Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Yucca a dangerous waste of money - Beverly K. Lenny, Las Vegas
  • Bloomberg - How Putin's Russia Gained Control of a U.S. Uranium Mine - William Kennedy and Andy Hoffman
  • Deseret News - Amanda Smith to step down as head of state environmental agency - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Amanda Smith leaving as head of Utah Department of Environmental Quality to pursue job opportunities in the private sector - Brian Maffly
  • Power Engineering - MOX Fuel: A Powerful Mix of Energy and Nonproliferation - David Jones, Senior Vice President, AREVA Back End Division North America
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - DOE answers public questions at LANL over WIPP leak incident - Caleb James
  • Albuquerque Journal - Town hall reviews follow-up to WIPP leak - T. S. Last
  • Idaho Statesman - Batt, Andrus quietly tour Idaho National Laboratory after criticizing proposed nuclear research shipments - Luke Ramseth
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen question cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site - Derrek Asberry
  • Reuters - Iran says nuclear talks making gradual headway - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Japan government draft: nuclear to be 20-22 percent of power mix by 2030 - media - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Iran's military nuclear activity visible under deal: Moniz - Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - Tokyo finds high levels of radiation in children's park - Mari Saito
  • Reuters - China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: WSJ - Tony Munroe in Seoul and Adam Rose in Beijng
  • Reuters - U.S. Republicans vow amendments that might risk Iran nuclear bill - WASHINGTON | By Patricia Zengerle
  • Chosun Ilbo - N.Korea Has 20 Nuclear Warheads, Say Chinese Experts
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tokyo park closes after radiation hot spot found
  • BelTA - Strong interest in Belarusian nuclear power plant's stand at Atomexpo Belarus 2015
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - New nuke reactor plans take another step forward - Bill O'Boyle
  • Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice - PPL gets OK for nuclear plant transfer
  • World Nuclear News - Russia's Rosatom outlines plans for Argentina
  • World Nuclear News - Steam generator installation under way at Sanmen 2
  • World Nuclear News - Minister approves Australian uranium project
  • World Nuclear News - China helps South Africa develop its nuclear workforce
  • PR Newswire - NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants - Southern Company
  • Barrie Examiner - Radioactive material found at Barrie landfill
  • CTV News Barrie - Radioactive material detected at Barrie landfill - Rob Cooper
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Environmental group appeals nuclear plant license renewal - Maria Altman
  • Fulton Sun - Environmental group appeals Callaway nuclear plant's license renewal - Megan Favignano
  • Pakistan Dawn - Nuclear plants public hearing process termed 'farce' - Faiza Ilyas
  • Business Recorder - 'Beyond design accident': Karachi is under environmental surveillance for N-radioactivity - Ismail Dilawar
  • BelTA - Bright prospects for Belarus-Russia cooperation in nuclear medicine
  • Yorkton News Review - Uranium sale milestone
  • Fierce Energy - Florida bill would help Duke Energy pay off shuttered Crystal River nuclear plant - Jaclyn Brandt
  • Utility Dive - Florida House unanimously passes PSC reform bill - Herman K. Trabish
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Canada must find another site for its nuclear waste - Phil Pavlov, State Senator
  • Natural News - Pacific Ocean compared to a 'war zone' as sea life ecosystem collapses; radioactive waste continues to pour into the ocean - David Gutierrez
  • Albuquerque Journal - Town hall reviews follow-up to WIPP leak - T. S. Last
  • Port Pirie Recorder - Royal Commission into Nuclear Energy coming to Port Pirie - Shane Hendrickson
  • Wawa-news - White River, Northern Ontario: Flirting with Nuclear Waste
  • Ukraine Today - Chornobyl arch faces funding gap ahead of disaster's 29th anniversary - Guardian report
  • PRI - Stories from quarantine: Reporters tested for radiation in the Marshall Islands - The GroundTruth Project, Coleen Jose, and Kim Wall, and Hendrik Hinzel
  • The Guardian - Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster's 29th anniversary - Arthur Neslen
  • Sputnik News - Russia to Continue Development of Nuclear Engine for Deep Space Flights
  • World Nuclear News - An unsung hero makes its last voyage
  • Westfair Online - Indian Point – the film – draws a crowd in Manhattan - Colleen Wilson
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivor prepares to talk about radioactive 'black rain' in New York
  • Japan Times - Japan looks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25%
  • Asahi Shimbun - In compromise, ministries propose 25% reduction target for greenhouse gases
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Future cleanup costs at Y-12 depend on security - Frank Munger
  • Arirang News - Unity of members of six-party talks except N. Korea strong: U.S. official Updated: 2015-04-24 09:17:10 KST - jlaah@arirang.co.kr
  • Tri-City Herald - No jail time ordered in Hanford timecard fraud cases - Annette Cary
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant 2016 funding picture getting clearer - Chris Balusik
  • Japan Times - Disaster-hit Tohoku areas to be asked to partially shoulder recovery costs from '16
  • Stars and Stripes - Bill calls for DOD to publish toxic exposure evidence - Travis J. Tritten
  • Deccan Herald - Lip service to environmental concerns by successive govts - S N Chary
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Chernobyl Tragic Truth--The Uneasy Sleep of Chernobyl - Sue Prent
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UPF to be built outside PIDAS
  • NRC - NRC to Discuss Zion License Termination Plan, Take Comments at Public Meeting
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House Apr. 29 to Discuss Performance of LaSalle Nuclear Station
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement For Bell Bend New Reactor
  • GreenWorld - Musicians as activists, and tales from the Clinton White House
  • The Guardian - Containing Chernobyl's deadly legacy
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 start drafting on sanctions removal: Araqchi
  • Trend News Agency - Iran P5+1 preparing for nuclear talks in NY - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran seeks to remove ambiguities in nuclear talks through negotiation
  • Bellona - A tale of how the West is polluting Murmansk: a day in the life of a 'foreign agent' - Anna Kireeva
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 start bans removal draft
  • Press TV - 'Good clarifications on anti-Iran bans'
  • Press TV - China expecting progress in Iran N-talks
  • Xinhua News - Ukraine says to import nuclear fuel from France
  • Xinhua News - Xi calls for fair, balanced, all-win Iranian nuclear deal
  • Army Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Activities and Operations; Yuma Proving Ground, AZ, Pages 22977 - 22978 [FR DOC #: 2015-09519]
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 22983 [FR DOC #: 2015-09706]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories, Pages 22988 - 22989 [FR DOC #: 2015-09564]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Rules: Health and Environmental Protection Standards: Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings; Extension, Pages 22964 - 22965 [FR DOC #: 2015-09624]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts, Page 22992 [FR DOC #: 2015-09611]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 23056 - 23057 [FR DOC #: 2015-09707]
  • Senator Melinda Bush - Plan to allow cities to issue fees for nuclear waste disposal passes Illinois Senate - Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - WIPP investigator can't rule out more leaks - Patrick Malone
  • Johnson City Press - Nuclear reactions from public: NRC on the hot seat during NFS safety review - Sue Guinn Legg
  • South China Morning Post - Officials deny Fukushima link after extreme levels of radiation detected in Tokyo playground
  • Serbia Energy - Bosnia/Croatia: Cross border nuclear waste issue triggers environment concerns
  • Bloomberg BNA - THE WEEK AHEAD: HOUSE TO VOTE ON ENERGY, WATER SPENDING BILL, SENATE TO HOLD HEARING ON EPA BUDGET
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco started transferring Reactor 5 fuel assemblies to SFP - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - AFP: Extremely high radiation levels detected in Tokyo – TV: 500 microSv/hr at playground, would get yearly limit in 120 minutes – "Fragment of unknown object dug up" – Reviving concern about Fukushima contamination – Officials downplay link: "Will not have adverse effect on health"
  • NHK World - Radioactive waste storage site proposed
  • NHK World - Likely radiation source found in Tokyo park
  • NHK World - High radiation level detected in Tokyo park
  • NHK World - Fukushima reconstruction funds law revised
  • Kyodo News - Radiation level sharply falls after soil removed at Tokyo park
  • Kyodo News - Nuclear shadow led Mongolia to forgo umbrella - Masakatsu Ota
  • Kyodo News - Unusually high level of radiation detected at Tokyo park
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tokyo park closes after radiation hot spot found - Sumiyo Hatsugai

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Yes to lottery, no to Yucca Mountain - Barbara Goodwin, Henderson
  • Tri-City Herald - House budget bill covers new national park, Yucca Mountain - Annette Cary
  • PennEnergy - $936mn budgeted for nuclear energy, includes $175mn for Yucca Mtn.
  • NEI - NEI Pleased by House Appropriators' Strong Support for Nuclear Energy
  • NEI - NEI Presses DOE to Focus on Nuclear Energy Policy
  • NEI - Industry Urges Congress to Renew US-China 123 Agreement
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - New WIPP boss headed site where radiation release occurred
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Investigators to present WIPP leak findings in Los Alamos - Patrick Malone
  • Reuters - Diplomatic push for final Iran nuclear deal in Vienna
  • Reuters - China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: WSJ - Tony Munroe in Seoul and Adam Rose in Beijng
  • Reuters - CERAWEEK-U.S. energy secretary touts nuclear deal with Iran - Ernest Scheyder
  • Reuters - China's Xi says backs fair, balanced agreement on Iran - Sui-Lee Wee
  • Reuters - Russia, Argentina sign energy framework deals - Denis Pinchuk
  • The Guardian - China warns North Korea's nuclear arsenal is expanding, report says - Agence France-Presse
  • Yonhap News - China warns of advance in N. Korea's nuclear capability: report - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Asahi Shimbun - Anti-nuke activists disheartened over court ruling on reactor restarts in Kagoshima
  • The Economist - Legal fallout - Court cases frustrate efforts to restart Japan's nuclear plants
  • Joongang Daily - Korea clinches better nuclear deal - Sarah Kim
  • KSFY - Uranium company statements face scrutiny by Canadian agency
  • Rapid City Journal - After regulators order clarification of economic report, uranium company's stock struggles - Andrea J. Cook
  • Economic Times - India received 3,968 tonnes nuclear fuel after signing agreements with foreign suppliers
  • Economic Times - Debjoy Sengupta
  • Barents Observer - Floating nuclear power stations for Arctic?
  • Bellona - Arctic-hopping Russian Deputy Minister promises floating nuclear plant by next year - Charles Digges
  • UPI - Stolen radioactive material recovered in Mexico - Andrew V. Pestano and Doug G. Ware
  • World Politics Review - Russia Becomes the Middle East's Preferred but Flawed Nuclear Partner - Chen Kane, Miles A. Pomper
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Why nuclear dominoes won't fall in the Middle East - Dina Esfandiary, Ariane Tabatabai
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Three myths about the Iran sanctions - Aaron Arnold
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The experts on the Iranian framework agreement - Bulletin Staff
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea to focus on N. Korea at NPT forum - Lee Chi-dong
  • AsiaOne - 2015 'crucial year' for China's nuclear energy sector - Lyu Chang
  • Independent Australia - Nuclear lobby backs Abbott's $4m gift to climate contrarian Lomborg - Giles Parkinson
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Incubator for Vietnamese nuclear energy experts - Nhan Dan/Tin Tuc
  • Al-Monitor - Syria agrees to return highly enriched uranium to China
  • NiagaraThisWeek - Reject burying nuke waste in Great Lakes basin: Thorold politicians - Paul Forsyth
  • World Nuclear News - NEI urges US to keep sight of nuclear
  • World Nuclear News - Argentina, Russia sign nuclear reactor and fuel deals
  • World Nuclear News - Mini subs retrieve Sellafield isotope gear
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse to upgrade Clab cooling system
  • World Nuclear News - Obama proposes nuclear cooperation between USA and China
  • China Daily - 'Crucial year' for nuclear energy sector - Lyu Chang
  • Plymouth Herald - Anti-nuclear campaigner calls on Plymouth people to protest over Trident
  • South Jersey Times - Contract worker collapses at Hope Creek nuclear plant, dies - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Japan Times - Industry ministry eyes 20% to 22% of electricity from nuclear by 2030
  • Yonhap News - U.S. consent for uranium enrichment to depend on joint review: ex-U.S. diplomat
  • Pottstown Mercury - KI tablets available for residents near Limerick nuclear plant - Eric Devlin, The Mercury
  • Dong-A Ilbo - Unsatisfactory Korea-U.S. nuclear deal
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea won't be accepted as nuclear state: Russel
  • Ontario Post - CNSC expected to rule on Bruce Power A and B nuclear reactor relicensing in May - Troy Patterson
  • Utility Dive - Report: Exelon Illinois nuke subsidy would cost ratepayers $1.6B - Robert Walton
  • Aiken Standard - Study: MOX could cost $51 billion - Derrek Asberry
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Piketon highlighted in House budget - Frank Lewis
  • Augusta Chronicle - Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion - Meg Mirshak
  • KUAM - Radiation compensation plan considered - Isa Baza
  • WCAX - Call for Vt. Yankee decommissioning info to be public - Alexei Rubenstein
  • Azerbaijan Business Center - Azerbaijan submits to IAEA a strategic plan and technical specifications of its first nuclear reactor
  • Politics.hu - Local contractors could get two-thirds of Paks construction, says Rosatom
  • The Hindu - KKNPP's gesture to school
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Erhart's farewell at NNSA Production Office
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UT gets nuke awards from DOE
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge Post Office (1948)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL supports Iran nuclear negotiations
  • Public Citizen - Marylanders Speak Out: State Shouldn't Settle for Exelon's Repackaged Bid to Take Over Pepco
  • DOE - In Milestone, Energy Department Projects Safely and Permanently Store 10 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House April 28 in Oswego, N.Y., to Discuss 2014 Performance of Nine Mile Point Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - Droning On Over Nuclear Power Plants - Monika Coflin, Technical Assistant, Division of Security Policy
  • Trend News Agency - Russia to hand over Bushehr nuclear plant to Iran - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 start drafting nuclear deal details - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China presidents talk nuclear issue - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Xinhua News - Chinese Vice Premier meets CEO of French power giant EDF
  • Bellona - Arctic-hopping Russian Deputy Minister promises floating nuclear plant by next year - Charles Digges
  • Bellona - What the post-2015 climate deal should look like - Bellona Europa
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 start new round of talks
  • Press TV - 'Work on final Iran N-deal draft starts'
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear talks enter 2nd day in Vienna
  • Press TV - US 'contradiction' demands 'clarification'
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 start 2nd round of talks
  • Press TV - IAEA must focus on technical issues
  • Press TV - 'Iran sanctions to top nuclear talks agenda'
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada, Page 22731 [FR DOC #: 2015-09536]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern NM, Pages 22730 - 22731 [FR DOC #: 2015-09537]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Nuclear Innovation North America LLC; South Texas Project, Units 3 and 4, Pages 22746 - 22747 [FR DOC #: 2015-09517]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendments: United Nuclear Corp., Church Rock Facility, McKinley County, NM, Pages 22744 - 22746 [FR DOC #: 2015-09516]
  • Twin Falls Times-News - New Nuclear Site Boss Headed Idaho Facility Where Radiation Release Occurred
  • Chosun Ilbo - Editorial: Korea Must Swallow Bitter Pill of Revised Nuke Pact
  • Fukushima Diary - Breeding success of goshawk significantly dropping in North Kanto area / 0.1 µSv/h increase reduces 10% breeding - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Industry ministry eyes 20-22% for nuclear power
  • NHK World - NRA meeting on Takahama after injunction
  • NHK World - Utility plans mid-July restart of Sendai reactor
  • Kyodo News - Unusually high level of radiation detected at Tokyo park
  • Asahi Shimbun - Anti-nuke activists disheartened over court ruling on reactor restarts in Kagoshima
  • Japan Times - Drone likely landed on prime minister's office this week; cesium may be from Fukushima No. 1
  • Japan Times - Sendai reactor restart 'unrealistic,' regulator says
  • Japan Times - Japan's ties with Iran to grow after nuclear deal finalized, Abe says
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivor still regrets lie from time of bombing
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Thorough debate on restarting nuclear reactors needed
  • ExtremeTech - 48,000 PCs at Fukushima plant operator TEPCO still run Windows XP - Ryan Whitwam
  • News & Star - SELLAFIELD CLEAN-UP INCLUDES MEDICAL WASTE FROM 1950S - Nick Griffiths

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Yahoo! Finance - Westinghouse Extending Capacity of Sweden's Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company - Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Daily Astorian - Of Cabbages and Kings: North Coast Symphonic Band raises its game
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Democrat Lucy Flores announces congressional bid - Laura Myers
  • Ruidoso News - DOE issues WIPP Radiological Release Phase II investigation report
  • Albuquerque Journal - New WIPP head was boss at site of 2011 accident - Lauren Villagran
  • AP - SKorea, US agree to revised civil nuclear cooperation deal - Youkyung Lee
  • AP - AP Analysis: Tough Iran talk _ but chances for nuke deal - George Jahn
  • AP - Iran nuclear talks go into end phase ahead of June deadline
  • AP - Feds: Firm dropped part for SC nuclear plant, covered it up - Ray Henry
  • AP - US: NKorea should learn from nuclear talks with Iran - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Restarts in Japan a Step Closer With Court Ruling - Yuriy Humber and Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - Obama Proposes Renewing Nuclear Cooperation Agreement With China - Justin Sink
  • Reuters - Japan court approves restart of reactors in boost for Abe's nuclear policy - KAGOSHIMA, Japan | By Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - S.Korea says reaches deal with U.S. to revise nuclear energy pact - Jack Kim and Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - Senate may face contentious debate on Iran nuclear bill - WASHINGTON | By Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-S.Korea, U.S. reach deal to revise civil nuclear pact - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - Timing of sanctions relief may be deal breaker as Iran talks resume - VIENNA | By Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - Obama proposes 30-year agreement with China on nuclear power - Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason
  • New York Times - U.S. and South Korea Reach Revised Nuclear Deal - Choe Sang-Hun
  • Korea Herald - Korea gains more nuclear leeway--Revised pact opens door to Seoul's rights to low enrichment, reprocessing - Shin Hyon-hee
  • TIME - Ignore the Noise in Washington and Tehran. An Iran Nuclear Deal Is Still Likely - Ian Bremmer
  • New York Times - Atomic Labs Across the U.S. Race to Stop Iran - David E. Sanger and William J. Broad
  • The Guardian - Japan moves nearer to restarting nuclear reactors after court gives go-ahead - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • Deutsche Welle - Japanese court refuses to halt restart of two nuclear reactors - Julian Ryall, Tokyo
  • Alaska Dispatch News - Floating nuclear power stations for the Arctic? - Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Old nuke facilities disappearing at Oak Ridge site - Frank Munger
  • The Hill blog - Ex-Im fight goes nuclear - Timothy Cama
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Oops! Nuclear contractor fined for mishap, coverup - Ray Henry
  • KTVB - Former nuke company executive pleads guilty
  • Johannesburg BizNews - SA nuke deal with China not too transparent
  • Bellona - Raising sunken nuclear subs finally taking center stage - Anna Kireeva, Charles Digges
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Would-be Idaho Nuke Plant Developer Pleads Guilty to Fraud
  • WTOP - NRC staff set Q&A on North Anna nuclear plant for April 29
  • Lacey Patch - Nuclear Regulatory Commission To Hold Webinar On Oyster Creek Safety - Patricia A. Miller
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Duke Energy exec 'optimistic' that the Lee nuclear plant will be built - John Downey
  • Naij.com Nigeria - Nigeria Aims To Construct Its First Nuclear Plant
  • Star Africa - Nigeria: Electricity union warns against building of nuclear plant
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-China to approve 6-8 nuclear reactors this year - industry association - David Stanway
  • Bloomington Pantagraph - Ameren customers face hike; nuke plant to benefit - Tony Reid
  • Economic Times - Four indigenous nuclear reactors will be ready by 2019: Government
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal: Can US be trusted? - Yuram Abdullah Weiler
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea, U.S. reach deal on nuclear energy pact
  • Albuquerque Journal - Sandia teaches nuclear safety course - Ollie Reed Jr.
  • BelTA - Development of Belarusian nuclear energy industry now at brand new level
  • Sputnik News - Russia to Supply Argentina with Nuclear Fuel
  • SaintPetersBlog - Democrats' amendments repealing nuclear fees voted down - Bruce Ritchie
  • Idaho Statesman - Former Idaho nuke executive pleads guilty to securities fraud - Cynthia Sewell
  • Inverness Courier - Hunt for radioactive particles at Nairn quarry to wait weeks for results - Leah Williamson
  • Yonhap News - Chronology of S. Korea-U.S. nuclear accord
  • BelTA - Belarus develops nuclear energy industry with confidence - Alexander Lokshin
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant construction project progress at 20%
  • BelTA - Russian Atomenergomash ships heavy equipment to Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • BelTA - Primary reactor equipment for Belarusian nuclear power plant ready for installation in 2015
  • CBS St. Louis - Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton - Kevin Killeen
  • Business Wire - Westinghouse Extending Capacity of Sweden's Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company - Westinghouse Electric Company
  • BelTA - Design budget of Belarusian nuclear power plant's construction project unchanged
  • CTV News Atlantic - Point Lepreau nuclear generating station reconnected to grid after shutdown
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's new nuclear accord with U.S. to help expedite exports
  • Mainichi Daily News - Residents not giving up despite court setback over reactor restarts
  • Japan Times - Kagoshima court rejects injunction against Sendai reactor restarts
  • BBC - Japan court rejects attempt to block Sendai reactor restart
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court refuses injunction seeking to stop restart of Kagoshima reactors
  • Platts - Japan nuclear ruling expected to cool Kyushu Electric's summer LNG demand - Eriko Amaha
  • CNN - Obama should embrace nuclear energy - Sen. Jim Inhofe
  • World Nuclear News - Obama proposes nuclear cooperation between USA and China
  • Newcastle Journal - UK nuclear industry confident of future but facing issues - Graeme Whitfield
  • Newry Times - 'Planned nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point must be abandoned' – Ritchie - Paul Malone
  • Idaho Press-Tribune - Former executive of nuclear power company pleads guilty
  • Chatham Journal Weekly - Residents near Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant to receive replacement KI tablets
  • Sputnik News - Fukushima Radioactive Water Spills into Ocean After Outage Hits Pumps
  • Wire Service Canada - Media Release: Premier Wall questioned on need for nuclear reactor for Saskatchewan - Saskatchewan Green Party
  • World Nuclear News - New cooling towers completed at Loviisa
  • World Nuclear News - South Korea wins revisions to nuclear treaty with USA
  • World Nuclear News - Obama proposes nuclear cooperation between USA and China
  • World Nuclear News - Areva reviews forging inspections
  • World Nuclear News - Court ruling clears way for Sendai restarts
  • Mainichi Daily News - Survey shows strong opposition, concern over nuclear power
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon's downstate windfall not as large as thoughtN - Steve Daniels
  • Peoria Journal Star - Study: Subsidy for Exelon would cost ratepayers $1.6B over 5 years - John O'Connor
  • Midwest Energy News - Illinois lawmakers question MISO about capacity auction - Jeffrey Tomich
  • Peoria Public Radio - Proposed clean energy reward could strain local governemnts - Associated Press & Lisa Ryan
  • Utility Dive - Exelon, ComEd face Illinois clean energy coalition in 3-bill showdown - Herman K. Trabish
  • Business Wire - Study Finds Exelon Bailout Legislation Will Hike Electric Rates More Than 8% and Sock Illinois Ratepayers with a $1.6 Billion Bill - BEST Coalition
  • Belleville News Democrat - Attorney General questions electricity cost increase for Ameren - Joseph Bustos
  • NEI - NEI Lauds Initialing of US-South Korea Agreement
  • NEI - Industry Urges Congress to Renew US-China Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • NEI - NEI Comments on Quadrennial Energy Review
  • Business Wire - NuScale Power Announces Launch of NuScale Diverse Energy Platform (NuDEP) - NuScale Power
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Here are Tragic Truths about Cherbobyl ,,, It's all Over Europe
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea opens way for LEU, spent fuel 'recycling' - Lee Chi-dong and Lee Haye-ah
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary nuclear waste storage facility would cost HUF 600-700 bn
  • Los Altos Town Crier - Morning Forum of Los Altos speaker sheds light on alternative energy sources - Ellen Beaudet
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Public consultations boost decommissioning project support across US - Peter Taberner
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Decommissioning sector calls for robust costing models - Peter Taberner
  • in-cumbria - Energy industries encouraged to work together at conference - Tom Little
  • Patriot Ledger - Plymouth tired of waiting for Entergy grant - Frank Mand
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: Decision looms large at SRS - Clint Wolfe, Aiken
  • Barents Observer - Bellona fined for failing to register as "foreign agent" - Trude Pettersen
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point drill to include fake gunfire - Ernie Garcia
  • Politics.hu - Paks fuel supply contract was approved by Euratom, not EC
  • Budapest Business Journal - Euratom signs off on Hungary's changes to Paks pact
  • Yahoo! Maktoob News - UAE energy demand is expected to grow 9% annually
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A change in strategy: Long-time AVID contractor losing Y-12 role
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - SNS restart slowed
  • Tri-City Herald - House Hanford budget would increase spending $38 million - Annette Cary
  • GAO - Department of Energy: Management of Excess Uranium GAO-15-475T
  • NAS - Project Update: Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • GreenWorld - More media misinformation about Germany's Energiewende
  • IAEA - Bringing the Realization of a Strengthened Global Nuclear Security Framework Ever Closer - Rodolfo Quevenco, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Impact: Viet Nam Tackles Soil Erosion With Nuclear Techniques - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public information and Communication
  • IAEA - Nuclear Energy Contributes to Development: Energy Conference in Africa Looks at Options - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - How the Atom Benefits Life
  • IAEA - Nuclear Technology for Development: Contributing to the Implementation of the NPT - Rodolfo Quevenco, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communications
  • The Guardian - Japan moves nearer to restarting nuclear reactors after court gives go-ahead - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • Trend News Agency - Sanctions must be removed day nuclear agreement is made – Iran's Araqchi - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, 5+1 start new round of nuclear talks - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - 220 Iranian MPs urge negotiators not to violate red lines in nuclear talks - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian negotiators to talk over US senate Nuke-bill with counterparts - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Obama plays down concerns over S-300 deliveries to Iran
  • Trend News Agency - Why talks beyond Iran's nuclear issue are needed - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Zarif: Drafting nuclear deal to start Wednesday
  • Trend News Agency - Turkish FM hails US-Turkish relations
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 start 2nd round of talks
  • Press TV - IAEA must focus on technical issues
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear team arrives in Vienna
  • Press TV - 'Iran sanctions to top nuclear talks agenda'
  • Press TV - Russia backs lifting of anti-Iran bans
  • Press TV - Zarif: Drafting nuclear deal to start Wed.
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea, U.S. reach deal on nuclear energy pact
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site, Pages 22506 - 22507 [FR DOC #: 2015-09347]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Proposed Administrative Consent Orders under CERCLA: McClellan Air Force Base Superfund Site, Page 22511 [FR DOC #: 2015-09260]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Enhanced Security of Special Nuclear Material, Page 22434 [FR DOC #: 2015-09403]
  • Chicago Tribune - Exelon-backed legislation could cost ratepayers $1.6B, study says - Robert Channick
  • MassLive Republican - Why Entergy, owner of Vermont Yankee, is suing the Federal Government: Reader viewpoint - Guy Page, Montpelier, VT
  • NHK World - Court refuses to block restart of Sendai reactors
  • Fukushima Diary - M6.8 in Yonagunijima island / 5 aftershocks within 1.5 days - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Court rejects demand not to restart reactors in Kagoshima
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court refuses injunction seeking to stop restart of Kagoshima reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radioactive water spills into sea after pumps stop at Fukushima plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Images show structures intact near Fukushima reactor; robots abandoned - Hiromi Kumai
  • Japan Times - Kagoshima court rejects injunction against Sendai reactor restarts
  • Japan Times - Drone with radiation symbol found on roof of prime minister's office - Reiji Yoshida
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Kagoshima court denies petition to halt Sendai N-reactor restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court rejects demand not to restart reactors in Kagoshima
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: Children's author recalls father's efforts to search for students after A-bomb
  • Mainichi Daily News - Construction begins in Tokyo for longest bridge beams ever to be erected from water's surface
  • Jiji Press - Court Nixes Petition against N-Reactors Restart in Southwestern Japan

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • Greenville News - Santorum says delay in Iowa results hurt him in SC - Rudolph Bell
  • The Republican - Editorial: Why Entergy, owner of Vermont Yankee, is suing the Federal Government: Reader viewpoint
  • St. George Daily Spectrum - In Our View: Stop nuclear waste
  • St George News - On the EDge: Time for Gov. Herbert to just say 'no' to Energy Solutions - Ed Kociela
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Letter: We didn't make it, so let's not take it - Marie P. Overall, Salt Lake City
  • Huffington Post - Letter to President Barack Obama About Vieques - Daniel Colón-Ramos, Associate Professor in Cell Biology and Cellular Neuroscience at the Yale School of Medicine.
  • KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio - Apr. 21 First News: DOE Says LANL Waste Drums That Were WIPP-Bound Are Stable (Listen) - Tom Trowbridge
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds: LANL waste drums appear stable after signs of reactions
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuclear waste drums at Los Alamos appear stable - Susan Montoya Bryan / The Associated Press
  • AP - Nuclear waste drums appear stable after signs of reactions - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Reuters - Japan nuclear ruling to show whether legal fight emboldened - KAGOSHIMA, Japan | By Kentaro Hamada and Aaron Sheldrick
  • Bloomberg - Obama, U.A.E. Crown Prince Discuss Iran Nuclear Agreement - Angela Greiling Keane
  • New York Times - Pakistan, the Saudis' Indispensable Nuclear Partner - Pervez Hoodbhoy
  • Xinhua News - Iran to continue nuclear talks with "strong will": president
  • Al Bawaba - Iran rebuffs US call for 'all-access' nuclear inspections
  • Bloomberg View - Obama Kept Iran's Short Breakout Time a Secret - Eli Lake
  • France Local - France's nuclear calamity has UK worried - Reuters UK
  • Reuters - EDF nuclear plant leak in France prompts court complaint - Michel Rose and Chine Labbe
  • Motley Fool - Did Exelon Corporation Just Quietly Admit That Nuclear Power Is Dead? - Maxx Chatsko
  • RT - 1st mass-produced floating nuclear plant to power Russian Arctic in 2016
  • IEEE Spectrum - 40 Percent of Hanford Nuclear Waste Would Fit in One 5-km Deep Borehole - Charles Q. Choi
  • The Hindu - No frisson in talks over fission - V. R. Raghavan
  • OilPrice - Natgas Boom Undermining U.S. Nuclear Future - Llewellyn King
  • KOAT Albuquerque - Latest nuclear safety course kicks off at Sandia Labs - Mike Springer
  • Interfax Energy - Ruling throws doubt on Japan's energy plans - Robert Sullivan
  • Durham Region - Public invited to open house on future of Pickering nuclear plant
  • Hazleton Standard Speaker - PPL puts safety measures in place - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • BBC - Trawsfynydd nuclear power station cuts 90 jobs
  • New London Day - Keeping Millstone's 'bad' year in context
  • Times of India - Land bill row hits progress of Mithivirdi N-power plant
  • Japan Times - Outage hits pumps at Fukushima plant; toxic water leaks into ocean
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima plant pumps halted, toxic water leaking into ocean
  • World Nuclear News - Euratom approves Paks II fuel supply contract
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA safety review for Chinese small reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Flamanville construction continues while vessel tests due
  • Greenfield Recorder - Editorial: Keep Yankee's emergency plan in place
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court to rule on injunction against planned restart of Sendai nuclear reactors
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - DOE Piketon tours available - Frank Lewis
  • Bellona - Bellona Murmansk called 'foreign agent' in court, receives small fine - Charles Digges
  • Law360 - Suit Over SoCal Nuke Plant Charges Gets Tossed - John Kennedy
  • Yonhap News - Sweden hopes to curb N. Korea's nukes
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Mason: Poneman not restricted from ORNL interactions
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Combining tech transfer at Y-12/Pantex
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Pantex negotiations
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - K-31 demolition 80 percent done; contractor ramping up preparations at K-27 uranium facility
  • Public Citizen - Marylanders Speak Out: State Shouldn't Settle for Exelon's Repackaged Bid to Take Over Pepco
  • Public Citizen - BP Five Years Later: Five Reasons Why It Could Happen Again Tomorrow
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Safety Imperfection - Dave Lochbaum
  • NAS - Project Update: - State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Webinar April 27 on Annual Assessment for Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Cites Honeywell Metropolis Facility for Failure to Properly Classify Emergency Event in October 2014
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 29 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Robinson Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 29 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of North Anna Nuclear Station
  • NRC - NRC Issues Violations, Proposed Fine for Actions Related to Reactor Construction Incident at Chicago Bridge & Iron - Dounreay
  • Press TV - Access to military sites impossible: Iran
  • Fukushima Diary - [Video] Over 48 Sv/h was detected by the robot in Reactor 1 / Tepco did not officially report - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - CNN: "Strange green glow" seen inside Fukushima reactor – "Yellow, blue-green and other colors could be seen" – Radiation dose hits record high near 50 sieverts per hour – 15 seconds of video removed just before levels spiked 1,000% (VIDEO)
  • NHK World - Pumps restart; contaminated water leak stops
  • NHK World - Radioactive water leaking into sea
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima plant pumps halted, toxic water leaking into ocean
  • Kyodo News - Research center for scrapping Fukushima plant starts operation
  • Asahi Shimbun - Images show structures intact near Fukushima reactor; robots abandoned - Hiromi Kumai
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Ruling LDP, Abe administration ratchet up pressure on dissenting voices
  • Japan Times - Fukushima reconstruction bill estimated at ¥3.57 trillion once intensive period ends
  • Japan Times - Tepco's frugality rapped after 48,000 PCs found running Windows XP
  • Japan Times - Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy - Eric Talmadge
  • Japan Times - Outage hits pumps at Fukushima plant; toxic water leaks into ocean
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Center launched for decommissioning
  • Mainichi Daily News - New photo confirms robot probe stuck inside Fukushima No. 1 reactor vessel
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: For A-bomb survivor and activist, key to future is young generations
  • Mainichi Daily News - New photo confirms robot probe stuck inside Fukushima No. 1 reactor vessel
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Japan must set anti-climate change goal without using nuke disaster as excuse

