• 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]

    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

    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'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
  • The Conversation - Lesson one for Rick Perry: The Energy Department doesn't produce much energy - William H. Tobey
  • CBS News - What exactly does the Energy Department do? - Reena Flores
  • Sputnik News - Nuclear Forces Guarantee Russia's Security - Strategic Missile Forces Commander
  • NK News - NATO body to meet on North Korean nuclear, ballistic missile programs - Hamish Macdonald
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - $683M Indian Point Trust Fund: Panel Tosses Objections to Transfer - Lanning Taliaferro
  • NDTV - Government Gives Nod To Raise Andhra Pradesh Reactors Capacity
  • The Hindu - NSG waiver has attendant risks, govt. tells Lok Sabha
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Handling 2011 accident costs will test TEPCO's ability to reform
  • NBC Los Angeles - New Plan Needed For San Onofre Nuclear Plant Decommissioning - JW August
  • Daily Energy Insider - Southern California Edison Disappointed by San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Settlement Ruling
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Trump's choice for top diplomat is no fan of sanctions - Bradley Klapper
  • Deccan Herald - Medical scenario in the event of N strike - Dr Ambekar A Y,
  • NK News - What role can Russia play in North Korean denuclearization? - Anthony V. Rinna
  • China Radio International - East China's AP1000 reactor has advanced safety control system
  • World Nuclear News - Near-surface final waste repository launched in Russia
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA completes first South African regulatory review
  • World Nuclear News - Provisional contributions to Swiss clean-up funds announced
  • Bellona - Russian institute suggests nuclear option to 'heating season' - Charles Digges
  • Miami New Times - Group to Protest FPL's Electricity Monopoly Today - Jerry Iannelli
  • Midwest Energy News - Michigan lawmakers inch closer to deal on energy bills - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Mainichi Daily News - Another Fukushima evacuee bullied at school: support group
  • KFDA Amarillo - Pantex to improve security of classified information - Francis Sirois
  • Beyond Nuclear - Victory! CT Supreme court reverses lower court decision on Millstone
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • Trend News Agency - Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature
  • Press TV - Trump to face Putin reckoning if Iran nuclear deal annulled
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom hits first hurdle as nuclear procurer - Matthew Le Cordeur
  • Energy Department - Rule Loan Guarantees for Projects that Employ Innovative Technologies FR Document: 2016-30006 Citation: 81 FR 90699 PDF Pages 90699-90712 (14 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. and South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3 Passive Core Cooling System Condensate Return; Exemptions and Combined License Amendments FR Document: 2016-30152 Citation: 81 FR 90871 PDF Pages 90871-90875 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, Units 6 and 7; Combined License FR Document: 2016-30154 Citation: 81 FR 90875 PDF Pages 90875-90876 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Tokyo Reporter - Lawyer: Bullies assaulted student who evacuated from Fukushima - Roland Shichijo
  • Taipei Times - FDA rejects entry of five Japanese natto products

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Operators told to plan shutdowns three years ahead, focus on labor
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - US utility's deferred reactor clean-up shows cost pressure on early closures - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Germany upgrades technology to curb cost of fleet shutdown - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - US utilities must commit to digitization to cut operating costs by 30% - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - 3D printers could slash SMR lead times from years to months - Karen Thomas
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Westinghouse targets first SMR within a decade using '100% modularity'
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Terrestrial CEO: Plant costs of $40-$50/MWh set to displace fossil fuels
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Industrial internet turns Big Data boom into operator profits - Karen Thomas
  • NewsTalk780 KOH Reno - Could Yucca Be Making a Comeback?
  • Forbes - Rick Perry's Vow To Destroy The Energy Department Will Now Collide With Reality - James Conca
  • Washington Post - Beyond 'Oops': Perry's past may raise confirmation questions - Will Weissert?
  • Idaho Statesman - As energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is blank slate on INL, nuclear issues - Luke Ramseth, Idaho Falls Post Register
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Perry selection draws sharp criticism in New Mexico - Thom Cole
  • KVEW Kennewick - Trump team's energy probe includes Hanford questions - Chelsie Hadden
  • Tri-City Herald - Public meeting Wednesday on new Hanford vit plant facility - Annette Cary
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - NM delegation reacts to newest appointment - Maddy Hayden , Carlsbad Current-Argus
  • Bloomberg - Trump Picks Former Texas Governor Perry as Energy Secretary - Terrence Dopp
  • Bloomberg - video: Cardin: Many GOP Senators Concerned About Tillerson
  • AP - From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy - MATTHEW DALY and WILL WEISSERT
  • Reuters - Trump picks climate skeptic Perry for top U.S. energy job - Susan Heavey and Steve Holland
  • Reuters - Greenpeace activists target EDF Paris HQ in anti-nuclear protest - Bate Felix, Benjamin Mallet and Jacky Naegelen
  • Reuters - China tells Japan it opposes unilateral North Korea sanctions - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - German prompt power price down early on more renewable supply - Vera Eckert
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pennsylvania needs nuclear power - Gene Barr, Dennis Yablonsky and Frank A. Sirianni
  • New York Times - Thomas C. Schelling, Master Theorist of Nuclear Strategy, Dies at 95 - William Grimes
  • Washington Post - Thomas Schelling has died. His ideas shaped the Cold War and the world - Henry Farrell
  • Reuters - White House: Iran nuclear vessel would not not violate atomic deal
  • teleSUR - Greenpeace Activists Protest Nuclear Power in Paris
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Where Exelon is not getting its way - Joe Cahill
  • Daily Caller - What Does Energy Secretary Rick Perry Mean For Nuclear? - Andrew Follett
  • Aiken Standard - Rick Perry over the Energy Department could mean new approach for Savannah River Site, MOX - Thomas Gardiner
  • MIT Technology Review - Rick Perry, a Very Different Kind of Energy Secretary - Jamie Condliffe
  • NPR - Donald Trump Taps Rick Perry To Head Agency He Once Forgot - Scott Detrow
  • Politico - Rick Perry, manager of nukes - Danny Vinik
  • World Nuclear News - US President-elect Trump names officers
  • World Nuclear News - Third Swiss region to be included in repository studies
  • World Nuclear News - Swiss regulator calls for steam generator checks
  • World Nuclear News - UK decommissioning spending almost unchanged on year
  • World Nuclear News - Vattenfall extends fuel supply to include Russia
  • World Nuclear News - Korean fusion reactor achieves record plasma
  • Texas Tribune - Rick Perry's energy legacy is more complicated than you think - Jim Malewitz and Kiah Collier
  • Texas Observer - Get Ready, America: Rick Perry's Environmental and Energy Record is Awful - Naveena Sadasivam
  • Albuquerque Journal - Heinrich, Udall say Perry unqualified to be energy secretary - Michael Coleman
  • Los Angeles Times - Rick Perry wanted to eliminate the Department of Energy – now he is said to be Trump's pick to run it - Evan Halper
  • New York Times - Editorial: Will Rick Perry Be the Energy Department's Undoing?
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - Science Group Offers Mixed Reaction to Perry Energy Secretary Nomination - Ken Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Dallas Morning News - Rick Perry formally named as energy secretary in Trump Cabinet - Todd J. Gillman Jamie Lovegrove
  • SA Independent - Eskom to 'test' the market for nuclear - Siseko Njobeni
  • iAfrica - Eskom will remain nuclear procurement agent
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Eskom denies nuclear programme will displace renewable energy - Ilze-Marie Le Roux
  • SA Times Johannesburg - Editorial: We will be badly burnt by fallout from a nuke deal
  • Port Elizabeth HeraldLive - Eskom to invite nuclear bids despite concerns
  • Sowetan LIVE Johannesburg - Eskom's nuclear arrogance will be challenged‚ says OUTA
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - NGOs express concern about Eskom's involvement in nuclear build programme - Kim Cloete
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom now officially in charge of nuclear deal - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - IMF points to Eskom/IPP 'equal footing' as key to cut costs - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Utility regulator wants nuclear energy to count as renewable
  • Martha's Vineyard Times - Letter: Nothing to gain from nuclear plant but failure - Dan Martino, Cottage City Oysters
  • Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror - Letter: Don't allow Pilgrim to refuel in the spring - Candace Perry, Wellfleet
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Pilgrim employees work hard to keep it safe - Craig A. Pinkham, President, Utility Workers Union of America, Local 369
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - 'I truly apologize for any distress this may have caused' - Frank Mand
  • State Journal-Register - Guest column: End the 'nuclear hostage crisis' now - David A. Kraft is the director of the Nuclear Energy Information Service
  • Adelaide Advertiser - Taiwanese energy firm rejects Martin Hamilton-Smith's claim it would help set up SA nuclear waste dump - Daniel Wills
  • Asbury Park Press - Oyster Creek nuclear plant taken offline - Amanda Oglesby
  • Lacey Patch - Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station Taken Offline Again For More Turbine Repairs - Patricia A. Miller
  • Arizona Public Media - Uranium Push-Pull Near Grand Canyon in Appeals Court - Laurel Morales
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan to chip in $8.7 billion for UK nuclear project
  • Hudson Valley Press - Lawsuit Filed Against NYS Public Service Commission
  • UPI - North Korea diplomats say U.S. to blame for nuclear issue - Elizabeth Shim
  • KKCO-TV Grand Junction - Providing care for Atomic Heroes - SABC
  • South African Broadcasting Corporation - Eskom to invite bids to expand SA's nuclear capacity
  • Blackburn News - Government To Rule On Kincardine Nuclear Waste Burial Site Next Summer - Janice MacKay
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Judge bars feds from using statements of accused spy - Jamie Satterfield
  • Roxby Downs Monitor - Citizen's jury says no to nuclear storage - Patrick Glover
  • Mehr News - Tehran, Prague ink MoU on nuclear coop.
  • Tehran Times - Iran, Czech Republic sign nuclear cooperation document
  • Reuters - Japan's JNFL in talks on taking Areva minority stake: source
  • New Civil Engineer - Call for nuclear decommissioning innovation - Katherine Smale
  • Union of Concerned Scientists blog - Trump's Picks for Defense: What We Know About Mattis and Flynn - David Wright, physicist & co-director, Global Security
  • The Conversation - Trump questionnaire recalls dark history of ideology-driven science - Paul N. Edwards, Professor of Information and History, University of Michigan
  • PennEnergy - Second containment vessel ring placed at Vogtle Unit 3
  • Business Wire - CORRECTING and REPLACING Southern California Edison Responds to Ruling on San Onofre Nuclear Plant Settlement - Southern California Edison
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - CPUC considering modifications to San Onofre nuclear deal - Rob Nikolewski
  • Energy Bangla - Rosatom Respects Vietnam's Decision
  • Tri-City Herald - Cantwell troubled by Trump questionnaire; DOE won't name names - Annette Cary
  • Edmonton Sun - Green energy costs a fortune and has never worked - Lorne Gunter
  • Windpower Engineering - Natural gas & wind provide the lowest-cost generation for much of U.S.: UT Austin Research - Paul Dvorak
  • Windham County Commons - Is VY buyer capable of doing the job?
  • KeysNews Florida - Mercury study raises questions about bay - Brian Bowden
  • BBC - Renewable energy progress 'frustrating' - Lesley Griffiths - Steffan Messenger
  • Ukraine Today - Poroshenko pays tribute to Chornobyl disaster liquidators
  • Tri-City Herald - Murray to fight any Trump administration cutbacks at Hanford, PNNL
  • NAS - Project Update: Review of Governance Reform in the National Nuclear Security Administration
  • NRC - Remarks by Chairman Stephen G. Burns at the International Conference on Nuclear Security - U.S. NRC Perspectives on the Security of Nuclear Installations and Radiological Materials
  • NRC blog - Improving Public Meetings with New Facilitators and Policy Statement - Lance Rakovan, Senior Communications Specialist
  • Bellona - Russia's first nuclear waste repository starts operation - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S. to hold nuclear deterrence meeting next week - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board: DTE Electric Co. FR Document: 2016-29881 Citation: 81 FR 90388 PDF Pages 90388-90389 (2 pages) Permalink
  • NRC - RESULTS OF THE AUDIT OF THE DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD'S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2016 AND 2015 (DNFSB-17-A-04)
  • Chandigarh Tribune - Dilemma over the N word--India needs to make its nuclear doctrine relevant - G Parthasarathy
  • Focus Taiwan - FDA rejects problematic Japanese food products - Chang Ming-hsun and Evelyn Kao
  • Handelsblatt Global Edition - Nuclear Legacy Adds to Deutsche Bahn Woes - Jürgen Flauger, Dieter Fockenbrock
  • CTV News - Feds again push back decision on underground home for nuclear waste - Colin Perkel
  • CTV News - Nuclear waste storage decision delayed, again
  • OPB.org - Federal 'Special Inspection' Begins At The Northwest's Only Nuclear Power Plant - Anna King
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Trump transition memo hints at major DOE changes - Luke Ramseth
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - SON(Saugeen Ojibway Nation) discusses nuclear power impact - Kevin Bernard
  • Durham Radio News - Decision on nuclear waste storage bunker near Lake Huron delayed until next summer

