• Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Petitions for Rulemaking; Denials: Uninterruptible Monitoring of Coolant and Fuel in Reactors and Spent Fuel Pools FR Document: 2017-03284 Citation: 82 FR 11159 PDF Pages 11159-11162 (4 pages) Permalink

    Monday, February 20, 2017

  • RTO Insider - Panelists Weigh Nuclear Waste Solution Post-Obama - Rich Heidorn Jr.
  • RTO Insider - House Energy Chair Lays out Agenda in NARUC Address - Rory D. Sweeney
  • Bloomberg BNA - What Environmental News to Watch the Week of Feb. 20
  • Al-Monitor - Radiation danger raises concern, controversy in Iraq - Adnan Abu Zeed
  • St. George News - Public information meetings for downwinders scheduled
  • Tri-City Herald - Signs promising as deadline nears for emptying Hanford waste tank - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - U.A.E. to Build Russian Warplane as Iran Stokes Mideast Tensions - Deena Kamel Yousef and Christopher Jasper
  • Bloomberg - Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan to Cut Oil Use - Anthony Dipaola
  • Bloomberg - video: Iran Says It's Focused on Building Persian Gulf Alliances - Tracy Alloway
  • Bloomberg - video: China Moves to Ban North Korean Coal Imports - Daniel Ten Kate
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Denounces Probe Into Murder of Kim's Half-Brother - Anisah Shukry
  • Bloomberg - Global Arms Sales Hit Highest Level Since End of Cold War - Iain Marlow
  • Reuters video - video: China bans imports of North Korean coal - Samantha Vadas
  • Reuters - China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks - Ben Blanchard and Philip Wen
  • Reuters - Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil - Phil Stewart
  • Reuters - China's North Korea import ban the latest gyrating coal policy: Russell - Clyde Russell
  • Deutsche Welle - Finland locks away nuclear waste
  • Huffington Post - Yes, Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid U.S. Russian Uranium Deal - H. A. Goodman, Contributor
  • Economic Times - India, Pakistan extend pact on cutting risk of nuclear-related mishaps
  • Business Standard - Indo-Pak 2007 agreement on reduction of risks related to nuclear weapons extended
  • Foreign Affairs - The UAE's Nuclear Push--And the Potential Fallout for the Middle East - Yoel Guzansky
  • Global Research - US Terror-Bombed Syria with Toxic Depleted Uranium(DU) Weapons - Stephen Lendman
  • Local Suisse - Germany demands answers after Swiss nuclear reactor is restarted... and then shut down again
  • Lagos Vanguard - Nigeria highly prepared for nuclear, radiation emergencies – FG - Michael Eboh
  • Nigeria Guardian - 'Why Nigeria doesn't have nuclear power plant' - Clement Nwoji
  • Daytona Beach News-Journal - Ormond barber survived nuclear test exposure - Tony Holt
  • Syracuse Post Standard - OpEd: Anti-tax activist: NY nuke bailout will cost ratepayers, businesses billions (Commentary) - Grover Norquist, president and founder of Americans for Tax Reform
  • Daily News Egypt - Dabaa prepares to receive nuclear power plant
  • Daily News Egypt - Shaker will present to Al-Sisi results of Dabaa nuclear plant negotiations with Russia - Mohamed Farag
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba pulling plug on US nuclear reactor plan--Write-downs, delays spell end to Texas project
  • Energy Collective - Fate of Toshiba's Nuclear Projects Remains Uncertain - Dan Yurman
  • Energy Collective - Toshiba Announces $6.3B Writedown On A $229M Construction Company Acquisition - Rod Adams
  • Global Times - Inland nuclear power station in the pipeline - Ma Jingjing
  • The Ecologist - Why did the US need toxic uranium munitions to destroy fuel tankers in Syria? - Doug Weir
  • Sterling Journal-Advocate, CO - Doctor addresses misconceptions about radiation--New radiation oncologist excited to be at SRM - Callie Jones
  • World Nuclear News - First Sellafield fuel pond sludge encapsulated
  • World Nuclear News - US consortium calls for public-private SMR support
  • World Nuclear News - India creates medical supplies from nuclear waste
  • The Hankyoreh - [Editorial] Solve North Korean nukes to address diplomatic and security morass
  • Malaysia Star - New Atomic Energy Bill expected to improve safety measures - Norbaiti Phaharoradzi
  • Green Left Weekly - John Pilger on the US threat to world peace – and Australia's choice - Nicholas James
  • Dissident Voice - Fukushima: A Lurking Global Catastrophe? - Robert Hunziker
  • Kyiv Post - NPPs share of Ukrainian power balance grows to 62 percecnt - Interfax-Ukraine.
  • Nigerian Tribune - It may take 20 years to provide electricity through nuclear power – DG, NNRA - Ademola Adegbite- Abuja
  • Sandusky Register - School braces for potential loss of Davis-Besse - Patrick Pfanner
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Bulgaria seeks consultants under Kozloduy units decommissioning plan - EBRD

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • Eurasia Review - The Cancer Of War: US Used Depleted Uranium In Syria - Daniel McAdams
  • El Defensor Chieftain - Group releases Trinity report - Scott Turner
  • Tri-City Herald - PNNL helps Hanford cleanup - Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Delegate Shott introduces bill to strengthen Whistleblower Law - Charlie Boothe
  • Lincoln Journal Star - Leaks, whistleblowers part of American culture, professors say - Chris Dunker
  • New York Times - When It's Time to Blow the Whistle - Peter Van Buren
  • Forbes blog - The Price Of Being A Whistleblower - Karen Higginbottom
  • AP - Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect' - Geir Moulson
  • Bloomberg - Iran Mocks Trump Threats, Sets Sights on Gulf Nation Deals - Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Policy on North Korea 'Not Working,' Chinese Official Says - Nick Wadhams
  • Reuters - U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development - Andrea Shalal and John Irish
  • Ecowatch - Solar Growth Skyrockets as Nuclear Power Fails to Compete - Prescott Daily Courier
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: Shield customers from reactor disaster
  • Augusta Chronicle - Scuttlebiz: Big losses make for bad PR at Vogtle - Damon Cline
  • Daily Mail - Britain's 110 nuclear alerts are revealed: Safety watchdog makes a mockery of the MoD's claim of just 27 'incidents' in 65 years - Mark Nicol
  • Independent Barents Observer - Radioactive Iodine over Europe first measured in Finnmark - Thomas Nilsen
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation levels at Fukushima reactor puzzle nuclear experts
  • UK Independent - Radiation levels in one Fukushima reactor high enough to kill a human in two minutes - Chloe Farand
  • i24news - 'Iran is not going to produce nuclear weapons. Period': Zarif
  • Daily Mail This is Money - £225m black hole may stall the completion of giant Cumbria nuclear plant - Neil Craven
  • Augusta Chronicle - Plant Vogtle could use new fuel when MOX is complete - Thomas Gardiner
  • Augusta Chronicle - SRNL tests radiation detection equipment, trains law enforcement - Thomas Gardiner
  • The Hindu - China building floating nuclear reactors - Atul Aneja
  • Muslim News UK - Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad - Mustapha Dalaa
  • Fiscal Times - Uncle Sam's Environmental Cleanup Bill: $447 Billion and Rising - Eric Pianin
  • Asia Times - Iran nuclear deal is here to stay – for the present - M.K. Bhadrakumar
  • Press TV - Pence claims Iran using JCPOA 'additional resources' to 'destabilize' MidEast
  • Ventura County Star - Field lab cleanup plan gets mixed reviews - Mike Harris
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Iran Mulls European Offers to Buy Heavy Water - Parsippany Daily Record
  • Cañon City Daily Record - Cotter Corp. outlines timeline for pipeline replacement - Kara Mason
  • Decatur Herald & Review - Nuclear power struggle winds up in court - Tony Reid
  • Xinhua News - 5.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Chiba area, no tsunami warning issued
  • Tri-City Herald - Anti-nuke group's report argues for Richland plant shutdown - Annette Cary
  • USGS - M 5.5 - 11km SSW of Hasaki, Japan
  • Yonhap News - 'Tipping point' a few years away for N.K.'s nuclear weaponization - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Pence claims Iran using JCPOA 'additional resources' to 'destabilize' MidEast
  • Press TV - Iran will fully restore nuclear program if JCPOA scrapped: Larijani
  • Asahi Shimbun - A-bombed shrine washbowl to be made a peace monument - Toshiro Matsuzaki
  • Asahi Shimbun - Magnitude-5.4 quake strikes offshore, rattles Tokyo area

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nuclear waste solution must include Yucca Mountain, key GOP lawmaker says - Gary Martin
  • Hood River News - 'Hanford: A Conversation' at White Salmon Library - Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL, Vietnamese researchers finish first-ever nuclear cooperation program - Luke Ramseth
  • Press TV - Syria is plagued with radioactive contamination: Dr. Leuren Moret
  • NewsMax - Whistleblower: VA Contractor Cheated Vets out of Agent Orange Benefits - Jason Devaney
  • Press TV - Iran weighing sale of heavy water to some European countries: AEOI
  • Press TV - China deprives N Korea of crucial source of foreign exchange
  • Press TV - EU, IAEA reaffirm commitment to Iran deal in joint statement
  • Press TV - Israeli hype about Iran's defense program fake: Zarif
  • Press TV - US-led coalition airstrikes kill 11 civilians near Syria's Raqqah: SOHR
  • AP - Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Bloomberg - How Toshiba Lost $6 Billion - Jason Clenfield , Yuji Nakamura , Takashi Amano , Pavel Alpeyev , and Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea - Meng Meng and David Stanway
  • Reuters - China sees chance of six-party talks with North Korea
  • Forbes blog - One Toshiba Lesson - Organizations With Venerable Corporate Names Can Be Risky Acquisitions - Rod Adams
  • New York Times - The Murky Future of Nuclear Power in the United States - Diane Cardwell
  • New York Times - How the Nuclear Threat From North Korea Has Grown - Rick Gladstone and Rogene Jacquette
  • The Republican - Closure of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant boosted greenhouse gas emissions in New England - Mary Serreze
  • The Hindu - Eye on SCS, China expedites construction of floating nuke reactors - Atul Aneja
  • The Oregonian - Closing Richland nuclear plant would be a win for ratepayers, study says - Ted Sickinger
  • antiwar.com - The Cancer of War: US Used Depleted Uranium in Syria - Daniel McAdams
  • Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Cherokee Nation, state of Oklahoma seek to halt burial of radioactive waste - Bill John Baker
  • Taipei Times - Nuclear dumping inquiry inconclusive
  • Orange County Register - Skeptics don't buy San Onofre quake reassurance - Teri Sforza
  • TrendinTech - Cheap and Clean Nuclear Power is Becoming a Dream More than the Reality - Natalie Brown
  • Pasadena Now - The Allendale Branch Library Presents "Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands" - Teresa Mei Chuc
  • WVVA TV Bluefield, WV - 4th Circuit ruling affirms Virginia uranium mining ban
  • Prescott Daily Courier - Companies in closed nuke plant transfer file request
  • Yonhap News - Nuclear reactor shuts down for maintenance
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Removal of radioactive concrete blocks at Scottish nuclear "swimming pool" begins
  • Sputnik News - Algeria Demands French Compensation for Nuclear Tests in Sahara Desert - Prescott Daily Courier
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: Clear up reactor future
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Quarterly Pilgrim Station inspection cites 5 deficiencies - Emily Clark
  • Proactiveinvestors - Energy Fuels receives EPA aquifer exemption for Jane Dough well field - George Matlock
  • Franceinfo - Des traces d'iode radioactive détectées dans l'air, en France et en Europe - Julie Rasplus
  • Assam Sentinel - KSU blames uranium exploration works
  • JURIST.org - Lawsuit challenges Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act
  • Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija - N-plant back at full swing
  • Newburyport Daily News - Seabrook Station cited for ex-guard's action - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Taiwan Public Television Service - AEC finds nuclear waste dumping report unproven
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - EPB launches Community Solar project - Dave Flessner
  • Atomic Insights - Potential for Korea, Japan, U.S. to Collaborate on Pyroprocessing Under Trump - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Kairos Power Is Hiring For Hybrid Natural Gas-Nuclear Power System - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Energizing opportunity to meet with atomic entrepreneurs - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Please support atomic energy research and info sharing - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Elegant simplicity of a CO2 tax and dividend should attract broad spectrum support - Rod Adams
  • IPS - Improved Cookstoves Boost Health and Forest Cover in the Himalayas - Athar Parvaiz
  • College of Arts and Sciences - University of South Carolina - UofSC awarded grant to explore safer nuclear waste storage
  • Citrus County Chronicle - Letter: Nuclear future looks bleak under Trump - Donald G. Schweitzer, Beverly Hills
  • Odessa American - Feds begin study of high-level waste in Andrews - Corey Paul
  • JAIF - Kagoshima Experts' Committee Confirms Sendai-1 Inspection Results
  • TEPCO - NEW CHALLENGE: TEPCO will send "SCORPION" robot into Fukushima Daiichi Unit 2 PCV for further investigation
  • CNIC - Nuke Info Tokyo No. 176 (Jan/Feb 2017)
  • CNIC - The Post 3/11 ("three-eleven") Anti-Nuke Movement
  • CNIC - Policy Subcommittee for Acceleration of Electricity System Reform: Concerns that the Reforms will help no one but TEPCO
  • CNIC - Reference Material: Radiation Exposure Data for Nuclear Industry Workers (Fiscal Year 2015)
  • CNIC - News Watch
  • CNIC - Group Introduction: Tarachine – Mothers' Radiation Lab Fukushima
  • London Times - Ex-BP boss lined up for nuclear job - John Collingridge
  • Niagara Frontier Publications - Higgins announces approval of bill authorizing risk assessment of proposed nuclear waste transport across Peace Bridge
  • The News Nigeria - Managing The Inevitable Waste Problem

    Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Washington's Blog - Nuclear Power Is Not "Green Energy"
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP Releases Preliminary Shipping Estimates
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Heads To Washington, D.C. Next Week
  • Bloomberg BNA - Contaminated Federal Sites Cost $447B in Liability, Watchdog Says - Sylvia Carignan
  • KING5 Seattle - Safety failures lead to 'death sentence' at Hanford - Susannah Frame
  • Artesia Daily Press - Shipments to WIPP expected to resume in April - Associated Press
  • El Defensor Chieftain - Socorro's Trinity story needs to be told - Scott Turner
  • KCSG-TV St. George - Resep Clinic Holds Public Meetings in ST.George and Cedar City - Terri Draper
  • AP - Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Israel warns Hezbollah after threats to hit reactor
  • Bloomberg - If Toshiba Can't Finish Nuclear Job, Scana May Find Another - Mark Chediak
  • Bloomberg - Melted Nuclear Fuel Search Proceeds One Dead Robot at a Time - Stephen Stapczynski and Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - video: Three Robots Abandoned at Fukushima - Aaron Clark
  • Reuters - India still keen to buy Westinghouse reactors despite Toshiba meltdown - Douglas Busvine
  • Reuters - S&P downgrade warning sends Toshiba shares falling - Junko Fujita
  • Reuters - Tillerson denies suggesting he wants to scrap Iran nuclear deal - Andrea Shalal
  • Reuters - Nuclear not only problem as Toshiba liable for billions in gas contract - Aaron Sheldrick and Osamu Tsukimori
  • Fortune - The Real Problem with Nuclear Power - Justin Worland
  • MIT Technology Review - Meltdown of Toshiba's Nuclear Business Dooms New Construction in the U.S. - James Temple
  • Financial Times - Toshiba brought to its knees by two US nuclear plants - Ed Crooks in New York and Kana Inagaki in Tokyo
  • Power Line - Nuclear Revival Hits Another Pothole - Steven Hayward
  • The State - SCE&G counts on Westinghouse, but vows to complete nuke plant - Roddie Burris
  • WLTX Columbia, SC - Group 'Dramatically' Protests SCE&G Rate Hikes, Nuclear Reactors - Janae Frazier
  • Energy Collective - Why a Big Bet on Nuclear Destroyed Toshiba - Michael Shellenberger
  • WIS-TV Columbia, SC - Anti-nuclear protestors rally against site at State House - Jack Kuenzie
  • E&E Daily - Scana stands by S.C. reactors amid Toshiba trouble - Kristi E. Swartz
  • E&E Daily - Toshiba volatility hits another U.S. project - Kristi E. Swartz
  • Japan Times - Toshiba U.S. unit executives pressured workers to understate losses: sources
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba a floundering icon due to absence of good management
  • Tampa Tribune - Edsels of energy? Duke Energy may find new AP1000 nuclear plants are already outdated - Robert Trigaux
  • Japan Times - Democratic Party delays decision on changing target date for abolishing nuclear power
  • Phys.org - System automatically detects cracks in nuclear power plants - Purdue University
  • The Guardian - Australia to boycott global summit on treaty to ban nuclear weapons - Ben Doherty
  • Financial Times - Mitsubishi Heavy rules out Toshiba nuclear rescue
  • BBC - Victim of Soviet test wants all nuclear weapons destroyed
  • Japan Times - Hitachi teams up with U.S. nuclear giant for British project
  • Sputnik News - China Reaches Breakthrough in Global Nuclear Market
  • gbtimes Beijing - China fines Japanese nuclear company for illegal practice
  • Sarnia Observer - Sarnia mayor worries nuclear waste could travel through city - Paul Morden
  • The State - Letters: Nuclear supporters ignore costs - Louis Dessau, Columbia
  • Blackpool Gazette - Brexit sparks nuclear fear
  • Taiwan News - Report about dumping of nuclear waste in ocean near Taiwan inconclusive - Matthew Strong
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Seismic risk for San Onofre nuclear waste is on the agenda - Ricky Young
  • KPBS - Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami Risks - Alison St John
  • The Hindu - Villagers oppose uranium mining,proposed nuclear plant at Gogi
  • Sputnik News - Russia Ready to Share Expertise With Zambia to Build Nuclear Research Center
  • Business Day South Africa - Letter: Sense in nuclear transfer - Keith Gottschalk, Claremont
  • Asbury Park Press - McGOVERN: Size doesn't matter for nuclear plants - James McGovern
  • World Nuclear News - EU, IAEA agree to bolster cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Robot surveys Fukushima Daiichi containment vessel
  • World Nuclear News - Poroshenko: Ukraine increasing nuclear share to 60%
  • WRVO Public Media Oswego - Report says Syracuse will pay extra $1.4 million over 12 years for state's nuclear subsidies - Tom Magnarelli
  • KFDA Amarillo - Nara Visa residents speak out about nuclear borehole project - Shannon Smith
  • National Observer - Years after Fukushima meltdown, Saskatchewan still suffering - David Meffe
  • Buffalo News - Letter: Governor's plan to fund nuclear plants is mistake - Giovanni Nunez, NYPIRG Intern, Buffalo
  • Huffington Post - Trump and Netanyahu Aligning on Iran is a Bad Sign - Jon Rainwater
  • New York Times - OpEd: Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand - Antony J. Blinken
  • CCTV - Iran slams U.S., Israeli leaders over nuclear comments
  • Mehr News - Zionist nuke-arsenal biggest threat to world's security
  • New Mexico Political Report - Nukes should count as green energy, says state rep - Laura Paskus
  • Sputnik News - Russian, Chinese FMs Agree to Push For Renewing Korea Nuclear Talks
  • Stanford University News - Stanford researchers say extracting uranium from seawater could help nuclear power play a larger role in a carbon-free energy future - Tom Abate
  • Xinhua News - High radiation levels may have caused robot to stop working in damaged Fukushima reactor
  • NHK World - Robot Stops Working in Fukushima Reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Democratic Party faces rift over advancing target to rid Japan of nuclear power
  • BizNis Africa - NIASA headlines Nuclear Forum at Africa Energy Indaba
  • The Scotsman - When will Rosyth's nuclear submarines finally be scrapped? - Chris McCall
  • The News Minute India - Karnataka villagers up in arms against N-plant in their village
  • BBC - Work ongoing inside Dounreay's dome
  • Arctic.ru - Atomflot: Russia needs to build more icebreakers due to increased Arctic shipping
  • PortNews IAA.ru - Atomflot is working on extending the service life of icebreakers that are in operation today
  • Arctic.ru - Design for Russia's flagship nuclear icebreaker to be ready by late 2018
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Report questions whether safety is top priority at Pilgrim nuke plant - Christine Legere
  • Ventura County Star - How to weigh in on Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup - Mike Harris
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Slovenia's NPP Krsko reconnects to grid after shutdown over faulty valve - See more at: SeeNews Southeast Europe
  • Herald Palladium - Prepping for end times for Palisades - Rod Smith
  • STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription) - N-plant brought back online
  • Platts - UK power: Improved import capacity, weak demand weigh on prompt
  • FOX2now St. Louis - Army Corps to remove contaminated material near Coldwater Creek in Hazelwood - Ayesha Khan
  • NHK World - Crack Spotted in Shimane Reactor
  • Oxford Eagle - Oxford's Richard Howorth elected TVA chair
  • BelTA - Spain interested in Belarusian new materials solutions
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Citizens panel wants help with Vermont Yankee sale - Mike Faher
  • Tri-City Herald - 2 Hanford workers receive medical checks after reporting odor - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Savannah River National Lab opens Richland office - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - Kudos to NRC for Lessons-Learned Review at Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • BBC - The anti-nuclear painter with no arms
  • Trend News Agency - Will Trump pose challenges to Total's Iran business? (exclusive) - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • London Times - Kim's assassins part of six-strong squad, say Malaysian police - Richard Lloyd Parry, Asia Editor
  • NHK World - Crack spotted on Shimane reactor part
  • Kyodo News - Taiwan probing alleged dumping of nuclear waste off island
  • Asahi Shimbun - Robot stuck in Fukushima No. 2 reactor on 1st try, abandoned
  • Japan Times - Children of Hiroshima survivors sue for coverage under hibakusha assistance law
  • Japan Times - Fukushima fuel-removal quest leaves trail of dead robots - Emi Urabe
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 2020 venues outside Tokyo top ¥43 bil. / Estimates come as 6 prefectures still refuse to bear some costs
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Kim Jong Nam 'poisoned' with ricin or puffer fish toxin - Kenichi Yoshida
  • Mainichi Daily News - Robot survey of severely damaged Fukushima reactor ends in failure
  • Mainichi Daily News - Damage inside No. 2 reactor building at Fukushima plant greater than expected
  • Jiji Press - Children of Hiroshima A-Bomb Sufferers Sue Govt for Aid
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth FR Document: 2017-03196 Citation: 82 FR 11026 PDF Pages 11026-11027 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: High Energy Physics Advisory Panel FR Document: 2017-03197 Citation: 82 FR 11026 PDF Page 11026 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Payment Methods; Authorization for Payment by Credit Card FR Document: 2017-03153 Citation: 82 FR 11072 PDF Pages 11072-11073 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Southern Nuclear Company, Inc.; Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2017-03237 Citation: 82 FR 11066 PDF Pages 11066-11068 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Southern Nuclear Company, Inc.; Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2017-03238 Citation: 82 FR 11070 PDF Pages 11070-11072 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Southern Nuclear Company, Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 FR Document: 2017-03241 Citation: 82 FR 11064 PDF Pages 11064-11066 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance for the Application of the Theft and Diversion Design-Basis Threat for Category I Fuel Cycle Facilities; Revision 1 FR Document: 2017-03246 Citation: 82 FR 11069 PDF Page 11069 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-03315 Citation: 82 FR 11068 PDF Pages 11068-11069 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-03314 Citation: 82 FR 11072 PDF Page 11072 (1 page) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Administrative Order Dakota Access Pipeline; Construction Guidelines (Memorandum of January 24, 2017) FR Document: R1-2017-02032 Citation: 82 FR 11129 PDF Pages 11129-11130 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Coastal View News - Letter: Nuclear waste finds its way here - Karen Friedman, Carpinteria
  • Deutsche Welle - Finland locks away nuclear waste
  • Odessa American - Feds begin study of high-level waste in Andrews - Corey Paul

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

  • Reno News & Review - Rick Perry and Yucca - Dennis Myers
  • Lexology - President Trump Makes Key Energy Regulatory Appointments - Jones Day
  • Heartland Institute blog - Advice to Bill McKibben: Nuke Up or Shut Up - written by Isaac Orr
  • Army Times - Regulators OK Army's radiation monitoring plan at Hawaii's Pohakuloa Training Area
  • Washington Post - The Pentagon said it wouldn't use depleted uranium rounds against ISIS. Months later, it did – thousands of times - Thomas Gibbons-Neff
  • Middle East Monitor - US used depleted uranium against Daesh
  • IBTimes - Syria War News: US Military Used Depleted Uranium That Can Cause Cancer and Birth Defects - Cristina Silva
  • Pakistan Observer - US used depleted uranium weapons in Syria: Pentagon
  • International Business Times UK - US breached guidelines and used depleted uranium in air strikes against Isis in Syria - Interview with Dr. Will Happer, Princeton University; Tareq Haddad
  • KUNM Albuquerque - Group Fights For N.M. To Be Compensated For Atomic Bomb Test - Marisa Demarco
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL wins 4 awards for technology transfer - Brittany Crocker
  • World Nuclear News - NuGen welcomes PM 'commitment' to Moorside
  • World Nuclear News - Decommissioning plan for Shimane 1 amended
  • World Nuclear News - Waste shipments to WIPP expected to resume soon
  • Los Alamos Monitor - LANL to resume shipments to WIPP in April
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Hosts Public Meeting At Fuller Lodge March 8 - LANL News
  • Albuquerque Journal - Report: U.S. nukes to cost $400B over next decade - Mark Oswald
  • Tri-City Herald - Anti-nuke group's report argues for Richland plant shutdown - Annette Cary
  • Los Alamos Monitor - Lab responds to critical report of safety practices - Tris DeRoma
  • E&E Daily - GAO finds rising risks for energy, environment programs - Kevin Bogardus
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - US Highway 20 to be closed briefly for radioactive material shipment
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Slovenia's nuclear plant Krsko expected to restart on Friday - Marja Novak
  • Reuters - SMBC head says will give Toshiba as much support as possible - Taiga Uranaka
  • Reuters - EPA staff told to prepare for Trump executive orders: sources - David Shepardson, Timothy Gardner and Richard Valdmanis
  • Reuters - video: Trump says "will do more" to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions
  • Bloomberg - One Job the Robots Can Have: Cleaning Nuclear Waste - Adam Satariano
  • Bloomberg - video: The Robots Built to Clean Up Our Nuclear Mess - Angus Bennett and Tom Gibson
  • Bloomberg - video: Europe Splits With Trump on Iran - Ladane Nasseri
  • Livermore Independent - Letter: Nuclear Arsenal - Patricia Moore, MSW, Livermore
  • Daily Telegraph - Toshiba's nuclear fallout shows the Government must take a stand - Jillian Ambrose
  • West Australian - Australia to snub nuclear treaty talks - West Australian
  • Economic Times - Support for verifiable nuclear disarmament remains firm: India
  • Daily Telegraph - Toshiba handed a one month reprieve from lenders as financial woes deepen - Jillian Ambrose
  • Financial Times - Demand for power price cuts puts UK nuclear plants' viability in doubt - : Andrew Ward
  • Financial Times - Letter: Nuclear power never was a commercial venture - From Leonard S Hyman, NY, US
  • Sputnik News - UK Nuclear Power Under Threat, Brexit May Have Devastating Effect - IME Report
  • London Times - Brexit 'must not mean upheaval in nuclear power' - Marcus Leroux
  • Power Engineering International - Brexit could threaten UK nuclear plan says report - Tildy Bayar
  • Kyiv Post - Poroshenko says Ukraine increases share of nuclear energy - Interfax-Ukraine
  • IAEA - IAEA Pushes Forward Initiative to Accelerate Nuclear Cleanup Efforts Worldwide - Irena Chatzis, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • BBC - Theresa May asked about nuclear and NHS in Copeland visit
  • Platts - Entergy mulls fate of New York nuclear plant as it moves to 'pure play utility' - Bob Matyi
  • The Observers, France 24 - Overturned lorry full of uranium by-product alarms Benin
  • Nigeria Today - 'No risk' in Benin after truck with chemical for nuclear production crashes
  • Beaver County Times - Group calling for shutdown of Beaver Valley nuclear plant - Jared Stonesifer
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Nuclear bailout costs downstate, offers no benefit: Letter - James Accordino, Purchase, project coordinator for NYPIRG
  • Colgate Maroon-News, Hamilton, NY - Rowe Considers Upsides of Nuclear Technology - Lucy Feidelson
  • Forbes - SMR Smart - Small Modular Reactors Are The Wave Of Nuclear's Future - James Conca
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Andrews community speak up about possible high level nuclear waste site - Eric Onyechefule
  • E&E Daily - DOE faces uncertain role in national security - Umair Irfan
  • IAEA - IAEA and EU Strengthen Cooperation in Nuclear Activities
  • Midland Reporter-Telegram - Speakers encourage NRC to rethink waste storage plan - Trevor Hawes
  • Gloucestershire Gazette - Campaigner calls out nuclear organisation over Oldbury Power Station designs - Aaron Sims
  • Tulsa World - 35 years later, Carrie Dickerson remembered for strategy that ended Black Fox nuclear plant project - Michael Overall
  • The State - SCE&G to discuss reactors, announce earnings Thursday; detractors will protest at the State House
  • East Idaho News - Radioactive shipment to close US 20 west of Idaho Falls early Feb. 22 - Idaho Transportation Department
  • Miami New Times - Florida Keys Demand FPL Stop Using Leaking Turkey Point Cooling Canals - Jerry Iannelli
  • KOSA-TV CBS 7 Odessa - Residents get vocal about a proposed radioactive waste disposal plant
  • Durham Region - 'Elephants' not wanted at public meeting on nuclear safety - Kristen Calis
  • Ukrinform News - Energy Minister Nasalyk: Temporary introduction of emergency measures to stimulate Energoatom
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn - Activists furious over missed cleanup deadline at field lab - Melissa Simon
  • Augusta Chronicle - Skipping checklists creates safety mishaps at Savannah River Site - Thomas Gardiner
  • UT News, University of Texas at Austin - We Need Secure Energy for America - Scott W. Tinker
  • STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription) - N-plant brought to automatic halt
  • NBC Montana - Whitehall has 45 days to decide water issue - Justin Dorsey
  • NHK World - TEPCO Admits Test-Result Error - VT Digger
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Citizens panel wants help to deal with Vermont Yankee sale - Mike Faher
  • Tri-City Herald - Savannah River National Lab opens Richland office - Annette Cary
  • IPS - Corruption Brings Down an Empire: Odebrecht in Brazil - Mario Osava
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian MP concerned over unauthorized uranium stockpile
  • NHK World - Robot stops working in Fukushima reactor
  • NHK World - Robotic reactor survey suspended midway
  • Kyodo News - UPDATE2 Robot survey of severely damaged Fukushima reactor ends in failure
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO launches robot survey of crippled No. 2 Fukushima reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kim Jong Nam also targeted by hit squad in China in 2012
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Toshiba's plight shows nuclear business is now a treacherous bet
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Toshiba needs to cure what ails it to regain health, public trust
  • Japan Times - Latest probe of reactor 2 fails after Fukushima robot blocked by obstacles
  • Jiji Press - (Update) TEPCO Robot Fails to Reach Target Area inside Crippled Reactor
  • Bellona - Poll shows Russians spooked by 'foreign agents' - Charles Digges
  • Bellona - ETS Reform: Solution or façade? - Bellona Europa
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications: Licenses to Export Nuclear Waste FR Document: 2017-03129 Citation: 82 FR 10919 PDF Pages 10919-10920 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications: Licenses to Import Radioactive Waste; Amendments FR Document: 2017-03131 Citation: 82 FR 10918 Permalink
  • BBC - The ambitious plan to fill an old mine with nuclear waste - Chris Baraniuk
  • RadWaste Monitor - Wrap Up: NRC to Meet on Fukushima, Project Aim Next Week

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  • RT - US admits using toxic depleted uranium against ISIS in Syria
  • UPI - CENTCOM confirms use of depleted uranium munitions against Islamic State - Andrew V. Pestano Follow @AVPLive9
  • Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Radiation monitoring plan OK'd for Pohakuloa Training Area
  • Eastern Daily News - Obama Administration Allowed Use of Radioactive Ammunition - Nikola Velickovic
  • teleSUR - US Navy Chemical Tests Severely Hurt Puerto Rican Health: Study
  • Bloomberg BNA - House GOP Assesses How to Unburden Employers From OSHA Rules - Stephen Lee
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP waste shipment schedule released - Maddy Hayden
  • Aiken Standard - As WIPP reopens, Savannah River Site expected to begin transuranic waste shipments
  • Albuquerque Journal - Shipments to nation's only nuclear dump will resume in April - Lauren Villagran
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Idaho to send 61 waste shipments to WIPP - Luke Ramseth
  • WATE 6 Knoxville - Y-12 to revitalize facilities, reduce mercury contamination with new plan
  • KUNM Albuquerque - WIPP Shipments To Resume In April, Lawmakers Brace For New Revenue Projections - Megan Kamerick
  • Tri-City Herald - Snow, cold cost 23 days of Hanford demolition work - Annette Cary
  • Chinook Observer - OpEd: Fukushima: Still awful but confined to Japan
  • AP - World's diplomats seeking reassurance from US at G20 meeting - Frank Jordans
  • AP - Shipments to nation's only nuclear dump will resume in April - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Bloomberg - Malaysia Arrests Female Suspect in North Korea Assassination - Kanga Kong and Anisah Shukry
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Puts Prized Chips Unit Up for Sale to Salvage Business - Pavel Alpeyev and Takashi Amano
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Throws Chips Overboard - Tim Culpan
  • Bloomberg - Europe Doubles Down on Iran Deal as Trump Steps Away - Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - Malaysia detains woman, seeks others in connection with North Korean's death - Ju-min Park and A. Ananthalakshmi
  • Reuters - U.S. allies wonder about Trump foreign policy as Tillerson heads to Bonn - Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - North Koreans tried to stop autopsy on body of leader's half-brother - Praveen Menon and Emily Chow
  • Reuters - China rejects North Korean coal shipment -Yonhap - Josephine Mason; additional reporting by Ben Blanchard and Philip Wen
  • Reuters - Toshiba to delay chip business sale to next year - Kyodo - Junko Fujita
  • Reuters - Toshiba asks for extension of waiver on loan covenant violation: sources - Taiga Uranaka
  • Reuters - China completes $1.15 trillion investment in major projects by end-2016: state planner - Elias Glenn and Yawen Chen
  • Reuters - Tepco to issue $612 million bond in first bond sale since Fukushima - Naoyuki Katayama and Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Commentary: Trump-Netanyahu love is unlikely to last - Noga Tarnopolsky
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Scana receives reaffirmation from Westinghouse regarding completion of new nuclear project
  • Reuters - Energy Future begins bankruptcy exit hearing with key deal - Tom Hals
  • Reuters - U.S. believes Russia deployed new missile in treaty violation - David Alexander and Steve Holland
  • Mother Jones - Toxic Liquid Nuclear Waste Headed for US Roadways - Will Greenberg
  • The State - SCE&G gets new commitment from Westinghouse to finish V.C. Summer nuclear project - Roddie Burris
  • Charleston Post Courier - Contractor woes delay completion of South Carolina nuclear project - John McDermott
  • E&E Daily - Westinghouse uncertainty has officials 'holding their breath' - Kristi E. Swartz
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba's nuclear woes highlight cracks in outdated system - Hirofumi Matsuo
  • The Guardian - Copeland byelection: May accused of ducking issue of support for nuclear plant - Helen Pidd
  • Belfast Telegraph - Theresa May 'ducking concerns' about future of Moorside nuclear power station
  • Phys.org - Mastering a critical step in storing radioactive waste - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne search and more info website
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon rivals sue to stop nuke bailout - Steve Daniels
  • Midwest Energy News - Independent power producers file lawsuit to block Illinois nuclear subsidies - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Cook County Record - Lawsuits: IL 'zero emissions credit' system unconstitutionally rigs electricity market for Exelon - Jonathan Bilyk
  • Quad City Times - Utilities sue to overturn law aiding Exelon - Thomas Geyer
  • Moline Dispatch Argus - Exelon rivals sue to block act keeping Q-C plant open - NBC Montana KECI-TV 13
  • NBC Montana - Whitehall residents warned about uranium in water - Justin Dorsey
  • China Daily - China to make big moves on nuclear energy by 2020
  • Xinhua News - Chinese official pledges safe development of nuclear energy
  • China Radio International - China assists South Africa with skills development for nuclear workforce - Andrew Ngozo
  • UAE National - Nuclear power 'a low-emission solution to future energy demands'
  • IAEA - Director General Amano Highlights Role of Nuclear Power in World Government Summit, UAE - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Reuters - Head of U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran continuing commitment to deal - Alexander Cornwell
  • Trend News Agency - Iran: Worst scenario if Trump keeps nuclear deal - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Tehran Times - Iranian submarines to use nuclear-fuelled propellers
  • The Gulf Today - Nuclear energy scrutinised
  • Sputnik News - Iranian Nuclear Deal to Fail in Case of US Sanctions Resumption – Tehran
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse reassures Summer plant owners
  • World Nuclear News - Positive future for nuclear, Amano tells summit
  • World Nuclear News - Horizon forms operating partnership with Exelon
  • World Nuclear News - UK national nuclear archive opens in Scotland
  • GlobalNews - Survey showing support for nuke waste bunker near Lake Huron 'misleading' - Colin Perkel, Canadian Press
  • Defense News - Nuclear modernization costs: $400B over 10 years - Aaron Mehta
  • Sputnik News - Mexico Announces Alert After Theft of Container With Radioactive Materials
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: NRC came, saw, but did not conquer - Karen Vale-Vasilev
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Inspection Report Finds Five New Safety Violations at Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
  • Cape Cod Times - Five violations found at Pilgrim plant - Christine Legere
  • Detroit News - Perry: How Michigan can secure its energy future - Mark Perry
  • Dundee Courier - MOD assurance to Fife nuclear test veteran - Michael Alexander
  • China News Service - Chinese manufacturer ships domestic nuclear power equipment to France
  • China News Service - China to develop floating nuclear power platform in next 5 years
  • China News Service - 4th generation nuclear power plant coming into use in China
  • China News Service - China has decided the locations of inland nuclear plants
  • Burnham-On-Sea - Hinkley Point C 'progressing well' with 1,200 workers now on site
  • London Times - Lower prices and setbacks in France hit EDF profits - Emily Gosden,Energy Editor
  • Australian Business Review - Paladin risks falling prey to Chinese nuclear firm CNNC - Paul Garvey
  • Radio New Zealand - French nuclear compo law amended, raises new concerns
  • Asahi Shimbun - Key Niigata nuclear plant building may not be quake-proof
  • RTO Insider - IPPs File Challenge to Illinois Nuclear Subsidies - Rich Heidorn Jr.
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Nuclear loss sends Toshiba scrambling for turnaround plan B
  • Business Day South Africa - Letter: Letter avoids nuke points - Jonathan Hemson, Edenvale
  • Fiscal Times - America's Nukes Are Getting Old – and Cost $40 Billion a Year to Maintain - Rob Garver
  • Patriot-News - Harold Denton, voice of reason during TMI nuclear crisis, dies at 80 - Eric Veronikis
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO gave inaccurate explanations about seismic capacity of nuke plant
  • AmerSecurityToday - BWXT Receives $795M Award for Naval Nuclear Reactor Components - Tammy Waitt
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Sumy NPO to supply next batch of equipment for spent nuclear fuel facility two at Chornobyl NPP
  • Middle East Monitor - Algerians take steps to prosecute France for nuclear tests
  • Shoreline Beacon - Saugeen Shores Council delays nuclear waste vote - Frances Learment
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - History: Harold Denton at Three Mile Island
  • Forbes - Time To End The Department Of Energy's Loan Program - Ellen R. Wald
  • WTVC NewsChannel 9 Chattanooga - Top Secret Transport: Nukes on the highway - Allison Levine
  • Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald - Dow to serve on Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel
  • Japan Times - Japan to bolster missile defenses in face of North Korea threat
  • Japan Times - Toshiba's woes weigh heavily on government's ambition to sell Japan's nuclear technology - Eric Johnston
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Federal application filed for Vermont Yankee sale - Mike Faher
  • Asahi Shimbun - Agency to probe reasons behind underpricing of Fukushima items - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Bloomberg - All Eyes on Scana for Fallout From Toshiba's Nuclear Woes - Mark Chediak
  • Japan Times - Lixil Corp. president apologizes for inappropriate joke about radiation
  • Taiwan News - Taiwan to generate 20% of power from renewables by 2025: Tsai - Judy Lin
  • CTV News - Group questions nuclear waste storage survey
  • St. Catharines Standard - MP planning sessions on nuclear waste shipments - Allan Benner
  • Union of Concerned Scientists blog - Solar vs Nuclear: Is this the Last Chapter? - Mike Jacobs, senior energy analyst, Climate & Energy Program
  • The Australian - It makes sense to put nuclear in to our power mix - Nyunggai Warren Mundine
  • Hans India - Uranium mining in Nallamala opposed
  • Energy Live News - Nuclear experts to streamline Welsh reactor
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Harold Denton, defuser at Three Mile Island, dies - Kristi L Nelson
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Andrews Co. takes a "risk" with high-level nuclear waste site - Jolina Okazaki
  • North Augusta Star - SRS's Melter 2 to be replaced
  • Mainichi Daily News - Q&A session with Toshiba president: Troubled firm to focus on in-house probe
  • Mainichi Daily News - Confusion erupts as Toshiba delays earnings report
  • Oswego County Today - Upstate Energy Jobs Coalition Releases Statement On Alliance For A Green Economy Report - Upstate Energy Jobs
  • Newsweek - Israel's Netanyahu Threatens to Polygraph Ministers Over Leaks Before Trump Meeting - Jack Moore
  • Office of Special Counsel (OSC) - OSC Supports Further Improvements to Federal Whistleblower Protections
  • IAEA - Japan to Support Use of NDT Technology for Recovery from Earthquakes, Floods in Asia and the Pacific - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - Trump promises Israel that Iran will never get bomb
  • London Times - Kim's half-brother pleaded for his life to dictator - Richard Lloyd Parry
  • NHK World - TEPCO admits error in screening report
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO gave inaccurate explanations about seismic capacity of nuke plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Statement of nuclear option to defend Japan a first in 42 years
  • Press TV - Trump accuses Iran of seeking to develop nuclear weapons
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Three guaranteed expenses for Budget 2017 - Lameez Omarjee
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors FR Document: 2017-03035 Citation: 82 FR 10809 PDF Page 10809 (1 page) Permalink
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-03120 Citation: 82 FR 10851 PDF Pages 10851-10852 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Odessa American - Andrews meeting on waste
  • Niagara Frontier Publications - Higgins announces approval of bill authorizing risk assessment of proposed nuclear waste transport across Peace Bridge
  • UPI - Tribe tries again to block Dakota Access pipeline--Lawyer for Earthjustice says White House approval is "arbitrary and capricious." - Daniel J. Graeber
  • Asahi Shimbun - Agency to probe reasons behind underpricing of Fukushima items - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Taiwan News - Taiwan utility told to remove nuclear waste from island within 9 years - Matthew Strong
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - Regina Mckenzie wants Hawker to thrive with ecotourism, not nuclear waste Matt CarcichMatt Carcich
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 9, Issue 3 | Feb. 14, 2017
  • The Independent - Toshiba losses could scupper plans for £10bn UK nuclear plant and 20,000 jobs - Zlata Rodionova

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • Las Vegas Sun - 'It's never been off the table': Key congressman reiterates interest in shipping nuke waste to Yucca Mountain - Rob Nikolewski
  • Foreign Policy - The United States Used Depleted Uranium in Syria - Samuel Oakford
  • Hawaii Tribune Herald - Radiation monitoring plan OK'd for Pohakuloa Training Area - Tom Callis
  • R&D - Nuclear Reactors to Power Space Exploration - Robert Atcher, professor of pharmacy, University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Malaysia Star - Thieves dump radioactive tools - Wani Muthiah
  • Casper Star-Tribune - Slamming 'political correctness,' Casper scraps recycling program for electronics - Arno Rosenfeld
  • UNM Newsroom - LANL historian gives keynote presentation
  • Delaware County Daily Times - Guest Column: Why having Scott Pruitt head the EPA is a bad idea - Jodine Mayberry
  • AP - Toshiba chairman resigns over huge nuclear business loss - Yuri Kageyama
  • AP - AP Interview: Trump yet to call UN atomic chief on Iran deal - Jon Gambrell
  • Bloomberg - U.K. Nuclear Debate Reopened After Giant Toshiba Writedown - Anna Hirtenstein
  • Bloomberg - Kim Jong Un's Estranged Brother Murdered in Malaysia - Sam Kim and Kanga Kong
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba's Chaotic Earnings Raises Doubts Over Grip on Business - Takashi Amano, Pavel Alpeyev, and Yuji Nakamura
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba's Thin Ice - David Fickling
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Misses Deadline for Earnings Report, Rattling Investors - Takashi Amano and Pavel Alpeyev
  • Bloomberg - Trump Promises to Deal With North Korea 'Very Strongly' - Margaret Talev, Jennifer Jacobs and Kanga Kong
  • Bloomberg - Rolls-Royce Mulls Disposal of Weaker Units as Profit Falls - Benjamin D Katz and Christopher Jasper
  • Bloomberg - OPEC's Top Producer Is Turning to Wind and Solar Power - Anthony Dipaola
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-UK Moorside nuclear project in doubt after Toshiba writedown - Susanna Twidale and Karolin Schaps
  • Reuters - Toshiba memory-chip selloff is drastic medicine - Quentin Webb
  • Reuters - EDF targets positive cash flow ahead of French, UK nuclear projects - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Head of U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran continuing commitment to deal - Alexander Cornwell
  • Reuters - CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-EDF targets positive cash flow ahead of French, UK nuclear projects - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Chaotic day as Toshiba details losses, $6.3 billion nuclear hole - Makiko Yamazaki, Taiga Uranaka, Taro Fuse, Ayai Tomisawa, Tom Wilson and Naomi Tajitsu
  • Reuters - U.S. judge denies tribes' request to block completion of Dakota pipeline - Tim Gardner
  • Reuters - Delays, confusion as Toshiba reports $6 billion nuclear hit and slides to loss - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Toshiba considering selling interest in U.K. Nuclear venture to Korea Electric Power Corp- Nikkei
  • Financial Times - UK energy plans hit after Toshiba balks at nuclear plant risk - Andrew Ward and Nathalie Thomas
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution blog - PSC member: Vogtle nuclear expansion will survive Toshiba collapse - Greg Bluestein, Tamar Hallerman
  • UPI - Toshiba's chairman resigns after $6.3B loss in U.S. nuclear business - Allen Cone
  • BBC - Toshiba 'still developing' Moorside nuclear plant
  • Daily Telegraph - Moorside nuclear plant in Cumbria faces further delay as cash-strapped Toshiba cools on project - Jillian Ambrose
  • The Guardian - Toshiba crisis: unions urge government to 'get a grip' on nuclear policy
  • The Guardian - Toshiba to confirm cessation of new nuclear projects outside Japan - Press Association
  • The Independent - Huge losses force doubts over new nuclear power plant to heart of the Copeland by-election - Tom Peck
  • Financial Times - Toshiba tries to staunch nuclear bleeding after $6.3bn writedown - Kana Inagaki and Leo Lewis in Tokyo
  • Wall Street Journal - Toshiba's Problems Go Beyond Nuclear Accounting Mess - Jacky Wong
  • The Independent - Toshiba losses could scupper plans for £10bn UK nuclear plant and 20,000 jobs - Zlata Rodionova
  • The Guardian - Toshiba fuels fear of crisis after delaying earnings report - Justin McCurry
  • CNBC - Uranium prices glow with decision by main producer Kazakhstan to trim output - Huileng Tan
  • Forbes - Should We Worry About Radioactive Fallout From North Korea? - James Conca
  • ABC15 Arizona - All clear: Officials say uranium found inside Phoenix garage poses no threat - Catherine Mejia
  • Arizona Republic - Phoenix woman finds uranium in garage - Trevor Fay
  • Financial Times - Editorial: British nuclear energy and the case for public funding
  • IEEE Spectrum - Nuclear Experts: High Radiation Estimates at Fukushima No Surprise to Us - John Boyd
  • IBTimes - What Is Fukushima? Everything To Know About Nuclear Disaster At Daiichi Power Plant - Juliana Rose Pignataro
  • CCTV - China's 4th generation nuclear power plant to go online in 2018
  • CCTV - China to develop nuclear power sector through 2020
  • China News Service - 4th generation nuclear power plant coming into use in China
  • CCTV - China mulls building inland nuclear power plants
  • China News Service - China to develop floating nuclear power platform in next 5 years
  • Sputnik News - Global Security to Deteriorate Should Israel Obtain Nuclear Weapons - Moscow
  • WTNH Connecticut - Inside Millstone Nuclear Power Station: People Powering Connecticut - Scott McDonnell
  • New Haven Register - Connecticut lawmakers again asked to consider nuclear energy - Christine Stuart
  • CT News Junkie - Lawmakers Are Again Asked To Consider Nuclear Energy - Christine Stuart
  • Helensburgh Advertiser - Embattled Toshiba 'remains committed' to new nuclear plant in Cumbria - Press Association 2017
  • New Straits Times - Stolen radioactive material: Health checks advised for Klang apartment residents
  • New Straits Times - 'Iridium-192 theft a wake-up call' - C. Premananthini and Fernando Fong
  • Gizmodo UK - UK's Nuclear History Museum Opens Today
  • Hazleton Standard Speaker - Nuclear plant appointed new senior inspector - Bill Wellock
  • PhillyVoice - People in Limerick nuclear power plant threat zone urged to re-up on anti-radiation pills - Elisa Lala
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA pushing dry cask storage, not pools, for spent nuclear fuel
  • Eyre Peninsula Tribune, Cleve, South Australia - French nuclear delegation visit Kimba - Trudi Herde-Rodda
  • Press TV - Iran's IR-8 centrifuge to raise enrichment capacity 20-fold: AEOI
  • Press TV - IAEA says Iran remains committed to JCPOA
  • Press TV - US not to kill nuclear deal between Iran, P5+1: Analyst
  • Press TV - Watch footage of Iran's biggest solar power plant
  • Press TV - West must make amends for JCPOA implementation shortfalls: Iran
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Bulgarian NPP, Russia's Izhorskiye Zavody to discuss nuclear fuel casks supplies - See more at: SeeNews Southeast Europe
  • Mehr News - Nuclear energy should contribute to marine propulsion systems
  • Bellona - Russia's new reactor hiccups could change Europe's attitudes toward Moscow - Charles Digges
  • Scottish Daily Record - Anti-nuclear campaigner who tried to halt nuclear convoy in Balloch is cleared at court - Jenny Foulds
  • World Nuclear News - NuGen confirms Toshiba commitment to Moorside
  • World Nuclear News - European Commission sees progress on Energy Union
  • World Nuclear News - Rolls-Royce sees civilian nuclear power growth
  • World Nuclear News - UK Atomic Energy Authority assesses Euratom exit
  • World Nuclear News - EDF sees record UK output as French drops
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim still not back to full power - Christine Legere
  • Gulf News - Safety is key for nuclear plants: IAEA head - Derek Baldwin
  • RTO Insider - Nuclear Industry Seeks to Remain Relevant - Rich Heidorn Jr.
  • Financial Times - EDF earnings hit by low electricity prices and nuclear problems - Michael Stothard in Paris
  • Newport News Daily Press - Dominion bill moves, but a populist wind blows against energy behemoth - Travis Fain
  • Charlottesville Daily Progress - McAuliffe worried about rising electric rates - Alan Suderman
  • Southeast Energy News - South Carolina utilities say they have a backup plan for nuclear expansion - Ken Paulman
  • MyHighPlains Amarillo - Quay County Rescinds Borehole Project Resolution--Residents Fearful Project Would Include Storage of Nuclear Waste - Kelly James
  • Greenfield Recorder - Bill would change makeup of Vt. Yankee decommissioning panel - Susan Smallheer
  • Scientific American - Is Fusion Energy in Our Future? The U.S. is grossly underinvested in energy research, says Obama's science adviser. and that includes fusion power - Fred Guterl
  • Norristown Times Herald - Montgomery County Health Department to replace Potassium Iodide pills
  • Hudson Valley News Network - Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System
  • Franklin Center for Government Watchdog - Vermont's 90 percent renewable energy goal to cost $33 billion by 2050 - Willem Post
  • Mainichi Daily News - Yokohama admits Fukushima boy's paying classmates result of bullying
  • Daily Energy Insider - Energy and Commerce Committee chair highlights energy reform opportunities, partnership with states
  • NRC - NRC Issues Order Prohibiting Radiographer From Participating in Licensed Activities for One Year
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Says Guatemala Shows Commitment to Radiation Safety, Sees Challenges Related to Resources, Emergency Preparedness
  • BBC - Toshiba 'still developing' Moorside nuclear plant
  • BBC - UK civil nuclear archive centre opens in Wick
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's modern centrifuge devices to boost uranium enrichment
  • Trend News Agency - Iran plans to use nuclear technology in maritime industry - Khalid Kazimov
  • Yonhap News - N. Korean leader's half-brother killed in Malaysia: source - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Department sheds more light on renewable energy plans - Liesl Peyper
  • Fin24 CapeTown - ANC will walk Zuma's radical transformation talk - Radebe - Liesl Peyper
  • Fin24 CapeTown - SA bets on gas, renewables for biggest chunk of energy capacity - Liesl Peyper
  • Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) - Heller's Focus on Infrastructure Leads to Senate Finance Energy Subcommittee Chairmanship
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined Licenses; Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Co., Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Fire Pump Head and Diesel Fuel Day Tank Changes FR Document: 2017-02959 Citation: 82 FR 10605 PDF Pages 10605-10607 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined Licenses; Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Radiologically Controlled Area Ventilation System Design Changes FR Document: 2017-02960 Citation: 82 FR 10608 PDF Pages 10608-10610 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined Licenses; Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Relocation of Air Cooled Chiller Pump 3, VWS-MP-03 FR Document: 2017-02958 Citation: 82 FR 10607 PDF Pages 10607-10608 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations FR Document: 2017-02795 Citation: 82 FR 10590 PDF Pages 10590-10605 (16 pages) Permalink
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Defunct repository central to DOE review – Walden - Hannah Northey
  • Focus Taiwan - Taipower unwilling to confirm nuclear waste disposal site choices - Huang Li-yun and Evelyn Kao
  • Korea Times - More reasons to worry about nuclear safety - Kim Se-jeong
  • Taipei Times - Nuclear waste site likely this year - Kuo Chia-erh
  • MWC News - Darrell Issa's New Nuclear Waste Policy Act - Ace Hoffman
  • New Mexico Politico - Nuclear Waste Research Company's Promises Ring Hollow With Locals - David Clements
  • Taipei Times - Groups pan slow pace in DPP's nuclear-free pledge - Abraham Gerber
  • Eureka Street Australia - Artists paint the truth of SA nuclear la la land - Michele Madigan
  • Asahi Shimbun - Toshiba chair resigns as company reports huge nuke loss - The Associated Press
  • Asahi Shimbun - Bullied boy from Fukushima gets belated apology from authorities