    Monday, April 20, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Don't risk future on Yucca Mountain
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Trib Talk: Should depleted uranium be stored in Utah's West Desert? - Jennifer Napier-Pearce
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: WIPP report details string of management mistakes
  • Bloomberg - Inspectors Need Full Access in Iran Nuclear Deal, Moniz Says - Jim Snyder, Indira Lakshmanan
  • Bloomberg - Republicans Shrug Off Deficit Woes in Half-Trillion-Dollar Binge - Billy House, Kathleen Hunter, Richard Rubin
  • Bloomberg - Obama: 'No Greater Threat' to Planet than Climate Change - David Knowles
  • Bloomberg - Here's What China Closing Coal-Power Plants Means for Emissions
  • Bloomberg - Iranian Commander Rejects Nuclear Inspections at Military Bases - David Lerman
  • Reuters - As Petrobras scandal spreads, economic toll mounts for Brazil - Jeb Blount
  • Reuters - Costs for Germany's nuclear exit could rise to $75 billion - Michael Nienaber, Markus Wacket, Vera Eckert and Chris Steitz
  • Reuters - Hungary, EU agree on fuel shipments for planned nuclear plant
  • Wall Street Journal - EU Approves Hungary's Nuclear Fuel Supply from Russia - Margit Feher
  • Portfolio.hu - Euratom signs Hungary's nuclear supply deal for Paks expansion - Lázár
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Science still developing on uranium's environmental impact - Emery Cowan
  • The Guardian - Putin has made the nuclear question even more complicated – and Trident may not be the answer - Paul Mason
  • Reuters - Iran still respecting terms of interim nuclear deal: U.N. report - Shadia Nasralla
  • Huffington Post - Congress' Charade With the Iran Nuclear Agreement - Ivan Eland
  • Times of Israel - For Israel, nuclear test ban looks better in theory than practice - Mitch Ginsburg
  • Boston Herald - Pilgrim nuclear plant begins biennial refueling work
  • WDIV Detroit - Video shows glow in Japanese nuclear plant - Naomi Ng and Yoko Wakatsuki
  • CNN - Second robot captures glow inside stricken Fukushima plant - Naomi Ng and Yoko Wakatsuki
  • Yahoo! News - Magnitude-4.1 quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant
  • AllAfrica - Nigeria: Electricity Workers Kick Against FG's Plan to Build Nuclear Power Plants - Ejiofor Alike
  • Korea Times - Cumulative nuclear power generation reaches 3 trillion kWh - Lee Hyo-sik
  • Nigerian Bulletin - Business Electricity Workers Tell Buhari to Cancel Nigeria-Russia Nuclear Plant Deal
  • Manila Standard Today - Petilla proposes nuclear regulatory body to study Bataan plant - Alena Mae S. Flores
  • East African Business Week - Kenya and Uganda eye nuclear power - Joseph Burite
  • Asian Scientist Magazine - Only Tiny Fraction Of Fukushima's Rice Deemed Radioactive
  • Oak Ridger - Nuclear Women: Where few have gone before
  • Pottstown Mercury - LETTERS: NRC doing its job of monitoring Limerick nuclear plant - Carolyn M. Dillon, Pottstown
  • ABS CBN News - Petilla proposes creation of PH nuclear regulatory body
  • Tri-City Herald - IsoRay Medical uses Hanford-inspired technology to make cancer cures - Kristi Pihl
  • Prague Daily Monitor - Czechs protest against nuclear repository in chosen localities
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Rare falcon finds residency on nuke smokestack
  • Deccan Herald - Jaitapur N-plant: Swamy asks Govt to consider alternative site
  • Barents Observer - Bellona Murmansk due in court today after failing to register as "Foreign Agent" - Thomas Nilsen
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim powers down for biennial refueling - WCVB-TV
  • in-cumbria - Three-day exhibition in Cumbria on decomissioning
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Exercise assessments at Pantex, Y-12
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - That book place (1945)
  • Trend News Agency - Iran still respecting terms of interim nuclear deal - U.N. report
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says to attain industrial nuclear enrichment after 10-year agreement - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - American fact sheet to damage US in negotiations – Iranian official - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Bellona - The Gulf of Mexico disaster five years later: A Bellona seminar
  • Bellona - Five years after Deepwater Horizon, frustration fuels discoveries – and leads to more questions - Charles Digges
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 28 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Surry Nuclear Station
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 28 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Brunswick Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House on April 23 in Oswego, N.Y., to Discuss 2014 Performance of James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco to abandon the second robot in Reactor 1 again / Camera went out of order due to high level of radiation - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - TEPCO issues video of robot stranded inside reactor
  • Japan Times - R&D center for dismantling Fukushima No. 1 plant opens
  • Japan Times - Tepco gives up on recovering second robot in Fukushima's reactor 1
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Not to Recover 2nd Reactor Survey Robot
  • Kyodo News - Research center for scrapping Fukushima plant starts operation
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim opponents air concerns at Barnstable discussion - Conor Powers-Smith
  • Huffington Post - Nuclear Safety and the Iran Framework Debate - Philip Seib, Professor, University of Southern California
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE says radioactive waste in drums at Los Alamos are stable
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: WIPP report details string of management mistakes
  • Wawa-news - Pic Mobert First Nation To Join Earth Week Rally To Oppose Nuclear Waste Storage In White River - Chief Johanna Desmoulin
  • Washington Examiner - Less work, more staff at nuke regulator - John Siciliano

    Sunday, April 19, 2015

  • Silver City Sun News - Weeden Nichols: A sorrowful pilgrimage to Trinity Site open house - Weeden Nichols
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Letter: Ready for a depleted-uranium dust storm? - Susan Corth, Salt Lake City
  • AP - Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a U.S. "myth" - Sam Wilkin
  • Scroll India - 'The biggest monster of the century' explains why the Iran nuclear agreement is still not a done deal - Shobhan Saxena
  • RT - UK's flagship nuclear power station in doubt as faults found in French design
  • ITN News - Concerns raised about Flamanville nuclear plant
  • Daily News & Analysis - Jaitapur nuclear power plant to be completed at all costs: CM Devendra Fadnavis
  • Tri-City Herald - High hazard 'pencil tanks' gone from Hanford plutonium facility - Annette Cary
  • Tribune News India - An end to 40 years of mistrust over nuclear aspirations - Raj Chengappa
  • Falmouth Enterprise - With Nuclear Station Close By, Schools Look To Update KI Protocol
  • Japan Times - Mayors of A-bombed cities hope to 'overcome gaps' preventing a nuke-free world
  • Global Research - Judge Rules Against Japan Nuclear Restart, Cleanup of Melted Reactors Non-Existent
  • Press TV - US has recognized Iran's right to 'robust' nuclear program: Analyst
  • Zee News - Nuclear agreements would've huge impact: PM Modi
  • Harrison Patch - Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Why a 10-Mile Zone around Indian Point - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Sputnik News - Hundreds of Barrels of Radioactive Waste Sit 30 Miles off San Francisco
  • Press TV - Iran petrochemical industry ready for $70bn in investment
  • Vancouver Observer - Multi-million dollar tax battle casts shadow over Canada-India uranium deal - Danny Kresnyak
  • Asahi Shimbun - Determined sake brewer seeks to revive Fukushima with renewable energy - Toshihide Ueda
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Three Mile Island Opera - Maggie Gundersen
  • Beyond Nuclear - Farewell Flamanville? French reactor may be toast
  • GreenWorld - Bailouts, Areva, cracking and more…
  • Washington Post - Russia-Iran relationship is a marriage of opportunity - Karoun Demirjian
  • Trend News Agency - US must offer clearer guarantees to secure nuclear deal – Iranian parliament speaker - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Russia to supply S-300s to Iran despite Israel's objections - deputy defense minister
  • Trend News Agency - Italy looking forward to removal of Iran sanctions
  • Press TV - 'Foreigners never allowed into military sites'
  • Press TV - 'Iran N-deal must scrap all sanctions'
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: Israel on the move to influence final Iran nuclear deal - Daniella Berretta
  • Xinhua News - China hopes for progress in Iran nuke talks
  • Xinhua News - Iran vows to defend itself against military threats
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Pages 21715 - 21716 [FR DOC #: 2015-08980]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Page 21715 [FR DOC #: 2015-08981]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HISTORM 100 Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment No. 8, Revision No. 1; Withdrawal, Page 21639 [FR DOC #: 2015-09023]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Guidance: Alternate Risk-Informed Approach for Addressing the Effects of Debris on Post-Accident Long-Term Core Cooling, Pages 21658 - 21659 [FR DOC #: 2015-08964]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Managing the Safety/Security Interface, Pages 21770 - 21771 [FR DOC #: 2015-08965]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Sizing of Large Lead-Acid Storage Batteries, Pages 21774 - 21775 [FR DOC #: 2015-08963]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Department of Energy; Fort St. Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 21772 - 21774 [FR DOC #: 2015-09025]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Transfers: PPL Susquehanna, LLC, Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 21767 - 21769 [FR DOC #: 2015-09029]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 21771 - 21772 [FR DOC #: 2015-09243]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Seismic Stability Analysis for Spent Fuel Dry Cask Stack-up Configuration, Page 21770 [FR DOC #: 2015-08958]
  • Natural News - Soil around Fukushima site remains contaminated with dangerous radioactive waste
  • Fukushima Diary - [Photo] Minamisoma citizen "four and five-leaf clovers are everywhere" / "Found seven-leaf clover last year" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO releases video from second robot probe at Fukushima reactor
  • Japan Times - Mayors of A-bombed cities hope to 'overcome gaps' preventing a nuke-free world
  • Japan Times - Expected surge in workers hitting radiation limit leaves No. 1 plant's decommissioning in jeopardy

    Saturday, April 18, 2015

  • Greenville News - Kasich champions balanced budget amendment during Upstate visit - Rudolph Bell
  • Orange County Register - Where can we store San Onofre's nuclear waste? California asked to help out - Fred Swegles
  • Las Vegas Sun - Name calling, the 'doc fix' and Miss Cherry Blossom: Nevada's week in Congress - Amber Phillips
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL security force in contract dispute - Bruce Krasnow
  • Albuquerque Journal - 'Contingency force' would protect Los Alamos lab if labor dispute not solved
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP contractor loses most of fees for 2014 work - Lauren Villagran
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Report explained at WIPP town hall--Investigative chairman said the report was not meant to place blame - Sarah Matott
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Optimism high as SNS readies for restart, return to normal operations - Frank Munger
  • AP - Obama open to 'creative negotiations' on Iran sanctions
  • Bloomberg - The GOP Primary's Hawks Predict How Iran Would React to a U.S. Attack - David Weigel
  • NEI - FPL's Nuclear Plants Boost Florida's Economy $1.4 Billion Each Year
  • Brookings Institution blog - The grand bargain: What Iran conceded in the nuclear talks - Richard Nephew
  • U.S. News & World Report - Obama's Unforgivable Betrayal: The president's nuclear accommodation of radical Islamist theocrats threatens Israel's survival - Mortimer B. Zuckerman
  • Independent Journal Review - Seven Serious Problems with the Iranian Nuclear Deal Framework - Katrina Jørgensen
  • Belfast Telegraph - UK nuclear power strategy faces meltdown as faults are found in identical French project - John Lichfield
  • The Independent - UK nuclear strategy faces meltdown as faults are found in identical French project - John Lichfield
  • BBC - Nuclear power: UK 'must learn' from French reactor concerns
  • London Times - 'Anomaly' threatens to send new nuclear plans up in smoke - Adam Sage
  • Western Morning News - EDF should 'cuts its losses' as Hinkley plans come under threat
  • CBC News - 'Time to revisit' nuclear power: Brad Wall
  • Los Angeles Times - Advocates seek to kill deal that sticks ratepayers with San Onofre costs - Marc Lifsher
  • KPBS - Advocate Wants $648M Payout For 'Inappropriate' San Onofre Nuke Pact
  • Business Wire - San Onofre Nuclear Plant Settlement Fair, Properly Negotiated, in Public Interest - Southern California Edison
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Judge makes San Onofre ruling final - Jeff McDonald
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Ratepayer office wants $648M more in San Onofre deal - Jeff McDonald
  • France 24 - France's nuclear power giant beset by setbacks - Liza MALYKHINA
  • Reuters - Regulator says Areva nuclear reactor problems could be costly - Geert De Clercq
  • YLE News - Nuclear watchdog seeks re-check of Olkiluoto 3 reactor
  • Reuters - China says no fuel loading at Areva-designed reactor until safety issues cleared
  • Economic Times - China submarine sale to Pakistan ups nuclear clash risk
  • Wall Street Journal - Nuclear Power Goes Begging, Likely at Consumers' Expense - Rebecca Smith
  • Delaware News Journal - NRC defends current nuclear plant evacuation rules - Jeff Montgomery
  • Green Left Weekly - Anti-nuclear fight goes to Canada
  • Daily Telegraph - New UK nuclear plants under threat as 'serious anomaly' with model found in France - Henry Samuel
  • SF BayView - Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from Hunters Point to Chernobyl and Fukushima, issues a warning - Janette D. Sherman, M.D.
  • Nunatsiaq News - Floating nuclear power plants promise major savings for Arctic mines - Peter Varga
  • The Hindu - Letter: Nuclear energy talk - Urvashi Yadav, New Delhi
  • Energy Live News - Nuclear energy hailed for economic benefits - Priyanka Shrestha ?
  • AllAfrica - South African Who Attacked a Nuclear Plant Is a Hero to His Government and Fellow Citizens - Douglas Birch
  • Breaking Energy - Energy Quote of the Day: 'Heads Should Roll on This' - Pete Danko
  • Citizens' Voice - PPL plans to take action to better follow NRC guidelines - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • Japan Times - Kepco appeals injunction blocking restart of Takahama reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kansai Electric appeals court decision to ban nuclear restart
  • Japan Times - Address nuclear safety concerns
  • Japan Times - Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizing
  • Asahi Shimbun - Health ministry proposes more than doubling radiation exposure limit - Tomoyo Fukumiya
  • Japan Times - Kepco appeals injunction blocking restart of Takahama reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kansai Electric appeals court decision to ban nuclear restart
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kansai Electric appeals reactor restart injunction, cites economic impact
  • Denton Record Chronicle - House moves to bar fracking bans - Marissa Barnettand James Osborne
  • South Jersey Times - Massive 6-day disaster exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst a first for N.J. - Kevin Shea | Times of Trenton
  • Los Angeles Times - Fines may not be enough to punish PG&E for its misdeeds - Michael Hiltzik
  • New London Day - Millstone incurred $2.5 million in special inspection costs, highest in region for 2014 - Judy Benson
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site contractor SRNS could lose tritium contract - Derrek Asberry
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE gives Hanford vit plant contractor mixed scorecard - Annette Cary
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Report explained at WIPP town hall--Investigative chairman said the report was not meant to place blame - Sarah Matott
  • Japan Times - Kennedy visits Hiroshima A-bomb museum for first time as U.S. envoy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Sandia to host nuke conclave on physical protection - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Yucca not appropriate repository - D.L ("Dot") Sharkey, Kennewick
  • BBC News - Nuclear power: UK 'must learn' from French reactor concerns
  • Press TV - 'Complicated talks needed for Iran deal'
  • Press TV - UN to do its best for Iran N-deal
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Yucca project slowly pushing itself off the mat - Arnold M. Knightly
  • Bloomberg - Rand Paul Scraps with Bush, Rubio, and Graham – on Policy if Not by Name - David Weigel
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco disclosed only 10 contamination samples of 5 kinds of seafood in Fukushima port for March - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - A-bombed cities hope countries "overcome gaps" for nuke-free world
  • Asahi Shimbun - Health ministry proposes more than doubling radiation exposure limit - Tomoyo Fukumiya
  • Japan Times - Kepco appeals injunction blocking restart of Takahama reactors
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - KEPCO challenges court ban on N-plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Contaminated water seen at bottom of N-reactor container
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't committee recommends more than doubling Fukushima plant workers' max radiation dose
  • Jiji Press - Kansai Electric Challenges Court Ban on N-Plant Restart
  • Gloucester Daily Times - Letter: Safety concerns and the Seabrook nuke plant
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan insists on labeling rules for Japan's food imports - Chen Ching-fang and Elizabeth Hsu
  • Executive Yuan - Taiwan mulls a national radioactive waste management center
  • Michigan Legislature - radioactive waste
  • Radio Prague - Municipalities, in areas being considered as possible sites for nuclear waste repository, hold protest events - Jan Velinger
  • Prague Post - Czechs protest against nuclear repository

    Friday, April 17, 2015

  • Statehouse Report - MY TURN: Continued nuclear waste storage not in S.C.'s interest - Suzanne Rhodes
  • Laguna Beach Independent - Can We Trust Edison To Keep Us Safe? - Rita Conn
  • Deseret News - EnergySolutions shouldn't store uranium before review, Herbert says - Jasen Lee
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Governor has a 'hunch' depleted uranium is hotter than the waste EnergySolutions is allowed to take - Brian Maffly
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Letter: Avoid N-waste to keep Utah pretty and great - Candace Jacobson, Provo
  • Fox13 Salt Lake City - Governor concerned about depleted uranium in Utah - Ben Winslow
  • KOAT Albuquerque - Failures at Los Alamos lab blamed for radiation release
  • KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio - Apr. 17 First News: Feds: Re-Opening WIPP Will Cost Millions and Will Take Years (Listen) - Tom Trowbridge
  • Forbes - Talking to the Future -- Hey, There's Nuclear Waste Buried Here! - James Conca Contributor
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - NWP project manager departs WIPP - Sarah Matott
  • Las Cruces Sun-News - New WIPP manager appointed
  • Idaho Statesman - Radiation accident in East Idaho acknowledged six months after it occurred - Luke Ramseth
  • KLIX Twin FAlls - Radiation Accident Happened Six Months Ago at INL
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: DOE setting roots for new rad landfill in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • AP - Report: Nuke dump radiation leak could have been prevented - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • AP - Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress - Deb Riechmann
  • AP - Iran nuclear talks to resume in Vienna April 22-23
  • Bloomberg - Slovaks Threaten to Hinder Enel's Unit Sale Over Nuclear Project - hidden line after 'By'Ladka Mortkowitz Bauerova and Radoslav Tomek
  • Bloomberg - Areva Is Costing France Plenty - hidden line after 'By'Carol Matlack
  • Reuters - COLUMN-Prospect of nuclear deal is already weighing on oil prices: Kemp - John Kemp
  • Reuters - Regulator says Areva nuclear reactor problems could be costly
  • Reuters - Kansai Electric will try to avoid loss despite nuclear judgment: president
  • Reuters - Oil prices fall as OPEC production soars - Henning Gloystein
  • San Jose Mercury News - Scientists find radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off San Francisco coast - Aaron Kinney
  • CNN - Is Congress sabotaging a nuclear deal with Iran? - Elise Labott, CNN
  • Wall Street Journal - The Nuclear Deal With Iran Needs Work–Lots of It - James A. Baker III
  • RT - Nuclear deal or no nuclear deal? That is the question - Catherine Shakdam
  • RT - Interview: 'Fukushima lessons: Any notion that nuclear power is clean is obsolete' - Kevin Kamps
  • Hong Kong Standard - Japan power operator appeals nuclear reactor injunction
  • Miami New Times - FPL's Nuclear Expansion Plan Could Ruin the Underline - Jessica Weiss
  • Deseret News - EnergySolutions shouldn't store uranium before review, Herbert says - Jasen Lee
  • KSL-TV - Public comment delayed on plan to bury depleted uranium - Jasen Lee
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Nuclear Officials Report Minor Accident in Eastern Idaho - Keith Ridler
  • The Hindu - Nuclear energy turns saffron - Narayan Lakshman
  • Australian Financial Review - SA sets out agenda for nuclear industry inquiry
  • The Hill blog - Feds give $5M to nuclear energy students - Devin Henry
  • BusinessKorea - KNFC Pledges to Become Global Leader in Nuclear Fuel - Jung Suk-yee
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Group slams Westchester, Putnam nuclear disaster plans - Ernie Garcia
  • Asia Times - Nuke plant deals offer glimpse of Turkey's foreign policy towards Asia - Dr. Altay Atli
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Reactor running at half-power after malfunction at FirstEnergy nuclear plant - Daniel Moore
  • San Diego Reader - Nuclear plant could produce fresh water, say scientists - Dave Rice
  • Asahi Shimbun - Second 'transformer' robot completes mission inside crippled nuclear reactor
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea warns against N. Korea's nuke pursuit
  • Today's Zaman - Actor in nuclear plant ad says he was tricked by ad's producers, thought it was for electronics firm
  • Pakistan Nation - India introduced nuclear arms in South Asia: Pakistan
  • China Post - Cabinet aims to establish nuclear waste institution
  • CTV Regina - Cameco sells 3000 tonnes of uranium to India
  • Mondaq - FERC Sets Ginna Nuclear Facility Agreement For Hearing - Stephen L. Teichler and Dennis Hough
  • Sputnik News - Secret Documents: US Turned Blind Eye to Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program
  • Albuquerque Journal - It's pointless placing limit on project - Harish C. Sharma
  • Arirang News - U.S. calls on N. Korea to abandon nuclear program Updated: 2015-04-17 20:49:40 KST
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford to be one of newest national parks during centennial - Annette Cary
  • Press TV - US Congress seeks to blow up Iran nuclear deal: Ron Paul
  • Contra Costa Times - Scientists find radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off San Francisco coast - Aaron Kinney
  • Standard-Examiner - Herbert: Uranium shouldn't be in Utah before federal review - Michelle L. Price
  • World Nuclear News - US nuclear plants celebrate performance
  • World Nuclear News - Procedural errors led to WIPP release, say investigators
  • Palm Beach Post - FPL nuclear plant to draw water from national park's source - Susan Salisbury
  • Sydney Morning Herald - SA sets out agenda for nuclear industry inquiry; expert mix appointed - Simon Evans
  • Financial Express Bangladesh - OpEd: Purchasing a nuclear power plant - S. A. Mansoor
  • Yonhap News - U.S. urges N. Korea to show commitment to nuclear deals
  • Luxemburger Wort - Bad marks for Cattenom by French authorities
  • Asahi Shimbun - Celebrities send 'no more Fukushimas' message in book to commemorate A-bombings - Hideki Soejima
  • eNews Park Forest - Senators Markey, Boxer and Sanders Call for Increased Safety at Nuclear Plants
  • Radio Pakistan - Pakistan has no desire to engage in nuclear arms race: Hotiana
  • Crain's Chicago Business - OpEd: Exelon is economic engine for Illinois–and is investing to stay that wayN - William A. Von Hoene Jr.
  • Blackburn News - Bruce Power License Hearing Wraps Up - Jordan MacKinnon
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - UT adds to international, cutting-edge physics research - MJ Slaby
  • Mainichi Daily News - 'Voluntary' evacuees of Fukushima nuclear disaster face unclear future
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: DOE setting roots for new rad landfill in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Opinion: NIMBY hinders renewable energy - Simon Aborn
  • Aiken Standard - Agency reports quality MOX performance - Derrek Asberry
  • Beaumont Enterprise - The Atomic Era comes alive at the Museum of the Gulf Coast - Kim Brent
  • Japan Times - 530 Minamisoma residents sue government over hot spot delisting
  • San Diego Reader - Order in the court, Judge Bencivengo! Attorney Mike Aguirre to point out utilities commission case is not dead - Don Bauder
  • BBC News - Litvinenko case: Russian MP Lugovoi earns over £400,000
  • Altamont Enterprise - County legislature passes bill to ban dumping waste from fracking - Anne Hayden Harwood
  • Southern Maryland News - Electric reliability project lives up to its name
  • BelTA - Lukashenko: Belarus is extremely interested in tighter cooperation with the West
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nominees for the DNFSB - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Inching forward on new Oak Ridge landfill - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Security may be expensive burden on Y-12 cleanup - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Memories of Cold War bowling shoes - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - Providing the Big Picture During a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency - Sasha Henriques
  • The Guardian - Can Japan's climate policy get back on track after Fukushima?
  • Press TV - UN to do its best for Iran N-deal
  • Press TV - 'Consensus on deal to occur in P5+1 states'
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: Power consumption reveals China's economic transition
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 21242 [FR DOC #: 2015-08924]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: UniStar Nuclear Energy; Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 3, Pages 21269 - 21271 [FR DOC #: 2015-08934]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Southern California Edison Co., San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Units 1, 2, and 3, and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 21271 - 21274 [FR DOC #: 2015-08929]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC; Hematite Decommissioning Project; Festus, MO, Pages 21266 - 21268 [FR DOC #: 2015-08933]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance for Industry and Staff: Evaluation of Acute Chemical Exposures and Proposed Quantitative Standards, Pages 21274 - 21277 [FR DOC #: 2015-08932]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, Pages 21268 - 21269 [FR DOC #: 2015-08935]
  • Globe and Mail - Negotiations delay TransCanada's Bruce Power nuclear reactor updates - Shawn McCarthy
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - INL manager to lead troubled nuke waste dump
  • Washington Post - Editorial: A plan to deal with nuclear waste
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • Fukushima Diary - [Video / Photo] Reactor 1 investigation result by second robot / Grating covered with blue-green stuff - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - CBS: Worst may not be over from Fukushima – "Effects of radiation have become much more severe" – "Enormous decline" seen in animal species – "Striking drop-off… really dramatic impacts" due to nuclear disaster (VIDEO)
  • NHK World - Radioactive waste in Chiba to be put in TEPCO site
  • NHK World - Water inside containment vessel filmed by robot
  • NHK World - Experts propose raising exposure limit for workers
  • Kyodo News - Kansai Electric appeals court decision to ban nuclear restart
  • Kyodo News - 530 residents sue state over delisting of radioactivity hotspots
  • Asahi Shimbun - Bogus labels, radiation fears prompt Taiwan to strengthen rules on Japanese food imports - Satoshi Ukai
  • Asahi Shimbun - Second 'transformer' robot completes mission inside crippled nuclear reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear regulator blasts court injunction against reactor restarts
  • MIT Technology Review - The Chances of Another Chernobyl Before 2050? 50%, Say Safety Specialists
  • Newburyport Daily News - Letter: A tsunami of reasons to doubt nuke plant's safety
  • Japan Times - Current nonnuclear power capacity should suffice for summer: METI
  • Japan Times - 530 Minamisoma residents sue government over hot spot delisting
  • Asahi Shimbun - Celebrities send 'no more Fukushimas' message in book to commemorate A-bombings - Hideki Soejima
  • Asahi Shimbun - Bogus labels, radiation fears prompt Taiwan to strengthen rules on Japanese food imports - Satoshi Ukai
  • Arab Daily News - U.S. Documents Corroborate Mordechai Vanunu RE: Israeli WMD - Eileen Fleming
  • Albuquerque Journal - It's pointless placing limit on project - Harish C. Sharma
  • Taiwan News - Executive Yuan to establish institution for nuclear waste disposal - Hsieh Chia-tsen and Ted Chen
  • GovTrack - S. 945: A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to provide for the expansion of emergency planning zones and the development of plans for dry cask storage of spent nuclear fuel, and for other - Sponsor: Edward "Ed" Markey, Junior Senator from Massachusetts, Democrat
  • GovTrack - S. 854: Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2015 - Sponsor: Lamar Alexander, Senior Senator from Tennessee, Republican

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Wicked Local Plymouth - THE JAUNDICED EYE: So long, Harry Reid - Bob Ruplenas
  • The Republican - Entergy: We'll sue the federal government to recoup costs at Vermont Yankee - Mary Serreze
  • KSL-TV - Public comment delayed on plan to bury depleted uranium
  • Galesburg Register-Mail - Politics as Usual: The new Agent Orange - Marty Hobe
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Radiation Accident Reported at Idaho Nuclear Facility
  • AP - Iran nuclear talks to resume in Vienna April 22-23
  • Bloomberg - Niger Mulls Nuclear Power Plant to Exploit Its Uranium Resources - Joseph Burite
  • Bloomberg - Putin Says Iran Seeks Nuclear Accord as He Defends Missile Deal - Ilya Arkhipov and Andrey Biryukov
  • Reuters - Putin says S-300 sale to Iran prompted by progress in nuclear talks - MOSCOW | By Denis Pinchuk and Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - No breakthrough between Iran and U.N. nuclear watchdog - Shadia Nasralla in Vienna, Gabriela Baczynska in Moscow and Robin Emmott in Brussels
  • Reuters - U.S. Iran bill makes nuclear deal harder, but not impossible - WASHINGTON | By Arshad Mohammed
  • Reuters - No breakthrough between Iran and U.N. nuclear watchdog - Shadia Nasralla in Vienna, Gabriela Baczynska in Moscow and Robin Emmott in Brussels
  • Reuters - Florida mayors call on residents to fight nuclear expansion project - MIAMI | By David Adams
  • Reuters - China says no fuel loading at Areva-designed reactor until safety issues cleared - Shanghai Newsroom and David Stanway
  • CBS News - Radioactive material stolen in Mexico - Tucker Reals/
  • BBC - 'Dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
  • Yahoo! News - Mexico scrambles to find stolen radioactive material - Laurent Thomet
  • Wall Street Journal - Canada, India Sign Uranium-Supply Deal Involving Cameco - Rita Trichur and Paul Vieira
  • Times of India - Uranium deal done, PM Modi eyes investments
  • Financial Post - Cameco's first deal with India gives it access to the world's second-fastest-growing consumer of uranium - Jonathan Ratner
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran's Nuclear Bazaar--China and Russia agree to help build five new reactors
  • Deutsche Welle - Iran nuclear deal: 'Accusations with very little proof' - Interview: Matthias von Hein, Robert Kelley
  • Politico - How Israel Hid Its Secret Nuclear Weapons Program - Avner Cohen and William Burr
  • World Nuclear News - Canada-India contract strengthens nuclear ties
  • World Nuclear News - Russia postpones BN-1200 in order to improve fuel design
  • World Nuclear News - EIA predicts up to 4% fall in nuclear share of US generation by 2040
  • World Nuclear News - Construction cleared for China's first Hualong One units
  • The Daily Beast - 'Indian Point' Doc: Chief Nuke Regulator Forced Out - Lewis Beale
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Governor has a "hunch" depleted uranium is hotter than the waste EnergySolutions is allowed to take - Brian Maffly
  • Houston Chronicle - Nuclear reactor ship to start journey from Va. to Galveston - Harvey Rice
  • Wall Street Journal blog - China Sends Nuclear-Industry Message With New Reactor Approval - Brian Spegele
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon's downstate nuke gets surprise windfallN - Steve Daniels
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Address nuclear safety concerns
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear regulator blasts court injunction against reactor restarts
  • Japan Times - Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizing - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Residents would need 16 hours to evacuate if Takahama plant struck by disaster: NRA
  • WTAE Pittsburgh - Reactor down at Pennsylvania nuke plant after pump fails
  • World Nuclear News - EIA predicts up to 4% fall in nuclear share of US generation by 2040
  • New York Times - Letter: Pakistan's Nuclear Arms - Nadeem Hotiana Press Attaché, Embassy of Pakistan, Washington
  • Orange County Register - Watchdog: Is San Onofre's nuclear waste plan a 'bomb in your backyard'? - Teri Sforza
  • CapeCodToday - Markey presses nuke bills, airs concerns about Pilgrim - See more at: CapeCodToday - Michael P. Norton
  • WLTX Columbia, SC - Regulators Discussing Safety At V.C. Summer Nuclear Plant
  • San Francisco Examiner - Daly City councilman receives training for how to handle nuclear disaster - Brendan Bartholomew
  • Asahi Shimbun - Risk probability of major nuclear accident to be cut by half - SFGate
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Boxer: Regulators' 'heads should roll' over Diablo nuclear plant - David R. Baker
  • Power Technology - Construction for first nuclear power plant commences in Turkey
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA completes refueling of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
  • NiagaraThisWeek - Fort Erie spill should be red flag for liquid uranium shipments: Hodgson - Paul Forsyth
  • Platts - US Senate members introduce three bills on nuclear plant decommissioning, spent fuel - Steven Dolley
  • Durham Region - Darlington nuclear reactor shut down after heavy water leak - Brad Andrews
  • New Jersey Herald - County plans for nuclear plant dangers - Bruce A. Scruton
  • Focus Taiwan - Executive Yuan to establish institution for nuclear waste disposal - Hsieh Chia-tsen and Ted Chen
  • VietNamNet Bridge - EU helps improve legal nuclear safety framework
  • Global Research - Israel's Nuclear Weapons Program; The Former Soviet Union As America's New Frontier
  • New Indian Express - USSR Nuke Radiation Worse Than Chernobyl - Papiya Bhattacharya
  • Saskatoon StarPhoenix - New market opens as Indian PM Modi signs five-year uranium deal with Cameco - Jason Warick
  • POWERnews - Fukushima Mitigation Strategies: Is Progress Being Made at U.S. Nuclear Plants? - Aaron Larson
  • BBC - Canada to sell uranium to India
  • KPBS - San Onofre Security, Storage Topic Of Panel Discussion - Alison St John
  • Korea Herald - Nuclear reactor suspended five days after restarting - Sohn Ji-young
  • The Southern, Carbondale IL - Guest View: Nuclear plants provide jobs, clean energy
  • Daytona Beach News-Journal - Florida regulators ok plan to drop nuclear fee off bills
  • Korea Herald - S. Korean nuclear reactor shuts down due to problem
  • World Nuclear News - Russia postpones BN-1200 in order to improve fuel design
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Malfunction forces partial shutdown at FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley plant - Daniel Moore
  • Platts blog - Guest post: Out of sight, out of mind? Vermont considers its renewables - John Kingston
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn - Letter: Proposal would hinder cleanup - Cindi Gortner, Thousand Oaks
  • Aiken Standard - First part of MOX study yet to surface - Derrek Asberry
  • Aiken Standard - Report: SRNS employee suffers hand puncture - Derrek Asberry
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Tepco Dispatches Second Robot Inside Fukushima Reactor - Jun Hongo
  • Albuquerque Journal - New report blames LANL failures for WIPP radiation leak - Lauren Villagran
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation exposure of cleanup workers around Fukushima plant well under safety ceiling
  • Mainichi Daily News - Average radiation exposure of Fukushima decontamination workers within limit: gov't
  • Ukrainian Journal - Chernobyl nuclear plant proceeding to decommissioning stage - Journal Staff Report
  • Augusta Chronicle - Plant Vogtle holding safety drill Thursday - Meg Mirshak
  • WCAX - Vt. Yankee owner plans to sue feds over decommissioning costs - WCAX News
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Safety Concerns at Bruce Hearing
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12's Purification up and running
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: We're grateful for the new Manhattan Project park
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development
  • GAO - National Nuclear Security Administration: Observations on Management Challenges and Steps Taken to Address Them GAO-15-532T
  • NRC blog - Throwback Thursday – The Nuclear Savannah
  • GreenWorld - Europe is not prepared for a Fukushima-level accident - Michael Mariotte
  • IAEA - IAEA and Iran Held Technical Meeting in Tehran on 15 April
  • Trend News Agency - P5+1 needs nuclear deal more than Iran - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - UN nuclear watchdog says had 'constructive' talks with Iran
  • Trend News Agency - Why Iran-Russia S-300 system delivery agreement not updated? - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Rouhani favors idea of parliament having approval for final nuke deal, MP says - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian MP publish fact sheet on nuclear accord
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says recognizes only governments in nuclear case - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Press TV - 'P5+1 needs N-deal more than Iran does'
  • Press TV - Russia urges Iran role in ME issues
  • Press TV - 'Iran, P5+1 to resume talks on April 22'
  • Press TV - 'Solutions' found to Iran-IAEA disputes
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Page 20486 [FR DOC #: 2015-08811]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation, Page 20484 [FR DOC #: 2015-08805]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee, Page 20482 [FR DOC #: 2015-08798]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions; Issuance: ZionSolutions, LLC, Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 20512 - 20515 [FR DOC #: 2015-08676]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Quality Group Classifications and Standards for Water-, Steam-, and Radioactive-Waste-Containing Components of Nuclear Power Plants, Pages 20511 - 20512 [FR DOC #: 2015-08739]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Standard Review Plans: Conventional Uranium Mills and Heap Leach Facilities, Pages 20510 - 20511 [FR DOC #: 2015-08797]
  • Clinton News Record - Central Huron at third step in the process to become a nuclear waste site 2 - Laura Broadley
  • NiagaraThisWeek - EDITORIAL: Radioactive waste red flag
  • Huron County View - Great Lakes Commission reneges on promise - State Senator Phil Pavlov
  • YouTube - Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) Floor Speech on Yucca Mountain
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1) - TITUS STATEMENT ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE VOTES ON FAILED YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT
  • Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) - Heller: Yucca Trip Is Political Sideshow
  • Hindu Business Line - Uranium supply pact, a boost for n-power programme - M Somasekhar
  • DOE:EM - RADIOLOGICAL RELEASE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT (PHASE II REPORT)
  • CBS News - Near site of Fukushima disaster, birds still in peril
  • CBS New York - Group Calls For Wider Emergency Response Zone Around Indian Point
  • New York Patch - Expand Evacuation, Emergency Plans Around Indian Point, Study Urges - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Bangor Daily News - Imagine a world where all the pennies are buried at Yucca Mountain - Eddie Adelman
  • Fukushima Diary - Spent Fuel Pool temperature rapidly dropped as PCV heated in Reactor 2 - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco sent the second robot to Reactor 1 - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Japan Scientist: "I've never seen this before" – White lungs found in dolphins that died during mass stranding near Fukushima – Interruption of blood supply leading to death of tissue – Disease has been linked to radiation exposure
  • NHK World - Clean-up workers' radiation exposure released
  • NHK World - NRA chief defends standards despite court decision
  • NHK World - 2nd robotic survey begins inside damaged reactor
  • Kyodo News - Residents need 16 hours to complete evacuation from Takahama plant: NRA
  • Kyodo News - Nuclear regulator chief questions court ruling to ban Takahama restart
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO resumes robot survey inside Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear regulator blasts court injunction against reactor restarts
  • Asahi Shimbun - Risk probability of major nuclear accident to be cut by half
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation exposure of cleanup workers around Fukushima plant well under safety ceiling
  • Asahi Shimbun - Juvenile salmon released to keep spawning cycle alive in a Fukushima river
  • Japan Times - Residents would need 16 hours to evacuate if Takahama plant struck by disaster: NRA
  • Japan Times - Fukushima decontamination workers got up to 13.9 millisieverts of radiation
  • Japan Times - Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizing - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Nuclear watchdog hits out at injunction against restart of Takahama reactors
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO, Chubu Electric to launch a new company
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - New calculation system likely to widen tsunami alerts
  • Mainichi Daily News - Average radiation exposure of Fukushima decontamination workers within limit: gov't
  • Jiji Press - Abe Reiterates Govt Policy of Restarting Nuclear Reactors
  • Jiji Press - Japan Utilities Expect to Ensure Summer Supply without N-Power

