Friday, February 12, 2016

  • Desert Sun - Perennial candidate Mike Schaefer runs for Congress
  • Forum News Service - Researchers hope to calm fears over deep borehole project at public meetings - Mike Nowatzki
  • Huffington Post - Confronting Our Toxic Legacy - Robert Koehler
  • Daily Caller - EXCLUSIVE: Energy Department Investigated By Congress For Firing Whistleblower - Andrew Follett
  • Daily Caller - EXCLUSIVE: DHS Inspector General Suggests Whistleblower Smear Campaign Investigation - Evan Gahr
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - West Lake story: An underground fire, radioactive waste, and governmental failure - Robert Alvarez
  • Albuquerque Journal - Executive director of LANL says he is leaving - Mark Oswald
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Executive director at LANL abruptly resigns - Rebecca Moss
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Five Los Alamos Scientists Receive 2015 Fellows Prize - Carol A. Clark
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Guest column: Waiting on SMRs puts U.S. behind - Roger Mayes, Ph.D.
  • Detroit News - Regulators dismissed dissenters on Flint crisis - Jonathan Oosting, Christine MacDonald, Joel Kurth and Jim Lynch,
  • AP - Seoul cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Korea - Ahn Young-Joon, Jinman Lee, Jin-Man Lee
  • AP - Official unsure of where Iran's enriched uranium is stored - Richard Lardner
  • Bloomberg - Billionaire Neighbors Clasp Dirty Fuel Shunned by Angela Merkel - Ladka Mortkowitz Bauerova, Marek Strzelecki and Tino Andresen
  • Reuters - China says U.N. action needed to make North Korea "pay price" for behaviour - John Irish
  • Reuters - S.Korea cuts off power, water into Kaesong zone in N.Korea - Jack Kim, Toni Reinhold)
  • Reuters - House seen passing North Korea sanctions bill Friday - Patricia Zengerle, David Brunnstrom, Susan Cornwell and Susan Heavey
  • Reuters - South Africa to procure nuclear energy at affordable scale: Zuma - Wendell Roelf
  • Reuters - Iran's windfall from nuclear deal cut in half by debts: U.S. official - Patricia Zengerle
  • Enformable - Who is monitoring the health of populations around nuclear power plants? - Cindy Folkers
  • BBC News - Plutonium levels near Devonport spark call for more testing - Jonathan Morris
  • CounterPunch - Why the Current Nuclear Showdown in California Should Matter to You - James Heddle
  • CounterPunch - Radioactive Handouts: the Nuclear Subsidies Buried Inside Obama's "Clean" Energy Budget - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • Reuters - Russia, China front runners in South Africa's nuclear project-source - Peroshni Govender
  • SA Business Times - Zuma assures nuclear programme will continue at affordable pace and scale - Sibongakonke Shoba
  • Austin American-Statesman - Feds to give go-ahead for nuclear plant expansion - Asher Price
  • SBS - Uranium decision 'a kick in the face' - AAP
  • ABC - ERA radioactive slurry spill: NT Government won't lay charges against miner
  • SA Business Times - Nuclear power in South Africa: 'only on a scale and pace the country can afford' - Ozayr Patel and Elna Schutz
  • BusinessTech SA - Zuma: Nuclear plan will roll out at an affordable pace - News24Wire
  • Environmental Leader - Scientists Say Climate Change Should Propel Nuclear Energy to ProminenceBy: Ken Silverstein
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point tour brings lohud editors inside the controversial plant - Frank J Scandale
  • Syracuse Post Standard - NY faces power shortage, but not enough to save FitzPatrick nuclear plant - Tim Knauss
  • CBS12 Bismarck/Dickinson - EERC Says No Nuclear Waste From Drilling Plan
  • NineMSN - Key quotes from SA's nuclear inquiry - AAP
  • WDTN - Nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania closed for repairs - Associated Press
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Portsmouth Nuclear Whistle Blowers Tape Ralph Nader Radio Show
  • WAMC - Tritium Levels Spike In Groundwater Tests At Indian Point - Allison Dunne
  • Global Research - Israel's Nuclear-Armed Submarine Fleet in Mediterranean, Threatens Middle East and Europe - Anthony Bellchambers
  • Boston Herald - NRC: Nuclear plant employee skipped assigned fire watches - Associated Press
  • WPLN Nashville Public Radio - TVA Downplays Blowing Past Its Nuclear Reactor Budget Again - Blake Farmer
  • BelTA - Support for nuclear industry development in Belarus on the rise
  • Radio New Zealand - Tahiti nuclear group calls on French president for compo
  • Dickinson Press - Letter: Deep Borehole Project not about dumping nuclear waste - Ed Schafer, UND President from Grand Forks
  • SA Business Day - LETTER: Maths backs nuclear - Prof Philip Lloyd, Rosebank, Cape Town
  • Law360 - Areva Increases Claims To $3.96B In Nuclear Costs Dispute - Christine Powell
  • Times of India - India, UAE ink 7 pacts but fail to seal deal on civil nuclear energy
  • Gulf News Journal - Agreement to enable Barakah nuclear plant to power UAE grid
  • OzarksFirst - @9 Viewers Share Their Experiences Living Near Radioactive Waste
  • The Hankyoreh - No evidence for claims that North Korea used Kaesong money for nuclear weapons - Lee Je-hun
  • Pakistan Herald - NSG waiver allowed India to exponentially increase its fissile material stocks, says foreign secretary
  • Radio Pakistan - Pakistan fully adheres to standards set by IAEA: Aizaz
  • Deccan Chronicle - India forced Pakistan to become nuclear state, says Islamabad - Shafqat Ali
  • Zee News - NSG waiver, Indo-US nuclear deal disturbed stability: Pakistan
  • Business Wire - Fluor Awarded Five-Year U.S. Department of Energy Contract to Support the Idaho Cleanup Project - Fluor Corporation
  • Energy Collective - NRG Gets Licenses for STP Twin ABWRs, but Little Hope to Build Them - Dan Yurman
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA to abandon new reactor design at Bellefonte - Dave Flessner
  • Reuters - German power companies to shoulder burden of nuclear dismantling -commission sources - Markus Wacket and Gernot Heller
  • World Nuclear News - Decommissioning plans submitted for three Japanese units
  • World Nuclear News - Final demolition starts at Oak Ridge diffusion facility
  • World Nuclear News - Ranger leach tank investigation closed
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Big cleanup costs big dollars in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • News Minute - Kudankulam reactor tripped 20 times, was off-grid for 468 days, who is accountable? - VT Padmanabhan
  • Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - Pantex budget could see $46.3M boost - Aaron Davis
  • Seattle Times - UW regents vote to demolish old reactor building listed as historic - Katherine Long
  • Attleboro Sun Chronicle - Power plant closings likely to cost Attleboro-area electric customers
  • KCRA Sacramento - Thyroid cancer cases rising in Northern California communities - Kevin Oliver
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Frye wins TVA Engineer of the Year honor for upgrading transmission network - Dave Flessner
  • Aiken Standard - Budget proposal seeks more money for Savannah River Site liquid waste work - Derrek Asberry
  • Beyond Nuclear - Alabama abandons two planned reactors
  • Tampa Bay Times - Correction: Duke Energy Florida's decision to issue bonds
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge cleanup funding proposed at $391.4M - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA says there's enough lithium to last through 2028 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander: March hearings on DOE budget, UPF - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - Quick Take on the FY 2017 NNSA Budget Request - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • GreenWorld - New study: Meeting carbon reduction goals economically means no nuclear power - Michael Mariotte
  • Trend News Agency - Turkmenistan, IAEA strengthening co-op - Huseyn Hasanov
  • Yonhap News - China FM voices 'serious concern' over possible deployment of U.S. shield in S. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc., Page 7538 [FR DOC #: 2016-02937]
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Notices: Charter Amendments: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Pages 7592 - 7593 [FR DOC #: 2016-02859]
  • New York Times - Why It Won't Be Easy or Cheap to Fix Flint's Water Crisis - Julie Bosman
  • ENENews - "Mass death" of species found around Fukushima nuclear plant – Gov't: They "seem to have disappeared… Little or no reproductive success… It is evident biota around the power plant has been affected since the nuclear accident"
  • Kyodo News - Operators outline plans for scrapping 3 reactors in western Japan
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tsunami-hit towns in Tohoku shaken by alarming rate of population drain
  • Japan Times - Kansai Electric, Japan Atomic Power move on plans to scrap three reactors
  • Japan Times - Operators outline plans for scrapping three reactors in western Japan
  • Japan Times - Japan's environment minister withdraws radiation remarks
  • TEPCO - JERA Co., Inc. Executive Officers
  • Mainichi Daily News - Environment minister apologizes to Fukushima governor over radiation comments
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan's energy at crossroads / Exports give hope to nuclear industry
  • Brisbane Times - Oman Ama to hear 'community perspective' on nuclear waste dump - Toby Crockford
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: A chance to do something about nuclear waste - Meg Sheehan
  • PennEnergy - Fluor Tasked With Nuclear Waste Cleanup in Idaho
  • DOE:WIPP - Recovery Progress Has WIPP Poised to Resume Operations in 2016
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Executive Action / Naomi Hirose, President of Tokyo Electric Power Co. / Electricity liberalization may lower TEPCO bills - Takanori Yamamoto
  • The Ecologist - Fukushima PM Naoto Kan: 'if you love your country, let nuclear go!' - Linda Pentz Gunter

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • Times and Democrat - MOX program is important to S.C., nation
  • St George Independent - The link between Gulf War Syndrome and depleted uranium - Jack Ferm
  • Tacoma News Tribune - Vocal majority speaks out against proposed Tacoma methanol plant
  • New Yorker - Gravitational Waves Exist: The Inside Story of How Scientists Finally Found Them - Nicola Twilley
  • New York Times - Physicists Detect Gravitational Waves, Proving Einstein Right - Dennis Overbye
  • Seattle Times - Hanford LIGO observatory key to discovery of gravitational waves - Sandi Doughton
  • Tri-City Herald - Cantwell tells treasury secretary to make Hanford a priority
  • Daily Herald - White House proposes cutting Hanford nuclear cleanup budget
  • The Olympian - Cantwell calls for support for Hanford - Associated Press
  • The Oregonian - Hanford cleanup budget targeted for cutbacks - Associated Press
  • GSA Business - State goes to court to keep MOX project on track
  • Augusta Chronicle - Waste column off-base - Rose O. Hayes, Ph.D., Aiken, S.C., chairs the Nuclear Materials Committee of the U.S. Department of Energy's Site-Specific Advisory Board for Savannah River Site
  • Tri-City Herald - D.C. firm picked for Richland nuclear plant investigation
  • EnviroNews - Analysis: Department of Defense, Third Largest Polluter of American Waterways - Emerson Urry
  • Tri-City Herald - Washington state names interim leader for Hanford regulation
  • AP - Key developments since North Korea's rocket launch
  • AP - Critics decry radioactive leak at New York nuclear plant - Deepti Hajela, David Klepper
  • Bloomberg - Kim Punished Over Rocket With South Korea Set to Turn Off Lights - Sam Kim, Heejin Kim
  • Reuters - TIMELINE-Entergy N.Y. Indian Point nuclear plant relicensing - Scott DiSavino
  • CBS New York - Cuomo: Radioactive Water Leak At Indian Point Increased - 80 Percent Since Last Week
  • MIT Technology Review - China Could Have a Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor Next Year - Richard Martin
  • nineMSN - SA senator's nuclear waste 'dream' slammed - AAP
  • Daily Caller - French Ditches Nuclear To Build Hundreds Of Miles Of Solar Roads - Andrew Follett
  • Japan Times - Fukushima nuclear plant chief says another disaster would not threaten cleanup
  • ABC News - Fukushima: Five Years After the Nuclear Disaster
  • Bay Area Indymedia - SF Rally-Speak Out At Japanese Consulate-Stop The Restarting Of Japanese NUKE Plants,
  • World Nuclear News - EDF faces €100 billion reactor upgrade bill, says audit office
  • World Nuclear News - Canadian cyclotron turns 40
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom explains benefits of state backing to plant projects
  • Sputnik News - Over 70% of Japanese Against Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushima Tragedy
  • Daily Telegraph - Fukushima: Five years after nuclear disaster, the clean-up has barely begun - Julian Ryall, Fukushima
  • CNN - Japan: Fukushima clean-up may take up to 40 years, plant's operator says - Yoko Wakatsuki, CNN and Elaine Yu, for CNN
  • Washington Post - How is Fukushima's cleanup going five years after its meltdown? Not so well. - Anna Fifield
  • News Corp Australia - South Australian senator's nuclear plan slammed as an 'impossible dream' - Charis Chang,
  • Financial Times - US to push ahead with controversial nuclear modernisation plan - Geoff Dyer
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Toshiba gets green light but future unclear for US project
  • Bellona - Kola nuclear plant shutdown blamed on deteriorated cable, ending silence on the malfunction - Charles Digges
  • GlobeNewswire - NEI to Wall Street Analysts: Recognize Nuclear Energy's Distinct Value
  • Daily Sabah - Turkey increases focus on nuclear energy cooperation
  • International Business Times UK - Wildlife in Chernobyl going blind from cataracts because of radiation from nuclear disaster - Hannah Osborne
  • The Independent - Bank voles in Chernobyl region developing cataracts, new study finds - Serina Sandhu
  • OzarksFirst - Manhattan Project Part 3: Fire, Nuclear Waste in Landfill Present Problems for St.Louis Region - Nick Thompson
  • Platts - Coal, nuclear boost share of ERCOT energy supply in January - Mark Watson
  • Sputnik News - Russian Government Proposes to Increase Security at Nuclear Facilities
  • Sputnik News - Russia, Argentina May Construct Atucha Nuclear Power Plant Unit in 2016
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - NM commission denies suit against utility over nuclear unit
  • Budapest Business Journal - PM's office not suprised by Austria's objection to Paks - Anikó Fenyvesi
  • SFGate - NRC: Nuclear plant employee skipped assigned fire watches
  • CapeCodToday - NRC: Pilgrim nuclear faces possible escalated enforcement action - See more at: CapeCodToday
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC: Pilgrim worker fired for falsifying reports - Christine Legere
  • Daily Sabah - Man in possession of nuclear material destined for Iran detained
  • Pakistan Nation - NLA passes first reading of bill to replace outdated nuclear act
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - NRC: Pilgrim Worker Didn't Complete Mandatory Fire Checks, Falsified Reports
  • InDaily Adelaide - "It's all about the dump": Greens gear up for nuclear war
  • Radio New Zealand - 30,000 signature in French Polynesia anti-nuclear petition
  • East Asia Forum - Taiwan's energy conundrum - Paul Pryce
  • Tax-News - Vattenfall Bemoans Sweden's Nuclear Tax by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
  • NorthumberlandView - Provincial News: Is nuclear the safest and most cost-effective path forward?
  • NT News - Nuke waste experts to visit Oak Valley and Alice Springs for dump site talks
  • Cornish Guardian - Retired cop reveals that many of Cornwall's nuclear bomb alarms were SWITCHED OFF during Cold War - CG_Oscar
  • St. Louis American - Families near West Lake Landfill celebrate victory - Rebecca Rivas
  • Slate Magazine blog - Can You Be an Environmentalist Without Embracing Nuclear Energy?
  • London Free Press - Group opposing plan for nuclear waste vault hope to sway PM with his own words - Debora Van Brenk
  • NEI - Industry Urges Congress To 'Right-Size' Obama Budget Request for NRC
  • Palm Beach Post - POINT OF VIEW: Turkey Point's cooling canals an issue for experts - Jerry Paul, Tallahassee
  • Japan Times - More than 50% of 3/11 evacuees say local recovery lagging: survey
  • Aiken Standard - Memo to Obama details long-standing plan to terminate MOX project - Derrek Asberry
  • Japan News - Japan's energy at crossroads / Future of Monju reactor at risk / U.S., others worried over Japan's plutonium stockpile
  • Amarillo Globe News - Pantex budget could see $46.3M boost - Aaron Davis
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Public Comment on Draft Supplement to Environmental Study of LaSalle Nuclear Plant License Renewal
  • NRC blog - Dry Casks 101: Managing Heat - Caylee Johanson, Mechanical Engineer
  • NWTRB - Agenda - Winter Board Meeting - February 17, 2016
  • NWTRB - References for Winter Board Meeting - February 17, 2016
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Pages 7333 - 7334 [FR DOC #: 2016-02790]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee, Page 7333 [FR DOC #: 2016-02791]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, Page 7334 [FR DOC #: 2016-02792]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: License Renewal Application for LaSalle County Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 7378 - 7379 [FR DOC #: 2016-02785]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 7379 [FR DOC #: 2016-02866]
  • Center for Public Integrity - Making a cancer cluster disappear - David Heath
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 3 | Feb. 11, 2016
  • Bismarck Tribune - Borehole researchers plan meeting - Lauren Donovan
  • Alice Springs Town Council - Alice Nuclear Waste Dump? Film screening and Community Information Night

    Wednesday, February 10, 2016

  • Politico - Supreme Court blocks Clean Power Plan - Eric Wolff
  • Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Letter: Reader Opinion: Need for nuclear - Rolf Westgard, St. Paul
  • WKMS Murrey State, KY - DOE Requests $270M for Clean Up Efforts at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant - Matt Markgraf
  • Albuquerque Journal - Energy chief says WIPP to reopen by year's end - Michael Coleman
  • UT Tennessee Today - UT-ORNL Study: No Double Magic for Calcium-52
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Budget request would boost UPF funding to $575M - Frank Munger
  • Center for Public Integrity - Obama's budget would kill costly plutonium disposition project - Patrick Malone
  • Aiken Standard - Obama's budget request nixes MOX; S.C. sues DOE over missed deadline - Derrek Asberry ?
  • Reuters - U.S. budget proposes scrapping plutonium disposal project - WASHINGTON | By Andrea Shalal
  • World Nuclear News - Fukushima Daiichi ice wall equipment in place
  • World Nuclear News - Obama seeks to terminate MOX project at Savannah River
  • World Nuclear News - Olkiluoto EPR supplier revises compensation claim - San Diego Free Press-1 hour ago
  • San Diego Free Press - Fukushima, Chernobyl, Santa Susana, San Onofre… and Rocky Flats - Nicole Hoepner
  • Tri-City Herald - Obama administration proposes Hanford budget cut next year - Annette Cary
  • Business Wire - Nuclear Waste News - Biweekly Reporting on Global Developments Affecting the Nuclear Waste Industry - Research and Markets
  • AP - S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea - Youkyung Lee
  • AP - UN experts: North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions - Edith M. Lederer
  • Reuters - South Korea suspends operations at joint factory park with North - SEOUL | By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim
  • Augusta Chronicle - French energy law could close third of EDF's reactors: report - Benjamin Mallet
  • Reuters - North Korea may get plutonium from restarted reactor in weeks: U.S. - David Brunnstrom
  • Bloomberg - Japan Widens North Korea Sanctions in Response to Rocket Launch - Aya Takada
  • Bloomberg - Tapping the Power of the Great Plains to Light Up Faraway Cities - Brian Eckhouse, Joe Ryan
  • Channel News Asia - Fukushima plant boss says another disaster won't threaten clean-up
  • Washington Post - Five years after nuclear meltdown, no one knows what to do with Fukushima - By Anna Fifield
  • New York Times - North Korea Nuclear Threat Cited by James Clapper, Intelligence Chief - By MARK LANDLER
  • Houston Chronicle - Regulators approve new nuclear reactors near Houston - By Jordan Blum |
  • Japan Today - TEPCO works hard to pull out from government control - By Osamu Tsukimori
  • Korea Times - Editorial: Successive provocations show Kim's faulty judgment
  • BBC - North Korea 'expands plutonium production', says US
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA calls a halt to TEPCO's plan to freeze soil at Fukushima plant - Hiromi Kumai
  • NY Daily News - Indian Point power plant's radioactive leak is getting worse - BY Lisa L. Colangelo
  • Japan Times - Tepco finishes installing Fukushima ice shield equipment
  • Japan Times - Fukushima nuclear plant head says another disaster would not threaten cleanup
  • Washington Post - Congress throwing kitchen sink at Iran less than one month after nuclear deal takes effect - By Karoun Demirjian
  • Channel NewsAsia - Fukushima plant boss says another disaster won't threaten clean-up
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Five years on, Fukushima cleanup still a daunting task
  • WSYR - Nuclear plant siren accidentally goes off in Oswego County, no actual emergency - Andrew Donovan |
  • Oswego Daily News - Emergency Siren Sounds Inadvertently Overnight
  • Syracuse Post Standard - No emergency after siren sounds near Oswego County nuclear plant - By Samantha House
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Nuke safety issue briefly halted uranium operation - By Frank Munger
  • Financial Times - EDF faces €100bn bill for upgrading ageing nuclear power stations - Michael Stothard in Paris
  • Reuters - French energy law could close third of EDF's reactors: report - Benjamin Mallet
  • Houston Chronicle - NM commission denies suit against utility over nuclear unit
  • Times of India - Pak's growing nuclear stockpile, doctrine pose risk: Pentagon
  • Delaware News Journal - More hearings set for Salem nuclear plant expansion - Jeff Mordock
  • Oak Ridge Today - Demolition starts on last of big five uranium-enriching buildings at K-25 - By John Huotari –
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - PRC denies suit against PNM's purchase of nuclear unit - Rebecca Moss
  • Warwick Daily News - Frydenberg clears nuclear "misconceptions" - Josh Frydenberg, Federal Minister for Resources
  • Strathspey & Badenoch Herald - Latest poll finds Scots divided on scrapping UK's nuclear weapons
  • Gaffney Ledger - Duke still spending on nuclear plant here, but not committed - Tim Gulla
  • Yonhap News - N.K. capable of harvesting plutonium in weeks, on way to field KN-08 ICBM: U.S. intelligence chief - Chang Jae-soon
  • Interfax Energy - European nuclear power at a crossroads - Kallanish Energy
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea to stop operations at joint factory park with DPRK over rocket, nuke test
  • Kallanish Energy - India removes obstacle to nuclear energy industry growth
  • KXMB CBS12 Bismarck/Dickinson - State Agencies Support Borehole Plan Near Rugby - Jim Olson
  • YubaNet.com - South Texas Nuclear Reactors Can't Compete With Renewables, Risk Financial Meltdown--Consumers Will Bear the Costs of New Reactors, Groups Say
  • Reuters - TIMELINE-Entergy N.Y. Indian Point nuclear plant relicensing
  • Reuters - Entergy reports radioactive tritium leak at Indian Point - Scott DiSavino
  • New Orleans CityBusiness - River Bend nuclear station to undergo special inspection
  • Deccan Chronicle - Pakistan's growing nuclear stockpile, doctrine pose risk: Pentagon
  • OzarksFirst - Manhattan Project Part II: Disease, Nuclear Waste Possibly Linked in St. Louis County - Lindsay Clein
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Bridgeton moms group to picket, demand meeting with EPA over radioactive West Lake Landfill - Stephanie Lecci
  • Law360 - ND Residents Fight $35M DOE Nuclear Waste Research Project - John Kennedy
  • Energy Collective - Enough Tritium for Almost a Million Liters at 8,000,000 pCi/L - Rod Adams
  • Phys.org - Radiation causes blindness in wild animals in Chernobyl
  • Japan Times - Takahama's problematic restart
  • Medical Daily - Breaking Point: How Much Radiation Can The Human Body Tolerate? - Ali Venosa
  • Albuquerque Journal - Los Alamos lab would get $2.1 billion in Obama's proposed budget - Mark Oswald
  • Chillicothe Gazette - President's budget kind to Piketon cleanup - Chris Balusik
  • Windham County Commons - Groundwater problem emerges at VY--Entergy says it had expected leaking in a turbine building, but the amount has far exceeded expectations - Mike Faher
  • Brazosport Facts - STP receives approval to build two additional units - Andy Packard
  • Calgary Herald - Yedlin: Plans to shift power generation away from coal to renewables unclear - Deborah Yedlin
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim remains shut down for maintenance following storm
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Bill calls for halt on Plant Vogtle charge - Russell Grantham
  • Tri-City Herald - Chemistry talk planned Feb. 10 at Richland library
  • Eureka Magazine - Rising tide of clean power - Justin Cunningham
  • North Augusta Star - Obama's budget request nixes MOX; S.C. sues DOE over missed deadline - Derrek Asberry
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Bill would require PG&E to study economic impact of Diablo Canyon closure - David Sneed
  • Waste Dive - Residents near Bridgeton landfill to be surveyed for respiratory conditions - Arlene Karidis
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Mason talks about the FY 2017 budget request - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Obama proposes $575M for UPF in 2017 - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - North Korea Successfully Puts Its Second Satellite in Orbit - David Wright, co-director and senior scientist
  • Public Citizen - South Texas Nuclear Reactors Can't Compete With Renewables, Risk Financial Meltdown--Consumers Will Bear the Costs of New Reactors, Groups Say
  • Augusta Chronicle - Electrical problem causes temporary outage at Waynesboro nuclear site - Travis Highfield
  • IAEA - New E-learning Module: Basics of Radiation and Radiation Emergencies - Nicole Jawerth, Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - Iran seeking Chinese, Russian companies' contribution to reconfigure nuclear facility
  • Trend News Agency - Russia, Iran sign documents for opening $2.2 bln credit line
  • Trend News Agency - Russia's S-300 missile system ready to be delivered to Iran - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Bellona - US Supreme Court jams up Obama's signature climate effort and imperils CCS development - Charles Digges
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea to stop operations at joint factory park with DPRK over rocket, nuke test
  • Energy Department - Notices:: Requests for Information: Updated Critical Materials Strategy Pages 7087 - 7089 [FR DOC #: 2016-02676]
  • Huffington Post - The Other Fires of Ferguson: The "Flint" of St. Louis - Susan Talve
  • Radio Prague - iDnes: Europe's last uranium mine to be used as lab for spent nuclear fuel repository - 10-02-2016 12:18 | Ian Willoughby

    Tuesday, February 09, 2016

  • Idaho Statesman - Jung letter: Can't support nuclear - Judith Jung, Eagle
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP could reopen this year - Lauren Villagran
  • Aiken Standard - President Barack Obama's budget proposal seeks termination of Savannah River Site MOX program - Derrek Asberry
  • All Things Nuclear - Remote Control at Nuclear Power Plants Comments Feed - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Augusta Chronicle - Obama's budget could make future of MOX project clearer - Travis Highfield
  • Idaho State Journal - Texas company gets waste cleanup contract at INL
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Israel's sea-based nukes pose risks - Victor Gilinsky
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - Energy Department Expected to Slash MOX Program in FY 2017 Budget - Union of Concerned Scientists
  • AP - Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor - Deb Riechmann
  • AP - Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations - Tim Sullivan
  • AP - US responses to NKorea nuke, missile tests will upset China - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Undeterred as Kim Seeks Rocket Able to Hit U.S. - Sangwon Yoon, Kambiz Foroohar
  • Reuters - North Korea turns to "old workhorse" rocket to repeat past success - Jack Kim and David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - South Korea says working with U.S., Japan on 'strong' North Korea sanctions - Jack Kim and David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - Uranium glut delays price recovery, pressures miners' profits - Rod Nickel
  • RT - Boost in foreign orders for Russian nuclear power plants
  • The Guardian - Mock MoD nuclear emergencies 'exposed life-threatening errors' - Rob Edwards
  • New York Times - Half-Built Nuclear Fuel Plant in South Carolina Faces Test on Its Future - James Risen
  • BBC - North Korea 'could soon have plutonium bomb', says US
  • Deutsche Welle - Lawsuits against nuclear reactors in Belgium kick off
  • Popular Science - What You Need To Know About Indian Point Nuclear Plant's Groundwater Alert - Mary Beth Griggs
  • Mid-Hudson News - Riverkeeper calls for immediate shut down of Indian Point
  • New York Magazine - Indian Point Leaked (a Non-Dangerous Amount of) Tritium Into the Groundwater - Samuel Lieberman
  • Public News Service - High Radiation Levels in Ground Water at Indian Point - See more at: Public News Service - Andrea Sears
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Astorino not calling for Indian Point leak probe - Matt Coyne
  • POWERmag - More Headaches for Indian Point Nuclear Plant, Radioactive Water Found in Wells - Aaron Larson
  • Gothamist - Feds Sending Special Inspector To Check Out Indian Point Nuclear Plant Leak - Nathan Tempey
  • Pravda.ru - Accident at Kola Nuclear Power Plant: One reactor stopped automatically - See more at: Pravda.ru
  • The Independent - The Trident nuclear weapons system could become obsolete during its lifetime, Labour warns - Jon Stone
  • UPI - U.K. announces $289 million for new nuclear submarines - Ryan Maass
  • KXMB CBS12 Bismarck/Dickinson - Pierce County Residents Petition Against Nuclear Waste Proposal
  • Scroll.in - The dilution of nuclear liability by the Modi government that nobody is talking about - Kumar Sundaram
  • Platts - Entergy's Pilgrim nuclear power plant is shut as snowstorm envelops Massachusetts - Jim Ostroff
  • Yahoo!7 News - SA govt to hold off on nuclear call - AAP
  • Gulf Daily - Enec, Transco sign power supply deal for UAE grid
  • Gulf News - ENEC and Transco sign deal for Barakah Nuclear Power Plant
  • Zawya - ENEC and TRANSCO sign deal for Barakah Nuclear Power Plant to supply UAE grid
  • Gaffney Ledger - Duke Energy has spent $471 million on nuclear plant it may or may not build in Cherokee County - Tim Gulla
  • Big News Network - Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Ukraine Doubles Down On Nuclear Power
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Historic K-27 demolition gets underway - Frank Munger
  • OzarksFirst - Manhattan Project Part 1: Waste From WWII Era Atomic Bombs Left Behind in St. Louis - Nick Thompson
  • Yonhap News - Park, Obama, Abe to cooperate for strong sanctions on N. Korea - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Financial Express - Rosatom is expanding network to strengthen global footprint: Evgeni Griva, Rosatom (South Asia) - Huma Siddiqui
  • FuelFix blog - Feds approve new nuclear reactors near Houston - Jordan Blum
  • EurekAlert - Carbon emissions affect thousands of years of climate change - DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • WGRZ - Schumer asks feds to probe N.Y. nuclear plant leak - Akiko Matsuda
  • Times Picayune - Entergy's River Bend nuclear station to undergo special inspection - Mark Schleifstein
  • WBRZ - 'Special inspection' underway at River Bend power plant
  • Hunter Robinson - SC sues Energy Dept over unfinished nuclear fuel project - Meg Kinnard
  • Grand Canyon News - Navajo, others press EPA, Congress to act on uranium mine cleanup - Jessica Swarner
  • World Nuclear News - Japanese bill seeks to support reprocessing business
  • World Nuclear News - Russia strengthens nuclear research and development ties
  • Eureka Street.au - Nuclear waste danger knows no state borders - Michele Madigan
  • St. Louis Public Radio - EPA to focus on groundwater contamination, conduct more tests at West Lake Landfill - Stephanie Lecci
  • CBS St. Louis - Burning Bridgeton Landfill Moms Go To Washington - Kevin Killeen
  • PR Newswire - Moms from Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri to Address EPA's Failure to Protect Children and Families
  • CBS St. Louis - Bridgeton, Flint Moms Join Forces vs EPA - Brian Kelly
  • Paducah Sun - Chamber group heading to Frankfort
  • Japan Times - Japan's environment minister denies mocking radiation fears of Fukushima residents - Tomohiro Osaki
  • Japan Times - Japan to get more coal-fired power plants thanks to Environment Ministry policy reversal
  • Tampa Bay Times - Duke Energy lowering rates by nearly $6 per month
  • Zee News - India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal
  • CNNMoney - Duke Energy Florida cuts rates for customers - Lower natural gas costs and innovative planning provide customers even more savings
  • Marin Independent-Journal - Marin Voice: Transparency needed for public power agencies
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - What? She's a poet, too? - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - An Oak Ridge icon - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - California Dreaming - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'This may be more historic than you realize' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's cleanup chief talks about K-27 project - Frank Munger
  • NRC - NRC Proposes FY 2017 Budget to Congress; Agency Continues to Achieve Efficiencies
  • NRC - NRC To Issue South Texas Project New Reactor Licenses, Following Conclusion of Mandatory Hearing
  • NRC blog - El Nino and NRC Preparedness - F. Paul Peduzzi, Branch Chief, Division of Preparedness and Response
  • DOE - Enormous Blades for Offshore Energy - Stephanie Holinka, Sandia National Laboratories
  • GreenWorld - New York's Nuclear Fork in the Road: Subsidizing Old Reactors Is a Dead End - Tim Judson
  • Bellona - Russia's Kola nuclear plant reactor shutdown spooks environmentalists - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - Obama assures Park of 'ironclad commitment' to defend S. Korea: White House - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Parliament to adopt resolution denouncing NK missile launch - Ejkim@Yna.Co.Kr, Graceoh@Yna.Co.Kr
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Meetings: National Environmental Justice Advisory Council; Public Teleconference, Page 6857 [FR DOC #: 2016-02568]
  • Navy Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Renewal of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Public Land Withdrawal, California, Pages 6843 - 6844 [FR DOC #: 2016-02512]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Standard Review Plans: Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors; Final Section Revision, Pages 6897 - 6898 [FR DOC #: 2016-02564]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Standard Review Plans: Radioactive Waste Management Guidance for NRC Staff; Final Section Revision, Pages 6895 - 6897 [FR DOC #: 2016-02588]
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 6922 [FR DOC #: 2016-02646]
  • New Delhi Times - Nuclear waste disposal: Issues of technology and community consent - Dr. Ankit Srivastava
  • ABC.au - Fusion vs fission: clean, green nuclear energy technologies explained - Stuart Gary
  • New York Times - Unsafe Lead Levels in Tap Water Not Limited to Flint - MICHAEL WINES and JOHN SCHWARTZ
  • DOE - President's 2017 Budget Proposal for DOE Supports Energy Innovation, National Security, Nuclear Management Responsibilities
  • Crediton Country Courier - My concerns about the disposal of nuclear waste - Linda Lever, Creedy View, Sandford
  • GCR - US to drill 5-km-deep borehole in test for radioactive waste storage

    Monday, February 08, 2016

  • NOW Magazine - Media look back at 25th anniversary of Gulf War Part 1 through feel-good lens - Matthew Behrens
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Pro2Serve, Covenant partnership will use ORNL technology to solve healthcare's information overload - Shelley Kimel
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford board: Spend money on cleanup, not study - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - PNNL puts bacteria and bugs to work - Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Gibson: County Council Puts Government Before Citizens - Robert Gibson, Former County Councilor
  • AP - Iran awards medals of honor to its nuclear team - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • Bloomberg - Entergy Says Indian Point Nuclear Plant Leak Isn't Safety Risk - Harry Weber
  • Reuters - North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S. - Ju-min Park and Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Japan's Tepco works hard to pull out from government control - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Capital New York - Radioactive water leak prompts new call for Indian Point to close - Scott Waldman
  • PBS NewsHour - Radioactive material leaked into groundwater outside New York City - Michael D. Regan
  • ScienceAlert - China's nuclear fusion machine just smashed Germany's hydrogen plasma record
  • The Hindu - Editorial: Nuclear ambiguities - Energy Collective
  • SA Business Day - Nuclear energy just not natural for SA - Geoff Davies
  • Energy Collective - Bipartisan Support for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development - Rod Adams
  • Radio Prague - Flawed safety checks at Czech nuclear plants lasted for around a decade - Chris Johnstone
  • WNCN - NC nuclear plant declares alert after electrical panel damage
  • WWAY Wilmington - Electrical damage sets off alert at Brunswick Nuclear Plant - Hannah Patrick
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Hans Ohanian: The Vermont Energy Plan vs. the Paris Climate Accord - Hans C. Ohanian, a physicist and author of half a dozen physics textbooks, who lives in Charlotte and was a member of the Charlotte Energy Committee for several years
  • Providence Journal - Michael E. Kraft: Renewables better bet than risky nuclear - Michael E. Kraft
  • New York Daily News - Indian Point nuclear plant may be poorly managed - Daily Freeman
  • Kingston Daily Freeman - Schumer calls for federal investigation into radioactive water leak at Indian Point
  • Cherry Hill Courier Post - Normal operations resume at New Jersey nuclear plant - Associated Press
  • Daily Telegraph - BAE gets £201m for fresh design work on new nuclear submarines - Alan Tovey, Industry Editor
  • Hindu Business Line - India, UAE to sign civil nuclear agreement - Nayanima Basu
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Are our Georgia power bills about to be nuked? - Matt Kempner
  • Herald Scotland - Labour defence review 'unlikely to support nuclear submarines without warheads
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Highly doubtful any nuclear workers suffered a life-threatening illness from radiation exposure - Alan Waltar, past president, American Nuclear Society, former Hanford and PNNL worker
  • Budapest Business Journal - Paks nuclear power plant output edges up to 15,834 GWh
  • MidHudsonRadio.com - Maloney, Schumer call for investigation into IP radioactive water leak
  • On Line Opinion - Nuclear is for Life: a cultural revolution
  • New Delhi Times - Nuclear waste disposal: Issues of technology and community consent - Dr. Ankit Srivastava
  • Petra News Agency - Energy Committee updated on Jordan's nuclear programme
  • Aiken Standard - Editorial: The tea leaves: Feds will look to shut down Savannah River Site MOX project
  • Japan Times - External radiation doses in Fukushima comparable to those of Europe: study - Mizuho Aoki
  • Energy Collective - Canada Makes Big Decisions to Further Strengthen its Commitment to Nuclear Power - Milton Caplan
  • The Ecologist UK blog - Bernie and Hillary - speak out on America's dying nuclear reactors! - Harvey Wasserman
  • Asahi Shimbun - 'Voluntary' Fukushima evacuees denounce end of free housing, new assistance plan - Jun Sato
  • World Nuclear News - Expert groups call for Swiss repository studies to include third site
  • World Nuclear News - Euratom to continue participation in GIF
  • World Nuclear News - Fox Lake debuts in Cameco quarterly report
  • KPBS - New Judge In San Onofre Case Has Past Experience With San Diego Utility Issues - Amita Sharma
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Manhattan Project park could take five years to develop - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - News from UT
  • in-cumbria - Should Cumbrians worry about the future security of our electricity supplies? - Simon Sjenitzer
  • The Conversation UK - Five ways particle accelerators have changed the world (without a Higgs boson in sight)
  • Japan Times - Cheap oil boosts Japan's 2015 current account surplus sixfold
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Milestone: The start of demolition at K-27 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Report: MOX funding to be chopped - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'First bite' at K-27 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Army barracks in Oak Ridge (1943) - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Reach center looks for public input on new Cold War exhibit
  • NWTRB - Agenda - Winter Board Meeting - February 17, 2016
  • NRC - NRC Begins Special Inspection at River Bend Station
  • Trend News Agency - Iran turned threats into opportunity via nuclear deal – Rouhani - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - JCPOA not directed against any country, Iran official says - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • IAEA - Newcomer Countries Face Common Challenges in Nuclear Infrastructure Development - Lenka Kollar Department of Nuclear Energy, Elisabeth Dyck Department of Nuclear Energy
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report: OAI-M-16-06 - Corrective Action Program at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant
  • Fukushima Diary - 8 quakes hit Tokara islands within an hour on 3rd Feb - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asahi Shimbun - 'Voluntary' Fukushima evacuees denounce end of free housing, new assistance plan - Jun Sato
  • Asahi Shimbun - Anguish of tsunami-stricken family: Don't call off search operation yet - Toru Saito
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO looks to expand operations overseas
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO president pledges more disaster recovery work in Fukushima: interview
  • Mainichi Daily News - 5,300 tons of radioactive wood waste taken into 5 prefectures besides Shiga

    Sunday, February 07, 2016

  • Augusta Chronicle - Feds citing better nuclear waste disposal options - J. Winston Porter, Ph.D.
  • Hanford Sentinel - Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Massive Hanford landfill to be expanded upward - Annette Cary
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: Modular Reactors the Future of Nuclear Energy - Dr. Roger Mayes of Idaho Falls is a retired INL scientist.
  • AP - N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test - Kim Tong-Hyung, Foster Klug
  • AP - Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant
  • Reuters - North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S. - SEOUL | By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim
  • Reuters - North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S. - SEOUL | By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim
  • Reuters - New York orders probe after radioactive leak at reactor - Alex Dobuzinskis
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Rocket Leads U.S. to Push Missile Shield, Sanctions - Sam Kim, Moonyoung Tae
  • Bloomberg - Defiant North Korea Launches Rocket Weeks After Nuclear Test - Sam Kim
  • Lower Hudson Journal - NY to probe 'radioactive' water leak at Indian Point - Joseph Spector
  • The Guardian - New York investigates radioactive leak in groundwater near city - Sam Thielman and Alan Yuhas in New York
  • CBS News - Highly radioactive leak found at N.Y. nuclear plant
  • New York Times - New York State to Investigate Radioactive Groundwater at Indian Point - Liam Stack
  • The Guardian - Kim Jong-un goes for nuclear option in familiar brinkmanship - Simon Tisdall
  • RT - N. Korea preparing 5th nuclear test - S. Korea spy agency
  • Daily Mail - Guarded from terrorists by Royal Navy sub and 50 commandos...the UK ghost ships with enough nuclear fuel for 80 missiles - Mark Nicol
  • Irish Independent - Trinity engineer raising €10m for nuclear power technology - John Reynolds
  • Nigeria Punch - Civil nuclear power in Nigeria - Taiwo Ojoye
  • Energy Live News - EU and IAEA reaffirm nuclear co-operation
  • Tehran Times - Lavrov awarded for his contribution to settling Iran nuclear issue
  • Press TV - Iranian carpets back in US market after JCPOA implementation
  • Press TV - EU foreign policy chief plans to visit Iran soon
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S. to begin talks on deploying THAAD in S. Korea - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Free Press Journal - Ontario minister flags nuclear liability concerns
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, EU to start fresh round of "high-level" talks - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - NATO chief strongly condemns N. Korea rocket
  • Yonhap News - Park calls for strong U.N. sanctions on N. Korea - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Seaside Courier - Letter: It is now time to remove the nuclear fuel from San Onofre - Jerry Kern is a member of the Oceanside City Council and of the Community Engagement Panel for the decommissioning of San Onofre
  • Fukushima Diary - NIES reported the population and sorts of sea invertebrate significantly decreased around Fukushima plant - Iori Mochizuki
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Species decline found in area south of Fukushima N-plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Residents at South Korean facility for A-bomb survivors recall childhood in Japan
  • Clacton and Frinton Gazette - Radioactive waste from other nuclear stations could be stored at Bradwell
  • Augusta Chronicle - Feds citing better nuclear waste disposal options - J. Winston Porter, Ph.D.
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - More support officials needed in disaster-hit areas
  • Financial Times - Chief optimistic Tepco earnings can cover Fukushima plant clean-up - Robin Harding in Tokyo
  • WorkersCompensation.com - Federal Agencies Host Public Meetings in Orlando, Tampa to Provide Information About Federal Workers' Compensation Program
  • Aiken Standard - Source: Savannah River Site MOX funding to be severely cut in support of another plutonium disposition method - Derrek Asberry

    Saturday, February 06, 2016

  • New Scientist - Does Germany's nuclear waste headache warrant a global fix?
  • ABC.au - Queensland Government states case against hosting national nuclear waste dump - Ellie Sibson
  • Courier Mail - Minister dismisses scare campaign, urges residents to embrace opportunity of nuclear waste dump
  • ABC.au - Bathurst Regional Council calls for nuclear waste proposal to be immediately abandoned - Gavin Coote
  • Jiji Press - Japan Govt OKs Multiple-Site Storage of Radioactive Waste
  • Orange County Register - City backs bill to move San Onofre waste - Fred Swegles
  • Northwest Public Radio - People Consider What Should Be Included In Hanford National Park - Courtney Flatt
  • NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Idaho Contract Given to Texas Based Flour Corporation - Associated Press
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Trucking contracts for waste transport between national labs and WIPP up for bid - Rebecca Moss
  • Steamboat Pilot - Whistleblower bill clears initial hurdle in legislature - Scott Franz
  • National Observer - TransCanada dismissed whistleblower. Then their pipeline blew up. - Mike De Souza
  • GlobalPost - US jet waited in Denmark to extradite Snowden: Danish govt - Agence France-Presse
  • The Independent - Denmark admits the US sent a rendition plane to capture Edward Snowden - Shehab Khan
  • Center for Public Integrity - Workers threw out U.S. nuclear secrets with common rubbish for 20 years - Patrick Malone
  • Reason Foundation - The New Nuclear Energy Revolution - Ronald Bailey
  • Deccan Herald - Compensation for nuclear damage: US welcomes India's move
  • The Hindu - Nuclear suppliers let off hook: Left - Suhasini Haidar
  • NDTV - Compensation For Nuclear Damages: US Welcomes India's Move
  • Newsweek - Closing the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Could Cause an Environmental Disaster - Tim McDonnell
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Diablo Canyon safety committee nominations sought - David Sneed
  • BNN Canada - Canadian uranium producer Cameco reports quarterly loss - Manish Parashar
  • Asahi Shimbun - Defiant to the end, last of Group of Six anti-nuclear scientists about to retire - Hisashi Hattori
  • Consortium News - Behind the North Korean Nuke Crisis - Jonathan Marshall
  • Yonhap News - No breakthrough in Park-Xi conversation on N. Korea - Kim Kwang-tae
  • Korea Times US - N. Korea says nuclear bombs are for self-defense against US, not to attack South
  • Irish Times - Fusion is in fashion, and nuclear is going green - Dick Ahlstrom
  • NJ.com - N.J. nuclear plant back in service after faulty part is replaced - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Traverse City Record-Eagle - Advocacy groups speak out against nuclear repository - Kyle Kaminski
  • Daily Mirror - Chilling Fukushima pictures show ghost town abandoned in aftermath of massive nuclear disaster
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Eddy Lea Alliance moves on nuclear storage site - Sarah A Matott
  • Wyoming Business Report - Newest uranium mine asks NRC for expansion - Mark Wilcox
  • Reuters - Swedish regulator orders tighter security at nuclear plants - Nerijus Adomaitis
  • Green Left Weekly - Communities say no to nuclear waste dump - Mara Bonacci
  • BBC News - Wylfa nuclear reactor shutdown inspires art
  • Sioux Falls Argus Leader - Letter: How will uranium mining impact you? - Juli Ames-Curtis, Paha Sapa Healing Arts, Custer
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Nuclear waste cleanup contract given to Fluor Idaho, LLC
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Disposal of designated radioactive waste must be accelerated through new rules
  • Sputnik International - Echoes of Chernobyl: Aerial View of Nuclear Ghost Town in Winter
  • New Baltimore Voice - On the skin of the beast: Walking the site of the proposed nuclear dump on Lake Huron, Part I - Jim Bloch
  • Warwick Daily News - No state government support for radioactive waste
  • Irish Examiner - 'The effects of Chernobyl will always be with us' - Eoin English
  • Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Guest opinion: Natural gas blasts – 'boy, were we naive' - Glenn Vawter
  • Dunya News - Cancer-Diagnostic injections found Malignant - Humaira Sajid
  • Press TV - Iran, Japan sign investment agreement to up economic ties
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam works on nuclear power framework
  • Herald Scotland - Letters: Labour's tax plan should be labelled A Penny for Trident
  • Aiken Standard - Source: Savannah River Site MOX funding to be severely cut in support of another plutonium disposition method - Derrek Asberry
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Tavares says trip to Vermont produced immediate benefits
  • Pueblo Chieftain - Thoughts sought on Cotter plan - Tracy Harmon
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant to hold public tours - The Kerryman?
  • Irish Independent - Kerry students visit Chernobyl 30 years after disaster - Amy Reidy
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - LETTER: Spent fuel rods - Jeannine Thompson, Plymouth
  • Beyond Nuclear - Take action to stop the Great Lakes nuclear waste dump!
  • Atomic Insights - Save Diablo Canyon so it can continue to supply massive quantities of clean power - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Water in the wrong place at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - North Korea is Launching a Rocket Soon: What Do We Know About It? - David Wright, co-director and senior scientist
  • Yonhap News - U.S. declines comment on Park-Xi discussions on N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - Xi calls for no nukes, no war on Korean Peninsula
  • Yonhap News - China has 'different definition' of tougher measures against N. Korea
  • Xinhua News - 14 killed, hundreds injured in Taiwan quake
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Applications for Direct Transfer of Licenses: Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 6545 - 6549 [FR DOC #: 2016-02380]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Portland General Electric Co.; Trojan Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Columbia County, OR, Pages 6549 - 6551 [FR DOC #: 2016-02381]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, Page 6551 [FR DOC #: 2016-02382]
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Questions About Proposed Department of Energy Budget Requests
  • Fukushima Diary - [Photo] Over 0.5 µSv/h detected from mud in Shibuya ward Tokyo - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - Sr-90 density jumped up over 10 times in groundwater beside Reactor 2 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Govt. to bolster role in nuclear fuel recycling
  • Wall Street Journal - EPA May Lose Authority Over St. Louis-Area Landfill With Radioactive Waste - John R. Emshwiller
  • Swarajya - Why India Needs Hundreds Of Nuclear Reactors - Swarajya Staff
  • Natural News - Japanese schools continue to be used as storage for post-Fukushima radioactive waste
  • Greenfield Recorder - mont Yankee won't promise to pay if nuclear waste pads need to be moved - Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald

    Friday, February 05, 2016

  • L.A. Weekly - TROUBLEMAKERS LOOKS BACK AT THE LAND ARTISTS WHOSE WORK MAY OUTLAST HUMANITY - Alan Scherstuhl
  • Northwest Public Radio - People Consider What Should Be Included In Hanford National Park - Courtney Flatt
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP continues improvements after 2014 fire - Sarah A. Matott
  • LA Monitor - Investigators ask DA to reopen LANL director's death case - Tris DeRoma
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - New LANL Security Contractor and New Lessons Learned Arrive On The Hill - Roger Snodgrass
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Measures support storing spent nuclear fuel in New Mexico - Associated Press
  • Aiken Standard - Former senator says shutting down MOX would be 'catastrophic' - Derrek Asberry
  • Tri-City Herald - Planning begins for Manhattan Project National Park at Hanford - Annette Cary
  • Spokesman-Review blog - Remembering Hanford
  • Tri-City Herald - Tri-City leaders tell Inslee to choose ecology official carefully - Annette Cary
  • Law360 - $4.5B Hanford Cleanup FCA Suit Has Legs, Judge Says - Patrick Boyle
  • Energy Trends Insider - Parsing Bill Nye's Anti-Nuclear Energy Keynote Speech - Russ Finley
  • AP - The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker
  • AP - Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment - Frank Jordans
  • Bloomberg - How Kurion Plans to Clean Up Fukushima's Tritium Nuclear Waste - Caroline Winter empty text
  • Bloomberg - Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in South Japan; No Injuries Reported - Toru Fujioka
  • Bloomberg - India's Nuclear Ambitions Boosted With Global Liability Pact - Rajesh Kumar Singh, Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - Exclusive - Iran wants payment in euros for new oil sales and old dues from India, others: source - NEW DELHI | By Nidhi Verma
  • Reuters - Japanese volcano erupts, nearby nuclear plant unaffected - Osamu Tsukimori and Kiyoshi Takenaka
  • Reuters - Video: Seoul holds meetings on North Korean missile
  • Reuters - India ratifies nuclear liability convention, hopes to win foreign investment - NEW DELHI | By Sanjeev Miglani
  • Japan Times - Mount Sakurajima erupts in fiery blast
  • WikiLeaks - The New Dirty War for Africa's uranium and mineral rights
  • World Nuclear News - India joins nuclear liability convention
  • World Nuclear News - UK regulator charts progress of event reporting
  • The Hindu - India ratifies pact on nuclear compensation
  • Washington Post - The challenge in Afghanistan, the coming nuclear reload, and Russia's new sub boom - Karoun Demirjian
  • Albuquerque Journal - Measure supports storing spent nuclear fuel in New Mexico - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Foreign Policy - Nuclear Inspectors Have Snazzy New Tools to Catch Iran Cheating - Elias Groll
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Japan should lead U.N. talks to establish nuclear ban treaty
  • The Hindu - N-plant parts to be made in India - Washington Times
  • Washington Times - Ex-Sen. Lugar says MOX facility vital to nuke agreement - Meg Kinnard
  • PR Newswire - Lugar: Keep Plutonium Agreement With Russia - Tours MOX Construction Site That Supports the International Agreement
  • Indian Country Today - Navajo, Others Press Feds to Clean Up 15,000 Water-Poisoning Uranium Mines - Jessica Swarner, Cronkite News
  • Augusta Chronicle - Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar warns against shuttering MOX after site visit - Travis Highfield
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation - Swedish regulator orders tighter security at nuclear plants
  • NJ.com - N.J. nuclear plant shut down because of generator problem - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Asahi Shimbun - U.S. fighter from Fukuoka involved in 1959 nuclear accident in South Korea - Gen Okada and Satoshi Okumura
  • Crozet Gazette - Blue Ridge Naturalist: Nuclear Energy More Wildlife-friendly than Most "Green" Alternatives - Marlene A. Condon
  • LiveMint - Govt setting up $1.25?bn renewable energy fund - Gireesh Chandra Prasad
  • The Hindu - Six days after resumption, snag hits Kudankulam power generation
  • Athens Post - Southeast Sustainability: Nuclear energy may not be the best fit for Appalachia - Austin Miles
  • Seminole Sentinel - Measures Support Storing Spent Nuclear Fuel in Western Lea County, N.M.
  • West Lebanon Valley News - Nuclear Commission OKs Vermont Yankee Plans - Dave Gram
  • Vermont Business Magazine - VY, state spar over testing of groundwater - Mike Faher
  • Ellsworth American - American casualties of the U.S. nuclear weapons program - Lawrence S. Wittner, professor of history emeritus at SUNY/Albany
  • Spokesman-Review - Idaho nuclear cleanup contract given to Texas-based Fluor Corp. - Associated Press
  • Business Wire - Palo Verde Nuclear Plant Recertified with Voluntary Protection Program Star Status by Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill
  • Tech Insider blog - The fastest object ever launched was a manhole cover accidentally shot into space - Rebecca Harrington
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran's Nuclear Deal Means Diplomacy Works: Zarif
  • Beaver County Times - One of two nuclear reactors shuts down for maintenance at Beaver Valley station - Jared Stonesifer
  • Warwick Daily News - Darling Downs nuclear waste dump hangs in balance - Jayden Brown
  • PennEnergy - GE Hitachi awarded outage services contract by FirstEnergy
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea says it has no intent to attack S. Korea with nukes - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Japan Times - Government OKs multiple-site storage of radioactive waste
  • Augusta Chronicle - Residents, activists speak out on possible German waste shipment to Savannah River Site - Travis Highfield
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukraine actively working to lower dependence on nuclear fuel supplies from Russia - energy minister
  • Irish Times - Chernobyl disaster 'left imprint across Europe', Mayor says - Daniel McLaughlin
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Fluor awarded $1.4 billion cleanup contract - Luke Ramseth
  • Irish Examiner - Chernobyl disaster is still part of reality, not history - Eoin English
  • Athens News Courier - Upcoming Browns Ferry outage: More workers, fewer roads
  • 13WMAZ - Crocodile gets comfortable in Fla. neighborhood - Chad Gillis
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Japan sign Investment Agreement
  • Trend News Agency - US congressmen overplayed Iran visit request – MP - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran calls on U.S. to reassure European banks over trade with Tehran
  • IAEA - IAEA to organize expert meeting on fighting 'Zika' mosquitoes - Laura Gil Martínez, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea in sync with U.S, Japan, Australia, EU over N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - U.S., China still differ on N.K. sanctions: official
  • Xinhua News - China opposes unilateral sanctions against DPRK: FM spokesperson
  • Xinhua News - China's new generation experimental Tokamak fusion device makes breakthrough
  • Bellona - Norway goes to Brussels to dump its dirty fossil assets on Europe - Bellona Europa
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 6258 [FR DOC #: 2016-02270]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Classification Record, Pages 6301 - 6302 [FR DOC #: 2016-02226]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Draft NUREG: Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors, Page 6301 [FR DOC #: 2016-02244]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewal Applications: United States Geological Survey, TRIGA Research Reactor, Pages 6302 - 6307 [FR DOC #: 2016-02243]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 6307 [FR DOC #: 2016-02392]
  • Detroit News - Miller: 'No' to nuclear waste near Lake Huron - U.S. Rep. Candice Miller
  • Dickinson Press - Pierce County drilling moratorium blocks federal nuclear waste project - Lauren Donovan
  • WJBF Augusta - Group Opposed to Nuclear Waste Being Brought to SRS to Hold Public Meeting - Andrew Harrell
  • Tri-City Herald - Rep. Newhouse asks Obama for solid Hanford funding - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Audit: Hanford vit plant correction program in need of correction - Annette Cary
  • Daily Maverick - OpEd: Gwede Mantashe's nuclear mischievousness - Geoff Davies
  • DOE:EM - DOE Awards Contract for Idaho Clean-up Project (ICP) Core - Lynette Chafin
  • Reuters - Switching plans on U.S. plutonium disposal costly, risky: study - Washington | By Andrea Shalal

    Thursday, February 04, 2016

  • Tri-City Herald - Veolia purchase of Kurion could create more Tri-Cities jobs - Annette Cary
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Book Review: Manhattan Project National Historical Park includes Hanford site
  • Co.Design - The Lost History Of The U.S. Nuclear Program, As Told Its Business Cards - Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan
  • Reuters - Switching plans on U.S. plutonium disposal costly, risky: study - Andrea Shalal
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Radiation not the cause of Hanford workers' cancer deaths - Dr. Antone L. Brooks, Kennewick
  • Reuters - U.S. energy bill close to stalling over fight on Flint aid - Timothy Gardner
  • Reuters - Pakistan shelves plan to privatise power firms, but IMF approves new loan - Mehreen Zahra-Malik
  • Spectator.co.uk - France can't build its own new nuclear power stations, let alone ours - Martin Vander Weyer
  • North Devon Journal - BUSINESS NEWS: Nuclear boost to economy
  • Somerset News - More delays? EDF executive in charge of the Hinkley nuclear power plant project has quit
  • Newry Times - 'Plans for Hinkley Point Nuclear Plant should be abandoned' - Ritchie - Paul Malone
  • The Atlantic - The Former Federal Employee Who Tried to Launch a Cyberattack on Nuclear Scientists - Kaveh Waddell
  • Tucson Sentinel - 'No other water' — Navajo drinking from uranium-contaminated wells - Jessica Swarner
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon's Crane beats the drum again for nuke subsidies - Steve Daniels
  • TASS - NATO not commenting on Russia's alleged simulated nuclear attacks on alliance's members
  • New Scientist - Does Germany's nuclear waste headache warrant a global fix?
  • Newburyport Daily News - C-10 wants tougher test for nuclear plant concrete - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Brisbane Courier Mail - Minister dismisses scare campaign, urges residents to embrace opportunity of nuclear waste dump - Renee Viellaris
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Duke Energy's planning costs for Lee nuclear plant creep toward $500M - John Downey
  • World Nuclear News - Wendelstein 7-X produces first hydrogen plasma
  • World Nuclear News - Watts Bar 2 final completion cost approved
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear tax and low prices continue to impact Vattenfall
  • World Nuclear News - Spanish-Chinese cooperation on fuel inspection systems
  • World Nuclear News - Dismantling work to start at Hamaoka units
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine approves investment in South Ukraine plant
  • World Nuclear News - Royal recognition for Jordan's nuclear program
  • Japan Times - Kansai business leaders hail nuclear power plant restarts, urge TPP ratification
  • Daily Maverick - OpEd: Gwede Mantashe's nuclear mischievousness - Geoff Davies
  • St. Louis American - Families near West Lake Landfill celebrate victory: U.S. Senate approves transfer from EPA to Army Corps - Rebecca Rivas
  • Patriot Post - When Government Makes Things Worse - Charlie Sauer
  • BelTA - Belarus chose time-tested nuclear power plant design - Milko Kovachev
  • KMOV St. Louis - U.S. Senate passes bill to transfer responsibility of West Lake Landfill
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan nuclear disaster: Radiation around Fukushima plant decreases 65%
  • Sunshine Coast Daily - Warwick radioactive waste dump ruled out by govt - Tony Moore
  • ABC.au - Bathurst Regional Council calls for nuclear waste proposal to be immediately abandoned - Gavin Coote
  • Daily Star - Inside the US nuclear testing site abandoned by NASA after series of blunders - Harry Kemble
  • Plymouth Herald - PICTURES: Inside a secret nuclear bunker built to hide from 'the bomb' in Cornwall - WMNDavidWells
  • New Delhi Citizen - "Nuclear Safety Regulation Is A Mere Sham": Former AERB Chief Calls For a Stop to Nuclear Power Expansion - Dr A.Gopalakrishnan
  • BusinessKorea - KHNP to Cooperate, Expand Business in Argentinean Nuclear Energy Market - Jung Min-hee
  • Northern Arizona Today - Local Flagstaff Activist Working Toward Uranium Prevention Action
  • Yonhap News - China says nuclear envoy discussed 'current situation' with N. Korean officials
  • Hans India - India to allot site for Russian built nuclear power plant
  • Khmer Times - Nuclear Power Plant Plan Melting Away
  • Georgian Agenda - Sweden allocates €35,000 for Georgia's radioactive waste management
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Government program for sick nuclear workers has backfired – terribly - Steve Baker Ph.D, Richland
  • Dong-A Ilbo - NK nuclear issue indefinitely postpones joint Manwoldae excavation
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12's 'work for others' steady at about $50M - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's David Adler to speak on cleanup program - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - BWXT won't contest violations - Frank Munger
  • DOE - A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on India Joining the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) - Dr. Ernest Moniz
  • GAO - Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Has a New Approach to Managing the B61-12 Life Extension, but a Constrained Schedule and Other Risks Remain GAO-16-218:
  • NRC - NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector for North Anna Nuclear Power Station
  • NRC blog - NRC Finishes Review of Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Planning Report - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General's Message on World Cancer Day - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano
  • IAEA - World Cancer Day: Montenegro Improves Early Breast Cancer Detection - Laura Gil Martínez, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Bellona - Former eco-prisoner Vitishko takes on illegal build outs at Olympic ski venues - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - China says nuclear envoy discussed 'current situation' with N. Korean officials - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea's 'satellite' is not working: sources - lcd@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Mallinckrodt, LLC, Pages 6057 - 6059 [FR DOC #: 2016-02131]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Changes to Buried and Underground Piping and Tank Recommendations, Pages 6055 - 6056 [FR DOC #: 2016-02122]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes, Pages 6056 - 6057 [FR DOC #: 2016-02121]
  • Japan News - Work goes on at ruined N-plant - Kazuki Fujisawa
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco admitted they observed black smoke twice from Reactor 3 late March 2011 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Some radioactive waste to be reclassified
  • NHK World - Radioactive glass particles found in Fukushima
  • NHK World - Municipalities ask for forest decontamination
  • NHK World - Nuclear operator gets approval for demolition plan
  • Asahi Shimbun - 55 schools still unusable in 3/11 disaster-hit prefectures
  • Jiji Press - Japan Govt OKs Multiple-Site Storage of Radioactive Waste
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Govt to ease radioactive waste rules
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Toshiba expects ¥710 billion loss
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Takahama No. 4 reactor fuel loaded
  • Japan Times - Unclaimed school backpacks pulled from 3/11 tsunami debris incinerated

    Wednesday, February 03, 2016

  • Oregon Daily Emerald - Pirzad: The "American nuclear holocaust" that no one knew about - Negina Pirzad
  • Augusta Chronicle - No timetable set for South Carolina suit against Energy Department - Travis Highfield
  • World Affairs blog - Dismantling Nukes is Good, But How To Safely Bury Them? - Elisabeth Braw
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Former Los Alamos laboratory workers ask for fraud probe - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Rep. Newhouse asks Obama for solid Hanford funding - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear power plant sets another record
  • Tri-City Herald - Participation needed at Hanford park meeting
  • AP - Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment - : FRANK JORDANS
  • AP - South Korea warns North Korea not to launch satellite - Hyung-Jin Kim
  • AP - China urges restraint over North Korea rocket launch
  • AP - US: NKorea planned launch strengthens need for sanctions - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - North Korea to Launch Rocket Carrying Satellite, IMO Says - Sam Kim
  • Reuters - Veolia expands in nuclear waste clean-up with Kurion acquisition - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-EDF's union board members to oppose Hinkley Point -sources - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-N.Korea launch plan 'argues even more strongly' for tougher sanctions -U.S. - David Brunnstrom
  • Quartz - Germany is getting closer to nuclear fusion–the long-held dream of unlimited clean energy - Aamna Mohdin
  • The Guardian - German scientists to conduct nuclear fusion experiment - Associated Press in Greifswald
  • Mother Jones - Closing This Nuclear Plant Could Cause an Environmental Disaster - Tim McDonnell
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Rez uranium mine cleanup pressed - Jessica Swarner
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Fight climate change by using nuclear energy - William H. Miller, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri Research Reactor in Columbia
  • Albuquerque Journal - NM memorial would support nuclear fuel storage - Sarah A. Matott
  • The Daily Beast - Nuke Secrets Dumped in Unprotected Trash by Government Employees - Center for Public Integrity
  • Deutsche Welle - German city of Aachen to sue Belgian nuclear power plant - Elizabeth Schumacher
  • The Guardian - Border tensions rumble over ageing Belgian nuclear reactors - Arthur Neslen in Brussels
  • International Business Times UK - German city Aachen to sue Belgian nuclear power plant raising border tensions - Vasudevan Sridharan
  • Sweden Local - Russia carried out practice nuclear strike against Sweden
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - House memorial would support nuclear fuel storage - Sarah A Matott
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Cost of Watts Bar nuclear reactor rises by $200 million to $4.7 billion - Dave Flessner
  • Toowoomba Chronicle - Nuclear waste dump a 'great opportunity': minister
  • Brisbane Times - Queensland says 'no' to national radioactive dump plan - Tony Moore
  • Reuters - Court sees slim chance for EnBW suit over nuclear moratorium - Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Reuters - FACTBOX-German utilities seek billions in nuclear lawsuits - Vera Eckert, Chris Steitz and Tom Kaeckenhoff
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - Southern Co. promotes head on nuclear plant expansion - Russell Grantham
  • Guam Daily Post - Marshall Islands sues Britain, India and Pakistan over nuclear weapons
  • WJBF Augusta - Group Opposed to Nuclear Waste Being Brought to SRS to Hold Public Meeting - Andrew Harrell
  • Washington Post - Former Energy Dept. employee pleads guilty in nuclear secrets sting case - Spencer S. Hsu
  • The Conversation UK - Iran nuclear deal: how to ensure compliance?
  • Biloxi Sun Herald - Senate bill to shift oversight of nuclear waste in landfill - Jim Salter
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - U.S. Senate votes to move West Lake cleanup from EPA to Army Corps - Jacob Barker
  • CBS St. Louis - Bill Transferring West Lake Remediation from EPA to Army Corps Passes U.S. Senate
  • Detroit News - Miller: 'No' to nuclear waste near Lake Huron - U.S. Rep. Candice Miller
  • Daily Mirror - Inside America's top secret Ground Zero and the eerie nuclear disaster zone left derelict by NASA - Siobhan McFadyen
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Spent fuel at Vermont Yankee raises concerns among Nuclear Decommissioning Advisory Panel - Maddi Shaw
  • Financial Times - Hinkley resignation continues uncertainty over £18bn plant - Kiran Stacey, Energy Correspondent
  • Western Mail - Nuclear police put Wylfa site through its most in-depth inspection to ensure it is prepared for a terrorist attack
  • BelTA - Full-scale equipment installation to begin at Belarusian nuclear power plant in 2016
  • Sauk Valley Newspapers - Nuke plant appeal: On each side of the middle ground, disappointment - Vinde Wells
  • Bangladesh News 24 - Hasina wants speedy construction of Rooppur nuclear power plant
  • Korea Times - North Korea building new nuclear facility believed to be designed to produce H-bomb ingredients - janee@ktimes.com
  • Cumbria Crack - PM confirms Cumbria will retain all nuclear new-build business rates - Carl Fallowfield
  • Prothom Alo - Hasina for completing Rooppur nuke plant soon
  • The Transcontinental - Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission back in Port Augusta
  • Warwick Daily News - LETTER: Why a nuclear facility isn't placed in suburbia - Bruce Wilson, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • BBC - Q&A: How energy projects in Wales could be funded
  • Windham County Commons - VY, state spar over testing of groundwater - Mike Faher
  • Platts - U3O8 daily spot price slides 20 cents week on week to $34.55/lb - Jim Ostroff
  • Washington Post - How FBI blocks whistleblower fighting dismissal; new bill could help others - Joe Davidson
  • New London Day - Millstone security guards file complaint with OSHA - Judy Benson
  • Popular Science - NASA Is Running Out Of Plutonium For Spacecraft, But A New Plan Could Help - Sarah Fecht
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Pilgrim Critic Found Guilty of Trespassing, Will Not Face Jail Time - Matt McCarthy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA nails former Y-12 contractor for mishandling of classified documents; three violations issued, but proposed $240K penalty waived - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Planning the Manhattan Project Park's future - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Williams named UCOR's chief operating officer - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORAU hosts Black History Month event - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - Nuclear Technique Can Help Control Disease-Transmitting Mosquitoes - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Supporting Central America: Director General Amano Visits El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala - Laura Gil Martínez, Office of Public Information and Communication
  • GreenWorld - The verdict is in: solar and wind have won the technology race - Michael Mariotte
  • NRC blog - Crossing the Finish Line at Watts Bar - Joey Ledford, Public Affairs Officer, Region II
  • Bellona - Putin's Human Rights Council says Justice Ministry botched NGO law amendments - Charles Digges
  • The Guardian - Making a nuclear fusion device – timelapse video - Source: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
  • Press TV - US House passes bill restricting removal of Iran sanctions
  • Yonhap News - China expresses 'serious concern' over N. Korea's planned rocket launch - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Energy Department - Notices: Response to Recommendation 20151 of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pantex Plant, Pages 5726 - 5727 [FR DOC #: 2016-01981]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewals: Exelon Generation Company, LLC, Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 5792 - 5793 [FR DOC #: 2016-02070]
  • New Yorker - One of Africa's Biggest Dams Is Falling Apart - Jacques Leslie
  • Michigan State University - Dr. Richard R. Parizek: What Ever Happened To Yucca Mountain? - Department of Geological Sciences
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Wilson asks budget panel to prioritize Fort Jackson, Savannah River Site - Vera Bergengruen

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016

  • Nuclear Energy Insider - International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit: 14-15 April 2016, Atlanta GA
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - The 7th Annual Nuclear Construction Summit: 15 April, Atlanta, USA
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Nuclear Decommissioning Conference Europe 2016: 31 May-1 June, Manchester, UK
  • St. George Daily Spectrum - Cresent Hardy gears for 'tough campaign' - Steve Kiggins
  • Augusta Environmental News Examiner - This 'Public Meeting' could be key to the safety of all Americans - Stephen Geddes
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 5 years on / Haruki Madarame / Risk of hydrogen explosion underestimated in complex crisis - Masayuki Takata
  • Lexology - OSHA May Have Given Up on Combustible Dust Rule before End of Obama Administration - Jackson Lewis PC
  • Tri-City Herald - Judge ends long-running Hanford downwinder case - Annette Cary
  • EurekAlert - North Dakota site chosen for test of nuclear waste disposal concept developed in Sheffield - University of Sheffield - Faculty of Engineering
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuke workers fear policy will make it harder to win compensation - Lindsay Wise, Rob Hotakainen and Frank Matt
  • KVEW Kennewick - More than 1,000 acres of Hanford land transferred - Patricia Martellotti
  • Pleasanton Weekly - New Livermore Lab lecture series to focus on women in science - Jeb Bing
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Respiratory Protection Requirements Reduced In Parts Of WIPP Underground
  • Albuquerque Journal - Whistleblowers ask U.S. attorney for new probe of LANL fraud, former lab official's death - Mark Oswald
  • AP - Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month - Hyung-Jin Kim
  • AP - Iran signs deal to buy 20 more airplanes - Nasser Karimi
  • AP - Senior Chinese official arrives in North Korea
  • Bloomberg - RWE May Join EnBW, EON in Plant Writedowns as Prices Slump - Tino Andresen
  • Bloomberg - Siemens Says U.K. Energy Plans Are 'No Way to Run' Policy - Alex Morales
  • Bloomberg - China Sends Nuclear Envoy to North Korea as U.S. Seeks Sanctions - Sam Kim
  • Reuters - China's nuclear envoy in North Korea amid sanctions push: KCNA - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - Exclusive: U.S. budget plan includes over $13 billion for new submarine - sources - Andrea Shalal
  • Reuters - U.S. judge orders explanation of Iran prisoner deal - Yeganeh Torbati and Joel Schectman
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight versus Islamic State - Phil Stewart and Andrea Shalal
  • Reuters - Anti nuclear test agency urges nations to ratify ban - Marine Pennetier
  • Reuters - Monthly coal use for U.S. power fell to 35-year low in November: EIA - Scott DiSavino
  • Yonhap News - Chinese nuclear envoy makes surprise visit to N. Korea: report
  • Korea Times - Leaking nuclear umbrella - Oh Young-jin
  • The Guardian - Northern Ireland's sole nuclear bunker goes up for sale - Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent
  • BBC - Stormont to sell off its nuclear bunker in Ballymena
  • BBC - Belgium's ageing nuclear plants worry neighbours - Bruno Boelpaep
  • Deutsche Welle - Germany expresses concerns over Belgian nuclear safety
  • Jordan Times - Advisory group finalising critical report on Jordan's nuclear programme - Mohammad Ghazal
  • EU Observer - Why Germany is digging up its nuclear waste - Peter Teffer
  • Economic Times - Jaitapur Nuclear Plant stuck due to wrong health hazard perception, says Jitendra Singh - Aman Sharma
  • The Border Mail - Man loses compensation bid after radiation exposure at nuclear test site in South Australia - Henry Belot
  • All Things Nuclear - Command and Control: Disaster by Design/Safety by Intent #17 - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Copenhagen Post - Denmark and Greenland sign new four-part uranium deal
  • FireEngineering - Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Nuclear Reactors - Hossam Shalabi
  • DOE - INFOGRAPHIC: How Do We Know Iran's Paths to a Nuclear Bomb are Blocked? - Infographic by Carly Wilkins
  • Reuters - Egypt, Russia may start building nuclear power plant in 2018 - Interfax
  • BelTA - IAEA expert praises Belarus' approach to nuclear energy - Per Lindell
  • BelTA - IAEA: Belarus chose time-tested nuclear power plant design - Milko Kovachev
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea building new nuclear facility believed to be designed to produce H-bomb ingredients - Chang Jae-soon
  • Greenfield Recorder - Vermont pushes for pollution monitoring at nuke plant site - Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald
  • Yonhap News - Unification Ministry kicks off task force on N.K. nuke - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Blackpool Gazette - Fylde nuclear staff in new deal
  • Hindu Business Line - Nuclear programme headed nowhere - Aditi Verma
  • Radio New Zealand - Anti-nuclear demo in Tahiti
  • Radio New Zealand - Two decades since last nuclear tests in Pacific
  • Radio New Zealand - Nuclear testing victims in French Polynesia still waiting
  • ENDS Europe - EU forecasts huge costs for nuclear out to 2050
  • Huffington Post UK - Jeremy Corbyn's 'Submarines With No Nukes' Plan Deemed Too Difficult To Deliver, Emily Thornberry's Defence Review To Signal - Paul Waugh
  • Daily Telegraph - Jeremy Corbyn accused of trying to turn Trident into a 'taxi service' - Steven Swinford, Deputy Political Editor
  • Aiken Standard - Officials: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' job projections are warranted - Derrek Asberry
  • The Hankyoreh - Osan Air Base the site of 1959 nuclear weapon-related accident, Japanese paper reports
  • WRVO Public Media - New state proposals would aid FitzPatrick plant with state money - Payne Horning
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Speaker to discuss protection of public water
  • Daily Mail - Meltdown America, abandoned: Inside the eerie NASA base sitting empty for a decade after 57 years of rocket tests and the country's worst nuclear explosion - Thomas Burrows
  • South West Business - Energy business EDF 'remains committed to Gloucestershire' - Andrew Merrell
  • NBC26 - Plant Vogtle: New photos show reactor 3 & 4 progress - NBC 26 Staff
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - San Onofre: Brown must do far better - San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board
  • Western Morning News - Hinkley Point C: Ministers 'have nothing to apologise about' over steel orders for power station - WMNDavidWells
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Atkins named park's interim superintendent - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Delivering input on the Manhattan Project Park - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Message from new CNS chief: Do what's right for the country; do what's right for employees - Frank Munger
  • DOE - How Do You Keep a Particle Inside an Accelerator? - Katie Elyce Jones
  • DOE - 3 Reasons Why Advanced Manufacturing Institutes Matter - Paul Lester
  • NWTRB - Press Release - Evaluation of DOE Research and Development Program on Deep Borehold Disposal of Some Radioactive Waste Is Subject of U.S. NWTRB Report
  • NWTRB - Report (pre-print version)- Technical Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy Deep Borehole Disposal Research and Development Program
  • NRC blog - Crossing the Finish Line at Watts Bar - Joey Ledford, Public Affairs Officer, Region II
  • Bellona - Bellona presents report on sustainable Arctic development - Anna Kireeva, translated by Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - Chinese nuclear envoy makes surprise visit to N. Korea: report
  • Yonhap News - Unification Ministry kicks off task force on N.K. nuke
  • Yonhap News - Russia alarmed by S. Korea-U.S. contacts over THAAD: ambassador - Lee Haye-ah
  • Xinhua News - M5.7 quake strikes Japan's northeast, no tsunami warning issued
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea drums up need for THAAD deployment after DPRK nuke test
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 5489 - 5495 [FR DOC #: 2016-01373]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 5495 - 5505 [FR DOC #: 2016-01771]
  • Fukushima Diary - M5.7 occurred Iwate offshore - Iori Mochizuki
  • Mainichi Daily News - KEPCO begins to insert nuclear fuel into No. 4 reactor at Takahama plant
  • Jiji Press - Japan Concludes Minamata Convention on Mercury

    Monday, February 01, 2016

  • Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott Council considers new business-license program - Cindy Barks
  • OH&S - Starting Over on Nuclear Waste Storage - Jerry Laws
  • International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons - "The most toxic war in history" - 25 years later - Doug Weir
  • GlobalPost - The US is killing more civilians in Iraq and Syria than it acknowledges - Paul Wood and Richard Hall
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Former Y-12 exec calls mission personal
  • CounterPunch - A Nuclear Story - Karl Grossman
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board Eyes Area G - Roger Snodgrass
  • AP - UN chief urges compromise, realism between Saudis and Iran
  • AP - Iran: $100B in assets 'fully released' under nuclear deal
  • Bloomberg - Iran Faces a Long Road to Recovery - Golnar Motevalli
  • EU Observer - How Gorleben refused to be Germany's nuclear dump - Peter Teffer
  • Daily Californian - UC Berkeley-led consortium receives grant to research nuclear energy, security - Kimberly Nielsen
  • POWERmag - Nuclear Relicensing: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times - Thomas W. Overton, JD
  • POWERmag - Nuclear Newcomers Face Varying Hurdles - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Japan Restarts Third Nuclear Reactor, a MOX Unit - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Russian Fast Reactor Connected to the Grid - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Fusion Power Illusions, Delusions, and Hope - Dr. Robert L. Hirsch
  • POWERmag - Power Technology Innovations from the Developing World - Sonal Patel and Thomas W. Overton, JD
  • Bucks County Courier Times - Nuclear power remains our safest, most efficient option - Mark J. Perry
  • Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Nuclear fracking – 'a very expensive failure' - Will Grandbois
  • World Nuclear News - First Taishan EPR completes cold tests
  • World Nuclear News - Niger uranium project receives mining permit
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine and France discuss cooperation in nuclear energy
  • ABC.au - Nuclear waste dump consultation process has 'ripped apart' Kimba community, farmer says - Natalie Whiting
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear agreement satisfactory not ideal: Salehi
  • Providence Journal - Editorial: Nuclear warning
  • Mehr News - Leader's role in nuclear success unparalleled
  • Enformable - Class action lawsuit against Brookhaven National Lab moving ahead - Karl Grossman
  • The World Weekly - Concerns mount over reactivation of aging Belgian nuclear stations - Manuel Langendorf
  • DNA India - Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Nuclear Security Summit in US
  • London Times - Board of EDF delays vote to proceed with Hinkley Point nuclear facility - Robin Pagnamenta
  • Construction Index UK - Nuclear acquisition for Renew
  • Korea Times - Nuclear envoys of U.S., China held talks in Beijing last week - Bdaily
  • Business Daily UK - Leeds engineering services firm Renew acquires specialist nuclear services business for £235k - Nick Hill
  • Khaleej Times - Nuclear body takes stock of IAEA assistance - Staff Reporter/Abu Dhabi
  • Yorkshire Post - Renew deal strengthens its nuclear powers
  • Petra News Agency - Experts renew calls for Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction
  • Petra News Agency - Nuclear committee meets to discuss Jordan's program
  • Iran Book News Agency - The first diaries of Iran's nuclear negotiations published
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Scrapped emergency plan puts Kyushu Electric's safety commitment in doubt
  • Cambridge Network UK - New book describes the nuclear rollercoaster: Simon Taylor of the Cambridge Judge Business School, The fall and rise of nuclear power in Britain
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' president honored by National Safety Council - Derrek Asberry
  • GBC News - Nuclear Sub repairs stir up cross border concern
  • Cherwell Online - Lessons from history: France and nuclear weapons (1996) - Jack Schofield considers the end to French nuclear testing in its overseas territory French Polynesia
  • ABC.au - Community shortlisted for nuclear waste site says consultation is driving community apart - Natalie Whiting
  • Belarus Digest - Belarus Struggles to Reduce Energy Dependence on Russia - Vadzim Smok
  • Toronto Star - Ontario inks agreements as it pushes trade with India - Robert Benzie
  • Japan Times - Five years later, thoughts of 3/11 continue to overwhelm survivors, survey finds
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL to support nuclear industry projects - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's big cleanup workshop set - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nebraska firm gets 4-yr, $4M DOE contract - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - Call for Papers: 3rd IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • The Guardian - The Guardian view on President Rouhani's European visit: far too soon to celebrate a changed Iran
  • Bellona - Bellona presents report on sustainable Arctic development - Anna Kireeva, translated by Charles Digges
  • Press TV - JCPOA springboard for Iran progress: Salehi
  • Yonhap News - Nuclear envoys of U.S., China held talks in Beijing last week
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea claims ability to control explosive yield of hydrogen bomb
  • SGT Report - Fukushima & Nuclear Waste, A NWO Gift That Keeps On Giving - from Leuren Moret:
  • Govtrack - Summaries for the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
  • Tehran Times - 5+1 has so far met its commitments: Araqchi
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Sunflower Newsletter: February 2016

    Sunday, January 31, 2016

  • The Guardian - Hollywood beckons for whistleblower who risked jail over Iraq 'dirty tricks' - David Smith
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Burial of weapons plutonium at WIPP ill advised - Kenneth J. Aupperle
  • Los Angeles Times - Review finds more than 500 problems in plant meant to treat Hanford nuclear waste - Ralph Vartabedian
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nuclear workers fear new federal policy will make it harder to win compensation - Lindsay Wise, Rob Hotakainen and Frank Matt
  • Reuters - 'State-of-the-art' subterfuge: how Iran kept flying under sanctions - Tim Hepher
  • The Missoulian - Nuclear power is our safest, most efficient energy form - Mark J. Perry
  • Sunday Times - New threat to Hinkley nuclear plant cash - Danny Fortson
  • Daily Telegraph - Hinkley Point nuclear fiasco spooks Hitachi boss - Szu Ping Chan
  • Las Vegas Sun - Creativity, nuclear ideas are set to flow at summit - Llewellyn King
  • The Ecologist - Nuclear renaissance? Failing industry is running flat out to stand still - Dr Jim Green
  • Sputnik News - Iran Hopes to Start Construction of 2 Nuclear Reactors Within Months - AEOI
  • Press TV - Iran to construct new power plants in Bushehr soon: Salehi
  • Fulton Sun - Panelists: Human error is cause of public's nuclear energy fear - Taylor Malottki
  • Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - Fossil fuel warnings echo those issued against nuclear power - Stuart Wesbury, professor emeritus in Arizona State University's School of Health Administration and Policy, is a resident of Willow Street. He has a Ph.D. in economics and business administration
  • Japan Times - Town tries to shift away from heavy dependence on nuclear plant
  • Radio New Zealand - Marshalls nuclear case set for ICJ hearing
  • Tribune News India - Marshalls to open legal assault on nuclear powers
  • India Times - A Tiny Island In The Pacific Ocean Is Suing India and Pakistan For Not Disarming Their Nukes!
  • Western Mail - New £14bn nuclear power station in North Wales could be at threat if the right deal isn't struck says its Japanese backers - Sion Barry
  • BBC News - Hitachi boss issues warning over Wylfa subsidy deal
  • Daily Post - Anglesey nuclear plant project under threat over funding fears - Owen Hughes
  • Yonhap News - Senior politician calls for S. Korea to have nuclear weapons
  • Korea Times - Living with a nuclear N. Korea - Tong Kim
  • STV.tv - SNP MP calls for transparency regarding nuclear convoys in Scotland
  • Trend News Agency - JCPOA brought int'l nuclear cooperation with Iran: FM
  • Press TV - JCPOA thwarted Iranophobia campaign: Iran FM
  • Mehr News Agency - Time to 'appraise JCPOA gains,' to avoid criticism
  • Pakistan Observer - Pakistan nuclear energy programme running on international safety parameters
  • Pakistan Nation - Pakistan not self-sufficient in building N-power plants: Member PAEC
  • Pakistan Daily Times - N-energy programme complies with IAEA guidelines: PAEC
  • The Hindu - 'Kudankulam plant not safe without proper quality checks'
  • Zee News - Kudankulam n-power plant starts feeding power to grid
  • Times of India - Kudankulam N-plant resumes power generation
  • Tri-City Herald - Manhattan Project park open house set in Richland
  • The Guardian - The chilling truth about polonium poisoning - Daniel Glaser
  • The Examiner - Part 2: Does existing law already order the 'recall' of radwaste at West Lake? - Byron DeLear
  • The Examiner - Part 1: Does existing law already order the 'recall' of radwaste at West Lake? - Byron DeLear
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - It's not just the steam generators that failed - Jeff McDonald
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Washington Digest: Senate tackles details, amendments of broad energy bill - Jim Myers
  • NWAOnline - Nevada hesitant on EPA listing of old mine - Scott Sonner
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Steam generator tube wear - Mugshot of Aaron SteckelbergBy Aaron Steckelberg
  • New Indian Express - Scientists 'Targeted' for Writing to PMO - Pradip R Sagar
  • NW Evening Mail - £500m Sellafield deal could create 1,140 jobs
  • Daily Telegraph - Profits hammered at British energy giants - Jillian Ambrose
  • ITN News - Sellafield guarantees work for Cumbrians during decommissioning process
  • Japan Times - Restarts threaten to increase amount of deadly MOX at Takahama plant to 18.5 tons
  • Japan Times - Abe support rate rises despite Amari scandal but half oppose changing Constitution
  • Japan Times - Restarts threaten to increase amount of deadly MOX at Takahama plant to 18.5 tons
  • Japan Times - Town tries to shift away from heavy dependence on nuclear plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 5 years on / Norio Kanno / Mayor 'never anticipated' order to evacuate whole village

    Saturday, January 30, 2016

  • London Times - Forgemasters fights back after Hinkley Point snub - Robert Lea
  • VT Digger - Vermont Yankee water testing debated - Mike Faher
  • Baton Rouge Advocate - Entergy names chief nuclear officer
  • SYS-CON Media - Georgia Power files 20-year energy plan with Georgia PSC
  • Western Advocate - Discussions on transport, storage, benefits package
  • Laguna Beach Independent - SONGS and its Leftovers - Mindaugas E. Gedgaudas, Newhall, Calif.
  • Reason Foundation - Advanced Reactor Nuclear Power Resurgence in the U.S. - Ronald Bailey
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford land transfer to be completed Jan. 1 - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Energy Northwest board hires independent investigator - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - Iran's New Oil Deals Stir Backlash as London Summit Is Canceled - Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - Iran cancels London oil contract conference over visas: Seda - Parisa Hafezi
  • The Guardian - Marshall Islands sue Britain, India and Pakistan over nuclear weapons - Agence France-Presse in The Hague
  • Huffington Post - How North Korea's Nuclear Threats Have Spiraled Over The Decades - Jesselyn Cook
  • Al Jazeera - Hans Blix on the threat of nuclear war
  • truth-out.org - France Peddles Unsafe Nuclear Reactors to India, Drawing Protest - Kumar Sundaram
  • Deccan Herald - Work on Jaitapur N-plant to be expedited
  • Global Research - 15,000 Abandoned Uranium Mines. Native American "No-Nukes" Protests in Washington DC - Klee Benally
  • ABC - Hill End nuclear waste dump ruled out due to community opposition - Nick Dole
  • Times of India - Kudankulam nuclear power reactor unit 1 restarts - B Sivakumar
  • Economic Times - Kudankulam nuclear plant resumes power generation after 7 months
  • Rochester Post-Bulletin - Mark J. Perry: Nuclear power is our safest, most efficient energy form - Mark J. Perry
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear reactor restart inspires protest and support in Takahama
  • Japan Times - Takahama plant's No. 3 reactor reaches criticality
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Takahama reactor reaches criticality
  • Rochester Post-Bulletin - Michael E. Kraft: Renewables are a better bet than expensive, risky nuclear power - Michael E. Kraft
  • Tasnim News Agency - JCPOA Brought Int'l Nuclear Cooperation with Iran: FM
  • South West Business - EDF confirms new Bristol office to oversee new Hinkley Point nuclear plant
  • Daily Mirror - Nearly half the steel in Britain's new nuclear power plant will come from abroad - Jack Blanchard
  • Northwest Public Radio - Pacific Islanders Hope Oregon Lawmakers Restore Health Benefits - Chris Lehman
  • Newburyport Daily News - Beverly site safe after ground ignites - Arianna MacNeill
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Public meeting Feb. 1 on Manhattan Project Park
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Biology Division (1949) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UT, ORNL to participate in NNSA-funded research - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Public meeting on Manhattan Project Park - Frank Munger
  • POGO - More Troubles for Whistleblower Thomas Tamm - Neil Gordon
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco gave up the robot inspection of Reactor 1 this year - Iori Mochizuki
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear reactor restart inspires protest and support in Takahama
  • JAIF - Kansai EP Starts Up Takahama-3 NPP
  • Japan Times - Takahama plant's No. 3 reactor reaches criticality
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Takahama reactor reaches criticality
  • Mainichi Daily News - Restart of Takahama nuke plant refuels question about spent MOX fuel
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hiroshima, Nagasaki plan A-bomb exhibition near G-7 summit - Hiroshima, Nagasaki plan A-bomb exhibition near G-7 summit venue
  • Jiji Press - Central Japan Town Trying to Shift from Heavy Nuclear Dependence
  • Jiji Press - Resignation of Scandal-Hit Amari Seen Affecting Budget Debates
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Ensure stable power supply, reduced utility bills by restarting N-reactors
  • Eric Margolis - Who Murdered Litvinenko?
  • Eric Margolis - THE GREATEST MURDERER IN HISTORY
  • Eric Margolis - MURDER MOST FOUL: THE DEATH OF LITVINENKO - Eric Margolis