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  • Independent Journal Review - I Was In Charge Of The Yucca Mountain Project - Until Obama Shut Us Down. Let's Bring It Back. - Christopher A. Kouts
  • Public News Service - Trump Transition Team Explores Restarting Yucca Mountain Nuclear Dump - Suzanne Potter
  • Las Vegas Sun - Lawmaker says Trump win brings Yucca Mountain closer to opening - Bristow Marchant
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Trump transition memo hints at major DOE changes - Luke Ramseth
  • Bloomberg First Word Energy - Trump's secret weapon to reverse Obama on climate - Catherine Rolfe
  • The Hill blog - Trump picks Rick Perry to lead Energy Department - Timothy Cama
  • Politico - Trump picks Perry to lead Energy Department he once vowed to kill - Darius Dixon
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Trump transition team's lab questionnaire sparks fear - Rebecca Moss
  • Hamilton Spectator - Decision on nuclear-waste bunker pushed back
  • Big Island Video News - VIDEO REPORT: Pohakuloa Radiation Monitoring Plan Finalized
  • In These Times - Sci-Fi Iraq: Authors Envision Their Country in 2103, a Century After the U.S. Invasion - M. Lynx Qualey
  • WATD-FM Marshfield - Plymouth: Anti-Nuclear Protesters Gather to Demand Pilgrim's Immediate Closure - Mimi Walker
  • Los Alamos Monitor - LANL nets five awards at R&D 100 awards - Tris DeRoma
  • UT Tennessee Today - Alloy Expert Named Newest UT-ORNL Governor's Chair - David Goddard
  • Los Alamos Monitor - LA officials want Manhattan Project NHP to grow - Tris DeRoma
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Los Alamos officials hope to develop park tourism plan - Associated Press
  • KUNM Albuquerque - Senators Slam Trump Team's DOE Questionnaire, Heather Wilson In Talks With Trump Team
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant barred from shipping waste after incident - Annette Cary
  • KHQ Spokane - Feds begin special inspection of Richland nuclear plant - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Harp replaces Dowell at DOE Hanford Office of River Protection
  • All Things Nuclear - End of the (Weekly) Line - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Bloomberg - Perry Said to Be Offered Energy Secretary Position by Trump - Jennifer A. Dlouhy
  • Bloomberg - Gazprom Signs Oil Deal With Iran as Russians Return in Force - Golnar Motevalli, Hashem Kalantari, and Sam Wilkin
  • Bloomberg - MTN Said to Extract Several Hundred Million Euros From Iran - Loni Prinsloo
  • Bloomberg - Germany's Next Nuclear Headache Is Over Cash or Reactor Life - Weixin Zha, Brian Parkin, and Tino Andresen
  • Bloomberg - Gorbachev Says U.S. Was Short-sighted on Soviets - Associated Press (Kate De Pury And Vladimir Isachenkov)
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Power Corp. Shuts Plant in South India Amid Cyclone - Rajesh Kumar Singh
  • Bloomberg - video: Why Climate Defenders Shouldn't Fear Trump - Scott Pruitt
  • Bloomberg - Boeing's Iran Deal Goes Big League - Brooke Sutherland
  • Reuters - Trump picks former Texas Governor Perry as energy secretary - Steve Holland
  • Reuters - U.S. Energy Department balks at Trump request for names on climate change - David Shepardson
  • Reuters - Iran to work on nuclear-powered marine vessels after U.S. 'violation' of deal - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Uranium Energy Corp gets mine permit for a project in Texas
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Engie's provisions for Belgian nuclear to rise by 1.8 bln euros - Benjamin Mallet, Sudip Kar-Gupta and Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - French nuclear plant availability back to normal mid-Jan: EDF - Geert De Clercq and Bate Felix
  • DOE - Energy Secretary Moniz Statement on Breakthrough Energy Coalition Fund Announcement
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at Columbia Generating Station
  • IAEA - Continue to Effectively Strengthen Global Nuclear Security: International Conference on Nuclear Security Concludes - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Nuclear Science and Technology Assist Sustainable Development, IAEA Director General Tells United Nations General Assembly - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • World Nuclear News - Amano notes nuclear's role in sustainable development
  • World Nuclear News - Hungary's nuclear ambitions for climate change
  • BBC - Iran says it will develop nuclear-powered ships after US extends sanctions
  • Bellona - Another Eco-NGO sued out of existence as Kremlin hints it might ease up on environmentalists - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Iran has contingency plans for JCPOA violations: Velayati
  • Press TV - US trying to evade its commitment under JCPOA: Journalist
  • Press TV - Iranian president orders work on nuclear propulsion device
  • Press TV - Iran deal to last only if all sides comply: Iranian UN envoy
  • Press TV - CIA torture report to be sent to Obama's archive
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom's nuclear RFP launch surprises markets - Lameez Omarjee
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Court bid to block Eskom on nuclear RFPs fails - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom to release nuclear RFP this week - Koko - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Surprise energy gazette could delay nuclear trial - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Koeberg remains safe as French probe nuclear reactors – Eskom - with Bloomberg
  • Xinhua News - Bill Gates launches 1-billion-dollar fund for clean energy technology
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Combined License; Applications: Florida Power and Light Co.; Turkey Point, Units 6 and 7 FR Document: 2016-29777 Citation: 81 FR 89995 PDF Pages 89995-89997 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels FR Document: 2016-29854 Citation: 81 FR 89994 PDF Page 89994 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels FR Document: 2016-29855 Citation: 81 FR 89995 PDF Page 89995 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Reliability and PRA FR Document: 2016-29857 Citation: 81 FR 89994 PDF Pages 89994-89995 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-29959 Citation: 81 FR 89994
  • New York Times - Declassify the Senate Torture Report
  • New York Times - Letter: Uninformed About Torture - Michael Kwass, Baltimore, professor of history at Johns Hopkins
  • The Hill blog - OpEd: Pentagon's suppressed waste report only tip of the inefficient machine - William D. Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy
  • Asahi Shimbun - New Fukushima evacuee bullying case emerges at Tokyo school - Miki Aoki
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuke crisis compensation costs tacked onto power bills to face 4 tril. yen cap
  • Mainichi Daily News - U.N. confab begins in Nagasaki to promote nuclear disarmament
  • Jiji Press - U.N. Nuclear Disarmament Talks End in Nagasaki
  • Jiji Press - Japan to Lower Purchase Prices for Solar, Wind Power
  • Jiji Press - More Evacuees Sue Govt, TEPCO over Fukushima N-Accident

    Monday, December 12, 2016

  • Tri-City Herald - Trump team asks about Hanford, national labs - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - Perry Said to Be Trump's Top Candidate for Energy - Jennifer Jacobs and Jennifer A Dlouhy
  • CleanTechnica - Full Text Of 74-Item Questionnaire Trump Transition Team Sent To DOE - Joshua S Hill
  • All Things Nuclear - Cuts to the Fissile Materials Stockpile - Eryn MacDonald
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL months away from renewing nuclear waste shipments - Lauren Villagran
  • Bloomberg - Trump Can Crack Down on Iran Without Shredding the Nuclear Deal
  • Reuters - Looking ahead to Trump presidency, Netanyahu refocusses on Iran - Jeffrey Heller
  • Reuters - Rick Perry a leading candidate for U.S. energy post: source - Steve Holland
  • South China Morning Post - Why is climate-conscious Vietnam choosing coal over nuclear? - Helen Clark
  • Swarajya Magazine - Will Nuclear Energy Power India's Future? - Ashok Sajjanhar
  • Energy Collective - Entergy Continues Closing Its Cash Cows - Dan Yurman
  • WNWN Battle Creek - Palisades closure raises environmental concerns - John McNeill
  • Joongang Daily - Nuclear plants to fortify against quakes - Choi Hyung-jo
  • BBC - Wylfa Newydd: Anglesey nuclear plant design consultation begins
  • Hindustan Times - Govt takes precautions for nuclear plant as cyclone makes landfall in Tamil Nadu
  • Greentech Media - Where Are Residential Solar and Nuclear Cheaper Than Natural Gas? - Katherine Tweed
  • News Corp Australia - Letter calls for SA nuclear talks to go on - Australian Associated Press
  • Asharq Al-awsat - Iran's Press Change Tune on the "Nuke Deal" - Amir Taheri
  • World Nuclear News - Communicating with Canadians about nuclear safety
  • World Nuclear News - Small reactors for heat and power in Russia
  • On Line opinion Australia - Premier's nuclear push is proof of a government in meltdown - Mia Pepper
  • Business Insider - Here's how many 'super nukes' American scientists thought it would take to destroy the world in 1945 - Pierre Bienaimé
  • Times of Central Asia - Kazakhstan and Czech Republic to develop nuclear power cooperation
  • Energy Business Review - Russia's Rosatom gets compensation for scrapped €10bn nuclear project in Bulgaria
  • UPI - Fukushima radiation reaches United States shores for first time - Allen Cone
  • NewsWithViews.com - THE HORROR OF FUKUSHIMA CAN NO LONGER BE CALLED A CONSPIRACY THEORY - Devvy Kidd
  • New Mexico Political Report - Standing Rock resonates in New Mexico - Laura Paskus
  • The Hitavada Nagpur - India seeks details of working reactors from US, French nuclear cos - Prashant S V Rangnekar
  • Korea Times - Nuclear envoys meet in Seoul to discuss NK - Yi Whan-woo
  • EU Reporter - In #Belarus, #Rosatom is 'building a crematorium' - Martin Banks
  • WNDU South Bend - Building a nuclear physics accelerator at Notre Dame
  • Macau Business Daily - Guangdong- Macau nuclear safety notification on the way
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Rusatom Service delivers equipment for Unit 5 of Bulgaria's NPP Kozloduy - See more at: SeeNews Southeast Europe
  • Midwest Energy News - Michigan, Illinois take different paths on struggling nuclear plants - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - OpEd: Clearwater wrong to sue NY over nuclear bailout - Arthur Kremer, Chairman, New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York
  • Handelsblatt Global Edition - Deutsche Bahn to Pay €350 Million for Atomic Waste Fund
  • Wikipedia - Isotopes of caesium
  • Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era - Fire put out by sprinklers at atomic lab near Pittsburgh
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NRC blog - NRC's Requirements Following Entergy's Announcement Palisades Will Cease Operation - Viktoria Mitlyng, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Region III
  • BBC - Wyfla Newydd: Nuclear power 'outdated and expensive'
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S., Japan to discuss N.K. nukes this week - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Journalists reveal: How Eric Wood, Trillian CEO, "laundered" Gupta millions
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Nuclear will cause major debt, renewables will create jobs - Bishop - Bishop Geoff Davies
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Maths and politics - Dewald Van Rensburg
  • SBS.au - Letter calls for SA nuclear talks to go on
  • GovTrack - S. 8: A bill to provide for the approval of the Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.
  • The State - Wilson says Trump win brings Yucca Mountain closer to opening - Bristow Marchant
  • Bloomberg BNA - Trump Transition Adds More EPA, Energy Advisers to Team - Dean Scott,Rebecca Kern and Renee Schoof
  • Kyodo News - U.N. confab begins in Nagasaki to promote nuclear disarmament
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan recalls problematic natto products from Japan
  • Focus Taiwan - FDA launches inspection of Japanese food products - Chang Ming-hsuan and Y.F. Low
  • Taipei Times - Combination food from Japan to be scrutinized - Lee I-chia
  • China Post - FDA to tighten inspections after banned products found - Sun Hsin Hsuan
  • New Yorker - DANIEL ELLSBERG, EDWARD SNOWDEN, AND THE MODERN WHISTLE-BLOWER - Malcolm Gladwell