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • E&E Daily - APPROPRIATIONS: House unveils bill attacking Obama energy, water priorities - Daniel Bush, Annie Snider and Manuel Quiñones
  • Daily Sparks Tribune - Gomorrah South bakes in the glow of victory - Andrew Barbano
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Utah Radiation Control Board insists depleted uranium hearings go on - Brian Maffly
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Letter: Emotions are part of any human decision - Louis Borgenicht, Salt Lake City
  • Phys.org - 30 years and counting, the X-ray laser lives on
  • AP - Kerry: Still confident US can conclude Iran nuclear deal - Frank Jordans
  • AP - White House standoff with Congress over Iran bill not over - Deb Riechmann, Laurie Kellman
  • AP - Iran's Rouhani dismisses US Congress pressure over nuke deal - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • AP - Correction: Japan-Nuclear-Flawed Cleanup story
  • AP - Sen. Menendez accepts smaller role in Iran nuclear agreement
  • Bloomberg - German Power Grid Expects a Season of Record Solar Output - Weixin Zha and Stefan Nicola
  • Reuters - G7 ministers call on Iran to cooperate with IAEA - Michelle Martin
  • Reuters - Iran says nuclear deal depends on lifting of sanctions - ANKARA/DUBAI | By Parisa Hafezi and Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Japan nuclear regulator says no need to revise rules after injunction - Mari Saito
  • Reuters - Congress will not derail nuclear talks, Iran says - Sam Wilkin and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - India, Canada expected to announce uranium supply deal - Euan Rocha
  • Reuters - Kerry says confident Obama can negotiate final nuclear deal on Iran - Michelle Martin
  • CNBC - Could one judge kill off Japan's nuclear industry?
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Judiciary sends strong warning to nuclear industry
  • Japan Times - Nuclear watchdog hits out at injunction against restart of Takahama reactors
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Q&A: Court Ruling Against Nuclear Restarts in Japan
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Japan nuclear regulator says no need to revise rules after injunction - Mari Saito
  • eNews Park Forest - Landmark Injunction Cheered as Crushing Blow to Japan's Nuclear Restart - Andrea Germanos
  • Asahi Shimbun - Injunction on reactors seen as victory by some, blip on road to restarts by others
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Takahama N-reactor decision spurs wide criticism - Noboru Takikawa and Shingo Sugime
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Court injunction on Takahama reactors irrationally rejects new safety standards
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - N-plants at various stages of NRA safety screening - Takashi Hagihara
  • New York Times - Nuclear Reactors in Japan Remain Closed by Judge's Order - Jonathan Soble
  • Economic Times - India, Canada expected to announce uranium supply deal
  • Wall Street Journal - China Approves First Locally Designed Nuclear Reactor to Spur Economy - Brian Spegele
  • Xinhua News - China approves nuclear power project
  • Press TV - Germany funded Israeli nuke program: Report
  • i24 News - New information revealed on Israel's nuclear reactor in Dimona
  • Ha'aretz Daily - How Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor was concealed from the U.S. - Amir Oren
  • Victoria Advocate - Federally proposed uranium rules reflect local fight - Sara Sneath
  • CBS Baltimore - Feds Inspect Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Reactors After D.C. Blackout - Meghan McCorkell
  • York Daily Record - Limerick nuke plant outage starts with a hiccup - Evan Brandt
  • Palm Beach Post - NRC to hold public meetings about FPL's proposed new nuclear reactors
  • CBC News - Darlington nuclear unit shut down after heavy water leak
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Letter: Don't be blind to uranium risks - Gordon Johnston, West Valley City
  • China Post - Mainland nuclear waste accord is 'firm-to-firm': Taipower - Yuan-Ming Chiao
  • Hazleton Standard Speaker - Schuylkill EMA begins practice for nuke mishaps - Maria Jacketti
  • Siberian Times - Expert raises serious questions over state of the nuclear industry in Siberia - Olga Gertcyk & Derek Lambie
  • Pakistan Nation - Pakistan tests nuclear-capable Ghauri missile
  • SA Independent - Nuclear talks on SA-China agenda - Mogomotsi Magome
  • PennEnergy - X-energy convenes nuclear power experts on pebble fuel
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Poland's nuclear project pushed back at least another 2 years
  • World Nuclear News - Ground broken for Turkey's first nuclear power plant
  • World Nuclear News - Work starts on Iter central solenoid
  • World Nuclear News - Areva looks to consolidate German activities
  • World Nuclear News - Economic cost of Japan's nuclear shutdown
  • World Nuclear News - Court halts restart of Takahama reactors
  • ITV UK - Public consultation over new nuclear power station
  • Nigeria Businessday - Nigeria in talks with Russia's Rosatom for nuclear power plants
  • CBS Connecticut - Ex-Millstone Contractor To NRC: Protect Whistleblowers
  • Wiscasset Newspaper - Maine Yankee on Wiscasset's research project - Susan Johns
  • Allentown Morning Call - NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer - Anthony Salamone
  • Aiken Standard - Groups request info on possible shipments to SRS - Derrek Asberry
  • CBC News - NB Power says Lepreau repair won't change $20M rate hike application - Robert Jones
  • Gizmodo - That Time the US Accidentally Nuked Britain's First Satellite - Karl Smallwood
  • FOX43 York, PA - FEMA evaluates Three Mile Island meltdown plans - Katie Kyros
  • Oak Ridger - Kevin Hall named new DOE-ORO manager
  • Reboot Illinois - Exelon energy bill puts Illinois consumers on the hook - Bob Flexon
  • POWERnews - EIA: Reports of Coal's Death May Have Been Greatly Exaggerated - Aaron Larson
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Bruce Power Hearing Continues - John Divinski
  • Blackburn News - Bruce Power License Renewal Hearings Underway - Jordan MacKinnon
  • North Augusta Star - Officials: SRS needs $30M a year for upgrades, maintenance - Derrek Asberry
  • CBC News - NB Power's renewable energy target 'a numbers game,' critic says
  • InsideClimate News - Fracking Waste Puts Public at Risk, Study Says - David Hasemyer
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - Study Finds Clean Jobs Bill Would Spur $23 Billion in New Clean Energy Investment, Drive Down Residential Bills
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Imagine that: a nuclear reactor for less than $15M
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Beausoleil to assume NPO reins April 20; Morris named asst. manager for ESH&Q; Erhart in new role
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Kevin Hall named manager of DOE's Oak Ridge Office
  • Tri-City Herald - Federal officials awed by preservation, history of Hanford
  • Tri-City Herald - Registration announced for new Hanford historical tours
  • Tri-City Herald - Former Hanford supervisor sentenced to 30 days in timecard fraud case - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Open house set in Richland on Hanford national park
  • Greenpeace International - Convention on Supplementary Compensation on Nuclear Safety does not protect you - Blogpost by Hozefa Merchant
  • Greenpeace International - Greenpeace condemns the new International Nuclear Liability Convention
  • IAEA - Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Enters into Force - Miklos Gaspar
  • IPS - U.N. Warns of Growing Divide Between Nuclear Haves and Have-Nots - Thalif Deen
  • NRC - NRC Approves Final Rule on Packaging and Transporting Radioactive Materials
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meetings to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Vogtle Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2 Operation, and Units 3 and 4 Construction
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Public Meeting April 23 in Erwin to Discuss NFS Safety Performance
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meetings to Receive Public Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Turkey Point Nuclear Units 6 and 7
  • Press TV - Bans must be removed concurrent with nuclear limitations: Velayati
  • Press TV - IAEA delegation arrives in Tehran for technical talks
  • Press TV - Iran: Drafting nuclear deal to start next week
  • Press TV - Saudi Arabia, Israel oppose Iran-P5+1 deal over Iran power potentials: Scholar
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International, Inc., MAGNASTOR System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 5, Pages 20149 - 20153 [FR DOC #: 2015-08679]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International, Inc., MAGNASTOR System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 5, Pages 20171 - 20173 [FR DOC #: 2015-08677]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Non-Federal and Regional Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities; Emergency Access, Criteria and Procedures, Pages 20269 - 20270 [FR DOC #: 2015-08568]
  • Japan Times - Forget Fukushima: China powering ahead with plans for new reactors - Ben Dooley
  • Japan Times - Tepco resumes survey of crippled Fukushima reactor vessel with new robot
  • Sputnik News - Fukushima Reactor Radiation Can Kill Humans Within Hour
  • Lake County Journal - Senator Bush, local leaders push for nuclear waste fees
  • Anadolu Agency - Turkey's nuclear waste to be re-processed in Russia - Huseyin Erdogan
  • Clinton News Record - Central Huron at third step in the process to become a nuclear waste site - Laura Broadley,
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - GOP proposes more money to revive frozen Yucca Mountain Project - Steve Tetreault
  • News & Star - OpEd: LIKE OR LUMP NUCLEAR DUMP - Anne Pickles

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015

  • Govtrack - S.Res. 134: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin - Sponsor: Debbie Stabenow, Senior Senator from Michigan, Democrat
  • Sputnik News - Moscow Hopes Japan Chooses Russian Technology for Water Decontamination
  • Budapest Business Journal - Radioactive waste manager dismisses speculation on cost of disposal facility
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Yucca Mountain must be more than $15B field trip
  • Heartland Institute - New Documentary Focuses on the World's Insatiable Thirst for Energy - Nancy J. Thorner
  • The Hill blog - House panel releases $35 billion spending bill for energy, water - Rebecca Shabad
  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "30 years, $15 billion of an investment"
  • Fox13 Salt Lake City - EnergySolutions puts its depleted uranium application on hold - Ben Winslow
  • WRAL - Regulators question plan to store depleted uranium in Utah - Michelle L. Price
  • Salt Lake Tribune - EnergySolutions pauses plan to dispose of nation's depleted uranium in Utah landfill - Brian Maffly
  • Deseret News - Depleted uranium bound for Utah desert? - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL's historic reactor still going strong - Frank Munger
  • AP - White House indicates Obama will sign compromise Iran bill - Deb Riechmann, Laurie Kellman
  • AP - Iran expects delivery of Russian missiles by end of the year - Lynn Berry
  • AP - GOP boosts nuclear weapons upgrades in 1st spending bill - Andrew Taylor
  • AP - Israel's leader speaks to Putin over Russia missiles to Iran
  • AP - Turkey launches nuclear plant construction, sparking protest
  • AP - US, Iran face political obstacles to potential nuclear deal
  • AP - Japanese court rejects bid to restart of 2 nuclear reactors
  • Bloomberg - G-7 Nations Say Russia Too Early on Iran Air-Defense Sale - Patrick Donahue and Gregory Viscusi
  • Bloomberg - Nigeria Is in Talks With Rosatom for Nuclear Power Plants - Joseph Burite
  • Bloomberg - Putin's Mideast Gains Trump $27 Billion Loss From Iran Agreement - Henry Meyer and Stephen Bierman
  • Bloomberg - As Nuclear Deal Looms, Saskatchewan's Wall and Modi Go to Ottawa - Josh Wingrove
  • Bloomberg - Whistle Blower at UN Says He Experienced Retaliation Over Reporting North Korean Shipments - Hugo Miller and Andy Hoffman
  • Bloomberg - Court Bars Kansai Electric From Restarting Takahama Reactors - Masumi Suga and Emi Urabe
  • Reuters - Israel 'dismayed' at S-300 missile deal with Iran: Netanyahu - Ori Lewis
  • Reuters - Nigeria in talks with Russia's Rosatom for nuclear power plants - Chijioke Ohuocha and Svetlana Burmistrova
  • Reuters - U.S. Senate panel takes step toward Congress vote on Iran deal - WASHINGTON | By Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-Russia confirms Iran oil-for-goods swap, no signs seen - Gabriela Baczynska and Vladimir Soldatkin
  • Reuters - Merkel urges unified approach to Iran sanction removal - Stephen Brown and Madeline Chambers)
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks to resume on April 21, Zarif says - Julien Toyer; additional reporting by Stephen Brown and Madeline Chambers in Berlin
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-Japan court halts restart of two reactors in blow to nuclear sector - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - No change in Japan government position to restart approved reactors - Mari Saito
  • Reuters - Poland's nuclear project pushed back at least another 2 years: sources - WARSAW, April 14 | By Agnieszka Barteczko and Anna Koper
  • Reuters - Russian decision on Iran missiles will not hurt nuclear talks: State Department - Emily Stephenson
  • Japan Times - Fukui court forbids Takahama nuclear plant restart - Eric Johnston
  • The Guardian - Japan's post-Fukushima nuclear restart plans dealt a blow by court ruling - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • Yahoo! News - Iran vows 'irreversible steps' on nuclear programme if matched by West - Anna Cuenca
  • Ynetnews - S-300 will not prevent potential Israeli strike on Iran - Ron Ben-Yishai
  • Economic Times - India, Australia explore ways to facilitate flow of uranium
  • Deutsche Welle - Protests as Turkey builds first nuclear power plant
  • Baltimore Sun - Inspectors sent to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant after unplanned shutdown
  • CBS Detroit - Stabenow, Peters Oppose Canadian Plan To Bury Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron
  • ABC.au - Indonesia says it could have underground nuclear power plant within 10 years - George Roberts.
  • Jakarta Post - Nuclear power a 'last resort', says VP
  • Maine Public Broadcasting - Maine Governor Wants Nuclear Power Back on Energy Table - Mal Leary
  • Utility Dive - Maine governor pushes bill to ease siting of small nuclear plants - Robert Walton
  • Wicked Local Kingston - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Nuclear bills to support - Mary Lampert
  • CBS Connecticut - Water Access Restrictions To Be Lifted At Former Nuclear Plant
  • New Haven Register - Floating barrier to canal near former nuke plant to be removed - Luther Turmelle
  • Hartford Courant - Agreement Reached To Remove Barrier To Haddam Canal On Connecticut River - Erik Hesselberg
  • WJXT Jacksonville - UF nuclear reactor used for teaching back online
  • Energy Collective - A Nuclear Future Means Clean, Economic Electricity; Yet Fossil Fuels Reign - Milton Caplan
  • Sputnik News - German Nuclear Energy Bombshell
  • RT - Radioactive Fukushima food could be hitting UK shops through safety loopholes
  • Japan Times - Government calls Taiwan's food-labeling move 'regrettable' - Reiji Yoshida
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Taiwan to further curb Japan foods - Yuko Mukai
  • The Guardian - Concerns raised about uranium mine being able to afford clean-up in Kakadu - Helen Davidson in Darwin
  • Japan Times - Chagrined pro-nuclear logo creator now wants Futaba signs to stand for posterity
  • Phys.org - Bury nuclear waste down a very deep hole, say UK scientists
  • Utility Dive - TVA to halt development of Bellafonte nuke, rely more on gas, efficiency - Robert Walton
  • Global Research - Judge Permits Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon: No Tribal Consult, No Environmental Update; Appeal Expected
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Letters: How can anyone feel confident of nuclear safety?
  • eNews Park Forest - Nuclear reactor flaws raise Hinkley C safety fears - Paul Brown & Oliver Tickell
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Radioactive material rule proposed for revision
  • Johnson City Press - Unplanned reaction involving uranium at NFS prompts special NRC inspection
  • Slovak Spectator - Controversy around uranium deposit near Košice continues, no end in sight
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Loose management on radioactive sources exposes people to risks
  • BelTA - Belarus parliament's upper chamber okays amendments to nuclear station loan agreement
  • Idaho Statesman - Former Idaho nuke executive to plead guilty to securities fraud - Cynthia Sewell
  • Western Daily Press - French nuclear problems point to the same at Hinkley Point C
  • Dothan Eagle blog - Farley Nuclear Plant's safety assessment topic of open house
  • PennEnergy - Nuclear engineering company to build first U.S. pebble bed reactor
  • CTV News - Another delay for repairs at Point Lepreau nuclear generating station
  • Australian Financial Review - NT Treasurer stunned by nuclear about-turn in SA - Simon Evans
  • Greeneville Sun - 'Unplanned Chemical Reaction' Prompts Special Inspection At Nuclear Fuel Services
  • AllAfrica - Africa: The Peaceful Atom in Africa - Ambassador Adam Scheinman
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Centrifuge passes latest safety review
  • Arirang News - N. Korea made significant progress in miniaturization technology: S. Korean defense chief
  • London Times - US will test British nuclear waste-disposal plan - Ben Webster
  • Tri-City Herald - Open house set in Richland on Hanford national park
  • Asian Scientist Magazine - Tohoku Launches Condensed Matter Nuclear Reaction Division Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at: Asian Scientist Magazine
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: Kentucky newspaper's 1949 look at city, Part 3 - D. Ray Smith
  • Western Daily Press - Hinkley Point C delays show the cost of nuclear
  • Atomic Insights - The Three Gorges Dam, Why China is Run by Engineers - Evan Twarog
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Uranium Waltz - Sue Prent
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - HFIR: 50 years old and going strong
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The unsettled labor situation at Pantex
  • Tri-City Herald - Meetings on PNNL plan for cultural, biological compliance
  • All Things Nuclear - Perils of New Nuclear Fuel: Part 1 – Browns Ferry's Midnight Ride - Dave Lochbaum
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House April 21 in Ontario, N.Y., to Discuss 2014 Performance of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 22 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Hatch Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Public Meeting April 21 in Piketon to Discuss Lead Cascade Facility
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 21 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Farley Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at NFS Facility in Erwin
  • DOE - Top 3 Takeaways from the Deputy Energy Secretary's Beijing Speech - Pat Adams
  • NAS - Project Update: Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • NRC blog - Three Minutes with an NRC Health Physicist - Sophie Holiday, Health Physicist
  • The Guardian - Japan's post-Fukushima nuclear restart plans dealt a blow by court ruling - Justin McCurry in Tokyo
  • BBC - Nuclear tensions rising in South Asia - Jawad Iqbal, Analysis and insight editor
  • BBC - Obama and Congress reach deal over Iran nuclear talks
  • BBC - Japan court bars restart of Takahama nuclear reactors
  • BBC - Faslane protest: Thirty four arrests at nuclear base blockade
  • Trend News Agency - Khamenei's advisor against issuing nuclear accord fact sheet - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 to start drafting nuclear deal on April 21
  • Trend News Agency - Supplying of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran may take time - Elena Kosolapova
  • Trend News Agency - Akkuyu nuke plant to meet almost 30% of Turkey's electricity demand - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - China, Iran to build new nuclear power plant - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Uzbekistan supports agreements on Iran's nuclear program - Demir Azizov
  • IAEA - IAEA Impact: Water Protection Measures and Community Involvement Increase Sustainability of Uranium Mining in Tanzania - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA and Iran to Hold Technical Meeting in Tehran on 15 April 2015
  • IAEA - Mongolia and IAEA: Successful Cooperation, Renewed Focus on Cancer Care - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • GreenWorld - The EPR "anamoly;" what's at stake for Areva
  • Yonhap News - China urges efforts to resume N. Korea nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Saudi Arabia, Israel oppose Iran-P5+1 deal over Iran power potentials: Scholar - 1dE+9rufe
  • ENENews - 'Major blow' at Fukushima as robot loses control inside reactor – Moved 10 meters before failing – Max radiation readings more than doubled since 2012 – 'Eerie footage' shows orange glow in area with highest levels (VIDEO)
  • Asahi Shimbun - Stalled robot still useful in moving Fukushima decommissioning forward, TEPCO says - Hiromi Kumai
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan court halts restart of two reactors in blow to nuclear sector
  • NHK World - Reactors being screened for restart
  • NHK World - Effects of injunction on restarting reactors
  • NHK World - Govt. to continue seeking restart
  • NHK World - Fukui court blocks reactor restart
  • NHK World - Restart plan for Ikata nuclear plant
  • NHK World - Govt. panel proposes restoring nuclear waste sites
  • NHK World - Ruling on Takahama reactors' restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court rejects restart of Takahama nuclear reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO footage reveals inside of wrecked Fukushima reactor containment vessel
  • Mainichi Daily News - Evacuee from Fukushima town wants nuclear signboard kept in hometown
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima hibakusha determined to keep memory of atomic bombing alive, 70 years on - Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Japan Times - Fukui court forbids Takahama nuclear plant restart - Eric Johnston
  • Jiji Press - N-Plant Restart Ban to Pose Drag to Kansai Electric's Efforts
  • Jiji Press - Fukui Court Bans Restart of Takahama N-Reactors
  • Jiji Press - Radiation Levels Reach 9.7 Sieverts inside TEPCO N-Reactor
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (196th Release)
  • Kyodo News - Japan court bans restart of Takahama nuclear reactors
  • Kyodo News - FOCUS: 4 years after Fukushima, concern about Chinese rush to nuclear - Ben Dooley
  • Kyodo News - Japan eyes less than 20% of electricity from nuclear in 2030
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co.; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Tier 1 Editorial and Consistency Changes, Pages 20031 - 20032 [FR DOC #: 2015-08563]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Southern Nuclear Operating Co.; Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Tier 1 Editorial and Consistency Changes, Pages 20018 - 20020 [FR DOC #: 2015-08566]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 20020 - 20031 [FR DOC #: 2015-08579]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Terminations: University of Michigan's Ford Nuclear Reactor Facility, Pages 20017 - 20018 [FR DOC #: 2015-08576]

    Monday, April 13, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Hardy's Yucca commentary refreshing
  • Midwest Energy News - Bakken pipeline meets stiff opposition in Minnesota - Daniel Cusick
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - China again heads foreign visitor list at ORNL - Frank Munger
  • AP - Israel: Russian missile sale 'direct result' of nuclear deal
  • AP - McCarthy backs Iran nuclear bill, lays out House plans
  • AP - 1st robot into Fukushima reactor stalls, but gets some data
  • AP - Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran
  • Bloomberg - Putin Lifts Ban on Sending S-300 Air-Defense Systems to Iran - Tony Halpin
  • Bloomberg - Germany Proves Life With Less Fossil Fuel Getting Easier - Stefan Nicola and Reed Landberg
  • Reuters - Kerry to ask Congress for more time and space on Iran deal - WASHINGTON | By Arshad Mohammed and Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - Uranium miner wins latest skirmish in Grand Canyon fight - Barbara Liston
  • Reuters - Kerry says he stands by presentation of Iran nuclear deal - WASHINGTON | By Susan Cornwell
  • Reuters - Iran, Israel cooperate in nuclear test detection drills - JERUSALEM | By Dan Williams
  • Reuters - IEA sees sharp rise in Iran oil output in 3-5 years post nuclear deal - NEW DELHI | By Nidhi Verma
  • Reuters - Deal or not, many U.S. states will keep sanctions grip on Iran - WASHINGTON | By Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - Slovakia considers buying Enel's stake in local utility - Tatiana Jancarikova
  • Reuters - Russia ends ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Washington Post - A nuclear deal that offers a safer world - Ernest Moniz
  • The Atlantic - Tom Cotton: Obama's Iran Deal May Lead to Nuclear War - Jeffrey Goldberg
  • Huffington Post - Corker-Menendez Bill Could Kill Iran Nuclear Deal - Robert Creamer
  • New York Times - Seeking Voice in Iran Deal, Lawmakers Are Set to Act - Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer
  • Wall Street Journal - Seoul, U.S. Split on North Korea Nuclear Threat - Alastair Gale
  • Detroit News - Perry: Michigan still needs nuclear power - Mark J. Perry
  • Reuters - Japan court to decide on nuclear plant, crucial to atomic future - Mari Saito and Kentaro Hamada
  • Economic Times - Thirty one countries including India produce nuclear power, France tops at 73%
  • World Nuclear News - Areva signs Jaitapur agreements
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclenor confirms soundness of Garoña vessel
  • World Nuclear News - Regulatory approval for US nuclear spinoff
  • World Nuclear News - Chernobyl 1-3 enter decommissioning phase
  • Japan Times - Why Turkey won't try to join the nuclear club - George Perkovich and Sinan Ülgen
  • Times of India - Framework this year for uranium supply to India, says Australian minister Bishop - Sachin Parashar
  • Economic Times - Want to help India with uranium supplies for energy needs: Australia
  • Times of India - Jaitapur nuclear project makes headway
  • Lehigh Valley Express-Times - PPL Corp. nuclear plant approved for spinoff - Kurt Bresswein
  • Midwest Energy News - North Dakota may raise limits for radioactive drilling waste - Karen Uhlenhuth
  • Climate News Network - Unfinished nuclear plants raise safety doubts - Paul Brown
  • Climate News Network - Unhappy birthday for UK's nuclear white elephants - Paul Brown
  • RT - Dozens of arrests as anti-nuclear protesters demand end to UK's Trident sub program
  • Gainesville Sun - UF's nuclear reactor back, ready to assist students - Andrew Silver
  • Carlisle Sentinel - King Column: Nuclear power increasingly under threat - Llewellyn King
  • Asia Times - How Germany financed Israel's nuclear weapons program - Hans Rühle
  • Arutz Sheva - Germany Approves Fifth 'Special' Submarine for Israel - Hillel Fendel
  • nineMSN - Conference hears of SA nuclear debate
  • Australian Financial Review - Australia is split on uranium industry, says SA Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis - Simon Evans, John Kerin
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Energy projects raise concerns - Michael Faher
  • Reuters - Japan court to decide on nuclear plant, crucial to atomic future - TOKYO, April 14 | By Mari Saito and Kentaro Hamada
  • Japan Times - 2014 nuclear power output at zero
  • WHNS Greenville - Duke Energy to begin upgrading sirens near Oconee Nuclear Station - Dal Kalsi
  • Tri-City Herald - PermaFix drops plans for radioactive liquids evaporator in Richland - Annette Cary
  • Energy Collective - An Energy Perspective on the Iran Nuclear Framework - Geoffrey Styles
  • Sputnik News - Russia Ready to Tender for Malaysia's First Nuclear Power Plant
  • Southern Maryland News - Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant restored to full power--Last week's outage shut down reactors April 7-10 - Sarah Fleischman
  • The Scotsman - Taxpayers get bill for Rosyth's nuclear graveyard - Martyn McLaughlin
  • Budapest Business Journal - Radioactive waste manager dismisses speculation on cost of disposal facility
  • The Scotsman - Letter: Nuclear albatross - Yugo Kovach, Houghton, Dorset
  • Sofia Globe - Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear plant begins maintenance on unit 5
  • Huffington Post - Lawmakers Who Seem To Have Forgotten Iraq Insist They're Right About Iran - Michael McAuliff
  • Japan Times - IAEA chief stresses nuclear power
  • Moscow Times - Man Stopped From Flying to Moscow With Highly Radioactive Clock
  • Sputnik News - Russia, Myanmar in Talks Over Nuclear Cooperation
  • Blackburn News - Bruce Power Holding Public Meetings In Kincardine - Marty Thompson
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Mayor to Support Bruce Power
  • Yonhap News - (Yonhap Interview) U.N. sees 'risks, possibilities' on N. Korea, top U.N. official says - Lee Chi-dong
  • Energy Collective - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Goes Shopping for Nuclear Reactors
  • BBC News - Faslane protest: Thirty four arrests at nuclear base blockade
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Union workers rally at Pantex
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - No. 6
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The plaque
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - He's back . . .
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - China again tops list of foreign visitors at ORNL
  • Tri-City Herald - Advisory board recommends conservative central Hanford plan - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel: Promising results from Hanford vit plant mixing test - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - The 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty: A Look Back and a Look Ahead - Eryn MacDonald
  • IEER - Testimony on Minnesota's Nuclear Moratorium at the Senate Energy and Environment Committee
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to pursue nuclear fusion technology after comprehensive deal
  • Trend News Agency - IAEA, Iran to hold technical meeting in Tehran on Wednesday
  • Trend News Agency - Iran wants removal of all sanctions but not in any cost
  • Xinhua News - Chinese premier urges stronger clean energy cooperation with U.S.
  • Press TV - IAEA team due in Tehran for technical talks
  • Press TV - Saudi Arabia, Israel oppose Iran-P5+1 deal over Iran power potentials: Scholar
  • Press TV - Iran's Larijani praises nuclear negotiators' efforts
  • Press TV - Rouhani says 'tough road' ahead of final nuclear deal
  • Press TV - Israeli PM fears immediate removal of bans as per Iran's demand
  • Natural News - Global nuclear industry experiencing a "renaissance" as radioactive waste fills the Pacific Ocean - David Gutierrez
  • Rocky Mountain Collegian - CSU partners with Fukushima University to study radiation effects - Ellie Mulder
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 10: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House April 21 to Discuss Agency's 2014 Assessment of Farley Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at NFS Facility in Erwin
  • NRC - NRC Sends Special Inspection Team to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting April 20 to Discuss Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant
  • Fukushima Diary - [Video/Photo] The dead robot reported 10 Sv/h in Reactor 1 / Grating covered with something like yellow glue - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - TEPCO releases reactor footage captured by robot
  • Kyodo News - Japan's nuclear power output zero for whole fiscal year for 1st time
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO fails to retrieve survey robot from Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Kyodo News - Japan eyes less than 20% of electricity from nuclear in 2030
  • Asahi Shimbun - 'Transformer' robot breakdown leaves TEPCO in the dark at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Japan Times - Radiation measured at deadly 9.7 sieverts in Fukushima reactor
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima hibakusha, 81, plans third, possibly last, appeal at NPT meeting
  • Japan Times - Tepco gives up on rescuing shape-shifting reactor robot
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Video shows the inside of Fukushima reactor's containment vessel
  • Mainichi Daily News - Voters dissatisfied with lack of choice over nuclear policies in gubernatorial elections
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO fails to retrieve survey robot from Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Jiji Press - Radiation Levels Reach 9.7 Sieverts inside TEPCO N-Reactor

    Sunday, April 12, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Safeguards and benefits are ripe for consideration - Dan Schinhofen
  • Picayune Leader - Murphy's Law and Yucca Mountain - Thomas Straka
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Unsafe site won't ever be safe for nuclear waste - Brian Sandoval and Richard Bryan
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Finishing Yucca ... because it's paid for? - Glenn Cook
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Utah stepping closer to taking 250 tons of radioactive waste ­– forever - Brian Maffly
  • Silver City Sun News - Letter: Public should remember cost to Tularosa families - Olivia Deleon, Las Cruces
  • AP - Kerry asks congressional critics of Iran deal to hold fire
  • AP - Israel's Netanyahu says sanctions should remain on Iran
  • AP - First Iran, now Cuba: Breakthroughs and hard sells for Obama - Jim Kuhnhenn
  • AP - Obama says partisanship over Iran deal has gone too far - Josh Lederman, Jim Kuhnhenn
  • AP - Senators focusing on bill to limit nuclear deal with Iran - Deb Riechmann
  • Reuters - Framework nuclear deal respects Iran's red lines: Iran commander - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - Hiroshima survivors: haunted 70 years on, determined to remember - Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Reuters - India rushes to break impasse on Canada investment pact - source - Frank Jack Daniel
  • WTNH New Haven - US nuclear regulators to review Millstone with state panel
  • The Guardian - It's time for Britain to move on from nuclear weapons
  • The Guardian - Musicians and scientists join call to scrap Trident nuclear deterrent - Daniel Boffey, policy editor
  • The Diplomat - Chinese Nuclear Subs in the Indian Ocean - P K Ghosh
  • Livemint India - What the Iran nuclear deal means for India - W. P. S. Sidhu
  • The Diplomat - The End of the Iran Nuclear Journey? With the parties having come so close, it will be surprising if they fail to complete their journey. - Peter Jenkins
  • Focus Taiwan - Nuclear plant generator may be retired ahead of schedule: Taipower - Huang Chiao-wen and Jeffrey Wu
  • Aiken Standard - Lab chief addresses need for new nuclear industry workers - Derrek Asberry
  • Japan Times - Reactor closures to test Abe's green energy pledges - Chisaki Watanabe and Emi Urabe
  • Aiken Standard - SRS manager to speak at nuclear group's breakfast - Derrek Asberry
  • Wilmington StarNews - Brunswick reactor back at work after refueling - Jim Brumm
  • The Hindu - A village disappears to exploit uranium - Muralidhara Khajane
  • Gulf Times - GCC countries urged to invest in nuclear, solar energy to lessen dependence on oil - Peter Alagos
  • Democratic Audit UK - Book Review: Britain's Nuclear Experience: The Roles of Beliefs, Culture and Identity
  • Tri-City Herald - Advisory board recommends conservative central Hanford plan - Annette Cary
  • South Bend Tribune - Safety rating lowered for Palisades plant
  • KVII Amarillo - Pantex employees rally for change, threaten to strike - Steven Graves
  • New York Times - The Enola Gay: A Minor Mystery, Solved! - Ted Gup
  • Aiken Standard - SRS contractor reaches 10 million safe work hours - Derrek Asberry
  • Focus News - Annual repair of unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP kicks off (ROUNDUP)
  • Nevada Appeal - Guy W. Farmer: Nevada lands and state's rights
  • DigitalJournal - Baotou – A toxic lake created because of a thirst for technology - Karen Graham
  • BBC - Iran nuclear deal: Obama says US partisanship gone too far
  • Press TV - Israel fears Iran sanctions removal
  • Press TV - MPs urge release of Iran N-fact sheet
  • Press TV - 'Sanctions relief ambiguities must go'
  • Press TV - 'Iran defense program not up for debate'
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: U.S., Cuban presidents hold first face-to-face talks in half a century
  • ABC - Generation IV nuclear reactors safer, more efficient, with less waste - Robyn Williams
  • Midland Daily News - Our View: Let's look at national nuclear storage facility -- again
  • Nevada News and Views - How much Yucca Mountain political hypocrisy will bureaucrats continue to expound while opposing the TRUTH? - Gary Duarte of USNEF
  • Visit California - LETTERS: Yucca could fund plenty in Nevada – Las Vegas Review
  • Reuters - Kerry says he stands by presentation of Iran nuclear deal - WASHINGTON | By Susan Cornwell
  • Chicago Sun-Times - Stand up for Illinois nuke plants to save jobs - Sean McGarvey
  • The Guardian - Letters: Let's have a referendum on renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system
  • China Post - Nuclear generator may be retired early: Taipower
  • Arab News - KSA, France discuss cooperation in nuclear energy - Riyadh: Rashid Hassan
  • Fukushima Diary - Most of the inspected dolphins had lungs in ischaemia state as "entirely white" - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - TEPCO abandons robot in reactor