    Friday, January 29, 2016

  • Wisconsin Gazette - Wisconsin Assembly votes to lift barrier to new nukes - Lisa Neff
  • San Clemente Times - Bill Could Allow for Spent Nuclear Fuel to Transfer from SONGS - Eric Heinz
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: WIPP deal puts feds on notice, cash in NM
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Senate approves Crapo nuclear energy legislation amendment
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL to share in $25 million grant for nuclear science, security
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Crapo nuclear research amendment approved - Luke Ramseth
  • Grand Forks Herald - Officials raise concern that proposed drilling project could lead to nuclear waste disposal in N.D. - Mike Nowatzki
  • eNews Park Forest - Senate Approves Kirk-Sponsored Nuclear Energy Amendment
  • NEI - Nuclear Plant Designers, Operators Join in Consortium to Advance Small Reactor Technology--Will Represent Industry on Policy, Commercial Issues
  • AP - Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Analysis: US faces resistance for tough sanctions on NKorea - Eric Talmadge
  • AP - US official says activity detected at NKorean launch site - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - Japan Power Use Drops to 17-Year Low Amid Slump in Economy - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Japan Inches Closer to Nuclear Revival as 3rd Reactor Starts - Stephen Stapczynski, Aaron Clark
  • Reuters - Iran pushes OPEC oil output to new high as sanctions are lifted - Reuters survey - LONDON | By Alex Lawler
  • Reuters - Singapore slaps S$180,000 fine on North Korea-linked shipper - SINGAPORE | By Fathin Ungku
  • Reuters - North Korea activity points to possible space launch: U.S. officials - WASHINGTON | By Phil Stewart and Andrea Shalal
  • Reuters - PSEG to spend $1.6 billion to build gas-fired U.S. power plants - Scott DiSavino
  • Reuters - North Korea possibly tested components of hydrogen bomb on Jan. 6: CNN - Eric Beech
  • Reuters - Senate panel approves measure to broaden North Korea sanctions - WASHINGTON | By Patricia Zengerle
  • Deutsche Welle - 'Nuclear energy has no sustainable, democratic future in Japan' - Tetsunari Iida
  • Kyodo News - UPDATE1: Japan restarts 2nd nuclear complex under tighter post-Fukushima rules
  • UPI - Report: Nuclear plants in unstable regions vulnerable to cyberattacks - Allyson Chiu
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan brings third nuclear reactor online - Hiroki Ito
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO delays robotic surveys at Fukushima nuclear reactors - Hiromi Kumai
  • Japan News - Takahama No. 3 reactor back online
  • Japan Times - Third reactor restart spurs fears over shaky Kansai evacuation plans - Eric Johnston
  • Reuters - TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Japan's Kansai, Kyushu Elec forecast first profit in 5 years - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Climate Home - As memory of Chernobyl, Fukushima fades, activists renew nuclear warning - Alex Pashley
  • Asia Times - The nuclear deterrence game: Promises and pitfalls - Michael Rühle
  • Science Magazine - Ridding research reactors of highly enriched uranium to take decades longer than projected - Adrian Cho
  • New Scientist - Radioactive waste dogs Germany despite abandoning nuclear power - Ronald Frommann
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The indelicate balance of nuclear modernization - Adam Mount
  • The Australian - Nuclear energy a great economic opportunity for Australia - Greg SheridanI
  • The Independent - If the nuclear button is finally pressed on Hinkley, who will guard the site? - Mark Leftly
  • The Guardian - EDF tells contractors to restart work on Hinkley Point, report says - Terry Macalister
  • Bismarck Tribune - Rocky road for nuclear waste bore hole study - Lauren Donovan
  • The Hill blog - Senate approves first amendments to energy bill - Devin Henry
  • eNews Park Forest - Senate Approves Kirk-Sponsored Nuclear Energy Amendment
  • CounterPunch - If Only the Nuclear Arsenal Were Fool Proof - John Laforge
  • Utility Dive - NC regulator pushes for solar limits, new nuclear incentives - Robert Walton
  • Janesville Gazette - Pro: Nuclear power is our safest, most efficient energy form - Mark J. Perry
  • Janesville Gazette - Con: Renewables are a better bet than expensive, risky nuclear power - Michael E. Kraft
  • WCSC Charleston - Lawmakers talk state of nuclear energy in SC - Will Whitson
  • Stanford Daily - Stanford experts warn of probable nuclear catastrophe - Zachary Brown
  • CM Mining Weekly - Power generation still driving uranium demand, but environmental, health concerns persist - Ilan Solomons
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's nuclear commission approves restart of shutdown reactor - yonngong@yna.co.kr
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Injunction Halts Fayette Radioactive Fracking Ban - Dan Lutz
  • Yonhap News - Senate committee passes N. Korea sanctions legislation - Chang Jae-soon
  • Greenfield Recorder - Entergy withdraws about 10% of decommissioning trust fund - Susan Smallheer
  • PortNews IAA - Superstructure of nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika, Project 22220, laid down at Baltiysky Zavod
  • Syracuse Post Standard - CNY state legislators sponsor bills trying to save FitzPatrick nuclear plant - Tim Knauss
  • Oswego Daily News - Barclay Proposes Legislation to Support FitzPatrick in New York's Energy Mix - Augusta Free Press
  • Augusta Free Press - Virginia Tech, Naval Academy going nuclear
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Nuclear power needed now in response to climate change - John Christenson, Kennewick
  • York Dispatch - OpEd: Renewables are a better bet than nuclear power - Michael E. Kraft
  • Cape Business News - Nuclear must form part of SA's energy mix to meet growing demand
  • The Oregonian - Northwest nuclear plant faces inquiry over performance, management - Ted Sickinger| The Oregonian
  • GlobalPost - N. Korean nuclear envoy seen in Beijing
  • World Nuclear News - Third Japanese reactor resumes operation
  • World Nuclear News - Bulgaria agrees Kozloduy 6 life extension plan with Russia
  • World Nuclear News - Hualong One fuel assembly undergoes irradiation testing
  • World Nuclear News - US SMR consortium launched
  • World Nuclear News - Areva looks to finalize reactor business sale
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Energy sector reform allows Ukraine to become independent from Russia - Poroshenko
  • World Coal - India to remain hooked on coal
  • Reuters - Japan's economy minister resigns over money scandal, denies bribery - Stanley White and Leika Kihara
  • Japan Times - New economy chief Ishihara vows to stick to Abenomics program - Mizuho Aoki
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Klotz provides update to DNFSB on Y-12 project - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Aide to Rep. Fleischmann departing - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NRC cites Y-12 for uranium export violation - Frank Munger
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Summer Internship Program for 2016
  • NHK World - Takahama reactor to achieve criticality soon
  • NHK World - TEPCO report on mistakes at plant in Niigata
  • NHK World - Takahama No.3 reactor restarted
  • NHK World - Fukushima ice wall near completion
  • Kyodo News - Japan restarts 2nd nuclear complex under tighter post-Fukushima rules
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima, Nagasaki plan A-bomb exhibition near G-7 summit venue
  • Japan Times - Despite spin, Amari's exit delivers major blow to Abe - Tomohiro Osaki and Kazuaki Nagata
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Takahama No. 3 reactor back online
  • Mainichi Daily News - Reactor at Ikata nuclear plant unlikely to be restarted before April: utility president
  • Mainichi Daily News - Leading anti-nuclear power researcher announces retirement - Tetsuji Imanaka
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts, Pages 5013 - 5014 [FR DOC #: 2016-01706]
  • New York Times - Dr. Herbert L. Abrams, Who Worked Against Nuclear War, Dies at 95 - William Grimes

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

  • Wisconsin Public Radio - Energy Experts Are Split On Whether Wisconsin Should Lift Ban On New Nuclear Power Plants - Scottie Lee Meyers
  • KUSA Denver - Local group raises awareness for Rocky Flats radiation - Bailey Neel, KUSA
  • AP - France asks EU partners for new sanctions on Iran - GEORGE JAHN and ELAINE GANLEY
  • Bloomberg - Entergy Says New York's Nuclear-Rescue Plan Comes Too Late - Jim Polson
  • Bloomberg - Japan to Restart 3rd Nuclear Reactor Under Post-Fukushima Rules - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Key Facts About Iran's Economy as Red Carpets Replace Sanctions - Ladane Nasseri
  • Bloomberg - Areva Selling $5.5 Billion of Shares to Boost Balance Sheet - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Reuters - Lawyer sees possible parallels in deaths of two Russians in UK exile - Michael Holden
  • Reuters - Senate panel approves measure to broaden North Korea sanctions - Patricia Zengerle
  • Asia Times - Same bed, different dreams: China and North Korea after the nuclear test - Kongdan Oh
  • Yahoo! News - Britain says 'good progress' being made on nuclear plant - AFP
  • Reuters UK - French, Finnish reactor problems cast shadow over UK nuclear plan - Geert De Clercq and Benjamin Mallet
  • New Delhi Citizen - Nuclear 'Make in India' with France Unleashes Nightmarish Scenario - Kumar Sundaram
  • Science News - Nuclear fusion gets boost from private-sector startups - Alan Boyle
  • EcoWatch - The Great Lakes and a High-Level Radioactive Nuke Waste Dump Don't Mix - Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear
  • Olean Times Herald - West Valley officials planning to move all nuclear casks this year
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - ANC slams claims SA can't afford nuclear power - Govan Whittles
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - DOE safety review cites ‘deficiencies’ at Y-12 uranium facility - Frank Munger
  • Economic Times - Atomic Energy Regulatory Board gives nod for starting work on Kudankulam nuclear plant units 3, 4 - PTI
  • Radio New Zealand - Two decades since last nuclear tests in Pacific
  • Sputnik News - US Hopes for Coordination With Russia, China on North Korea Nuclear Issue
  • HPPR - Rise in Plutonium Production Could Lead to Increased Work at Pantex Plant - Jonathan Baker
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan reconsiders, decides to join U.N. nuclear disarmament group - Hajimu Takeda
  • PoliticalNews.me - Crapo joins National Summit to Outline New Initiatives for Nuclear Research
  • SA Times - Step one: Sort out the mess at the nuclear corporation
  • KPVI Pocatello - Sen. Crapo Speaks at Advanced Nuclear Summit
  • SA Business Day - Necsa now embroiled in nuclear waste row - Carol Paton
  • Tehran Times - S. Korea willing to build nuclear plants in Iran: Salehi
  • Press TV - Nuclear fuel exchange with Russia very profitable: Salehi
  • Charlottesville Daily Progress - Letter: Natural gas the answer, not nuclear - W. E. Almquist, Staunton
  • CTV News - Scientist calls $12.8B rebuild of Ontario nuclear plant ill-advised
  • Durham Region - Scientist warns against $12.8B nuke project - Colin Perkel
  • Daily Star - Fears Saudi Arabia has secret nuke bomb - David Trayner
  • Korea Times - KHNP to expand business in Argentinean nuclear energy market - Park Jin-hai
  • BelTA - Belarus to be "country in focus" at IAEA meeting on nuclear power infrastructure in Vienna
  • All Things Nuclear - Ground-based Midcourse Missile Defense Test Slated for Thursday - Laura Grego, senior scientist
  • AllAfrica - Botswana Benefits From IAEA - Aubrey Maswabi
  • KBS WORLD Radio - PSI Member States Discuss N. Korean Nuke Test
  • Yonhap News - 70 countries pledge joint efforts to prevent transfer of WMD technology to N. Korea - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Livermore Independent - Lawsuit Filed Against DOE, Los Alamos
  • Community Common - DOE Awards Contract for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services
  • World Nuclear News - Areva looks to finalize reactor business sale
  • World Nuclear News - KHNP, NASA sign cooperation agreement
  • World Nuclear News - Sellafield Ltd unveils socioeconomic investment plan
  • World Nuclear News - Sixth Yangjiang unit gets its dome
  • Financial Times - Areva move piles pressure on EDF - Michael Stothard in Paris and Jim Pickard in London
  • Japan Times - Fukushima nuclear crisis far from over, Kan says
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: Takahama reactor restart raises fresh nuclear safety concerns
  • Moab Sun News - UMTRA cleanup reaches halfway mark - Rudy Herndon
  • Bellona - Russia's Ecodefense NGO again refuses to pay state ordered fines over its 'foreign agent' status - Charles Digges
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Bald eagles on DOE's Oak Ridge Reservation - Frank Munger
  • KUSI San Diego - San Onofre Power Plant closure sparks lawsuit - Dan Plante
  • GreenWorld - Governor Cuomo's schizophrenic nuclear policies - Michael Mariotte
  • DOE - Photo Gallery: 2016 Washington Auto Show - Paul Lester
  • NRC - NRC Assigns New Resident Inspector To Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC blog - Throwback Thursday – The Smithsonian Welcome Center and the NRC
  • IAEA - IAEA to Strengthen Cooperation with Costa Rica: Director General Amano - Laura Gil Martínez, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, France sign milestone MOUs - Farhad Daneshvar
  • Washburn Review - The International House hosts presentation about 2011 earthquakes in Japan
  • Encinitas Advocate - Encinitas supports bill to move spent nuclear fuel - Jared Whitlock11

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  • Reporterre - « Il faut reposer la question de la pertinence de Cigéo » - Bernard Laponche
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford's Mission Support Alliance to transfer to Leidos - Annette Cary
  • Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) - Clean Nuclear Energy, Research Advanced in Bipartisan Senate Bill
  • AP - Lawyer criticizes US for nixing charges as part of Iran swap
  • AP - Gov. Haley asks SC prosecutor to sue feds over MOX project - Meg Kinnard
  • Bloomberg - EDF Said to Seek New Alternatives to Finance U.K. Nuclear Plant - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Reuters - China on course to meet 2020 nuclear capacity targets -official - David Stanway
  • Reuters - U.S. and China must find way forward on N. Korea, S. China Sea - Kerry - David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Niger grants permit to GoviEx for $676 mln uranium exploitation project - Abdoulaye Massalaki
  • Reuters - U.S., China agree on need for new U.N. measure on North Korea - David Brunnstrom and Megha Rajagopalan
  • Reuters - Germany boosts wind capacity in 2015 but short of 2014 record - Vera Eckert
  • Xinhua News - Chinese, U.S. chief diplomats discuss Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, South China Sea
  • The Guardian - Doomsday Clock stuck near midnight due to climate change and nuclear war - Suzanne Goldenberg
  • BBC - Decision on new nuclear power plant 'delayed'
  • Daily Caller - French Union Trying To Stop Construction On $26 Billion UK Nuke Plant - Andrew Follett
  • Daily Caller - Spain's Green Energy Production Crippled Without Subsidy Crutch - Andrew Follett
  • Daily Caller - Here's Why Alaska's Magnitude 7.1 Quake Was So Big - Andrew Follett
  • Xinhua News - Xinhua Insight: China elaborates on nuclear emergency preparedness
  • South China Morning Post - China admits nuclear emergency response 'inadequate' as safety concerns halt construction of two Guangdong reactors - Stephen Chen
  • BBC - France Bure: Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site
  • World Nuclear News - China confident in nuclear emergency preparedness
  • World Nuclear News - Final decision on Hinkley Point C postponed
  • World Nuclear News - Rosgeologia identifies 'promising' U deposits in North-West Russia
  • World Nuclear News - AEM Technology continues progress with Belarus reactor vessel
  • Japan Times - Struggling Toshiba may spin off ailing Japan nuclear power business
  • Trend News Agency - Iran keen to build nuclear power plants, small reactors - Khalid Kazimov
  • Japan Times - Fukushima fishermen to expand operations off crippled nuclear plant
  • STV.tv - Former Labour MP appointed boss of nuclear industry trade body
  • The Scotsman - Ex-Labour MP to head civil nuclear industry trade body
  • Mehr News - Spain to build nuclear power plants in Iran
  • CBS St. Louis - DNR Finds Radioactive Traces Near West Lake Landfill - Kevin Killeen
  • KTRS St Louis - MO Lawmaker Wants State To Buyout Homeowners In Radioactive Contaminated Areas
  • Aiken Standard - Aiken Technical College program to prepare students for nuclear industry - Larry Wood
  • Augusta Chronicle - Aiken Tech, SRNS announce nuclear certificate program - Travis Highfield
  • Viet Nam News - Viet Nam works on nuclear power framework
  • BT Group - New nuclear power stations and rail schemes forecast to create 232,000 jobs
  • Radio New Zealand - Nuclear test victims in Tahiti unconvinced by Paris decision
  • CanadianBusiness - Scientist calls $12.8B rebuild of Ontario nuke plant costly make-work project - Colin Perkel
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear reactor mockup to be used to advance decommissioning technology
  • SA Business Day - Russia’s nuclear poison may yet infect the marrow of SA - Simon Lincoln Reader
  • CNYcentral - Community prepares for Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant shutdown - Sarahbeth Ackerman
  • Yonhap News - Russian FM: Five-party nuclear talks 'not a good idea'
  • Carluke Gazette - Clydesdale MSP calls for halt to nuclear convoys
  • South China Morning Post - Japan considering building network of tunnels beneath seabed to store thousands of tonnes of nuclear waste
  • Times & Star - Step forward for nuclear new build business rates battle
  • ESI Africa - Going nuclear offers more than just a generation technology
  • NK News - Russia opposes S.Korea's five-party talks proposal - Ha-young Choi
  • Deutsche Welle - China to build floating nuclear power plants
  • Western Morning News - Fears over future of Westcountry nuclear power station - WMNKRossiter
  • London Evening Standard - Anthony Hilton: EDF's nuclear problems could hurt us too - Anthony Hilton
  • Financial Times - Implications of another delay to Hinkley nuclear reactor project - Nick Butler
  • Ennahar - French Nuclear Tests in Algeria, a Historic Crime Against Humanity - M. Oudina
  • Aiken Standard - Stakeholders talk impact of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employment - Derrek Asberry
  • Midwest Energy News - New York energy plan would give lifeline to struggling nuclear plants - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Clean-energy money would boost Ginna nuclear plant
  • China News Service - Gov't plans national nuclear emergency response task force
  • Plymouth Herald - The Trident billions increase danger and benefit America
  • Asahi Shimbun - Group to monitor trial of former TEPCO executives to clarify truth about Fukushima disaster - Masakazu Honda
  • Daily Post North Wales - Firm behind Wylfa Newydd power station identifies sites to house thousands of workers - Gareth Wyn-Williams
  • KMOV St. Louis - Federal study looking into link between cancer and Coldwater Creek - Spencer Michelson
  • Platts - New York needs 33,700 GWh of new renewable generation to meet 2030 target: PSC - Mary Powers
  • Quartz - Japan's innovative solution to its energy and space crisis: The world's largest floating solar power plant - Cassie Werber
  • Irish Independent - 'I'm lucky to be alive' - Irishman who drank from the same cup as poisoned KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Omega gets Defense Dept. contract - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The war to end all wars was over, and it was time to drink beer and stack the cans - Frank Munger
  • NAS - Project Update: Evaluation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
  • NRC - NRC Renews Operating Licenses of Braidwood Nuclear Power Plant in Illinois
  • The Guardian - EDF is still at the table, but nuclear could go critical for Osborne - Nils Pratley
  • Trend News Agency - First round of Iran, EU talks to be held next month - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran keen to build nuclear power plants, small reactors - Khalid Kazimov
  • Yonhap News - China firm against sanctions-only approach toward N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea voices regret over N.K.'s rebuke against Park
  • Yonhap News - Russian FM: Five-party nuclear talks 'not a good idea'
  • Yonhap News - China won't take N. Korea off life support: American expert - Chang Jae-soon
  • Xinhua News - Xinhua Insight: China elaborates on nuclear emergency preparedness
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory, Pages 4619 - 4620 [FR DOC #: 2016-01652]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah, Pages 4618 - 4619 [FR DOC #: 2016-01650]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International, Inc., MAGNASTOR Cask System, Page 4574 [FR DOC #: 2016-01547]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Policy Statement on Cooperation with States at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants and Other Nuclear Production and Utilization Facilities, Pages 4681 - 4682 [FR DOC #: 2016-01617]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Draft NUREG: A Compendium of Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response Analyses to Severe Fire Accident Scenarios, Pages 4680 - 4681 [FR DOC #: 2016-01654]
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Demystify: Anticipating the Worst - Sue Prent
  • Beyond Nuclear - Video documentary on the Challenger shuttle and its plutonium - Karl Grossman's
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #250 – Being nice nukes - Rod Adams
  • NHK World - Faster communication sought for nuclear accidents
  • Fukushima Diary - NRA's data shows contamination level in Tokyo tap water higher than Fukushima by 24 percent - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima nuclear accident not over yet: ex-Japan PM Kan
  • Mainichi Daily News - Environment ministry to OK dispersed storage of radioactive waste within Ibaraki Pref.
  • Jiji Press - Tokai Mayor Accepts Burial of N-Waste from Scrapped Plant - Shanghai Daily
  • Shanghai Daily - White paper sets out policies for nuclear accidents
  • Western Advocate - Proposed Hill End nuclear waste facility debates heats up - Louise Eddy
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 2 | Jan. 27, 2016

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016

  • World Nuclear News - US public views sought on waste siting consent
  • World Nuclear News - Fatal landslide at planned French repository site
  • World Nuclear News - Study warns of worsening UK electricity supply gap
  • World Nuclear News - CGN teams up with shipbuilder for offshore plants
  • Tri-City Herald - First Hanford downwinder claim could be last to settle - Annette Cary
  • The Register - Come on kids, let's go play in the abandoned nuclear power station
  • NEI - Nuclear Energy Facilities Set Reliability Record in 2015, Estimate Shows
  • Bloomberg - Kerry Push for North Korea Sanctions Faces Hard Sell in Beijing - Ting Shi
  • Reuters - Greenland rare earth mining to remain contentious due to uranium - minister - Gwladys Fouche
  • Reuters - EDF signs preliminary deal to build six nuclear plants in India - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Video: Russia slams U.K. over Litvinenko inquiry
  • Reuters - One dead in tunnel collapse at future French nuclear waste site - Gilbert Reilhac
  • Reuters - Britain's coal plant closure plan could risk power supplies -report - Susanna Twidale
  • CBS Denver - Nuclear Mishap In Colorado Withheld Air Force From Review Team - Robert Burns
  • UPI - Japan to restart second nuclear power plant after two-year hiatus - Elizabeth Shim
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Kansai Electric plans rate cuts amid nuclear plant restarts
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Energy Plan Sees Need for Nuclear Power Plants in Israel - Zafrir Rinat |
  • France Local - Deadly landslide at planned French nuclear waste site
  • Japan Times - Japan studying disposal of highly radioactive waste under seabed
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Spain eye nuclear cooperation - Khalid Kazimov
  • Radio Pakistan - Mega nuclear power plant to be set up: Ahsan Iqbal
  • Russellville Courier - NRC To Conduct Comprehensive Inspection at Arkansas Nuclear One
  • CNYcentral - Fitzpatrick Nuclear Plant Takes Steps towards Closure - Brett Hall
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Slushy lake water shuts down FitzPatrick nuclear plant - Tim Knauss
  • Japan Times - Pyongyang's nuclear test leads Moscow to pivot east - Samuel Ramani
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Yun: N. Korea Gradually Becoming Liability to China
  • Arirang News - Five-party talks could bring progress on North Korea's denuclearization: S. Korean FM Updated: 2016-01-26 22:41:29 KST - connie1223@arirang.co.kr
  • Korea Times - Russel: North Korea leader should look at Iran, negotiate away nuclear program
  • Korea Herald - Ex-U.S. commander calls for reassessing U.S. 'extended deterrence'
  • Yonhap News - Kerry: N.K. leader 'questionable in terms of judgment' - Chang Jae-soon
  • NK News - Where China stands after N.Korea's fourth test - Andrei Lankov
  • Daily News Egypt - True impact of JCPA and Iran's nuclear programme - Sayed Ghoneim
  • Taipei Times - US academic shares work on effects of nuclear disasters - Chen Wei-han
  • London Free Press - Pressure mounts to reject nuclear waste plan - Debora Van Brenk
  • All Things Nuclear - Davis-Besse's Forgotten Fix - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Platts - Exelon's Calvert Cliffs-1 nuclear unit shut due to tech glitch in storm's wake - Jim Ostroff
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pluthermal reactor in Fukui Prefecture expected to restart on Jan. 29 - Hiroki Ito
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea should face consequences over nuke test
  • Pakistan Observer - PAEC clarifies nuclear power plants C-1, C-2 shutdown report
  • Interfax Energy - UAE prepares to start up first nuclear plant
  • Mehr News - Nuclear states eye coop. with Tehran
  • The NarcoSphere - Navajo water contamination more horrific than Flint Michigan's - Brenda Norrell
  • Reuters - Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant cuts output
  • in-cumbria - Event will focus on £90bn nuclear impact
  • Kenosha News - TOM STILL: Don't expect new Wisconsin nuclear plants
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Gov't Safeguards Nuclear Plants from Drones
  • Khaleej Times - Pakistan plans its first 'mega' nuclear power plant
  • News & Star - New Moorside nuclear plant can help solve energy crisis
  • Bloomberg - Britain Needs 30 Gas Plants by 2025 to Fill Power Supply Gap - Rachel Morison
  • The Guardian - Engineers warn of looming UK energy gap - Fiona Harvey
  • News & Star - New Moorside nuclear plant can help solve energy crisis
  • Hindu Business Line - Unit-2 of Kundankulam Nuclear plant to be commissioned shortly
  • Financial Express - India, France fail to announce final deal for nuclear reactors - Huma Siddiqui
  • San Diego Reader - Utilities commission omission--Judge rules regulator can't opt out of producing documents - Don Bauder
  • Deutsche Welle - A look at China's efforts to reduce coal use
  • Midwest Energy News - Wisconsin among states considering major solar policy changes - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Deccan Herald - Public hearing on Science City in Challakere
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Savannah River contractor to hire up to 2,000 via tech program - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - No word on the new CNS COO - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 contractor working on HEUMF 'deficiencies' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Wartime cavalry in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'Work for Others' gets OK at Pacific Northwest - Frank Munger
  • NRC blog - Plainly Telling the Public about Our Environmental Reviews - Tomeka Terry, Project Manager, Office of New Reactors
  • The Guardian - EDF struggling to fund new Hinkley Point nuclear reactors - Rob Davies
  • BBC - 'Doomsday Clock' set for an update amid nuclear tensions
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea should face consequences over nuke test: unification minister - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - FM Yun mulls Russia visit for coordination on N. Korea - Lee Haye-ah
  • Yonhap News - Russel: N.K. leader should look at Iran, negotiate away nuclear program - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Bellona - Russian Justice Ministry sinks NGOs in new mire of 'political activity' definitions - Charles Digges
  • Xinhua News - Chinese nuclear firm named world's 5th largest
  • Xinhua News - One dead, another injured in France's nuclear waste lab landslide: report
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Pages 4344 - 4346 [FR DOC #: 2016-01477]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Fukushima, Page 4346 [FR DOC #: 2016-01478]
  • NHK World - Regulator rejects plant's emergency office plan
  • NHK World - Tokai mayor accepts nuclear waste disposal plan
  • NHK World - 'Below seabed' nuclear waste disposal study begins
  • NHK World - Reactor robot faces postponement
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pluthermal reactor in Fukui Prefecture expected to restart on Jan. 29 - Hiroki Ito
  • Japan Times - Japan studying disposal of highly radioactive waste under seabed
  • Japan Times - Self-censorship sensed as Japan's TV stations replace outspoken anchors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Environment ministry to OK dispersed storage of radioactive waste within Ibaraki Pref.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Shiga Pref., Takahama nuclear plant operator sign safety accord
  • Jiji Press - Japan Studying Disposal of Highly Radioactive Waste under Seabed
  • Japan News - Monitoring needed at 3,000 reservoirs
  • Taipei Times - US academic shares work on effects of nuclear disasters - Chen Wei-han
  • Blue Nation Review - We Are Drowning in Plastic and Nuclear Waste - Shawn Drury
  • CounterPunch - After Flint, Don't Let Them Nuke the Great Lakes Next! - Kevin Kamps
  • New Yorker - Iran Is Back in Business - Robin Wright

    Monday, January 25, 2016

  • Scottish Daily Record - 26 victims of RAF cancer: Scots veterans launch legal fight against MoD for years of deadly chemical exposure after cancers ravage their squippers group
  • World Nuclear News - New Mexico waste incident settlements finalized
  • World Nuclear News - Jaitapur agreement due by year-end
  • World Nuclear News - Romania expresses support for China's role at Cernavoda
  • World Nuclear News - Thai power company buys into Fangchenggang II
  • Amarillo Globe News - Rise in plutonium production points to more work at Pantex - Aaron Davis
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL’s Plutonium Plans Move Forward, Draw Fire
  • AP - AP FACT CHECK: Gutted? Disaster? GOP hyperbole on military - Richard Lardner
  • Bloomberg - Japan's Annual Trade Deficit Narrows as Energy Import Costs Fall - Yoshiaki Nohara
  • Reuters - BRIEF-French president says hopes to conclude agreement on six nuclear reactors for India in a year - Douglas Busvine
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report: OAI-M-16-05 - Fiscal Year 2014 Work Performed Under the Work for Others Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • DOE:IG - Assessment Report: OAI-V-16-03 - Audit Coverage of Cost Allowability for Brookhaven Science Associates LLC During Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 Under Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC02-98CH10886
  • POWERmag - D.C. Circuit Denies Stay of Clean Power Plan - Sonal Patel
  • New York Times - Letters: Nuclear Cybersecurity: Why We Should Worry
  • Capital New York - Cuomo administration unveils plan to save some nuclear facilities - Scott Waldman
  • Citizens for Legitimate Government - Air Force officials won't say whether radioactive material was released when Minuteman III nuclear missile was damaged
  • Japan Times - Panel begins debate on reducing operators' liability for nuclear accidents
  • Chosun Ilbo - Nuke Test Increases N.Korea's Isolation
  • UPI - South Korea raises cybersecurity alert after North's nuclear test - Elizabeth Shim
  • The Hankyoreh - [Editorial] SK-US-Japan missile defense consolidation a misguided response to NK
  • Korea Times - Defense minister calls for reviewing THAAD deployment
  • Korea Times - Five-way talks: Park's proposal to leave out NK shows poor judgment
  • Korea Herald - [Editorial] Hardly creative
  • Yonhap News - (LEAD) Progress slow on U.N. resolution on N. Korea: official - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Gov't raises cyber alert level amid signs of N. Korean hack attacks - Kang Yoon-seung
  • Korea Times - A new North Korea? - Deauwand Myers
  • Korea Herald - Progress slow on U.N. resolution on N. Korea
  • Arirang News - Video: U.S. Secretary of State to press China to impose sanctions on N. Korea Updated: 2016-01-25 18:25:41 KST - connie1223@arirang.co.kr
  • KBS WORLD Radio - S. Korea: 5-Party Talks is Within 6-Party Talks' Framework - Nikkei Asian Review
  • Nikkei Asian Review - South Korea, US agree to cooperate eyeing 5-way talks on North Korea- Nikkei Asian Review
  • Nikkei Asian Review - South Korea, US agree to cooperate eyeing 5-way talks on North Korea
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Official: Washington Will Stick to Six-Party Talks
  • Korea Herald - Lawmakers, EU envoys discuss N.K. at National Assembly - Joel Lee
  • Yonhap News - Defense Minister says THAAD deployment needs consideration - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Herald - Korea, U.S., Japan pushing for talks among JCS chiefs
  • Korea Herald - [NEWS FOCUS] Why does China back wayward ally North Korea? - Song Sang-ho
  • KBS WORLD Radio - US, China Disagree on Draft of UN Sanctions on N. Korea
  • Joongang Daily - Seoul, Washington propose 5-party talks - Shin Yong-Ho, Chun Su-Jin and Sarah Kim
  • The Diplomat - The North Korean Nuclear Test and the US-Japan Alliance - Admiral Dennis Blair and General Masayuki Hironaka
  • New York Times - Old Nuclear Fallout Proves Useful for Sea Turtle Clues - Rachel Nuwerjan
  • Pravda.ru - Iran and Russia to start building nuclear power plant in Bushehr - See more at: http://www.pravdareport.com/news/world/25-01-2016/133153-iran_russia-0/#sthash.IeoxKzLy.dpuf
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Israel's Nuclear Reactor Seeks New Burial Sites for Radioactive Waste - Chaim Levinson |
  • Deccan Herald - India-France to build six nuke reactor units at Jaitapur - Al-Bawaba
  • Japan Times - Shiga, Kansai Electric sign safety accord ahead of Takahama reactor restart
  • Foreign Policy In Focus - Bush Administration Nuclear Policy Enabled India's H-bomb Program - Russ Wellen
  • Al Bawaba - ROSATOM presented its technologies and products at Nuclear Power Asia 2016 in Jakarta
  • Kyodo News - Shiga Pref., Takahama nuclear plant operator sign safety accord
  • NW Evening Mail - New chairman named for Sellafield Ltd
  • Arutz Sheva - Dimona reportedly looking for nuclear waste burial sites - Arutz Sheva Staff
  • Creative Boom blog - Dust: Exploring the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the Russia-Kazakhstan border
  • ABC.au - Frydenberg moves to allay concerns about proposed nuclear dump in NSW - Gavin Coote
  • The Engineer UK - NuScale study confirms suitability of SMR design to use MOX fuel - Stuart Nathan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE to investigate Argonne accident - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Manhattan Project National Park news - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE review finds deficiencies in safety-systems management at Y-12's uranium storehouse - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - Radiation Safety for Consumer Products: New IAEA Safety Guide - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Bellona - Opening in Oslo: World first within CCS
  • Yonhap News - (LEAD) Progress slow on U.N. resolution on N. Korea: official - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran urges enhanced nuclear cooperation with China
  • NRC blog - Update: As the Blizzard Moves Out of the Mid-Atlantic - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Evacuation advisory to be lifted for Kawauchi
  • Japan Times - Shiga, Kansai Electric sign safety accord ahead of Takahama reactor restart
  • Japan Times - Panel begins debate on reducing operators' liability for nuclear accidents
  • NHK World - Takahama No. 3 reactor to restart on Friday
  • Kyodo News - Shiga Pref., Takahama nuclear plant operator sign safety accord
  • Japan Times - Shiga, Kansai Electric sign safety accord ahead of Takahama reactor restart
  • Japan Times - Panel begins debate on reducing operators' liability for nuclear accidents
  • Mainichi Daily News - Shiga Pref., Takahama nuclear plant operator sign safety accord
  • Jiji Press - Kansai Electric to Restart Takahama Nuclear Reactor Fri.
  • Jiji Press - Japan Panel Debates Limit on Nuclear Damage Compensation
  • Energy Department - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Acceptance and Disposition of Spent Nuclear Fuel Containing U.S.-Origin Highly Enriched Uranium From the Federal Republic of Germany, Pages 4023 - 4025 [FR DOC #: 2016-01371]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Page 4027 [FR DOC #: 2016-01370]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation, Pages 4027 - 4028 [FR DOC #: 2016-01369]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Quadrennial Energy Review, Pages 4025 - 4026 [FR DOC #: 2016-01372]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3, etc.; Correction, Pages 4070 - 4071 [FR DOC #: 2016-01420]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 4071 [FR DOC #: 2016-01408]

    Sunday, January 24, 2016

  • Columbus Dispatch - Battelle chosen to test storing radioactive waste underground - Laura Arenschield
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Facts on downblended plutonium disposal at WIPP - John Heaton
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Brief: Nuclear trigger production could resume at LANL
  • Ars Technica - Cute to "a little sinister"–the beauty of US spy satellite rocket launch logos - David Kravets
  • AP - In Asia, Kerry to focus on maritime disputes, NKorea nukes - Matthew Lee
  • Bloomberg - France Signals Rafale, Nuclear Progress as Hollande Visits India - Helene Fouquet
  • Reuters - France's Hollande pushes for fighter deal in India - Sanjeev Miglani
  • AP - Key findings in AP nuclear missile corps probe
  • AP - Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team - Robert Burns
  • Press TV - Iran urges enhanced nuclear cooperation with China
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China to develop cooperation in nuclear program - Khalid Kazimov
  • Japan Times - Panel begins debate on limit of compensation in event of nuclear accident
  • Wisconsin State Journal - Tom Still: Repeal nuclear moratorium – but don't expect new power plants in Wisconsin - Tom Still
  • Greenville News - Letter: Nuclear power enjoys large subsidies - Michael Kohl, Clemson
  • Huewire News - USA not in talks on restoring nuclear arms to South Korea - donaldhamm
  • Korea Times - China, Russia oppose five-way talks - Rachel Lee
  • Deutsche Welle - Implementing the nuclear deal: 'Uncharted territory'
  • The Ecologist - Too much of a bad thing? World awash with waste plutonium - Paul Brown
  • Zee News - Pakistan's growing nuclear arsenal, instability in country raises fear among experts
  • Bay Area Indymedia - Nuclear Shutdown News January 2016 - Michael Steinberg
  • The Independent - Hinkley Point: EDF set for decision on nuclear plant amid claims of board 'panic' - Geoffrey Lean
  • Sputnik International - Distorted Reality: UK Calls for Nuclear Buildup Citing Russian Navy Upgrade
  • Rutland Herald - Nuclear panel meets Thursday
  • Hindu Business Line - 16 fault lines near Jaitapur nuclear project: Greenpeace - Rahul Wadke
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kyushu Electric accused of 'cheap trick' in forgoing quake-proof center at Sendai plant
  • Japan Times - Japan doles out over Â¥16 billion in subsidies for slow-moving MOX projects
  • Reuters - U.S. says not close to deal with China on North Korea at U.N. - Michelle Nichols
  • The Independent - Litvinenko inquiry: When it's Putin, different rules apply - Joan Smith
  • Toronto Star - Letters: Power play: solving Ontario's energy woes
  • Daily Telegraph - Now that Litvinenko's murder 'probably' points to Putin, what's next for British relations with Russia? - Edward Lucas
  • San Diego Reader - SDG&E announces branding partnership with Universal's Illumination Entertainment - Walter Mencken
  • Wichita Eagle - Fight over utility ratepayer board moves to Statehouse - Dion Lefler
  • Albany Times Union - Letter: Don't leave Indian Point Energy Center in limbo - Rob DiFrancesco, Director, New York AREA, New York City
  • Sputnik International - German Lawyers File Lawsuit Against Merkel in Constitutional Court
  • Keene Sentinel - Keene sits on sidelines as pipeline battle rages
  • Trend News Agency - Iran needs 300 aircraft for medium-haul flights
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China to develop cooperation in nuclear program - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to sign contract for buying 114 Airbus next week - Fatih Karimov
  • Press TV - Iran urges enhanced nuclear cooperation with China
  • Xinhua News - 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Alaska
  • Tri-Valley CAREs - Citizen's Watch Newsletter Winter 2016
  • Fukushima Diary - M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore - Iori Mochizuki

    Saturday, January 23, 2016

  • DOE - Reinventing the National Power Grid - Sharon Cosgrove, Lead Communications Specialist, EERE Communications
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Keep up the diplomatic momentum with Iran - Ariane Tabatabai
  • Albuquerque Journal - Settlement over WIPP and LANL violations finalized - Lauren Villagran
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - U.S., New Mexico ink settlements over WIPP leak - Associated Press
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - NM and DOE conclude WIPP settlement agreement - Sarah A Matott
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE and New Mexico Finalize $74M In Settlement Agreements For Nuclear Waste Incidents of 2014
  • Kansas City Star - Nuclear workers fear new policy will make it harder to win compensation - Lindsay Wise, Rob Hotakainen and Frank Matt
  • Tri-City Herald - Bill includes nuclear in Washington plan for clean power - Annette Cary
  • CBS DallasFortWorth - Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air Plan
  • AP - Report says errors by airmen damaged nuclear missile in 2014 - Robert Burns
  • AP - Key findings in AP nuclear missile corps probe
  • AP - US, New Mexico ink settlements over nuclear radiation leak - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • AP - IAEA: Japan nuclear regulation should improve skills, law - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Reuters - U.S. Air Force says nuclear missile damaged in 2014 - Idrees Ali
  • Reuters - Iran, China agree $600-billion trade deal after sanctions - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - TIMELINE-Entergy asks U.S. court to overturn NY objection on Indian Point
  • Al Jazeera America - Despite nuclear fears, Japan solar energy sector slow to catch on - Joe Jackson
  • The Guardian - US airmen damage nuclear missile as 'troubleshooting' mission goes wrong - Associated Press
  • McClatchy DC - Nuclear workers fear new policy will make it harder to win compensation - Lindsay Wise, Rob Hotakainen and Frank Matt
  • Boise State Public Radio - Idaho Senators Introduce Bipartisan Nuclear Energy Bill - Frankie Barnhill
  • The Nation - Ratch inks JV for nuclear power plant in China
  • Warwick Daily News - Nuclear site would have 'less radiation than bananas' - Jayden Brown
  • IndraStra Global - OPINION | The Nuclear Order Challengers: India and Iran - Kanica Rakhra
  • The Hankyoreh - Park proposes five-party talks to resolve issue of NK nuclear program - Choi Hye-jeong and Park Byong-su
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions to hire 2,000 workers through Aiken Tech partnership - Derrek Asberry
  • Augusta Chronicle - U.S. Rep. Rick Allen stands by decision to finish MOX facility - Damon Cline
  • Clacton and Frinton Gazette - Bradwell nuclear plant concerns 'should get national exposure'
  • The Hindu - KKNPP's first reactor attains criticality - P. Sudhakar
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Very early view of Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE reaches $74M settlements with New Mexico - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ex-Y-12 official contests his firing in court; Human Reliability Program was battleground - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - IAEA and EU Make Progress on Nuclear Cooperation
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Says Japan's Regulatory Body Made Fast Progress, Sees Challenges Ahead
  • BBC News - US nuclear missile damaged in silo by airmen in 2014
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China discuss $600B mutual trade goal, Rouhani says - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China sign 17 documents on mutual co-op - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - US State Department: Iran may use unblocked funds to destabilize region - Khalid Kazimov
  • Yonhap News - China calls for swift restart of nuclear talks with N. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran-IAEA cooperation should not be marred by politics: Russia
  • Xinhua News - China, Iran upgrade ties to carry forward millennia-old friendship
  • Xinhua News - China, Iran have no fundamental conflicts: Xi
  • Xinhua News - China reaffirms its effort on Korean peninsular denuclearization
  • Kyodo News - N. Korea needs to know horror of nukes: 1954 U.S. H-bomb test victim -
  • Kyodo News - N. Korea needs to know horror of nukes: 1954 U.S. H-bomb test victim

    Friday, January 22, 2016

  • Paducah Sun - POTENTIAL Lifting nuclear ban a logical first step - Jim Paxton
  • The Oregonian - Hanford employee positive for radioactive contamination - Associated Press
  • Albuquerque Journal - 'Steps' toward pit production made at Los Alamos - Mark Oswald
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP goal to be fully operational by December - Sarah A Matott
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Plan calls for some operations to resume at nuke dump in 2016 - Associated Press
  • KUNM Albuquerque - GOP's REAL ID Bill Clears Committee, WIPP Could Re-Open End Of Year - KUNM News
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Idaho National Laboratory to oversee 15 new projects - Staff Writer
  • Clearwater Tribune - Nuclear energy, research advanced in bipartisan senate bill
  • EurekAlert - ORNL supports new projects to develop advanced nuclear technologies - DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Watchdog plans to sue over LANL's delayed cleanup - Rebecca Moss
  • AP - IAEA: Japan nuclear regulation should improve skills, law - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Seoul: Time to push for nuclear talks without North Korea
  • AP - New UN arrangements set out to monitor arms embargo on Iran - Edith M. Lederer
  • AP - UK judge: Putin 'probably approved' killing of ex-KGB agent - Jill Lawless
  • AP - Key findings from British report into former agent's killing - Sylvia Hui
  • Bloomberg - Europe's Gas Plants Spark to Life With Fuel at Lowest Since 2010 - Rachel Morison, Weixin Zha, Mathew Carr
  • Bloomberg - Saudi Arabia's Secret Holdings of U.S. Debt Are Suddenly a Big Deal - Andrea Wong, Liz McCormick
  • Bloomberg - New York Governor Cuomo Pledges $5 Billion for Clean Energy Fund - Chris Martin
  • Reuters - South Korea's Park seeks 5-party talks on North's nuclear program - Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - EDF plans two new nuclear reactors in France by 2030-document - Benjamin Mallet and Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-EDF to cut 5 pct of French power generation jobs by 2018 - Geert De Clercq and Benjamin Mallet
  • Climate News Network - Plutonium's global problems are piling up - Paul Brown
  • World Nuclear News - New York includes nuclear in clean energy portfolio
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA praises reform of Japan's nuclear regulator
  • World Nuclear News - Commissioning of interim storage facility starts at Ignalina
  • World Nuclear News - Sellafield Ltd strives to stay within budget in 'crucial' year ahead - Jagran Josh
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Sam Nunn on the Nuclear Security Index and slowing progress on safeguarding nuclear materials - Elisabeth Eaves
  • Times of India - India suspects nuclear security index a ploy to reveal country's stockpile - Indrani Bagchi
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Duke Energy CEO: 'We need to talk about nuclear power' (PHOTOS) - John Downey
  • Daily Caller - New England's Anti-Nuke Stance Is Making Global Warming Worse - Andrew Follett
  • GhanaWeb - Nuclear Regulatory Authority Board inaugurated
  • New Baltimore Voice - Group opposed to nuclear waste dump produces short educational video - Jim Bloch
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - DGR Opposition Growing
  • BBC - Engineers begin dismantling Dounreay's nuclear core
  • Platts - US NRC to 'closely monitor' nuclear power plants during upcoming snowstorm - Jim Ostroff
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea to pressure, sanction DPRK to make it give up nuclear program - Yoo Seungki
  • The Guardian - A day in the life of a nuclear materials engineer - Dr Penny Rathbone
  • LA Monitor - Plan calls for operations to resume at nuke dump in 2016 - Associated Press
  • New Indian Express - DAE, Government Seek Time to State Causes of Death of Nuke Scientists
  • Addison County Independent - Experts mull future of nuclear energy - Julia John
  • BT Group - The nuclear 'button' revealed...and 8 times it was nearly used by mistake - Michael Moran
  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Radioactive Water Flowing to Sea is New Fukushima 'Emergency' - Aaron Schachter
  • Chosun Ilbo - U.S. Gov't Warned of Nuclear Arms Race in Northeast Asia
  • Chosun Ilbo - U.S. Concludes N.Korea Did Not Test H-Bomb
  • PennEnergy - Hungary: no delay to Russia-backed nuclear plant expansion
  • Peterborough Examiner - Ontario should move on from nuclear energy - Jo Hayward-Haines
  • Daily Mirror - First look at red button which could launch Britain's nuclear arsenal - and man responsible for pressing it - Lucy Christie
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Nuclear plant guards get their jobs back - Rosemary Parker
  • Vermont Business Magazine - Neighboring states join Vermont in VY trust-fund fight - Mike Faher
  • Wicked Local - FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Understanding the spent fuel dilemma - Brian Sullivan
  • Asahi Shimbun - Study tour gives students glimpse of stark reality facing town near crippled Fukushima plant - Natsuki Edogawa
  • CNN - Troubling truth beneath Litvinenko headlines - Daniel Gerstein
  • The Hindu - KKNP first reactor to resume power generation within five days - P. Sudhakar
  • New Indian Express - Criticality Attained, K-plant Set to Reduce Generation Gap
  • WVTF - Fukushima likely not as bad as Chernobyl, but what does that mean? - Peter Thomson
  • PR Newswire - Georgia Power files Vogtle settlement agreement with Georgia PSC - Georgia Power
  • Japan Times - Pakistani child victim of drone strike relives horrors of war - Supriya Singh
  • Midwest Energy News - Federal court rejects effort to block Clean Power Plan - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Fire Department worker tests positive for radioactive contamination - Annette Cary
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy and New Mexico Finalize $74M in Settlement Agreements for Nuclear Waste Incidents of 2014
  • Trend News Agency - Iran central Bank: 12 banks free from sanctions - Khalid Kazimov
  • Bellona - Recently freed eco-prisoner Vitishko now forced to wear ankle monitor - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - China calls for swift restart of nuclear talks with N. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - FM vows to push for five-party talks on N. Korea - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran-IAEA cooperation should not be marred by politics: Russia
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea to pressure, sanction DPRK to make it give up nuclear program - Yoo Seungki
  • Xinhua News - Xi arrives in Iran for state visit
  • NRC blog - NRC Geared Up for Potent Winter Wallop - Neil Sheehan, Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 3799 [FR DOC #: 2016-01287]
  • Fukushima Diary - Cs-134/137 detected from over 40 percent of fish in 20km radius area outside of Fukushima plant port - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Suspected data leak at nuclear inspection body
  • NHK World - IAEA assesses Japan's nuclear regulator
  • Kyodo News - IAEA urges Japan to enhance technical competence for nuclear restarts
  • Japan Times - Japan has improved nuclear oversight, but skills fall short, IAEA inspectors say
  • JAIF - ANRE Invites Comments on Requirements and Standards for Scientifically Promising Sites for HLW Final Disposal
  • GovTrack - S. 2461: A bill to enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science, and for other purposes. - Sponsor: Michael Crapo (R-ID)
  • CounterPunch - Fukushima Mon Amour - Jeffrey St. Clair

