Saturday, April 30, 2016

  • Litchfield Independent Review - 93-year-old tells all about classified WWII project - Martha Lueders
  • KOMO Seattle - 20 Hanford nuke facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Total of 20 Hanford workers checked for vapor exposure - Annette Cary
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Energy official to attend San Onofre public hearing--Department of Energy responds to Issa request - Mugshot of Rob NikolewskiBy Rob Nikolewski
  • Bloomberg - N. Korea Vows to Rapidly Advance Nuclear Attack Capabilities - Cynthia Kim
  • Bloomberg - Eletrobras Said to Ready Delayed SEC Report With Graft Loss - Vanessa Dezem
  • Reuters - TransCanada says delays to Energy East has cost Canada billions - Nia Williams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ex-TVA exec admits selling nuke info to China - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - What the heck is this? - Frank Munger

    Friday, April 29, 2016

  • Texas Tribune - West Texas Site Applies for Nuke Waste License - Marisa Endicott
  • San Clemente Times - State Senate Votes to Urge Federal Government to Pass Interim Nuclear Fuel Storage Bill
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: INL Must Focus on Cleanup - Wendy Wilson, director of the Snake River Alliance
  • Idaho Statesman - Hiroshima reporter comes to Idaho seeking radioactive story - Rocky Barker
  • CounterPunch - Hanford, Not Fukushima, is the Big Radiological Threat to the West Coast - Robert Jacobs
  • FOX News - At least 11 nuclear facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure
  • KING5 Seattle - 11 Hanford workers sick Thurs. from vapors - Susannah Frame
  • Oak Ridger - 20-year repair project involves CNS Y-12, ORNL
  • Troy Media - The building of the Atomic Bomb (Part 4)
  • AP - Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river - Katherine Jacobsen
  • AP - Russia's Mayak nuclear site has produced litany of disasters - The Associated Press
  • AP - Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership - Matti Huuhtanen
  • AP - 11 nuke facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure
  • AP - Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award - Michael Astor
  • AP - EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire - Jim Suhr
  • AP - Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits
  • AP - AP Interview: Fukushima plant's new ice wall not watertight - Yuri Kageyama, Mari Yamaguchi
  • Bloomberg - India Nuclear Liability Issue Seen by U.S. as Blocking Exports - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - French Plans for a Nuclear Plant Begin to Look Like a Bad Deal for Britain - Carol Matlack
  • Bloomberg - Russia Backs China's Challenges to U.S. Over Asian Flashpoints
  • Reuters - Berlin: German nuclear commission has shown way for sustainable solution - Joseph Nasr
  • Reuters - Uranium producer Cameco posts Q1 adjusted loss - Kanika Sikka
  • Reuters - As Japan's electricity reform kicks off, Germany serves as warning - Aaron Sheldrick and Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Areva's first quarter sales slip as uranium deliveries slow - Geert De Clercq
  • Wall Street Journal - Radioactive Hot Spot Prompts Researchers' Concerns - John R. Emshwiller
  • CNN - Fukushima at sea? China wants a fleet of floating nuclear power plants - Tony Roulstone
  • National Geographic - Why the Chernobyl Nuclear Ruins Are a 20th-Century Pompeii - Kristin Romey
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Iran Nuclear Deal: Meeting vs. Exceeding U.S. Obligations - Michael Singh
  • The Guardian - Indigenous owners outraged at site earmarked for Australia's first nuclear waste dump - Calla Wahlquist
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Can the US-Russia plutonium disposition agreement be saved? - Pavel Podvig
  • Press of Atlantic City - Two more South Jersey nuclear plants get key approval - Martin DeAngelis
  • Asbury Park Press - New NJ nuke plant permit approved - Associated Press
  • UAE National - Lessons of Chernobyl top UAE nuclear discussion - Caline Malek
  • Pakistan News - Editorial: Remembering Chernobyl
  • ABC - Traditional owners welcome deal over $509m rehabilitation of Ranger uranium mine - Sara Everingham
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Rio Tinto in loan of last resort to Kakadu uranium miner - Peter Ker
  • Eyre Peninsula Tribune - Kimba not going nuclear
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Australia's first nuclear waste dump to be located on former Liberal senator's land - Michael Koziol
  • News Limited - A nuclear waste dump could soon be built in South Australia - AAP
  • Allentown Morning Call - Letter: Don't overlook benefits of nuclear power - Jim Sorensen, Allentown
  • Livemint - India nuclear liability issue seen by US as blocking exports - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Fox5 San Diego - State senate demands DOE remove nuclear waste from San Onofre
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kyushu Electric assures public that nuclear plant is safe
  • Times of Israel - Israel nuclear reactor defects spark safety concerns - Joe Dyke
  • Marietta Daily Journal - LARRY LINDSEY: Nuclear provides astounding level of economic value - Larry Lindsey, former director of the National Economic Council and the assistant to the president on economic policy for George W. Bush; member of the Leadership Council of Nuclear Matters
  • Providence Journal - Editorial: Renewing nuclear
  • Japan Times - Owner of burning, reeking Missouri landfill nearing Cold War nuclear waste agrees to new EPA steps
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - EPA orders more fire control measures at West Lake landfill - Jacob Barker
  • CBS St. Louis - No Firebreak Barrier Yet for Bridgeton Landfill - Kevin Killeen
  • St. Louis Public Radio - EPA puts Republic Services on a deadline for barrier at Bridgeton Landfill - Durrie Bouscaren
  • Yonhap News - Ambassadors call for objective assessment of nuclear disasters - Lee Haye-ah
  • FOX Illinois - Plan Proposed To Save Clinton Power Plant - Jordan Abudayyeh
  • Decatur Herald & Review - Officials meet to brainstorm future of Clinton power plant - Kevin Barlow
  • WAND Decatur - Lawmakers - Closing Nuclear Plant Will Hurt Entire Region - Doug Wolfe
  • London Times - Hinkley nuclear support falls as majority oppose China role - Robin Pagnamenta
  • ideastream - Feds Block Rate Hikes For Coal, Nuclear Plants
  • Palm Beach Post blog - FPL wants to collect another $22 million for two new nuclear reactors - Susan Salisbury
  • lakepowelllife - Navajo Nation Continues Fight to Contain Uranium Contamination
  • PressTV - Nuclear weapons states not practicing what they preach: Analyst
  • POWERnews - NRC License Application Submitted for Spent Nuclear Fuel Interim Storage Facility - Gail Reitenbach
  • POWERnews - FERC Blocks Ohio Power Plant Subsidy Deal - Thomas Overton
  • POWERnews - Malware at German Nuke Plant Leads to Shutdown - Thomas Overton
  • Portugal News - Portugal joins calls to shut down Almaraz nuclear power plant
  • Times & Star - Nuclear chiefs have 'no plans' to demolish Workington homes
  • Wall Street Journal - Belgium Considers New Steps to Confront Nuclear Radiation Fears - Natalia Drozdiak
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Turkish energy minister calls for environmentalist groups to protest Armenian nuclear plant - Nese Karanfil
  • Sputnik News - France and UK Struggling Over World's Most Expensive Nuclear Plant
  • Sputnik News - Russian Nuclear Submarine Catches Fire in Kamchatka (PHOTOS)
  • NW Evening Mail - Offshore drilling set to begin as part of Cumbria nuclear power station construction
  • Baltic Course - IAEA experts give goods marks to Lithuania's nuclear safety regulation
  • Japan Times - Fukushima No. 1 plant's ice wall won't be watertight, says chief architect
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA council holding webinar on possible Bellefonte sale
  • Augusta Chronicle - MOX gets mixed grades from Energy Department--Contractor's award more than halved - Walter C. Jones
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Old power gives way to new power in south Georgia - Russell Grantham
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The word on U-233 at Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander, ORNL and heavy water - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 10th anniversary of beam on target at SNS - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NOAA's supercomputer upgraded - Frank Munger
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc., Page 25666 [FR DOC #: 2016-10078]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, Pages 25722 - 25723 [FR DOC #: 2016-09986]
  • Sacramento Bee - Company seeks to store nuclear waste from Rancho Seco, other power plants--A federal commission is considering an application to open a Texas waste storage site - Edward Ortiz
  • World Nuclear News - Proposal for financing German nuclear phase-out
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse expands fuel production capacity
  • World Nuclear News - Site shortlisted for Australian waste facility
  • World Nuclear News - Regulatory milestone for US central storage facility
  • World Nuclear News - UK think tank urges nuclear innovation
  • Torch-2016 - The Other Report on Chernobyl: An independent evaluation of the health-related effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster - Ian Fairlie, PhD
  • NRC - NRC Receives High Marks for Small Business Contracting
  • NRC blog - WCS Sends NRC Interim Storage Application - Mark Lombard, Director, Division of Spent Fuel Management
  • NHK World - Earthquakes continue in Kyushu
  • Kyodo News - Defunct gov't agency exempted from indictment over Fukushima crisis
  • Japan Times - Fukushima No. 1 plant's ice wall won't be watertight, says chief architect - Yuri Kageyama and Mari Yamaguchi
  • Japan Times - Defunct government agency exempted from indictment over Fukushima crisis

    Thursday, April 28, 2016

  • The Missoulian - 'Lyric essayist' John D'Agata to read at University of Montana
  • LA Monitor - LANL projects rosy job numbers--Long-term > LANL chief outlines future employment goals - Tris DeRoma
  • Oak Ridger - DOE officials, OR City Council meet - Russel Langley
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: DOE needs to restore Hanford benefits taken under false pretenses - Brian Isaacs, Richland, a 40-year Hanford worker, former Lockheed Martin Services employee
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Hanford seeks possible lead in second double-walled tank
  • Troy Media - The building of the Atomic Bomb (Part 3)
  • Troy Media - The building of the Atomic Bomb (Part 1)
  • Troy Media - The building of the Atomic Bomb (Part 2)
  • Troy Media - The building of the Atomic Bomb (Part 3)
  • AP - AP Interview: Fukushima plant's new ice wall not watertight - Yuri Kageyama, Mari Yamaguchi
  • Bloomberg - Kyushu Electric Returns to Profit With Help of Nuclear - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - AEP, FirstEnergy Face U.S. Review of Ohio Power Plant Contracts - Jonathan Crawford
  • Bloomberg - Scientist: We're on the Edge of a New Nuclear Arms Race - North's Rudyard Griffiths talks to David Wright
  • Bloomberg - Iran Amendment Stalls Senate's Plans to Pass Spending Bills - Erik Wasson, Jim Rowley, Steven T. Dennis
  • Reuters - Georgia detains five suspected of selling uranium - Margarita Antidze
  • Reuters - Vattenfall puts pressure on Swedish government to cut nuclear tax - Nerijus Adomaitis
  • Reuters - World Bank issues $30 million loan to Armenia for energy sector - Hasmik Mkrtchyan
  • Reuters - Georgia detains five suspected of illegal uranium trade - Margarita Antidze
  • Reuters - China won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula: Xi - BEIJING | By Michael Martina
  • Reuters - Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment - Andrew Kelly
  • Reuters - North Korea rushes to re-test intermediate missile, fails again: South Korea - SEOUL | By Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - Germany's Next Kraftwerke expands virtual power plant model - FRANKFURT | By Vera Eckert
  • RT - Uranium season: 2nd group of isotope smugglers busted in Georgia in 10 days
  • Georgian Agenda - Five detained for attempting to sell uranium worth $ 3mln in Georgia
  • RT - Iodine pills for all: Nuclear plant security worries prompt new Belgium health plan - Vincent Kessler
  • BBC - German nuclear plant hit by computer viruses
  • Expatica Belguim - Iodine pills for all from next year
  • Financial Times - German utilities told to pay €23bn to nuclear clean-up - Guy Chazan
  • Ars Technica - German nuclear plant's fuel rod system swarming with old malware - Sean Gallagher
  • Deutsche Welle - Living Planet: Nuclear hopes and hazards
  • Australian Financial Review - Former Lib senator's property first pick for nuclear dump - Fleur Anderson Simon Evans
  • Platts - Vattenfall CEO says Germany's proposed nuclear risk premium 'too high' - Ariane Sains
  • Korea Times - Park warns against NK's 5th nuke test - Kang Seung-woo
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea's isolation to deepen if it conducts another nuke test: S. Korean FM - KBS WORLD Radio
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Park: 5th Nuclear Test Cannot be Tolerated
  • Liberation - Editorial: The U.S., not the DPRK, threatens peace
  • UPI - BWXT tapped for nuclear reactor components, fuel - Richard Tomkins
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Audit: Idaho Nuclear Waste Plant Construction over Budget
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Turkey's Cengiz in talks with Russia's Rosatom to buy nuclear plant stake: Sources
  • Al Bawaba - Russia and Algeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the cooperation on peaceful use of nuclear energy
  • SA Business Day - LETTER: Rosatom deal is Russian roulette - Roman Zyla, Ukrainian community in SA
  • Daily Sabah - Rosatom to sell 49 pct of Akkuyu nuclear plant due to financial issues
  • Petra News Agency - Rosatom confirms commitment to nuclear safety
  • World Nuclear News - Proposal for financing German nuclear phase-out
  • World Nuclear News - UK think tank urges nuclear innovation
  • World Nuclear News - Suspended Bell Bend project clears environmental review
  • World Nuclear News - International support for rehabilitation of Chernobyl site
  • Sioux Falls Argus Leader - EPA: Cleanup not required at SD uranium mines - Associated Press
  • EnergyBiz - New standard simplifies process for qualifying nuclear safety equipment - Ravi Subramaniam
  • Odessa American - WCS to seek higher-level nuclear waste
  • Business Standard India - Target for generation of nuclear power
  • Sputnik News - Inflation Adds $3.4Bln to Cost of Next Six US Nuclear Aircraft Carriers
  • Lincolnshire Echo - Nuclear tests veteran: 'I could see the bones of my hand through closed eyes' - PWhitelam_LE
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Nuclear film does not bomb on Broadway - Dan Drollette Jr
  • Plymouth Herald - Why Hinkley Point means Westcountry college is nuclear-powered - WMNKRossiter
  • Sputnik News - Russia Urges to Revive Six-Party Talks on North Korea Nuclear Issue
  • State Times - Gujarat nuclear mishap only 'incident', not accident: Jitendra
  • Business Standard India - MOU with France on Jaitapur nuclear reactor
  • Reuters - German court casts doubt on E.ON suit over nuclear moratorium - Elke Ahlswede
  • Trend News Agency - Armenia's Metsamor nuke plant threat to region – Turkish minister - Orkhan Guluzade
  • Business Wire - Westinghouse Expands VVER Fuel Capacity to Meet Growing Demand for Diversification in Europe - Westinghouse Electric Company
  • State Journal-Register - Omar Duque: Nuclear energy vital for Illinois' businesses - Omar Duque is President and CEO of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Adelaide Now - National low-level nuclear waste dump earmarked for Barndioota, near Wilpena Pound - Paul Starick
  • NJ.com - Permit for a new nuclear reactor in N.J. OK'd by feds - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Hindustan Times - 'Power-surplus' Punjab gives thumbs down to nuclear plant plan - Gurpreet Singh Nibber
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO must pay 31 million yen damages over evacuee deaths
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Trust in me - Brian F. Sullivan
  • in-cumbria - Offshore drilling paves the way for a nuclear power plant at Sellafield - Julian Whittle
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - FirstEnergy's Davis-Besse, Sammis power plants make money after all: FirstEnergy profits show - John Funk
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Some K-25 land, five buildings in Oak Ridge marked for redevelopment - Bob Fowler
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - John Alexander Simpson
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Travis Howerton's new role - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's supercomputing center fends off about a million attacks a day - Frank Munger
  • NRC - NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Dresden Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC To Issue Southern N.J. Early Site Permit, Following Conclusion of Mandatory Hearing
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Performance at Honeywell Metropolis Facility
  • IAEA - New Publication: Knowledge Management and its Implementation in Nuclear Organizations - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • BBC - All Belgians to be given iodine pills for nuclear safety
  • Xinhua News - China adopts law regulating overseas NGOs
  • Xinhua News - U.S. "freedom of navigation" operations in South China Sea "very dangerous": China
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO must pay 31 million yen damages over evacuee deaths
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima plant's ice wall not watertight, says architect
  • Japan Times - Tepco told to pay ¥31 million in redress over deaths of two elderly patients evacuated from nuclear disaster zone
  • Japan Times - Abe hoping to accompany Obama on historic Hiroshima visit
  • Japan Today - Mayor of Kyushu town welcomes nuclear waste disposal site talks
  • Kyodo News - Defunct gov't agency exempted from indictment over Fukushima crisis
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court orders TEPCO to pay 31 million yen over deaths of Fukushima patients
  • Mainichi Daily News - April 16 Kumamoto quake shifted earth horizontally, vertically: researchers
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Quake-prone Japan must remain on guard against nuclear accidents
  • Mainichi Daily News - Evacuation order for Fukushima village to be lifted in June
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima plant's new ice wall not watertight
  • NHK World - Number of injured workers halved at Fukushima
  • NHK World - Jolts continue in southwestern Japan
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Entergy Operations, Inc.; and Entergy Nuclear Generation Co. PDF Pages 25450 - 25454 (5 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-09841]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Direct Transfers of Licenses; Orders: FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC, and Ohio Edison Co.; Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1 PDF Pages 25448 - 25450 (3 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-09984]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards on Reliability and PRA PDF Page 25454 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-09885]
  • CBS 8 San Diego - State Senate approves removing stored nuclear waste from San Onofre power plant
  • KSFY Sioux Falls - Battelle organization held informational meeting for residents
  • DOE:EM - DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal and Announces Pre-Solicitation Conference for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Deactivation and Remediation Services - Lynette Chafin

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

  • New Yorker - The Battles of Chernobyl - Alex Wellerstein
  • antiwar.com - The US Decision To Kill More Civilians in Iraq and Syria - Nicolas J. S. Davies
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Titan takes giant steps as ORNL preps for next great supercomputer - Frank Munger
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE/NNSA Awards $13.1 Million Design-Build Contract To Gardner Zemke For Electrical Substation At LANL - Carol A. Clark
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho must be protected from nuclear waste - Wendy Wilson
  • Tri-City Herald - Anonymous letter to Energy Northwest questions investigation findings - Annette Cary
  • Jackson Hole Daily - Looming deadline for nuclear waste plant, future in limbo
  • The Oregonian - Hanford may have another underground tank leaking radioactive waste, DOE says
  • KING5 Seattle - Signs emerge of a second double-shell tank leaking at Hanford - Susannah Frame
  • Gresham Patch - Hanford Nuclear Reservation: There May Be Another Leak - Colin Miner
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: DOE's double standard on Lockheed Martin employees - Peter Turping, Richland, Former Lockheed Martin Services employee
  • Denver Post - Tunnel, bridge access to Rocky Flats coming under fire - John Aguilar
  • CNN - Before the next Chernobyl - Debra Decker
  • AP - Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal - Matthew Daly
  • AP - Iran's president slams US court ruling on frozen assets
  • AP - PHOTOS 30 years on, the painful memories of the so-called Chernobyl liquidators
  • AP - Hanford seeks possible leak in 2nd double-walled tank - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - Federal government: Dismiss nuke fuel project lawsuit--Hanford seeks possible leak in 2nd double-walled tank - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - Memories painful on Chernobyl's 30th anniversary - Dmytro Vlasov, Mstyslav Chernov
  • AP - S. Korea: N. Korea almost completes nuclear test preparation - Hyung-Jin Kim
  • Bloomberg - German Nuclear Operators Must Pay $26.4 Billion for Storage - Brian Parkin, Tino Andresen ,Rachel Morison
  • Bloomberg - Tokyo Races Against Quake That Will Shake World on `X' Day - Finbarr Flynn, Katsuyo Kuwako
  • Reuters - German firms could pay less than feared for nuclear clean-up - BERLIN/FRANKFURT | By Markus Wacket and Christoph Steitz
  • Reuters - German utilities to pay 23.3 bln eur into state fund - nuclear commission - Chris Steitz and Markus Wacket
  • Reuters - German nuclear commission wants utilities to pay 23.3 bln euros for storage costs - Markus Wacket
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear deal fight threatens Senate spending bill - WASHINGTON | By Richard Cowan and Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - U.S. to eye 'other' options if North Korea continues nuclear activity: State Department - Lesley Wroughton and David Alexander
  • Deutsche Welle - Nuclear reactor sites: Dismantle or fence off? - Author Nils Zimmermann
  • New York Times - Spending Bill Falters in Clash Over Amendment Tied to Iran Nuclear Pact - David M. Herszenhornapril
  • RT - German nuclear plant in Bavaria infected with malware, logins compromised
  • Yonhap News - U.S. scholar says N.K. may conduct nuke test before May party congress - Song Sang-ho
  • Deutsche Welle - Price tag put on Germany's nuclear waste disposal
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Public opinion on nuclear energy: what influences it - Ann S. Bisconti
  • The Guardian - Letters: Non-nuclear options for constant energy
  • thisismoney.co.uk - EDF to face MPs' questions over Hinkley Point nuclear plant after announcing further delays
  • Reuters - EDF can make investments without opening capital of nuclear plants- CEO - Benjamin Mallet
  • Rapid City Journal - EPA: Cleanup not necessary at old Edgemont uranium mines - Seth Tupper
  • Huffington Post - Armenia Continues to Gamble on Aging Nuclear Plant in a Quake-Prone Area - Armine Sahakyan
  • Centre Daily Times - Nuclear energy gets short shrift - Forrest J. Remick, Patton Township
  • Japan Times - Shika nuclear plant closer to being scrapped as NRA upholds fault ruling
  • Japan Today - Nuclear regulator says fault below Shika reactor may be active
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Experts report active fault beneath Shika No. 1 N-reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Experts: Fault beneath No. 1 reactor at Shika plant is active - Koji Kitabayashi
  • Japan Times - NHK chairman's order to follow government line on Kyushu nuclear reactors sparks outcry - Tomohiro Osaki
  • KUER NPR Utah - Slowdown Nixes 31 Jobs At Moab Uranium Cleanup - Judy Fahys
  • RT - Chernobyl: 30 years later & the future of nuclear (E230)
  • Global Research - Video, "Inside Chernobyl": Haunting Reminder of Nuclear Power's Dark Side
  • Albany Times Union blog - Letter: Nuclear waste remains toxic - Barbara DiTommaso, Rensselaer
  • Bloomberg BNA - Court Denies NRDC Petition Against Nuclear Plant Renewal - Rebecca Kern
  • Xinhua News - Russian FM urges DPRK to abandon nuclear ambitions
  • YNaija.com - Nuclear power is dangerous for Nigeria – Shehu Sani - Mallam Yero
  • Pulse Nigeria - Senator says nuclear energy 'too dangerous' for Nigeria - Folarin Okunola
  • Reuters - Vattenfall urges Sweden to end nuclear tax to save reactors - Nerijus Adomaitis
  • PBS NewsHour - Chernobyl's haunting impact, 30 years later
  • McKenzie County Farmer - Protesting more radioactive waste - Amy Robinson
  • Newnan Times-Herald - The PSC should learn how to say 'no' - Tom Crawford
  • Augusta Chronicle - Anti-nuclear group protests Plant Vogtle expansion - Walter C. Jones
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Westinghouse worth $2.3 billion less, Toshiba says - Anya Litvak
  • The Chattanoogan - NRC Schedules Open House To Discuss 2015 Performance At Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
  • BelTA - Belarus ready to help Sudan in nuclear power industry development
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant construction project progress close to 50%
  • Chandigarh Tribune - N-power plants to come up in U'khand, Punjab, Haryana
  • GlobalNews - Toronto man remembers Chernobyl disaster 30 years later - Erica Vella
  • NBC New York - Activists Note Concerns About Indian Point on Chernobyl Anniversary - Stefan Holt
  • Windham County Commons - Feds OK big drop in Vermont Yankee insurance - Mike Faher
  • The Guardian - Chernobyl Prayer by Svetlana Alexievich review – witnesses speak - Nicholas Lezard
  • Cihan News Agency - Millions are still being affected by its deadly legacy of Chernobyl,Roche
  • Miami Herald - Florida cites FPL for Turkey Point cooling canal violations - Jenny Staletovich
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Amendment would prohibit future purchases of heavy water from Iran - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Fernandez-Baca honored - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Computer tour at ORNL - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Who'll buy heavy water? - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - SNS outage in 2017 will be extra long - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Titan taking giant steps while ORNL preps for next great supercomputer - Frank Munger
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance for Self-Sufficiency and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Alaska Communities, and Releases "Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska" Report
  • DOE - Department of Energy Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Performance at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
  • NRC blog - An Outage Twist: Degraded bolts at New York Nuclear Plant Warrant Attention - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • IAEA - Over 1000 Visitors Step into IAEA Headquarters to Learn About Nuclear Science - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - British windfarms prove a boom for Danish firm - Terry Macalister Energy editor
  • BBC - The world's worst nuclear disaster
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's nuclear electricity finds way to stock market
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea warns of nuclear strike on U.S. unless it changes hostile policy
  • Xinhua News - UN renews commitment to a safer future at 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster
  • NHK World - TEPCO ordered to compensate for evacuee deaths
  • NHK World - Experts report fault at Shika reactor could slip
  • NHK World - Evacuees face disease risk in shelters
  • Kyodo News - Regulator says fault below central Japan reactor may be active
  • Kyodo News - Mayor of Kyushu town welcomes nuclear waste disposal site talks
  • Japan Times - NHK chairman's order to follow government line on Kyushu nuclear reactors sparks outcry - Tomohiro Osaki
  • Japan Times - Japan, China, South Korea agree to cooperate over disaster waste
  • Japan Times - Shika nuclear plant closer to being scrapped as NRA upholds fault ruling
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear regulator accepts that fault below Ishikawa reactor is active
  • Mainichi Daily News - Genkai mayor ready to accept final disposal facility for nuclear waste
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Ordered to Pay Damages for Deaths of Evacuated Inpatients
  • Jiji Press - Obama to Visit Hiroshima Next Month: Sources
  • Jiji Press - Genkai Mayor Positive on N-Waste Final Disposal Facility
  • Jiji Press - Experts Report Active Fault beneath Shika No. 1 N-Reactor
  • Jiji Press - Japan Gives "Orizuru" to Ukraine on 30th Anniv. of Chernobyl Disaster
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (249th Release)
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada, Page 24805 [FR DOC #: 2016-09832]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah, Pages 24804 - 24805 [FR DOC #: 2016-09833]
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Meetings Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, Pages 24826 - 24827 [FR DOC #: 2016-09818]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined Licenses: Dominion Virginia Power; North Anna, Unit 3, Page 24900 [FR DOC #: 2016-09847]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Confirmatory Orders: CD Technologies, Inc., Pages 24895 - 24900 [FR DOC #: 2016-09917]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Draft Standard Review Plans: Foreign Ownership, Control, or Domination, Revision 1, Pages 24893 - 24894 [FR DOC #: 2016-09916]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Exemptions: Florida Power and Light Company; St. Lucie Plant, Unit No. 2, Pages 24900 - 24903 [FR DOC #: 2016-09851]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Digital I and C Systems, Pages 24894 - 24895 [FR DOC #: 2016-09914]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Regulatory Policies and Practices, Page 24895 [FR DOC #: 2016-09886]
  • U.S. News & World Report - At Chernobyl and Fukushima, Radioactivity Has Seriously Harmed Wildlife - The Conversation
  • National Geographic - Fukushima Parents Find Relief From Radiation At Indoor Playgrounds - Ari Beser
  • RT - 'Chernobyl, Fukushima were preventable'
  • The Ecologist UK - Mikhail Gorbachev: 30 years after Chernobyl, time to phase out nuclear power - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • CNet - 30 years after Chernobyl, drones take you on a VR tour of the silent city - Richard Trenholm, Ian Sherr
  • The Guardian - Obama's troop increase in Syria is part of a troubling trend - Trevor Timm
  • The Intercept - HOW THE CIA WRITES HISTORY - Jefferson Morley
  • The Nation - The CIA Waterboarded the Wrong Man 83 Times in 1 Month - Rebecca Gordon
  • Newsweek - FACES OF CHERNOBYL: REMEMBERING THE TRAGEDY - Alice de La Chapelle
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 8 | April 27, 2016
  • Washington Times - Sue Saudi Arabia for complicity in 9/11 - Bruce Fein
  • Los Angeles Times - The battle for truth over Saudi Arabia's ties to 9/11 - Andrew Bacevich
  • Los Angeles Times - Letter: Finally, some coverage of Saudi Arabia and 9/11 - Celia Carroll, Santa Monica
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Great progress since Chernobyl–and the distance still to go - Manpreet Sethi
  • Japan Times - The muzzling of Japan's media is hurting Abenomics - William Pesek
  • Japan Times - IAEA review spurs Japan nuclear regulators to bolster safety regimen, look to U.S. for training
  • Deutsche Welle - Price tag put on Germany's nuclear waste disposal
  • Washington Times - Audit: Idaho nuclear waste plant construction over budget
  • YLE News - Minister Rehn urges nuclear waste cave co-operation - Olli Rehn
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Missouri attorney general's West Lake Landfill suit sent back to circuit court - Durrie Bouscaren
  • Homeland Security News Wire - Dealing with irradiated nuclear graphite