    Sunday, December 11, 2016

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions: Duke Energy Florida, Inc., LLC, Crystal River Unit 3, Nuclear Generating Plant FR Document: 2016-29712 Citation: 81 FR 89511 PDF Pages 89511-89514 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Assumptions used for Evaluating Potential Radiological Consequences of Fuel Handling Accident in Fuel Handling and Storage Facility for Boiling and Pressurized Water Reactors; Withdrawl FR Document: 2016-29661 Citation: 81 FR 89510 PDF Pages 89510-89511 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Amendments: Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4 FR Document: 2016-29713 Citation: 81 FR 89516 PDF Pages 89516-89520 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Transfer Applications: Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC; Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 FR Document: 2016-29716 Citation: 81 FR 89514 PDF Pages 89514-89516 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - The return of Yucca Mountain? - Steve Sebelius
  • Cape Cod Times - Living with nuclear waste
  • Bloomberg - Iran Air to Buy Boeing Planes, First Such Deal in 37 Years - Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - Boeing confirms $16.6 airplane deal with IranAir - Tim Hepher
  • Rapid City Journal - Project to drill 3 miles down stokes fears of nuclear waste in SD - Tom Griffith
  • Jordan Times - Jordan's energy match: solar 1 nuclear 0 - Ali Ahmad, M. V. Ramana
  • Deutsche Welle - Nuclear lawsuit backdown by German power utilities labeled insincere
  • BBC - Iran signs $16bn deal to buy 80 Boeing aircraft
  • Tehran Times - Iran Air, Boeing sign $16.6b deal
  • CNY Central - Unit 1 of Nine Mile Point Nuclear Plant shut down - Justine Marschner
  • Zee News - Scientists create material for safer, economical nuclear reactors
  • Spalding Guardian - Pinchbeck man to head national group for nuclear test veterans
  • Albany Times Union - Letter: Spend nuclear plant subsidy on renewables - Charles Bishop, Schenectady
  • Taipei Times - Japan Food Imports: Groups seek knowledge on radioactive contamination
  • CCTV - China makes breakthrough in nuclear fusion development - Zheng Chunying
  • Reuters - China puts temporary ban on North Korean coal imports - Michael Martina
  • The Guardian - Atomic agency leader warns of disaster if Trump tears up Iran deal - Daniel Boffey Policy editor
  • Tehran Times - Iran ready to deal with 'disloyalty' to nuclear deal: Shamkhani - Bay Area Indymedia
  • SF Bay Area IMC - SF Japan Consulate Speak-out-Evacuate The Families and Children Of Fukushima and Stop The
  • Xinhua News - "Fingerprint" of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster detected in North America
  • Reuters - Dubai's DEWA gets finance for $3.4 bln coal power plant - David French
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan recalls food product from Japanese radiation-affected area - Chang Ming-hsun and Evelyn Kao
  • BBC News - Sellafield nuclear waste silo fitted with giant doors
  • WSJM St. Joseph, MI - Cook Plant Remains In Strong Financial Position
  • Victoria Advocate - Victoria hopes to overcome Portland's bid for Exxon plant - Kathryn Cargo
  • CCTV - Discovery in Japan could be linked to Fukushima accident
  • Yonhap News - China temporarily suspends coal imports from N. Korea - jwc@yna.co.kr
  • IB Times - Trump Cabinet News: Who Will Head Department Of Energy? Rick Perry Reported Top Pick - Marcy Kreiter
  • Dallas Morning News - Rick Perry reportedly leads race for top post at Energy Department, which he once said he would cut
  • NHK World - Cabinet to approve Fukushima restoration plan
  • China Post - 'Nuke food' already here

    Saturday, December 10, 2016

  • Las Vegas Sun - A nuke waste train to Yucca could pass near Trump's L.V. hotel - Cy Ryan
  • Aiken Standard - Trump transition team seeks details on Energy Dept. workers - Matthew Daly and Richard Lardner
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho National Laboratory's director would keep Moniz as energy secretary - Luke Ramseth
  • Fox25 Boston - Protesters demand Plymouth nuclear plant shut down after email mishap
  • Providence Journal - Alarming observations concerning Pilgrim Nuclear plant; Plymouth leaders demand answers - Christine Legere
  • Providence Journal - Inspection team to NRC: Pilgrim Nuclear plant 'overwhelmed'" - Christine Legere
  • Daily Mail Australia - Not so smart, Bob! Former prime minister Bob Hawke, 87, says Australia 'should become a dumping ground for the world's nuclear waste' - as he is given honorary degree - Belinda Cleary
  • Bloomberg - Exxon's Tillerson Said to Be Lead for Secretary of State Job - Justin Sink and Jennifer Jacobs
  • Bloomberg - Trump Team Memo Hints at Big Shake-Up of U.S. Energy Policy - Catherine Traywick and Jennifer A Dlouhy
  • Bloomberg - video: High Energy: Trump Focuses on Nuclear Power
  • Reuters - Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff - Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-German nuclear firms offer to forgo claims for deal on waste - letter
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2.4 trillion yen in Fukushima crisis compensation costs to be tacked onto power bills
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Tepco needs M&A deals as Fukushima costs swell
  • Sputnik News - Physicists Say New Technology is Step Forward for Clean, Infinite Fusion Power
  • Sputnik News - Video Reveals How Close Nukes Really are to People's Homes Around the World
  • Daily Caller - REPORT: Half Of All US Nuclear Reactors Are Risking Closure - Andrew Follett
  • Cape Cod Times - Nuclear energy part of nation's future
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Trump administration seeking to save nuclear power plants?
  • Press TV - US administrations covered up Israel nuclear test: Analyst
  • UK Independent - Russia tests new underwater nuclear drone amid growing tensions with the West - Caroline Mortimer
  • Sputnik News - India, Vietnam Ink Civil Nuclear Deal To Boost Bilateral Ties
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Will new UN sanctions prevent another North Korean nuclear test? - George A. Lopez
  • London Times - Seoul on nuclear alert after vote to impeach Park - Richard Lloyd Parry
  • New York Times - South Korea Enters Period of Uncertainty With President's Impeachment - Choe Sang-Hun
  • PanARMENIAN.net - IAEA concludes safety review at Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRDC.org - NRDC: States Have Legal Authority to Lead on Clean Energy - Jackson Morris, John Moore
  • Dong-A Ilbo - U.S. nuclear attack submarine deployed forward in S. Korea - Sang-Ho Yun
  • Belleville News Democrat - Editorial: Illinois fast as lightning to exert power over energy markets
  • Aiken Standard - Worker transporting materials at Savannah River Site triggers fine for SRNS - Thomas Gardiner
  • Trend News Agency - Russian energy minister due in Iran - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Xinhua News - China Voice: Time to end double standards on human rights
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Institute
  • ANSTO - Medals awarded to nuclear waste forms researcher and the late Professor George Collins - See more at: ANSTO
  • Counter Current News - Native Dakota Land Potential Location For Nuclear Waste Disposal - Jeremiah Jones
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 72km NNE of Miyako, Japan
  • New York Times - Climate Change Conversations Are Targeted in Questionnaire to Energy Department - Coral Davenportdec. 9, 2016
  • NHK World - Cabinet to approve Fukushima restoration plan
  • NHK World - Tsunami-hit railway line partially reopens
  • Japan Times - Section of East Japan Railways' Joban Line, suspended since 2011 quake, partially reopens
  • Japan Times - Fukushima's radiation detected on Oregon's shores
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2.4 trillion yen in Fukushima crisis compensation costs to be tacked onto power bills
  • Jiji Press - Joban Line Section between Fukushima, Miyagi Reopens
  • Jiji Press - Panel Proposes Consortia for TEPCO's Nuclear, Power Grid Biz
  • TEPCO - Real-time data is now available for seawater radioactive concentrations at the Fukushima Daiichi port entrance.
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (281st Release) - asdf
  • TEPCO - Evaluation of the exposure dose of workers at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
  • JAIF - Sendai-1 Restarted: Kagoshima Governor Effectively Accepts
  • JAIF - First Hairo Sozo Robocon: Students at Technical Colleges Showcase Ideas for Robots Working in Restricted Environments
  • JAIF - National Nuclear Union Hands Statement on NPP Restarts to LDP Executive Council Chairman Hosoda
  • JAIF - 17th FNCA Ministerial Level Meeting Reconfirms Importance of Stakeholders' Participation
  • JAIF - METI Conference on Fast Reactor Development: Main Points in Policy Toward Issuing "Strategic Roadmap"
  • POGO - Washington Post's $125 Billion Pentagon Waste Story is a Perfect Illustration of Longstanding Problems
  • POGO - POGO Testifies about Costs of Overclassification and Government Secrecy