    Monday, February 13, 2017

  • Detroit News - Don't overlook nuclear energy in climate concerns - Isaac Orr
  • New Mexico Politico - Nuclear Waste Research Company's Promises Ring Hollow With Locals - David Clements
  • Malaysia Star - Thieves unwittingly expose themselves to deadly radiation - Wani Muthiah
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - JAM SESSION: NRC meeting
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Board gives Los Alamos nuclear-weapon lab failing grade on safety steps - Associated Press
  • Daily Astorian - Editorial: Worrying news from Fukushima--Radiation levels are intense
  • WNISR - World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2016
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba's Nuclear Reactor Mess Winds Back to a Louisiana Swamp - Jason Clenfield and Yuji Nakamura
  • Reuters - Commentary: North Korea gives Donald Trump a nuclear crisis from hell - Peter Apps
  • Reuters - New nuclear-capable missile test a success, North Korea says - Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - Toshiba prepares to unveil nuclear hole, other perils threaten - Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse
  • London Times - Fears of Toshiba exit give Tories a nuclear headache - Emily Gosden
  • Clean Energy News blog - Do You Hear That? It's The Fat Lady Singing; Nuclear Revival Ends Almost Before It Starts - Dennis Wamsted
  • World Nuclear News - UK considers state backing for nuclear, says report
  • World Nuclear News - US nuclear efficiency initiative identifies savings
  • World Nuclear News - Kansai amends Mihama decommissioning plans
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba to issue business risk warning--Multi-billion-dollar nuclear loss may endanger future viability
  • New York Times - Letters: Nuclear Arms, in 'Very Wrong Hands'
  • KIVI-TV Nampa - Testing to begin at Idaho nuclear waste treatment plant - Associated Press
  • China Post - Taipower mum on relocation of radioactive waste
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Andrews citizens can voice their opinion on high-level nuclear fuel storage this week - Jolina Okazaki
  • Kallanish Energy - NEI: Nuclear power provides 'critical infrastructure'
  • Malaysia Star - Suspects nabbed over theft of radioactive materials
  • India.com - China to develop floating nuclear power platform in next five years - ANI Feed
  • Daily Maverick - Nuclear SA: Ep 4 – Countdown
  • Daily Post North Wales - Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant could be funded by taxpayers' cash - Owen Hughes
  • John O'Groat Journal - Nuclear archive to open to the public - Gordon Calder
  • Boston Globe - Pilgrim nuclear power plant back online after shutdown - Jeremy C. Fox
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim nuclear power plant reconnects after seawater leak, shutdown - Michael P. NortonS
  • Korea Times - More reasons to worry about nuclear safety - Kim Se-jeong
  • London Times - Nuclear accident and huge bills damaging EDF beyond repair - Robin Pagnamenta, Deputy Business Editor
  • Independent Australia - Australia/Ukraine nuclear deal – because Fukushima turned out so well - Dave Sweeney
  • Buffalo News - Plan to bail out nuclear power plants will cost cities millions - Tiffany Lankes
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Study: Yonkers, big cities will pay millions for nuke bailout - Thomas C. Zambito
  • Taipei Times - Nuclear waste site likely this year - Kuo Chia-erh
  • Independent Australia - HELEN CALDICOTT: The Fukushima nuclear meltdown continues unabated - Helen Caldicott
  • UPI - U.S. Navy exercises contract options for nuclear reactor components - Richard Tomkins
  • China News Service - China to build inland, floating nuclear plants by 2020: official
  • Daily Energy Insider - NRC appoints new resident inspector at River Bend Nuclear Plant
  • London Times - 1980s song of nuclear fear is bang up to date - Kenny Farquharson
  • China Post - Mass protests planned for Fukushima anniversary - Sun Hsin Hsuan
  • Navhind Times - All future foreign atomic reactors to be 1200 MWs
  • Johannesburg Citizen - Clean energy is not yet corrupt enough for SA - Charles Cilliers
  • Brattleboro Reformer - State wants public input on Vermont Yankee sale - Mike Faher
  • Evening Observer - Brocton electric bills to see jolt - Ann Belcher
  • Aiken Standard - Aiken gas bills soar despite warm weather - Michael Smith
  • The Millennium Report - La Hague: France's Nuclear Waste Nightmare and Extreme Greenwashing
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - Wrangling on waste - Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos
  • InDaily Adelaide - Wasted youth: After a definitive 'no thanks' from a citizens' jury and vague plans for a referendum, the idea of a nuclear waste dump in SA seems to have been buried - Aimee Knight
  • Press TV - Leak of confidential JCPOA documents by US harms IAEA: Iran MP
  • Press TV - West must make amends for JCPOA implementation shortfalls: Iran
  • Focus Taiwan - Reported plan on nuclear waste storage draws opposition - Sun Cheng-wu and Y.F. Low
  • Asahi Shimbun - Six years on, signs of progress seen in visit to Fukushima plant - Hisashi Hattori
  • Japan Times - Yokohama school officials admit Fukushima boy who paid classmates was victim of bullying
  • Jiji Press - Yokohama Board Changes Its View on Fukushima Boy Bullying
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-02918 Citation: 82 FR 10470 PDF Page 10470 (1 page) Permalink Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program for Reactor Internals During Preoperational and Startup Testing FR Document: 2017-02864 Citation: 82 FR 10505 PDF Pages 10505-10506 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations FR Document: 2017-02885 Citation: 82 FR 10502 PDF Pages 10502-10504 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Initiatives to Address Gas Accumulation Following Generic Letter 2008-01 FR Document: 2017-02866 Citation: 82 FR 10504 PDF Pages 10504-10505 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-02938 Citation: 82 FR 10506 PDF Pages 10506-10507 (2 pages) Permalink

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

  • Big Island Video News - Activists: NRC Approval For Pohakuloa DU Monitoring A "Sham" - Salt Lake Tribune
  • Casper Star-Tribune - New Mexico residents say 1st atom bomb test caused cancer cases - Russell Contreras
  • KRQE News 13 Albuquerque - Los Alamos National Lab scores low in safety steps inspection - fernanda-lopez
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Nuclear innovation program asks for applications - Luke Ramseth
  • Spokesman-Review - Some technical issues resolved at Hanford vit plant
  • AP - Board gives nuclear-weapon lab failing grade on safety steps
  • Bloomberg - Abe, Trump Show Unity in Condemning North Korea Missile Test - Kanga Kong and Isabel Reynolds
  • Reuters - Nuclear write-down leaves Toshiba with $3.5-billion loss in third-quarter: Nikkei
  • Reuters - Netanyahu pledges to promote 'responsible policies' at Trump meeting - Jeffrey Heller
  • The Guardian - UK offshore wind 'will lower energy bills' more than nuclear - Adam Vaughan
  • BBC - North Korea conducts ballistic missile test
  • New Straits Times - Stolen radioactive materials found in Shah Alam flat, Klang scrap metal yard BY HARIZ MOHD
  • Economic Times - India tests nuclear interceptor missile
  • London Times - The nuclear puzzle - John Collingridge
  • India.com - All future foreign atomic reactors to be 1200 MWs & above
  • India Today - Nuclear 2 Last
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - IAEA Not Authorized to Leak Iran's Info to US
  • Tehran Times - Why is the nuclear deal not renegotiable?
  • National Iranian American Council - Bolton: Designate IRGC a Terrorist Organization to Kill Nuclear Deal
  • IB Times - British nuclear submarine delayed 10 months as costs sky rocket by £200m - Callum Paton By Callum Paton
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Public meeting in Hobbs on proposed TX interim storage facility - Maddy Hayden
  • El Pais - Garoña: el extraño caso de la nuclear que (casi) nadie quiere reabrir - Manuel Planelle
  • ABC Espana - Energía nuclear, en la crisis de los 40 - Alejandro Carra
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea strongly condemns N.K. missile launch - sshluck@yna.co.kr
  • Radio Pakistan - THE INDIAN OCEAN NEEDS TO BE PROTECTED FROM NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES- PAKISTAN HAS STRATEGIC STAKES IN PEACEFUL NAVIGATION: ANALYSTS - USGS
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 71km NNE of Miyako, Japan - USGS
  • USGS - M 5.2 - 23km WNW of Behram, Turkey
  • London Times - Ministers forced to throw taxpayers' cash at nuclear plants - John Collingridge
  • TEPCO - TEPCO HOLDINGS SENT ROBOT INTO FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI UNIT 2 REACTOR TO CLEAR PATH FOR LATER INVESTIGATION WITH "SCORPION" ROBOT
  • TEPCO - PROGRESS AT UNITS 1 AND 3, AND 'ICE WALL' UPDATE HIGHLIGHT LATEST NUCLEAR SAFETY PROGRESS REPORT
  • Press TV - Russia: No worries over implementation of Iran deal
  • Macomb Daily - Risky or not, Ontario's plan to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron continues - Gina Joseph
  • MWC News - Darrell Issa's New Nuclear Waste Policy Act - Ace Hoffman
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Controversial landfill project in New Mexico renews permit

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • Orange County Register - Rep. Darrell Issa pushing to get San Onofre nuclear waste off beach, away from people - Teri Sforza
  • SFGate - Oklahoma and Cherokee discuss nuclear waste disposal - SFGate
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Issa, colleague aim to move nuclear waste from San Onofre, urge patience - Rob NikolewskiContact Reporter
  • Alamogordo Daily News - Residents air concerns over borehole project - Jacqueline Devine
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - New health survey at nuclear test site details decades of illnesses, deaths - Dennis Carroll
  • KUNM University Of New Mexico - Report Says Trinity Test Caused Generations Of Health Fallout In N.M. - Marisa Demarco
  • WAVE3 Louisville - Residents say 1st atom bomb test caused cancer cases - Russell Contreras, Associated Press
  • KUNM University Of New Mexico - Navajo Nation High Court Rejects Request From Former Speaker, Report: 1st Atom Bomb Caused Cancer
  • KOB Albuquerque - Report: Trinity Site atomic test caused health problems - Brittany Costello
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL safety program receives failing grade - Rebecca Moss
  • LA Monitor - Celebrating 50 years of keeping nuclear materials secure - Tris DeRoma
  • Oak Ridge Today - 'Handful' of ORNL scientists from countries included in travel ban, but no effect so far - John Huotari
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: U.S. should stay ahead on nuclear - Darryl Siemer
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE resolves 3 issues holding up Hanford vit plant - Annette Cary
  • KNDO NBC Yakima - Three major technical issues resolved at Hanford plant
  • Bellingham Herald - Washington bill would help certain sick Hanford workers - Associated Press
  • KREM Spokane - Lawmakers consider bill to help sick Hanford workers - Susannah Frame
  • AP - Residents say 1st atom bomb test caused cancer cases - Russell Contreras
  • Reuters - Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Better be careful - Ayesha Rascoe
  • Reuters - Trump says Israel should be 'reasonable' in peace process - Maayan Lubell in Jerusalem and Matt Spetalnick in Washington
  • ABC.au - Uranium mines 'not priority' in WA following profit downgrade, environmentalists claim - David Weber
  • Pakistan Nation - Nuclear City
  • The Chattanoogan - Women In Nuclear Conference Held In Chattanooga
  • Rutland Herald - Bill seeks shakeup of nuke panel - Susan Smallheer
  • Yibada - Hebei to Build $17.4 Billion Nuclear Power Plant to Be Operational by 2020 - Jomel Javier
  • Mainichi Daily News - Riken to experiment converting nuclear waste into precious metals
  • NW Evening Mail - Could our nuclear industry become a thing of the past?
  • Herald Scotland - Letter: Scots courts must address nuclear issue - Brian M Quail, Glasgow
  • Newburyport Daily News - NRC starts comment clock on Seabrook amendment to rent extension - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Agency handling 3/11 rebuilding needs to break out of its mold
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Risky projects a cloud over Southern Co. - Russell Grantham
  • London Times - Electric cars mean UK could need 20 new nuclear plants - Graeme Paton
  • Ventura County Star - OpEd: Dodge, Hirsch: Santa Susana Field Lab broken promises - Robert Dodge
  • LA Monitor - New report could shed light on health impacts of A-bomb test - Associated Press
  • KUSI San Diego - Attorney Mike Aguirre shares thoughts on San Onofre waste removal
  • New Mexico Political Report - Bill would ask utilities to choose least costly energy alternative - Matthew Reichbach
  • Platts - Entergy's Pilgrim remains shut following weather alert, repairs - Jim Ostroff
  • Pinedale Roundup, WY - Bills move to second houses - Joy Ufford
  • Los Angeles Times - Letters: Big power plants are producing energy we don't need. Why build more of them? - Linda Nicholes, Huntington Beach; Mindy Spatt, San Francisco. TURN
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear on Thom Hartmann's "The Big Picture": "Fukushima Is Still Melting Down..."
  • Beyond Nuclear - Help protect St.Louis drinking water!
  • Beyond Nuclear - Federal judge greenlights unprecedented, high-risk, highly radioactive liquid waste truck shipments from Ontario to South Carolina
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear on Solartopia Radio re: Collapse of Atomic Energy Industry
  • IPS - Argentina's Never-ending Environmental Disaster - Daniel Gutman
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 57km ESE of Namie, Japan
  • USGS - M 5.3 - 18km S of Tainan, Taiwan
  • Press TV - Trump benefits from introducing Iran as boogeyman: Analyst
  • Niagara Frontier Publications - Higgins announces approval of bill authorizing risk assessment of proposed nuclear waste transport across Peace Bridge
  • Pahrump Valley Times - McCracken: Power change could push funding to state, Yucca Mountain - Bob McCracken
  • POGO - New Freeze on Regulations Leaves Nuclear Whistleblowers out in the Cold - Lydia Dennett
  • POGO - Pentagon Leadership Roles Being Filled with Defense Industry Reps - Mandy Smithberger
  • POGO - Pentagon Won't Release Its Plan to Get Rid of Slush Fund - Mandy Smithberger
  • Jiji Press - Japan Bill Eyes Reconstruction Footholds in Fukushima
  • Morning Sun, Moutn Pleasant, MI - Risky or not, Ontario's plan to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron continues - Gina Joseph
  • Focus Taiwan - AEC to probe alleged nuclear waste dumping in waters near Taiwan - Chiu Po-sheng and Y.F. Low
  • NBC Sandiego - video: 30 Year Timeline Possible for San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Cleanup - Rory Devine

    Friday, February 10, 2017

  • NuclearStreet - GeoChemist Asks: Who Needs Yucca Mt. Anyway?
  • E&E Daily - Trump forces industry to revise climate-focused sales pitch - Hannah Northey
  • The American Council on Science and Health - The Solution for U.S. Energy Policy Is Really, Really Simple - Alex Berezow
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Sierra Club Warns of Dangers of Idled Facilities in Ohio and Kentucky - Pat Marida, chair, Ohio Sierra Club Nuclear Free Committee
  • Wicked Local Cape Cod - Pilgrim plant question on town ballot
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Downwinders deserve credit for persistence - Kyle Stead, South Dennis
  • KNPR Las Vegas - Health Report Set To Be Released On Atomic Bomb Test Effects - Associated Press
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos Research On Cancer's Origins Key Part Of Huge Grant - Submitted by Carol A. Clark
  • KING5 Seattle - Lawmakers consider bill to help sick Hanford workers - Susannah Frame
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford workers say claims for serious illnesses routinely denied - Annette Cary
  • AP - In shift, Trump tells Xi he will honor 'one China' policy - Nomaan Merchant and Christopher Bodeen
  • Bloomberg - Brexit Bulletin: Bad Tempers in Brussels - Simon Kennedy and Ian Wishart
  • Reuters - EU's Mogherini: U.S. says will fully implement Iran nuclear deal
  • Science Magazine - Nuclear power industry revamps climate pitch for Trump era - Hannah Northey
  • Washington Examiner - Nuclear CEO says industry at 'tipping point' - John Siciliano
  • Foreign Policy - The Art of the Nuclear Deal - Emily Tamkin
  • The Guardian - Trump denounced nuclear arms treaty in phone call with Putin – sources - Julian Borger and Ben Jacobs in Washington
  • ATTN - President Trump Denounces This Important Treaty as a 'Bad Deal'
  • London Times - Putin phone call causes nuclear fallout - Rhys Blakely, Washington
  • Washington Post - Donald Trump wants to change U.S. nuclear policy. Most Americans aren't persuaded. - Christopher Gelpi and Elias Assaf
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Should U.S. be preparing for a North Korean nuclear strike on the West Coast? - Stuart Leavenworth
  • The Hill blog - New regs for Monday: Trains, railroads, nuclear - Tim Devaney
  • KFOR NBC Oklahoma City - Oklahoma and Cherokee Nation discuss nuclear waste disposal
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Does the fight over a nuclear weapons ban threaten global stability? - Heather Williams
  • KOSA-TV CBS 7 Odessa - Debate held on bringing high-level radioactive waste to west Texas
  • KWES NewsWest9 - High-level nuclear waste storage in Andrews sparks concern - Caitlyn Nix
  • Midland Reporter-Telegram - Public Citizen: Andrews nuke waste site an open target for terrorism--Midland County Dems react to Conaway's support of storage bill - Trevor Hawes
  • News9 KWTV Oklahoma City - Judge Halts Dumping Of Nuclear Waste At Decommissioned Gore Plant - Tony Russell
  • Tulsa World - What to do with radioactive waste in rural Oklahoma town? A court fight is on - Michael Overall
  • Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Cherokee Nation granted order to halt disposal of radioactive waste
  • KOKI FOX 23 Tulsa, OK - Restraining order prevents disposal of radioactive waste near Arkansas River
  • Boise State Public Radio - Testing To Begin At Idaho Nuclear Waste Treatment Plant - Associated Press
  • Buffalo News - Editorial: Government must focus on ensuring the safe transportation of nuclear waste
  • Peninsula Daily News, WA - Letter: Nuclear power the obvious solution to help stave off global warming - Len Grim, Sequim
  • Radio New Zealand - Tahiti welcomes French nuclear compo law amendment
  • IBTimes - Fukushima News: 'Unimaginable' Nuclear Reactor Radiation So Destructive, Not Even Robots Can Survive - Juliana Rose Pignataro
  • Japan Times - High radiation readings at Fukushima's No. 2 reactor complicate robot-based probe
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation level in Fukushima No. 2 reactor measured higher
  • Nikkei Asian Review - High radiation halts debris cleanup at Fukushima plant
  • Energy Collective - Unsurprising News: Unshielded Radiation Levels Inside Fukushima Unit 2 Are Extremely High - Rod Adams
  • Bloomberg Quint - Tepco Struggles to Communicate Radiation Spike That Wasn't - Stephen Stapczynski
  • News Ghana - UK firm given license for uranium exploration in southern Zambia
  • CNYcentral - Take a look at how Fitzpatrick refuels its nuclear reactor - Brett Hall
  • Taiwan News - Italian businessman dumped North Korean nuclear waste in ocean near Taiwan - Matthew Strong
  • Business Standard India - GICNT meet discusses nuclear, radioactive source security - Press Trust of India
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Mark Harmon: Perry Has Blind Spot for Energy Department - Mark Harmon
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba set to book loss of ¥700 billion
  • Business Daily Kenya - EDITORIAL: Ministry of Energy officials should be more transparent
  • New York Times - Wind Power Surpasses Hydroelectric in a Crucial Measure - Diane Cardwell
  • RenewEconomy.au - Wind energy setting records around the world, can't shake policy uncertainty - Natasha Geiling
  • E&E Daily - RENEWABLE ENERGY: Wind expands to country's 4th-largest electricity source - Daniel Cusick and Christa Marshall
  • WTVC - Top Secret Transport: Danger on Chattanooga Highways - Allison Levine
  • Yonhap News - Kaesong factory zone's shutdown hits N.K.'s nukes, missile development: Seoul - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Sputnik News - Russia Leads P5+1 in Iran Nuclear Deal Implementation - Envoy to Vienna
  • satprnews.com - Internship program helps foster development of future nuclear scientists - ORNL
  • Jersey Evening Post - Nuclear plant explosion: 'Public should have had facts earlier'
  • London Times - Reactor shut down after explosion at EDF nuclear site
  • IEEE Spectrum - Pressure on Japan's Government to Revamp Country's Energy Mix - John Boyd
  • Charter97, Warsaw - Defective Generator Delivered At Belarusian NPP 34 - Andrei Azharouski
  • NW Evening Mail - 'Whole fleet' of British attack submarines out of action for repairs
  • Expatica France - French MPs clear way for payouts to atomic test victims
  • Law360 - EPA Strikes More Deals For Mine Cleanup On Navajo Land - Andrew Westney
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: SONA - Zuma Commits SA to Renewable Energy
  • Rutland Herald - Entergy won't use VY money - Susan Smallheer
  • Augusta Chronicle - Vogtle notified of 'white' violation for emergency preparedness shortfall - Thomas Gardiner
  • ETEnergyworld - Latest record-low bids underscore solar's vast commercial viability: IEEFA India - Debapriya Mondal
  • NRC blog - Principles of Good Regulation: Efficiency - Maureen Wylie, Chief Financial Officer
  • NWTRB - Fact sheet on Chloride-Induced Stress Corrosion Cracking Potential in Dry-Storage Canisters for Spent Nuclear Fuel
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.5 - 10km SSW of Basilisa, Philippines
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.6 - 19km S of Tainan, Taiwan
  • World Nuclear News - Korsnick: nuclear provides 'critical infrastructure'
  • World Nuclear News - Regulator gives conditional approval for Garoña restart
  • Trend News Agency - World recognizes Iran's nuclear right - Rouhani - Emil Ilgar
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to spare no effort to boost defense capability - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tomb with ancient mural surveyed near Fukushima plant - Eiichi Miyashiro
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation level in Fukushima No. 2 reactor measured higher
  • Japan Times - High radiation readings at Fukushima's No. 2 reactor complicate robot-based probe
  • Japan Times - Cabinet OKs bill to let Tepco tap state funds for decontamination, bullying measures
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - ASTRID reactor expected to reduce N-waste - Makoto Miura
  • Jiji Press - Japan Bill Eyes Reconstruction Footholds in Fukushima
  • Fin24 CapeTown - IPPs get ready to sign after Zuma fuels Eskom action - Feb 10 2017 17:09 Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Gordhan's Gupta court battle comes to a head - Feb 10 2017 16:15 Lameez Omarjee
  • Press TV - Japanese urge govt. to shut down nuclear power plants
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2017-02805 Citation: 82 FR 10356 PDF Pages 10356-10357 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations; Correction FR Document: 2017-02793 Citation: 82 FR 10415 PDF Page 10415 (1 page) Permalink
  • State Department - Notice Presidential Permit Applications: TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, LP FR Document: 2017-02740 Citation: 82 FR 10429 PDF Pages 10429-10430 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Universe Today - CAN WE LAUNCH NUCLEAR WASTE INTO THE SUN? - Fraser Cain
  • Antinuclear Australian - France's ANDRA nuclear waste dump leaked radioactivity into wine growing area
  • New York Times - Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss - Adam Liptak
  • UPI - French government gets renewable energy endorsement - Daniel J. Graeber
  • UPI - Veterans group ramping up for second Dakota Access Pipeline protest - Eric DuVall
  • UPI - Analyst: North Korea executed, purged thousands after Jang Song Thaek killed - Elizabeth Shim
  • EPFL news - Nuclear waste: Eternal questionNuclear - Prof. Lyesse Laloui
  • Red Lake Nation News - Cherokee Nation Files, is Granted Emergency Restraining Order, Halting Disposal of Radioactive Waste near the Arkansas & Illinois Rivers

    Thursday, February 09, 2017

  • Forbes - America's High-Level Nuclear Waste Is Gone - James Conca
  • Investor's Business Daily - Breaking The Bureaucracy: How To Roll Back The Administrative State - Adam J. White
  • The Australian - Blackouts throw spotlight on national energy crisis
  • Alamogordo Daily News - Tularosa Downwinders to announce health survey results - Tara Melton
  • San Ramon Patch - LLNL Opens Registration For 39th Annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference - Damita Thomas
  • State Press Tempe, AZ - EPA's silence has climate change experts worried things might start heating up - Corey Hawk
  • Denver Post - California firm blasted for attempts to process claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement - John Aguilar
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: A letter to DOE nominee Rick Perry
  • KING5 Seattle - Former Hanford doctor 'under duress' to disregard worker safety - Susannah Frame
  • Hanford Sentinel, CA - Blast in French nuclear plant's machine room; no radiation
  • Hanford Sentinel, CA - South Carolina's $100M nuclear claim against feds dismissed - Meg Kinnard
  • AP - Blast in French nuclear plant's machine room; no radiation
  • AP - Cleaner robot pulled from Fukushima reactor due to radiation - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - India denies Pakistan claim of building secret nuclear city - Munir Ahmed
  • Bloomberg - Tepco Struggles to Communicate Radiation Spike That Wasn't - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Brexit Bulletin: Victory, But at What Price? - Simon Kennedy and Tim Ross
  • Bloomberg - Brexit Britain May Have a Nuclear Fuel Problem - Jonathan Tirone
  • Reuters - Fire at French nuclear power plant takes reactor off grid, operator says no associated nuclear risk - Marine Pennetier, Andrew Callus and Bate Felix
  • Reuters - U.S. general wants thousands more troops to break Afghan stalemate - Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali
  • Reuters - video: Explosion at EDF's Flamanville plant, no nuclear risk seen
  • Reuters - France's Macron sets out power policy, would close coal plants - Andrew Callus
  • Reuters - EDF CONFIRMS INCIDENT AT FLAMANVILLE ON THURSDAY, FIRE UNDER CONTROL, NO VICTIMS AND NO SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES
  • Reuters - Tepco hires banks for first bond sale since Fukushima - DealWatch - Issei Hazama
  • Reuters - Toshiba receives bids as high as $3.6 billion for chip business stake: source - Taro Fuse and Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - North Dakota tribe says running out of options to stop pipeline - Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester
  • Reuters - Vattenfall aims to have 3 gigawatt of windpower capacity by year-end - Vera Eckert
  • BBC - Flamanville reactor blast: No nuclear risk, say officials
  • The Local France - Trouble-hit French nuclear plant rocked by explosion
  • UPI - Explosion at French nuclear plant no risk of contamination--Five people reported illnesses, but there were no injuries. - Ed Adamczyk
  • The Guardian - France nuclear plant explosion: no risk of contamination, say experts - Adam Vaughan
  • The Independent - French nuclear power plant explosion: Blast at Flamanville station 'does not cause radioactive leak' - Lizzie Dearden
  • Daily Telegraph - 'No nuclear risk' after explosion at France's Flamanville nuclear site near Channel Islands - Rory Mulholland, Paris
  • Euronews - Explosion at Flamanville nuclear power plant, several people injured
  • The Local France - Flamanville fiasco: The story of France's nuclear calamity - Ben McPartland
  • RFI - 'No radiation risk' after explosion at French nuclear plant
  • Deutsche Welle - Explosion at French nuclear plant, no radiation
  • London Times - Workers injured after explosion at French nuclear plant - Charles Bremner, Paris
  • CNBC - China's nuclear missile policy put under strain by US plan - David Reid
  • ABC.au - SA power cuts: Nuclear energy should be considered as solution, state Liberals say
  • UPI - North Korea secretly producing highly enriched uranium, analyst says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Korea Herald - Ex-NK diplomat says new nuke talks would be 'great fraud' - Shin Hyon-hee
  • Joongang Daily - North could have 60 nuclear warheads - Jeong Yong-soo, Lee Chul-jae and Sarah Kim
  • Yonhap News - Incentives won't push N.K. to give up nuclear weapons: defector - Kim Soo-yeon
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Tillerson Pledges New Approach to N. Korean Nuclear Issue
  • UPI - North Korea defector says Kim Jong Un unlikely to denuclearize - Elizabeth Shim
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Task force urges US to work with China on North Korean threat - Ariana King
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Expert: N. Korea Presumed to Possess 280 kg of HEU
  • Yonhap News - Tillerson vows 'new approach' to N. Korea while keeping all options on table - Chang Jae-soon
  • Washington Post - Trump rule chills Energy Dept. nuclear whistleblowers - Joe Davidson
  • Japan Times - Flood-prevention steps discovered lacking at 10 nuclear power plants
  • The Hankyoreh - [Interview] Wolseong-1 vulnerable to Fukushima-style nuclear disaster - Lee Keun-young
  • Korea Times - Editorial: Order to halt reactor--Renewable energy is imperative in the long term
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog to require waterproofing measures at facilities
  • Niagara Gazette - Radioactive slag poses lingering concern for Niagara region - Dan Telvock
  • KTVB Boise - Testing to begin at Idaho nuclear waste treatment plant - Associated Press
  • Charleston Post Courier - Judge dismisses $100M claim in state MOX plutonium lawsuit, calls for parties to mediate - Derrek Asberry
  • Augusta Chronicle - Judge dismisses SC claim to $100 million in MOX, defense plutonium lawsuit - Thomas Gardiner
  • Aiken Standard - Judge dismisses part of lawsuit over Savannah River Site MOX plutonium disposal - Michael Smith
  • SA Independent - Calls to scrap nuclear deal during #SONA2017
  • Deseret News - 3 new beautiful uranium minerals discovered in southern Utah's Red Canyon - Herb Scribner
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - NY Times editorial: The finger on the nuclear button
  • Spanish News Today - Veteran Burgos Nuclear Power Station Could Reopen In A Year
  • Eyre Peninsula Tribune, Cleve, South Australia - More waste sites at Kimba
  • Calcutta Telegraph - Delhi trains lens on Pak nuke security
  • Yonhap News - N.K. presumed to be holding 280 kg of highly enriched uranium: expert - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran's Araqchi holds Syria, nuclear talks in Moscow
  • Sputnik News - Moscow Disagrees With Trump Over Iranian Nuclear Deal
  • Mehr News - Russia firm on support for JCPOA
  • TASS - Driving wedge between Moscow, Tehran impossible – head of Russia-Iran Business Council
  • Forbes - What Was Einstein's Contribution To The Manhattan Project?
  • Business Standard India - Cases of Nuclear Exposure
  • Economic Times - Westinghouse mum over threat to Andhra N-unit - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • Deccan Chronicle - Nuclear terror international threat, global response needed: FS Jaishankar - PTI
  • Daily Maverick - Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and renewable energy - Geoff Davies
  • BBC - How a child's exhumation has distressed Aboriginal elders
  • WXFT Fox25 Boston - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shuts down ahead of storm
  • Quay County Sun - Residents united in opposition to borehole project - Thomas Garcia
  • Herald Scotland - Pensioner who lay in front of nuclear convoy found not guilty - Gerry Braiden
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Testing to start next week at IWTU - Luke Ramseth
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Letter: UPF on schedule, vital to defense - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
  • Rutland Herald - Ex-Shumlin staffer has 2nd thoughts - Susan Smallheer
  • Eureka Times Standard - Not My Fault: The Cascadia story chapter 2: sand and peat deposits - Lori Dengler
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim workers fixing tubes to prevent leaks - Christine Legere
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation - INTERVIEW-In Japan tsunami city, people power turns disaster into opportunity - Thin Lei Win
  • IAEA - Two African Students Supported by IAEA Receive Science Award - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Hindu - New Site Director for KKNPP assumes office
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Midwestern common sense will drive clean energy shift, despite D.C. - Ellen Alberding and Julia Stasch
  • Economic Times - Kalpakkam to have two more prototype fast breeder reactors: Govt - PTI
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Pay changes coming for many at Y-12 - Jim Gaines
  • World Nuclear News - UNSCEAR studies radiation exposure from electricity
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear more competitive than fossil fuels: report
  • World Nuclear News - Russia tests advanced nuclear fuel equipment
  • NHK World - Strong radiation hampers robotic survey
  • NHK World - Utility halts video robot survey in No. 2 reactor
  • Kyodo News - Robot probe of Fukushima reactor halted due to glitch
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima radiation levels "not soaring," U.S. expert says
  • Japan Times - U.S. expert decries misleading Fukushima reports about 'soaring' radiation
  • Japan Times - New Fukushima robot probe of No. 2 reactor halted by camera glitch
  • Japan Times - Highest radiation reading since 3/11 detected at Fukushima No. 1 reactor
  • Japan Times - Flood-prevention steps discovered lacking at 10 nuclear power plants
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog to require waterproofing measures at facilities
  • Yonhap News - Incentives won't push N.K. to give up nuclear weapons: defector - Kim Soo-yeon
  • Bellona - Trump draw first blood against Obama environmental legacy – but it was an easy shot - Charles Digges
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Well Logging FR Document: 2017-02709 Citation: 82 FR 10030 PDF Pages 10030-10031 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Amendments: Source Materials License No. SUC-1593, Amendment 2, Davy Crockett Depleted Uranium at Various United States Army Installations FR Document: 2017-02678 Citation: 82 FR 10031 PDF Pages 10031-10033 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Orders: Curtis Thompson FR Document: 2017-02677 Citation: 82 FR 10027 PDF Pages 10027-10030 (4 pages) Permalink
  • CounterPunch - Good News and Bad News at Hanford, America's Most Polluted Site - Joshua Frank

    Wednesday, February 08, 2017

  • Fair.org - On Iran, SPLC's 'Extremist' Is NPR's 'Expert' - Adam Johnson
  • UPI - Army Corps of Engineers gives final approval for Dakota pipeline - Doug G. Ware
  • Baton Rouge Advocate - Letter: Streamline regs on nuclear power - Wesley C. Williams, LSU Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC tries to stop emails from being sent in error - Christine Legere
  • AP - Hearing set for men accused of scamming $4M+ from government - Meg Kinnard
  • Reuters - Commentary: Why Trump's tough talk on Iran will backfire - Mohamad Bazzi
  • Reuters - Egypt's capital project hits latest snag as Chinese pull out - Eric Knecht
  • Washington Post - Japanese nuclear plant just recorded an astronomical radiation level. Should we be worried? - Anna Fifield and Yuki Oda
  • IBTimes - Japan News: Fukushima Cleanup Uncovers Deadly Radioactive Fuel At Nuclear Plant Reactor - Josh Keefe
  • Mainichi Daily News - New gov't bill would make TEPCO reserve funds for Fukushima plant decommissioning
  • RT - 'Fukushima catastrophe ongoing: Leakage on a daily basis'
  • China News Service - China urges Japan to act responsibly over Fukishima radiation
  • KPRC Houston - Questions linger after radioactive material released in Sugar Land--City leaders ask how this happened, why they weren't immediately notified - Robert Arnold
  • Deutsche Welle - Poland wants nuclear weapons for Europe
  • PRI - A glimpse inside a defunct East German nuclear plant – and what it says about the future of energy in Europe - Anja Krieger and Daniel A. Gross
  • Economic Times - Westinghouse mum on Andhra N-plant after Toshiba exits from nuke biz - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • The Hindu - Uncertainty over U.S. nuclear plants for India - Dinakar Peri
  • National Interest - The Worst-Kept Military Secret Ever: Israel Has Nuclear Weapons (But Does It Need Them?) - Robert Farley
  • Rapid City Journal - Brown County legislators want to extend juvenile probation - Bob Mercer
  • Daily Caller - REPORT: Bailing Out Nuclear Plants Doesn't Make Sense - Andrew Follett
  • Bloomberg Quint - Trump and U.S. Nuclear Power Find Common Ground in Jobs Push - Jonathan N. Crawford
  • Hartford Business Journal - In nuke debate, clash over cost, competition - Matt Pilon
  • New Haven Register - Power plant coalition fights Millstone subsidy - Luther Turmelle
  • Washington Post - Trump administration halts penalties against firms that punish nuclear whistleblowers - Joe Davidson
  • World Nuclear News - Delay to safety upgrades at Tohoku units
  • World Nuclear News - Coordinated approach needed for nuclear programs
  • World Nuclear News - Molten salt reactor research develops class of alloys
  • Aiken Standard - Hearing scheduled for former Savannah River Site MOX workers facing fraud charges - Michael Smith
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Plan to Unveil Nuclear Achievements
  • Radio New Zealand - New French nuclear compo stance welcomed
  • TASS - Russia preparing to transfer naturally enriched uranium to Iran
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - California's $4 billion SONGS project set to test decom efficiency gains - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - BP raises 2035 nuclear forecast; China to surpass US capacity by 2026
  • E&E Daily - Evidence mounts that Vogtle project won't start up in 2020 - Kristi E. Swartz
  • TheNorthEastToday.com - Uranium enrichment in Meghalaya to be operational soon? - thenortheasttoday.com
  • Yonhap News - Court ruling casts questions on South Korea's other aged nuclear reactors
  • Korea Times - Editorial: Order to halt reactor--Renewable energy is imperative in the long term
  • Yonhap News - Court orders gov't to halt nuclear reactor
  • Joongang Daily - Nuclear power plant's fate unclear - Moon Hee-chul, Lee Seung-ho
  • Power Engineering International - Finland's first nuclear plant marks 40th anniversary - Kelvin Ross
  • Zawya - Abu Dhabi nuclear plant receives final condenser
  • Financial Post - Inside Pickering Nuclear Generating Station - Larysa Harapyn
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - How I learned to hate the Bomb - Joelien Pretorius
  • Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen - Maintenance work begins on nuclear power reactor - Andrew Thomas
  • Capital Journal Central South Dakota - House says Legislature gets voice in nuclear-waste sites - Bob Mercer
  • NJ Spotlight - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Steps Up Oversight of Hope Creek - Tom Johnson
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivors reflect on notion of 'amicable settlement'
  • Quay County Sun - Residents object to borehole project - Thomas Garcia
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - Adnyamathanha man sees great opportunity in nuclear waste facility - Matt Carcich
  • Daily Energy Insider - Trump moves to fill top energy positions
  • Japan Times - Reactor renaissance stymied by costly delays, strict safety regimens - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - Radioactive waste management facility French delegation - Marco Balsamo
  • Business Standard India - Setting Up of New Atomic Power Plants
  • Bennington Banner - Miller bows out of Vermont Yankee case - Mike Faher
  • Independent Barents Observer - 100 sailors trapped in ice near Arctic outpost - Atle Staalesen
  • PTI - Sahu takes over as KNPP Site Director
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA sells $1 billion of bonds at one of lowest rates ever--10-year notes sell for 2.875 percent - Dave Flessner
  • Business Standard India - Kudankulam's second nuclear power unit to go live in FY17
  • World Nuclear News - Brexit white paper confuses Euratom debate
  • Patriot Ledger - Pilgrim at reduced power for third day as crews fix seawater leak
  • WATD-FM Marshfield - Plymouth: Selectmen Endorse Future Energy Proposal at Pilgrim - Charles Mathewson
  • Manomet Current - Selectmen back bid to bring power lines into Plymouth - Matthew Nadler
  • WATD-FM Marshfield - Plymouth: Sale of Pilgrim Nuclear Could Speed Up Decommissioning, Site Clean-Up - Bobbi Clark
  • Energy Digital - Breaking down Diablo Canyon: nuclear and United States' energy future - Brian Esterly
  • Radio New Zealand - Nuclear Workers Association cautious over law change
  • Melbourne Age - The Coming War on China: John Pilger's blustery polemic overtaken by events - Jake Wilson
  • Northern Westchester Examiner - Indian Pt Closure Forces Hen Hud to Postpone Capital Project - Rick Pezzullo
  • Windham County Commons - Proposed shakeup of nuclear panel irks senator - Mike Faher
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - Indian Point closure to get Legislature's scrutiny - Joseph Spector , Albany Bureau Chief
  • Ruidoso News - Group to release results of Trinity radiation impact study
  • NRC blog - Projected End Date for Indian Point Plant Comes into Clearer Focus - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.3 - 20km WSW of Pasni, Pakistan
  • IAEA - Kazakhstan Recognizes IAEA's Role in Peace and Development - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • NHK World - Inattention behind crane collapse at nuclear plant
  • NHK World - 10 nuclear facilities lagging on waterproofing
  • Kyodo News - 3-day meeting on combating nuclear terrorism begins in New Delhi
  • Japan Times - DP calls for Kaneda to resign over attempt to gag media on anti-conspiracy bill - Tomohiro Osaki
  • Mainichi Daily News - U.S. military fund provision renders rejection of military research ineffective
  • Mainichi Daily News - New gov't bill would make TEPCO reserve funds for Fukushima plant decommissioning
  • Jiji Press - Flooding Prevention Steps Insufficient at 10 N-Facilities in Japan
  • Press TV - Iran receives last consignment of yellowcake from Russia
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee FR Document: 2017-02563 Citation: 82 FR 9735 PDF Page 9735 (1 page) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Hanford FR Document: 2017-02562 Citation: 82 FR 9733 PDF Page 9733 (1 page) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory FR Document: 2017-02561 Citation: 82 FR 9734 PDF Pages 9734-9735 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico FR Document: 2017-02560 Citation: 82 FR 9733 PDF Pages 9733-9734 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Exempt Distribution Licenses FR Document: 2017-02574 Citation: 82 FR 9756 PDF Pages 9756-9757 (2 pages) Permalink
  • UPI - Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vows legal action on DAPL - Daniel J. Graeber
  • Exchange Monitor - GAO Report Opens Door for DOE to Walk Away from Defense Waste Repository - Dan Leone
  • Exchange Monitor - Hanford Worker Protection Trial Postponed to 2018 - Gally Articola
  • Exchange Monitor - Nevada Advisory Panel Delivers Anti-Yucca Strategy to Governor - Karl Herchenroeder
  • Exchange Monitor - Federal Spending Cuts May Hit DOE, Bolster NNSA - Alissa Tabirian

    Tuesday, February 07, 2017

  • KAPP-TV Yakima, WA - 'We need to get it cleaned up:' officials to pursue Hanford funding in D.C. - Galen Ettlin
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Vattenfall slides to Q4 loss as German nuclear costs weigh - Anna Ringstrom
  • Aiken Standard - SRS contractor SRNS committed to recycling and conservation
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Lawmakers vent spent fuel frustrations - Bryan Clark
  • Oakland Press - Kevin Hertel: Profits over people could spell nuclear disaster for Great Lakes - Rep. Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores) represents Michigan's 18th District in the House of Representatives
  • Surfer Magazine - Avoiding California's Fukushima--San Onofre nuclear waste storage program moving forward - Justin Housman
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: ORAU's chief scientist - Nazareth Gengozian - D. Ray Smith
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - Blackwater Against New Nuclear Group chairman Andy Blowers launches new book - Rebecca Creed
  • Bloomberg - Zarif Says 'Difficult Days' Ahead as Trump Sets Sights on Iran - Ladane Nasseri
  • Reuters - Netanyahu, Trump align on Iran ahead of Israeli leader's visit - Jeffrey Heller and Matt Spetalnick
  • Reuters - Iran says unlike what Trump thinks, nuclear deal is a "win-win" accord - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Financial Times - Thinking the unthinkable on Germany going nuclear - Frederick Studemann
  • Smithsonian - Scientists Measure Highest Radiation Levels Yet Inside Fukushima's Damaged Reactors - Jason Daley
  • BBC - Brexit bill prompts Anglesey nuclear power plant concerns
  • Yonhap News - Court orders gov't to halt nuclear reactor
  • Sputnik News - Seoul Court Orders Gov't to Close Nuclear Reactor Amid Safety Concerns
  • The State - More nuclear can drive more economic growth - Mel Buckner, North Augusta
  • Gulf Daily News - Enec in key nuclear plant project milestone - UAE Business
  • The Argus.ca - The Pickering Nuclear Generating Station and the Clean Air Alliance: A Power Struggle - Daniyal Zia Jafri
  • Adelaide Advertiser - French operators of Aube nuclear waste dump tour SA sites considered for Australian dump - Peter Jean
  • Press TV - Iran to announce post-JCPOA nuclear achievements in April: AEOI
  • Wall Street Journal - Inspectors Find Safety Flaws Remain a Concern at French Nuclear Supplier - Matthew Dalton
  • Arizona Republic - More inspectors headed to Palo Verde nuclear plant to follow up on Dec. equipment failure - Ryan Randazzo
  • EurekAlert - Three new uranium minerals from Utah - Michigan Technological University
  • Asia Times - Beyond nuclear power: Japan's smart energy communities mushroom - Andrew DeWit
  • Westerly Sun, RI - Guest commentary: Take government out of utility cost equation - Marc Brown, executive director of the New England Ratepayers Association
  • Hartford Courant - Power Producers Oppose Legislation Helping Millstone Nuclear Plant - Stephen Singer
  • Power Technology - Does South Africa need nuclear energy? Greenpeace and Nuclear Africa go head to head - Julian Turner talks to Nuclear Africa CEO Kelvin Kemm and Penny-Jane Cooke of Greenpeace
  • RenewEconomy.au - Nuclear industry in crisis - Jim Green
  • Miami's Community Newspapers - We Pay for FPL's Mess - Grant Miller
  • Energy Collective - Toshiba Likely To Exit Nuclear Plant Construction Business - February 7, 2017 by Rod Adams
  • News & Star - Nuclear chiefs call for Moorside action
  • Radio New Zealand - Big shift afoot in French nuclear compo law
  • Southlands Sun - SDCEA hosts anti-nuke protest - Erin Hanekom
  • The Independent - Theresa May defies Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with vow of support for Iran nuclear deal - Ashley Cowburn
  • Indian Express - India to host meet against nuclear terror
  • Pravda.ru - Poland wants more nuclear arms
  • Yahoo!7 News - Federal MPs support Ukraine nuclear deal - AAP
  • Oxford Mail - Top scientists at Culham centre fear for jobs after Government says it will quit Euratom - Andrew Ffrench
  • Japan Times - Tepco to send sediment-cleaning robot into stricken Fukushima reactor
  • Bloomberg - Trump and U.S. Nuclear Power Find Common Ground in Jobs Push - Jonathan Crawford
  • KTAR Phoenix - After generator failure, special inspection begins at Palo Verde nuclear plant - Associated Press
  • Hull Times - Seawater leak forces power reduction at Plymouth nuclear plant - Michael P. Norton
  • Big Island Now - Hirono Continues Rep. Takai's Efforts for Atomic Veterans
  • Congress.gov - H.R.632 - Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act - Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 01/24/2017)
  • University of Missouri Maneater - Research Reactor receives 20-year operating license renewal - Libby Stanford
  • York Daily Record - Filmmaker to hold TMI movie fundraiser in York - Abbey Zelko
  • Augusta Chronicle - Equipment failure shuts down Vogtle reactor - Thomas Gardiner
  • WCAI Cape and Islands NPR - A US-trained scientist was deported, then became the 'father of Chinese rocketry' - Matthew Bell
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Miller bows out of VY case - Mike Faher
  • Cranes Today - ALE completes final installation for Embalse nuclear project
  • Portland Press Herald - Increase in Maine electricity delivery costs sends bills soaring for big businesses - Tux Turkel
  • SBS.au - SA to pay for reburial of exhumed Indigenous baby who died from Maralinga nuclear tests
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Diablo Canyon is closing, but we won't get that pristine bluff back - Letter: Marcia Kimbrell, Cayucos
  • London Free Press - Bruce Power invests millions in maintenance - Scott Dunn
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: Artist moved by school kids' response to atomic bomb experience
  • Japan Today - Fukushima rebuilds its future with fish, tomatoes and hula-dancing girls - Oona McGee
  • ABC News - Dartmouth to Compensate Neighbors Impacted by Lab Dump - Michael Casey, Associated Press
  • IAEA - Nuclear Power Programmes: Role of National Leadership Emphasized - Marta Kaczmarek, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy; Sean Dunlop, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • World Nuclear News - Australia-Ukraine agreement gets committee support
  • World Nuclear News - Barakah 4 condenser installed
  • World Nuclear News - Finnish regulator approves Loviisa safety assessments
  • Trend News Agency - Iran MP confirms yellowcake purchase, denies seller was Russia
  • Japan Times - Tepco to send sediment-cleaning robot into stricken Fukushima reactor
  • Bellona - Pollution cuts from Norilsk Nickel could quiet Norwegian rebels - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Iran receives last consignment of yellowcake from Russia
  • Press TV - Iran deal benefits everyone: President Rouhani
  • Press TV - UK defies Israeli pressure on Iran nuclear agreement
  • Press TV - Iran deal incorporated almost none of US demands: Foreign Minister Zarif
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom will not oppose anti-nuke deal litigation - Melanie Gosling
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation FR Document: 2017-02558 Citation: 82 FR 9564 PDF Pages 9564-9565 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Access Authorization and Fitness-for-Duty Determinations FR Document: 2017-02515 Citation: 82 FR 9534 PDF Pages 9534-9535 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2017-01933 Citation: 82 FR 9601 PDF Pages 9601-9608 (8 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2017-02511 Citation: 82 FR 9600 PDF Page 9600 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: FR Document: 2017-02514 Citation: 82 FR 9601 PDF Page 9601 (1 page) Permalink
  • House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Full Committee Hearing- Making EPA Great Again - Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas)
  • Sierra Club - JUDGE: TRUCKS CARRYING LIQUID RADIOACTIVE WASTE CAN ROLL--Canada gets to dump its nuclear waste in South Carolina - Carol Polsgrove
  • Interfax - National operator for radioactive waste management changes management

    Monday, February 06, 2017

  • Daily Energy Insider - GAO recommends Department of Energy reconsider nuclear waste plans
  • Daily Energy Insider - NRC completes safety evaluation of proposed nuclear reactor in Virginia
  • Daily Energy Insider - Florida PSC commissioner named to NARUC's executive committee
  • World Nuclear News - DOE approves operation of DUF6 conversion facilities
  • World Nuclear News - EnBW all set to decommission Neckarwestheim 1
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom secures state funding for foreign projects
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Safety Performance at Pilgrim - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • KRWG Las Cruces - Group To Release Information About Health Effects From Trinity Test Radiation Exposure - Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium
  • Huffington Post - Climate Science Deniers Get a 'Safe Space' in Santa Fe - Mark Boslough, Physicist, skeptic, and science communicator
  • Energy Collective - Toshiba's Nuclear Projects Falling Like a Row of Dominos - Dan Yurman
  • AP - Israeli leader presses UK to impose new sanctions on Iran - Jill Lawless
  • AP - New Chinese missile makes latest appearance in drills
  • Bloomberg - Russia Rejects Trump's Charge That Iran Is Top Terrorist State - Henry Meyer and Stepan Kravchenko
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Seeks Joint Response to Iran in Talks With May - Jonathan Ferziger and Alex Morales
  • Reuters - Russia says U.S. idea of revising Iranian nuclear deal too risky - Denis Pinchuk
  • Reuters - China welcomes Mattis' emphasis on South China Sea diplomacy - Michael Martina
  • Reuters - China protests U.S. sanction list on Iran that hits Chinese firms - Michael Martina
  • Reuters - PM May told Netanyahu Britain alert to Iran's destabilizing activity -spokeswoman - William James
  • Press TV - Iran: Final batch of 149 tons of "yellow cake" expected on Tuesday
  • Huffington Post - We Need Nuclear to Seriously Address Climate Change - Gill Wylie, research associate at the Partnership for Global Security
  • Xinhua News - Researchers develop technique for safer, more efficient uranium extraction
  • Xinhua News - U.S. adopts "hostile" policies towards Iran: spokesman
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Eskom Will Not Oppose Anti-Nuke Deal Litigation - Melanie Gosling
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Nevada gears up to fight Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site - Associated Press
  • The Engineer UK - Innovating a solution to the UK's nuclear waste legacy - Jason Ford
  • Philippine Business Daily Mirror - How to Build a Nuclear Plant - BusinessMirror
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Video shows difficulty in decommissioning Fukushima nuke plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Smartphone app to show visitors pre-bombing images of Hiroshima
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation limit for contaminated soil in reuse experiment lowered after local opposition
  • PanARMENIAN.Net - Modernization of Armenia nuclear plant to continue in 2017
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - France can fund SA nuclear project – Sapin - Prinesha Naidoo
  • Pakistan Dawn - Pakistan wants India's entire nuclear programme under IAEA safeguards
  • Los Alamos Monitor - Keeping nuclear materials secure in an uncertain world - Nancy Jo Nicholas, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • University at Buffalo Reporter - Probing Fukushima's invisible legacy - Charlotte Hsu
  • DNA India - India to host nuclear safety meeting
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: Centenarian continues fight for A-bomb victims
  • Republic of East Vancouver - Nuclear Radiation Protective Clothing Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Analysis to 2022: Research Corridor
  • Highlands Current - Letter: Indian Point Output - Diana Hird, Cold Spring
  • UCA News - Top Vatican official visits Hiroshima
  • Washington Examiner - NARUC chief sees resurgence of states' rights energy policy under Trump - John Siciliano
  • satprnews.com - The world's largest nuclear plants differ by age, number of reactors, and utilization - Slade Johnson
  • RT - Trident whistleblower calls out MoD's 'lame attempt' to excuse nuke malfunctions
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Entergy has spent $125 million since plant shutdown - Mike Faher
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - French Role in EU Outreach to Iran Highlighted
  • Financial Times - Letter: Leaving Euratom will have an economic impact - From Sue Ferns, Deputy General Secretary, London
  • Midwest Energy News - Wisconsin residents turn to courts to block frac sand mining - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Common Dreams - Echoes of Iraq Heard in Latest Threats Against Iran - Ben Schreiner
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Families Living Next to 'Toxic' Mine Dump Relocated - Barbara Maregele and Mary-Anne Gontsana
  • Mehr News - Final batch of 149 tons of yellowcake to arrive on Tue.
  • London Times - EDF 'too poor to clean up its own mess' - Adam Sage, Paris
  • ESI Africa - Nuclear Interview: "I will address African Utility Week on how to make nuclear energy programmes work in developing countries" - Exclusive interview with Eng Nduma Joseph Ruwah, Electrical Engineer, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) and speaker at the upcoming African Utility Week in May
  • PR Newswire - Refueling activities and performance enhancements underway at Plant Hatch Unit 2 - Southern Company
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford vapors trial delayed until March 2018 - Annette Cary
  • NRC - NRC Assigns New Senior Resident Inspector to Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
  • IAEA - New Film: How the IAEA Uses Nuclear Science for Development – Now Available in All Official Languages
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says denied carbon fiber for nuclear facilities - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • NHK World - TEPCO to send video robot into crippled reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - New robot built to study inside of No. 1 reactor at Fukushima plant - Kohei Tomida
  • Press TV - New US sanctions on Iran unacceptable: Russia
  • Press TV - Trump following powerful lobbies diktats over Iran nuclear deal: Commentator
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Chinese firm banned for fraud enters Eskom nuclear race - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association nuclear waste facility Marco Balsamo
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Meetings: Board of Scientific Counselors Homeland Security Subcommittee FR Document: 2017-02426 Citation: 82 FR 9378 PDF Page 9378 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined Licenses; Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Co., Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Qualified Data Processing System and Safety Display FR Document: 2017-02414 Citation: 82 FR 9400 PDF Pages 9400-9402 (3 pages) Permalink