    Thursday, January 21, 2016

  • Isthmus - Nuclear options Scientists join Republicans in push to diversify energy choices in WisconsinAllison Geyer
  • Waste Dive - DOE looks to implement 'consent-based' approach to hazardous waste disposal - Kristin Musulin
  • Emmett Messenger-Index - Downwinder movie premieres in Emmett
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuclear Watch to sue over LANL cleanup problems - Mark Oswald
  • AP - UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy - Jill Lawless
  • Bloomberg - Putin 'Probably' Approved Litvinenko Murder, U.K. Judge Says - Jeremy Hodges
  • Bloomberg - Siemens Rail Deal With Iran Is Worth at Least $1.6 Billion - Alex Webb, Hans Nichols, Carolynn Look
  • Reuters - Russia's Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry - Michael Holden
  • Reuters - Finland says has no role in Areva-TVO dispute - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Reuters - Video: Litvinenko widow calls on Cameron to ban Putin from UK
  • Reuters - Litvinenko murder suspect Lugovoy calls UK inquiry accusations 'absurd' - Jack Stubbs
  • RT - Russia, Finland break ground on nuclear power plant - Francois Lenoir
  • Popular Mechanics - Can America Turn Its Nuclear Power Back On? - Maggie Koerth-Baker
  • Deutsche Welle - North Korea and Iran, a tale of two nuclear programs
  • The Hankyoreh - [Column] The essence of the North Korean nuclear problem - Jung Suk-koo, Executive editor
  • Korea Times - Inter-Korean exchanges frozen after nuke test
  • Korea Times - Experts downplay NK's nuclear capability - Jun Ji-hye
  • Evening Standard - Litvinenko inquiry: Police's race against time to track radioactive trail across the capital - NIcholas Cecil, Paul Cheston
  • The Guardian - Litvinenko 'probably murdered on personal orders of Putin' - Esther Addley and Luke Harding in London, and Shaun Walker in Moscow
  • Reuters UK - British inquiry likely to see Russia's hand in death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko - Michael Holden
  • Daily Telegraph - Litvinenko Inquiry: What is Polonium 210? - Tom Whitehead
  • Daily Telegraph - Watch: Vladimir Putin 'probably' ordered Alexander Litvinenko's murder, concludes Chairman Sir Robert Owen
  • CTV News - Petition opposing nuclear waste burial sent to Canadian leaders - Associated Press
  • Omaha World-Herald - Midlands Voices: We need to invest in nuclear power - Barry Butterfield
  • GlobalNews - Decisions at nuclear plant could compromise national security: safety commission - Monique Muise and Jacques Bourbeau
  • London Free Press - 6,000-page megapetition dumps on nuke vault plan - Debora Van Brenk, The London Free Press
  • UCSD Guardian - Scientists Aim to Harness Nuclear Energy - Ming-Ray Liao
  • CounterPunch - Radioactive Agents: the CIA and the Problem of Identity - Jeffrey St. Clair - Alexander Cockburn
  • Al-Arabiya - The nuclear deal and Iran's wasted opportunities - Abdulrahman al-Rashed
  • POWERmag - Entergy Sues New York for New Attempt to Shut Down Indian Point Nuclear - Sonal Patel
  • Platts - US nuclear power reactors operated at record 91.9% capacity in 2015: NEI - Jim Ostroff
  • Edinburgh Evening News - Nuclear convoys branded 'moving target' for terrorists - Owen Thompson
  • ABC.au - Nuclear waste plant consultations underway in Queensland's Southern Downs - Lara Webster
  • Rand Daily Mail - It's time to say no to nuclear. It's just too expensive - Gary Koekemoer
  • Reuters - TABLE-S.Korea to restart Wolsong No. 3 nuclear reactor after maintenance-watchdog - Rebecca Jang
  • Law360 - NEI Weighs In For Dow In $926M Radioactive Waste Battle - Juan Carlos Rodriguez
  • World Nuclear News - Entergy files suit over Indian Point objection
  • World Nuclear News - Study confirms NuScale reactor's MOX capability
  • World Nuclear News - Finland's Hanhikivi 1 excavation work starts
  • Radio Canada International - Petitioners oppose nuclear waste burial near lake - Lynn Desjardins
  • Huewire News - S.Korea to Hold Six-party Talks on DPRK Nuke Program - Donald Hamm
  • Addison County Independent - Experts to mull future of nuclear power at college symposium - Julia John
  • New Indian Express - PMO Yet to Respond to Sena's Report on Jaitapur Nuclear Plant
  • Minnesota Public Radio - A novel inspired by the true story of America's only fatal nuclear accident
  • Plymouth Herald - Defence Secretary says nuclear deterrent is 'more important now than ever'
  • Focus Taiwan - Nuclear waste
  • Asahi Shimbun - Repentant ex-TEPCO exec helps Fukushima with new tomato farm
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mayo: FPL rate hike request a real jolt - Michael Mayo
  • WatertownDailyTimes - Indian Point facility should remain open
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - EPRI lab gets $3.1M grant from Energy Dept. - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Doomsday Clock - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - New Mexico group plans to sue over Los Alamos cleanup - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Normal schedule Thursday at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Non-jury trial date set for Hanford chemical vapor lawsuit
  • BBC - Devonport nuclear base safety warning to be lifted - Jonathan Morris
  • BBC News - Findings Into Poisoning Of Russian Spy Litvinenko To Be Released.
  • Trend News Agency - Iran ready to co-op with West in building nuke plants - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran gained all its major goals in nuke talks-Rouhani
  • The Guardian - Axing CCS support puts UK climate policy at risk, lawmakers hear - Megan Darby for Climate Home
  • Yonhap News - No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Beijing for talks on N. Korea sanctions - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Park vows to push for effective measures against N. Korea - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Inter-Korean exchanges frozen after nuke test - lcd@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - U.S. official warns China against nuclear, missile trade with N. Korea - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Forbes - DOE Tries To Change The Rules On Nuclear Waste Disposal - James Conca
  • Forbes - China Plans A Floating Nuclear Power Plant - James Conca
  • The Independent - Alexander Litvinenko murder: Kremlin 'to be blamed' for death – Putin even named in report - Ian Johnston
  • CounterPunch - Radioactive Agents: the CIA and the Problem of Identity - Jeffrey St. Clair, Alexander Cockburn
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Requests for Nominations: Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, Pages 3442 - 3443 [FR DOC #: 2016-01049]

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada's Democratic caucus presents opportunity for voters - Roberta Lange
  • rabble.ca - Trudeau's bombing carries on Canada's 25-year war against Iraq - Matthew Behrens
  • Stoke Sentinel - Big Issue: Why hasn't mystery of Gulf War Syndrome been solved?
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen: Shutting down MOX would cost $500M - Derrek Asberry
  • POWERmag - Advanced Nuclear, Solar-Storage Projects Get DOE Funds - Thomas Overton
  • OilPrice - DOE To Invest In Small Nuclear Reactor Tech - Michael McDonald
  • Prescott Daily Courier - Congress could expand Downwinders' compensation - Sue Tone
  • AP - Anxiety in the air as Davos World Economic Forum kicks off - PAN PYLAS and CARLO PIOVANO
  • AP - AP Interview: Iran's top diplomat decries US 'coercion' - Jamey Keaten
  • AP - US piles pressure on China to help with N. Korea sanctions - Hyung-Jin Kim
  • Bloomberg - Murdered Ex-Spy Still Toxic for Putin as Judge Gives His Verdict - Jeremy Hodges, Henry Meyer
  • Bloomberg - How Much Further Can Power in Europe's Biggest Economy Fall? - Weixin Zha, Rachel Morison
  • Reuters - North Korea nuclear test did not increase technical capability: U.S. - Andrea Shalal, David Brunnstrom and Jonathan Landay
  • Reuters - Areva says won $300 million in U.S. uranium enrichment contracts in 2015 - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-French regulator delays decision on EDF Flamanville reactor to end-2016 - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - Germany must draw up plan for coal exit - environment minister - Caroline Copley and Christoph Steitz
  • Wall Street Journal blog - The Case for a Two-Track U.S. Approach to North Korea - Robert Daly
  • Korea Times - Experts downplay NK's nuclear capability
  • UPI - Japan: North Korea can miniaturize nuclear weapons - Elizabeth Shim
  • Korea Times - N.K. could have tested 'boosted fission bomb' or simply ordinary nuclear weapon: CRS report
  • Yonhap News - N.K.'s 'technical capability' has not increased after nuclear test: senior U.S. official - Chang Jae-soon
  • Yonhap News - More nuclear, missile tests required for N.K. to master miniaturization technology: CRS report - Chang Jae-soon
  • The Guardian - From childhood to nuclear tests, insiders say Kim Jong-un has always been 'erratic' - Lee Sang Yong for Daily NK
  • Yonhap News - Defense officials, experts to gauge N. Korea's nuclear capability - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • CNN - South Korea's first line of defense against North's nuclear threat - Paula Hancocks and KJ Kwon, CNN
  • Japan Times - 2016's Nuclear Security Index - Ramesh Thakur
  • Press TV - JCPOA will be preserved after US election: Gareth Porter
  • CNSNews - China, Russia to Help Iran Build New Nuclear Facilities - Patrick Goodenough
  • Tehran Times - Salehi: Iran preparing to build two nuclear facilities with China - Tehran Times Political Desk
  • Mehr News - AEOI head: Iran to become radiopharmaceutical hub in ME
  • Herald Scotland - SNP MP calls for end to nuclear weapons convoys through Scotland - Michael Settle
  • Global Research - Nuclear Power Is NOT the Answer - Washington's Blog
  • World Nuclear News - Denmark and Greenland reach uranium export agreement
  • World Nuclear News - Fuel loading completed at Hongyanhe 4
  • World Nuclear News - China, Saudi Arabia agree to build HTR
  • World Nuclear News - Russia allocates $7 billion to reactor operations over three years
  • New York Times - U.S. Acts to Spur Development of High-Tech Reactors - Henry Fountain
  • CommonSpace Scotland - SNP MP in bid to ban nuclear weapons convoys through Scotland's streets - Jen Stout
  • NL Times - Nuclear power safety issues at Belgian border draws big Dutch interest - Janene Pieters
  • Yahoo! News - Netherlands says 'serious' concerns about Belgium nuclear plants
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Memmott: Remembering when radioactive snow worried Kodak - Jim Memmott
  • Copenhagen Post - Denmark and Greenland agree uranium export deal
  • EUobserver - [Interview] German jibe at 'dirty' Swedish nuclear waste site
  • Euronews - Poland may further delay its first nuclear project – minister - Agnieszka Barteczko
  • Orillia Packet and Times - Orillia wades into nuclear debate - Patrick Bales
  • Sky News - Cameron: Iran Nuclear Deal Is 'Very Good Day'
  • Global Research - Reality and Hypocrisy: North Korea's Nuclear Test Condemned by Nuclear Powers - Christopher Black
  • Japan Times - 17 states meet in Tokyo to prevent nuclear proliferation in wake of North Korean test
  • Copenhagen Post - Denmark and Greenland agree uranium export deal
  • NPR - After Nuclear Implementation Day, What's Next For U.S.-Iranian Relations? - Robert Siegel interviews Suzanne Maloney, senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution
  • Sputnik News - Iran's Missile Program Unrelated to Nuclear Deal - Foreign Minister
  • Reuters - Hinkley Point project puts EDF at risk, says managers' union - Benjamin Mallet
  • Reuters - UK gov't approves Hinkley Point C power line project - Nina Chestney
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch - Nuclear energy company lays off 50 in Lynchburg
  • Budapest Business Journal - GE could become involved in Paks nuclear plant expansion
  • Press TV - Saudi FM deeply concerned about Iran's nuclear deal
  • Journal of Energy Security - Japan's Nuclear Trilemma - Eunjung Lim, lecturer of Korea Studies at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • Business Wire - NuScale Announces MOX Capability - NuScale Power
  • Dong-A Ilbo - Without strong sanctions, N. Korea will conduct more nuke tests, says Pres. Park
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Areva, TVO have month to settle nuclear reactor claims-minister - Michel Rose and Yann Le Guernigou
  • BBC - 'IAEA will monitor Iran's nuclear activities intensively'
  • Saudi Gazette - Kingdom, China agree to build nuclear reactor, revive Silk Route
  • Windham County Commons - NRC extends decommissioning comment time - Mike Faher
  • Deutsche Welle - Litvinenko murder inquiry could reveal all
  • CNN - Litvinenko: Not first Putin critic to end up dead -- or last - Catherine E. Shoichet and Lynda Kinkade, CNN
  • Reuters UK - British inquiry likely to see Russia's hand in death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko - Michael Holden
  • GlobalPost - British inquiry to report on ex-Russian spy killing - Agence France-Presse
  • Daily Mirror - Russia has 'no interest' Litvinenko poisoning inquiry outcome day before report is released - Will Stewart
  • Baltic Course - Masiulis: Visaginas NPP project has been shelved for now
  • Japan Times - Nagasaki radiation survivors deliver messages of support to Fukushima victims
  • UAE National - UAE eyes new clean energy generation target by 2030 - Anthony McAuley
  • London Free Press - Ontario taking a back seat as the green energy industry shifts to the west - John Miner, The London Free Press
  • BBC News - Making the Chernobyl-affected kids 'visible' to Belarus
  • Augusta Chronicle - Shutdown of MOX project could cost up to $500 million, lawmaker told - Travis Highfield
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 on normal work schedule - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Wartime welcome (sort of) to Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Labor Dept. extends comment period - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Comment period extended on central Hanford deadlines
  • NRC blog - COOP – Not Where Chickens Roost - John Biddison, Senior Emergency Response Coordinator
  • Bellona - Putin pushes electric car development in Russia - Anna Kireeva, translated by Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal proves power of diplomacy: Zarif
  • Press TV - Iran missile sanctions show US addiction to coercion: Zarif
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, Russia agree to work together for U.N. resolution on N. Korea - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Top U.S. diplomat urges China to 'show leadership' on N. Korean nuclear issue - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Concentration Averaging and Encapsulation Branch Technical Position, Pages 3166 - 3167 [FR DOC #: 2016-00972]
  • Newsweek - WATCH: THE TOSHIBA ROBOT THAT WILL DISMANTLE THE RADIOACTIVE FUKUSHIMA PLANT - Seung Lee
  • Manchester Policy Blogs - University of Manchester - Radioactive waste: legacy versus new build - Hollie Ashworth
  • Japan Times - Nagasaki radiation survivors deliver messages of support to Fukushima victims
  • Mainichi Daily News - Utilities scrap plans for quake-absorbing structures at 15 nuclear reactors

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Oceanside councilman seeks support from local cities for spent nuclear fuel storage bill - Edward Sifuentes
  • BBC News Magazine - Why hasn't the mystery of Gulf War Syndrome been solved? - Claire Bates & Justin Parkinson
  • Vancouver Columbian - Hanford tank farm contractor rated 'very good' by Energy - Annette Cary
  • Oak Ridger - The in-and-out history of plutonium in Oak Ridge - D. Ray Smith/Historically Speaking
  • AP - Iran's top leader expresses 'pessimism' after nuclear deal
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Low-Cost Barrels Lure Oil Titans as Crude Slump Deepens - Rakteem Katakey, Grant Smith
  • Bloomberg - IEA Sees Risk of World Drowning in Oil - Grant Smith empty text
  • Bloomberg - China's Slowing Power Consumption Highlights Clean Energy Gains
  • Reuters - Oil rebounds on record Chinese demand, oversupply caps gains - Devika Krishna Kumar
  • Reuters - Factbox: Companies rush to Iran as sanctions are lifted
  • Financial Times - N Korea nuclear test highlights ineffectiveness of sanctions - Simon Mundy in Seoul
  • Korea Times - Applying Israel rule to NK nuclear program - Jang Sung-min
  • Yonhap News - Top U.S. diplomat in S. Korea for talks on N. Korea's nuke test - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Wall Street Journal - The Other Dangers From That North Korean Nuke Test - Victor Gilinsky and Henry Sokolski
  • The Oregonian - Corvallis firm hopes to build nuclear plants in England
  • BBC - Iran nuclear deal: Five effects of lifting sanctions - Kasra Naji
  • Deutsche Welle - Belgium's neighbors concerned about nuclear safety
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, China eye building two nuclear power plants - Khalid Kazimov
  • The Conversation UK - Netanyahu hates the Iranian nuclear deal, but he'll take credit for it anyway - Julie M Norman
  • ABC News - What the Palomares Nuclear Accident Looked Like
  • Yuma Sun - Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert
  • Trend News Agency - Kazakhstan increases uranium production in 2015
  • RT - Toshiba unveils Fukushima spent nuclear fuel removal robot (VIDEO)
  • Global Research - "The Day After" ?.The Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal. The US Has Never Sought Peace - Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
  • Port Pirie Recorder - Pirie leaders to see Lucas Heights reactor - Greg Mayfield
  • Sputnik News - IAEA Chief to Stand for 3rd Term as Nuclear Watchdog's Director General
  • Korea Herald - Korea shuts down nuclear reactor due to warning signal alert
  • Central Somerset Gazette - EDF to decide whether to build nuclear power station next week
  • Cambridge Times - BWXT Canada to be part of $12.8-billion Darlington nuclear refurbishment project? - Ray Martin
  • Newburyport Daily News - Zeid, Earls call for shutdown of Seabrook Station
  • World Nuclear News - Grid connection for first Korean APR-1400
  • World Nuclear News - Ikata 3 back-up emergency building planned
  • World Nuclear News - Hitachi enhances UK presence ahead of ABWR deployment
  • Taipei Times - Taipower defends forecast - Chen Wei-han
  • KPBS - State Accountability Scarce Four Years After San Onofre Leak - Amita Sharma
  • Space Daily - Russia wants to builds atomic engine for exploring deep space
  • Japan Times - Japan drafts new five-year blueprint for tsunami reconstruction
  • Hartlepool Mail - Top-level speakers set for Hartlepool energy debate
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Labor Dept. extends comment period - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UCOR's mid-2015 waste problem - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE announces awards for nuclear power designs - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - An inside look at deteriorating Alpha-5 - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - ROSS - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • IAEA - Remarks by Director General Yukiya Amano at New Year Reception
  • IAEA - JCPOA Implementation Day Ushers in New Phase for IAEA in Iran: Director General Amano - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - Successful implementation of JCPOA a victory for world - Rouhani
  • Yonhap News - Park worries about sending wrong signal to N. Korea - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Top U.S. diplomat in S. Korea for talks on N. Korea's nuke test - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - U.S. experts call on China to press N.K. to restart denuclearization talks - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Blinken: N.K. nuclear test demands 'response beyond business as usual' - Chang Jae-soon
  • Bellona - Russia pushes for renewables, but entrenched power lobbies and poor organization remain foes - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation two-way street: Iran envoy
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation big step in right direction: EU
  • Press TV - Iran-IAEA cooperation enters new phase: Salehi
  • EurekAlert - Study provides insights on sources of environmental contamination following Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - For Iran, a nuclear option more trouble than it was worth - Siegfried S. Hecker
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Nuclear Waste could be Buried Underground
  • Waking Times. - What's Going On Health-Wise From LA's Methane Leak Problems? - Catherine J. Frompovich
  • Natural News - Radiation level exceeds 10x legal limit at beach where nuclear industry dumps waste and children play - L.J. Devon
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations, Pages 2915 - 2923 [FR DOC #: 2016-00686]
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Proposed Rules: Claims for Compensation under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act, Pages 2787 - 2788 [FR DOC #: 2016-00835]

    Monday, January 18, 2016

  • CTV News - YouTube video aimed at putting end to plans for nuclear dump - CTV London
  • Forces TV - Calls For More Research Into Gulf War Illnesses - Claire Sadler
  • New York Times - In 2016 Race, Local Matters Give Way to National Tone - Nicholas Confessore
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - DOE's big problem: Hazards outpace funding for old nuke buildings - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford tank farm contractor rated 'very good' - Annette Cary
  • AP - Analysis: Iran deals may not herald rapid changes - Adam Schreck
  • AP - Iran to boost oil output by 500,000 barrels - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • AP - Triumph or travesty, US-Iran ties warming over nuclear deal - Bradley Klapper, Matthew Lee, Ali Akbar Dareini
  • Bloomberg - Tepco Turns to 'Toy Story' Claw to Inspire Fukushima Cleanup - Stephen Stapczynski, Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - Mini Nuclear Plants Could Come to Britain by 2025, U.S. Firm - Alex Morales
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Oil Will Just Make Life Worse for Gulf Rivals - Alaa Shahine
  • Reuters - Saudi Arabia alarmed, in private, at Iran's sanctions relief - Angus McDowall
  • Reuters - Video: Nuclear deal - 'a golden page' in Iran's history
  • Reuters - Video: Taiwan: China's no. 1 island dispute
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Iran says new US sanctions illegitimate - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - Obama: we have cut off every path for Iran to obtain nuclear bomb - Jeff Mason and Julia Edwards
  • Daily Mail - The day America dropped 4 nuclear bombs on Spain... but the disaster, 50 years ago, has been forgotten by all but its surviving victims - Guy Walters
  • Financial Times - Nuclear submarine project looks to take lessons on board
  • BBC News - Hardest sell: Nuclear waste needs good home - Greig Watson
  • Phys.org - Belgium's ageing nuclear plants worry neighbours - Lachlan Carmichael
  • Global Research - Israel Must Now Open Its Nuclear Program to IAEA Inspection, or Face Sanctions - Anthony Bellchambers
  • Asahi Shimbun - Researchers: No doubt cleanup at Fukushima nuclear plant contaminated rice crops in 2013
  • Trend News Agency - Ex-president says Iran to launch fusion-based nuclear reactor - Umid Niayesh
  • Sputnik News - Tehran's Nuclear Deal 'Not the End of the Saga'
  • Korea Times - NK test stirs call for nuclear armament - Yi Whan-woo
  • The Scotsman - Nicola Sturgeon promises alternative jobs for nuclear workers - Andrew Whitaker
  • Xinhua News - China calls for comprehensive approach to Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
  • Eurasia Review - Africa's Nuclear Energy Plans and The Legacy Of The Manhattan Project – OpEd - Gerard Boyce
  • Yonhap News - (Yonhap Feature) S. Korean firms in Kaesong complex wary of N.K. nuke test impact - Kim Soo-yeon
  • Yonhap News - China calls for 'comprehensive' approach to N. Korea's nuke test - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • The Nation - Tactical nuclear weapons - Qasim Mehmood Qureshi
  • Pueblo Chieftain - 2 breaks bring Cotter comment period through Feb. 12 - Tracy Harmon
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Hazards outpace funding for old nuke facilities - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General's Statement to the Media After Meeting with Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Dr Ali Akbar Salehi
  • BBC News - Video: The city which likes nuclear waste
  • BBC News - Video: Nuclear waste: A brief history
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, IAEA to expand technical co-op - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Pros and cons of Iran sanctions removal
  • Trend News Agency - IAEA to start main work on Iran's nuclear deal
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation big step in right direction: EU
  • Press TV - Iran-IAEA cooperation enters new phase: Salehi
  • Press TV - Iran warns of reciprocation over JCPOA breach
  • Press TV - IAEA chief arrives in Iran after JCPOA implementation
  • Xinhua News - Full text of Chinese President's signed article on Saudi newspaper - H. E. Xi Jinping
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: U.S. hostility against Iran continues with new sanctions
  • New York Times - Netanyahu Asserts Israel Will Be Iran's Watchdog - Steven Erlanger
  • NHK World - Devices to retrieve nuclear fuel shown to media
  • Asahi Shimbun - Researchers: No doubt cleanup at Fukushima nuclear plant contaminated rice crops in 2013
  • TEPCO - Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
  • Singapore Straits Times - Key points of the agreement
  • The Guardian - Editorial: The Guardian view on the end of sanctions against Iran: hope for a new start
  • National Geographic - Five Years After the Fukushima Disaster, Residents Adapt to New Normal - Posted by Ari Beser
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 5-year plan to restore Iwate, Miyagi
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Inspired to protect and serve - Masanori Yamashita and Hideki Suzuki
  • World Nuclear News - Fuel removal machine for Fukushima Daiichi 3
  • World Nuclear News - US invests in advanced reactor development
  • World Nuclear News - Minister sets benchmark cost for French repository
  • World Nuclear News - Implementation day for JCPOA
  • London Free Press - Flint a grim wake-up call - Jane Sims, The London Free Press
  • New Yorker - Prisoner Swap: Obama's Secret Second Channel to Iran - Robin Wright

    Sunday, January 17, 2016

  • Duluth News Tribune - 25th anniversary of Gulf War: Vets recall days of uncertainty as war began - Lisa Kaczke
  • AP - The Latest: Iraq welcomes implementation of Iran deal
  • AP - Rouhani: All happy about deal except Israel, US hard-liners - Fares Akram
  • AP - Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange - Ali Akbar Dareini, Bradley Klapper, Matthew Lee
  • AP - US, EU lift sanctions against Iran amid landmark nuke deal - George Jahn, Bradley Klapper
  • AP - Analysis: Prisoner release leaves GOP in tough spot on Iran - Kathleen Hennessey
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Lost Decade Ending as Nuke Inspectors Verify Compliance - Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - Iran Sheds Economic Sanctions Yoke as Nuclear Deal Ratified - Jonathan Tirone and Mike Dorning
  • Reuters - EU officials to visit Iran in February to develop energy ties - Barbara Lewis
  • Reuters - UN's Ban commends US-Iran prisoner swap, lifting of sanctions - Sylvia Westall
  • Reuters - Iran's Rouhani: nuclear deal can be used as model to resolve regional issues - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - U.S. imposes ballistic missile sanctions on Iran after prisoner release - Joel Schectman and David Lawder
  • Reuters - Eni CEO says Iran needs $150 billion of energy investment
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Lost Decade Ending as Nuke Inspectors Verify Compliance - Jonathan Tirone
  • Reuters - Israel licks wounds as Iran sanctions end, looks to future U.S. aid - Dan Williams
  • Reuters - Three freed American prisoners leave Iran as Rouhani hails nuclear deal - WASHINGTON/ANKARA | By Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Britain's opposition Labour gears up for new battle - on nuclear arms - Elizabeth Piper
  • CNN - Sanctions lifted after Iran found in compliance on nuclear deal - Don Melvin, Michael Martinez and Tim Hume
  • New York Times - Iran Complies With Nuclear Deal; Sanctions Are Lifted - David E. Sanger
  • Newsweek - OpEd: Secret Indian Nuke Site Sparks New Arms Race - Adrian Levy
  • Daily Telegraph - EU, Russia may nuke asteroids - Roland Oliphant, Moscow
  • Yahoo! News - Iran still intent on acquiring nuclear arms despite deal: Israel - AFP
  • BBC News - Iran nuclear deal: US imposes new sanctions over missiles - Madison Messenger
  • Danville Register & Bee - Editorial: It is time for Virginia Uranium to end quest
  • The Guardian - Trident: an illustrated guide to renewing Britain's nuclear deterrent - Chris Riddell on the defence spending debate
  • Bismarck Tribune - Out-of-state shipping of radioactive waste declines - Lauren Donovan
  • Al-Arabiya - US, allies press China to back resolution over N. Korea nuclear test
  • Japan Times - Problems with prototype reactor threaten Japan's nuclear fuel recycling plan
  • Washington Times - Company seeks to expand uranium mining in western Nebraska - Washington Times
  • The Guardian - Jeremy Corbyn hints at no-nuke subs in Trident compromise - Rowena Mason
  • Reuters - Britain's opposition Labour gears up for new battle - on nuclear arms - Elizabeth Piper
  • CBS New York - Indian Point Officials Fighting To Keep Nuclear Plant Open
  • Sri Lankan Sunday Leader - Sri Lanka Eyes Nuclear Power? - Dinuk Samarasinghe
  • Daily Mail - PETER HITCHENS: The bearded pacifists are right... Trident IS a waste of money - Peter Hitchens
  • Shelter Island Reporter - Suffolk Closeup: Brookhaven National Laboratory to be tested in court - Karl Grossman
  • Harwich and Manningtree Standard - 'Dumping ground' fear over Bradwell's future
  • Foster's Daily Democrat - Emergency calendar out for nuke plant's evacuation zone
  • Sunday Times Business South Africa - Rising electricity costs knock confidence index - Lutho Mtongana
  • Toronto Sun - Why hydro costs so much - Lorrie Goldstein
  • Press TV - IAEA unveils device that verified Iran's commitment to nuclear deal
  • Press TV - World's response to implementation of Iran historic nuclear deal
  • Press TV - Sanctions imposed over Iran's nuclear program lifted
  • Press TV - IAEA confirms Iran's nuclear commitment to JCPOA
  • Xinhua News - Israeli PM vows to monitor Iran for possible violations of nuclear deal
  • Xinhua News - IAEA confirms Iran's complement of preparation to start nuclear deal implementation
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation, political victory for Iran: Rouhani

    Saturday, January 16, 2016

  • National Law Journal - Prime Examples of Wasteful Spending - Jenna Greene
  • Wisconsin State Journal - Paul Wilson: Nuclear power needs to be part of climate solution - Paul Wilson
  • KMVT Twin Falls - INL possible center of new Nuclear energy research initiative
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL poised to ramp up plutonium pit production: report - Rebecca Moss and Staci Matlock
  • Jamestown Sun ND - Rugby area considered in nuclear waste storage study - Lauren Donovan
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Energy department announces investments in advanced nuclear power reactors
  • AP - Japan, US, S. Korea to work for strong warning to N. Korea - Elaine Kurtenbach
  • AP - AP source: US reporter Rezaian, 3 others released by Iran - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • AP - Top US, Iranian envoys eye end of sanctions against Iran - George Jahn, Bradley Klapper
  • Bloomberg - Iran Frees U.S. Nationals as Sanctions Are Set to Be Lifted - Ladane Nasseri
  • Reuters - China's economy grew by around 7 pct in 2015, services made up half of GDP - Premier - Sue-lin Wong and the Shanghai Newsroom
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF, Areva take extra 1 bln eur provision on nuclear waste storage project - James Regan
  • Reuters - White House says Iran's progress on nuclear deal must be verified - Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - Iran frees American prisoners as international sanctions to end - Lesley Wroughton and Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - U.S. to free seven Iranians in swap: Iran's IRNA agency - William Maclean
  • Reuters - Iraq's southern oil exports running at 3.3 million bpd, unaffected by clashes - Aref Mohammed
  • Reuters - North Korea says peace treaty, halt to exercises, would end nuclear tests - Tony Munroe in Seoul, Hideyuki Sano in Tokyo
  • Reuters - Fearing wave of bankruptcies, U.S. corn belt wants new debt cap - Tracy Rucinski and P.J. Huffstutter
  • Reuters - Investigation faults U.S. Army lab's leaders over mistaken anthrax shipments - Idrees Ali and David Alexander
  • Reuters - Williams' board "committed" on completing Energy Transfer deal - Anet Josline Pinto
  • CNN - IAEA announcement expected on Iranian compliance with nuclear agreement - Don Melvin
  • BBC News - Iran nuclear deal: Minister says sanctions 'to be lifted'
  • RT - Risk of nuclear theft, sabotage, cyberattacks by terrorists may be increasing – report
  • Atanta Journal Constitution blog - Your newest nightmare: The hacked nuclear power plant - Jim Galloway
  • TASS - Europeans ask Russia to develop nuclear weapon against asteroids
  • Huffington Post - You Can Make Nuclear Weapons Safer Just By Talking About Them - Jeremy Rifkin, David Stockman, Ariel Conn
  • Japan Times - The elephant in the room for Toshiba is nuclear - Philip Brasor
  • Bismarck Tribune - Nuclear waste storage study considered near Rugby - Lauren Donovan
  • Augusta Chronicle - Meeting will discuss possible shipments to Savannah River Site - Travis Highfield
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - NRC: Entergy Nuclear complying with investment guidelines on trust fund
  • Keene Sentinel - Nuclear decommissioning panel to meet in Brattleboro
  • NBC Chicago - Fired Nuclear Power Plant Guards Win Case to Get Jobs Back - Chris Coffey
  • Wicked Local - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Nuclear bills important post-closure
  • MyDaytonDailyNews - Dayton, Ohio – where all nuclear bomb blasts begin - Ron Rollins
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point files suit against state over certificate - Michael D'Onofrio
  • Yonhap News - China paper opposes tougher sanctions over N. Korea's nuke test - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Business Standard - Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates Hall of Nuclear Power in Delhi Unit-1 of Kudankulam nuclear power plant to start functioning very soon and Unit-2 to be operational by March this year: Dr Jitendra Singh
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - DOE awards $122.8 million contract at Piketon - Frank Lewis
  • Palm Beach Post - Turkey Point cooling system conditions elicit concern, more sampling - Susan Salisbury
  • Augusta Chronicle - U.S. House members to tour MOX facility at Savannah River Site - Travis Highfield
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen set to tour Savannah River Site MOX facility - Derrek Asberry
  • The Independent - Alexander Litvinenko's wife questions what Russia knew as inquiry prepares to release findings into KGB agent's death - Kim Sengupta
  • Daily Telegraph - Russia should face sanctions over Alexander Litvinenko death, says widow - Tom Whitehead
  • Xinhua News - China issues Arab Policy Paper
  • Creamer's Mining Weekly - Eskom to lodge Constitutional Court appeal on Koeberg contract - Terence Creamer
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Idaho firm gets $122.8M contract at Portsmouth - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Christenson named UPF's federal project director - Frank Munger
  • Trend News Agency - Iran FM: Sanctions to be lifted today - Fatih Karimov
  • Press TV - Iran: All sanctions to be annulled today
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL poised to ramp up plutonium pit production, report says - Rebecca Moss and Staci Matlock
  • History.com - Remembering the Palomares H-bomb Incident - Evan Andrews
  • Pakistan Observer - Radioactive Waste Management: Pinstech to Host Country's First Licensed Facility
  • IB Times - Nuclear power plants in 20 countries 'do not have any protection' against cyberattacks - Mary-Ann Russon
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Radiation Risk: LNT Model Tested
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Insights Radar – Second week of 2016 - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Reliable partnership between natural gas and renewable energy - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - Virginia ANS monthly meeting – Jan 21 - Rod Adams
  • Atomic Insights - 295th Carnival of Nuclear Energy Blogs - Rod Adams
  • Fukushima Diary - Radiation alarm went off at dust monitoring post in the Southern border of Fukushima plant - Iori Mochizuki

    Friday, January 15, 2016

  • Lincoln Journal Star - Company looking to expand depleted Panhandle uranium mine - Nicholas Bergin
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Crapo bill would create new nuclear energy research initiative at INL
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Book Review: "Los Alamos: Secret Colony, Hidden Truths" by Chuck Monta?o - Casey Sanchez
  • Centre Daily Times - Congress faces rising pressure to help rejected nuclear workers - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise and Frank Matt
  • UNM Newsroom - Mining and the coming Legislative Session this week on New Mexico in Focus - University of New Mexico
  • UT Tennessee Today - Nuclear Engineering Welcomes Noted Expert to Faculty
  • Greentech Media - DOE Funds Advanced Pebble-Bed and Molten-Salt Nuclear Reactor Development - Eric Wesoff
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Offers Nuclear-Test Halt If U.S. Stops Drills - Sam Kim
  • Reuters - Iran-India $2.5 billion steel deal totters as end of sanctions looms - Nidhi Verma
  • Reuters - OPEC's oil basket price drops to $25 a barrel - Rania El Gamal,
  • Reuters - Westinghouse eyes India reactor deal in time for possible Modi U.S. visit - Paritosh Bansal and Douglas Busvine
  • Reuters - Pentagon: U.S. sailors made 'navigational error' into Iranian waters - Phil Stewart
  • Bloomberg - CNOOC and China General Nuclear Sign Offshore Power Framework - Stephen Stapczynski, Aibing Guo
  • Japan Times - World must do more to curb nuclear terror threat: watchdog
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors to Help Meet America's Carbon Emission Reduction Goal
  • PR Newswire - Southern Company subsidiary awarded grant to lead advanced nuclear technology development
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Y-12 roles support nuclear Navy - Frank Munger
  • CounterPunch - Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump: The Battle Continues - Joyce Nelson
  • Toronto Star - Letters: Nuclear renovation plan reckless
  • Riverhead News Review - Should the old Shoreham nuclear plant become a deep water port? - Chris Lisinski
  • Sputnik News - Russia in Talks With India to Continue Nuclear Fuel Deliveries
  • WHSV-TV3, Harrisonburg - Legal challenge to Virginia's uranium-mining ban continues - John Rodgers
  • New Kerala - 'Hall of Nuclear Power' to be inaugurated by Jitendra Singh in New Delhi
  • Wisconsin State Journal - State Debate: Assembly approves nuke power, but do you? asks blogger James Rowen
  • Ghana Business News - Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Authority Board inaugurated
  • mil.today Russia - Italy to Build a Nuke Subs Disposal Ship for Russia
  • Paducah Sun - Lawmakers hopeful about lifting decades-old nuclear moratorium
  • Latin American Herald Tribune - Scientists Warn U.S. against Burying Nuclear Waste
  • Mansfield Chad - Letter: Subsidies are charged for nuclear and fossil fuels - Paul Frost, Winchester Close, Mansfield
  • Cumbria Crack - Workington MP presses Government on nuclear new-build business rates - Carl Fallowfield
  • Dearborn Country Register - Documentary on nuclear workers on local screen
  • eNews Park Forest - Trident, nuclear submarines and the UK's nuclear power imperative - Andy Stirling & Phil Johnstone
  • The Olympian - Report highlights Washington's potential for nuclear power - Associated Press
  • World Nuclear News - CNNC to construct prototype floating plant
  • World Nuclear News - Proof of concept achieved for sealed source radwaste disposal method
  • Blackpool Gazette - Pre-fab reactor plan passes milestone for Fylde workers
  • New Castle News - Training facility planned for New Beaver plant - Debbie Wachter
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Leadership change forthcoming at Y-12 contractor - Frank Munger
  • Copenhagen Post - Wind energy in Denmark breaking world records - Lucie Rychla
  • Japan Times - Suicides decline for sixth straight year in Japan
  • USA Today - Egregious safety failures at Army lab led to anthrax mistakes - Alison Young and Tom Vanden Brook
  • Hartlepool Mail - Hartlepool power station shortfall meeting 'positive' says MP - Mark Payne
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Congress faces rising pressure to help rejected nuclear workers - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise and Frank Matt
  • Fayetteville Observer - Our View: Solar is our energy future. Continue its support
  • Environmental Finance - Wind and solar boom propels clean energy investment to record $329bn
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam first reactor generates Rs. 1,565-cr. revenue
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Here's the goal: 'Make it flat and give it back' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 supports the Navy in multiple ways - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL to play big role in DOE's Grid Modernization - Frank Munger
  • DOE - DOE Announces $11 Million for Seven New Projects to Test New Options for Optimal Efficiency of the U.S. Electric Grid
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces New Investments in Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors to Help Meet America's Carbon Emission Reduction Goal
  • DOE - CABINET IN YOUR COMMUNITY: Grid Modernization Fact Sheet
  • Trend News Agency - Iran makes progress on nuclear deal but IAEA should verify it: US
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's top nuclear official says "good news on the way" - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Economic overview: Iran newspapers talk post-sanctions era - Farhad Daneshvar
  • Trend News Agency - Riyadh keeping oil price low to disturb Iran's N-deal advantages – Speaker - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Pentagon: US sailors made 'navigational error' into Iranian waters
  • Trend News Agency - Iran fills removed Arak's core part with concrete - US State Department
  • Trend News Agency - EU to scrap Iran sanctions on nuclear deal implementation day – diplomat
  • BBC - Nuclear shelter in Norfolk is Grade II listed
  • Xinhua News - China says Security Council resolution should not stir confrontation
  • Yonhap News - S Korea, China split over level of sanctions on N. Korea
  • Yonhap News - China to join efforts for U.N. resolution against N. Korea's nuke test
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea slams S. Korea for asking China to help rein in Pyongyang
  • Press TV - EU set to remove Iran sanctions upon IAEA report: Sources
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, Page 2204 [FR DOC #: 2016-00717]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Hanford, Pages 2203 - 2204 [FR DOC #: 2016-00682]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, Pages 2204 - 2205 [FR DOC #: 2016-00854]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts, Page 2214 [FR DOC #: 2016-00732]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3, and James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant, etc., Pages 2247 - 2261 [FR DOC #: 2016-00720]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 2261 [FR DOC #: 2016-00868]
  • DOE:EM - DOE Awards Contract for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services
  • Stanford University News - Buried nuclear waste risky, say Stanford experts - Dan Stober
  • Taipei Times - Activists call on candidates for anti-nuclear policy - Chen Wei-han
  • Encinitas Seaside Courier - Oceanside’s Kern on drive to get radioactive waste out of San Onofre - Thomas K. Arnold
  • Plymouth Herald - Green party representative voices outrage at nuclear waste in Plymouth - Plymouth Herald | Posted: January 15, 2016

    Thursday, January 14, 2016

  • Nature - Policy: Reassess New Mexico's nuclear-waste repository - Cameron L. Tracy, Megan K. Dustin& Rodney C. Ewing
  • St George Independent - Why are our Gulf War veterans dying? - Jack Ferm
  • World Nuclear News - Lightbridge charts progress towards irradiation testing
  • World Nuclear News - Research focuses on submersible robots
  • World Nuclear News - Olkiluoto 3 begins instrumentation and control tests
  • World Nuclear News - Bill seeks to stimulate US nuclear innovation
  • World Nuclear News - European Commission seeks clarity on Paks II state aid issue
  • World Nuclear News - CGN to build floating reactor
  • World Nuclear News - UAE trains nuclear regulators
  • Tri-City Herald - State senator: Washington small reactor report promising - Annette Cary
  • New Yorker - A Rolodex for the Nuclear Age - Nicola Twilley
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Inspections focus on plant's corrective action plan - Frank Mand
  • AP - Iran says it has removed core of reactor, key to nuke deal - Nasser Karimi
  • AP - India, Pakistan reschedule high-level peace talks - Ashok Sharma
  • AP - China faces nuclear energy choice: reprocess or not? - Matthew Pennington
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Committed to Stabilizing Economy, Gordhan Says - Paul Vecchiatto and Michael Cohen
  • Bloomberg - NRG's Green Visionary Departure Leaves Clean-Energy Questions - Mark Chediak
  • Bloomberg - Magnitude 6.7 Quake Hits Off Northern Japan, No Tsunami Threat - Shin Shoji
  • Reuters - EDF, Areva agree reactor business worth about 2.5 billion euro: sources - Benjamin Mallet
  • Reuters - Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami warning - Elaine Lies and Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Iran says has removed core from Arak reactor in key nuclear deal step - Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - In fast U-turn, Davos forum cancels invitation to N.Korea - Tom Miles
  • CBS News - North Korea makes bombastic claim about nuclear test
  • Reuters - North Korea says Davos snub over nuclear test 'politically motivated" - Jack Kim, Stephanie Nebehay
  • Asia Times - South Korea prepares big message boards in mind games with North Korea
  • Korea Times - North Korean continues to cheer nuclear scientists, officials
  • Korea Herald - Seoul, Beijing talk N.K. nuke sanctions - Shin Hyon-hee
  • New York Times - 20 Nations' Nuclear Facilities Said to Be Vulnerable to Cyberattack - David E. Sanger
  • New York Times - After Nuclear Test, South Korea Urges China to Rein In North - Choe Sang-Hun
  • WDBJ7 Roanoke - Virginia Uranium eyes US appeal on state mining ban
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Is this the end of Moscow-Ankara nuclear cooperation? - Sinan ?lgen
  • Vice Media - Russia Sure Seems to Be Testing a Lot of Nuclear Missiles These Days - Ryan Faith
  • WISN Milwaukee - Assembly approves lifting nuclear moratorium
  • LaCrosse Tribune - Al Gedicks: Legislation invites radioactive waste dump - Al Gedicks, executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council
  • All Things Nuclear - Just How New is the New, Nuclear-armed Cruise Missile? - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • Toronto Star - Keep cost of Ontario's nuclear refurb firmly in check: Editorial
  • NorthumberlandView - National News: Green Party of Canada and Ontario Greens' Call for an Independent Review of the Darlington Nuclear Power Plant
  • Durham Region - Darlington nuclear refurbishment's expected economic boost welcome in Clarington - Jennifer O'Meara
  • Hartlepool Mail - Hartlepool's leaders demand fairer deal after nuclear power station rates cut - Mark Payne
  • Washington Times - Nuclear commission risks being hacked because of organizational issues: watchdog report - Andrew Blake
  • TASS - Share of nuclear power plants generation in Russia's energy balance rose to 18.6% in 2015
  • Sputnik News - Iran on Final Stage of Fulfilling Nuclear Program Agreement
  • Sputnik News - US Air Force Upgrades Aging B-52 Nuclear Bombers for New Smart Weapons
  • Xinhua News - Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria, DPRK nuke test
  • London Times - North Korea banned from Davos over nuclear test - Philip Aldrick
  • TASS - Expert: No political prerequisites for North Korea to give up its nuclear potential
  • Taipei Times - Activists call on candidates for anti-nuclear policy - Chen Wei-han
  • Wire Service Canada - Media Release: Time to be honest about nuclear costs and emergency plans, says new GPO candidate
  • Bellona - Russian floating nuclear power plant's port to cost $78.5 million - Charles Digges
  • 3Ders.org - Chinese experts unveil first 3D printed nuclear fuel element, could be widely used in 10 years
  • Lower Hudson Journal - View: Pipeline's proximity to Indian Point raises concerns - Paul Blanch, nuclear safety expert
  • Aiken Standard - Column: Former Energy Secretary backs MOX, pans WIPP plan - Bill Richardson
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima to turn to third-party mediator to resolve claims dispute with TEPCO - Noboru Okada
  • Asahi Shimbun - Collection of anime shorts to mark 5th anniversary of Fukushima disaster
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Haynes message to CNS employees - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA statement on CNS leadership change - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Leadership change at Y-12/Pantex contractor; Smith to succeed Haynes at helm - Frank Munger
  • DOE - DOE Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding
  • NRC - NRC Co-Sponsoring Workshop--Feb. 2-4 at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md., on Using Robot Technologies at Nuclear Power Plants
  • NRC blog - Throwback Thursday – The Sample in the Cigar Box
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Summer Internship Program for 2016
  • Trend News Agency - High-ranking official talks Azerbaijan-US co-op in nuclear security
  • Trend News Agency - EU to scrap Iran sanctions on nuclear deal implementation day – diplomat
  • Press TV - Iran removes Arak reactor core vessel
  • Xinhua News - 6.7-magnitude quake hits Japan's Hokkaido region: CENC
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea presses China to play 'important role' in imposing sanctions against N. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea slams Davos forum organizers for revoking invitation after nuke test - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.N. Security Council members to discuss sanctions on N. Korea - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Fukushima, Pages 1968 - 1969 [FR DOC #: 2016-00670]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures, Page 1971 [FR DOC #: 2016-00669]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Page 1970 [FR DOC #: 2016-00666]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Regulatory Policies and Practices, Pages 1970 - 1971 [FR DOC #: 2016-00667]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Research and Test Reactors, Page 1969 [FR DOC #: 2016-00668]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Withdrawal of License Applications: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1, Pages 1969 - 1970 [FR DOC #: 2016-00683]
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima to turn to third-party mediator to resolve claims dispute with TEPCO - Noboru Okada
  • Japan Times - Rice paddy skating rink near Fukushima No. 1 plant to reopen, but residents remain evacuees
  • Fukushima Diary - Radiation alarm went off at dust monitoring post in the Southern border of Fukushima plant - Iori Mochizuki
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima Pref. to seek nuclear accident compensation via alternative dispute resolution
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 8, Issue 1 | Jan. 14, 2016
  • UPI - North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear complex operating at low power - Elizabeth Shim