    Friday, December 09, 2016

  • Bloomberg - Trump Team's Asking for Ways to Keep Nuclear Power Alive - Mark Chediak and Catherine Traywick
  • Washington Post - Trump transition team for Energy Department seeks names of employees involved in climate meetings - Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Soft-spoken, sharp-tongued Sen. Harry Reid bids farewell - Steve Sebelius
  • KSNV-TV NBC Las Vegas - FULL REMARKS | Nevada Senator Harry Reid says farewell, unveils portrait - The Associated Press & Jeff Gillan
  • Herald Palladium - Decommissioning of Palisades has long road ahead of it - Andrew Lersten
  • Salon - Donald Trump's transition team is looking through President Obama's energy staffers--A new memo reveals that Team Trump has a very radical energy agenda - Matthew Rozsa
  • Cape Cod Times - Plymouth leaders demand answers from NRC on Pilgrim plant - Christine Legere
  • CapeCodToday - Pilgrim regulators leave Friday - protest organized
  • East Idaho News - video: INL Director interviewed as part of Chamber CEO series
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL's Peters to meet with transition team - Luke Ramseth
  • Vancouver Columbian - Energy Department at risk of missing Hanford deadlines - Associated Press
  • KXLY Spokane - Coeur d'Alene - Trial date pushed back for Hanford chemical vapors case
  • KRWG - Udall Votes For Major National Defense Bill To Secure NM Priorities - U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.)
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, Japan, U.S. to hold security talks next week - kyongae.choi@yna.co.kr
  • CNBC - US official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Palisades nuclear plant closing shocks many in South Haven area - Emily Monacelli
  • E&E Daily - Mich. plant's demise spotlights industry tensions - Edward Klump and Jeffrey Tomich
  • NBC Chicago - Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan Plans to Permanently Shut Down - Chris Coffey
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Anti-nuclear group applauds closing of Palisades nuclear plant - Mark Tower
  • WOOD TV8 Grand Rapids - Mothballing Palisades will impact state's energy future - Barton Deiters
  • Saginaw News - Will Palisades nuclear plant closing dim our lights? - Jim Harger
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Decommissioning Palisades nuclear plant a lengthy process, NRC says - Rosemary Parker
  • POWERmag - Market Conditions Doom Another Nuclear Plant, Palisades, to Closure in 2018 - Aaron Larson
  • Reuters - Russia's Rosatom settles deal with Bulgaria over cancelled nuclear project - Angel Krasimirov
  • TASS - International Atomic Energy Agency selects Kazakhstan for storing uranium
  • Arutz Sheva - video: Nuclear experts request Israel's help
  • Hindustan Times - India aware of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal expansion, says Parrikar
  • SA Times Johannesburg - Nuclear boss gets 3-year contract - Tmg Digital
  • Asahi Shimbun - Sendai nuclear reactor restarts as governor stays quiet
  • Japan Today - Kyushu Electric restarts nuclear reactor
  • Newburyport Daily News - Nuclear plant operators approve new contract - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Portsmouth Herald News - NextEra Energy reaches labor deal at Seabrook - Max Sullivan
  • Wall Street Journal - Japan Raises Estimate for 2011 Nuclear Accident to $200 Billion - Mayumi Negishi
  • Hong Kong Standard - Deadly Fukushima nuke plant cleanup costs explode
  • Science World Report - Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster Aftermath Reveals Mind-Boggling Facts
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima nuclear disaster bill to double to 21.5 trillion yen
  • Reuters - Japan nearly doubles Fukushima disaster-related cost to $188 billion - Yuka Obayashi and Kentaro Hamada
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - N-accident costs rise to ¥21.5 tril.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima cleanup to cost 21.5 trillion yen, double original estimate
  • Global Times - Japan's Fukushima plant cleanup costs to double - Xinhua
  • Zambia Daily Mail - Editorial: Nuclear energy is way to go
  • PR Newswire - UAE Nuclear Power Sector Opportunity Analysis - Reportlinker
  • The Oregonian - Radiation from Fukushima nuclear plant detected on west coast - Associated Press
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Without carbon tax, nuclear energy makes no sense
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Mitsubishi Heavy faces tough decisions in nuclear power business
  • World Politics Review - Is Nuclear Power Entering the Dark Ages?
  • Daily Maverick - Nuclear Deal(s): What Zambia can learn from South Africa - Simon Allison
  • ESI Africa - Zambia signs multiple pacts for nuclear technology use
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - Zambia eyes energy diversification, reviews South Africa's progress - Natasha Odendaal
  • Boston Globe - Letter: Living, uneasily, downwind of Pilgrim nuclear plant - Khristine Hopkins, Provincetown
  • Boston Globe - Letter: Baker must step up and call for immediate shutdown of Pilgrim nuclear plant - Don Barton, Mashpee
  • E&E Daily - ADVOCACY: Anti-nuclear movement set its sight on Calif. closures - Debra Kahn
  • Hudson Reporter - International Conference on Nuclear Chemistry
  • Daily Maverick - Minister Joemat-Pettersson, please support and encourage renewable energy - Geoff Davies
  • KCBY Coos Bay - Fukushima radiation detected at Tillamook Bay, Gold Beach shores - Associated Press
  • Seeking Alpha - Exelon: $2.35 Billion Subsidy 5%-6% Accretive To Share Prices
  • The Southern Illinoisian - Supporters tout climate benefits of new Illinois energy policy - Dan Petrella
  • WRVO Public Media Oswego - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approves FitzPatrick sale - Payne Horning
  • Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Granlund cartoon: Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
  • Columbia Missourian - Radioactive isotopes plant would have little environmental impact, report says - Steven Berg
  • SA Independent - Plan to go to market for nuclear proposals not open for review - Emsie Ferreira
  • ABC.au - Nuclear debate: Businessmen, academics, scientists call on SA politicians to keep discussion alive - Nick Harmsen
  • Adelaide Advertiser - Prominent South Australians demand that the state push ahead with study on nuclear waste repository - Paul Starick
  • Reuters - Russia's Rosatom settles deal with Bulgaria over cancelled nuclear project - Angel Krasimirov
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgaria Pays Off Belene Nuclear Plant Debt
  • SeeNews Southeast Europe - Bulgaria pays 601.6 mln euro to Atomstroyexport for scrapped Belene NPP project - Rosatom - See more at: SeeNews Southeast Europe
  • River Cities Reader - OpEd: Nuclear Power Russian Roulette: The Game Continues - Chris Welzenbach, Moline
  • World Nuclear News - Palisades to close in 2018
  • World Nuclear News - Doors installed at Sellafield silo
  • World Nuclear News - Pakistan's Chashma 3 completes acceptance test
  • World Nuclear News - Japanese reactor resumes operation after periodic inspection
  • JD Supra - Illinois Passes Sweeping Energy Legislation - Sean Killeen, Christopher Skey, Christopher Townsend
  • Hiawatha World - Exelon subsidies spark debvate - Dan Petrella
  • Melbourne Herald Sun - Former PM Bob Hawke wants Australia to become nuclear dumping ground - Ashleigh Gleeson
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Federal nuclear plant inspector's email leak angers Plymouth officials - Frank Mand
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Whacking At Wicked Problems Of Nuclear Weapons - Bonnie J. Gordon
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Udall Won't Run For Governor Of New Mexico - Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - US-Russia rift threatens science ties that keep us safe - Siegfried S. Hecker
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - China and disarmament: Three questions going forward - Hua Han
  • Scroll.in - Do not politicise India's efforts to access civilian nuclear technology: Foreign Secretary to China
  • Reuters - German nuclear operators ready to withdraw some Fukushima claims-letter - Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Sputnik News - India, Vietnam May Sign Civil Nuclear Pact Before Week's End
  • Grand Junction Sentinel - Planned nuke plant ?offers opportunity ?to reserve power - Gary Harmon
  • Stevens Point Journal - Expert to discuss nuclear fallout at lecture - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • BBC - Batteries to play greater role in UK energy grid
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwanese civic groups to visit Japan over radiation-affected food - Yu Hsiao-han and Lilian Wu
  • The Guardian - Eisenhower proposes an international atomic agency – archive, 1953
  • Mainichi Daily News - Agency seeks whistleblower protection for company execs, former employees
  • KNAU Arizona Public Radio - Havasupai Tribe Files Water Lawsuit
  • Penn State News - Penn State awarded $3 million for transformational energy technology
  • Malaysia Sun - Lynas plant radiation dosage readings available to public: Lynas Malaysia
  • Belfast Newsletter - Bonus for clean energy as wind power breaks record
  • Bloomberg BNA - House Departure Seals Fate of Failed Energy Negotiations - Brian Dabbs
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Arnie and Maggie Gundersen appear on Project Censored
  • Beyond Nuclear - BREAKING: One of country's most dangerous nuclear plants, Palisades, to close
  • Atomic Insights - Diamond batteries would turn C-14 into a valuable byproduct of Adams Engines - Rod Adams
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.9 - 90km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
  • IAEA - Guns, Guards, Gates and Geeks: Romania Strengthens Computer Security at Nuclear Installations - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Jordan's First Nuclear Research Reactor Goes Through IAEA Peer Review - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Renewable energy becoming an economic no-brainer - Dirk de Vos and Nicole Löser
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Cabinet reappoints Necsa CEO after nuclear boss wins court battle - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability FR Document: 2016-29578 Citation: 81 FR 89095 PDF Pages 89095-89096 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule Power Reactors in Extended Shutdowns FR Document: 2016-29484 Citation: 81 FR 89011 PDF Pages 89011-89012 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Charter Renewals: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2016-29527 Citation: 81 FR 89156 PDF Page 89156 (1 page) Permalink
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Notice Meetings: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health—Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices, Teleconference FR Document: 2016-29608 Citation: 81 FR 89155 PDF Pages 89155-89156 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Lake Michigan Leader - Senate resolution urges nuclear fuel recycling - John Proos
  • Adelaide Advertiser - Prominent South Australians demand that the state push ahead with study on nuclear waste repository - Paul Starick
  • IAEA - IAEA Facilitates Solutions for Small Volumes of Radioactive Waste - Michael Ojovan, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy; Jennet Orayeva, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • GovTrack - H.R. 6450: Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016; Status: Passed House on Dec 8, 2016; Sponsor: Jason Chaffetz Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district Republican
  • Las Vegas Sun - Harry Reid bids farewell to Senate after 30 years - Chris Kudialis, Megan Messerly
  • Arab Daily News - Rabbi Hoffman's 'Mordechai Vanunu: Nuclear Whistleblower, Traitor, Apostate' and The TRUTH
  • Aiken Standard - Senate passes federal funding bill that includes funds for Savannah River Site's MOX facility - Thomas Gardiner
  • Chicago Tribune - Fukushima faces wall to hosting Olympic baseball - Keigo Sakai and Takeshi Masuda
  • Asahi Shimbun - Vandalism soars at religious sites in Fukushima Prefecture
  • Taipei Times - KMT proposal to amend Referendum Act defeated - Jake Chung
  • Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) - Reid Farewell Address
  • NHK World - Sendai reactor goes back online
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima nuclear disaster bill to double to 21.5 trillion yen
  • Asahi Shimbun - Sendai nuclear reactor restarts as governor stays quiet
  • Japan Times - Kyushu Electric fires up Kagoshima reactor after governor gives OK
  • Japan Times - Panel says Fukushima power plant's cleanup fees are now almost double the 2013 estimate
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - N-accident costs rise to ¥21.5 tril.
  • Mainichi Daily News - 90 damaged Buddhist statues found across Fukushima Prefecture
  • Mainichi Daily News - Agency seeks whistleblower protection for company execs, former employees
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima cleanup to cost 21.5 trillion yen, double original estimate
  • Jiji Press - Director of Double A-Bomb Survivor Movie Gets Letter from Obama
  • Jiji Press - Panel Proposes Consortia for TEPCO's Nuclear, Power Grid Biz
  • Jiji Press - Fukushima N-Plant Cost Estimate Doubles to 21.5 T. Yen
  • Jiji Press - Routine Checks on Takahama Nuclear Reactor Begin
  • Washington Post - Trump transition team for Energy Department seeks names of employees involved in climate meetings - Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The fate of nuclear power in Vietnam - Viet Phuong Nguyen

    Thursday, December 08, 2016

  • Los Angeles Times - Editorial With Harry Reid's retirement, will the Yucca Mountain plan be revived?
  • E&E Daily - Reid reflects on legacy, life under President Trump - Geof Koss
  • Christian Science Monitor - Harry Reid: A sculptor of partisanship, who was also molded by it - Francine Kiefer
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - With brashness and boldness, Reid built legacy of political success - Jane Ann Morrison
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Las Vegas council told about federal and state legislative issues that may affect city - Jamie Munks
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Heller says he will work with Trump; Yucca is dead - Seth A. Richardson
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - New Chamber chief prepared to lead in changing political landscape - Dan Michalski
  • POWERmag - Leaked NRC Email Suggests Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Staff "Overwhelmed" - Aaron Larson
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - NRC E-Mail: Pilgrim Plant 'Overwhelmed' Trying to Run Station
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP anticipates reopening by end of year - Lauren Villagran
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP receives review findings - Maddy Hayden
  • Santa Fe Reporter - Morning Word: Dozens of Problems Could Stall WIPP Reopening - See more at: Santa Fe Reporter
  • Santa Fe Reporter - Peter St. Cyr
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Today in military nuclear waste - Lucien Crowder
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds: WIPP must correct 21 problems to reopen - Rebecca Moss
  • Augusta Chronicle - New Mexico waste repository must make more corrective actions before reopening
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE may miss new Hanford tank deadlines - Annette Cary
  • Vancouver Columbian - Trial over Hanford protections delayed
  • KMVT Twin Falls - Nuclear fuel facility slated for east Idaho expected to boost economy, jobs - Esmi Careaga
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Scenes From LANL's Recruiting Event At UNM-LA
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Japan's estimate of total compensation for Fukushima nuclear disaster will nearly double to 21.5 trln Yen - Nikkei
  • Reuters - French court probes forged documents case at Areva nuclear foundry - Benjamin Mallet, Chine Labbé and Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Czech energy group EPH profit drops despite higher sales - Jason Hovet
  • Reuters - Germany's highest court to rule on nuclear fuel tax in 2017 - Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Fitch says court case positive for German nuclear; Remedy detail key
  • Reuters - BRIEF-Entergy Corp intends to shut down palisades nuclear power plant permanently on Oct. 1, 2018
  • Reuters - E.ON sees limited scope for nuclear claims after ruling -Bernstein - Christoph Steitz
  • Reuters - Japan to increase loan to Fukushima operator Tepco to $123 billion: source - Takaya Yamaguchi
  • Reuters - Iran minister says in U.S. interest to stay committed to nuclear pact - Elaine Lies
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.5 - 160km W of Ferndale, California
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 7.8 - 68km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Kashmir, climate change, and nuclear war - Zia Mian
  • Politico - What the U.S. Government Really Thought of Israel's Apparent 1979 Nuclear Test - Avner Cohen and William Burr
  • Detroit Free Press - Palisades nuclear power plant to close in 2018 - Frank Witsil
  • Wall Street Journal - Entergy Plans to Close Michigan Nuclear Plant in 2018 - Tess Stynes
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Governor, lawmaker react to news of Palisades nuclear plant closing - Rosemary Parker
  • Toledo Blade - Energy company plans to close Michigan nuclear plant in 2018 - Associated Press
  • Michigan Radio - West Michigan Palisades nuclear plant to shut down in 2018 - Tracy Samilton
  • Michigan Live - Planned nuclear plant closure piles onto Lansing energy debate - Emily Lawler
  • Cape Cod Times - More deteriorating panels found at Pilgrim nuclear plant - Christine Legere
  • Boston Globe - Pilgrim nuclear plant staff said to be 'overwhelmed' - Travis Andersen
  • Christian Science Monitor - How natural gas and nuclear have made the US greener – times two - Ben Rosen
  • North Country Public Radio - Nuclear plant deal draws ire from both ends of political spectrum - Karen DeWitt
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Fuel, outage workers arrive to refuel FitzPatrick nuke plant - Tim Knauss
  • WBFO Buffalo - Critics blast Cuomo's $7.6B subsidy for nuclear plants - Karen DeWitt
  • Japan Times - Mitsubishi Heavy, Japan Nuclear Fuel to invest in France's Areva
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Mitsubishi Heavy, Japan Nuclear Fuel to invest in struggling Areva
  • Irish Mirror - Serious incident at Sellafield nuclear plant 'would not force evacuations in Ireland' - ByEd Carthy
  • Yonhap News - Direct talks prove to be only way to defuse nuclear tension: U.S. expert - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Smaller, safer, saltier: support grows for next-gen nuclear power - Jonathan Tirone
  • SA Independent - Outa says there is no case for nuclear - Emsie Ferreira
  • Omaha World-Herald - Uncertainty lies ahead for workers who tried to save Fort Calhoun nuke plant, and for the industry - Cole Epley
  • WJBC Bloomington - Rose praises Rauner's leadership on nuclear plant legislation - Adam Studzinski
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Editorial: Illinois government finally gets something done: a utility bailout
  • Midwest Energy News - Illinois energy bill: After race to the finish, what does it all mean? - Kari Lydersen
  • New Jersey Herald - The Latest: 'Clean jobs' group applauds Rauner on Exelon - The Associated Press
  • Northern Public Radio - Illinois Manufacturers Say Exelon Energy Deal May Hurt Competitiveness - Amanda Vinicky
  • Power Engineering International - China General Nuclear buys 14 Irish wind power plants - Diarmaid Williams
  • Beaver County Times - Study: Nuclear power plants vital to state economy - Jared Stonesifer
  • Brussels Times - Netherlands requests that Belgium temporary closes nuclear power stations - Oscar Schneider
  • Zambia Daily Mail - Zambia, Russia in nuclear energy pact - Tweet
  • AllAfrica - Zambia: Nuclear Deal Inked - Rebecca Mushota
  • Nigeria Guardian - Nigeria and nuclear fusion – Part 5 - J.K. Obatala
  • Northern Public Radio - Rauner Signs Legislation To Keep Two Nuclear Power Plants Open and Hike Consumer Bills - WNIJ News
  • Business Daily Kenya - Environment watchdog urges State to rethink coal, nuclear energy plan - FAROUK MWABEGE, fmwabege@ke.nationmedia.com
  • Yonhap News - Top nuke negotiators from S. Korea, China set for talks in Beijing
  • Environews - Editorial: Construction of Dangerous Coastal Jaitapur Nuclear Power Mega-Plant Should Be Stopped - http://www.environews.tv/120716-editorial-construction-dangerous-coastal-jaitapur-nuclear-power-mega-plant-stopped/
  • Reuters - TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations: Sendai No. 1 to restart - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kyushu Electric to reactivate Sendai reactor as governor OK'd
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan lifts Tepco's credit line to 14tn yen
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Fukushima cost estimate set to swell to $188bn
  • Reuters - Japan to increase loan to Fukushima operator Tepco to $123 billion -source - Takaya Yamaguchi
  • AUstin American-Statesman - UT report: Wind, natural gas cheapest electricity if full cost tallied - Ralph K.M. Haurwitz
  • Daily Energy Insider - New report details Pennsylvania nuclear plants' positive impact on state economy
  • Pakistan Observer - Pakistan's nuclear credentials
  • E&E Daily - Possible Manchin pick for DOE draws mixed reviews - Umair Irfan
  • Press TV - Israel lobby seeking to push Washington away from JCPOA: Analyst
  • Utility Dive - Santee Cooper includes new nuclear units, solar credits in 2017 budget - Robert Walton
  • Chicago Tribune - ComEd customers face $2 bump in delivery charge after rate hike OK'd - Robert Channick and Kim Geiger
  • Peoria Public Radio - Nuclear Plant Deal Offers Hope for Economic Revival - Jim Meadows
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Editorial: Nuclear and at par
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Federal nuclear waste dump has more to do before reopening
  • Reading Eagle - Nuclear plant operator to test siren near Amity and Douglass Township line
  • BelTA - Russian Vnesheconombank asked to lend more for Belarusian nuclear power plant project
  • BelTA - Russian Atomenergomash makes more main circulating pumps for Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • World Nuclear News - New fabrication plant for Kazakhstan
  • World Nuclear News - Illinois energy bill becomes law
  • Rand Daily Mail - POLITICS LIVE: Minister ignored her own panel to push through nuclear option - Ray Hartley
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgaria, Slovakia, Lithuania 'Can Be Centers of Excellence for Nuclear Decommissioning' - See more at: Sofia News Agency
  • Kenya Business Standard - Power projects hit as Energy budget halved - Macharia Kamau
  • Albuquerque Journal - PNM asks for new rate hike - Marie C. Baca
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Letter: PNM seeks nearly 13 percent rate increase
  • Economic Times - India and Vietnam likely to sign civil nuclear pact this week - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • Albuquerque Business First - Here's how much your PNM bill might go up in 2018 - Rachel Sapin
  • IAEA - video: Boosting Nuclear Security in South-East Asia - Producer: Louise Potterton
  • Trend News Agency - Japan to offer €2 million to Iran for nuclear safety cooperation
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Department of Energy not credible – Outa - Lameez Omarjee
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Guidance: PAG Manual: Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents FR Document: 2016-29439 Citation: 81 FR 88679 PDF Pages 88679-88681 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Plant-Specific Applicability of Transition Break Size; Discontinuation and Withdrawal FR Document: 2016-29390 Citation: 81 FR 88615 PDF Page 88615 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Instructions for Recording and Reporting Occupational Radiation Dose Data FR Document: 2016-29391 Citation: 81 FR 88710 PDF Pages 88710-88712 (3 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Withdrawal of Regulatory Guides 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5 FR Document: 2016-29407 Citation: 81 FR 88710 PDF Page 88710 (1 page) Permalink
  • Bulgarian Public Services - Nuclear Decommissioning Congress Kicks Off in Sofia Today
  • Albany Times Union - State needs to take energy efficiency more seriously - Linda A. DeStefano
  • China Post - 'Nuke food' row sheds light on irrational fears
  • DOE:EERE - Changing the Game by Linking Nuclear and Renewable Energy Systems - David Friedman, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Acting); John KotekJohn Kotek, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy
  • Forbes - Nuclear Plant 'Doesn't Fit' In The Future Grid, Utility Executive Says - Jeff McMahon , CONTRIBUTOR
  • House Committee on Appropriations - Short-Term Continuing Resolution to Maintain Government Operations Released
  • NHK World - Sendai reactor goes back online
  • NHK World - Loan ceiling for TEPCO to be raised
  • Kyodo News - Kyushu Electric restarts Sendai nuclear reactor
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japanese N-firms plan to buy Areva stake
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO loan to rise to ¥14 tril.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kyushu Electric to reactivate Sendai reactor as governor OK'd
  • Jiji Press - Kyushu Electric Restarts No. 1 Reactor at Sendai N-Plant