    Sunday, February 05, 2017

  • Forbes blog - Can Nuclear Power Rise From The Chaos In Washington? - James Conca
  • Global Research - U.S Army's "Future Combat System" (FCS) and Ground Combat Capabilities, Military Analysis - Brian Kalman, Daniel Deiss, and Edwin Watson
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OUR VIEW: Ground those planes
  • Linn's Stamp News - Postal history that tells the story of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the atomic bomb fallout - Ken Lawrence
  • Reuters - U.S. backs off bid to reopen CIA 'black site' prisons: officials - Mark Hosenball
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu to Raise Iranian 'Aggression' With U.K. Leaders - Jonathan Ferziger
  • Daily Telegraph - Britain proposing wider Europe-based pro-nuclear club once Article 50 triggered - Jillian Ambrose
  • Press TV - 'Trump seeks to make Iran leave nuclear accord via sanctions'
  • Press TV - US not reporting all airstrikes in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan
  • Press TV - China blocked $18bn of Iran's petrodollars
  • Press TV - Iran announces major oil, gas discoveries
  • Press TV - Ryan admits Iran deal cannot be simply undone
  • London Times - Toshiba puts nuclear power plant at risk - John Collingridge
  • Sunday Times Johannesburg - SA's nuclear build contract still wide open, says France minister - Asha Speckman=speckmana@sundaytimes.co.za
  • Citizens for Legitimate Government - Fukushima nuclear reactor radiation called 'unimaginable', highest since 2011 triple meltdown
  • Global Research - Radiation Levels Are Soaring inside the Damaged Fukushima Nuclear Plant - George Dvorsky
  • ECNS.cn - Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high(1/4)
  • Austin American-Statesman - Perry endorsing nuclear waste storage in Texas - Asher Price
  • Tornos News - Greek Atomic energy body: No health risk from radioactive material in garbage
  • New London Day - Millstone bill advances to hearing this week - Judy Benson
  • Bournemouth Echo - Good causes benefit from work on former nuclear site - Andy Nicholls
  • The Hindu - 'Halt activity on Kovvada N-plant'
  • Aiken Standard - Key piece of equipment being replaced at the Savannah River Site
  • Melbourne Herald Sun - died after 1950s Maralinga atomic tests, exhumed from burial cave - Nigel Hunt
  • WFTV Orlando - Water quality still a fear as crews pour massive amounts of concrete into toxic Mosaic sinkhole
  • Clay County Progress - NUCLEAR WASTE TRANSPORT THROUGH STATE IN FEDERAL COURT
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to allow entry for US wrestlers - Fatih Karimov

    Saturday, February 04, 2017

  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site facility shuts down to replace major component - Thomas Gardiner
  • Odessa American - Plan to bring high-level nuclear waste to West Texas gains steam - Corey Paul
  • JURIST.org - Federal judge allows Savannah River Site to accept liquid radioactive waste from Canada
  • DOE - MOU between the United States Department of Energy and the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre concerning Collaboration in Nuclear Energy Research and Development
  • LA Monitor - Science fair set for this weekend - Arin McKenna
  • Tri-City Herald - UPDATE: Hanford workers going home early - Annette Cary
  • Asia Pacific Report - Keith Locke: Israel's anti-nuclear whistleblower more deserving of NZ citizenship
  • AP - Navy decommissions 'legendary' carrier that shaped history
  • Reuters - Australian government supports public funding for 'clean coal': media - Harry Pearl
  • Reuters - Trump may look to strengthen, not shred, Iran nuclear deal - Jonathan Landay, Matt Spetalnick and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters video - video: Further punishment of Iran possible: White House
  • Reuters - Trump administration tightens Iran sanctions, Tehran hits back - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Iran to impose legal restrictions on some US entities, individuals - TV - Parisa Hafezi
  • The Hankyoreh - [News analysis] China and Russia continue opposition to THAAD deployment - Park Byong-su, senior staff writer, Kim Ji-eun and Cho Ki-won, staff reporters, and Kim Oi-hyun
  • Yonhap News - Mattis says U.S. will respond overwhelmingly if N. Korea uses nuclear weapons - Choi Kyong-ae
  • Financial Times - Moorside nuclear plant braced for potential Toshiba pullout - Andrew Ward,
  • Paste Magazine - The Great Nuclear Power Debate - Joel Rindelaub
  • Orange County Register - Nuclear officials killed study on whether reactors posed cancer risk to nearby residents - Teri Sforza
  • CNET - High radiation levels at Fukushima reactor is bad, bad news - Jessica Dolcourt
  • UPI - Highest radiation levels found at Fukushima plant since meltdown - Eric DuVall
  • UPI - Russia warns South Korea of consequences if THAAD deployed - Elizabeth Shim
  • Forbes blog - Indian Point Nuclear Plant Closure Leaves Locals Scrambling To Deal With 'Major Economic Loss' - Jared Anderson
  • Deseret News - Editorial: In our opinion: Small nuclear power plants may be a boon for Utah energy and clean air needs
  • WLOS Asheville, NC - Liquid uranium to be trucked through WNC - Bryan Overstreet
  • Asheville Citizen-Times, NC - Nuclear waste might - or might not - go through city - Mark Barrett
  • Carolina Public Press - Judge: No to delaying nuclear shipments through Carolinas - Frank Taylor
  • WIVB Buffalo - Liquid nuclear material shipments given the green light - Luke Moretti
  • Augusta Chronicle - DOE liquid nuclear waste clears lawsuit, could arrive soon to SRS - Thomas Gardiner
  • Sputnik News - NASA Maps Radioactive US Base in Chilly Greenland, Poised to Poison the Atlantic
  • Sputnik News - China Boosting Nuclear Capabilities, Narrowing Gap With US, Russia
  • Daily Sabah - Turkey's first nuclear power plant Akkuyu to be operational by 2023
  • NPR - Did Iran's Ballistic Missile Test Violate A U.N. Resolution? - Peter Kenyon
  • Times of India - Atomic energy department's move to mine uranium triggers radioactive scare - Syed Akbar
  • Mainichi Daily News - NRA's radioactive soil concerns omitted from minutes of closed-door meeting - Brainerd Dispatch
  • Columbus Dispatch - Franken introduces bill to help nuclear cleanup veterans
  • China.org.cn - Henan Province plans four nuke power stations - Chen Boyuan
  • Omaha World-Herald - OPPD billed $5 million to end contract with operator of Fort Calhoun nuclear plant - Cole Epley
  • National Post - Three levels of government settle dispute over cleaning up landfill with radioactive waste, but details a secret - Valerie MacDonald
  • Cape Cod Times - Possible sale could speed Pilgrim decommissioning plan - Christine Legere
  • Vermont Public Radio - Citizens Panel Wants Local NRC Meeting On Vermont Yankee Sale - Howard Weiss-Tisman
  • Press TV - Iran's missile test not direct breach of nuclear deal: White House
  • Press TV - US setbacks in Mideast behind Iran new sanctions: Senior MP
  • Business Standard - Rosatom supplies electric heaters for Kudankulam n-plants
  • Hans India - Light water reactors
  • Augusta Chronicle - American Nuclear Society President talks nuclear industry with area professionals - Thomas Gardiner
  • Macomb Daily - Hertel: Profits over people could spell nuclear disaster for Great Lakes - Jeff Payne
  • Augusta Chronicle - American Nuclear Society President talks nuclear industry with area professionals - Thomas Gardiner
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - San Onofre generates years of headlines, and for good reason - Ricky Young
  • Virginian-Pilot - A final goodbye to the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier - Courtney Mabeus
  • Corpus Christi Caller Times - DMC scraps nuclear medicine program - Beatriz Alvarado
  • Lacey Patch - Ocean County Health Department Giving Away Potassium Iodide Tablets At Four Locations - Patricia A. Miller
  • WPTV - Seven olympic-size swimming pools worth of concrete headed into toxic Mosaic sinkhole - Ryan Raiche
  • WTSP - Work begins to fill massive Mosaic sinkhole - Grady Trimble
  • WFLA - Mosaic begins work on massive Polk sinkhole - Melissa Marino
  • WTVC Chattanooga, TN - GE to pay Chattanooga, Hamilton County back for Alstom tax breaks
  • Cape Cod Times - Cape environmental watchdog to step aside - Sean F. Driscoll
  • Trinidad & Tobago Express - T&T to boost radiation control measures - Michelle Loubon
  • E&E Daily - Moniz returns to MIT - Robin Bravender
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Media Release
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Ecoshock Interview: Extreme Nuclear Dangers
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds Associates, Testimony to the CPUC 2017-1-27
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear on Solartopia Radio re: Collapse of Atomic Energy Industry
  • Atomic Insights - Trump's Energy Policy Is Scary To Multinational Petroleum Interests - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Value of low dose radiation research ignored by DOE Office of Science managers - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - DOE execs killed respected science program studying radiation health effects. Fired PM who tried to protect science - Rod Adams
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Nevada officials gear up for renewed Yucca push - Daria Sokolova
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Deadline for nuke site comment extended to March 6
  • Nuclear Australia - Nuclear propagandist Ben Heard caught out in shoddy misinformation on nuclear waste importing plan
  • Pahrump Valley Times - McCracken: Country's nuclear energy past leads to Yucca Mountain - Bob McCracken
  • New Baltimore Voice - Nuclear waste dump saga continues--Michigan reps voice opposition to Trump - Jim Bloch
  • San Antonio Express-News - Nuclear waste could pass through Texas cities en route to Andrews disposal site - Brendan Gibbons
  • KLAS-TV - Sen. Cortez Masto breaks down her votes in Senate confirmation hearings - Patrick Walker
  • Mainichi Daily News - Concerns remain over 'anti-conspiracy bill' as gov't prepares to submit new version to Diet
  • Jiji Press - Japan Conducts 1st Midwinter Nuclear Disaster Drill
  • JAIF - Exports of Peaches from Fukushima Exceed Those Prior to Earthquake
  • JAIF - Robot to Be Used to Investigate Interior of Fukushima Daiichi-2 Reactor Containment Vessel
  • JAIF - Toshiba to Shrink Nuclear Business
  • JAIF - Toward Resumption of Full-scale Fisheries Operations
  • TEPCO - The list of sold real estate has been updated under the "Measures towards reform" page.
  • TEPCO - FY 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results
  • TEPCO - Fuel Cost Adjustment in the Electricity Rates for March 2017
  • TEPCO - TEPCO's self-assessment of progress reported to the 12th Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (288th Release)
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation

    Friday, February 03, 2017

  • KDWN720 AM - A New Fight Against Yucca Mountain - John Shaffer
  • Daily Caller - Energy Dept Didn't Account For $25 Billion In Costs On Nuclear Waste - Andrew Follett
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear energy and the new US administration
  • World Nuclear News - Putin: Russia ready to fund entire Paks II project
  • World Nuclear News - JNFL, MHI agree terms for buying into NewCo
  • World Nuclear News - UK white paper confirms Euratom exit plan
  • Law360 - Trump Admin Memo Delays OSHA Beryllium Rule For 11 Days - Michael Phillis
  • KING5 Seattle - Sick and denied care at Hanford: 'We want our lives back' - Susannah Frame
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim opponents not backing down - Christine Legere
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Former LANL Manager Steve Younger Lands Top Job At Sandia - Roger Snodgrass
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Announces Formation Of ECP Industry Council
  • Idaho State Journal - Furthering nuclear innovation benefits in Idaho - Mike Crapo
  • Tri-City Herald - Trump EPA official wants faster Hanford cleanup - Annette Cary
  • Hanford Sentinel, CA - Which jobs have the most radiation exposure?
  • KNDO/KNDO Yakima/Kennewick - Senate bill 5319 could change authority of low-level radioactive waste management - Rex Carlin
  • AP - US hits 13 people, dozen companies in new Iran sanctions - Vivian Salama and Matthew Lee
  • AP - Trump reviews case of Navy man who shot illegal sub photos - Michael Melia
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran in Wake of Missile Tests - Nick Wadhams and Saleha Mohsin
  • Bloomberg - Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors Stalled by Costly Delays - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - Trump administration imposes new Iran sanctions, warns more may follow - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - Iranians fear attacks and economic isolation as Trump gets tough - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Republicans kill energy sector disclosure, emissions rules - Lisa Lambert and Sarah N. Lynch
  • Reuters - Oil pushes higher as U.S. Treasury flags sanctions on Iran - Libby George
  • Reuters - U.S. transparency reversal stings Canadian, European oil firms - Ernest Scheyder and Nia Williams
  • Reuters - U.S. warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' response if nuclear arms used - Phil Stewart
  • Reuters - Battered Toshiba seeks exit from UK, India in nuclear retreat: sources - Geert De Clercq and Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - No sign U.S. wants to cancel nuclear deal with Iran: German minister - Sabine Siebold
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-MHI, JNFL to buy 10 pct stake in Areva NewCo - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-CEZ chief says company might split into two -Lidove Noviny - Robert Muller
  • The Guardian - Toshiba exit could scupper plans for new Cumbria nuclear plant - Adam Vaughan
  • The Ecologist UK blog - Not just Toshiba - the global nuclear industry is in crisis everywhere - Jim Green
  • The Ecologist UK blog - Endgame for Cumbria's nuclear nightmare - Moorside or Doomrise? - Martin Forwood
  • E&E Daily - Toshiba nuclear write-off spooks Southeast power companies - Kristi E. Swartz
  • in-cumbria - NuGen investor Toshiba 'to exit nuclear' - Duncan Bick
  • ITV UK - Government urged to guarantee Moorside nuclear funding
  • The Guardian - Fukushima nuclear reactor radiation at highest level since 2011 meltdown - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • UPI - Highest radiation levels found at Fukushima plant since meltdown - Eric DuVall
  • RT - Record high fatal radiation levels, hole in reactor detected at crippled Fukushima nuclear facility
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Nuclear fuel likely melted through Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Japan News - Radiation levels estimated far higher in No. 2 nuclear reactor
  • Japan Times - Highest radiation reading since 3/11 detected at Fukushima No. 1 reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation level in Fukushima reactor could kill within a minute
  • CNBC - Melted fuel emitting deadly radiation inside Fukushima Daiichi plant: Nikkei - Cheang Ming
  • Forbes - Extreme Radiation Levels Detected At Fukushima Reactor, Highest Since 2011 - William Pentland
  • Deutsche Welle - Radiation at Fukushima plant hits 5-year high
  • Sputnik News - Japanese Experts Record Dangerous Radiation Level at Fukushima Reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation in Fukushima reactor containment vessel at deadly level: TEPCO
  • Science Daily - Study helps explain why uranium persists in groundwater at former mining sites - Source: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Phys.org - Research review shows that nuclear safety is valued too low
  • Buffalo News - Federal judge allows transport of liquid nuclear waste from Ontario - T.J. Pignataro
  • Bloomberg - France's Next President May Face $3 Billion Nuclear Hangover - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Mountain Xpress blog - Federal judge allows shipments of liquid radioactive waste from Ontario to Savannah River plant - Press release from the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility:
  • Africa News - SA eyes nuclear energy while Kenya maintains 10% benchmark interest rate [Business Africa] - Afolake Oyinloye
  • New Indian Express - Despite opposition, Centre optimistic about nuclear plant at Kavali
  • Times of India - Centre shelves Kavali plan, Andhra in quest of nuclear plant sites - Syed Akbar
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Deadline for nuke site comment extended to March 6
  • Siasat Daily - Nuclear power to add 1,000 MW
  • National Post - Three levels of government settle dispute over cleaning up landfill with radioactive waste, but details a secret - Valerie MacDonald
  • Niagara Frontier Publications - Higgins announces approval of bill authorizing risk assessment of proposed nuclear waste transport across Peace Bridge
  • BelTA - Preparations to install reactor pressure vessel at Belarus' nuclear power plant
  • in-cumbria - Cumbrian nuclear team praised in national initiative - Clare Fuller
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivor concerned over changing America
  • Manteca Bulletin, CA - What happens if Manteca Unified goes nuclear? - Dennis Wyatt
  • Platts - Japan plans to build 45 new coal power plants in next decade: EIA - Nathan Richardson
  • Asahi Shimbun - 200 million yen raised for U.S. vets who helped in Fukushima
  • Sputnik News - Russian Gov't Allocates Over $3.5Mln to Rosatom for IAEA-Linked Projects
  • Alamogordo Daily News - Borehole project leaves residents divided - Jacqueline Devine , Alamogordo Daily News
  • IAEA - Remarks at World Cancer Day - Director General Yukiy Amano
  • MIT Technology Review - Next-Generation Nuclear Power? Not Just Yet--The West is struggling to build out safer reactors, but China shows no such delays. - Jamie Condliffe
  • MIT Technology Review - The Download, Feb 3, 2017: Snap's IPO, Next-gen Nuclear Hurdles, and a Robotic Pack Horse - Jamie Condliffe
  • Rutland Herald - Merger not believed to affect Yankee - Susan Smallheer
  • NASDAQ - Japan's MHI to buy 5 pct of Areva's nuclear fuel venture for 250 mln euros - Reuters
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Russia 'ready' to entirely fund Hungary nuclear plant
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nuclear blasts among themes of art exhibit at Sahara West Library - Jan Hogan
  • Interlochen Public Radio - Mitchell: Great Lakes drinking water "not an issue we can risk" with Canada's nuclear waste site
  • The Inquisitr - Nuclear Fusion Energy News: Infinite Power--2030 With Nuclear Fusion Reactor? - Daniel Ketchum
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site facility shuts down to replace major component - Thomas Gardiner
  • BelTA - Lithuania asked not to politicize Belarus' NPP project
  • KUER RadioWest, UT - Downwind - Doug Fabrizio
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Bruce Power Visitor Centre Numbers Up - Craig Power
  • Melbourne Age - Letters: Coal will always be the dirtier option - Gary Stowe Springwood; David Baird Burradoo
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Future of clean energy investment fund uncertain - Feb. 2, 2017, 8:01 pm by Mike Polhamus
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't plan to cut back radiation tests on produce draws mixed reactions
  • New London Day - RC inspection yields 3 violations at Millstone - Judy Benson
  • Coldwater Daily Reporter - Endicott future unclear - Don Reid
  • St. Charles Herald Guide - Entergy breaks ground on $869M power station in Montz - Anna Thibodeaux
  • CBC Canada - Public meeting held to prepare for Point Lepreau licence hearing - Joseph Tunney
  • GAO - Nuclear Nonproliferation: Better Information Needed on Results of National Nuclear Security Administration's Research and Technology Development Projects GAO-17-210
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 4.8 - 37km ESE of Namie, Japan
  • The Guardian - Blow to UK nuclear strategy as Toshiba considers pulling out of Cumbria plant - Adam Vaughan
  • Trend News Agency - More than 100,000 visas revoked amid Trump travel ban
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima reactor-probing robot unveiled ahead of survey in March
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO to probe Fukushima reactor again to confirm nuclear debris
  • Japan Times - Highest radiation reading since 3/11 detected at Fukushima No. 1 reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation in Fukushima reactor containment vessel at deadly level: TEPCO
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't plan to cut back radiation tests on produce draws mixed reactions
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation level at Fukushima reactor highest since 2011 disaster; grating hole found
  • Jiji Press - Radiation Levels Estimated Far Higher in Fukushima No. 2 Reactor
  • Fin24 CapeTown - France's trump card to win SA's nuclear deal - Feb 03 2017 20:31 Peter Fabricius
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Costly delays upset reactor renaissance, keep nuclear at bay - Feb 03 2017 07:53 Stephen Stapczynski
  • Press TV - Iran takes reciprocal measures against new US sanctions
  • Press TV - Zionists yearning for destructive Middle East war: Expert
  • Press TV - Iran unmoved by US threats, relies on own defense means: Zarif
  • Press TV - Trump govt. seeking new pretext to pressurize Tehran: Commentator
  • Press TV - Israeli premier praises US for anti-Iran rhetoric
  • Press TV - Trump: 'Nothing is off the table' in response to Iran's missile test
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2017-02339 Citation: 82 FR 9212 PDF Page 9212 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions: Exelon Generation Co., LLC; Clinton Power Station, Unit No. 1; Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station FR Document: 2017-02336 Citation: 82 FR 9243 PDF Pages 9243-9246 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Developing Principal Design Criteria for Non-Light Water Reactors FR Document: 2017-02298 Citation: 82 FR 9246 PDF Pages 9246-9247 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-02404 Citation: 82 FR 9242 PDF Pages 9242-9243 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Executive Order Government Agencies and Employees: Executive Branch Appointees; Ethics Commitments (EO 13770) FR Document: 2017-02450 Citation: 82 FR 9333 PDF Pages 9333-9338 (6 pages) Permalink

    Thursday, February 02, 2017

  • Tri-City Herald - GAO: DOE cost estimate for disposal of Hanford waste too low - Annette Cary
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Nevada gears up to fight Yucca Mountain nuke waste site - Ken Ritter
  • Washington Post - Trump cites warnings against Iran; Tehran shrugs off pressures from 'inexperienced' president - Anne Gearan and Erin Cunningham
  • New York Times - Case Study in Chaos: How Management Experts Grade a Trump White House - James B. Stewart
  • Texas Observer - As Energy Secretary, Rick Perry Would Have Radioactive Conflicts - Andrew Wheat
  • POWERmag - As Trump Takes Over, Who Wields Power? - Sonal Patel
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Nuclear waste storage moves ahead as Issa, others, seek to stop it - Jeff McDonald
  • Patriot Ledger - PILGRIM STATION: Plant status unchanged, per NRC - Emily Clark
  • Safety+Health magazine - OSHA delays effective date for beryllium rule
  • Union of Concerned Scientists blog - President Trump Just Put America's Workers at Risk - Kathleen Rest, executive director
  • Los Alamos Monitor - Union wants a voice in new LANL contract - Tris DeRoma
  • KPVI Pocatello - INL Waste Cleanup Project Nearly Complete
  • Rexburg Standard Journal - Furthering nuclear innovation benefits Idaho - Mike Crapo U.S. Senator
  • Livermore Independent - Science on Saturdays Series Focuses on Ingenious Inventions
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - IACMI develops new wind blade - Ed Marcum
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Buried radioactive waste removal 80 percent done - Luke Ramseth
  • AP - Trump puts Iran 'on notice' after ballistic missile test - Vivian Salama and Josh Lederman
  • AP - Putin visits EU-member Hungary for talks on energy - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • Bloomberg - Editorial: Trump's Chance to Act on Iran - Wqr8gAD3leot
  • Bloomberg - Trump Says Iran 'Put on Notice' After Ballistic Missile Test - Toluse Olorunnipa and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - Tidal Power Can Make the U.K. a Green Energy Leader - Mark Gilbert
  • Reuters - Top U.S. congressional Republicans talk of new sanctions on Iran - Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - Trump: Iran has been 'put on notice' for firing ballistic missile - Eric Walsh
  • Reuters - Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy expects ruling on San Onofre nuclear plant claim by end March: CEO - Kentaro Hamada
  • CBC Canada - Japanese power company defends decision to end Cameco uranium contract
  • Power Engineering International - WNA- Failing to value nuclear shows 'poor understanding of energy realities' - Diarmaid Williams
  • New York Times - grim Nuclear Plant's Neighbors Confront Regulators Over Safety - Katharine Q. Seelye
  • PR Newswire - Southern Nuclear wins leading industry award for advancing technological solutions - Southern Nuclear
  • Michigan Radio - Michigan congressmen urge U.S. and Canadian governments to reject nuclear waste site near Lake Huron - Steve Carmody
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: Undying hope for a world without nuclear weapons (Part 1)
  • Times & Star - Lib Dem Rebecca Hanson blasts Brexit threat to nuclear body
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Eskom: SA nuclear programme to set example for other African countries - Ilze-Marie Le Roux
  • News Nation India - Department of Atomic Energy prepares proposal to build twelve nuclear reactors
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Nevada gears up to fight Yucca Mountain nuke waste site - Ken Ritter
  • Eyre Peninsula Tribune, Cleve, South Australia - TWO fresh sites nominated at Kimba for nuclear waste facility - Trudi Herde-Rodda
  • Japan Times - Tepco finds gaping hole in grate under containment vessel, potential fuel debris at Fukushima No. 1 power plant
  • Japan Times - Ex-worker during Fukushima disaster sues Tepco, Kyushu Electric over leukemia
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation level at Fukushima reactor highest since 2011 disaster; grating hole found
  • BBC - Fukushima nuclear disaster: Worker sues Tepco over cancer
  • Ho`oulu, UH Maui College - Maui Energy Conference set for March - Shelly Harrisimage1
  • Lewiston Tribune - Nuclear waste cleanup nearly complete - Associated Press
  • Financial Times - Letter: UK will be outside nuclear accident liability regime - From Dr Paul Dorfman, University College London, UK
  • ABC.au - SA landowners offer up two more properties as sites for federal nuclear dump
  • Detroit Free Press - Trump asked to stop nuclear waste site near Lake Huron - Todd Spangler
  • World Nuclear News - Areva-NorthStar JV offers accelerated decommissioning
  • World Nuclear News - EDF defends reactor decommissioning plans
  • World Nuclear News - UK trade union underlines Toshiba, Euratom concerns
  • Trend News Agency - Trump: 'Nothing is off the table' in response to Iran's missile test
  • Press TV - US claims on Iran missile tests baseless, provocative: Foreign Ministry
  • International Trade Administration - Notice Meetings: Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee FR Document: 2017-02212 Citation: 82 FR 9056 PDF Page 9056 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3 FR Document: 2017-02211 Citation: 82 FR 9080 PDF Pages 9080-9081 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Master Decommissioning Trusts: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3, LLC, Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit No. 3; and Entergy Nuclear FitzPatrick, LLC, James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant FR Document: 2017-02214 Citation: 82 FR 9077 PDF Pages 9077-9079 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2017-02213 Citation: 82 FR 9079 PDF Pages 9079-9080 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: FR Document: 2017-02215 Citation: 82 FR 9081 PDF Pages 9081-9082 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: FR Document: 2017-02216 Citation: 82 FR 9079 PDF Page 9079 (1 page) Permalink
  • The State - Nevada gears up to fight Yucca Mountain nuke waste site - Ken Ritter
  • Daily Caller - Energy Dept Didn't Account For $25 Billion In Costs On Nuclear Waste - Andrew Follett
  • NHK World - Deadly radiation estimated inside reactor vessel
  • Kyodo News - Record radiation level detected inside damaged Fukushima reactor
  • Kyodo News - 2-meter hole found on grating beneath Fukushima Daiichi reactor
  • Kyodo News - Ex-nuclear plant worker seeks damages from TEPCO, Kyushu Electric
  • Asahi Shimbun - All Fukushima seafood samples pass safety tests for radioactivity - Kazumasa Sugimura
  • Asahi Shimbun - Hitachi to take a 70 billion yen hit after U.S nuclear project fails - Satoshi Seii
  • Asahi Shimbun - Toshiba wants to dump shares in loss-making Westinghouse
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Trump should heed agreements before alleging 'currency wars'
  • Asahi Shimbun - Construction ban eyed near A-Bomb Dome to preserve scenery - Yosuke Takashima
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima A-Bomb Dome lighting event stirs controversy
  • Jiji Press - Radiation Levels Estimated Far Higher in Fukushima No. 2 Reactor
  • Exchange Monitor - Svinicki to Replace Burns as NRC Chairman
  • Exchange Monitor - NRC Weighs Regulatory Freeze
  • Exchange Monitor - WCS' Baltzer Encouraged After NRC Dockets Application
  • Exchange Monitor - Lobbyist Dan Brouillette In Line to be Deputy Energy Secretary - Dan Leone
  • Center for Public Integrity - Carrie Levine
  • Center for Public Integrity - Trump, Wall Street and the 'banking caucus' ready to rip apart Dodd-Frank - Jared Bennett
  • Center for Public Integrity - What's in Gorsuch's wallet, Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick - Kytja Weir

    Wednesday, February 01, 2017

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Congress likely to seek funding for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project, state report says - Keith Rogers
  • InsideClimate News - Despite Hedging on Climate Change, Perry, Zinke Nominations Head for Senate Vote - Zahra Hirji
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTER: Dean Heller should oppose Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's choice to lead the EPA - Elspeth DiMarzio, Las Vegas, campaign representative for the Sierra Club
  • Lexology - The Trump Energy Agenda - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • The Northern Miner - Editorial: Resource regulators under Trump - John Cumming
  • Huffington Post - Insane Military Practices of Burning Explosives Near Neighborhoods - Evaggelos Vallianatos
  • Globe and Mail - Cameco shares sink as Tokyo Electric cancels $1.3-billion contract
  • NASDAQ - Tepco scraps uranium supply contract with Canada's Cameco
  • Cape Cod Times - Hundreds of Pilgrim opponents question NRC - Christine Legere
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Despite More Violations, Pilgrim Operating Safely, NRC Says - Matt McCarthy
  • Boston Herald - Pilgrim's progress OK with NRC--Nuke plant to keep running - O'Ryan Johnson
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Radioactive waste retrieval nearly complete - Luke Ramseth
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Editorial: Picks to lead agencies important to ET less than stellar
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Heinrich votes no on Rick Perry nomination - Maddy Hayden
  • Forbes - What If There's A Crack In The Foundation Of Our Radiation Regulations? - Sam Lemonick
  • Tri-City Herald - Need a good job? Richland nuclear plant hiring for outage - Annette Cary
  • AP - Iranian general acknowledges missile test - Amir Vahdat
  • AP - Trump taps conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court - JULIE PACE and MARK SHERMAN
  • Bloomberg - Saudi Arabia Plans the World's Cheapest Power With Solar and Wind - Wael Mahdi
  • Bloomberg - Iran Confirms Missile Launch Called 'Unacceptable' by U.S. Ambassador Haley - Ladane Nasseri and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - Neil Gorsuch, Elite Conservative - Noah Feldman
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Tepco scraps uranium supply contract with Canada's Cameco - Sai Sachin Ravikumar
  • Reuters - Fire contained at building in France's Cattenom nuclear plant -EDF - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Cameco rejects Tepco's uranium contract termination notice
  • Reuters - Japan's Kansai Electric cancels plans to switch oil-fired power station to coal - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Kremlin says EU "nit-picking" hampers Russia-Hungary nuclear deal - Denis Dyomkin
  • Reuters - EDF defends nuclear decommissioning cost estimate - Benjamin Mallet and Sudip Kar-Gupta
  • Reuters - 1,700 residents of Flint, Michigan sue EPA over water crisis - Dan Whitcomb
  • Reuters - North Dakota tribe formally calls on pipeline protesters to disperse - Terray Sylvester
  • Reuters - Iran confirms new missile test, says it does not violate nuclear deal - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Trump preparing executive orders to reduce U.S. role in U.N.: NY Times
  • Forbes - $200 Million More Invested Into Right-Sized Advanced Nuclear Power - Rod Adams
  • Power Technology - Essel invests $200m in Swedish-Canadian micro-nuclear reactor developer LeadCold
  • ITV UK - Future of Moorside nuclear power plant thrown into doubt
  • Wall Street Journal - Toshiba to Exit Nuclear Construction Business - Russell Gold and Takashi Mochizuki
  • Energy Collective - Toshiba to Withdraw from Nuclear Plant Construction - February 1, 2017 by Dan Yurman
  • ITV UK - Toshiba 'reviewing' £10bn nuclear development
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba's resolve to rebuild nuclear business put to the test - The Guardian science blog
  • The Guardian - OpEd: We are heading for a senseless nuclear Brexit - with no political or legal mandate - Clare Moody, Labour MEP for South West England & Gibraltar
  • The Local Switzerland - Swiss to vote on government's anti-nuclear energy strategy
  • Daily Energy Insider - House advances nuclear technology development legislation - Karl Herchenroeder
  • SA Independent - Strong response on Nuclear - Eskom
  • NASDAQ - Nearly 30 firms express interest in South Africa's nuclear project -Eskom - Reuters
  • eNews Channel Africa - Eskom says 27 companies interested in nuclear build
  • SA Times Johannesburg - Eskom receives interest from 27 companies for nuclear-build programme
  • ESI Africa - Eskom: nuclear RFI receives good response
  • World Nuclear News - Interest in South African program 'very positive', says Eskom
  • World Nuclear News - Cameco to contest Tepco's termination of supply contract
  • World Nuclear News - Diversity key to facing future nuclear industry challenges
  • CBC Canada - Cameco threatening legal action after Japanese company cancels major uranium contract - David Shield
  • Johannesburg BizNews - As Eskom fires starting gun on nuclear, nearly 30 companies enter race with Russia - Jackie Cameron
  • WickedLocal Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Critical plant discussion precedes NRC meeting - Emily Clark
  • Boston Globe - Feds allow Pilgrim nuclear plant to remain open
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Pilgrim plant must be wiped from the earth - Rev. G. Jarvis McMillan, Brewster , co-chairman of the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, Chatham
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim inspector plans detailed elaboration of his email tonight - Christine Legere
  • Hindustan Times - Govt may allocate Rs 544 crore for two nuclear units at Kudankulam power plant
  • Detroit Free Press - Trump asked to stop nuclear waste site near Lake Huron - Todd Spangler
  • Japan Times - Niigata governor Ryuichi Yoneyama stands firm against restart of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant - Emi Urabe and Stephen Stapczynski
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Proposed nuke panel shakeup irks senator - Mike Faher
  • On Line opinion Australia - Close the cycle: an alternative approach for used nuclear fuel - Ben Heard
  • Bellona - Russia fixes a reactor it initially refused to say was broken - Charles Digges
  • Aiken Standard - SRNL shares radiation detection technology with law enforcement
  • Press TV - Iran's nuclear enrichment never stopped: JCPOA follow-up committee
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - JCPOA Parties Ready to Continue Without US
  • Mehr News - Failure of JCPOA failure of diplomacy
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - French nuclear delegation to visit Port Augusta - Matt Carcich
  • Atlas Obscura - Five Landmarks of Atomic Nevada - TravelNevada
  • Hans India - HRF opposes Kovvada Nuclear Power Plant
  • Somerset County Gazette - Energy minister Jesse Norman visits Hinkley C
  • in-cumbria - Nuclear opportunities in Cumbria for small firms - Duncan Bick
  • Windham County Commons - Vermont Yankee to move spent fuel in spring - Mike Faher
  • CBC Canada - Ontario Power Generation could boost executive salaries by $8 million
  • Blackburn News - Multi-Million-Dollar Deal For Bruce Power and Areva - Jordan MacKinnon
  • News & Star - Sellafield given more time to improve cooling tower condition
  • Kingston Whig-Standard - Power plant plug pulled - Elliot Ferguson
  • BelTA - Belarus grateful to Japan for help in dealing with Chernobyl aftermath
  • DOE - News & Blog
  • GAO - Nuclear Waste: Benefits and Costs Should Be Better Understood Before DOE Commits to a Separate Repository for Defense Waste GAO-17-174
  • NRC blog - Principles of Good Regulation: Openness - Roger Hannah, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Region II
  • IAEA - Conference on Technical Cooperation: Partnerships and Atoms for Peace and Development - Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Reuters - Trump White House puts Iran on notice over ballistic missile test - Roberta Rampton
  • Press TV - Iran's nuclear enrichment never stopped: JCPOA follow-up committee
  • Press TV - US seeks to use Iran missile tests to renegotiate JCPOA: Pundit
  • Press TV - Iran confirms missile test, spurns foreign intervention
  • Press TV - US sees Iran power as hurdle to dominance in Mideast: Pundit
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom reveals which countries will bid for nuclear deal
  • Xinhua News - U.S. Senate Republicans halt panel rules to advance Trump's nominees without Dem. present
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Meetings: Good Neighbor Environmental Board FR Document: 2017-02146 Citation: 82 FR 8936 PDF Pages 8936-8937 (2 pages) Permalink
  • International Trade Administration - Notice Meetings: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee FR Document: 2017-02141 Citation: 82 FR 8911 PDF Page 8911 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Medical Use of Byproduct Material FR Document: 2017-02074 Citation: 82 FR 8959 PDF Pages 8959-8960 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Pressurized Water Reactor Control Rod Ejection and Boiling Water Reactor Control Rod Drop Accidents FR Document: 2017-02073 Citation: 82 FR 8958 PDF Page 8958 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Amendments: Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2017-02127 Citation: 82 FR 8957 PDF Pages 8957-8958 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Withdrawals: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant FR Document: 2017-02129 Citation: 82 FR 8956 PDF Pages 8956-8957 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice FR Document: 2017-02130 Citation: 82 FR 8959 PDF Page 8959 (1 page) Permalink
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Rule Occupational Exposure to Beryllium: Delay of Effective Date FR Document: 2017-02149 Citation: 82 FR 8901 PDF Page 8901 (1 page) Permalink
  • Forbes - A Secret Army Base Buried Deep In Arctic Ice Could Rise Again - Eric Mack
  • KEPR Pasco - Crews at Hanford Site prepare to demolish two facilities - Marie Schurk
  • The Independent - Donald Trump caught in middle of Israel-Iran row over ballistic missile test claim - Bethan McKernan
  • The Independent - Israel approves 3,000 new settler homes in addition to 2,500 announced last week - Samuel Osborne
  • The Independent - Experts warn Donald Trump policy on torture could be 'catastrophic' - Tom Miles
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Nevada gears up to fight Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site - Associated Press
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM STATION: Plant status unchanged, per NRC - Emily Clark
  • NHK World - Plan axed to switch oil power plant to coal
  • Mainichi Daily News - Footage points to difficulty in removing possible melted fuel at Fukushima plant

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • Midland Reporter-Telegram - High-level nuke waste storage to get formal review
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim critics strategize on eve of NRC meeting - Christine Legere
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP looking to increase emplacements by spring - Adrian C Hedden
  • Knoxville Mercury - No Immediate Travel-Ban Impact On Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Thomas Fraser
  • Tri-City Herald - Radioactive spread at Hanford briefly halts demolition - Annette Cary
  • KING5 Seattle - Radioactive spread halts Hanford nuclear facility demolition - Associated Press
  • EHS Today - Workers at Hanford Nuclear Site Could Get Protection During Clean Up - Stefanie Valentic
  • AP - UN to hold urgent meeting on Iran missile test at US request
  • AP - The Latest: Senator says Energy secretary should be on NSC
  • Bloomberg - EU, Russia Weigh In on Iran Missiles as Security Council to Meet - Ladane Nasseri and Alexei Anishchuk
  • Bloomberg - The Dream of Cheap Nuclear Power Is Over - Noah Smith
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu to Discuss Renewed Sanctions on Iran With Trump - Jonathan Ferziger, Ladane Nasseri, and Golnar Motevalli
  • Bloomberg - Japan Is Closer to Finding Lost Nuclear Fuel With Fukushima Pictures - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - China's Nuclear Power Capacity Set to Overtake U.S. Within Decade - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - Britain to have closest possible nuclear ties post-Brexit, says minister - William James
  • Reuters - Strike cuts French electricity production by nearly 4 GW - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - France, worried by Trump, promises to defend Iran nuclear deal - John Irish
  • Reuters - Israel's Netanyahu says he will push Trump on Iran sanctions - Ari Rabinovitch
  • Reuters - Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile: U.S. official - Idrees Ali
  • Reuters - U.S., South Korea to defend against 'evolving' North Korean threat - Idrees Ali and Ju-min Park
  • Yonhap News - Sanctions experts likely to gather in Seoul to discuss N.K. nuke issue - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Herald - State think tank professor suggests calling N. Korea 'nuclear-armed state'
  • Newsweek - What Brexit Means for U.K Nuclear Energy Policies - Antony Froggatt
  • The Independent - David Davis confirms UK will leave Euratom, putting UK's nuclear strategy at risk - Tom Peck
  • Science|Business - Brexatom delivers first big blow to EU/UK science collaboration - Éanna Kelly
  • UPI - U.N. Security Council to meet over Iran missile test - Andrew V. Pestano
  • NPR - Reported Missile Launch Is Early Test For Trump Administration's Approach To Iran - Rebecca Hersher
  • Japan Times - Ailing Toshiba may sell Westinghouse to pare risks from nuclear business
  • World Nuclear News - UK stresses key role of IAEA during Brexit debate
  • World Nuclear News - Iran tests new-generation centrifuge under JCPOA
  • World Nuclear News - Advisory committee reports on Tepco's self-assessment
  • in-cumbria - Doubts on Cumbrian nuclear project - EXCLUSIVE by Duncan Bick
  • National Review - Meltdown at the EPA - Julie Kelly
  • Atlas Obscura - Found: Melted Uranium Rods, Lost at Fukushima--Six years after the disaster, Tepco may have found its lost nuclear debris. - Sarah Laskow
  • RT - Fukushima breakthrough? Japan's TEPCO finds possible nuclear fuel debris
  • Asahi Shimbun - Images indicate bigger challenge for TEPCO at Fukushima plant - Masanobu Higashiyama
  • NHK World - Fukushima Debris Analysis
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Tepco, NTT plan emergency-power venture in Japan
  • The Guardian - Possible nuclear fuel find raises hopes of Fukushima plant breakthrough - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - NextEra eyes big solar project at nuclear plant - Thomas Content
  • WWLP-22News Chicopee, MA - Keating airs concerns on Trump travel order, Pilgrim Nuke Plant - Andy Metzger
  • Palm Beach Post blog - SACE: FPL should end new nuclear reactors as Toshiba-Westinghouse falters - Susan Salisbury
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Proposed nuke panel shakeup irks senator - Mike Faher
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Report: Toshiba retreating from nuke business after losses on Vogtle - Russell Grantham
  • Southeast Energy News - Toshiba getting out of nuclear plant business after Vogtle losses - Ken Paulman
  • African Business Magazine - Going nuclear: Africa's energy future? - David Thomas
  • Environmental Expert - The Nuclear manufacturing industry gets a big boost
  • Crain's New York Business - Power plant plan sparks a nuclear reaction - Ted Skerpon
  • News & Star - New Cumbrian nuclear project in doubt as Toshiba 'reviews projects'
  • BBC - The nuclear bunkers designed for luxury living - Neil Koenig
  • Missourinet.com - MU nuclear reactor gets 20 year license from NRC - Jason Taylor
  • Independent Barents Observer - Rosatomflot steps up North Pole nuclear cruises--Russia's largest nuclear powered icebreaker to sail five cruises per season until 2019. - Thomas Nilsen
  • Law360 - No Proof NY Nuke Plant Subsidies Flout Feds, State Says - Keith Goldberg
  • Arab News - A prisoner of Israel's petty vindictiveness - Linda S. Heard
  • Rutland Herald - Yankee sale calls for faster transfer of fuel - Susan Smallheer
  • Financial Times - Letter: Nuclear safety standards will continue to apply - Tom Greatrex, London, UK, Chief Executive, Nuclear Industry Association
  • Sputnik News - Iranian Foreign Ministry Calls on World Powers to Honor Nuclear Agreement
  • Press TV - Ayrault in Iran: I come as defender of N-deal
  • Press TV - US uses missile program as pretext to mount pressure on Iran: Scholar
  • Press TV - Trump angry with recognition of Iran's right to enrichment: Rouhani
  • Press TV - UN expert warns Trump reviving torture 'catastrophic'
  • Press TV - France in strong show of support for Iran ties
  • Press TV - Russia in biggest military push in the Arctic
  • WCVB Boston - NRC holds public meeting to discuss Pilgrim nuclear safety
  • Aiken Standard - CNTA gives annual State of Nuclear Industry in S.C. to state legislators
  • KNDO/KNDO Yakima/Kennewick - Contamination found on workers' outer gear following Friday's PFP leak - Rex Carlin
  • Miami New Times - South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard Takes on "Evil Genius" FPL - John Dorschner
  • Anadolu Agency Ankara - Russians working on non-nuclear deterrence - Zaki Shaikh
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Senate committee advances nominations of Perry and Zinke - Gary Martin
  • Salamanca Press NY - What's next at West Valley? - Rick Miller
  • Sify News - Russian company starts equipment production for two reactors at Kudankulam
  • Miami's Community Newspapers - Legislators: Stop FPL Rip-off - Grant Miller
  • Emirates 24|7 - UAE is developing comprehensive plan to tackle climate change
  • Voice of the Valley,-Maple Valley, WA - A horizontal tunnel (seen on the far side of the river) extended 3,000 feet under a hill. - Bill Kombol
  • NRC blog - Principles of Good Regulation: Independence - Brett Klukan, Regional Counsel, Region I
  • Asahi Shimbun - Images indicate bigger challenge for TEPCO at Fukushima plant - Masanobu Higashiyama
  • Mainichi Daily News - Footage points to difficulty in removing possible melted fuel at Fukushima plant
  • Jiji Press - Lighting Event at Hiroshima A-Bomb Dome Draws Controversy
  • Bellona - As Kremlin steels against changes to 'foreign agent' law, breaking it may be best - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - All JCPOA signatories must remain committed to obligations: Rouhani
  • Energy Department - Rule Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities FR Document: 2017-01959 Citation: 82 FR 8807 PDF Page 8807 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM UMAX Canister Storage System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1040, Amendment No. 2 FR Document: 2017-01178 Citation: 82 FR 8805 PDF Page 8805 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Qualifications Investigation Professional, Technical, and Administrative Positions FR Document: 2017-02053 Citation: 82 FR 8881 PDF Pages 8881-8882 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Suspicious Activity Reporting Using Protected Web Server FR Document: 2017-02054 Citation: 82 FR 8877 PDF Pages 8877-8878 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations; Biweekly Notice FR Document: 2017-02034 Citation: 82 FR 8865 PDF Pages 8865-8877 (13 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Dominion Virginia Power, North Anna Unit 3 FR Document: 2017-02017 Citation: 82 FR 8864 PDF Pages 8864-8865 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Human Factors Engineering FR Document: 2017-02060 Citation: 82 FR 8880 PDF Pages 8880-8881 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Amendments: Western Nuclear Inc.; Split Rock Wyoming Site FR Document: 2017-02036 Citation: 82 FR 8878 PDF Pages 8878-8880 (3 pages) Permalink
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 9, Issue 2 | Jan. 31, 2017

    Monday, January 30, 2017

  • Las Vegas Sun - It's simple, President Trump: Yucca Mountain project is too risky
  • Utility Dive - Trump appoints Kristine Svinicki as chair of Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Peter Maloney
  • Olean Times Herald - West Valley officials hope studies dovetail into Phase 2 decisions - Rick Miller
  • Energy Collective - Terrestrial Energy to Submit Design Certification to NRC for a Molten Salt Reactor in 2019 - Dan Yurman
  • Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune - Public information meeting planned for former Brush Wellman site cleanup - Peter Kuebeck
  • AP - NY bets big on aging nuke plants, balancing jobs, safety - David Klepper
  • Bloomberg - Tesla's Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass - Tom Randall
  • Bloomberg - Japan's 'Unresolved' Disaster Sways Former Advocate of Nuclear Power - Stephen Stapczynski and Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Reviews Nuclear Strike Survival for Russia and China - Anthony Capaccio
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Asset Sales After Chips Spinoff Will Cut to the Bone - Pavel Alpeyev
  • Reuters - Tepco spots possible nuclear fuel debris at Japan's Fukushima reactor - Yuka Obayashi, Makiko Yamazaki and Chris Gallagher
  • Reuters - Putin's Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall - Andrew Osborn
  • The Guardian - Finger on the button: should Trump's nuclear weapons access be restricted? - Dr Becky Alexis-Martin and Dr Thom Davies
  • CNN - As Secretary Mattis prepares for Asia visit, North Korea starts reactor - Joshua Berlinger
  • Yonhap News - Trump reiterates 'ironclad commitment' to defend S. Korea: White House - sshluck@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Herald - [Editorial] New diplomatic environment - Seoul, Washington should take initiative in resolving N. Korean nuclear issue
  • Reuters - Trump, South Korea's Hwang agree to strengthen defenses against North Korea: White House - Lesley Wroughton
  • Sputnik News - Trump, S. Korean Acting Leader Discuss Measures Against N. Korean Threat
  • Japan Times - Nuclear fuel debris possibly found below reactor at Fukushima No. 1 - Kazuaki Nagata
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Possible nuclear fuel debris sighted under damaged Fukushima reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO may have located melted fuel for 1st time at Fukushima plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Sediment found at Fukushima reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Melted fuel possibly found inside of crippled Fukushima reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Toshiba to review overseas nuclear business
  • World Nuclear News - Spherical tokamak 'to put fusion power in grid' by 2030
  • World Nuclear News - What's really killing America's nuclear plants - Jarret Adams
  • RT - Trident nuclear missiles have history of failure, US documents show
  • The Conversation - Brexatom: the UK will now leave Europe's nuclear energy authority
  • Sputnik News - Rosatom Proposes to Supply Czech Republic With Advanced Nuclear Reactor
  • Australian Mining - Australian uranium industry plays a role in global production growth
  • CBS Boston - NRC To Hold Public Hearing On Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Safety
  • Patriot Ledger - Pilgrim awaits results of NRC inspection reserved for troubled plants - Christine Legere
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Panel Discussion Planned Ahead of NRC Pilgrim Meeting
  • Independent Barents Observer - These dangerous radioactive reactors soon to be lifted off the waters - Thomas Nilsen
  • Politico.eu - Belgium grants country-wide access to iodine tablets
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Letter: Billions wasted on Uranium Processing Facility - Marcia Free, Knoxville
  • BBC - Wylfa Newydd: Anglesey meeting to ask views on design
  • FOX News - Public gets rare chance to visit site of the first atomic bomb test April 1
  • Farmington Daily Times - Navajo Nation Council wraps up winter session - Noel Lyn Smith
  • Kyiv Post - Reactor four of Zaporizhia NPP disconnected from power grid - Interfax-Ukraine
  • Augusta Chronicle - Vogtle programs target environmental stewardship - Thomas Gardiner
  • IAEA - Planning Ahead: Workshop on Nuclear Safety and Future Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean - Carla Cueva, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation; Cristina Martin Rodriguez, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - How the IAEA Assists Newcomer Countries in Building Their Way to Sustainable Energy - May Fawaz-Huber, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Center for Public Integrity - India's nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease - Adrian Levy
  • Satellite PR News (press release)-6 hours ago - Transatomic Power Announces Key Results with Oak Ridge National Lab
  • PR Web - Transatomic Power Announces Key Results with Oak Ridge National Lab
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Spent fuel being moved this spring - Mike Faher
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Preparing construction site for spent nuclear fuel storage facility to be finished in Aug 2017
  • Brussels Times - The cost of electricity set to double by 2030 - Christopher Vincent
  • BBC - UK 'need not fear electricity blackouts' says ex-National Grid boss - Roger Harrabin
  • Buffalo News - Cuomo proposals prove popular among New York State voters, poll finds - Jerry Zremski
  • London Times - Old power plants in line for millions in subsidies - Emily Gosden, Energy Editor
  • NW Evening Mail - Rejection of devolution deal is costing Copeland 'millions of pounds' says elected mayor Mike Starkie - Andrew Clarke
  • Public Citizen - Corporate Interests Trying to Kill Safeguards Spent $1 Billion to Influence Congress; Lawmakers Now Taking Aim at Those Regulations
  • Public Citizen - License Application for Dangerous West Texas High-Level Radioactive Waste Dump Is Now Open for Public Input
  • NRC - NRC Proposes Annual Fees for FY 2017
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Patrick McLaughlin: FICA may trigger end-game for Zuma
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom report smoke and mirrors of a dying institution - expert - Ted Blom
  • Yonhap News - Trump should never settle for freeze on N.K. nuclear program: U.S. expert - Chang Jae-soon
  • Press TV - Desperation, failures in Mideast behind UK's anti-Iran stance: MP
  • Press TV - Trump defends travel ban: 'This is not about religion'
  • Senate - Senate
  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D NV) - Cortez Masto, Catherine (D NV)
  • Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) - Heller, Dean - (R NV)
  • House of Representatives - House of Representatives
  • Titus, Dina NV-D 1st District - Titus, Dina NV D 1st District
  • Amodei, Mark NV-R 2nd District - Amodei, Mark NV R 2nd District
  • Rosen, Jacky NV-D 3rd District - Rosen, Jacky NV D 3rd District - Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1)
  • Kihuen, Ruben NV-D 4th District - Kihuen, Ruben NV D 4th District - House of Representatives
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima governor rebuts minister's 3/11 recovery claim - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - When 10,000 square miles of contamination is an acceptable risk: The NRC's faulty concept - Victor Gilinsky
  • Kathimerini Greece - Radioactive waste turned away from Athens landfill
  • NHK World - Possible fuel debris located in reactor
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO may have found melted fuel at Fukushima reactor for 1st time
  • Kyodo News - Possible nuclear fuel debris sighted under damaged Fukushima reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO may have located melted fuel for 1st time at Fukushima plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima governor rebuts minister's 3/11 recovery claim - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Japan Times - Nuclear fuel debris possibly found below reactor at Fukushima No. 1 - Kazuaki Nagata
  • Japan Times - Ukraine bestows honor on Japanese woman who helped sick Chernobyl kids
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Aoki cotton industry returns to Fukushima / N-disaster evacuees help to revive traditional craft
  • Mainichi Daily News - Melted fuel possibly found inside of crippled Fukushima reactor
  • Jiji Press - (Update) Possible Fuel Debris Found under N-Reactor Core at Fukushima Plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Sediment found at Fukushima reactor
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Revision of Fee Schedules: Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2017 FR Document: 2017-01886 Citation: 82 FR 8696 PDF Pages 8696-8718 (23 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Reviews: Waste Control Specialists, LLC Consolidated Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility Project FR Document: 2017-01966 Citation: 82 FR 8771 PDF Pages 8771-8773 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications: Waste Control Specialists, LLC's Consolidated Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility Project FR Document: 2017-01973 Citation: 82 FR 8773 PDF Pages 8773-8776 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on NuScale FR Document: 2017-01974 Citation: 82 FR 8776 PDF Page 8776 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures FR Document: 2017-01975 Citation: 82 FR 8776 PDF Pages 8776-8777 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-02013 Citation: 82 FR 8770 PDF Pages 8770-8771 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Executive Order Defense and National Security: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements (EO 13767) FR Document: 2017-02095 Citation: 82 FR 8793 PDF Pages 8793-8797 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Executive Order Immigration and Naturalization: Immigration Law Reform; United States Public Safety in the Interior, Enhancement (EO 13768) FR Document: 2017-02102 Citation: 82 FR 8799 PDF Pages 8799-8803 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Executive Order Infrastructure Projects of High Priority, Environmental Reviews and Approvals; Efforts To Expedite (EO 13766) FR Document: 2017-02029 Citation: 82 FR 8657 PDF Pages 8657-8658 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Executive Order - Administrative Order American Pipelines; Construction Requirements (Memorandum of January 24, 2017) FR Document: 2017-02031 Citation: 82 FR 8659 PDF Page 8659 (1 page) Permalink
  • Executive Order - Administrative Order Dakota Access Pipeline; Construction Guidelines (Memorandum of January 24, 2017) FR Document: 2017-02032 Citation: 82 FR 8661 PDF Pages 8661-8662 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Executive Order - Administrative Order Domestic Manufacturing; Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens (Memorandum of January 24, 2017) FR Document: 2017-02044 Citation: 82 FR 8667 PDF Pages 8667-8668 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Executive Order - Administrative Order Keystone XL Pipeline; Construction (Memorandum of January 24, 2017) FR Document: 2017-02035 Citation: 82 FR 8663 PDF Pages 8663-8665 (3 pages) Permalink