    Monday, April 25, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Foreign 'dirty bomb' responders will start training in Nevada - Keith Rogers
  • Consortium News - Hidden Costs of US Air War – - Nicolas J S Davies
  • Bonner County Daily Bee - Looming deadline for nuclear waste plant, future in limbo
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Letter: Stand with Wasden on INL Waste - Gil Biggerstaff, Twin Falls
  • The Hill blog - Striking a commonsense balance - Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.)
  • Morning Consult - E&C Committee Leaders Pen Op-Eds on Energy Infrastructure Improvements - Asha Glover
  • Bloomberg - EDF Tumbles After Announcing Share Sale, Cost-Cutting Plan - Amanda Jordan
  • Bloomberg - BOJ May Be Buying Up Japan Inc.
  • Bloomberg - World Powers Can't Kick the Sanctions Habit - Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - EON Investors to Get First Look at Uniper at Strategy Event - Tino Andresen
  • AP - Japan to raise nuke safety check competency per IAEA review - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk - Yuras Karmanau
  • AP - Decades after Chernobyl, another chance for a Paralympian - Pat Graham
  • AP - Obama dismisses NKorea proposal on halting nuke tests - Eric Talmadge
  • Reuters - Large majority of U.S. Senate pushes Obama to boost Israel aid - Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - Iran in talks with Russia on heavy water sales - Jack Stubbs and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Video: A rural retirement in Chernobyl's radioactive shadow - Nathan Frandino
  • ABC News - A Look at the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster in Numbers
  • RT - Chernobyl 30 years on: Reliving horror of world's worst nuclear accident
  • Daily Caller - Three Decades After Chernobyl, Former Soviet Country Turns To Nuclear Power - Andrew Follett
  • Irish Independent - Nuclear threat still haunts us despite the horrors of Chernobyl - Billy Keane
  • World Nuclear News - Recovering the safety margin of nuclear reactors
  • World Nuclear News - Study shows benefit of New York nuclear units
  • World Nuclear News - EU increases Chernobyl funding on eve of anniversary
  • World Nuclear News - Studsvik, Kobe Steel team up for Japanese waste management
  • Truthdig - Despite Chernobyl, Belarus Goes Nuclear - Kieran Cooke
  • Wall Street Journal - Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Readies for New Containment Barrier
  • The Conversation UK - Forget Fukushima: Chernobyl still holds record as worst nuclear accident for public health - Timothy J. Jorgensen
  • Global Research - The Medical Implications of the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster - Helen Caldicott
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Nuclear emergencies and the masters of improvisation - Sonja Schmid
  • BBC - Radioactive tourism in Chernobyl
  • Plymouth Herald - Opinion: Lessons learned, 30 years after Chernobyl nuke disaster - WMN_MartinF
  • Brisbane Courier Mail - Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, a new 'silver arch' becomes a silver lining for the world's worst nuclear accident - Troy LennonHistory editorThe Daily Telegraph
  • Christian Science Monitor - Why Chernobyl will take 3,000 years to recover (+video)
  • Huffingtonpost.ca - The Shadow Of Chernobyl Looms Large 30 Years Later - Shawn-Patrick Stensil
  • Washington Post - How the Soviet Union stayed silent during the Chernobyl disaster - Julie Vitkovskaya
  • Washington Post - This is how scientists are keeping Chernobyl's radiation contained - Andrew Roth
  • National Geographic - Experience Chernobyl's Haunting Ruins in 360-Degree Photos - Becky Little, Photographs by Jon Brack
  • Sputnik News - Chernobyl Disaster Radiation Exposure in Russia Mostly at Safe Levels
  • Washington Post - Drone footage shows Chernobyl's massive confinement dome
  • The Guardian - Letters: Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant decision delayed again by EDF - Rob Davies
  • Daily Illini - New nuclear reactor used, same day retired nuclear reactor honored - Ashni Gandhi
  • North Country Public Radio - New York considers aid for struggling nuclear plants - Michael Hill
  • New York Times - The Smaller, 'Usable' Nuclear Weapons Delusion
  • RFI - Hollande promises nuclear power station closures at French environment conference
  • Western Mail - Divisions over the future of Welsh nuclear power are exposed - David Williamson
  • Xinhua News - China produces key component for nuclear fusion facility
  • Business Standard India - In nuclear power, we and you need to take safety and quality issues very seriously: Pierre-Franck Chevet--Interview with President, Nuclear Safety Authority, France - Noopur Tiwari
  • Al Bawaba - Rusatom Overseas and PLN Held workshop on Russian Nuclear Power Plant Technologies - Press Release
  • CNN - Meet the new face of Chernobyl - Thom Patterson
  • Prague Daily Monitor - Hundreds take part in protest event expressing opposition to plans for nuclear waste repository
  • Brussels Times - Luxemburg backs the German request to shut down the Belgian reactors - Sarah Johansson
  • Xinhua News - Luxembourg, Germany ask Belgium to stop two nuclear reactors
  • Yonhap News - Obama dismisses N. Korea's offer to halt nuclear tests in exchange for military exercise suspension
  • Yonhap News - Germany vows to work with S. Korea to end N. Korea's nuclear program
  • Korea Times - Gen. Brooks, do your homework! - Oh Young-jin
  • Korea Times - S. Korea on alert for N. Korea's possible nuke test
  • BelTA - Belarus ready to share its experience in dealing with nuclear accident
  • BelTA - Minsk conference calls for advancing Chernobyl cooperation to new level after 2016
  • BelTA - Japan eager to continue cooperation with Belarus taking into account Chernobyl experience
  • BelTA - Belarus, Russia gain valuable experience in overcoming Chernobyl legacy
  • BelTA - Belarus. Chernobyl: 30 Years On exhibition opens in Gomel
  • Dong-A Ilbo - 'Nuclear tests will stop if US stops S. Korea exercises,' says N. Korea
  • Swissinfo - Radioactivity still shows up in Switzerland
  • Japan Times - IAEA review spurs nuclear regulators to beef up Japan's safety regimen
  • Omaha World-Herald - Midlands Voices: Let's not write off nuclear power - Barry Butterfield, retired environmental engineer and an emeritus member of the American Nuclear Society
  • UPI - Chernobyl effect: Survivors struggle in Russia's most radioactive area - Gleb Fedorov
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Moscow, Kyiv should resume cooperation on Chornobyl – NPP director
  • Deutsche Welle - The Chernobyl photos that have shaped our memory
  • The Hindu - The way forward at Kakrapar nuclear power plant - K.S. Parthasarathy
  • Melbourne Herald Sun - 'Green' energy and real green energy - Terry McCrannHerald Sun
  • The Ecologist UK - Blind mice and bird brains: the silent spring of Chernobyl and Fukushima - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Brattleboro could save over $2 million with energy upgrades--Energy audit: Recommends more insulation, switching to wood heat - Chris Mays
  • Irish Examiner - The Chernobyl disaster: 30 years on (Day 2): Irish eyes smiling down on the young survivors - Eoin English
  • East County Magazine - BILL TO REFORM CALIF. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION PASSES COMMITTEE BY 12-1 VOTE - Miriam Raftery
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Los Alamos historian to speak - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Jackson Square (1948) - Frank Munger
  • Greenpeace International - Chernobyl's children of hope - Blogpost by Andrey Allakhverdov
  • NAS - Project Update: - State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • IAEA - Japan Pledges Further 2 Million Euros in Support of IAEA Laboratory Modernisation - Richard Murphy, Director General's Office for Coordination
  • Xinhua News - UN Security Council slams DPRK submarine missile test
  • Xinhua News - Draft law on overseas NGOs likely to be put to vote
  • NHK World - Ground-breaking ceremony of Fukushima research hub
  • NHK World - Ex-crewmen fishing near Bikini Atoll to file suit
  • Kyodo News - Regulator to introduce snap inspections of nuclear plants
  • Kyodo News - Photo exhibition portrays nuclear radiation victims around the world - Keiji Hirano
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to dismantle top of exhaust stack at Fukushima plant due to fractures
  • Jiji Press - Japan NRA to Strengthen Authority on Nuke Safety Checks
  • Pakistan News - India and the NSG - Dr Adil Sultan
  • The Independent - Saudi Arabia, 9/11, and what we know about the secret papers that could ignite a diplomatic war - Kim Sengupta
  • Ecowatch - 30 Ways Chernobyl and Dying Nuke Industry Threaten Our Survival - Harvey Wasserman
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Advisory Board, Page 24084 [FR DOC #: 2016-09542]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Pages 24083 - 24084 [FR DOC #: 2016-09540]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemption Issuance: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 24136 - 24139 [FR DOC #: 2016-09558]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemption Issuance: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 24141 - 24145 [FR DOC #: 2016-09556]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Pages 24139 - 24140 [FR DOC #: 2016-09561]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 24135 - 24136 [FR DOC #: 2016-09649]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Service Contracts Inventory, Pages 24145 - 24146 [FR DOC #: 2016-09554]
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Notices: Charter Renewals: Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, Page 24132 [FR DOC #: 2016-09490]

    Sunday, April 24, 2016

  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Cost to decommission Diablo Canyon escalates - Stephanie Finucane
  • Idaho State Journal - Environmentally friendly at the INL - Christopher P. Ischay
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Film on nuclear workers coming to I.F.
  • AP - Key developments in North Korean crisis
  • AP - AP Exclusive: N. Korea to halt nuke tests if US stops drills - Eric Talmadge
  • AP - N. Korea claims successful test of submarine-fired missile - Kim Tong-Hyung
  • Reuters - There's no place like home, even in the Chernobyl disaster zone - Matthias Williams
  • Reuters - North Korea says submarine ballistic missile test 'great success' - Jack Kim and Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - Macron says EDF to decide in Sept on UK nuclear plants -paper - Michel Rose
  • Reuters - UPDATE 5-North Korea fires submarine-launched missile -South Korea - Ju-min Park
  • The Guardian - Stop war drills and we'll stop nuclear tests, North Korea tells US after missile launch
  • Korea Times - Military put on alert over nuclear test--NK says to halt nuclear program if US, South stop drills - Jun Ji-hye
  • BBC - North Korea 'will halt' nuclear tests if US stops S Korea exercises
  • RFI - France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project in September
  • Bloomington Pantagraph - Showdown: Lack of state action puts nuclear plant at risk - Edith Brady-Lunny
  • The Guardian - Chernobyl, Ukraine: the nuclear option holiday - Kim Willsher
  • Consortium News - Stiffing Iran on the Nuke Deal - Paul Pillar
  • Daily Caller - How Do Nuclear Power Plants Affect Local Economies? [PHOTO] - Andrew Follett
  • Economic Times - Concern over India's nuclear liability law still remains: EDF
  • Decatur Herald & Review - Wisconsin nuclear plant offers view of closure - Edith Brady-Lunny
  • ABC.au - ABC Science: What does radiation from a nuclear disaster actually do to our bodies? - By Bernie Hobbs
  • Al Bawaba - Rosatom announced the winners of the "Nuclear education in Russia" Olympiad in Cairo
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Reader View: PNM's coal, nuclear investments must be halted - Josh Allen
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea FM offers to halt nuclear tests if U.S. suspends military exercises with S. Korea
  • Daily News & Analysis - Concern over India's nuclear liability law still remains: French firm EDF
  • South Jersey Times - Radiation-blocking pills to be distributed around N.J. nuclear complex - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Daily Post North Wales - Chernobyl pushed North Wales farmers to the brink - Eryl Crump
  • The Hindu - The way forward at Kakrapar nuclear power plant - K.S. Parthasarathy, former Secretary, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
  • Japan Times - No apology sought for A-bombings, Kishida says
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA's hardens transmission system to better weather the next storm - Dave Flessner
  • Trend News Agency - Iran ready to undertake electricity projects in South Africa
  • Trend News Agency - Iran eyes nuclear cooperation with Central Europe - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China to cooperate in configuration of Arak heavy water reactor - Khalid Kazimov
  • TIME - These 5 Facts Explain the Strange Politics of Natural Disasters - Ian Bremmer @ianbremmer April 22, 2016
  • GovTrack - House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power - Chairman: Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1]; Vice Chairman: Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]; Ranking Member: Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1]
  • New York Times - Chernobyl's Silent Exclusion Zone (Except for the Logging) - Andrew E. Kramer
  • New York Times - Renewable Energy Stumbles Toward the Future - JULIE CRESWELL and DIANE CARDWELL
  • GovTrack - Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Chairman: Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK]; Ranking Member: Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA]
  • Mainichi Daily News - Village evacuated after Fukushima disaster creates new mascot character
  • Mainichi Daily News - Entire Chernobyl disaster report translated into Japanese
  • Mainichi Daily News - Monument commemorates cows left behind after Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan told U.S. it won't seek apology for atomic bombings
  • Mainichi Daily News - NHK president: Nuclear power reports after quakes shouldn't stir up needless alarm

    Saturday, April 23, 2016

  • Wicked Local Plymouth - JAM SESSION: Entergy's closure plan - What do you think of Entergy's closure plan?
  • PoliticalNews.me - Crapo Nuclear Bill Provides Path to Commercial Market for INL Research
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL benefits from Iran deal; will use heavy water at SNS
  • Tri-City Herald - Congressional help needed to clear Richland land for development - Annette Cary
  • AP - Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal - MATTHEW LEE – Apr. 23, 2016 4:17 AM EDT
  • Bloomberg - EDF to Sell $4.5 Billion of Shares to Bolster Balance Sheet - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - Cameco Rallies on View Shutting Mine Will Bolster Uranium Prices - Danielle Bochove
  • Bloomberg - EDF Said to Delay Hinkley Point Decision by Several Months - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - Moniz: U.S. Needs to Keep Nuclear Power on Table - Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz
  • Reuters - EDF to propose 4 bln-euro share issue, scrip dividends in 2016-17 - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Regional banks brace for losses from energy loans - Sweta Singh and Sruthi Shankar
  • Reuters - EDF secures state-backed finance deal ahead of Hinkley Point decision - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - EDF delays Hinkley Point decision to consult works council: sources - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - U.S. to buy heavy water from Iran's nuclear program - Timothy Gardner, Patricia Zengerle and Arshad Mohammed in Washington, Lesley Wroughton in New York and Kirsti Knolle in Vienna
  • Reuters - North Korea fires submarine-launched missile: South Korea - Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - U.S. announces $50 million Tennessee Superfund site cleanup agreement - Eric Walsh
  • Daily Telegraph - Wildlife returns to radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl - Roland Oliphant, Chernobyl
  • BBC - In pictures: Chernobyl's eerie exclusion zone 30 years on - photographer Jerzy Wierzbicki.
  • Korea Times - Will N. Korea conduct 5th nuke test this weekend? - Park Si-soo
  • Deutsche Welle - US offers Iran clearer line for business dealings after nuclear deal
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Core issues: NY considers aid for struggling nuclear plants - Michael Hill, Associated Press
  • WPIX-TV New York - Clean water advocate swims past Indian Point nuclear plant for Earth Day - Magee Hickey
  • ABC - How nuclear reactors work and how nuclear accidents happen - ABC Science By Bernie Hobbs
  • The Guardian - EDF delays Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant - Terry Macalister Energy editor
  • Reuters - EDF to extend depreciation period for nuclear plants this year - CEO - Michel Rose
  • The Independent - £18bn Hinkley Point nuclear power station plan could be 'coming to a grinding halt' - John Lichfield, Ian Johnston
  • London Times - France gives €3bn lifeline to Hinkley nuclear plant - Robin Pagnamenta, Energy Editor
  • Reuters - EDF delays Hinkley Point decision to consult works council: sources - Geert De Clercq
  • CBC News - Sask. Premier Brad Wall responds to Cameco uranium mine layoffs
  • UPI - North Korea preparations for 5th nuclear test complete, military says - Elizabeth Shim
  • ArabianBusiness - Reactor dome completed on UAE's second nuclear plant
  • China.org - Roundup: Africa turning to nuclear to meet growing energy needs
  • Euronews - Radiation continues to 'muddy the waters' in the Sea of Kiev
  • Morning Consult - House E&C Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Nuclear Power - Asha Glover
  • Japan Times - Four utilities sign cooperation pact for nuclear emergencies
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: 40-year rule for nuclear reactors on verge of being a dead letter
  • The Hill blog - Take a hard look at how candidates' energy policies will affect health, climate change - Ambassador Ron Kirk and Christine Todd Whitman
  • RFI - France to lead 4 bn euro injection for energy giant EDF - RFI
  • KTTS - Radioactive Waste Found in St. Louis County Landfill - Bailey Strohl
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Nuclear Worker Documentary Coming to Portsmouth Wednesday May 11
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Energy Department must respond to MOX lawsuit by May 2 - Derrek Asberry
  • Los Angeles Times - Birthplace of atomic weaponry | Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Hanford, Wash.
  • Palm Beach Post blog - Florida DEP overrules judge, says FPL Turkey Point plan is adequate
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Remediation hires new class of mechanics
  • New Times Broward-Palm Beach - The 19 Best Environmentalists in South Florida - Deirdra Funcheon
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL benefits from Iran deal; heavy water will enhance operations at Spallation Neutron Source - Frank Munger
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 forming workgroup to push sanctions lift - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to sell heavy water with an eye to 'strategic and commercial issues' - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • BBC News - Witness: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
  • Bellona - Bellona represented at inaugural event of the European Platform for Electro-mobility - Bellona Europa
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea apparently fires ballistic missile from submarine: S. Korean military
  • Yonhap News - Workforce, equipment movements continue at N. Korean nuclear test site: sources
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea builds third power plant to address energy shortage
  • Xinhua News - Xinhua Insight: China's long march into space
  • Xinhua News - Falling oil prices bring Japan's trade deficit down over 88 pct in FY 2015
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Advisory Board, Page 24084 [FR DOC #: 2016-09542]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Pages 24083 - 24084 [FR DOC #: 2016-09540]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemption Issuance: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 24136 - 24139 [FR DOC #: 2016-09558]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemption Issuance: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 24141 - 24145 [FR DOC #: 2016-09556]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Pages 24139 - 24140 [FR DOC #: 2016-09561]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 24135 - 24136 [FR DOC #: 2016-09649]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Service Contracts Inventory, Pages 24145 - 24146 [FR DOC #: 2016-09554]
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Notices: Charter Renewals: Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, Page 24132 [FR DOC #: 2016-09490]
  • Ron Paul Institute - The Terrorist iPhone Snow Job - Adam Dick
  • POGO - Yet Another Toxic Leak Found at Hanford Nuclear Site
  • NHK World - S.Korea: North missile launch from submarine fails
  • NHK World - Japan quakes kill dozens, cause major damage
  • Japan Times - Japanese A-bomb survivors hail Obama's planned landmark visit to Hiroshima
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Japan must heed concerns about press freedom
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog's green light for aging reactors waters down 40-year rule
  • Mainichi Daily News - NHK president: Nuclear power reports after quakes shouldn't stir up needless alarm
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Cuomo considers how to help New York state's ailing nuclear plants
  • Missourinet - Senator continues calling attention to radioactive waste in St. Louis area landfill - April 23, 2016 By Alisa Nelson
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Nuclear waste facility's future in limbo - Luke Ramseth
  • KSFY Sioux Falls, SD - Spink County potential site for nuclear waste project - Pascale Mondesir
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Film on nuclear workers coming to I.F.
  • Augusta Chronicle - Georgia Power faces pair of hearings over nuclear plans - Walter C. Jones
  • St. George Daily Spectrum - Downwinder documentary film crew nears finish line - Kevin Jenkins
  • Wicked Local Norwood - Study claims wind, solar power expansion will save Mass. customers cash - Matt Murphy
  • Daily Mirror - Chernobyl 30 years on and the tragic generation of children blighted by a merciless cancer cloud - Tom Parry
  • Japan Times - Ebb tide for press freedoms in Shinzo Abe's Japan - Jeff Kingston
  • Asahi Shimbun - 2045 target for dismantling Shimane plant's No. 1 reactor - Ryo Isshiki
  • Pike County News Watchman - DOE announces significant milestone in cleanup at Piketon plant
  • STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription) - Radwaste management over next decade to cost EUR 186m
  • Roswell Daily Record - Letter: Nuclear waste dump not welcome here - John L. Popham, Roswell
  • Zero Hedge - "This Is Catastrophic" - Thousands Of Gallons Of Radioactive Waste Leak At Nuclear Site - Tyler Durden