    Wednesday, January 13, 2016

  • Michigan Live - Door cracks open to U.S. nuclear waste storage in Great Lakes basin - Garret Ellison
  • DutchNews - Russian export licence for uranium was wrong: minister
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Narrowly Missed Contract Extension Goal - Roger Snodgrass
  • News24 - 8 reasons why building new nuclear power plants is a bad idea - Andreas Wilson-Sp?th
  • Bloomberg - GE Relocating to Boston From Connecticut, Globe Reports - Rick Clough
  • Bloomberg - Iran Sanctions Seen Lifted by Monday Once Nuclear Deal Verified - Jonathan Tirone, Golnar Motevalli
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Uninvited to Davos Economic Forum After Nuclear Test - Jeff Black, Giles Broom
  • Reuters - South Korea calls for 'bone-numbing' sanctions on North for nuclear test - Ju-min Park and Tony Munroe
  • Reuters - South Korea president says acquiring nukes would 'break promise' with world - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - North Korea faked missile test footage: U.S. experts - James Pearson
  • Reuters - Video: Kim Jong Un wants more nuclear weapons
  • Reuters - Philippines offers eight bases to U.S. under new military deal - Manuel Mogato
  • Reuters - Pride in North Korea nuclear tests eroded by daily grind - Ju-min Park and James Pearson
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF launches sale of Polish assets worth up to $500 mln -report - Agnieszka Barteczko and Anna Koper
  • Reuters - Iran expects IAEA nuclear report on Friday, minister says - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - U.S. House passes bill seeking Iran deal clamp-down - Patricia Zengerle
  • BBC - Iran nuclear deal: Arak reactor 'not yet decommissioned'
  • London Times - US mini nuclear bombs 'risk new arms race' - Boer Deng, Rhys Blakely
  • CBC/Radio-Canada Saskatchewan - No radioactivity detected at scene of Sask. uranium truck crash
  • Saskatoonhomepage - Highway Remains Closed as HAZMAT Teams Finish Uranium Powder Cleanup
  • Wall Street Journal - Mr. Moniz's Nuclear Warning - The keeper of America's arsenal sends an S.O.S. about its deterioration
  • Huffington Post - Opponents of Iran Nuclear Deal Just Won't Quit - Alan Elsner
  • The Hill blog - Panel approves nuclear energy research bill - Devin Henry
  • Japan Times - Nuclear test ban talks may be held in April amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang's provocation
  • SA Business Day - Nuclear no match for renewables - Amory B Lovins
  • CTV News - Nuclear provided 60 per cent of Ontario's electricity in 2015; little from wind, solar
  • Racine Journal Times - Olsen: Nuclear shouldn't be the future of energy - Steven Olsen, Germantown
  • PR Newswire - U.S. Nuclear Plants on Pace to Complete Post-Fukushima Enhancements: NRC Chief
  • Xinhua News - Commentary: U.S. hosility behind DPRK's nuclear brinkmanship - Wang Haiqing
  • Platts - US nuclear plants making progress on safety upgrades: NRC chairman - Steven Dolley, William Freebairn
  • Grand Forks Herald - New waste treatment facility for radioactive material under construction west of Killdeer - Reuters Media
  • Palm Beach Post - FPL disputes assertions that nuke plant is polluting Biscayne Bay - Susan Salisbury
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea's Kim Jong-un honors nuclear scientists after recent test - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • The Hill blog - The House must sue to block illegal Iran nuke pact - Robert B. Sklaroff, M.D.
  • Taipei Times - Radioactive building at NTHU to be demolished amid health risk tensions - Sean Lin
  • Newburyport Daily News - Seabrook nuke plant union head must repay stolen funds - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Seven incidents of radioactive sources in Vietnam
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S., Japan meet over N. Korea's nuclear test - hague@yna.co.kr
  • InsideToronto - Scarborough's nuclear neighbour in Pickering to stay operational until 2024
  • Financial Post - $2.75-billion nuclear contract award not enough to move the needle for SNC-Lavalin Group Inc, Aecon Group Inc - Christina Pellegrini
  • Yonhap News - N. K. nuke test sparks debate on S. Korea nuke armament - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Brighton Argus - Caroline Lucas named as new chairwoman of anti-nuclear campaign group
  • Wisconsin State Journal - Karen Harvey: Nuclear power pushers are self-centered criminals
  • Miami Herald - Miami-Dade investigating whether nuclear power plant is polluting Biscayne Bay - Jenny Staletovich
  • Florida Water Daily - Turkey Point nuclear power plant raises environmental concerns
  • Brantford Expositor - Nuclear 100% not needed - Cathy Orlando, National Manager, Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • Ceres Courier - City well exceeds uranium limits - Jeff Benziger
  • Midwest Energy News - Bill to lift Wisconsin's ban on nuclear plants moves forward - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Asahi Shimbun - Coastal areas of tsunami-ravaged prefecture still hurt by drop in population - Harufumi Mori
  • Japan Times - 2015 census saw populations fall in disaster-hit Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate prefectures
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Diablo Canyon refueling has PG&E looking to hire 1,000 temporary employees - Danielle Ames
  • Liverpool Echo - Help children of Chernobyl 30 years on
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford guards to vote on tentative labor agreement
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 35 years and counting - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12, Pantex workers get Defense Program Awards - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Gone, gone, almost gone - Frank Munger
  • DOE - Solar Energy Jobs Outpace U.S. Economy - Dr. Lidija Sekaric
  • Bellona - Bellona hosts its 2nd 'Energy and Climate Dialogue' forum in Kiev - Bellona Europa
  • BBC - Iran nuclear deal: Key details
  • Xinhua News - China Focus: Shanghai Disney Resort to open in June
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation expected at weekend: Iran
  • Press TV - IAEA inspectors monitoring Arak complex modification
  • New York Times - As U.S. Modernizes Nuclear Weapons, 'Smaller' Leaves Some Uneasy - WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER
  • Washington Examiner - The 2016 politics of nuclear energy - John Siciliano
  • Encinitas Coast News - City leads charge to move San Onofre spent fuel off-site - Promise Yee
  • Asahi Shimbun - 5 years on, efforts continue to rescue stray cats around Fukushima plant - Makoto Takada
  • Japan News - 5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Past helps experts give support to evacuees - Shinji Hijikata
  • Kyodo News - Nonnuclear states group "strongly condemns" N. Korea nuclear test
  • Kyodo News - Residents to file suit in March to ban Fukui nuclear restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Don't put the cart before the horse on constitutional amendment
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't mulls expanding own sanctions against North Korea over nuclear test
  • Jiji Press - Japan to Resume High-Level Radioactive Waste Fixation

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016

  • Am Law Litigation Daily - Feds Paid Energy Companies $4 Billion Over Five Years in Suits Over Nuclear Waste - Jenna Greene
  • Las Vegas SUN - NV Energy, PUC price solar energy beyond residents' reach - Judy Treichel
  • Barnstable Patriot - Deconstructing Pilgrim: Ten reasons why the power plant must be closed now - Diane Turco
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Additional Federal Oversight Begins This Week At Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant - Matt McCarthy
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - City resolution to support plutonium disposal - Sarah A Matott
  • Idaho State Journal - Text of Gov. Otter's State of the State speech
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear power plant sets monthly record
  • Seattle Times - Residents invited to comment on plans for nuclear-history park at Hanford - Staff
  • AP - Iran disputes UN finding that it worked on nuclear arms - George Jahn
  • AP - House moves on North Korea sanctions bill after bomb test - Richard Lardner
  • AP - Georgia arrests suspected smugglers of radioactive materials
  • AP - Iran official denies report of nuclear reactor being sealed - Nasser Karimi
  • Reuters - North Korea faked sub-launched missile test footage: analysis - SEOUL | By James Pearson
  • Reuters - North Korea overcomes poverty, sanctions with cut-price nukes - SEOUL | By James Pearson and Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - Iran says Arak reactor not yet decommissioned, work ongoing - Sam Wilkin and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Sanctions impact on Russia to be longer term, U.S. says - BRUSSELS | By Robin Emmott
  • Reuters - Video: North Korea's budget nukes
  • Reuters - Iran fills heavy water nuclear reactor core with cement: Fars - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - EDF sinks to all-time low as nuclear waste cost estimate soars - PARIS | By Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Darlington, Canada, nuclear project awarded to joint venture for C$2.75 bln - Harshith Aranya
  • Bloomberg - EDF Slumps on Report It Underestimated Cost of Waste Storage - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - House Aims to Toughen North Korea Sanctions After Nuclear Test - Kathleen Miller
  • New York Times - As U.S. Modernizes Nuclear Weapons, 'Smaller' Leaves Some Uneasy - WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER
  • Tehran Times - Arak heavy water reactor undergoes change
  • Korea Times - Nuke tensions underscore inconsistency in NK policy - Yi Whan-wo
  • La Crosse Tribune - Assembly to take up bill lifting restrictions on new nuclear power plants - Matthew DeFour
  • CBC/Radio-Canada Saskatchewan - Highway remains closed following uranium spill near Swift Current, Sask.
  • GlobalNews - Small uranium concentrate spill closes highway in southwestern Saskatchewan - Canadian Press
  • NBC Southern California - LA's Nuclear Secret: Camp Cover-Up Fact Sheet
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Sen. Casey pushes for radioactive waste site funding - Mary Ann Thomas
  • Times of Israel - Israel set to welcome its newest nuclear-capable submarine
  • Palm Beach Post - Biscayne Bay being contaminated by Turkey Point nuke plant canals - Susan Salisbury
  • London Times - Nuclear watchdog risks meltdown, critics warn - Robin Pagnamenta
  • Oak Ridger - Historically Speaking: Oak Ridge's secret plutonium experiment, Part 2 - D. Ray Smith/Special to The Oak Ridger
  • ABC.au - Energy Resources of Australia reviewing its Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Energy Resources of Australia nears decision on future of Ranger uranium mine - Angela Macdonald-Smith
  • Columbia Missourian - Radioactive isotopes business moves forward with plans to locate in Columbia - Maria Kalaitzandonakes
  • Scottish Daily Record - Fears voiced as nuclear weapons are transported through the Vale of Leven - Martin Laing
  • Al Bawaba - Deal signed between the US and Jordan to prevent nuclear smuggling
  • Government of Ontario News - Ontario Moving Forward with Nuclear Refurbishment at Darlington and Pursuing Continued Operations at Pickering to 2024 - Ministry of Energy
  • TASS - Russia's nuclear plant construction project in Turkey being implemented
  • Irish Times - Union warns Corbyn on nuclear policy amid another resignation
  • Bellona - Lithuania seeks to sever ties with Russian nuclear plants - Charles Digges
  • Asahi Shimbun - Stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant now a popular destination
  • Manila Bulletin - Another nuke sub arrives in Subic - Elena L. Aben
  • Rock Hill Herald - Catawba Nuclear Station siren testing Jan. 13
  • Xinhua News - China wants dialog on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
  • Warwick Daily News - Anti-nuclear graffiti on the roads around Oman Ama - Jayden Brown
  • All Things Nuclear - Ill Prepared: Disaster by Design/Safety by Intent #13 described the cost-beneficial safety upgrades identified, but not implemented, by the owner of the Indian Point nuclear plant - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • University of Washington Student Daily - Former Nuclear Reactor Building might not get saved
  • Dong-A Ilbo - Editorial: What we`d like to hear from Pres. Park on North Korea's 4th nuclear test
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea threatens to strike U.S. with H-bombs - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • WPLG Pembroke Park, FL - Turkey Point nuclear power plant raises environmental concerns - Glenna Milberg
  • Portfolio.hu - Hungary prepares detailed rebuttal of EU concerns over nuclear expansion deal
  • Focus Taiwan - Reactor at third nuclear power plant resumes operation - Huang Chiao-wen and Y.F. Low
  • CCTV - China monitoring radiation levels along border
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Noted briefly: A grab bag of news - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ANWAG urges Labor Dept. to extend comment period on rule changes for compensation program - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Update on Manhattan Project Historical Park - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Strong evaluation for Hanford medical services provider - Annette Cary
  • GreenWorld - PTS at Palisades; yes, they knew.
  • DNFSB - Closed Meeting, January 27, 2016
  • NWTRB - NWTRB Summer Internship Program for 2016
  • NWTRB - Press Release - DOE R&D on High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel Performance during Storage and Transportation Is Focus of U.S. NWTRB Meeting in Knoxville, TN
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's frozen assets to be released next week, CBI governor says
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's president assures ex-German chancellor of nuke deal implementation - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to export surplus heavy water to US - Farhad Daneshvar
  • BBC - Iran 'fills Arak nuclear reactor core with concrete'
  • Yonhap News - China urges dialogue on N. Korea despite calls for tougher action - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea, U.S. to stage annual joint war games with eye to DPRK nuke program
  • Bellona - Year in Review: What 2015 has meant for electro-mobility - Bellona Europa
  • Bellona - Bellona and partners call for more open energy dialogue - Bellona
  • Bellona - Bellona hosts meeting in the heart of Europe to assist Ukraine in tackling its industrial emissions - Bellona Europa
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities, Pages 1408 - 1409 [FR DOC #: 2016-00389]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board, Page 1414 [FR DOC #: 2016-00416]
  • National Nuclear Security Administration - Notices: Excess Uranium Management: Secretarial Determination of No Adverse Impact on the Domestic Uranium Mining, Conversion, and Enrichment Industries, Pages 1409 - 1411 [FR DOC #: 2016-00388]
  • Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board - Notices: Meetings: Research on Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Fuel, Pages 1448 - 1449 [FR DOC #: 2016-00342]
  • Govtrack - H.R. 4084: Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act - Sponsor: Randy Weber(R-TX14)
  • NRC - Audit of NRC's Network Security Operations Center - OIG-16-A-07
  • Wisconsin State Journal - Al Gedicks: Bill would invite radioactive waste dump to Wisconsin
  • NHK World - Fukushima governor to attend Davos forum
  • Japan Times - 2015 census saw populations fall in disaster-hit Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate
  • Japan Times - Government auditors want access to protected info under Japan's contentious secrecy law
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: When will Japan awake from the 'dream' of nuclear energy? (Pt. 63)
  • Mainichi Daily News - More former fishermen to seek worker's compensation over 1954 Bikini Atoll nuke test
  • Jiji Press - Paddy Skating Rink to Reopen in Fukushima

    Monday, January 11, 2016

  • E&E Daily - AGENDA: GOP seeking bold ideas, common ground at retreat - George Cahlink
  • Wisconsin State Journal - John LaForge: Nuclear power might be safe or cheap, but never safe and cheap - John LaForge
  • AP - Kim's nuke test proves gift of sorts for S. Korean president - Foster Klug
  • AP - North Korea's Kim boosts propaganda in praise of nuke test - Foster Klug
  • Reuters - Saudi man repatriated from Guantanamo prison: Pentagon - Megan Cassella
  • Reuters - North Korea overcomes poverty, sanctions with cut-price nukes - SEOUL | By James Pearson and Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - EU's Mogherini: no set date for dropping Iran sanctions, could be soon - Robert Muller and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - U.S. troops put on highest alert for any North Korea provocation - Ju-min Park
  • CBC News - $12.8 billion Darlington nuclear refurbishment to be announced today - Keith Leslie
  • The Guardian - North Korea's Kim Jong-un tells scientists to build better nuclear weapons - Associated Press
  • Culpeper Star-Exponent VA - Saving the planet requires nuclear power - A. Barton Hinkle
  • National Post - Canada leads UN anti-nuke effort - Mike Blanchfield
  • Japan Times - Japanese student activist to keep up lifelong fight against nuclear arms
  • Global Research - No Danger of Nuclear War? The Pentagon's Plan to Blow up the Planet - Prof Michel Chossudovsky
  • SA Business Day - Energy department faces legal ordeal on nuclear energy deal - Carol Paton
  • Columbus Dispatch - Battelle to study disposal of radioactive waste
  • Buffalo News - Letter: Stop Canada from trucking nuclear waste through area - Susan Kims, West Seneca
  • Prague Daily Monitor - Hundreds of people protest against nuclear waste repository
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Feds won't stop nuclear plant exemptions - Mike Faher
  • South China Morning Post - Coal or nuclear? The choice is clear if China is to stick to its pledges to reduce carbon emissions - Alex Lo
  • Chosun Ilbo - Radioactive Substance Detected in East Sea
  • Common Space Scottish news - Rosyth nuclear subs: Watchdog highlights safety failures at yard
  • Taipei Times - Ma-anshan nuclear plant reactor given green light - Chen Wei-han
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima town holds first Coming-of-Age Day ceremony since nuclear disaster - Akifumi Nagahashi
  • Yonhap News - Regional powers to meet this week over N. Korea's nuclear test - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Energy Live News - Nuclear tech firm raises ?4.8m for reactor project - Priyanka Shrestha
  • Yonhap News - (News Focus) U.S. nuclear policy is to retaliate with nuclear weapons
  • Tehran Times - Countdown starts for implementation day of nuclear deal: negotiator - Tehran Times Political Desk
  • New York Times - Editorial: Iran's Other Scary Weapons Program
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Japan Seeks Russian Cooperation on N. Korean Nuke Issue
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Seoul, Washington, Tokyo Nuclear Envoys to Meet Wednesday over N. Korea's Latest Test
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Beg, borrow or . . . hire - Frank Munger
  • Trend News Agency - Iran speaker says US counterparts attempt to kill nuclear deal - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's missile program - no violation of nuclear deal - Umid Niayesh
  • Bellona - Prominent Bangladeshis ask Russia not to build nuclear power plant - Andrei Ozharovsky, translated by Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - N.K. leader defends its nuke test as self-defense move - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - China 'extremely embarrassed' by N. Korea's nuclear test - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - China urges restraint after U.S. flies B-52 bomber in response to N. Korea's nuclear test - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Tri-Valley CAREs - Citizen's Watch Newsletter Winter 2016 - Marylia Kelley
  • Churchill County Nuclear Waste Oversight program - Churchill County Community Survey Results Yucca Mountain Project December 2015 (pdf-1.09M)
  • The Independent UK - Terrorists could use drone bombs to attack nuclear power stations, experts warn - Ian Johnston
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues RFI and Industry Day Announcement on Optimal Design of Saltstone Disposal Units at the Savannah River Site - Julie Petersen
  • TASS - International Atomic Energy Agency starts inspection at Japan's nuclear facilities
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 14,000 temporary units still occupied - Takeshi Ishikawa and Erina Suzuki
  • Japan Times - Singapore to consider easing restrictions on Fukushima food items
  • Japan Times - M6.1 temblor hits off Hokkaido, has surface intensity of 3 but poses no tsunami risk
  • Texas State Auditor's Office - Reports By Agency: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority
  • NWTRB - Board meeting: February 17, 2016 – The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will - Meet to Discuss DOE Research on Storage and Transportation of High Burnup Spent Fuel.
  • IAEA - A New Solution for the Disposal of Low-level Radioactive Waste
  • Fukushima Diary - I-131 detected from sewage sludge in Koriyama city Fukushima almost everyday this November - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Emergency drill held at Takahama nuclear plant
  • NHK World - IAEA starts review of Japan's nuclear regulator
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: 5th anniversary of 3.11 disasters moment to reflect on recovery, Japan's future
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Concerns over a potential deterrence (Pt. 62)
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC - Registration Opens for NRC's 2016 Regulatory Information Conference
  • NRC - NRC Grants Weapons Pre-Emption Authority to Nuclear Facilities in Two States
  • NRC blog - NRC Embarks on First Phase of Increased Oversight Process at Pilgrim
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: CERCLA Administrative Settlement Agreements and Orders on Consent: Mercury Refining Superfund Site, Towns of Guilderland and Colonie, Albany County, NY, Page 1185 [FR DOC #: 2016-338]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International, HISTORM Flood/Wind Multipurpose Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 0, Revision 1, Pages 1116 - 1118 [FR DOC #: 2016-163]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Northern States Power Co., Minnesota, Pages 1234 - 1238 [FR DOC #: 2016-322]

    Sunday, January 10, 2016

  • Las Cruces Sun-News - Richardson: Weapons grade plutonium at WIPP bad policy - Bill Richardson, former two-term governor of New Mexico
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Gibson: LANL Contract Change Merits Attention More Than Worry - Robert Gibson
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Reader Comment: The Illusion of Monitoring for Radionuclides - Tami Thatcher, former nuclear safety analyst at INL and a nuclear safety consultant
  • Tri-City Herald - Public comments invited on Hanford national park - Annette Cary
  • Greenville News - Letter: Recover money for hosting plutonium - Robert Koster, Ware Shoals
  • Reuters - How the oil collapse stole Russia's Christmas - Sujata Rao and Jason Bush
  • AP - N. Korea defiance challenges moral authority of nuclear club - Eric Talmadge, Jon Chol Jin
  • UAE National - Nine Emirati graduates to join nuclear training programme
  • UAE National - Nigeria and Kenya aim to follow South Africa's nuclear path - Gavin du Venage
  • Firstpost - Ground report: Don't buy the propaganda about India's uranium mine in Jharkhand; it is not poisoning rivers - Rajiv Nayan
  • Herald Scotland - Questions raised over safety regime at Scotland's nuclear submarine graveyard - Rob Edwards
  • Sunday Mirror - Nuclear test veterans bid for ?1million to prove blasts caused cancer and birth defects - Susie Boniface
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Nuclear power key for security, Russian expert
  • Rappler - Why revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant? - Shadz Loresco
  • NK News - U.S. flies B-52 bomber in response to N. Korean nuke test - John G. Grisafi
  • Sandusky Register - For sale: one nuclear reactor, $100 million OBO - Hollie Newton
  • KBS WORLD Radio - No Radioactive Materials Found in Third Air Samples
  • WKKJ Sciotto Valley - Congressmen Press The DOE To Fund Piketon Site
  • Trend News Agency - Iran speaker says US counterparts attempt to kill nuclear deal - Khalid Kazimov
  • Xinhua News - Chinese FM to join negotiations on Iranian nuclear issue
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: Sanctions not fundamental way of solving Korean Peninsula nuclear issue -- experts
  • Xinhua News - Earth has entered new epoch as result of human impact: study
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, U.S. deploy B-52 strategic bomber over Korean Peninsula
  • Yonhap News - Defense Minister Han orders readiness of missile operations against N. Korea
  • Nature - What kind of bomb did North Korea detonate? - Declan Butler& Elizabeth Gibney
  • Fukushima Diary - 8,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from vacuum dust collected in the last week of 2015 - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - Singapore to consider Japanese request to ease restrictions on Fukushima food items
  • Japan Times - EU due to start easing restrictions on food imports from Fukushima
  • JAIF - At the Beginning of 2016 - Akio Takahashi, President, JAIF

    Saturday, January 09, 2016

  • KPBS - Oceanside Takes Stand On Relocating San Onofre's Nuclear Waste - Promise Yee
  • New Yorker - A Hydrogen Bomb by Any Other Name - Alex Wellerstein
  • Prescott Daily Courier - Supervisors to receive update on jail feasibility study - Sue Tone
  • Business In Savannah - LOWRY: Whistleblowers entitled to protection, compensation - Stephen G. Lowry
  • Oak Ridger - Manhattan Project National Historical Park scholars' forum report available online
  • Tri-City Herald - Nuclear and the cost of energy topic of Richland talk Jan. 19
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP Officials: Facility will be open in 2016 - Sarah A Matott
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP permit changes OK'd - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • The Next Web - Juniper promises to scrap firmware code that granted NSA backdoor access - Abhimanyu Ghoshal by Abhimanyu Ghoshal
  • AlterNet - Edward Snowden Speaks at Consumer Electronics Show Disguised as a Robot - Danny Yardon
  • The Guardian - Edward Snowden speaks at Consumer Electronics Show disguised as a robot - Danny Yadron in Las Vegas
  • AP - Koreas slide into Cold War standoff after nuke test by North - Foster Klug, Kim Tong-Hyung
  • Bloomberg - Tensions High on Korean Border as North Raises Threat of War - Cynthia Kim, Sam Kim
  • Yonhap News - China resists calls to ramp up pressure on N. Korea - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • CounterPunch - On North Korea's Nuclear Test - Alice Slater
  • Sputnik International - 'Saudis Provoking Iran Into Overreaction' to Hamper Nuclear Deal
  • Des Moines Register - New tech taps nuclear waste, tidal energy, 'flying wind mills' - Donnelle Eller
  • Mansfield News Journal - Air Force recovers more radioactive material - Lou Whitmire
  • Japan Times - Fukushima nuclear evacuees fall below 100000
  • Asia Times - N Korea defends nuclear test citing fate of Saddam, Gaddafi
  • Kyiv Post - ?Westinghouse's Kirst sees nuclear power as Ukraine's best route to energy independence in 2016
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - New Mexico approves permit changes for troubled nuke dump
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: U.S. responsible for deterioration of Korean Peninsula nuclear issue -- experts
  • Laguna Beach Independent - Letter: Interim Solution Needed for Radioactive Waste - Marni Magda, Laguna Beach
  • Xinhua News - China, South Korea exchange views on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
  • CCTV-America - China says nations must resolve DPRK nuclear issue via six-party talks
  • Wisconsin State Journal - Urge lawmakers to allow nuclear power -- Ron Leys - Ron Leys
  • CTV News - N.B. government says tests complete at nuclear power plant
  • Platts - Duke's 934-MW Oconee-1 nuclear unit in South Carolina shuts - William Freebairn
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen hint at providing funding to pay MOX fines - Derrek Asberry
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge reactor (when it was new) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge's Jeopardy! star - Frank Munger
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Trouble continues for radioactive waste facility
  • Fukushima Diary - 9 earthquakes occurred offshore of Amami Oshima island within 4 hours - Iori Mochizuki
  • Mainichi Daily News - Foundation supporting renewable energy business operators to be set up in Fukushima

    Friday, January 08, 2016

  • Tri-City Herald - North Dakota deep borehole test could help Hanford - Annette Cary
  • truth-out - Populism as an Electoral Strategy: From Howard Dean to Hillary Clinton - Michael Corcoran
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP to reopen in 2016, DOE official says - Lauren Villagran
  • Idaho State Journal - Keep it safe
  • World Nuclear News - Vattenfall seeks to return reactors to profitability
  • World Nuclear News - IRSN sees problems in assessing passive safety systems
  • World Nuclear News - Terrestrial Energy secures funding for reactor project
  • World Nuclear News - UK regulator reports 'slippage' in assessment of AP1000 design
  • AP - The Latest: Air samples off Korean coast don't confirm nuke
  • AP - The Latest: US urges China to shift approach on NKorea
  • AP - Kerry says Iran may be 'days away' from satisfying nuke deal - Bradley Klapper
  • AP - GOP-led panel passes bill for oversight of Iran nuclear deal - Richard Lardner
  • Reuters - South Korea detects small amount of xenon after North Korea nuclear test - Ju-min Park
  • Reuters - Pressure grows on China to rein in N.Korea; South launches propaganda barrage - Jack Kim and Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - Heath concerns over massive gas leak in California
  • Reuters - Verifying North Korea hydrogen bomb claim may prove difficult - Jack Kim and Francois Murphy
  • Reuters - S.Korea says N.Korea test of enhanced nuclear fission device unsuccessful - Yonhap - Se Young Lee
  • Greentech Media - After Nuclear Plant Closure, Natural Gas Fills in the Gap: A Worrying Sign of Things to Come? - Stephen Lacey
  • New York Times - Stopping North Korea's Nuclear Threat - Victor Cha And Robert L. Gallucci
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Letter: Nuclear plants aren't as 'green' as industry claims - Tom Ellis, Citizens' Environmental Coalition, Albany
  • Greentech Media - Small Modular Reactor Startup With Molten Salt Nuclear Design Wins $8M in Funding - Eric Wesoff
  • CounterPunch - Taking on the Nuclear Goliath - Robert Koehler
  • CNN - Inside North Korea: High-tech science center lauds nuclear advances - Will Ripley, Tim Schwarz and James Griffiths
  • Rudaw - Russia cancels nuclear training deal with Turkey
  • WEAU Eau Claire, WI - Assembly to vote on lifting nuclear power moratorium
  • Reuters - North Korea nuclear blast shows 'uncanny resemblance' to last test - analyst
  • Global Risk Insights - The Pentagon's New Nuclear Gravity Bomb - Ian Armstrong
  • American Enterprise Institute - Pyongyang reminds us how bad nuclear deals go awry - Marc A. Thiessen
  • Japan Times - U.K., Japan condemn fourth North Korean nuke test, urge stronger military cooperation - Reiji Yoshida
  • PR Newswire - Nuclear Power in BRIC Countries 2015-2019
  • Wyoming Business Report - Lance Project makes first uranium delivery - MJ Clark
  • OilPrice - Nuclear Power Plants Appear Safe From Flooding In Midwest and South - Charles Kennedy
  • San Clemente Times - Letter: Let's Make 2016 the Year to Stop Reckless Nuclear Policy - Gary Headrick, San Clemente
  • Buffalo News - Rep. Higgins protests planned nuclear shipments
  • The Inquisitr - Nuclear Waste Dump Off The Shore Of Lake Huron? U.S. Lawmakers Have Their Say - Dawn Papple
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Former nuclear power company executive sentenced
  • Idaho Statesman - Former Idaho nuke exec sentenced to 30 months
  • Anadolu Agency - South Africa's nuclear program raises controversy - Hassan Isilow
  • Racine Journal Times - Rueda: Nuclear energy is an environmental gamble - Ty Rueda, Town of Norway
  • Hindu Business Line - Nuclear Liability Fund frees equipment suppliers from financial burden
  • The Hindu - Nuclear test brings to the fore Pakistan's proliferation record
  • Korea Herald - Seoul denies U.S. spotted nuke test early - Shin Hyon-hee
  • AsiaOne - Missing radioactive materials in Vietnam might be sold as scrap - See more at: AsiaOne
  • Daily Star - WATCH: Drone explores the haunting site of world's worst nuclear disaster - Chernobyl - Michael Havis
  • Dong-A Ilbo - Korean economy rattled by N.K. nuclear test and China shock
  • Midwest Energy News - Vote expected next week on lifting Wisconsin nuclear moratorium - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Asian Age - 'Dangers of N-energy outweigh benefits' - Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge housing in 1951 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - K-27 demolition: on the verge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A boost for Oak Ridge cleanup - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Bob Spence (1943-2015) - Frank Munger
  • DOE - INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture 101
  • NRC blog - Considering Plant Circumstances for Post-Fukushima Requirements - Lauren Gibson, Project Manager, Japan Lessons-Learned Division
  • NWTRB - Press Release - DOE R&D on High Burnup Spent Nuclear Fuel Performance during Storage and Transportation Is Focus of U.S. NWTRB Meeting in Knoxville, TN
  • BBC - China, North Korea and what happens after a nuclear test - Kerry Brown, Associate Fellow, Chatham House Asia Programme
  • Trend News Agency - New US sanctions on Iran will undermine JCPOA: MP
  • Trend News Agency - Iran shipped overseas 'most' of enriched uranium stockpile - Kerry
  • Xinhua News - China expects Korean Peninsula nuclear issue to be resolved peacefully
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, China's six-party chiefs agree to cooperate on N. Korea's nuke test
  • Yonhap News - China: No 'key' in curbing N. Korea's nuclear ambition
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 924 [FR DOC #: 2016-315]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Availability, Page 936 [FR DOC #: 2016-165]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Meetings: Great Lakes Advisory Board, Pages 935 - 936 [FR DOC #: 2016-186]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 973 [FR DOC #: 2016-306]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests to Amend a License to Import Radioactive Waste, Pages 973 - 974 [FR DOC #: 2016-162]
  • WBFO - Ignoring security concerns, nuclear waste shipments will proceed over Peace Bridge - Chris Caya
  • New York Times - Ramadi, Reclaimed by Iraq, Is in Ruins After ISIS Fight - Ben Hubbard
  • Asahi Shimbun - Struggling Fukushima fishermen hold 1st New Year's ceremony in 5 years - Takuro Negishi
  • Asahi Shimbun - Virtual reality to be used to help decommission Fukushima plant - Takuya Isayama
  • Kyodo News - Fire occurs at nuclear plant in central Japan, no radiation leaked
  • Japan Times - Fukuryu Maru H-bomb victims incensed by latest North Korean blast
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Concerns over the growing amount of plutonium (Pt. 61)

    Thursday, January 07, 2016

  • Las Vegas Sun - Q+A: Hillary Clinton shares stances on Nevada solar shake-up, Bundy saga and Yucca dumpsite - Megan Messerly
  • Idaho Statesman - Nuclear work: We know this material can still hurt us - Beatrice Brailsford
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP employee death still under investigation - Sarah A. Matott
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP employee death still under investigation - Sarah A Matott
  • Tri-City Herald - Thompson to use post as energy bully pulpit - Wendy Culverwell
  • Business Insider - The dark history of nuclear testing reveals one uber-powerful front-runner - Rebecca Harrington
  • POWERmag - State RPSs Provide Significant Economic Benefits, DOE Study Says - Thomas Overton
  • POWERmag - Malware Campaign Reportedly Prompts Large-Scale Blackout in Ukraine - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - NRC Trumps Local Authorities, Authorizes Weapons for Nuclear Plant Security - Aaron Larson
  • POWERmag - Vogtle Expansion Owners, Contractors, Settle All Claims - Thomas Overton
  • AP - GOP-led panel passes bill for oversight of Iran nuclear deal - Richard Lardner
  • AP - The Latest: N. Koreans happy with country's nuclear test
  • AP - Border quiet as China weighs N. Korea nuke test response
  • AP - US, S. Korea and Japan vow tough response to N. Korea - FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM
  • Bloomberg - Lack of Options on North Korea Presses China to Shift Policy - Sangwon Yoon, Sam Kim
  • Bloomberg - How Scientists Know the North Korea Blast Probably Wasn't an H-Bomb - Eric Roston
  • Bloomberg - Who Minds North Korea's Nuclear Bombs? Not Asian Bond Investors - Christopher Langner, Kyungji Cho
  • Bloomberg - H-Bomb Test: What Does North Korea Hope to Achieve? - Jasper Kim
  • Bloomberg - The Motives Behind North Korea's H-Bomb Test - Brian Myers
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Test Brings New Risks for North Korea: Midgley - Jack Midgley
  • Bloomberg - UN Vows Action Against North Korea for Arms Test
  • Reuters - Sunrun exits Nevada, affecting 'hundreds of jobs' - Amrutha Gayathri
  • Reuters - Nuclear tests, purges mark four years of Kim's North Korea rule - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - South Korea seeks U.S. strategic weapons after North's nuclear test - Ju-min Park and Se Young Lee
  • ThinkProgress - Why James Hansen Is Wrong About Nuclear Power - Joe Romm
  • New York Times - Editorial: North Korea Flexes Its Nuclear Muscle
  • Orange County Register - O.C. Watchdog: Working around a patchwork quilt of gun laws at nuclear plants - Teri Sforza
  • WRVO Public Media - Public now has more time for input on nuclear power plant shutdown rules - Payne Horning
  • CNN - North Korea nuclear test 'slap in the face' for China
  • Reuters - Behind North Korea's nuclear weapons programme: a geriatric trio - James Pearson and Ju-min Park
  • Japan Times - North Korea nuke test draws quick condemnation from mayors of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
  • Xinhua News - Park, Obama agree to push strong UN resolutions over DPRK's nuke test
  • BBC - Final nuclear fuel flask leaves former Oldbury power station
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea in advanced stages of miniaturizing nuke weapons: officials - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Japan Today - Fire occurs at Hamaoka nuclear plant; no danger to public
  • Asahi Shimbun - Genkai mayor asks Kyushu Electric to pay tax on spent nuclear fuel
  • CCTV - Premier Li calls for nuclear energy cooperation with UK
  • Brantford Expositor - Letters: Facts about nuclear overlooked - BusinessKorea
  • Idaho Statesman - Ross letter: Nuclear energy - Bob Ross, Boise
  • BusinessKorea - 4th-gen Nuclear Reactor Fuel to be Developed by Korea - See more at: BusinessKorea
  • Korea Herald - Park, Obama talk over N.K. nuke test
  • Trend News Agency - Ariel Cohen: Azerbaijan can use nuke summit in US to its advantage - Anakhanum Khidayatova
  • Viet Nam News - Missing radioactive materials might be sold as scrap
  • Kenya Star - Keter appoints acting Nuclear board head - Martin Mwita
  • AllAfrica - Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board Gets Acting CEO - Margaret Wahito
  • Northumberland News - Nuclear emergency potassium iodide pills available for delivery to Cobourg homes and businesses - Dominik Wisniewski
  • Asahi Shimbun - NUCLEAR CONNECTION: Nagasaki festival to feature float using wood from Fukushima - Shoko Rikimaru
  • World Nuclear News - UK's Magnox sends last of Oldbury fuel for reprocessing
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse ready to make SMR fuel in UK
  • World Nuclear News - Peninsula completes first uranium delivery via Strata
  • World Nuclear News - Cameco announces Cigar Lake 2016 production outlook
  • World Nuclear News - UK decommissioning agency lays out plans to 2019
  • Crain's Chicago Business - Exelon undercuts Ohio rival's bid to save its power plants - Steve Daniels
  • The Economist - The Labour Party: Trident wars ahead
  • Palm Beach Post - Hearings set on impact from salinity levels in FPL nuke cooling canals - Susan Salisbury
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - DOE's cleanup manager gets high marks, $4.5M in fees - Frank Munger
  • Bellona - Arctic waste storage plans draw divided opinions from environmentalists - Charles Digges
  • Oak Ridger - Probe results favor Y-12 - Darrell Richardson
  • Livermore Independent - New Results from Experimental Facility Deepen Understanding of Dark Matter
  • Las Vegas SUN - Q+A: Hillary Clinton shares stances on Nevada solar shake-up, Bundy saga and Yucca dumpsite - Megan Messerly
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Centrus creates advisory board - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - All about Oak Ridge waste - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Army lab expands ORAU role - Frank Munger
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Radiation Risk: LNT Model Tested
  • Beyond Nuclear - SNL: "Palisades plant critics vow to continue fight over 'thermal shock' issue" (risks extend to Pt. Beach, Indian Pt., Diablo, & Beaver Valley)
  • Atomic Insights - Lake Gaston Association told to worry about uranium. Also encouraged to ask more questions - Rod Adams
  • The Guardian - EDF considers selling ?3bn stake in UK nuclear business to help fund reactors - Terry Macalister
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Speaks to CNN About DPRK Announcing Nuclear Test
  • BBC - Sweden's uncertain nuclear future
  • Trend News Agency - Nuke summit invitation indicative of Azerbaijan's authority - Ilhame Isabalayeva
  • Trend News Agency - Saudi Arabia can't bear Iran's returning to international arena - Nathalie Goulet
  • Trend News Agency - White House casts doubts on 'successful N. Korean nuclear test'
  • Yonhap News - Parliamentary committee adopts resolution against N. Korea's nuclear test - khj@yna.co.kr
  • Xinhua News - China firmly opposes DPRK's nuclear test
  • NHK World - Govt. to carefully handle nuclear pact with India
  • NHK World - EU to ease rules on Japanese food imports
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: 'Nursing care plan' for nuclear plants (Pt. 60) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Int'l coalition should try to force N. Korea to abandon nuke program
  • Japan Times - 'Zainichi' Koreans say North Korean nuclear test may fuel discrimination in Japan - Tomoko Otake
  • Kyodo News - Fire occurs at nuclear plant in central Japan, no radiation leaked

    Wednesday, January 06, 2016

  • National Journal - Why Election Years and Smooth Spending Bills Don't Mix - Sarah Mimms
  • BBC - North Korea 'H-bomb test': What do we know?
  • Arizona Daily Star - Increase in radiation stalls mine permits near Canyon - Brandon Loomis
  • Contra Costa Times - Tri-Valley letters: Recent letter not by qualified climate scientist
  • Newswise - Story Tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2016 - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • AP - Navy leader says 'nukes' essential to US survival - Robert Burns
  • AP - North Korea says it tested H-bomb, though advance doubted - Foster Klug
  • AP - World reacts to N. Korean announcement of hydrogen bomb test
  • AP - H-bomb: More powerful than Hiroshima bomb, fits on missile - Yuri Kageyama
  • AP - N. Korea's bomb test further imperils relations with China - Christopher Bodeen
  • AP - The Latest: US can't confirm N. Korea nuke test
  • AP - N. Korea says it conducts successful powerful H-bomb test - FOSTER KLUG and KIM TONG-HYUNG
  • AP - The Latest: UN agency says nuclear test is breach of treaty
  • Reuters - North Korea says successfully conducts first H-bomb test, experts cast doubt - SEOUL | By Ju-min Park and Tony Munroe
  • Reuters - U.S. senator to push for more sanctions on North Korea - Susan Heavey
  • Reuters - Russia wants 'proportionate response' to North Korea nuclear test - Michelle Nichols
  • Reuters - IAEA says if confrmed North Korea nuclear test a "clear violation"
  • Reuters - Reported North Korea activity consistent with previous nuclear tests: U.S. sources - (Reporting by Mark Hosenball
  • Reuters - NATO calls on North Korea to end nuclear, ballistic missile programs - (Reporting by Robin Emmott; editing by Philip Blenkinsop)
  • Reuters - China urges North Korea to honor commitment to denuclearisation - Sui-Lee Wee
  • Reuters - Pride and power: North Korea nuke test plays to local as well as global audience - James Pearson
  • Reuters - North Korea test could put missile defense back in frame despite Chinese disquiet - Greg Torode
  • Reuters - H-bomb test "grave violation" of N.Korea's obligations if true, EU says - Robin Emmott
  • Reuters - Fears and joy at North Korea's nuclear test
  • Reuters - North Korea's nuclear test shocks the world
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Kazakhstan to privatise dozens of large companies by 2020 - Raushan Nurshayeva
  • Reuters - Japan nuclear regulator to brief on North Korea test radiation - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - North Korea nuclear test a "wake-up call" for the world - James Pearson
  • Reuters - South Korea says small amount of hydrogen may have been injected in North's device - Seyoung Lee and Jee Heun Kahng
  • Reuters - White House says cannot confirm North Korean nuclear test - Ayesha Rascoe
  • Reuters - U.S. says condemns any violation of U.N. resolutions on North Korea
  • Reuters - France condemns reported North Korea nuclear test - Ingrid Melander
  • Reuters - North Korea announces hydrogen nuclear test
  • Reuters - China's Xinhua: North Korea nuclear test runs counter to goal of denuclearisation - Sui-Lee Wee
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Bomb Claim Disputed Ahead of UN Security Meeting - Sam Kim, Sangwon Yoon
  • Bloomberg - Kim Jong Un Spurns Xi's Efforts to Bring Him in From the Cold - David Tweed
  • Bloomberg - What Are Kim Jong Un's Intensions in Hydrogen Test? - John Nilsson-Wright
  • Bloomberg - North Korea's Nuclear Claims Met With Skepticism - Virginie Maisonneuve
  • Bloomberg - U.K. Says North Korea Hydrogen Bomb Test Report a Provocation - Eddie Buckle
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Conducts Nuclear Bomb Test
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Nuclear Detonations, Missile Tests: Timeline - Sam Kim
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Says Conducted Nuclear Test Successfully
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Says It Tested Hydrogen Bomb
  • Sky News - Nuclear Arsenals Of The World: Who Owns What?
  • AllAfrica - Uganda: The Risks and Benefits of Going Nuclear - Luke Williams
  • Augusta Chronicle - Department of Energy announces intentions for disposal of plutonium - Travis Highfield
  • BBC - Stages of an underground nuclear test
  • Press of Atlantic City - Our view: S.J. nuclear energy industry could someday expand
  • Honolulu Civil Beat - Nuclear Victims: Will We Help Vets Who Cleaned Up After Atomic Blasts? - Chad Blair
  • Sky News - Captain Sacked After Grounding Nuclear Submarine
  • UPI - Navy commander relieved of duty for accident that caused $1M in damage to USS Georgia - Doug G. Ware
  • Luxemburger Wort - Luxembourg to discuss nuclear reactor concerns with Belgium
  • History News Network - The Shockingly High Number of Casualties of America's Nuclear Weapons Program - See more at: http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/161607#sthash.qeXTV3aq.kPhKF4aN.dpuf - Dr. Lawrence Wittner, Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany
  • Tri-City Herald - Energy Northwest pays fine over Richland nuclear security - Annette Cary
  • Korea Herald - Nuclear safety committee launches radiological monitoring - Lee Hyun-jeong
  • Prague Post - Nuclear reactors see lower output
  • Herald Scotland - Letter: We must turn to nuclear and shale to avoid an energy crisis - Struan Stevenson, Ballantrae, Girvan
  • CBS St. Louis - Westlake Citizens Headed to Washington Over Nuclear Waste
  • Yahoo! News - Nuclear plants along Mississippi, Missouri rivers not seen hurt by heavy rain -NRC
  • World Nuclear News - UK decommissioning agency lays out plans to 2019
  • World Nuclear News - Ningde 4 fuel loading completed
  • World Nuclear News - India charts progress with overseas partners
  • National Geographic - As Sea Levels Rise, Are Coastal Nuclear Plants Ready? - Christina Nunez
  • WickedLocal Kingston - A LOOK BACK at 2015: Entergy says it will shut down nuclear plant - Frank Mand
  • The Hindu - Nuclear tech can help clean Ganga: expert
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Ginna guards get gun-law waiver - Steve Orr
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - NRC Grants Weapons Pre-Emption Authority to Indian Point - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Florida Politics - Public Service Commission approves need for $1.3 billion FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy plant
  • Utility Dive - Exelon swoops in on FirstEnergy plant subsidy deal promising $2B in savings - Robert Walton
  • Japan Times - Local residents appeal ruling backing Takahama reactor restart
  • Brockton Enterprise - UMass grad students create plan for contaminated site in Hanover - Chris Burrell
  • DOE - Energy Department selects Battelle team for a deep borehole field test in North Dakota
  • CNBC - Malaysia's 1MDB may have overvalued property assets: Report
  • Western Morning News - Hinkley Point project may fail to meet budget target - WMNlynbarton
  • Augusta Chronicle - Department of Energy announces intentions for disposal of plutonium - Travis Highfield
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The balloon - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Sen receives Drell Award - Frank Munger
  • DOE - Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra to Lead Energy Department's Clean Energy Investment Center
  • NRC - Registration Opens for NRC's 2016 Regulatory Information Conference
  • NRC - NRC Grants Weapons Pre-Emption Authority to Nuclear Facilities in Two States
  • NRC blog - NRC Keeping an Eye on Water Levels along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers - Victor Dricks, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Region IV
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano's Statement on the DPRK's Announcement of a Nuclear Test
  • BBC - North Korea nuclear: 'First hydrogen bomb test' condemned
  • Yonhap News - Seoul citizens show concern over N. Korea's nuclear test - scaaet@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea to work with partners to punish N. Korea for H-bomb test - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - China 'firmly opposes' N. Korea's claimed H-bomb test - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - S. Korean military: N. Korea's blast doesn't seem to be from H-bomb - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Bellona - Newly freed from prison, ecologist Vitishko says he wouldn't have changed a thing - Charles Digges
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River Site, Page 470 [FR DOC #: 2015-33316]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HISTORM 100 Cask System; Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, Pages 371 - 378 [FR DOC #: 2015-33280]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Determining Which Structures, Systems, Components and Functions are Important to Safety, Pages 410 - 412 [FR DOC #: 2015-33287]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HISTORM 100 Cask System; Amendment No. 9, Revision 1, Pages 412 - 414 [FR DOC #: 2015-33279]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests to Export Nuclear Waste, Pages 516 - 517 [FR DOC #: 2015-33284]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests to Import Nuclear Waste, Page 516 [FR DOC #: 2015-33286]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Requests to Import Nuclear Waste, Pages 515 - 516 [FR DOC #: 2015-33282]
  • NHK World - NRA orders utilities to check nuclear plant cables
  • Japan Times - Japan deploys planes to collect radioactive material after North Korean nuclear test
  • Japan Times - NRA to call for checks of safety-related cables at nuclear plants
  • Japan Times - A-bomb survivors, families of abductees condemn North Korea's nuclear test
  • Mainichi Daily News - Natural earthquake vs. nuclear test: waveform graphs tell the story
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Experimental fast-breeder reactor Joyo (Pt. 59) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Global warming could negatively affect output of thermal, nuclear power stations: study
  • Natural Society - Safe? Nuclear Waste Site In St. Louis Sits Above Underground Fire - Julie Fidler
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Defending the Great Lakes must remain a priority - Candice Miller
  • WIVB - Higgins raises concerns over potential nuclear waste transport through region