    Sunday, January 29, 2017

  • Las Vegas Sun - Editorial: Sandoval, legislators make Nevada proud with Yucca fight
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Energy future--A place for nuclear? - Henry J. Waters III
  • KRQE Albuquerque - WIPP getting closer to being fully operational - Justin Cox
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Mayor's January progress report - Dale Janway, Mayor, City of Carlsbad
  • Anchorage Daily News - Why a bomb test in the Aleutians still strikes fear in workers 46 years later - Charles Wohlforth
  • The Missoulian, Missoula, MT - Montana House endorses whistleblower measures - MATT VOLZ Associated Press
  • KTOO Alaska Public Radio Network - Alaska Native corporation sues over whistleblower case costs
  • AP - The Latest: Trump reaffirms NATO commitment to France
  • Mainichi Daily News - Toshiba to withdraw from nuclear plant construction, chairman to quit
  • CleanTechnica - Why Now Is The Time For Nuclear Cargo Shipping - Susan Kraemer
  • Adelaide Advertiser - Don't rule out nuclear energy for SA, says our chief scientist Dr Leanna Read - Tory Shepherd, Political Editor
  • New York Times - Troops Who Cleaned Up Radioactive Islands Can't Get Medical Care - Dave Philipps
  • ETEnergyworld - Indian nuclear sector does not expect budget bounty, unlike last year
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuclear repository working to address post-start findings - Associated Press
  • India.com - New technique for safer nuclear fuel, waste management
  • News24 - OpEd: The nuclear newsmaker - Marang Lesedi
  • Press TV - France's Hollande warns Trump to respect Iran nuclear deal
  • Japan Today - Pentagon has strong interest in Japan's nuclear, other technologies
  • NewsX - Only 13% evacuees are back at Japan's Fukushima - IANS
  • Japan Today - Only 13% of evacuees in 5 Fukushima municipalities have returned home
  • Deccan Chronicle - 1st Kudankulam N-plant to be closed for refuelling
  • New Indian Express - KKNPP to get 4 more reactors
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - France Firm on Sticking to Iran Nuclear Deal
  • Tri-City Herald - PNNL begins plans for new Richland research lab - Annette Cary
  • Shelter Island Reporter - Column: The battle of Indian Point - Karl Grossman
  • Crain's New York Business - Indian Point closure plan sparks a nuclear reaction - Ted Skerpon, business manager of IBEW Local 97, which represents 4,700 power-industry workers in New
  • Seattle Times - Vets are left to pay high price for U.S. nuclear tests - Dave Philipps
  • Akron Beacon Journal - Legislative Update: Huffman named to influential senate committee - Craig Kelly
  • Pembroke Daily Observer - CNL ready for the future - Stephen Uhler
  • USGS - M 4.6 - 71km ESE of Hachinohe, Japan
  • Sunday Times - Revealed: Trident's faulty guidance - Sunday Times Investigation
  • Press TV - Dismantling Iran nuclear deal will harm US interests: Commentator
  • Jiji Press - Nuclear Disaster Evacuation Drill Held in Southwestern Japan
  • Pakalert - The Problem With Nuclear Power - Tim Mcdonald
  • TheRealNews - Rick Perry's Deep Ties to Dakota Access Pipeline - Steve Horn
  • Utica Observer Dispatch - NY bets big on aging nuke plants, balancing jobs, safety
  • India.com - New technique for safer nuclear fuel, waste management - Press Trust of India

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

  • Cape Cod Times - Christine Legere
  • LA Monitor - Federal hiring freeze does not effect LANL - Tris DeRoma
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Restarts Yongbyon Plutonium Reactor, Institute Says - Sohee Kim
  • Reuters - Toshiba chair ready to resign over Westinghouse writedowns: Nikkei - Makiko Yamazaki, Osamu Tsukimori and Anya George Tharakan
  • Reuters - North Korea appears to have restarted plutonium reactor: think tank - David Brunnstrom
  • NEI - US House Action Signals Investment in America's Nuclear Future
  • The Guardian - 'You can't live in a museum': the battle for Greenland's uranium - Maurice Walsh
  • Popular Science - The Nuclear Arsenals of China and The U.S.: Plans for a Future Armageddon - Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
  • The Guardian - North Korea has restarted reactor to make plutonium, fresh images suggest
  • Japan Times - Toshiba to withdraw from nuclear plant construction, chairman to quit
  • London Times - Toshiba meltdown puts nuclear project at risk - Emily Gosden, Energy Editor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Toshiba pulling out of overseas nuclear reactor construction
  • Mainichi Daily News - Toshiba chairman to resign over struggling U.S. nuclear business
  • Sputnik News - Trump Orders Nuclear Posture Review, Enhanced Ballistic Missile Capabilities
  • YouTube - What If We Have A Nuclear War? - AsapSCIENCE
  • Beaver County Times - False fire alarm at Beaver Valley nuclear plant prompts emergency response - Jared Stonesifer
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Iran Joins Elite Heavy Isotope Producers
  • Dorset Echo UK - If nuclear war had broken out between Russia and the west, HMS Osprey on Portland would have been a remote hideaway for the government
  • London Times - Strike ballot at nuclear site - Greig Cameron
  • The Hill blog - Trump signs directive spurring 'great rebuilding' of armed forces - Lisa Hagen
  • Construction & Demolition Recycling - Demolition of nuclear reactor postponed
  • Hindustan Times - Govt plans medical facilities for victims of chemical, biological, nuclear attacks - Rhythma Kaul
  • VT Digger - Vermont Yankee to move Fuel in Spring - Mike Faher
  • Mid-Hudson News - NRC approves transfer of decommissioning trust funds for IP3 to Entergy
  • Ventura County Star - Santa Susana toxic cleanup delayed again - Mike Harris
  • Lacey Patch - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Could Boost Oyster Creek Oversight After Finding Of Faulty Valve - Patricia A. Miller
  • Trend News Agency - Iran pushes nuclear tests with advanced centrifuges - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • U.S. News & World Report - Judge refuses to toss lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation - Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
  • New London Day - AARP wants disclosure, protections for ratepayers in Millstone bill - Judy Benson
  • Port City Daily Wilmington - GE Hitachi engineers guide the way for safe nuclear energy
  • Arabian Business - UAE issues first licences for nuclear fuel transport, storage
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA chair hopes new board keeps same direction--Trump could name majority of TVA board by May - Dave Flessner
  • Beyond Nuclear - Nuclear Free Future: Loss of Institutional Control
  • Beyond Nuclear - Nuclear fiddling while the planet burns
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear and allies petition NRC to halt nuclear plants with potentially defective parts
  • Atomic Insights - History Made as NuScale Files First SMR Application With U.S. Nuke Regulators - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Terrestrial Energy Announces Plans To License Their Integral Molten Reactor In The U.S. - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - NRC Vision and Strategy For Licensing Advanced Reactors Needs Improvement - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Nuclear highlights of Rick Perry's confirmation hearing plus a suggested action - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Eduardo Porter says states that close nuclear are going in wrong direction for climate - Rod Adams
  • USGS - M 4.9 - 24km WNW of Shizukuishi, Japan
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea restarts plutonium-producing reactor: 38 North
  • Press TV - Iran starts injecting UF6 into domestically-made IR-8 centrifuges: AEOI
  • Press TV - French FM due in Iran to reaffirm JCPOA commitment amid Trump's threats
  • Press TV - Why US giving up on policy of direct military interventions
  • Salamanca Press - Energy Department opens door to West Valley waste as defense - Rick Miller
  • Kyodo News - Only 13% of evacuees in 5 Fukushima municipalities return home as of January
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima ice cream sales immune to fears of radiation - Mana Nagano
  • Asahi Shimbun - Toshiba to spin off flash memory unit to offset US nuke loss - Associated Press
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO starts full survey inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor vessel - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Removal of 566 fuel assemblies from Fukushima plant's unit 3 storage pool postponed anew
  • Rio Rancho Observer - Nuclear repository working to address post-start findings
  • Times of San Diego - Editorial: Issa's Plan to Put Nuclear Waste in Corporate Hands a Big Mistake
  • Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition - High Level Radioactive Waste Storage
  • Augusta Chronicle - Liquid nuclear waste lawsuit tries to stop SRS shipment, ruling expected soon - Thomas Gardiner
  • London Times - Deep thinkers offer solution to problem of nuclear waste - Tom Whipple, Science Editor
  • Aiken Standard - SRS represented in downtown art project - Stephanie Turner
  • Nuclear Transparency Watch - CONFERENCE "transparency and future of radioactive waste management"
  • POGO - Government Gag Orders Put Public at Risk - Sean Moulton
  • POGO - Government Financials a Mess, Improper Payments Rise Again - Nicholas Pacifico
  • POGO - IG Independence Protected by Passage of Empowerment Act - Nicholas Pacifico
  • GovExec - Special Counsel Issues Reminder That Agencies Cannot Gag Whistleblowers - Charles S. Clark

    Friday, January 27, 2017

  • IEEE Spectrum - Will Trump and Perry Revive Proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository? - David Wagman
  • Daily Energy Insider - NARUC president sends letter to Trump transition team
  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Upton & Shimkus on Svinicki's Appointment to Head Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Jan 26, 2017)
  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce - House Advances Eleven Energy and Commerce Committee Bills (Jan 23, 2017 )
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Bill would require feds to compensate downwinders in N.M. - Rebecca Moss
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Forum to Prepare Residents for NRC Meeting on Pilgrim Plant
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP still has 10 DOE review items to tackle - Maddy Hayden
  • Boise State Public Radio - Change In Administration Means Change In Narrative At INL - Matt Guilhem
  • UNM Newsroom - Symposium offers opportunities for UNM-LANL collaborations
  • DOE - audio: Exit Interview With DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz
  • KING5 Seattle - Bill aims to help sick Hanford workers fight L & I process - Susannah Frame
  • KAPP-KVEW Yakima, WA - Three more Hanford workers report suspicious odors - David Mann
  • Tri-City Herald - More Hanford workers report possible tank vapors Thursday - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Bill would help ill Hanford workers get compensation - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - NRC inspection verifies Richland nuclear plant security concerns - Annette Cary
  • Bainbridge Island Review - Cantwell joins fellow senators in call on Trump to pull back gag order
  • Kent Reporter - Gov. Inslee discusses education, science and Trump with media - Katie Metzger
  • Albuquerque Journal - Weapons mission top priority, new Sandia director says - Kevin Robinson-Avila
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Historic nuclear reactor dome won't be demolished just yet - Luke Ramseth
  • AP - Netanyahu questioned for 3rd time on corruption allegations
  • AP - Putin consults his Security Council before talking to Trump - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • AP - Toshiba to spin off flash memory unit to offset US nuke loss
  • AP - Netanyahu: Trump understands 'danger' of Iran nuclear deal - Ian Deitch
  • Bloomberg - Zuma May Fire Disobedient Ministers to Tighten Grip on Power - Sam Mkokeli
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba to Spin Off Chip Business
  • Reuters - Britain plan to leave Euratom could delay new nuclear build - Nina Chestney
  • Reuters - Toshiba to sell part of chip business, puts overseas nuclear ops under review - Makiko Yamazaki and Taiga Uranaka
  • Reuters - Nuclear 'Doomsday Clock' ticks closest to midnight since 1953
  • London Spectator - When nuclear bombs go wrong
  • The Guardian - Brexit will delay new British nuclear power stations, warn experts - Adam Vaughan
  • Nature - Researchers shocked at UK's plan to exit EU nuclear agency - Elizabeth Gibney
  • London Times - Britain quits European nuclear body - Sam Coates, Emily Gosden
  • Financial Times - UK confirms it will leave European atomic energy community - Alex Barker and Arthur Beesley in Brussels and Andrew Ward in London
  • International Business Times UK - UK to pull out of European nuclear body putting new power stations in jeopardy - Rachel Middleton
  • The Independent - Five anti-Trident protesters found guilty after blockading nuclear bomb factory - Jon Stone
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuclear power an option for Los Alamos County? - Mark Oswald
  • Globe and Mail - William Morison: Pioneer led Ontario into the nuclear-energy age - Ron Csillag
  • BBC - Anglesey nuclear reactor consultation attacked
  • Hindustan Times - Second unit ready for nuclear power generation at Kudankulam
  • CBC Canada - Canada could be a world leader in nuclear fusion by 2030, report suggests - Jon Hernandez
  • KNAU Arizona Public Radio - USGS: Uranium Levels in Grand Canyon Spring Not Linked to Nearby Mine - Melissa Sevigny
  • NBC New York - Worried Residents Get Few Answers at Meeting on Indian Point Nuclear Plant Closure - John Chandler
  • Trend News Agency - Iran explains latest nuclear deals with Russia - Emil Ilgar
  • Japan Times - Letter: Nuclear evacuees deserve better - Robert Mckinney, Tama, Tokyo
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO begins taking video inside Fukushima No. 1 nuke plant reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO starts full survey inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor vessel
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan government wants ratepayers to subsidize utilities
  • Japan Times - Removal of 566 fuel assemblies from Fukushima plant's unit 3 storage pool postponed anew
  • Mainichi Daily News - Utility delays removal of spent fuel from Fukushima reactor
  • ICIS - Germany's nuclear phase-out: When will the power price rise begin? - Laura Raus
  • Power Engineering International - Areva completes Bavaria nuclear plant refuelling work - Kelvin Ross
  • Power Engineering International - Modular power in the nuclear industry - Marcus Saul, Aggreko Business Development Manager for Marine Renewables & Nuclear
  • Portugal News - EC will rule in Portugal's favour on nuclear plant, Minister says
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - Kewaunee nuke plant entitled to $12M in tax refunds - Doug Schneider
  • The Diamondback, University of Maryland - University of Maryland's nuclear reactor got its license renewed for 20 years - Naomi Grant
  • CBC Canada - Doomsday scenarios: Point Lepreau passes tests - Robert Jones
  • Rutland Herald - Advisory panel wants open meeting with NRC - Susan Smallheer
  • Patriot Ledger - Letter: Overreaction to routine issue at Pilgrim - Howard Shaffer, Enfield, N.H., Engineer who worked at Vermont Yankee and six plants with the same type of reactor used at Pilgrim
  • Tehran Times - Germany: Dismantling nuclear deal will be a 'grave mistake'
  • Platts - US NRC'S Svinicki appointed chairman effective immediately: spokesman - Steven Dolley
  • Moody's - Moody's changes Kansai Electric's outlook to stable from negative
  • Paste Magazine - Dissecting Trump: Is Nuclear Energy The Best Response To Global Warming? - Tom Burson
  • Daily Telegraph - Mikhail Gorbachev: It 'looks as if the world is preparing for war' as nuclear threat re-emerges - Barney Henderson
  • Washington Times - Facing the grave nuclear risk--America must resume underground nuclear testing - Retired Vice Adm. Robert R. Monroe, Former director of the Defense Nuclear Agency
  • World Nuclear News - UK nuclear industry faces prospect of Euratom exit
  • World Nuclear News - US report sets out policy options for nuclear preservation
  • World Nuclear News - Italian waste cementation complex under construction
  • Financial Times - Toshiba scales back nuclear ambitions - Leo Lewis
  • Austin Monitor - Flannigan commission appointee stirs controversy - Jo Clifton
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Arms control is realistic; general disarmament probably isn't - Polina Sinovets
  • Vanguard Nigeria - Never again to the bomb that missed our backyard - Azu Ishiekwene
  • WWSB ABC 7 Sarasota - Overflow crowd packs hearing on Mosaic expansion Manatee Co. - Rick Adams
  • FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay - Mosaic makes request to mine in Manatee Co. - Kimberly Kuizon
  • Bradenton Times - Mosaic Mining Meets the New Elephant in the Room - John Rehill
  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Overflow crowd attends Mosaic phosphate mine hearing - Dale White
  • WHNT News 19 Huntsville, AL - TVA makes sure employees are safe while working at their facilities - Olivia Steen
  • Moorpark Acorn - NASA pushes forward with razing--Structures come down in Delta area - Melissa Simon
  • Camarillo Acorn - Camarillo Airport to get $30M makeover--Federal funding to cover majority of construction costs - Hector Gonzalez
  • NRC - NRC Names New Resident Inspector at River Bend Nuclear Plant
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.3 - 28km SSE of Xunchang, China
  • IAEA - IAEA Briefs: New Series for Policymakers - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • London Times - Toshiba cash crisis puts Cumbria nuclear project under threat - Emily Gosden, Energy Editor
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO starts full survey inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor vessel
  • Japan Times - Removal of 566 fuel assemblies from Fukushima plant's unit 3 storage pool postponed anew
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba to review overseas nuclear business operations
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Are anti-nuclear activists blinded by Zupta fear? Why SA needs nuclear power – economist
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Zuma may fire disobedient ministers to tighten grip on power - Sam Mkokeli
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Rand tanks on Zuma's defiance comment - Liesl Peyper with Bloomberg News
  • Press TV - All JCPOA parties must fulfill commitments: IAEA's Amano
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea's nuke, missile 'realistic' threat: defense minister
  • Army Department - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Fort Campbell Training Mission and Mission Support Activities, Fort Campbell, KY FR Document: 2017-01852 Citation: 82 FR 8610 PDF Page 8610 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2017-01887 Citation: 82 FR 8613 PDF Page 8613 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance About Self-Shielded Irradiators FR Document: 2017-01880 Citation: 82 FR 8630 PDF Page 8630 (1 page) Permalink
  • Flin Flon Reminder - Letter: Creighton's geology did not suit nuclear waste storage - Nadine Porter, Flin Flon
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The terrifying geography of nuclear and radiological insecurity in South Asia - Hannah E. HaegelandReema Verma
  • Augusta Chronicle - Liquid nuclear waste lawsuit tries to stop SRS shipment, ruling expected soon - Thomas Gardiner
  • Texas Tribune - Will Texas become final resting place for high-level nuclear waste? - Kiah Collier
  • tbnewswatch.com Thunder Bay - Government gives more time to comment on nuclear-waste bunker - Canadian Press
  • KVEW Kennewick - Sen. Cantwell pushes federal government for Hanford cleanup commitment - David Mann

    Thursday, January 26, 2017

  • CapeCodToday - Union of Concerned Scientists member speaks on Pilgrim Nuke safety--Dave Lochbaum on Pilgrim Safety Violations, January 30th in Plymouth
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Under Trump, INL pivots its nuclear message - Luke Ramseth
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Local column: The future of the INL - Marc Weinpel
  • Livermore Independent - Lab Offering Tours of Superfund Sites
  • Albuquerque Journal - Former Los Alamos executive picked to head Sandia Labs
  • Livermore Independent - Science on Saturdays Sessions in February
  • Tri-City Herald - Potential chemical vapors reported at Hanford tank farms - Annette Cary
  • Spokesman-Review - Superfund cleanups not affected by EPA freeze on new contracts, officials say - Becky Kramer
  • AP - Utility delays removal of spent fuel from Fukushima reactor - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - China releases new list of items banned for export to NKorea - Christopher Bodeen
  • Bloomberg - Japan's Dirty Secret - David Fickling
  • Bloomberg - Guess Which Way the Doomsday Clock Just Ticked - Justin Bachman
  • Reuters - India shows it's serious about solar with giant power plant - Rina Chandran
  • Reuters - Toshiba writedown for U.S. nuclear business to be $6 bln -Mainichi - Junko Fujita
  • Reuters - Plans to remove nuclear fuel at Fukushima delayed again: Nikkei - Krishna V Kurup
  • Southeast Energy News - At least in the Southeast, the future of nuclear is brightening - Jim Pierobon
  • Daily Caller - Did This Country Just Solve The Problem Of Nuclear Waste? - Andrew Follett
  • Pravda.ru - Chernobyl to open another storage facility for spent nuclear fuel - See more at: Pravda.ru
  • Radio Prague - Czech government presses ahead with nuclear plans as Poland suspends programme - Chris Johnstone
  • POWERmag - Retirement Process for Oldest French Nuclear Reactor Stalled Until After Elections - Sonal Patel
  • Enformable - US government proposes further funding for nuclear research - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • News & Star - Nuclear company meets officials
  • ITV UK - No commitment from Corbyn on Moorside nuclear plans
  • KUAR Public Radio Little Rock - University of Arkansas Hosts Open Nuke - Jacqueline Froelich
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Fuel removal at Fukushima delayed again
  • Times & Star - Cumbria nuclear workers strike threat put on hold
  • ESI Africa - Russia's Rosatom confirms bid submission for SA nuclear build
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - CSI comes to nuclear security - Jerry Sergei Davydov
  • Tehran Times - Hawkish GOP senators reintroduce Iran non-nuclear sanctions bill
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - US Senators Reintroduce Anti-Iran Bill
  • Namibia Economist - NAMIBIA LIFTS MORATORIUM ON NEW URANIUM EXPLORATION APPLICATIONS
  • Rutland Herald - Letter: Can't trust Entergy deal - Gary Sachs, Brattleboro
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Buyer lobbies for feds' blessing - Mike Faher
  • Greenfield Recorder - State seeks NRC public hearing on Vermont Yankee sale - Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear triad finalised - Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal
  • Olean Times Herald - Energy Department opens door to West Valley waste as defense - Rick Miller
  • Economic Times - Construction work for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project 3&4 units to begin soon: Scientist
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - State Supreme Court asked to overturn PNM's power-replacement plan - Rebecca Moss
  • Farmington Daily Times - Court hears arguments in power plant case - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • World Nuclear News - China to drive global nuclear power growth
  • World Nuclear News - LeadCold seals funding agreement with Essel
  • World Nuclear News - UK parliamentarians launch nuclear R&D inquiry
  • World Nuclear News - Czech minister announces fresh impetus for nuclear
  • UPI - Poland behind in energy diversification - Daniel J. Graeber
  • Cape Cod Times - Entergy report to NRC focuses on equipment failures - Christine Legere
  • The Local France - Snow and ice alerts as France 'on brink of forced power cuts' - Oliver Gee
  • Clearwater Tribune - Legislation and resolution for Americans exposed to airborne nuclear radiation
  • BBC - Sellafield nuclear plant contractors strike
  • Oxford Mail - Didcot-based Tokamak Energy says fusion energy could power grid by 2030 - Matt Oliver
  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune - County Commission to hear Mosaic's pitch for phosphate mine - Dale White
  • News 12 Westchester - Hundreds pack 'Ask Astorino Forum' about Indian Point
  • Norwich Bulletin - Letter: Millstone remains vital to Connecticut's economy - Sen. Paul Formica, East Lyme, The author, a Republican, represents Connecticut's 20th Senate District
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - New Place for Tonight's Public Meeting on Indian Point - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - The 16 most toxic sites in Ohio, according to the EPA - Patrick Cooley
  • Ventura County Star - Steve Knight's Santa Susana sellout
  • Eureka Times Standard - Not My Fault: Big thrust faults dominate Humboldt County topography - Lori Dengler
  • Xinhua News - 5.1-magnitude quake strikes off northeastern Japan
  • NRC - NRC to Review WCS Application, Announces Hearing Opportunity and Meetings on Scope of Environmental Review
  • NRC blog - Moments in NRC History – 25 Years of the NRC's Principles of Good Regulation - Tom Wellock, Historian
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.0 - 79km NNE of Miyako, Japan
  • IAEA - Remarks by Director General Yukiya Amano at New Year Reception
  • NHK World - TEPCO reinserts camera in Fukushima reactor
  • NHK World - Fuel removal work pushed back
  • Kyodo News - Nuke ban treaty prep meeting confirmed for Feb. 16: diplomats
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Are anti-nuclear activists blinded by Zupta fear? Why SA needs nuclear power – economist - Rob Jeffrey
  • Fin24 CapeTown - SA on corruption watch should Russia bag nuclear deal
  • Fin24 CapeTown - France's EDF also on board to bid for nuclear build - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Rosatom denies nuke bid, Eskom says reports are nonsensical - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses FR Document: 2017-01807 Citation: 82 FR 8545 PDF Pages 8545-8547 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance About Special Nuclear Material of Less Than Critical Mass Licenses FR Document: 2017-01808 Citation: 82 FR 8547 PDF Page 8547 (1 page) Permalink
  • Congress.gov - S.Res.25 - A resolution designating January 27, 2017, as a national day of remembrance for people of the United States who, during the Cold War, worked and lived downwind from nuclear testing sites and were adversely affected by the radiation exposure generated by the above ground nuclear weapons testing - Sponsor: Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - It is now two and a half minutes to midnight

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Westinghouse 3D printing trials reveal cost savings for all reactor types
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - OECD expands decommissioning cost benchmarks ahead of closure surge
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Toshiba to unveil giant payout Feb 14; US sends nuclear trade negociators to Mexico
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Sandoval, congressional delegation discuss Yucca Mountain, other priorities - Gary Martin
  • Orange County Register - A nuclear disposal plan may be closer for San Onofre, other sites - Teri Sforza
  • Las Vegas Sun - 'Preview' scholars cautious about what Trump presidency means for Las Vegas economy - Adam Candee
  • Cape Cod Times - Cape legislators target Pilgrim safety - Christine Legere
  • Dallas Morning News - Flint water crisis activists in Dallas to talk lead poisoning, government failures - Jeff Mosier
  • Livermore Patch - LLNL To Host 'Superfund Tours' - Mona Lkazour
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Under Trump, INL pivots its nuclear message - Luke Ramseth
  • Albuquerque Journal - OpEd: Killing DOE could have an upside for NM labs - John J. Schinkle
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Snow closes INL, cleanup operations on desert site - Luke Ramseth
  • Phys.org - Lab pulsed-ion beam experiments reveal radiation damage processes in silicon - Anne M Stark
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - NNSA leadership to stay in place - Maddy Hayden
  • Tri-City Herald - PNNL in Richland detecting nuclear explosions around the world - Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Bainbridge Island Review - Gov. Inslee discusses education, science and Trump with media - Katie Metzger
  • AP - Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned - Jon Gambrell
  • Bloomberg - Europe Chomps Most Iran Oil in Years With Supertankers Due in Days - Anthony Dipaola and Julian Lee
  • Reuters - National Grid confident on prospects for UK-EU power links - Nina Chestney
  • Business Insider - Democrats introduce bill to curb Trump's ability to launch a nuclear strike - Alex Lockie
  • The Hill blog - Dems seek to limit Trump's options for using nuclear weapons - Rebecca Kheel
  • Boston Magazine - Ed Markey Wants to Make it Harder for Donald Trump to Use Nuclear Weapons - Spencer Buell
  • The Independent - New bill aims to ban Donald Trump from first use of nuclear weapons without Congressional Declaration of War - Will Worley
  • Daily Caller - Dem Lawmakers Want To Pry Nuclear Football From Trump's Hands - Ryan Pickrell
  • Business Insider Nordic - Finland's "100'000-year tomb" for nuclear-waste storage is gaining the world's admiration - Tom Turula
  • The Guardian - Letters: Trident misfire spotlights the danger of fat fingers on nuclear buttons - Mike Sheaff, Plymouth; Frank Jackson, Former co-chair, World Disarmament Campaign; Symon Hill, Co-ordinator, Peace Pledge Union; Peter Wemyss-Gorman, Lindfield, West Sussex; Tim Devereux, Chair, Movement for the Abolition of War; Pat Sanchez, Littleborough, Lancashire; John Edgar, Blackford, Perth and Kinross; Bob Ward, Leeds
  • The Guardian - Scottish cold war nuclear submarine collision kept secret for 43 years - Matthew Weaver
  • New Vision - Nuclear Energy: Economic benefits & environmental controversy
  • Delmarva Daily Times - Nuclear vs wind and solar in Maryland - Dan Ervin
  • Rochester City Newspaper - Nuclear subsidies: bailout or rescue? - Jeremy Moule
  • Miami New Times - Environmentalists' Lawsuit Could Derail FPL Plan to Store Radioactive Waste Beneath Water Supply - Jerry Iannelli
  • London Times - EDF's financial woes grow with vote to shut France's oldest nuclear plant - Adam Sage, Paris
  • World Nuclear News - EDF agrees to Fessenheim closure compensation protocol
  • World Nuclear News - IEA welcomes Poland's nuclear energy plans
  • World Nuclear News - US House passes advanced nuclear act
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear's role in UK's low-carbon, industrial strategies
  • World Nuclear News - Holtec unveils fuel basket for fast-track decommissioning
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - France's EDF declares intention to respond to Eskom's nuclear RFI - Terence Creamer
  • Prague Monitor - Zeman resolutely backs nuclear energy - Czech News Agency
  • Metro UK - Pensioner who single-handedly stopped a nuclear convoy appears in court - Nicole Morley for Metro.co.ukWednesday 25 Jan 2017 3:57 pm
  • Mainichi Daily News - After years of setbacks, Japanese unfit for nuclear energy projects
  • Japan Today - Japan posts first annual trade surplus since 2011 disaster
  • Belfast Telegraph - Threat of strike by nuclear workers eases amid deal to hold talks on pensions
  • Metro UK - This is how to survive a nuclear war (if you can't afford your own bunker) - Jen Mills for Metro.co.ukWednesday 25 Jan 2017 4:10 pm
  • Patriot-News - Groups call for shutdown of Pa. nuclear plant amid concerns about 'defective' parts - Colin Deppen
  • China Post - Nuclear reactor trip caused by defective water pump
  • High Country Press - Judge May Delay Nuclear Waste Shipments Through WNC - Michael Gebelein
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - ROSATOM DENIES REPORTS IT'S OFFICIALLY MADE A BID FOR SA'S NUCLEAR POWER PLAN - Ilze-Marie Le Roux
  • Florida Times-Union - Nuclear blast exercise at Camp Blanding ensures readiness for Florida National Guard - Joe Daraskevich
  • IAEA - EC-IAEA Cooperation on its Action Plan on Nuclear Safety Continues
  • Medafrica Times - Ghana's Nuclear Energy Efforts Commended by IAEA - Emmanuel Agbenonwossi
  • Navajo-Hopi Observer - U.S. and Navajo Nation agree to cleanup 94 abandoned uranium mines
  • India Times - India Once Came Close To Destroying Pakistan's Nuclear Plant In Kahuta
  • WFMY Greensboro - January 24, 1961: Hydrogen Bombs Fell Over North Carolina - Caron Myers
  • GCR - Brexit adds cost and delay risk to Hinkley nuclear plant, EDF warns
  • GhanaWeb - IAEA mission praises Ghana over nuclear power preparedness
  • High Plains Public Radio - As wind power takes hold, Texas nuclear plants may be on their way out - Jonathan Baker
  • Trend News Agency - US senators reintroduce Iran non-nuclear sanctions bill - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Pakistan Observer - These detractors of nuclear energy
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - HOWARD FAIRMAN: A COMPLICATED DECOMMISSIONING SCHEME - Howard Fairman
  • Gazette & Essex County Standard - Talks to be held in a bid to halt strike action by nuclear workers in row over pensions - Rebecca Creed
  • South African Broadcasting Corporation - Rosatom participating in preliminary tender phase
  • Miami New Times - Environmentalists' Lawsuit Could Derail FPL Plan to Store Radioactive Waste Beneath Water Supply - Jerry Iannelli
  • Los Alamos Monitor - LANL's aging plutonium, uranium research building may stay open - Tris DeRoma
  • KPBS - Debate Over Nuclear Waste Storage Could Change With New Administration - Alison St John
  • The Australian - The case against coal is coming apart at the seams - Greg Sheridan
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Company that tested Bridgeton homes for radiation falsified similar sampling in California - Bryce Gray
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - San Onofre waste: Maybe storage removal will pass this time - U-T Letters and Andrew Kleske
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Federal lawsuit against San Onofre deal survives motion to dismiss - Jeff McDonald
  • Virginian-Pilot - Navy to give final farewell to aircraft carrier USS Enterprise during Feb. 3 decommissioning - Brock Vergakis
  • Crain's New York Business - Can New York fill the energy gap once Indian Point closes? - Gerald Schifman
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Cleanup officials await future guidance - Chris Balusik , Reporter
  • UPI - Younger thyroid cancer survivors face greater long-term health risks - HealthDay News
  • IAEA - Providing Radiation Safety Guidance for Security Screening at Ports, Airports and Other Checkpoints
  • BBC - Trump orders wall to be built on Mexico border
  • Asahi Shimbun - Hiroshima peace museum unveils new photo of mushroom cloud - Yosuke Takashima
  • Bellona - Norway and Russia: Nuclear breakthroughs in the Arctic – and the plight of 'foreign agents' - Anna Kireeva
  • Fin24 CapeTown - France's EDF also on board to bid for nuclear build - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Rosatom denies nuke bid, Eskom says reports are nonsensical - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Press TV - Nuclear deal revolutionized Iran global standing: Araqchi
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, France agree to collaborate in pressing N. Korea to discard nukes
  • NHK World - Photos released of Hiroshima after atomic bombing
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: AREVA Inc., Standardized NUHOMS Cask System FR Document: 2016-31990 Citation: 82 FR 8353 PDF Pages 8353-8360 (8 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: AREVA Inc., Standardized NUHOMS Cask System FR Document: 2016-31987 Citation: 82 FR 8366 PDF Pages 8366-8369 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Automatic Depressurization System Stage 2, 3 and 4 Valve Flow Area Changes and Clarifications FR Document: 2017-01695 Citation: 82 FR 8440 PDF Pages 8440-8441 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2017-01595 Citation: 82 FR 8442 PDF Pages 8442-8443 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee On Apr 1400 FR Document: 2017-01685 Citation: 82 FR 8441 PDF Pages 8441-8442 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Regulatory Policies and Practices FR Document: 2017-01692 Citation: 82 FR 8443 PDF Page 8443 (1 page) Permalink

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

  • Mother Jones - Will Rick Perry Privatize America's Nuclear Waste Storage? - Ashley Dejean
  • Wall Street Journal - A 100,000-Year Tomb for Finland's Nuclear Waste - Zeke Turner
  • Wall Street Journal - photos: A Look Inside 'The Void' - Photographs by Juuso Westerlund
  • Power Online - NARUC's Powelson Addresses Key Energy and Telecom Priorities In Trump Transition Team Outreach--Calls for Action on Yucca Mountain and FCC Overhaul
  • Hanford Sentinel, CA - PUC changes not enough - Thomas Elias
  • AP - Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned - Jon Gambrell
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-EDF board approves state compensation for nuclear plant closure - Benjamin Mallet and Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Pakistan tests second nuclear-capable missile this month - Saad Sayeed
  • Forbes - Importance of Low Dose Radiation Science Axed by DOE Managers - Rod Adams , CONTRIBUTOR
  • Reuters - Pakistan tests second nuclear-capable missile this month - Saad Sayeed
  • Reuters - UK offshore wind costs fall nearly a third in four years - report - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - Russia's Rosatom submits bid for South African nuclear project - TASS - Alexander Winning
  • Reuters - EDF board approves state compensation for planned Fessenheim closure -sources - Benjamin Mallet
  • Reuters - Toshiba to unveil extent of U.S. nuclear business writedown on February 14 - Tim Kelly
  • The Guardian - EDF board approves closure of oldest nuclear power station in France - Adam Vaughan
  • Financial Times - EDF fends off government pressure to close nuclear plant - Michael Stothard
  • RFI - France on way to closing oldest nuclear power station - RFI
  • New York Times - A Chinese Nuclear Site, Hidden in a Mountain, Is Reborn as a Tourist Draw - Amy Qinjan
  • TASS - China deploys intercontinental missiles near Russian border – media
  • Sputnik News - China May Have Deployed Missiles Not Far From Border With Russia
  • RT - US asked UK to keep failed nuke Trident test secret – report
  • The Independent - Trident: Barack Obama administration asked David Cameron to keep failed nuclear missile test launch secret - <i>Draft</i>
  • Sputnik News - Israeli Nuclear Spy Vanunu Convicted Again for Violating Parole
  • GhanaWeb - Ghana commended for preparation for nuclear energy
  • Ghana Business News - Ghana scores high in nuclear infrastructure development
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Israeli Nuclear Whistleblower Vanunu Convicted of Violating Restraining Orders - Nir Hasson
  • Daily Caller - Congress Passes Unconventional Nuclear Power Bill - Andrew Follett
  • IAEA - Nuclear to Help Chilean Police Investigate Case of Stolen Christ Figure - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • TASS - Russia, Armenia sign protocol on nuclear safety information exchange
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Meeting on email about Pilgrim nuclear plant email set for Jan. 31 - Christine Legere
  • Daily Energy Insider - NRC names new resident inspector for Beaver Valley Nuclear Plant
  • Manomet Current - Nuclear Regulatory Commission to present preliminary findings of Pilgrim Station inspection
  • Van Wert independent, OH - House passes Latta nuclear energy bill
  • Spanish News Today - Oldest nuclear power station in Spain could operate until 2031
  • Pakistan Nation - India was prepared to use hydrogen bomb on Pak nuclear facilities: US documents
  • Economic Times - Under Rajiv Gandhi, India was ready with H-Bomb to counter Pakistan's nukes
  • E&E Daily - House passes efficiency, nuclear, FERC bills - Hannah Northey and Christa Marshall
  • Belfast Telegraph - Crucial talks in bid to avoid strikes by nuclear workers
  • North State Journa - A single switch behind the Goldsboro Nuclear incident - Emory Rakestraw
  • BBC - Sizewell C: Councils 'not convinced' by nuclear power plant plans
  • East Anglian Daily Times - Suffolk councils to withhold backing for EDF Energy's Sizewell C nuclear power station - Richard Cornwell
  • Arab Times - Kuwait considering to construct nuclear power plant coordination with Russia
  • Armenian News Agency - Rosatom to hold talks with Armenia on nuclear safety
  • Mainichi Daily News - Farm in ex-evacuation area near Fukushima nuke plant ships milk again
  • Asahi Shimbun - First raw milk since 3/11 ships out from former evacuation zone
  • Public Radio of Armenia - Armenia, Russia sign protocol on nuclear safety information exchange - Siranush Ghazanchyan
  • Al-Monitor - Israeli security establishment to Netanyahu: Don't touch Iran deal
  • Science Magazine - Fukushima residents exposed to far less radiation than thought - Katherine Kornei
  • Kincardine News - International recognition for Bruce Power in Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award
  • CNBC - Fukushima radiation levels far lower than previously thought, study finds - Robert Ferris
  • India Today - Interesting facts about the father of India's nuclear programme
  • Beyond Nuclear - Which nuclear plants are really "under construction"?
  • Beyond Nuclear - Environmental coalition legal challenge against unprecedented highly radioactive liquid waste shipments coming to a head in D.C.
  • Atomic Insights - NRC Vision and Strategy For Licensing Advanced Reactors Needs Improvement - Rod Adams
  • NRC - NRC Plans Plymouth Public Meeting to Discuss Reviews at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
  • NWTRB - Press Release on Changes at U.S. NWTRB
  • World Nuclear News - Agreements signed for EBRD uranium legacy fund
  • World Nuclear News - Terrestrial Energy unveils SMR licensing plans
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Russia's Rosatom bids for nuclear in SA
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Renewables have no financial benefits for Eskom - Koko - Jan 24 2017 15:35 Lameez Omarjee
  • NHK World - Fukushima camera probe hits a snag
  • Asahi Shimbun - First raw milk since 3/11 ships out from former evacuation zone
  • Japan Times - A-bomb museum shows newly discovered photos of 1945 mushroom cloud, A-bomb dome to media
  • Jiji Press - 10 Photos Showing Aftermath of Hiroshima A-Bombing Unveiled
  • Navy Department - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: EA-18G Growler Airfield Operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex, WA FR Document: 2017-01513 Citation: 82 FR 8185 PDF Pages 8185-8186 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation FR Document: 2017-01313 Citation: 82 FR 8133 PDF Pages 8133-8135 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Tier 1 Editorial and Consistency Changes FR Document: 2017-01551 Citation: 82 FR 8225 PDF Pages 8225-8226 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 CA04 Structural Module ITAAC Dimensions Change FR Document: 2017-01548 Citation: 82 FR 8224 PDF Pages 8224-8225 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4, Piping Line Number Additions, Deletions and Functional Capability Re-Designation FR Document: 2017-01549 Citation: 82 FR 8219 PDF Pages 8219-8220 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance about Commercial Radiopharmacy Licenses FR Document: 2017-01546 Citation: 82 FR 8227 PDF Pages 8227-8228 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Guidance: License Applications; Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., South Carolina Public Service Authority Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3, In-Containment Refueling Water Storage Tank (IRWST) Volume Changes FR Document: 2017-01555 Citation: 82 FR 8220 PDF Pages 8220-8223 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Meetings: Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-01663 Citation: 82 FR 8218 PDF Pages 8218-8219 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Forbes - Trump's Energy Policy Is Scary - To Multinational Petroleum Interests - Rod Adams , CONTRIBUTOR
  • Dakota Free Press - Lana Greenfield Wants Legislative Vote on Nuclear Waste; Borehole Unaffected; Philip, Midland, Wilson Out - caheidelberger
  • NHK World - Small Robot to Probe Fukushima Daiichi Reactor
  • Cape Cod Times - Want Pilgrim to close? Stop wasting energy - Zachary Hesse, West Barnstable

    Monday, January 23, 2017

  • Northwest Cable News - Spent nuclear fuel shipment to Idaho lab remains in limbo - Associated Press
  • Idaho Press-Tribune - Spent nuclear fuel shipment to Idaho lab remains in limbo
  • Las Vegas Sun - States of the State: How has Nevada performed under Gov. Brian Sandoval? - Glen A. Meek
  • Satellite PR News - Energy Department Transfers Land to City of Oak Ridge as the Community Focuses on Future Economic Development
  • Tri-City Herald - Glass from ancient Swedish fort provides knowledge for Hanford cleanup - Annette Cary
  • AP - UK's Theresa May was briefed on nuclear missile system test
  • AP - The Latest: Israeli leader gets White House invitation
  • Bloomberg - EON, RWE Avoiding Nuclear Tax Cuts Supply as Demand Peaks - Weixin Zha and Rachel Morison
  • Bloomberg - Trump and Wyoming Fight Energy's Winds of Change - Liam Denning
  • Reuters - UK PM May was told nuclear submarine successfully certified in tests -spokeswoman - William James
  • Reuters - Japanese banks agree to not call in some Toshiba loans early for now: sources - Taro Fuse
  • Reuters - North Korea nuclear threat means South must not delay anti-missile system - Jack Kim and Christine Kim
  • UK Independent - No.10 admits Theresa May did know about nuclear test where missile 'veered towards America' - Rob Merrick
  • BBC - Q&A: Testing Britain's Trident missile system
  • The Guardian - Sack the person who covered up Trident failure, says senior Tory - Peter Walker
  • RT - What could go wrong? Nuclear energy giant wants safety rules relaxed
  • The Ferret Scotland - Nuclear firm under fire for bid to double reactor cracks - Rob Edwards
  • Arutz Sheva - Israeli nuclear secret-leaker convicted for violating parole - Gary Willig
  • Times of Israel - Nuclear spy Vanunu convicted for violating parole
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Regulatory Crusader - Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Al-Arabiya - UAE moves step closer to nuclear energy
  • Northern Nevada Business Weekly - UNR tests drones to help clean nuclear waste
  • Financial Times - Toshiba faces pressure to secure funding for UK nuclear project - Andrew Ward and Jim Pickard
  • Albuquerque Journal - Settlement reached to clean up uranium mines - Noel Lyn Smith
  • Borneo Post - Nuclear electricity generation requires 100 years of commitment – MNPC
  • Plymouth Herald - 'Lessons to be learnt' from nuclear accident test at Devonport Naval Base - Sarah_Herald | Posted: January 23, 2017
  • Daily Post North Wales - Horizon can start buying Wylfa Newydd nuclear reactor parts - Owen Hughes
  • New Europe - Belgium to double its stock of iodine pills in case of nuclear disaster - Dan Alexe
  • Tehran Times - Iran says will 'act appropriately' if Trump violates nuclear deal
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear power plants near Karachi? - Ammar Muzaffar
  • Satellite PR News - Two energy technology projects from Los Alamos gain DOE funding
  • New Yorker - The Atomic Origins of Climate Science--How arguments about nuclear weapons shaped the debate over global warming. - Jill Lepore
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, France to hold high-level talks on N. Korea - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • New Europe - Spain fears Trump will renegotiate the Palomares agreement
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - Opinion: South Africa at an electricity crossroads - Rob Jeffrey
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - REVEALED: The cost of transporting workers to Dounreay for decommissioning - David Kerr
  • Wall Street Journal - Letters: Is the Closing of Indian Point a Gain or Loss? - Elizabeth Poreba, New York; Thomas H. Johnson, Rockville, Md.
  • Herald Scotland - Nuclear industry denies it is gambling with safety over bid to change rules on radioactive core cracks
  • Yonhap News - N.K. reconfirms independent foreign policy amid launch of Trump administration
  • World Nuclear News - First fuel licences for Barakah
  • World Nuclear News - Kudankulam unit 2 reaches 100% capacity
  • World Nuclear News - Crane falls at Takahama
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA completes SEED mission to Belarus
  • CapeCod.com - NRC to Discuss Pilgrim Inspection Findings Next Week
  • Daily Energy Insider - NEI to lead trade mission to Mexico
  • The Ecologist - Sizewell C consultation: EDF 'forgets' to mention 600,000 m3 a year of mains water - Peter Lux
  • Renew Economy Australia - France can't meet its own power demand - Craig Morris
  • Government Security News - Retired Navy admiral elected to serve on Raytheon Board of Directors
  • Renew Economy Australia - Turning point: solar power now cheaper than wind energy - Fereidoon Sioshansi
  • IPS - Regional Solutions Key for Asia-pacific's Transition to Sustainable Energy - Dr. Shamshad Akhtar
  • NRC blog - UPDATE: Protecting Commercial Nuclear Facilities from Cyber Attack - James Andersen, Director, Cyber Security Directorate
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews Ghana's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
  • London Times - May knew Trident test had taken place - Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor
  • London Times - Netanyahu calls on Trump to unpick Iran nuclear deal - Gregg Carlstrom, Tel Aviv
  • Bellona - Conference tries to strike environmental balance in Arctic - Anna Kireeva
  • Press TV - Trump, Netanyahu to consult closely on Middle East issues: White House
  • UK Independent - Government 'tried to bury' its own alarming report on climate change - Ian Johnston, Tom Batchelor
  • UK Independent - Israel praises 'true friend in the White House' after Benjamin Netanyahu's phone call with Donald Trump -
  • UK Independent - Israel praises 'true friend in the White House' after Benjamin Netanyahu's phone call with Donald Trump
  • Congress.gov - H.R.590 - 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 01/20/2017)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.589 - To establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes - Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
  • KLAS-TV - Sen. Cortez Masto questions Trump's Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry about Yucca Mountain issue - Nikki Bowers
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - Initial petition filed by the State challenging the Caliente rail corridor
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - Mediator's order requiring quarterly informal status reports
  • KOSA CBS 7 Odessa, TX - A 40-million project in Pecos? - Matthew Alvarez

    Sunday, January 22, 2017

  • Columbia Daily Tribune, MO - Nuclear dilemma: Plants age, risks rise in wake of failed energy push - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times
  • State Journal-Register - Report tracks 16 hazardous chemicals through Sangamon County - Tim Landis
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Dr. Steve Girrens Tapped For Nuclear Deterrence Associate Lab Director At Sandia National Laboratories
  • USGS - M 7.9 - 41km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
  • USA Today - Compact, prefab power plants may revive nuclear option - Bill Loveless
  • San Antonio Express-News - Headwinds threaten Texas' nuke plants - Bernard L. Weinstein
  • Daily Telegraph - Theresa May refuses to say whether she was aware of 'Trident nuclear missile failure' - Peter Dominiczak
  • Deutsche Welle - UK government covered up 'disastrous failure' in nuclear missile test: report
  • UK Independent - Downing Street 'covered up serious Trident missile malfunction' weeks before crucial Commons vote - Samuel Osborne
  • The Guardian - May refuses to confirm whether she knew about Trident 'malfunction' - Haroon Siddique and Rowena Mason
  • BBC - Theresa May 'faith' in Trident after test 'malfunction'
  • Reuters - As nuclear loss grows, Toshiba needs chip investors, soon - Makiko Yamazaki and Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - Britain's May faces pressure after reports of Trident test malfunction - Stephen Addison and Kylie MacLellan
  • Reuters - Denying feud over Russia hacking, Trump vows support to CIA - Jeff Mason and Warren Strobel
  • Falmouth Enterprise - Letter: A Day Of Reckoning - Janet Azarovitz, Shapquit Bars Circle, West Falmouth
  • Farmington Daily Times - Settlement reached to clean up uranium mines - Noel Lyn Smith
  • UAE National - UAE's first nuclear power plant could begin operating by May - Caline Malek
  • Gulf News - UAE gets licence to transport, store nuclear fuel - Sami Zaatari
  • Herald Scotland - Safety fears over EDF bid to permit doubling of nuclear reactor cracks
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam second reactor starts generating 1,000 MWe
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Trump's tweets raise specter of resumed nuclear tests in Nevada - Keith Rogers
  • Trend News Agency - Accident at power plant in Armenia
  • TASS - Power supply failure occurred at Armenian Nuclear Power Plant due to icing
  • Romford Recorder - Flashback: A caravan colony, dumped radioactive waste and blocked parking bays - Hayley Anderson
  • MetroWest Daily News - Washington: Manhattan Project park off to glowing start - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Distorted image still hurting Fukushima produce, marine products
  • Columbia Daily Tribune, MO - License extension makes provisions for aging Callaway Energy Center - Megan Favignano
  • Albany Times Union blog - Letter: Don't worry about Indian Point cleanup funds - Matthew Cordaro, Former Chief Executive Officer, Midwest Independent System Operator, Shoreham
  • The Hindu - DAE holds site emergency exercise at Kalpakkam
  • The Hindu - Heavy Water Plant celebrates silver jubilee
  • Hans India - 95.26-cr solar unit for Manuguru Heavy Water Plant
  • Leader Herald, Gloversville, NY - Letter: Indian Point closing a bad idea - Nan Hayworth, M.D., Bedford, Nan Hayworth is a former member of Congress from New York's 19th Congressional District
  • Japan Times - Kyoto making great climate strides but little progress seen beyond its borders - Eric Johnston
  • Sunday Times London - No 10 covered up Trident missile fiasco - Sunday Times Investigation
  • Times Herald-Record - Letter: Hold Gov. Cuomo accountable on energy - Nan Hayworth, Bedford, Hayworth is the former U.S. Rep. for 19th Congressional District
  • Trend News Agency - Iran preparing stable isotope production unit
  • Press TV - We're prepared if Trump tears up deal: Iran nuclear chief
  • Fin24 - Green power fights back - Jan 22 2017 05:59 Dewald Van Rensburg
  • Press TV - Israel PM says will discuss key issues with US president
  • Cantech Letter - Scientists have figured out how to clean up Fukushima once and for all - Jayson Maclean