    Wednesday, December 07, 2016

  • Aiken Standard - Energy Department set to release nuclear repository plans, possibly affecting Savannah River Site - Thomas Gardiner
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter(#2): Going nuclear - David Bender, Las Vegas
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC email: Pilgrim plant 'overwhelmed' - Christine Legere
  • KPVI Pocatello - Former INL Worker Receives Care in Idaho Falls
  • Engineering Materials - Low cost carbon fibre breakthrough - James Bakewell
  • Tri-City Herald - Whistleblower protections expanded to include government contractors - Lindsay Wise and Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Trial date reset for Hanford chemical vapors case
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: Katherine Way and her influence on Oak Ridge - D. Ray Smith and Carolyn Krause
  • Idaho State Journal - US to build $1.6B East Idaho facility for warships' nuclear waste - Shelbie Harris
  • Spokesman-Review blog - Wait! What? Wasden backs N-waste plan? - Betsy Russell
  • Bloomberg - Did the Pentagon Bury Billions in Waste? Dig a Little Deeper - Tobin Harshaw
  • Washington Post - Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste - Craig Whitlock and Bob Woodward
  • Bloomberg - Producing Nuclear Power Without the Meltdowns - Michael Bancroft
  • Bloomberg - Smaller, Safer, Saltier: Next-Gen Nuclear Draws Thiel and UN - Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - May Tells Gulf U.K. Vigilant Over Iran as She Backs Accord - Svenja O'Donnell
  • Reuters - U.N. nuclear watchdog confirms Iran shipped sensitive material abroad: diplomat - Francois Murphy
  • All Things Nuclear - President Obama Can Still Reduce Stored Nuclear Weapons & Fissile Materials - Eryn MacDonald, analyst
  • World Nuclear News - Economic contribution from Hinkley 'gaining recognition'
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA meets to strengthen security as USA disposes of plutonium
  • Miami New Times - FPL Wants to Store Radioactive Waste Under Our Drinking Water Supply - Jerry Iannelli
  • OilPrice - Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017 - James Stafford
  • E&E Daily - Ga. PSC analysts dig out vast Vogtle cost overruns - Kristi E. Swartz
  • Handelsblatt Global Edition - Nuclear Victory for Energy Firms - Jürgen Flauger, Franz Hubik, Silke Kersting
  • Vancouver Columbian - Nuclear warships' waste Idaho-bound--Reactor will help fuel U.S. Navy ships - Keith Ridler
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - $1.6B Navy nuke fuel facility wins approval - Luke Ramseth
  • Killeen Daily Herald - The Latest: Rauner signs Exelon nuclear plant legislation - Townhall.com
  • Town Hall - Gov. Rauner Should Veto Nuclear Power Bailout Plan - David Williams
  • PR Newswire - AARP Urges Gov. Rauner To Veto Exelon's Nuclear Bailout Bill - AARP Illinois
  • Business Wire - Governor Rauner Joins Hundreds of Community Members, Local Business Leaders, Environmental Groups and Nuclear Plant Employees for Signing of Future Energy Jobs Bill - Exelon Corporation
  • Inverse - Will the Nuclear Ghost Town of Pripyat Ever Be Livable Again? - Christian Borys
  • Korea Times - Korea installs nuclear reactor in Jordan - Kim Tae-gyu
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea opens home-grown nuclear reactor in Jordan - ejkim@yna.co.kr
  • KBS WORLD Radio - S. Korea Opens Nuclear Reactor in Jordan
  • The Hill blog - State: Iran is wrong, Trump can dump nuke deal - Mark Hensch
  • WSAU Wausau - Nuclear Presentation Coming to UWSP
  • The Hindu - Nod for uranium exploration proposal in Amrabad tiger reserve - Swathi Vadlamudi
  • Times of India - Uranium mining gets nod in Amrabad tiger reserve
  • Biloxi Sun Herald - Grand Gulf a 'catastrophe' that became an asset - Charlie Mitchell
  • Daily News Egypt - Dabaa nuclear power plant agreement to be concluded by end of 2016: Rosatom CEO - Mohamed Samir
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Letter: NY nuclear subsidy is investment in economy, environment, health - Rob DiFrancesco, New York City, executive director of the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance (New York AREA)
  • Spalding Guardian - New research could help our nuclear vets
  • Independent Australia - Exhuming South Australia's nuclear waste import dump - Noel Wauchope
  • Thunder Bay News Watch - NWO mayors at Paris nuclear waste meeting - Gary Rinne
  • Radio New Zealand - France's National Front wants to settle Tahiti nuclear debt
  • Sputnik News - Germany Invests About $650Mln in Ensuring Nuclear Safety in Russian Arctic
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim Station closure impacts region - Frank Mand
  • Nantucket Island Inquirer - Letter: How much scrutiny till NRC closes Pilgrim? - Diane Turco, Harwich, director of Cape Downwinders
  • Japan Times - Japan to offer €2 million to Iran for nuclear safety cooperation
  • Sofia News Agency - Three Companies Interested in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant
  • Japan Today - TEPCO may stay nationalized to deal with disaster bill: gov't
  • 24.kg News Agency - Radioactive cargo detained in Kyrgyzstan delivered for construction company - Darya Podolskaya
  • Asbarez Armenian News - Azerbaijan, Turkey Lie About Armenia's Nuclear Safety says Nalbandian
  • Japan Times - France may OK restart of 10 reactors following probe of Japanese parts
  • TASS - Luxembourg Forum to convene conference on nuclear security in 2017
  • Rock River Times - Reflections on the recent Illinois energy bill - Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl, President and Vice President, Illinois Renewable Energy Association
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Opponents of NY nuclear subsidies crash Cuomo fund-raising party - Tim Knauss
  • Westfair Online - Clearwater group sues state over nuclear plants subsidy - Ryan Deffenbaugh
  • New Scientist - Exclusive: First visit to Russia's secret nuclear disaster site - Fred Pearce
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Ex-Senator: Closure of Vermont Yankee a cautionary tale for NY (Commentary) - Judd Gregg (R-New Hampshire)
  • Bellona - Former Rosatom head works to make NGO law at least appear more legal - Charles Digges
  • Reuters - Swiss nuclear plant outages - Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - FACTBOX-German utilities seek billions in nuclear lawsuits - Vera Eckert, Christoph Steitz, Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE to WIPP: Dozens of issues to address before reopening - Lauren Villagran
  • Oswego County Today - Nine Mile Point Unit 2 Returns to Full Power
  • Toledo Blade - Utilities get more time on renewable energy mandates - Jim Provance
  • Daily Caller - Feds Give Congress Blank Documents To 'Explain' Lab Data Manipulation - Ethan Barton
  • The Guardian - Despite climate change exodus, some Marshall Islanders head back home - Jon Letman
  • Public Citizen - For the First Time, 100 Percent of the U.S. Chamber's General Election Spending Benefited Republican Candidates Exclusively
  • NRC blog - NRC's Supporting Role in NASA's Mars 2020 Launch - Don Helton, Senior Reliability and Risk Engineer
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.5 - 19km SE of Sigli, Indonesia
  • IAEA - How to Improve Nuclear Security Worldwide: Three Young Women Win IAEA Essay Competition - Jeremy Li, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Receives One Million Euros from Germany for New Nuclear Applications Laboratories - Luciana Viegas, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
  • IAEA - Peruvian Boy's Life Saved Thanks to Radiation Technology - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions
  • IAEA - Senegal Signs its Third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2020
  • IAEA - Singapore Signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2020
  • Trend News Agency - Nuclear deal not to fail due to sanctions extension - Elena Kosolapova
  • Yonhap News - Pressure on N. Korea should be maintained: new U.N. ambassador
  • Press TV - IAEA report confirms Iran's shipping of excess heavy water
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Wind, solar could cost R90bn less than nuclear - CSIR - Lameez Omarjee
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Energy minister's advisers reveal why nuclear should be dumped - Matthew le Cordeur
  • NHK World - Loan ceiling for TEPCO to be raised
  • NHK World - Another reactor to return online in Japan
  • Kyodo News - Kyushu Electric to reactivate Sendai reactor as governor OK'd
  • Japan Times - American hibakusha researcher cherishes lifelong ties with Japan - Miya Tanaka and Katsuji Nagasawa
  • Japan Times - Japan mercury-poisoning victims demand tests 60 years after Minamata case - Yuri Kageyama
  • Mainichi Daily News - Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki A-bomb sites
  • ExchangeMonitor - Chatter Continues on Trump's Yucca Mountain Plans
  • China Post - KMT ramping up fight against Japan 'nuke food' - Yuan-Ming Chiao
  • New Yorker - OBAMA LEAVES TRUMP A MIXED LEGACY ON WHISTLE-BLOWERS - Eyal Press
  • New Atlas - From bombs to bananas: A dose of radiation reality - David Szondy
  • Defense Department - Proposed Rule Indemnification or Defense, or Providing Notice to the Department of Defense, Relating to a Third-Party Environmental Claim FR Document: 2016-29367 Citation: 81 FR 88167 PDF Pages 88167-88173 (7 pages) Permalink
  • Energy Department - Notice Proposed Subsequent Arrangements under the Agreement for Cooperation Between the United States of America and the Republic of Kazakhstan FR Document: 2016-29334 Citation: 81 FR 88235 PDF Pages 88235-88236 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International MAGNASTOR Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 6 FR Document: 2016-29275 Citation: 81 FR 88097 PDF Page 88097 (1 page) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Changes to Aging Management Guidance for Various Steam Generator Components FR Document: 2016-29363 Citation: 81 FR 88276 PDF Pages 88276-88277 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute FR Document: 2016-29359 Citation: 81 FR 88275 PDF Pages 88275-88276 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1 FR Document: 2016-29357 Citation: 81 FR 88274 PDF Pages 88274-88275 (2 pages) Permalink