    Saturday, April 11, 2015

  • NEI - Top 10 Facts About Yucca Mountain
  • Tri-City Herald - Newhouse optimistic about Yucca Mountain - Annette Cary
  • KNDO/KNDU - Congressman Dan Newhouse Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository Site - Chris Luther, Reporter
  • Politico - Greens size up Schumer - Elana Schor
  • WIVB Buffalo - Iraq veteran gets the okay to update home - Al Vaughters
  • Nature Science Journal - Gamma-ray method flags up nuclear stashes - Gabriel Popkin
  • CNBC - Nuclear talks: The real test for Iran - David L. Phillips
  • Washington Post - OpEd: Containing Iran's nuclear intoxication - George F. Will
  • The Economist - Iran nuclear deal--Too soon to celebrate
  • Michigan Live - Points and counterpoints in the environmental debate over a nuclear waste project near Lake Huron - Khalil AlHajal
  • CBS Detroit - Michigan Rep. Says Congress Should Oppose Canada's Nuclear Waste Plan Near Lake Huron
  • Economic Times - Canada, India in advanced talks on nuclear fuel supply: Report
  • Times of India - India, France move closer to nuclear deal as Modi-Hollande chemistry plays up
  • Economic Times - L&T-Areva deal will give nuclear boost to Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' plan
  • Bloomberg - Looming India Uranium Deal Huge for Saskatchewan, Premier Says - hidden line after 'By'Josh Wingrove
  • Reuters - India's Modi goes shopping for nuclear power in France and Canada - Sanjeev Miglani
  • Times of India - Modi goes shopping for nuclear power in France and Canada
  • Economic Times - PM Narendra Modi's France visit sees Areva's nuclear plant agreement with NPCIL, L&T - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - NRC: Nuclear plant failure not our fault - Morgan Lee
  • South Jersey Times - Hope Creek nuclear reactor shut down for scheduled refueling - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • The State - Fed lab chief: Need for new nuclear industry researchers
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Editorial: On Obama, Sen. Reid and San Onofre's nuclear waste
  • Xinhua News - Iran plans to build small nuclear power plants: official
  • Press TV - Iran to build small nuclear plants, desalination facilities
  • Deutsche Welle - 'North Korea could have up to 100 nuclear weapons by 2020'
  • Huntsville Times - Bellefonte Nuclear Plant not part of TVA future plans - Brian Lawson
  • Asahi Shimbun - Russian envoy rejects Hiroshima nuclear protest letter, says U.S. is better target - Gen Okamoto
  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Nuclear safety under more scrutiny
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pyongyang intent on provocation, but no sign of nuclear test, U.S., South Korea say
  • Sputnik News - Fukushima Robot Dies Three Hours After Entering Radioactive Reactor Vessel
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - Dominion to pay fine for Kewaunee nuclear security issue - Karen Ebert Yancey
  • Sputnik News - Idea That Iran Poses Nuclear Threat is Farce - Analyst Peter Koenig
  • Sputnik News - Russia Doubts Ratification of Central Asia Nuclear Weapon Treaty by US
  • Deccan Herald - 'Canada-India uranium supply deal likely'
  • Business Standard - Pawar bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project
  • Focus News - Annual repair of unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP kicks off
  • Rutland Herald - O'Donnell cites fallout from Yankee closing for resignation - Susan Smallheer
  • Kasmir Monitor - Greenpeace foreign funds blocked, govt cites 'talks with AAP' as a reason.
  • Asian Age - Editorial: Government's security paranoia
  • Al Jazeera America - After months of tussle with activists, India suspends Greenpeace - Rohini Mohan
  • Economic Times - Greenpeace's plan to stall power plants fuels MHA action to suspend NGO's foreign funding - Aman Sharma
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Remembering Weinberg (2) - Frank Munger
  • BBC - US nuclear fears block Intel China supercomputer update
  • Press TV - Lifting bans must run parallel with Iran deal: Russia
  • Rep. Cresent Hardy (R NV4) - Congress is broken…and so is the discussion about Yucca Mountain. - Congressman Cresent Hardy
  • House Energy and Commerce Committee - OpEd: A Trip to Yucca Mountain
  • YouTube - Chairman John Shimkus Visits Yucca Mountain
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Hardy joins lawmakers on educational tour of Yucca - Arnold M. Knightly
  • ENENews - Japan Times: Over 150 dolphins wash ashore at multiple locations
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima people to go to N.Y. to convey lessons of nuclear crisis
  • Asahi Shimbun - Robot stalls inside Fukushima reactor on Day 1 of probe - Tsuyoshi Nagano
  • Japan Times - Survey robot breaks down inside Fukushima No. 1 reactor in under three hours
  • Mainichi Daily News - Robotic probe stops working inside nuclear reactor vessel at Fukushima plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Unwise attempt to return to nuclear power by a country depending on tourism
  • Jiji Press - Survey Robot Disabled Inside Fukushima No. 1 Reactor Vessel
  • BBC - Could North Korea ever give up the bomb? - Stephen Evans
  • Michigan Live - Points and counterpoints in the environmental debate over a nuclear waste project near Lake Huron - Khalil AlHajal

    Friday, April 10, 2015

  • Aiken Standard - U.S. Reps visit Yucca amid push to revive nuke dump plans - Derrek Asberry
  • Economic Times - Yucca Mountains: A proposed radioactive dump site in Nevada
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - 6 congressmen go underground, tour Yucca Mountain - Keith Rogers
  • Nevada Appeal - Heller, Titus criticize Yucca Mountain tour
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Yucca could fund plenty in Nevada
  • DisabledVeterans.org - Duckworth Blew Off Depleted Uranium Exposure Task Force - Benjamin Krause
  • Washington Free Beacon - Tammy Duckworth Failed to Comply with State Laws as Veterans Affairs Director - Brent Scher
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Bulkhead placed at Panel 6 entry--Work designed to contain contamination - Sarah Matott
  • AP - Re-imposing sanctions on Iran not as easy as it might sound
  • Bloomberg - Schumer Pushes Iran Bill Against White House and Most Democrats - Kathleen Hunter
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear France's Sun Power Record Leaves Utilities in the Shade - hidden line after 'By'Tara Patel
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Deal Hits a Stumbling Block: the Supreme Leader - hidden line after 'By'Terry Atlas
  • Reuters - Iran's Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - North Korea seen intent on provocation but no sign of nuclear test - James Pearson, Ju-min Park and David Brunnstrom
  • Press TV - Iran marks National Nuclear Technolgy Day, unveils nuclear achievements
  • Asahi Shimbun - 3 methods proposed to remove melted nuclear fuel at Fukushima plant - Hiromi Kumai
  • Sputnik News - TEPCO Sends Robot to Inspect Fukushima's Radioactive Heart - Kevin Meyerson
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: A more ambitious renewable energy target is feasible
  • Japan Times - Three methods proposed for removing melted fuel from Fukushima No. 1 reactors
  • Japan Times - Robot enters primary containment vessel of reactor 1 in Fukushima
  • World Nuclear News - Robot enters Fukushima Daiichi unit 1 containment vessel
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom plans Chinese expansion with new office
  • World Nuclear News - Erdogan approves Turkey-Japan nuclear agreement
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Robot enters Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Reuters - Japan nuclear regulator 'very close' to end of review: commissioner - Aaron Sheldrick
  • NPR - Video: There's Common Ground For Final Nuclear Deal, Ex-Iranian Diplomat Says
  • Detroit News - Kildee opposing nuke waste near Lake Huron - Melissa Nann Burke and Jim Lynch
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Palisades Nuclear Plant to increase 'transparency, public outreach' following annual safety review - Alex Mitchell
  • BBC - US nuclear fears block Intel China supercomputer update
  • News & Star - Nuclear power station consortium moving in to Whitehaven town centre - Jenny Barwise
  • Barnstable Patriot - Nuclear power: Pilgrim opponents air concerns - Conor Powers-Smith
  • Global Research - Dollar Hegemony and the Iran Nuclear Issue: The Story behind the Story - Peter Koenig
  • Construction Enquirer - Galliford Try set for £14m national nuclear archive - Aaron Morby
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Nuclear energy to help sustain power supply - Vinatom
  • The Hindu - NFC achieves record output of nuclear fuel
  • Press TV - Debate: Iran's nuclear negotiations
  • Sputnik News - Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant to Officially Shutdown
  • Augusta Chronicle - National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers - Sarita Chourey
  • Xinhua News - Experts blast U.S. for blocking supercomputer tech exports to China
  • NW Evening Mail - Nuclear subs spark an explosive debate
  • Business Standard - Modi may sign Jaitapur nuclear power project deal during Paris trip
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Radioactive device supervision inept
  • Japan Times - Dozen Fukushima residents to attend NPT review conference in N.Y.
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Related costs not included in UPF's $6.5B price tag - Frank Munger
  • Mainichi Daily News - Executives of nuclear company made questionable political donations
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel: Promising results from Hanford vit plant mixing test - Annette Cary
  • AllGov - Pentagon Reactivates Communications Site Inside Rocky Mountains - Noel Brinkerhoff
  • Tampa Bay Times - Is Duke Energy our new pal – or should we beware monopolies bearing gifts? - Robert Trigaux
  • Japan Times - Voters in Saga face small candidate field, big issues - Eric Johnston
  • Mainichi Daily News - Shikoku Electric's nuclear plant to pass NRA's safety screening
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Remembering a few stories about Alvin Weinberg - Frank Munger
  • KNPR - Lawmakers Visit Yucca Mtn. As Talks Of Opening The Waste Dump Amp Up - Chris Sieroty
  • Japan Times - Fukushima tap water wins Monde Selection gold award
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Editorial: Carlsbad Energy Center is best option to replace San Onofre
  • WTMJ Wisconsin - Ill McClellan veterans recognized by VA website - Steve Chamraz
  • OilPrice - Post-Fukushima Japan Turns To Wind As Solution For Energy Crisis - Andrew Topf
  • 20minutes.ch - Le plus vieux réacteur de Suisse va être démonté
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 reports 'considerable drop' in mercury levels - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Things are looking up at SNS - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Remembering Alvin Weinberg - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Construction of Oak Ridge Guest House (1943) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG's redacted report on OST 'behaviors' now posted - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - Strengthening the Safe Use of Radiation in Medical Practice: Experts Call for Accelerated Introduction of International Basic Safety Standards - Manuel Recio and and Ronald Pacheco
  • Xinhua News - U.S., Cuba hold highest-level talks since 1961
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear negotiations will resume within days: EU
  • Press TV - Iran back to 20% enrichment if P5+1 goes back on word: Nuclear chief
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: Final deal on Iran's nuclear issue in uncertainty
  • Press TV - Everything lies in details, says Leader on nuclear talks
  • Defense Department - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Upgrade and Storage of Beryllium Metal at the DLA Strategic Materials; Hammond, IN, Page 19290 [FR DOC #: 2015-08280]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc., Page 19316 [FR DOC #: 2015-08325]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Exemptions: Duke Energy Florida, Inc.; Crystal River Unit 3 Nuclear Generating Station, Pages 19358 - 19370 [FR DOC #: 2015-08311]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 19370 [FR DOC #: 2015-08377]
  • NEI Nuclear Notes - Yucca Mountain: Nuclear Albatross or Top 10?
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: House members see repository site -- and maybe a way forward - Hannah Northey
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next- Generation Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory
  • DOE - History of the Energy Department's Role in Nuclear Security
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC - NRC Approves Indirect Transfer of Operating Licenses for Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant
  • Fukushima Diary - The first robot that entered Reactor 1 died in 5 hours - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Robotic probe stops in containment vessel
  • NHK World - How robots are used at Fukushima Daiichi
  • Kyodo News - Robot inspects inside of Fukushima No. 1 reactor container
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: A more ambitious renewable energy target is feasible
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Robot enters Fukushima reactor vessel
  • Japan Times - Dozen Fukushima residents to attend NPT review conference in N.Y.
  • Japan Times - Robot enters primary containment vessel of reactor 1 in Fukushima
  • Japan Times - Three methods proposed for removing melted fuel from Fukushima No. 1 reactors

    Thursday, April 09, 2015

  • Washington Post blog - With Reid headed to the exits, Nevada worries Yucca Mountain will get another look - Reid Wilson
  • KRGE - Visit to Yucca Mountain stirs talk about nuclear storage - Ken Ritter
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Yucca Mountain and a Path to a Long-Term Solution for Nuclear Waste - Richard V. Reeves
  • CQ Roll Call - Washington Post blog
  • Washington Post - READ IN: Feelin' Yucca Edition - Reid Wilson
  • CQ Roll Call - The Yucca 'Albatross' - Lauren Gardner and Tamar Hallerman
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Hardy touts conservative ideals to Nevada legislators - Sandra Chereb
  • Daily Journal - GOP Rep. Cresent Hardy urges open minds about Yucca Mountain in speech to Nevada Legislature
  • Newsweek - How Do the Republican Candidates Score on Science? - Ronald Bailey
  • World Nuclear News - Energy Fuels clear to continue Canyon mine operations
  • World Nuclear News - Job cuts as final decision on Hinkley Point C remains
  • World Nuclear News - Takahama 2 cleared for ten more years
  • World Nuclear News - Coquí Pharma completes design of medial isotope facility
  • Oak Ridger - Cleanup a leg-up for local growth - Sara Wise
  • New York Times - Iran's Supreme Leader Says Sanctions Must Lift When Nuclear Deal Is Signed - Thomas Erdbrink
  • Reuters - Iran's Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed - Parisa Hafezi
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Noncommittal on Nuclear Deal - Asa Fitch
  • AP - Snap back? Not so fast. Sanctions a big issue in nuke talks - Bradley Klapper, Matthew Lee
  • AP - Iran aims high ahead of push for final nuclear deal - Nasser Karimi, Adam Schreck
  • AP - Lawmakers' visit comes amid push to revive nuke dump plans - Ken Ritter
  • Bloomberg - Oil Rises as Iran Says Nuclear Deal Must End Sanctions - Grant Smith and Mark Shenk
  • Bloomberg - White House Trolls Netanyahu on Iran with Bomb Graphic - David Knowles
  • Reuters - Japan nuclear regulator 'very close' to end of review: commissioner - TOKYO | By Aaron Sheldrick
  • Reuters - Two U.S. laboratories to pay $48.5 million to settle unnecessary testing claims - Lindsay Dunsmuir
  • Bloomberg - Japan's Nuclear Shutdown Tests Shinzo Abe's Green Pledges - Chisaki Watanabe and Emi Urabe
  • Huffington Post - When Debating Iran's Nuclear Program, Sort Fact from Fiction - Scott Ritter
  • CBS News - Eyeing Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste dump, again
  • WTVD-TV Raleigh-Durham - I-Team: Flaw found in Harris nuclear power plant reactor head - Jon Camp
  • Channel News Asia - N Korea parliament vows continued push for nuclear programme
  • New Hampshire Public Radio - A New Kind Of Nuclear Reactor? - Ari Daniel
  • Bangor Daily News - Maine politicians seek answers for veterans who cleaned up after nuclear testing - Abigail Curtis
  • The Hindu - Senior officials to study Kudankulam nuclear plant
  • Times and Democrat - S.C. State's nuclear engineering degree program reaccredited
  • Budapest Business Journal - Lawmakers debate spent nuclear fuel facility
  • Politics.hu - Storage facility could raise Paks 2 cost by half
  • Toledo Blade - Davis-Besse nuclear plant receives Ottawa County award
  • Yonhap News - Nuclear watchdog shelves decision on Shin Kori-3 reactor - Kim Eun-jung
  • Korea Herald - Nuclear watchdog shelves decision on Shin Kori-3 reactor
  • BelTA - Number of workers at Belarusian nuclear station construction site to peak at 8,000
  • Reuters - Areva unit linked to nuclear reactor anomalies also supplied China -ASN
  • Rutland Herald - State fights to continue Vt. Yankee emergency planning - Susan Smallheer
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next- Generation Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory
  • NASDAQ - Intel, Cray Picked for $200 Million Supercomputer Project - Dow Jones Business News
  • Science AAAS - Study raises questions about measuring radioactivity in fracking wastewater - Valerie Brown
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - EPA seeks to ban fracking wastewater from going to public treatment plants - Laura Legere
  • Platts - French power plant availability cut by 3.7 GW amid strikes - Ana-Maria Tolbaru
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Utilities scandal now touches UCLA - Jeff McDonald12
  • CBC News - Point Lepreau shutdown extended for additional repairs - Robert Jones
  • BBC - Alexander Litvinenko 'may have killed himself', key suspect says
  • Daily Telegraph - Alexander Litvinenko 'killed himself' claims Russian murder suspect - Tom Parfitt
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Intel/Cray to build Argonne's next-gen supercomputer
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fleischmann named vice chair of Appropriations panel
  • GreenWorld - Yucca opposition: it's not just Harry. - Michael Mariotte
  • Washington Post blog - Ernest Moniz has the most Washington hair in Washington - Hunter Schwarz
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano Commends Egypt for Sharing Expertise in Nuclear Science and Technology - Aabha Dixit
  • BBC - Iran nuclear: No guarantee of final deal, Khamenei says
  • The Guardian - President Hassan Rouhani: Iran will not sign deal unless sanctions lifted – video
  • Trend News Agency - China to build pipeline from Iran to Pakistan
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's supreme leader still neither supportive nor against nuclear deal - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Recent nuclear achievements to enhance Iran's bargaining power in nuke talks - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to not sign any nuke deal, if sanctions not lifted immediately - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to not permit military sites' surveillance under nuke deal - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - US: Netanyahu's comments on Iran 'factually inaccurate'
  • Trend News Agency - EU's sanctions bring about loss of confidence: Afkham
  • Press TV - Details will tell, says Leader on N-talks
  • Press TV - Iran unveils nuclear achievements
  • Press TV - Nuclear disarmament needs deadline: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran rules out military sites inspection
  • Xinhua News - Iran says sanctions should be lifted "on same day" as deal signed
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: ZionSolutions, LLC; Zion Nuclear Power Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2, Pages 19093 - 19094 [FR DOC #: 2015-08169]
  • Michigan Live - Live chat preview: Michigan congressman fights Canadian nuclear waste project near Lake Huron - Khalil AlHajal
  • Nevada News and Views - New Yucca Mountain Poll shows Dramatic Shift in Public Opinion - Chuck Muth
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next- Generation Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House on April 16th in Prince Frederick, Md.,to Discuss 2014 Performance of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - REFRESH – What is a Reactor Trip and How Does it Protect the Plant? - Samuel Miranda, Senior Reactor Systems Engineer
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Govt, TEPCO mull 3 options to remove melted nuclear fuel - www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/nuclear.html
  • NHK World - Robot to survey damaged Fukushima reactor
  • NHK World - Plans to remove melted nuclear fuel
  • NHK World - Inspectors to monitor drills at nuclear plants

    Wednesday, April 08, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Heller makes request to DOE for Nevada rep on Yucca Mountain tour - Steve Tetreault
  • Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - Tom Kacich: Shimkus off to lead 'nuclear dump' tour - Tom Kacich
  • Patriot Post - The Radioactive Fruits of Reid's Denial of Yucca Mountain
  • Idaho Mountain Express - INL defends nuclear shipments - Tony Evans
  • San Antonio Express-News - Environmentalists lose round in battle against uranium mine - Felicia Fonseca
  • eNews Park Forest - Iraq seeks help in its fight to overcome the toxic fallout of war and terror - Wim Zwijnenburg
  • AP - US researchers: Hundreds of NKorea missiles threaten Asia - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Power Crisis Paralyzes Investment, Risks Rating - Rene Vollgraaff
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Deal Seen Cutting Oil Prices by $15 a Barrel - Moming Zhou
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Can Miniaturize a Nuclear Weapon, U.S. Says - Anthony Capaccio
  • Bloomberg - Obama Faces Potential Democratic Challenge on Iran Nuclear Deal - Kathleen Hunter and Justin Sink
  • Reuters - Iranian establishment faces risks if nuclear deal fails - ANKARA | By Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Pakistan and U.S. close in on $1 bln helicopter, weapons deal - ISLAMABAD, April 8 | By Katharine Houreld
  • Reuters - EU re-imposes sanctions on Iranian bank, 32 shipping firms - Adrian Croft
  • Reuters - Russian suspect says ex-spy Litvinenko's death was an accident - MOSCOW | By Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Critics of Iran nuclear deal 'disingenuous,' CIA's Brennan says - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. | By Scott Malone
  • Reuters - UPDATE 4-Fire put out on Russian nuclear submarine in shipyard - Thomas Grove
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Oil prices could be $5-$15 lower in 2016 if Iran sanctions lifted: EIA - Catherine Ngai
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Nuclear Energy Insider Intelligence Brief March 19 – April 1, 2015 - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Ozan Karaduman examines the developing legal landscape impacting Turkey's nuclear ambitions. - Ozan Karaduman, Senior Associate at Istanbul-based law firm Gün + Partners
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - GUEST ARTICLE: UK must stop 'Braxton Hicks' approach to nuclear to meet energy security targets - Andrew Renton, Partner, Bird and Bird
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Japan returns to nuclear to get economy back on track - Peter Taberner
  • New York Times - C.I.A. Director Says Iran's Economic Peril Helped Drive Nuclear Deal - David E. Sanger
  • NPR - How Congress Can Stop A Nuclear Deal With Iran - David Welna
  • Times of India - Modi goes shopping for nuclear power in France and Canada
  • Reuters - A third of Republicans support Iran nuclear deal: Reuters/Ipsos poll - WASHINGTON | By Jeff Mason
  • India TV - India registers record production of nuclear fuel
  • Houston Business Journal blog - Take a video tour of Texas' largest nuclear plant – it could get larger (Video) - Jordan Blum
  • Japan Times - Government withheld report of a simulated attack on a nuclear power plant
  • NPR - Audio: What Would A Nuclear Deal With Iran Really Mean?
  • World Nuclear News - Electrabel contends nuclear tax calculation
  • World Nuclear News - Forsmark 1 turbines to get new blades
  • World Nuclear News - Second Shin Hanul APR-1400 gets its vessel
  • World Nuclear News - Jamaica set to convert research reactor to LEU
  • World Nuclear News - Fukushima cesium on US coast 'well below' levels of concern, say scientists
  • Business Standard - Stage-II nuclear programme to go commercial this year
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Israel to host confab of Nuclear Test Ban Treaty - Gili Cohen
  • BelTA - Belarus to decommission old installations before launching nuclear power plant
  • BelTA - No plans yet to build third, fourth units of Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • Global Research - The Iran Nuclear Energy Agreement: Force Again Prevails Over Law - Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
  • rabble.ca - Coincidence or success? Nuclear waste facility drops towns after protest - Steve Cornwell
  • Energy Live News - Bright future for nuclear workers with £4m fund - Priyanka Shrestha
  • Daily Post North Wales - Anglesey anti-nuclear campaigners hit back over claims of a Wylfa Newydd jobs bonanza - Darren Devine
  • KJZZ - CIA Director Says Iran's Economic Peril Helped Drive Nuclear Deal - Associated Press, Alexandra Olgin
  • The State - NRC holding open house to discuss Catawba Nuclear
  • Scoop NZ - Clear message handed to nuclear states - Press Release: New Zealand Labour Party
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nagasaki research center proposes nuclear weapons-free zone - Hajimu Takeda
  • Belfast Telegraph - The chicanery and brinkmanship that shapes theory of nuclear war - Malachi O'Doherty
  • Michigan Live - Palisades Nuclear Plant safety open house and public meeting scheduled for Thursday - Emily Monacelli
  • Racine Journal Times - Editorial: Reid's departure provides opening on nuclear waste
  • Times of Central Asia - Rosatom may sign Kazakh nuclear power plant agreement before July
  • Burton Mail - Nuclear test veterans descendents not helped by funding
  • FirstPost - Work on Jaitapur nuclear power project to start soon: Maharashtra govt
  • Hindu Business Line - Nuclear fuel production hits a record
  • Asbury Park Press - Radioactive past no barrier to Manchester development - Amanda Oglesby
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Report: Georgia puts off approving cost overruns at Vogtle nuclear plant - John Downey
  • Augusta Chronicle - PSC delays consideration of Vogtle overruns - Walter C. Jones
  • Business Wire - Fitch Views Deferral of Georgia Power's Request to Amend Certificate Negatively; Ratings Unchanged
  • Korea Times - 'Fukushima disaster is nature's last warning' - Baek Byung-yeul
  • Japan Times - Safety review of Mihama reactor gets go-ahead
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - OpEd: Consequences of Trinity Site in New Mexico - Michael Swickard, Ph.D.
  • Oak Ridge Today - Y-12, UT scientists develop patented chemical sensor
  • GreenWorld - The utilities' war on solar won't work. Because Americans already have decided the outcome.
  • The Guardian - Climate change ignored in energy white paper that lets market rule future policy - Lenore Taylor Political editor
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian establishment faces risks if nuclear deal fails
  • Trend News Agency - Russia to finance prolongation of Armenian nuke plant's life
  • Press TV - Iran rules out military sites inspection
  • Press TV - Iran Judiciary chief lauds nuclear team
  • Press TV - EU: There's only one Iran talks statement
  • National Nuclear Security Administration - Notices: Meetings: Defense Programs Advisory Committee, Pages 18838 - 18839 [FR DOC #: 2015-08060]
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Parks Township waste dump cleanup costs questioned - Mary Ann Thomas
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Yucca visit by federal lawmakers set for Thursday - Steve Tetreault
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Reprocessing: Poised for growth, or on death's door? How I changed my mind on reprocessing - Klaus Janberg
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Yucca Mountain and a Path to a Long-Term Solution for Nuclear Waste - Richard V. Reeves
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Dangers of reopening Yucca Mountain far outweigh benefits
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House April 16 in Delta, Pa., to Discuss 2014 Performance of Peach Bottom Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting April 16 to Discuss Duane Arnold Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Says Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant Has Improved Work Environment
  • Fukushima Diary - A thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates a rapid increase of temperature / From 20? to 70? within 6 hours - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Miyazawa doubts estimate of renewable energy use
  • NHK World - Keidanren says over 25% ratio for nuclear power
  • Kyodo News - New public high school opens in Fukushima
  • Japan Times - Tepco may evaporate tritium-laced Fukushima water instead of ocean release
  • Japan Times - Safety review of Mihama reactor gets go-ahead
  • Japan Times - Government withheld report of a simulated attack on a nuclear power plant - Reiji Yoshida
  • Jiji Press - New High School Opens in Nuclear Crisis-Hit Area in Fukushima
  • Global Research - Containing Fukushima Is "Beyond Current Technology". Worldwide Radiation is the Unspoken Consequence - Washington's Blog
  • Business Insider - Japan considers evaporation, storage of tritium-laced Fukushima water - Aaron Sheldrick, Reuters
  • Energy Collective - Five Surprising Public Health Facts About Fukushima--Journalist Will Boisvert Investigates and Finds Fewer-than-Average Thyroid Cancers and Seafood Safe to Eat - Will Boisvert

    Tuesday, April 07, 2015

  • Wall Street Journal - Harry Reid's Nuclear Taxpayer Waste
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada rep turned down in bid to join Yucca tour - Steve Tetreault
  • San Clemente Patch - Congressman Issa Uninformed about San Onofre Issues--Darrell Issa speaks (and misspeaks) at Town Hall about his own nuclear waste dump - Roger Johnson
  • Aiken Standard - Editorial: Restart Yucca project
  • in-cumbria - Cumbria Campaigners' Anger at Nuclear Waste Law
  • Softpedia - Watch: The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power as an Energy Source
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Rada permits removal of waste nuclear fuel from Ukraine for period of up to 30 years
  • Sunnyside Daily Sun News - Newhouse plans tour of Yucca site
  • FITSNews - More On The "Yucca Conspiracy"--A $915 MILLION LEGAL BILL … AND COUNTING
  • Wall Street Journal - Letters: We All Pay for Yucca Site's Closure
  • InSerbia News - Radiation level in city struck by DU bombs in 1999 is 131.0 nSv/h
  • Albuquerque Journal - Thousands visit Trinity on anniversary of bomb explosion
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Former Oak Ridge counterintelligence chief suing FBI, DOJ - Jamie Satterfield
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Local DOE manager Franco departs, replacement unknown--Franco was lead official at Department of Energy, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - Jessica Onsurez
  • AP - Obama says Iran could cut nuke time to near zero in 13 years - Josh Lederman
  • AP - Analysis: Iran nuke deal tough _ but could be circumvented - George Jahn
  • AP - Obama: Walker approach on Iran deal would embolden enemies
  • AP - Russian nuclear submarine catches fire while under repair
  • AP - Report: Iran's Revolutionary Guard chief backs nuclear talks - Nasser Karimi
  • Bloomberg - Russia Says Nuclear Submarine Caught Fire at Repair Dock - Alexei Anishchuk
  • Bloomberg - Areva Finds Weaker Steel in Reactor Vessel of Showcase EPR Plant - Tara Patel
  • Bloomberg - Obama Says Scott Walker Would Be Foolish to Revoke Iran Deal - Toluse Olorunnipa, Justin Sink
  • Bloomberg - Video: Is Congress Closer to Backing Iran Deal?
  • Reuters - Russian nuclear submarine catches fire in shipyard - Thomas Grove
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Weak spots found in steel of Areva's French EPR reactor - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Obama says confident Iran sanctions could be reimposed if deal broken - Eric Beech
  • Reuters - Japan's ruling party urges government to push for nuclear return - Takashi Umekawa
  • Reuters - Vietnam-Russia bank seeks role in nuclear, defence deals - Ho Binh Minh
  • Reuters - Radiation from Fukushima disaster newly detected off Canada's coast - Courtney Sherwood
  • Reuters - Hezbollah says Iran nuclear agreement 'rules out specter of regional war' - Laila Bassam and Oliver Holmes
  • NRC blog - NRC & Your Community – The Video - Ivonne Couret, Public Affairs Officer
  • Japan Times - Relearning to love nuclear weapons
  • FirstPost - Not Iran but Pakistan's growing nuclear arsenal is a bigger concern: New York Times
  • Reuters - China urges creation of conditions to resume Korea nuclear talks
  • Press TV - IRGC commander praises Iranian negotiators' efforts in nuclear talks
  • South Jersey Times - Emergency nuclear sirens in New Jersey, Delaware to be tested - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Japan Times - Nuclear damage treaty to cost nuclear industry over ¥100 million a year
  • Hindu Business Line - France endorses Modi's stand on nuclear energy - Amiti Sen
  • South Wales Argus - Nuclear industry worth 'billions' to Wales
  • BBC News - Wylfa Newydd 'once in generation opportunity' worth £5.7bn
  • Luxemburger Wort - Radioactive substances found in landfill site water run-off
  • Hindu Business Line - Ease curbs on nuclear fuel import, PM tells the West
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - 'Charting out dynamic course': Islamabad, Colombo sign nuclear energy deal
  • Pakistan News - Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign nuclear agreement - Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
  • Business Green - Hinkley nuclear workers face layoffs without investment decision
  • New Indian Express - All Nuclear Reactors in India Conform to International Standards, Says Bhattacharya
  • BelTA - Hungarian Ganz EEM tests equipment for Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • Economic Times - Government may hike share in nuclear insurance pool
  • Allentown Morning Call - PPL's Susquehanna license transfer to Talen on way to approval - Anthony Salamone
  • Detroit News - Fermi 2 nuclear plant online after water leak fixed
  • Deccan Chronicle - PM Narendra Modi asks West for clean Nuclear technology
  • DNA India - Kudankulam nuclear plant: Second unit to be operational soon
  • BBC News - Bridgwater and West Somerset: Nuclear party politics
  • Yonhap News - China, Russia to closely cooperate on N. Korea nuclear talks
  • Daily Sabah - Erdogan visits Iran, nuclear deal expected to develop bilateral ties - Fatih Semsettin Isik
  • Wall Street Journal - Areva Finds Flaws in New Nuclear Reactor - Inti Landauro
  • World Nuclear News - Flamanville EPR vessel anomalies under scrutiny
  • World Nuclear News - Pathway agreed to reach Iran resolution
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse continues talks with Bulgaria on Kozloduy 7
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA team lauds UAE emergency preparedness
  • The State - VC Summer Nuclear Station testing sirens Tuesday afternoon - Harrison Cahill -
  • Western Mail - Green campaigners hit back over claims of jobs bonanza linked to new nuclear plant - Darren Devine
  • Daily Post - Building Wylfa Newydd could create 6,800 jobs by 2021 - Owen Hughes
  • New York Times - Forest Fires Threaten New Fallout From Chernobyl - Rachel Nuwer
  • Seeking Alpha - The Ailing Economics Of Atomic Energy - Yen Yoo
  • Sputnik News - Americans Still Believe 1945 Nuclear Bombing of Japan Was Justified – Poll
  • New Indian Express - Lecture on Atomic Energy
  • BBC News - Wylfa Newydd 'good for north Wales' say Anglesey residents
  • Albuquerque Journal - Video: Trinity Test Still Causing Cancer - Protesters Say
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - In The News, briefly noted . . .
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ex-counterintelligence chief in Oak Ridge sues FBI
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 contractor receives 'several' expressions of interest on depleted uranium
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Safety Perfection - Dave Lochbaum
  • DOE - History of the Energy Department's Role in Nuclear Security - Allison Lantero, Daniel Wood
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Public Meeting To Discuss Safety Performance of Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group Facility in Lynchburg
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Performance at Mixed Oxide Facility
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meetings to Discuss Agency's Assessment of Summer Nuclear Plant Unit 1 Operation and Units 2 and 3 Construction
  • GAO - Combating Nuclear Smuggling: DHS Research and Development on Radiation Detection Technology Could Be Strengthened GAO-15-263
  • The Guardian - Pitfalls lie ahead in the Iran nuclear talks - Ali Ansari
  • BBC News - Russian nuclear submarine 'on fire' in Arctic dock
  • Trend News Agency - Russia and China support Iran-G 5+1 nuclear talks
  • Trend News Agency - Lausanne nuclear accord to help boosting Iran-Turkey economic ties - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - US: Recognition of Israel not part of nuke deal
  • Trend News Agency - Crowd protest nuclear agreement outside Iranian parliament - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran not to allow cameras in nuclear sites
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to issue nuclear accord fact sheet - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian nuclear negotiators brief parliament on nuclear agreement - Khalid Kazimov
  • Yonhap News - Iran nuclear deal good example for N. Korea: Christopher Hill - Chang Jae-soon
  • Bellona - Russian nuclear submarine still smoldering after serious fire in dry-dock - Charles Digges, Anna Kireeva
  • Press TV - Military action against Iran always on the table: Israel
  • Press TV - Russian FM rejects Netnayahu claims on Iran nuclear statement
  • Press TV - Most MPs support Iran-P5+1 statement: Lawmaker
  • Xinhua News - U.S. energy secretary calls Iran nuke deal "forever agreement"
  • Xinhua News - China, Vietnam pledge closer friendship, partnership
  • Energy Department - Notices: Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Active Uranium and Thorium Processing Sites; Update, Pages 18610 - 18611 [FR DOC #: 2015-07911]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Civil Monetary Penalties: ATC Group Services, Inc., Pages 18652 - 18654 [FR DOC #: 2015-07984]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 18655 - 18661 [FR DOC #: 2015-07715]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, Page 18655 [FR DOC #: 2015-07990]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests for Nominations: Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes, Pages 18654 - 18655 [FR DOC #: 2015-07993]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Considerations in Licensing High Burnup Spent Fuel in Dry Storage and Transportation
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - OpEd: The New Deal - Jessica Tuchman Mathews
  • Occupational Health Safety - Former NRC Chair Helping to Reopen Fukushima Plant
  • Japan Times - LDP proposes future energy policy heavy on nuclear power
  • Japan Times - Fukushima radiation newly detected off British Columbia
  • Common Dreams - Wrong About Iraq, Wrong About Iran - Robert Greenwald