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

  • Forbes blog - America Still Uses A Lot Of Nonrenewable Energy: The Pros and Cons - Debora Rodrigues, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Oppenheimer receives posthumous recognition in program naming - Rebecca Moss
  • The Hill blog - Going nuclear: Perry poised to lead renewable energy push - Mark Perry
  • Yahoo! Finance - Is It Game Over For Nuclear Power In New York? - OilPrice.com
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth. Merrily Cassidy / Cape Cod Times
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim nuclear plant faces day of reckoning
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC meeting details set
  • Japan Today - Crane falls on building storing spent nuclear fuel at Takahama plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Large crane topples over at nuclear power plant in Fukui
  • Mainichi Daily News - Crane falls on Takahama nuke plant buildings amid storm warning
  • Sputnik News - Construction Crane Collapses on Japan's Takahama NPP Unit
  • Japan Times - Toshiba stuck with billions in unsold gas on top of nuclear troubles
  • Tehran Times - Iran, ROSATOM sign roadmap for nuclear cooperation - Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Westinghouse scraps acquisition deal as parent company struggles - Anya Litvak
  • Forbes - Trump Vs. Iran: Going Beyond The JCPOA - Jamsheed K. Choksy and Carol E. B. Choksy
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Investment in DOE cleanup a key opportunity for new administration - Dr. Todd Wright, Executive Vice President of Operations, AECOM Management Services
  • Chillicothe Gazette - DOE nominee commits to Piketon visit - Chris Balusik
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Plan to Inject Gas Into New Centrifuge
  • West Australian - Sense trumps dodgy science in uranium debate - Paul Murray
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Editorial: Many questions, few answers on Indian Point
  • Wicked Local Massachusetts - SPECIAL REPORT: Energy landscape undergoes major changes - Gerry Tuoti
  • NHK World - Large crane collapses at Takahama nuclear plant
  • Kyodo News - Toshiba to sell unit stakes to raise cash, avoid negative net worth
  • Kyodo News - Crane falls on Takahama plant building housing spent nuclear fuel
  • Japan Times - Crane falls on building with spent nuclear fuel at Takahama plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Large crane topples at Takahama N-plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Another Fukushima evacuee bullied at school: Niigata Pref. education board
  • Jiji Press - Large Crane Falls Down at Takahama Nuclear Plant in Western Japan
  • JAIF - Genkai-3 and -4 NPPs Clear Safety Examinations
  • JAIF - All Fukushima Seafood Tested in 2016 Falls Below Cesium Standard Value
  • TEPCO - The list of sold real estate has been updated under the "Measures towards reform" page.
  • TEPCO - New video shows decommissioning progress at Fukushima Daiichi with highlights of robots, Unit 1, and J-village.
  • Congress.gov - H.R.590 - 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 01/20/2017)
  • Congress.gov - H.R.589 - To establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes - Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
  • Blackburn News - Public Comment Period Underway For Plan To Encase Nuclear Waste Underground Near Kincardine - Janice Mackay
  • POGO - Open Government Comes to CIA: Agency Posts Millions of Declassified Docs
  • POGO - Is Rick Perry Ready for Nuclear Stewardship? - Lydia Dennett
  • POGO - Court Blocks Peek Into Small Biz Contracting Program

    Friday, January 20, 2017

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Trump's pick for Energy chief says Yucca Mountain can't be ruled out - Gary Martin
  • CNBC - What we heard – and didn't hear – from Rick Perry about the US nuclear arsenal - Tom DiChristopher
  • Washington Examiner - Perry vows solution to Yucca Mountain impasse - John Siciliano
  • Washington Examiner - States press Trump to open Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste - John Siciliano
  • KUNR Reno Public Radio - How Are Nevadans Feeling About Trump's Inauguration? - Paul Boger
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting - Why A Small Texas Town Wants Oregon's Nuclear Waste - Alison Perkins
  • Pakistan News International - India's N-material black market flourishing? - Mian Saifur Rehman
  • Paducah Sun - Paul asks Perry to support cleanup funding in Paducah
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Perry vows to keep WIPP running safely as senators consider him for Energy Department - Rebecca Moss
  • Albuquerque Journal - Perry vows to support national labs, protect WIPP - Michael Coleman
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - Science Group Offers Reaction to Perry's Nomination Hearing for Energy Secretary Position - Statement by Rob Cowin, Director of Government Affairs in the Climate and Energy Program
  • The Hill blog - What we learned from Rick Perry's confirmation hearing - Devin Henry and Timothy Cama
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL spent fuel shipment remains in limbo - Luke Ramseth
  • Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) - Idaho Congressional Delegation Urges DOE to Prioritize Idaho for Nuclear Waste Removal as Waste Isolation Pilot Project Reopens
  • Tri-City Herald - Energy secretary nominee pledges support for Hanford cleanup - Annette Cary
  • Forbes blog - Rick Perry Vows To Protect Dept of Energy; Al Franken Blushes - James Conca
  • Seattle Times - Will Trump's energy-secretary pick Rick Perry clean up Hanford nuclear site? - Evan Bush
  • Spokesman-Review - Hanford contractor agrees to pay $5.3 million to settle timecard fraud - Thomas Clouse
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford contractor to pay $5.3 million over timecard fraud allegations - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - video: Cameco Suffers Worst Intraday Loss Since 2011 - Bloomberg TV Canada talks to Tim Gitzel, president & CEO, Cameco
  • Reuters - Toshiba shares extend losses on accounting woes - Clara Ferreira Marques
  • Reuters - North Korea may be readying missile test, timing unclear: U.S. officials - James Pearson and Phil Stewart
  • Science Daily - Treated carbon pulls radioactive elements from water - Rice University
  • Newport News Daily Press - House panel says Dominion can charge customers for nuke upgrades - Dave Ress
  • Nuclear Street - North Anna 3 Proposal Clears Safety Assessment
  • Roanoke Times - Report: No safety issues that would prevent license for North Anna nuclear reactor - Robert Zullo
  • Bacon's Rebellion - Clash over Rate Freeze Shifts to Va. Supreme Court - James A. Bacon
  • Fairport-E.Rochester Post - Letter: Nuclear energy work is safer than one might think - Craig Werth, Farmington
  • Financial Times - EDF board prepares to defy Hollande on nuclear closure
  • Lincoln Journal Star - Fischer will focus on strong nuclear capability - DON WALTON Lincoln Journal Star
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - PHOTOS: Open house draws hundreds to shuttered UA nuke reactor - Jaime Adame
  • KFSM Fort Smith, AR - Hundreds Tour Nuclear Reactor In Strickler Prior To Dismantling - Bryan Shawver
  • KFSM Fort Smith, AR - SLIDESHOW: Tour Of SEFOR Nuclear Reactor Ahead Of Dismantling - Zuzanna Sitek
  • KTUL Tulsa - Get a once-in-a-lifetime peak inside SEFOR nuclear reactor - Ryan BraschlerThursday
  • Norwich Bulletin - Millstone nuclear plant seeks to bid on state contracts - Michael Melia
  • Swissinfo - Vast majority of voters against nuclear power
  • Swissinfo - Swiss voters to decide on energy strategy - Armando Mombelli
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - Kewaunee nuke plant is due $12M in tax refunds - Doug Schneider
  • BBC - Chapelcross nuclear waste storage facility size increase approved
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Comments on nuclear waste facility are due Feb. 17 - Bob Gross
  • Japan Today - Toshiba's U.S. nuclear business loss may be as much as $6.1 billion
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan trade mininister says not considering Toshiba rescue plan
  • BBC - Toshiba shares crash as nuclear writedown crisis deepens
  • BelTA - Another batch of Belarusian nuclear power plant personnel getting trained in Novovoronezh
  • BelTA - IAEA SEED mission works out recommendations for Belarus
  • BelTA - Belarus to fulfill all IAEA's proposals after SEED mission
  • BelTA - Scope of IAEA SEED mission in Belarus compliant with Espoo Convention
  • BelTA - Belarus invites Lithuania to set up joint agency for post-project analysis of BelNPP
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant to start getting nuclear fuel in late 2018
  • BelTA - IAEA: Belarus shows a responsible attitude to ensuring nuclear safety
  • BelTA - Energy Ministry: Belarus provided SEED mission with all requested information
  • BelTA - Belarus prioritizes NPP safety in cooperation with IAEA
  • BelTA - IAEA: Belarusian authorities have taken into account all possible external hazards to BelNPP - BelTA
  • BelTA - Replacement reactor vessel prepped for installation at Belarusian nuclear power plant site
  • Radio New Zealand - Senate votes to improve French Polynesia nuclear testing compo
  • CNN - Timeline: North Korea nuclear tests versus United Nations sanctions - Ben Westcott and Joyce Tseng, CNN
  • Riverton Ranger WY - EPA made good decision on delay of uranium regs - Mike Enzi, U.S. Senator (R-WY)
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Concludes Site and External Events Design (SEED) Review in Belarus
  • Augusta Chronicle - Nuclear activist previously arrested at SRS leads nuclear protest at inauguration - Thomas Gardiner
  • Reuters - Hungary nuclear power plant says cut output at one block after electrical fault - Marton Dunai
  • Financial Post - Cameco defends decision to tell analysts they were wrong, but sees oversupply issues fading - Sunny Freeman
  • TASS - South Ukraine NPP's third power unit relaunched after problems removed
  • IOL - Understanding Eskom's nuclear ambitions - Chris Yelland
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Key player in Vermont Yankee closure leaving Entergy - Mike Faher
  • Lacey Patch - Ocean Legislative Trio Introduces Bill That Would Up Penalties For Trespassing In Nuclear Plants - Patricia A. Miller
  • Japan Times - Tepco mulls first bond sale in over six years
  • CTV News - Feds dole out $146K to foes of proposed nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron - Colin Perkel
  • WBIR Knoxville - TVA's Johnson talks Trump, coal, nuclear energy and the future - John Becker
  • WRAL Raleigh, NC - Proposed nuclear reactor 1 step closer to federal approval
  • Law360 - FPL Wants State's Review Of Nuclear Plant Plans Stayed - Nathan Hale
  • World Nuclear News - Brexit and Euratom: No rush to exit?
  • World Nuclear News - Kyushu Electric gets approval for Genkai upgrade plans
  • World Nuclear News - Perry sets out climate beliefs to Senate committee
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Iran forge closer ties
  • Platts - Perry says he does not have 'definitive answer' on Yucca - Elaine Hiruo
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Perry makes no promises on stalled Nev. project - Hannah Northey
  • KLAS-TV - Sen. Cortez Masto questions Trump's Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry about Yucca Mountain issue - Nikki Bowers
  • KNPR Las Vegas - Nevada Voters Oppose Yucca, Room Tax Hike
  • ESI Africa - IAEA says SA radiation safety could be improved
  • Simi Valley Acorn - Report details impacts of Area IV cleanup--DOE outlines options for clearing contamination - Melissa Simon
  • WisBusiness - Wisconsin must plan for carbon-restricted future, industry experts say - Alex Moe
  • GAO - NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION: A Plan Incorporating Leading Practices Is Needed to Guide Cost Reporting Improvement Effort GAO-17-141
  • NRC - NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Beaver Valley Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Completes Safety Review of Proposed New Reactor at North Anna Site in Virginia
  • NHK World - Notes showing Nagasaki's recovery from A-bomb
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee FR Document: 2017-01330 Citation: 82 FR 7814 PDF Page 7814 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Polluntants for Beryllium FR Document: 2017-01273 Citation: 82 FR 7821 PDF Page 7821 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc. FR Document: 2017-01426 Citation: 82 FR 7822 PDF Page 7822 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications for Direct Transfer of Licenses: Beaver Valley Power Station, Unit 2 FR Document: 2017-01317 Citation: 82 FR 7880 PDF Pages 7880-7883 (4 pages) Permalink
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Issa takes another stab at moving nuclear waste from San Onofre - Rob Nikolewski
  • Ripon Advance - Issa bill sets five-year timeline for interim storage of spent nuclear fuel
  • New York Times - C.I.A. Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents - Sheri Fink, James Risen and Charlie Savage
  • Joongang Daily - North may be starting plutonium reactor - Lee Sung-eun
  • Consortium News - The Ugly Specter of Torture and Lies - Jonathan Marshall
  • Consortium News - The Scheme to Take Down Trump - Daniel Lazare
  • PaulCraigRoberts.org - Trump vs. the CIA - Paul Craig Roberts
  • Courthouse News Service - Entergy Sues Feds Over Failure to Address Nuclear Fuel Issue - Laura Bittner
  • Olean Times Herald - West Valley Demonstration Project may be up for reclassification - Rick Miller
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Public Comment About Proposed Expansion Of Storage Capacity At WIPP Due Feb. 3 - DOE News

    Thursday, January 19, 2017

  • Las Vegas Sun - Nevada members of Congress discuss their 2017 goals, thoughts on Trump - Adam Candee
  • Politico - Rick Perry on the issues - Darius Dixon
  • New York Times - 'Learning Curve' as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood - CORAL DAVENPORT and DAVID E. SANGER
  • USA Today - Rick Perry: I've changed my mind about eliminating Energy Dept. - Michael Collins
  • Politico - Perry: 'I regret' call to scrap Energy Department - Darius Dixon
  • McClatchy DC - Expect Democrats to go after energy nominee Rick Perry on ties to oil, gas industry - Alex Daugherty
  • Washington Post - Rick Perry expresses 'regret' for pledging to abolish Energy Department - Steven Mufson and Sean Sullivan
  • E&E Daily - DOE: Perry: 'I regret' calling for agency's demise - Hannah Northey and George Cahlink
  • BloombergView - The Way Forward on Nuclear Waste - Ernest Moniz
  • Environmental Leader - Energy Department Can't Find a Home for Nuclear Waste - Ken Silverstein
  • Interesting Engineering - How Does Nuclear Waste Get Shipped ? - Maverick Baker
  • Livermore Independent - Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory Under Construction at LLNL
  • KATU ABC 2 Portland - Report finds little progress to address Hanford vapor concerns - Associated Press
  • KVEW Kennewick - New report finds health concerns over Hanford tank vapors - David Mann
  • Crosscut Seattle - The environmental battles brewing in Olympia - Adiel Kaplan
  • Livermore Patch - 2 Livermore Lab Researchers Earn Award From President Obama - Mona Lkazour
  • AP - Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department - Matthew Daly
  • AP - Iran says not worried, has options if Trump axes nuke deal
  • AP - Mideast expects big changes under Trump - Dan Perry and Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Key players in Iran nuke deal aim message at Trump: It works - Edith M. Lederer
  • Bloomberg - Perry Says He Regrets Calling for Closing Energy Department - Ari Natter
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Drops 16 Percent on Reported Writedown Losses - Pavel Alpeyev
  • Reuters - Trump's energy pick Perry regrets calling for department's elimination - Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters video - video: EU rules out amending Iran nuclear deal
  • Reuters - Factbox: Trump fills top jobs for his administration - Washington Newsroom
  • Reuters - Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks - Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - Toshiba woes intensify on reports of $6 billion writedown, shares plummet - Kentaro Hamada and Taiga Uranaka
  • UPI - Increased activity seen at North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site, analyst says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Exchange of nuclear installation lists in South Asia - Beenish Altaf, associated with the Strategic Vision Institute
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear power generation - Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval gives final State of the State address - Sandra Chereb
  • Reno News & Review - Exit Reid--End of an era - Dennis Myers
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - CHARLES SPARROW: Nuclear energy remains important part of TVA's legacy - Charles Sparrow
  • BBC - Nuclear material flown from Scotland 'not for military'
  • Japan Today - 2 more nuclear reactors in Kyushu pass safety checks
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan gives passing grade to 10th nuclear reactor
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: 2 more nuclear reactors in Japan pass checks, safety, public concern still major issues
  • Mid-Hudson News - Groups sue to end ratepayer subsidies of aged nuclear power plants
  • GlobalNews.ca - Uranium producer Cameco continues to feel pain - Ian Bickis
  • Canadian Mining Journal - URANIUM: Government overturns Yeelirrie decision
  • POWERnews - As Temperatures Plummet, France's Nuclear Reactors Get the Green Light to Resume Service - Lee Buchsbaum
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange Biznews - Nuclear the only viable option – Eskom's atomic chief, David Nicholls - Chris Yelland
  • The Ecologist - Neighbouring countries concerned about the risk of a Belgian Nuclear meltdown - Nick Meynen
  • Brussels Times - Nuclear power station safety: German nuclear watchdog examines case of Tihange - Lars Andersen
  • All Things Nuclear - Not-so-Fabulous Five - Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • London Times - Toshiba seeks help after huge losses in nuclear business - Richard Lloyd Parry
  • PBS NewsHour - Interview: Is alluring but elusive fusion energy possible in our lifetime? - Judy Woodruff, Miles O'Brien, Michl Binderbauer, Steve Dean
  • UK Independent - Radioactive milk and the lasting threat of Chernobyl - Jonathan Brown
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Karachi nuclear power plants
  • Mainichi Daily News - Corroded holes found inside nuclear plant in Shimane
  • Japan Times - Nuclear watchdog calls for pipe checkups at reactors after damage found
  • WWLP Chicopee, MA - Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant awaiting approval in decommissioning process - Mike Masciadrelli
  • Mehr News Agency - JCPOA lifts 'all hurdles' on Iran-Russia nuclear coop.
  • gbTimes Beijing - China approved no new nuclear power units in 2016
  • The Hindu - Opposition to Kovvada N-plant mounts - K. Srinivasa Rao
  • Hudson Valley News Network - Groups Sue to End Mandatory Subsidy - Kathy Welsh
  • Western Queens Gazette - Indian Point Closure Raises Environmental Concerns - Richard Gentilviso
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Local officials 'shocked, surprised' at Indian Point news - Michael P. McKinney
  • NPR - In Rick Perry Energy Hearing, Questions Likely On Nuclear Security, Environment - Jeff Brady
  • Corpus Christi Caller Times - Rick Perry Kills Hopes That Yucca Mountain Will Store Nuclear Waste - Andrew Follett
  • World Nuclear News - UK new nuclear developers gather in Tokyo
  • World Nuclear News - Californian carbon emissions higher due to nuclear closures
  • World Nuclear News - Public engagement crucial to nuclear industry, says NEA
  • Agoura Hills Acorn - Field lab's phase two cleanup nearly finished - Melissa Simon
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - UA to offer tours at defunct reactor - Jaime Adame
  • Trend News Agency - Zarif: Trump will be surprised if he rejects nuclear deal
  • NHK World - Notes showing Nagasaki's recovery from A-bomb - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Nuclear watchdog calls for pipe checkups at reactors after damage found
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba's loss from N-unit may hit ¥700 bil.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Corroded holes found inside nuclear plant in Shimane
  • Mainichi Daily News - Toshiba could incur 700 bil. yen loss, asks state-owned bank for aid
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ex-Hiroshima Mayor Akiba hopes for assurance of no nuke use in letter to Trump
  • Fin24 - David Nicholls sheds light on Eskom's nuclear ambitions - Chris Yelland
  • Bellona - Russian fast reactor program stalls while economy plummets - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - UN confirms Iran's compliance with nuclear deal
  • Press TV - US to be further isolated if it violates JCPOA: Analyst
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Designations of Classes of Employees for Additions to Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2017-01109 Citation: 82 FR 6556 PDF Page 6556 (1 page) Permalink
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Designations of Classes of Employees for Additions to Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2017-01110 Citation: 82 FR 6558 PDF Page 6558 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Rule Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects FR Document: 2017-01058 Citation: 82 FR 7149 PDF Pages 7149-7274 (126 pages) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Rule Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings FR Document: 2017-00573 Citation: 82 FR 7400 PDF Pages 7400-7430 (31 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Texas A and M University FR Document: 2017-01233 Citation: 82 FR 6660 PDF Pages 6660-6662 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Center for Public Integrity - A chat with our talented FOIA fighter--Research editor Peter Smith has helped Center reach the forefront of FOIA litigation - Gordon Witkin
  • Washington Examiner - Perry vows solution to Yucca Mountain impasse - John Siciliano
  • AGR Daily News Service - 47,000 BARRELS OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMPED NEAR SAN FRANCISCOS, GULF OF THE FARALLONES DISPOSAL ISSUES – USGS PCMSC - Green Road Project
  • KBET 790 Talk Now Las Vegas - Rick Perry Kills Hopes That Yucca Mountain Will Store Nuclear Waste

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017

  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 9, Issue 1 | Jan. 17, 2017
  • The Progressive - Crumbling Reactors and Other Nightmares of a Trump-Perry Energy Policy - Harvey Wasserman
  • North Augusta Star - Wilson correct to insist upon Yucca decision
  • Las Vegas Sun - Analysis: 3 of the most intriguing moments from Sandoval's speech - Ric Anderson
  • Bloomberg BNA - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT BLOG: WHAT ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS TO WATCH THE WEEK OF JAN. 17
  • Science Magazine - Ten questions for Rick Perry, Trump's pick for energy secretary - Science News Staff
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE likely to miss 2018 nuke waste deadline - Luke Ramseth
  • Quay County Sun - Residents concerned about nuclear waste - Thomas Garcia
  • Tri-City Herald - Report: Hanford tank vapor concerns strong as ever - Annette Cary
  • Today - video: 'America's Chernobyl': Inside the most toxic place in the nation
  • Reuters - Israel deploys 'Star Wars' missile killer system - Jeffrey Heller
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Tepco aims to sell $880 mln bonds by end of March -sources - Kentaro Hamada and Issei Hazama
  • Reuters - Freeport-McMoran in settlement over uranium mine cleanup on Navajo land - Eric Beech
  • Reuters - video: Trump cancelling nuclear deal will damage U.S. irreparably, Kerry
  • Reuters - Senior EU diplomat says Trump cannot renegotiate Iran nuclear deal - Gabriela Baczynska
  • NEI - NEI Implements Organizational Restructuring
  • Reuters - video: Iranian president says he's 'optimistic' about the nuclear deal
  • BBC - Trump and the nuclear codes - Frank Gardner
  • Reuters - Cameco expects to report net loss for 2016, cut jobs at uranium mines - Gayathree Ganesan
  • Miami New Times - Environmentalists Start Petition Against FPL's Radioactive-Waste Plan - Jerry Iannelli
  • Plattsburgh Press Republican - In My Opinion: Cuomo's nuclear bailout on the ropes - David Williams
  • All Things Nuclear - UCS to the NRC: Stop Dragging Your Feet on Important Nuclear Security Updates - Ed Lyman, senior scientist
  • Huffington Post - Climate Change This Week: Nuclear and Congenital Climate Change Threats, China Leads On Clean Energy, and More! - Mary Ellen Harte
  • Japan Times - Toshiba eyes spinning off flash-memory business
  • Asia Times - Taiwan joins global anti-nuclear trend - Liu Hsiu Wen
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: 2 more nuclear reactors in Japan pass checks, safety, public concern still major issues
  • Japan News - NRA clears Genkai reactors
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Another settlement for Navajo Nation abandoned mines cleanup
  • Aviation Week - U.S. Air Force Nuclear Launch Facilities Get First Overhaul - Lara Seligman
  • West Australian - Labor makes point of difference on uranium - Daniel Mercer
  • London Times - MoD gives supplier nuclear power boost - Alex Ralph
  • Hudson Valley Press - Entergy to Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant in Landmark Agreement
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ex-Hiroshima Mayor Akiba hopes for assurance of no nuke use in letter to Trump
  • BBC - Nuclear workers hold 48-hour strike in pensions row
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Navajo Nation, feds reach deal with company in uranium mine cleanup
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba's nuclear loss could top $4.4bn
  • Wall Street Journal - Troubled Toshiba Looks to Sell the Family Silver - Jacky Wong
  • NRDC.org - Will Perry Try to Undo Big Years of Clean Energy Progress? - Elizabeth Noll
  • New Haven Register - Connecticut lawmaker aims to ensure Millstone stays open - Luther Turmelle
  • Public News Service - CT Consumers Oppose Subsidy Without Disclosure - Andrea Sears, Public News Service - CT
  • Hudson Independent - Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants to Close in 2021 - Rick Pezzullo
  • Northern Westchester Examiner - Hen Hud Faces Grim Reality of Losing Indian Point Funding - Rick Pezzullo
  • Xinhua News - Iran rules out review of nuclear deal despite U.S. concerns
  • The Hill blog - One year later, the Iran nuclear deal is a success by any measure - John F. Tierney
  • Press TV - Kerry advises Trump against scrapping Iran nuclear deal
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Rouhani Mounts Staunch Defense of Nuclear Pact
  • Press TV - Trump will isolate US if he cancels Iran nuclear deal: Analyst
  • Payvand - President Rouhani: JCPOA belied allegations against Iran
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran Does Not Take Trump's Stance on JCPOA Seriously: AEOI's Salehi
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Report Warns Trump Against Undoing JCPOA
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - UN, EU Reaffirm Backing for Iran Nuclear Deal
  • Trend News Agency - $9.9B of Iran's frozen assets released in post-sanctions era
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Scottish Government will "seek assurances" over Wick uranium flights - Andrew Liddle
  • The Hindu - Roundtable on Kovvada nuclear power plant today
  • Asahi Shimbun - 1,130 cracks, 70% rigidity lost at Onagawa reactor building
  • Greenfield Recorder - Vermont Yankee could be sold to New York company, Brattleboro coalition yet to determine next steps - Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald
  • Augusta Chronicle - Documentary examines environmental impact of SRS, Vogtle nuclear activity
  • North Augusta Star - Liquid waste at Savannah River Site hits lowest volume since 1990s - Thomas Gardiner
  • NASDAQ - French nuclear regulator ASN says will review its procedures - Reuters
  • World Nuclear News - Regulators and stakeholders
  • World Nuclear News - Cameco responds to 'discrepancy' in analyst expectations
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2 more nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan pass safety checks
  • Japan Times - Two nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture pass safety checks
  • Business Standard India - 'Rapid technological strides but nuclear power still costly'
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Bancorp, BLF and the Radioactive Dust in Our Eyes - Richard Poplak
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Toshiba's loss in U.S. Nuclear power business could top 500 bln yen - Nikkei
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima mayor sends letter of thanks to Obama
  • NJ Spotlight - Fuel Diversity: Guaranteeing Reliable, Affordable Energy - Bill Levis
  • Pakistan Dawn - Transmission line approved for Karachi N-power plants - Khaleeq Kiani
  • Gulf News - The UAE's ambitions for its energy mix - Mohammad Al Asoomi
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon pushes for disposal site info - Chris Balusik
  • Gulf News - UAE is confident of reaching clean energy targets by 2050 - Fareed Rahman, Senior Reporter
  • Radio New Zealand - Papeete Accords due to be signed within months
  • India.com - France has not given up on giving entry to India in NSG
  • Ventura County Star - Letter: Clean up Santa Susana mess - Devyn Gortner, Thousand Oaks
  • The Guardian - After Fukushima: the tenants rebuilding a destroyed community - Jane Dudman
  • Independent Barents Observer - Lavrov: U.S spies running around in Murmansk - Atle Staalesen
  • Taipei Times - Public security to be reviewed - Hsiang Cheng-chen
  • Tri-City Herald - New Hanford Advisory Board contractor picked - Annette Cary
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.2 - 4km N of Montereale, Italy
  • IAEA - Pakistan's National Centre of Excellence Contributes to Sustaining Nuclear Security - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • NHK World - Genkai plant reactors' safety measures certified
  • NHK World - Operational status of Japan nuclear plants
  • NHK World - Nuclear regulators order checks for duct decay
  • Kyodo News - 2 more nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan pass safety checks
  • Kyodo News - Nuke ban treaty prep meeting to be held on Feb. 16
  • Asahi Shimbun - 1,130 cracks, 70% rigidity lost at Onagawa reactor building
  • Japan Times - Two nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture pass safety checks
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA clears Genkai reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ex-Hiroshima Mayor Akiba hopes for assurance of no nuke use in letter to Trump
  • Mainichi Daily News - Full text of ex-Hiroshima Mayor Akiba's letter to Trump
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2 more nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan pass safety checks
  • Jiji Press - Japan NRA Wants Pipes at Screened Reactors to Be Checked First
  • Jiji Press - Safety Confirmed for 2 Reactors at Genkai N-Plant for Restart
  • Press TV - China urges JCPOA parties to fulfill commitments
  • Yonhap News - Trump's pick for U.N. envoy: 'We can't let up on North Korea' - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Rice says nuclear N. Korea 'worries me' - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Certificate of Compliance Corrections and Revisions; Regulatory Issue Summary FR Document: 2016-31986 Citation: 82 FR 5445 PDF Pages 5445-5446 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Combined License Applications: Duke Energy Progress; Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant Units 2 and 3 FR Document: 2017-01035 Citation: 82 FR 5611 PDF Pages 5611-5613 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - 'Build jetty and move nuclear waste to Bradwell by sea', say concerned residents - Joshua Searle
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Our view: Lessons learned from Harry Reid
  • Bloomberg - The Way Forward on Nuclear Waste - Ernest Moniz
  • Common Dreams - Science Group Offers Reaction to Perry's Nomination Hearing for Energy Secretary Position - Statement by Rob Cowin, Director of Government Affairs in the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Alamogordo Daily News - County briefed on borehole project a second time - Jacqueline Devine

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

  • Las Vegas Sun - Editorial: State of the State: 5 things we'd like to hear tonight
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Peters: Big projects vital to INL future - Bryan Clark
  • Oak Ridger - Guest Column: Cleanup program leader looks back at 2016, ahead at 'exciting' 2017 - Jay Mullis
  • Seattle Weekly - Attorney General Bob Ferguson Says His Office Will Be Instrumental In Fighting Trump Agenda - Sara BernardMon
  • E&E Daily - DOE: 'Oops' question one of many likely to dog Perry's confirmation - Hannah Northey
  • Kearney Courier - INL to Make Big Donation to Foundation for Idaho History
  • Bloomberg - Rouhani Says Renegotiating Iran Nuclear Deal 'Out of Question' - Golnar Motevalli and Ladane Nasseri
  • Reuters - Thousands of Fukushima evacuees face hardship as subsidies to be slashed - Elaine Lies
  • Reuters - Russia says ready to talk to Trump about nuclear arms, Syria - Andrew Osborn and Vladimir Soldatkin
  • Reuters - Iran's Rouhani says talk about renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless' - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Deseret News - 12,000 pages of design may propel a nuclear energy future for Utah consumers - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Greentech Media - NuScale Submitted a Modular Nuclear Design to the Feds–Now It Has to Wait 40 Months for Review - Stephen Lacey
  • ABC News - Czech Boars Still Radioactive 31 Years After Chernobyl - The Associated Press
  • All Things Nuclear - Trump and the Nuclear Codes: How To Launch a Nuclear Weapon - David Wright, co-director and senior scientist
  • Australian Mining - WA approves Cameco uranium project despite environmental concern - Ben Creagh
  • ABC.au - Yeelirrie uranium mine approval defended by Albert Jacob amid environmental fears - Briana Shepherd and Sam Tomlin
  • Japan Times - Portugal protests Spain's stockpiling of nuke waste near border
  • Adelaide Advertiser - New study shows energy from recycled nuclear waste will produce 622MW of baseload power and $31bn windfall - Luke Griffiths
  • The Guardian - The Iran nuclear deal is a success – and the whole world is safer for it - Federica Mogherini
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pitt professors hoping to develop early warning system for nuclear smuggling activities - Anya Litvak
  • Ghana Business News - Ghana to be peer reviewed by IAEA's INIR Mission
  • Al-Monitor - Iran: No more political talks with US on nuclear issue
  • Midwest Energy News - Shutdown of Michigan nuclear plant not sounding climate alarms - Jeffrey Tomich
  • WLOS Asheville, NC - Update: Decision expected this week on trucking Uranium through WNC - Bryan Overstreet
  • Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Public tours set for nuke reactor - Jaime Adame
  • Singapore Press Business Times - E.ON net income seen benefiting from nuclear provision transfer
  • Clacton and Frinton Gazette - 'Build jetty and move nuclear waste to Bradwell by sea', say concerned residents - Joshua Searle
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea should consider nuke armament option: expert - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Bloomberg - It's Time to Talk to North Korea - Andrei Lankov
  • Cherry Hill Courier Post - Letter: Nuclear plants are safest way to generate power - Brian Gutherman, Shamong
  • BBC - 'Regular talks' on Scotland-US nuclear material flights
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Scottish Government to comment on transfer of nuclear materials from Wick to the US - Andrew Liddle
  • The Local Espana - Portugal protests against Spain stockpiling nuclear waste near border - AFP
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - Routes nuclear waste from other power plants will travel to Bradwell approved - Rebecca Creed
  • IAEA - Implementing the 2030 Agenda, ACUNS Vienna UN Conference
  • Aiken Standard - Liquid waste at Savannah River Site hits lowest volume since 1990s - Thomas Gardiner
  • Bellona - Environmental Rights Center Bellona called a 'foreign agent' by Russian government - Charles Digges
  • Tri-City Herald - Investment in DOE cleanup a key opportunity for new administration - Dr. Todd Wright
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - EU: JCPOA-Driven Boost to Mutual Trade Significant
  • Yahoo! Finance - Mesa Exploration Acquires the Noah Uranium Project in Utah
  • BelTA - Belarus studying international experience of nuclear power plant protection
  • BelTA - Belarus to host international symposium on nuclear research in April
  • Japan Times - Shrub fire outside METI leads to arrest of anti-nuclear activist
  • Pakistan News International - OpEd: Nuclear bomb: from wonder to worry - Aimen Siddiqui
  • Independent Barents Observer - Eco-group Bellona continues to work in Russia, despite being declared foreign agents - Thomas Nilsen
  • Asian Scientist Magazine - Local Winds Brought Radioactive Materials From Fukushima To Tokyo Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at: Asian Scientist Magazine
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - A Philippine 'Energiewende' - Laurence Delina
  • MENAFN - UAE to invest $163 bn to diversify energy Join our daily free Newsletter
  • Midwest Energy News - Second Wisconsin agency removes climate change information from website - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Toronto Sun - Shutdown of coal plants raised electricity rates, failed to reduce pollution: Report - Antonella Artuso
  • DOE - Secretary Moniz Statement on Anniversary of JCPOA Implementation Day, IAEA Announcement of Centrifuge Removal from Fordow
  • NRC - Remarks by Chairman Stephen G. Burns at the Nuclear Energy Agency Workshop on Stakeholder Involvement in Nuclear Decision Making
  • NRC blog - Re-Evaluating Category 3 Source Protection and Accountability - Duncan White, Senior Health Physicist
  • World Nuclear News - Environmental approval for Yeelirrie
  • World Nuclear News - Iran deal makes world a safer place, says US president
  • BBC - No going back on Iran nuclear deal, Rouhani warns Trump
  • Trend News Agency - Reviewing nuclear deal meaningless, says Iran's Rouhani - Mehdi Sepahvand, Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran exports heavy water, imports uranium in post-sanctions era
  • Trend News Agency - Iran Foreign Ministry submits JCPOA report to parliament - Fatih Karimov
  • NHK World - Designation of radioactive waste lifted
  • Japan Times - Thousands of Fukushima evacuees face hardship as housing subsidies are to be slashed
  • Japan Times - China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed - AP
  • Jiji Press - Fukushima Chief Keen to Cooperate with German State for Reconstruction
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - One scientist's do-it list for presumptive Energy Secretary Perry - Jeff Terry
  • Radio Prague - Cabinet agrees to wider consultations over nuclear waste site - Chris Johnstone
  • Radio Prague - Šumava wild boar show excessive levels of radiation - Ian Willoughby
  • DowntownAustin Patch - Texas Could Become Nuclear Waste Repository Under A Secretary Of Energy Rick Perry: Report - Tony Cantu

    Monday, January 16, 2017

  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee FR Document: 2017-00865 Citation: 82 FR 4864 PDF Page 4864 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2017-00909 Citation: 82 FR 4926 PDF Pages 4926-4938 (13 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Category 3 Source Security and Accountability; Correction FR Document: 2017-00822 Citation: 82 FR 4938 PDF Page 4938 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Possession Licenses for Production of Radioactive Material Using Accelerator FR Document: 2017-00907 Citation: 82 FR 4925 PDF Pages 4925-4926 (2 pages) Permalink
  • POWERnews - Feds Hammer Asian Engineer for Alleged Spying for China - Kennedy Maize
  • Artesia Daily Press - New Mexico town steps up for nuclear borehole project - Associated Press
  • AllGov - Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security: Who Is Matthew Moury?
  • Bloomberg - Trump Slams NATO, Floats Russia Nuke Deal in European Interview - Rainer Buergin and Toluse Olorunnipa
  • Bloomberg - Saudis Seek Up to $50 Billion for First Phase of Renewables Plan - Anthony Dipaola
  • Reuters - Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEA - Francois Murphy
  • Reuters - Trump's offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut - London Times - Guy Faulconbridge and William James
  • Reuters - Trump says wants nuclear arsenals cut 'very substantially' - William James
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Saudi to launch $30-50 billion renewable energy programme soon - Rania El Gamal and Stanley Carvalho
  • ABC News - UN: Iran Removes Sensitive Nuclear Equipment From Site - The Associated Press
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Large Uranium Shipment Expected Soon
  • Sputnik News - Iran Adheres to Nuclear Deal Commitments - Obama
  • McClatchy DC - Obama issues warning on 1st anniversary of Iran nuclear deal - Associated Press
  • Tehran Times - Nuclear deal showed diplomacy prevails - Ali Kushki
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - After a Year in Place, Nuclear Deal's Dividends Evident
  • CBS News - Moscow cool on Trump's idea of nuke deal to lift sanctions
  • Philadelphia Inquirer - Radioactive rocks to be moved from South Jersey Superfund site - David O'Reilly
  • ABC.au - WA Government approves uranium project despite environmental concerns
  • News Limited Australlia - WA uranium mine gets go-ahead - Australian Associated Press
  • Renew Economy Australia - New York aims to replace nuclear power with clean energy - Jeremy Deaton
  • Gulf News - UAE's foray into peaceful nuclear energy focuses on sustainability
  • London Times - Corbyn abandons his opposition to nuclear power - Oliver Wright
  • Japan Times - Mayor in rural Japan who supports construction of nuclear plant wins fourth term
  • WABC-TV New York - UP CLOSE: INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR PLANT TO BE SHUT DOWN - Diana Williams
  • BBC - Statement due on flying of nuclear material from Wick
  • Gaffney Ledger, SC - Duke official updates legislative delegation on proposed nuclear plant - Scott Powell
  • Rutland Herald - Anti-nuclear group ponders role in potential sale of Yankee - Susan Smallheer
  • Miami New Times - FPL Wins Battle to Store Radioactive Waste Under Miami's Drinking Water Aquifer - Jerry Iannelli
  • Sputnik News - EU to Continue Working on Implementation of Iran Nuclear Deal - Mogherini
  • BusinessKorea - KEPCO KPS Aims to Carve Out Bright Future in 2017 - Lee Song-hoon
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Save Ohio's two nuclear plants and continue their contributions to clean energy: Henry Spitz (Opinion) - Henry Spitz is a professor at the University of Cincinnati
  • The Australian - Businessmen urge government to think nuclear to solve power crisis - Damon Kitney
  • Kyiv Post - Chornobyl zone agency extends deadline for submission of bids to build solar power plants - Interfax-Ukraine.
  • Key West Citizen - City to vote on joining FKAA to fight against FPL - Scott Unger
  • IAEA - Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Iran
  • World Nuclear News - Review begins for first US SMR site
  • World Nuclear News - EDF gets approval to restart nine units
  • World Nuclear News - Russia announces cancellation of Khmelnitsky agreement
  • Fin24 - ANC reveals plan to eject Zuma – but corruption to stay: FW de Klerk Foundation
  • Fin24 - A bumper year for renewable energy - Yolandi Groenewald
  • Fin24 - The crossroads of power - Jan 15 2017 06:33 Yolandi Groenewald
  • Bellona - 2017: A year of opportunities for advancing electric transport in Europe - Bellona Europa
  • Bellona - Police departments in St Petersburg demand financial documents from NGOs - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - IAEA confirms Iran's removal of excess centrifuges from Fordo site
  • Press TV - Iran boosting military prowess to counter threats: Top commander
  • Press TV - Mogherini: EU to stay true to Iran nuclear deal
  • EPA - Hanford Superfund Site History
  • E&E Daily - DOE: Trump team focuses on finding deputy secretary - Hannah Northey
  • Asahi Shimbun - Rare photo of A-Bomb Dome before bombing go on display - Gen Okamoto
  • JAIF - All Fukushima Seafood Tested in 2016 Falls Below Cesium Standard Value
  • JAIF - IEEJ Releases 2017 Energy Outlook: Sees Important Role for Nuclear Power in Achieving 3E's of Energy Security, Economy and Environmental Protection
  • JAIF - Sendai-1 NPP Shifts to Commercial Operation
  • CNIC - Nuke Info Tokyo No. 175 (Nov/Dec 2016)

    Sunday, January 15, 2017

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - COMMENTARY: Dean Heller and Dina Titus introduce legislation aimed at heading off efforts to revive Yucca Mountain in Nevada - Dean Heller and Dina Titus
  • San Francisco Chronicle - New Mexico town steps up for nuclear borehole project
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - In deep hole, a chance for economic improvement - Rebecca Moss
  • TheHourNews, Norwalk, CT - Energy questions raised as state plans nuclear-free future - Alexander Soule
  • SFGate - New Mexico town steps up for nuclear borehole project
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford lab contractor earns 88 percent of incentive pay - Annette Cary
  • Toronto Star - Letters: Nuclear dumpsite idea dangerous - WMKY, Morehead, KY
  • WMKY, Morehead, KY - Passions Flare Over Memory Of The Manhattan Project
  • AP - China again rejects Trump's suggestion to negotiate Taiwan - Nomaan Merchant
  • Bloomberg - One-China Policy Can't Be Bargaining Chip, Beijing Warns Trump - Michael B Marois and Linly Lin
  • Reuters - Iran says it will not renegotiate nuclear deal
  • Reuters - Ex-U.N. chief Ban says South Korea's THAAD deployment appropriate - Tony Munroe and Yun Hwan Chae
  • Japan Times - Pipe checks at Japan's nuclear control rooms conducted without removing insulation
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - NuScale celebrates last-minute nuclear milestone - Luke Ramseth
  • Adelaide Advertiser - Federal Government woos residents near proposed South Australian radioactive waste dump with trips to nuclear reactor in Sydney - Peter Jean
  • Progress-Index, Petersburg, Va. - As other states stall on nuclear, Virginia moves forward - Sarah Vogelsong
  • National Interest - Russia's First Nuclear Attack Submarine Was a Real Killer (Of Lots of Russian Sailors) - Sebastien Roblin
  • WAAY-TV Huntsville - Hollywood residents react to new proposal on Bellefonte Nuclear Plant - Tre Ward
  • WSYR-TV Syracuse - FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant preserving hundreds of jobs--Plant begins refueling efforts - Olivia Ugino
  • CNY Central - FitzPatrick nuclear power plant begins refueling process, saving nearly 600 jobs - Justine Marschner
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Refueling begins at FitzPatrick nuclear power plant - Sarah Moses
  • TASS - Rosatom head praises nuclear corporation's operation in 2016
  • Vestnik Kavkaza - Rosatom returned in 2016 to active work on construction Akkuyu NPP in Turkey
  • Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX) - Reps. Conaway and Issa Introduce Storage Solution For Nation's Nuclear Waste
  • Tasmanian Mercury - Talking Point: A chance to create a safer, saner world - Linley Grant
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Majlis to Receive JCPOA Report on Monday
  • Scout Press - China's First Nuclear Powered Sub Was a Mess - Kyle Mizokami
  • NW Evening Mail - Row breaks out over Labour's position on proposed west Cumbria nuclear plant - Indiatimes
  • Times of India - Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2 touches 870MW generation - B Sivakumar
  • Sputnik News - Egypt, Russia Agree One of Key Contracts on Dabaa NPP Construction
  • WLUK FOX 11 Green Bay, WI - Deal reached in power plant valuation suit
  • Japan Times - Fukushima to play direct role in pitching its produce in Tokyo-area supermarkets
  • Trend News Agency - Iran: Nuclear deal not to be renegotiated - Fatih Karimov
  • Press TV - Obama making sure Trump cannot change Mideast status quo: Analyst
  • Press TV - Nuclear deal promoted Iran's global image: Senior diplomat
  • Press TV - Trump administration to adhere to Iran nuclear deal: Analyst

    Saturday, January 14, 2017

  • KLAS-TV - Plans to fight Yucca Mountain's development back in forefront
  • San Antonio Express-News - Feds should stop dithering on nuke waste - Bruce Davidson
  • Aiken Standard - Wilson correct to insist upon Yucca decision
  • Nevada Appeal - Anti-Yucca dump site legislation introduced - Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Sun-Times - letter(#1): Nuclear waste at Zion well secured - Joseph E. Pollock, Vice President, Nuclear Operations, Acting Chief Nuclear Officer, Nuclear Energy Institute, Washington, DC
  • LA Monitor - LANL contract high on LA's legislative priorities - Arin McKenna
  • Rexburg Standard Journal - Idaho National Laboratory increases its contribution to Idaho's economy by 20.4 percent - INL news
  • NPR - Passions Flare Over Memory Of The Manhattan Project - Megan Kamerick
  • DigitalJournal - Op-Ed: James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, war criminal - Brett Wilkins
  • Bloomberg - Bone-Chilling Winter From Berlin to Davos Causes Energy Scramble - Kelly Gilblom
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear deal working, wise for Trump to uphold: U.S. envoy to U.N. - Michelle Nichols
  • NPR - Miniaturized Nuclear Power Plant? U.S. Reviewing Proposed Design - Geoff Brumfiel
  • Corpus Christi Caller Times - It Costs $500 Million To Get The Gov't To CONSIDER New Nuclear Designs - Andrew Follett
  • Common Dreams - Why This Nuclear Engineer Says Every Nuke Plant in the US Should Be Shut Down Yesterday - Karl Grossman
  • Total Croatia News - Hungarian Nuclear Power Plant Near Croatian Border to Be Expanded - Vedran Pavlic
  • POLITICO.eu - Brussels unswayed by concerns over Hungarian nuclear project - Kalina Oroschakoff and Sara Stefanini
  • Oswego County Today - FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant Begins Refueling To Support Continued Operation
  • Press TV - Iran won't allow reopening of new nuclear case: Top diplomat
  • Press TV - Trump administration to adhere to Iran nuclear deal: Analyst
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - AEOI Spokesman: US Says Won't Violate Nuclear Pact - Sputnik News
  • Sputnik News - Obama Puts His Own Iran Nuclear Deal in Jeopardy by Doubling Down on Sanctions
  • Press TV - Trump should preserve Iran nuclear deal: Samantha Power
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - Letter: Find hidden agenda in nuclear plant closings - Andy Flintosh, Poughkeepsie
  • Bayside TimesLedger NY - Astoria lawmakers concerned over Indian Point nuclear reactor shutdown - Bill Parry
  • Lower Hudson Journal - After Indian Point, where will we get electricity? - Thomas C. Zambito
  • Nyack News NY - Sustainable Saturday: After Indian Point - Susan Hellauer
  • Rutland Herald - Indian Point closing will end Entergy era in Northeast - Susan Smallheer
  • New York Law Journal - Indian Point Shutdown Ends Some Fights; Others May Remain - Joel Stashenko
  • Village Voice NY - Closing Indian Point Is Easy – What Happens Next Won't Be - Ross Barkan
  • KWTX-TV News 10, Waco, TX - Fort Hood: Post hosts bomb, chemical, nuclear unit exercise
  • Pakistan Observer - OpEd: Dangerous plan to cap nuclear power
  • Portugal News - Portugal to complain to EU about Spanish nuclear waste project
  • New London Day - Full-ride nuclear scholarships available
  • Tri-State Livestock News - Enzi statement on EPA decision to delay Uranium regulations - Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo
  • Clarkstown Daily Voice - Carlucci: State Must Help Residents, Ratepayers After Indian Point Closes - Kathy Reakes
  • The Chattanoogan - TVA Clears Next Hurdle For Small Modular Reactors
  • Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Abandoned mine cleanup project poses a 'deep moral problem' - Alex Macpherson
  • Japan Times - Law to make Tepco retain money for decommissioning costs
  • TASS - Russia extends $11.38 bln loan to Bangladesh to build nuclear power plant
  • Bradenton Herald - Phosphate mining is bad for Manatee County – and bad for Florida - Andy Mele
  • Kansas City Star - Honeywell earns high performance ratings from U.S. Department of Energy - Diane Stafford
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Fluor to be paid $6.9M for 2016 work - Luke Ramseth
  • Patriot Ledger - NRC agrees to public meeting on Pilgrim safety - Fred Hanson
  • Worcester Telegram - Letter: Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth a danger - John Nichols, East Orleans
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OpEd: OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: What does it take for you to close Pilgrim? - Mary Lampert and James Lampert
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim opponents mobilizing to question NRC on Jan. 31
  • CapeCod.com - NRC Finds 9 New Security Violations at Pilgrim - Justin Saunders
  • Lockport Union-Sun & Journal - Army Corps to clean up area near Niagara Falls Storage Site
  • The Oregonian - NuScale of Corvallis envisions smaller nuclear plant - Associated Press
  • Energy Live News - Nuclear petition attracts 10,500 supporters - Priyanka Shrestha
  • London Sun - Inside the shocking history of Russian espionage - Mark Hodge
  • CBC News - NB Power reveals nuclear boss earns $500,000 US, or $665,000 Cdn - Robert Jones
  • Beyond Nuclear - US Senate ENR Committee announces Jan. 19 nomination hearing for former Texas governor Rick Perry for Energy Secretary
  • Beyond Nuclear - Alexei Yablokov, Russian scientist who found huge consequences from Chernobyl, dies at 83
  • Atomic Insights - Jimmy Carter never served on a nuclear submarine - January 13, 2017 By Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Value for value support for atomic energy research and information - January 12, 2017 By Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Journal of Nuclear Medicine article: Fear of medical radiation is based on bad science - January 10, 2017 By Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Weatherwax: Preference for biofuel dev led to low dose radiation research demise - January 9, 2017 By Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Obtaining scientific cover for preordained policy decision - January 8, 2017 By Rod Adams
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel spins off Hanford vit plant work to new company - Annette Cary
  • Trend News Agency - US extends national emergency on Iran - Fatih Karimov
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Outgoing energy leader says Yucca won't be nuclear waste site - Gary Martin
  • NJ.com - 5 things to know about plan to remove radioactive waste from N.J. plant - Matt Gray

    Friday, January 13, 2017

  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Lawmakers maneuver to keep waste out of their states - Hannah Northey
  • E&E Daily - Mich.'s reactor shutdown not sounding climate alarms - Jeffrey Tomich
  • Trend News Agency - Iran making room for more uranium stockpile
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC sets date for public meeting on Pilgrim's problems - Christine Legere
  • World Nuclear News - First waste emplaced as WIPP reopens
  • World Nuclear News - NuScale makes history with SMR design application
  • World Nuclear News - UAE unveils long-term energy strategy
  • Las Cruces Sun-News - LANL contractor earns DOE bonus for environmental management - Associated Press
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - 'Nuclear Option' documentary features INL
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Idaho's nuclear waste: A problem we're leaving to our children - Cecil D. Andrus
  • KMVT Twin Falls - Idaho National Laboratory's economic impact grows in 2016 - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel spins off Hanford vit plant work to new company - Annette Cary
  • HazMat Management Magazine - U.S. Justice Department settles with Clean-up Firms over False Claims - John Nicholson
  • Military Times - Fighting to tell its atomic tale, a wandering Cold War museum finds a new spark - Amanda Miller
  • Daily Caller - Trump May Have Saved This US Industry Before Even Taking Office - Andrew Follett
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada lawmaker lashes out at Trump policies in response to congressman's inquiry - Sandra Chereb
  • AP - Iran approved to import additional 130 tons of uranium - Amir Vahdat
  • AP - China, Russia say united against South Korea missile defense - Christopher Bodeen
  • Bloomberg - Chinese, Germans Seek to Turn Chernobyl Wasteland to Solar Park - Anna Hirtenstein
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF allowed to delay reactor outages as cold snap looms -regulator - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - New York seeks to develop U.S.'s biggest offshore wind projects - Scott DiSavino
  • Reuters - Audit showed quality issues at Areva's Creusot foundry - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - China, Russia agree on more 'countermeasures' against U.S. anti-missile system: Xinhua - Brenda Goh
  • NEI - NEI Reacts to News of Indian Point's Premature Closing
  • NEI - NEI Chief Nuclear Officer Anthony Pietrangelo Announces Retirement
  • NEI - Nuclear Energy Institute Senior Executive Changes Announced
  • Public Citizen - Government Ethics Again Under Assault in the New Congress - Craig Holman
  • DOE - DOE Releases Second Annual National Energy Employment Analysis
  • NRC blog - On the Road to Small Reactor Design Reviews - Scott Burnell, Public Affairs Officer
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.0 - 10km SSW of Hasaki, Japan
  • IAEA - Myanmar Uses Nuclear Techniques to Improve Industrial Processes - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • NHK World - Atomic panel: No need to rush for fast reactor
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom will support major renewable energy growth in 2021 – Koko - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom: We did not usurp nuclear build from Energy Dept - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Press TV - Iran to receive 130 tons of uranium: Nuclear energy organization
  • Energy Department - Notice Draft Consent-Based Siting Process for Consolidated Storage and Disposal Facilities for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Wastes: Extension of Comment Period FR Document: 2017-00670 Citation: 82 FR 4333 PDF Page 4333 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc. FR Document: 2017-00716 Citation: 82 FR 4336 PDF Page 4336 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Meetings: Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board FR Document: 2017-00745 Citation: 82 FR 4335 PDF Pages 4335-4336 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Duke Energy Progress; Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant Units 2 and 3 FR Document: 2017-00685 Citation: 82 FR 4423 PDF Pages 4423-4425 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Debris Screen Related Dimensions FR Document: 2017-00683 Citation: 82 FR 4425 PDF Pages 4425-4426 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-00875 Citation: 82 FR 4422 PDF Pages 4422-4423 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Veterans Affairs Department - Rule Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune FR Document: 2017-00499 Citation: 82 FR 4173 PDF Pages 4173-4185 (13 pages) Permalink
  • Korea.net - Korea, US to cooperate on nuclear fuel - Sohn JiAe
  • Indianz.com - Bill requires tribal consent for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site - Govtrack
  • GovTrack - S. 95: A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. - Sponsor: Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV]
  • GovTrack - H.R. 433: To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from planning, developing, or constructing a defense waste repository until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a final decision with respect to the construction authorization application for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository - Sponsor: Joe Wilson
  • GovTrack - H.R. 456: To require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository - Sponsor: Dina Titus
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Tepco to remain a ward of the state for at least 3 more years
  • The Progressive - King CONG vs. Solartopia - Harvey Wasserman
  • Solartopia - The End of Indian Point and the Myths of Nuclear Power in America - Karl Grossman
  • Congress.gov - H.R.474 – 115th Congress: To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts for the storage of certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, take title to certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and make certain expenditures from the Nuclear Waste Fund. - Sponsor: Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.431 – 115th Congress: To enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.433 – 115th Congress: To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from planning, developing, or constructing a defense waste repository until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a final decision with respect to the construction authorization application for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. - Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]
  • Congress.gov - H.R.456 – 115th Congress: To require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. - Sponsor: Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]
  • Congress.gov - S.95 – 115th Congress: A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository. - Sponsor: Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]