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • RT - Anti-nuke campaigners question plan to fly enriched uranium from Scotland to US
  • York Daily Record - Peach Bottom must upgrade safety equipment, NRC says - Brett Sholtis
  • Reuters - German commission eyes 24 bln eur payment for nuclear waste storage-sources - Markus Wacket
  • ABC News - Feds: No Nuke Waste to Be Used in Possible South Dakota Test - James Nord
  • AP - Feds: No nuke waste to be used in possible South Dakota test - James Nord
  • DOE - Consent-Based Siting -- next public meeting will be held in Sacramento, California on April 26th
  • DOE - Meeting: Consent-Based Siting Sacramento, CA
  • World Nuclear News - Cameco scales back uranium production
  • World Nuclear News - EU-Iran cooperate on nuclear safety
  • World Nuclear News - Japanese utilities agree to greater cooperation
  • Yahoo! Finance - Cameco Announces Operational Changes in Saskatchewan and the United States
  • Wyoming Business Report - Cameco to cut workforce - MJ Clark
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Waste management: Artist Eve Andrée Laramée - Michael Abatemarco
  • Louisville Courier-Journal - Letter | Earth Day and endless war - Carol Rawert Trainer, Prospect, Ky
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Senate energy bill has nuclear research provisions - Luke Ramseth
  • Phys.org - Advances in extracting uranium from seawater announced in special issue
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Montano's Whistleblowing Recognized On Capitol Hill - Roger Snodgrass
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Fusion energy ties Oak Ridge to France - Frank Munger
  • Newsmax - Hanford Leak: Radioactive Waste Tank Has Problematic Crack - J. Wheaton
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford workers pump leaked radioactive waste back into tank - Annette Cary
  • Vancouver Columbian - Letter: Fish at risk with radiation leakage - Marcia E. Moen, North Bonneville
  • AP - US buys Iranian heavy water as part of nuke deal - Matthew Lee
  • AP - AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl - Yuras Karmanau
  • AP - 30 years on from Chernobyl disaster, the fallout continues
  • AP - Feds: No nuke waste to be used in possible South Dakota test - James Nord
  • Bloomberg - EDF Said to Delay Hinkley Point Decision by Several Months - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Reuters - U.S. buying 32 metric tons of heavy water from Iran: U.S. sources - Patricia Zengerle and Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - EDF threatened with possible legal challenge over Hinkley C subsidies - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - China could build nuclear plants for S.China Sea, paper says - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - Cameco suspends production at its Rabbit Lake operations, cuts 500 jobs - Sneha Teresa Johny
  • Bloomberg - Chernobyl: The 30-Year Rescue - John Wendle
  • Bloomberg - EDF Unions Threaten to Go to Court Over U.K. Nuclear Project - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Tehran Times - Threats have become more serious after nuclear deal: IRGC chief
  • New York Times - China to Develop Floating Nuclear Power Plants - Michael Forsythe
  • Sputnik News - Water and Power: China Eyes Offshore Expansion Via Floating Nuclear Plant
  • Daily Caller - See How A Nuclear Power Plant Helps The Environment This Earth Day - Andrew Follett
  • Charlotte Business Journal - Duke Energy exec confident about nuclear, cautious about Lee - John Downey
  • Deutsche Welle - Renewed shutdowns cast doubt on Belgian nuclear safety
  • CounterPunch - How Chernobyl Led to Austria's Nuclear-Free Utopia - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • TASS - Trade union activists: Ukraine abandoned Chernobyl zone to Nature's mercy
  • CounterPunch - Chernobyl, and Cesium, at 30 - John Laforge
  • The Conversation UK - Chernobyl: new tomb will make site safe for 100 years - Claire Corkhill, Research Fellow in nuclear waste disposal, University of Sheffield
  • Plymouth Herald - Legal challenge fuels doubt over Westcountry nuclear power station
  • WTVM - Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site release public comment period results - Waff 48
  • The Chattanoogan - Public Input On Potential Bellefonte Sale Available Online
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA eyes future of mothballed nuclear plant - Dave Flessner
  • East Coast Radio - How SA could benefit from Russia's nuclear expansion plan - Khatija Nxedlana
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Russia could score big in SA, Hungary's nuclear expansion plans - Rahima Essop
  • Greeneville Sun - NFS Receives Contract To Minimize Stockpile Of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • China Daily - China sets nuclear safety targets in five-year plan - Zheng Jinran
  • PR Newswire - Southern Nuclear hosts renowned safety presenter for high school students in communities where it operates
  • Bangladesh News 24 - Bangladesh in final stages of preparations to build first nuclear power plant in Rooppur - Reazul Bashar
  • Bloomberg - Video: Moniz: Cities Playing Important Role in Low-Carbon Future
  • Vermont Business Magazine - Welch bill pushes for local involvement in nuclear plant decommissioning
  • ESI Africa - Could the marriage of geothermal and nuclear technology be the way of the future? - Ronoh Kibet
  • PennEnergy - Upstate NY Nuclear Plants' Benefits Outweigh Costs Under CES, Report Says
  • Kyiv Post - Chornobyl Frozen In 1986: Village in Chornobyl's shadow slowly recovers from epic nuclear disaster - Oksana Grytsenko
  • Coastweek - IAEA says nuclear power will help ease Kenya energy shortages - David Musyoka
  • Pakistan Daily Times - IAEA's morality and CPPNM's veracity - Beenish Altaf
  • Utility Dive - Florida court reverses governor's approval of FPL's 2 proposed nuclear units - Robert Walton
  • Daily Post North Wales - S4C film crew revisit Chernobyl 30 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster - Eryl Crump
  • London Times - Nuclear Waste - Hinkley Point is too expensive for the taxpayer and for its potential investors
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Milestone reached at Piketon - Frank Lewis
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Point-Counter Point: Pipeline plan near Indian Point - Nancy Cutler
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Budget plan includes funding for reactor building, other area projects - Rudi Keller
  • Manitoulin Expositor - Ontario Power Generation commits to DGR studies
  • Rapid City Journal - Cameco cuts to impact Crow Butte - Kerri Rempp
  • London Times - Hinkley Point plan 'financially unstable' - Adam Sage, Robin Pagnamenta
  • Public News Service - Earth Day Celebrations Planned Across Nevada - Suzanne Potter
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Udall Presses EPA Administrator On Reimbursements, Compensation For Gold King Mine Spill
  • Japan Times - Letter: Remembering an evangelist against nukes - Hiroshi Noro, Hadano, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Jordan Times - Concocting lies before Iraq war - Jonathan Power
  • Politico - Harry Reid's Last Power Play--The titan of Nevada politics has a big finale in mind: Swing his entire state back to the D column. - Jon Ralston
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'No measurable exposure' - Frank Munger
  • Public Citizen - Public Citizen and DC SUN Challenge Exelon's Takeover of Pepco
  • IAEA - Accepting Applications: First African Nuclear Energy Management School - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • BBC - North Korea nuclear tests: what did they achieve?
  • BBC - Iran nuclear: US to buy 32 tonnes of heavy water from Tehran
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, EU diplomats discuss JCPOA committee meeting - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Yonhap News - N. Korean FM claims U.S. nuclear threats result in Pyongyang's nuclear development
  • Press TV - Iran confirms planned sale of 32 metric tons of heavy water to US
  • Xinhua News - China Exclusive: Fukushima water tests faster with new tech
  • ENENews - Nuclear Expert: We've detected a lot of cases "gargantuanism" in Fukushima – Reporter: "Gigantic beet… it's almost as big as the upper part of man trying to hold it" – "They're seeing more and more of this… people are reporting more and more of these abnormalities" (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
  • NHK World - Obama to decide whether to visit Hiroshima - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Obama to visit Hiroshima, make anti-nuclear speech: Nikkei - Reiji Yoshida
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Pages 23700 - 23701 [FR DOC #: 2016-09409]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance for Industry: Closure of Activities Related to Recommendation 2.1, Flooding Hazard Reevaluation PDF Pages 23758 - 23760 (3 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-09421]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Tennessee Valley Authority; Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 1 Application and Amendment to Facility Operating License; Correction PDF Page 23761 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-09424]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Licenses to Export Radioactive Waste, Pages 23761 - 23762 [FR DOC #: 2016-09418]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Licenses to Import Radioactive Waste, Page 23762 [FR DOC #: 2016-09419]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Steam Generator Materials and Design, Pages 23762 - 23764 [FR DOC #: 2016-09422]
  • Nuclear Weapons and Materials Monitor - Shimkus to NRC: Why No Yucca Funding?
  • History News Network - Concerned About Nuclear Weapons Potential, John F. Kennedy Pushed for Inspection of Israel Nuclear Facilities
  • Sputnik News - US-Russia Plutonium Disposal Talks Expected 'At Some Point'

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

  • POWERmag - upreme Court Strikes Down Maryland Power Plant Subsidies - Thomas Overton
  • POWERmag - Senate Passes Comprehensive Energy Bill, Future Uncertain - Thomas Overton
  • POWERmag - Five Takeaways From the ELECTRIC POWER Executive Roundtable - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Environmental Experts Underscore Clean Power Plan Uncertainty - Sonal Patel
  • Tri-City Herald - House Hanford budget has funds for groundwater, cleanup near river - Annette Cary
  • Wired News - The US Is Playing a Dangerous Game of Musical Chairs With Nuclear Waste - Sarah Zhang
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Editorial: Hanford leak shows need to eliminate nuclear waste
  • Daily Astorian - Editorial: Again .... a scary leak at Hanford
  • Democracy Now! - Washington: Nuclear Waste Leaking at Storage Site
  • Gizmodo - We Should Be Very Worried About That Leaky Nuclear Waste Facility in Washington - Maddie Stone
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Indefinitely in Idaho--DOE downplays radioactive messes at INL and doesn’t specify time frames for clean up, writes Tami Thatcher. - Tami Thatcher
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: Construction on MOX should be completed - John Oakland, Aiken
  • CounterPunch - Baghdad After the Fall of Saddam Hussein - Patrick Cockburn
  • My Columbia Basin - Criminal investigation of Hanford wanted
  • AP - US envoy says China, US united in opposition to NKorea tests
  • AP - Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline - STEVE LeBLANC
  • AP - Massive nuclear plant plan near Everglades delayed by court - Curt Anderson
  • AP - Senate OKs bill to promote wide variety of energy sources - Matthew Daly
  • AP - 30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl's traces - Dmitry Vlasov
  • Bloomberg - Germany Chiding Belgium on Nuclear Safety Part of Broader Push - Brian Parkin
  • Bloomberg - The $2 Trillion Project to Get Saudi Arabia's Economy Off Oil - Peter Waldman
  • Reuters - Thirty years on, Chernobyl disaster spawns unlikely gaming culture - Maxim Shemetov
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-German commission eyes 7 bln euro surcharge for nuclear storage - Markus Wacket
  • Reuters - German commission eyes 24 bln eur payment for nuclear waste storage-sources - Markus Wacket
  • Reuters - North Korea may have resumed tunneling at nuclear test site: U.S. report
  • IEEE Spectrum - Kyushu Earthquake Swarm Raises Concerns Over Nuclear Plant Safety - John Boyd
  • Arizona Daily Sun - NAU student helps uncover years of water contamination from uranium in Sanders - Emery Cowan
  • Sweden Local - Why Sweden's reindeer are still radioactive after 30 years
  • The Atlantic - What Should the World Do With Its Nuclear Weapons? - Joseph Cirincione
  • mining.com - Uranium market is getting crushed - Frik Els
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - What happens when you shut down a nuclear power plant? - William H. Miller
  • All Things Nuclear - Bad science: Russian objections to US plutonium proposal not a reason to keep MOX - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Nuclear plant scrutinized after apparent murder-suicide by supervisor - Rosemary Parker
  • Sputnik News - Russia to Join Nuclear Management Academy
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Rosatom to grow public awareness on nuclear energy - Rahima Essop
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Declassified: How Israel Misled the U.S. About Its Nuclear Program - Ofer Aderet
  • ABC News - Massive Nuclear Plant Plan Near Everglades Delayed by Court - Curt Anderson
  • Bradenton Herald - Court tosses plans for FPL's Miami power lines, finds Gov. Scott and Cabinet erred - Jenny Staletovich
  • Palm Beach Post - Court overturns state's approval of two proposed Turkey Point reactors - Susan Salisbury
  • CBS Miami - Legal Setback For FPL's Turkey Point Nuclear Project
  • Anderson Valley - Nuclear Giants - Todd Walton
  • New Matilda - Blowing-Up The Myths Around Nuclear Power and Terrorism - Geoff Russell
  • Thisismoney - EDF facing legal threat if they push ahead with building 18bn Hinkley Point nuclear plant
  • Energy Live News - Hinkley 'an opportunity to build more nuclear stations - Jacqueline Echevarria
  • The Guardian - Letter: Hinkley Point C and the UK's energy needs - Amber Rudd MP, Energy and climate change secretary
  • Reuters UK - EDF should invest in renewables, not Hinkley Point - French junior minister - Emmanuel Jarry
  • South China Morning Post - Book review: Japan's anti-nuclear protest music after Fukushima
  • Bradenton Herald - Former FPL manager accused of trading nuclear secrets in Chinese spy case - Mary Ellen Klas
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Expiration of Pilgrim Nuclear permit reaches 20 years - Karen Vale-Vasilev
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Intl conference to collect funds for spent nuclear fuel storage facility two to take place on April 25 in Kyiv
  • Press TV - Israel not complying with international law: Analyst
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iranian Diplomat Brands Israel Main Threat to Region
  • Yonhap News - U.S., China share 'firm opposition' to N. Korea's possible nuclear test
  • Yonhap News - Resumption of excavation work at nuclear test site may be to camouflage test preparations: 38 North
  • Fair.org - Trampling Science to Boost Nuclear Power - Jim Naureckas
  • National Journal - What Will Happen With Yucca Mountain When Reid Is Gone? - Jason Plautz
  • American Enterprise Institute - On climate change and nuclear power, Democrats may not be the party of science - James Pethokoukis
  • NW Evening Mail - First glimpse of what new nuclear power station in Cumbria would look like
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Demolition moving quickly at historic K-27 uranium site - Frank Munger
  • NW Evening Mail - Cumbria rail links need 'major upgrade' ahead of new nuclear power station
  • World Nuclear News - Milestone for US enrichment plant cleanup
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom and KAIF extend cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - EnergySolutions and JAPC team up on decommissioning
  • U.S. News & World Report - Why What You Think About Radiation Might Just Be Wrong - James S. Welsh, M.D. and Jeffry A. Siegel
  • Japan Times - Fears grow as Takahama reactors near restart - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima mayor seeks no apology by Obama for A-bombing - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Sixty years on, justice eludes Minamata residents poisoned with mercury - Keiji Hirano
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn - Questions raised on camp contamination--Site of popular Jewish summer camp is downstream from Santa Susana Field Lab - Melissa Simon
  • NRDC.org - It's Alive! Senate Energy Bill Returns–But With More Problems for Our Environment - Marc Boom
  • Athens News Courier - NRC awards Browns Ferry high safety rating - Rebecca Croomes
  • Alabama News - The Energy Institute of Alabama: Its mission is to keep those light switches working - Charles J. Dean
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Power battles will continue in Ohio and you could pay more - John Funk
  • BelTA - Lukashenko wants a cluster of energy-intensive enterprises around NPP
  • BelTA - Solutions for Belarusian nuclear power plant's nuclear, turbine islands on display in Minsk
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel - State regulators must hold FPL accountable - Steve Torcise
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Denial, wishful thinking potent recipe for even greater disaster
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Demolition moving rapidly at K-27 uranium site - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Pondering repairs in Y-12's production complex - Frank Munger
  • Atomic Insights - Enabling atomic innovation - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear presents Kay Cumbow of Michigan with the 2016 Dr. Judith H. Johnsrud "Unsung Hero" Award at ANA's DC Days
  • Greenpeace International - Chernobyl and Fukushima: Illuminating the invisible - Blogpost by Greg McNevin
  • NRC blog - Preparing for Advanced Reactors - Deborah Jackson, Deputy Director, Division of Engineering Infrastructure and Advanced Reactors
  • IAEA - IAEA, Romanian Nuclear Research Institute Work to Strengthen Nuclear Safety - Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - First Ladies Commit to Action and Leadership on Cancer Control - James Howlett, IAEA Division of Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy
  • BBC - Sentinel maps North Korean nuclear blast aftermath - Jonathan Amos
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's top nuclear envoy to visit China Friday
  • Bellona - Debates over Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths end as federal reports single out BP as the culprit - Charles Digges
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Meetings: Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health PDF Pages 23497 - 23498 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-09268]
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Determinations Concerning Petitions to Add Classes of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort, Page 23500 [FR DOC #: 2016-09131]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Subcommittee on Reliability and PRA PDF Page 23524 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-09254]
  • Euronews - Chernobyl and Fukushima: lessons not learned - Natalia Liubchenkova
  • The Inquisitr - Japan Plans To Release Thousands Of Tons Of Fukushima Waste Into The Pacific, With Highly Radioactive Waste Under Seabed - Tara West
  • Phys.org - Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on - Simon Sturdee
  • Bismarck Tribune - Residents turn to county in fight against radioactive waste - Amy Dalrymple
  • TEPCO - Commencement of Joint Verification Testing Using Smart-Meter System for Remote Monitoring of LP Gas Security Information and Automation of Meter-Reading Work
  • JAIF - JAPC and U.S. Company Agree on Cooperation in Field of Decommissioning

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • Financial Times - Nuclear reactor clean-up weighs on EDF - Michael Stothard in Paris
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - Burnham Town Council voice support for Magnox plans for increased nuclear waste storage in Bradwell-on-Sea - Ellis Whitehouse
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - SMR industry leaders say 2016 is milestone year for US, Asia deployment
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Germany upgrades technology to curb cost of fleet shutdown - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - New US rules target faster design approvals; Wisconsin removes ban on nuclear build
  • Politico - Energy bill set to cross Senate finish line - Eric Wolff
  • Clearwater Tribune - Simpson Protects INL in Energy Bill
  • E&E Daily - APPROPRIATIONS: House, Senate split on energy and water bill riders - Christa Marshall, Tiffany Stecker and George Cahlink
  • NextBigFuture - Update on laser enrichment of uranium
  • Wetzel Chronicle - McKinley Speaks Out on Variety of Subjects - Lauren Matthews
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Nuclear waste storage expansion granted for Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant near Berwick - Steve Mocarsky
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - John Kasich embraces endorsement from once-'toxic' Brian Sandoval - Steve Sebelius
  • Hilton Head Island Packet - Letter: More nuclear waste dumped on SC - John Garnecki, Okatie
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP Blue Mine Rescue Team Wins Local Competition - Chris Clark
  • Nature - Peer review: Troubled from the start - Alex Csiszar
  • Portland Patch - Hanford Nuclear Leak: Wyden Demands Response from Energy Department - Colin Miner
  • Boise Weekly - Nuclear Nightmare: Safe Side of the Fence Screens at The Flicks - presented by Snake River Alliance
  • AP - 30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl's traces - Dmitry Vlasov
  • AP - Hanford officials prepare to pump nuke waste back into tank - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - UN rights expert sees threats to press independence in Japan - Yuri Kageyama
  • Bloomberg - Germany Asks Belgium to Shut Two Engie Nuclear Reactors - Patrick Donahue, Birgit Jennen, Rachel Morison
  • Bloomberg - Russia Wins $50 Billion Ruling in Decade-Old Fight With Yukos - Jake Rudnitsky, Ilya Arkhipov
  • Bloomberg - Saudi Said to Seal $10 Billion Loan to Fill Budget Hole - Matthew Martin
  • Reuters - BRIEF-EnergySolutions signs Japan nuclear reactor decommissioning agreement
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-RWE boss faces environmental protest, investor anger - Christoph Steitz and Tom Käckenhoff
  • Reuters - Toshiba preparing Westinghouse writedown, CEO to step down: sources - Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse
  • Reuters - Germany asks Belgium to switch off nuclear reactors - Caroline Copley and Robert-Jan Bartunek
  • Reuters - China wants ships to use faster Arctic route opened by global warming - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - U.S., Iran discuss fulfilling nuclear deal pledges to Tehran - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-EDF staff investors demands France buys out minorities in nuclear dispute - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - U.S. says North Korean remittances at risk if it conducts nuclear test - Arshad Mohammed and David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iran bank's bid to avoid payout to attack victims - Lawrence Hurley
  • Reuters - Video: 30 years on, Chernobyl still a danger - Nathan Frandino
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Leadership change at NNSA - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Waste leaked within Hanford tank holds steady Tuesday - Annette Cary
  • IAEA - Asian Experts Discuss Responsible Uranium Production, Reduction of Waste - Hari Tulsidas, IAEA Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology
  • IAEA - IAEA Hosts Workshop on Facilitating Safeguards Verification Activities - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - Belgium rejects German call for nuclear plants closure - AFP
  • The Guardian - Chernobyl disaster 30 years on: what do you remember? - Guardian Readers
  • BBC - Germany urges Belgium to shut nuclear reactors temporarily
  • Trend News Agency - No difference between Iran, Russia in building new nuclear power plants - Fatih Karimov
  • NHK World - 2 older reactors meet new requirements
  • Kyodo News - Group urges halt to restart of nuclear reactor in Japan after quakes
  • Kyodo News - Reactors pass safety screening for operating beyond 40-year limit
  • Kyodo News - Regulator to issue nuclear plant info every day amid quake concerns
  • Asahi Shimbun - Dumping tritium from Fukushima into sea is best option: ministry
  • Japan Times - Aging Takahama reactors on road to operating beyond 40-year limit
  • Japan Times - Overseas visitors to Hiroshima atomic bomb museum hit record high in fiscal 2015
  • Mainichi Daily News - Reactors pass safety screening for operating beyond 40-year limit
  • Mainichi Daily News - Foreign visitors to Hiroshima A-bomb museum hits record high in FY 2015
  • Jiji Press - Kerry Shares Hiroshima Experience within U.S. Govt: Official
  • DOE:EM - Task Order Awarded for Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Follow-On Effort - Lynette Chafin
  • YouTube - DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) - Site Videos
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Petitions: Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2 PDF Pages 23330 - 23331 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-09145]