    Tuesday, January 05, 2016

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Reid to host dinner party for 3 Demo presidential hopefuls - Bethany Barnes
  • Village Voice - 'Troublemakers' Looks Back at the Land Artists Whose Work May Outlast Humanity - Alan Scherstuhl
  • E&E Daily - HOUSE: Shimkus, Barton eye Energy and Commerce gavel - Hannah Northey and Geof Koss
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Etc: Nuclear cleanup to be subject of Thursday talk - Annie Charnley Eveland
  • Tri-City Herald - ID requirements for 2016 air travel, Hanford explained - Wendy Culverwell and Annette Cary
  • Oak Ridger - Oak Ridge's secret plutonium experiment - D. Ray Smith and Carolyn Krause/Historically Speaking
  • Gizmag - Four new elements confirmed
  • Deseret News - Environmental agency tackles year of challenges - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Bloomberg - Japan's $25B Nuclear Recycling Quest
  • Bloomberg - Japan's $25 Billion Nuclear Recycling Quest Enters 28th Year - Stephen Stapczynski, Emi Urabe
  • Reuters - U.S. naval chief eyes new approaches for quickly changing threats - Andrea Shalal
  • New York Times - Bitter Debate Over Nuclear Power Simmers in Rural South Korea - Choe Sang-Hun
  • Japan Times - Japan's ?2.9 trillion nuclear recycling quest coming up on three decades - Emi Urabe and Stephen Stapczynski
  • MetroNews Canada - Is Toronto ready for a nuclear radiation emergency? - Torstar News Service
  • Greenville News - Oconee nuclear station faces special inspection - Eric Connor
  • Oneindia - 'Make in India' for affordable nuclear power: Expert
  • Business Standard India - Indian Science Congress: 'Make in India key for nuclear power growth' - Alnoor Peermohamed
  • Viet Nam News - Cement firm's radioactive material goes missing - BusinessTech
  • SA Business Tech - Why South Africa's nuclear energy plan will likely fail - News24Wire
  • Pakistan News - Nuclear d?j? vu - Amb (r) Zamir Akram
  • News Corp Australia - Peninsula completes first uranium delivery
  • Johannesburg BizNews - If NDP is our economic blueprint then nuclear programme is already dead - Alec Hogg
  • Valley Advocate - Vermont Yankee, a little less nuclear contamination to worry about
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Three states jump into Vermont Yankee trust fund fray - Mike Faher
  • Independent Australia - Five big nuclear issues for 2016 – and Australia's role in them - Noel Wauchope
  • Augusta Chronicle - Waste program at nuclear facility reaches milestone - Travis Highfield
  • Times of Israel - Workers at Dimona nuclear facility threaten strike
  • Warwick Daily News - OPINION: Nuclear issue 'not just about Oman Ama' - Marianne Irvine, Pratten
  • World Nuclear News - Two Chinese units complete commissioning tests
  • World Nuclear News - India charts progress with overseas partners
  • World Nuclear News - First criticality for Shin Kori 3
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea vindicates its pursuit of nukes
  • Newswise - DOE Pulse: Number 455 | December 28, 2015
  • Tri-City Herald - PNNL makes U.S. border radiation monitors smarter - Annette Cary
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA touts 2015 achievements - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - No charges in balloon landing; another Y-12 incident noted over the weekend - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - Look Me in the Eye - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Mainichi Daily News - Labor shortage sucks underage workers into Fukushima nuclear cleanup
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Idea for fast-breeder reactor Monju to incinerate spent nuclear fuel (Pt. 58) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 257 - 272 [FR DOC #: 2015-33260]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 272 - 278 [FR DOC #: 2015-32363]
  • Berkeley Daily Planet - DISPATCHES FROM THE EDGE:Dispatches Awards for 2015 (Opinion) - Conn Hallinan
  • Durham Region - Safety not guaranteed near nuclear plants in Pickering and Clarington, critics say - Daniel Otis
  • Janesville Gazette - Our Views: Wisconsin should lift long-time ban on nuclear plants - See more at: http://www.gazettextra.com/20160105/our_views_wisconsin_should_lift_long_time_ban_on_nuclear_plants#sthash.EmWD5zQd.dpuf
  • Warwick Daily News - MP reveals "deep reservations" for nuclear waste site

    Monday, January 04, 2016

  • Charleston Currents - FOCUS: Don't let S.C. become a nuclear dumping ground - Julie Hussey and JoAnne Day
  • Lewiston Tribune - Otter not alone in supporting INL spent fuel shipments - Mark Peters
  • Albuquerque Journal - John Heaton / Chairman, Carlsbad N.M. Mayor's Nuclear Task Force
  • Bloomberg - Power Plants Threatened as Global Warming Affects Water Supplies - Alex Nussbaum
  • Reuters - Germany sees no evidence Iran could retreat from nuclear deal - Gernot Heller
  • Reuters - E.ON splits businesses in step toward spin-off - Christoph Steitz
  • The Independent - China to build 40 nuclear power plants over the next five years - Jon Stone
  • Charleston Post Courier - Builder of delayed South Carolina nuclear power project is sold
  • CounterPunch - American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program - Lawrence Wittner, Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - COLUMN: American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program - Lawrence S. Wittner
  • CleanTechnica - Finland Shoots Down Russia Nuclear Energy Option With "Super-Grid" Option - Tina Casey
  • Forbes - As The World Warms To Nuclear Power, The Outlook For Uranium Is Up - James Conca
  • Sarnia Observer - Letter: Nuclear the least expensive option - Peter Mitchell, Sarnia
  • Phoenix New Times - Radioactive Dust Surges Near Mine Close to Grand Canyon - Miriam Wasser
  • Viet Nam News - Nuclear power key for security
  • DutchNews - Dutch fear impact of Belgian nuclear power plant problems
  • Economic Times - Govt approves setting up a Nuclear Liability Fund with a corpus of Rs 2,000 crore - Aman Sharma
  • World Nuclear News - World starts up 10, shuts down eight, nuclear reactors in 2015
  • World Nuclear News - Prototype CAP1400 fuel assembly produced
  • World Nuclear News - Final module installed at Sanmen 2
  • World Nuclear News - Simulator delivered for China's HTR-PM
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant's education, training center opened in Ostrovets
  • Irish Journal - Britain v Russia: The ex-spy, radioactive tea and a search for truth
  • Wall Street Journal - Letters: Solar Energy Is the Future; You Can't Stop It
  • WYFF Greenville - Degraded power cables at Oconee nuclear plant lead to special inspection - Carla Field
  • Energy Collective - Why the Next Generation of Nuclear Energy Technology Innovation Won't Be like the Last One - Dan Yurman
  • nineMSN - Qld locals reject nuclear waste dump
  • New Matilda - Nuclear and Nonsense: An Insider's Guide On Making Renewables Work - Terry Leach
  • Beaver County Times - Faulty sensor causes false fire alarm at Beaver Valley nuclear plant - Jared Stonesifer
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Bird's eye view of Oak Ridge Federal Building (1971) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 confiscates balloon that lands near plant - Frank Munger
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Special Inspection at Oconee Nuclear Plant
  • IAEA - Looking Ahead: Important 2016 Events - Rodolfo Quevenco, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea may be readying for thermonuclear weapon tests: S. Korean military
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Construction Permit Applications: Northwest Medical Isotopes, LLC, Pages 101 - 102 [FR DOC #: 2015-33025]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Direct Transfers of Licenses; Applications: Crystal River Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 3, Pages 98 - 101 [FR DOC #: 2015-33024]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 98 [FR DOC #: 2015-33130]
  • NHK World - Fukushima asks govt. for forest decontamination
  • Fukushima Diary - I-131 still detected from two sewage plants in Tokyo this December - Iori Mochizuki
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Electric power industry cold toward fast-breeder reactors (Pt. 57)
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Sunflower Newsletter: January 2016
  • Truthdig - A Most Unhappy New Year at Guantanamo - Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan
  • New York Times - Editorial: The Pentagon's Insubordination on Guant?namo
  • Ecowatch - Wind Power Guru: Nukes Fail to Gain Traction in Monumental Paris Accord - Harvey Wasserman
  • The Guardian - Queensland community Oman Ama reject proposed nuclear waste dump
  • Warwick Daily News - Anxiety 'ramping up' among Oman Ama residents: neighbour

    Sunday, January 03, 2016

  • Santa Fe New Mexican - A history of innovation and dysfunction at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Legal Newsline - Washington AG, DOE file competing proposals for Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup - Mark Iandolo
  • Tri-City Herald - One more Hanford waste tank considered emptied - Annette Cary
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Radioactive Aquifers in USA, Fukushima Water off West Coast USA
  • AP - White House says more work needed before any Iran sanctions - Kevin Freking
  • Reuters - White House: more time needed for new Iran missile sanctions - Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - White House: more time needed for new Iran missile sanctions - Jeff Mason
  • Hilton Head Island Packet - Editorial: SC message to world: No more plutonium
  • Albuquerque Journal - Safe nuclear power best to save planet - Gary L. Hoe, PE
  • La Crosse Tribune - Jeff Bryan: Nuclear power is safe energy choice - Jeff Bryan, La Crosse
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert - Curtis Spicer
  • RT - Belgian nuclear plant's reactor shuts down days after reboot
  • News24 - Serious Nuclear oversight concerns - Desmund Bernardo
  • Southeast Missourian - EPA orders barrier for nuclear waste at Missouri landfill - Jim Salter
  • UAE National - Interest in UAE's nuclear industry heats up - Caline Malek
  • Hindu Business Line - India's nuclear regulators have been audited - Mp Ram Mohan, Els Reynaers Kini
  • IOL - 'Say no to nuclear programme' - Lungani Zungu
  • Tehran Times - Start of Iranian deal will kick off massive nuclear inspection effort: Amano
  • Trend News Agency - Iran accepts IAEA supervision on nuclear program
  • Kuwait Times - Iran-US tensions flare over sanctions threat – New sanctions could jeopardize hard-won nuke deal
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Chronology of major incidents marking Los Alamos National Laboratory's management history
  • National Geographic - Pictures: Lessons Learned from Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Ari Beser
  • AirForceTimes - Plan to treat groundwater at former Wyoming missile site continues - Madison Messenger
  • Danville Register & Bee - Local legislators critique budget size, offer plans for 2016 session
  • Brisbane Times - Oman Ama residents reject proposal for nuclear waste disposal site - Drew Creighton
  • Reuters - Engie shuts Belgian nuclear reactor due to alternator problem - Philip Blenkinsop
  • Chandigarh Tribune - President gives assent to 5 key legislations - Daily Mirror
  • Sunday Mirror - WWII shipwreck packed bombs that could destroy a Kent port pictured using high-tech sonar - Sam Webb
  • NHK World - Fukushima evacuees hold 'Coming of Age' ceremony

    Saturday, January 02, 2016

  • Petoskey News-Review - New maps show possible routes for nuclear waste transport
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Identity of man found dead at WIPP released - Maddy Hayden
  • LA Monitor - Change in LANL contract could affect taxes - Associated Press
  • Grand Forks Herald - George Lerner: Molten salt reactors greatly ease fears, expense of nuclear power - George Lerner
  • Wall Street Journal - Study Finds Radioactive Waste at St. Louis-Area Landfill Has Migrated Off-Site - John R. Emshwiller and Gary Fields
  • ecns.cn - First nuclear plant in ethnic minority region begins operations
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Remediation brings nuclear to young students - Derrek Asberry
  • Press TV - New sanctions on Iran prove America can't be trusted: Analyst
  • Reuters - Defiant Iran pledges to ramp up missile program, in challenge for Obama - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Korea Times - N. Korea seen to push ahead with nuclear ambition this year - Choi Sung-jin
  • Yonhap News - U.S. asked N. Korea's chief nuclear envoy to meet S. Korean counterpart after 2012 deal: Clinton email - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Arirang News - N. Korea looking to conduct nuclear bomb test in 2016: think tank Updated: 2016-01-02 18:23:33 KST - mkji@arirang.co.kr
  • Tasnim News Agency (press release) - Parliament Ready to Retaliate US Breaches of JCPOA: Iran's Larijani
  • Wyoming Tribune - No citizen advisory panel for Cheyenne missile site cleanup
  • Global Research - Delusional US Claimed 2015 "Success Stories": Reinventing History on the "Official State Department Blog" - Stephen Lendman
  • Billings Gazette - Don't panic over misinformation on Clean Power Plan - Dick Barrett
  • Dong-A Ilbo - N. Korean leader stresses dialogue without mentioning nuclear weapons program
  • New Straits Times - Another meeting on bauxite woes - Aina Nasa
  • KNPR Las Vegas - NV Officials Look For Ways To Prevent Another Blast At Beatty Waste Dump - Associated Press
  • The Hindu - N-plant: NPCIL to deposit Rs. 1,200 cr. for R&R package
  • Mehr News Agency - US to become isolated if acting against JCPOA
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's petrochemical sanctions fully removed
  • Xinhua News - Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terror charges, including Shi'ite cleric
  • Aiken Standard - EDITORIAL: The time to pay the piper arrives for DOE
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Reid talks about his goals for final year in U.S. Senate - Peter Urban
  • Oak Ridge Today - Demolition could start this year on K-27, last of five gaseous diffusion buildings - John Huotari
  • New York Times - Memories of Whistling Past Nuclear Armageddon - Francis X. Clines
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Earthquake shakes part of Rockland - Jane Lerner
  • Japan Times - Diving in the Marshall Islands with fish, wrecks - Nick Perry
  • Los Angeles Times - Q&A PUC's Michael Picker on San Onofre, San Bruno and California's energy outlook - Ivan Penn
  • Los Angeles Times - State investigator lays out developing criminal case against former PUC president - Jeff McDonald and Ricky Young
  • Asahi Shimbun - Temporary housing in Tohoku to get new life after evacuees move out - Hideaki Ishibashi
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: The Monju reactor's enormous expense (Pt. 55) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • NHK World - TEPCO to tackle removal of molten nuclear fuel
  • NHK World - 100,000 still displaced 5 yrs after nuclear crisis
  • AP - White House says more work needed before any Iran sanctions - Kevin Freking
  • Reuters - White House: more time needed for new Iran missile sanctions - Jeff Mason
  • Reuters - White House: more time needed for new Iran missile sanctions - Jeff Mason
  • Hilton Head Island Packet - Editorial: SC message to world: No more plutonium
  • Albuquerque Journal - Safe nuclear power best to save planet - Gary L. Hoe, PE
  • La Crosse Tribune - Jeff Bryan: Nuclear power is safe energy choice - Jeff Bryan, La Crosse
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert - Curtis Spicer
  • RT - Belgian nuclear plant's reactor shuts down days after reboot
  • News24 - Serious Nuclear oversight concerns - Desmund Bernardo
  • Southeast Missourian - EPA orders barrier for nuclear waste at Missouri landfill - Jim Salter
  • UAE National - Interest in UAE's nuclear industry heats up - Caline Malek
  • Hindu Business Line - India's nuclear regulators have been audited - Mp Ram Mohan, Els Reynaers Kini
  • IOL - 'Say no to nuclear programme' - Lungani Zungu
  • Tehran Times - Start of Iranian deal will kick off massive nuclear inspection effort: Amano
  • Trend News Agency - Iran accepts IAEA supervision on nuclear program
  • Kuwait Times - Iran-US tensions flare over sanctions threat – New sanctions could jeopardize hard-won nuke deal
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Chronology of major incidents marking Los Alamos National Laboratory's management history
  • National Geographic - Pictures: Lessons Learned from Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Ari Beser
  • AirForceTimes - Plan to treat groundwater at former Wyoming missile site continues - Madison Messenger
  • Danville Register & Bee - Local legislators critique budget size, offer plans for 2016 session
  • Brisbane Times - Oman Ama residents reject proposal for nuclear waste disposal site - Drew Creighton
  • Reuters - Engie shuts Belgian nuclear reactor due to alternator problem - Philip Blenkinsop
  • Chandigarh Tribune - President gives assent to 5 key legislations - Daily Mirror
  • Sunday Mirror - WWII shipwreck packed bombs that could destroy a Kent port pictured using high-tech sonar - Sam Webb

    Friday, January 01, 2016

  • Huffington Post Australia - Bob Hawke Says Nuclear Waste Dump 'A Win-Win' For Australia - Josh Butler
  • The Ecologist - Cumbria flooding: Environment Agency issues alert on Drigg nuclear waste site - Marianne Birkby
  • RT - Radioactive materials spreading from St. Louis landfill report
  • Daily Caller - Pentagon Inspector General Brags About Non-Existent Cost Savings, Promptly Gets Served - Jonah Bennett
  • Northwest Public Radio - In Case You Missed It Here Are All The Daughter of Handford Stories - Kelsie Smith
  • Aiken Standard - Payday arrives for missed MOX milestones at the Savannah River Site - Derrek Asberry
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: New lab contractor needs to sweat the small stuff
  • Arizona Republic - Radiation rise stalls uranium mine permits near Grand Canyon - Brandon Loomis
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho part of talent pipeline for INL - Mark Peters
  • AP - North Korean leader talks war but doesn't comment on nukes - Kim Tong-Hyung
  • AP - EPA orders barrier for nuclear waste at Missouri landfill - Jim Salter
  • Bloomberg - North Korea's Kim Promises to Seek Better Ties With South Korea - Sam Kim
  • Reuters - White House delays imposing new sanctions on Iran: WSJ
  • Reuters - Rouhani expands Iran's missile program despite U.S. sanctions threat - Sam Wilkin
  • NPR - As Iran Moves Swiftly On Nuclear Deal, Sanctions Could Go Soon - Peter Kenyon
  • NBC Sandiego - Portions of Land at San Onofre Nuclear Plant "May Be Contaminated": Navy - JW August
  • Times of India - India, Pakistan exchange list of nuke installations, prisoners
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - EPA proceeds with long-delayed barrier between burning landfill and radioactive waste - Jacob Barker
  • Gizmodo - The Secret Origins Of An Infamous, Plutonium-Filled Kids Toy - Esther Inglis-Arkell
  • Xinhua News - China's nuclear policy, strategy consistent: spokesperson
  • Daily Sabah - Turkey needs nuclear power plants and renewable energy
  • India Ministry of External Affairs - Exchange of list of Nuclear installations between India and Pakistan
  • Paducah Sun - DOE releases Paducah site review
  • Chicago Tribune - Editorial: Will a private-sector fusion solution meet all of our energy needs?
  • BBC - China defence: Work starts on second aircraft carrier
  • Los Angeles Times - PG&E plays coy on the future of Diablo Canyon nuclear plant - Michael Hiltzik
  • Wisconsin Public Radio - Assembly Considering Repeal Of Nuclear Power Plant Moratorium But Fate Uncertain In Senate - Shawn Johnson
  • Malaysia Chronicle - DESPERATE FOR CHINA'S CASH, NAJIB SELLS 1MDB ASSETS DIRT-CHEAP & MAY ALSO OFFER HSR DEAL - Liew Chin Tong
  • London Times - Britain's outback bomb test site is open for visitors - Bernard Lagan Maralinga
  • Trend News Agency - White House to delay Iran sanctions
  • Press TV - US preparing new sanctions over Iran's missile program
  • Yonhap News - Major shift in N.K. policy on Seoul could point to other causes of top official's death: U.S. expert - Chang Jae-soon
  • Yonhap News - (LEAD) N.K. leader says he's open to candid talks with S. Korea
  • Washington's Blog - Never Forget Your Country Admits to False Flag Terror
  • TIME - In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2015 - Rachel Lowry
  • Japan Times - Residents of disaster-hit areas mark New Year's with prayers for reconstruction nearly five years on - Albany Times Union?
  • Albany Times Union - Keep state's nuclear plants to clear the air - Arthur "Jerry" Kremer
  • POWERnews - Transforming Information Technology at the South Texas Project Nuclear Plant - Heather Caddie-Mendiola
  • POWERnews - Oil- and Gas-Rich UAE Banks on Nuclear Power - 01/01/2016 | Aaron Larson
  • POWERnews - IEA: World's Power Mix Is Seeing Unprecedented Transformation - Sonal Patel
  • Asahi Shimbun - Aki Okuda: The student who roused young Japanese from their political slumber - Misako Takahashi
  • NHK World - 100,000 still displaced 5 yrs after nuclear crisis
  • Japan Times - Residents of disaster-hit areas mark New Year's with prayers for reconstruction nearly five years on - KYODO

    Thursday, December 31, 2015

  • Statehouse Report - MY TURN: Don't let South Carolina become a nuclear dumping ground - Julie Hussey and JoAnne Day
  • Amarillo Globe News - Despite feds' claims of safety, workers still exposed to radiation
  • Silver City Sun News - WIPP fatality identified by sheriff's office
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP Emergency Operations Center Deactivated
  • KOB?4 Albuquerque - Worker found dead Sunday at WIPP; 3rd reported death during blizzard - Blair Miller
  • AP - China says it is building its second aircraft carrier - Christopher Bodeen
  • Bloomberg - Five Questions for Europe's Gloomy Natural Gas Market in 2016 - Kelly Gilblom, Anna Shiryaevskaya, Rob Verdonck
  • Reuters - Rouhani says Iran has right to develop missiles, expands program - Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - Iran denies it fired rockets near U.S. warship in Gulf
  • Reuters - Iran says any U.S. sanctions on missiles illegal
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Malaysia's 1MDB in $1.7 bln asset sale, PM says debt mostly gone - Rozanna Latiff
  • Reuters - U.S. preparing sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program: sources - Patricia Zengerle in Washington, Jeff Mason in Honoloulu and Sangameswaran S in Bengaluru
  • Reuters - Japan state-backed fund to support Toshiba's restructuring - Nikkei - Nikhil Subba in Bengaluru
  • Catholic Herald - South African bishops call for referendum on nuclear power plants
  • Center for Public Integrity - ISIS and fumbling control of nuclear materials: Center's investigations into global threats in 2015
  • nineMSN - Aust demands UK pay up for nuclear mess
  • FirstPost - The problems with India's atomic energy expansion: A critique by a nuclear energy evangelist - Jaideep Prabhu
  • TucsonSentinel - Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert - Curtis Spicer
  • CBS Pittsburgh - Feds Commit To $350 Million Plan To Clean Up Armstrong Co. Nuke Dump Site - Andy Sheehan
  • CBS Pittsburgh - Richard Lester's "A Roadmap for U.S. Nuclear Energy Innovation" - Rod Adams
  • World Nuclear News - Russia renames overseas subsidiary
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese firms join forces to market Hualong One abroad
  • World Nuclear News - World's last operating Magnox reactor closes
  • Hans India - 2016 to see more action on N power front
  • St. Charles Herald Guide - Waterford 3 contractors falsified inspection records - Anna Thibodeaux
  • Greenfield Recorder - Things far from quiet for nuke plant despite spending the year shuttered - Susan Smallheer
  • KSNV News3LV - Report on radioactive dump blast leaves fault, fix questions
  • Moab Times-Independent - Radioactive ore samples found in storage at Museum of Moab - Molly Marcello
  • PennEnergy - ASLB to hold evidentiary hearing on Turkey Point Canal temperature issue
  • Daily Post North Wales - Watch the moment 'stop' button is pressed at Wylfa nuclear power plant - Gareth Wyn-Williams
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Study says radon gas migrating off of West Lake landfill - Jacob Barker
  • Columbia Journalism Review - How to write 107,000 stories - Chava Gourarie
  • SFGate - State looking at criminal charges against former CPUC president - Bob Egelko
  • Asahi Shimbun - INSIGHT: Communities displaced by 2011 disaster deprived of rights to vote, live - Toshihide Ueda
  • Lawrence Journal World - Editorial: Utility curve
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Post-blizzard Pantex - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 75,000 gallons of rad-hot sludge and counting - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - IAEA Highlights and Achievements in 2015 – A Year in Review - Andrew Green and Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency - Iran boost missile power as reports emerge of US plans for imposing sanctions
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to response US intervening action over its military programs - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - US preparing fresh sanctions on Iran
  • GreenWorld - Looking back–for just one day - Michael Mariotte
  • Asahi Shimbun - INSIGHT: Communities displaced by 2011 disaster deprived of rights to vote, live - Toshihide Ueda
  • JAIF - Fuel Being Loaded into Takahama-3 NPP
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Prospects of nuclear fuel processing remain unclear (Pt. 56)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Radiation-contaminated water at Fukushima plant on the rise
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea forging ahead with excavation of new nuclear test tunnel: 38 North
  • Press TV - US preparing new sanctions over Iran's missile program
  • SA Independent - Calls for govt to suspend nuke plans
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Weekly Receipt; Availability, Page 81818 [FR DOC #: 2015-32971]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Entergy Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 81872 - 81875 [FR DOC #: 2015-32932] http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/calls-for-govt-to-suspend-nuke-plans-1965336 Calls for govt to suspend nuke plans

    Wednesday, December 30, 2015

  • Fox News Latino - Colombian police arrest man who was stockpiling radioactive material
  • Amarillo Globe News - Many nuclear workers can't get financial help despite deadly illnesses
  • Idaho Mountain Express - INL's research role will continue in 2016 - Mark Peters
  • Independent Catholic News - Viewpoint: A healthy, sustainable future can only be nuclear-free - Elizabeth Ingrams
  • Reuters - Britain shuts its oldest nuclear reactor - Nerijus Adomaitis
  • Reuters - India says expects Westinghouse reactor deal in 2016 - Sankalp Phartiyal
  • Financial Times - Nuclear energy: Beijing's power play - Christopher Adams and Lucy Hornby
  • BBC - Wylfa: Last day for Anglesey nuclear plant - Economic Times
  • Economic Times - Cabinet nod for Indo-Australian civil nuclear cooperation deal
  • RT - Belgium's nuclear power plants 'falling to bits' – German officials
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Australian uranium in demand as China goes full steam for nuclear - Stephen Cauchi
  • Japan Times - Editorial: No endorsement of nuclear safety
  • The Diplomat - China's Nuclear Power Debate: Is nuclear power the answer to China's clean energy quest? - Zhang Chun
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site could get nearly 2,000 pounds of plutonium for storage - Travis Highfield
  • Wisconsin State Journal - GOP lawmakers lead new effort to lift nuclear freeze - Steven Verburg
  • DOE:EM - DOE Releases Request for Information for the West Valley Demonstration Project Technical Services to Develop a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Procurement - Lynette Chafin
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Wisconsin moves toward eliminating nuclear power limits
  • KNAU Arizona Public Radio - Uranium Level in Soil Spikes at Mine Near Grand Canyon - Ryan Heinsius
  • Cibola County Beacon - Commission Separated On Uranium Mining - Donald Jaramillo
  • China Daily - China has world's largest nuclear power capacity under construction - Blackpool Gazette
  • Daily Mirror - Incredible light display welcomes Fukushima families returning to homes for first time since 2011 disaster - Simon Carr
  • DOE:EERE - Making a Difference: Heavy-Duty Combustion Engine Research Saved Billions - Shannon Brescher Shea, Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program
  • Blackpool Gazette - MP backs future nuclear energy bid
  • China Daily - Nuclear venture formed to design third-generation reactor - Lyu Chang
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Radioactive Sludge found in Oak Ridge Sewers near Factory Similar in Function to former Huntington Uranium/Nickel Processing Facility - Tony E. Rutherford
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 mercury treatment taking shape; DOE contractors sharing info - Frank Munger
  • Sheffield Telegraph - Sheffield in ?400bn drive for nuclear
  • Star Africa - South Africa clarifies position on nuclear energy development project
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - RUPPUR NUCLEAR POWER PLANT: BANGLADESH'S POTENTIAL BLACKHOLE - A Rahman
  • World Nuclear News - Russia's Tenex sees $500 million rise in export revenue
  • World Nuclear News - China's Changjiang 1 enters commercial operation
  • World Nuclear News - China launches Phase II of Fangchenggang and Tianwan projects
  • World Nuclear News - South African Cabinet approves nuclear program Request for Proposal
  • World Nuclear News - USA applauds Iran's uranium shipment to Russia
  • World Nuclear News - Bangladesh, Russia ink $12.65 billion Rooppur plant deal
  • Dhaka Tribune - The Rooppur question - Abdul Matin
  • The Hindu - Anti-nuclear activist Muhilan produced in Valliyoor Court
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Series on nuclear radiation was sensationalized - Dr. Antone L. Brooks, Kennewick
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukraine to sign agreement on nuclear energy with Australia in 2016
  • Orlando Sentinel - OpEd: Why nukes should interest young people - William Lambers
  • Macau Daily Times - Several nuclear plants close to Macau
  • BBC - Wylfa in pictures: Nuclear station over 50 years
  • Daily News Egypt - Egypt's nuclear dream realised with Russian technology after 60-year delay
  • Times of India - Govt to sign nuclear damages pact - Indrani Bagchi
  • Northumberland News - Bruce Power refurbishment good for Northumberland
  • Belfast Telegraph - Secret files: Russia nearly dropped an atomic-powered spy satellite on Northern Ireland - Adrian Rutherford
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site could get nearly 2,000 pounds of plutonium for storage
  • News24 - Has the Fukushima disaster really hurt no one? A response to Kelvin Kemm - Michelle Laureen Crowley
  • Politicsweb - Govt must suspend nuclear build plans - Catholic bishops
  • WKMS Murrey State, KY - Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler on PGDP Cleanup Funding, Future of Site - John Null
  • Oak Ridge Today - DOE launches K-25 Virtual Museum, helps preserve history of Manhattan Project site
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Fairewinds' Arnie Gundersen on Caravan to Midnight, December 20, 2015
  • IPS - American Mining Giant Escaped Indonesian Law with ISDS - Eve Schram
  • Atomic Insights - Virginia Loves Nuclear But Hates Uranium – Why? - Rod Adams
  • DOE - the Numbers: 2015 at the Energy Department - Allison Lantero, Digital Content Specialist, Office of Public Affairs
  • NRC - ASLB to Hold Evidentiary Hearing on Turkey Point Canal Temperature Issue
  • Beyond Nuclear - Davis-Besse atomic reactor's emergency diesel generator voltage too low to connect to safety and cooling systems
  • BBC - Wylfa: Countdown to shutdown of nuclear power station - George Herd
  • Trend News Agency - Azerbaijan helps Iran ship enriched uranium - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - Sanctions removal unlikely to help Iran's crippling economy - Farhad Daneshvar
  • The Guardian - Wylfa nuclear plant closes in Wales - Terry Macalister
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada, Pages 81533 - 81534 [FR DOC #: 2015-32882]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Monitoring of Neutron-Absorbing Materials in Spent Fuel Pools, Pages 81560 - 81561 [FR DOC #: 2015-32836]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Personal Qualification StatementLicensee, Pages 81559 - 81560 [FR DOC #: 2015-32845]
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Proposed Rules: Occupational Exposure to Beryllium; Public Hearings, Pages 81475 - 81477 [FR DOC #: 2015-32764]
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 7, Issue 15 | Dec. 29, 2015
  • Unz Review - Retro Cold War Guff from the NY Times - Eric Margolis
  • Japan Times - Fox seen in dangerously radioactive reactor 2 building at Fukushima No. 1 before vanishing from view
  • Fukushima Diary - 5,600 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from vacuum cleaner dust accumulated from this September in Iwaki city - Iori Mochizuki
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fox finds way into highly radioactive reactor building at Fukushima plant
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - JA Fukushima direct-sales shops set sales records
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: The Monju reactor's enormous expense (Pt. 55)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Facility to extract 'super' plutonium shut down due to cost (Pt. 54)
  • Kyodo News - Panel holds 1st meeting to discuss new Monju reactor operator
  • Kyodo News - FOCUS: Problems with prototype reactor threaten nuclear fuel recycling plan - Yoshio Takahashi

    Tuesday, December 29, 2015

  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Series on nuclear radiation didn't give perspective on cancer rates - Mike Lawrence, West Richland
  • Amarillo Globe News - Nuclear workers: Projects' results were worth illnesses, deaths
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP employee found dead on the job - Lauren Villagran
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Officials confirm one death at WIPP - Jessica Onsurez
  • Portsmouth News - Revealed: explosives and uranium dumped at Hampshire tips
  • AP - Crusading former Pentagon chief: nuclear dangers are growing - Robert Burns
  • AP - Russia removes Iran's enriched uranium as per nuke deal - George Jahn
  • Reuters - Toshiba says to seek new $2.5 billion credit line for restructuring - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - Ship with low-enriched uranium leaves Iran for Russia: U.S. - Arshad Mohammed
  • The Guardian - Iran ships 25,000lb of low-enriched uranium to Russia as part of nuclear deal - David Smith in Washington
  • Reuters - RPT-Uranium prices set to march higher as climate deal boosts nuclear - Clara Denina
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Department Clarifies Developments in Nuclear Build Programme
  • ABC News - 'Millennium Physicist' Ready to Take Helm at Nuclear Center - Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
  • Economic Times - Russian nuclear-reactor to India rated higher than others
  • SA Times - SA must hold nuclear referendum: Catholic Church - Matthew le Cordeur
  • SA Independent - No economic justification for nuclear power - Mike Kantey
  • Sputnik News - Released US Nuclear Plans Show Soviet Deterrent Saved Europe
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Floodwaters from record rain not radioactive – but deadly for some in Missouri as many roads close - V?ronique LaCapra & Rachel Lippmann
  • ScienceBlog - Nuclear waste storage sites in rock salt may be more vulnerable than previously thought
  • Durham Region - Darlington nuclear plant gets 10-year license renewal - Jennifer O'Meara
  • Asahi Shimbun - Animal spotted prowling inside Fukushima nuclear plant's reactor building - Koji Kitabayashi
  • Energy Voice - Radioactive uranium sent to Sellafield to reprocess
  • Energy Voice - Radioactive uranium sent to Sellafield to reprocess - Erikka Askeland
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Duke Energy looks to build 70-acre training center at nuclear plant - Amanda Hoyle
  • Calcutta Telegraph - Russian nuclear-sub deal runs into hurdle - Sujan Dutta and Charu Sudan Kasturi
  • Dunfermline Press - 'Good progress' being made on dismantling nuclear submarines in Rosyth
  • New Baltimore Voice - St. Clair joins local communities in opposing Canadian nuclear waste dump - Jim Bloch
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Expert: nuclear power helps Vietnam ensure energy security
  • Greenville News - Eliminate credits and level the energy playing field - J. Winston Porter
  • Lower Hudson Journal - View: Keeping Indian Point running, at what cost? - Gary Shaw
  • Cape Cod Times - NRC extends comment period for plant closings - Christine Legere
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Radioactivity lingers at Oak Ridge sewer plant - Frank Munger
  • Southern Maryland News - After Fukushima, Calvert Cliffs implements new standards - Sarah Fleischman
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A scary look at niobium - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Safety allegations at Y-12 not confirmed; IG report cites positives at Oak Ridge plant - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Blizzard shut down Pantex nukes plant - Frank Munger
  • NRC - NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Columbia Generating Station
  • NRC blog - Guiding Our Reviews of Subsequent License Renewal - Albert Wong, Division of License Renewal, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
  • Trend News Agency - Iran confirms receiving 200 tons of yellowcake - Khalid Kazimov
  • Press TV - Iran sends low-enriched uranium to Russia under nuclear agreement
  • Defense Department - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons, Pages 81328 - 81329 [FR DOC #: 2015-32674]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Meetings: Science Advisory Board Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory Panel; Teleconferences, Pages 81321 - 81323 [FR DOC #: 2015-32738]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 2 and 3, Pages 81377 - 81378 [FR DOC #: 2015-32777]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 81376 [FR DOC #: 2015-32807]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Training and Qualification of Security Personnel at Nuclear Power Reactor Facilities, Pages 81376 - 81377 [FR DOC #: 2015-32778]
  • NHK World - Takahama reactor likely to be reactivated in Jan.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fox finds way into highly radioactive reactor building at Fukushima plant
  • Jiji Press - Govt Panel Begins Talks on Trouble-Prone Monju Program

    Monday, December 28, 2015

  • KOLO 8 Reno - Bernie Sanders Revs Up Crowd In Reno, Calling for "Political Revolution" - Catherine Van
  • Catch News - Shell price: a controversy erupts over the army's new firing range in Kashmir - Gowhar Geelani
  • Greater Kashmir - Bajpathri - a disaster in the making: KCSDS resolution
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Changing of the guard at Oak Ridge labor group - Frank Munger
  • Amarillo Globe News - New nuclear weapons and an attack on worker benefits - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise, Frank Matt and Samantha Ehlinger
  • Reuters - Uranium prices set to march higher as climate deal boosts nuclear - Clara Denina
  • Reuters - India deal unlikely to secure Toshiba's lofty nuclear plans - Makiko Yamazaki
  • New York Times - Editorial: New Tensions Over the Iran Nuclear Deal
  • Jordan Times - Editorial: Commission launches general policy on nuclear safety - Mohammad Ghazal
  • Washington Post - Russia's new underwater nuclear drone should raise alarm bells
  • Daily Express - Nuclear terror ALERT: Police arrest three men near Sellafield - Chris Riches
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Nuclear Energy Plan Can Fail At Any Point - Expert - Matthew Le Cordeur
  • Mail & Guardian - Nuke procurement: Cabinet authorises request for proposals
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Energy Ministry Confirms Next Step in Nuclear Plan - Matthew Le Cordeur
  • iAfrica - Nuclear power process started - dept
  • TechCentral - Nuclear plan 'far from a done deal' - Chris Yelland
  • OilPrice - China's $1 Trillion Nuclear Plan
  • Belfast Telegraph - Trident nuclear deterrent under threat from underwater drones, expert warns
  • Sarnia Observer - Nuclear energy costly, and the cost will only increase
  • TASS - Source says Ukraine fully paid for nuclear fuel supplies from Russia in 2015
  • TASS - Russian nuclear corporation plans to boost foreign contracts to $160 bln – source
  • TASS - Russia, Iran to begin joint construction of nuclear plants in Iran within weeks – media
  • Omaha World-Herald - World-Herald editorial: The future of the U.S. nuclear triad worth debating
  • Japan Today - Problems with prototype Monju reactor threaten nuclear fuel recycling plan
  • The Hindu - 'Embargoes helped India develop nuclear power technologies'
  • AllAfrica - Kenya: Nuclear Technology Will Solve Our Health, Energy and Food Concerns - Interview by Ramadhan Rajab
  • TASS - Russian nuclear fuel company back on Polish market after 7 years' break
  • Asahi Shimbun - Suicides rise among Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees - Mana Nagano
  • Japan Times - Fukushima population at postwar low, down 5.7%, as nuclear disaster evacuees steer clear: census
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - TIB concerned over Rooppur nuke plant's safety
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: Approval to restart Takahama reactors based on unmet conditions, weak promises - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Reuters - Czech Dukovany nuclear plant faces longer shutdowns next year - Jan Lopatka
  • The Connexion - Iodine tablets for 400,000 homes
  • Daily Camera - Letter: Steven Hoffman: Nuclear is clean power . . . except for the accidents - Steven Hoffman, Longmont
  • London Times - Secret plan drawn up to move nuclear base - Marc Horne
  • CleanTechnica - Solar Could Produce As Much Electricity As Hinkley C For Much Less Money - Tina Casey
  • Sputnik News - Rosatom Tops $110 Billion in 10-Year Volume of Exports
  • Sputnik News - Russian Nuclear Sub Pskov Returns to Northern Fleet After Reparation
  • Las Vegas SUN - A peek into the mind of Howard Hughes - Megan Messerly, J.D. Morris
  • SABC - SA initiates nuclear power procurement process
  • Kenya Star - Nuclear technology will solve our health, energy and food concerns - Ramadhan Rajab
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Fed audit raises concerns about Y-12's lithium mission - Frank Munger
  • Japan Times - More than 200 firms apply to be power retailers ahead of industry shake-up in January
  • Trend News Agency - Turkey says Iran nuke deal not final - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - "US government to answer to Iran if JCPOA conditions violated" - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's IRGC supplied with disputed ballistic missile - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Russia completes enriched uranium withdrawal from Iran – source
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Decommissioning Power Reactors, Pages 80709 - 80710 [FR DOC #: 2015-32599]
  • Veterans Affairs Department - Notices: Meetings: Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses, Page 80881 [FR DOC #: 2015-32628]
  • New York Times - Questions on Direction of a Paper in Las Vegas - Barry Meier And Sydney Ember
  • Corvallis Gazette Times - Interview: Peril and promise - Ambassador Thomas Graham, one of the world's foremost experts on nuclear proliferation
  • Financial Express Bangladesh - The government's New Year gift to the people - Zeenat Khan from Maryland, USA
  • Wisconsin State Journal - GOP lawmakers lead new effort to lift nuclear freeze - Steven Verburg
  • Fukushima Diary - A new species of shrimp discovered in swimming beach of Japan - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Panel to study who should run fast-breeder reactor
  • Kyodo News - Panel holds 1st meeting to discuss new Monju reactor operator
  • Asahi Shimbun - Restoring memories: Volunteers return thousands of photos to tsunami survivors - Yosuke Akai
  • Japan Times - Panel holds first meeting on finding new Monju reactor operator
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: 'Super' plutonium (Pt. 53) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Vague language left gov't on hook for nuke disaster cleanup costs, but for how much?
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Is Japan's defense spending getting out of hand?
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO refusing to pay for decontamination work planned since end of FY '13
  • Mainichi Daily News - Wall to protect against tsunami built at Hamaoka nuclear plant
  • Enformable - The Animals at Fukushima Daiichi and Chernobyl - Lucas W Hixson
  • New Yorker - August 31, 1946 issue: Hiroshima - John Hersey
  • Silver City Sun News - Dead body found at radioactive waste facility - Silver City Sun-News
  • New Yorker - August 12, 2014 issue:Hiroshima and the Inheritance of Trauma - Sarah Stillman
  • New Yorker - September 30, 2013 Issue: Books: Nukes of Hazard, Eric Schlosser's "Command and Control." - Louis Menand

    Sunday, December 27, 2015

  • Kashmir Media Service - Testing of depleted Uranium's artillary shells at Bajpathri opposed
  • Reuters - Behind the scenes, Pakistan's military helped revive talks with India - Mehreen Zahra-Malik
  • South African Broadcasting Corporation - SA initiates nuclear power procurement process
  • Japan Times - Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan
  • Fin24 - asdf
  • Fin24 - Nuclear site nod
  • Fin24 - Nuclear energy plan can fail at any point - expert
  • Fin24 - Puzzling nuclear stamp mystery solved
  • Fin24 - Energy ministry confirms next step in nuclear plan
  • Fin24 - Behind Eskom's nuclear environmental impact assessment
  • Deutsche Welle - Belgium restarts controversial aging nuclear reactor
  • Japan Times - Just days after fire, Belgium restarts aging Tihange nuclear reactor
  • Reuters - Belgium's Tihange 1 nuclear plant restarts after fire outage - Barbara Lewis
  • Roanoke Times - Gunter: Cheap? Clean? Nuclear power is neither
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Reader View: Changing our energy future – a daunting but necessary task - Mariel Nanasi
  • SA Business Day - SA's nuclear procurement process has begun, department confirms - Matthew le Cordeur
  • BBC - Tour of the museum that houses Ukraine's nuclear past
  • Economic Times - Foreign hand trying to stall India's atomic programme: AEC chief - Pallava Bagla
  • China Post - Nuke generator shut down after glitch
  • Aiken Standard - US Reps. Wilson, Clyburn voice support for sick nuclear workers - Derrek Asberry
  • Petra News Agency - EMRC announces nuclear safety policy
  • NorthJersey.com - New calls to shut Indian Point; plant's critics cite age, proximity to cities - Scott Fallon
  • Amarillo Globe News - A legacy of death: Workers' health is hidden cost of atomic arsenal
  • Reuters - South Africa initiates nuclear power procurement process - Ed Stoddard
  • Japan Times - Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge building's classified contents add to difficulty of demolition project - Frank Munger
  • Trend News Agency - Tehran to take measures against US plan to confiscate its assets - Khalid Kazimov
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel - Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard: Fukushima radiation: What's going on now? - Gary Griggs
  • care2 petitions - Demand Japan stops the daily dumping 300 tons of nuclear waste into the Pacific Ocean! - Robert Sand
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco reported radiation level of Reactor 2 suddenly dropped just after Reactor 4 blasted during 311 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Fukushima disaster plaintiffs to form association
  • Kyodo News - FOCUS: Problems with prototype reactor threaten nuclear fuel recycling plan - Yoshio Takahashi
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima to provide housing subsidy to voluntary nuclear evacuees in fiscal 2016
  • Mainichi Daily News - Long legal battle looms as petitioners appeal Fukui court's reactor restart ruling
  • Mainichi Daily News - Anger, accusations of judicial failure after Fukui court OKs reactor restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Population in Fukushima Pref. decreased by 110,000 in aftermath of nuke disaster
  • Japan Times - Fukui defies critics of nuclear evacuation plan
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: RETF on the verge of being shut down (Pt. 52) - Haruyuki Aikawa

    Saturday, December 26, 2015

  • Seattle Times - How the state is missing chances to find deadly birth defect's cause - JoNel Aleccia and Justin Mayo
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - U.S. Demonstrates Production Of Fuel For Missions To The Solar System and Beyond - Chris Clark
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Down-blending is best for excess plutonium - John Heaton
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: Plasma Research Shows Promise For Future Compact Accelerators - Chris Clark
  • Las Vegas Sun - EPA wants toxic copper mine in Nevada on Superfund list - Scott Sonner
  • Center for Public Integrity - 2015: A strange year in investigative journalism - Chris Zubak-Skees
  • AP - Chronology of news events in 2015
  • Reuters - Bangladesh signs $12.65 billion deal with Russia for nuclear power plants - Serajul Quadir
  • Hans India - India took steps tp increase local content in the reactors imported from Russia
  • RFI - France to distribute iodine tablets near nuclear power stations
  • Scottish Daily Express - EXCLUSIVE: Nuclear expert raises terror fears over Britain's huge plutonium stockpile - Greg Heffer
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Opposition parties call for more transparency on nuclear plans - Xolani Koyana
  • American Thinker blog - Iran nuclear deal getting it from both sides - Rick Moran
  • Jurist - Japan court allows nuclear reactors to reopen
  • Focus Taiwan - Reactor at 2nd nuclear power plant breaks down - Chang Chun-mao and Y.F. Low
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO confronts new problem of radioactive water at Fukushima plant - Hiromi Kumagai
  • Gizmodo - This Weather Phenomenon Caused a Nuclear Bomb Test to Go Horribly Awry - Esther Inglis-Arkell
  • Asahi Shimbun - Chubu Electric eyes Hamaoka nuclear plant restart as tsunami defense is completed - Ryo Inoue
  • Euronews - Belgian stop-start nuclear reactor 'safety' makes Germany nervous
  • Pottstown Mercury - OpEd: Nuclear safety a 'dangerous deception' - Dr. Lewis Cuthbert, ACE President
  • Washington Post - OpEd: Increasing sanctions is just one part of the North Korean puzzle - Robert A. Manning, Washington, senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security...
  • Al Jazeera America - Japan embraces India as China looms - J. Berkshire Miller
  • sccougar.com - India, Japan agree on military sales, train, nuclear deal - Jaime Mckinney
  • Decatur Daily - Athens reports Nuclear Plant Road washed out near Lucas Ferry
  • bdnews24 - BAEC signs deal with Russian company for nuclear power plant at Pabna's Rooppur
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukui District Court makes reasonable ruling on restart at Takahama N-plant
  • The Hankyoreh - Study finds 5.3% of domestic and Russian seafood contains radioactive material - Kim Young-dong
  • Newburyport Daily News - NRC wants more information on Seabrook concrete tests - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Columbus Dispatch - New federal funding likely to avert layoffs in Piketon - Kantele Franko
  • Hindu Business Line - Govt may use thermal plant sites for N-power projects - Rahul Wadke
  • Asahi Shimbun - Residents file suit calling for shutdown of Monju reactor
  • Washington Post - Letter: Underestimating the H-bomb - Cookie Ong, Rockville
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Army PX in Oak Ridge (1945) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Parking lot futures at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • WHNT Huntsville - Numerous roads closed, washed away by floods in the Tennessee Valley - Maxie Gardner
  • New York Times - U.S. Foreign Arms Deals Increased Nearly $10 Billion in 2014 - Nicholas Fandos
  • Sputnik International - US Foreign Weapons Agreements Rose Almost $10 Billion in 2014
  • Hazleton Standard Speaker - USNRC: Oversight dialed back at power plant - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • Asahi Shimbun - Residents file suit calling for shutdown of Monju reactor
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukui District Court makes reasonable ruling on restart at Takahama N-plant
  • Al Jazeera America - Japan embraces India as China looms - J. Berkshire Miller
  • Asahi Shimbun - Chubu Electric eyes Hamaoka nuclear plant restart as tsunami defense is completed - Ryo Inoue
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO confronts new problem of radioactive water at Fukushima plant - Hiromi Kumagai
  • Focus Taiwan - Reactor at 2nd nuclear power plant breaks down - Chang Chun-mao and Y.F. Low
  • Jurist - Japan court allows nuclear reactors to reopen
  • Ars Technica UK - Lab screw-ups with smallpox and anthrax show we must rethink biosecurity - Diana Gitig
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Officials satisfied with Piketon cleanup funds - Chris Balusik
  • Ottawa County Beacon, Port Clinton, Ohio - B-C-S Board celebrates Davis-Besse license extension
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site to offer free tours starting Jan. 14 - Derrek Asberry
  • Japan Today - It is difficult to decontaminate all of the forests and there could be adverse effects from such work.
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukui District Court makes reasonable ruling on restart at Takahama N-plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Chubu Electric eyes Hamaoka nuclear plant restart as tsunami defense is completed - Ryo Inoue
  • Sakshi Post - ENVIRONMENTALISTS WARN ABOUT KOVVADA NUCLEAR POWER PROJECT
  • Fukushima Diary - 5 quakes occurred in Tokyo bay within only 1 hour - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Kansai Electric begins fuel loading for nuclear restart
  • Kyodo News - Monju reactor sodium leak alert put down to instrument glitch
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO confronts new problem of radioactive water at Fukushima plant - Hiromi Kumagai
  • Asahi Shimbun - Residents file suit calling for shutdown of Monju reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Chubu Electric eyes Hamaoka nuclear plant restart as tsunami defense is completed - Ryo Inoue
  • Asahi Shimbun - Moves to restart Takahama reactors have Fukushima evacuees asking, 'What was learned?'
  • Japan Times - NRA targeted in second lawsuit against Monju reactor experiment
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: No guarantee of safety with end to Takahama reactor restart injunction
  • Mainichi Daily News - Fukushima to provide housing subsidy to voluntary nuclear evacuees in fiscal 2016
  • Mainichi Daily News - Monju reactor sodium leak alert put down to instrument glitch
  • TEPCO - Press Release (Dec 24,2015): Financial Support from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
  • TEPCO - Press Release (Dec 22,2015): Agreement regarding the integration of the existing fuel business (upstream/procurement) and existing overseas power generation/energy infrastructure business to JERA Co., Inc.