    Thursday, January 12, 2017

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Yucca Mountain won't be site for nuclear waste, energy secretary says - Gary Martin
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Nevada delegation stands united against Yucca Mountain
  • Las Vegas Sun - Energy chief: Bid to revive Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump doomed - Matthew Daly, Associated Press
  • KKOH Reno - Lawmakers Work to Stop Yucca Resurrection
  • The State - SC's Wilson picked to head House subcommittee on military readiness - Matthew Schofield
  • Asian Age - Thane: Nine kilos of depleted uranium seized
  • Geekwire - Nathan Myhrvold explains why the nuclear power option is needed … with toasters! - Alan Boyle
  • Wicked Local Concord - EPA wants Concord to take control of contaminated site - Henry Schwan
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL economic impact grew dramatically in '16 - Luke Ramseth
  • Idaho State Journal - Study says Idaho National Laboratory increases its contribution to Idaho's economy by 20.4 percent
  • SFGate - LANL contractor earns DOE bonus for environmental management
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL operator earns $9.1M environmental management bonus - Rebecca Moss
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho's nuclear waste: A problem we're leaving to our children - Cecil D. Andrus, elected governor of Idaho four times. He also served as Interior secretary
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: A son's perspective on a pioneering physicist, Ernie Wollan - D. Ray Smith and Carolyn Krause
  • Rexburg Standard Journal - Clean nuclear energy, research advanced in bipartisan senate bill - U.S. Senate press release
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Review: Annual Report Of DOE National Laboratories - Roger Snodgrass
  • Tri-City Herald - Newhouse named to subcommittee key to Hanford - OPB
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting - Washington Congressional Delegation Urges Trump To Fund Hanford Cleanup - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep - Vanessa Gera
  • AP - Trump's Pentagon pick: Putin trying to 'break' NATO - Robert Burns
  • Bloomberg - Tidal Lagoon May Be Cheaper Than Hinkley, Government Report Says - Jess Shankleman
  • Bloomberg - Mattis Calls Russia 'Strategic Competitor' in Challenge to Trump - Anthony Capaccio and Nick Wadhams
  • Reuters - Workers at UK's Atomic Weapons Establishment to strike over pensions - Estelle Shirbon
  • Reuters - Britain plans to create more independent electricity market operator - Oleg Vukmanovic
  • Reuters - France to buy out Areva shareholders in bid for nuclear fix - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Tillerson says does not agree with Trump comments on nuclear arms - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - UK should go ahead with world's first tidal lagoon project: review - Susanna Twidale
  • Public Radio International - Climate change is fueling a second chance for nuclear power
  • Financial Times - Uranium looms as big winner among resources under Trump - David Sheppard, Henry Sanderson and Neil Hume
  • Climate News Network - Solar power to rise from nuclear ashes - Kieran Cooke
  • Climate News Network - Time and money run out for nuclear revival - Paul Brown
  • ConstructionNews UK - Government moves forward with Bradwell B nuclear station plans - Lucy Alderson
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: What does it take for you to close Pilgrim? - Mary Lampert and James Lampert
  • Patriot Ledger - Nine low-risk security violations found at Pilgrim nuclear plant - Christine Legere
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Protesters say NRC needs to shut plant down now - Emily Clark
  • VT Digger - FEDS START REVIEW OF VERMONT YANKEE SALE - Jan. 12, 2017, 5:56 Am By Mike Faher
  • Albany Times Union - Indian Point nuke shutdown fund shy of billion-dollar cleanup estimate - Brian Nearing
  • Our Time Press Brooklyn - GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF THE INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR POWER PLANT BY 2021
  • BBC - AWE staff to hold two 48-hour strikes in pensions row
  • Utility Dive - Generators call New York nuclear subsidies an 'existential threat' to wholesale markets - Robert Walton
  • Michigan Radio - Fight continues over underground nuclear waste disposal near Lake Huron - Virginia Gordan
  • The Hindu - More uranium recovered from duo
  • IAEA - Country Nuclear Power Profiles
  • OilPrice - Toshiba Loses Billions On U.S. Nuclear Write-Offs - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • POWERnews - Non-Utility Power Generators Push FERC on State Nuclear Subsidies - Gail Reitenbach
  • IAEA - Final Project Review Meeting on the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material - Mykola Kurylchyk, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Reuters - Portugal to complain to EU over Spain's planned nuclear dump site - Andrei Khalip, Jose Elias Rodriguez
  • Scottish Daily Record - Nuclear strike at Chapelcross as workers threaten walkout over pension changes - Ben Ramage
  • Radio New Zealand - Further concern over French nuclear compo law
  • IAEA - Industrial Involvement to Support a National Nuclear Power Programme
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radioactive substance in Fukushima fish under gov't limit in 2016
  • BelTA - Next round of Belarusian-Lithuanian talks on nuclear power plant construction scheduled for Q1 2017
  • Wall Street Journal - The U.S. Nuclear Triad Needs an Upgrade - open letter is signed by the following retired four-star U.S. Air Force and Navy officers, all former commanders of the United States Strategic Command or its predecessor, the Strategic Air Command: Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Gen. Larry D. Welch, Adm. James O. Ellis Jr., Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, Adm. Cecil D. Haney, Adm. Henry G. Chiles, Gen. Eugene E. Habiger and Adm. Richard W. Mies
  • Courthouse News Service - 'Downwinder' With Cancer Sues USA for Atomic Tests
  • World Nuclear News - Steam generator landmark for Summer
  • World Nuclear News - NRG completes irradiation creep program for EDF Energy
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear plant official's widow: 'Monju was not worth dying for' - Keishi Nishimura
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Pakistan notifies revised lists regarding nukes
  • NBC Bay Area - United States Environmental Protection Agency Issues New Emergency Guidelines for Radiation in Water - Stephen Stock, Robert Campos and Michael Bott
  • NRC - NRC Accepts Application for Early Site Permit At Clinch River Site In Tennessee - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Fukushima hospital finds temporary replacement after only doctor dies - Tomoko Otake
  • Mainichi Daily News - No sign of Japan-related radiation found in Alaska waters
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radioactive substance in Fukushima fish under gov't limit in 2016
  • Bellona - Russia's first VVER-440 reactor shuts for decommissioning - Charles Digges
  • Fin24 - 5 reasons why Eskom is wrong about renewables costs – CSIR - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal; Picatinny, NJ FR Document: 2017-00526 Citation: 82 FR 3816 PDF Pages 3816-3819 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission FR Document: 2017-00527 Citation: 82 FR 3811 PDF Pages 3811-3812 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: University of Missouri—Columbia Research Reactor FR Document: 2017-00523 Citation: 82 FR 3814 PDF Pages 3814-3816 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Permit Application: Tennessee Valley Authority; Clinch River Nuclear Site FR Document: 2017-00529 Citation: 82 FR 3812 PDF Pages 3812-3814 (3 pages) Permalink
  • truth-out - Are the EPA's Emergency Radiation Limits a Cover for Fukushima Fumbles? - Mike Ludwig
  • CTV News - OPG report on planned nuclear waste bunker blasted as 'inadequate'
  • Bellona - Alexei Yablokov, grandfather of Russian environmentalism, dies at 83 - Charles Digges
  • E&E Daily - AGENDA: Bishop, Murkowski look to dust off energy bill - Geof Koss
  • Mainichi Daily News - Mother of bullied Fukushima evacuee reveals details of abuse to court
  • DOE - NATIONAL CLEANUP WORKSHOPS
  • NNSS:NSSAB - The next NSSAB Full Board meeting is January 18, 2017
  • KSDK St. Louis - Potential buyout for Bridgeton homeowners near landfill
  • Taipei Times - Environmentalists urge delay to amendments' review - Abraham Gerber

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017

  • Antiwar.com - Book Review: The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers by Joseph Hickman - Review by H. Patricia Hynes
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Protesters say NRC needs to shut plant down now - Emily Clark
  • WCAI Woods Hole, MA - Protestors Continue Calls for Pilgrim Reactor to Shutdown - Chloe Shelford
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP employment levels expected to rise - Maddy Hayden
  • DOE - U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz, New Mexico Delegation Recognize Reopening of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Fleischmann, Alexander urge Perry to visit Oak Ridge lab - Mike Pare
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Moniz touts lab research, addresses management issues - Luke Ramseth
  • Seattle Times - State's congressional delegation urges Trump to fund Hanford work - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • The Oregonian - Washington congressional delegation urges Trump to make Hanford cleanup a priority - Associated Press
  • Bloomberg - Bouygues Gets $1.8 Billion Hinkley Nuclear Plant Contract - Phil Serafino
  • Bloomberg - Uranium Gains 10% as Top Producer Plans Output Cut Amid Glut - Ben Sharples
  • Reuters - U.S. Interior Department outlines reforms for federal coal program - Valerie Volcovici
  • Reuters - U.S. lists 17 nuclear reactors with parts from forge under probe - Timothy Gardner and Scott Disavino
  • Reuters - Iran decides not to upset nuclear deal over U.S. sanctions extension - Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - IranAir takes delivery of first Airbus jet post-sanctions - Tim Hepher
  • UPI - Seoul: North Korea has amassed 100 pounds of plutonium - Elizabeth Shim
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran Agrees to Take Steps to Reduce Enriched Uranium Stockpile - Laurence Norman
  • Mehr News Agency - Araghchi rejects WSJ claims on Natanz site
  • Fairport-E.Rochester Post - Letter: Nuclear energy work is safer than one might think - Craig Werth, Farmington
  • New Civil Engineer - Nuclear power plant at Bradwell moves forward - Katherine Smale
  • Crain's New York Business - Better alternatives to Cuomo's bailout of nuclear power - Mark Jacobson
  • Pulitzer Center - Should Nuclear Power Be a Major Part of the World's Response to Climate Change? - Rachel Bronson and John Mecklin
  • Toronto Star - OPG identifies most of Ontario as alternate 'location' to bury nuclear waste: Jennifer Wells - Jennifer Wells
  • YLE News - Fennovoima nuclear venture hits another snag as K-Group pulls out
  • Japan Times - Toshiba may face heavier losses in U.S. nuclear business: source
  • NHK World - Main creditors to continue financing Toshiba
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Surprise Move to Make Eskom Nuke Procurer 'Unlawful', Court Told
  • Morning Star - Nuclear Power's Overlooked Insecurity - David Lowry
  • NJ.com - State OKs plan to haul 50K tons of radioactive waste out of N.J. by train - Matt Gray
  • Press of Atlantic City - DEP approves removal plan for radioactive materials at Shieldalloy site - Michelle Brunetti
  • Xinhua News - Roundup: S. Korea estimates DPRK's nuke warhead holdings at 10
  • Mississauga News - Critics of nuke waste bunker blast OPG report
  • Anchorage Daily News - Once again, testing finds Alaska seafood free of Fukushima radiation - Chris Klint
  • CBC News - Salary secrecy request for NB Power nuclear boss sent to EUB hearing - Robert Jones
  • Windsor Star - Letter: Why not put nuclear waste in the Diefenbunker - Lloyd Grandmaison, Kingsville
  • Japan Times - Radioactive cesium in Fukushima fish under government limit in 2016
  • Yonhap News - Commission plans inspection of land in quake-prone area for nuclear safety
  • NHK World - India to send nuclear experts to Japan
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revive Belene Nuclear Project - See more at: Sofia News Agency
  • Baltic Times - Belarus sees no problems with N-plant safety, electricity sales
  • KPBS San Diego - Could Consumers Be Off The Hook For San Onofre Shutdown Costs? - Amita Sharma
  • Rye Daily Voice - Sen. Murphy, Assemblywoman Galef Question Closure Of Indian Point - Sam Barron
  • Xinhua News - Interview: China-Argentina ties reach very high level: Chinese diplomat
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE Selects TerranearPMC To Explore New Mexico Research Project
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Contract Awarded For Technical Support At DOE Environmental Management Sites Across DOE Complex
  • Mainichi Daily News - Crowdfunding for Fukushima hospital with no full-time doctors a huge hit
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - PG&E to hold job fair for upcoming Diablo Canyon refueling - Kaytlyn Leslie
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Special Nuclear Material (SNM) and Source Material (SM) Physical Inventory Summary Report, and NUREG/BR-0096, Instructions and Guidance for Completing Physical Inventory FR Document: 2017-00320 Citation: 82 FR 3364 PDF Pages 3364-3365 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Charter Renewals: Licensing Support Network Advisory Review Panel FR Document: 2017-00440 Citation: 82 FR 3363 PDF Page 3363 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Design Certification Applications: Toshiba Corp., Advanced Boiling-Water Reactor; Withdrawal FR Document: 2017-00438 Citation: 82 FR 3363 PDF Pages 3363-3364 (2 pages) Permalink
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Conflict looms for Trump between hotel and waste site - Hannah Northey and Kevin Bogardus
  • NRC blog - Update on Quality Assurance Issues in France - David McIntyre, Public Affairs Officer
  • CBS Las Vegas - Energy Head: Bid to Revive Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Dump Doomed
  • Aiken Standard - Wilson introduces new legislation to block DOE from constructing new facilities until Yucca Mountain decision - Thomas Gardiner
  • Windham County Commons - 'Solutions' rife with dangers - Nancy Braus

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

  • AUstin American-Statesman - Will Rick Perry bring high-level radioactive waste to Texas? - Asher Price
  • Forbes - WIPP Nuclear Waste Repository Reopens For Business - James Conca
  • White Plains Patch - Future of Indian Point Nuclear Waste Site, Neighborhood, County: Officials - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Asian Age - Cops seize 16 gm depleted uranium from shoemaker
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim opponents: 'We're sitting on a time bomb' - Christine Legere
  • CapeCodToday - Senator Julian Cyr stands with Downwinders at Pilgrim Nuke--"Pilgrim remains a threat to public safety"
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL discovers new method to remove carbon from air - Andrew Capps
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP Underground Tour
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Energy secretary: WIPP reopens, but work remains - Associated Press
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Sen. Udall On Official Reopening Of WIPP - Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
  • KOAT Albuquerque - WIPP facility reopens in Carlsbad - David Carl
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP Ribbon Cutting and Speeches
  • Yahoo! News - Energy secretary praises 'ingenious' WIPP workforce
  • New Mexico Political Report - Around NM: WIPP's official reopening, Four Corners news, public lands and more - Laura Paskus
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - With reopening, bigger question remains - Jessica Onsurez
  • Tri-City Herald - Congressional delegation to Trump: Support Hanford cleanup - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Public Hanford meeting Monday evening will be held - Annette Cary
  • AP - Experts: NY can absorb closing of Indian Point nuke plant - David Klepper and Frank Eltman
  • Bloomberg - Shale Gas Hands Cuomo N.Y. Nuclear Closure He's Waited Years For - Mark Chediak
  • Reuters - Finnish retailer Kesko allowed to exit nuclear project - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Reuters - U.S. nuclear closure points to economic meltdown - Tom Buerkle
  • Reuters - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stakes out progressive turf - Hilary Russ
  • Reuters - New York City's closest nuclear power plant to shut by 2021 - Scott DiSavino and David Gaffen
  • Reuters - Japan says always gathering information on North Korea's nuclear missiles - Kaori Kaneko
  • Reuters - EU clears French capital injection and bridging loan for Areva - Philip Blenkinsop and Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - photos: North Korea's nuclear ambitions
  • Reuters - Toshiba asks creditors not to call in loans: sources - Taiga Uranaka, Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse
  • Ars Technica - PBS' Containment reflects on the challenges of storing radioactive waste - Megan Geuss
  • CBS News - Energy Secretary celebrates milestone in recovery from nuclear radiation disaster - Associated Press
  • NHK World - Nuclear watchdog approves safety measures for Ohi
  • NHK World - Survey: 70% of Japan's largest coral reef dead
  • Ars Technica - Nuclear power plant north of New York City to close by 2021 - Megan Geuss
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - TVA names Balduzzi nuclear chief - Ed Marcum
  • UT Tennessee Today - Hashemian Named to Nuclear Advisory Committee
  • Sputnik News - S Korea, US to Cooperate on Safe Nuclear Energy Research
  • Crosscut Seattle - Puget Sound's ticking nuclear time bomb - Glen Milner
  • GlacierHub - Uranium Tailings Pose Environmental Risk In Kyrgyzstan - Ryskeldi Satke
  • CBC Canada - NB Power pays nuclear boss in U.S. dollars, fights to keep salary a secret - Robert Jones
  • Mainichi Daily News - Secret deal reached to have new firms also pay nuclear compensation
  • SA Business Tech - Eskom delaying R50 billion renewable energy plan to push nuclear goals: Sarec
  • Kazinform - Kazakhstan cuts uranium production by 10%
  • Trend News Agency - Kazakhstan to reduce uranium production by 10% - Elena Kosolapova
  • Economic Times - Exposed: Pakistan faked nuclear test
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Despite Mounting Tensions, Hecker Holds On To Rational View Of Nuclear Context - Roger Snodgrass
  • Japan Times - Nuclear plant construction at center of town's first mayoral race in 16 years
  • KPBS - 'Containment' Envisions Nuclear Waste Storage 10,000 Years In The Future - Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin
  • What's Up Newp, Newport, RI. - U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to Speak on Nuclear Security, Strategy at Naval War College - Written by Ryan Belmore
  • Taiwan News - Colonel who revealed nuclear program to US still blasted as traitor - Matthew Strong
  • The Hindu - Forum wants cases against anti-nuclear activists dropped
  • in-cumbria - Union ballots for strike action in nuclear industry pension dispute
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Concerns raised over govt policies on land redistribution - Clement Manyathela
  • Crain's New York Business - Better alternatives to Cuomo's bailout of nuclear power - Mark Jacobson
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Finnish-Russian nuclear project faces fresh challenge from court ruling - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Vineland Daily Journal - Radioactive material removal plan approved at Newfield site - Joseph P. Smith
  • South Coast Sun - Letter: SA's bright future to end in nuclear flash? - Jeff Van Belkum
  • Daily Energy Insider - Nuclear Energy Institute announces leadership changes
  • Offshore Wind Journal - Scots could get twice as much electricity for same spend as nuclear - David Foxwell
  • CQ Roll Call - Atomic Arsenal Costs Ballooning by Billions of Dollars - See more at: CQ Roll Call - John M. Donnelly
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Final environmental impact statement issued for energy fuels sheep mountain uranium project
  • News & Star - Strike threat at Sellafield in row over planned pensions cuts
  • Scarsdale Daily Voice - Protesters Picket Cuomo Before State Of State Speech At SUNY Purchase - Jon Craig
  • Taipei Times - Fear prompted defection, writer says
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - NuScale ready to submit reactor design to NRC - Luke Ramseth
  • Washington Post - America's first 'clean coal' plant is now operational – and another is on the way - Chris Mooney
  • Mid-Hudson News - Reaction to Indian Point closure is mixed
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Regulators refuse to delay talks on new San Onofre deal - Jeff McDonald
  • DOE - New Study Helps Map Out Road Ahead for U.S. Electricity System
  • NWTRB - Press Release on Changes at U.S. NWTRB
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 7.3 - 188km SSE of Tabiauan, Philippines
  • IAEA - The Deterrent Effect of Nuclear Forensics: The Case of Hungary - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • World Nuclear News - UK to start regulatory assessment of Chinese design
  • World Nuclear News - Share risks and benefits for competitive projects, report finds
  • World Nuclear News - US energy secretary issues exit memo
  • World Nuclear News - Oversupply prompts Kazakh uranium production cut
  • The Guardian - Indian Point nuclear plant in New York will close after dozens of 'safety events' - Sam Thielman in New York
  • BBC - Can North Korea's nuclear expansion be stopped? - Stephen Evans
  • NHK World - India to send nuclear experts to Japan
  • Japan Times - Town near Fukushima No. 1 raising funds to bring in doctors for lone hospital's 100 patients
  • Japan Times - Nuclear plant construction at center of town's first mayoral race in 16 years
  • Mainichi Daily News - Secret deal reached to have new firms also pay nuclear compensation
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan's power industry at crossroads as Fukushima decommissioning costs rise
  • Bellona - What to expect from the Maltese EU Council Presidency on the climate and energy front - Bellona Europa
  • Bellona - New amendments to Russia's NGO law may shield environmental groups - Charles Digges
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer 'unlawful', court told - Jan 10 2017 17:47 Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Wind/solar sectors mull Eskom court bid while new energy plan delayed - Jan 10 2017 12:45 Matthew le Cordeur
  • Press TV - Iran urges compensation for US violation of JCPOA
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation commission to discuss ISA extension in Vienna
  • Press TV - Iran: JCPOA violations will not be tolerated
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1 FR Document: 2017-00263 Citation: 82 FR 3028 PDF Pages 3028-3030 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Public News Service - Watchdog Groups Call Reopening of Nuclear Waste Isolation Plant Premature - Suzanne Potter
  • New York Times - Cuomo Confirms Deal to Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant - PATRICK McGEEHAN
  • DOE:EERE - 5 Questions with David Friedman: From FutureCar to the Future of Clean Energy - Michele Capots, Senior Communications Specialist
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Conflict looms for Trump between hotel and waste site - Hannah Northey and Kevin Bogardus
  • Yahoo! News - Environment & Energy Industries Expected to See Significant Relaxation of Regulations in 2017 under President Trump - Bloomberg BNA

    Monday, January 09, 2017

  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Harry Reid: the final days--For three decades, Harry Reid has been at the center of Nevada politics. Now, he's moved on - Seth A. Richardson
  • Falmouth Enterprise - Letter: New Urgency - Mimi McConnell, Cotuit
  • CapeCodToday - Cape Downwinders rally reminder - today from 1 to 2 p.m.
  • AP - AP Exclusive: Diplomats: Iran to get natural uranium batch - George Jahn
  • AP - APNewsBreak: US energy boss lauds opening of nuke repository - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • AP - Rafsanjani, Iran leader whose life mirrored nation's, dies - Nasser Karimi
  • Bloomberg - Rouhani Loses Key Ally as Former Iran Leader Rafsanjani Dies - Ladane Nasseri and Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - NY State to shut Indian Point nuclear plant -Gov Cuomo - David Gaffen
  • Reuters - U.S. says Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessels - Idrees Ali
  • Reuters - Pakistan fires 'first submarine-launched nuclear-capable missile' - Mehreen Zahra-Malik
  • Reuters - Reuters Graphic: The threat from a nuclear North Korea - Graphic by Simon Scarr, Weiyi Cai and Wen Foo; Story writing by Tony Munroe
  • Reuters - North Korea cannot 'tip' missile with nuclear warhead: U.S. State Department - Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - Swiss nuclear plant outages - Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - Rafsanjani, dead at 82, was one of the titans of post-revolutionary Iran - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - U.N. chief concerned Iran may have violated arms embargo: report - Michelle Nichols
  • Wall Street Journal - Nuclear Plants Fall Victim to Economic Pressures - Russell Gold and Cassandra Sweet
  • Christian Science Monitor - The shutdown of New York's Indian Point is far from the end of nuclear power - Ben Rosen
  • CBS New York - Cuomo: Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant To Close By April 2021
  • Metro New York - Indian Point nuke plant to shut down by 2021: Reports - Kimberly M. Aquilina
  • BBC - Workers at nuclear sites to be balloted
  • Globe and Mail - Uranium slump is far from over but analysts say glowing future still likely - Joe Deaux, Natalie Obiko Pearson And Klaus Wille
  • Asheville Citizen-Times - Guest columnist: Nuclear politics shouldn't lead to nuclear weapons - Robert F. Howarth
  • Daily Telegraph - Rolls-Royce partners with rivals for mini nuclear reactors - Ben Martin
  • Chew Valley Gazette - East Mendip Green Party pays residents to switch off nuclear energy giant EDF
  • Focus Taiwan - Defector explains reason for Taiwan's nuclear plan to sink - Lu Hsin-hui and Elizabeth Hsu
  • Hindu Business Line - NTPC's foray into nuclear energy in DAE's court - Twesh Mishra
  • Prague Monitor - Czechs protest against nuclear waste repository plan
  • Sofia News Agency - Russia to Guarantee Belene Nuclear Reactors Are Properly Stored
  • Pakistan News International - The thermonuclear secrets of Challakere
  • New Delhi Times - New formula could facilitate India's NSG entry
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog questions Environment Ministry's plan to reuse radioactive soil
  • Northwest Herald IL - Illinois lawmakers speak about new clean energy bill at Environmental Defenders of McHenry County event - Nate Linhart
  • EurActiv - Green MEP: Hungarian argument for Paks II nuclear project is invalid - Adéla Denková
  • Daily Post North Wales - Nuclear workers at Wylfa and Trawsfynydd 'prepare for strike ballot' - Byowen Hughes
  • Martha’s Vineyard Times - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station concerns the governor - Bill Chaisson
  • Pagosa Daily Post, Pagosa Springs CO - OPINION: Radiation Limits, Off Limits? - John Laforge
  • Cape Cod Times - Don't wait for Pilgrim to become a catastrophe - R. Jay Allain, South Yarmouth
  • BelTA - Belarus adopts additional measures to retain highly-qualified personnel at BelNPP
  • MEConstructionNews - Egypt construction costs 'soar after currency float'
  • Palmetto Business Daily - Savannah River CEO speaks at Greater Aiken First Friday
  • DOE - U.S. Energy Secretary and Mexico Energy Minister Sign Bilateral Principles to Promote Electricity Reliability of Interconnected Power Systems
  • World Nuclear News - Rolls-Royce names partners for UK SMR
  • World Nuclear News - Grid connection for fourth Yangjiang unit
  • World Nuclear News - Construction milestones for Barakah 3 and 4
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to get natural uranium batch from Russia
  • Mainichi Daily News - Friend of Hiroshima A-bomb victim receives thank-you letter from Obama
  • Jiji Press - Japan to Help India Achieve Stable Power Supplies
  • Jiji Press - Nagasaki Mayor Receives Paper Cranes, Letters from Obama
  • Bellona - What's the good of running Kola nuclear plant reactors beyond their capacity? - Anna Kireeva
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Global Nuclear Power Database
  • NRDC.org - Closing Indian Point Reduces Risk of Nuclear Accidents - Matthew McKinzie
  • DOE - Contract Awarded for Technical Support at Department of Energy Environmental Management (EM) Sites Across the DOE Complex - Lynette Chafin
  • Chicago Sun-Times - Editorial: Three ways to ease Zion's nuclear waste dump burden
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA names Mike Balduzzi as chief nuclear officer - Dave Flessner
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Nuclear risk miscalculation triggers Toshiba meltdown - Soichi Inai and Yukihiro Omoto
  • New Civil Engineer - Alternative energy | Small nuclear solution
  • ENDS Europe - Portuguese authorities oppose planned Spanish nuclear waste facility - Midwest Energy News
  • CNET News - An Illinois town foresees its future as a nuclear waste dump - Andy Balaskovitz
  • DOE - AUDIT REPORT: OAI-M-17-04 The National Nuclear Security Administration's Weapons Evaluation Test Laboratory
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Category 3 Source Security and Accountability FR Document: 2017-00169 Citation: 82 FR 2399 PDF Pages 2399-2402 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Reno Creek In Situ Uranium Recovery Project in Campbell County, WY FR Document: 2017-00171 Citation: 82 FR 2397 PDF Pages 2397-2398 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-00327 Citation: 82 FR 2397 PDF Page 2397 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Tribal Policy Statement FR Document: 2017-00091 Citation: 82 FR 2402 PDF Pages 2402-2417 (16 pages) Permalink
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Rule Occupational Exposure: Beryllium FR Document: 2016-30409 Citation: 82 FR 2470 PDF Pages 2470-2757 (288 pages) Permalink

    Sunday, January 08, 2017

  • Austin American-Statesman - Will Rick Perry bring high-level radioactive waste to Texas? - Asher Price
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - In deep hole(#5): Waste piling up
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Ensuring safe operations at WIPP - Senator Martin Heinrich(D-NM), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: WIPP reopening welcome
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Officials, locals react to Indian point report - Dan Reiner
  • Charleston Post and Courier - State to fine feds $100M again due to missed plutonium goal at Savannah River Site - Derrek Asberry
  • Japan Times - Quake risk for Japanese-French nuclear plant in Turkey lowered to keep costs down, sources say
  • USA Today - Giant iceberg set to break off of Antarctica - Doyle Rice
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Energy policy needs overhaul
  • Asahi Shimbun - NPO members donate 12 million yen in taxes to anti-nuclear city - Shinya Haraguchi
  • Yonhap News - Tension between China, U.S. over N.K. nukes to affect Korean economy: report - kyongae.choi@yna.co.kr
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Russia to Host Meeting on JCPOA Achievements
  • Amarillo Globe-News - Ray: Commitment to the environment remains strong at Pantex - Jim Ray, Pantex wildlife biologist
  • Japan Times - East Asia in the Trump era - Masahiro Kohara
  • SouthCoastToday - Letter: Officials should call for shutdown of Pilgrim plant - John Nichols, East Orleans
  • Mainichi Daily News - Quake resistance design of Turkey nuclear plant questioned
  • Kyodo News - Quake resistance design of Turkey nuclear plant questioned
  • Ventura County Star - Feds release draft plan for Santa Susana cleanup - Mike Harris
  • The Guardian - How colour-changing cats might warn future humans of radioactive waste - Donato Paolo Mancini
  • Mainichi Daily News - Evacuated Fukushima town planning for residents' return in fall 2017
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee - Walden Announces E&C Committee Leadership
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Remediation completes 32-million-gallon waste tank - Thomas Gardiner

    Saturday, January 07, 2017

  • KUSA Denver - Study looks at cancer rates near Rocky Flats - Jessica Oh,
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Which waste will WIPP want first? - Maddy Hayden
  • KUNM University Of New Mexico - NMED Secretary: We Are Confident WIPP Is Ready To Go - Elaine Baumgartel
  • Citizens for Legitimate Government - Radioactive contamination spreading within Hanford plant
  • Spokesman-Review - New problem arises at Hanford
  • Seattle Times - James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, Trump's defense secretary pick, always comes home to Richland, 'this town that formed me' - Hal Bernton and David Gutman
  • AP - AP source: Aging New York nuclear plant to close by 2021 - David Klepper
  • Reuters - Entergy to shut N.Y.'s Indian Point nuclear plant by 2021: NY Times - Scott DiSavino
  • Reuters - U.S. engineer admits to conspiring to produce nuclear material in China - David Brunnstrom
  • New York Times - Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant to Close by 2021 - Vivian Yee and Patrick Mcgeehan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Deal brokered in nuclear spy case involving China, TVA - Jamie Satterfield
  • Washington Post - U.S. used Cold War-era statute to prosecute Taiwanese American nuclear engineer - Ellen Nakashima and Steven Mufson
  • New Baltimore Voice - OPG: Lake Huron site is best for nuclear waste dump - Jim Bloch
  • Florida Today - Titusville man recalls nuclear missile accident in documentary - James Dean
  • Chronicle-Journal.ca - Nuke waste decision long way off - Bryan Meadows
  • BBC News - Nuclear waste: Firm refusal needed, Rhun ap Iorwerth AM says
  • Shillong Times, India - AMD floats online tender for uranium drilling in State
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter(#1): Take the nuclear waste in return for water from Great Lakes - David Moore, Las Vegas
  • Gulf Daily News - UAE nuclear project enters new phase of construction
  • KVEW Kennewick - Washington nuclear power plant sets generation record - Chelsie Hadden
  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Regulators to back FPL in nuclear site case
  • Portugal News - Spain and Portugal "working hard" on issue of nuclear waste plant
  • The Guardian - Iranian-Americans join tug-of-war for Trump's ear over nuclear deal - Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Nuclear Roundup 1/6/2016 - Jodi Lieberman
  • Jamestown Post Journal, NY - BPU Electric Rate Increase To Subsidize Nuclear Plants
  • Taipei Times - Defector reveals mini-nuke project against China - Lo Tien-pin and Jake Chung
  • Greenwich Daily Voice - Astorino: 'Secret Deal' To Shut Indian Point 'Potentially Catastrophic' - Jon Craig
  • MIT news - Inspired by radiation--Nuclear scientist Michael Short aims to understand the full range of defects produced when materials are exposed to radiation. - Meg Murphy
  • Cortlandt Daily Voice - Indian Point Closure Will End Controversial 54-Year History - Sam Barron
  • Mainichi Daily News - Evacuated Fukushima town planning for residents' return in fall 2017
  • Chicago Tribune - Beryllium workers get new protections after decades of delay - Sam Roe
  • Houston Chronicle - EPA: 540 tons of metals entered river in Colo. mine spill - Matthew Daly
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Kempner: How Georgia officials pantsed you over the holidays - Matt Kempner
  • Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) - Massachusetts Elected Officials Call for Public Meeting on Safety at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant
  • Atomic Insights - Micheal Shellenberger tells Cal Poly audience how nuclear fear began. How will it end? - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Debating validity and effects of assumption that all radiation adds risk - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - PBS Newshour teases NOVA's Nuclear Option - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - NEI Asks Trump Transition Team For Assistance To Make 2017 A Happy Nuke Year - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Nuclear Infrastructure Council and Argonne teaming up for a trailblazing nuclear tech summit - Rod Adams
  • Press TV - Iran deal will not be cancelled under Trump: Senator Corker
  • Chicago Sun-Times - WATCHDOGS: Zion's nuclear fallout; still reeling from '98 closing - John Carpenter
  • The Guardian - Copeland by-election: Labour faces its nuclear test in the energy coast's safe seat - Patrick Maguire
  • KOTA-TV Rapid City, SD - EPA pulls uranium-mining cleanup rule
  • London Times - Rolls-Royce urges ministers to back baby nuclear power plants - John Collingridge
  • UPI - U.S. nuclear engineer pleads guilty to assisting Chinese nuclear program - Daniel Uria
  • Somers Daily Voice - Maloney Says He Supports Indian Point Closure If Done 'Responsibly' - Jon Craig
  • Somers Daily Voice - State, Federal Lawmakers React To Deal To Close Indian Point By 2021 - Jon Craig
  • TheDenverChannel - Rocky Flats cancer study shows results 'not significantly different than expected' - Lance Hernandez
  • Mainichi Daily News - Obama's paper cranes given to Nagasaki for A-bomb museum exhibition
  • Mainichi Daily News - Evacuated Fukushima town planning for residents' return in fall 2017
  • TEPCO - Evaluation of the exposure dose of workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

    Friday, January 06, 2017

  • DOE - ASSESSMENT REPORT: OAI-V-17-01 Audit Coverage of Cost Allowability for Jefferson Science Associates LLC During Fiscal Years 2011 - 2014
  • POWERnews - DOE Ditches Another Offshore Wind Demonstration Project - Sonal Patel
  • Metroland Waterloo Record - Nuclear waste needs a home
  • KVEW Kennewick - Newhouse Extends Invitation to Incoming Energy Secretary Rick Perry to Tour Hanford Site - Mike Gonzalez
  • Tri-City Herald - Newhouse invites Trump's energy secretary nominee to Hanford - Annette Cary
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim watchdog: NRC has 'obligation' to answer questions - Christine Legere
  • Colorado Public Radio - Rocky Flats and Cancer: 24 Years Of Data Inconclusive On Possible Links, State Says - John Daley
  • Denver Post - Colorado study finds little evidence Rocky Flats caused cancer in surrounding areas - John Ingold
  • Denverite - State study: No overall sign of increased cancer frequency near Rocky Flats nuclear weapons site - Andrew Kenney
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Boosts Performance Grade To Very Good - Carol A. Clark
  • KOB Albuquerque - Carlsbad residents optimistic WIPP will boost economy - Leonard Tapia
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP: Jeff Carswell New CBFO Deputy Manager - WIPP News
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP goal: Shipments in 90 days - Maddy Hayden
  • truth-out - How the Department of Energy Incentivized Executives at Hanford to Sweep a Plutonium Leak Under the Rug - Josh Cunnings
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Editorial: Radioactive threat at Hanford shows need for short- and long-term action - Hanford Sentinel
  • Hanford Sentinel - PBS explores 1980 nuclear threat triggered by socket wrench - Kelly P. Kissel
  • AP - GOP has Trump's back as he questions US intelligence - Erica Werner
  • AP - US delays cleanup rule at uranium mines amid GOP criticism - Mead Gruver
  • AP - US sees 'qualitative improvement' in NKorea capability - Matthew Pennington
  • AP - Nuclear lab eases troubled past with good federal review - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • AP - PBS explores 1980 nuclear threat triggered by socket wrench - Kelly P. Kissel
  • Bloomberg - Grid in 'Imminent Danger' From Cyber Threats, Energy Report Says - Ari Natter
  • Bloomberg - France's Economy Minister in Bid to Woo Elon Musk's Tesla - Marie Mawad and Helene Fouquet
  • Bloomberg - More Nukes? Bad Idea - Faye Flam
  • Bloomberg - China General Nuclear Consultant Agrees to U.S. Guilty Plea - David Voreacos
  • Reuters - Top U.S. senator expects Trump administration to enforce Iran deal - Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - Tepco to name underwriters this month for landmark bond sale: DealWatch - Issei Hazama
  • Reuters - Romanian Nuclearelectrica shuts down nuclear reactor due to bad weather glitch - Luiza Ilie
  • Reuters - Toshiba to meet banks Tuesday, loan waiver expected - sources - Taiga Uranaka
  • Reuters - Nuclear, missile tests show 'qualitative' improvement in North Korea capabilities: U.S. - David Brunnstrom and Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - U.S. plans to name nuclear reactors using potentially flawed Areva parts - Timothy Gardner and Scott DiSavino
  • Forbes blog - Nuclear Power In Washington State Continues To Break Records - James Conca
  • The Diplomat - Declassified: How India Tracked Pakistan's Development of a Nuclear Device - Vivek Prahladan
  • Michigan Radio - Most are "either all in or all against" proposed underground nuclear waste site near Lake Huron
  • CTV News - Congressman speaks out about new information on nuclear waste site - Kathy Rumleski
  • Meriden Record-Journal, CT - Vehicle carrying radioactive material involved in crash on I-691 in Meriden - Bryan Lipiner
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - MU nuclear reactor gets new license
  • San Diego Reader - General Atomics gets extension to remedy radioactive faults - Matt Potter
  • Metro Boston - Officials call for answers on problems at Plymouth nuclear plant - Erin Tiernan
  • Albuquerque Journal - Documentary looks into how to confine nuclear material - Adrian Gomez
  • Mainichi Daily News - Voluntary nuclear evacuees to face housing assistance gap
  • UK Independent - American nuclear bomber loses engine in flight - Tom Batchelor
  • Press of Atlantic City - Uranium-containing devices found in Oyster Creek power plant warehouse - Lauren Carroll
  • Press TV - Kerry praises nuclear agreement with Iran in his departure memo
  • Press TV - Russia will host meeting on JCPOA achievements in New York
  • Boulder Daily Camera - Study: Cancer rates not notably higher near Rocky Flats, but Boulder sees uptick in prostate cases - Alex Burness
  • Beaumont Enterprise - Five reasons why the North Dakota pipeline fight will continue in 2017 - Kyle Powys Whyte
  • IAEA - Review of the IAEA Emergency Assessment and Prognosis Tools
  • Florida Record - FPL's plan for new reactors headed to Florida Supreme Court - Marian Johns
  • Patriot Ledger - NRC considering request for meeting on Pilgrim station - Fred Hanson
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Remediation earns excellent rating in 2016 review - Thomas Gardiner
  • Radio New Zealand - France signs off Tahiti army land return
  • Platts - Bonneville Power Administration load tops 10,000 MW on winter storm - Kassia Micek
  • DOE - Administration Releases Second Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review
  • USGS - M 5.3 - 53km SW of Jahrom, Iran
  • World Nuclear News - Paks 3 operating licence extended to 2036
  • World Nuclear News - First Hualong One dome takes shape
  • World Nuclear News - Simulator upgrade for Mexican plant
  • BBC - North Korea's nuclear programme: How advanced is it?
  • Kyodo News - Gov. says restart of nuclear plant in Niigata to take "several years"
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Progress toward a nuclear-free world must keep moving forward - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Death of doctor in Fukushima disaster zone hospital throws patients' futures into question - Tomoko Otake
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea completes dock for construction of 10,000-ton sub
  • Fin24 - Eskom is the 'one risk to watch' as SA veers towards junk status
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Determinations Concerning Petitions to Add Classes of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2017-00017 Citation: 82 FR 1742 PDF Page 1742 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2017-00055 Citation: 82 FR 1733 PDF Page 1733 (1 page) Permalink
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notice Petitions to Add a Class of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2017-00018 Citation: 82 FR 1746 PDF Page 1746 (1 page) Permalink
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notice Petitions to Add a Class of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2017-00019 Citation: 82 FR 1746 PDF Pages 1746-1747 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Withdrawals: Exelon Generation Co. LLC; Clinton Power Station, Unit 1 FR Document: 2017-00046 Citation: 82 FR 1762 PDF Page 1762 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Withdrawals: Exelon Generation Company LLC; Clinton Power Station, Unit 1 FR Document: 2017-00045 Citation: 82 FR 1763 PDF Page 1763 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2017-00164 Citation: 82 FR 1762 PDF Page 1762 (1 page) Permalink
  • LANL - 1663: Los Alamos Science and Technology Magazine; December 2016
  • DOE:EM - DOE Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Cleanup of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone at Santa Susana Field Lab
  • Daily Camera - LeRoy Moore: Save money, prevent harm at Rocky Flats - LeRoy Moore

    Thursday, January 05, 2017

  • Environmental Leader - Canadians Embroiled in Debate over Where to Bury Nuclear Waste - Ken Silverstein
  • InterGame - Trump: what will happen? - David Snook
  • PBS NewsHour - Demand for clean energy inspires new generation to innovate nuclear power - Judy Woodruff, Miles O'Brien, Mark Peters, Nathan Myhrvold, Edwin Lyman, Leslie Dewan
  • Global Research - Fukushima Radiation Looms. No Nuclear Power Plant On Planet Earth! "The Incompatibility of Radiation with Human Life" - Eiichiro Ochiai
  • Cape Cod Times - State, federal officials press NRC on Pilgrim safety - Christine Legere
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - WIPP accepts first nuclear waste deposits in nearly 3 yearsPost
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - NMED To Ensure Safe Reopening At WIPP - Carol A. Clark
  • Argyll Free Press - WIPP Workers Will Resume Depositing Waste Underground - Kenneth Scott
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuke dump disposes of first drums of waste in three years
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP resumes waste emplacement - Maddy Hayden
  • KPVI Pocatello - INL Wins Tech Award - INL news Release
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL improves in annual federal evaluation; safety, waste issues persist - Rebecca Moss
  • Oak Ridge Today - UCOR, DOE cleanup contractor in Oak Ridge, earns 94 percent of award fee
  • Tri-City Herald - Demolition of Hanford's historic McCluskey Room starts - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant sets generation record - Annette Cary
  • Reuters - Commentary: A messy march of folly to Brexit - and beyond - Anthony Lester
  • Reuters - Japan governor tells Tepco bosses nuclear plant to stay shut - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - Trump fills top jobs for his administration
  • Reuters - China to plow $361 billion into renewable fuel by 2020 - Meng Meng
  • Bloomberg - Fleet of 12 Nuclear Submarines in Line for Pentagon Approval - Anthony Capaccio
  • Deseret News - My view: Nuclear energy and global warming - Gary M. Sandquist
  • Japan Times - Governor says restart of nuclear plant in Niigata to take "several years"
  • NHK World - Gov., TEPCO execs discuss restart of nuclear plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Niigata governor rejects restarts in 1st meet with TEPCO execs
  • RT - 'All those terror attacks': Sweden's nuclear sites to get armed guards
  • The Local Sweden - Armed guards to patrol Sweden's nuclear sites
  • Bay Area Indymedia - Nuclear Shutdown News December 2016 - Michael Steinberg
  • Asbury Park Press - Nuclear material misplaced at Oyster Creek - Amanda Oglesby
  • Wicked Local Massachusetts - PILGRIM STATION: Massachusetts officials call on NRC to address nuclear plant concerns
  • CapeCodToday - Elected officials call for public meeting on Pilgrim Nuke safety--Leaked email was final straw
  • Boston Business Journal - Mass. officials worried about safety at 'overwhelmed' Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant - Lucas Ropek
  • Boston Globe - Mass. congressional delegation calls for safety hearing on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant - Travis Andersen
  • Patriot Ledger - Federal and state officials call for meeting on Pilgrim - Fred Hanson
  • ABC.au - The nuclear brink - Dr William J. Perty
  • Herald Scotland - Scots nuclear workers could strike in a row over pensions
  • Daily Mail - Taxpayers could be left with a £2bn bill for the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant despite promises from ministers they were 'insulated' from the cost - Tim Sculthorpe
  • Michigan Radio - Company stands by its plan for underground nuke waste disposal - Virginia Gordan
  • Port Huron Times Herald - OPG rejects other sites for nuclear waste storage - Bob Gross
  • Blackburn News - OPG Report Explains Why Bruce Power DGR Is Best - Janice Mackay
  • WACH Columbia - SCE&G to conduct siren tests at Midlands nuclear plant - Thomas LanahanThursday, January 5th 2017
  • News & Star - Threat of strike action over nuclear industry pension changes
  • World Nuclear News - Checks on Finnish reactor parts continue
  • World Nuclear News - OPG submits geologic repository studies
  • World Nuclear News - Construction milestones at new Chinese units
  • Albuquerque Journal - Amid transitions, both NM nuke labs get good evaluations - Mark Oswald
  • Oologah Lake Leader - How close was Ark. Nuke mishap to Armageddon?
  • Platts - Exelon's Quad Cities-1 nuclear unit in Illinois reducing output before refueling - Steven Dolley
  • in-cumbria - NuGen 'remains committed' to Moorside nuclear plant - Duncan Bick
  • Portugal News - Environmental groups to protest at Spanish Consulate over nuclear plant
  • Gloucestershire Gazette - Nuclear workers - including those at Berkeley and Oldbury - to consider strike action over pension changes
  • OC Weekly - Want a Clean Energy Future? 'The Nuclear Option' Argues We Need Nuke Power - Matt Coker
  • BelTA - No special concerns from Lithuania about radiation monitoring around Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • BelTA - If you use BelTA's materials, you must credit us with a hyperlink to eng.belta.by.
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Death Star: Ultimate weapon of mass destruction - Timothy Westmyer
  • Common Space Scottish news - New Scottish documentary to shine spotlight on Trident dangers - Nathanael Williams
  • Herald Scotland - Scots nuclear workers could strike in a row over pensions
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - High production cost: Ministry suggests placing cap on nuclear power plants - Zafar Bhutta
  • Bloomington Pantagraph - Reactor at Cook Nuclear Plant running after refueling, work
  • State Port Pilot Southport, NC - Brunswick Nuclear Plant siren test is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11
  • Marketwired - Georgia Power Hit with Financial Penalties for Construction Delays at Vogtle Nuclear Plants
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: Ernie Wollan - Founder of health physics, neutron scattering
  • WGCU Southwest Florida - Keys Water Utility Objects To Expansion At Turkey Point - Nancy Klingener
  • Sofia News Agency - Need for Belene To Be Analysed by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • London Free Press - Study shows deep nuclear waste vault at Bruce Nuclear poses no greater harm to Great Lakes than more remote sites - Debora Van Brenk
  • London Times - Taxpayer faces £2bn Hinkley Point bill despite promises from minister - Sam Coates
  • Mainichi Daily News - Environment Ministry deleted some of its remarks from minutes on contaminated soil meet
  • Water Online - Dartmouth's Dead Mice Raise Drinking Water Concerns - Dominique 'Peak' Johnson
  • Platts - UK coal-fired power generation falls to record low in 2016
  • Fox Illinois - Hazardous-Materials Cargo to be Counted in Central Illinois - Associated Press
  • Oconee Enterprise Watkinsville, GA - BOC denies solar-energy farm in 3-1 decision - Michael Prochaska
  • Aviation Week - U.S. Air Force B-52 Heavy Bomber Loses An Engine - Lara Seligman
  • MyKawartha - Longtime GE employee saw 'outrageous' work conditions - Sue James, Peterborough
  • Mainichi Daily News - Strong quakes jolt eastern Japan
  • IPS - Ban Ki-moon's Mixed Legacy as UN Secretary-General - Lyndal Rowlands
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy: Cabinet Exit Memo
  • NRC blog - REFRESH: Pokémon Go – Not a Go at Nuclear Plants - Prema Chandrathil, Public Affairs Officer, NRC Region III
  • IAEA - New Paper Reviews Alternative Technology to Boost Production of Mo-99 - Jeremy Li, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov. says restart of nuclear plant in Niigata to take 'several years'
  • Jiji Press - Niigata Governor Cautious about Restart of TEPCO N-Plant
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission FR Document: 2016-31980 Citation: 82 FR 1364 PDF Pages 1364-1370 (7 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Amendments: Tennessee Valley Authority, Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2 FR Document: 2016-31931 Citation: 82 FR 1370 PDF Pages 1370-1375 (6 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Amendments: Export Radioactive Waste FR Document: 2016-31989 Citation: 82 FR 1375 PDF Page 1375 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Requests to Amend Licenses for Importation of Radioactive Waste FR Document: 2016-31988 Citation: 82 FR 1375 PDF Pages 1375-1376 (2 pages) Permalink
  • KSNV Las Vegas - The new Congress convenes with three Nevada freshmen - Jeff Gillan
  • Japan Times - Pair of strong late-night quakes jolt Fukushima, Ibaraki
  • The Ecologist blog - Long-promised nuclear revival has run out of steam - Paul Brown
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - OPG releases study on DGR at Kincardine - Kevin Bernard
  • DOE Hanford - Demolition Underway at a Historic, Hazardous Hanford Facility
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Sunflower Newsletter: January 2017
  • DOE - Let it Snow: How Solar Panels Can Thrive in Winter Weather
  • Bloomberg - Tesla Flips the Switch on the Gigafactory - Tom Randall
  • FAIR.org - WaPo Spreading Own Falsehoods Shows Real Power of Fake News - Adam Johnson

    Wednesday, January 04, 2017

  • Platts - Cross-commodity factbox: US energy markets in 2017
  • E–The Environmental Magazine - Surrounded by Coal Plants, Navajo Nation Fights for a Clean Future - Ethan Goffman
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Protest Planned as Federal Inspectors Return to Pilgrim
  • CapeCodToday - Cape Downwinders rally on January 9th--NRC inspectors return for third part of inspection
  • Cape Cod Times - Year in review: Pilgrim: Nuclear power station struggles, falters on road to closure - Christine Legere
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Nuclear waste repository OK'd to reopen - Luke Ramseth
  • Public News Service - Feds Consider Demolition of Contaminated Facility at Hanford - Eric Tegethoff
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Lobbying firm to continue representing Nye County's interests in Washington, D.C. - Daria Sokolova
  • AP - Correction: Great Lakes-Nuclear Waste story - John Flesher
  • AP - Radioactive contamination spreads in shuttered Hanford plant
  • Bloomberg - China Needs a Nuclear Option - David Fickling
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Shares Recover From Early Plunge on Accounting Report - Yuji Nakamura and Takashi Amano
  • Reuters - France ready to save nuclear group Areva whoever wins presidency - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Toshiba hit by fresh profit padding allegations - Hideyuki Sano and Naomi Tajitsu
  • Reuters - Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes off coast of Fiji - USGS
  • Reuters - U.S. House Republicans end plan to weaken ethics watchdog - Richard Cowan
  • Financial Times - French watchdog deepens probes into Areva nuclear parts - Michael Stothard
  • Maryland Independent - Group calls for nuclear shutdown due to flawed parts - Tamara Ward
  • Vanguard Nigeria - With nuclear energy, Nigeria can have predictable electricity prices for 60 years – Komarov - Prince Osuagwu
  • WBIR-TV - Records: Chinese engineer to plead guilty in China nuke case - John North
  • WKYT Lexington - State finalizes $95K fine for radioactive dump at landfill
  • E&E Daily - Water utility demands fixes at Fla.'s Turkey Point - Kristi E. Swartz
  • USA Today - FBI: Accused spy has 'vital' intelligence on China - Jamie Satterfield
  • Radio New Zealand - Call for another review of French nuclear compo law
  • WPLG Pembroke Park, FL - Florida Keys officials ask nuclear regulators to deny 2 new reactors - Associated Press
  • LobeLog - Scientists to Trump: the JCPOA Is Working
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Power plant attorneys: Berwick man's list of grievances 'not legitimate' - Melanie Mizenko
  • KBS WORLD Radio - US State Department: N. Korea Not Capable of Mounting Nuclear Warhead
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - IAEA's Iran Approach "Almost Fair"
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea to create special unit to strike at N.K. wartime leadership - kyongae.choi@yna.co.kr
  • CCTV - Beijing's DPRK efforts 'widely recognized'
  • Asahi Shimbun - Lone doctor who stayed in town after Fukushima crisis dies in fire
  • Mainichi Daily News - Volunteer doctors to be sought for Fukushima hospital after director dies in fire
  • London Free Press - Study shows deep nuclear waste vault at Bruce Nuclear poses no greater harm to Great Lakes than more remote sites - Debora Van Brenk
  • Port Huron Times Herald - OPG rejects other sites for nuclear waste storage - Bob Gross
  • CTV News - Moving planned nuclear-waste bunker would cost billions, raise risks, OPG says - Colin Perkel
  • Bernama - Japan Government Struggling With Fukushima No. 2 Nuclear Plant
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Diablo Canyon early-warning sirens to be tested this week - Gabby Ferreira
  • Zee News - 'Sure India will get Nuclear Suppliers Group membership'
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Demystifying nuclear terrorism - Rizwan Asghar
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - Entergy Provides Update on Indian Point Licensing Process - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Five uncomfortable forecasts about our energy future - Brian Robins
  • NHK World - Checks urged for cost-benefit of decontamination
  • Southeast Energy News - Louisiana sees losing 2,800 square miles of land to rising sea levels - Jim Pierobon
  • Baltic Course - Lithuania to appoint special ambassador over Belarusian N-plant
  • IEER - Maryland's Grid Transformation: Four points - Presentation of Arjun Makhijani to the Maryland Public Service Commission
  • Public Citizen - House Republicans Gut Independent Ethics Office, Inviting Corruption - Statements of Public Citizen Experts
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NRC blog - Getting Ready for Winter Looks Much Like Preparing for Hurricanes - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • NWTRB - Report to Congress and the Secretary summarizing Board activities from January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015.
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.6 - 41km ENE of Iwaki, Japan
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.9 - 221km SW of Nadi, Fiji
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.3 - 15km S of Iwaki, Japan
  • World Nuclear News - China agrees further Russian fuel reloads for fast reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Thomas Thor expands into North America
  • NHK World - Checks urged for cost-benefit of decontamination
  • Japan Times - Japan's Amano to return as IAEA chief unopposed
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Disparities may arise in evacuee support / Fukushima Pref. to trim housing funds
  • Food and Drug Administration - Notice Charter Renewals: Advisory Committee; Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee FR Document: 2016-31847 Citation: 82 FR 850 PDF Pages 850-851 (2 pages) Permalink
  • New York Times - House Republicans, Under Fire, Back Down on Gutting Ethics Office - ERIC LIPTON and MATT FLEGENHEIMER
  • New Yorker - TRUMP AND THE CASE OF CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS - Amy Davidson
  • ABC.au - The future of nuclear energy in Japan, nearly six years after the 2011 Fukushima disaster - Tokyo correspondent Rachel Mealey