    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

  • Scranton Times-Tribune - Editorial: Nuke waste no local issue
  • St. George Daily Spectrum - NV4 Dems clash at debate - Lucas M Thomas
  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - The $100 nuclear fix; Doha's freeze failure - Mark Drajem
  • The Ecologist UK - Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths - Mark Diesendorf
  • World Nuclear News - GE-Hitachi to exit laser enrichment JV
  • World Nuclear News - Vogtle takes delivery of first coolant pump
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA sees improved regulation in Bulgaria
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL exec leaves without explanation - Mark Oswald
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Eco-friendly at INL - Christopher P. Ischay
  • Oak Ridger - Impacts of Oak Ridge's radioiodine accident in 1954 - DRay Smith/Historically Speaking
  • KING5 Seattle - Leak worsens in massive Hanford tank holding nuclear waste - Susannah Frame
  • KCPQ/Q13 FOX Seattle - State says Hanford nuclear-waste tank leak no danger to public
  • Seattle Times - Hanford nuclear-waste leak believed contained within tank - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Tri-City Herald - Significant amount of waste leaks within Hanford tank - Annette Cary
  • Lewiston Tribune - Fluctuations in Hanford nuclear waste tank raise concerns
  • Spokesman-Review - Nuclear waste tank leak at Hanford not a risk, state says - Jim Camden and the Associated Press
  • Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Letter(#3): Power and money - Mark Young, Hamilton
  • AP - Workers study cause of fluctuations in nuclear waste tank - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - Kerry, Iran FM to meet amid Iranian sanctions complaints - Matthew Lee
  • Bloomberg - `Impossible to Remain Standing': Japan's Quake Scale - Gearoid Reidy
  • Bloomberg - NextEra Utility Says Rain Helped Ease Nuclear Plant Pollution - Jim Polson
  • Reuters - UK carbon emission goals in jeopardy if Hinkley delayed: minister - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - U.S. to send more troops to Iraq to tackle Islamic State
  • Reuters - North Korea can learn from Iran nuclear deal, U.S. says - James Pearson
  • Reuters - U.S. feels 'overwhelming frustration' with Israeli government: Biden - Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - Japan quake survivors struggle with shortages, search for missing goes on - Elaine Lies
  • Reuters - French nuclear watchdog says investigating falsified engineering reports - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Kerry to meet Iran minister on nuclear deal, visit Egypt, Saudi - Arshad Mohammed
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-French government to discuss Hinkley Point project this week - Geert De Clercq
  • Congress.gov - H.R.4304 – Nuclear Worker Residual Contaminations Compensation Act - Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 12/18/2015)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.4084 – Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act - Sponsor: Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] (Introduced 11/19/2015)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.3483 – Stop Nuclear Waste by Our Lakes Act of 2015 - Sponsor: Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] (Introduced 09/10/2015)
  • Congress.gov - S.2026 – Stop Nuclear Waste by Our Lakes Act of 2015 - Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 09/10/2015)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.4979 – To foster civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies and enhance the licensing and commercial deployment of such technologies. - Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 04/18/2016)
  • Congress.gov - S.2795 – A bill to modernize the regulation of nuclear energy. - Sponsor: Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] (Introduced 04/13/2016)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.1972 – Nuclear Power Licensing Reform Act of 2015 - Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 04/22/2015)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.1973 – To require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to retain and redistribute certain amounts collected as fines. - Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 04/22/2015)
  • Congress.gov - S.964 – Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2015 - Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 04/15/2015)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.1364 – Nuclear Waste Informed Consent Act - Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] (Introduced 03/13/2015)
  • Congress.gov - S.691 – Nuclear Waste Informed Consent Act - Sponsor: Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 03/10/2015)
  • 38North - Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Limited Activity Continues
  • Korea Times - S. Korea, US, Japan to meet as N. Korea nuclear test looms
  • The Guardian - Minister admits lights would stay on even if Hinkley nuclear plant is delayed - Damian Carrington
  • UAE National - Concrete dome completed at Barakah nuclear plant
  • National Geographic - Animals Rule Chernobyl 30 Years After Nuclear Disaster - John Wendle
  • Nature World News - Chernobyl Aftertaste: Nuclear Ruins Still Toxic Even After 30 Years
  • Belarus Digest - Chernobyl: Fact and Legacy - Nigel Roberts
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - In Chernobyl N-zone, animals thrive without humans
  • Ecowatch - 15 Things You Didn't Know About Chernobyl - Celine Mergan, Greenpeace International | April 15, 2016 10:30 am | Comments
  • EuroBelarus - After 30 years Belarus hasn't yet made sense of Chernobyl
  • Capitol Fax Blog - Nuclear Energy: Vital for Illinois' Clean Power Plan Goals - CASEnergy Coalition
  • UW-Madison Badger Herald - Nuclear power is only first step along a process towards complete renewable energy - Luke Schaetzel
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - The feds won't pay these ill nuclear pioneers from the space race - Frank Matt
  • Japan Times - NRA to issue nuclear plant info every day amid quake concerns
  • Huffington Post - Uncle Sam Should Close Its Nuclear Umbrella Over Asia - Doug Bandow
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - TVA won't name manager in China nuclear probe - Ed Marcum
  • Huffington Post - 23 Years of Radioactive Rainfall at New York Nuclear Plant - Roger Witherspoon
  • CBC News - Cameco truck loaded with uranium sidelined on Hwy 17
  • CounterPunch - An Insider's Exposé of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster - Katsuya Hirano – Hirotaka Kasai
  • Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, OK - Inhofe Booker Whitehouse, Crapo introduce Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle - Report: Georgia Power buys land to explore building nuclear plant - Carla Caldwell
  • Augusta Chronicle - Georgia Power long-range plan sparks debate - Walter C .Jones
  • Climate News Network - Nuclear costs in uncharted territory - Paul Brown
  • Energy Post Europe - EU expects large nuclear new-build programme despite escalating costs - Sonja van Renssen
  • Desert Sun - Is Nuclear Economic Power in U.S. Future? - Morris Beschloss
  • FOX 10 News Phoenix - Inside a reactor at the Palo Verde Nuclear plant
  • CapeCodToday - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant to refuel in 2017
  • Sudbury Star - Nuclear's big drawback - Debora Van Brenk
  • Press TV - 'JCPOA, political victory for Iran nation: Rouhani
  • The Diplomat - Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On--The central and local governments are too invested in Rokkasho to give up on the project. - Todd Crowell
  • EurekAlert - McMaster University projects awarded $3.3 million to address auto industry, nuclear safety--Research projects led by engineering faculty - McMaster University
  • Hong Kong Standard - Greenpeace in Taishan nuke alert
  • WAMC Northeast Public Radio - Nuclear Plant Reduces 10-Mile Emergency Planning Zone - Pat Bradley
  • BelTA - $22bn spent in Belarus to deal with Chernobyl aftereffects
  • BelTA - About a third of Chernobyl-contaminated forests rehabilitated in Belarus
  • BelTA - BelTA unveils photo exhibition Chernobyl: Thirty Years On
  • BelTA - BelNPP viewed as one of the most successful projects in nuclear energy countries
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant construction project helps create new jobs
  • BelTA - IAEA head eager to visit operational Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • BelTA - IAEA assessment mission to visit Belarus in October 2016
  • BelTA - Amano: Cooperation between Belarus and IAEA has been very intensive
  • BelTA - Some 2,300 people to man Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • BelTA - Spent nuclear fuel from Belarusian NPP to be returned to Russia
  • BelTA - Installation of Belarusian nuclear power plant's primary equipment to begin this year
  • BelTA - Belarus-IAEA cooperation described as successful
  • BelTA - BelNPP is nearly 40% ready
  • BelTA - Amano: Belarus is a valuable partner for IAEA
  • BelTA - Lukashenko: BelNPP construction project prioritizes safety
  • BelTA - IAEA Director General: NPP safety has greatly improved in last 5 years
  • BelTA - Rosatom confident in BelNPP timely commissioning
  • BelTA - Equipment worth $400m delivered to BelNPP construction site
  • BelTA - BelNPP viewed as one of the most successful projects in nuclear energy countries
  • BelTA - Vladimir Semashko BelNPP construction proceeds as planned
  • BelTA - Semashko: Belarus will stick to IAEA recommendations in NPP construction
  • BelTA - Yukiya Amano Amano: IAEA experts see high level of implementation of their recommendations in Belarus
  • BelTA - Makei: No closed topics in cooperation between Belarus and IAEA
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Spent Fuel Damage: Pool Accident - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Bangkok Post - Letter: Nuclear's next level - Michael Setter, Bang Saray
  • Deccan Herald - What a leak at nuclear power plants means - MSS Murthy
  • The Engineer UK - UK capable of SMR manufacture, says Nuclear AMRC
  • WDEL 1150AM - Price for Artificial Island nuke plant power line to Delaware doubles to $272M - Associated Press
  • London Times - Fears over 'secret' airport plans to fly nuclear waste - Jeremy Watson
  • Yahoo! Finance - Why Is the US Spending $1 Trillion on Nuclear Weapons? - Hans M. Kristensen
  • The Republic - The owner of a Pennsylvania nuclear power plant is trying to build a 22,000-square-foot addition to dispose of spent nuclear fuel - Associated Press
  • The Hill blog - Radioactive pork - Former Rep. David Hobson (R-Ohio)
  • Capitol Fax Blog - Exelon still pushing hard for state help - Rich Miller
  • Toledo Blade - Upgrade in progress at Davis-Besse plant - Tom Henry
  • Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice - Editorial: Establish a permanent repository for nuclear waste
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - EPA says cap isn't sole option on table to deal with contamination at Bridgeton landfill - Jacob Barker
  • CBS St. Louis - Newly Formed Group Protests Handling of West Lake Landfill - Brett Blume
  • Herald Scotland - Letter: The idea that wind farms are destroying our tourist industry is simply untrue - Professor Tony Trewavas, Scientific Alliance Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Baltic Course - Baltic countries plan to restrict electricity from Belarus' NPP
  • KXMB CBS12 Bismarck/Dickinson - Eye on Energy: Landowner Attorney
  • Aiken Standard - Melter 2 at Defense Waste Processing Facility doubles the waste turned to glass
  • Atomic Insights - Advanced Reactor leaders: Will you put one in your backyard? - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Aerial view of Oak Ridge (1943) - Frank Munger
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Tritium Exposé - Dr. Ian Fairlie
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC blog - NRC Talks Research in Tennessee - Salman Haq, Reactor Engineer, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research
  • IAEA - U.S. Assistant Secretary Visits IAEA Research Laboratories, Announces Contribution - Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Welcomes Belarus' Use of IAEA Review Services in Preparation for Nuclear Power - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - François Hollande to gather ministers for Hinkley Point talks - Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
  • Xinhua News - India's first nuclear submarine currently undergoing sea trials
  • Energy Department - Proposed Rules:: Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Matter or Special Nuclear Material, Pages 22920 - 22937 [FR DOC #: 2016-08885]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: License Amendment Applications: Completion Date of Cyber Security Plan Implementation Milestone 8; Tennessee Valley Authority, Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 1, Pages 23011 - 23016 [FR DOC #: 2016-09042]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: License Amendment Applications: Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Diablo Canyon Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 23010 - 23011 [FR DOC #: 2016-09041]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Meetings: ACRS Subcommittee on Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels, Page 23010 [FR DOC #: 2016-09073]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Meetings: ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures, Page 23016 [FR DOC #: 2016-09078]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Meetings: ACRS Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Page 23017 [FR DOC #: 2016-09094]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 23016 - 23017 [FR DOC #: 2016-08954]
  • Albany Times Union - Power down Indian Point now for immediate inspection - Shannon Gearhart
  • Penm Law - Prof. Feldman's GRS on law and disasters takes students to Fukushima site
  • eNews Channel Africa - Chernobyl: 30 years after the nuclear disaster

    Monday, April 18, 2016

  • Scranton Times-Tribune - Talen wants to expand spent fuel storage at nuclear plant - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • Orange County Register - Letter(#2): No to nuclear waste - Roger Johnson, San Clemente
  • Crosscut Seattle - Court orders feds to clean up World War II era nuclear site - Peter Jackson
  • AP - Kerry, Iran FM to meet amid Iranian sanctions complaints - Matthew Lee
  • AP - South Korea says North is preparing for 5th nuclear test - Hyung-Jin Kim
  • AP - Air France resumes flights to Iran after 8 years - Nasser Karimi
  • Reuters - Georgia detains six it says were trying to sell uranium - Margarita Antidze
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Japan declares nuclear reactors safe after quake - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Japan nuclear regulator says monitoring quake situation - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Korea Times - Editorial: NK's 5th nuke test
  • Reuters - U.S. pledges 'strong response' in event of another North Korean nuclear test - Minami Funakoshi
  • UPI - Seoul: 5th North Korea nuclear test could 'happen anytime' - Elizabeth Shim
  • Daily Telegraph - Japan earthquakes: Nuclear regulator refuses to shut down station on Kyushu Island - Danielle Demetriou, Tokyo
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA says Sendai nuclear plant safely operating despite quakes - Hiromi Kumai
  • NJ Spotlight - Nuclear Power Is the Answer to New Jersey's Clean-Energy Future - Bill Levis | PSEG Power
  • Albany Times Union - Letter: Nuclear facilities benefit the state - Theodore Skerpon, President and business manager of IBEW Local 97, Syracuse
  • BBC - As Iran waits for nuclear deal dividends - could the EU help? - Lyse Doucet
  • New York Times - Editorial: What Iran Needs to Fix
  • BBC - Flying nuclear material from Scotland to US 'an option'
  • The Guardian - Story of cities #24: how Hiroshima rose from the ashes of nuclear destruction - Justin McCurry in Hiroshima
  • Daily Illini - University's nuclear fusion device to be complete, available for use Friday - Michael Semaca
  • Daily Mail - Inside the Chernobyl nuclear dome: Giant construction as high as London's St Paul's Cathedral designed to enclose the Ukrainian reactor and stop further radiation leaking into the environment - Corey Charlton
  • Science World Report - Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Explosion: 30 Years After The Worst Nuclear Accident Of The 20th Century
  • Japan Times - Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl
  • Independent Australia - Four big reasons not to sell uranium to Ukraine - Noel Wauchope
  • Deutsche Welle - Green power that packs a nuclear punch
  • SA Business Day - Big nuclear build makes no climate or economic sense - Richard Halsey
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Govt okays nuclear research for sustainable agro production
  • Dhaka Tribune - Nuclear Agriculture Act draft gets cabinet nod
  • World Nuclear News - Future unclear for US unit despite auction success
  • World Nuclear News - Russia, Jordan to cooperate on nuclear regulation
  • World Nuclear News - Further studies for Ontario repository
  • World Nuclear News - UK capable of producing Westinghouse SMR vessel
  • Port Lincoln Times - Nuclear caution vital
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea might conduct underground nuke test: defense ministry - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Petra News Agency - PM updated on Jordan's first nuclear power plant
  • Japan Times - International Court of Justice, the U.N.'s global justice referee, about to turn 70
  • Peoria Public Radio - Clinton Nuclear Plant to Continue Functioning, For Now - Brian Moline
  • New Baltimore Voice - OPG complies with request for further study on nuke dump - Jim Bloch
  • Vermont Public Radio - VermontYankee's10-Mile Emergency Planning Zone Set To Expire - Kari Nijiri
  • Japan Times - Questions and answers: The Kumamoto earthquakes - Tomoko Otake, Mizuho Aoki and Reiji Yoshida
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam issue on the back burner this election - B. Kolappan
  • Tulsa World - Future energy needs demanding, challenging - Ralph Schaefer
  • Japan Today - 30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath
  • Belteleradiocompany - IAEA Director General arrives in Belarus
  • Azerbaijan Business Center - IAEA waits joint research projects from Azerbaijan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Near-term happenings - Frank Munger
  • IEER - Nuclear Security Summit 2016: KPFA interview with Arjun Makhijani
  • GreenWorld - New radwaste plan is another "con" from DOE
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Safety Performance of URENCO USA Fuel Facility
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Webinar to Discuss Safety Performance of AREVA Richland
  • IAEA - Abstracts Due 13 May: IAEA Conference on Nuclear Security - Rhonda Evans, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security; Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Sees Improved Nuclear and Radiation Safety Regulation in Bulgaria, More Work Needed - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S., Japan to hold high-level talks on N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - Park: S. Korea detects signs of preparations for nuclear test in N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - Concerted pressure can make N. Korea rethink nuclear calculus: deputy FM - Chang Jae-soon
  • ENENews - TV: Surge in babies being born with extra arms, legs after Fukushima – "I feel officials know the cause is radiation" – Nurse says many are getting abortions to avoid 'inconvenient' babies – "High number of stillbirths" – Many people reporting cancers, even far away from Fukushima (VIDEO)
  • NHK World - Nuclear regulator: Sendai reactors need not halt
  • NHK World - Magnitude 7.3 quake moves fault by 2 meters
  • Kyodo News - Nuclear regulator sees no need to halt reactors despite quake concerns
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA says Sendai nuclear plant safely operating despite quakes - Hiromi Kumai
  • Japan Times - Despite assurances, quakes prompt calls to switch off Japan's nuclear reactors - Eric Johnston
  • Washington Post - Histories that shouldn’t be secret - George F. Will
  • The Independent - I'm on the Kill List. This is what it feels like to be hunted by drones - Malik Jalal
  • New York Post - How US covered up Saudi role in 9/11 - Paul Sperry
  • DOE: Hanford - Hanford Forward - Spring 2016
  • KING5 Seattle - 'Catastrophic' event at Hanford prompts emergency response - Susannah Frame
  • Georgia Today - Georgian Intelligence Arrests Six for Attempted Uranium Sale - Tamar Svanidze
  • The Diplomat - Why Japan's Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant Lives On - Todd Crowell
  • Clacton and Frinton Gazette - Burnham Town Council voice support for Magnox plans for increased nuclear waste storage in Bradwell-on-Sea - Ellis Whitehouse

    Sunday, April 17, 2016

  • Truth-Out - "I'm Mad as Hell": Air Force Members Blame Health Horrors on Toxic Exposure - Daniel Ross
  • Albuquerque Journal - Plutonium's useful, so don't bury it at WIPP - Jim Cobble
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Journey to the center of WIPP - Rebecca Moss
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP: 'Able to see the finish line' - Lauren Villagran
  • Reuters - France committed to UK nuclear project: BBC cites Macron - Elizabeth Piper
  • RT - Dozens of casualties, massive destruction in Ecuador struck by 7.8 quake
  • Bloomberg - Powerful Ecuador Earthquake Kills at Least 77, Injures 570 - Isabella Cota, Daniel Cancel
  • Reuters - North Korea's fifth nuclear test seen imminent, increased movements at site: Yonhap - Ju-min Park
  • Irish Independent - Chernobyl still needs help, 30 years on, Adi to tell UN - Mark O'Regan
  • BBC News - Hinkley Point: French government 'completely committed' to plant - Andrew Marr Show
  • Economic Times - NPCIL to get nuclear liability policy soon: Official
  • Jordan Times - Jordan, Russia sign nuclear safety deal
  • Pakistan Today - US think tank ranks Indian Nuclear programme as unsafe
  • Trend News Agency - Iran calls on EU to cooperate on Fordo nuclear facility - Khalid Kazimov
  • Albuquerque Journal - Impressive formation holds mass of nuclear waste - Lauren Villagran
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - High-powered panel formed for Rooppur nuke plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Writers urge Kyushu Electric to shut down nuclear plant - Chikako Numata
  • Pakistan Nation - Letter: Is Pakistan even a nuclear power country? - Afreen Mirza, Karachi
  • Atlanta Holistic Health Examiner - Radioactive Savannah site to receive Japans 703 pounds radioactive waste - Tina Ranieri
  • Yonhap News - China may not defend N. Korea if nuke tensions spin out of control: experts
  • Concord Monitor - Editorial: Wrong time to relicense Seabrook
  • Lawton Constitution - Trial date set in Halliburton water case - Steve Metzer
  • Yahoo! News7 - 30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers disaster aftermath - AFP
  • The Guardian - France gives go ahead to Hinkley Point, French minister says - Simon Goodley
  • New York Times - Race for Latest Class of Nuclear Arms Threatens to Revive Cold War - William J. Broad and David E. Sanger
  • Dhaka Tribune - Irregularities found in Rooppur nuclear project work - Aminur Rahman Rasel
  • New Kerala - 'NPCIL to get nuclear liability policy soon'
  • Key West Citizen - Florida Power and Light to address county commission - Timothy O'Hara
  • Xinhua News - Ecuador's quake death toll rises to 77, national guard mobilized
  • NHK World - Magnitude 7.3 quake moves fault by 2 meters
  • NHK World - Kyushu shinkansen line damaged by quakes
  • NHK World - Town possibly hit by two intensity-7 earthquakes
  • Asahi Shimbun - Government lets Sendai reactors continue operations
  • Asahi Shimbun - Ruins of hotel open to visitors as symbol of 2011 tsunami - Hiroaki Abe
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Seismic activity stretched 100 kilometers - Shotaro Demizu and Takako Sasamoto

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

  • Japan Times - Contamination: The human cost of dioxin, PCBs and pollution at Kadena Air Base - Jon Mitchell
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Quiet WIPP underground focuses on safety - Maddy Hayden
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - A win for WIPP
  • The Register UK - Scality is the bomb, says Los Alamos - Chris Mellor
  • AP - US: North Korean missile launch a 'catastrophic' failure - Foster Klug, Hyung-Jin Kim
  • AP - US researchers see more signs NKorea is producing plutonium - Matthew Pennington
  • AP - Iran official accuses US, EU of not honoring nuclear deal - Maria Danilova
  • Bloomberg - Death Toll From Southern Japan's Two Earthquakes Rises to 41 - Jie Ma, Gearoid Reidy, Takako Taniguchi
  • Reuters - Second deadly quake hits Japan, 'race against time' to find survivors - Shinichi Saoshiro and Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Reuters - U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea's failed missile test - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Access to global financial system not part of Iran nuclear deal: White House - Roberta Rampton
  • Reuters - Fresh activity seen at North Korea nuclear site: U.S. think tank - David Brunnstrom
  • Detroit Free Press - Canadian power company begins Lake Huron nuke dump studies - Bob Gross
  • London Free Press - The Ontario power producer now says it will respond to questions about the controversial project by year-end
  • Owen Sound Sun Times - OPG commits to DGR studies
  • Japan Times - Matsui far from alone in pushing nuclear debate
  • Union Leader - Mark Hayward's City Matters: A nuclear cleanup in Manchester got little public notice in 1986
  • Irish Times - Adi Roche to address UN on 30th anniversary of Chernobyl - Barry Roche
  • Irish Examiner - Adi Roche to address UN on 30th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster - Eoin English
  • Scottish Daily Record - Children of the fall out: Belarus youngsters feel effects of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years on - Annie Brown
  • The Guardian - The political fallout of Chernobyl is still toxic - Natalie Nougayrède
  • RT - Disasters waiting to happen: 8 most dangerous nuclear plants near earthquake fault lines
  • New York Times - Letter: Imagining 'a World Without Nuclear Weapons' - George P. Shultz, James E. Goodby, Sidney D. Drell, Raymond Jeanloz, Stanford, Calif.
  • Lagos Vanguard - Nuclear Nigeria, potential Nigeria - Sonny Atumah
  • Malawi Nyasa Times - Kayerekela uranium tailing dams flooded: Water contamination fears high - Tiwonge Kumwenda southeastern Africa
  • Nikkei Asian Review - France's Veolia forays into nuclear waste cleanup in Japan - Yasuo Takeuchi
  • Yonhap News - Satellite imagery shows strong signs of N. Korea's nuclear reprocessing: 38 North - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Tehran Times - Salehi says Iran has entered international nuclear market
  • Augusta Chronicle - New hiring announced for Plant Vogtle expansion - Walter C. Jones
  • Japan Times - Matsui far from alone in pushing nuclear debate
  • Japan Times - More powerful magnitude-7.3 quake rocks Kumamoto, kills dozens
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC slashes budget and eliminates jobs - Christine Legere
  • Oak Ridge Today - Y-12 completes $10 million upgrades to Analytical Chemistry facility
  • VT Digger - Entergy projecting big Vermont Yankee surplus after cleanup - Mike Faher
  • Greenville News - Commentary: Many pieces to clean energy puzzle - Lynn Good, president and CEO of Duke Energy
  • East Bay Times - OpEd: Diablo Canyon debate sidelines the question of renewables - Katherine O'Dea
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The ITER decision - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ike's presence in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Trend News Agency - Iran calls EU to force US on nuclear deal implementation - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Rouhani: Iran can meet Turkey's energy demand - Umid Niayesh
  • NHK World - Scale of quake damage growing
  • NHK World - No irregularities at nuclear reactors
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Complex geology behind Kumamoto jolt
  • Mainichi Daily News - Photo Special: Magnitude-7.3 earthquake strikes Kumamoto Pref.
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Chernobyl's future still up in the air - Yasuo Takeuchi
  • London Free Press - Decades of highly radioactive spent fuel is piling up at Ontario's nuclear plants - Debora Van Brenk
  • Petra News Agency - Jordan, Russia sign agreement on regulating uses of nuclear energy
  • NorthumberlandView - GreenView: STATEMENT re: Federal Court's ruling in Darlington refurbishment appeal
  • WKYT Lexington - Emails show Kentucky's slow response to radioactive waste