    Monday, April 06, 2015

  • Augusta Chronicle - So long, Harry--With Reid leaving, nuclear waste solution has brighter future
  • Press TV - Lausanne statement: Small victory for truth - Kevin Barrett
  • KOAT - 'Downwinders' still demanding money for Trinity Site fallout - Megan Cruz
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Downwinders protest Trinity Site's 70th anniversary tour - Tara Melton
  • AP - Israel official: Military action against Iran still possible - Alon Bernstein
  • AP - Framework for Iran nuclear deal may sideline hard-liners - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • AP - Senator: Congressional oversight needed on Iran nuke deal - Richard Lardner
  • Bloomberg - Israel to Press to Revise Iran Nuclear Deal, Steinitz Says - Gwen Ackerman
  • Bloomberg - Dianne Feinstein Wishes Bibi Netanyahu 'Would Contain Himself' - Ali Elkin
  • Bloomberg - Pope Francis Lauds Iran Nuclear Deal - David Knowles
  • Reuters - Netanyahu seeks better deal on Iran; Obama says it is best hope on nuclear issue - WASHINGTON | By Doina Chiacu
  • Reuters - Republicans push demand for a vote on Iran nuclear deal - WASHINGTON | By Warren Strobel
  • Reuters - Small fire put out at Exelon's Pennsylvania nuclear power plant - Anupam Chatterjee
  • Reuters - Saudi Arabia welcomes Iran nuclear deal, seeks region free of WMD: statement - Amena Bakr
  • Reuters - Modi says India to strike own path in climate battle - Aditya Kalra and Tommy Wilkes
  • New York Times - Today in Politics: A Nuclear Scientist From M.I.T. Takes the Bully Pulpit on Iran
  • New York Times - Editorial: Nuclear Fears in South Asia
  • New York Times - Israel Suggests Ways to Make Iran Nuclear Deal 'More Reasonable' - Isabel Kershner
  • Trenton Times - Opinion: Who are the nuclear scofflaws? - Lawrence S. Wittner
  • Economic Times - PM Modi slams developed nations for denying nuclear fuel
  • RT - China reportedly completes 3 advanced nuclear attack subs
  • NPR - Audio: Next Stage For Iran Nuclear Talks Faces Multiple Challenges - Mara Liasson, Peter Kenyon
  • Casper Star-Tribune - Agency proposes $17K fine for closed Wisconsin nuclear plant
  • OilPrice - A Return To Nuclear May Be Japan's Only Option - Nick Cunningham
  • Reuters - Small fire put out at Exelon's Pennsylvania nuclear power plant
  • Charleston Post Courier - Westinghouse video shows nuclear generator transport from Charleston port - David Wren
  • Sputnik News - Russia and China Hold Talks on Broadening Nuclear Cooperation
  • Toledo Blade - Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after water leak fixed
  • Thanh Nien News - Container of radioactive material missing from Vietnam's steel mill - Nguyen Long
  • PBS NewsHour - Nuclear negotiators: What role did other world powers play in talks with Iran? - Hari Sreenivasan, Gary Sick
  • The Independent - New law means radioactive waste dumps can be built without going through the planning system - Ian Johnston
  • Business Today India - Private sector insurers chip in with Rs 100 crore in nuclear pool so far
  • Cihan News Agency - Don't build a nuclear power plant, that's all we ask
  • Reuters - UK's Wylfa 1 nuclear reactor ramps up production after 4-week outage - Henning Gloystein
  • East Lothian Courier - Concern after radioactive 'incident' at Torness
  • The Hankyoreh - [Editorial] The Iran deal and the need to solve the N. Korean nuclear issue
  • CTVNews Vancouver - First trace of Fukushima radioactivity detected off B.C.
  • Dong-A Ilbo - How will South Korea resolve North`s nuclear weapons program
  • Vancouver Sun - First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast--Amounts are too tiny to affect humans or wildlife - Bethany Lindsay
  • Helena Independent Record - Coal study would be insufficient to address problem - Courtney Young
  • Japan Times - Decommissioning aging reactors inevitable, costly
  • Japan Times - Kishida to press for transparency at NPT meeting
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Atomic Bomb Dome continues to deliver vital message to the world
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima river still yields debris on 100th anniversary of A-Bomb Dome's completion
  • Bangor Daily News - Veterans battle VA for atomic designation - Abigail Curtis
  • Aiken Standard - SRS instrument critical in keeping workers safe - Derrek Asberry
  • Tri-City Herald - Senior management changes announced at Hanford
  • Tri-City Herald - Learn Hanford, early Richland history at Community Ed classes - Annette Cary
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The lab contract
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The original Oak Ridge lab contract (1943)
  • Greenpeace International - Nuclear reactors and blackouts: an explosive mix that caused the Fukushima disaster - Blogpost by Jan Beranek
  • Public Citizen - Obama Should Require Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending
  • Public Citizen - Citizens Nationwide Urge Obama to Require Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending; More Than Half a Million Signatures Delivered to White House
  • The Guardian - Barack Obama fights back against Israeli critics of Iran nuclear deal - Martin Pengelly and Tom McCarthy in New York
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: Iran, U.S. interpret nuclear deal differently, still way off from final
  • Press TV - Lausanne statement good sign in nuclear issue: Larijani
  • Christian Science Monitor - How Iran deal could help head off a future nuclear crisis (+video) - Howard LaFranchi
  • Seattle Times - OpEd: A great deal on Iranian nuclear weapons - Barry M. Blechman
  • Japan Times - Half of owners of Fukushima land for site to store radioactive soil are unknown
  • UAE National - Jordan set to declare international tenders for nuclear plant
  • Sri Lanka Island Daily - A 'renewable' or a 'radioactive' future? FUKUSHIMA: A POTENTIALLY CATACLYSMIC EVENT . . . - Selvam Canagaratna
  • UAE National - Dual dilemma from water and security
  • Asahi Shimbun - INSIGHT: Why not talk more about a nuclear-free future for Japan? - Naohito Maeda
  • OC Politics Blog - Why is Issa ignoring the nuclear waste dump SCE has created in his district? - Roger Johnson
  • Global Research - Technology To Decommission Fukushima Needs To Be Invented: Tepco - Richard Wilcox
  • Hornell Evening Tribune - CCAC marks 25 years since 'Bump the Dump'
  • Wall Street Journal - Letter: We All Pay for Yucca Site's Closure - Richard Warnock, Dana Point, Calif.
  • Fukushima Diary - Approx. 84,000 m3 of contaminated groundwater has been discharged to the Pacific from bypass wells - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Evacuees can stay 24 hours in Fukushima town
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO to conduct robot survey inside Fukushima No. 1 reactor container
  • Kyodo News - Half of landowners for planned Fukushima storage site unknown
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Germany eyes solar, wind over nuclear power - Eiji Noyori
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hiroshima, Nagasaki try to preserve atomic bomb buildings
  • Mainichi Daily News - 'To me, the A-bomb Dome is a grave': Bereaved man who lost elder sister to atomic blast
  • Mainichi Daily News - As Trinity Site opens to public, vast gap persists in Japan-U.S. views of atomic bombings
  • Mainichi Daily News - Uni students search for A-bomb Dome fragments on 100th anniv. of building's completion
  • Jiji Press - Japan to See Renewables Exceed Nuclear Power Generation in 2030
  • Jiji Press - Kishida to Press for Nuclear Transparency at NPT Meeting
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

    Sunday, April 05, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter: National lab should accompany Yucca - Ralph Rogers, Las Vegas
  • Nevada Appeal - Guy W. Farmer: Harry Reid through the years - Guy W. Farmer
  • KRQE Albuquerque - Trinity site draws tourists, protesters, 70 years later - Cole Miller
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Downwinders protest Trinity Site's 70th anniversary tour - Tara Melton
  • AP - Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown
  • AP - Republican senator: Scrutiny of Iran nuclear deal essential - Richard Lardner
  • AP - Iran stocks soar after nuclear framework deal
  • AP - Israel prepares lobbying strategy against Iran deal
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Says More Sanctions Would Get Better Deal With Iran - hidden line after 'By'David Lerman
  • Bloomberg - Video: Obama: Iran Deal Based on "Unprecedented Verification"
  • Reuters - Netanyahu presses U.S. to seek better deal on Iran - Doina Chiacu
  • Reuters - Framework nuclear agreement with Iran does not threaten Israel - US senator - Yeganeh Torbati
  • Reuters - Zarif stresses benefits to Iran of framework nuclear deal - Sam Wilkin and Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant sirens will be tested
  • BBC - Large Hadron Collider restarts after two-year rebuild - Jonathan Webb
  • Press TV - 'N-agreement seeks removal of sanctions'
  • Press TV - UNSC to kill anti-Iran resolutions
  • Press TV - US take on bans lifting wrong: Iran
  • The Guardian - Netanyahu continues attack on Iran nuclear agreement: it's 'a very bad deal' - Tom McCarthy in New York
  • BBC - Iran press ecstatic over nuclear deal - Washington Times
  • Washington Times - Corker pushes bill for Congress to OK nuclear deal with Iran - Ben Wolfgang
  • San Francisco Chronicle - PG&E minimizes quake risks at nuclear plant, critics say - David R. Baker |
  • The Guardian - Law changed so nuclear waste dumps can be forced on local communities - Juliette Jowit
  • Japan Times - Half of owners of Fukushima land for site to store radioactive soil are unknown - Daily Mirror
  • Sunday Mirror - Tories abandon descendants of nuclear bomb test veterans and tell them: 'There's no money' - Susie Boniface
  • Eureka Times-Standard - Nuclear power plant tech shares about his experience - Bob Rowen
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Advisory Board plans evening session in Richland
  • KOAT Albuquerque - Video: Trinity Site Visit
  • Foster's Daily Democrat - Maine governor: Wind power is too expensive
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Renewable energy being developed across Japan
  • Korea Herald - Security forum on Northeast Asia due in Japan next month: sources
  • Natural News - Fukushima - the world's radiation nightmare
  • Dr Sircus - Fukushima World's Radiation Nightmare
  • New Yorker - January 22, 1972 Issue--Coverup–I - Seymour M. Hersh

    Saturday, April 04, 2015

  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Why the framework nuclear agreement with Iran is good for both sides - Ariane Tabatabai
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The dangerous disregard of nuclear experts for one another - Hugh Gusterson
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Keeping tabs on nuclear security commitments - Michell CannKelsey DavenportJenna Parker
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letters: Dangers of reopening Yucca Mountain far outweigh benefits
  • The National Law Journal - Judgment Fund: Energy Department Pays Out the Most – Again - AP / Nevada Appeal, Rick Gunn
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Hagar: Is Amodei considering a run for governor? - Ray Hagar
  • Spokesman-Review - Nuclear energy getting Washington legislative support - Chad Sokol
  • KNPR - The Legacy Of Sen. Harry Reid
  • Peoria Journal Star - Letter: Forum: Finally, someone paying attention to dangers of depleted uranium - Kim Schisler, Canton
  • The Diplomacist - The Toxic Legacy of Chemical Violence and Its Unmourned Victims - Arwa Awan
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Public gets a glimpse at activities in the underground - Sarah Matott
  • AP - High political stakes for Clinton on Iran nuclear agreement - Ken Thomas, Julie Pace
  • AP - AP Analysis: Holes, questions remain for Iran's nuclear deal - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - AP Analysis: Iran deal leaves major questions unresolved - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - From both Iran's hard-liners and Israel: No to nuclear deal - Lee Keath
  • Bloomberg - Obama Lobbies for Iran Deal as U.S. Assures on Sanctions - Justin Sink
  • Reuters - Obama presses case for Iran nuclear deal in weekly address - Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - China says Iran deal good for Sino-U.S. relations - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - Iran president views nuclear deal as start of new relationship with world - Babak Dehghanpisheh and Ori Lewis
  • Reuters - White House 'confident' on finalizing details for Iran nuclear deal - Susan Heavey and Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - U.S. would not back Iran deal that threatens Israel -White House spokesman - Jeff Mason aboard Air Force One and Susan Heavey in Washington
  • New York Times - An Iran Nuclear Deal Built on Coffee, All-Nighters and Compromise - David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon
  • The Guardian - Obama fights to contain Republican rebellion over Iran nuclear deal - Paul Lewis in Washington, Julian Borger in Lausanne, Saeed Kamali Dehghan, and Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem
  • New York Times - Iran's Leaders Begin Tricky Task of Selling Nuclear Deal at Home - Thomas Erdbrink
  • Houston Business Journal blog - Inside Houston's nearest nuclear plant - Jordan Blum
  • Houston Chronicle - Fission may fizzle as nuclear power reacts to economics - Ryan Holeywell |
  • NPR - Technical Details Of Iran Nuclear Deal Show Evidence Of 'Compromise' - Melissa Block talks with Gary Samore
  • New Yorker - A Nuclear Deal on the Eve of Passover - Bernard Avishai
  • Mainichi Daily News - 100 people worked near Fukushima nuclear plant without radiation knowledge
  • Pottstown Mercury - LETTERS: Shut down Limerick nuke plant before it's too late - Betty and Charlie Shank, Pottstown
  • Asian Age - India, Pak & the nuclear threat - Manish Tewari
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NPT chief visits Hiroshima, Nagasak
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Oversight for secrets too weak
  • Keene Sentinel - Planning commission effort seeks to address socioeconomic effect of VY closure - Meghan Foley
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima couple take sentimental journey before their home vanishes - Yoshitaka Ito
  • Aiken Standard - SRS saves $10M in waste work, wins award - Derrek Asberry
  • Asahi Shimbun - POINT OF VIEW/ Eiji Oguma: Post-disaster reconstruction is about reviving will to live
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't reluctant to charge TEPCO over rent money for voluntary Fukushima evacuees
  • Tri-City Herald - Cantwell discusses B Reactor national park as planning gets underway - Annette Cary
  • Washington Post - OpEd: No to Exelon's takeover of Pepco - Brian Frosh
  • Xinhua News - Obama seeks public support for continued nuke talks with Iran
  • Xinhua News - Iran nuclear deal good news for the world, says Chinese FM
  • Xinhua News - Iran's president urges solidarity to enhance bargaining power in nuke deal
  • Xinhua News - Lebanon hopes Iran-U.S. nuclear deal to lead to stability in Mideast
  • Xinhua News - Obama tells Netanyahu: framework nuclear deal "represents significant progress"
  • Press TV - No deal yet on time of Iran sanctions lifting: France FM
  • Press TV - All Iran sanctions to be lifted upon deal implementation: Araqchi
  • Press TV - Iran to abide by its promises if P5+1 group fulfills its obligations: Rouhani
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 deal helps boost China-US ties: Chinese FM
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-specific Advisory Board Chairs, Pages 18393 - 18394 [FR DOC #: 2015-07804]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Termination Plans: Zion Solutions, LLC, Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2; Meetings, Pages 18443 - 18444 [FR DOC #: 2015-07855]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 18445 [FR DOC #: 2015-07863]
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Public meeting set for Parks Township waste dump - Mary Ann Thomas
  • Ron Paul Institute - Repeal, Don't Reform the IMF! - Ron Paul
  • Asahi Shimbun - INSIGHT: Why not talk more about a nuclear-free future for Japan? - Naohito Maeda
  • Mainichi Daily News - NPT confab chairwoman pays tribute to A-bomb victims in Nagasaki
  • Japan Times - U.S. to digitize A-bomb archives - Katsuji Nagasawa and Miya Tanaka
  • The Hill blog - Reid's exit removes obstacle to Yucca nuclear waste site - Timothy Cama
  • Yahoo! News - Search For Solution Of Nuclear Waste Storage Continues - KSWB - San Diego

    Friday, April 03, 2015

  • Federal Register - Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal--A Proposed Rule by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 03/26/2015
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - LETTERS: Yucca represents huge opportunity
  • Tri-City Herald - Newhouse to visit Yucca Mountain
  • Albuquerque Journal - Trinity Site protest set Saturday
  • Barnstable Patriot - Talk on nuke plant coming Wednesday - Andrew Roiter
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Documentary details life of former ORNL director
  • AP - Iran president promises nation will abide by nuclear deal - Nasser Karimi
  • AP - Netanyahu: Israel Cabinet strongly opposes Iran nuclear deal
  • AP - Commitments made, Iran and 6 powers face tough nuke talks - Matthew Lee, George Jahn
  • AP - A glance at commitments under preliminary Iran nuke deal - George Jahn
  • AP - France cautious over Iranian nuclear deal
  • AP - Text of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program
  • AP - Reaction from around the world to nuclear deal with Iran
  • Bloomberg - Rouhani Buoyed by Nuclear Deal in Battle With Hard Liners - Ladane Nasseri
  • Bloomberg - Obama's Next Negotiation on Iran Is With Critics in Congress - Justin Sink, Kathleen Miller
  • Bloomberg - Video: Iran Nuclear Agreement… Now What?
  • Reuters - Iranians celebrate, Obama hails 'historic' nuclear framework - Louis Charbonneau and Stephanie Nebehay
  • Reuters - Oil falls nearly 4 percent after tentative nuclear deal for Iran - Barani Krishnan
  • Reuters - Japan's ruling party wants 20 percent nuclear power in energy mix: media - Aaron Sheldrick
  • Reuters - Gulf Arabs silent after Iran interim nuclear deal - Amena Bakr, William Maclean, Angus McDowall in the Gulf and Yeganeh Torbati in Washington
  • Reuters - Unions against sale of Areva's nuclear reactors to EDF - Benjamin Mallet, Dominique Vidalon
  • Reuters - Billions up for grabs if nuclear deal opens Iran economy - Andrew Torchia
  • Reuters - Public Saudi welcome for Iran nuclear deal masks private unease - Angus McDowall
  • Reuters - Turkey welcomes Iran nuclear agreement, hopes Tehran will go further - VILNIUS | By Andrius Sytas
  • Reuters - Negotiators working to ensure nuclear inspectors' access in Iran -White House - Julia Edwards
  • Reuters - Germany's Steinmeier: too early to celebrate Iran nuclear deal - Jakub Iglewski
  • Reuters - Russia sees 'very good' chance of final nuclear deal with Iran: RIA - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - France says Iran nuclear deal still needs work - Andrew Callus
  • Reuters - Inside Iran's nuclear talks
  • Bloomberg - Video: Does the Iran Nuclear Deal Put the World at Risk?
  • CNN - Iranian President: We will stick to our promises on nuclear deal - Greg Botelho, CNN
  • Wall Street Journal - French Government Studies Sale of Nuclear Reactor Business to EDF - Inti Landauro
  • New York Times - Iran's Leaders Begin Tricky Task of Selling Nuclear Deal at Home - Thomas Erdbrink
  • DNA India - Fukushima is past, India looks forward to more nuclear power - Dr KS Parthasarathy
  • Deutsche Local - Emsland nuclear power plant taken offline
  • San Diego Free Press - Nuclear Shutdown News – March, 2015 Edition - Michael Steinberg / Black Rain Press
  • OilPrice - World's Nuclear Waste Could Be Headed Down Under - Michael McDonald
  • Global Research - TEPCO Under Fire after Hiding Massive Radioactive Waste Leak at Fukushima for a Full Year - Jonathan Benson
  • Toronto Star - Canada contributing $3 million to help monitor Iran nuclear agreement
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - N-power reliance may top 20% in '30
  • Japan Times - Japan's reliance on atomic power urged to exceed 20% by 2030
  • Asahi Shimbun - LDP stealthily seeking to raise nuclear energy dependence
  • DefenseNews - Pakistan To Buy 8 Submarines From China - Usman Ansari
  • China News Service - Navy to get 3 new nuclear subs
  • Middletown Transcript - Tablets to be distributed to area residents in case of nuclear emergency
  • China News Service - China has 350 uranium deposits: official
  • Havana Times - A Film About Cuba's Past Nuclear Dreams - Irina Echarry
  • East Lothian News - Radioactive leak at Torness power plant
  • WCSH-TV Portland - Atomic clean-up veterans asking for help 40 years later - Samantha Edwards
  • Wall Street Daily - Japan's Golden Economy Is Open for Investing - Karim Rahemtulla
  • Mainichi Daily News - 100 people worked near Fukushima nuclear plant without radiation knowledge
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - $24M spent to reduce risks at Alpha-5, but Y-12 facility still a big hazard - Frank Munger
  • Balkan Business News - International agreement with Japan for the construction of Turkey's second planned nuclear plant approved
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: DOE, regulators in dispute over mercury-treatment facility - Frank Munger
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch - North Anna Unit 1 reactor removed from service
  • EIN Newsdesk - DOE Issues RFP for West Valley Demonstration Project Probabilistic Performance Assessment
  • Atomic Insights - SMR advocates and interested parties gathering in Charlotte – April 14-15 - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Beyond the "big box" approach – what are the costs?
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Draft RFP for DOE's depleted uranium manager; contract valued up to $600M
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Women giving advice to women
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Early step in TRU sludge project
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE moving ahead with ORISE procurement
  • Tri-City Herald - More Hanford workers report exposure to tank vapors - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: DOE should have held State of the Hanford Site meeting
  • DOE - A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Public Meeting Apr. 9 to Discuss Performance of Palisades Nuclear Power Station
  • NRC - NRC Finalizes Security-Related Inspection Finding for Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, Resulting in Additional Oversight
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violation at Waterford 3
  • GreenWorld - Exelon plays dirty
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear deal: the winners and losers - Julian Borger
  • Trend News Agency - Rouhani: Iran committed to its obligations in nuclear deal - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Turkey determined to build nuke-plant - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Russia to develop military-technical cooperation with Iran after lifting of sanctions
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S. to hold talks on N. Korean threats - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Australia welcomes progress towards comprehensive Iran nuclear deal
  • Press TV - West must abide by obligations toward Iran: Cleric
  • Press TV - Turkey welcomes Iran-P5+1 joint statement
  • Press TV - France denies any timetable set for lifting Iran sanctions
  • Press TV - No stop or suspension in work of Iran nuclear facilities: Zarif
  • Press TV - Israel angered by Iran-P5+1 mutual understanding
  • Press TV - Iran negotiator hails recognition of nuclear program
  • Press TV - Iran to abide by its promises if P5+1 group fulfills its obligations: Rouhani
  • Fukushima Diary - [Video] Tepco welcomed 717 new employees - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - TEPCO attributes 'leak' to dew
  • Asahi Shimbun - LDP stealthily seeking to raise nuclear energy dependence
  • Committee on Energy and Commerce - Shimkus to Lead Bipartisan Delegation to Yucca Mountain - See more at: Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • New Yorker - On Iran, Obama Gets His Breakthrough - Amy Davidson
  • New Yorker - Book Review: The System--Two new histories show how the Nazi concentration camps worked. - Adam Kirsch

    Thursday, April 02, 2015

  • POWER magazine - Zion Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Trust Fund Depleting Quickly - Aaron Larson
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Heller: Will keep fighting Yucca Mountain after Reid retires - Keith Rogers
  • KSNV Las Vegas - Don't panic, Heller says of future without Reid - Jeff Gillan
  • Reno News & Review - Yucca redux - Dennis Myers
  • Reno News & Review - Reid era to close--Republicans to lose their prize foil - Dennis Myers
  • Energy Collective - Is Research a Climate Change Placebo, or Possibly Even Worse? - Jim Baird
  • Las Vegas SUN - Pahrump brothel offers to host Reid's retirement party - Sun Staff
  • Press TV - US irony of policing nuclear energy
  • EIN Newsdesk - DOE Seeks Contractor for Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Operations at Ohio and Kentucky Facilities
  • El Defensor Chieftain - A-bomb ground zero open to public
  • Albuquerque Journal - Experts: WIPP drum-failure risk persists - Sarah Matott
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Nuclear Worker Claim Denials Stir Four Kentucky Counties to Support Congressional Investigation - Tony E. Rutherford
  • AllGov - Revolving Door, Nuclear Power Edition - Danny Biederman, Noel Brinkerhoff
  • AP - Officials: Agreement on outline for Iran nuclear deal - Matthew Lee, George Jahn
  • Bloomberg - Iran Negotiators Discuss Secret Annex as Talks Near Agreement - Gregory Viscusi, Jonathan Tirone and Indira Lakshmanan
  • Bloomberg - Video: Iran Talks Continue After Missed Deadline
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF cuts 400 jobs at Hinkley Point, investment decision in months - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Iran's Zarif says significant progress in nuclear talks, no agreement on solutions yet
  • Reuters - Factbox: Sanctions imposed on Iran
  • Reuters - France says in most difficult stretch of Iran nuclear talks - John Irish
  • Reuters - Kerry extends Iran talks, French foreign minister returns - Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi
  • AP - Iran: nuclear solutions found; EU: 'good news' coming - Matthew Lee, George Jahn
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks inching towards joint statement, say European diplomats - Julian Borger in Lausanne
  • New York Times - A Nuclear Deal With Iran Isn't Just About Bombs - Nicholas Kristof
  • The Guardian - Hinkley Point C nuclear project workers face layoff
  • BBC News - Hinkley Point C: Nuclear project's 400 jobs at risk
  • Wall Street Journal - France Renews Push for Nuclear Shake Up - Inti Landauro
  • Portland Business Journal blog - Portland nuclear firm hits another small module milestone - Wendy Culverwell
  • Xinhua News - China has 350 uranium deposits: official
  • Newsweek - Saudi Arabia Keeps Hinting It Would Go Nuclear if Iran Does
  • IllinoisHomePage - Ratepayers may pay more for nuclear energy - Matt Porter
  • Deutsche Welle - Opinion: Nuclear agreement but not at any cost
  • The Hill blog - Revealing Israel's nuclear secrets - Herbert London
  • Buffalo News - Radioactive material found at RiverBend, but work continues - David Robinson
  • SA Independent - Nuclear push 'will bankrupt Eskom' - Melanie Gosling
  • Findlay Courier - Northeast Ohio Nuclear Plant Gets OK For Hotter Fuel Rods
  • International Business Times UK - Russia issues nuclear threat over Crimea and Baltic States - Umberto Bacchi
  • The Ecologist UK blog - To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy! - Marianne Birkby
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - NRC largely rules against anti-nuclear groups on Entergy funding
  • Times Picayune - NRC holding open house on Entergy River Bend plant's 2014 performance - Renita D. Young
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Hotter fuel rods for Perry nuclear power plant approved - John Funk
  • KATV Little Rock, AR - Family suing Entergy after son dies at Arkansas Nuclear One
  • Gizmodo Australia - Here Are 3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Really Bad For Us - Casey Chan
  • Gizmodo Australia - 3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Actually Awesome - Casey Chan
  • Victoria Times Colonist - Letter: Nuclear power is the cleanest source of energy - David Stocks, Colwood
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - Dominion to pay fine for Kewaunee nuclear security issue - Richard Ryman
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Radioactive waste left in limbo / Local authorities avoid filing paperwork for 3,600 tons
  • Charlotte Observer - Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold meeting on McGuire plant - Bruce Henderson
  • Daily Sabah - Akkuyu Nuclear to become operational in less than 7 years
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary nuclear expansion story could end up in billion dollar loss - expert
  • Grand Forks Herald - LETTER: Proposed bill would strengthen environmental laws on radioactive materials - Dave Glatt, Bismarck
  • KATC Lafayette News - Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold town hall
  • London Times - Putin: try to take Crimea away and there'll be nuclear war - Ben Hoyle Moscow
  • Japan Times - Life-span extension reviews begins for three aging Kepco reactors
  • Radio New Zealand - Marshalls file appeal in case against nuclear powers
  • Yonhap News - NK nuke limits U.N. chief to play greater role in NK issues: diplomat
  • Yonhap News - (Yonhap Interview) THAAD to threaten regional security: Russian envoy - Kim Soo-yeon
  • NiagaraThisWeek - Column highlights nuclear risks - Phil Conklin, Grimsby
  • Reuters - Turkey approves law for construction of second nuclear plant - Orhan Coskun
  • Balkan Business News - Turkish Parliament approved the construction of second nuclear plant from Japan
  • World Nuclear News - Turkey ratifies agreement for new plant at Sinop
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA team lauds UAE emergency preparedness
  • World Nuclear News - US plant gets go-ahead for high-performance fuel
  • World Nuclear News - Energoatom creates talent pool for future presidency
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel - Trinity Test site opening to face protest from residents - Russell Contreras
  • Bunbury Mail - Queensland uranium mine ruled out - Bronwyn Wheatcroft
  • Tri-City Herald - House committee advances 3 Sen. Brown bills
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Congress Asking Questions About Former DOE Official's $1.7 Million Dollar Job - Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
  • The Hindu - Can radiation protection standards be based on best science? - K. S. Parthasarathy
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Cry Me A River Exelon - Sue Prent
  • Beyond Nuclear - From Midwest to Mid-Atlantic, ratepayer resistance to nuclear bailouts intensifies!
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - More security problems at DOE
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Hey, big guy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - From Y-12 to New York City
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORAU gets 5-year, $7.3M contract from NRC
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violation at Waterford 3
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House on April 9th in Shippingport, Pa., to Discuss 2014 Performance of Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - Throwback Thursday – The First Swearing-In
  • GreenWorld - Exelon plays dirty - Michael Mariotte
  • Washington Post - Marshall Islands will appeal in nuclear case against US - Cara Anna
  • Washington Post - OpEd: For John Bolton, war is the answer - Dana Milbank
  • BBC News - Iran nuclear talks: 'Framework' deal agreed
  • Trend News Agency - Current Nuke talks' outcome would be joint statement, not agreement - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's parliament must approve possible Nuke agreement - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 resume nuclear talks, disputes over sanctions settled - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran responds to US "military option" threats - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - American unilateral sanctions do not work
  • Xinhua News - Russia denies threatening use of nuclear weapons
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 joint statement calling for removal of all anti-Iran sanctions
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 17735 - 17736 [FR DOC #: 2015-07648]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Rules: National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; Amendments for Public Notices for Specific Superfund Activities, Pages 17703 - 17706 [FR DOC #: 2015-07474]
  • Govtrack - S. 854: A bill to establish a new organization to manage nuclear waste, provide a consensual process for siting nuclear waste facilities, ensure adequate funding for managing nuclear waste, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Lamar Alexander Senior Senator from Tennessee Republican
  • Govtrack - S. 831: Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures Act - Sponsor: Edward "Ed" Markey Junior Senator from Massachusetts Democrat
  • The Moral Liberal - $15 "B" Failure to Store Nuclear Waste - Alan Caruba
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco started stating molten fuel might be out of pedestal of Reactor 1 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Radioactive water may have leaked at Daiichi plant
  • NHK World - Screening starts for 3 aging reactors
  • NHK World - LDP urges base load source ratio raised to 60%
  • Kyodo News - Japan looks to generate 20% of electricity by nuclear in 2030
  • Kyodo News - Safety reviews begin for restart of 3 aging Kansai Electric reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: New power supply adjustment entity has vital role in market liberalization
  • Japan Times - Life-span extension reviews begins for three aging Kepco reactors
  • Jiji Press - Japan's Nuke Energy Reliance May Top 20 Pct in 2030
  • Jiji Press - Japan Starts Safety Examinations of 3 Old N-Reactors
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues RFP for West Valley Demonstration Project Probabilistic Performance Assessment - Lynette Chafin
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Radioactive waste left in limbo / Local authorities avoid filing paperwork for 3,600 tons
  • NEI - Senate, DOE Take Steps on Nuclear Waste Management

    Wednesday, April 01, 2015

  • FITSNews - High Crimes: Harry Reid and Barack Obama's "Yucca Conspiracy"
  • Moapa Valley Progress - Letter: Take The Blinders Off Regarding Yucca Mtn. - Bob St. Louis
  • New Republic - Democrats Are Losing Their Top Environmentalists. Who Will Replace Them? - Rebecca Leber
  • DOE:EM - Energy Department Issues Request For Proposal for Nuclear Regulatory Commission Licensed Facilities Procurement - Lynette Chafin
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: LANL's new 'guesstimates'
  • Albuquerque Journal - Experts: WIPP drum-failure risk persists - Sarah Matott
  • The Register - Nuclear waste spill: How becoming pro-organic caused a $240m blunder - Tim Worstall
  • Denver Westword - Rocky Flats Should Ban Burns Forever, New Petition Says - Patricia Calhoun
  • AP - A look at Iran's various nuclear assets - George Jahn
  • AP - Israeli leader says world needs 'better deal' with Iran - Aron Heller
  • AP - Iran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadline - Matthew Lee, George Jahn
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Envoys Seek Impasse Solutions After Deadline Missed - Ladane Nasseri, Indira Lakshmanan and Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Meets Boehner, Warns Against Emerging Iran Deal - Calev Ben-David
  • Reuters - Despite progress, Iran nuclear talks hit impasse on details - Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Netanyahu calls for 'better deal' with Iran over nuclear program - Jeffrey Heller
  • Reuters - Russia denies seeking to buy political sway with Hungarian nuclear deal - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Merkel says hopes for compromise today in Iran nuclear talks - Thorsten Severin
  • Reuters - Obama gets update on nuclear negotiations with Iran: White House - Sandra Maler
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - More on the UPF 'collaborative' work plan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Believe it or not, Alpha-5 could be in worse shape
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Rad Boston
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Disposing of old and dirty facilities in nuclear weapons complex; GAO makes suggestions
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE transfers Hanford waste water facilities to prepare for vit plant - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - Why is China Modernizing Its Nuclear Arsenal? - Gregory Kulacki
  • NAS - Project Update: Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • NRC - NRC Will Hold an Open House on River Bend Nuclear Plant Performance
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss McGuire Nuclear Plant 2014 Performance
  • NRC - NRC Proposes $17,500 civil Penalty to Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Agrees to Changes in Crystal River Nuclear Plant's Emergency Programs
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear negotiators have reached broad understanding, says UK - Julian Borger in Lausanne and Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • Trend News Agency - IRI FM: No final decisions about drafting a statement
  • Trend News Agency - US analysts predict rise in Iranian oil production by end 2015
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 nuclear talks underway in Lausanne: (UPDATE-2)
  • Trend News Agency - There is progress in negotiations on Iran, but little - French foreign ministry
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 start drafting nuclear deal - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 nuclear talks underway in Lausanne - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran rejects joint announcement on nuclear case - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Turkey to build three nuclear power plants – Erdogan - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Turkish parliament approves agreement with Japan for nuke-plant construction - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - P5+1 starts drafting preliminary deal on Iran nuclear program - Lavrov
  • Trend News Agency - Lifting entire sanctions against Iran impossible - Dalga Khatinoglu, Umid Niayesh
  • Press TV - Iran says nuclear deal must guarantee removal of bans
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 start new talks in Switzerland
  • Press TV - Zarif on nuclear talks: Hope to start drafting Wednesday
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., Pages 17512 - 17514 [FR DOC #: 2015-07473]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Digital I and C, Pages 17515 - 17516 [FR DOC #: 2015-07485]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Page 17515 [FR DOC #: 2015-07482]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Subcommittee on Reliability and PRA, Pages 17514 - 17515 [FR DOC #: 2015-07481]
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) - Feinstein Statement on Reid Retirement Announcement
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) - Senate Coalition Introduces Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) - Boxer Statement on Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid
  • Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) - Heller Statement on Retirement of Senator Harry Reid
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1) - TITUS STATEMENT ON THE RETIREMENT OF SENATOR HARRY REID
  • Las Vegas City and Press - GOP budget plan would cut funds to fight Yucca Mountain
  • Las Vegas SUN - GOP budget plan would cut funds to fight Yucca Mountain - Cy Ryan
  • The Hindu - AERB should get regulatory independence by law: IRRS - Alok Deshpande
  • Augusta Chronicle - Waste tank closure deadlines hard to meet with Savannah River Site budget, official says - Meg Mirshak
  • solartopia - How Ohio's Energy Economy Became a Radioactive 19th Century Relic - Harvey Wasserman
  • Northwest Public Radio - Daughters of Hanford: Manhattan Project Secretary Locked Up Secret Files At Night - Anna King
  • Common Ground - Nuclear Symposium addresses important issues - Gordon Edwards
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues Request for Proposals for Services at Carlsbad New Mexico - Lynette Chafin
  • Japan Times - Fukushima crisis was a hard lesson but one vital to share, groups say - Megan Rowling
  • Sputnik News - Fukushima Prefecture Residents Sue Gov't For Removing Evacuation Advisories
  • Japan Times - Japan takes first step in power sector reform
  • Radiation Free Lakeland - Cumbria is the April Fool in this Nuclear Waste Scandal - Marianne Birkby, On behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland
  • GPB - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Increases Oversight Of Vogtle Plant
  • DNA India - International Atomic Energy Agency says India's N-regulator lacks independence - Shahkar Abidi
  • World Nuclear News - Finland starts building plug for repository tunnel
  • World Nuclear News - Russia completes design of underground radwaste research laboratory
  • World Nuclear News - Magnox expands with merger of RSRL
  • Augusta Chronicle - Nuclear Regulatory Commission increases oversight for Plant Vogtle following shipping incident - Meg Mirshak
  • DOE:EM - DOE Seeks Contractor for Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Operations at Ohio and Kentucky Facilities - Lynette Chafin
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Heller: Yucca Mountain is dead, VA Reno center improving - Keith Rogers
  • Fukushima Diary - JP Gov's data shows Sr-90 and Cs-137 density in rain and dust went over 1000 % of Chernobyl accident time after 311 - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Russia simulates preemptive use of nuclear weapons in drills
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima residents suing government for lifting evacuation advisories - Masakazu Honda