    Tuesday, January 03, 2017

  • Southeast Energy News - Q&A: How nuclear fits in North Carolina's energy future - Rhiannon Fionn
  • VT Digger - TOM EVSLIN: IS VERMONT BETTER OFF WITHOUT YANKEE? - Tom Evslin
  • Forbes blog - 2016 -- The Year In Nuclear - James Conca
  • SFGate - Radioactive contamination spreading in closed Hanford plant
  • OilPrice - An Open Letter To The U.S. Energy Secretary Nominee - Llewellyn King
  • Reuters - China says its hard work on denuclearization of Korean peninsula is obvious - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - Trump aware of 'urgency' of North Korea nuclear threat: South Korea - James Pearson and Ben Blanchard
  • UPI - North Korea says nuclear development 'permanent' - Elizabeth Shim
  • New York Times - Top Scientists Urge Trump to Abide by Iran Nuclear Deal - William J. Broad
  • Daily Caller - China Is Building A Floating Nuke Plant In Disputed Waters - Andrew Follett
  • Japan Times - Fate of Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant remains unknown
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't mulls 'roundtable' meetings to spur power industry reorganization
  • Daily Caller - Former Prime Minister Wants Japan To Abandon Nuclear Power - Andrew Follett
  • truth-out - Construction of Dangerous Coastal Jaitapur Nuclear Power Mega-Plant Should Be Stopped
  • WPLG Miami, FL - Florida Keys officials ask nuclear regulators to deny 2 new reactors - Associated Press
  • Power Technology - Scrapping Monju: the curtain falls on Japan's experimental fast breeder reactor
  • Interfax Global Energy - Japan's nuclear woes continue to mount - Andrew Walker
  • Energy Voice - Hinkley Point: A year of back and forth for the nuclear development - Niamh Burns
  • Joongang Daily - Thae: North will only escalate from here - Jeong Yong-soo, Chun Su-jin
  • VT Digger - FORMER STATE REGULATOR NOW AN ENTERGY ALLY - Mike Faher
  • KBS World Radio - US Expert Alerts on Danger of N. Korea's Nuclear Development
  • Business Wire - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Awarded Contract to Dismantle Swedish Nuclear Reactors - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
  • CityWatch LA - Is Our Fear of Nuclear Energy Overblown? - Michael White
  • The Gleaner, Henderson, KY - State Rep. Gerald Watkins pre-files bill to lift nuclear moratorium in Kentucky
  • OB Rag - Summary of 2016 Nuke Shutdowns - Michael Steinberg
  • Daily Caller - Feds See No 'Loss Of Confidence' In Closing Lab That Manipulated Data For Decades - Ethan Barton
  • IAEA - Looking Ahead: Important 2017 Events at the IAEA - Natalia Ivanova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • World Nuclear News - Energy & EnvironmentNew NuclearRegulation & SafetyNuclear PoliciesCorporateUranium & FuelWaste & RecyclingViewpoint - Worldwide Nuclear Capacity Continues To Grow In 2016
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese coal miner to invest in UK's Hinkley project
  • World Nuclear News - Work starts on Brazil's Engenho uranium mine
  • World Nuclear News - GE Hitachi to dismantle Oskarshamn units
  • Bellona - Russian nuclear icebreaker launch pushed back another year - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Top 37 US scientists ask Trump to abide by Iran nuclear deal
  • NRDC.org - 2016: A Year of Major Developments for U.S. Nuclear Energy - January 03, 2017 Matthew McKinzie
  • Platts - Trump likely better for nuclear power: NEI CEO - William Freebairn and Steven Dolley
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - WM2015 Conference: Remaking the US Nuclear Waste Program: A Window of Opportunity for Change? - Robert J. Halstead, Alvin Mushkatel Ph.D., Kathy Thomas Ph.D.(pdf)
  • San Antonio Express-News - Sailors who fell sick assisting in Fukushima backed by Japanese ex-premier - Associated Press
  • Japan Times - Fate of Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant remains unknown
  • Ryukyu Shimpo - Elephants from Fukushima spend winter in Okinawa where they can eat their favourite food, sugar cane
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't mulls 'roundtable' meetings to spur power industry reorganization
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan's Amano set to be re-elected IAEA chief unopposed
  • Bob Harden Show - Yucca Mountain, Nuclear Waste Storage, and "Special Interests" - with State Senator Kathleen Passidomo(R-FL)
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada FR Document: 2016-31808 Citation: 82 FR 109 PDF Page 109 (1 page) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico FR Document: 2016-31803 Citation: 82 FR 110 PDF Page 110 (1 page) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation FR Document: 2016-31810 Citation: 82 FR 108 PDF Pages 108-109 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah FR Document: 2016-31809 Citation: 82 FR 111 PDF Page 111 (1 page) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth FR Document: 2016-31807 Citation: 82 FR 109 PDF Pages 109-110 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site FR Document: 2016-31802 Citation: 82 FR 110 PDF Pages 110-111 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee FR Document: 2016-31804 Citation: 82 FR 108 PDF Page 108 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Licensee Event Report; Correction FR Document: 2016-31768 Citation: 82 FR 153 PDF Page 153 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2016-31450 Citation: 82 FR 145 PDF Pages 145-151 (7 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Combined Licenses: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2016-31814 Citation: 82 FR 144 PDF Pages 144-145 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations; Biweekly Notice FR Document: 2016-31813 Citation: 82 FR 154 PDF Pages 154-164 (11 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Indemnity Agreements: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2016-31812 Citation: 82 FR 154 PDF Page 154 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Renewals: University of Maryland; Maryland University Training Reactor FR Document: 2016-31815 Citation: 82 FR 151 PDF Pages 151-153 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Presidential Documents - Executive Order Defense and National Security: Cyber-Enabled Activities; Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency (EO 13757) FR Document: 2016-31922 Citation: 82 FR 1 PDF Pages 1-3 (3 pages) Permalink

    Monday, January 02, 2017

  • Augusta Chronicle - Editorial: Selective skepticism
  • Las Vegas Sun - Forecasting Las Vegas' future, from new roads to pro sports(#6): Yucca Mountain - Megan Messerly
  • Patheos blog - Junichiro Koisumi Calls for Japan to Abandon Nuclear Energy - Kermit Zarley
  • Canandaigua Daily Messenger - Failed energy? - Christine Legere
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Cape Downwinders plan citizen action event - Mimi McConnell, Cotuit
  • New Mexico Political Report - Around NM: Oil jobs, climate change, nuclear contractors and WIPP's reopening - Laura Paskus
  • Tri-City Herald - Radioactive contamination spreading within Hanford plant - Annette Cary
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Germany's E.ON and RWE to foot nuclear waste bill in one hit -CEOs - Andreas Cremer and Christoph Steitz
  • Michigan Radio - Three separate groups must sign off on plan to close Palisades nuclear plant - Lindsey Smith
  • Energy Collective - 2016 Was a Challenging Year for Nuclear Power. Or Was It? - Milton Caplan
  • Sputnik News - Russia's Rosatom Creates Company to Promote Nuclear Medicine Exports
  • Hindustan Times - Fate of N-power plants hangs in balance in MP - Padma Shastri
  • Yonhap News - Acting president vows to strongly respond to N.K. nuke threats - Song Sang-ho
  • Energy Collective - Toshiba's Financial Meltdown Puts Its Nuclear Projects at Risk Worldwide - Dan Yurman
  • Key West Citizen - FKAA seeks to deny new reactors - Timothy O'hara
  • North Andover Eagle-Tribune - NRC questions Seabrook Station in audit report - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Cape Cod Times - In search of nuclear safety accountability - Melissa Bird
  • The Hindu - Jaitapur to witness anti-nuclear plant protest again - Alok Deshpande
  • Rock Hill Herald - REAL ID law won't affect Catawba Nuclear Station workers in York County - David Thackham
  • NH1 News - Testing of Seabrook concrete under question by feds
  • Provo Daily Herald - Utah working to close about 200 abandoned mines - Associated Press
  • WLTX Columbia, SC - Proposed SC Pipeline Sparks Outrage - Michael Burns

    Sunday, January 01, 2017

  • Bloomberg - Kim Says North Korea Close to Testing Inter-Continental Missile - Sam Kim
  • Reuters - North Korea's Kim says close to test launch of ICBM - Tony Munroe and Jack Kim
  • POWERnews - China Starts Building SMR-Based Floating Nuclear Plant - Sonal Patel
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - Letter: Nuclear subsidy deal is bad for New York - Jack Closs, New Paltz
  • Indiatimes - India Is All Set To Trial-Run Its First 700 MW Nuclear Reactor!
  • Hindustan Times - India, Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear sites
  • Irish Sun - More than 450 safety lapses have occurred at Sellafield nuclear plant - Kieran Dineen
  • Calvert Recorder - Group calls for nuclear shutdown due to flawed parts - Tamara Ward
  • environmentalresearchweb blog - The cost of nuclear waste - Dave Elliott
  • Yonhap News - N.K. in final stages of preparations to launch ICBM: leader - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site veteran named to WIPP leadership position - Thomas Gardiner
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Heavy Water Production in Full Swing
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - No JCPOA Ban on Nuclear Waste Storage
  • Pakistan News International - US slaps sanctions on seven Pak firms
  • Fairport-E.Rochester Post - The nuclear question: Reaction to reactors runs deep as the nuclear plants get subsidies to stay afloat - Julie Sherwood
  • CBS News - Hydroelectric engineers find energy potential in centuries-old New York mine - Mary Esch
  • Interesting Engineering - Japan's Engineering Solutions for Future Tsunami Events
  • JAIF - Expectations of CO2 Emission Reduction Through Use of Nuclear Power
  • JAIF - Executive Summary of Fact-finding Survey of Japanese Nuclear Industry for Fiscal Year Ended March 2016
  • JAIF - Ministers Decide to Decommission Monju over Three Decades, Requiring USD3.2 billion
  • JAIF - Thoughts on the Decommissioning of the FBR Monju
  • TEPCO - Fuel Cost Adjustment in the Electricity Rates for February 2017
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (284th Release)
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation - Japan Times
  • Japan Times - Relaxing ban on Japanese food needs rational discussion: Tsai
  • New York Times - Nuclear Power, Debated

    Saturday, December 31, 2016

  • USGS - M 5.5 - 37km ESE of Namie, Japan
  • Southern Political Report - 2017 Forecast: More Nuclear & An Idea for Georgia Power - Patrick Hickey
  • Anoka County Union Herald, Coon Rapids, MN - Veteran receives medal for nuclear clean-up efforts - Eric Hagen
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute blog - Trump Administration Will Have Legal Authority to Halt Clean Power Plan - William Yeatman
  • News-Gazette, Champaign, IL - Prepare for change in 2017(last entry) - Ben Zigterman
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - 2016: Pilgrim was big news in Plymouth - Frank Mand
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - CBFO appoints new manager to oversee WIPP - Jeff Carswell
  • Bloomberg - Electricity Prices in the U.S. Are Capping Their Worst Year Ever - Naureen Malik
  • Reuters - Japan eyes trilateral talks with China, South Korea in February: Kyodo - Minami Funakoshi
  • Forbes blog - NEI Asks For Assistance To Make 2017 A Happy Nuke Year - Rod Adams
  • Electric Light & Power - NEI asks incoming Trump administration to promote nuclear power - Wayne Barber
  • Daily Mail - China's top-secret desert town known only as '404': Lost city that was built during the Cold War so Beijing could create its first nuclear bomb - Tracy You
  • Canandaigua Daily Messenger - The nuclear question: Reaction to reactors runs deep as the nuclear plants get subsidies to stay afloat - Julie Sherwood
  • Upstate Business Journal, Greenville, SC - Ratepayers could pick up tab for second abandoned nuclear power plant
  • Melbourne Herald Sun - Cabinet papers: Radioactive soil from UQ dumped at Mary Kathleen mine - Tony Koch
  • Ynetnews - Ex-CIA director: I was sure if we didn't strike Syria's nuclear reactor, Israel would - Ronen Bergman
  • Aiken Standard - $100M fine starts over in South Carolina legal battle over MOX at Savannah River Site - Thomas Gardiner
  • National Interest - Did Sweden Make America's Nuclear Submarines Obsolete? - Sebastien Roblin
  • Samaa TV News, Pakistan - Pakistan's struggle to overcome energy woes - Muhammad Luqman
  • Platts - German nuclear outages to stretch deeper into January amid delays - Andreas Franke
  • Cal Coast News - PG&E cited over cooling system failure at Diablo Canyon - Cal Coast News
  • Mainichi Daily News - Doctor who stayed in Fukushima after meltdowns thought to have died in fire
  • Mainichi Daily News - M5.6 quake jolts Fukushima Pref.
  • NHK World - Fukushima nuclear evacuees toll bell for New Year
  • Energy Collective - NRC Gets an 'Incomplete' at Pilgrim - Dan Yurman
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Dawning of 'post-truth' era of 'improbable realities
  • WNWO NBC 24 - Officials: Closing Davis-Besse could have devastating effect - Jim NelsonFriday, December 30th 2016
  • Japan Times - Magnitude-5.6 quake strikes off Fukushima
  • Oak Ridger - Letter: Suggestions for DOE secretary - Martin McBride' U.S. Department of Energy (retired), Oak Ridge
  • NEI - Nuclear Power in America and the World - Memorandum for the Trump Transition Team
  • Atomic Insights - U. S. should strengthen and export its atomic energy capabilities - Rod Adams
  • New York Times - Trump's Nuclear Weapons Tweet, Translated and Explained - Max Fisher
  • Atomic Insights - Rick Perry might convert DOE into an ENERGY leader - Rod Adams
  • Asahi Shimbun - Postwar democracy changed 'pollution pioneer' - Yutaka Shiokura

    Friday, December 30, 2016

  • Focus Taiwan - 2 planned public hearings on Japanese food imports postponed - Tai Ya-chen and Elizabeth Hsu
  • Amherst Times - Buffalo Ranks Ist In Many Different Cancers and Other Serious Diseases
  • POWERnews - THE BIG PICTURE 2016: The Year in Power Sector Infographics - Sonal Patel
  • POWERnews - A Look Back at 2016: The Year of Transition - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Westinghouse's Losses from Nuclear Business Deal Mount - Aaron Larson
  • TheDenverChannel - Colorado company to test nuclear waste component
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Heller says he'll run for Senate re-election, not for governor - Sarah Litz
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Heller says he'll seek re-election to Senate in 2018 - Michelle Rindels
  • Virginian-Pilot - Agent Orange's legacy may make us rethink the cost of war - Mike Hixenbaugh and Charles Ornstein
  • Lewiston Tribune - Tests planned at INL for nuclear waste treatment component - Keith Ridler
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Energy museum in Oak Ridge transferred to the city - Dave Flessner
  • DOE - Energy Department Transfers Land to City of Oak Ridge as the Community Focuses on Future Economic Development
  • Taos News - Taos Pueblo manager to advise Dept. of Energy - Cody Hooks
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford tank farm contractor awarded $9.6 million incentive pay - Annette Cary
  • Federal News Radio - How to make a federal employee nervous - Tom Temin
  • Hanford Sentinel, CA - At last: Reason at PUC - Thomas Elias
  • Bloomberg - Understand the Energy Department Before Closing It - Noah Smith
  • CNBC - Battered Toshiba out of easy options to plug nuclear hole
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba shares plunge 40% over three days
  • Wall Street Journal - Troubled Chinese Nuclear Project Illustrates Toshiba's Challenges - Brian Spegele
  • Toronto Sun - Editorial: The importance of nuclear power
  • BBC - Cabinet files reveal plan to shoot nuclear intruders - Nick Higham
  • The Guardian - Guards allowed to shoot nuclear protesters after 1988 break-in at UK base - Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent
  • BBC - Sentries ordered to shoot nuclear sub base intruders
  • Herald Scotland - Margaret Thatcher backed 'open fire' policy at Faslane after break-in - Kate Devlin,
  • Scottish Daily Record - Thatcher ordered 'shoot to kill' over Faslane protests - Torcuil Crichton
  • London Times - How Faslane Five horrified Thatcher - Gurpreet Narwan
  • Japan Times - Tepco customers have paid ¥2.4 trillion to cover nuclear power-related costs since 2012 rate hike
  • Pakistan News International - Nuclear Pakistan - Rizwan Asghar
  • NDTV - Nuke Club NSG Draft Rule May Allow India's Membership, Leave Pakistan Out
  • Sputnik News - New Draft Proposal Opens Opportunity for India to Join NSG
  • Hindustan Times - New formula on NSG membership rejected by Pakistan
  • Daily Mail thisisMoney - Toshiba puts UK's nuclear power plans under threat: Fears that crisis will halt Japanese firm's investment in British plant - Rachel Millard
  • BBC - Wylfa nuclear fuel to be removed from plant in two years - George Herd
  • Platts - German nuclear outages to stretch deeper into January amid delays - Andreas Franke
  • Orange County Register - Diablo Canyon nuclear plant cited for cooling system problem - Associated Press
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - NRC cites Diablo Canyon over broken switch that left cooling system inoperable - Kaytlyn Leslie
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA lists achievements of 2016
  • World Nuclear News - JAIF president urges reactor restarts to fight climate change
  • London Times - FitzGerald risked Thatcher's wrath over nuclear leaks - Sean McCarthaigh
  • Irish Journal - The Welsh were worried that Ireland would become home to nuclear weapons
  • Newburyport Daily News - NRC questions Seabrook Station in audit report - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Sputnik News - Obama and Fukushima, the Gift That Keeps on Giving - Jay Johnson
  • KNEB Scottsbluff, NE - Federal board wraps up hearing on Crow Butte uranium mine license renewal - John Axtell
  • Macau Daily Times - Fukushima USD70b cleanup leaves foreign firms dry
  • Greenfield Recorder - Letter: Plant closures took jobs, money from our local economy - Ted Johnson, Greenfield
  • Irish Journal - 1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl
  • Pakistan Observer - Steady progress on nuclear energy
  • Lake Sun Ozarks, MO - Letter: Nuclear power story needed more balance - Hugh Spence, Macks Creek
  • Fremont News Messenger - Davis-Besse plant may be closed in cost-cutting move - Adrian Burns
  • China News Service - China advocates complete elimination of nuclear weapons
  • Gazette & Essex County Standard - 'How will we get off?' Residents fears over evacuation plans in the event of a nuclear disaster - Chad Nugent
  • Brockton Enterprise - Letter: Politicians must put pressure on Pilgrim nuclear plant - John Nichols, Orleans
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Islamabad snubs discriminatory NSG membership proposal - Kamran Yousaf
  • PR Newswire - Duke Energy completes sale of international business in Brazil
  • Duke Energy - Duke Energy completes sale of international businesses in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador, Argentina
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.2 - 33km S of Tolotangga, Indonesia
  • IAEA - IAEA Highlights and Achievements in 2016 – A Year in Review - Natalia Ivanova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • BBC - What happened to Wylfa's nuclear fuel?
  • BBC - Faslane protester Phil Jones speaks for the first time
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Passes on Costs for Frozen N-Power Plant to Customers
  • NHK World - Over 6,500 quakes felt across Japan in 2016
  • NHK World - Researcher: analysis of quake in Ibaraki
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Politics in 2016: Zuptas rule the roost
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc. FR Document: 2016-31758 Citation: 81 FR 96451 PDF Page 96451 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Increase in the Maximum Amount of Primary Nuclear Liability Insurance FR Document: 2016-31368 Citation: 81 FR 96347 PDF Pages 96347-96349 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Update to Incorporate FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 Requirements FR Document: 2016-31595 Citation: 81 FR 96344 PDF Pages 96344-96347 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Consolidation of Uninterruptible Power Supply System Spare Battery Terminal Boxes; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 FR Document: 2016-31714 Citation: 81 FR 96524 PDF Pages 96524-96526 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.; Tier 1 Editorial and Consistency Changes; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 FR Document: 2016-31720 Citation: 81 FR 96523 PDF Pages 96523-96524 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-31785 Citation: 81 FR 96526 PDF Page 96526 (1 page) Permalink
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 24 | Dec. 29, 2016

    Thursday, December 29, 2016

  • Vegas Seven - Catherine Cortez Masto Has a Real Opportunity to Make a Difference - Michael Green
  • Counter Currents - As the Sun Sets On The Nuclear Wasteland - Vincent Di Stefano
  • Southern Political Report - 2017 Forecast: More Nuclear & An Idea for Georgia Power - Patrick Hickey, Georgia PSC Commissioner Tim Echols
  • Reno News & Review - Exploding green heads - Brendan Trainor
  • OilPrice - 10 Reasons Trump Won't Lead A Nuclear Renaissance - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • Cape Cod Times - Activists urge Baker to demand Pilgrim shutdown - Christine Legere
  • DNA India - Depleted Uranium case: Airlines tells police seized uranium did not come from its scrapped aircraft - Somendra Sharma
  • Los Alamos Monitor - DOE secures waste route through Nambé - Tris DeRoma
  • Livermore Independent - Former Lab Scientist Sentenced
  • Livermore Independent - Prominent Local Climate Scientist Writes to Trump
  • Livermore Independent - Letter: Can of Worms - Rich Buckley, Livermore
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - People and honors: Dec. 28
  • AP - In parting shot, Kerry tears into Israel over settlements - JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW DALY
  • Reuters - Battered Toshiba out of easy options to plug nuclear hole - Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse
  • Reuters - Obama designates monuments, protects federal land in Utah, Nevada - Valerie Volcovici
  • Reuters - Factbox: Toshiba's dispute with CB&I over nuclear engineering unit - Greg Roumeliotis
  • Reuters - In parting shot at Israel, Kerry warns Middle East peace in jeopardy - Lesley Wroughton and Yeganeh Torbati
  • Bloomberg BNA - Rep. Cramer to Trump: Combine EPA, Energy Into One Agency - Rebecca Kern
  • Pakistan Nation - Country's 4th nuclear power plant turned on
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Toshiba Stocks Down Over Nuclear Plant Construction Woes–Energy Journal - Neanda Salvaterra
  • Charlotte Business Journal - Judge dismisses $350M claim against Duke Energy over canceled nuke contract - John Downey Senior Staff Writer Charlotte Business Journal
  • Tampa Bay Times - Judge: Duke Energy is off the hook for $352 million for canceled Levy County nuke plant - William R. Levesque
  • Charlotte Observer - Duke Energy doesn't owe Westinghouse disputed $352 million, judge rules - Bruce Henderson
  • WYSO, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH - Why Was the First Municipal Nuclear Power Plant Built in Piqua? WYSO Curious Cuts to the Core - Char Daston
  • ICIS - The French nuclear outages of 2016: the backstory - Joachim Moxon
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - losing Palisades nuclear plant to cost hundreds of millions of dollars - Rosemary Parker
  • Miami Herald - FPL's appeal of Turkey Point ruling focuses on underground power lines - Jim Saunders
  • Canberra Times - Why is Australia not fully behind efforts to prohibit nuclear weapons? - Sue Wareham
  • WECT Wilmington, NC - Brunswick Nuclear Plant to test sirens Jan. 11
  • Miami Herald - FPL takes Turkey Point nuclear project to state Supreme Court
  • Power Engineering International - Vattenfall signs nuclear fuel deals - Kelvin Ross
  • Sputnik News - After Nuke-Capable Missile Test, India Official Lashes Out at Beijing Criticism
  • BelTA - Reactor vessel for Belarusian nuclear power plant delivered to Ostrovets
  • BelTA - Belarus ready to host IAEA's SEED mission in January
  • World Nuclear News - Construction starts on second Hualong One
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Call for Pilgrim closure is hardly premature - Rosanne Shapiro, Harwich, member of the Pilgrim Legislative Advisory Coalition
  • WJCL Savannah, GA - Power plant in Georgia could impact your electricity bill - Ashley Liotus
  • NK News - The next step in solving the North Korea issue: Getting Beijing onside - Robert E. McCoy
  • International Business Times India - Fukushima nuclear disaster: This is how US is affected by Japan's nuclear leak - Nupur Jha
  • The Hindu - Stop work on Kudankulam units: NGO - T.K. Rohit
  • KWBU Boise State Public Radio- - Likely Stories: Hiroshima by John Hersey - Jim McKeown
  • Boise State Public Radio - What The Navy's Proposed $1.6 Billion Nuclear Facility Means For Idaho - Frankie Barnhill
  • Rolla Daily News - Powering forward: Missouri power plant shows how nuclear energy should be done
  • Brunswick Beacon - Brunswick Nuclear Plant siren test Jan. 11 - KUSA Denver
  • nineMSN - Bob Hawke blames media for decline in quality of politicians - James Gorman
  • Elliot Lake Standard - Fast neutron reactors neither cheap nor carbon free
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Bulgaria's nuclear power plant Kozloduy meets 2016 output target - See more at: SeeNews Southeast Europe
  • Santa Maria Times - NRC issues low-level safety finding to Diablo Canyon - April Charlton
  • Augusta Chronicle - SRNL Partners with AIChE and Georgia Tech in the New RAPID Institute
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Letter: Kentucky's cancer connection - Leslie Bruner, Lexington
  • Greenfield Recorder - Energy remains big issue in Franklin County's future - Richie Davis
  • Plymouth Herald - History: Two sailors killed in Plymouth submarine tragedy - Gayle_Herald
  • NRC - NRC Issues White Finding to Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
  • IAEA - Armenia's Physics Research Legacy Saved through Pixels - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Meetings Human Studies Review Board FR Document: 2016-31640 Citation: 81 FR 95981 PDF Pages 95981-95982
  • Internal Revenue Service - Proposed Rule Nuclear Decommissioning Funds FR Document: 2016-31205 Citation: 81 FR 95929 PDF Pages 95929-95932
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Radiologically Controlled Area Ventilation System FR Document: 2016-31591 Citation: 81 FR 96048 PDF Pages 96048-96050
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Acceptance of Commercial-Grade Design and Analysis Computer Programs for Nuclear Power Plants FR Document: 2016-31603 Citation: 81 FR 96050 PDF Pages 96050-96051

    Wednesday, December 28, 2016

  • Washington Times - Harry Reid's retirement may revive Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage plan - Ben Wolfgang
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Commentary: Nevada could be ground zero for resurgence of national defense - Thomas Mitchell
  • Mondaq News - Energy In Transition: Trump Announces Additional Cabinet Nominees - Beth A. Viola, Virgilio Barrera and Isabel C. Lane
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Downwinders Call on State Officials to Support Pilgrim Shutdown
  • Tri-City Herald - Progress made to resolve Hanford vit plant technical issues - Annette Cary
  • KAPP-KVEW Yakima, WA - Final testing on WTP project gets underway - Dennis Shannon
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant reaches full power again - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - video: Toshiba's Stock Plunges on Nuclear Costs - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba's Record Fall Highlights U.S. Nuclear Cost Nightmare - Mark Chediak
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba's Radioactive M&A Blunder - Chris Bryant
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Azarga Uranium receives decision from NRC Commission
  • Reuters - Writedown fears wipe $5 billion off Toshiba's value as it weighs options - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - New Toshiba hit is more fallout from poor controls - Robert Cyran
  • Reuters - video: Shares plummet after Toshiba flags massive nuclear loss
  • Reuters - Strong earthquake hits Japan, no tsunami warning - Kiyoshi Takenaka, Makiko Yamazaki
  • Moody's - Rating Action: Moody's downgrades Toshiba Corp to Caa1; ratings on review for further downgrade
  • The Guardian - Toshiba shares fall 20% as nuclear writedown sinks in - Agence France-Presse
  • New York Times - Rick Perry, as Energy Secretary, May Be Pressed to Resume Nuclear Tests - James Glanz
  • RT - Accidental torpedo launch & radioactive leaks 'no nuclear safety significance,' UK regulator says
  • Exeter Express and Echo - Torpedo fired at nuclear submarine dock was among 'safety incidents' in Devon this year - Neil_Shaw
  • International Business Times UK - Britain's nuclear watchdog to be probed after concerns about lax safety classifications - Josh Robbins
  • ABC.au - Bob Hawke pushes nuclear power at Woodford Folk Festival north of Brisbane - Megan Kinninment
  • NHK World - Quake hits Japan's Ibaraki Pref.
  • NHK World - Nuclear watchdog approves scrapping Monju reactor
  • Japan Times - Tokyo shakes as magnitude-6.3 earthquake strikes northern Ibaraki Prefecture
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Strong quake hits Ibaraki; 2 injured
  • Mainichi Daily News - M6.3 quake jolts eastern and northeastern Japan
  • Kyiv Post - Belarus' Russian-built nuclear reactor grazes electric tower - Associated Press
  • Press TV - AEOI Spokesman: Iran ready to share nuclear experience with regional countries
  • Johannesburg Citizen - 'Hypocritical' Eskom 'forcing' nuclear power on SA - Amanda Watson
  • Rapid City Journal - Commissioners tout economics of uranium mine - Kerri Rempp
  • Greenfield Recorder - Editorial: Benefits of Yankee removal seem far away
  • Athol Daily News - Retired Vermont nuke plant cleanup may be speeded up
  • Rutland Herald - Letter: VTEP: NorthStar has the experience - Guy Page, Communications director, Vermont Energy Partnership, Berlin
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear terrorism: IAEA's concerns - Asma Khalid
  • Pakistan Daily Times - IAEA and nuclear security - Rizwan Asghar
  • FOCUS Information Agency - Expert: Opportunity for Bulgaria to build second nuke plant is absolutely real
  • World Nuclear News - Pakistan's Chashma 3 inaugurated
  • World Nuclear News - Russia closes world's first VVER-440 reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Toshiba Corp faces loss of 'billions' on US nuclear acquisition
  • UPI - Bechtel selected for Naval nuclear propulsion components - Ryan Maass
  • New Indian Express - Villagers present list of 22 demands at grama sabha
  • Middlesboro Daily News - Watkins pre-files bill to lift nuclear moratorium
  • London Times - Nuclear safety watchdog under review after series of accidents - Oliver Moody
  • Grand Canyon News - Havasupai have their day in court--Tribe files two lawsuits to protect its federally-reserved water rights, attends hearings in San Francisco
  • Florence Times Daily - TVA: Some sirens malfunctioned - Evan Belanger
  • Daily Energy Insider - NRC issues licenses to Duke Energy for new South Carolina plant
  • Windham County Commons - Shumlin: Vermont better off without VY - Mike Faher
  • Hood River News - UP?Railroad agrees to changes - Matthew Brown
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry mum on Yucca Mountain - Keith Rogers
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Petition for Bruce Power has 6,400 Names - Kevin Bernard
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.7 - 29km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.9 - 18km NNE of Daigo, Japan
  • IAEA - Building a Home for Radioactive Waste in the Dominican Republic - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - Sellafield unrest could dent Tory byelection chances, unions warn - Helen Pidd North of England editor
  • Fin24 CapeTown - WATCH: Is it time to break up Eskom?
  • Mainichi Daily News - 10 more thyroid cancer cases diagnosed in Fukushima
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Rulemaking Activities Being Discontinued by NRC FR Document: 2016-31372 Citation: 81 FR 95410 PDF Pages 95410-95412 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance FR Document: 2016-31404 Citation: 81 FR 95653 PDF Pages 95653-95654 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Request for NRC Contractor Building Access Authorization; Request for NRC Contractor Information Technology Access Authorization; Request for NRC Contractor Security Clearance FR Document: 2016-31324 Citation: 81 FR 95656 PDF Pages 95656-95657 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: ZionSolutions, LLC, Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2016-31377 Citation: 81 FR 95654 PDF Pages 95654-95655 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Guidance: Aquatic Environmental Studies for Nuclear Power Stations FR Document: 2016-31375 Citation: 81 FR 95655 PDF Pages 95655-95656 (2 pages) Permalink
  • DOE:EERE - Year in Review: The Coolest Clean Energy Stories of 2016 - Dan Morrison, Digital Media Specialist, EERE Communications
  • DOE:IG - AUDIT REPORT: OAI-M-17-03, Followup Audit of the Department's Heavy Water Inventory
  • Taipei Times - Association urges rationality in food import hearings - Stacy Hsu
  • KPBS - What's Next In The Decommissioning Of San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant - Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh
  • Daily Express - FUKUSHIMA FEARS - Powerful earthquake hits nuclear power plant region in Japan - Jon Austin
  • Express Observer - Nuclear Power Plant on Alert as Fukushima Earth Quake Strikes

    Tuesday, December 27, 2016

  • Times of India - Cops seek info on uranium from airline - Nishikant Karlikar |
  • WaterOnline - U.S. Military Accused Of Contaminating Water Supplies In Japan - Sara Jerome
  • The Tennessean - UT President Joe DiPietro: Looking ahead to 2017 - Joe DiPietro
  • Linn's Stamp News - What newly surfaced atomic bomb postal history teaches us - Ken Lawrence
  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) - Senator Murray Statement on Trump's Pick to Head U.S. Department of Energy
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Says Nuclear Writedown May Reach Billions of Dollars - Pavel Alpeyev, Finbarr Flynn, and Tesun Oh
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Drops on Reports of Nuclear Unit's $4.3 Billion Loss - Yuji Nakamura
  • Reuters - Rosatom says could consider equity stake in Areva - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Tepco, investors discussing first bond sale since Fukushima - sources - Issei Hazama
  • Reuters - Toshiba flags big impairment loss on U.S. nuclear business acquisition - Makiko Yamazaki and Chris Gallagher
  • Reuters - Toshiba flags hit of 'billions of dollars' on U.S. nuclear acquisition - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Wall Street Journal - Toshiba Expects Write-Down of as Much as Several Billion Dollars - Takashi Mochizuki
  • CNN - North Korea 'racing ahead' on nuclear plan, defector says - KJ Kwon
  • News Corp Australia - Former North Korean diplomat reveals country's 'prime time' plans for nuclear development in 2017
  • UPI - North Korea warns U.S., South Korea over extended nuclear deterrence - Elizabeth Shim
  • UPI - Kim Jong Un plans to have nukes in 2017, North Korea diplomat says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Joongang Daily - Thae: North is on nuclear weapons fast-track - Lee Sung-eun
  • Yonhap News - Kim Jong-un seeks to complete nuke development by 2017: N.K. diplomat - Park Boram
  • Korea Herald - North Korea aims to complete nuclear development by end-2017: ex-diplomat - Shin Hyon-hee
  • Sputnik News - North Korea Determined to Complete Nuclear Weapon Development by End of 2017
  • London Times - Dozens of nuclear blunders 'ignored' - Oliver Moody, Science Correspondent
  • Plymouth Herald - Torpedo fired at Plymouth nuclear submarine dock 'posed no danger' - JLewis_Herald
  • Greenfield Recorder - My Turn/Darling: No such thing as 'green' nuclear power - Ann Darling
  • NK News - N. Korea can miniaturize nuke warhead for missiles: reports - Dagyum Ji
  • Asbury Park Press - OpEd: McGOVERN: Keep New Jersey's nuclear plants in operation - James McGovern
  • Durham Region - Clarington mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power - KIRO Seattle
  • KIRO 7 Seattle - Northwest's only nuclear plant resuming operation - Associated Press
  • Los Alamos Monitor - Work at nuke dump to resume - Associated Press
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA: Ice wall effects 'limited' at Fukushima nuclear plant - Kohei Tomida
  • RTO Insider - NYPSC Rejects Challenge to Clean Energy Standard, Nuke Subsidy - William Opalka
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis should be a cautionary tale to the Grand Canyon - Erin Goodyear and Tony West
  • Korea Herald - Declassified 1982 document shows US-Soviet nuclear war would kill 80 million Americans
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site opens seats for public tours in 2017
  • Japan Times - Shikoku Electric submits plan to scrap reactor at Ikata plant
  • Jerusalem Post - High Court to hear petition for transparency for Israel's secretive atomic agency
  • All Things Nuclear - Frazzled at FitzPatrick - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Sputnik News - Launch of Reactors at Russia's 1st Floating Nuclear Power Plant Set for H1 2017
  • Charter'97 Belarus - Misfortunes Chasing Rosatom's NPP Construction In Belarus - Andrei Ozharovskiy
  • DigitalJournal - Lab animal burial ground in New Hampshire has residents spooked - Karen Graham
  • WDEF News 12 Chattanooga, TN - Contamination from Ivy League lab animals worries neighbors
  • Herald Palladium - Generator problems delay return of Cook Unit 2 to service - Andrew Lersten
  • WXIA-TV/11Alive Atlanta, Ga - Where are the solar panels? Residents' use lacking - Rebecca Lindstrom
  • Trend News Agency - Iran exports 70 tons of heavy water in 7 months - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom CEO on why business can now invest in SA
  • RT - Billion-dollar man-made and natural disasters of 2016
  • NRC blog - REFRESH – Let There Be Light
  • NHK World - Fund to help young people with thyroid cancer
  • Japan Times - Court denies disclosure of Tepco officials' testimony about Fukushima crisis
  • Energy Department - Rule Freedom of Information Act Regulations; Revisions FR Document: 2016-31337 Citation: 81 FR 94915 PDF Pages 94915-94922 (8 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Rule Procedural Rules for Nuclear Activities FR Document: 2016-31150 Citation: 81 FR 94910 PDF Pages 94910-94914 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-31329 Citation: 81 FR 95203 PDF Page 95203 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-31348 Citation: 81 FR 95203 PDF Pages 95203-95204 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission - Rule Regulations Implementing the Freedom of Information Act FR Document: 2016-31133 Citation: 81 FR 95035 PDF Pages 95035-95040 (6 pages) Permalink

    Monday, December 26, 2016

  • Bloomberg - Israeli Opposition Leaders Blast Netanyahu After UN Vote - Michael Arnold
  • Bloomberg - India Tests Long-Range, Ballistic Nuclear-Capable Missile - Bibhudatta Pradhan
  • Climate News Network - Nuclear energy revival remains elusive - Paul Brown
  • Sputnik News - Defector: N Korea Planning More Nuke Tests, Wants Recognition as Nuclear Power
  • KBS World Radio - 'N. Korea Will Continue to Advance Nuclear, Missile Capabilities Next Year'
  • Clean Technica - Low Costs of Solar Power & Wind Power Crush Coal, Crush Nuclear, & Beat Natural Gas - Zachary Shahan
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant reconnects to the grid - Wendy Culverwell
  • Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror, MA - Changing landscape for renewable energy - Doug Fraser
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Shumlin: Better off without VY - Mike Faher
  • Asian Age - India's nuclear regulatory law worries GE
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - NNSA Highlights 2016 Successes In Stockpile Stewardship, Nuclear Security, Naval Propulsion and Enterprise Management - Chris Clark
  • Lowell Sun - Pilgrim powers up after steam-leak repair - Michael P. Norton
  • Mainichi Daily News - Protesters in Taiwan demonstrate against lifting of Japanese food import ban
  • CapeCod.com - Retired Nuke Plant Cleanup May Advanced
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - State shouldn't bail out failed nuke plants: Letter - Mark A. Dunlea, Chair, Green Education and Legal Fund, Poestenkill
  • Quartz - 2016 was the year solar panels finally became cheaper than fossil fuels
  • London Times - French threat to energy supply - Robin Pagnamenta, Marcus Leroux
  • Radio Pakistan - PAKISTAN NEEDS TO REVAMP ITS CASE FOR MEMBERSHIP OF NSG: DG SASSI
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Rick Perry mum on Nevada's Yucca Mountain, but has backed interim solution - Keith Rogers
  • Forbes - Trump's Energy Policy: 10 Big Changes - James Taylor
  • Reuters - Toshiba sees loss of about $850 million on U.S. nuclear power acquisition: Nikkei - Aparajita Saxena
  • Union Leader - 550 tons of nuclear waste stored at Seabrook Station
  • Washington Post - Pollution from dead Ivy League lab mice worries neighborhood - Michael Casey
  • Crain's Detroit Business - Midland-based demolition company steps in when power plants close - Jim Polson
  • NHK World - Toshiba expected to log huge loss
  • NHK World - Nuclear waste could be buried at greater depth
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Radiation Mutations & Cancers in North Carolina Photographs and Diagrams Fukushima & Nuclear Power

    Sunday, December 25, 2016

  • Las Vegas Sun - Nevadans share their memories as Harry Reid retires after lengthy political career
  • Augusta Chronicle - The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant can resume taking radioactive waste
  • EnviroNews - How DOE Incentivized Executives at Hanford To Sweep a Plutonium Leak Under The Rug (Pt. 4) - http://www.environews.tv/122416-doe-incentivized-executives-hanford-sweep-plutonium-leak-rug-pt-4/ - Josh Cunnings
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Says 'No Doubt' U.S. Behind UN Vote on Settlements - Michael Arnold
  • Reuters - Iran allows free foreign exchange at banks in move to unify rates
  • Reuters - Iran says it sealed Boeing plane deal at half price
  • Japan Times - Will Trump's foreign policy push Japan to go nuclear? - Kevin Rafferty
  • Business Insider - These are the 12 largest nuclear detonations in history
  • Daily News Egypt - Government reviews 3 scenarios to sign Dabaa nuclear plant contract - Mohamed Farag
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 publish restricted documents of JCPOA
  • Press TV - Netanyahu slams Obama over UN vote against Israel
  • Press TV - Netanyahu responsible for UN rebuke of Israel: Obama admin.
  • Press TV - US vote was Obama revenge on Netanyahu: Analyst
  • Tehran Times - Nuclear deal parties to convene on U.S. sanctions renewal
  • China Post - KMT to protest at 'nuke food' public hearing
  • Economic Times - GE concerned over 'lack' of sustainable nuclear regulatory environment - asdf
  • Japan Times - Taiwan hearing on Japan food ban canceled after erupting in chaos
  • USGS - M 7.6 - 39km SSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile
  • Galveston County Daily News - Researchers look at ways to deal with nuclear waste - Robert Hosler
  • EnviroNews - St. Louis' West Lake Landfill: A Runaway, Ticking, Nuclear Time Bomb That Has Residents Terrified (Pt. 3) - Josh Cunnings
  • EnviroNews - Bill Gates' Plutonium Pipe Dream: Convert Mountains of Depleted Uranium at Paducah to Power Earth for Centuries (Pt. 2) - Josh Cunnings
  • EnviroNews - The Dirty Deadly Front End of Nuclear Power – 15,000 Abandoned Uranium Mines (Pt. 1) - Josh Cunnings
  • Lew Rockwell - What Exactly are We Drinking? Here's Where The 'Fluoride' in Your Tap Water Really Comes From - Collective Evolution
  • Aiken Standard - Analysts weigh Savannah River Site, Trump's tweets on nukes - Thomas Gardiner
  • Japan Times - Train, casino, reactor woes to grab Kansai headlines in '17 - Eric Johnston
  • NHK World - Nuclear waste could be buried at greater depth
  • EnviroNews - The Dirty Deadly Front End of Nuclear Power – 15,000 Abandoned Uranium Mines (Pt. 1) - Josh Cunnings
  • EnviroNews - Bill Gates' Plutonium Pipe Dream: Convert Mountains of Depleted Uranium at Paducah to Power Earth for Centuries (Pt. 2) - Josh Cunnings
  • EnviroNews - St. Louis' West Lake Landfill: A Runaway, Ticking, Nuclear Time Bomb That Has Residents Terrified (Pt. 3) - Josh Cunnings
  • EnviroNews - How DOE Incentivized Executives at Hanford To Sweep a Plutonium Leak Under The Rug (Pt. 4) - http://www.environews.tv/122416-doe-incentivized-executives-hanford-sweep-plutonium-leak-rug-pt-4/ - Josh Cunnings

    Saturday, December 24, 2016

  • Rutland Herald - Leach: Perry may solve nuclear waste problem - Bob Leach, Brattleboro, retired radiation protection manager and certified nuclear plant senior reactor operator
  • UPI - New Mexico nuke storage plant cleared to reopen 3 years after accident - Doug G. Ware
  • Las Vegas Sun - Former casino owner in Oval Office may yield new cooperation in D.C. - Thomas Moore
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Harry Reid leaving Senate with few regrets – and a legacy of serving Nevada - Gary Martin
  • Roseburg News-Review, OR - The waste that remains from arming nuclear weapons - MacGregor Campbell and Robert McClure
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds clear WIPP to resume operations - Rebecca Moss
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP Cleared To Resume Waste Emplacement
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP to open behind schedule amid worker concerns - Adrian C Hedden
  • KRWG Las Cruces, NM - Pearce: WIPP Ready To Resume Its Critical Mission - Office of Rep. Steve Pearce R-NM 2
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds authorize contractor to resume work at WIPP - Associated Press |
  • Wall Street Journal - New Mexico Nuclear-Waste Plant Cleared for Reopening - Dan Frosch
  • LA Monitor - Lab answers lawsuit--In dispute> Former executive John Tapia denies that he was 'forced to resign' - Tris DeRoma
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE Awards Cooperative Agreement To Nambe Pueblo - DOE
  • Indian Express - Two detained with over 8 kg uranium: Accused into ship-breaking, contacts helped buy plane, says Thane police - Mohamed Thaver
  • WEHT Evansville, IN - New Laws Taking Place in 2017: (Veterans and Military Affairs: Uranium Testing (HB 6123/PA 99-0719)) - Lindsey Holmes
  • AP - Trump vows nuclear expansion, warns of 'alternate path' - Vivian Salama
  • AP - Iran, 6 powers make public restricted nuke deal documents - George Jahn
  • Bloomberg - Trump's Nuclear Boast Is Obama's Modernization Plan
  • Reuters - New Mexico nuclear waste site could restart operations in January - Alex Dobuzinskis
  • ABC News - How the Pentagon Plans to Modernize the US Nuclear Arsenal - Justin Fishel And Luis Martinez
  • UPI - New Mexico nuke storage plant cleared to reopen 3 years after accident - Doug G. Ware
  • Deutsche Welle - Reporter sentenced for 'radioactive' milk story
  • FOX News - Belarus court rules against AP reporter for Chernobyl story - Associated Press
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Safe nuclear power shouldn't be phased out - William Gloege, Santa Maria
  • Lakeland Ledger - Duke Energy cleared of paying $352 million tab in nuclear plant dispute - Jim Saunders
  • Science Alert - Reindeer are still very radioactive 30 years after Chernobyl - Melia Robinson
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - State fines stack up over nuke waste plant - Luke Ramseth
  • NHK World - A-bomb survivor welcomes anti-nuke resolution
  • NHK World - Japan: UN nuclear arms ban resolution divisive
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Lucas Heights security boss Anthony Haddad charged over 'official secrets', gun - Eamonn Duff
  • Los Angeles Times - Edison and SDG&E request delay in talks over San Onofre nuclear plant&apos;s closure - Ivan Penn
  • Omaha World-Herald - Breaking Brad: City Council considering new West Omaha nuclear plant to power Christmas displays - Brad Dickson
  • Business Insider Nordic - Nuclear arms expert: There's a huge contradiction in Trump's thinking on nuclear arms - Alex Lockie
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Routine hydrogen leak reported - Emily Clark
  • Rutland Herald - Yankee owner hires former foe as lawyer - Susan Smallheer
  • NHK World - UN adopts nuclear arms ban resolution
  • NHK World - UNSC condemns Israeli settlements, US abstains
  • Gloucestershire Gazette - Public consultation opens over reactors for new Oldbury Power Station - Aaron Sims
  • London Free Press - 'Mix of technologies' needed to meet Ontario's energy demands, says expert - John Miner
  • The Hindu - CPI(M) opposes allotment of land to Kovvada N-plant
  • Ukrainian Journal - Ukraine will stop importing Russian nuclear fuel, energy minister says
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Railroad in fiery derailment agrees to changes - Matthew Brown
  • Atomic Insights - Russia sees South Africa as a potentially lucrative market for nuclear power plants - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - Environmental coalition defends its legal appeal, seeks to block Fermi 3 proposed new reactor in Michigan
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 to meet in January over US bans renewal
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, Russia agree to work together to enforce U.N. sanctions on N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea likely to conduct nuke test around S. Korea's presidential race: ex-N.K diplomat
  • Jiji Press - Mayors for Peace Urge All U.N. Members to Join Nuke Ban Treaty Talks
  • JAIF - Ministers Decide to Decommission Monju over Three Decades, Requiring USD3.2 billion
  • JAIF - National Government Says "Monju" to be Decommissioned; Prefecture Reacts Angrily
  • TEPCO - [Asset Sales]Real estate
  • American Interest - Making the Green Case for Nuclear Power
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - What Jeff Sessions as attorney general will mean for the Iran Deal - Aaron Arnold
  • Ploughshares Fund - ADD DEMOCRACY TO NUCLEAR POLICY - Kennette Benedict, Sr. Adviser to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
  • Carnegie Corporation - Request for Proposals: Heading off Nuclear Catastrophe - Carnegie Corporation Of New York

    Friday, December 23, 2016

  • Columbus Dispatch - Letter: US went with wrong reactors - John E. Adam, Hebron
  • Bloomberg BNA - A WISH LIST OF WHAT ATTORNEY GENERALS, THINK TANKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS WANT FROM TRUMP - Patrick Ambrosio
  • Times of India - Was seized uranium sourced from an old Boeing? - Nishikant Karlikar
  • Energy Post - Fast reactors are alive and kicking - Ian Hore-Lacy
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - New Mexico OKs reopening of troubled nuclear dump - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP gets state environment department's approval to reopen - Lauren Villagran
  • KRWG - NM Environment Dept. Transmits Successful WIPP Inspection Results
  • KUNM Albuquerque - WIPP Reopening Worries Nuclear Watchdogs, Health Exchange Put Governor's Name On Letter
  • DOE - Oak Ridge National Laboratory Responds to Gatlinburg Firestorm - Dr. Cherry Murray, Director of the Office of Science
  • AP - Trump: US must 'greatly strengthen' nuclear capability - Julie Pace
  • AP - 'Nothing unusual' in Trump's nuclear comments, Putin says - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • AP - China 'closely following' Trump comments on nuclear policy
  • Bloomberg - Trump Says U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Must Be 'Greatly' Expanded - Alex Wayne
  • Bloomberg - States Are the Nuclear Industry's Best Hope - Paul Barrett
  • Reuters - Clarifications to Iran deal grant some breathing room on uranium stock - Francois Murphy
  • Reuters - Savanna Energy rejects Total Energy Services' buyout offer - Anet Josline Pinto
  • Reuters - Trump on nuclear weapons tweet: "Let it be an arms race" -MSNBC - Eric Walsh
  • Reuters - video: Trump's nuclear tweet sparks questions and fear
  • Reuters - Utility Engie could abandon Turkish nuclear power project: report - Pascale Denis and Sudip Kar-Gupta
  • Reuters - Putin shrugs off Trump's nuclear plans, says Democrats sore losers - Andrew Osborn and Vladimir Soldatkin
  • The Guardian - 'Let it be an arms race': Trump appears to double down on nuclear expansion - Ed Pilkington and Martin Pengelly in New York
  • Washington Post - A tense new battle over nuclear arms erupts between Donald Trump and his staff - Philip Bump
  • Washington Post - Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin agree: Let's revive the nuclear arms race - Philip Bump
  • Daily Telegraph - Britain and Japan sign nuclear energy cooperation agreement - Julian Ryall
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan, Britain sign MOU on nuclear cooperation
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan, UK to deepen nuclear cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - UK and Japan extend cooperation in nuclear
  • World Nuclear News - Follow-on cooperative agreements for US isotope projects
  • World Nuclear News - Russian scientists claim breakthrough in nuclear fuel research
  • The Independent - Donald Trump's nuclear expansion tweet 'one of the most frightening things', says Noam Chomsky - Rachael Revesz
  • Politico.eu - Radioactive cloud over Budapest's budget--Hidden costs of Hungary's Paks II nuclear power plant complicates EU monitoring of its budget. - Bjarke Smith-Meyer
  • CNBC - Trump's nuclear tweet raises question of 'quid pro quo' for defense contractors - Jake Novak
  • Charlotte Business Journal - Duke has spent more than $500M on nuke plant that may never be built - John Downey
  • Bloomberg BNA - Duke Energy Gains New Licenses for Reactors, but Will They Be Built? - Rebecca Kern
  • Los Angeles Times - Congress scrapped this one word from the law, opening the door to a space arms race - David Willman
  • Electric Light & Power - Editorial: Nuclear plant retirements could lead to more carbon emissions
  • Times of India - Push for Kovvada nuke plant - Manish M
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Cook Nuclear Plant's emergency diesel generators are inoperable - Justin P. Hicks
  • Newburyport Daily News - NRC frustrates Pilgrim nuke plant zone lawmakers - Colin A. Young State House News Service 9 hrs ago
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station back online after week of repairs - Walter Wuthmann
  • Barnstable Patriot - Deconstructing Pilgrim: Mobilize for survival - Diane Turco
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Pilgrim Back Online After Valve Repair
  • Michigan Radio - Michigan Public Service Commission to look into planned closure of Palisades nuclear plant - Virginia Gordan
  • AFKInsider - It's Back: South Africa Invites Foreign Financing 'Solutions' On Nuclear Fleet, Cites Koeberg Success - Dana Sanchez
  • Bloomberg BNA - FEWER REACTOR APPLICATIONS SQUEEZE NUCLEAR AGENCY'S BUDGET, STAFF - Rebecca Kern
  • Common Dreams - Beyond Nuclear Calls for Immediate Shutdown of Reactors with Defective Parts
  • New London Day - Anti-nuclear group: Defective parts warrant shutdown of Millstone, other plants - Judy Benson
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: Praise for the employees of Diablo Canyon - Ellie Ripley, Arroyo Grande
  • TASS - Russia to float out 2 nuclear submarines in 2017
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear power plants near Karachi? - Ammar Muzaffar
  • BelTA - Military unit in charge of security of Belarusian nuclear power plant to deploy in early January
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Yankee cleanup put on fast track - Susan Smallheer
  • Kankakee Times - Exelon bailout's true value for consumers unclear
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.1 - 103km ESE of Iwaki, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - Iran publishes JCPOA Joint Commission resolutions - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • BBC - Mutant animals and 'alcohol cures' - the myths of Chernobyl
  • NHK World - Trump tweet upsets atomic bomb survivor
  • NHK World - Fukushima plaintiffs speak up on evacuee plight
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fuel removal at Fukushima reactor again faces delay
  • Asahi Shimbun - Jolted by visit to Nagasaki, U.S. student starts A-bomb website - Rie Yamada
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan, Britain sign MOU on nuclear cooperation
  • Xinhua News - China urges U.S. to cut nuclear arsenal after Trump tweet
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Lynne Brown: Eskom, Transnet not for sale - 49 minutes ago Carin Smith
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2016-31046 Citation: 81 FR 94371 PDF Page 94371 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Draft Regulatory Guides: Changes, Tests, and Experiments FR Document: 2016-30921 Citation: 81 FR 94275 PDF Pages 94275-94276 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda FR Document: 2016-29930 Citation: 81 FR 94894 PDF Pages 94894-94896 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Certificate of Disposition of Materials FR Document: 2016-30909 Citation: 81 FR 94429 PDF Pages 94429-94430 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Restart of a Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down by a Seismic Event FR Document: 2016-30895 Citation: 81 FR 94433 PDF Pages 94433-94434 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Spent Fuel Heat Generation in an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation FR Document: 2016-30896 Citation: 81 FR 94431 PDF Pages 94431-94433 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Standard Review Plans: Design of Structures, Components, Equipment, and Systems, and Reactor Coolant System and Connected Systems FR Document: 2016-30908 Citation: 81 FR 94430 PDF Pages 94430-94431 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Seattle Weekly - The Estimated Cost of the Hanford Cleanup Just Went Up - Four *Billion* Dollars
  • Business Insider - Here are the qualifications of all 13 people who served as Secretary of Energy before Rick Perry - Rafi Letzter
  • Japan Times - Editorial: The cost of cleaning up Fukushima
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Review the failure of Monju