    Friday, April 15, 2016

  • Sen. Dean Heller(R-NV) - Letter to Reps Simpson and Kaptur re Yucca Mountain-Waste Storage (pdf-425K)
  • Sen. Dean Heller(R-NV) - Letter to Alexander and Feinstein re Yucca Mountain-Nuclear Waste (pdf-401K)
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Democrats seeking nomination in 4th Congressional District election debate - Ben Botkin
  • Las Vegas SUN - Candidates in Congressional District 4 race tackle tough questions in debate - Megan Messerly
  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - What's in, what's out of the latest Senate energy bill deal - Mark Drajem
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Udall Secures Funding For National Labs, WIPP, Water Projects In Energy and Water Appropriations Bill - Sen. Tom Udall
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: WIPP ideal for storage of down blended plutonium - Pete Domenici, Retired U.S. Senator, New Mexico
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP contractor receives 'good' review, $2.5M - Maddy Hayden
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - WIPP receives positive rating, awarded $11.7M
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Feds: Idaho, Hanford could store nuclear waste
  • Daily Camera - LeRoy Moore: Rocky Mountain Greenway should not go through Rocky Flats - LeRoy Moore
  • KUOW Seattle - Nuclear Developer Details Timeline For Trailblazing Reactor Debut In Idaho - Tom Banse
  • AP - Engineer accused of illegally helping China build reactors - Travis Loller
  • AP - Strong quake kills 9, injures more than 800 in Japan - Mari Yamaguchi, Emily Wang
  • Bloomberg - Norway Seeks to Quit Joint Renewable Subsidy System With Sweden - Jesper Starn
  • Bloomberg - EDF Said at Odds With French State on Plan to Finance Hinkley - Francois De Beaupuy, Geraldine Amiel
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Conspiracy Charges Put Spotlight on China Nuclear Champion - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - French industry body backs ambitious renewable energy targets - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Exelon says Clinton nuclear plant plant continues to lose money and will have to be shut down
  • NEI - Nuclear Industry Supports House Appropriators' Move to Sharpen NRC Safety Focus
  • NEI - Senate Bill Drives Efficiency in NRC Regulation, Advanced Reactor Licensing
  • NEI - Energy Executive James Joins NEI as Vice President for Policy Development
  • Joongang Daily - Former envoy Einhorn warns of costs of a made-in-the-South nuke - Nam Jeong-Ho, Sarah Kim
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Einhorn: Diplomacy Backed by Pressure Needed to Tackle N. Korea Nuke Issue
  • BBC - North Korea missile test fails, says South
  • UPI - North Korea missile launch ended in failure, Seoul says - Elizabeth Shim
  • UPI - Pentagon: North Korea not yet capable of striking U.S. - Elizabeth Shim
  • Xinhua News - DPRK's attempt to launch ballistic missile appears to have failed: Seoul
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Feds: TVA executive traded nuclear information for cash in Chinese espionage case - Jamie Satterfield
  • Arizona Daily Sun - State revising new permits for uranium mines
  • World Nuclear News - Three more years for USA's Pilgrim plant
  • World Nuclear News - Court dismisses appeal against Darlington refurbishment
  • World Nuclear News - Areva Med opens US lead-212 production facility
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Laos plan nuclear cooperation
  • Daily Telegraph - After Chernobyl's radioactive rains - Roland Oliphant
  • Greenpeace International - Radioactive Chernobyl forest fires: a ticking time bomb - Blogpost by Anton Beneslavsky
  • Scientific American - At Least 130 Aftershocks Jolt Japan after Deadly Quake - Elaine Lies
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 9 killed, over 780 hurt in Kumamoto Earthquake
  • Louisville Courier-Journal - Ky. slow to act on radioactive waste dumping - James Bruggers, @jbruggers
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Emails show Kentucky's slow response to radioactive waste - The Associated Press
  • Deutsche Local - Inspectors faked safety checks at two nuclear plants
  • ABC News - Nuclear Waste Dump Earns Positive Rating, $11.7M in Fees - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgaria Seeks Chinese Investors into Nuclear Power - See more at: Sofia News Agency
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Pushing abolition of nuclear arms
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Atomic energy body seeks billions to finish projects - Shahbaz Rana
  • Pravda.ru - Severodvinks: The place where Russian nuclear submarines are born - Mayor Mikhail Gmyrin Interviewed by Inna Novikova
  • BBC - Welsh election: Nuclear issue 'difficult' for Plaid
  • International Business Times UK - Chernobyl: Ninety-year-old man living in nuclear shadow reveals secret to long life - David Sim
  • Daily Mail - Chernobyl's last resident believes he was right to stay after nuclear disaster - Darren Boyle
  • Portsmouth Herald News - Nuke plant's license renewal hearing postponed - Max Sullivan
  • Bismarck Tribune - Environmental groups file suit challenging radioactive waste rules - Lauren Donovan
  • WJBC Bloomington - Mitchell calls for legislative help for Clinton nuclear plant - Eric Stock
  • Ghana Business News - Ghana Atomic Energy Commission engages stakeholders on nuclear power programme
  • BusinessKorea - Doosan to Accelerate Expansion into China's Nuclear Plant Service Market - See more at: BusinessKorea - Jung Min-hee
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima ranchers honor dead cattle from nuke disaster
  • Asahi Shimbun - Two nuclear plants in Kyushu suffer no abnormalities from earthquake
  • ESI Africa - Nigeria can't afford nuclear technology right now – NIEEE
  • Kallanish Energy - Nuclear powergen 'vital' for the UK's economy: NIA
  • Aiken Standard - Guest editorial: S.C. can't relent on SRS nuclear waste
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 priority is to extend life of 2 key facilities - Frank Munger
  • Japan Times - Greenhouse gas emissions fall for first time since Fukushima crisis
  • Reuters - Japan's CO2 emissions fall to three-year low in 2014/15 fiscal year
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 completes $10M upgrade to chemistry labs - Frank Munger
  • NJ.com - N.J. nuclear reactor shut down. Here's the reason why - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • CTV News - Court ruling clears way for $12.8 billion refurbishment of Ont. nuclear reactors - Keith Leslie
  • in-cumbria - Ageing Cumbrian population concern for nuclear industry
  • Platts - Entergy to permanently shut 728-MW Pilgrim nuclear reactor in Massachusetts in 2019 - Jim Ostroff
  • Manomet Current - Federal regulators get an earful from the public over Pilgrim Station oversight - Matthew Nadler
  • Western Daily Press - Showdown Hinkley C meeting between EDF and French minister today as unions raise more concerns - TristanCork
  • Platts - The EU's nuclear option: white elephant or essential low carbon generation? - Siobhan Hall, Petra Witowski and Benjamin Leaveau
  • NDTV - Kakrapar Atomic Power Station May Take Another 3-8 Months For Full Recovery
  • Beyond Nuclear - As John Kerry Visits Hiroshima, U.S. Quietly Launches $1 Trillion Effort to Upgrade Nuclear Arsenal - Amy Goodman at Demoracy Now!:
  • Atomic Insights - Lightbridge metallic alloy fuel provides upgrade path for LWRs - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nevada contractor passes review of allowable costs - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Rad legacies an 'anticipated project risk' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Peace activists protest weapons spending - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 priority is to extend life of 2 key facilities - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 completes $10M upgrade at chemistry labs - Frank Munger
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Open House on April 21 to Discuss 2015 Performance of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - Progress Toward a Right-Sized, Agile Nuclear Regulator - Victor M. McCree, Executive Director for Operations
  • Xinhua News - Magnitude-7.2 quake rattles Japan, no casualties reported yet
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: FY 2014 Service Contract Inventory Analysis/FY 2015 Service Contract Inventory, Page 22245 [FR DOC #: 2016-08782]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Charter Renewals: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Page 22249 [FR DOC #: 2016-08755]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation, Pages 22248 - 22249 [FR DOC #: 2016-08759]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Page 22249 [FR DOC #: 2016-08757]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 22263 [FR DOC #: 2016-08786]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Request for Access Authorization PDF Pages 22321 - 22322 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08763]
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notices: Meetings: Regional Energy Resource Council PDF Page 22363 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-08722]
  • Pahrump Valley Times - No money for Yucca in new bill - Daria Sokolova
  • ENENews - "Nuclear reactor fears after huge earthquake strikes Japan" – Plant operator "is further looking into any possible damage" – Quake measured "at highest possible level" on Japan's intensity scale – Prime Minister: "We intend to do the utmost to grasp situation" – Official: "Extent of damage still unclear" (VIDEOS)
  • NHK World - M7.3 earthquake hits southwestern Japan
  • Kyodo News - 9 killed, over 1,000 injured in M6.5 quake in southwestern Japan
  • Japan Times - Greenhouse gas emissions fall for first time since Fukushima crisis
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Strong quake hits Kyushu again

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • Blackburn News - Huron Kinloss Residents Can Learn More About Hosting a Nuclear Waste Storage Site - Janice MacKay
  • The Hill blog - Senate subcommittee passes $37.5B energy, water funding bill - Timothy Cama
  • East Oregonian - Anna King shares stories of the "Daughters of Hanford"
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Chornobyl Exclusion Zone Agency proposes reforming Chornobyl zone
  • Energy Collective - Rock, Drill Bit, Microwave: Paul Woskov Explores a New Path through the Earth's Crust - Paul Rivenberg
  • Chester Chronicle - Airlifted Capenhurst worker has 'non life-threatening' injuries - David Holmes
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Feds list INL as possible site for nuclear waste storage
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Alexander: Senate bill contains nearly $3B for Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Senate budget plan adds $37 million to construction of new Chickamauga lock - Dave Flessner
  • Pakstan Daly Times - Is A Q Khan really the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme? - Yasser Latif Hamdani
  • AP - Strong quake hurts 45 in south Japan; people may be trapped - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Bloomberg - Quake Hits Southern Japan, Causes Hardest Shaking Since 2011 - Gearoid Reidy, Lily Nonomiya, Takashi Amano
  • Bloomberg - Areva, EDF's Flamanville Project Faces Prolonged Uncertainty - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - The Navy's $22 Billion Stealth Destroyer Program Is Delayed Again - Anthony Capaccio
  • Bloomberg - IEA Sees Oil Oversupply Almost Gone in Second Half on Shale Drop - Grant Smith
  • Reuters - North Korea prepares one or two intermediate-range missiles: Yonhap - Ju-min Park in Seoul and David Brunnstrom in Washington
  • Reuters - Strong quake hits Japan, nuclear plants safe, dozens injured: media
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Entergy to refuel Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station next year
  • Reuters - A rural retirement in Chernobyl's radioactive shadow - Vasily Fedosenko
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Finland's TVO seeks licence for delayed nuclear plant - Tuomas Forsell and Jussi Rosendahl
  • Reuters - EDF extends Paluel 2 reactor outage following generator accident - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Germany denies Paris attack suspect had papers on German nuclear research center - Michelle Martin, Madeline Chambers and Thorsten Severin
  • Japan Times - Nuclear protesters sue NRA to halt Takahama reactor restarts - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Today - Nuclear weapons-free world seems distant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nagasaki mayor eyes Obama visit to his A-bombed city in May - Shoko Rikimaru
  • Pakistan Today - Pakistan says China won't let India enter into NSG
  • Economic Times - China will not allow India into Nuclear Suppliers Group: Pakistani diplomat
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - YOUR VIEW: Response to nuclear issues column - H. Joseph Coughlin Jr.
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Announces Closure Date; Critics Blast Decision - Matt Pitta
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Nuclear Regulatory Commission gives top ratings to Browns Ferry plant - Dave Flessner
  • Athens News Courier - NRC schedules open house for Browns Ferry nuke plant assessment
  • Martha's Vineyard Patch - Pilgrim Nuclear Plant to Shut Down in 2019 - Jason Claffey
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim will operate into 2019 - Frank Mand
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Rash of resignations from the Nuclear Matters Committee - Frank Mand
  • Singapore Straits Times - Five years after Fukushima: S-E Asia's nuclear dilemma - Julius Cesar I. Trajano
  • ABC.au - Maralinga nuclear test survivors connect with Japanese bombing survivors - Natalie Whiting
  • ABC.au - Nuclear waste dump 'spruiking' with taxpayers' money stopped by Greens
  • Al Bawaba - Rosatom presented leading nuclear technologies at Alexandria University within the framework of Nuclear Energy Week in Egypt
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Company proposes new nuclear waste storage site in New Mexico - Associated Press
  • 38 North - A Fifth Nuclear Test at Punggye-ri?
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S. take first step in implementation of nuclear energy accord - hague@yna.co.kr
  • News Ghana - Nuclear Power Communication Workshop Held
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Kyushu Electric says no irregularities at its Sendai nuclear plant - Kyodo - Osamu Tsukimori
  • The University News - Film focuses on fire, nuclear-waste dump - Paul Brunkhorst
  • China Daily - China nuke power giant unveils ambitions in Malaysia, Belt and Road countries
  • Korea Times - Doosan Heavy signs MOU with nuclear plant operator in China - Jhoo Dong-chan
  • Korea Herald - Doosan eyes China's nuclear plant O&M market - Seo Jee-yeon
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea to open its nuclear facilities wider to IAEA - lcd@yna.co.kr
  • BelTA - IAEA director general to open Atomexpo in Minsk
  • BBC - Earthquake topples houses in southern Japan
  • Japan Times - Strongest earthquake since 2011 strikes Kumamoto area
  • Utility Dive - Report: Without nuclear, US states face struggle to meet carbon goals - Robert Walton
  • Quad City Times - Editorial: Yes, Exelon's power is green
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Report details mistakes in radiation event - Luke Ramseth
  • Public News Service - Hot Sludge: Problems With Recycling Frack Waste
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon cleanup gets some good news - Chris Balusik
  • Connecticut Mirror - Bright future for sub industry, if Navy can find the money - Ana Radelat
  • Columbus Dispatch blog - Senate subcommittee approves money for Piketon plant cleanup - Jessica Wehrman
  • Tri-City Herald - House Hanford budget would partially restore proposed cut - Annette Cary
  • WPTV West Palm Beach FL - DEP says no fine for FPL violation in Indian River Lagoon - Jared Werksma
  • BelTA - Plans to hold stress tests at BelNPP by year-end 2016
  • Niagara Gazette - Higgins decries funding levels for waste cleanup projects
  • Tampa Bay Times - Romano: Even a dummy could pass Florida's solar energy test - John Romano
  • Tallahassee Democrat - State regulators must hold FPL accountable - Steve Torcise, Jr.
  • KITV Honolulu - CIA Leak Fast Facts - CNN Library
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'Trillion Dollar Train Wreck' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Will the U.S. pull out of ITER? Alexander says he's waiting to hear from Moniz - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander: Senate bill has nearly $3B for Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Senate panel sets UPF funding at $575M for 2017 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Subcommittee removes ITER funding - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Losing bidder files protest on $1.4B ORISE contract - Frank Munger
  • Greenpeace International - Chernobyl status report reveals a catalogue of failures and ongoing nuclear risks - Greenpeace Germany
  • DOE - Statement on First Meeting of the United States-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Summer Nuclear Plant Performance and Construction Inspections of New Units
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House and Meeting to Discuss Assessment of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant and NRC Research Analyzing Unlikely Accidents
  • IAEA - IAEA to Showcase Nuclear Science at Long Night of Research - Susanna Loof, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea threatens to further develop nuclear technology
  • NHK World - Strong quakes rock Kumamoto
  • NHK World - No abnormalities found at Sendai, Genkai plants
  • NHK World - Suit filed against extended use of aging reactors
  • Kyodo News - M6.4 quake hits southwestern Japan, no tsunami warning issued
  • Asahi Shimbun - Magnitude 6 quake hits southern Japan
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (247th Release)
  • JAIF - Kyushu Electric Power Sees Capacity Reserve Margin Above 14% With Restart of NPPs
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Neutron-Absorbing Materials in Spent Fuel Pools PDF Pages 22129 - 22130 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08621]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewal Applications: Entergy Operations, Inc.; Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3 PDF Pages 22128 - 22129 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08660]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Use of Accreditation in Lieu of Commercial Grade Surveys for Procurement of Laboratory Calibration and Test Services, Page 22129 [FR DOC #: 2016-08589]
  • Govtrack - S. 2795: A bill to modernize the regulation of nuclear energy. - Sponsor: James "Jim" Inhofe
  • Business Wire - Veolia Closes Acquisition of Kurion and Continues Its Development Strategy in Nuclear Facility Cleanup and Treatment of Radioactive Waste
  • World Nuclear News - Operating licence application submitted for Finnish EPR
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear industry needs to improve communication
  • World Nuclear News - Flamanville EPR vessel tests extended
  • World Nuclear News - New emergency equipment facility for US plant
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 7 | April 14, 2016
  • POWERmag - House, Senate Subcommittees Pass Energy Appropriations Bills - Thomas Overton
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - YOUR VIEW: Response to nuclear issues column - H. Joseph Coughlin Jr., current acting chairman of the Nuclear Matters Committee
  • Oak Ridger - Alexander bill allocates $575M for UPF in Oak Ridge - Darrell Richardson

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

  • Politico - Mark 'em up, Danno - Eric Wolff
  • Phys.org - Engineer explores a new path through the Earth's crust - Paul Rivenberg
  • Bloomberg BNA - House Releases $37.4 Billion Energy Spending Bill - Ari Natter
  • Sioux Falls Argus Leader - My Voice: Address concerns re: nuclear waste disposal - Dr. Robert McTaggart
  • Chester Chronicle - Man airlifted from Capenhurst nuclear site following accident - David Holmes
  • Urban News Service - Near Ferguson, Ghosts of Hiroshima Haunt Fuming Landfill - Josh Peterson
  • Albuquerque Journal - Criticism of WIPP has fatal flaws - Sen. Pete Domenici
  • Santa Fe Reporter - LANL cleanup calls for comment - Elizabeth Miller
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Historic reactor and safety test are remembered at INL - Luke Ramseth
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho Attorney General Wasden should sign waiver, allow Idaho nuclear research - Jeff Thompson
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Little: education spending a big achievement - Bryan Clark
  • Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom - Trap and neutralize: A new way to clean contaminated groundwater - Erika Ebsworth-Goold
  • Tri-City Herald - EnergySolutions' Richland office now part of Atkins
  • Tri-City Herald - Former Hanford scientist sentenced for cyber crime - Annette Cary
  • Daily Telegraph - Japan prepares for release of radioactive tritium from Fukushima into the ocean - Danielle Demetriou
  • The Guardian - Is it safe to dump Fukushima waste into the sea? - Karl Mathiesen
  • Daily Express - Japan could release cancer causing RADIOACTIVE water into the sea in nuclear clean-up - Rebecca Flood
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Alternatives can't keep up with nuclear--Environmentalists should rethink shutdown strategy. - William H. Miller
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - More radioactive debris unearthed at UPF site - Frank Munger
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Dimona Nuclear Reactor's Joint International Research Projects Revealed for First Time - Chaim Levinson
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea showing signs of mobile ballistic missile launch: CNN - Chang Jae-soon
  • Global Research - Criticizing Nuclear Armed Israel and Its Illegal Settlements Must Not be Construed as Antisemitism - Anthony Bellchambers
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Public forum on Palisades nuclear plant set for April 21 in Kalamazoo - Lynn Goff
  • 12 News Phoenix - Clean drinking water will arrive to Arizona town dogged by high uranium levels - Joe Dana, KPNX
  • Bellona - Russia setting up for new radioactive batteries months after Norway helped shut down the old ones - Charles Digges
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - NRC in Oak Ridge meeting hears concerns about TVA nuke plan - Ed Marcum
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-No deal yet on German nuclear exit costs - sources - Markus Wacket
  • Heartland Institute - Exelon Again Threatens to Close Nuclear Plant, Unless Taxpayers Subsidize Operations - H. Sterling Burnett
  • Sputnik News - Bolivia Wants Its Children to Become Nuclear Physicists With Russia's Help
  • Independent Australia - Big Nuke in big push for small nuclear reactors near towns - Climate News Network
  • Arka News Agency - Armenia to shift repair and refueling period of nuclear power plant
  • E&E Daily - NUCLEAR: Ex-appropriator laments 'nuclear bridge to nowhere' - Hannah Hess
  • World Nuclear News - Group calls for revamp of reactor licensing process
  • World Nuclear News - Ukrainian reactors need two years to adjust to load-following
  • World Nuclear News - L-3 MAPPS awarded contract for Korean Candu simulator
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Ky. awaits answers on fracking waste
  • Wall Street Journal - Two Utilities, Two Approaches to Clean Energy - David Crane and Thomas A. Fanning discuss their different strategies
  • Augusta Chronicle - House panel votes to keep MOX funding steady - Walter C. Jones
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC official offers grim preview of Wednesday's Pilgrim assessment - Christine Legere
  • Windham County Commons - Feds want more details on Vermont Yankee water - Mike Faher
  • Cape Cod Times - No penalty for Pilgrim for 2 years of falsified fire watches - Christine Legere
  • WATD-FM Marshfield - Plymouth: NRC Holding Public Meeting on Pilgrim Plant - David Skill
  • Business Wire - Nuclear Power in Netherlands, Market Outlook to 2030 - Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles - Research and Markets
  • Oak Ridge Today - Small modular nuclear reactors not likely before mid-2020s - John Huotari
  • i24 News - Dimona nuclear facility contributing to 65 int'l joint research projects: report
  • Daily News Egypt - Rosatom agrees with Alexandria University to train students in Russia
  • Bryan-College Station Eagle - Company proposes nuclear waste storage in New Mexico
  • Zee News - India conducts secret test of submarine-launched K-4 nuclear-capable missile: Report
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site contractor resumes full operations - Walter C. Jones
  • Ipswich Star - N-plant work brings economic boost for Suffolk Coastal area - Richard Cornwell
  • Euractiv - Brussels clears way for China to pour billions into Juncker Plan - Jorge Valero
  • VT Digger - State officials, Entergy seek to limit public access to nuke panel meetings - Mike Faher
  • Seattle Times - Feds list Idaho as possible site for nuclear waste storage - Keith Ridler
  • Edmonton Examiner - Though there is potential for nuclear power in Alberta, there's more than just public opinion holding it back - Doug Johnson
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Subcommittee removes ITER funding - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Losing bidder files protest on $1.4B ORISE contract - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - On body armor - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - More radioactive debris unearthed at UPF site - Frank Munger
  • NRC blog - REFRESH: Jefferson Proving Ground – The NRC's Role - Jim Smith, Health Physicist, Materials Decommissioning Branch
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violations at International Isotopes
  • DOE - ARPA-E Announces $60 Million in Funding for Two Innovative New Programs
  • IAEA - Real Time, Precise and More Accurate Detectors to Bolster Nuclear Security - Aabha Dixit
  • Xinhua News - 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Myanmar
  • Bellona - Russia setting up for new radioactive batteries months after Norway helped shut down the old ones - Charles Digges
  • NHK World - Film screened about US POWs killed in Hiroshima
  • Jiji Press - Research N-Reactors Pass Strict Safety Checks for 1st Time - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima survivors look to Obama visit for disarmament, not apology - Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Charter Renewals: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health PDF Page 21878 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-08517]
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Charter Renewals: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices PDF Pages 21880 - 21881 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08516]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Proposed Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Questions, Pages 21907 - 21908 [FR DOC #: 2016-08466]
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notices: Meetings: Regional Resource Stewardship Council; Correction PDF Pages 21949 - 21950 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08592]
  • Connecticut Law Tribune - Federal Court Awards Conn. Nuclear Plant Owners $32.6 Million - Christian Nolan
  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - Nukes' pitch: Without us don't even dream of CO2 cuts - Mark Drajem

    Tuesday, April 12, 2016

  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - Nukes' pitch: Without us don't even dream of CO2 cuts - Mark Drajem
  • Dissident Voice - Controlling History: The Sordid Story of the International Tribunal for Yugoslavia and NATO Aggression - John Steppling / April 11th, 2016
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - INL celebrates anniversary of landmark study - Chris Nestman
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Hands-on cyber training with INL - Brent Stacey
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: Space Scientist Tapped For French Knighthood
  • KCPQ/Q13 FOX Seattle - Hanford contractor receives $18.8 million in incentives from DOE - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel earns $8.3 million for 2015 vit plant work - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - New NNSA Stockpile Plan Same as the Old Plan: Problematic - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • AP - Japan prepares for release of tritium from Fukushima plant - Yuri Kageyama
  • AP - Ex-US scientist sentenced in attempted cyber-attack
  • Bloomberg - Waxwork Putin Shows Russia's Creeping Influence at EU Fringe - James M. Gomez, Gordana Filipovic and Misha Savic
  • Reuters - Declassified: Secretive North Korea lifts veil on arms program - SEOUL/WASHINGTON | By Jack Kim and David Brunnstrom
  • Japan Times - Flamboyant lawyer Kawai fighting for Fukushima victims - Yuri Kageyama and Mari Yamaguchi
  • CounterPunch - Fukushima Five Years After: Health Researchers Turn Blind Eye to Casualties - Joseph Mangano, Janette Sherman
  • Business Standard India - International forum discusses Fukushima decommissioning - IANS
  • ABC.au - Chernobyl nuclear disaster marks 30-year anniversary with 'extreme tours', boom in wild animals - Elle Hardy
  • EIN News - The Crime of Chernobyl:To commemorate 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster - Glagoslav Publications
  • RFI - Luxembourg offers France money to close nuclear plant
  • New Haven Register - Judge awards $76.8M to nuke plant consortium - Luther Turmelle
  • Detroit Free Press - SW Michigan nuclear plant cleaning up after oil spill - Keith Matheny
  • Japan Today - For us to attain nuclear weapons is completely inconceivable.
  • Salem News - Nuclear plant license renewal delayed--NRC postpones review of application for extension - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Utility Dive - TVA eyes Tennessee site for small modular nuclear reactor test facility - Krysti Shallenberger
  • Sputnik News - Russia Ready to Share Experience in Ensuring Nuclear Facilities' Protection
  • Sputnik News - Russia Rejects N.Korea's Claim to Status of Nuclear Power - Lavrov
  • Sputnik News - US, Russia Can Agree on Plutonium Disposition Without Renegotiations
  • UAE National - Emirati graduates debate ways to prevent nuclear accidents - Caline Malek
  • Climate Home - Are small nuclear reactors a clean energy solution? - Paul Brown
  • Science World Report - The Deadly Legacy of Uranium Mining - Wayne Parker
  • UPI - G7 foreign ministers condemn North Korea's nuclear efforts - Elizabeth Shim
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea tells President Obama it can withstand sanctions
  • Yonhap News - Missile engine test shows N.K. ICBMs can deliver nuclear warhead to U.S. east coast: 38 North - Chang Jae-soon
  • RTO Insider - Environmental Group Urges Ill. Legislators to Save Nuclear Plants - Suzanne Herel
  • Korea Times - S. Korea, US to hold first nuclear energy committee meeting Thursday
  • Energy Voice - Atkins completes $318million nuclear acquisition - Rita Brown
  • NJ.com - Why will emergency nuclear sirens sound in N.J., Delaware? - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • InDaily Adelaide - Nuclear waste goes to the top of SA's agenda - Charles Gent / Flinders University
  • The Ecologist - 'New' nuclear reactors? Same old story - Amory Lovins
  • Reuters - TABLE-S.Korea to restart Wolsong No. 1 nuclear reactor after maintenance- watchdog - Rebecca Jang
  • Platts - Exelon's Nine Mile Point 2 in New York shuts for refueling: spokeswoman - Jim Ostroff
  • NRC - Generic Letters: Monitoring of Neutron-Absorbing Materials in Spent Fuels
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - NRC to discuss TVA reactor plans at Oak Ridge meetings - Ed Marcum
  • All Things Nuclear - Reactor Core Damage: Power Excursion - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Sacramento Bee - Another View: Diablo Canyon isn't part of clean energy future - Michael K. Dorsey
  • Japan Times - Success of G-7 Hiroshima summit could fuel Kishida's LDP leadership bid - Ayako Mie
  • News24 - Were we all fooled by load shedding? - Paul Santo
  • Stanford Daily - Nuclear comment, nuclear response - Arjun Soin
  • American Enterprise Institute - What happens when a nuclear power plant is shut down? - Mark J. Perry
  • Cornell Chronicle - An insider's view of post-Fukushima nuclear energy - Trina Garrison, Allison M. Macfarlane
  • Augusta Chronicle - Georgia meeting asks how to choose nuclear waste site - Walter C. Jones
  • News & Star - Second consultation to start on Moorside nuclear power station plans
  • World Nuclear News - Turkey plans grid connection to serve Akkuyu project
  • World Nuclear News - Atkins completes acquisition of US business
  • Palm Beach Post - POINT OF VIEW Turkey Point tritium levels well below hazardous to life - Wesley Bolch, Gainesville, professor and dean for academic affairs at the Department of Nuclear & Radiological Engineering at the University of Florida
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #252 – Security, Future of Energy, HEU - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 contractor puts out feeler for new body armor - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 contractor puts out feeler for new body armor - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Kusnezov nominated for deputy post at NNSA - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Kerry visits Hiroshima; group urges Obama to follow - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford contractor awarded $18.8 million in incentive pay - Annette Cary
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Mixed Oxide Facility Performance
  • IAEA - Remarks at Inauguration of Access Road to IAEA Laboratories
  • Trend News Agency - Iran denies having received S-300 missiles - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - US Department of State: Iran continues to meet its JCPOA commitments
  • Yonhap News - N. Korean FM to visit New York next week for signing of U.N. climate deal
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: Cyber Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities, Page 21449 [FR DOC #: 2016-08324]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 21593 - 21607 [FR DOC #: 2016-08323]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Sequoyah State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses, Pages 21607 - 21608 [FR DOC #: 2016-08383]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 21608 [FR DOC #: 2016-08486]
  • Asahi Shimbun - Sign painted by students raises hope in disaster-hit city - Yoshinobu Motegi
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO official knew standard for meltdown at Fukushima
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan weighs release of tritium from Fukushima plant into sea
  • ENENews - Nuclear Expert in Fukushima: People's feet turned black for years because radiation so high – Every time I turned around I saw someone who had radiation damage – Hair falling out, caughing up blood, bodies covered with boils… Officials keeping doctors from telling truth… Public being brainwashed (VIDEO)
  • ENENews - Top Official: Over 60 million Japanese irradiated by Fukushima – Nuclear Expert: 50,000 sq. miles of Japan highly contaminated… Many millions need to be evacuated… Gov't has decided to sacrifice them, it's a serious crime – TV: More than 70% of country contaminated by radiation (VIDEOS)
  • Fukushima Diary - 333 of 522 children diagnosed worse than A2 in Kashiwa city Chiba - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - Ministry of the Environment plans to recycle 90 percent of contaminated soil in Fukushima but no technology - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima hails Kerry's visit to A-bomb park, though some call it too brief
  • Japan Times - Whether to release tritium from Fukushima No. 1 is a tricky problem - Yuri Kageyama
  • Jiji Press - Japan Wants Latest G-7 Meeting to Pave Way for Obama's Hiroshima Visit
  • Mainichi Daily News - Former Uruguayan president visits Hiroshima, studies A-bomb photos
  • Mainichi Daily News - High court recognizes 3 sufferers of A-bomb diseases
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO exec says he knew standards for judging meltdown before Fukushima disaster
  • New York Times - Marine's Death in a Secret Iraqi Base Reflects a Quietly Expanding U.S. Role - Michael S. Schmidt
  • NHK World - Intl. forum discusses Fukushima decommissioning
  • NHK World - Hiroshima educating foreign media on A-bomb
  • NHK World - Japan willing to lead nuclear disarmament
  • NHK World - Foreign media miss talks by A-bomb survivors
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Another inconvenient truth emerges over Fukushima disaster