    Tuesday, December 06, 2016

  • Japan Times - Fukushima reactor cooling halted after staff error
  • Japan Today - Fukushima reactor briefly loses cooling during inspection
  • Xinhua News - Commentary: Who will pay for Abe's "dream of militarism
  • Blackburn News - Celebrating With Standing Rock - Miranda Chant
  • Newry Times - Ritchie calls for vote on the future of Nuclear Power
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Nuclear Roundup: 12/06/16 - Jodi Lieberman
  • Global Research - UN General Assembly Recognises Health Risks from Depleted Uranium
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Lawsuit reopens issue of depleted uranium disposal in Utah
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - The poor are most vulnerable to mine pollution - Anthony Turton
  • Albuquerque Journal - Roof collapses at WIPP raise new safety questions - Lauren Villagran
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - U.S. Navy to build $1.6 billion facility at INL
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos Committee On Arms Control and International Security Meets Wednesday
  • Oak Ridge Today - DOE, National Park Service mark first year of Manhattan Project Park - Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management
  • Bloomberg - Utilities Win German Court Case on Atomic Exit in Blow to Merkel - Tino Andresen and Brian Parkin
  • Bloomberg - 'Rogue' Power Firm Threatens Fastest Renewable Expansion - Paul Burkhardt and Michael Cohen
  • Reuters - German govt says billions for utilities off the table after nuclear court ruling - Caroline Copley
  • Reuters - German utilities set for compensation after court win on nuclear - Christoph Steitz and Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - Rouhani says Iran will not let Trump rip up nuclear deal - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Japan govt to issue additional deficit-covering bonds around $17 billion for FY2016 -govt sources - Takaya Yamaguchi
  • Reuters - Kerry says Iran nuclear deal has made world safer, rejecting Trump criticism - Sabine Siebold
  • Mehr News - No doubt US 'an enemy state'
  • All Things Nuclear - Origins and Implications of the Taiwan Call - Gregory Kulacki, China project manager and senior analyst
  • All Things Nuclear - The Nuclear Safety Value of "What If?" - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • RT - France investigating hazardous nuclear plant after Greenpeace call - report
  • Pueblo Chieftain - Uranium ruling celebrated
  • Albany Times Union - OpEd: We need nuclear power - Carol M. Browner, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator, is a member of the Leadership Council of Nuclear Matters, a campaign to raise awareness about the need to preserve existing nuclear energy plants
  • Melbourne Age - Call to build nuclear power plant in Portland - Benjamin Preiss
  • The Hill blog - This nuclear bailout will cost Illinois billions of dollars - Grover Norquist
  • PR Newswire - Majority of Illinois Residents Oppose Nuclear Bailout - Citizens Against Corporate Bailouts
  • London Times - Nuclear reactors pass French safety test - Adam Sage, Paris
  • Japan Today - The nuclear renaissance? - Mark Hibbs
  • Japan Times - U.N. General Assembly passes Japan-led nuclear abolition motion
  • Ogba Premium Eagle - Nigeria's nuclear power plant option, by Tony Ogunlowo - Posted by Popoola Babalola
  • MassisPost - Armenia to Extend Nuclear Power Plant's Service Life
  • Sputnik News - US Lawmaker: Iran Must Fulfill Nuclear Deal Pledges Even if US Extends Sanctions
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation in fish off Fukushima tests below detectable level
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgarian Energy Minister Confident about Belene Privatization
  • TASS - Bulgarian Energy Ministry allocates €602 mln for repayment of Belene plant debt to Russia
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Nuclear Regulatory Commission says environmental impact from Northwest Isotopes will be minimal - Jodie Jackson Jr.
  • BelTA - Cooperation with IAEA helps Belarus successfully implement nuclear energy program - Jozef Zlatnansky
  • KOTA-TV Rapid City, SD - Potential drilling project in South Dakota increases nuclear waste concerns - Stewart Huntington investigates
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Ecnec approves crucial Rooppur nuclear plant project
  • Mail & Guardian - Eskom threatens fastest renewable expansion - 06 Dec 2016 12:25Michael Coen, Paul Burkhardt
  • BBC - Atomic Weapons Establishment strike begins
  • Tri-City Herald - Harp named deputy manager of DOE Office of River Protection
  • World Nuclear News - Court backs German utilities' compensation claim
  • World Nuclear News - EDF reactors move closer to restart
  • World Nuclear News - Climate target 'very difficult' without nuclear, says IEA chief economist
  • BBC - German nuclear firms 'can claim compensation over shutdown'
  • Trend News Agency - Rouhani: Iran to not permit US to undermine nuclear deal - Fatih Karimov
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's top diplomat, CTBTO head discuss counteraction to N. Korea's nuke tests - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - US wants to keep JCPOA in limbo: Iran's Larijani
  • Press TV - Iran committee to decide on ISA ratification: Rouhani
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Eskom has 'gone completely rogue' on green energy – IPP - Paul Burkhardt and Mike Cohen
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Outa wants 'rushed and defective' energy plan trashed
  • Energy Department - Notice Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Handling at the Idaho National Laboratory FR Document: 2016-29203 Citation: 81 FR 87912 PDF Pages 87912-87915 (4 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations; Biweekly Notice FR Document: 2016-28990 Citation: 81 FR 87964 PDF Pages 87964-87978 (15 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2016-28521 Citation: 81 FR 87958 PDF Pages 87958-87964 (7 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Program-Specific Guidance about Medical Use Licenses FR Document: 2016-29214 Citation: 81 FR 87978 PDF Pages 87978-87979 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2016-29281 Citation: 81 FR 87979 PDF Pages 87979-87980 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Japan Times - Experts suspect extension of active faults off Fukushima caused November quake
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Backers of stalled project join Trump transition team - Hannah Northey
  • NHK World - Another reactor to return online in Japan
  • NHK World - Long active fault blamed for Fukushima quake
  • Kyodo News - France may OK restart of 10 nuclear reactors using Japanese parts
  • Japan Times - Japan's Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki atomic bomb sites
  • Japan Times - Experts suspect extension of active faults off Fukushima caused November quake
  • Mainichi Daily News - A-bomb survivors call for world without war as Abe to visit Pearl Harbor

    Monday, December 05, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada's new delegation starts learning way around Washington - Gary Martin
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Clark County wants to create online public records archive going back to 1909 - Michael Scott Davidson
  • Cape Cod Times - PILGRIM'S PLIGHT - Christine Legere
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP continues ground control efforts - Maddy Hayden
  • Idaho State Journal - Trump's DOE pick could be key for Idaho, INL - Steve Taggart
  • Tri-City Herald - Senators ask for quick action to address Hanford chemical vapors - Annette Cary
  • My Columbia Basin - Senators urge quick action for Hanford workers
  • AP - In signal to Trump, China, Iran say nuclear deal must stand
  • AP - Fukushima reactor briefly loses cooling during inspection - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Wants to Discuss Iran With Trump as Tensions Grow - Jonathan Ferziger, Ladane Nasseri
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-France's ASN could allow re-start of EDF reactors after extra tests - Geert De Clercq and Bate Felix with Nina Chestney
  • Reuters - China says Iran nuclear deal participants should stick to pact, despite internal changes - Christian Shepherd and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Netanyahu to discuss 'bad' Iran deal with Trump, Kerry stresses settlements - Jeffrey Heller and Arshad Mohammed
  • Sputnik News - US Consulting With IAEA to Dilute, Remove 6 Metric Tons of Plutonium
  • ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency - Turkish-Azerbaijani accusations against Armenia in nuclear safety issues do not correspond to - reality – says Armenian FM
  • DOE - United States Commits to IAEA Monitoring for the Verifiable Disposition of Six Metric Tons of Surplus Plutonium
  • STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription) - Slovenia committed to IAEA principles, minister says
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The fate of nuclear power in Vietnam - Viet Phuong Nguyen
  • World Politics Review - What Future Does Nuclear Power Have in an Era of Cheap Energy? - Miles A. Pomper
  • Indian Express - Over the barrel: The case for an energy ombudsman - Vikram S Mehta
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oldest business group: PH needs to revive nuclear energy program now - Daxim L. Lucas
  • Aiken Standard - Editorial: Rebuttal to nuclear power op-ed - Warren Carter, Aiken
  • Deutsche Welle - Court to rule on nuclear shutdown compensation
  • Reuters - U.S. reshaping budget to account for Russian military threat - Andrea Shalal
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA blasts Tokai nuclear facility ahead of dismantling plan - Masanobu Higashiyama and Takashi Sugimoto
  • Midwest Energy News - Michigan nuclear plants on good financial footing, but that may change - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Independent Australia - Papering the cracks: Australia's dangerous uranium deal with India - Dave Sweeney
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Tepco eyes partnerships on nuclear power, distribution
  • Hong Kong Standard - Fukushima nuke worker blunder risks another meltdown
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Government to stay involved in Fukushima plant decommissioning
  • Japan Times - Fukushima reactor cooling halted after staff error
  • Japan Today - Fukushima reactor briefly loses cooling during inspection
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Long-term govt role urged in Fukushima N-accident response
  • Mehr News - Larijani urges formation of 'nuclear council'
  • Tehran Times - Larijani rails against Washington for sanctions renewal push
  • UPI - On nuclear deal, Iran may play Trump off against other powers - Gareth Smyth
  • International Business Times UK - Landslide tsunamis becoming 'more frequent' amid fears of significant threat to UK - Fiona Keating
  • London Times - Undersea landslides threaten Britain with tsunamis - Jonathan Leake
  • Crain's Chicago Business - OpEd: Why Rauner should veto Exelon's bailout - Dave Lundy
  • Power Engineering International - Hinkley Point will "relaunch nuclear in Europe" says EDF boss - Kelvin Ross
  • Southern Maryland Online - Calvert Cliff Nuclear Plant Reactor Executes Shutdown Due to Hydraulic Leak - Exelon Press Release
  • Yonhap News - Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, U.S. and Japan to discuss N.K. nuke threat next week - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - OpEd: COMMENTARY: Sick Nuke Worker Demands Toxic Compensation Forum in Piketon - Vina Colley
  • BBC History Magazine blog - The Third Reich's nuclear programme: Churchill's greatest wartime fear - Emma Mason
  • Power Technology - How the US is sponsoring India's nuclear power revolution
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Cuomo's nuclear bailout helps business, hurts consumers (Commentary) - Charles Sauer, president of The Market Institute
  • Pasadena Now - Pasadena Court to Hear Arguments on San Onofre Nuclear Plant Closure
  • Japan Today - Power failures and other problems do not necessarily result in disaster, and some people become unwell or suffer from worsened medical symptoms during evacuation
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nearly 20% of anti-radiation shelters in Japan located within landslide risk zones
  • Energy Sector News in India - Nuclear Power Generation in India (Dec 2016 Update)
  • Japan Times - Tokyo says Tepco may stay nationalized to deal with massive cost of nuclear disaster
  • Yonhap News - FM Yun meets with IAEA head to discuss cooperation against N.K. nukes - kokobj@yna.co.kr
  • Sofia News Agency - Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia Due This Week
  • Mainichi Daily News - Volunteer group continues checking fish off Fukushima as radiation levels drop
  • Asbury Park Press - Oyster Creek siren test to happen Tuesday
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.3 - 148km NNE of Palue, Indonesia
  • GreenWorld - The Astronomical Cost of New Subsidies for Old Reactors: $280 Billion
  • IAEA - Ministers at IAEA Conference Commit to Further Strengthening Nuclear Security
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General's Speech at International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions
  • World Nuclear News - Red Book sees production capacity as future uranium challenge
  • World Nuclear News - Toro reports Wiluna cost reductions
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA team completes review of Italian regulator
  • Trend News Agency - Iran: US not powerful enough to undermine nuke deal - Mehdi Sepahvand, Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran FM urges involved parties to honor nuclear deal - Khalid Kazimov
  • Press TV - Iran vows tough reaction if JCPOA violated: Salehi
  • Press TV - US not empowered to violate nuclear deal: Iran
  • NHK World - Cooling water briefly stopped at Fukushima plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Long-term govt role urged in Fukushima N-accident response
  • Mainichi Daily News - Mom of student called 'germ' at school links bullying to Fukushima disaster
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima reactor briefly loses cooling during inspection
  • E&E Daily - TRANSITION Trump: What's good for Texas and Okla. is good for America - Mike Lee, Edward Klump and Mike Soraghan
  • DOE:IG - AUDIT REPORT: OAI-FS-17-03, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Statement Audit - Heather Gallagher
  • E&E Daily - DOE briefing paper:
  • New York Times - Letters: C.I.A. Doctors, Ethics and Torture - Robert Jay Lifton, Richard N. Gottfried
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Cancellation FR Document: 2016-29070 Citation: 81 FR 87552 PDF Page 87552 (1 page) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Peer Review of Biologically Based Dose-Response (BBDR) Model for Perchlorate in Drinking Water FR Document: 2016-29108 Citation: 81 FR 87553 PDF Pages 87553-87555 (3 pages) Permalink