    Thursday, December 22, 2016

  • Reno News & Review - Trump vs. Nevada--His policies and people loom - Dennis Myers
  • KNPR Las Vegas - Sen. Harry Reid: Biggest Regret Was Iraq War Vote - Joe Schoenmann
  • Hawaii Tribune Herald - PTA depleted uranium plan under review - TOM CALLIS Hawaii Tribune-Herald
  • Global Research - U.S. Army Armored Vehicle Developments in the 21st Century. Military Analysis - Brian Kalman
  • Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror - Letter: Cape fear less rampant than anti-nukes suggest - Jonathan Moulding, East Dennis
  • Livermore Independent - Retiree Healthcare Lawsuit Moves Ahead
  • Los Alamos Monitor - First look at nuclear power project - Arin McKenna
  • KING5 Seattle - Nuclear weapons firm that oversaw Hanford cleanup pays to settle illegal case - Patrick M. Malone,
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear power plant to restart within days - Annette Cary
  • AP - Energy Dept. offers $2B loan to La. carbon-storage project - Matthew Daly
  • Bloomberg - The New Way to Make Money in Energy: Demolition - Jim Polson
  • Reuters - Trump calls for expanded U.S. nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses' - Melissa Fares
  • Reuters - Factbox: Trump fills top jobs for his administration - Washington Newsroom
  • New York Times - To Slow Global Warming, We Need Nuclear Power - Lamar Alexander and Sheldon Whitehouse
  • USA Today - OpEd: A nuclear America can be a great America: Column - Michael Shellenberger, president of Environmental Progress
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Time to scrap nuclear fuel cycle, not just Monju reactor
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Review the failure of Monju - Nippon.com
  • Nippon Communications Foundation - Japan Govt Formally Decides to Decommission Monju Reactor
  • Floyd County Times - Watkins pre-files bill to lift nuclear moratorium in Kentucky
  • WPSD Paducah - Watkins pre-files bill to lift Kentucky nuclear moratorium
  • WKMS Murrey State, KY - Rep. Watkins Confident Nuclear Bill Can Pass Republican House - Rob Canning
  • BBC - Donald Trump: US must greatly expand nuclear weapons
  • Sputnik News - Ukraine's Nuclear Energy Sector Ready to Switch to US Westinghouse Fuel
  • RealNewsProject - Classic Who: Iran Is Not the Biggest Nuclear Cheater – Guess Who Is - Ryan McNamara
  • KOSA-TV CBS 7 Odessa - Research project on nuclear waste disposal eyes Pecos County - DeAnn Lopez
  • Boston Business Journal - Lawmakers in nuclear plant zone frustrated by NRC - Colin A. Young
  • World Nuclear News - The status of South Africa's nuclear program
  • World Nuclear News - Japanese government says Monju will be scrapped
  • World Nuclear News - President-elect Trump urged to act on US nuclear
  • World Nuclear News - US companies prepare for borehole field tests
  • World Nuclear News - Radioactive sludge removed from UK's Pile Fuel Storage Pond
  • Kyiv Post - Ukraine confirms plan to build fuel assembly plant for nuclear power plants
  • Nigeria Guardian - Nigeria and nuclear fusion – Part 6 - J.K. Obatala
  • Baton Rouge Advocate - Entergy customers to see refund after agreement splits costs on nuclear power plant mistake - Mark Ballard
  • Times Picayune - Some Entergy Louisiana customers to receive January refund - Associated Press
  • Johannesburg BizNews - Matshela Koko set to replace Brian Molefe after masterful nuclear move? - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Johannesburg BizNews - Zupta outmanoeuvres SA again as Eskom fires starting gun on nuclear plan - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Manitoulin Expositor - Government decision on proposed nuclear waste bunker delayed 243 days - Tom Sasvari
  • Fort Stockton Pioneer - No nuclear waste will be disposed of, but lots of words will be flying - Lisa C. Hannon
  • Bucharest Business Review - Energy Ministry: New Government will decide future of nuclear investments at Cernavoda
  • Salem News - Compensation increasing for former Manhattan Project workers in Beverly - Paul Leighton
  • Irish Mirror - Heartwarming scenes as 39 kids from nuclear-ravaged Chernobyl arrive in Ireland for Christmas of a lifetime - Blanaid Murphy
  • Asbury Park Press - Oyster Creek returns to full power - Amanda Oglesby
  • Moab Sun News - Nuclear project foes turn out for hearing - Lara Gale
  • Syracuse Post Standard - NY's environment would suffer if nukes shut down (Commentary) - Arthur "Jerry" Kremer
  • Rock Hill Herald - Clean Power Plan benefits the nation
  • DOE - Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Announces Charles Curtis as 2016 Recipient of Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security
  • Chicago Tribune - Congressional funding is key to questions about Argonne's future - Ted Slowik
  • Albany Times Union - Knolls Atomic pollution cleanup to continue--Federal report finds no danger as cleanup of pollution continues - Brian Nearing
  • News Chief Winter Haven, FL - 4 environmental groups plan to sue U.S. agencies to stop phosphate mining expansion - Zach Murdock
  • NHK World - State funds to be used for clean-up in Fukushima
  • NHK World - Japan, UK, sign MOU on nuclear cooperation
  • NHK World - Fukushima plaintiffs speak up on evacuee plight
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces Investment in Wave Energy Test Facility
  • IAEA - Nuclear Techniques Help Scientists Save Myanmar's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - Steve Bell on Jamie Reed quitting Labour – cartoon
  • Kyodo News - Japan, Britain sign MOU on nuclear cooperation
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Government still refuses to face up to reality, failure of Monju project
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't set to continue nuclear fuel cycle project despite Monju closure
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea threatens war over U.N. sanctions - jeeho@yna.co.kr
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Pro-nuclear Koko gunning for Eskom top job? - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: University of Maryland, Maryland University Training Reactor FR Document: 2016-30863 Citation: 81 FR 93969 PDF Pages 93969-93974 (6 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: DTE Electric Co., Fermi Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2 FR Document: 2016-30862 Citation: 81 FR 93968 PDF Pages 93968-93969 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - Routes nuclear waste from other power plants will travel to Bradwell revealed - Rebecca Creed
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Baker has authority to order Pilgrim closure - Sheila Parks, Watertown, founder of the organization On Behalf of Planet Earth
  • Asahi Shimbun - For 6,000, the daily bus ride takes them to Fukushima plant - Aya Nagatani
  • DOE:EM - DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW
  • Center for Public Integrity - Another nuclear weapons contractor pays millions to settle charges of illegally diverting federal funds - Patrick Malone
  • Dakota Free Press - DFP Bill 2017-1: Submit Any Nuclear Waste Disposal to Statewide Vote - caheidelberger

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

  • Washington Examiner - Reid's retirement could rescue Yucca Mountain plan - Susan Ferrechio
  • Aiken Standard - Nuclear waste repository goal of Energy Department plan, paving way out of Savannah River Site - Thomas Gardiner
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Gaming group will help lobby against Yucca Mountain project - Richard N. Velotta
  • Los Angeles Times - The artist and the senator: One built a desert masterpiece, the other a Nevada legacy - Lisa Mascaro
  • Dallas Morning News - West Texas a finalist for deep drill site to explore nuclear waste storage - Jeff Mosier
  • Odessa American - Company wants to study nuclear waste disposal in Pecos County - Corey Paul
  • CNN News18 - Police Recovers 8 Kgs of Depleted Uranium From Men Hoping to Sell it - Aritra Hazra
  • ABP News - Thane: 9kg depleted uranium worth Rs 24 crore seized; 2 detained
  • Times of India - Thane crime branch seizes around nine kg of depleted uranium - Nishikant Karlikar |
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Gambling association: Trump administration could be huge for industry - Jason Hidalgo
  • E&E Daily - Longtime voice of the nuclear industry signs off - Hannah Northey
  • Northwest Florida Daily News - EDITORIAL: Appears Trump wants to revive nuclear energy
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Cortez Masto named to 6 committees with interest to Nevada - Gary Martin
  • Minnesota Public Radio - Several show interest in former ammunition plant site - Tim Nelson
  • Orange County Register - Why not everyone's happy about San Onofre's $4.4 billion teardown - Teri Sforza
  • USA Today - Nuclear weapon firms pay to settle illegal lobbying cases - Patrick M. Malone, Center for Public Integrity
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: Mattis could be a new voice for Hanford
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford workers stay home due to weather - Annette Cary
  • Times and Democrat - Open letter to Rick Perry - Llewellyn King, executive producer and host of "White House Chronicle" on PBS
  • Reuters - U.N. nuclear chief set for re-election as rival steps aside: diplomats - Francois Murphy and Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - Japan pulls plug on Monju, ending $8.5 billion nuclear self-sufficiency push - Osamu Tsukimori and Aaron Sheldrick
  • Bloomberg - Fukushima's $70 Billion Cleanup Leaves Foreign Firms in Cold - Stephen Stapczynski
  • AP - Japan decides to scrap 'Monju' fast-breeder nuclear reactor
  • AP - Iran will reduce its heavy water exports
  • Deutsche Welle - Japan pulls plug on experimental nuclear reactor
  • Japan Times - Monju prototype reactor, once a key cog in Japan's nuclear energy policy, to be scrapped
  • BBC News - Japan cancels failed $9bn Monju nuclear reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan decides to scrap trouble-plagued Monju prototype reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Plug pulled on costly Monju fast-breeder reactor project - Ryoko Takeishi
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Decommissioning of Monju confirmed
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Filling in the Nuclear Data Gaps - Glenn Roberts Jr.
  • Danville Register & Bee - State questions safety, profitability in uranium mining case - Trevor Metcalfe
  • UPI - South Korea restarts 1400-MW nuclear reactor--Nuclear energy is a cost-saving energy for the net energy importer. - Elizabeth Shim
  • Times of India - Nuclear-capable Nirbhay cruise missile's test fails for the fourth time - Rajat Pandit
  • Johannesburg BizNews - Zupta outmanoeuvres SA again as Eskom fires starting gun on nuclear plan - Matthew le Cordeur
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Eskom Puts Out Nuclear Request for Information
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - SA nuclear procurement kicks off – NOT!--Eskom issues watered-down Request for Information - Antoinette Slabbert
  • Johannesburg Citizen - South Africa takes first step in nuclear power stations plan
  • Politicsweb South Africa - Developments in the South African energy debate
  • Daily Maverick - OpEd: Industrialisation is just as important as cost when considering IRP options - Mike Levington
  • TASS - South Africa invites nuclear reactor construction bids
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - Eskom releases nuclear RFI - Megan van Wyngaardt
  • SA Times Johannesburg - Eskom's new nuclear programme will repeat success of Koeberg‚ says Necsa
  • World Nuclear News - Eskom starts information-gathering process for new build
  • World Nuclear News - Contract for San Onofre decommissioning
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA applauds Kazakhstan's action on uranium security
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA reviews safety assessment of planned French repository
  • Daily Maverick - Eskom & DoE must act in the interest of public, or face the consequences - Wayne Duvenage
  • EurekAlert - Report finds additional radioactive materials in gas-well drill cuttings - American Chemical Society
  • The Local Switzerland - Restarting of world's oldest nuclear reactor delayed again
  • Pakistan Observer - Nuclear assets safe and secure - Asmaar Bilal
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Deal on Georgia Power nuclear costs approved - Russell Grantham
  • Savannah Morning News - Georgia regulators OK deal on nuke plant costs overruns - Associated Press
  • Athens Banner-Herald - Georgia regulators OK deal on Vogtle nuke plant cost overruns
  • WSAV Savannah - Nearly $2 Billion more approved for Plant Vogtle cost, one group says ultimately you pay the price - JoAnn Merrigan
  • Los Angeles Times - AECOM, EnergySolutions win bid to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant - Ivan Penn
  • Times of San Diego - Companies Selected to Shut Down San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station - Toni McAllister
  • Business Wire - AECOM, EnergySolutions joint venture wins San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station decommissioning contract - AECOM
  • KPBS - Edison Announces Contractor For $4.4B Decommissioning Of San Onofre - City News Service
  • Sputnik News - China to Boost Nuclear Energy Cooperation With UK
  • Michigan Live - As Consumers Energy leaves nuclear power plant, MPSC asks where energy will come from - Taylor DesOrmeau
  • Nigeria Guardian - Nigeria, Russia okay pact to build nuclear plants in Kogi, Akwa Ibom - Emeka Anuforo and Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze, Abuja
  • Nigeria Daily Trust - Nigeria, Russia sign nuclear power plants pact – Osaisai - Simon Echewofun Sunday
  • Seattle Times - N-reactor near Richland shuts down after malfunction at BPA substation
  • Lacey Patch - Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Back To Full Power, Exelon Says - Patricia A. Miller
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukraine buys nuclear fuel worth $389 mln in 10M
  • RNews SA - Thyspunt nuclear power station nearing realisation says community forum
  • Korea Times - S. Korea, US agree to regularly deploy strategic military assets to Korean Peninsula
  • Dong-A Ilbo - 'N. Korea is nearing deployment of SLBM for combat,' says Defense White Paper
  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - Pentagon studies nuclear modernization cost, beating A2AD threat - Cameron Leuthy
  • KPVI Pocatello - New Naval Reactors Facility Headed to Idaho - Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho new release
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japanese utilities cool to Tepco's tie-up proposals
  • IPS - Beyond Standing Rock: Extraction Harms Indigenous Water Sources - Tharanga Yakupitiyage
  • Colorado Springs Independent - Perry dances his way to power - Jim Hightower
  • Gabonactu.com - Le Gabon abrite les plus anciens gisements d'uranium du monde
  • Charlotte Observer - Duke Energy wins license for S.C. nuclear plant it may never build - Bruce Henderson
  • Manila Times - What a failed nuclear industry looks like - Ben Kritz
  • Luxemburger Wort - Luxembourg town participates in three-country lawsuit against Belgian nuclear power plant
  • Power Engineering International - Germany compromises on Belgian reactor fears - Diarmaid Williams
  • STV News - Threat of industrial action at Dounreay nuclear plant
  • Bloomberg Quint - India Stokes Nuclear Weapon Concern in Bid for Atomic Cartel - Jonathan Tirone
  • Independent Barents Observer - Lamps on nuclear icebreaker caught fire - Atle Staalesen
  • Barry and District News - Corbyn critic Jamie Reed to quit as MP for Sellafield role
  • Independent Barents Observer - China starts construction of new icebreaker - Atle Staalesen
  • Yahoo! News - South Africa's top court rules in favour of Eskom, Areva on Koeberg contract
  • Japan Today - Gov't to use state funds for decontaminating Fukushima
  • Windham County Commons - VY could be clean by 2026, NorthStar says - Mike Faher
  • DOE - Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment for First Advanced Fossil Energy Loan Guarantee
  • DOE - Innovators Drawn to Illinois by Argonne National Laboratory's First Embedded Entrepreneurship Program
  • NRC - NRC Issues New Reactor Licenses to Duke Energy for William States Lee III Site in South Carolina
  • The Guardian - Corbyn critic quits as Labour MP, triggering tight byelection race - Helen Pidd North of England editor and Jessica Elgot
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to join International thermonuclear project - Mehdi Sepahvand, Fatih Karimov
  • BBC - Labour MP Jamie Reed quitting Parliament
  • BBC - Union members at Dounreay to be balloted in pay dispute
  • NHK World - Japan govt. decides to scrap Monju
  • Kyodo News - Japan decides to scrap trouble-plagued Monju prototype reactor
  • Kyodo News - Reactor operator criticized for tampering with inspection records
  • Kyodo News - Chronology of events related to Monju fast-breeder reactor
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea rejects NATO's call to abandon nuclear ambition - bdk@yna.co.kr
  • Fin24 CapeTown - 'SA's nuclear plan won't blow up the economy'
  • Fin24 CapeTown - FULL STATEMENT: ConCourt summary of Eskom judgment
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom wins ConCourt nuclear battle
  • Fin24 CapeTown - ANALYSIS: Nuclear faces bumpy road as Koko dreams of 2025
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Russia and France welcome Eskom's nuclear request - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - FULL STATEMENT: Eskom issues request for information
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Electric Power Research Institute FR Document: 2016-30739 Citation: 81 FR 93713 PDF Page 93713 (1 page) Permalink
  • New Atlas - 13-foot-tall Korean mech suit aims to assist with Fukushima cleanup - Loz Blain

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

  • Las Vegas Sun - The unparalleled political life of Harry Reid - Megan Messerly
  • Las Vegas Sun - Four companies chosen to pursue nuclear waste burial test - Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press
  • Dallas Morning News - Companies pushing sites in Texas, two other states chosen for nuclear waste burial test
  • Vancouver Columbian - In Our View: Hope for Hanford
  • DOE:IG - AUDIT REPORT: Department of Energy Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Statement Audit OAI-FS-17-04
  • Business Wire - Press Release: Uranium: Natural, Enriched and Depleted Market in Brazil: Business Report 2016 - Research and Markets, Laura Wood
  • KPVI Pocatello - 65 Years Later at INL
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - INL celebrates world's first reactor generated nuclear power
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Former LANL manager sues lab for wrongful termination - Rebecca Moss
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Democrats want answers on DOE transition document - Luke Ramseth
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE Awards Co-op Agreement To New Mexico Energy, Confederated Tribes Of Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Tri-City Herald - Work restarts to empty Hanford tank with inside leak - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Umatillas awarded funds for radioactive waste safety - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - India Stokes Nuclear Weapon Concern in Bid for Atomic Cartel - Jonathan Tirone
  • Reuters - Japan urges bold reform for Tepco as Fukushima costs soar - Yuka Obayashi
  • Reuters - S.Korea's latest nuclear reactor starts operations - Jane Chung
  • Reuters - Swiss nuclear plant outages - Vera Eckert
  • Deutsche Welle - Dangerous neighbors: German-Belgian nuclear agreement doesn't fix problem
  • All Things Nuclear - End of the (Weekly) Line - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • All Things Nuclear - Protecting Against Fatigued Nuclear Plant Workers - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • E&E Daily - DOE eyes experimental drilling in 3 states - Hannah Northey
  • Rapid City Journal - DOE: Borehole won't contain nuclear waste; RC company a finalist - Tom Griffith
  • IBTimes - North Korea Nuclear Tests: 2010 'Explosion' Was Just An Earthquake, Study Finds - Mary Pascaline
  • Christian Science Monitor - Nukes or quakes? Scientists decipher tiny tremors in North Korea - Eva Botkin-Kowacki
  • WBAA NPR West Lafayette, IN - Editorial: Can Trump Keep Aging Nuclear Plants Afloat?
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Georgia regulator to vote on cost overruns at Vogtle nuclear plant - Russell Grantham
  • West Valley News, Sun City, AZ - Letter: Nuclear power deserves better treatment - Rich Andrews, Sun City
  • BelTA - Construction of Belarusian nuclear power plant stays on schedule
  • BelTA - IAEA seminar in Minsk focuses on nuclear, radiation safety legislation
  • IPE Intelligence on European Pensions - Tap pension funds to finance nuclear plant, government urged - Nick Reeve
  • Business Wire - Press Release: Southern California Edison Awards San Onofre Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Contract to AECOM, EnergySolutions Joint Venture - Southern California Edison
  • Energy Collective - Investors Line Up for UK's Next Big Nuclear Reactor Projects - Dan Yurman
  • New Europe - Finland opens inquiry in Olkiluoto nuclear plant as the Areva scandal unfolds
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, world powers to hold meeting on nuclear deal - Khalid Kazimov
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran's Nuclear Propulsion Program to Get Underway Soon: President
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran's Salehi, IAEA's Amano Discuss Nuclear Propulsion Programs
  • CCTV - IAEA: Iran has shown commitment to agreement
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to join International thermonuclear project - Mehdi Sepahvand, Fatih Karimov
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gap emerges between gov't, private sector over fast reactor project
  • Japan Today - Japan pulls plug on troubled Monju fast breeder reactor
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Outgoing TVA directors give CEO Bill Johnson boost in pay, bigger golden parachute - December 20th, 2016 by Dave Flessner
  • Prague Daily Monitor - Czech government approves simplified EIA process
  • Iran News Update - United Against Nuclear Iran Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on Iran Policy
  • Politicsweb South Africa - Developments in the South African energy debate - Anton van Dalsen
  • Midwest Energy News - As Republicans take Minnesota's legislature, clean energy still on the table - Frank Jossi
  • NRC blog - Five Questions with Rick Hasselberg
  • IAEA - Improving Security of Kazakhstan's Natural Uranium - Andrew Green, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • World Nuclear News - First Korean APR-1400 enters commercial operation
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA reviews safety assessment of planned French repository
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear retirements major threat to emissions targets
  • World Nuclear News - Super module in place at Summer 3
  • Bellona - Who's to blame and what to do? Rosatom and the No Nukes movement - Charles Digges
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom fires starting gun on nuclear plan - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Canada NewsWire - Press Release: Report recognizes unique role Ontario's nuclear fleet will play in electricity system - Council of the Great Lakes Region
  • Public Radio East - Bailout Of Nuclear Plant Spells Relief For Small Illinois Town - Jim Meadows
  • Reuters - Japan urges bold reform for Tepco as Fukushima costs soar - Yuka Obayashi
  • Japan Times - Government to help fund Fukushima decontamination, easing Tepco's burden
  • Energy Live News - UK offers £3m for nuclear decommissioning tech
  • NHK World - Govt. panel: TEPCO should improve profitability
  • The State - SC attorney general urges Trump to stop climate rules proposed by Obama - Sammy Fretwell
  • Utah Public Radio - GOP Voters Overwhelmingly Support Renewable Energy - Aimee Cobabe
  • Focus Taiwan - Changhua County, Taipower sign deal to build solar and wind farms - Wu Jhe-hao and Ko Lin
  • Air Force Department - Notice Records of Decision: Divert Activities and Exercises, Commonweatlth of the Northern Mariana Islands FR Document: 2016-30488 Citation: 81 FR 92791 PDF Page 92791 (1 page) Permalink
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health FR Document: 2016-30519 Citation: 81 FR 92820 PDF Page 92820 (1 page) Permalink
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Meetings Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews FR Document: 2016-30521 Citation: 81 FR 92819 PDF Pages 92819-92820 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Company South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Containment Hydrogen Igniter Changes FR Document: 2016-30608 Citation: 81 FR 92859 PDF Pages 92859-92860 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Compressed and Instrument Air System High Pressure Air Subsystem Changes FR Document: 2016-30607 Citation: 81 FR 92861 PDF Pages 92861-92863 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Initial Test Program Changes FR Document: 2016-30631 Citation: 81 FR 92860 PDF Pages 92860-92861 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Reconciliation of Tier 1 Valve Differences FR Document: 2016-30630 Citation: 81 FR 92881 PDF Pages 92881-92882 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations; Biweekly Notice FR Document: 2016-30438 Citation: 81 FR 92863 PDF Pages 92863-92880 (18 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-30747 Citation: 81 FR 92880 PDF Pages 92880-92881 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Notice Meetings: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working Group on Presumptions FR Document: 2016-30516 Citation: 81 FR 92857 PDF Pages 92857-92858 (2 pages) Permalink

    Monday, December 19, 2016

  • Las Vegas Sun - Editorial: Now is not the time to get sleepy on Yucca waste dump
  • Toledo Blade - Canada to decide on nuclear waste plan - Tom Henry
  • Wall Street Journal - Rex T.--A transcript of the weekend's program on FOX News Channel - Paul Gigot
  • Mondaq News - United States: WilmerHale ENsights - WilmerHale
  • Capital Journal Central South Dakota - Haakon County residents worried about nuclear waste project - Associated Press
  • MassLive Republican - Report: Pilgrim Nuke in Plymouth shut down amid leaky valves, leaked email - Mary Serreze
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP's Long Closure Nears End - Carol A. Clark
  • GovConWire - Bechtel Lands $3.1B DOE Contract Modification for Nuclear Waste Treatment Facility Construction - Jane Edwards
  • GCR - Court order increases Hanford nuclear waste bill by $4.5bn
  • NY Daily News - As Cuomo moves to bailout nuclear plants, Germany turns its reactors off - Shant Shahrigian
  • World Nuclear News - First plasma for WEST fusion reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Local opposition to dismantling of Japanese fast reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Japan expand nuclear cooperation
  • The Ferret Scotland - Runway safety rules broken for nuclear flights - Rob Edwards
  • Sutherland Northern Times - Monaghan calls on PM to stop nuclear flights - IOL.za
  • SA Independent - Eskom to issue request on nuclear - Siseko Njobeni
  • Power Engineering International - Nuclear power plant's capacity increase gains government approval - Dr. Heather Johnstone
  • Daily Mirror - Inside the 'most nuked place on Earth' where 456 bombs were detonated in 40 years causing devastating radiation - Sophie Evans
  • Sputnik News - Decommission of Monju Nuclear Reactor to Cost Japan $3.2Bln
  • Yahoo Singapore News - Japan pulls plug on troubled fast breeder reactor - AFP News
  • Asahi Shimbun - Shuttering Monju reactor to take 375 billion yen and 30 years
  • Mainichi Daily News - Plan to decommission troubled Monju reactor meets local criticism
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Govt confirms development of fast N-reactors
  • NHK World - Fukui rejects govt. plan to scrap Monju
  • NHK World - A-bomb survivor receives letter from Barack Obama
  • NHK World - Japan to scrap Monju reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Time for gov't to come clean on Monju reactor muck-up
  • Australian Mining - WA environment minister approves Mulga Rock uranium project
  • Tri-City Herald - Energy Northwest: Nuclear power plant shut down unexpectedly
  • PR Newswire - Nuclear Retirements Could Lead To Significant Increases In Short- and Long-Term Carbon Emissions, According To Brattle Economists - The Brattle Group
  • Mainichi Daily News - Community near nuke plant adopts statement against extending 40-year reactor rule
  • Business Wire - BWXT Completes Acquisition of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
  • Akron Beacon Journal - Short-term funding passed for cleanup at Ohio uranium plant - Associated Press
  • Holland Sentinel - Fermi's license renewed until 2045--Was extended 20 years - Ray Kisonas
  • Yonhap News - N.K. may carry out high intensity provocation soon: report - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Nuclear terrorism: IAEA's concerns - Asma Khalid
  • Deutsche Welle - Australian navy buys French-designed subs
  • Great Lakes Echo - Michigan, Illinois take different paths on struggling nuclear plants - Andy Balaskovitz
  • London Times - France sees red over China's bid for power - Adam Sage, Paris
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Letter: If PG&E wants to shut down Diablo Canyon, that's their business - John Hanna, Arroyo Grande
  • Daily Sabah - Iran Contra-diction: Obama's Middle East doctrine just a blip in history, as US goes back to Reagan-era geopolitics - Martin Jay
  • Rock Island Today - Exelon bailout's true value for consumers unclear
  • OPB.org - Northwest's Only Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Unexpectedly
  • Idaho Press-Tribune - Idaho museum to open for nuclear reactor's 65th anniversary
  • INL - Experimental Breeder Reactor-I museum will be open to the public on Tuesday, Dec. 20 to celebrate 65th anniversary - Leslie Wright for Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
  • Plymouth Patch - Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Shut Down - Jason Claffey
  • Arctic.ru - Atomflot: Arktika icebreaker will not be completed before 2018
  • GMA Philippines - Leveling the playing field in the PHL's power sector - Pete H. Maniego, Jr., Senior Policy Adviser, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
  • Donaldsonville Chief - Powering the future of Louisiana
  • in-cumbria - Sellafield extends £1.1bn infrastructure contract
  • DOE:EM - DOE Awards Cooperative Agreement to New Mexico Energy, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • DOE - Test Center Powers Up Wind Tech - David Glickson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Countdown as Eskom to kickstart nuclear process - Matthew Le Cordeur
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews France's Project for High and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal - May Fawaz-Huber, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Amano's remarks to the media in Tehran
  • IAEA - IAEA Statement on Director General's visit to Iran
  • Japan Times - Fukushima high school apologizes for physical abuse of student in sumo club
  • Mainichi Daily News - Principal admits underestimating violence by teacher in sumo club
  • Mainichi Daily News - Public funds earmarked to decontaminate Fukushima's 'difficult-to-return' zone
  • NAS - Project Update: Review of Governance Reform in the National Nuclear Security Administration
  • NWTRB - December 7, 2016, letter to Mr. John Kotek expressing thanks for the participation of DOE personnel in fact-finding meetings held to clarify information from the Board's February 17, 2016, meetings on high-burnup SNF.
  • NWTRB - December 8, 2016, letter from the Board to Dr. Monica Regalbuto and Mr. John Kotek following the Board's August 24, 2016, meeting on integration of DOE activities related to transporting and disposing of SNF and HLW.
  • NWTRB - Report to Congress and the Secretary summarizing Board activities from January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015.
  • Radio Australia - Fukushima: Parents' long search for children swept away in Japan's 2011 tsunami - Mark Willacy
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.5 - 46km E of Namie, Japan
  • Kyodo News - Plan to decommission troubled Monju reactor meets local criticism
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tokyo to pay its dues to UNESCO on concerns over global image - Hajimu Takeda
  • Jiji Press - (Update) Japan Tells Local Govt of Plan to Decommission Monju N-Reactor
  • Energy Department - Notice Draft Plan for a Defense Waste Repository FR Document: 2016-30366 Citation: 81 FR 91925? PDF Pages 91925-91926
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Rule Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness FR Document: 2016-30410 Citation: 81 FR 91792? PDF Pages 91792-91810 (19 pages) ? Permalink

    Sunday, December 18, 2016

  • Sun Prairie Star, WI - Castro: Rick Perry will give back energy to the American people - Natalia Castro, Americans for Limited Government
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada's newest senator's fight begins - Steve Sebelius
  • OilPrice - Saving U.S. Infrastructure – Can Trump Do It? - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • Olean Times Herald - Moving of last cask marks milestone for West Valley Demonstration Project - Rick Miller
  • Reuters - Head of U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran showing commitment to deal
  • Reuters - Iran calls for meeting of nuclear deal powers over U.S. sanctions
  • Tehran Times - IAEA head says Iran faithful to nuclear deal
  • Augusta Chronicle - Report shows bundle containing canisters of radioactive spent fuel accidentally dropped at SRS
  • Herald Palladium - Plan B: Recycling nuclear waste - Andrew Lersten
  • Japan Times - Environment Ministry to consolidate management of radioactive waste from Fukushima disastere
  • Focus Taiwan - No. 1 nuclear plant's reactor to resume operations at midnight - Huang Chiao-wen and Frances Huang
  • Cape Cod Times - In practical terms nuclear is our best energy bet
  • London Times - Koreans seek stake in Cumbria nuclear plant - John Collingridge
  • Omaha World-Herald - OPPD will pay $5 million early-exit fee to Fort Calhoun operator; next step is decommissioning plant - Cole Epley
  • Japan Today - Fukushima plant worker's thyroid cancer certified as linked to nuclear disaster
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland talk on glass and vitrification planned
  • Longview News-Journal - Honeywell subsidiary gets Sandia Labs contract
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions receives 'very good' review, fuel mishap missing - Thomas Gardiner
  • Chicago Sun Times - Fermilab co-founder, physicist Edwin Goldwasser dead at 97 - Associated Press
  • NHK World - Japan to financially support UK nuclear projects
  • Taiwan Public Television Service - Radioactve Foodstuffs Cannot be Incinerated in Taiwan
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian president urges nuclear deal participants to honor commitments - Farhad Daneshvar
  • Press TV - IAEA satisfied by Iran commitment to nuclear deal: Amano
  • Herald Palladium - Southwest Michigan's nuclear waste not going anywhere soon - Andrew Lersten
  • Counter Current News - Fukushima: The Extinction-Level Event That No One Is Talking About - Jeremiah Jones
  • Japan Times - Environment Ministry to consolidate management of radioactive waste from Fukushima disastere

    Saturday, December 17, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter(#2): Nuke fears - James J. Worman, Henderson
  • Leesburg Daily Commercial, FL - Editorial: Looking near and far at reviving a discounted source of energy
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim remains shut down - Christine Legere
  • WBIR Knoxville - ORNL is the focus of Sunday's 'Inside Tennessee'
  • Albuquerque Journal - Former Los Alamos lab executive sues over 'forced' resignation - Mark Oswald
  • Los Angeles Times - The price tag for cleaning up nuclear waste at Hanford site just went up another $4.5 billion - Ralph Vartabedian•
  • KOMO Seattle - Energy Department raises price tag to $16 billion for Hanford plant - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford vit plant cost estimate jumps $4.5 billion - Annette Cary
  • Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Column: A memo to Rick Perry, U.S. energy secretary nominee - Llewellyn King
  • New London Day - Report calls for larger Navy fleet, more attack submarines - Deborah Straszheim
  • Tri-City Herald - Cantwell: Trump team questions misinformed on Hanford, PNNL - Annette Cary
  • Trend News Agency - Iran asks for JCPOA's Joint Commission session - Fatih Karimov
  • Xinhua News - 7.9-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea: USGS
  • Reuters - Factbox: Trump fills top jobs for his administration - Washington Newsroom
  • Reuters - Energy Dept choice pits Trump against bureaucracy - Kevin Allison
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - China should seek nuclear stability, not disarmament utopia - Rajesh Rajagopalan
  • SFGate - Short-term funding passed for cleanup at Ohio uranium plant - Madison Messenger
  • Danville Register & Bee - Va. Uranium case continues in Wise County - Trevor Metcalfe
  • National Interest - In 1993, a Russian Missile Sub (Armed with Nuclear Weapons) Smashed into an American Attack Submarine - Sebastien Roblin
  • Toledo Blade - Fermi nuclear plant gets extension--S. Michigan site OK'd until 2045 - Tom Henry
  • Crain's Detroit Business - Fermi 2 nuclear plant gets 20-year operating license renewal
  • Michigan Radio - Fermi 2 plant renewed for 20 more years - Catherine Shaffer
  • Detroit News - DTE plant Fermi 2 gets license to operate until 2045 - Holly Fournier
  • Time Warner Cable Spectrum News - Critics of Upstate Nuclear Power Plant Bailout Say NYers Will End Up Paying - Zack Fink
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan to hold off on plans for problematic Japanese food imports - Lu Hsin-hui and Lilian Wu
  • DOE EM - DOE Approves Modified Contract and Baseline for Hanford Waste Treatment Plant
  • Friends of the Earth Australia - Exposed: Nuclear Waste Dump Propaganda - Phil.Evans
  • Pahrump Valley Times - DOE wants to construct new cell for radioactive waste disposal - Daria Sokolova
  • WSOC Charlotte - Duke Energy may take handguns from security at nuclear plants - Paul Boyd
  • Asahi Shimbun - Thyroid cancer compensation for Fukushima plant worker - Yuri Oiwa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Plant worker's thyroid cancer certified as linked to nuclear disaster
  • Los Angeles Times - Opinion Rick Perry as Energy secretary? Thanks for the laugh, President-elect Trump. - Paul Thornton•
  • Chicago Tribune - A lesson for Rick Perry: The Department of Energy doesn't produce much energy - William Tobey, (c) 2016, Foreign Policy
  • Albuquerque Business First - NNSA awards $2.6B Sandia Labs management contract - Rachel Sapin
  • KOB Albuquerque - $2.6B contract awarded for Sandia National Labs management - SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press
  • UPI - South Korea, Japan directly share their first military secrets on North Korea - Elizabeth Shim
  • Mainichi Daily News - Panel wants new power suppliers to add charges to bills to cover Fukushima costs
  • CCTV - Safer power plant technology tested in eastern China - Wicklow People
  • Irish Independent - EPA says no direct health risk from a Sellafield accident - Maria Pepper
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - In SLO County, few other occupations pay as much as Diablo Canyon jobs - Danielle Ames
  • CapeCod.com - Pilgrim Plant Powered Down After Small Leak Discovered; Public Not in Danger - Cape Cod Times
  • Cape Cod Times - Pilgrim shut down because of leak
  • ABC.au - TEPCO: Fukushima nuclear clean-up, compensation costs nearly double previous estimate at $250 billion - Rachel Mealey
  • Mainichi Daily News - As I See It: Nippon Kaigi and the debate over constitutional revision - Keigo Kawasaki
  • Independent Journal Review - 7 Times the CIA Got It Horribly Wrong--And America Paid the Price - Bradley Cortright
  • Troy Daily News, OH - OpEd: A fair chance to make coal cleaner - Terry Jarrett
  • POGO - NSA Watchdog Removed for Whistleblower Retaliation - Adam Zagorin
  • POGO - Judge Sides with Marine in Information-Mishandling Case - Iulia Gheorghiu
  • POGO - NRC Fines Nuclear Power Plant for Fire Safety Violation - Lydia Dennett
  • Japan Times - Tepco worker's thyroid cancer is recognized as work-related
  • TEPCO - Parameters related to the plants at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
  • TEPCO - Comprehensive strategic agreement signed with OSIsoft in the area of IoT - first electric utility in Japan to do so - Realizing real-time management, increasing operational efficiency, and creating new IoT-related businesses
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (282nd Release)
  • Philippine Information Agency - Experts urge more studies on the opening of Bataan Nuclear Plant
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - DOE review team leader details findings - Maddy Hayden

    Friday, December 16, 2016

  • FedSmith - Policy Change Hinted for Department of Energy in Questionnaire and New Secretary - Ralph R. Smith
  • truth-out - OpEd: "Give Us the Names": Strange Days at the Department of Energy - William Rivers Pitt, Truthout
  • Global Research - Former Texas Governor Who Called for Abolition of Energy Department to Be Trump's Energy Secretary - Patrick Martin
  • E&E Daily - National Monuments: Agreement protects sprawling Nevada sculpture - Hannah Northey
  • New Jersey On-Line - Editorial: Trump's choice to watch our nuclear stockpile flunked science
  • ProPublica - The Children of Agent Orange - Charles Ornstein and Hannah Fresques and Mike Hixenbaugh
  • Virginian-Pilot - "We want it to stop with us": Agent Orange curse hangs over families of Vietnam veterans - Joanne Kimberlin
  • KNPR Las Vegas - Utah Exploring Potential Nuclear Waste Site - Associated Press
  • Utah Public Radio - Collecting The Stories Of The Nuclear Bomb Testing Downwinders - Alyssa Robinson
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP 'extremely close' to reopening, manager says - Lauren Villagran
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - WIPP operators eye 2016 reopening despite list of issues - Rebecca Moss
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - DOE review team leader details findings - Maddy Hayden
  • Artesia Daily Press - NMED completes inspection of WIPP
  • KWCH Wichita - Facility provides care for those who worked with nuclear materials
  • NY Newsday - An open letter to Rick Perry, U.S. Energy Secretary nominee - Llewellyn King
  • Yahoo! News - Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Program Accepting Applications for Spring, Summer 2017 - Business Wire
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-E.ON names company insider as new finance chief - Maria Sheahan and Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - Japan to create baseload power market to promote competition - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF Energy breaks ranks to cut UK winter household gas prices - Oleg Vukmanovic and Nina Chestney
  • Reuters - South Korea says minister, British counterpart discussed nuclear power cooperation - Jane Chung
  • Reuters - RPT-COLUMN-U.S. Energy Department unfairly criticised over spending, forecasts: Kemp - John Kemp
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Investors offer 500 mln euros for 10 pct stake in Areva's nuclear fuel spin-off - Geert De Clercq
  • National Review - The Conservative Case for Nuclear Energy - Robert Bryce, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute
  • Daily Record - Letter: Nuclear power a worthy clean-energy option - Kyle Fillebrown, Morris Plains
  • Midwest Energy News - Michigan lawmakers approve sweeping, bipartisan energy plan - Andy Balaskovitz
  • The Independent - Nuclear power plants vulnerable to hacking attack in 'nightmare scenario', UN warns - Ben Kentish
  • Indian Express - Have declared unilateral moratorium on nuclear testing: Pakistan
  • Radio Pakistan - Pakistan calls for equitable approach for NSG membership
  • Phys.org - Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors–metal design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times - Katherine Mcalpine
  • Daily Telegraph - Government mulls stake in Horizon nuclear plant - Emily Gosden, Energy Editor
  • Financial Times - Public finance sought for Welsh nuclear plant - Andrew Ward and Jim Pickard
  • Japan Times - Tokyo eyes ¥1 trillion in financial support for Japanese firms pursuing U.K. nuclear plants
  • London Times - Taxpayers set to take direct stake in nuclear plant - Robin Pagnamenta
  • BBC - Wylfa Newydd: UK government holds talks in Japan
  • Channel NewsAsia - Commentary: The future of nuclear security in Southeast Asia - Noor Azura Zuhairah
  • All Things Nuclear - Reflections on the IAEA Nuclear Security Conference: More Participants, Less Focus - Ed Lyman, senior scientist
  • Aiken Standard - Spent nuclear fuel dropped in Savannah River Site's L Basin - Thomas Gardiner
  • Omaha World-Herald - Closing Fort Calhoun nuclear plant helps OPPD avoid rate hike in 2017 - Cole Epley
  • Arizona Republic - Palo Verde nuclear plant at '100 percent' after alert - Tyler Paley
  • KTAR Phoenix - Backup generator at Arizona nuclear plant fails in test - Associated Press
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: A violation of public trust - Diane Turco
  • Duluth News Tribune - In Response: Nuclear power still the best for environment, economy - George Erickson
  • eNews Channel Africa - SA nuclear regulation is 'fit and proper'
  • World Nuclear News - IEA urges decision on Czech nuclear power expansion
  • World Nuclear News - India approves Kovvada capacity increase
  • World Nuclear News - Finnish ministry calls for continued talks on joint disposal
  • World Nuclear News - Opal reactor on Australian research roadmap
  • Sputnik News - Russia, Japan to Cooperate in Closed Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technologies - Rosatom
  • Brantford Expositor - Can nuclear fusion deliver our energy? - Tim Philp
  • BelTA - Compliance of Belarusian nuclear power plant with environmental, radiation safety standards noted
  • BelTA - Nuclear power plant to help Belarus fulfill Paris Climate Agreement
  • BelTA - Belarusian ecologists invite Lithuania to monitor area near Belarusian nuclear power plant together
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant to charge electric cars
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant to help develop green economy
  • RT - Russia to continue developing nuclear forces in 2017 to deter any aggression – General Staff
  • InterAksyon - Scientists: More research needed for Bataan nuclear power plant revival - Tricia Aquino
  • Cape Cod Times - Power reduced at Pilgrim nuclear plant for valve tests - Christine Legere
  • Sputnik News - Russia, Japan Sign Memorandum on Peaceful Nuclear Energy Cooperation
  • Sputnik News - Russia Agrees to Improve Enriched Uranium Supplies to Japan - Rosatom CEO
  • Sputnik News - Russia, Japan to Act Further on Overcoming Fukushima Accident Results - Rosatom
  • TASS - Russia, Japan sign memorandum on cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy
  • BusinessKorea - Nuke Power Design Capability: KEPCO E&C Ranked 2nd in Global Nuclear Power Plant Design Sales - Lee Song-hoon
  • Pakistan Observer - No comparison or discrimination between Pakistan and India on nuclear supplies: Japanese envoy
  • China Post - We're not buying it: KMT on 'nuke food' pledge - Stephanie Chao
  • Public Radio of Armenia - Armenia working to combat smuggling of nuclear materials, Amb. Mnatsakanyan says - Siranush Ghazanchyan
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Subsidies aren't only way to keep power plants open - Steve Daniels
  • Financial Times - Areva receives offer for 10% stake in spun-off nuclear unit - Michael Stothard
  • KFSM-TV Fort Smith, AR - University Of Arkansas Updates Nuclear Reactor Site Clean Up Plans - Bryan Shawver
  • Manila Times - Experts urge more studies on the opening of Bataan nuclear plant
  • UPI - Discovery to inspire more radiation-resistant metals - Brooks Hays
  • Pakistan Daily Times - The Indo-Japanese nuclear deal - Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Lawmaker's resolution aims to keep Palisades nuclear plant open - Brad Devereaux
  • WSJM-FM Benton Harbor - Van Buren County Commission Fighting Palisades Closure
  • WSJM-FM Benton Harbor - House To MPSC: Deny Palisades Closure
  • E&E Daily - TRANSITION: Trump team looks for bias in DOE's outlook - Hannah Northey and Peter Behr
  • Japan Times - Tepco to form power grid consortium with industry peers in 2020s
  • NHK World - Japan govt. to decide to decommission Monju
  • Mid-Hudson News - NRC panel rejects petition on proposed transfer of IP decommissioning trust funds
  • TASS - Russian, Turkish PMs discuss bilateral energy cooperation - More:
  • Burnham and Highbridge Weekly - Green MEP Molly Scott Cato backs legal action against Hinkley C state subsidies - Steven Salter
  • AXcess News - EEOICPA – The Claims You Did Not Know About - Boris Dzhingarov
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford workers stay home Thursday - Annette Cary
  • NRC - NRC Finalizes Environmental Impact Statement for Reno Creek In Situ Uranium Recovery Project in Wyoming
  • NRC - NRC Renews Operating License of Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General to Visit Iran
  • IAEA - Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: IAEA Conference Addresses Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions - May Fawaz-Huber, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Press TV - IAEA head to visit Iran on weekend over JCPOA implementation
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Renewable energy: From leader to losing out - Lloyd Gedye
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2016-30350 Citation: 81 FR 91169 PDF Page 91169 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance about Possession Licenses for Production of Radioactive Material Using an Accelerator FR Document: 2016-30343 Citation: 81 FR 91206 PDF Pages 91206-91207 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-30494 Citation: 81 FR 91207 PDF Pages 91207-91208 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental - Federal Nuclear Waste Facility Barndioota Community Survey Matt CarcichMatt Carcich
  • E&E Daily - NUCLEAR: Advocates optimistic a GOP-led DOE boosts reactors - Kristi E. Swartz
  • Salamanca Press NY - Moving of last cask marks milestone for West Valley Demonstration Project - Rick Miller
  • Kyodo News - Plant worker's thyroid cancer certified as linked to nuclear disaster

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

  • Washington Examiner - Editorial: Perry, make Yucca Mountain great again
  • Scientific American - Trump Energy Pick Perry Pushed to Store Nuclear Waste in His Own State - Chuck McCutcheon
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Shipments to Yucca Mountain would pass near Trump Hotel - Daria Sokolova
  • KSL-TV - Utah review of radioactive waste plan to rev up in 2017 - Michelle L. Price
  • WRDW-TV Augusta - What Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy means for Aiken
  • Wall Street Journal - High-Energy Rick Perry--Revive Yucca Mt.'s nuclear waste site, then close Energy down
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - An Energy Department tale: Captain Perry and the great white whale - Robert Alvarez, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - State inspectors spot no red flags as WIPP prepares to reopen - Associated Press
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - NM Environment Dept. completes WIPP inspection - Maddy Hayden
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford meeting in Richland Wednesday canceled
  • Tri-City Herald - Battelle gets high marks at PNNL, $11.75 million - Annette Cary
  • KCTS 9 Seattle - Birth Defect Investigation in Eastern Washington Proves Inconclusive - Courtney Flatt, NWPR/EarthFix
  • KVEW Kennewick - Wyden opposes Trump nominee for Energy Secretary - Dennis Shannon
  • Livermore Independent - Court Hearing Scheduled Today in Retiree Lawsuit
  • Bloomberg - Trump and Obama Clash Over the Future of Energy - Eric Roston and Brian Eckhouse
  • Bloomberg - Open Warfare Erupts Inside South African Police Services - Amogelang Mbatha and Sam Mkokeli
  • Bloomberg - Pentagon Chief May Have to Steer Clear of $10 Billion Contractor - Anthony Capaccio and Anders Melin
  • Bloomberg - Perry in His Own Words: How Trump's Energy Pick Views His World - Jim Polson
  • Reuters - COLUMN-U.S. Energy Department unfairly criticised over spending, forecasts: Kemp - John Kemp
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-EDF shares slump after warning on lower earnings in 2017 - Sudip Kar-Gupta and Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Russia says loss of Iran nuclear deal would be unforgivable: Interfax - Alexander Winning
  • Reuters - Germany's parliament approves nuclear waste deal with utilities - Caroline Copley
  • NEI - Congress Passes Legislation to Restore Nuclear Cooperation Agreement With Norway
  • NEI - Nuclear Industry Efficiency Program Makes Remarkable Gains in First Year
  • NEI - NEI Responds to Bloomberg Reporting on Donald Trump and Nuclear Energy
  • Reuters - Trump team disavows survey seeking names of climate workers - Timothy Gardner and Emily Stephenson
  • Reuters - Japan, Hitachi to stump up $8.5 billion for Horizon nuclear project in Wales: source - Takaya Yamaguchi
  • Reuters - U.S. looks for potential issues linked to falsified French nuclear documents - Scott DiSavino
  • Reuters - Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature: White House - Eric Walsh
  • Deutsche Welle - Bundestag approves nuclear waste deal with industry
  • E&E Daily - Advocates optimistic a GOP-led DOE boosts reactors - Kristi E. Swartz
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - State senator hosts public meetings on North County's radioactive history - Bryce Gray
  • EurActiv - Europe should harmonise safety requirements for new nuclear build - Tim Yeo, Chairman of NNWE and the University of Sheffield Industrial Advisory Board for the Energy 2050 initiative
  • Washington Technology - Battelle tapped for $9.5M nuclear weapon modeling contract
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - State inspectors spot no red flags as WIPP prepares to reopen - Associated Press
  • ABC News - New Mexico Finds No 'Red Flags' in Nuclear Dump Inspection - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • SA Independent - Eskom proposals for nuclear build in 2017 - Siseko Njobeni
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - Breaking: Nuclear RFI delayed once again - Antoinette Slabbert
  • SA Independent - Why nuclear makes sense - Dr Kelvin Kemm
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Court Orders Punitive Costs Against Minister in Nuclear Case - Ashleigh Furlong
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - Nuclear bid document won't call for costs now - Antoinette Slabbert
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Nuke Deal - Joemat Pettersson Bowing to Zuma and His Captured Cronies in Eskom - Gordon Mackay
  • 702 South Africa - Why is Eskom rushing nuclear deal? - Outa
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Energy Department Notes High Court Decision
  • Johannesburg BizNews - Seeming to start over – but is the Russian nuclear deal really off? - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Eskom promises transparency in nuclear project - Ilze-Marie Le Roux
  • Moline Dispatch Argus - Exelon hiring 400 for nuclear power plants
  • WVIK 90.3 FM Quad Cities NPR - New Benefits From Keeping Nuclear Plants Open - Herb Trix
  • Hiawatha World - Exelon to hire 400 in Clinton, Quad Cities - Jennifer DeWitt
  • Holland Sentinel - My Take: Palisades Nuclear Plant shutting down is a tough blow - Mike Bailey
  • KNWA Fayetteville - Public Meeting on SEFOR Nuclear Plant CleanUp - Karella Kordsmeier
  • KNAU Arizona Public Radio - Appeals Court Will Hear Two Back-to-Back Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Cases - Ryan Heinsius
  • Sputnik News - Russia to Continue Developing Nuclear Forces in 2017 to Deter Aggression
  • Winnipeg Free Press - Analysis: Cheap nuclear 'cleanup' dangerous - Dave Taylor
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Letter: Trump needs to mothball US nuclear arsenal - Robert R. Scott, Knoxville
  • Korea Herald - Korean nuclear fusion reactor takes step forward for commercialization
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