    Monday, April 11, 2016

  • Washington Times - More studies rebut climate change consensus amid government crackdown on dissent - Valerie Richardson
  • E&E Daily - APPROPRIATIONS: Old, new fights expected at bicameral energy and water markups - Geof Koss and Tiffany Stecker
  • Reuters - German nuclear commission to decide on recommendations at end of April-source - Markus Wacket
  • Reuters - Kerry says Hiroshima atomic bomb museum 'stunning', 'gut-wrenching'
  • Reuters - Kerry says Hiroshima 'gut-wrenching' reminder world should abandon nuclear weapons - Arshad Mohammed and Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Reuters - Iran says Russia delivers first part of S-300 defense system - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: April 11, 2016 - David Bailey
  • AP - Kerry makes gut-wrenching visit to Hiroshima site of A-bomb - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Analysis: Nuclear deal puts US between Iran and a hard place - Matthew Lee
  • Washington Post - Thousands of radioactive boars are overrunning farmland in Fukushima - Travis M. Andrews
  • London Times - When it comes to nuclear's future, it's time to think small - Barbara Judge
  • New York Times - Letters: A Terrorism Threat at Nuclear Plants
  • Daily Telegraph - Our obsession with Trident is blinding us to the real nuclear danger - Ian J. Stewart
  • Institute for Southern Studies: Facing South - Nuclear nonproliferation deals and environmental injustice in the South - Sue Sturgis
  • N.C. State University Technician - OPINION: Pick nuclear energy or no energy - Robert Hayes, Guest Columnist
  • The Hill blog - Feds push stronger cyber protections at nuclear sites - Tim Devaney
  • CounterPunch - Pro-Nuclear Environmentalists and the Chernobyl Death Toll - Jim Green
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear plays 'vital' role in UK economy, statistics show
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA advises on project risks to Ignalina decommissioning
  • World Nuclear News - Canada chooses to share IAEA security report
  • World Nuclear News - Tepco and Sellafield cooperate on communications
  • Albany Times Union - Letter: No longer a need for nuclear plant - Paul Gallay, Riverkeeper president, Ossining; Michael Shank, Riverkeeper communications fellow, New York City and Ossining
  • Daily Mail - How hidden cables uncovered beneath the floorboards of English estate reveal secret 'country club' life of Hitler's 'Uranium Club' detained after WWII - Stephanie Linning
  • London Times - Professor of DIY unearthed one of the war's biggest nuclear secrets - Simon de Bruxelles
  • Midwest Energy News - Ohio 'bailout' plan part of larger debate over nuclear's future - Kathiann M. Kowalski
  • Arutz Sheva - OpEd: Israel's nuclear strategy: The rationality of pretended irrationality - Prof. Louis René Beres
  • CNBCAfrica - African Development Bank plans to invest $12bn in Africa's energy sector - Aviwe Mtila
  • Sydney Morning Herald - A wave of imagination followed Japan's meltdown - Susan Wyndham
  • FairWarning - Federal Agency That Protects Whistleblowers Accused of Retaliating Against One of its Own - Stuart Silverstein
  • CounterPunch - How Not to Audit the Pentagon - William D. Hartung
  • NRC - Audit of NRC's Reactor Oversight Process: Reactor Safety Baseline Inspection Procedures
  • NRC - Audit of NRC's Technical Assistance Request Process
  • The Guardian science blog - Why it's time to dispel the myths about nuclear power - David Robert Grimes
  • Maritime Executive - Nuclear Waste Carrier Goes Aground off Sweden
  • Oswego County Today - Nine Mile Point Unit 2 Offline for Scheduled Refueling
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Hundreds of workers arrive in Oswego County for Nine Mile 2 refueling outage - Tim Knauss
  • New York Times - Israel's Unsung Protector: Obama - Lara Friedman
  • CBS Boston - Low-Flying Government Helicopter To Measure Radiation In Boston Area
  • North Country Public Radio - No money in state budget for FitzPatrick plant - Payne Horning
  • Greenfield Recorder - Federal courts OK award for DOE waste - Richie Davis
  • edie newsroom - UK solar power installations plummet after Government cuts
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear power foreign ministers lay wreaths for A-bomb victims
  • ENENews - Nuclear Expert in Fukushima: People's feet turned black for years because radiation so high – Every time I turned around I saw someone who had radiation damage – Hair falling out, caughing up blood, bodies covered with boils… Officials keeping doctors from telling truth… Public being brainwashed (VIDEO)
  • Fukushima Diary - 333 of 522 children diagnosed worse than A2 in Kashiwa city Chiba - Iori Mochizuki
  • IAEA - Analysing Energy Options: New IAEA Publication to Help Member States Model Energy Systems for Nuclear Energy Planning - Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Japan Times - G-7 ministers adopt Hiroshima Declaration hoping to add momentum to nonproliferation movement - Ayako Mie
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima hails Kerry's A-bomb park visit, though some call it too brief
  • Japan Times - Kerry becomes first U.S. secretary of state to visit Hiroshima memorial - Ayako Mie
  • Japan Times - Street support for Obama to visit Hiroshima - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima A-bomb survivor urges G-7 foreign ministers to help rid world of nukes
  • Jiji Press - G-7 Foreign Ministers Mourn A-Bomb Victims in Hiroshima
  • Jiji Press - G-7 Foreign Ministers Vow to Move toward Nuke-Free World
  • Jiji Press - INTERVIEW: Truman Grandson Backs Possible Obama Visit to Hiroshima
  • Jiji Press - Youths Dissatisfied with G-7 Hiroshima Declaration
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Kerry visits Hiroshima; group urges Obama to follow - Frank Munger
  • Kyodo News - G-7 ministers vow to seek world free of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima - Junko Horiuchi
  • Mainichi Daily News - People of Hiroshima happy to see G-7 ministers, but lament lack of denuclearization
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hiroshima A-bomb survivor wants people to think about lives of victims
  • Mainichi Daily News - G-7 condemns N. Korea nuclear test, concerned about maritime security
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kerry becomes 1st U.S. sec'y of state to visit Hiroshima A-bomb park
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NHK World - Intl. forum discusses Fukushima decommissioning
  • NHK World - Hiroshima educating foreign media on A-bomb
  • NHK World - John Kerry speaks on his visit to Hiroshima
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - N-free world focus at G-7 meeting - Atsuko Matsumoto
  • Press TV - Iran says has nuclear plans for neighbors
  • Xinhua News - Commentary: Victimhood should not be hyped up amid reflection on Hiroshima tragedy
  • DOE:EERE - Testing the Wind in the Columbia River Gorge - Joel Cline, Meteorologist, Wind Program

    Sunday, April 10, 2016

  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Changing nuclear landscape alters WIPP's role - Rebecca Moss
  • Tri-City Herald - Judge denies DOE lawyers access to records in Hanford case - Annette Cary
  • Idaho Statesman - Otter, Legislature should let Wasden do his job - Nels Mitchell
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Our View: Wasden Should Stick to His Guns
  • AP - Analysis: Nuclear deal puts US between Iran and a hard place - Matthew Lee
  • AP - N. Korea says it successfully tests long-range rocket engine - Foster Klug, Kim Tong-Hyung
  • Bloomberg - Kerry Will Visit Hiroshima Nuclear Site, Testing Water for Obama - Andy Sharp
  • Reuters - G7 foreign ministers gather in Hiroshima to discuss nuclear, maritime issues - Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • NPR - For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers - Laurel Morales
  • Jamaica Gleaner - Nuclear gets positive energy - Government and Opposition agree as international agency offers help whenever the country is ready - ryon.jones@gleanerjm.com
  • Deutsche Welle - G7 foreign ministers meet in Hiroshima amid nuclear safety concerns
  • Sputnik News - China Blasts North Korea in Deleted Editorial About Nuclear Missile Program
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - US closer to ratifying nuclear weapons test ban treaty - Keith Rogers
  • Trend News Agency - Iran pursuing full civilian application of nuclear energy - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran to Produce Rare Earth Elements: Nuclear Chief
  • Mehr News Agency - 9 nuclear plants required by end of Vision Plan
  • The Hindu - Nuclear Fuel Complex clocks best output
  • Times of India - NFC makes indigenous 'Inconel 718'
  • The Hindu - Pakistan veteran recalls shopping trips to nuclear grey markets - Kallol Bhattacherjee
  • Olive Press - European Commission concerned over Spain's nuclear power stations - Rob Horgan
  • Kincardine News - NWMO says managing used nuclear fuel is an ethical issue, not spatial - Darryl Coote
  • Sputnik News - Mysterious Lab Guarding Russia's Nuclear Secrets Marks 70th Anniversary
  • Pressenza - The Marshall Islands vs the world's nuclear powers: questions and answers
  • Tri-City Herald - Nonprofit plans meetings for ill nuclear workers
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant is an aging powder keg - Harvey Sherback, Berkeley
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's Bushehr nuke plant to produce 6 billion kWh of power
  • Cape Cod Times - Close Pilgrim immediately--No reason for the aging plant to limp along until 2019
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Gov. Nikki Haley: MOX penalty money belongs to state, not Savannah River Site locals - Derrek Asberry
  • Albany Times Union - Drive seeks to save tiny RPI reactor in casino's shadow - Paul Nelson
  • Salon - Valerie Plame has one regret: "I wish I had the maturity and courage to have pushed back more" - Chris Pavone and Valerie Plame
  • Herald Palladium - Transformer fails, oil spills at Cook
  • Watertown Daily Times - Energy reform: no easy path - Alan Rizzo & Ted Booker
  • Asahi Shimbun - Survivors of A-bomb will speak in midst of G-7 meeting
  • CBS Local Philadelphia - Air Force Looking To Replace A-10 Warthog
  • MetroWest Daily News - Editorial: A blueprint for Massachusetts' energy future
  • Las Cruces Sun-News - 20 NM water systems exceed federal lead standard - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Our self-destructive gas industry--Natural-gas executives are their own worst enemy - John Hanger
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos Historical Society Team Meets Counterparts At Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum - Carol A. Clark
  • Xinhua News - 7.1-magnitude quake hits Afghanistan: CENC
  • Ron Paul Institute - Vietnam War at 50: Have We Learned Nothing? - Ron Paul
  • Japan Times - Statements by lawmakers cloud Japan's position on nuclear arms
  • Japan Times - Contamination: Kadena Air Base's dirty secret
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - G-7 foreign ministers' meeting kicks off in Hiroshima
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed cities

    Saturday, April 09, 2016

  • West Hawaii Today - My Turn: Army underplaying depleted uranium risk - Mike Reimer
  • Japan Times - Contamination: Kadena Air Base's dirty secret - Jon Mitchell
  • Popular Mechanics - The Creation of ADAM, the Insidious Radioactive Cluster Mine - David Hambling
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP officials update public on recovery - Maddy Hayden
  • Idaho Statesman - Editorial: INL nuke solution should start with frank, face-to-face discussions
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Gov. Martinez introduces new road repairs - Connie Lee
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Tests Rocket Engine as U.S. Talks Up Missile Shield - Jungah Lee
  • Reuters - Entergy gets U.S. NRC approval to fix violations at Waterford 3 reactor - Swati Verma
  • Reuters - Tightened global nuclear security measure takes effect in May: officials - Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - North Korea says leader Kim supervises test of new engine for missile - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-India in talks to buy US Predator drones, has eye on China, Pakistan - Sanjeev Miglani
  • Wired News - Radioactive Reindeer Roam Norway 30 Years After Chernobyl
  • KPNX Phoenix - Research into Arizona town's uranium-contaminated water supply sparks change - Joe Dana and Nancy Harrison, KPNX
  • RT - Plutonium mess: SC wrangling with DOE over nuclear waste facility, Russia grows angry - Melbourne Herald Sun
  • News Limited - Tourists flock to radioactive site of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion - Lauren McMah,
  • The Guardian - 'We have a chance to show the truth': into the heart of Chernobyl - Simon Parkin
  • Greenpeace International - 15 things you didn't know about Chernobyl - Celine Mergan
  • Japan Times - G-7 foreign ministers to weigh nuclear future at Hiroshima meeting
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: G-7 in Hiroshima a chance to move closer toward nuke-free future
  • Deutsche Welle - UN treaty to protect nuclear materials from terrorists takes effect in May
  • Maine Public Broadcasting - Court Says Feds Must Pay for Nuclear Waster Storage at Maine Yankee - Fred Bever
  • Bangor Daily News - Federal judge awards Maine Yankee another $24.6 million - Darren Fishell
  • Portland Press herald - Court awards Maine Yankee $24.6 million to pay for storing radioactive waste - Edward D. Murphy
  • Times Picayune - Entergy nuclear plant avoids violations for faked inspections - Littice Bacon-Blood
  • VT Digger - Feds want more details on Vermont Yankee water - Mike Faher
  • OutdoorHub - Residents Dig Mass Graves for "Radioactive" Wild Boar in Fukushima - Daniel Xu
  • Pakistan News - India's nuclear arsenal - Ali Sarwar Naqvi
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Nuclear plant performance public meeting April 13
  • China Post - Rosatom hopes to plug into nuclear industry - Lyu Chang
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to build nine nuke plants by 2025 - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • The Park Record, UT - Guest editorial: Nuclear power--Nuclear power: a perspective from left-center - Gus Sharry, Park City,
  • Augusta Chronicle - Putin opposed to scrapping MOX - Walter C. Jones
  • Greenville News - Vladimir Putin says MOX shutdown breaches U.S.-Russia deal - Mary Orndorff Troyan
  • Albany Times Union - New York clean energy plan could cost billions, chop climate change gases - Brian Nearing
  • Newburyport Daily News - N-plant license renewal delayed - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • RT - Why Sitting Bull was right about Washington's lack of integrity - John Wight
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Visits to A-bomb cities to be sought
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim workers sign new union contract - Christine Legere
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Diablo Canyon 'open phase condition' fears are unfounded - Carl Wurtz, Burbank
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP officials update public on recovery - Maddy Hayden
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - North Las Vegas company's space habitat rockets into orbit - Henry Brean
  • South Dade News Leader - NRC Holds Safety Meeting in South Dade - Frank Maradiaga
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Strutting their stuff in Oak Ridge (1947) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Preparing for a rad shipping accident - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Synchronizing work on B61 bombs - Frank Munger
  • Press TV - US not in position to comment on Iran's missile might: Cmdr.
  • FAIR.org - CIA's Work With Filmmakers Puts All Media Workers at Risk - Adam Johnson
  • Mises Institute - And So It Begins Negative Interest Rates Trickle Down in Japan - Paul-Martin Foss
  • NHK World - Abe: Tokyo Olympics to show Japan's reconstruction
  • NHK World - Marukawa visits Fukushima no-entry zone
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: G-7 in Hiroshima a chance to move closer toward nuke-free future
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kerry's visit to Hiroshima grabs spotlight ahead of G-7 meeting
  • Japan Times - G-7 foreign ministers to weigh nuclear future at Hiroshima meeting - Ayako Mie
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - No appeal against Sendai N-plant ruling
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Visits to A-bomb cities to be sought
  • Jiji Press - G-7 Meeting to Urge World Leaders to Visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki
  • Jiji Press - Hiroshima A-Bombing Victim Voices Hopes for G-7 Meeting
  • JAIF - Special Interview with Masaharu Tsubokura, M.D.
  • RT - Plutonium mess: SC wrangling with DOE over nuclear waste facility, Russia grows angry
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Abandoned earth: five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • China Post - Autoradiograph: radioactivity after the 3/11 quake - Masamichi Kagaya (Photographer) and Dr. Satoshi Mori (University of Tokyo)

    Friday, April 08, 2016

  • truth-out - Energy Department Seeks Public Process for Nuclear Waste Storage - Kari Lydersen, Midwest Energy News
  • Encinitas Advocate - Issa asks for hearing on San Onofre nuclear waste - Jared Whitlock11
  • Discovery News - Even Superman Couldn't Bend this Steel - KEYSTONE-FRANCE
  • Charleston Post Courier - S.C. can't relent on SRS nuclear waste
  • Ely Times - Republican and Democratic parties hold county conventions and select delegates - Ross Johnson
  • CounterPunch - 12 Nuclear Realities Whose Names Must Not Be Spoken - James Heddle
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP emergency center inaugurated - Lauren Villagran
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP opens new emergency operations center - Maddy Hayden
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: Looking Inside Plutonium - Carol A. Clark
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: New Cyber Lab will Train Idahoans to Do Vital National Security Work - Brent Stacey Idaho National Laboratory
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Reviving fish population at White Oak Creek faces barriers - Frank Munger
  • Albuquerque Journal - Watchdog pushes for labs' eval data - Mark Oswald
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - Energy Department disputes payment to sub at Hanford
  • Tacoma News Tribune - Senate Republicans in Washington Legislature ax money for private monitoring of toxic wastes - Robert McClure
  • KOMO Seattle - Energy Department: Hanford contractors got millions for same work - Associated Press
  • NEI - Wisconsin Approves Law Lifting Moratorium on New Nuclear Plants
  • AP - Kerry's visit to Hiroshima grabbing spotlight at G-7 meeting - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Ship runs aground at decommissioned Swedish nuclear plant
  • AP - US open to 'new arrangement' on Iran's missile tests - Bradley Klapper
  • Bloomberg - Entergy Agrees to Review Fire Safety at Reactors After Probe - Jonathan Crawford
  • Reuters - Tighter global nuclear security rules to take effect in May - Francois Murphy
  • OilPrice - Why Small Modular Reactors Are Not The Next Big Thing - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • NPR - Unable To Compete On Price, Nuclear Power On The Decline In The U.S. - Brian Mann
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The Nuclear Security Summit: Wins, losses, and draws - Matthew Bunn
  • Energy Collective - Is Belgium's Nuclear Security Up to Scratch? - Robert J Downes and Daniel Salisbury, researchers at the Centre for Science and Security Studies
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear security agreement to enter into force
  • World Nuclear News - USA and Kazakhstan energy partnership extends cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Organizations call for positive EU leadership on nuclear
  • World Nuclear News - L-3 MAPPS to upgrade Slovenian simulator
  • Sputnik News - European Nuclear Plans in Turmoil as French Minister Admits Serious Doubts
  • The Guardian - French nuclear engineers defend Hinkley Point reactor plan - Rob Davies
  • The Guardian - French energy minister: delaying Hinkley Point C still 'under discussion' - Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and Chris Johnston
  • BBC - Hinkley Point: Design difficulties loom - David Shukman, Science editor
  • Wired News - The Ruins and Lovely Landscapes of Soviet Nuke Sites - Laura Mallonee. Laura Mallonee
  • Wall Street Journal - ECO:nomics: Environmentalists Against Nuclear - Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune
  • Daily Telegraph - Japanese fishermen to sue over fallout from Bikini Atoll nuclear tests in 1950s - Julian Ryall
  • Daily Express - Father dies almost 50 years after being exposed to radiation from nuclear weapons - Chris Riches
  • NW Evening Mail - Radiation from Cold War air crash site may have affected Dalton man - inquest
  • South China Morning Post - Two Shenzhen nuclear power plants continue to meet safety standards, Hong Kong committee reports
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant first unit would soon generate 1000 MW
  • London Times - France casts fresh doubt over Britain's £18bn nuclear plant - Adam Sage, Paris | Robin Pagnamenta, Energy Editor | Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor
  • Bloomberg - Ernest Moniz: Iran Nuclear Deal Was Complex Negotiation
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Geology is crucial in nuclear waste disposal plans - Mike Keeliher, Brighton Township, The writer is a consulting geologist
  • Reuters - Finland's Olkiluoto-1 nuclear plant to shut on Monday - Jussi Rosendahl
  • All Things Nuclear - Thanks to the NNSA - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • SA Business Day - Letter: Sober nuclear debate - Anton Eberhard, Cape Town
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Video: Nuclear storage a subject for San Diego to discuss now
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Nuclear Workers Challenge DOL's Proposals For Compensation Program - Roger Snodgrass
  • Progressive Examiner - EPA takes half measures to save face on radioactive West Lake Landfill - Byron DeLear
  • Press TV - Debate: Iran's National Nuclear Technology Day
  • Press TV - US violating NPT by upgrading nukes: Analyst
  • Korea Times - Greenpeace campaigners compare Fukushima with Gori - Choi Sung-jin
  • Asbury Park Press - Editorial: Who's checking Oyster Creek safety?
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Anxiety in Estill as query into radioactive material continues - Greg Kocher
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Nuclear dump's emergency operations center officials opens
  • E&E Daily - Georgia Power defends 'every dollar and every day' spent on reactors - Kristi E. Swartz
  • New Matilda - Nuclear Waste In Australia: Some Actual Home Truths - Dr Geoff Currie, Associate Professor in Medical Radiation Science?at Charles Sturt University and Clinical Professor/Professor of Molecular Imaging at? Macquarie University
  • Sputnik News - Finnish Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Shut Down After Radioactive Leak
  • Clinton Daily Journal - Letter: Keeping Illinois nuclear plants open Good for our communities and Illinois - Ben Lowers / Clinton Chief of Police
  • AllAfrica - Nigeria: Institute Kicks Against Govt's Nuclear Plans - Moshood Aliyu
  • Asahi Shimbun - G-7 Hiroshima statement won't use 'inhumane' to describe nukes - Hajimu Takeda
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Kerry's visit is laudable; Obama in Hiroshima would be historic
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - High radiation triggers alert at Browns Ferry - Dave Flessner
  • Asahi Shimbun - Cherry trees in bloom counter the gloom at Fukushima plant - Chikako Kawahara
  • The Courier,. Waterloo, IA - Governor signs bills into law(5): Atomic veterans
  • Business Wire - U.S. Department of Energy Extends Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning Contract through September 2018 - Fluor Corporation
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL announces small biz awards - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Atomic swimsuit competition (1947) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Planning milestone for new EOC at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Reviving fish population requires more than clean creek - Frank Munger
  • IEER - Nuclear Security Summit 2016: KPFA interview with Arjun Makhijani - Arjun Makhijani spoke to Philip Maldari
  • NRC - NRC Announces Public Availability of Waterford Nuclear Plant License Renewal Application
  • NRC - NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to Entergy Operations, Inc.
  • IAEA - Key Nuclear Security Agreement to Enter Into Force on 8 May - Anthony Wetherall, IAEA Office of Legal Affairs, Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Entry Into Force of CPPNM Amendment
  • IAEA - Road Towards Entry Into Force of Key Nuclear Security Agreement - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Advises Lithuania on Project Risks of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning - Jeff Donovan, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Yonhap News - France to impose own sanctions on N. Korea: diplomat - Lee Haye-ah and Joint Press Corps
  • Xinhua News - Iran dismisses Kerry's missile comments
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 20633 [FR DOC #: 2016-08139]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. PDF Pages 20688 - 20690 (3 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08123]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Vogtle Electric Generating Plant Units 3 and 4; Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. Georgia Power Co., Oglethorpe Power Corp., et al. PDF Pages 20690 - 20693 (4 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-08122]
  • Govtrack - S. 1895: Downwinders Compensation Act of 2015 - Sponsor: John McCain(R-AZ)
  • Asahi Shimbun - Children's book connects stories of Fukushima and Chernobyl - Wataru Netsu
  • Latin American Herald Tribune - High Radiation Levels Detected in Abandoned Fukushima Water Tank
  • France Local - France is 'not prepared for a nuclear accident', report says
  • NHK World - Radioactivity at buried tank up in Daiichi plant
  • Kyodo News - G-7 ministers to encourage leaders' visits to A-bombed cities
  • Kyodo News - Plaintiffs not to appeal ruling allowing restart of Sendai reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - G-7 Hiroshima statement won't use 'inhumane' to describe nukes - Hajimu Takeda
  • Jiji Press - Residents Not to Appeal against Ruling on Sendai N-Reactors