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015

  • South Jersey Times - Editorial: With Reid gone, let Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository proceed
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph - Editorial: Reid's departure is good for Earth
  • Seminole Sentinel - Eunice nuclear enrichment plant OK'd for expansion
  • World Nuclear News - Urenco gets US regulatory approval to expand Eunice plant
  • World Nuclear News - France's larger reactors OK for 40 years, says regulator
  • World Nuclear News - NuScale upper module mock-up completed
  • World Nuclear News - Argentina, Bolivia sign agreement to develop nuclear energy
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Families stricken with cancer plan protest of Trinity Test site tour - Ryan Luby
  • AP - Israeli premier: Nuclear deal will 'pave the way' for Iran - Josef Federman
  • AP - US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline - George Jahn, Matthew Lee
  • AP - Lavrov headed back to Iran talks, prospects 'good'
  • AP - Japan extends sanctions against NKorea for 2 more years - Elaine Kurtenbach
  • Bloomberg - Video: What Changes if We Get a Better Deal With Iran?
  • Bloomberg - Republican Texas Bows to Berkeley in Backing Energy Finance Plan - Mark Drajem
  • Bloomberg - Video: Is an Iran Nuclear Agreement a Bad Deal for Oil?
  • Bloomberg - Video: Iran Sanctions Complicate Nuclear Talks at Deadline
  • Bloomberg - Video: Sanctions Have Brought Iran to a Halt: Eid-Oakden - Florence Eid-Oakden with Bloomberg's Mark Barton, Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on "Countdown."
  • Reuters - Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline - Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi
  • The Guardian - Deadline day in Lausanne for Iran nuclear talks - Julian Borger's global security blog
  • New York Times - As U.S. and Iran Seek Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia Makes Its Own Moves - David D. Kirkpatrick
  • The Guardian - Arab nations alarmed by prospect of US nuclear deal with Iran - Ian Black Middle East editor
  • Sputnik News - Majority of US Citizens Support Nuclear Deal Between P5+1, Iran - Poll
  • Huffington Post - Who Are the Nuclear Scofflaws? - Lawrence Wittner
  • UAE National - UAE nuclear safety plan given mixed progress report - Anthony McAuley
  • Japan Times - Ex-U.S. nuclear chief says tritium water at Fukushima No. 1 can be dumped safely
  • Summit County Citizens Voice - Public lands: Watchdog groups slow proposed expansion of uranium mines in Utah - Bob Berwyn
  • Benzinga - Public Support for Nuclear Waste Management Is Strong
  • New York Times - A Simple Guide to the Nuclear Negotiations With Iran - WILLIAM J. BROAD and SERGIO PEÇANHA
  • Charlotte Observer - NRC to hold public meeting on Catawba nuclear plant - Bruce Henderson -
  • antiwar.com - Sudden US Push for Iran to Ship Uranium Abroad as Deadline Looms - Jason Ditz
  • BBC News - Iran nuclear crisis: Six key points
  • FirstPost - India's nuclear deal with Australia running into turbulence over fuel safeguards - Jaideep A Prabhu
  • Sacramento Bee - Regulators plan to drop case at closed California nuke plant - Michael R. Blood -
  • CBS Los Angeles - Regulators Plan to Drop Case At Closed San Onofre Nuclear Plant
  • PBS NewsHour - Audio: Stockpiles and sanctions threaten Iran nuclear deal deadline
  • Northumberland Gazette - Radioactive leak at Torness investigated
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 wrap up new round of talks
  • Press TV - No talk of negotiations extension: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 hold key nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Netanyahu renews criticism of P5+1 - Missouri State University
  • Standard - Be less wasteful – solve nuclear waste
  • Spencer Martin - End of Israeli 'Nuclear Ambiguity' Good For Peace - Grant Smith
  • Omaha World-Herald - Saying Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station has made great strides, feds releasing it from special oversight
  • BBC News - 'Tall odds' against Iran nuclear deal - Katty Kay
  • POWERnews - First New Nuclear Unit in U.S. in Nearly 20 Years Is on Track to Begin Operating in 2015 - Aaron Larson
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO to come clean on radiation levels, allow checks by outside experts - Hiromi Kumai
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to disclose all data on radiation at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear safety agency to expand cooperation with WENRA
  • Energy Collective - Mideast Nuclear Projects: A Mix of Progress and Perils - Dan Yurman
  • Economic Times - IAEA favours statutory backing for India's nuclear regulator
  • The Hindu - AERB should get regulatory independence by law: IRRS - Alok Deshpande
  • Maryville Daily Times - It's time for a coherent policy on nuclear waste - The Daily Times, Maryville, TN
  • Daily Mail - Inside Chernobyl: Rare footage of ruins left by nuclear disaster
  • World Nuclear News - France's larger reactors OK for 40 years, says regulator
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen question validity of MOX study - Derrek Asberry
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't wants ratio of nuclear power to total output to exceed 20% in 2030
  • Japan Times - On-site inspection at Kyushu reactor begins as step toward restart
  • Times Picayune - Equipment failure prompts special NRC inspection at Entergy's River Bend Station in St. Francisville - Renita D. Young
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch - North Anna reactor back online after refueling - Jacob Geiger
  • Astana Times - China, Kazakhstan Sign $23.6 Billion in Agreements, Including Funds for Nurly Zhol Projects - Michelle Witte
  • London Times - Putin bids to divide EU with €10bn loan to Hungary - Ben Hoyle
  • Times of India - Farmers oppose CRZ clearance to Mithivirdi N-plant
  • Japan Times - Japan extends sanctions against N. Korea to 2017
  • Forbes - Solar Power To Become Cheapest Source Of Energy In Many Regions 2025, German Experts Say - Federico Guerrini
  • BBC - UN: New renewables broke through 100GW barrier in 2014 - Mark Kinver
  • Utility Dive - Ohio regulators ask lawmakers not to hamper Clean Power Plan implementation - Herman K. Trabish
  • Aiken Standard - SRNS turned metals to money - Derrek Asberry
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Mason: new contract 'tremendous vote of confidence'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UT-Battelle's new 5-year contract signed
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #236 – Local Nuclear NW, NE, Canada - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - Op-eds urge PUCO to reject FirstEnergy's requested $3 billion bailout for Davis-Besse & coal plant
  • Beyond Nuclear - "36 Years of Three Mile Island's Lethal Lies…and Still Counting"
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - March Madness - Sue Prent
  • Tri-City Herald - Early Hanford worker turns 100 - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Plant Aging - Dave Lochbaum
  • Business Wire - NuScale Power Completes Full-Scale Upper Module Mockup
  • Business Wire - Research and Markets: Global Utility Infrastructure Security Market 2015-2019
  • DOE - New Interactive Map Shows Big Potential for America's Wind Energy Future - Daniel Wood, Data Integration Specialist & Paul Lester, Digital Content Specialist, Office of Public Affairs
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Calendar
  • NRC blog - CRUD: Another Acronym Bites the Dust - Thomas Wellock, Historian
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Catawba Nuclear Plant 2014 Performance
  • NRC - NRC to Increase Oversight of Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - NRC Returns Fort Calhoun to Normal Reactor Oversight Program; Public Meeting Scheduled for April 9
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Open House on April 7th in Middletown, Pa., to Discuss 2014 Performance of Three Mile Island 1 Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at River Bend Station
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Sequoyah Nuclear Plant 2014 Performance
  • NAS - Project Update: Review of the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides - Tenth Biennial Update
  • NAS - Project Update: Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • NAS - Project Update: - State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • GreenWorld - Comparing the opinion polls; why NEI gets it so wrong
  • Gallup - U.S. Support for Nuclear Energy at 51% - Rebecca Riffkin
  • IAEA - IAEA Impact: Brazil and Its Neighbours Work to Protect One of the World's Largest Groundwater Reservoirs - Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Concludes Peer Review of the United Arab Emirates Nuclear Emergency Plans for Barakah Nuclear Power Plant
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks reportedly close to statement on partial agreement - Julian Borger in Lausanne
  • BBC News - Is democracy threatened if companies can sue countries? - Michael Robinson
  • Trend News Agency - Iran talks may go into Wednesday: US official
  • Trend News Agency - Iran receives $490M of frozen assets - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 are on verge of breakthrough solutions - source
  • Trend News Agency - Sanctions against Iran should be lifted when agreement is reached – Russian FM
  • Trend News Agency - Lifting entire sanctions against Iran impossible
  • Trend News Agency - Iran Nuke talks outcome obscure even for negotiators – expert - Umid Niayesh, Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian nuclear negotiator says all sides unanimous on reaching agreement - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Lausanne hosts another P5+1 meeting without Iran – source
  • Press TV - Minor issues remain on sanctions: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 wrap up new round of talks
  • Press TV - No talk of negotiations extension: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 hold key nuclear talks
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Amendments: Vogtle Electric Generating Station, Units 3 and 4; Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Annex Building Structure and Layout Changes, Pages 17081 - 17083 [FR DOC #: 2015-07277]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 17083 - 17109 [FR DOC #: 2015-07192]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels, Page 17081 [FR DOC #: 2015-07350]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 17109 [FR DOC #: 2015-07384]
  • Yahoo!7 News - Goldfields shires vie for nuclear dump - Jasmine Bamford, Kalgoorlie Miner
  • Ottawa Sun - Nuclear waste plans stir concern in northern Ont.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - What's in store for Nevada after Harry Reid retires
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Quotes from March, a time for reflection and renewed hope
  • Fukushima Diary - Japanese contaminated area products found illegally imported, deceptively labelled and sold in Taiwan - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - AP: Melted fuel may have "dropped even beyond" the bottom of Fukushima plant – 'China Syndrome' predicted by US gov't analysis
  • NHK World - IAEA will probe Fukushima Daiichi water leak
  • Japan Times - Ex-U.S. nuclear chief says tritium water at Fukushima No. 1 can be dumped safely - Kazuaki Nagata
  • Japan Times - After failing to report tainted rainwater leak, Tepco vows to release all radiation data
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't wants ratio of nuclear power to total output to exceed 20% in 2030
  • Jiji Press - Hiroshima "Memory Keepers" to Pass on A-Bomb Experiences
  • Jiji Press - On-Site Inspection at Kyushu N-Reactor Begins as Step for Restart

    Monday, March 30, 2015

  • DOE:EM - WASTE ISOLATION PILOT PLANT (WIPP) RECOVERY
  • Bloomberg BNA - Odds for Completing Yucca Mountain Seen Increasing With Reid's Upcoming Retirement - Ari Natter
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Transportation concerns held in wake of new Yucca talk - Keith Rogers
  • Livestream - Ralston Live (March 27, 2015)
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - EDITORIAL: Washington, make an offer on Yucca Mountain
  • KZTV Corpus Christi - New Mexico nuclear enrichment plant OK'd for expansion
  • Global Research - A Middle East Holocaust - Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
  • Capital Journal Central South Dakota - Vietnam diseases spreading to vets' children
  • Albuquerque Journal - Downwinders plan peaceful protest of Trinity's 70th anniversary - Tara Melton
  • Forbes - Finally! We Can Move On The Disposal Of Our Nuclear Waste - James Conca
  • AP - Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim - Vivian Salama, Nasser Karimi
  • AP - Iran nuclear talks at crunch time, differences remain - George Jahn, Matthew Lee
  • Bloomberg - Iran Deal Unlikely Before March 31 as Russia Leaves Talks - Jonathan Tirone, Indira Lakshmanan and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Reuters - Iran, six powers entrenched as clock ticks to nuclear deadline - Parisa Hafezi, John Irish and Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Special Report: Inside Hungary's $10.8 billion nuclear deal with Russia - Krisztina Than
  • Reuters - Germany: Still tough questions to clear up in Iran nuclear talks - Michelle Martin and Caroline Copley
  • Reuters - Factbox: Sanctions on Iran's oil sector - Jonathan Saul, Timothy Gardner in Washington
  • Los Angeles Times - 4 years after Fukushima, Japan considers restarting nuclear facilities - Julie Makinen
  • Forbes - Safety and Science Drive U.S.-South Korean Nuclear Cooperation - Scott Snyder
  • New York Times - U.S. Says Shipping Uranium Out of Iran Is Still Part of Possible Nuclear Deal - MICHAEL R. GORDON and DAVID E. SANGER
  • Charleston Post Courier - Video shows 1.4 million pound nuclear generator's journey from Port of Charleston - David Wren
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Xcel nuclear power unit back online after false fire alarm - Paul Walsh
  • Reuters - Special Report: Inside Hungary's $10.8 billion nuclear deal with Russia - Krisztina Than
  • Gallup - U.S. Support for Nuclear Energy at 51% - Rebecca Riffkin
  • The Chattanoogan - NRC Schedules Open House To Discuss Sequoyah Nuclear Plant 2014 Performance
  • World Nuclear News - Construction starts on Hongyanhe 5
  • World Nuclear News - Switzerland revises nuclear liability law
  • World Nuclear News - Vessel installed at unit 2 of Novovoronezh II
  • World Nuclear News - Rosenergoatom plans tender for decommissioning feasibility study
  • Smithers Interior News - Nuclear bylaw won't stop new Smithers power plant - Chris Gareau
  • Sputnik News - Iran Concerned About Sanctions Relief in Talks on Nuclear Program With P5+1
  • Western Mail - Wylfa nuclear power station should be back online by weekend after shut down
  • Patriot-News - What lesson do you take away from the near-meltdown at Three Mile Island ? A Pennlive poll - Matt Zencey
  • Forbes - Exelon Subsidiary Denied Tax Breaks On Three Mile Island Purchase - Peter J Reilly
  • Japan Times - Ex-bureaucrat blasts Abe on news program
  • UPI - Japan intent on restarting six-party talks - Elizabeth Shim
  • Deccan Herald - KNPP Unit 2 to generate power by Aug
  • SA Independent - Court dismisses Westinghouse case
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea not in dilemma over rivalry between U.S., China: FM
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Rumorville
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at River Bend Station
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House to Discuss Sequoyah Nuclear Plant 2014 Performance
  • GreenWorld - New Congress. New Radwaste Bill. Same Old Story. - Michael Mariotte
  • The Guardian - Arab nations alarmed by prospect of US nuclear deal with Iran - Ian Black Middle East editor
  • Trend News Agency - It is time for Iran to make decision to settle Nuke case - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Outward vibe of nuclear talks says deal will be reached – Iranian VP - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran Nuke talks outcome obscure even for negotiators – expert
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 hold one hour of talks on Tehran 's nuclear case - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian negotiators should be aware of US "deceitful" approach in nuclear talks
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, powers start 'decisive' session on nuclear case - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Can 35 sanctions on Iran be removed? - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Iran nuclear talks reach decisive phase - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran nuclear talks move towards historic point
  • Bellona - European cities pledge to boost climate action - Bellona Europa
  • Press TV - Netanyahu renews criticism of P5+1
  • Press TV - 'Iran insists on its principled stance'
  • Press TV - Iran-US deputy-level talks end
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 hold N-talks in Lausanne
  • Press TV - China: Seize opportunity in Iran talks
  • Energy Department - Notices: Agreements: Subsequent Arrangements, Pages 16660 - 16661 [FR DOC #: 2015-07214]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Export License Applications: High-Enriched Uranium, Page 16703 [FR DOC #: 2015-07223]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Privacy Act; Systems of Records, Pages 16923 - 16959 [FR DOC #: 2015-07186]
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 7, Issue 3 | March 2015
  • ENENews - TV: Dam gates 'shifted' in Fukushima Unit 3 fuel pool – Damaged by massive piece of falling debris – Concern it could trigger drainage from pool – Tepco: It does not 'appear' to be leaking
  • Ecowatch - Carl Pope: Sen. Harry Reid's Retirement a Major Loss to the Climate Movement - Carl Pope
  • NHK World - TEPCO to issue all radiation data at damaged plant
  • NHK World - Pre-restart nuclear reactor check begins
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Fukushima laments fading memories of nuclear disaster - Hiroshi Hoshi
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO to disclose all data on radiation at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Kyodo News - Pre-operation checks begin for restart of Kyushu nuclear reactor
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO not paying for most decontamination work done by local gov'ts
  • Japan Times - Tepco refusing to pay fallout-hit municipalities for most decontamination work
  • Jiji Press - On-Site Inspection at Kyushu N-Reactor Begins as Step for Restart
  • Jiji Press - Japan to Depend 60 Pct on Nuclear, Other Base Load Power Sources
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (194th Release)
  • American Nuclear Society - Bipartisan Senators Introduce Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation
  • Antinuclear Australian - Nevada said "Screw You" when asked to host nuclear waste dump
  • Antinuclear Australian - South Australia needs a statesman like Harry Reid, who prevented nuclear waste importing into Nevada

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Govtrack - S. 854: A bill to establish a new organization to manage nuclear waste, provide a consensual process for siting nuclear waste facilities, ensure adequate funding for managing nuclear waste, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Lamar Alexander
  • UPI - Contaminated water grows at Fukushima nuclear plant - Elizabeth Shim
  • Tri-City Herald - Sen. Murray: DOE appears to be pulling plug on some Hanford cleanup - Annette Cary
  • Picayune Item - The ultimate green energy source is a mystery
  • Crosscut Seattle - Nuclear power measures face questions - John Stang
  • InSerbia News - Serbia first in Europe by cancer mortality rate, main reason: NATO
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Officials negotiate LANL, WIPP fines; panel mulls projects over cash - Staci Matlock
  • Albuquerque Journal - U.S. Energy chief backs WIPP, B-61 - Michael Coleman
  • Albuquerque Business First blog - WIPP will be reopened within a year, U.S. energy chief says - Mike English, Assistant Editor
  • Las Cruces Sun-News - Energy secretary reiterates priority of reopening WIPP - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Moniz reiterates priority of reopening nuclear waste dump
  • AP - French, Iranian leaders talk amid nuclear negotiations
  • AP - US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline - Matthew Lee
  • AP - Report: Head of world's largest uranium producer dies, 44
  • Bloomberg - Video: U.S. May Get Long-Term Nuclear Accord With Iran
  • Reuters - U.S., Iran resume talks on preliminary nuclear deal as deadline looms - Louis Charbonneau and John Irish
  • Reuters - Cutting losses on Iran nuclear deal, Israel eyes small print - Dan Williams and John Irish
  • Reuters - Kazakh uranium tycoon dies on visit to China - Mariya Gordeyeva
  • Reuters - North Korea's neighbors push to resume six-party talks - Tony Munroe and Ben Blanchard
  • New York Times - Iran Nuclear Deal May Be Done by Next Week, U.S. Official Says - Michael R. Gordon
  • South Jersey Times - Public skips annual safety review of Salem County's 3 nuclear plants - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Petra News Agency - Prime minister meets with chief of Russian nuclear corporation
  • MintPress News Minneapolis - OpEd: Which Is The Most Responsible Nuclear Nation – Iran, Israel Or The United States? - Kevin Martin
  • Fronteras - Feds Try To Clean Uranium Found In Navajo Water - Laurel Morales
  • SA Business Day - Nuclear will not solve current problems, says DA - Paul Vecchiatto
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary clears obstacles for EU nod on Paks nuclear supply deal - Lázár
  • CapeCodToday - Barnstable Democratic Town Committee to sponsor Pilgrim Nuclear interactive panel
  • Economic Times - US hopes Indian Parliament would soon ratify nuclear liability agreement
  • Corporate Crime Reporter - New York Times Reporter Matt Wald to Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Australian Mining - Queensland government slaps uranium sector in the face, refuses to say why [OPINION]
  • Center for Biological Diversity - Expansion of Four Utah Uranium Mines Halted
  • Radio Prague - President backs continued uranium mining but economic argument looks weak - Chris Johnstone
  • World Nuclear News - Tsuruga 2 sits on active fault, NRA concludes
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear's share of UK's power production dips to 19%
  • World Nuclear News - Russia, Myanmar reaffirm nuclear cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Namibia commissions demonstration uranium plant
  • World Nuclear News - Steam generators arrive at Haiyang 2
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radioactive soil finally moved to Futaba site - Teru Okumura
  • Focus Taiwan - Prosecutors to probe Japanese foods from nuclear disaster area - Liu Shih-yi and Ted Chen
  • Focus News - Bulgaria to host 1st international nuclear energy conference
  • Sin Chew Jit Poh - Gov't only conducts general studies on nuclear power - Mah Siew Keong
  • Monticello Times - Monticello nuclear plant robot demonstration
  • China Post - North Korea denies hacking nuclear plants, says Seoul fabricates claims
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - NRC questions Entergy financial plans
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Recent incidents at Vermont Yankee highlight ongoing security
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog's decision on active faults a serious blow to reactor operators
  • Japan Times - More maintenance flaws found at Monju reactor
  • Tri-City Herald - Compensation rules for ill Hanford construction workers likely to be eased - Annette Cary
  • Radio New Zealand - Bikini islanders look for a new home
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Illinois seizing clean-energy funds to balance budget - Steve Daniels
  • Great Lakes Echo - Michigan's energy policy up for grabs
  • St.Pauls Review - Power deal near approval in Senate - Bob Shiles
  • Aiken Standard - Public asks questions on scheduled tank closure - Derrek Asberry
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea denies involvement in nuke power operator hacking
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Health benefit sessions scheduled at Y-12; companies used in BenVal study named
  • Beyond Nuclear - "Feds probe PG&E report on California nuclear plant safety"
  • All Things Nuclear - China's January 2013 Missile Defense Test - David Wright, co-director and senior scientist
  • All Things Nuclear - Watts Bar Community Action Panel - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Public Citizen - Public Citizen Applauds New Bill Addressing the Oil Trains Crisis - Statement of Tyson Slocum, Energy Program Director, Public Citizen
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Regulations on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
  • NRC blog - Listen In On Our Watts Bar Unit 2 Meeting with TVA - Jeanne Dion, Project Manager, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
  • Washington Post - Officials: US considers letting Iran run nuclear centrifuges at fortified underground bunker
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General commends India's cancer control expertise - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - U.S., Iran resume talks on preliminary nuclear deal as deadline looms
  • Trend News Agency - Three-level nuclear talks among Iran, EU, US end in Lausanne
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian, Chinese FMs discuss latest developments in nuclear talks - Fatih Karimov
  • Press TV - Iran's Zarif opposes 2-stage nuclear deal: Source
  • Press TV - Three-level nuclear talks among Iran, EU, US end in Lausanne
  • Press TV - Head of AEOI voices optimism about nuclear deal
  • Press TV - Iran, US kick off fresh nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU end 2nd round of nuclear talks in Lausanne
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah, Pages 15998 - 15999 [FR DOC #: 2015-06918]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Guidance: Conducting Technical Analyses for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal, Pages 15930 - 15931 [FR DOC #: 2015-06536]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal, Pages 16081 - 16125 [FR DOC #: 2015-06429]
  • New York Times - Veterans Hurt by Chemical Weapons in Iraq Get Apology - C. J. Chivers
  • New York Times - OpEd: An Obama Friend Turns Foe on Coal - Richard L. Revesz
  • Kyodo News - Partly evacuated city in Fukushima declares break with nuclear power
  • Japan Times - Activists seek public hearings in Shiga on Takahama reactor restarts - Eric Johnston
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO long-term power sales lower forecast
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear watchdog's decision on active faults a serious blow to reactor operators
  • Mainichi Daily News - More errors with Monju nuclear reactor maintenance found
  • Mainichi Daily News - Contaminated soil begins arriving at mid-term storage site in Fukushima town
  • Jiji Press - Centennial Photo Exhibit Opens for Hiroshima A-Bomb Dome
  • Jiji Press - Tainted Soil Shipments Start in Another Fukushima Town
  • Jiji Press - Active Faults under 2 N-Plants Reported to NRA

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • The Tennessean - Bill would let states compete to store nuclear waste - Mary Troyan
  • Nature - US government seeks sites for nuclear-waste storage - Jeff Tollefson
  • Utility Dive - Radioactive politics: Inside the renewed push to site nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain - Herman K. Trabish
  • E&E Daily - NUCLEAR WASTE: Cantwell says timing of bill release had nothing to do with announcement on defense disposal - Hannah Northey and Nick Juliano
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Obama shifts gears on nuclear waste; Yucca impact uncertain - Steve Tetreault
  • The Hill blog - Senators push bipartisan bill to build nuclear waste dump - Timothy Cama
  • Hilton Head Island Packet - Editorial: Haley's stand important against new nuclear plan
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site's Citizen Advisory Board gets briefing on WIPP - Derrek Asberry
  • Big Island Video News - NRC Response To Army DU At Pohakuloa Questioned
  • Sputnik News - Growth of Cancer Rates in Serbia Blamed on 1999 NATO Bombings
  • KRQE - Carlsbad group approves WIPP resolution - The Associated Press
  • Augusta Chronicle - New Mexico group doubts WIPP repository will reopen by deadline, leaving waste stranded at Savannah River Site - Meg Mirshak
  • AP - Kerry flies to Switzerland for make-or-break Iran nuke talks - Matthew Lee
  • AP - Hungary says EU to OK Russian fuel deal for nuclear plant
  • AP - Correction: Japan-Nuclear-Flawed Cleanup story
  • Bloomberg - Senators to Seek Symbolic Vote on U.S. Sanctions on Iran - Erik Wasson
  • Reuters - Jordan signs $10 billion nuclear power plant deal with Russia - Suleiman Al-Khalidi
  • Reuters - France tells U.N. 'insufficient' progress in Iran nuclear talks - Michelle Nichols
  • Reuters - Hungary in talks on Russian nuclear fuel supply with Euratom: EU - Krisztina Than in Budapest and Barbara Lewis in Brussels
  • Reuters - Iran to insist all sanctions lifted in any nuclear deal: foreign minister - Sam Wilkin
  • New York Times - In Nuclear Talks, Iran Seeks to Avoid Specifics - David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon
  • Washington Post - Iran isn't providing needed access or information, nuclear watchdog says - Steven Mufson
  • Barents Observer - Finland's nuclear dilemma - Thomas Nilsen
  • Fierce Energy - U.S. in desperate need of comprehensive nuclear waste policy - Barbara Vergetis Lundin
  • Japan Times - Shift focus from nuclear safety to nuclear security
  • Arab News - From nuclear safety to nuclear security - Des Browne & Igor S. Ivanov
  • Energy Collective - Nuclear Safety in a Post-Fukushima World: Is the US Falling Behind? - Roman Kilisek
  • OilPrice - Beyond Iran and Pakistan: 7 Nuclear Wannabes - Andrew Topf
  • AirForceTimes - DoD leaders push back against move to limit nuclear spending - Brian Everstine
  • Fair.org - New York Times: Nuclear Establishment Tool - Karl Grossman
  • Beaver County Times - Public meeting on nuclear plant assessment - J.D. Prose
  • Jewish Daily Forward - Revealing Israel's Nuclear Secrets - Michael Karpin
  • Ecowatch - Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight As California's Last Active Nuke Plant Puts Millions at Risk - Greg Schwartz
  • BBC News - UK nuclear archive at Wick given go-ahead
  • Moscow Times - Russian Ex-Minister Given U.S. Award for Promoting Nuclear Security
  • Sputnik News - Iran on Nuclear Talks: 'The Ball is on the Other Side'
  • New Indian Express - 1000 Mwe Generated Daily from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant
  • Albuquerque Journal - Carlsbad business group approves nuke dump resolution
  • Tri-City Herald - Workers prepare to deliver electrical transformer to nuclear power plant in Richland
  • Ottawa Web Times - HICKS: State must keep nuke plants open - Jerry L. Hicks, chairman, La Salle County Board
  • Interfax Energy - Nuclear restarts face legal battles in East Asia - Andrew Walker
  • Blouin News - FEATURE: Taiwan nuke protests reflect values
  • Press TV - US nukes modernization violating NPT: Commentator
  • The Chattanoogan - Bipartisan Senate Coalition Introduces Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation
  • Energy Collective - Areva Struggles to Dig Out of Debt - Dan Yurman
  • Xinhua News - Japan's NRA confirms fault line under nuclear reactor on west coast active
  • Japan Times - NRA concludes fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Mainichi Daily News - Regulator acknowledges fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pope cites Fukushima nuclear crisis as a modern-day Tower of Babel - Yukie Yamao
  • Sheffield Star - Nuclear bomb tests created the holes in the ozone layer - Stephen Day, Stocksbridge
  • eNews Park Forest - Love, hope and beauty against nuclear weapons - Angie Zelter
  • Yonhap News - China, Russia discuss ways on restart of N. Korea nuclear talks
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point 3 reopens after refueling, maintenance - Associated Press
  • Pakistan Nation - Armed To The Teeth
  • NW Evening Mail - 'Significant' step forward taken in clean-up mission
  • NW Evening Mail - Uni to create key 'Northern hub' in new nuclear college project
  • NW Evening Mail - First radioactive sludge removed from Sellafield
  • World Nuclear News - USA explores waste options alongside Yucca
  • World Nuclear News - GE Hitachi unveils remote uncoupling tool
  • World Nuclear News - Bespoke equipment trial completed at Dounreay
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project
  • World Nuclear News - New vessel head delivered to Tihange unit
  • World Nuclear News - US nuclear support increasing
  • Hans India - Fast breeder reactors
  • Taipei Times - Ministry to review Fukushima food ban - Stacy Hsu
  • Focus Taiwan - Labels on Japanese food products likely changed at origin: minister - Long Pei-ning and Elizabeth Hsu
  • Reuters - Kansai Electric to invite foreign firms to help decommission reactors - source
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima gov't says nuclear disaster 'unlikely' cause of thyroid gland cancer
  • Asahi Shimbun - POINT OF VIEW/ Jun'ichi Isomae: Time to form solidarity to link memories of disasters
  • Monterey County Herald - Editorial: Energy experts call for solutions
  • Herald Scotland - CIA report demonstrates the falsehoods propounded over Iraq
  • The Hindu - NPCIL to hold social impact survey in Kovvada area - Sanford Herald
  • Sanford Herald, Sanford, NC - Letter: Duke's $12 million won't help Lee County - Martha Girolami, Sanford
  • Fierce Energy - GAO: NNSA has spent millions more than estimated to clean up Los Alamos National Laboratory - Ryan McDermott
  • New Yorker - Letter from Vietnam: The Scene of the Crime--A reporter's journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. - Seymour M. Hersh
  • National Review - How the Nazis Used Gun Control - Stephen P. Halbrook
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Sign of the times (1971)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nature walks on DOE's Oak Ridge reservation
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - GAO cites lack of detail on costs, benefits of Y-12/Pantex contract; NNSA reports $80M in savings
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Fairewinds Nuke Truth at House of Commons - Arnie Gundersen
  • IAEA - Open for Applications: IAEA Coordinated Research Activities in 2015
  • Press TV - Iran negotiators leave Tehran for Lausanne
  • Press TV - Iran N deal bad accord: Israel minister
  • Press TV - Iran must make more concessions: UK
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian, Chinese FMs discuss latest developments in nuclear talks - Fatih Karimov
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Hamford, Page 15775 [FR DOC #: 2015-06815]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory, Page 15781 [FR DOC #: 2015-06808]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Page 15776 [FR DOC #: 2015-06811]
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Decision to Evaluate a Petitions: Designate a Class of Employees from the Argonne National LaboratoryWest in Scoville, Idaho, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort, Page 15790 [FR DOC #: 2015-06786]
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Special Exposure Cohort Petitions: Hanford Site, Richland, WA, Pages 15795 - 15796 [FR DOC #: 2015-06784]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HISTORM Underground Maximum Capacity Canister Storage System; Corrections, Pages 15679 - 15680 [FR DOC #: 2015-06664]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Atomic Safety and Licensing Board: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Page 15827 [FR DOC #: 2015-06877]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 15827 - 15829 [FR DOC #: 2015-06878]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests for Nominations: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Page 15829 [FR DOC #: 2015-06875]
  • NIRS - Tell Congress: Support informed consent, dump Yucca
  • Las Vegas SUN - Yucca Mountain: Despite Hardy comments, sides as entrenched as ever - Amber Phillips
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Yucca Mountain debate rekindled - Bill Theobald
  • U.S. News & World Report - Senators, Energy Department Float Nuclear Waste Proposals - Alan Neuhauser
  • Moapa Valley Progress - Editorial: A series of 'firsts' for local communities - VROBISON
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Ralston Reports: Yucca negotiations a Catch-22 - Jon Ralston
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE to look at separate disposal of defense, commercial nuclear waste - Annette Cary
  • The Chattanoogan - Senator Alexander Speaks On Energy Research
  • Heritage Foundation Daily Signal - Moniz Kicks the Cask Down the Road - Jack Spencer, Katie Tubb
  • Engineering News Record - DOE, Senators Look for Solution on Radioactive Waste Storage - Pam Hunter
  • Christian Science Monitor - As world expands nuclear power, US grapples with decades of waste - Jared Gilmour
  • Platts - US DOE to begin to move on nuclear waste issue this year: Moniz - Elaine Hiruo
  • Washington Post - Nevada GOP dreaming of Sandoval as 'dream candidate' in Nevada - Reid Wilson
  • NAS - Project Update: Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • NRC - NRC to Discuss Performance of Clinton Nuclear Power Station April 1
  • NRC - NRC Invites Nominations for the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Study of Braidwood Nuclear Plant License Renewal Application
  • NRC blog - Western U.S. Reactors are Completing Their Seismic Picture - Lauren Gibson, Project Manager, Japan Lessons-Learned Division
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Calendar
  • Fukushima Diary - 2,200,000,000,000 Bq of All ß nuclides leaked to the Pacific in the recent 314 days - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Expert: Plutonium-241 from Fukushima nearly 70,000 times more than atomic bomb fallout in Japan
  • NHK World - Tainted soil moved to intermediate storage site
  • NHK World - More flaws found with Monju plant inspections
  • NHK World - Panel: Faults under Higashidori plant may move
  • NHK World - Report: Fault under Tsuruga reactor may be active
  • NHK World - Business leaders says 20% nuclear power needed
  • Kyodo News - Partly evacuated city in Fukushima declares break with nuclear power
  • Kyodo News - Regulator acknowledges fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Kyodo News - Regulator concludes fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Asahi Shimbun - AKB48 members continue to bring smiles to disaster-hit areas despite initial criticism - Takanori Tsuji
  • Japan Times - NRA concludes fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA panel again says fault under Tsuruga plant active
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima gov't says nuclear disaster 'unlikely' cause of thyroid gland cancer
  • Mainichi Daily News - Regulator acknowledges fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO completes fuel removal at Fukushima Daini plant
  • Jiji Press - Tainted Soil Shipments Start in Another Fukushima Town
  • Jiji Press - Active Faults under 2 N-Plants Reported to NRA
  • Jiji Press - Japan Biz Group Calls for Talks on New N-Plant Construction
  • TEPCO - Press Release (Mar 20,2015) Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (193rd Release)
  • Daily Sabah - OpEd: The Iraqi holocaust - Tallha Abdulrazaq
  • medium.com - 16 Articles That Expose How They Lied Us Into War in Iraq - Scott Horton
  • Victoria Advocate - More on contested-case hearings - Sara Sneath
  • Sofia News Agency - Dismantling of Bulgarian NPP Kozloduy's Smaller Units Starts
  • Let's Talk Nevada - Hardy Recklessly Out-of-Step on Yucca Mountain - Mike McGreer
  • Ralston Reports - Jeb was once part of nuclear industry group pushing Yucca Mountain - Jon Ralston
  • KTNV - Congressman renews Yucca Mountain debate

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015

  • Congressman Cresent Hardy (R-NV4) - Congress is broken…and so is the discussion about Yucca Mountain - Congressman Cresent Hardy
  • Governors' Wind Energy Coalition - Matt Wald Former New York Times reporter heads to nuclear group
  • KTNV - Congressman renews Yucca Mountain debate - Bryan Callahan
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - "Ralston Live" at 5:30: Hardy's pro-Yucca talk, and more
  • The Hill blog - OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House GOP maps out attack on climate rule - Timothy Cama
  • The Nation - The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Fight Climate Change Is Try - Rebecca Solnit
  • Augusta Chronicle - Rants & Raves
  • Daily Sabah - OpEd: The Iraqi holocaust - Tallha Abdulrazaq
  • Cambridge Times - Letter: Do more to help our soldiers - Thomas Vann, Cambridge
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL cleanup to cost $1.6B, take until 2022 - Mark Oswald
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Report: Feds exceed costs for cleaning up LANL waste
  • KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio - Mar. 24 First News: LANL Cleanup Costs Much Higher Than Original Estimate (Listen) - Tom Trowbridge
  • Phys.org - Getting a critical edge on plutonium identification
  • AP - Boehner 'baffled' by reports Israel spied on Iran talks - Josef Federman, Deb Riechmann
  • AP - Official: Iran won't accept snap inspections of nuke sites
  • AP - Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Pakistan: Short-range nukes needed to deter India - Matthew Pennington
  • AP - Senator: Obama risks backlash if Iran deal goes to UN first - Deb Riechmann
  • Bloomberg - Russia Calls on U.S. to Remove Its Nuclear Weapons From Europe - Tony Halpin
  • Bloomberg - Power Companies Seek to End Losing Streak on EPA at Top U.S. Court - Greg Stohr and Mark Drajem
  • Bloomberg - Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
  • Bloomberg - Morgan Stanley Cuts Commodities Outlook on China Demand - Sungwoo Park
  • Bloomberg - Asia Readies for Iran Oil Bargains on Potential Nuclear Deal - Sharon Cho, Debjit Chakraborty and Yuji Okada
  • Reuters - EU set to re-impose sanctions on more Iranian shipping companies - Jonathan Saul
  • Reuters - U.N. watchdog says progress limited on Iran nuclear inquiry - Yeganeh Torbati and Timothy Gardner
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Meetings: Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Page 15611 [FR DOC #: 2015-06643]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. Kewaunee Power Station, Pages 15638 - 15641 [FR DOC #: 2015-06730]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Entergy Operations, Inc., Arkansas Nuclear One, Unit 1, Pages 15634 - 15638 [FR DOC #: 2015-06700]
  • Deutsche Welle - Sea wall carves along Japan's northeast coast
  • Clarksville Leaf Chronicle - States could compete for right to store nuclear waste - Mary Troyan
  • Fukushima Diary - 25,400 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from cedar male flower of 2014 / The Forestry Agency "Reduced to only 10% of 2011? - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO completes fuel removal at Fukushima Daini plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Costs in problem-plagued struggle at Fukushima plant near 600 billion yen
  • Japan Times - Board of Audit: Billions of yen wasted in Fukushima No. 1 cleanup - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Japan Times - Central government, prefecture not responsible for Niigata mercury poisoning, court rules
  • Japan Times - Nagasaki A-bomb survivor has pacifist mission - Natsumi Tanaka
  • Jiji Press - Japan Biz Group Calls for Talks on New N-Plant Construction
  • The White House - Presidential Memorandum -- Disposal of Defense High-Level Radioactive Waste in a Separate Repository - Barack Obama