    Sunday, December 04, 2016

  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: Nuclear waste at SRS has to go
  • Augusta Chronicle - Scuttlebiz: Area will watch for decisions by Trump--Can Donald Trump make MOX great again? - Damon Cline
  • Washington Times - Lawsuit reopens issue of depleted uranium disposal in Utah - Associated Press
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP: Ground Control Progress In Panel 7
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Battelle earns 'A' on performance evaluation - Luke Ramseth
  • Tri-City Herald - Agencies propose more time to close Hanford's waste tanks - Annette Cary
  • Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer - Manhattan Project park celebrates first anniversary - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP - Imprisoned former CIA officer fights conviction over leak - Alanna Durkin Richer
  • AP - Iran demands that Obama allow US sanctions to expire
  • Bloomberg - Rouhani Urges Obama to Block Iran Sanctions Law Extension - Ladane Nasseri and Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - Iran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops sanctions renewal
  • Forbes - Illinois Sees The Light -- Retains Nuclear Power - James Conca
  • State Journal-Register - Letter: Exelon vs. state budget - Sandra Walden, Sherman
  • Northwest Indiana Times - Impact of Exelon energy bill uncertain for businesses, customers, opponents say - Dan Petrella
  • Quad City Times - Editorial: For a brief moment, Illinois government worked
  • St. Joseph News-Press - Wake-up call: Clinton relieved by Exelon bill - Edith Brady-Lunny
  • Quad City Times - Guest view: Exelon bill is a victory for Quad-Cities - Tara Barney
  • Quad City Times - Phillips: Exelon -- Some politics are more personal than others - Autumn Phillips
  • News-Gazette, Champaign, IL - Tom Kacich: Was Exelon bailout the right choice? - Tom Kacich
  • Moline Dispatch/Argus - Editorial: Thanks for creating brighter future for Illinois, Q-Cs
  • IOL - Nuclear plan still uncertain - Weekend Argus
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Economic, environmental bliss hinge on nuclear energy - Brydon Ross
  • Albany Times Union blog - Bailout of nuclear plants good for state, residents - Rob DiFrancesco, Director, New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York City
  • Michigan Live - License extension on hold for nuclear plant as commission reviews emergency preparedness - Danielle Salisbury
  • Reading Eagle - Limerick nuclear plant to test warning sirens
  • The Hindu - Centre urged to give up proposal to set up 'nuclear park'
  • Flin Flon Reminder - Local Angle: It made no sense for nuclear-waste debate to last as long as it did
  • ITV Sunday Guardian - Atomic energy department saw 70 unnatural deaths in eight years - Abhinandan Mishra
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran's Salehi to Attend IAEA Meeting on Nuclear Security
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iranian Parliament: US Extension of Sanctions Contrary to Letter of JCPOA
  • AEC News Today - Resurrecting Another Marcos Era Ghost A Bad Idea: Bataan Nuclear Power Plant - Jose Rodriguez T. Señase
  • Arab Daily News - Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu's July 4th trial reconvenes on 22 December - Eileen Fleming
  • News24 - 4 days in December - Ferial Haffajee
  • Manila BusinessWorld - DoE: Dumping fuel mix policy boosts baseload competition
  • State Journal-Register - Our View: Fall veto session leaves Illinois in worse state than before
  • Beyond Nuclear - Environmental coalition rebuts DOE attempt to have case dismissed re: highly radioactive liquid waste truck shipments
  • Atomic Insights - Giant new cover for Chernobyl is an engineering marvel – and a monumental waste of money - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - The New Fire project nears completion. Please prove there's an eager market - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - Vietnam cancels nuclear power plans, South Africa delays theirs
  • Press TV - Iran sanctions re-imposition symbol of American 'black and white' thinking
  • Worcester Telegram - As nuclear plants age, risks rise - Christine Legere
  • Asahi Shimbun - Students test skills for robot missions inside Fukushima plant - Teru Okumura
  • NHK World - Robot contest for scrapping Fukushima reactors

    Saturday, December 03, 2016

  • E&E Daily - Yucca Mountain: DOE urges Trump team to ditch repository - Hannah Northey
  • Denver Post - Colorado Health Department to study thyroid cancer near Rocky Flats, after citizen concerns raised - John Ingold
  • KEPR Pasco - From clean energy to Hanford cleanup, local company helps improve community - Elise Haas
  • KXLY Spokane - 3 more Hanford workers get checked after smelling vapors
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL report shows decrease in violations - Rebecca Moss
  • LA Monitor - 60 toxic waste drums at LANL to be repacked after investigation - Tris DeRoma
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP continues ground control efforts - Maddy Hayden
  • AP - Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions - Amir Vahdat
  • Reuters - Iran says extension of sanctions act shows U.S. unreliable
  • Reuters - U.S. sanctions North Korean companies, officials after nuclear test - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Albany Times Union - Multi-billion dollar state nuclear payout draws environmental challengers, defenders - Brian Nearing
  • Yonhap News - FM Yun urges China's key role in implementing new U.N. sanctions - jaeyeon.woo@yna.co.kr
  • Clinton Herald - Future Energy Jobs Bill saves nuclear plant - Nick Moffitt
  • Electric Light & Power - Illinois passes subsidy bill to save state's nuclear power plants - Rod Walton
  • VT Digger - Vermont Yankee buyer touts cleanup 'dream team' - Mike Faher
  • The Guardian - New blow for Hinkley Point contractor EDF after French safety checks - Adam Vaughan and Kim Willsher
  • Emporia Gazette - OpEd: The decision on wind energy development - DeWayne Backhus, Ph.D., Emporia
  • Pakistan Business Recorder - Nuclear radiation: experts underline safety instructions during tests
  • Japan Times - Fukushima's voluntary evacuees
  • Mainichi Daily News - 3.11 disaster evacuee was taunted by classmates in Gunma: education board
  • Augusta Chronicle - House authorizes funding bill for MOX project
  • North Andover Eagle-Tribune - Nuclear plant officials quizzed about gun-tampering response - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Portsmouth Herald News - NextEra Energy reaches labor deal at Seabrook
  • Fox Illinois - Clinton Community Reacts To Power Plant Staying Open - Eric Feldman
  • Decatur Herald & Review - Clinton, DeWitt County relieved by Exelon agreement - Edith Brady-Lunny
  • News-Gazette, Champaign, IL - Updated: 'So many smiles' - Tom Kacich and Tim Ditman
  • Los Angeles Times - Appeals court clears the way for a $2.2-billion power plant in Carlsbad - Rob Nikolewski
  • Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - Scott to lead energy panel - Charles Ashby
  • Lacey Patch - Semi-Annual Oyster Creek Siren Test Set For Tuesday - Patricia A. Miller
  • Pacific Coast Business Times - PG&E pact will mitigate Diablo Canyon closure - Henry Dubroff
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Salt leak shuts down first-of-its-kind solar plant near Tonopah - Henry Brean
  • NRC - NRC Finalizes Tribal Policy Statement
  • Press TV - No move authorized to undermine JCPOA: Iran president
  • Press TV - Iran MPs mull triple-urgency motion on nuclear activities resumption
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: OPEC deal fresh reminder of the need to find new energy sources
  • CNIC - Nuke Info Tokyo No. 174 (Sept/Oct 2016) - CNIC_ENGLISH
  • JAIF - Fukui Governor Exchanges Views on FBR Monju with METI and MEXT Ministers
  • JAIF - NRA Ascertains Domestic NPP Components to Be Sufficiently Strong
  • JAIF - Insignificant Effects from Earthquake Off Fukushima Prefecture This Morning
  • JAIF - Committee Examines Lifting of Compensation Amount for Electric Power Utilities' Unlimited Liability
  • NHK World - Robot contest for scrapping Fukushima reactors
  • TEPCO - Fuel Cost Adjustment in the Electricity Rates for January 2017
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (280th Release)
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (279th Release)
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (278th Release)
  • Taipei Times - Food products from Japanese areas are not on sale: agency - Lee I-chia
  • The Hindu - Japan faces a big challenge
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Fukushima's voluntary evacuees
  • POGO - Defense Policy Bill Expands Protections for Military Whistleblowers - Mandy Smithberger
  • POGO - NDAA Conferees Drop Harmful Secrecy Language from Final Bill - Elizabeth "Liz" Hempowicz
  • POGO - New Roadblock for Inspectors General Access to Information - Elizabeth "Liz" Hempowicz