    Thursday, April 07, 2016

  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: WIPP is logical repository for plutonium – done right
  • Hawaii Tribune Herald - Army: Pohakuloa Training Area fire more than 2 miles from DU area - Chelsea Jensen
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Focus on sustainable nuclear - Darryl Siemer
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP to welcome governor, host meeting Thursday - Maddy Hayden
  • Idaho Press-Tribune - Cyber security budding program at INL
  • Livermore Independent - Mystery in the Desert Is a Mystery No More - Jeff Garberson
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Tribe on front lines of fight over nuclear lab contamination - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Senators slam new directive on aid for sick US nuclear workers - Rob Hotakainen
  • East Oregonian - Reporter to share 'Daughters of Hanford' - Karen Parker
  • Daily Caller - Federal Contractor Illegally Gave Business To Corporate Cousin - Ethan Barton
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Navy Will Spend $81.4 Billion on Ships, Subs Through 2021 - Anthony Capaccio
  • Reuters - Putin says reason for no-show at nuclear summit U.S. failure to destroy weapons-grade plutonium - Vladimir Soldatkin
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-South Africa says nuclear project delayed, not stalled - Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo
  • The Independent - Radioactive wild boars rampaging around Fukushima nuclear site - Will Worley
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: An overlooked global challenge: the whereabouts of nuclear material - Li Bo, Kong Weiyi, Jin Jing and Chang Yuan
  • Forbes - Illinois' Nuclear Dilemma Embroils Famed Climate Scientist James Hansen - James Conca
  • The Daily Beast - Japan Nuclear Plants Are Vulnerable to Terror Attacks - Jake Adelstein, Mari Yamamoto
  • JURIST - Japan court rejects suit seeking to enjoin restart of nuclear reactors
  • SC Morning News - AP Interview: Japan lawyer wants no-nukes after Fukushima
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Court's rejection of demand to idle Sendai reactors respected science
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Reactor ruling ignores lessons, anxiety from Fukushima crisis
  • World Nuclear News - British firms extend cooperation with China
  • World Nuclear News - Contract for decommissioning Canadian Slowpoke
  • EurActiv - Future of former Spanish nuclear site remains unclear - Samuel Morgan
  • France Local - France is 'not prepared for a nuclear accident', report says
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Nuclear Procurement Not Placed On Hold
  • SA Times - Nuclear power deal doomed to meltdown? - Jan-Jan Joubert
  • SA Independent - Request for nuclear bids delayed, not stalled
  • Johannesburg BizNews - On Zuma's orders, unaffordable nuclear folly keeps chewing up money, time. - Matthew le Cordeur
  • iAfrica - SA nuke procurement plans delayed
  • ESI Africa - S.Africa's DoE refutes claims made by DA member
  • The Guardian - Letter: UK nuclear security is better than North Korea's - Professor Harvey Rutt, Southampton
  • UPI - Sanctions won't solve North Korea nuclear issue, envoy says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea defends its nuclear capability - sam@yna.co.kr
  • Chosun Ilbo - N.Korean Nuclear Warhead Test 'Imminent'
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-German nuclear commission chief warns utilities against delaying provision deal - Christoph Steitz and Caroline Copley
  • WTOP - Army inducts nuclear physicist into a new hall of fame
  • The Ecologist UK - Radiation harm deniers? Pro-nuclear environmentalists and the Chernobyl death toll - Dr Jim Green
  • Energy Live News - UK's nuclear sector generated £3.5bn in 2014 - Jacqueline Echevarria
  • Herald Scotland - Agenda: New nuclear will be vital to secure a low-carbon generation mix across the UK - Tom Greatrex
  • Radio Prague - Chernobyl impact study suggests Czech Republic was worse hit by nuclear disaster - Chris Johnstone
  • Blackburn News - Bruce Power Nuclear Waste Facility A High-Tech Operation - Craig Power
  • The State - Buckner: Nuclear reprocessing is best option for environment - Mel Buckner, North Augusta
  • Tryon Daily Bulletin - Time for a nuclear-free future - Ellen Thomas
  • Aiken Standard - Gov. Nikki Haley backs plutonium removal from Savannah River Site, reasserts MOX lawsuit - Derrek Asberry
  • DOE - Kazakhstan - United States Special Commission on Energy Partnership
  • Kingston Daily Freeman - Letter: Safe operation of Indian Point nuclear plant proved by discovery of missing bolts - Rob DiFrancesco, Director, New York Affordable, Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York City
  • Ecowatch - The 'Careful, Thoughtful' Approach to Indian Point Is to Shut It Down Now - Paul Gallay
  • Middletown Transcript - Potassium iodide tablets distributed in Townsend for residents near nuclear power plant - Dolores M. Bernal
  • Baxley News-Banner - NRC launches special inspection of Relief Valves at Hatch Nuclear Plant
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Watts Bar received more safety complaints from employees this year than any other U.S. plant - Dave Flessner
  • CanadianManufacturing - SNC to shut down nuclear reactor on Edmonton university campus
  • CCTV-America - Beijing nuclear conferences aims to show people the benefits of nuclear - Watch Us Live Anywhere At Http://Www.Cctvamericalive.Com
  • Xinhua News - Opinion: Big-picture thinking needed to chart course for China-U.S. relationship
  • New Yorker - Actual-Sized Photograph: The Hidden Nuclear Ruins on the Border of Russia and Kazakhstan - Will Self
  • Utility Dive - Georgia Power seeks to build more nuclear - Robert Walton
  • The Guardian - New York nuclear plant's future further divides Sanders and Clinton - Alan Yuhas
  • The Villager NYC - Screwed-up reactor is missing a slew of bolts - Paul DeRienzo
  • POWERmag - Four Killed While Protesting Coal Power Plant Construction Project - Aaron Larson
  • POWERmag - Ohio PUC Approves FirstEnergy and AEP Subsidy Plans - Thomas Overton
  • Arka News Agency - Russia still considering its possible participation in construction of new Armenian nuclear power plant
  • Encinitas Coast News - Issa wants public meeting on nuclear fuel in Southern California - Hoa Quach
  • Fiscal Times - Why Adding $1 Trillion for Nuclear Arms Might Be a Bad Idea - Martin Matishak
  • ESI Africa - Eskom's Koeberg nuclear experience
  • Cape Cod Times - Activist seeks attorney general action to protect Pilgrim from terrorists - Christine Legere
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - NRC to Hold Public Meeting on Performance of Pilgrim Plant
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Opinion: EVs will increase power demand - Bob Leach
  • ABC.au - Cancer cluster concerns prompts calls for action, in northern NSW village
  • Dickinson Press - Concerned citizens group meets to oppose local storage of oilfield waste - Andrew Haffner
  • Southeast Missourian - Atomic veterans - Jack Dragoni
  • Khaleej Times - Rosatom opens regional headquarters
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Editorial: Stop squabbling and clean up the West Lake Landfill
  • Asahi Shimbun - Cheated every step of the way: a raw deal from subcontractors - Sawaaki Hikita
  • Rocky Mountain Outlook - Response to NIMBY and FOIPP
  • Aiken Standard - Nonprofit group files to intervene in S.C. lawsuit against DOE over MOX project - Thomas Gardiner
  • Cumbria Crack - Mayor's public meetings encourage more consultation over Moorside - Carl Fallowfield
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Getting their ears lowered in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Space nuclear power to be topic at FORNL - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE says Hanford contractor overcharged $63.5 million - Annette Cary
  • NRC blog - Dry Cask 101: Making Sure They'll Hold Up - Steven Everard, Structural Engineer
  • Greenpeace International - We've had enough of eating and breathing Chernobyl - Blogpost by Rashid Alimov
  • GreenWorld - How low can they go? Hansen, Shellenberger now shilling for Exelon
  • The Guardian - We are making the wrong energy choices for future generations - Andrew Simms
  • Trend News Agency - Iran unveils 12 nuclear achievements
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, IAEA discuss N. Korea, proliferation issues - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran president unveils latest nuclear achievements
  • ENENews - Nuclear Expert: "I've learned there's a huge spike in death rates in Fukushima for young children"… Officials are covering up data – Gov't committing inhuman acts on their own people – Doctor's who treat patients suffering from radiation illness are being put out of business (AUDIO)
  • NHK World - Radioactivity at buried tank up in Daiichi plant
  • NHK World - Auditors: $27 billion needed for decontamination
  • NHK World - Nuclear regulator says Takahama fix appropriate
  • Kyodo News - Ex-Japan fishermen to seek state compensation over U.S. H-bomb tests
  • Kyodo News - High court rejects residents' call to halt reactors in southwest Japan
  • Kyodo News - Regulator stresses gravity of reactor incident to Kansai Electric
  • Asahi Shimbun - Cheated every step of the way: a raw deal from subcontractors - Sawaaki Hikita
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / High court upholds NRA safety rules - Hiromichi Uemura and Akihito Seto
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't plans to lift evacuation order for second Fukushima municipality
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 20375 - 20376 [FR DOC #: 2016-08086]
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Open House to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Duane Arnold Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of North Anna Nuclear Station
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss 2015 Vogtle Nuclear Plant Performance and Construction Inspections of New Units
  • Huffington Post - Fallout From Fukushima: A 100,000-Year Hangover
  • National Geographic - Rwanda Genocide Survivor Helping Fukushima's Nuclear Refugees - Posted by Ari Beser
  • Maritime Executive - S. Korea Will Not Share Fukushima Fish Tests
  • Deutsche Welle - EnBW loses damages case over nuclear moratorium
  • SA Business Day - Both sides in the nuclear debate ignore that Eskom has made SA poorer - Leon Louw
  • Encinitas Seaside Courier - Congressman asks DOE to get input from Southern California residents on nuclear waste storage at San Onofre
  • Northumberland Today - Next phase of radiological testing begins in Port Hope, Port Hope Area Initiative says - Valerie MacDonald
  • NorthumberlandView - Local News: Campaign 4 radon monitoring set to begin this summer
  • DOE:EERE - Energy Department Assists with Conserving Water in California - John Coggin, Communications Specialist
  • ABC News - AP Interview: Japan Lawyer Wants No-Nukes After Fukushima - Yuri Kageyama and Mari Yamaguchi
  • YLE News - Fennovoima still looking for final nuclear waste disposal site
  • KUSI San Diego - Mike Aguirre demands more answers on San Onofre probe
  • The International Reporter - Nuclear Industry and Rosatom's Fuel of the Future – No Nuclear Waste - Katherine Frisk
  • International Consortium of Investigative Journalists - The Panama Papers

    Wednesday, April 06, 2016

  • Politico - Extenders in Senate spotlight(8) INHOFE STILL EXPECTS NEW NRC NOM - Eric Wolff
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Issa calls for feds to add hearing on San Onofre - Rob Nikolewski
  • ABC News - Congressman Presses Agency for Hearing on Nuke Waste Storage - Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
  • Ruidoso News - Trinity Site attracts thousands - Jacqueline Devine
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: Economic impacts of ORNL's commercial successes - D. Ray Smith
  • EurekAlert - Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2016
  • OH&S - WIPP Installs Underground Personnel Notification and Tracking System
  • LA Monitor - LA to get $32M for roads, water - Tris DeRoma
  • Livermore Patch - Registration Open for Lawrence Livermore National Lab's Teacher Research Academy - Autumn Johnson
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho's attorney general deflects attacks from lawmakers, expects a cooling-off period - Bill Dentzer
  • AP - GOP senators seek to block proposal on Iran dollar rules - Matthew Lee
  • AP - China restricts trade with North Korea over nuclear tests - Joe McDonald
  • AP - Consequences of gas leak could lead to California blackouts - Brian Melley
  • Bloomberg - EDF Working With French Government to Shore Up Balance Sheet - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Awaits Treasury, IPP Office for Nuclear Go-Ahead - Paul Vecchiatto
  • Reuters - In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans - Vasily Fedosenko
  • Reuters - Japan court rejects appeal on Kyushu Electric reactors, keeping them in operation-NGO - Aaron Sheldrick
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF's Chinese partner will share Hinkley Point risk-Levy - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - EDF's hybrid debt is its Achilles' heel - CEO - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - EDF chief Levy says will not delay Hinkley Point - Geert De Clercq
  • Financial Times - Japan's nuclear restart stymied by courts - Robin Harding
  • Japan Times - Japan's nuclear regulator stresses gravity of reactor incident to utility Kansai Electric
  • ABC.au - Japan's two nuclear reactors can continue operating, court rules - AFP/Reuters
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court rejects appeal to halt operations of Sendai reactors
  • Japan Time - High court upholds ruling endorsing restarts of Sendai reactors
  • World Nuclear News - Court denies injunction against operation of Sendai units
  • Nikkei Asian Review - High court upholds ruling endorsing restart of Sendai reactor
  • World Nuclear News - German court rejects EnBW's nuclear compensation claim
  • World Nuclear News - Fuel loading completed at third Fuqing unit
  • World Nuclear News - USA sets out nuclear security strategy
  • Deutsche Welle - EnBW loses damages case over nuclear moratorium
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Court dismisses EnBW claim over nuclear moratorium - Matthias Inverardi
  • New York Times - South Korea Says North Has Capacity to Put Nuclear Warhead on a Missile - Choe Sang-Hun
  • The Guardian - French minister invites Elon Musk to turn nuclear site into Tesla factory
  • CNN - U.S. warns of dire consequences if Iran nuclear deal scrapped - Nicole Gaouette
  • Daily Caller - Don't Be Alarmed But RADIOACTIVE WILD PIGS Are Ravaging Japan's Countryside Near Fukushima - Eric Owens
  • Daily Telegraph - Chernobyl's abandoned wasteland 30 years after nuclear disaster, in pictures
  • International Business Times UK - Chernobyl: Wolves, eagles and other wildlife thriving in exclusion zone 30 years after disaster - David Sim
  • Jamaica Observer - Caribbean moves to strengthen management of radioactive sources
  • SA Business Tech - SA nuclear deal put on ice: DA
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Reports: SA's controversial nuclear deal in limbo - Tara Penny
  • Reuters - South African energy ministry says nuclear process remains on track - Ed Stoddard and Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo
  • UNC Daily Tar Heel - UNC researchers develop safer nuclear waste storage
  • Seattle Times - Judge rules on nuclear data held by Kitsap County - Hal Bernton
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Public input sought on help for sick nuke workers - Rebecca Moss
  • Pakistan Daily Times - At UN, Pakistan slams nuclear doublespeak
  • OBRag.org - Michael Steinberg
  • Asahi Shimbun - Despite all the misery, nuclear facility vital part of people's lives - Sawaaki Hikita
  • London Free Press - Officials are looking for a new home for 2.6 million highly radioactive fuel rods from nuclear plants - Debora Van Brenk
  • Sputnik News - US, Russia Nuclear Experts Cooperate at Professional Level
  • Scotland National - Cameron urged to tell the truth over Dounreay US nuclear export - Greg Russell
  • Nigeria Businessday - Nuclear energy should be part of Nigeria's electricity mix – experts
  • IEET.org - Nuclear Waste Pollution is an Existential Risk that Threatens Global Health - Margaret Morris
  • Herald Scotland - Nuclear power has bigger share in Scotland's economy than England
  • The Guardian - Paul Mason: the leftwing case for nuclear weapons – video
  • Daily Caller - Nuclear Agency Has Less Work Than Ever, Still Fights Budget Cuts - Andrew Follett
  • Bellona - Reactor extensions for Russian nuclear icebreaker gets mixed environmental reviews - Charles Digges
  • Windham County Commons - Industry group disputes Vermont's nuke fears - Mike Faher
  • VT Digger - Old Vermont Yankee insurance fund to aid solar, hydro projects - Mike Faher
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: MOX project should be completed - Karen Stein, Aiken
  • Slate - Russia's Long History of Corruption - Fred Kaplan
  • Tri-City Herald - Radiation researcher plans exposure, risk lectures
  • Mid-Hudson News - Entergy wins leak rate test extension issue
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Early construction of K-25 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Lithium czar? - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Sandia gets good marks on reactor review - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander pleased at Labor's response - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - More Hanford public tours added due to high demand
  • GreenWorld - Japan Diary 2016, Fukushima+5, Part 7. These women are pissed.
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Regulatory Performance Public Meeting Regarding Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant on April 13 in Plymouth, Mass.
  • NRC - NRC Will Hold an Open House on River Bend Nuclear Plant Performance
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Open House on April 12 in Ontario, N.Y., to Discuss 2015 Performance of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Farley Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Surry Nuclear Station
  • NWTRB - Transcripts - Winter Board Meeting - February 17, 2016
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea could have already started harvesting plutonium from spent fuel: U.S. think tank - Chang Jae-soon
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; South Carolina Electric and Gas PDF Pages 19999 - 20000 (2 pages) [FR DOC #: 2016-07904]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors, Pages 19998 - 19999 [FR DOC #: 2016-07907]
  • New Republic - Is Bernie Sanders's Nuclear Phaseout Plan a Hippie Pipe Dream or Smart Policy? - Ben Adler
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report: DOE-OIG-16-10: Management and Oversight of Information Technology Contracts at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Opinion: UK's first new reactor could be an SMR
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - UK decom sector must change plant staff mindset to avoid labor shortage - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - France creates nuclear strategy group; UK launches SMR competition

    Tuesday, April 05, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Conservation Voters launches campaign for Cortez Masto - Ben Botkin
  • Orange County Register - Watchdog: San Onofre should have a say in 'consent' nuclear waste disposal, Rep. Issa says - Teri Sforza
  • Longmont Times-Call - Boulder County considers project connecting Rocky Flats to city, county trails - John Fryar
  • Tri-City Herald - Registration for limited Hanford cleanup tours starts Tuesday
  • Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies - Nuclear Waste Pollution is an Existential Risk that Threatens Global Health - Margaret Morris
  • Tri-City Herald - A third of leaking Hanford tank's sludge pumped out
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Tribe on front lines of fight over LANL nuke waste - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Governor Visits Los Alamos To Highlight $32 Million In Water and Transportation Upgrades Around LANL
  • KOAT Albuquerque - State receives $74 million after leak at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
  • Albuquerque Journal - Does WIPP have room for surplus plutonium? - Lauren Villagran / Journal Staff Writer - Las Cruces Bureau
  • AP - China restricts trade with North Korea over nuclear tests - Joe McDonald
  • AP - Tribe on front lines of fight over nuclear lab contamination - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • AP - US website: Steam seen at North Korea nuke reprocessing lab - Matthew Pennington
  • Reuters - North Korea can put nuclear warhead on mid-range missile: South - Jack Kim
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan nuclear plant operators to team up on safety
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, IAEA to hold nuclear policy talks - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Wired News - The Real Reason the US Is Giving Bomb-Grade Uranium to Europe - Sarah Zhang
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Bernie Sanders: Shut down Indian Point - Jon Campbell
  • UPI - Bernie Sanders wants N.Y.'s Indian Point nuclear plant closed over risk of 'catastrophe' - Doug G. Ware
  • TomDispatch - Tomgram: Cantarow and Levy, Could Nuclear Disaster Come to America? - Ellen Cantarow and Alison Rose Levy
  • CBS New York - Sanders Calls Indian Point Nuclear Plant Disaster Waiting To Happen
  • London Times - Radioactive wild boar roaming Fukushima countryside - Richard Lloyd Parry, Tokyo
  • Quartz - Europe plans to bury its nuclear waste–but doesn't know where, and needs €120 billion to do it - Cassie Werber
  • EU Observer - EU struggles with cost of nuclear clean-up - Eszter Zalan
  • Europa.eu - Commission presents Nuclear Illustrative Programme (PINC) - European Commission - Press release
  • UAE National - Nuclear is the key to a greener tomorrow, UAE conference hears - Caline Malek
  • Business Insider - This failed $5.3 billion nuclear power plant in Germany is now an amusement park that gets hundreds of thousands of visitors each year - Courtney Verrill
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Western Japan utilities plan nuclear safety tie-up to curb costs
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan nuclear plant operators to team up on safety
  • The Conversation UK - Britain is sending a huge nuclear waste consignment to America – why?
  • BBC - 'Slim chance' Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant will go ahead - Steffan Messenger
  • pv magazine - UK: supporting renewables over controversial Hinkley nuclear plant could save billions, finds report - Ian Clover
  • World Nuclear News - EC puts figure on maintaining nuclear capacity
  • World Nuclear News - Robust economic assessment for Wheeler River
  • World Nuclear News - HTR helium fan motor passes acceptance tests
  • World Nuclear News - EDF Energy completes 'dry fuel store' at Sizewell B
  • KSDK St. Louis - Radioactive waste found on private property near West Lake Landfill - Grant Bissell, KSDK 9:17 PM. CDT April 04, 2016
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Nuclear contamination tests continue in north of Scotland - Sarah Bruce
  • Daily Caller - Feds Spend Over $700 Million On A Radioactive Waste Plant That Doesn't Work - Michael Bastasch
  • BelTA - Belarus, Hungary to exchange practices in government regulation of nuclear industry
  • UPI - North Korea activity detected at Yongbyon nuclear complex - Elizabeth Shim
  • Mehr News - Iran's new nuclear achievements to be unveiled Thu.
  • Newburyport Daily News - Seabrook nuclear power plant drill this week
  • All Things Nuclear - Reactor Core Damage: Meltdown - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Fiji Sun - Fiji Pursues Lead In Nuclear Technology
  • Lancashire Telegraph - Nuclear test veteran who watched bomb being tested on Christmas Island dies - aged 85 - Fiona Pendlebury
  • Louisville Courier-Journal - Comment | Where is uproar over radioactive waste? - Xyara Asplen
  • KRQE Albuquerque - Nuclear Museum gearing up for summer camps - Amy Walker
  • Fiscal Times - France's Royal offers nuclear plant site for Tesla factory
  • ScienceAlert - After 70 years, physicists have finally figured out how a fundamental aspect of nuclear fission works - Brendan Cole
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Andrus continues tussle with DOE over records - Luke Ramseth
  • Staten Island Advance - Radiation sickness: Will Great Kills Park probe stymie seawall? (commentary) - Tom Wrobleski
  • Murray Ledger and Times - Bullard remembers Manhattan Project - John Wright
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA releases planning documents - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Labor Dept. to reopen comment on rules changes - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Labor Dept. to reopen comment on rules changes - Frank Munger
  • IPS - Strange Spectacle: Nuclear Security Summit 2016 - Dr. John Burroughs
  • DOE - U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC - NRC Will Hold an Open House on River Bend Nuclear Plant Performance
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Open House on April 12 in Ontario, N.Y., to Discuss 2015 Performance of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Farley Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Agency's 2015 Assessment of Surry Nuclear Station
  • IAEA - IAEA Trains Experts to Use Diagnostic Tools for Quick Zika Detection
  • The Guardian - Inside the abandoned city of Pripyat, 30 years after Chernobyl – in pictures - Lynn Hilton
  • BBC - Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant's fate 'affected by power station'
  • Bellona - Lepse dismantlement on schedule and 1000 times safer - Anna Kireeva, translated by Charles Digges
  • Energy Department - Energy Department Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory, Page 19594 [FR DOC #: 2016-07734]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Pages 19594 - 19595 [FR DOC #: 2016-07735]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Pages 19587 - 19588 [FR DOC #: 2016-07739]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear EnergyMeetings, Page 19595 [FR DOC #: 2016-07741]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Surplus Plutonium Disposition, Pages 19588 - 19594 [FR DOC #: 2016-07738]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 19641 - 19651 [FR DOC #: 2016-07168]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Petition; Director's Decision: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., and Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station and Kewaunee Power Station PDF Page 19651 (1 page) [FR DOC #: 2016-07752]
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Proposed Rules: Claims for Compensation under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act, Pages 19518 - 19519 [FR DOC #: 2016-07488]
  • New York Times - Could There Be a Terrorist Fukushima? - Graham Allison and William H. Tobey
  • NHK World - Nuclear operators joining hands
  • NHK World - Tighter rules hamper nuclear power studies
  • NHK World - Final checks underway to restart Ikata reactor
  • NHK World - Abe to work for Olympic torch relay in Fukushima
  • Kyodo News - China forced out mention of A-bombed cities in U.N. resolution
  • Kyodo News - Western Japan utilities to tie up in nuclear safety to curb costs
  • Kyodo News - U.S. diplomat defends country's "nuclear umbrella" for Asia
  • Asahi Shimbun - Freezing of soil near Fukushima plant going well, says TEPCO
  • Asahi Shimbun - Braving danger and radiation for chance to earn 11,000 yen a day - Sawaaki Hikita
  • Japan Times - NRA begins checks on Ikata No. 3 reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - 4 utilities to form alliance over nuclear crisis management, safety measures