    Monday, March 23, 2015

  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1) - Titus on Yucca Mountain: There is no middle ground when it comes to protecting Nevada
  • Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) - Reid Statement On Cresent Hardy Op-Ed Calling On Nevadans To Reopen Yucca Mountain Debate
  • Oak Ridge Today - ORNL, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics cooperate on salt-cooled reactors
  • AP - Israel seeks an ally in France to oppose Iran deal - Greg Keller
  • Bloomberg - Grave Issues on Iran Cited by 367 House Members in Letter - Billy House
  • Reuters - Turkey's first nuclear plant delayed, 'not ready before 2022' - Orhan Coskun and Humeyra Pamuk
  • Reuters - Russia threatens to aim nuclear missiles at Denmark ships if it joins NATO shield - Teis Jensen, Adrian Croft
  • Reuters - Israel's Steinitz says world powers, Iran likely to agree bad nuclear deal - John Irish
  • Reuters - Iran expands regional 'empire' ahead of nuclear deal - Samia Nakhoul
  • Reuters blog - Nuclear midnight ticks closer in wake of Russia's Crimea threats - Sharon Squassoni, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks: Kerry says 'substantial progress' made towards deal, but gaps remain - Julian Borger, diplomatic editor
  • UPI - CIA director: Iran would build nuclear weapons 'at their own peril' - Fred Lambert
  • Trenton Times - Lacey nuclear power plant shut down after electrical problem
  • Berkeley Patch - Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant In Lacey Shuts Down - Again - Patricia A. Miller
  • Forbes - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Thinks America Should Be More Like Europe - James Conca
  • South Jersey Times - Salem 1 nuclear reactor back in service after cooling unit fixed - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Business Daily UK - Sellafield remove radioactive sludge in clean up process - Sophia Taha
  • Sky News - Radioactive Sludge Clear-Up At Sellafield
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch - Banks: Continued value of coal and nuclear power - David Banks
  • The Diplomat - North Korea's March to Nuclear Relevance - Zach Przystup
  • The Hill blog - Nevada Republican opens door to Yucca nuclear waste dump - Timothy Cama
  • Budapest Business Journal - Not In My Backyard: Austria Fights European Union's Nuclear Ambitions
  • Johannesburg Citizen - SA in nuclear tender talks with Canada, Japan
  • World Nuclear News - Clean energy for US federal agencies
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine and Poland agree to push for integrated grids
  • World Nuclear News - Muon data confirms fuel melt at Fukushima Daiichi 1
  • World Nuclear News - South Australia's nuclear vision - Ian Hore-Lacy and Ben Heard
  • Sauk Valley Newspapers - Ogle nuclear plant is vital to the community - Kim Gouker Byron
  • WSJM-FM Benton Harbor - Cook Nuclear Plant Refueling Outage Starts For Unit 2 - Michael Arney
  • Sputnik News - Deadline for Agreement on Iran Nuclear Program Expires by April – Source
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan Political Pulse: Shadows of a limited nuclear war
  • Asahi Shimbun - Team develops method to estimate thyroid radiation dosage soon after Fukushima accident - Yuri Oiwa
  • Japan Times - ¥189 billion in public money spent on Fukushima cleanup so far
  • Sofia News Agency - Dismantling of Bulgarian NPP Kozloduy's Smaller Units Starts
  • BBC News - Litvinenko inquiry: Key suspect Kovtun aims to clear his name - Richard Galpin
  • Politics.hu - Orbán: energy remains national competence
  • Salt Lake Tribune - Downwinders to polygamist vigilantes: Judge Bruce Jenkins marks 50 years on Utah's federal bench - Tom Harvey
  • Asahi Shimbun - Thousands protest outside Diet building over shift in security policy
  • Radio New Zealand - Bikini people ponder settlement options
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge to welcome national park planners
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge in 1959
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - CNS executive: 'We want to do what's right for the nation and what's right for the worker'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE extends Paducah support contract
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear deal could transform Obama and Rouhani presidencies - Simon Tisdall
  • Press TV - Israel team in France over Iran N talks
  • Press TV - 'West must be unanimous in Iran N-talks'
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea defense chief vows stern response against N.K. provocations - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Ruling party divided over N.K. sanctions - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2015, Pages 15475 - 15502 [FR DOC #: 2015-06377]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Umetco Minerals Corp., Gas Hills East Site, Pages 15257 - 15259 [FR DOC #: 2015-06614]
  • FCNL - Nuclear Calendar Update
  • NRC - Public Meeting Schedule
  • NRC - Live NRC Meeting Webcast
  • Canada: CNSC - CNSC News Update
  • Asia-Pacific: JAIF - Information Update
  • Asia-Pacific: TEPCO - Press Release Update
  • National Interest - Tragic Delusions: Neocons' Never-Ending Iraq Fairy-Tale - Tom Switzer
  • GAO - NUCLEAR WASTE: DOE Needs to Improve Cost Estimates for Transuranic Waste Projects at Los Alamos GAO-15-182
  • GAO - NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION: Reports on the Benefits and Costs of Competing Management and Operating Contracts Need to Be Clearer and More Complete GAO-15-331
  • Fukushima Diary - JP Gov to quit radiation test on 20 kinds of food / Checking beef farmer only once a year - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - TEPCO urged to probe troubled projects at plant
  • NHK World - Estimated costs of Fukushima nuclear accident
  • NHK World - Nuclear compensation recovery could take 30 years
  • Kyodo News - 189.2 bil. yen spent from state coffers on Fukushima cleanup
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima school holds 1st graduation ceremony since nuclear crisis
  • Asahi Shimbun - Meet the 12-year-old Fukushima girl who is braving it alone at school - Susumu Okamoto
  • Japan Times - ¥189 billion in public money spent on Fukushima cleanup so far
  • Japan Times - Two students become first to graduate from Fukushima school since nuclear crisis began
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't list outlines designation of 140 special state secrets under new law
  • Mainichi Daily News - JAEA declares prototype fast-breeder reactor safety measures sufficiently improved
  • The Hindu - Nuclear negotiations at a delicate stage - T. P. Sreenivasan
  • Wall Street Journal - Germany's Nuclear Costs Trigger Fears - NATALIA DROZDIAK and JENNY BUSCHE
  • NRC - NRC Proposes to Amend Licensing, Inspection, and Annual Fees Regulations

    Sunday, March 22, 2015

  • Washington Post - Lockheed opens a new battleground: Environmentally friendly energy - Christian Davenport and Amrita Jayakumar
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Hardy: Time for Nevada to talk Yucca Mountain - Cresent Hardy
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Hardy calls for Nevada to explore options on Yucca - Steve Tetreault
  • CBS Detroit - Michigan State Senators Urging Feds To Complete Nuclear Waste Storage Facility
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Who will oppose Hardy? - Steve Sebelius
  • Keene Sentinel - Toxins at Alabama's Fort McClellan - Freddy Groves
  • WTMI Milwaukee - VA agrees to inform McClellan soldiers of hazards - Steve Chamraz
  • Cape Cod News - Cape Downwinders Not Pleased With NRC Oversight of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
  • Times and Democrat - Ex-governor fought Chem-Nuclear dump, wants it to stay closed - Tim O'briant
  • AP - Obama takes Netanyahu 'at his word' on Palestinian state - Darlene Superville
  • Bloomberg - Six days of discussions in Lausanne, Switzerland, ended without a deal on Friday. - Mike Dorning
  • Reuters - Israel reaches out to France before resumption of Iran nuclear talks - Dan Williams and John Irish
  • Reuters - CIA's Brennan: Iran knows it would face consequences for nuclear program - Andy Sullivan
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-U.S. mediators report tentative deal in Honeywell Illinois dispute - Will Dunham
  • Tri-City Herald - Easing compensation rules for ill Hanford workers being considered - Annette Cary
  • Trend News Agency - Obama says final deal on Iran possible, but more Tehran concessions needed
  • Xinhua News - Iran hopes for win-win deal as nuke talks enter crucial stage
  • Xinhua News - Over 10,000 people take to streets in Tokyo to say No to PM Abe
  • Xinhua News - Obama says exploring other options in Mideast peace effort
  • New York Times - Scottish Party May Prove Crucial to Future of Britain's Nuclear Fleet - Stephen Castle
  • New Indian Express - Making a Nuclear Power Point - V Sudarshan
  • Aiken Standard - Editorial: Stop it before it starts
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Put a lid on nuclear dumping
  • CNN - CIA head: U.S. intel has 'robust' knowledge of Iran nuclear capabilities - Eric Bradner, CNN
  • Aiken Standard - Former Gov. Hodges closed S.C. to nation's waste, hopes it stays that way - Tim O'briant
  • Sri Lanka Sunday Times - India ignores Sri Lanka's vulnerability concerns to nuclear 'accidents' - Namini Wijedasa
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - At FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley plant, upgrades are underway in response to the Fukushima disaster - Daniel Moore
  • The Nation - It's Official: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too - William Greider
  • Daily Mirror - Nuclear test veterans and families feel "fobbed off" by George Osborne's £25m health fund - Susie Boniface
  • Indian Express - Mithivirdi nuclear plant gets coastal regulatory zone nod - Avinash Nair
  • Next Big Future - Carnival of Nuclear Energy 252
  • Daily Mail - Radiation, climate force Bikini Islanders to seek US refuge
  • Tri-City Herald - Judge says public Rattlesnake Mountain tours improperly planned - Annette Cary
  • KSNV-TV NBC Las Vegas - Hardy suggests Nevadans 'honestly discuss' Yucca Mountain; Reid reacts
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Hardy proposal for Yucca jolts Nevadans - Steve Tetreault
  • Fukushima Diary - Tritium density rose up 17 × in groundwater - Iori Mochizuki
  • Brussels Times - High-level nuclear waste: Ondraf suggests storage in clay - Christopher Vincent

    Saturday, March 21, 2015

  • Greenville News - Walker alone in avoiding press - Rudolph Bell
  • HyperAllergic - Museums Join Campaign to Preserve Land Art Opus - Laura C. Mallonee
  • AP - US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear - Bradley Klapper, George Jahn
  • AP - Boehner off to Israel; Netanyahu's ties to Obama hit new low - Deb Riechmann
  • Bloomberg - Iran Talks Parties See Agreement Possible as Differences Remain - hidden line after 'By'Indira Lakshmanan and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Reuters - Kerry says progress made in nuclear talks, time to make tough decisions - John Irish and Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - France says deal with Iran must be robust, guarantee no atomic bomb - John Irish
  • Reuters - Iran's Rouhani says nuclear issues can all be resolved: IRNA - Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-German taxpayers at risk of big nuclear exit bill -report - Markus Wacket
  • Tri-City Herald - House public hearing planned on state nuclear, hydropower bills - Annette Cary
  • Global Voices - Japanese Power Utility Finally Admits Fukushima Meltdown - Nevin Thompson
  • Penn Energy - TEPCO: Fukushima nuclear Unit 1 did melt down in 2011 accident
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Cosmic rays find no large lumps of fuel in Fukushima No. 1 reactor pressure vessel
  • Asahi Shimbun - Cosmic beams reveal melted core inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor
  • Asian Age - India, US a step closer to implementing N-deal
  • Business Standard - Issuance of Nuclear Safety Bonds to Garner Part of Insurance Capacity for Proposed Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool
  • PTI - GIC floats EoI to issue nuclear safety bonds
  • Economic Times - Rs 1,500 crore insurance pool to indemnify Nuclear Reactor suppliers - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • Arab News - Fighting EU's nuclear ambitions - Andreas Molin
  • St. George Daily Spectrum - Volunteer visits Southern Utah to educate on nuclear preparedness - Alexa V. Morgan
  • Copenhagen Post - Danish warships could become legitimate nuclear targets, warns Russian ambassador - Ray Weaver
  • Economic Times - Pakistan's Nuclear programme prone to security risks: US Report
  • Economic Times - Manu Pubby
  • Victoria Advocate - Uranium mining concerns addressed in EPA rules
  • Glens Falls Post-Star - Corinth delays radioactive shipment discussion
  • Economic Times - Accelerating use of nuclear, solar energy key for India's growth: Anil Kakodkar
  • Economic Times - Port Huron Times Herald
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Agency to fund input on lakeside nuke waste facility - Beth LeBlanc
  • Holland Sentinel - Radioactive water leak reported at Palisades - Jim.Hayden
  • New York Times - The Strange Beauty of Soviet-Era Nuclear Relics
  • The Inquisitr - Nuclear Reactors In Danger: Over 16,000 Unexplained Cracks In Belgian Reactors Should Be Taken As A Warning Sign, Caution Safety Experts
  • TheSouthAfrican - South Africa is sitting on a chunk of nuclear weapons fuel and it's stressing the United States out - Gerhard Jacobs
  • The Hindu - 2,000 acres for nuclear reactor
  • Business News Americas - Rosatom sees Brazil as gateway to LatAm nuclear growth - Michael Place
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea could fire nuclear-tipped missile anytime: report
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - NRC says no environmental risk from extension of Sequoyah plant - Dave Flessner
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Entergy draws $12 million from trust fund
  • Pueblo Chieftain - More comment sought on Cotter - Tracy Harmon
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court rejects suit seeking halt to MOX use at Genkai nuclear plant
  • Japan Times - Food list for cesium tests to be shortened: ministry
  • The Hindu - Nuclear deal: 'India, U.S. exchanging texts of administrative arrangements' - Dinakar Peri
  • Hindu Business Line - No more policy hurdles to India, US nuke deal
  • Calcutta Telegraph - India, US ink critical 'nuke-tracking' pact - Charu Sudan Kasturi
  • New Indian Express - Nuke Deal: Last Policy Hurdle Over - Devirupa Mitra
  • Asahi Shimbun - Survey by Fukushima students seeks to address radiation fears - Yuri Oiwa
  • Tri-City Herald - Progress made on Hanford vit plant melters
  • RT - Revealed: The CIA report used as pretext for Iraq invasion
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Staff aug contracts for Y-12/Pantex - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge entrance (1960) - Frank Munger
  • BBC - Iran nuclear talks: Deal can be reached, says Rouhani
  • Xinhua News - Iranian nuke talks make genuine progress: Kerry
  • Senator Phil Pavlov (MI-25) - Lawmakers introduce resolutions urging safe, permanent nuclear spent fuel storage - Phil Pavlov, Serving Michigan's 25th State Senate District
  • Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) - HANFORD: Senator Murray's Amendment for Increased Funding for Hanford Nuclear Site Passes Senate Budget Committee
  • Lew Rockwell - The Washington Post Will Kill Us All - David Swanson
  • CATO Institute - Terrorism Poses No Existential Threat to America. We Must Stop Pretending Otherwise - John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart
  • Fukushima Diary - Nagoya Uni "Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2? / No announcement about underground - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Japan's Cabinet Office to review evacuation plans
  • Asahi Shimbun - Cosmic beams reveal melted core inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Survey by Fukushima students seeks to address radiation fears
  • Mainichi Daily News - Man remembers empty feeling when seeing military parade on day of Tokyo air raid
  • Mining Awareness Plus - Burying Dangerous Radioactive Waste in Texas- LLW Another Dilute & Deceive Scam
  • KVEW TV Kennewick - Sen. Murray's Amendment for Increased Funding for Hanford Passes Senate Budget Committee - Dan Thesman
  • nuclear-news - What to do with ever accumulating radioactive waste? – Belgium doesn't know

    Friday, March 20, 2015

  • White House Chronicle - The Environmental Voices in Obama's Ear - Llewellyn King
  • Public News Service - Nuke Waste "Road Show" This Week in Idaho
  • AP - Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strong - Aron Heller
  • AP - Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal threatens Israel's security - JULIE PACE and ARON HELLER
  • AP - Obama's UN envoy: US committed to preventing a nuclear Iran - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Iran nuke talks resume amid contentious US-Israel debate - MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHN
  • AP - Kerry defends Israel before UN rights panel - Matthew Lee
  • Bloomberg - What Sanctions Have Done to Iran's Economy - Mark Glassman
  • Bloomberg - Power Says U.S.-Israel Relations Transcend Political Splits - hidden line after 'By'Angela Greiling Keane and Toluse Olorunnipa
  • Bloomberg - Speaking in Washington, Netanyahu Says Israel-U.S. Relations Remain Strong - Larry Liebert, Jonathan Ferziger
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu Cites a Moral Obligation to Speak Out on Iran Deal - Jonathan Ferziger
  • Bloomberg - Kerry Vows to Defend Israel at UN Human Rights Council - hidden line after 'By'Terry Atlas
  • Bloomberg - Israelis Split on Netanyahu Tactics Still United on Iran Threat - hidden line after 'By'Calev Ben-David
  • Bloomberg - French Senate Battles Hollande's Pledge to Curb Nuclear Reactors - hidden line after 'By'Tara Patel
  • Reuters - On U.S. visit, Netanyahu warns an Iran deal could threaten Israel's existence - Dan Williams and Matt Spetalnick
  • Reuters - Kerry cautions Israel not to undercut Iran diplomacy as talks resume - Arshad Mohammed
  • Reuters - IAEA head says cannot say when investigation into Iran's nuclear work will end - Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - Kerry says 'long way to go' to reach Iran nuclear deal - Arshad Mohammed and Stephanie Nebehay
  • Reuters - Iran will 'go as far as we can' in nuclear talks: Zarif - Lucien Libert
  • Reuters - Iran says nuclear deal hinges on U.S. will to lift sanctions - Tom Miles
  • Reuters - Netanyahu arrives in U.S., signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech - Matt Spetalnick and Dan Williams
  • Reuters - Kerry to defend Israel as Netanyahu readies critique of Iran talks - Arshad Mohammed
  • Reuters - U.N. nuclear watchdog says pace of Iran's cooperation slow - Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - Israeli official sees U.S. Congress as 'last brake' to stop Iran deal - Dan Williams
  • New Indian Express - Patkar Puts Nuclear Waste Dump Spin to Neutrino Project in Theni - Adelaide Now
  • Adelaide Now - Rex Jory: SA is an ideal site for nuclear waste disposal
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  • Al Jazeera America - Missing the point on Iran's nuclear 'breakout' time - Ali Vaez
  • New York Times - Kerry Is Pushing for Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks - Michael R. Gordon
  • Xinhua News - Iran fails to provide key information on nuclear plan: IAEA
  • Taipei Times - Activists slam Taipower's nuclear waste plan - Sean Lin
  • Sputnik News - Taiwan Controversial Nuclear Waste Plan Hits a Snag
  • The Independent - Britain's nuclear weapons base suffers from 'serious' nuclear safety incidents and 'poor safety culture' - Jon Stone
  • Business Spectator - SA's broad-brush nuclear review is meant to sideline opponents - Peter Burdon
  • WQAD - Exelon takes reactor offline at Cordova plant - Shellie Nelson
  • Ardmore Main Line Times - Valve leak shuts down Limerick nuclear plant - Evan Brandt
  • France Local - Faulty pipe forces French nuke plant to shut down
  • RFI - French nuclear plant shut down due to pipe fault
  • World Nuclear News - Investment in nuclear R&D key to UK success
  • World Nuclear News - Australia launches waste site search
  • World Nuclear News - Wyoming moves towards self-regulation
  • World Nuclear News - Magnox and RSRL to merge
  • ABC - Federal Government calls for site nominations for nuclear waste dump - Xavier La Canna
  • Olive Press - 40,000 sign petition for Palomares nuclear clean-up - Iona Napier
  • JD Supra - DOE Overhauls Export Controls for Nuclear Technology - Christian C. Davis, Thomas McCarthy, Tatman R. Savio, Wynn Segall
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea negative about six-way nuclear talks
  • Arab News - Assessing India, Lanka N-deal - Seema Sengupta
  • ZPEnergy - The Standard Nuclear Physics is dead
  • London Times - Labour pushes for more nuclear power in Scotland - Hamish Macdonell
  • Radio Australia - Victims impact under scrutiny during anniversary of Marshalls nuclear test - Presenter: Richard Ewart, Speaker: Giff Johnson, editor of the Marshall Islands
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Nuclear power plans delayed as electricity demand lower than predicted
  • Industrialinfo - Hungary's Paks Nuclear Deal Faces European Investigation
  • Greenfield Reporter - Scott brings economic pitch session to town hit by nuclear plant's closing
  • Korea Observer - North Korean nuclear tests: It's all speculation & more
  • Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Patch - Indian Point Begins Refueling Outage of Unit 3 - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford, B Reactor tour registration starts March 9 - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE cancels next week's open house in Kennewick
  • Tri-City Herald - No direct answers from energy secretary on Hanford cleanup along the Columbia - Annette Cary
  • Power Mag - Exelon: The Utility of the Future Views Change as Enabling, Not Disruptive - Gail Reitenbach
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 unions taking wait-and-see approach on contract talks
  • Arirang News - UN meetings bring North Korea's human rights and nuclear issues under spotlight Updated: 2015-03-02 06:41:22 KST - ssung86@arirang.co.kr
  • World Coal - Preserving low-carbon energy in Illinois - Emma McAleavey
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan Political Pulse: Speaking out against nuclear power
  • Midland Daily News - Work starting on facilities for more Fermi 2 protection
  • Monroe Evening News - Work to begin on two Fermi backup protection facilities - Alex Alusheff
  • Budapest Business Journal - Paks deal could become confidential for 30 years
  • Moscow Times - Russia's Expanding Navy to Receive 50 More Vessels This Year
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Exit Interview: EPA's Karl Brooks says St. Louis still has challenges - Véronique LaCapra
  • Japan Times - Over 1,700 business failures linked to March 2011 disasters
  • Your Nuclear News - Cost estimation for Nuclear Decommissioning Projects
  • BBC - World's first lagoon power plants unveiled in UK - Roger Harrabin
  • Midwest Energy News - Ohio ruling doesn't rule out 'bailout' plans in the future - Posted on 03/02/2015 by Kathiann M. Kowalski
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Scott Walker wants to end funding for renewable energy program - Thomas Content and Lee Bergquist
  • Business Standard - Leak of report on NGOs: HC disposes of petition
  • Focus Taiwan - Nuclear waste disposal protest
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Anything uglier than yesterday's snowman?
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Activists push for release of UPF plans
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Eric Schlosser takes deep look at Y-12 break-in and well beyond
  • GAO - Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board: mprovements Needed to Strengthen Internal Control and Promote Transparency [Reissued on March 2, 2015] GAO-15-181
  • NRC - NRC Meeting March 13 in Rockville, Md to Discuss Fukushima Lessons at Facilities Other Than Operating U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
  • NRC - NRC's Gabriel Taylor Honored as a Federal Engineer of the Year
  • NAS - Project Update: Energy Resource Potential for DOE Lands
  • GreenWorld - Exelon's nuclear bailout dream scheme
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Highlights Importance of Nuclear Techniques for Development - Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - Netanyahu will not be judged kindly for thwarting a nuclear deal with Iran - Christopher de Bellaigue
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's statements on nuclear program must be tested - Kerry
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian and Russian FMs discuss nuclear program
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says nuclear deal hinges on US will to lift sanctions
  • Trend News Agency - Netanyahu comments not worthy of attention Iran says
  • Trend News Agency - Russia contributing to successful conclusion of Iranian nuclear talks, FM says
  • Trend News Agency - Talks on Iran's nuclear program to kick off - Khalid Kazimov
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea negative about six-way nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Zarif, Kerry come together for new nuclear talks in Swiss city of Montreux
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU begin fresh round of nuclear talks in Switzerland
  • Press TV - Iran, Russia FMs urge continuation of nuclear talks
  • Press TV - IAEA chief declares lack of diversion in Iran's declared nuclear material
  • Press TV - Iran negotiators leave Tehran for talks in Switzerland
  • Press TV - Iran, US envoys wrap up nuclear talks in Montreux
  • Asahi Shimbun - Illuminations bathe Ho Chi Minh in light, but nuclear project looms on horizon - Michiko Yoshii
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Regulation Authority shifts disaster focus to treating minor radiation exposure
  • NHK World - Lifting of Monju operation ban uncertain
  • NHK World - Minamisoma city pledge to be nuclear-power free
  • Japan Times - Four years on, Tohoku towns still waiting for schools, homes, answers - Kris Kosaka
  • SCMP - French nuclear decline exposed as Areva confronts cash crunch
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report OAS-FS-15-09: Audit of Costs Incurred Under the Department of Energy's International Nuclear Cooperation Program Interagency Agreements With the Department of State
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - SUNFLOWER NEWSLETTER: Issue #212 – March 2015
  • DOE Hanford - Hanford Tour Registration Begins March 9
  • POWER magazine - Nuclear Industry Pursues New Fuel Designs and Technologies - Kennedy Maize
  • Beyond Nuclear - Coalition to press its case against Palisades' RPV safety rollbacks at March 25th NRC licensing board hearing
  • Atomic Insights - Ethics of international radiation protection system - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fleischmann says fiscal pressures are UPF concern
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12's really big challenge
  • Tri-City Herald - Senate committee passes budget amendment that could help Hanford - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: Cities should have say about potential oil trains
  • All Things Nuclear - China's Nuclear Forces Feeling U.S. Pressure - Gregory Kulacki
  • NRC - NRC Issues Final Environmental Report on Sequoyah Nuclear Plant License Renewal
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Open House and Meeting to Discuss Watts Bar Unit 2 Construction
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Public Meeting March 26 to Discuss Performance of Monticello Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - Photo Friday – The NRC Operations Center
  • IAEA - IAEA Marks World Water Day - Sasha Henriques, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - European negotiator says framework accord with Iran unlikely soon
  • Trend News Agency - Obama: Iran kept its nuclear commitments under interim deal
  • Xinhua News - As deadline approaches, what are Iran nuclear negotiators discussing? - Nie Xiaoyang
  • Xinhua News - Chinese FM discusses ties, Iran nuclear issue with Kerry over phone
  • Press TV - More work needed on N-talks: Zarif
  • Press TV - Iran N-team to return for new year
  • Press TV - Iran, US resume N-talks in Lausanne
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipt, Page 15001 [FR DOC #: 2015-06502]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Personnel Access Authorization Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants, Page 14876 [FR DOC #: 2015-06420]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 15035 - 15036 [FR DOC #: 2015-06575]
  • Surface Transportation Board - Notices: Meetings: Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Page 15057 [FR DOC #: 2015-06424]
  • INFORUM - Letter: Bill would block access to radioactive waste data - Larry Heilmann from Fargo
  • Cape Cod Bay Watch - Yucca Mountain and Pilgrim - Karen Vale
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Jeb Bush to headline Clark County GOP Lincoln Day event - Laura Myers
  • Vancouver Columbian - Vancouver event to focus on status of Hanford cleanup
  • Livermore Independent - Letter: Waste at the Lab - Scott Yundt, Livermore
  • World Politics Review - China Doubles Down on Nuclear Energy, at Home and Abroad - Stephanie Lieggi, Miles A. Pomper
  • Japan Times - Muon scan gives detailed, but incomplete, look at meltdown of No. 1 reactor
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Fukushima Watch: Images Confirm Meltdown - Mari Iwata
  • DOE:EM - DOE Extends Paducah Infrastructure Support Services Contract - Brad Mitzelfelt
  • ENENews - New images show all melted fuel is "gone" from Fukushima reactor – Experts: Molten core may have reached outer environment, can't tell if fuel is still contained
  • Kyodo News - Fewer food items to be tested for radioactive cesium
  • Kyodo News - Nagoya University confirms Fukushima No. 2 reactor meltdown
  • Kyodo News - Court rejects suit seeking halt to MOX use at Genkai nuclear plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO believes nearly all nuclear fuel melted in Fukushima reactor - Tsuyoshi Nagano
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kyushu Electric eyes July restart of Sendai nuclear reactor - Toshio Kawada
  • Japan Times - Lawsuit targeting Genkai nuclear plant's MOX plan rejected
  • Japan Times - Muon scan gives detailed, but incomplete, look at meltdown of No. 1 reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO releases 'see-through' image of Fukushima reactor
  • Mainichi Daily News - Takahama Municipal Assembly approves restart of local nuclear plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO confirms nearly all fuel melted in Fukushima No. 1 unit
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kyushu Electric plans to restart Sendai plant reactor in June

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Hardy, Amodei to join Yucca Mountain tour amid push to reopen nuclear site - Steve Tetreault
  • Vegas Seven - How Dean Heller's 'Signature' Moment Could Derail His Political Career - Michael Green, associate professor of history at UNLV
  • NiagaraThisWeek - Nuclear waste an irradiated uranium bullet to Niagara economy - James Culic
  • Pacific News Center - Speaker Seeks Guam's Inclusion in Radiation Exposure Compensation Act - Clynt Ridgell
  • Livermore Independent - White House Science Advisor To Take Top Role at Lab
  • Waste Dive - State DEQ, US DOE reach hazardous waste agreement, but cleanup not complete - Nicole Wrona
  • Waste Management World - Idaho: DEQ reaches agreement with Department of Energy to resolve INL hazardous waste violations
  • AP - AP Exclusive: Iran limited to 6K centrifuges in draft accord - George Jahn, Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Obama official: Congress should freeze its Iran penalties - Deb Riechmann
  • AP - Analysis: Why Netanyahu? It's more than just nationalism - Dan Perry
  • AP - Netanyahu victory leaves damage in wake - Aron Heller, Josef Federman
  • Bloomberg - Iran Centrifuge Test Was Error, Not Cheating, U.S. Officials Say - Jonathan Tirone and Indira Lakshmanan
  • Bloomberg - Kyushu Electric Plans Commercial Restart of Reactor From August - Masumi Suga and Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - Jordan Will Sign Agreement With Russia to Build Nuclear Reactor - Mohammad Tayseer
  • Reuters - State Department official denies draft nuclear deal being circulated - Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Iran wants limits on nuclear work eased before any deal expires - officials - Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Russian suspected of role in Litvinenko murder may give evidence - Estelle Shirbon
  • Reuters - U.S. Senate panel heading toward Iran bill vote next Thursday - Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - U.S. 'deeply disturbed' by reports of chemical weapons in Syria: Kerry - Lisa Lambert
  • Reuters - Factbox: Key issues in Iran nuclear talks with world powers - Parisa Hafezi, Louis Charbonneau, Lesley Wroughton and John Irish
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-U.S. says to impose more sanctions if no Iran nuclear deal - Anna Yukhananov
  • Reuters - European negotiator says framework accord with Iran unlikely soon - John Irish and Lesley Wroughton
  • Reuters - U.S. sees gradual sanctions relief in Iran nuclear deal - Anna Yukhananov
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-OPEC has no choice but to keep output unchanged- Kuwait - Ahmed Hagagy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Kalinin honored for microscopy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DNFSB's annual report to Congress
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA releases 2016 stockpile management plan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE issues final RFP for $1B Idaho cleanup contract
  • Tri-City Herald - Bechtel receives 65 percent of incentive pay for vit plant work
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: Thanks and best wishes to PNNL's retiring Mike Kluse
  • DOE - Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Trend News Agency - Iran rejects report on draft nuclear deal with US
  • Trend News Agency - Araqchi: Talks not in a stage to require presence of all 5+1 FMs
  • Trend News Agency - 360 lawmakers write letter to Obama on Iran
  • Trend News Agency - European negotiator says framework accord at Iran nuclear talks unlikely soon
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, US start 6th round of nuclear talks - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Japan aims to end nuclear power ban in June
  • Bellona - RWE and E.On face self-inflicted existential crises - Bellona Europa
  • Press TV - Iran rejects report on draft nuclear deal with US
  • Press TV - No nuclear deal unless agreement reached on 'everything': Iran diplomat
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal to benefit region, Lebanon: Berri
  • Press TV - Iran, US kick off 5th day of nuclear talks in Lausanne
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules:: Lists of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec HISTORM Flood/Wind System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 1, Revision 1, Pages 14291 - 14295 [FR DOC #: 2015-06367]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules:: Lists of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec HISTORM Flood/Wind System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 1, Revision 1, Pages 14332 - 14334 [FR DOC #: 2015-06366]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: URENCO USA, Uranium Enrichment Facility, Pages 14416 - 14417 [FR DOC #: 2015-06334]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices:: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Pages 14417 - 14418 [FR DOC #: 2015-06333]
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notices:: Meetings: Regional Resource Stewardship Council, Pages 14432 - 14433 [FR DOC #: 2015-06293]
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Fukushima disaster prompts woman to pass on father's stories about A-bomb - Takuma Obinata
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Photos: Temporary radioactive waste storage site shown in Fukushima town
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Photos: Radioactive waste moved to interim storage site in Fukushima town
  • Asia-Pacific: Bloomberg - Kyushu Electric Plans Commercial Restart of Reactor From August - Masumi Suga and Emi Urabe
  • Asia-Pacific: Trend News Agency - Japan aims to end nuclear power ban in June
  • Asia-Pacific: Sputnik News - Charlie Hebdo Makes Fun of Fukushima in Latest Issue
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - POINT OF VIEW/ Yuko Endo: 4 years from nuclear disaster, Fukushima needs to reverse depopulation
  • Asia-Pacific: Sacramento Bee - Diablo Canyon plant shouldn't be operating while safety is in doubt - Ben Davis Jr.
  • Asia-Pacific: Fukushima Diary - IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1 - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Utility applies for reactor check for July restart
  • Asia-Pacific: NHK World - Images show no fuel inside No.1 reactor core
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - TEPCO confirms nearly all fuel melted in Fukushima No. 1 unit
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - Kyushu Electric plans to restart Sendai plant reactor in June
  • Asia-Pacific: Kyodo News - 2 more power companies decide to scrap aging nuclear reactors
  • Asia-Pacific: Asahi Shimbun - More reactors to be decommissioned for a total of 5
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Tepco confirms nearly all fuel melted, sank into vessel, in Fukushima No. 1 unit
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - Kyushu Electric aims to restart Sendai plant reactor in June
  • Asia-Pacific: Japan Times - A-bomb survivor groups condemn Putin remark on nuclear readiness
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Confirmed by Cosmic Ray Estimates
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Kyushu Electric Files for NRA Inspection of N-Reactor
  • Asia-Pacific: Jiji Press - Sacred Plum Trees Blossom at Fukushima High School