    Friday, December 25, 2015

  • Augusta Chronicle - Scuttlebiz: Graham's bill might still rescue MOX unit - Damon Cline
  • Newsroom America - DOE Extends Contract to Operate Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Plants
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL reports more safety lapses at waste sites
  • Newzy.net - After 3 decades, U.S. restarts Plutonium-238 production - Franklin Simmons
  • New York Times - E.P.A. Is Moving to Designate Contaminated Nevada Copper Mine a Superfund Site
  • Reuters - Russia plans to build at least six nuclear units in India in 20 years: Putin - Denis Dyomkin
  • Japan Times - Kansai Electric to begin fuel loading for Fukui nuclear restart
  • New York Times - Japan: Court Paves Way for Utility to Restart 2 More Nuclear Reactors - Associated Press
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Fukui Prefecture reactors to restart soon, with injunction lifted
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Opposition parties slam govt's decision to proceed with nuclear deal - Xolani Koyana
  • eNCA - Opposition parties express concern over government's nuclear decision
  • News24 - Questions raised over former minister's signature on nuclear procurement notice - Ahmed Areff
  • Korea Times - NK upgrading nuclear technology - Jun Ji-hye
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Westinghouse expects to sell India nuclear reactors by end of 2016 - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Asian Age - India, Westinghouse close to deal on 6 nuclear plants
  • East Asia Forum - The significance of the Japan–India nuclear deal - Satoru Nagao, Gakushuin University
  • Bangkok Post - Thailand to help China build two nuclear reactors
  • Harvard Political Review - Emerging Cracks in South Asian Nuclear Deterrence - Ayush Midha
  • Rand Daily Mail - Government sneaks nuclear purchase gazette through on eve of Christmas - Ray Hartley
  • Zimbabwe Mail - South Africa government approves R1.4-trillion nuclear power plan
  • Fin24 - SA nuclear site set to get green light - Dr Kelvin Kemm
  • Fin24 - Behind Eskom's nuclear environmental impact assessment
  • Fin24 - Nuclear site process not being fast-tracked - Eskom
  • Fin24 - Cabinet officially approves nuclear plan
  • Energy Collective - Addressing Remaining Concerns About Nuclear Energy - Rod Adams
  • Science 2.0 - Another Cause Of Antibiotic Resistance - Old Nuclear Plants, Says Ecologist
  • Energy Bangla - Today Rooppur NPP Contract Will Sign
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Rooppur nuke plant: $12.65b deal inked with Russia
  • Columbia Daily Tribune - Ex-Missouri mayor seeks nuclear compensation program hearing
  • Tri-City Herald - Letter: Disappointed with series on hazards of working on nuclear sites - Wayne Ross, Richland
  • Sputnik International - Global Nuclear Power: Developments and Prospects
  • Vice News - This Was the Year That Iran Finally Started to Come in From the Cold - Avi Asher-Schapiro
  • TengriNews - Kazakhstan should enhance protection of nuclear facilities from ISIS: expert - Turar Kazangapov
  • Agenda.ge - Georgia take strong stance on nuclear non-proliferation
  • BelTA - Reactor vessel delivered to Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima's record decreasing rate of population causing gender gap, census shows - Kenji Izawa
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Contract extended for DUF6 work
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 recycles parking lots for road repairs - Frank Munger
  • BBC - India PM Modi in surprise Pakistan visit
  • The Guardian - How acid rivers are corroding South Africa's landscape – in pictures - Eva-Lotta Jansson
  • Sputnik International - Belgian Nuclear Plant Unit Shuts Down After Leak
  • Kyodo News - UPDATE1: Kansai Electric begins fuel loading for nuclear restart
  • Prothom Alo - $12.65b nuke deal signed with Moscow
  • Deccan Herald - Russia to build twelve nuclear plants in India
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Preservation possible for pair of historic UT engineering buildings - MJ Slaby
  • NRC blog - Extending the Deadline on Decommissioning Comments - Dave McIntyre, Public Affairs Officer
  • UPI - North Korea has secured 88 pounds of plutonium, Seoul official says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Asahi Shimbun - Moves to restart Takahama reactors have Fukushima evacuees asking, 'What was learned?'
  • Power News Wire - DOE unveils community-consent-based siting process for storing nuclear waste
  • Kyodo News - Kansai Electric begins fuel loading for nuclear restart
  • Asahi Shimbun - Moves to restart Takahama reactors have Fukushima evacuees asking, 'What was learned?'
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima's record decreasing rate of population causing gender gap, census shows - Kenji Izawa
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Fukui court ignores all safety lessons from Fukushima disaster
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Kazunari Ninomiya plays A-bomb victim's ghost - Yasuko Onda
  • Japan Times - Kansai Electric to begin fuel loading for Fukui nuclear restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: No guarantee of safety with end to Takahama reactor restart injunction
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: RETF on the verge of being shut down (Pt. 52) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Population in Fukushima Pref. decreased by 110,000 in aftermath of nuke disaster
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kansai Electric begins fuel loading for nuclear restart
  • Jiji Press - (Update) Nuclear Fuel Injection Starts at Takahama No. 3 Reactor
  • Jiji Press - Residents Sue NRA, Seeking Monju Decommissioning
  • NHK World - Sodium leak false alarm at Monju reactor
  • NHK World - Residents take troubled Monju reactor to court
  • NHK World - Fuel loading starts at Takahama reactor
  • NHK World - Fukushima population sees record drop
  • NHK World - Nuclear fuel to be put into reactor
  • NHK World - Residents' lawyer: Court decision unjust
  • NHK World - Kansai Electric welcomes decisions
  • NHK World - Utility to begin work to restart reactor
  • NHK World - Fukui court allows nuclear restarts
  • NHK World - Sodium leak false alarm at Monju reactor

    Thursday, December 24, 2015

  • Tri-City Herald - Vit plant contributes $90 million to Tri-City economy in 2015
  • ABC News - APNewsBreak: EPA Wants Toxic Nevada Mine on Superfund List - Scott Sonner, Associated Press ?
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Breaking down the spending bill - Sarah A Matott
  • Idaho Statesman - Safety at INL is paramount, personal - Dr. Kelly Beierschmitt
  • AP - Japan court gives go-ahead for restart of 2 nuke reactors - Mari Yamaguchi
  • AP - Republicans, administration spar on visa travel for Iran - Erica Werner
  • AP - Indian premier Narendra Modi visits Russia for annual summit
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Approves 9,600-Megawatt Nuclear Procurement Plan - Ana Monteiro
  • Bloomberg - Japan Nuclear Restart on Way After Kansai Electric Court Win - Stephen Stapczynski, Emi Urabe
  • Bloomberg - Westinghouse Expects to Sell India Nuclear Reactors by End 2016 - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Bloomberg - Video: Why India and Russia Are Looking to Strengthen Ties - Ajai Shukla, columnist and former Indian Army Colonel, discusses Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Moscow
  • Reuters - Japan court clears way to restarting Kansai Electric nuclear plants - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - Indian manufacturers target orders from revived nuclear power push - Tommy Wilkes
  • Reuters - SolarCity to stop sales, installations in Nevada - Sneha Banerjee
  • Reuters - Video: Modi in Moscow, as India and Russia eye nuclear deals
  • BBC News - Japan court rules to restart Takahama nuclear reactors
  • CNN - Newly released documents reveal U.S. Cold War nuclear target list - Eric Bradner
  • The State - Haley skeptical of federal plutonium disposal plan - Sammy Fretwell
  • Anderson Independent Mail - More plutonium could be headed to Savannah River Site
  • SA Business Day - Cabinet officially approves nuclear power plan - Matthew le Cordeur
  • iAfrica - Cabinet approves nuke plan - report
  • Reuters - U.S. plans to ship some plutonium to New Mexico facility - Harriet McLeod
  • TIME - What You Should Know About That Top-Secret U.S. Nuclear Hit List - Lily Rothman
  • CBC News - Darlington nuclear plant gets renewed licence
  • RT - France shuts down Flamanville nuclear reactor over transformer failure
  • Japan Times - Japan argued against declaring region nuke-free at 1975 U.N. forum - Kyodo
  • Huntington Herald Dispatch - Layoffs averted for uranium plant cleanup - Kantele Franko
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Nuclear energy procurement process given greenlight - Rahima Essop
  • Japan Times - Local trustmissing as Tepco moves to restart world's largest nuclear plant - JIJI
  • Greenfield Recorder - Vermont officials concerned about possible nuke plant decommissioning delays - Susan Smallheer
  • Xinhua News - Chinese nuclear power technology going global
  • Reuters - China, Thai firms to build Hualong nuclear reactors - Xinhua
  • Alton Telegraph - Ex-Missouri mayor seeks nuclear compensation program hearing
  • MIT News - Students design radiation-aware products in nuclear science and engineering seminar
  • Sputnik International - More US Secrets on Nuclear Dangers Yet to Be Declassified - Archive Analyst
  • Times of India - Anti-nuclear activist Mukilan surrenders before dist court
  • The Hindu - Anti-nuke activist surrenders in court - R. Rajaram
  • News24 - The New Face of Employment in South Africa - NO Nuclear needed - Colin Dovey
  • HPPR - Pantex Nuclear Plant Compensating More Workers for Exposure Claims - Jonathan Baker
  • Sputnik International - Plans to Upgrade US Navy Nuclear Subs to Cost Taxpayers Billions
  • Pakistan News - Pakistan is a normal nuclear country - Muhammad Saeed
  • Dhaka Tribune - Bangladesh to sign $12.65bn Rooppur deal with Russia - Aminur Rahman Rasel
  • Khabar India - R&D Programme for Nuclear Disaster
  • Trend News Agency - US a candidate for heavy water deal
  • Zee News - Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act
  • Independent Barents Observer - Approves radioactive waste disposal in melting permafrost--Regional Government of Arkhangelsk Oblast says yes to Novaya Zemlya waste dump. - Thomas Nilsen
  • Pahrump Valley Times - 'Consent-based' siting process for nuclear waste started - Peter Urban
  • Idaho Organization of Resource Councils - Western states struggle with wave of oil and gas radioactive waste
  • Sarajevo Times - What will happen with the Construction of the Nuclear Waste Disposal Site?
  • DOE:EM - DOE Extends Contract to Operate Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Plants
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL's Top 10 Science Stories Of The Year
  • ENENews - Major Japan Newspaper: Mutations in nearly every fir tree by Fukushima plant – Insects with missing legs or crooked – Abnormalities also found in monkeys, fish and frogs
  • Kyodo News - Court lifts injunction banning Fukui nuclear restart
  • Kyodo News - Japan's Cabinet approves record 96.7 tril. yen budget for FY 2016 - Mie Sakamoto
  • Kyodo News - Japan negotiated against nuke-free Northeast Asia at 1975 U.N. forum
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court lifts injunction against restarting Takahama nuclear reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - Record 790,000 foreigners work in Japan, many tackling risky jobs
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima town lights up for evacuees' return - Akifumi Nagahashi
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Mutual trust between Japan and the U.S. (Pt. 51) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: 'What does Japan know about plutonium?' (Pt. 50) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Differences between plutonium for civilian use, military use (Pt. 49) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Court lifts injunction banning Fukui nuclear restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't to discontinue use of spent nuclear fuel transport vessel
  • Japan Times - Japan argued against declaring region nuke-free at 1975 U.N. forum
  • Japan Times - Tepco resumes TV ads in Niigata to address mistrust
  • Japan Times - Fukui court lifts injunction on Takahama reactor restarts
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukui court backs restart of Takahama N-reactors
  • JAIF - Restarting of Takahama NPPs is Approved
  • JAIF - Fukui Governor Consents to Restarting Takahama NPPs
  • Jiji Press - (Update) Fukui Court, in Reversal, Backs Restart of Takahama N-Reactors
  • Jiji Press - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Mayors Ask for U.S. President's Visit to A-Bombed Cities
  • Jiji Press - Fukui Court, in Reversal, Backs Restart of Takahama N-Reactors
  • Energy Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Preferred Alternative for Certain Quantities of Plutonium Evaluated in the Final Surplus Plutonium Disposition Supplemental, Pages 80348 - 80349 [FR DOC #: 2015-32440]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Pages 80347 - 80348 [FR DOC #: 2015-32441]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Bell Bend, LLC; Bell Bend Nuclear Power Plant, Pages 80398 - 80400 [FR DOC #: 2015-32512]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Containment Shell or Liner Moisture Barrier Inspection, Pages 80401 - 80402 [FR DOC #: 2015-32338]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Draft Regulatory Guides: Making Changes to Emergency Plans for Nuclear Power Reactors, Pages 80396 - 80398 [FR DOC #: 2015-32413]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Draft Regulatory Guides: Operating Philosophy for Maintaining Occupational Radiation Exposures as Low as is Reasonably Achievable, Pages 80395 - 80396 [FR DOC #: 2015-32414]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 80403 [FR DOC #: 2015-32635]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response to the MacArthur Maze Fire Scenario, Pages 80400 - 80401 [FR DOC #: 2015-32514]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Spent Fuel Transportation Package Response to the Newhall Pass Fire Scenario, Pages 80402 - 80403 [FR DOC #: 2015-32513]
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notices: Meetings: Regional Energy Resource Council, Page 80442 [FR DOC #: 2015-32421]

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

  • Environmental Protection - DOE Resumes Search for Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Waste Repository
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Udall, Heinrich, Luj?n Comment On LANS Contract
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL achieves plutonium milestone - Frank Munger
  • Bloomberg - RWE and EON Agree to Sell Stakes in Luxembourg Utility Enovos - Angela Cullen
  • Bloomberg - China Says Paris Climate Deal `Imperfect' in Funding, Technology
  • Bloomberg - Modi Seeks Russian Crown Jewel in Decade's Biggest Defense Deal - Natalie Obiko Pearson, Nc Bipindra
  • Reuters - Exclusive - India says closing in on Westinghouse deal to build 6 nuclear reactors - Sanjeev Miglani and Paritosh Bansal
  • Reuters - Axpo to reconnect nuclear power station after maintenance ends - John Miller
  • Reuters - U.S. says $1 billion linked to Venezuelan energy corruption scheme - Nate Raymond and Julia Harte
  • Reuters - Swiss nuclear plant outages - Vera Eckert and Christoph Steitz
  • Reuters - Iran calls the new U.S. visa law breach of the nuclear deal - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • New York Times - 1950s U.S. Nuclear Target List Offers Chilling Insight - Scott Shane
  • Inverse - Declassified Documents Show the Strategies of Nuclear War
  • The State - More plutonium headed to SRS - Sammy Fretwel
  • Huffington Post - Nuclear Power - The Solution to Future Energy and Climate Challenges? - Bob Brecha, Physicist
  • South China Morning Post - Nuclear energy 'essential' to meet China's climate targets, top official says - Li Jing
  • China Daily - China to accelerate developing nuclear power: Official
  • UPI - North Korea may have to choose between weapons, economy - Elizabeth Shim
  • Deccan Herald - India trashes reports against its nuclear safety
  • Korea Herald - N.K. to face greater dilemma over its nuke policy in 2016 - Song Sang-ho
  • Korea Times - NK in middle stage of H-bomb development - Jun Ji-hye
  • CBS News - 7 more nuclear waste "hot spots" found in St. Louis suburb - Vinita Nair/
  • Taipei Times - Nuclear power still a viable alternative for Taiwan: experts - Chen Wei-han
  • St. Cloud Times - Xcel agrees to corrective actions at nuclear plant - Kirsti Marohn
  • Deutsche Welle - Nuclear protesters bemoan German-Belgian rift
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - NUMEC nuclear waste dump in Parks Township will be excavated - Mary Ann Thomas
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Foreign Minister: Various Approaches Possible to North's Nuclear Ambitions - Dickinson Press
  • Khmer Times - Cambodia Seeks Chinese Money for Nuclear Power
  • Leadership Nigeria - FFS Supports Development Of Nuclear Electricity In Nigeria - Christiana Nwaogu
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - $12.65b Rooppur nuke power plant okayed
  • Korea Herald - KEPCO E&C tops global sales in nuclear power plant design - baejisook@heraldcorp.com
  • China News Service - Pilot nuclear power project gains steam
  • Deutsche Welle - Ageing Belgian reactor prompts protest in Germany
  • World Nuclear News - Two oldest Doel units cleared for restart
  • World Nuclear News - Licence granted for Lithuanian waste facility
  • World Nuclear News - Georgia ships Breeder-1 HEU to Russia
  • World Nuclear News - Centrus, Tenex extend cooperation to 2026
  • World Nuclear News - First Haiyang AP1000 unit passes containment tests
  • Asahi Shimbun - Kyushu Electric submits plan to decommission 40-year-old Genkai reactor
  • Deutsche Local - US planned East Berlin's 'systematic destruction'
  • Agoura Hills Acorn - Agency scraps field lab investigation - Melissa Simon
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Congressional investigation sought of nuclear workers compensation program - Lindsay Wise
  • New Europe Weekly - Belgium's junk nuclear plants scare Germany and the Netherlands - NEOnline
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Letter: Oswego County leaders short-sighted in backing nuclear energy - Linda A. DeStefano, Syracuse
  • Midland Daily News - Workers ahead of schedule on MSU nuclear science facility
  • Windham County Commons - Government must move fuel from VY, industry group urges - Mike Faher
  • Arka News Agency - Armenian NPP to spend 316 million drams to replace its vehicles
  • OilPrice - Decommissioning Costs Pile Up For Energy Infrastructure - Michael McDonald
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Letter: Different mindset - Alfred S. Blakey, Barre
  • Handelsblatt Global Edition - Winds of Change Ruffle Energy Sector - Franz Hubik
  • Pike County News Watchman - Memo to Fluor employees concerns cleanup funding
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL achieves milestone in producing plutonium-238 for space missions - Frank Munger
  • DOE - U.S. Demonstrates Production of Fuel for Missions to the Solar System and Beyond
  • DOE - 2015 Was a Big Year for Secretary Moniz - Pat Adams
  • NRC blog - Just In Time For the Holidays
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Public Comment on Draft Supplement to Environmental Study of Indian Point Nuclear Plant License Renewal
  • NAS - Project Update: - Assessment of the Department of Veterans Affairs Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry
  • Bellona - BREAKING Russian Eco-Prisoner Vitishko finally free on conditional release - Charles Digges
  • Xinhua News - Iran says U.S. visa waiver restrictions may endanger JCPOA implementation
  • Energy Department - Notices: Invitation for Public Comment to Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities, Pages 79872 - 79874 [FR DOC #: 2015-32346]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Subsequent License Renewal, Pages 79956 - 79958 [FR DOC #: 2015-32368]
  • Bloomberg BNA - NRC Preparing for Modular Reactors, Reducing Staff in 2016
  • Aiken Standard - EDITORIAL: Yucca still the best solution for nation's nuclear waste
  • DOE:EM - DOE Office of Environmental Management 2015 Year in Review

    Tuesday, December 22, 2015

  • Pahrump Valley Times - State officials cheer lack of funding for Yucca Mountain - Daria Sokolova
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - 'Consent-based' siting process for nuclear waste started - Peter Urban
  • Nature - The science to look out for in 2016 - Elizabeth Gibney
  • The Hill blog - DOE launches nuclear waste disposal initiative - Timothy Cama
  • Regulations.gov - Claims for Compensation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act
  • CounterPunch - An Idiot's Guide to Why They Hate Us - Paul Street
  • Albuquerque Journal - Accidents contribute to loss of contract for LANL operator - Mark Oswald
  • EurekAlert - ORNL achieves milestone with plutonium-238 sample - DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • DOE - U.S. Demonstrates Production of Fuel for Missions to the Solar System and Beyond
  • truth-out - Ailing, Angry Nuclear-Weapons Workers Fight for Compensation - Jim Morris and Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Center for Public Integrity | Report
  • AP - A state-by-state look at renewable energy requirements
  • NEI - NEI: Omnibus Appropriations Act Strongly Supports Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Bloomberg - The One Brazilian Scandal Almost No One Is Talking About - Vanessa Dezem
  • Bloomberg - China Secures Canadian Uranium Supply Amid Nuclear Expansion - Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - Japan FSA to fine Ernst affiliate $16.5 mln over Toshiba audit-source - Takahiko Wada
  • Reuters - Iran says Russia to begin building two nuclear plant units next week - Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • New York Times - Iran Says New U.S. Visa Rule May Violate Nuclear Pact - Thomas Erdbrink
  • Pakistan News - Reports of India's hydrogen bomb closely monitored - Waqar Ahmed
  • Pakistan News - India: playing with fire - Rizwan Asghar
  • Bloomberg View - Iran Nuclear Deal Restricts U.S. More Than Congress Knew - Eli Lake & Josh Rogin
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iranian MPs Urge Reaction to US, IAEA's Breach of JCPOA
  • Trend News Agency - DM: Iran to implement JCPOA after west fulfills commitments
  • Fair.org - WaPo Gets Iran Missile Story Exactly Backwards - Jim Naureckas
  • BBC - Iranian dual citizens fight new US visa rules - Suzanne Kianpour
  • RT - Beijing nuclear expansion leads to buying Canadian uranium
  • Japan Today - Fukui governor OKs restart of Kansai Electric nuclear reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - Despite injunction, Fukui governor gives green light to restart nuclear reactors - Keibu Horikawa
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - New nuclear technology to fight climate change - Seth Grae, president and CEO, Lightbridge Corporation
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukui governor gives approval for restart of Takahama N-reactors
  • Japan Times - Fukui governor OKs reactor restarts at Takahama plant
  • Economic Times - Top MEA, DAE officials trash reports of secret nuke city, radioactive leaks
  • World Nuclear News - US appropriations signed into law, boosting nuclear spending
  • World Nuclear News - First concrete for sixth Fuqing unit
  • World Nuclear News - Russia hails progress with americium in fast reactor research
  • TASS - Egyptian authorities ban publications on Egypt's first NPPs
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The research warrants a significant increase in nuclear power - Jeff Terry, professor, Department of Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • All Things Nuclear - Fire When Not Ready - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Korea Herald - N.K. to face greater dilemma over its nuke policy in 2016 - Song Sang-ho
  • PennEnergy - AREVA awarded decontamination contract for Kr?mmel Nuclear Power Plant
  • Pakistan News - Way forward for nuclear neighbours - Akram Shaheedi
  • Kallanish Energy - Westy to design Swedish nuclear plant inspection protocol
  • Solar Power Portal - Renewables generation leapfrogs nuclear as domestic bills fall - Liam Stoker
  • UPI - London boasts of low-carbon achievements - Daniel J. Graeber
  • Asahi Shimbun - Researchers trying to unravel spread of cesium and its impact on ecosystem after Fukushima disaster
  • OBRag.org - Did Anyone Notice? Southern California Just Went Through Two of the Hottest Summers on Record – Without ? Nukes! - Frank Gormlie
  • CubaDebate - Central Nuclear de Cienfuegos ser? confinatorio de desechos peligrosos
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - State panel seeks to prevent decommissioning delays - Susan Smallheer
  • KBS WORLD Radio - Seoul Official Raises Possibility N. Korea Developed Boosted Nuclear Fission Bomb
  • Town Hall - James Schlesinger and Alan Dershowitz Were Right About 'Stupid' Iran Intelligence - Fred Fleitz
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA extends N-plant antiterror deadline
  • Asahi Shimbun - Government estimate: Almost 100 percent of contaminated soil can be recycled
  • Trend News Agency - IRGC commander ignores resolutions on Iran missile power - Khalid Kazimov
  • GlobalNews - Environmental group calls on feds to pay more for Gunnar mine cleanup - Calvin To
  • Atomic Insights - We get by with a little help from our fans - Rod Adams
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Salt in the Wound--What really happened to the Fukushima Daiichi reactors
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Mining uranium from seawater - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE advisory panel releases annual report - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UCOR ramps up work on Y-12 mercury-treatment design; Oak Ridge and Savannah River sharing resources on mercury issues - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG underscores concern about Y-12's lithium capabilities - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Advisory Board seeks new member
  • Tri-City Herald - Potentially contaminated Hanford equipment sent off site - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Editorial: Cluster of birth defects needs more study
  • Greenpeace International - 2015: A Year in Pictures
  • NRC - NRC Meeting Jan. 7, 2016 to Discuss Three Long-Term Lessons-Learned From Fukushima
  • NRC - NRC Issues Confirmatory Order to Monticello Nuclear Power Plant
  • NWTRB - October 2015 Board Workshop Transcripts
  • IAEA - Removal of HEU from Georgia Helps Strengthen Nuclear Non-Proliferation - Sandor Tozser, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Russia to build "joint" nuclear power plants - Khalid Kazimov
  • Xinhua News - China, Russia launch joint research center on superconducting protons
  • Xinhua News - China willing to continue strengthening cooperation with UN, says Chinese FM
  • Xinhua News - Pilot nuclear power project gains steam
  • Press TV - Russia to start building 2 nuclear plants in Iran next week: AEOI
  • Press TV - Tehran hopes sanctions removed in January
  • Bellona - BREAKING Russian Eco-Prisoner Vitishko finally free on conditional release - Charles Digges
  • New York Times - Toshiba Plans to Cut 7,800 Jobs as It Warns of Huge Loss - Jonathan Soble
  • DOE:EERE - Nevada's State Park System Strengthens Attractions with Solar - John Coggin, Communications Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs
  • Horse Canada - THE HORSES OF FUKUSHIMA
  • Asahi Shimbun - Despite injunction, Fukui governor gives green light to restart nuclear reactors - Keibu Horikawa
  • Asahi Shimbun - Government estimate: Almost 100 percent of contaminated soil can be recycled
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - NUMEC nuclear waste dump in Parks Township will be excavated - Mary Ann Thomas
  • NASDAQ - KONE to deliver passenger elevator to reach 400m deep underground nuclear waste storage in Finland - GlobeNewswire
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Environmental group calls DEP report on shale gas drilling 'misleading' - Don Hopey
  • Utility Dive - Omnibus appropriations bill gives billions for energy research - Robert Walton
  • Herald Scotland - Topic of the week: Scotland's nuclear secret - Tor Justad, Vice-Chairman: Highlands Against Nuclear Transport, Strathpeffer
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Meetings: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pages 79590 - 79591 [FR DOC #: 2015-32014]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Pages 79583 - 79584 [FR DOC #: 2015-32092]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Page 79583 [FR DOC #: 2015-32094]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation, Page 79581 [FR DOC #: 2015-32093]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Southern California Edison Co., San Onofre Generating Station, Units 2 and 3, Pages 79616 - 79617 [FR DOC #: 2015-32003]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, Pages 79617 - 79625 [FR DOC #: 2015-31754]

    Monday, December 21, 2015

  • Platts - US DOE plans to launch consent-based process to site nuclear waste facilities - Elaine Hiruo
  • High Country News - Holiday publishing break - Sarah Tory |
  • EP News Wire - Idaho DEQ considering permit for Idaho National Laboratory
  • MetroNews Canada - Tourists can soon visit world's first full-sized nuclear reactor - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • The Guardian - Most polluted US nuclear weapons building site plans for influx of tourists - Associated Press in Spokane, Washington
  • CBS News - Newest U.S. national park also most polluted nuke site
  • Denver Westword - Rocky Flats Cold War Museum Is Out in the Cold - Patricia Calhoun
  • AP - APNewsBreak: Port visits resume for nuclear-armed Navy subs - Michael Melia
  • AP - Polluted nuclear weapons site to become tourist destination - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Sees Record $4.5 Billion Loss, Plans More Job Cuts - Pavel Alpeyev, Grace Huang
  • Reuters - Iran sees Israeli lobby behind U.S. visa waiver changes - Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - Toshiba, Engie appoint Credit Suisse as advisor on British nuclear plant - Karolin Schaps
  • Eurasia Review - Near St. Petersburg, Another Nuclear Power Plant Accident Sparks Wave Of Panic – OpEd - Paul Goble
  • Daily Mail - Russians flee city and panic-buy iodine over fears of a radioactive leak cover-up when huge cloud of steam emerges from nuclear plant but officials say 'It's fine' - Will Stewart
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Cuomo pledges nuclear support, but not for Indian Point - Jon Campbell
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Secret plan to ship weapons-grade uranium from Dounreay to US - Jamie McKenzie
  • Economic Times - India to offer site in Andhra to Russia for nuclear plant in Make-in-India push
  • Globe and Mail - China's CGN Mining buys stake in Canada's Fission Uranium
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: SA Nuclear Site Set to Get Green Light - Dr Kelvin Kemm
  • Sputnik News - 'Historic' Deal Crowns Marathon Talks on Iran Nuclear Program
  • DOE - Finding Long-Term Solutions for Nuclear Waste - Franklin (Lynn) Orr, Under Secretary for Science and Energy
  • Syracuse Post Standard - FitzPatrick nuclear worker tells well-paid Entergy CEO: Show us 'fairness' - Tim Knauss
  • News24 - Solar road beats nuclear follies - Andreas Wilson-Sp?th
  • Asahi Shimbun - Removal work starts on 'bright future' pro-nuclear sign in evacuated Fukushima town - Masakazu Honda
  • Washington Times - Federal money averts layoffs for Ohio uranium plant cleanup - Kantele Franko
  • Japan Times - Accident drills held in Kagoshima for Sendai nuclear plant
  • WRAL Raleigh - Nuke waste storage to be focus of Vermont meeting
  • Belfast Newsletter - Letter: Nuclear is not the answer to climate change - Philip Allen, Belfast BT14
  • Energy Collective - 2016 Look Ahead for Nuclear Energy - Dan Yurman
  • Radio New Zealand - New focus on Marshall's Nuclear testing legacy
  • All Things Nuclear - Commendable Effort: NRC Improves Its Operator Licensing Process - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • BelTA - Reactor vessel for second power-generating unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant half-ready
  • World Nuclear News - NRC drafts guidance for 80-year lives
  • World Nuclear News - AEM Technology reaches milestone in Belarus reactor construction
  • World Nuclear News - BKW applies to decommission M?hleberg
  • Japan Times - Fukui governor to OK restart of two Kepco Takahama plant reactors but units still subject to injunction
  • Radio Prague - EPH seals Slovensk? Elektr?rne purchase, but Slovak government still seeking control - Jan Velinger
  • Trend News Agency - At least 80% of Iran's industrial units closed, semi-closed - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran has strategic importance in diversifying EU gas sources - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Kerry assures Zarif of US commitment to JCPOA
  • IAEA - Can Gamma Rays Help Save the World's Favourite Fruit? - Luciana Viegas Assumpcao, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Bellona - New efforts to clarify 'foreign agent' law fall flat - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Tehran hopes sanctions removed in January
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: Can Iran's nuclear deal reshape Middle East amid uncertainties?
  • Asahi Shimbun - Removal work starts on 'bright future' pro-nuclear sign in evacuated Fukushima town - Masakazu Honda
  • NHK World - Genkai nuclear reactor marked to be scrapped
  • NHK World - Work begins to remove nuclear PR signboards
  • NHK World - Model biz that reuses Fukushima soil planned
  • NHK World - Farmers make rice-cakes from test harvest
  • NHK World - Forests will not be decontaminated
  • Mainichi Daily News - Iconic signs praising nuclear power taken down in town near Fukushima plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan, India to include de-facto nuclear test ban in atomic cooperation accord
  • Jiji Press - Suits to Challenge Security Laws to Start across Japan
  • Japan News - Behind the Scenes / Waste disposal site a dilemma for Fukushima - Yuki Inamura and Keita Aimoto
  • Japan Times - Fukui governor to OK restart of two Kepco Takahama plant reactors but units still subject to injunction
  • Japan Times - Hanford A-bomb site now national park, to have Japan perspective; costly nuclear waste site off-limits
  • Defense Department - Notices: Meetings: Defense Policy Board, Pages 79311 - 79312 [FR DOC #: 2015-31985]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Applications to Export Electric Energy: Consolidated Edison Energy, Inc., Pages 79318 - 79319 [FR DOC #: 2015-32028]
  • International Trade Administration - Notices: Applications for Duty Free Entry of Electron Microscopes: Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Pages 79307 - 79308 [FR DOC #: 2015-31999]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 79360 - 79361 [FR DOC #: 2015-32042]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 79361 [FR DOC #: 2015-32138]

    Sunday, December 20, 2015

  • Hilton Head Island Packet - Editorial: Nuclear workers show America's darker side
  • Clovis News Journal - Poor governing culprit of nuke waste site woes
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Senators confirm LANL contract will go up for bid
  • Tanzania Daily News - Public opinion weighs in on courts - Jaffar Mjasiri
  • Japan Times - Nuclear power plants feared vulnerable to terrorist groups
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Advisory Board seeks new member
  • ABC News - Polluted Nuclear Weapons Site to Become Tourist Destination - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Killeen Daily Herald - Texas whistleblower law falls short
  • AP - Polluted nuclear weapons site to become tourist destination - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Reuters - Gulf war trauma began Japan's retreat from pacifism - Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Editorial: U.S. shrugs on nuclear worker safety
  • UPI - Iran to ship nine tons of uranium to Russia - Stephen Feller
  • Albuquerque Journal - Small-scale nuclear plants being pitched as new green - Evan Halper
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Another WIPP delay spells more tax dollars wasted
  • Reuters - Is nuclear war risk rising? Experts say yes - Peter Apps
  • RT - Thousands evacuated in disaster drills near Japan's 1st post-Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Japan Times - Nuclear power plants feared vulnerable to terrorist groups
  • Sputnik News - Over 3,600 People Rehearse Emergency Drill at Japan's Nuclear Power Plant
  • Japan Today - Nuclear disaster drill held near Japan's only rebooted plant
  • Grand Forks Herald - OUR OPINION: Nuclear power plant idea deserves study - Tom Dennis
  • Buffalo News - County calls for cleanup of CWM pond, fearing nuke waste - Thomas J. Prohaska
  • Times of India - As India piles up uranium, enrichment facilities are needed - Chethan Kumar
  • Herald Scotland - Scottish shellfish are contaminated by radioactive waste from Sellafield - Rob Edwards
  • Pakistan News - A Faustian nuclear bargain - Muhammad Umer
  • HANS India - India, Russia eye nuclear, copter deals before Modi's Moscow visit
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Contract Goes Out For Bid After 2017 - Carol A. Clark
  • Tasnim News Agency - New US Visa Waiver Law Contravenes JCPOA: Iranian MP
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran sees 'mixed signals' from US, proposed visa waiver changes 'absurd'
  • Albuquerque Journal - Small-scale nuclear plants being pitched as new green - Evan Halper
  • Japan Today - Nuclear disaster drill held near Japan's only rebooted plant
  • Japan Times - Loneliness grows as 3/11 evacuees vacate temporary housing
  • The Guardian - Government U-turn on renewables shows gas, oil and nuclear are still favourites - Alasdair Cameron
  • Herald Scotland - UK Government urged to come clean about secret plan to ship weapons-grade uranium to US - Rob Edwards
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian MPs urge Rouhani to react against US visa reform - Farhad Daneshvar
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to remove active centrifuges in coming week - Khalid Kazimov
  • GovTrack - S. 2429: A bill to require a report on the military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program and to prohibit the provision of sanctions relief to Iran until Iran has verifiably ended all military dimensions of its nuclear program, and for other purposes. - Introduced: Dec 18, 2015, Sponsor: Kelly Ayotte, Junior Senator from New Hampshire, Republican
  • GovTrack - H.Res. 553: Urging the President and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to submit to Congress the text of all side agreements entered into between the IAEA and Iran with respect to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. - Introduced: Dec 3, 2015, Sponsor: Ryan Zinke Representative for Montana At Large Republican

    Saturday, December 19, 2015

  • Bennington Banner - Nuclear industry reps visit Vermont Yankee - Chris Mays
  • Global Research - "I Helped Create ISIS": Testimony of An Iraq War Veteran - Vincent Emanuele
  • Asahi Shimbun - Opponents of U.S. nuclear bomb 'glorification' park seek Japanese support - Masato Tainaka
  • Idaho Statesman - Government gives Idaho's downwinders nothing - Rocky Barker
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds won't renew contract for private LANL operator
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - State board denies groups' request for more air-quality monitoring at LANL
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Another WIPP delay spells more tax dollars wasted
  • Idaho Statesman - Editorial: Sickened Idaho National Laboratory workers deserve fair deal
  • Santa Fe Reporter - Some Cleanup, Some Patience - Elizabeth Miller
  • NW News Network - Plutonium Escapes From Hanford Nuclear Site - Anna King
  • Los Angeles Times - Plutonium exposure prompts investigation into inactive nuclear arms plant - Ralph Vartabedian
  • Tri-City Herald - Potentially contaminated Hanford equipment sent off site - Annette Cary
  • AP - Beijing issues 2nd smog red alert of the month
  • Bloomberg - Solar Tax Credit to Spur $40 Billion in U.S. Investment by 2020 - Chris Martin
  • Reuters - Keen to lift sanctions, Iran to ship enriched uranium to Russia within days - Sam Wilkin
  • Reuters - California lieutenant governor orders environmental review of nuclear plant - Rory Carroll
  • Reuters - Enel sells stake in Slovak power group, including nuclear plant, to EPH - Tatiana Jancarikova and Jan Lopatka
  • Reuters - Britain's long transition from coal holds lessons for China: Kemp - John Kemp
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran to Ship Nine Tons of Enriched Uranium to Russia - Asa Fitch in Dubai and Aresu Eqbali in Tehran
  • Indian Express - India building secret city to produce nuclear weapons reports US-based Foreign Policy magazine
  • Pakistan Nation - Pakistan-US Nuclear Talks
  • Washington Post - Ignoring North Korea's nuclear threat could prove to be a dangerous mistake - Mitchel B. Wallerstein
  • New Yorker - How Not to Debate Nuclear Energy and Climate Change - Michael Specter
  • Deutsche Welle - Fire shuts down Belgium's Tihange nuclear reactor
  • Times of India - Challakere nuclear facility fuels villagers' health fears - Chethan Kumar
  • Japan Today - Gov't to propose candidate areas for nuclear waste disposal
  • Reuters - TABLE-Belgian nuclear power reactor outages
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Of Nuclear Interest: Replacing Pilgrim with renewables, conservation
  • Tehran Times - Iran receives Russia yellowcake: nuclear chief
  • Platts - Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One-1 returns to grid after a scram - Jim Ostroff
  • NRDC blog - Wind Power Saves New Yorkers Money on Electricity After Unexpected Shutdown of Indian Point Nuclear Unit - Kit Kennedy
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Reid keeps new Yucca Mountain funding at bay - Peter Urban
  • Asahi Shimbun - Only 16% of Fukushima residents knew of emergency declaration
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - DEP Analysis Concludes No Radioactivity Danger in Tenmile Creek
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Federal budget bill passes, Piketon funding included - Wayne Allen
  • Utility Dive - New Pepco merger worries for Exelon: GSA opposes deal while report exposes lobbying - Gavin Bade
  • Enformable - Two SRS MOX facility contractors accused of defrauding government
  • Augusta Chronicle - Local jobs outlook promising - Damon Cline
  • Wicked Local Sandwich - Sandwich town manager backs zoning review waiver for canal-plant additions
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - New union leadership at Pantex - Frank Munger
  • Atomic Insights - Solar and wind tax credit extensions will put more nuclear plants at risk - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - Davis-Besse atomic reactor's emergency diesel generator voltage too low to connect to safety and cooling systems
  • Trend News Agency - Iran soon to send 9 tons of enriched uranium to Russia - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Iran: Final deal on Arak to be inked in 2 days - Fatih Karimov
  • Sputnik News - Japan to Suggest Possible Nuclear Waste Disposal Sites by Late 2016 - Health Care's Price Conundrum
  • Esquire - The New York Times Has a Source Pollution Problem - Charles P. Pierce
  • POGO - Nuclear Weapons Complex Misconduct by the Numbers - Jacob Marx

    Friday, December 18, 2015

  • Radio FM Bolivia - Impacto ambiental de la energ?a nuclear
  • Daily Caller - Spending Bill Includes Provision De-funding Obama's 'Onerous Light Bulb' Standard - Chris White
  • USA Today - Hanford's nuclear waste: The largest radioactive cleanup on Earth
  • LeRoyMoore's Blog - Three examples of data ignored in the Rocky Flats Superfund "cleanup"
  • DOE:EM - Contractors Cleaned Up Most of Hanford Site's River Corridor, But Work Remains
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Group calls for more air-quality monitoring at LANL - Rebecca Moss
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL contractor gets high marks for FY 2015 - Frank Munger
  • Idaho Statesman - Simpson praises spending bill, lists benefits to Idaho - Bill Dentzer
  • Reuters - BKW starts procedure to shut down Muehleberg nuclear plant - Silke Koltrowitz
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF says losing professional customers ahead of deregulation - Geert De Clercq
  • Deutsche Welle - The rocky road to nuclear fusion power
  • CounterPunch - The Attack of the Nuclear Hucksters - Jim Green
  • London Free Press - New technology needed for climate strategy - Madeline Ashby
  • Foreign Policy - Pakistan Needs a Nuclear Future, Not a Nuclear Deal - Rabia Akhtar
  • The Week Magazine - Britain's nuclear arsenal is a ticking time bomb - Tom Barlow Brown
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Y-12 tackles an unusual problem at uranium facility - Frank Munger
  • EurekAlert - Radioactive matter migrates more quickly through fractured carbonate rock - American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Arab News - Russia to help KSA tap nuclear energy - Rashid Hassan
  • Platts blog - US nuclear power trade group head to retire in 2016 - Steven Dolley and William Freebairn
  • Economic Times - India red flags fresh nuclear reactors in Pakistan with China's help - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The experts on nuclear power and climate change - John Mecklin
  • Japan Times - Government OKs evacuation plan in key step for Takahama nuclear plant restart
  • Sputnik News - Tokyo Approves Large-Scale Takahama Nuclear Plant Evacuation Plan
  • The Hindu - Letters: On nuclear energy
  • DNA India - Indo-Japan nuclear deal to boost India's renewable energy plans: IEA
  • Daily Republic, Mitchell, SD - OPINION: Nuclear energy needed to pair with renewables - Dr. Robert McTaggart
  • Michigan Live - MSU nuclear research facility gets $100M - Garret Ellison
  • BelTA - Installation of core equipment of Belarusian nuclear power plant to begin in 2016
  • CBS Minnesota - Reactor At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant Shuts Down After Turbine Issue
  • Anadolu Agency - Akkuyu nuke plant in Turkey to be decided by firms: Putin - ?v?n? Kutlu,Murat Temizer,Hatice Vildan Topaloglu
  • PennEnergy - NRC seeks public comment on draft guidance for subsequent renewal of nuclear power plant operating licenses
  • Newsx - Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart in January: AEC chief - IANS
  • BBC News - 'They had us drink radioactive water': learning to be an astronaut
  • Sun Journal Observer - Nuclear energy station reactor shutdown
  • KUOW Seattle - Daughters Of Hanford: B Reactor's Lone Woman Scientist - Anna King
  • Reuters - Areva sees better than expected 2015 cashflow; in talks over sale of TA unit - Michel Rose
  • Augusta Chronicle - 2 SRS contractors accused of scamming government - Sandy Hodson
  • Japan Times - Tepco expects 2016 profit even if reactors are not restarted, plans to issue bonds
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO preps for Fukushima No. 1 reactor building debris removal
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to adopt NPT voluntarily, temporarily - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Korea Herald - Korea, U.S. hold high-level talks on global disarmament, nonproliferation
  • Tri-City Herald - Many benefits for Mid-Columbia in federal spending package
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fleischmann comments on Omnibus Bill - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Sheng Dai makes The List - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORAU's Crowe, Wash win awards - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's announces small-biz contract awards - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL director thanks employees for 'remarkable' year - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UCOR wraps up reactor project - Frank Munger
  • Public Citizen - Exelon's Hiring of Mayor's PAC Leader Should Prompt Regulators to Halt Pepco Takeover Proceedings - Statement of David Arkush, Managing Director of Public Citizen's Climate Program
  • NAS - Project Update: State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC - New NRC Resident Inspector Assigned To Millstone Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - NRC Renews License for Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at Prairie Island
  • Trend News Agency - Uzbekistan offers to expand nuclear-free zone - Demir Azizov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's Parliament speaker hails PMD closure as valuable achievement - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Trend News Agency - Minister: Iran's joining WTO, win-win business
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 79041 [FR DOC #: 2015-31903]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Domestic Licensing of Source Material, Pages 79108 - 79109 [FR DOC #: 2015-31836]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: General Licensee Registration, Pages 79107 - 79108 [FR DOC #: 2015-31798]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, Pages 79102 - 79103 [FR DOC #: 2015-31834]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Nuclear Material Events Database for the Collection of Event Report, Response, Analyses, and Follow-up Data, etc., Pages 79105 - 79106 [FR DOC #: 2015-31835]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Recommendations of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights from the Fukushima Daiichi Event, Pages 79103 - 79104 [FR DOC #: 2015-31797]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number, Pages 79106 - 79107 [FR DOC #: 2015-31796]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards: Southern Nuclear Operating Co., Inc.; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4, Pages 79104 - 79105 [FR DOC #: 2015-31875]
  • NEI - NEI President and CEO Fertel to Retire at End of 2016
  • ENENews - Former Official: Fukushima is "unstoppable"? Huge amounts of radiation are pouring out, "very serious" for Pacific Ocean – Journalists withholding shocking information – Plant Chief: "This is something that has never been experienced"? We must invent new science for unprecedented catastrophe (AUDIO)
  • NHK World - 40% of Fukushima evacuees have family living apart
  • NHK World - Steel barrier creating more contaminated water
  • NHK World - Govt. OKs evacuation plan for Takahama plant
  • NHK World - Nuclear plant to tighten anti-terror measures
  • NHK World - Panel: Japan needs to reduce thermal power plants
  • NHK World - Fukui prefecture approves restart of 2 reactors
  • NHK World - TEPCO: Leak likely from No.3 reactor
  • NHK World - Melting of key parts blamed for Fukushima meltdown
  • Kyodo News - Gov't to propose candidate areas for nuclear waste disposal
  • Kyodo News - Gov't OKs evacuation plan for residents near Takahama nuclear plant
  • Kyodo News - Delay in cooling of Fukushima reactor possibly due to melted rubber
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima hibakusha area in South Korea to get A-bomb museum
  • Japan Times - Government OKs evacuation plan in key step for Takahama nuclear plant restart
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO: Key pressure relief valves failed at No. 2 reactor during Fukushima disaster - Masanobu Higashiyama
  • Asahi Shimbun - Terror attack response centers for Kyushu Electric's restarted reactors announced - Junichiro Nagasaki
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO preps for Fukushima No. 1 reactor building debris removal
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Japan began to meander over promoting plutonium use (Pt. 47) - Haruyuki Aikawa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Delay in cooling of Fukushima reactor possibly due to melted rubber
  • Chicago Tribune - Japan to allow removal of 'designated waste' label from Fukushima crisis
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO preps for Fukushima No. 1 reactor building debris removal
  • Japan Today - Gov't draws up Y3.5 tril extra budget to boost economy
  • Asahi Shimbun - Terror attack response centers for Kyushu Electric's restarted reactors announced - Junichiro Nagasaki
  • World Nuclear News - Swedish repository application accepted for review
  • World Nuclear News - Approval for four new Chinese reactors
  • World Nuclear News - Kyushu plans further safety enhancements at Sendai
  • World Nuclear News - Vermont Yankee fuel transfer brought forward
  • World Nuclear News - Flamanville 3 test program approved

