS St. Louis - Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Bridgeton Landfill
  • Amarillo Alternative News - Radioactive waste and depleted uranium to be dumped in West Texas?
  • Houston Business Journal - Nuclear power project near Houston moves forward - Jordan Blum
  • Oak Ridge Today - With K-25 demolition complete, DOE plans to preserve building 'footprint' - Sara Wise
  • Oak Ridger - B&W Y-12 Expression of Interest:
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - K-25's hot stuff ends up at sewage plant - Frank Munger
  • Aiken Standard - Attorney General Office: MOX statements are 'ambiguous' - Derrek Asberry
  • Meadville Tribune - Can we trust luck when it comes to the nuclear industry? - Don Skinner
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Reactor at PPL nuke plant down for scheduled maintenance
  • Today's Sunbeam - Salem 1 nuclear reactor restarted in Lower Alloways Creek after pump problem resolved - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Anti-nuke group seeks to reopen Vermont Yankee permit case - John Herrick
  • Brattleboro Reformer - House proposes phasing out Vernon tax break - Mike Faher
  • Truthdig - Enough Uranium, But Nuclear Power is Still Shrinking - Paul Brown
  • Wall Street Journal - A Radiation Reality Check--From bananas to bricks, radioactivity is everywhere–but it's nothing to be afraid of - Craig Nelson
  • Wall Street Journal - Book review: 'The Age of Radiance' by Craig Nelson - Gino Segre
  • IPS - U.S. Blasted on Failure to Ratify IMF Reforms - Analysis By Jim Lobe
  • Canada: Vancouver Sun - Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) - Kevin Griffin,
  • Oceania: Green Left Weekly - Muckaty takes legal action against nuclear waste dump - Rachel Evans
  • Asia-Pacific: New York Times - Japan: New Energy Strategy Approved - Martin Fackler
  • Asia-Pacific: Xinhua News - Japan new energy plan includes nuclear power
  • Asia-Pacific: Xinhua News - 67.5 pct Japanese concerned over economy after tax hike: poll
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: New basic energy plan offers no convincing vision for Japan's future
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - "Like a garbage house" / Tepco's spokesman "Storage cabinet is too messed to track the past samples" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - [Tepco's upward revision] "80 BILLION was actually 280 BILLION Bq/m3 in last summer's leakage" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - August water leak at No. 1 far more toxic than announced: Tepco
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - 12 Nonnuclear States Call for Cutting N-Weapons with China in Mind
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - U.S. Under Secretary of State visits Hiroshima A-bomb cenotaph, museum
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Pro-nuclear energy policy angers residents hit by Fukushima disaster
  • Asia-Pacific: Mainichi Daily News - Gov't, energy industry squabble over who will take responsibility for nuclear accidents
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Foreign ministers discuss nuclear disarmament
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Foreign ministers visit Hiroshima peace park
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Ministers hear A-bomb survivor's story
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Turkey hopeful for Japan's nuclear technology
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - Government takes realistic stance on N-power in basic energy plan
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba firm extends Ukraine N-fuel deal - Tomoko Echizenya
  • Asia-Pacific: Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Govt energy plan offers no N-power details
  • East Asia: GlobalPost - S. Korea, China urge N. Korea not to carry out nuclear test
  • East Europe: All Hungary Media - LMP suspects further secret nuclear talks with Russia
  • East Europe: Forbes - Czech Utility Scraps Nuclear Plants Over Costs - Michael Kanellos
  • East Europe: Ria Novosti - Russia's Rosatom Urges Ukraine Not to Politicize Nuclear Fuel Supplies
  • Russia: Ria Novosti - Safety Levels High at Russian Nuclear Power Plants – Watchdog
  • Middle East: IPS - The Iranian Nuclear Weapons Programme That Wasn't - Gareth Porter