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Wall Street Journal - Japan to Scrap First Nuclear Reactors Since Fukushima - Mari Iwata
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Yucca Mountain tour set for April - Steve Tetreault
  • Phys.org - ORNL and SINAP cooperate on development of salt-cooled reactors
  • Newswise - ORNL and Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics Cooperate on Development of Salt-Cooled Reactors - Newswise
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP resolution gets commissioner approval - Sarah Matott
  • AP - US, Iran race to fill out contours of a nuclear agreement - George Jahn, Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Netanyahu surges to victory in Israeli vote - Aron Heller
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Foreign Minister, Key to Nuclear Deal, an Enigma to Many - Kambiz Foroohar
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Plant decommissioning: why Germany faces a critical test - Jason Deign
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Early lessons from Onkalo - Jason Deign
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Nuclear Energy Insider Newsletter March 4 - 18, 2015 - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Reuters - Netanyahu's shock re-election leaves Israel's pollsters red-faced - Dan Williams
  • Reuters - U.S., Iran focus on technical details in nuclear talks - Parisa Hafezi and John Irish
  • Bloomberg - China Revives Nuclear Power to Shed Smog Masks: Chart
  • New York Times - Iran and U.S. Differ on Optimism About Nuclear Talks - Michael R. Gordon
  • Wall Street Journal - In Iran Nuclear Talks, Two MIT-Connected Physicists Play Key Roles - Jay Solomon
  • EurActiv - Westinghouse: Nuclear energy has a great future in Poland
  • BBC News - Chernobyl: Containing the world's worst nuclear accident
  • UAE National - The future is nuclear, says Hans Blix at Abu Dhabi lecture - Caline Malek
  • Platts - Uranium spot price holds at $39.10/lb as trading activity slows - Jim Ostroff
  • Huffington Post - When NASA Had Nuclear Rockets - Dr. Sten Odenwald
  • Pakistan Dawn - Pakistan's nuclear energy plans: Q&A with physicist Abdul H Nayyar - Zofeen T. Ebrahim
  • Kashmir Watch - Writer's Misperceptions About Pakistan's Nuclear Safety - Sajjad Shaukat, writes on international affairs and is author of the book: US vs Islamic Militants, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations
  • Utility Dive - Large energy customers in New York want Ginna nuke plant deal revoked - Robert Walton
  • Chosun Ilbo - Evidence Links N.Korea to Nuclear Hacking Attack
  • Blackburn News - NWMO Considers 3 Local Communities As Nuclear Waste Storage Sites - Jordan MacKinnon
  • World Nuclear News - Japan retires more reactors as restarts approach
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse gets approval for SMR testing
  • World Nuclear News - Progress in controlling fusion heat bursts
  • Anadolu Agency - Istanbul to host nuclear power plants summit
  • Economic Times - The way forward on Nuclear Liability - Upendra Joshi and Mohit Abraham
  • Australian Mining - Investor confidence shaken after QLD uranium mining ban - Vicky Validakis
  • The Hindu - 'Nuclear waste, a misnomer' - Melbourne Herald Sun
  • News Limited - Senate backs SA nuclear commission
  • Xinhua News - Nations try to hammer out a deal on nuclear program
  • ABC.au - Slow uptake of NSW uranium exploration licenses - Jacqueline Breen
  • Manitoulin Expositor - Letter: There is no safe nuclear storage - Lyle Dewar, Providence Bay
  • CBS New York - Regulators: Indian Point Nuclear Plant Failed To Note Operator's Apnea
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point violation: Reactor operator has sleep apnea - Ernie Garcia
  • Holland Sentinel - NRC, Palisades officials to discuss plant status
  • Nordic Page - USA Makes Pressure on Norway about Anti-Nuclear Initiative
  • Energy Collective - All Cost, No Benefit: EPA Proposes 33 Year Monitoring Requirement for ISR Mining - Rod Adams
  • National Post - 'Nothing is impregnable': How armed intruders stormed their way into a South African nuclear plant - Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith
  • Sputnik News - US Intelligence Disproves Media Reports of Nuclear Weapons in Crimea
  • Business Wire - Fitch: SCE&G Updated Nuclear Cost Estimate Captured in Current Negative Rating Outlook
  • Dong-A Ilbo - Thorough measures against N. Korea's cyberattacks on nuclear plants
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Putin's allusion to being prepared to use nuclear arms is intolerable
  • Eurasia Review - India-Sri Lanka Nuclear-Deal: Opening New Avenues Of Cooperation – Analysis - Monish Gulati
  • Bakken Shale News - Radioactive waste landfills becoming contentious issue - Lauren Donovan
  • ABP News - Nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar resigns from IIT Bombay after issues with HRD Ministry - Vaibhav Tiwari
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Putin's nuclear comment dishonors memory of Japan's A-bomb victims
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - If an 82-year-old nun can break into a nuclear weapons site, how secure is our arsenal? - Mark Johnson
  • WantChina Times - Taipower plans to temporarily ship nuclear waste abroad - Yu Hsue-hui, Liu Ching-yu
  • World Nuclear News - Poland to be a key market for Westinghouse
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Energoatom to fully load reactor three of Yuzhnoukrainsk NPP with Westinghouse fuel in 2018
  • Rutland Herald - Yankee neighbors still at risk - Leslie Sachs, Brattleboro
  • Aiken Standard - Energy Department names new SRS site manager - Derrek Asberry
  • CBC News - Point Lepreau reactor hit by unexpected shutdown - Robert Jones
  • Hungary Today - Paks Upgrade – Hungary's Government Expects "Correction" From Financial Times
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary to sue the Financial Times if it fails to correct Paks story
  • Budapest Business Journal - Community forums about Paks upgrade begin
  • Surf City SandPaper - Oyster Creek Talk, Discussion at LBI Library
  • Tacoma News Tribune - 'Where's Waldo' tour picks Hanford as Washington site to see - Annette Cary
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO to set up regional headquarters in Niigata
  • Energy Collective - Demand Energy Revives With New Funding, a MW-Scale Storage Customer and a New York State of Mind - Eric Wesoff
  • The State - Bill would help Eastern NC towns shed utility debt - John Murawski
  • Energy Department - Notices: Excess Uranium Management: Effects of Transfers of Excess Uranium on Domestic Uranium Mining, Conversion, and Enrichment Industries, Pages 14107 - 14125 [FR DOC #: 2015-06189]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Radiation Protection, Pages 14033 - 14034 [FR DOC #: 2015-06244]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Billing Instructions for NRC Cost Type Contracts, Pages 14172 - 14173 [FR DOC #: 2015-06154]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Honeywell International, Inc., Pages 14168 - 14172 [FR DOC #: 2015-06243]
  • International Business Times AU - Media Coverage On Fukushima Disaster Minimised Presence Of Risks, New Analysis Says - Jenny Michelle Panganiban
  • Reuters - Japan inches closer to final approval for nuclear reactor restart
  • Global Research - Alaska Polar Bears Suffering Baldness and Lesions; Rate Spiked Nearly 1000 Times After Fukushima
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Decommissioning reactors should be step toward ending reliance on nuclear power
  • Huffington Post - Why Iran Won't Capitulate - Reza Marashi, Research Director, National Iranian American Council and Trita Parsi, President, National Iranian American Council
  • ENENews - Gov't model shows Fukushima radioactive gas near Tokyo skyrocketed to 10,000,000,000 times normal levels soon after 3/11
  • NHK World - Japan utilities to scrap 2 more nuclear reactors
  • NHK World - A reactor to be inspected under new regulations
  • Asahi Shimbun - More reactors to be decommissioned for a total of 5
  • Asahi Shimbun - Mothballing nuclear reactors a mixed blessing for local communities
  • Asahi Shimbun - FOUR YEARS AFTER: NGOs introduce '10 Lessons from Fukushima' booklet at U.N. disaster conference - Shunsuke Kimura
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Decommissioning reactors should be step toward ending reliance on nuclear power
  • Japan Times - Two more power companies to scrap aging nuclear reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2 more power companies decide to scrap aging nuclear reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Decommissioning of nuclear reactors poses threat to survival of host municipalities
  • Mainichi Daily News - News Navigator: What problems accompany scrapping of nuke reactors?
  • Jiji Press - Charlie Hebdo Satirizes Fukushima Radiation Crisis
  • Jiji Press - Southwestern Japan N-Reactor Edges Closer to Restart
  • Jiji Press - 2 More Aging N-Reactors in Japan to Be Decommissioned
  • Jiji Press - Japan Atomic Power to Focus on Support for Scrapping Reactors
  • Jiji Press - Charlie Hebdo Satirizes Fukushima Radiation Crisis
  • Grand Forks Herald - LETTER: Shield North Dakota from radiation, not information - Larry Heilmann, Fargo
  • Copenhagen Post - Wags weigh in on Denmark's nuclear waste debate - Philip Tees
  • Kyodo News - Photos: Radioactive waste moved to interim storage site in Fukushima town
  • Kyodo News - Photos: Temporary radioactive waste storage site shown in Fukushima town

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Greensburg Daily News - EPA asks Army to examine alternatives to proving ground plan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Retired ORNL scientists receives lifetime achievement award - Morgan Simmons
  • Lincolnshire Echo - The Big Read: Why disability will never hold Rebecca Franks back
  • AP - Iranians optimistic about clinching nuclear agreement - Bradley Klapper, George Jahn
  • AP - Analysis: An Iran deal could have broader implications - Dan Perry, Adam Schreck
  • AP - European powers, Iran make little progress in nuclear talks - Lorne Cook
  • Bloomberg - Crimeans Who Ushered In the Russians Now Have to Live With Their Choice - Leonid Ragozin
  • Bloomberg - Japan to Scrap Three Aging Reactors on Safety Upgrade Costs - Masumi Suga
  • Bloomberg - Rouhani Rivals Switch Attack as Iran Nuclear Deal Support Grows
  • Reuters - Factbox: Key questions in Iran nuclear talks with world powers - Parisa Hafezi, Louis Charbonneau, Lesley Wroughton and John Irish
  • Reuters - CORRECTED-Japan utilities set to scrap five ageing nuclear reactors - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - S.Korea blames N.Korea for December hacking on nuclear operator - Ju-min Park and Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - Iran, U.S. line up technical options as push for deal intensifies - Louis Charbonneau and Lesley Wroughton
  • CNNMoney - Iran nuclear deal could make oil even cheaper
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran's Nuclear Deal Could Open Oil Flood - Bill Spindle and Benoît Faucon
  • Tehran Times - Failure to clinch nuclear deal will not be 'end of world': Larijani
  • RT - OpEd: The Middle East oil/nuclear puzzle - Pepe Escobar
  • RT - Japan scraps 3 nuclear reactors, with 2 more to follow
  • Center for Public Integrity - South African who attacked a nuclear plant is a hero to his government and fellow citizens - Douglas Birch
  • IOL Mercury SA - Why SA's nuclear stash worries US - Douglas Birch and R Jeffrey Smith
  • Sputnik News - South Africa Rebuffs US Attempts to Take Over its Nuclear Materials
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Necsa: SA's atomic material perfectly safe - Stephen Grootes
  • London Free Press - Burying nuclear waste big issue for Ontario now - Greg Van Moorsel
  • WCTV - Florida House Rejects Effort to Repeal Nuclear Power Fee
  • World Nuclear News - Japanese reactors to be retired
  • World Nuclear News - Chernobyl Confinement reaches final stage, but funds need boost
  • World Nuclear News - USA's uranium processing facility achieves site readiness
  • World Nuclear News - Centrus files first results
  • World Nuclear News - Queensland uranium plans in question
  • World Nuclear News - Tepco reschedules water purification target
  • World Nuclear News - Paks nuclear expansion needs new fuel terms
  • Johnson City Press - Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services announces options for $169M contract - Brad Hicks
  • UPI - Navy exercises contract options for nuclear fuel - Richard Tomkins
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Sleep apnea earns Indian Point violation - Ernie Garcia
  • CM Mining Weekly - QRC laments news of new Queensland uranium ban - Esmarie Swanepoel
  • Brisbane Times - Lobby groups asks for consultation on uranium ban
  • Elkhart Truth - Elkhart fallout shelters a testament to nuclear fears - J.C. Lee
  • National Interest - Overblown: Russia's Empty Nuclear Sabre-Rattling - Steven Pifer
  • Japan Times - Tepco to miss May deadline to treat 20,000 tons of Fukushima radioactive water - Al-Bawaba
  • Al Bawaba - Saudi wants same nuclear rights as Iran
  • Metro UK - New British nuclear plant could blow up like 'Chernobyl on steroids' - Rob Waugh
  • Tampa Bay Times - House committee rejects attempt to repeal Florida's nuclear fee - Mary Ellen Klas
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM STATION: Nuclear plant gets failing marks
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima mayor angry over Putin's nuclear weapons remark
  • PennEnergy - PG&E: Diablo nuclear plant safe from extreme natural events
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA begins refueling of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant - Dave Flessner
  • Ottawa Citizen - Mayor worried about the loss of Chalk River nuclear reactor - Andrew Duffy
  • POWERmag - V.C. Summer Nuclear Expansion Costs to Surge by Nearly $1B - 03/16/2015 | Aaron Larson
  • PennEnergy - SCANA looks to extend costs, time for new V.C. Summer reactors
  • Burlington County Times - Salem 1 nuclear reactor in southern NJ offline for repairs
  • Joongang Daily - Nuclear reactor accident rate is higher than at thermal plants - Kim Ji-Yoon
  • Lakeland Ledger - Florida House Rejects Nuclear Power Plan
  • WTNH New Haven - State starts Millstone plant review for cooling towers
  • GlobalPost - 'Rollercoaster' Iran nuclear talks in the balance
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Entergy ordered to pay $305,000 in overtime - John Herrick
  • Regina Leader-Post - No to nuclear
  • Greeneville Sun - $169 Million Contract Option Awarded To NFS
  • Japan Times - Tepco to miss May deadline to treat 20,000 tons of Fukushima radioactive water
  • Cibola County Beacon - Uranium Industry Workers Seek Compensation--More than $2 Billion in Awards thus Far - Rosanne Boyett
  • Beaver County Times - Company loses radioactive gauge last seen in Pulaski Homes - J.D. Prose
  • BelTA - Belarus, Germany to share experience in green energy
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Expert warns of risk in UK's Cumbria plant
  • Idaho Statesman - Rebecca Casper: Citizens should be educated about Idaho National Laboratory - Rebecca Casper
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Sue Prent
  • Beyond Nuclear - "Plenty of electricity in the air, study says"
  • Public Citizen - Clean Power Plan Good for Consumers and the Economy
  • All Things Nuclear - When Open Door Policies at Nuclear Plants Go Awry - Dave Lochbaum
  • NRC - NRC Schedules Meeting with Southern and SCANA to Discuss Inspections and Testing of New Nuclear Units at the Vogtle and Summer Sites
  • NRC blog - Continuing to Learn the Lessons of San Onofre - Rebecca Sigmon, Reactor Systems Engineer, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Calendar
  • GreenWorld - The most important state action this year
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says in agreement with US over 90% of technical nuclear issues - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Closing in on nuclear deal, U.S. demands 'tough choices' from Iran
  • Trend News Agency - Germany makes all-out effort for Iran deal: FM
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea behind nuke power plant data leakage: investigators
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: Moment of truth draws near for Iran nuclear deal
  • Xinhua News - U.S.-Iran nuclear talks enter third day with more countries to join
  • Xinhua News - Full text: Report on China's economic, social development plan
  • Xinhua News - Iran's Rouhani says nuclear deal to benefit all parties
  • Press TV - Iran, US kick off 2nd round of nuclear talks in Lausanne
  • Press TV - 90% of issues resolved in Iran-US nuclear talks: Salehi
  • Press TV - Americans broadly support direct negotiations with Iran: Poll
  • Press TV - Iran, US resume nuclear talks in Swiss city of Lausanne
  • Press TV - Nuclear deal between Iran, P5+1 possible: Larijani
  • Press TV - Germany makes all-out effort for Iran deal: FM
  • Press TV - Iran's Zarif, UK's Hammond meet in Brussels
  • Press TV - Iran's Zarif, EU Mogherini discuss nuclear talks, ties in Brussels
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, Pages 13840 - 13841 [FR DOC #: 2015-05953]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Page 13844 [FR DOC #: 2015-06088]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Requirement to Submit Complete and Accurate Information, Pages 13794 - 13797 [FR DOC #: 2015-06107]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Application for Export/Import License, Amendment, Renewal or Consent Request(s), Pages 13901 - 13902 [FR DOC #: 2015-06014]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations, Pages 13902 - 13920 [FR DOC #: 2015-05994]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 13902 [FR DOC #: 2015-06188]
  • Adelaide Now - Letters: Outdated stances
  • Nevada News and Views - Nevada's Grassroots Message on Yucca Mountain - NN&V STAFF
  • Payvand - The Times Errs on Iran Weaponization - Robert Kelley
  • DigitalJournal - OpEd: Radioactive cesium found in green Tea from Japan - Karen Graham
  • Greenville News - Bush takes a pass on Yucca Mountain - Rudolph Bell
  • Fukushima Diary - Cs-134/137 density of Reactor 1 basement water continues to increase since last July / 1,790,000,000Bq/m3 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Measuring radiation from airship
  • NHK World - Suga comments on utilities' decision
  • NHK World - Nuclear waste a challenge in decommissioning
  • NHK World - Miyazawa on nuclear waste disposal
  • NHK World - Utilities decide to scrap 3 nuclear reactors
  • NHK World - TEPCO delays making ice walls
  • NHK World - Nuclear reactors to be decommissioned
  • Kyodo News - Operators opt to scrap 3 old nuclear reactors at Fukui plants
  • Asahi Shimbun - Decisions made to decommission 3 aging reactors in Fukui Prefecture
  • Japan Times - Tepco to miss May deadline to treat 20,000 tons of Fukushima radioactive water
  • Japan Times - Operators to scrap three old reactors in Fukui
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 3 aging N-reactors set to be decommissioned
  • Mainichi Daily News - Operators opt to scrap 3 old nuclear reactors at Fukui plants
  • Mainichi Daily News - Participants in U.N. forum interested in cost of decommissioning Fukushima plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Head of Fukushima nursing home suggests waiting before evacuation
  • Jiji Press - Japan Atomic Power to Focus on Support for Scrapping Reactors
  • Jiji Press - (Update) Kansai Electric Applies for NRA Safety Checks for 3 N-Reactors

    Monday, March 16, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Briefs: NRC comes up with $2 million for Yucca groundwater study - Steve Tetreault
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - After a long run in Oak Ridge, stimulus funds coming to an end - Frank Munger
  • Idaho Statesman - West Views: Paper questions decision by AG Wasden - (Idaho Falls) Post Register
  • AP - Germany urges its partners, Iran to grab nuclear deal - Lorne Cook
  • AP - Official: Iran confronts US at nuke talks over GOP letter - Bradley Klapper, George Jahn
  • Bloomberg - Video: Iran Nuclear Talks Resume Following GOP Letter, Rebuttal
  • Reuters - Iran has 'very tough' choices to make in nuclear talks: U.S - Louis Charbonneau and Lesley Wroughton
  • Adelaide Now - The Advertiser's Letters to the Editor, Monday, March 16, 2015
  • China Post - Editorial: Nuclear debate can benefit from giving credit, scrutiny
  • Reuters - U.N. rights envoy hopes nuclear deal would spark reforms in Iran - Stephanie Nebehay
  • Reuters - Closing in on nuclear deal, U.S. demands 'tough choices' from Iran - Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi
  • The Guardian - Iranian nuclear talks resume in Lausanne as deadline approaches - Paul Lewis in Washington and Julian Borger in Lausanne
  • The Guardian - Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin 'was ready for nuclear alert'
  • Los Angeles Times - Top-secret U.S. replica of Iran nuclear sites key to weapons deal - Paul Richter
  • BBC - Iran deal could start nuclear fuel race - Saudi Arabia - Barbara Plett Usher
  • Irish Independent - Nuclear expert warns of 'Chernobyl on steroids' risk from proposed nuclear plant 200km from Irish coast - Independent News Service
  • South Jersey Times - Salem 1 reactor shut down by PSEG Nuclear after failure to meet deadline to fix cooling unit - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • UPI - Scientists make breakthrough in understanding nuclear fusion - Thor Benson
  • NPR - Arab States and Iran's Nuclear Talks - Deborah Amos
  • Daily Journal - EPA asks Army to examine alternatives to plan to leave 160K of depleted uranium at old site
  • WNDU South Bend - EPA asks Army to examine alternatives to proving ground plan
  • The Hindu - Looking beyond nuclear liability - Rakesh Sood
  • EurActiv - Hungarians protest against Orbán's nuclear deal with Russia
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary could easily solve nuclear friction with EU - Commissioner
  • Australian Financial Review - Labor MP Leesa Vlahos says pro-nuclear debate 'getting easier' - Simonm Evans
  • SA Independent - Letter: Forget nuclear power, look at Inga Dam project - Roger Toms, Hout Bay
  • Focus Taiwan - Lawmakers block Taipower offshore nuclear waste reprocessing plan - Milly Lin and Ted Chen
  • Asahi Shimbun - Slogan writer wants pro-nuclear signboards kept to highlight human stupidity
  • Information Age - How big data is taming the growing cost of the UK's nuclear decommissioning liabilities - Justin Hassel, Informed Solutions
  • Nunatsiaq News - Nunavut's Kiggavik uranium mine still part of our plans: Areva - Sarah Rogers
  • Prairie Business - Landfill company seeks to allow radioactive waste at western ND site
  • BGN News - Nuclear plant intervention by council of judges and prosecutors - Metin Arslan
  • Press TV - Debate: Is a final nuclear deal possible? - Utility Dive?
  • Utility Dive - Cost overruns, delays continue for SCE&G's V.C. Summer nuke plant - Robert Walton
  • Pakistan Nation - PNRA allays safety concerns over nuclear power plants
  • Sputnik News - German Energy Companies May File 22 Billion Suit Against Government
  • Press TV - Iran fully complying with its nuclear commitments: Analsyt
  • Press TV - Iran sanctions must be scrapped all at once: MPs
  • Press TV - Zarif, Kerry end first round of nuclear talks in Lausanne
  • Press TV - John Kerry: Many technical differences have been solved
  • Reuters - Thousands in Hungary use holiday to rally against government - Krisztina Fenyo
  • Japan Times - Communities in Japan drafting their own disaster plans
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Thomas Zacharia's return to ORNL
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Recovery Act funding finally comes to close
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - On the verge: a new ORNL contract
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Morgan Smith on 'doing what's right for the nation'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - What's the current design status on UPF? (Hint: It's somewhere between 0% and 100%)
  • DOE - Five Fast Facts About Technologist Grace Hopper - Allison Lantero
  • DOE - Wind Vision: New Report Highlights a Robust Wind Energy Future - Jose Zayas
  • DOE - Nuclear Speed-Dating - Pat Adams
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • Herald Scotland - WWF call for 'urgent attention' to Dounreay safety concerns
  • DOE Hanford - Hanford Landfill Reaches 17 Million Tons Disposed
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - An immodest Iranian proposal - Hugh Gusterson
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Where does the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps stand on nuclear negotiations? - Ariane Tabatabai
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The fiscal threat to nuclear strategy - Adam Mount
  • Forbes - The Fukushima Disaster Wasn't Very Disastrous - James Conca
  • Hurriyet Daily News - From Chernobyl to Fukushima: Why now is the time for a global agreement on preventing technological disasters - Cihan Sultanoglu, Rastislav Vrbensky
  • Asahi Shimbun - Slogan writer wants pro-nuclear signboards kept to highlight human stupidity
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Expert urges more care for hearts, minds of disaster victims - Yasuda Kouichi
  • World Nuclear News - Tepco reschedules water purification target
  • World Nuclear News - Paks nuclear expansion needs new fuel terms
  • World Nuclear News - Queensland uranium plans in question
  • World Nuclear News - New completion dates for Summer
  • World Nuclear News - No growth in carbon dioxide emissions in 2014
  • Greenfield Recorder - Letter: An eye on Yankee - Leslie Sullivan Sachs, Safe and Green Campaign, Brattleboro, Vt.
  • Ukrainian Financial - Chernobyl New Safe Confinement enters final stage of construction - Axel Reiserer
  • Ecowatch - Fukushima Radiation Found in Sample of Green Tea from Japan - Harvey Wasserman
  • Fukushima Diary - Highest density of Cs-134/137 detected at 2 locations of Reactor 2 seaside / 4 × the previous highest reading - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Fukushima man wants to preserve nuclear slogan
  • NHK World - TEPCO: Annual radiation dose can be cut
  • Kyodo News - Activists discuss nuclear accident as Japan gov't remains reluctant - Kayo Mimizuka
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima city fetes native son with Ultraman statues - Naoyuki Takahashi
  • Japan Times - Nagasaki hibakusha recalls struggle to dodge discrimination - Tetsuo Shintomi
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Unable to Treat 20,000 Tons of Fukushima Radioactive Water by May

    Sunday, March 15, 2015

  • Portsmouth Herald News - Coal and nuclear power are here to stay - V.K.Mathur
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho National Laboratory states its case for spent fuel rod shipments - Luke Ramseth
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: Improving public discourse about INL - John J. Grossenbacher is the Idaho National Laboratory director and president of Battelle Energy Alliance.
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: The Importance of Nuclear Research - Rebecca Casper is the mayor for the city of Idaho Falls.
  • Albuquerque Journal - Roof collapses pose safety risk for workers at WIPP - Lauren Villagran
  • Oak Ridge Today - ORAU receives $23 million contract for DOE worker screening program - Dawn Huotari
  • AP - Kerry asserts obstacles to Iran nuke pact mostly 'political'
  • AP - Netanyahu legacy on the line in Israeli vote
  • AP - White House warns Senate anew on Iran legislation
  • Bloomberg - Obama Deputy Warns Senate Against Undermining Iran Nuclear Talks - Toluse Olorunnipa
  • Reuters - U.S. Senate leader: Obama on verge of 'very bad deal' with Iran - Doina Chiacu
  • Center for Public Integrity - South African officials shrug off a 2007 break-in at South Africa's nuclear research site that still spooks Washington - Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Report: Netanyahu sought to cancel Mossad briefing for U.S. senators on Iran talks
  • The Inquisitr - Wind Energy Dwarfs Nuclear: Wind Farms In China Have An Exponentially Higher Energy Output Than America's Nuclear Power Plants
  • Washington Post - Uranium security in South Africa
  • Bismarck Tribune - Concerns rise with proposed increase to radioactive waste levels - Lauren Donovan
  • The Diplomat - The Consequences of a Pakistani Sea-Based Nuclear Second Strike Capability - Ankit Panda
  • Winnipeg Free Press - Calls to oust top chief over nuclear deal - Alexandra Paul
  • The Independent - Nuclear waste workers at Dounreay power station fear for their safety - Mark Leftly
  • Focus Taiwan - Economics ministry denies trying to extend life of two nuclear plants - Huang Chiao-wen and Christie Chen
  • Pakistan Daily Times - K-2, K-3 nuclear power plants : 'Low chances of release of radioactive material into environment'
  • Birmingham Post - Spellar: UK nuclear deterrent vital in face of Russian threat - Jonathan Walker
  • Asahi Shimbun - Only 35% of Fukushima nuclear plant workers agree to 1st round of health checks - Takeshi Suezaki
  • Yonhap News - (Yonhap Interview) Uranium bombs expected to account for 60 percent of N.K.'s nuclear arsenal: think tank chief - Chang Jae-soon
  • Sputnik News - Iran Hopes to Resolve Differences With US at Next Round of Nuclear Talks
  • Yahoo! News - US, Iran in new nuclear talks as tempers fray - Simon Sturdee and Nicolas Revise in Sharm el-Sheikh
  • Press TV - Iran delegates in Switzerland for nuclear talks with US
  • Press TV - Israel meddling in nuclear talks - Palm Beach Post
  • Palm Beach Post - NRC seeks public comment on new reactors for FPL's Turkey Point - Susan Salisbury
  • Belfast Telegraph - UK's nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic rerouted through Ukraine
  • Daily News Egypt - Russia, Egypt to cooperate in Dabaa nuclear power plant, Russian tourists return in force: Russian Economy Minister - Mohamed Ayyad
  • Peninsula On-line - N-power a strong option for Qatar: Expert - Satish Kanady
  • El Diario de Yucatán - "No" a energía nuclear
  • South Jersey Times - Devaluing Oyster Creek power plant is not in New Jerseyans' best interest | Opinion - James McGovern
  • Taipei Times - Government warns over power shortage - Shih Hsiu-chuan
  • Japan Times - Return of Fukushima elderly gives preview of future - Yuriy Humber and Emi Urabe
  • Japan Times - Death toll grows in 3/11 aftermath
  • Japan Times - Abe mum on Fukushima at U.N. disaster risk confab
  • Deutsche Welle - Natural disasters cost the world over $300 billion per year on average
  • Japan Times - U.N. forum brainstorms new framework for disaster risk reduction
  • Japan Times - Abe offers $4 billion in aid for global disaster-control efforts
  • Japan Times - Japan understands threat of natural disasters - Masaaki Kameda
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Drive for sustainability to start in Sendai - Ban Ki Moon
  • Japan Times - Promoting disaster risk reduction
  • Japan Times - U.N. chief Ban says students in Fukushima impressed him
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima residents find it hard to come to terms with interim storage for tainted soil
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 to discuss details, mutual commitments - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran hopes to remove controversies with US on nuclear program in Lausanne
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says any nuclear collaboration beyond NPT requires lifting sanctions - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran will not compromise sanctions lift – diplomat - Khalid Kazimov
  • Press TV - Iran, US start high-level technical talks in Switzerland
  • Press TV - Political will can lead to Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal: Zarif
  • Press TV - GOP's Iran letter undermined US legal standing: Larijani
  • Press TV - Iran delegates in Switzerland for nuclear talks with US
  • ENENews - Report: Over 30 million permanently affected by Fukushima radiation; Number of people exposed triples Chernobyl
  • Japan Times - Abe mum on Fukushima at U.N. disaster risk confab
  • Japan Times - Death toll grows in 3/11 aftermath - Fukushima Minpo
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee, Page 13536 [FR DOC #: 2015-05943]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Pages 13530 - 13531 [FR DOC #: 2015-05945]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Page 13639 [FR DOC #: 2015-05944]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewals: Callaway Plant, Unit 1, Pages 13636 - 13637 [FR DOC #: 2015-05990]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Fukushima, Page 13639 [FR DOC #: 2015-05988]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Fukushima, Pages 13638 - 13639 [FR DOC #: 2015-05946]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Thermal Hydraulic Phenomena, Page 13638 [FR DOC #: 2015-05978]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Thermal Hydraulic Phenomena, Pages 13637 - 13638 [FR DOC #: 2015-05980]
  • GovTrack - H.R. 1364: To require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before authorizing ... - Sponsor: Dina Titus
  • Winnipeg Free Press - Calls to oust northern grand chief over nuclear waste storage deal - Alexandra Paul

    Saturday, March 14, 2015

  • Deseret News - Will Utah bury nation's leftover depleted uranium? - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Louisville Courier-Journal - EPA weighs in on Army plan to leave toxic mess - Charlie White
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - INL director says 1995 agreement not violated - Todd Kunz
  • AP - Republicans say Obama keen for Iran deal to build own legacy - Deb Riechmann
  • AP - Kerry cautious before new Iran talks, cites 'important gaps' - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Criticism, some from the right, builds on GOP letter to Iran - Charles Babington
  • AP - US sees UN Security Council endorsing Iran nuke deal - Matthew Lee
  • Bloomberg - Iran to Avoid Carmakers From Unsupportive Countries on Nuclear - hidden line after 'By'Andrew Marc Noel
  • Bloomberg - Kerry Says Iran Must Decide as Clock Ticks to Nuclear Deadline - hidden line after 'By'Indira Lakshmanan
  • Reuters - BP signs $12 billion energy deal in Egypt - Sharm El-Sheikh
  • Reuters - Japan promises $4 billion in aid to combat disasters over four years - Megan Rowling
  • Reuters - U.S. State Department rebuffs Republican criticism of Iran nuclear talks - Louis Charbonneau
  • Huffington Post - What You Need To Know About The Iran Nuclear Negotiations - Eline Gordts
  • Tehran Times - Major nations hold talks on ending UN sanctions on Iran: officials
  • Swissinfo - Kerry Says Iran Must Decide as Clock Ticks to Nuclear Deadline
  • International Business Times - Taiwan's Anti-Nuclear Rallies Witness 45,000 Protesters - Sneha Shankar
  • Channel News Asia - Mass anti-nuclear rally staged in Taiwan
  • Nikkei Asian Review - 12,000 rally against nuclear energy in Taipei - Debby Wu
  • Focus Taiwan - Anti-nuclear protests staged around Taiwan
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan-based group takes action to counter anti-nuclear arguments - Evelyn Kao
  • Rock Hill Herald - Media blitz launched to back reopening SC nuclear waste landfill - Sammy Fretwell -
  • The State - EXCLUSIVE: Utah company launches media blitz to reopen SC atomic waste landfill - Sammy Fretwell
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 celebrates early milestone on UPF - Frank Munger
  • WBIR Knoxville - Major milestone reached in creation of new uranium processing facility
  • Financial Times - Hungary to revise Russia nuclear deal blocked by EU - Andrew Byrne in Budapest and Christian Oliver in Brussels.
  • NBC Southern California - Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Design Can Withstand Powerful Earthquakes
  • Washington Post - Global stocks of weapons uranium
  • Courier Mail - Ban on uranium mining in Queensland to be introduced by Palaszczuk Government - Steven Wardill
  • Energy Collective - South Korea Expands its Nuclear Energy Export Horizons - Dan Yurman
  • Canberra Times - Environment Minister Simon Corbell says radioactive waste is not welcome in ACT - Matthew Raggatt
  • WLTX Columbia - More Cost and Construction Delays for Nuclear Plant
  • TheBayNet, Hollywood, MD - Nuke plant receives assessment, criticism from watchdogs - Marty Madden
  • Monticello Times - NRC issues plant performance letter; Monticello continues to resolve issues - Tim Hennagir
  • Wicked Local plymouth - YOUR VIEW: Pilgrim Station's Achilles Heel - By Lt. Col. (Ret.) Brian Sullivan
  • Essex Chronicle - Bradwell Power Station could become UK's nuclear dumping ground, say campaigners - Maldon Chronicle
  • World Nuclear News - Oskarshamn 2 outage extended to year-end
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese reactors approach commercial operation
  • Press TV - US-Israeli operation against Iran's nuclear program 'insane'
  • Platts - Michigan governor sets 30-40% renewables, energy efficiency goal - Bob Matyi
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Energy Department issues RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project
  • Pittsburgh Business Times - Westinghouse, utility in discussions on delay costs for nuke plant - Sam Kusic
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Wet road, warm smiles - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - CNS still looking for Y-12/Pantex retirees who haven't responded to health plan changes - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE re-ups ORAU's contract for worker health screening; five-year deal valued at $23M - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A rainy celebration at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • WISE/NIRS - 4 Years of disaster
  • Taipei Times - Crowds protest nuclear power across the nation - Sean Lin and Chen Wei-han
  • KFGO Fargo-Moorhead - Improperly disposed radioactive oil field waste found in ND
  • POGO - F-35 Still Years Away From Being Ready for Combat - Mandy Smithberger
  • POGO - Proposed Bill Curtails N.M.'s Whistleblower Protections - Phillip Shaverdian
  • POGO - FBI Whistleblower Protections 'Weaker Than at Any Other Agency' - Andre Francisco
  • The Hill blog - Whistleblowers and the prosecution loophole - Shanna Devine and Liz Hempowicz
  • POGO - Pentagon Tries to Bury Latest Afghanistan Report - Neil Gordon
  • Fukushima Diary - [Photo] Fukushima citizen "Fukushima offshore looked like a mixed ink of green, yellow and reddish brown" - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Former Official: "40+ areas where extremely contaminated water flows directly into ocean" at Fukushima – Bloomberg: "4 years out, Fukushima reactors still spewing… Fishermen alleging for a while that radioactive water spilling into Pacific… astounding nobody at Tepco has gone to jail" (AUDIO)
  • NHK World - Experts, NGO members discuss disaster warnings
  • Japan Times - Helping cities brace for disaster
  • Japan Times - Many disaster-related meetings, exhibitions to be held
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima residents find it hard to come to terms with interim storage for tainted soil
  • Mainichi Daily News - Researchers to study long-term effects of radiation on Fukushima workers
  • Asahi Shimbun - FOUR YEARS AFTER: Fukushima city offers last look in effort to return unclaimed items from 2011 disaster
  • Japan Times - A tragic story of red tape and fatal ineptitude - Stephen Mansfield
  • Japan Times - Major companies continue to support Tohoku region - Mami Maruko
  • CBC Manitoba - FN leader asked to step down for accepting money from nuclear waste organization--Grand Chief David Harper says nuclear waste will never be stored in northern Manitoba - Tim Fontaine
  • Canberra Times - Environment Minister Simon Corbell says radioactive waste is not welcome in ACT - Matthew Raggatt
  • Wyoming Public Media - North Dakota Cleans Up Radioactive Waste - Leigh Paterson
  • Clacton and Frinton Gazette - Bradwell to become UK's "dumping ground" for radioactive waste
  • Essex Chronicle - Bradwell Power Station could become UK's nuclear dumping ground, say campaigners - Maldon Chronicle
  • Maldon and Burnham Standard - Bradwell to become UK's "dumping ground" for radioactive waste
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Environment Minister Simon Corbell says radioactive waste is not welcome in ACT - Matthew Raggatt