    Friday, December 02, 2016

  • Asahi Shimbun - 12,000 evacuee households from Fukushima fret over benefit loss
  • St George News - Here comes the BOOM: What's shaking, rattling Southern Utah? - Kimberly Scott
  • Martha's Vineyard Gazette - Intensive Three-Week Safety Inspection Begins at Pilgrim Power Plant - Alex Elvin
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP seeking added funding - Maddy Hayden
  • KRQE News 13 Albuquerque - State senators requests $54 million for WIPP, LANL December 1, 2016 - Kayla Root
  • KUNM Albuquerque - Briefs: Senators Seek Millions For LANL and WIPP
  • KING5 Seattle - Worst week for Hanford workers since May - Susannah Frame
  • Spokesman-Review - Hanford workers don't trust vapor management, report says - Associated Press
  • OPB.org - Life At A Post-War Nuclear Weapons Factory - Ken Christensen
  • OPB.org - The Waste That Remains From Arming Nuclear Weapons - MacGregor Campbell
  • Hanford Sentinel - On nuclear weapons, Trump face questions of modernization - Robert Burns
  • Idaho State Journal - Sniffing out history – Search dogs aid in the hunt for pioneer remains on INL site - Paul Menser
  • AP - Illinois lawmakers vote to spare 2 nuclear plants - John O'connor
  • AP - Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law - Richard Lardner
  • AP - On nuclear weapons, Trump face questions of modernization - Robert Burns
  • Bloomberg - How a Loose Anchor Cut Up Britain's Power Link With France - Rachel Morison
  • Bloomberg - Shredding Iran Nuclear Deal Could Prove Harder Than Trump Thinks - Nick Wadhams
  • Reuters - U.S. sanctions North Korean companies, officials after nuclear test - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - Iran says U.S. extension of sanctions act violates nuclear deal - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - South Korea, Japan impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea - Ju-min Park and Kaori Kaneko
  • Reuters - Energy Future bankruptcy exit hearings set for February - Tom Hals
  • USPS - Two–Letter State and Possession Abbreviations
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea will likely be Trump's 9/11: Victor Cha - Chang Jae-soon
  • Sputnik News - US Sanctions 7 People, 16 Entities Over North Korea's Nuclear Program
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea announces standalone sanctions on DPRK over 5th nuke test
  • The Hankyoreh - [Editorial] Now is the time to find alternatives to solving the North Korean nuclear issue
  • Yonhap News - N.K. nukes aimed for reunification on its own terms: expert - kyongae.choi@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's sanctions zero in on North's foreign currency earnings - Park Boram
  • The Guardian - After 60 years, is nuclear fusion finally poised to deliver? - Damian Carrington
  • Engineer Live - A fusion-focused future--Dr David Kingham explains why fusion energy is closer than ever before - Paul Boughton
  • Chicago Tribune - Legislature passes ComEd rate hike to bail out nuclear power plants, but little else - Monique Garcia
  • Chicago Sun Times - Massive energy bill headed to governor's desk - Tina Sfondeles
  • World Nuclear News - Illinois passes Future Energy Jobs Bill
  • Bloomberg - Exelon Wins $235 Million-a-Year Nuclear Lifeline in Illinois - Jim Polson and Mark Chediak
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon wins its nuke bailout in biggest energy bill in 20 years - Steve Daniels
  • World Nuclear News - UK nuclear industry looks back at 'momentous' year
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Brazil plan irradiation centre
  • Chicago Sun Times - Editorial: Lobbyists win big, school kids kicked to curb
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Ex-defense secretary to speak at nuclear 'boot camp' - Rebecca Moss
  • Jackson Clarion Ledger - Feds renew Grand Gulf Nuclear Station's license - Geoff Pender
  • Imperial College London - Nuclear energy: Imperial staff and students forge new collaborations - Andrew Czyzewski
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Radioactive contamination in Cheswick no threat, DEP says - Mary Ann Thomas
  • POWERmag - Trump: Bad News for U.S. Nuclear Power? - 12/01/2016 | Kennedy Maize
  • Phys.org - DOE project to evaluate safety of transporting used nuclear fuel - IOL.za
  • SA Independent - No conclusive data on feasibility of nuclear: Treasury - Emsie Ferreira
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Who killed the US-Russia plutonium agreement, and does it really matter? - Darya Dolzikova
  • CBS Detroit - Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant License Extension Put On Hold
  • Detroit Free Press - Michigan nuclear power plant's license extension on hold - Associated Press
  • Aiken Standard - Nuclear power benefits millions - Clinton R. Wolfe, formerly served as Executive Director of Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, also chaired the Technical Advisory Panel to the Department of Energy's Plutonium Focus Area
  • Attleboro Sun Chronicle - Family member of former uranium worker rips former Attleboro firm as dozens file suit - Rick Foster
  • Lehigh Valley Express-Times - Nuclear license transfer paves way for Talen Energy to go private - Kurt Bresswein
  • KOTA-TV Rapid City, SD - Haakon County potential location for nuclear waste disposal
  • Danbury News Times - Firm says it can demolish idled Vermont nuke plant soon
  • Quad City Times - Illinois lawmakers approve Exelon energy bill on final day of veto session - Dan Petrella
  • Mainichi Daily News - NRA aims to delay evacuation of vulnerable people in cases of nuke plant power failure
  • Interfax Energy - France plans more nuclear outages as winter sets in - Fatima Sadouki
  • Kyiv Post - Chornobyl nuclear wound is covered but not cured - Veronika Melkozerova
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - Scientists want faults, volcano near nuke plant studied - Jocelyn R. Uy
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - South Africa's new energy plan - Hartmut Winkler
  • Bay Area Indymedia - Fukushima quake rock's Japan's and the globe's psyche. - Michael Steinberg
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't eyes new research reactor in line with decommissioning of Monju
  • News24 - The Holy Grail of bribes - nuclear - is steadily going out of reach
  • WKYT Lexington - Agreement reached on Estill County landfill
  • Politicsweb South Africa - Treasury contradicts DoE: No feasibility study conducted – Gordon Mackay
  • Power Engineering International - SMRs have 'key role in district heating' - Kelvin Ross
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - South African nuclear regulator to host international review mission - Keith Campbell
  • CBS St. Louis - Stenger Calls EPA's Work on West Lake Landfill a 'National Disgrace'
  • Ukrainian Journal - IAEA inspects dry spent nuclear fuel facility at Zaporizhia plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Schoolteacher calls Fukushima evacuee pupil 'germ'
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Federal case revived over San Onofre settlement deal - Jeff McDonald
  • The Hindu - 'Kudankulam's first reactor has posted Rs. 1,000-crore profit'
  • Mail & Guardian - ?How to Zuma-proof the future - Lisa Steyn
  • TCPalm - Thumb down: FPL is hiking your electric rates
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 6.3 - 43km NE of Huarichancara, Peru
  • IAEA - Security Culture: One for All, and All for One - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Says Italy Committed to Nuclear Oversight; Needs to Further Develop Policies on Decommissioning and Waste Management
  • Trend News Agency - Iran: Extension of US sanctions violates nuclear deal - Emil Ilgar
  • NHK World - Fukushima evacuee hurt by teacher's remark
  • NHK World - Obama writes to Hiroshima museum
  • Asahi Shimbun - Teacher 'insulted' Fukushima boy in latest school bullying case
  • Mainichi Daily News - NRA aims to delay evacuation of vulnerable people in cases of nuke plant power failure
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't eyes new research reactor in line with decommissioning of Monju
  • Jiji Press - Teacher Calls Fukushima Evacuee Pupil "Germ"
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea blacklists scores of N. Koreans, entities linked to nuke, missile program - Koh Byung-joon and Kim Soo-yeon
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Extensive analysis still needed on nuclear costs - Gordhan - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Xinhua News - U.S.-led coalition kills 54 civilians in Syria, Iraq in March-October: Pentagon
  • Press TV - Iran well-prepared to respond to sanctions renewal by US: Salehi
  • Press TV - Iran MPs mull triple-urgency motion on nuclear activities resumption
  • Press TV - US Senate passes 10-year extension of Iran Sanctions Act
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc. FR Document: 2016-29010 Citation: 81 FR 87036 PDF Pages 87036-87037 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Miscellaneous Corrections FR Document: 2016-28684 Citation: 81 FR 86906 PDF Pages 86906-86910 (5 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Advanced Light-Water Reactor Probabilistic Risk Assessment FR Document: 2016-28962 Citation: 81 FR 87083 PDF Pages 87083-87085 (3 pages) Permalink
  • The Economist - France's nuclear-energy champion is in turmoil - Electricité de France has had to shut down 18 of its 58 nuclear reactors
  • State Journal-Register - Clinton nuclear plant has history of cost, job uncertainty - Tim Landis
  • NRDC.org - Before Flint, Before East Chicago, There Was Smeltertown - Lauren Villagran
  • Ukrinform News - Chornobyl zone to remain unpopulated for 24,000 years
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Tokyo seeks cost swap on nuclear compensation

    Thursday, December 01, 2016

  • Pahrump Valley Times - Incoming Sen. Cortez Masto chooses seven senior staffers - Ben Botkin
  • Lewiston Tribune - Now the nuclear waste shoe is on the other foot - Marty Trillhaase
  • truth-out - Hypocrisy and Trumpism on the Agenda as ALEC Meets in Washington, DC - Mary Bottari, The Center for Media and Democracy
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP requesting $54.5 million more in FY17 - Maddy Hayden
  • Korea IT Times - U.S Department of Energy, EM, Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto Discusses Year Ahead - Daniel Yoo
  • MyNorthwest Seattle - Workers report possible chemical vapors at nuclear tank farm - Associated Press
  • KING5 Seattle - More Hanford workers exposed to suspected toxic vapors - Susannah Frame
  • Tri-City Herald - Review finds distrust at Hanford tank farms; 6 more workers tested - Annette Cary
  • National Law Review - Whistleblowers Awarded $31.25 Million in Settlement with Hanford Nuclear Reservation Contractors for Allegations of Illegal Lobbying and Nuclear Quality Violations - Tycko & Zavareei LLP
  • AP - Trump will face tough questions on future of nuclear arsenal - Robert Burns
  • Reuters - French power cuts more likely after UK link outage - RTE - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Europe's power market reform a boon for struggling utilities - Geert De Clercq
  • NEI - Strategic Public Affairs Expert Cohen Joins NEI as Senior Vice President, External Affairs
  • Reuters - Paladin Energy, lenders in talks as uranium mine stake sale stalls
  • CNBC - A radioactive berry-picking boom outside Chernobyl - Robert Ferris
  • KRQE News 13 Albuquerque - Feds prepare to repackage radioactive waste in New Mexico - Associated Press
  • Economic Times - Nuclear power most sustainable energy source: IAEA official
  • Cyprus Mail - The nuclear renaissance? - Mark Hibbs, Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Manila Standard - Revival of Bataan nuclear plant pushed - Alena Mae S. Flores
  • BusinessWorld Philippines - PHL nuclear program's revival faces talent hurdle
  • Business Standard India - Measures to meet targets for Nuclear Power
  • Korea IT Times - Nuclear Power in South East Asia- Potentials vs Reality - Park Jeong-jun
  • Johannesburg BizNews - Nuclear vision: New Eskom CEO Koko puts controversial nuclear power plans back on table - Matthew Le Cordeur
  • htxt.africa - Eskom's new acting group CEO is quite fond of nuclear power - IOL.za
  • SA Independent - Koko seen as frontrunner for Eskom post - Siseko Njobeni
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Koko - More of the Same, Recycling an 'Improperly Appointed' Board - Natasha Mazzone
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Eskom's new acting CEO warned to keep parastatal on right path - Gia Nicolaides
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Brown: Koko understands challenges Eskom faces - Gia Nicolaides
  • UPI - Japan planning next-generation nuclear reactor for safety reasons - Elizabeth Shim
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan unable to scrap recycling program due to plutonium stocks
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: Plan to build Monju successor is outrageously irresponsible
  • Japan Times - Japan to draft 'strategic' plans for developing fast reactor
  • Chicago Tribune - ComEd, Rauner on board with complex plan to raise rates, bail out nuclear plants - Monique Garcia
  • Crain's Chicago Business - New trouble for Exelon nuke bailout as Rauner balks - Steve Daniels
  • KWQC Davenport - Report says Ill. Gov. Rauner has reached agreement to keep nuclear plants open - Marcia Lense
  • Sauk Valley Newspapers - Last-minute Exelon subsidy proposal goes to House floor - John O'Connor (AP)
  • Midwest Energy News - Rauner, Exelon reach deal over nuclear plant subsidies - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Peoria Public Radio - Legislators Wary Of Governor On Nuclear Deal - Brian Mackey
  • Northern Public Radio - Illinois Lawmakers and Attorney General Wary Of Nuclear Deal - Brian Mackey
  • WIFR Rockford, IL - Last-minute Exelon subsidy plan goes to Illinois House floor
  • State Journal-Register - Guest Column: Exelon bailout bill harmful to Illinois residents, economy - Timothy Benson and Matthew Glans
  • Clinton Herald - Rauner, Exelon, ComEd reach agreement
  • WQAD Moline - Deal to keep Exelon nuke plants open close to passage - Tory Brecht
  • News-Gazette, Champaign, IL - Rauner assist nudges energy bill toward House vote - Tom Kacich
  • Reuters - FACTBOX-German utilities seek billions in nuclear lawsuits - Vera Eckert, Christoph Steitz, Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Reuters - Preview: Legal or not? German utilities await landmark nuclear exit ruling - Christoph Steitz and Tom Käckenhoff
  • TCPalm - St. Lucie nuclear power plant testing siren today
  • Newburyport Daily News - NextEra reaches tentative deal with nuke plant union - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • World Nuclear News - UK launches nuclear skills Strategic Plan
  • World Nuclear News - Two milestones for Vogtle new build
  • Nigeria Guardian - Nigeria and nuclear fusion – Part 4 - J.K. Obatala
  • Mid-Hudson News - Clearwater challenges state PSC in court on nuclear subsidy
  • Times Herald-Record - Hudson River Sloop Clearwater sues NY regulators over nuke plant subsidies - Associated Press
  • Engineering.com Ontario - Is New Nuclear the Solution to the World's Energy Problems? - Tom Spendlove
  • Allentown Morning Call - Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves Susquehanna transfer from Talen to Riverstone - Scott Kraus
  • Satellite PR News - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approves Susquehanna Licenses Transfer - Monika Donimirska
  • WFMZ Allentown - Commission paves way for sale of Talen
  • ConstructionNews UK - CN Briefing: Horizon; nuclear; EDF Energy; CGN - Jack Simpson
  • Xinhua News - China firmly opposes DPRK's nuclear test, calls for early resumption of Six-Party Talks
  • Energy Voice - Costain to use augmented reality to assess radioactive pipelines - Rita Brown
  • CIO - Newport News Shipbuilding CIO battles nuclear industry regulation in digital shift - Clint Boulton
  • Naija247news - Kenya Plans First Nuclear Power Plant at $5 Billion Cost - Babatunde Akinsola
  • Belfast Telegraph - Government plans to boost work in nuclear industry welcomed by sector
  • China News Service - China mulls nuclear safety law as number of reactors set to rank 2nd in world
  • Enformable - Movement of New Confinement Structure at Chernobyl signals new stage in decommissioning process - Lucas W Hixson
  • Japan Times - 10 Tsuruga nuke plant workers doused with radioactive coolant water
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Clearwater sues NY over nuclear bailout - Jon Campbell
  • GAO - Radiation Portal Monitors: DHS's Fleet Is Lasting Longer than Expected, and Future Acquisitions Focus on Operational Efficiencies GAO-17-57
  • NRC - NRC Renews Operating License of Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant in Mississippi
  • NRC - NRC Approves Transfer of Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Licenses from Talen Energy to Riverstone Holdings
  • NRC blog - REFRESH – Where There's Steam, There's … a Steam Generator - Kenneth Karwoski, Senior Advisor for Steam Generators
  • USGS - Earthquake: M 5.2 - 24km NE of Dharchula, India
  • NHK World - Fukushima Daiichi to cost TEPCO $170 billion
  • Japan Times - With 'nihonium,' Japanese scientists become first from an Asian country to name atomic element
  • Yonhap News - Seoul to unveil unilateral sanctions against N.K. on Friday - Sooyeon@Yna.Co.Kr, Kokobj@Yna.Co.Kr
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea condemns latest U.N. sanctions - jeeho@yna.co.kr
  • Fin24 CapeTown - How to force Zuma out of power: Harness the 'third force' for good, says strategy expert
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Greenpeace aims to block 'anti-green' Koko becoming Eskom CEO
  • Fin24 CapeTown - Nuclear buzz as request for proposals looms - Matthew le Cordeur
  • Energy Department - Notice Meetings: Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee FR Document: 2016-28877 Citation: 81 FR 86705 PDF Pages 86705-86706 (2 pages) Permalink
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Tennessee Valley Authority, Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3 FR Document: 2016-28865 Citation: 81 FR 86732 PDF Pages 86732-86749 (18 pages) Permalink