    Monday, April 04, 2016

  • Newsweek - How the U.S. Made Dropping Radioactive Bombs Routine - Barbara Koeppel
  • KOAT Albuquerque - 'Downwinders' protest rare opening of Trinity Site - Sandra Ramirez
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Tennessee reaches $2B mark for sick nuclear workers
  • Mexidata - A Milestone as Mexico moves closer to a New Justice System - U.S. Embassy, Mexico
  • Rio Blanco Herald Times - Not all Western history is happy history - Jonathan Thompson, Glenn Nelson, Joshua Zaffos, Heather Hansman
  • truth-out - St. Louis' West Lake Landfill: A Runaway, Ticking, Nuclear Time Bomb That Has Residents Terrified - Josh Cunnings and Emerson Urry
  • Tri-City Herald - First waste comes up from Hanford's vertically buried pipes - Annette Cary
  • Reuters - RPT-UPDATE 1-France to launch third offshore wind tender - Geert De Clercq
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: China-U.S. nuclear security cooperation energizes new type of major-country ties - Chang Yuan, Xiong Maoling and Sun Ruijun
  • Huffington Post - China's Vital Role at the Nuclear Security Summit - Chen Kai
  • Wired News - Nuclear Power Is Too Safe to Save the World From Climate Change - Nick Stockton
  • North Country Public Radio - Is nuclear power the energy of yesterday? - Brian Mann
  • Wall Street Journal - One year after the Iran nuclear deal--Don't be fooled. The Iran we have long known–hostile, expansionist, violent–is alive and well - Yousef Al Otaiba
  • Tehran Times - Iran not to negotiate, compromise on missile program: Araqchi
  • Tehran Times - JCPOA has created opportunity for progress: Rouhani
  • The Guardian - Planned gas pipeline alongside Indian Point nuclear plant stirs meltdown fears - Sam Thielman in New York
  • Mid-Hudson News - AIM Pipeline protestors rally in Peekskill
  • Lowell Sun - NH, Mass. in nuclear plant exercise this week
  • World Nuclear News - Wisconsin lifts nuclear moratorium
  • World Nuclear News - EC puts figure on maintaining nuclear capacity
  • World Nuclear News - KazAtomProm and ConverDyn join forces in UF6 supply
  • World Nuclear News - Steam generator dropped at French reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Leaders pledge to build on security summit series
  • Wiscasset Newspaper - Meeting to address storage of spent nuclear waste - Phil Di Vece
  • KRQE Albuquerque - Nuke lab cleanup plan makes chromium plume a priority - Associated Press
  • Japan Today - Japan's nuclear dilemma to undercut power reforms - Aaron Sheldrick and Osamu Tsukimori
  • Daily Maverick - Analysis: South Africa's 20-year nuclear family with Russia, courtesy of Tina Joemat-Petterssen - Marianne Thamm
  • ENDS Europe - EU confirms rising cost of nuclear power
  • London Times - Nuclear police say working until 68 is a security risk - John Simpson
  • SA Business Day - Letter: Count all costs and nuclear is a no-go - Judith Taylor, Morningside Manor
  • SA Business Day - Letter: Drop dinosaur technology - Keith Gottschalk, Claremont
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - "Command and Control," terrifying soon at a theater near you - Rachel Bronson
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Shipping radioactive waste a hot issue in drilling sector - Anya Litvak
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Enhancing nuclear security
  • Reuters - EU struggles with clean-up costs of ageing nuclear plants - Barbara Lewis
  • Nigeria Punch - 'Radioactive materials importers must get NNRA licences' - Niyi Odebode, Abuja
  • AllAfrica - Interview: Nigeria: Nuclear Technology to Serve Nigeria Electricity Soon - Prof. Dim - Professor Lawrence Anikwe Dim, Soni Daniel and Ben Agande
  • Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era - DOE tours offer glimpse into site's 60-year history - David Zoeller
  • The Hindu - Opposition to Kovvada N-power plant mounts
  • BBC - Additional Dounreay particles work recommended
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukrainian NPP security plan discussed at Washington summit – Poroshenko
  • Military.com - Veterans Facing Cancer Hope That 'Atomic Veteran' Bill Becomes Law - Abigail Curtis
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Bruce Power Looks to the Future
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Wullschleger honored - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - First waste comes up from Hanford's vertically buried pipes - Annette Cary
  • DOE - U.S. and Israeli Energy Ministers Sign New Energy Agreement
  • NAS - Project Update: - Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC blog - NRC Oversight at Pilgrim Plant Entering a New Phase - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • The Guardian - Europe faces €253bn nuclear waste bill - Arthur Neslen
  • The Guardian - A pipeline's being expanded 400ft from my home – wouldn't you be worried? - Courtney M Williams
  • The Guardian - Hinkley Point: China incorporates seven London-based firms - Terry Macalister, Energy editor
  • IAEA - IAEA to Assist Brazil on Nuclear Security at 2016 Olympic Games
  • IAEA - Sustaining Safety Standards: IAEA to Host the International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Wiscasset Newspaper - Meeting to address storage of spent nuclear waste - Phil Di Vece
  • NHK World - Kerry: Hiroshima peace park visit important
  • NHK World - A-bomb Dome prepared for G7 ministers' visit
  • NHK World - G7 ministers to visit Peace Park in Hiroshima
  • NHK World - Japan working on 'Hiroshima Declaration' for G7
  • NHK World - Hibakusha welcomes G7 ministers' visit
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima students reach out to tell truth about radiation - Yuri Oiwa
  • Asahi Shimbun - 3/11 spawns overhaul of disaster-related products
  • Asahi Shimbun - 1st visit set by nuclear powers top diplomats to Hiroshima park
  • Huffington Post - GroundTruth Films: Fukushima Diary - Beth Murphy
  • Daily Mirror - 'Deadly' Chernobyl and Fukushima radioactive waste found on UK BEACH after being leaked from nuclear disasters
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan nuclear plant operators to team up on safety
  • Alice Springs News - Jumping the gun on radioactive waste facility? - Kieran Finnane
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Meetings: Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pages 19186 - 19187 [FR DOC #: 2016-07624]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs, Pages 19161 - 19162 [FR DOC #: 2016-07642]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Proposed Subsequent Arrangement, Page 19162 [FR DOC #: 2016-07645]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Proposed Subsequent Arrangement, Page 19162 [FR DOC #: 2016-07643]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HISTORM 100 Cask System; Amendment No. 9, Revision 1; Corrections, Pages 19021 - 19022 [FR DOC #: 2016-07618]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, Pages 19246 - 19247 [FR DOC #: 2016-07639]

    Sunday, April 03, 2016

  • Trend News Agency - Baku wants to protect region from Chernobyl-like disaster in Armenia - Elmira Tariverdiyeva
  • Alamogordo Daily News - Trinity Site attracts thousands - Jacqueline Devine
  • Today's News-Herald - Mohave County wants to widen area for 'Downwinders' compensation - Haley Walters
  • Albany Daily Star - After 30 Years, Plutonium 238 has been producing for NASA's deep space explorations – Lexington Daily Health
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho researchers invent new microscope - Luke Ramseth
  • Albany Daily Star - Plutonium 238 Thermoelectric Generators will be key factor for future deep space missions – Pittsburgh Tech Zone
  • Daily Telegraph - Mini nuclear power stations in UK towns move one step closer - Kate McCann
  • Los Angeles Times - Column The new nuclear arms race - Doyle McManus
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Diablo Canyon nuclear plant still opposed, still poses danger - Janine Rands, San Luis Obispo
  • Scottish Daily Express - 'Teething problems' Britain's first nuclear submarine had lack of storage in maiden voyage - Jaymi McCann
  • AsiaOne - New laws aim at ensuring nuclear safety in China
  • Sunday Mirror - Terrifying footage shows what happens when nuclear bomb goes off underground - Ross Logan
  • Deccan Chronicle - Nuclear security is our top priority, says PM Modi
  • Economic Times - India has no right to question Pakistan's nuke programme: Pakistan daily
  • NDTV - China Develops 300-Megawatt Nuclear Reactor Cooling Pump
  • Paducah Sun - DOE tours offer glimpse into site's 60-year history - David Zoeller
  • Macomb Daily - Report outlines failures that led to Flint water crisis - Jim Bloch, For The Macomb Daily
  • The Guardian - Hinkley Point: China incorporates seven London-based firms - Terry Macalister, Energy editor
  • Asahi Shimbun - 1st visit set by nuclear powers top diplomats to Hiroshima park
  • Jiji Press - G-7 to Show Resolve toward Nuclear Disarmament in Hiroshima
  • Mainichi Daily News - Contaminated water, fuel extraction stand in way of decommissioning Fukushima plant

    Saturday, April 02, 2016

  • Aiken Standard - Scientist proposes turning MOX facility into training center for nuclear security guards - Dede Biles
  • Alamogordo Daily News - Tularosa Downwinders to protest at Trinity Site - Jacqueline Devine
  • Artesia Daily Press - New communication system installed at WIPP - Associated Press
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - A nuclear South Korea would be a mistake - Jungmin Kang
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - DOE formally approves 6 tons of waste to WIPP - Maddy Hayden
  • Japan Times - Water a key element to full 3/11 recovery
  • KOAT Albuquerque - 6 tons of plutonium waste will soon head to WIPP - Sandra Ramirez By Sandra Ramirez
  • KUNM - Feds Could Ship High-Grade Plutonium To WIPP - Ed Williams
  • London Times - Anger over transatlantic nuclear journey - Hamish Macdonell
  • RT - Interview: 'Sitting ducks: Dangerous & dumb to keep building nuclear power plants' - Alice Slate
  • Taos News - Feds plan to send nuke waste to N.M. - Rebecca Moss
  • World Nuclear News - Remote technology centre opens in Japan
  • Tri-City Herald - Workers removing radioactive sludge from leaking Hanford tank - Annette Cary
  • KVEW-tv - Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford Expands 2016 Tour Season - Chelsie Hadden
  • Crosscut Seattle - Senate Republicans kneecap toxic-waste help for public - Robert McClure
  • AP - Obama, leaders urge more action on nuclear security, terror - Josh Lederman, Darlene Superville
  • AP - Obama acknowledges civilian deaths by US drones
  • AP - The Latest: Obama says US-Russia nuke reductions will go on
  • Bloomberg - Argentina Said to Revise Nuclear Pact With China to Favor U.S. - Pablo Rosendo Gonzalez
  • Bloomberg - Snyder Defends Emergency-Manager Law Despite Flint Water Crisis - Elise Young
  • Bloomberg - Video: Obama Speaks at Nuclear Security Summit Opening Plenary
  • Reuters - China braces for 'severe' flooding on Yangtze River - Jessica Macy Yu and Michael Martina
  • Reuters - Obama says 'no doubt' civilians have been killed in drone strikes - Washington Newsroom
  • Reuters - Obama says much nuclear material needs to be secured globally - Washington Newsroom
  • Reuters - More to be done to prevent nuclear proliferation: summit communique - Jeff Mason and Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - Flint mayor to work with governor even as lawsuit pondered - Mark Weinraub
  • Reuters - World leaders pose for 'family' photo at nuclear summit
  • Reuters - 'Madmen' must not be allowed to get nuclear material: Obama - Roberta Rampton, Matt Spetalnick and David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - U.S., Japan finalize nuclear material transfer - David Brunnstrom and Megan Cassella
  • Reuters - Video: Obama: Iran nuclear deal successful but more work needed
  • Reuters - Video: Nuclear terrorism fears loom over Obama's final atomic summit
  • The White House - Fact Sheet: U.S. Support to the International Atomic Energy Agency for Nuclear Security
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - EPA says it will remove radioactive dirt on private property adjacent to landfill - Jacob Barker
  • Savannah Morning News - Regional group wants into S.C. lawsuit over nuke fuel project
  • Huffington Post - 'Ice Wall' Is Japan's Last-Ditch Effort To Contain Fukushima Radiation - Chris D'Angelo
  • Daily Pakistan - Pakistan attaches great importance to global nuclear security: Fatemi - bySarfraz Ali
  • Swissinfo - Swiss set "good example" over nuclear materials
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Senators: Simplify nuke workers comp claims - Rebecca Moss
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Scott Walker signs bill ending nuclear reactor ban in state - Patrick Marley
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Ex-Japan PM 'regrets' recommending nuclear technology to Erdogan
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - New Vogtle nuke unit fires up – April Fool's! - Russell Grantham
  • CCTV-America - NEI International Board of Advisors Chairman Jack Edlow on the nuclear industry - Michelle Makori
  • The Guardian - Obama highlights danger of nuclear terrorism at summit - video
  • CCTV-America - Lessons learned from Three Mile Island nuclear disaster - Jessica Stone
  • Sputnik News - Iran Exceeds Commitments in Implementing Nuclear Deal - IAEA Chief
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Udall, Alexander: Sick Nuclear Workers Deserve Better
  • VOA News - US Releases Uranium Inventory Information
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Diablo Canyon desalination plan deserves a brickbat - Charles Varni, Oceano
  • Xinhua News - China, U.S. should do "addition and subtraction" to uphold peace, stability in Asia-Pacific: former FM
  • News Courier - NRC accepts open phase petition, declines immediate action request - Adam Smith
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Preserving Yucca licensing oversight sought - Daria Sokolova
  • Irish Times - In the zone: Chernobyl still dying after 30 years - Daniel McLaughlin
  • KVEW-tv - Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford Expands 2016 Tour Season - Chelsie Hadden
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site contract up for bids next year - Walter C. Jones
  • Tri-City Herald - Registration opens April 4 for Hanford national park tours (with video) - Annette Cary
  • IAEA - IAEA has Delivered Concrete Results in Nuclear Security: Director General at Nuclear Security Summit - Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on JCPOA
  • IAEA - Road Towards Entry Into Force of Key Nuclear Security Agreement - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Press TV - Obama: World powers should do their end of Iran deal
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal proved diplomacy paying off: China president
  • Press TV - IAEA confirms Iran's nuclear commitment to nuclear accord
  • Xinhua News - Xi calls for more national input, int'l cooperation to strengthen global nuclear security system
  • POGO - Persistent Deficiencies in Compensation for Nuclear Workers - Daniel Van Schooten
  • Fukushima Diary - M6.1 hit western Japan / JMA "Connection with a potential great earthquake is not known" - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Japan working on 'Hiroshima Declaration' for G7
  • NHK World - Kyoto facility has 50kg of highly enriched uranium
  • NHK World - Abe pledges to help improve nuclear plant safety
  • Japan Times - Plutonium from Japan to be disposed of underground in New Mexico
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan solar power generation jumps 23 times over 10 years
  • Mainichi Daily News - G-7 foreign ministers to visit A-bomb memorial park together
  • Mainichi Daily News - Plutonium from Japan to be disposed of underground in New Mexico
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan to give up more uranium in historic nuke material removal bid
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ongoing Nuclear Security Summit sheds light on plutonium problems
  • Jiji Press - (Update) G-7 Foreign Ministers to Visit Hiroshima Peace Park \Raw Story - Irradiated: Here's how the US and its allies poisoned Iraq with radioactive and chemically toxic weapons - Barbara Koeppel
  • CounterPunch - The Cowards' Wars - Luciana Bohne
  • EnviroNews - St. Louis' West Lake Landfill: A Runaway, Ticking, Nuclear Time Bomb That Has Residents Terrified - Josh Cunnings
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Use failing power plants to improve the safety and efficiency of clean energy - Jeff Terry
  • Tri-City Herald - Registration opens April 4 for Hanford national park tours (with video) - Annette Cary
  • Daily Star Gazette - After 30 Years, Plutonium 238 has been producing for NASA's deep space explorations – Palm Bay Tech Part
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Roger This: Safety At LANL - Roger Snodgrass
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL announces big leap in wireless charging for electric vehicles
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE designates surplus plutonium for disposal at WIPP - Lauren Villagran
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE wants to send surplus plutonium to WIPP - Lauren Villagran
  • Renewable Energy Magazine - Enel Green Power inaugurates triple renewable hybrid plant in the US - Robin Whitlock
  • KUNM - Senator Wants Attorney General Opinion On Testing, DOE Plans To Send Plutonium To WIPP
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - SNS illustrates the ups and downs of science - Frank Munger
  • AP - Seeing slow progress, leaders face disparate nuclear threats - Josh Lederman
  • AP - Obama finds common cause on NKorea with China and allies - Josh Lederman, Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - Japan Gives Consumers Greater Sway in Choosing Power Retailers - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Halting Islamic State's Nuclear Goals at Center of Obama Summit - Chris Strohm, Justin Sink, Nafeesa Syeed
  • Reuters - Exclusive: North Korea to pursue nuclear and missile programs - envoy - Stephanie Nebehay
  • Reuters - China still committed to nuclear reprocessing despite Asia stockpile fears - David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - COLUMN-Money for Obama's nuclear upgrades better spent on conventional weapons - Lawrence Korb
  • Reuters - China, U.S. agree to jointly combat nuclear smuggling: joint statement - David Brunnstrom and Lesley Wroughton
  • MIT Technology Review - This New Fuel Could Make Nuclear Power Safer and Cheaper - Richard Martin
  • POWERnews - Commission Backs Plan to Store World's Nuclear Waste in Australian Outback - Sonal Patel
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukraine, Australia sign agreement on uranium supply in Washington
  • WISC Madison - Walker to sign bill ending nuclear moratorium
  • Huffington Post - Critical Nuclear Reactor Bolts Fail at Indian Point 2 - Roger Witherspoon
  • World Nuclear News - Remote technology centre opens in Japan
  • World Nuclear News - Grid connection for Hongyanhe 4
  • World Nuclear News - 31 March 2016 - CGN boosts cooperation with Czech firms
  • World Nuclear News - GoviEx Uranium and Denison Mines join forces in Africa
  • World Nuclear News - Tepco begins ice wall activation
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear helps offset dip in UK coal generation, 2015 data show
  • Bridgwater Mercury - Plans for nuclear plants like Hinkley in Somerset are wrong, say campaigners, as renewable energy production rises
  • Edie - The UK's ever-changing energy mix: 2015 in charts
  • Pakistan News - Discriminating against a N-power - Muhammad Saeed
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - PUCO approves FirstEnergy and AEP requests, appeals to follow - John Funk
  • Toledo Blade - PUCO backs utilities' rate lock-in plan--New costs for FirstEnergy, AEP customers uncertain - Jim Provance
  • WHIO Dayton - Ohio regulators OK 2 deals that subsidize older power plants - Julie Carr Smyth
  • Calcutta Telegraph - Cost fears about newN-reactors
  • The Hindu - 'Kovvada nuclear plant neither cost-effective nor power-efficient'
  • The Ecologist blog - EDF shows that wind makes better sense than nuclear - Chris Goodall
  • Maritime Executive - Russia Develops Nuclear Battery for Arctic
  • York Dispatch - Nuclear open house to be held at Peach Bottom
  • Cambridge Network - New nuclear: one size fits all? This could be the time for small modular nuclear reactors to make their mark, argues The Scientific Alliance - Martin Livermore
  • Thomson Reuters - U.S., Japan complete removal of nuclear material from Japan site -statement
  • East Anglian Daily Times - Nuclear waste store opened at Sizewell B power station
  • WRVO Public Media - Nine Mile nuclear also losing money, wants state tax credits - Payne Horning
  • Nuclear Street - AREVA, NuScale SMR Fuel Now Has A Name: NuFuel HTP2
  • Xinhua News - Norway, U.S. sign MoU on nuclear non-proliferation cooperation
  • Herald Scotland - The Midge: Scots fears grow over nuclear materials swap, business minister visits threatened steel plant, Scotland to lead way on gender identity - Alison Rowat
  • Industrialinfo - Energy Fuels Sees Surge in Global Nuclear Construction, Boosting Uranium Prices
  • Toronto Community Bulletin - 'Shuttering Pickering Nuke = jobs, savings and safety' - Angela Bischoff –
  • NorthumberlandView - Commission meeting for CNSC staff status report on Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Limited's Port Hope Area Initiative and participant funding offering
  • Largs and Millport Weekly News - Hunterston nuclear emergency test
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel - State senator wants review of Biscayne Bay contamination - Jim Saunders
  • Salon - Fukushima on the Hudson: How America is vulnerable to nuclear disaster - Ellen Cantarow and Alison Rose Levy
  • Xinhua News - Xinhua Insight: Safety top priority as China nuclear goes global
  • Daily Sabah - FM Çavusoglu discusses Turkey's nuclear energy program with IAEA head - Anadolu Agency
  • Taipei Times - US praises Taiwan over uranium policy - William Lowther
  • Columbus Business First blog - Kasich, Sierra Club and Akron's mayor react to AEP, FirstEnergy income guarantees - Tom Knox
  • Agenda.ge - Georgia wins international award for nuclear safety
  • Public News Service - FitzPatrick Closing Date Announced
  • Asahi Shimbun - Manga convey realities of living in Tohoku disaster areas - Eiichi Miyashiro
  • Japan Times - Tainted Fukushima towns stuck in time as decon crews plug away
  • Newburyport Daily News - More tests ON ASR at N-plant - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Sacramento Bee - Diablo Canyon is needed for clean-energy transition - Tom Dalzell
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site cleanup misses targets - Walter C. Jones
  • Voice of OC - Decommissioning By Convicted Criminals Puts us All at Risk
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL sets new standard for wireless charging of electric vehicles - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander, Udall urge Labor Dept. to halt rule changes on sick worker compensation program - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - 'A is for Atom' A 1953 documentary produced to educate Hanford workers about nuclear fission
  • Greenpeace International - It's time to talk about Belgium's nuclear problem - Blogpost by Jan Vande Putte
  • BBC News - The threat of nuclear terrorism
  • BBC News - China and US to cooperate on nuclear safety - Kirsty Johansen
  • Xinhua News - 1st LD: M-6.1 quake strikes off Mie Prefecture, jolts central Japan
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 18852 [FR DOC #: 2016-07417]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Page 18899 [FR DOC #: 2016-07456]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on APR 1400, Pages 18898 - 18899 [FR DOC #: 2016-07458]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Fukushima, Pages 18897 - 18898 [FR DOC #: 2016-07455]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Fukushima, Page 18898 [FR DOC #: 2016-07461]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Fukushima, Pages 18899 - 18900 [FR DOC #: 2016-07457]
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Notices: Requests for Nominations: Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, Pages 18892 - 18893 [FR DOC #: 2016-07427]
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Pages 18893 - 18895 [FR DOC #: 2016-07348]
  • IOL - Eskom tariff hike kicks in - ANA Reporter
  • San Clemente Times - Letter: Are San Onofre nuclear waste canisters cracking? - Donna Gilmore, San Clemente
  • ABC - Commission to support nuclear waste dump in SA despite safety concerns and revenue 'disagreement' - Natalie Whiting
  • KSDK St. Louis - Westlake moms group lands high-level D.C. meeting - Casey Nolen
  • DOE:EM - Department of Energy Awards Contract for Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) - Lynette Chafin
  • WorkersCompensation.com - Expansion May Give Former Laboratory Workers in Columbus, Ohio Easier Access to EEOICPA Compensation for Illnesses
  • NHK World - Nuclear Security Summit closes with communique
  • NHK World - Japan, US agree to shrink nuclear material stocks
  • Kyodo News - URGENT: Leaders vow to keep nuclear materials from terrorists
  • Kyodo News - Japan to give up more uranium in historic nuke material removal bid
  • Asahi Shimbun - The Asahi Shimbun | Asia & Japan Watch
  • Asahi Shimbun - Electricity reforms in Japan hit glitch on 1st day, power trading surges
  • Asahi Shimbun - 'Hiroshima oath' for world free of nuclear weapons eyed at G-7 talks - Hajimu Takeda and Ryutaro Abe
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: In deregulated energy market, the power is with the people
  • Japan Times - Plutonium from Japan to be disposed of underground in New Mexico
  • Japan Times - M6.1 quake hits Wakayama Prefecture; no tsunami warning issued
  • Japan Times - Tainted Fukushima towns stuck in time as decon crews plug away - Eiichiro Ishiyama
  • Japan Times - 150 Fukushima No. 1 workers who got maximum radiation dose at start of crisis can now return to plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan to give up more uranium in historic nuke material removal bid
  • Mainichi Daily News - Plutonium from Japan to be disposed of underground in New Mexico
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ongoing Nuclear Security Summit sheds light on plutonium problems
  • Jiji Press - Cable Flaws Found at 20 N-Facilities across Japan
  • JAIF - JAIF Annual Report: World Has 434 Operating NPPs With Capacity of 399GWe