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Presidential candidate Paul ties Fed policies to Las Vegas real estate collapse - Jennifer Robison
  • Nevada Appeal - Republican Ben Carson brings campaign to Carson City - Taylor Pettaway
  • Portage Daily Register - Another View: Wisconsin needs to keep nuclear (power) option open
  • KSL - Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press
  • MIT News - Inspiring the next generation of nuclear engineers - Will Boyd | Sam Shaner | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Kansas City Star - Editorial: Nuclear weapons plants must do more to ensure the safety of workers
  • Asahi Shimbun - Opponents of U.S. nuclear bomb 'glorification' park seek Japanese support - Masato Tainaka
  • Weekly Union - Uranium travels nerves from nose to brain.
  • Environmental Health News - Uranium travels nerves from nose to brain. - Paul Eubig, DVM
  • OpEdNews - GI's Brains Fried by Military Dispensed Nose Candy - Bob Nichols
  • EurekAlert - New model more accurately tracks gases for underground nuclear explosion detection - DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Tri-City Herald - New Hanford budget agreement comes in at $2.3 billion - Annette Cary
  • AP - US poised to lift sanctions on Iran under nuclear deal - Deb Riechmann
  • Bloomberg - Chinese Nuclear Power Stocks Climb After New Reactor Approvals - Aibing Guo
  • Reuters - Putin says decision on Turkey nuclear plant to be purely commercial - Maria Tsvetkova, Alexander Winning and Christian Lowe
  • Reuters - 'Not impossible' Iran sanctions will end in Jan, IAEA chief says - Shadia Nasralla and Francois Murphy
  • Reuters - Rouhani: U.N.'s closure of probe into Iran's nuclear past is political victory - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • CNN - Iran missile test sparks concern over nuclear deal implementation - Jeremy Diamond
  • Sputnik News - Russia Will Begin Removal of Iran's Enriched Uranium in Next Few Days
  • Foreign Policy - India Is Building a Top-Secret Nuclear City to Produce Thermonuclear Weapons, Experts Say
  • Huffingtonpost India - Experts, Locals In The Dark As A Massive New Atomic City Rises In India - Adrian Levy
  • Louisville Courier-Journal - OpEd: KY should stay far from nuclear power - David Ross Stevens
  • Columbus Dispatch - Ohio senators push for Piketon uranium project - Jessica Wehrman
  • The Hindu - The strange love for nuclear energy - M.V. Ramana, Suvrat Raju
  • New Matilda - Nuclear Power In Australia: Too Slow, Too Expensive, Too Dirty and Too Dangerous - Margaret Beavis
  • WAMC Northeast Public Radio - NYS Utility Regulators To Begin Investigation Of Entergy's Indian Point Plant - Patrick Garrett
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - Entergy Responds to Cuomo's Order to Probe Indian Point - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - Indian Point 3 Returns to Service - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - Cuomo Orders State Probe into Indian Point Operations - Lanning Taliaferro
  • Hindustan Times - India building secret nuke facility, says magazine
  • Pakistan Nation - India building 'top-secret nuclear city' to produce thermonuclear weapons: Experts
  • Pakistan Today - India building secret nuke facility: Foreign Policy Magazine
  • Today's Zaman - Turkey's planned Russian nuclear plant vulnerable to cyber threats - Ergin Hava
  • The State - SC nuclear fuel project getting $340 million from feds - Sammy Fretwell
  • Globe and Mail - Nuclear power is key to decarbonization, and Canada can lead the way - John Barrett, president and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association
  • Japan Today - Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant
  • ABC.au - WA shire wants nuclear waste facility despite Federal Government knockback - Rhiannon Shine
  • nineMSN - SA nuclear commission accused of bias
  • Livermore Independent - Letter: Nuclear Tipped - Jo Ann Frisch, Livermore
  • Kuwait News Agency - Iran exchanges enriched uranium for Russian yellowcake
  • Truthdig - 40 Years On, the Vietnam War Continues for Victims of Agent Orange - Marjorie Cohn
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 7, Issue 14 | Dec. 17, 2015
  • China Daily - Homegrown nuclear power plant design software released - Lyu Chang
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam's nuclear power strategy introduced in Nha Trang
  • Sputnik News - Moscow, Beijing Continue Moving Forward on Nuclear Cooperation - Medvedev
  • POWERmag - Spending Bill Extends Wind, Solar Tax Credits–Provides Money for Coal, Gas, Nuclear, and Power Grid - Aaron Larson
  • Savannah Morning News - Tom Crawford: The upcoming power bills will shock customers - Tom Crawford
  • St. Louis American - EPA orders protective measures at West Lake - Camille Phillips
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Budget package will send millions to Oak Ridge - Michael Collins
  • Keene Sentinel - Entergy says it's poised to start transfer of Vermont Yankee spent fuel early
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Opinion: Stop meddling with Vt. Yankee - Linda Kirker, Georgia
  • Concord Monitor - Vermont Yankee can move spent fuel to dry storage sooner than planned - David Brooks
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Letter: Atomic Vets Inquire about Alleged Department of Energy cover-ups - Wayne Knox
  • News & Observer - Clay Whitehead: NRC collusion - Clay Whitehead, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Chapel Hill
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn - Federal health agency drops investigation into SSFL - Melissa Simon
  • Fox 1310 KLIX - Rand Paul: Yucca Mountain Land Should Go to State to Decide
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press - Former power plant worker sentenced for threats in St. Paul - Elizabeth Mohr
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Chromium Project (DOE/EA-2005) Update - Submitted by Carol A. Clark
  • Johnson City Press - 2015: The year the TVA stepped backward on clean energy - Tony Casey
  • Beyond Nuclear - Environmental coalition decries decision to relicense Davis-Besse reactor
  • Atomic Insights - The First Atomic Age: A Failure of Socialism - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - King Hussein at ORNL (1959) - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Peace group asks Sen. Alexander for UPF answers - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL contractor gets high marks from DOE - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's new storage containers for high-rad materials - Frank Munger
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Nines - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • NAS - Project Update: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC - NRC Proposes $28,000 Civil Penalty for California Company for Import and Distribution Violations
  • NRC - Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Elects 2016 Leadership, Confirms Meeting Schedule
  • NRC - NRC Seeks Public Comment on Draft Guidance for Subsequent Renewal of Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses
  • NRC blog - Mothballed Nuclear Plant Provides Fresh Training Perspective - Joey Ledford, Public Affairs Officer, Region II
  • BBC - Cannington bypass opens for Hinkley Point nuclear plant
  • Trend News Agency - Iran still "under yoke" despite PMD case closure – expert - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to send long-term nuclear activities to IAEA
  • Bellona - Crossed fingers that Russian eco-prisoner Vitishko will walk free before New Year - Charles Digges
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO: Key pressure relief valves failed at No. 2 reactor during Fukushima disaster - Masanobu Higashiyama
  • Japan Times - Delay in cooling Fukushima reactor possibly due to melted rubber, says Tepco
  • Japan Times - No promises in Fukushima cleanup, director says - Yuri Kageyama
  • Wall Street Journal blog - New Robots Deployed at Fukushima - Mayumi Negishi
  • Western Morning News - In My Opinion - Hinkley C could pose serious threat to EDF's survival - by Allan Jeffery, Assistant co-ordinator, Stop Hinkley, Bridgwater
  • Energy Department - Notices: Charter Renewals: Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee, Page 78723 [FR DOC #: 2015-31783]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Charter Renewals: Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee, Pages 78722 - 78723 [FR DOC #: 2015-31785]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Pages 78723 - 78724 [FR DOC #: 2015-31784]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, Page 78723 [FR DOC #: 2015-31792]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: State Energy Advisory Board; Open Teleconference, Page 78724 [FR DOC #: 2015-31791]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Pages 78776 - 78788 [FR DOC #: 2015-31808]

    Wednesday, December 16, 2015

  • Racine Journal Times - Editorial: The state should untie its nuclear knot
  • E&E Daily - Agenda: Lawmakers negotiate end to export ban, throw out major riders - Manuel Qui?ones, Geof Koss and Phil Taylor
  • Idaho Statesman - Former INL nuclear worker feels contaminated, sickened, betrayed - Lindsay Wise, Rocky Barker and Samantha Ehlinger
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP workers accept new contract - Sarah A Matott
  • Oak Ridger - 'Record level of funding' for research at ORNL
  • Seattle Weekly - Will Hanford's Big Clean-Up Ever Begin? - John Stang
  • Tri-City Herald - State, DOE spar over Hanford consent decree deadlines - Annette Cary
  • Washington State Attorney General - AG asks court to hold feds accountable in Hanford cleanup lawsuit - See more at: http://www.atg.wa.gov/news/news-releases/ag-asks-court-hold-feds-accountable-hanford-cleanup-lawsuit#sthash.mpllhtEn.dpuf
  • Idaho Statesman - Idaho National Laboratory returns to its nuclear power research roots - o
  • Greenfield Recorder - Nuclear waste site too close to plant for decommissioning? - Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald
  • ABC.au - Nuclear waste dump: Aboriginal traditional owners vow to oppose proposed radioactive facility near Alice Springs - Tom Maddocks
  • OilPrice - Can Nuclear Power Help Climate Change Or Is The Industry Destined For Decline? - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • KOB?4 Albuquerque - Troubles with ventilation system slow progress at nuke dump
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Letter: Nuclear Workers Misled? - D'Lanie Blaze, CORE Advocacy for Nuclear & Aerospace Workers
  • AP - Iran calls closure of UN nuclear arms probe a 'big success' - Ali Akbar Dareini
  • Reuters - Iran says it will not accept any restrictions on missile program - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Reuters - U.S. sentences Russian nuclear official to four years for bribe scheme - Joel Schectman
  • Charlotte Observer - Bomb-grade plutonium stockpile rankles SC leaders - Sammy Fretwell
  • Aiken Standard - EDITORIAL: Haley right to hold DOE to promises made
  • Aiken Standard - Uncertainties loom over Savannah River Site MOX penalty money - Derrek Asberry
  • Miami Herald - Florida needs its nuclear plants, Professor James Tulenko, Dir., Florida Laboratory for Development of Advanced Nuclear Fuels and Materials, University of Florida
  • National Geographic - As Sea Levels Rise, Are Coastal Nuclear Plants Ready? - Christina Nunez
  • RT - Belgium 'playing Russian roulette' with relaunch of nuclear reactor, says fuming Germany
  • Deutsche Welle - Germans worried about relaunch of old Belgian nuclear reactors
  • The Diplomat - Taking Stock of North Korea's Nuclear Program - Benjamin David Baker
  • Yonhap News - Breakdown of inter-Korean talks, girl-band concert shows N.K. nuclear program is problem: U.S. expert - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Observer - N. Korea could deploy H-bomb around 2020: 38 North - Chang Jae-soon
  • Wisconsin Public Radio News - Is Nuclear Energy Wisconsin's Best Clean Energy Bet? - Judith Siers-Poisson
  • ABC.au - Nuclear waste dump: Aboriginal traditional owners vow to oppose proposed radioactive facility near Alice Springs - Tom Maddocks
  • Capital Journal Central South Dakota - Say no to uranium in South Dakota - Gena Parkhurst
  • Japan Times - Editorial: The risky nuclear deal with India
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: New nuke plant decommissioning regulations under development - Frank Mand
  • Vancouver Columbian - Judge blocks Kitsap County from releasing nuclear info
  • Kitsap Sun - Navy seeks injunction to prevent document release - Ed Friedrich
  • Japan Times - Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant
  • Trend News Agency - Kazakhstan to produce fuel assemblies for Chinese nuke plants - Elena Kosolapova
  • Focus Taiwan - Solar power to be cheaper than coal or nuclear power in 5 years - Hsu Chih-wei and Christie Chen
  • Huffington Post India - NHRC Issues Notice To Government Over HuffPost Report On Nuclear Contamination In Jharkhand
  • TASS - Russia to construct nuclear plant in Vietnam despite delay – Russian official
  • The Ecologist UK blog - Finally, Amber Rudd must drop her nuclear obsession - Paul Flynn MP
  • News & Star - ?20m contract for new Cumbria nuclear power plan
  • Reuters - China's cabinet approves major nuclear, hydro power projects - Beijing Monitoring Desk
  • Lower Hudson Journal - No timetable yet for Indian Point reactor's restart
  • Daily Commercial News - Bruce Power to spend $13 billion on nuclear upgrades
  • Platts - Entergy manually shuts Arkansas Nuclear One-1 reactor - Elaine Hiruo
  • Dhaka Tribune - $12.65bn Rooppur nuke power plant finalised - Aminur Rahman Rasel
  • Sydney City News - Nuclear 'solution' not as safe as they say - Kenji Sato
  • Warwick Daily News - Nuclear waste debate blows up over quakes, contamination - Ben Wilmott
  • Windham County Commons - Lawmakers: Public needs more say in nuke rules - Mike Faher
  • Utility Dive - Texas wind sets new records as gas, coal, nuclear generation shares decline - Herman K. Trabish
  • Hindustan Times - US denies once again it is negotiating a nuclear deal with Pakistan - Yashwant Raj
  • Wisconsin Public Radio - Proposed Janesville Company Faces Questions From Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Chuck Quirmbach
  • Business Standard India - Jaitapur nuclear project: Shiv Sena takes issue to PM Modi
  • WJBF - Have you fallen ill due to workplace exposure? Find out how Nuclear Care Partners can help Friday on The Dish - @wjbfashleeedwards
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - Cabinet decides to start the nuclear procurement programme: Tumisang Ndlovu – journalist, Moneyweb - Tumisang Ndlovu
  • Greenfield Recorder - Vt. Yankee plans to speed move of waste to dry casks
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Vermont Yankee spent fuel transfer to start two years ahead of schedule - Robert Audette
  • Windham County Commons - Entergy defends VY nuke fuel plans - Mike Faher
  • Windham County Commons - NRC, Entergy slam state's VY complaints - Mike Faher
  • Vermont Public Radio - Vermont Yankee Says It Will Move Spent Fuel Ahead Of Schedule - Howard Weiss-Tisman
  • Windham County Commons - Vermont Yankee to downsize emergency operations - Mike Faher
  • World Nuclear News - Production milestone for Cigar Lake
  • World Nuclear News - German fusion reactor achieves first plasma
  • World Nuclear News - Production milestone for Cigar Lake
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA adopts final assessment on Iranian nuclear program
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 contractor gets low rating, $42 million in fees - Frank Munger
  • PTI - Centre, J'khand govt get NHRC notice on toxic mine waste
  • Japan Times - Japan's radiation decontamination budget to hit record ?522.3 billion
  • Japan Today - Fukushima chief says no textbook for cleanup - Yuri Kageyama
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Piketon funding included in Senate bill - Frank Lewis
  • Aiken Standard - Locals react to report on Savannah River Site, DOE workers harmed by radiation - Derrek Asberry
  • Columbia County News Times - The upcoming power bills will shock customers - Tom Crawford, editor of The Georgia Report
  • LakePowellLife - Reopening of Mine Causes Stir in Navajo Nation Leadership - John Christian Hopkins
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Ukraine ready to supply electricity to Poland from Khmelnytsky NPP - Yatseniuk
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Leadership lineup at ATLC - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander: DOE Office of Science due for record funding - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - An extraordinary view of Oak Ridge National Lab - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Changing of the guard at the ATLC - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Despite low rating, CNS earns $42.6M in fees - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Increased Hanford budget of $2.3 billion in new agreement - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - State, DOE spar over Hanford consent decree deadlines - Annette Cary
  • NRC - NRC Approves Changes to Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant's Emergency Planning Requirements
  • NRC blog - Moderating the Social Media Marketplace of Ideas - Eliot Brenner' Public Affairs Director
  • NWTRB - Board Workshop Transcripts
  • NWTRB - Press Release - U.S. NWTRB Releases Reports on Efforts in the U.S. and Other Countries to Design a Repository Siting Process
  • NWTRB - Report - Designing a Process for Selecting a Site for a Deep-Mined, Geologic Repository for High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel - Overview and Summary - Report to the United States Congress and the Secretary of Energy - November 2015
  • NWTRB - Report - Designing a Process for Selecting a Site for a Deep-Mined, Geologic Repository for High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel - Detailed Analysis - Report to the United States Congress and the Secretary of Energy - November 2015
  • Trend News Agency - 'Not impossible' Iran sanctions will end in Jan - IAEA
  • Trend News Agency - Iran fully ready to join WTO - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Press TV - Iran receives Russia yellowcake: AEOI chief
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear case fabricated scenario: Iran nuclear chief
  • Press TV - IAEA resolution opens new chapter in Iran-IAEA ties: Zarif
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco considers evaporating 800,000 m3 of Tritium water to the air - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - Sr-90 density spiked 170 percent at an observation well beside Reactor 2 - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Mother from Fukushima: It was very weird? plants with huge, huge flowers and gigantic stems – I brought deformed vegetables for radiation measurement, but officials didn't test any and yelled "Don't you understand? We say it's safe!" – "All the beetles were disfigured and died"
  • NHK World - Melting of key parts blamed for Fukushima meltdown
  • NHK World - New decontamination robot for Fukushima unveiled
  • Kyodo News - Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - Return of swans a welcome sight in Fukushima town emptied by nuclear disaster - Yoshitaka Ito
  • Japan Times - Japan's radiation decontamination budget to hit record ?522.3 billion
  • Japan Times - Japan agrees to raise host-nation spending for U.S. military
  • Japan Times - Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Sodium leak served as policy turning point (Pt. 46)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Electric power industry rebellion (Pt. 45)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Japan-India atomic cooperation agreement lacks guarantee for peaceful use
  • Jiji Press - Locals Worried about Restart of TEPCO Central Japan N-Plant
  • Jiji Press - Concerns over Japan's State Secrets Designation Linger
  • Jiji Press - Japan to Push for More Renewable, Nuclear Power Use
  • Defense Department - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Notice of Radioactive Materials, Pages 78233 - 78234 [FR DOC #: 2015-31562]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3, Pages 78258 - 78259 [FR DOC #: 2015-31634]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, Pages 78255 - 78256 [FR DOC #: 2015-31635]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Exelon Generation Company, LLC Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 78256 - 78257 [FR DOC #: 2015-31652]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Indian Point Nuclear Generating, Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Exelon Generation Company, LLC, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, Pages 78253 - 78255 [FR DOC #: 2015-31653]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewals: Northern States Power CompanyMinnesota; Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 78257 - 78258 [FR DOC #: 2015-31636]

    Tuesday, December 15, 2015

  • Las Vegas SUN - Editorial: Tonight's debate is a chance for Republicans to get serious
  • Nevada Appeal - Huckabee makes quick Northern Nevada campaign swing - Steve Ranson
  • Daily Dunklin Democrat - Radiation levels likely higher than thought at bomb plant
  • Charlotte Observer - Former nuclear worker: contaminated, sickened, betrayed - Lindsay Wise, Rocky Barker and Samantha Ehlinger
  • Tri-City Herald - Leaking Hanford tank to be emptied within 3 months - Annette Cary
  • Idaho Statesman - Government gives Idaho's downwinders nothing - Rocky Barker
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - $35K grant could fund further study of Trinity test health effects - Dennis J. Carroll
  • Kansas City Pitch Weekly - The Safe Side of the Fence director Tony West brings his workers-done-wrong doc to the Tivoli tonight - Nadia Pflaum
  • East Idaho News - High school students to explore career opportunities at INL - Idaho National Laboratory
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP workers vote on wage contract - Sarah A Matott
  • Orillia Packet and Times - Letter: We can help - K. Clune, Orillia
  • AP - UN closes the books on decade-long nuclear probe of Iran - George Jahn
  • AP - South Africa: 3 finance ministers in 1 week hits currency - Lynsey Chutel
  • Bloomberg - Oil in $20s a Risk as Citigroup Sees Crude Storage Tanks Fill Up - Grant Smith empty text
  • Reuters - Iran aims to implement nuclear curbs within 2-3 weeks, envoy says - Francois Murphy
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Iran's Oct 10 missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - U.N. watchdog decides to close nuclear weapons probe of Iran - Francois Murphy and Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - Private China firm to take control of unit of Kazakh state oil company - Chen Aizhu and Adam Rose
  • Reuters - Japan regulator seeks punishment of Ernst-affiliate over Toshiba audit - Takahiko Wada
  • Reuters - South African rand, stocks gain after Gordhan named finance minister - Mfuneko Toyana
  • BBC - Global nuclear watchdog IAEA ends Iran 'weapons' probe
  • Forbes - Obama Backs Biggest Nuclear Arms Buildup Since Cold War - Loren Thompson
  • CBS New York - Another Unit Shuts Down At Indian Point Nuclear Plant
  • Kingston Daily Freeman - Eleven arrested at Indian Point nuke plant protest
  • VT Digger - Nuke plant owners defend fuel storage plans - Mike Faher
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - 5 Mishaps in 2015: Proof Indian Point Must Close, Says Riverkeeper - Lanning Taliaferro
  • VT Digger - NRC, Entergy deride state's concerns about VY decommissioning fund - Mike Faher
  • Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch - Another Unplanned Outage at Indian Point 3 - Lanning Taliaferro
  • PennEnergy - Vermont Yankee Emergency Preparedness Exemptions Approved
  • NBC News - Nuclear Reactor at New York's Indian Point Is Shut Down - Gemma DiCasimirro and Alexander Smith
  • Detroit News - Royal Oak truck caught on fire had radioactive material - Holly Fournier and Mark Hicks
  • Grist - Nuclear power? In this economy? You must be drunk, world leaders - Suzanne Jacobs on 14 Dec 2015 28 comments
  • Newsx - Lok Sabha passes bill to ease setting up of new nuclear projects - IANS
  • TIME - Could North Korea Really Unleash a Nuclear Catastrophe? - Joyce Lee
  • Indian Express - 13,500 MW nuclear power by 2020, safety aspect taken care of: Govt - Raghvendra Rao
  • NBC Southern California - LA's Nuclear Secret: A Call for Action - Joel Grover and Matthew Glasser
  • NBC Southern California - LA's Nuclear Secret - Joel Grover and Matthew Glasser
  • Times of India - Nuclear power an article of faith for India
  • All Things Nuclear - Plato's Perspective on Nuclear Power Plant Problems - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Times of India - Leaking Jaduguda mine poses radioactive risk: US report
  • Yahoo! News - Belgium restarts nuclear reactor, angers Germany
  • WalesOnline - No blackouts when Wylfa nuclear power station closes says the National Grid - Sion Barry
  • Railway Gazette International - Nuclear Decommissioning Authority orders flask wagons
  • The Legal Intelligencer - Defamation Case Against Owner of Nuclear Power Plant Survives - Ben Seal
  • RTO Insider - Study: Loss of Upstate Nuclear Plants Would Cost $1.7B Annually - William Opalka
  • SA Independent - Door open for nuclear deal - Gordhan - Marianne Merten
  • Rand Daily Mail - Nene and Zuma: Only Malema called it right - RW Johnson
  • ESI Africa - New nuclear build: Nene's words echoed by Gordhan - Ashley Theron
  • Warwick Daily News - Councillor candidate says no to nuclear waste
  • Baltic Course - Permanent storage of radioactive waste from Paldiski to cost EUR 70 mln
  • Long Island News - Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Indian Point Nuclear Facility Shut Down
  • Reuters - TABLE-S.Korea to restart Hanbit No. 4 nuclear reactor after maintenance-watchdog
  • Prothom Alo Dhaka - PM wants timely completion of nuke plant
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA completes refueling of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant - Dave Flessner
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima decommission chief: 'No textbook' for cleanup
  • Expatica Belguim - Belgium restarts nuclear reactor, angers Germany
  • Burton Mail-Dec 14, 2015 - Mock accident put town on alert for nuclear disaster
  • Greenville News - Haley says federal agency owes state $1M daily in 2016 - Seanna Adcox, Associated Press
  • Burton Mail - Mock accident put town on alert for nuclear disaster
  • Aiken Standard - Haley seeks $1M a day for missed milestone at Savannah River Site MOX facility - Derrek Asberry
  • The Hindu - Cautious cooperation with Japan
  • World Nuclear News - Belgian reactor resumes operation after vessel inspections
  • World Nuclear News - KazAtomProm extends cooperation with Chinese firms
  • World Nuclear News - First containment ring for Vogtle 4
  • Wolverhampton Express & Star - Alexander Litvinenko inquiry report to be published on January 21
  • The Guardian - Aveva shares fall after it scraps deal with Schneider Electric - Sean Farrell
  • Reuters - Aveva and Schneider call off merger as too risky and complex - Sarah Young and Paul Sandle
  • Japan Times - Toshiba eyes thousands of job cuts, sale of Toshiba Tec, in major restructuring
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A not-so-hot deer season; only one kept for rad reasons - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - CNS gets 'disappointing' performance score of 57 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 contractor seeks expressions of interest on emergency ops center - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Safety Forum Dec. 16 features labor voices - Frank Munger
  • Greenpeace International - Japan's nuclear watchdog isn't policing its own safety standards - Blogpost by Justin McKeating
  • GreenWorld - The Paris Agreement on climate – a good start, but?
  • DNFSB - Announcements
  • IAEA - IAEA Board Adopts Landmark Resolution on Iran PMD Case - Rodolfo Quevenco, IAEA Office of Public information and Communication
  • BBC - Global nuclear watchdog IAEA ends Iran 'weapons' probe
  • Trend News Agency - FM Zarif hails closure of Iran's PMD case
  • Trend News Agency - Araqchi: sanctions to be lifted in three weeks after IAEA resolution
  • Trend News Agency - Iran receives yellow cake from Russia - Khalid Kazimov
  • Bellona - Press release: Bellona calls on European Commission for a negative emissions advisory body - Bellona Europa
  • Bellona - COP 21: Without twists or reservations, Bellona tells the truth behind CCS's suboptimal pace of deployment - Bellona Europa
  • Yonhap News - U.S. expert calls for more serious attention to N. Korea's H-bomb claims - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - IAEA resolution opens new chapter in Iran-IAEA ties: Zarif
  • Press TV - IAEA passes P5+1 draft resolution, closes Iran 'PMD' case
  • Press TV - IAEA passes P5+1 draft resolution, closes Iran 'PMD' case
  • Press TV - No credible sign of diversion in Iran nuclear material: IAEA
  • Press TV - IAEA convenes to vote on P5+1 Iran resolution
  • Press TV - IAEA board expected to pass 'PMD' resolution overwhelmingly: Iran
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Pages 78107 - 78110 [FR DOC #: 2015-30676]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, and Diablo Canyon Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 77672 - 77673 [FR DOC #: 2015-31529]
  • Center for Public Integrity - Ailing, angry nuclear-weapons workers fight for compensation--'Too often, workers die waiting' for help, senator says - Jim Morris, Jamie Smith Hopkins
  • MintPress News Minneapolis - School Of The Americas: Training Torturers & Secret Police For US-Backed Dictators Since 1946 - Kit O'Connell
  • Enformable - NRC management of FOIA requests puzzling experts - Lucas W Hixson
  • The Scotsman - Letter: Can't afford to get it wrong about argument for Hinkley Point C - Steuart Campbell, Dovecot Loan, Edinburgh

    Monday, December 14, 2015

  • CBS Sacramento - Proximity Of Superfund Site To New Tracy Development Causes Concern - Leigh Martinez
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Nearly 35,000 Cold War Atomic Plant Workers have Perished from Excessive Rad Exposure - Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
  • Albuquerque Journal - WIPP's new ventilation system runs into trouble - Lauren Villagran
  • Charlotte Observer - Ailing nuclear workers: Relying on Jesus and morphine - Rob Hotakainen, Samantha Ehlinger and Mike Fitzgerald
  • Star Daily Standard Times - UW's nuke-reactor constructing: chilly, ugly – and price saving?
  • Bellingham Herald - Opening doors to compensation for nuclear workers
  • Tri-City Herald - Government medical care a vital resource for sick nuclear workers - Annette Cary
  • Mudgee Guardian - Councillor calls for shire to oppose nuclear dump - Elle Watson
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Lawmakers look to end Wisconsin's nuclear plant ban - Thomas Content
  • Yahoo! News - India's nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease - Adrian Levy
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Concerns over moving of Dounreay material by rail after flooding - David Kerr
  • Bloomberg - Old Hand Gordhan Has Problem He Can't Fix: Zuma's Reputation - Kevin Crowleypattern dots
  • Bloomberg - IAEA to Close Iran Weapon Probe in Key Step for Ending Sanctions - Jonathan Tironepattern dots
  • Reuters - Japan regulator to seek punishment of Ernst-affiliate over Toshiba audit - Takahiko Wada
  • Reuters - Turkish PM says no reason to halt Akkuyu plant with Russia - Ece Toksabay
  • Reuters - UPDATE 6-Oil tumbles towards 11-year lows on worsening glut - Dmitry Zhdannikov and Amanda Cooper
  • Wall Street Journal blog - The First Strict Implementation Test of the Iran Nuclear Deal - Michael Singh and Simond de Galbert
  • World Nuclear News - India, Japan reach agreement on nuclear cooperation
  • The Hindu - Nuclear deal hinges on Abe's political skills
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: Japan taps India to boost tepid economy, nuke deal draws flak
  • World Nuclear News - Climate conference reaches agreement
  • World Nuclear News - GE seeks arbitration over Lungmen payments
  • Center for Public Integrity - India's nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease - Adrian Levy
  • SA Business Day - Cabinet gives green light to nuclear procurement - Carol Paton
  • Mail & Guardian - Nene axed: Cabinet denies knowledge of secret nuclear dealings - Matthew le Cordeur
  • SA Independent - Nuclear deal gets the go ahead
  • News24 - The Presidency's communication choices - Mathatha Tsedu
  • SA Business Tech - SA's "R1 trillion" nuclear plans forge ahead: report
  • CounterPunch - Indian Point Nuke Plant Emergency - Paul DeRienzo
  • Daily Post North Wales - Trawsfynydd nuke-sub inspired power plant plan moving forward
  • Western Mail - New mini-nuclear power plant could be developed at Trawsfynydd as Government explores technology - Chris Kelsey
  • Mail & Guardian - Pravin Gordhan cautious about nuclear deal - Donwald Pressly
  • Charlotte Observer - Zeal to cut costs reduces nuclear workers' benefits - Lindsay Wise, Yamil Berard and Brittany Peterson
  • BBC - Torness nuclear power station reactor shutdown
  • The Scotsman - Nuclear reactor at Torness power station shuts down
  • Handelsblatt Global - Nuclear Shut-Down Costs Draw Scrutiny - Christian Schlesiger and Angela Hennersdorf
  • Patriot-News - Peach Bottom nuclear reactor goes offline for repairs - Nick Malawskey
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - 'Only available funds will be used for nuclear power plants' - Govan Whittles
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's nuclear deal implementations can start early January - Fatih Karimov
  • SBS.au - WA conservationists oppose uranium mine
  • London Times - Nuclear power plant's closure fuels fears of winter blackout - Robin Pagnamenta
  • Interfax Energy - Indonesia moving away from nuclear power
  • Korea Herald - Seoul warns against further N.K. nuclear, missile tests in 2016 - Shin Hyon-hee
  • Taipei Times - Environmentalists slam MOEA energy scenarios - Chen Wei-han
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Abandon the plan of nuclear power plant - Engr. S. A. Mansoor, Dhaka
  • Asahi Shimbun - Remnants of confusion remain at Fukushima emergency center - Takuya Isayama
  • UPI - North Korea likely to conduct more nuclear tests, Seoul says - Elizabeth Shim
  • Cañon City Daily Record - Cotter's new plant manager sets goal to decommission site - Kara Mason
  • ABC.au - Calls for clarity over nuclear waste transportation plans
  • Press Trust of India - Kudankulam unit I down for checks, to re-start in Jan: Govt
  • Houston Public Media - Radiation Exposure Is A Challenge for Houston's Medical and Aerospace Workers - Carrie Feibel
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Background check too intrusive
  • Fall River Herald News - Energy representatives talk decreased capacity, cost spikes at Fall River meeting - Michael Holtzman
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Letter: Tell taxpayers about the UPF - Lee Ann Swarm, Knoxville
  • Rand Daily Mail - Nene's shotgun axing exposes long-standing weaknesses in SA politics - Songezo Zibi
  • DOE - U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Statement on Conclusion of COP21 Climate Negotiations
  • IAEA - Emergency Exercise Prepares African Countries for Radiological Emergencies - Laura Gil Mart?nez IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication, J. Miguel Roncero IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to sell 10 tons of enriched uranium to Russia: Deputy FM
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's nuclear deal implementations can start early January - Fatih Karimov
  • Press TV - IAEA board expected to pass 'PMD' resolution overwhelmingly: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran to take action if finds US visa legislation in breach of JCPOA: Araqchi
  • Press TV - Amano report's approval can close PMD file: Iran
  • Fukushima Diary - 5 quakes repeatedly occurring within 4 hours in the center of Tottori prefecture - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - 'Hibaku' rice grown to recall horror of atomic bombing - Takeshi Tsuchiya
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Japan's insularism (Pt. 43)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Quake-proof construction work begins on Hiroshima A-bomb Dome
  • Dissident Voice - Fukushima Amplifies Murphy's Law - Robert Hunziker
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Speakers debate the environmental fallout of nuclear power plants
  • Warwick Daily News - Dump the ban and open up about toxic plans - John Farmer
  • Warwick Daily News - Officials grilled over toxic plan for facility at Oman Ama - Lisa Googe
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating Licenses: Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit 1, Pages 77380 - 77381 [FR DOC #: 2015-31418]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 77381 - 77382 [FR DOC #: 2015-31567]

    Sunday, December 13, 2015

  • Roanoke Times - Leigh: Want cheap, clean fuel? Go nuclear - Michael W. Leigh
  • Charleston Post and Courier - S.C. threatens to sue over delayed plutonium processing - Gavin Jackson
  • Kansas City Star - Kansas City's nuclear legacy trails weapon makers and their families - Lindsay Wise and Scott Canon
  • Press TV - US hypocritical about policy on nuclear weapons: Analyst - Barry Grossman
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Gray Matters: Making Sense (Cents) Of WIPP Incident - Larry Johnson
  • Idaho Statesman - Feds acknowledge radiation, chemicals likely killed 396 in Idaho - Rocky Barker
  • truth-out - Native Americans Warn Native Hawaiians of the Dangers of Federal Recognition - Imani Altemus-Williams, IC Magazine
  • Charlotte Observer - U.S. nuclear workers endure years of misery - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise, Frank Matt and Samantha Ehlinger
  • Seattle Times - How the state is missing chances to find deadly birth defect's cause - JoNel Aleccia and Justin Mayo
  • Middle East Monitor - The arrogance of Israeli spy firms . - Asa Winstanley
  • NEI - Global Nexus Initiative Releases Policy Memo Recognizing Role and Responsibility of Nuclear Power - Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Bloomberg - Abe and Modi Strengthen Ties to Counter China's Rise - Natalie Obiko Pearson
  • Gizmodo - The Outlook for Nuclear Power in the U.S. Really Sucks - Jennifer Ouellette
  • Indian Express - Civil nuclear deal: India's commitment to moratorium serious, credible, says Foreign secretary - Shubhajit Roy
  • Firstpost - Much-feted Indo-Japan nuclear deal isn't all that it's made out to be and will mean little when implemented - Jaideep Prabhu
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan's nuclear power deal in principle with India a first with an NPT non-signer
  • Japan Today - Civic groups, A-bomb survivors rap Japan-India nuclear power deal
  • Press TV - Amano report's approval can close PMD file: Iran
  • GhanaWeb - Adopt nuclear energy to solve 'dumsor' – Casely Hayford - Sydney Casely Hayford
  • Wyoming Tribune - Questions remain around cleanup of former nuke sites near Cheyenne - Trevor Brown
  • Columbus Dispatch - U.S. nuclear legacy: Many workers seen as patriots are sick - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise, Frank Matt & Samantha Ehlinger
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram - The perils of Pantex: Hundreds of workers sickened at Texas nuclear weapons plant - Yamil Berard
  • Press TV - At least 33,480 US nuclear workers died of exposure: Report
  • The State - Determined lawyer battles government over sick nuclear workers - Sammy Fretwell
  • Kingston Daily Freeman - Eleven arrested at Indian Point nuke plant protest
  • WYSO - In Southern Ohio, A Nuclear Town Faces A Hazy Future - Lewis Wallace
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran to Check Possible Breach of JCPOA in US Visa Waiver Bill: Diplomat
  • Trend News Agency - Iran studies amendment to Visa Waiver Program regarding nuclear deal - Khalid Kazimov
  • BT.com - Nuclear sub unit weighing more than 1,000 tonnes taken to shipping complex
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Exactly How Much Evidence Does it Require to Prove Nuclear Workers Claims? - Jim Morris and Jamie Smith
  • BBC News - Thousand-tonne nuclear sub part driven through Barrow
  • Recorder Journal blog - Chattanooga shooter worked at Perry Nuclear Power Plant; Medra Marketing
  • Korea Times - Crying wolf again? - Andrei Lankov
  • Biloxi Sun Herald - Ole Miss students create 'Atomic Mississippi' documentary - Royce Swayze
  • IPPmedia - Living in fear: Hushed plans to sell villagers` land to uranium explorers - Gerald Kitabu
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Presidency lashes out at 'malicious rumours'
  • Korea Times - EnerNOC to help Korea change way it uses energy - Park Jin-hai
  • Malaysian Star - Pacific's A-bomb refugees now face climate threat - Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)
  • Bellona - Paris climate deal unites world in a common goal of slashing emissions for the first time - Charles Digges
  • Xinhua News - S. African court sets aside awarding of nuclear tender to French company
  • Fukushima Diary - 62.5 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from dust in Osaka - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Miyagi municipalities refuse to be candidate sites
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan's nuclear power deal in principle with India a first with an NPT non-signer
  • Japan Times - Former Mie Prefecture mayor to challenge constitutionality of new security law
  • Japan Times - Japan picked over China to build India's high-speed rail link in $15-billion deal - Natalie Obiko Pearson
  • Japan Times - Civic groups, A-bomb survivors blast Japan-India nuclear power deal

    Saturday, December 12, 2015

  • Waupaca County News - Opening the door to nuclear power--Rep. Petersen seeks to end Wisconsin's moratorium - State Rep. Kevin Petersen
  • KRQE - Feds give money to repair New Mexico roads - Shelby Perea
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Problems at WIPP are felt in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • PBS NewsHour - A little-known casualty of the Cold War? U.S. nuclear workers - Judy Woodruff, Jeffrey Brown, Lindsay Wise
  • GAP - Catch 22: The Sophistry of the UN Justice System for Whistleblowers - Bea Edwards
  • Sputnik News - US Senators Introduce Bill to Better Protect FBI Whistleblowers
  • KUSA Denver - Edward Snowden to speak at CU via video chat - Janet Oravetz, KUSA
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - State battle on electronic records is latest in national trend - Mary Spicuzza and Jason Stein
  • RT - Fukushima report declassified: Worse than we were told
  • Tri-City Herald - Opening doors to compensation for nuclear workers - Annette Cary
  • AP - North, South Korea end talks without any breakthroughs - Kim Tong-Hyung
  • AP - India and Japan sign deals on military, train sales, nukes - Ashok Sharma
  • Bloomberg - Japan Tops China in Race to Build India's First High-Speed Rail - Natalie Obiko Pearson, Anurag Kotoky
  • Reuters - India to get Japan's bullet train, deepens defence and nuclear ties - Nidhi Verma
  • Corvallis Gazette Times - Nuclear critics take aim at small reactors - Bennett Hall
  • The Inquisitr - Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster: Increased Radiation Spreads To North America As Full Meltdown In Reactor 2 Feared - Tara West
  • Global Research - US Nuclear Weapons Complex Leaves 'Legacy of Death on American Soil' - Deirdre Fulton
  • Citizens' Voice - Nuclear power still a viable option
  • Radio.com - Bonnie Raitt on Nuclear Power: 'There's no solution for nuclear waste' - Amanda Wicks
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - China's ambition to sweep the world with nuclear technology concerning
  • Foreign Policy In Focus - The U.S. Is Fueling South Asia's Nuclear Arms Race - Nazish Kolsy
  • Egyptian Streets - Nuclear Plant to be Operated by Egyptians: Russian Company - Aya Nader
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan to consider ocean disposal of nuclear waste
  • India.com - India, Japan seal agreement for civil nuclear cooperation
  • Economic Times - India and Japan ink pacts on bullet train, defence, nuclear energy
  • WCAX - Reduced emergency planning around Vermont Yankee approved
  • China Post - Arbitration case not to affect plant: Taipower
  • Cihan News Agency - A blessing in disguise--Russian President Vladimir Putin is not done with Turkey yet - Joost Lagendijk
  • ecns.cn - New nuclear power unit in Fuqing in pipeline
  • Oak Ridger - From newscaster to nuclear security
  • Star Daily Standard Times - IAEA needs India arrange nuclear security regulator
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - DOE's new waste contractor in Oak Ridge faces challenges - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Office of Science director named
  • Bangalore Mirror - 'Radioactive' pile of bio-medical garbage left by side of road - Praveen Kumar
  • CBS New York - Original License For Second Indian Point Reactor To Expire
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Henry and Hurst get Muddy Boot Awards - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Harvard prof confirmed as DOE's science chief - Frank Munger
  • Bellona - Paris agreement's final draft goes to ministers with aim of stopping temp rises 'well below 2C' - Charles Digges
  • OpEdNews - Dirty bomb in St. Louis courtesy of EPA,DOE and Bill Gates - Jeanine Molloff
  • Gulfport Sun Herald - Nuclear tests in South Mississippi cost government millions in claims - Derek Johnson/Sun Herald Salmon Site map
  • The State - Determined lawyer battles government over sick nuclear workers - Sammy Fretwell
  • Contra Costa Times - Editorial: Contra Costa Times editorial: California governor's PUC emails should be public
  • Fukushima Diary - Cs-134/137 density in retained water of Fukushima underground spiked 4000 times higher than last year - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - URGENT: Japan's nuclear cooperation will halt if India conducts nuke test
  • Japan Times - Civic groups, A-bomb survivors blast Japan-India nuclear power deal
  • Japan Times - Japan, India agree on rail, nuclear deal

    Friday, December 11, 2015

  • NH Business Review - 1986 ban on NH nuke waste burial was repealed in 2011 - Nancy West
  • FirstPost - The future is nuclear: Why Modi government should open up atomic energy sector - Jaideep Prabhu
  • RT - World's most powerful fast neutron reactor starts supplying electricity to grid
  • Idaho Statesman - A trip into Idaho's plutonium warehouse - Rocky Barker
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - MOWW Presents Highest Honor To LANL Director - Carol A. Clark
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Checking out ORNL's electricity bill - Frank Munger
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - WIPP Workers Perform Filter Replacement
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP operations stopped for filter change - Sarah A Matott
  • LA Monitor - Audit points to weaknesses in LANL oversight - Associated Press
  • Miami Herald - Irradiated: The hidden legacy of 70 years of atomic weaponry: At least 33,480 Americans dead - Rob Hotakainen, Lindsay Wise, Frank Matt and Samantha Ehlinger
  • Slate - The First Line of Defense - Jim Morris and Jamie Smith Hopkins
  • Chicago Recorder Journal - Rocky Flats: Dow Chemical and Rockwell International Billed $925M For Contamination At Nuclear Site
  • Center for Public Integrity - Ailing, angry nuclear-weapons workers fight for compensation - Jim Morris, Jamie Smith Hopkins
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Report: LANL lacks program to track, correct serious problems - Justin Horwath
  • DOE:IG - AUDIT REPORT: OAI-M-16-02, Issues Management at the Los Alamos Field Office
  • AP - Bullet train, nuclear deal top Japan's Abe agenda in India - Nirmala George
  • AP - North, S.Korea hold high-level talks meant to ease animosity - Kim Tong-Hyung
  • AP - EPA orders fire prevention steps for troubled landfill - Jim Salter
  • Bloomberg - Putin Tells Defense Chiefs to Strengthen Russian Nuclear Forces - Stepan Kravchenko empty text
  • Reuters - White House says doubts North Korea claim to have hydrogen bomb - Jeff Mason
  • CounterPunch - The False Promise of Nuclear Fusion - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • Science Alert - Germany just switched on a revolutionary nuclear fusion machine - Fiona Macdonald
  • Phys.org - German physicists see landmark in nuclear fusion quest
  • Tech Times - German Physicists Reach Milestone In Nuclear Fusion Energy Quest - Rina Marie Doctor
  • Foreign Policy - Iran Was Building a Nuclear Bomb. So What? What "closing the file" on Tehran's nuclear weapons program really means. - Jeffrey Lewis
  • Payvand - IAEA: Most PMD Claims Groundless - Robert Kelley, licensed professional nuclear and mechanical engineer
  • Eurasia Review - IAEA Report Offers Mutually-Acceptable Political Solution For Iran – Interview - Sara Massoumi
  • Trend News Agency - Moscow has no info on Iran's ballistic missile test
  • Ynetnews - We are being deceived on Iran - Israel Opinion
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - America's modernized nuclear arms roil diplomatic waters - Lindsay Wise
  • TASS - Moscow warns against potential threats and risks due to US nuclear presence in Europe
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Regulators OK interim electric rate hike for Xcel but worry about nuclear costs - David Shaffer
  • Japan Today - Japan may review spending on plutonium fuel cycle - Aaron Sheldrick and Linda Sieg
  • The Week UK - Toshiba travails pose another threat to UK's nuclear future
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - Sparring for nuclear weapons workers takes South Carolina lawyer down little-used path - Sammy Fretwell
  • nineMSN - SA govt tries to calm uranium mining fears
  • Daily Telegraph - Coal, nuclear and diesel to keep lights on in ?800m scheme - Emily Gosden
  • FOX2now St. Louis - EPA orders West Lake Landfill radioactive waste cleanup and fire protection - Dan Gray
  • St. Louis Public Radio - EPA orders radioactive contamination protected against surface fires at West Lake - Camille Phillips
  • Concord Monitor - Editorial: A long-running nuclear nightmare
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Security boosted at Y-12 nuclear weapons plant after Chattanooga attacks
  • Japan Today - There is no difference between radioactive fallout from nuclear plants and from nuclear vessels.
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fix-it-up strategy moving ahead at Y-12's uranium hub - Frank Munger
  • Taipei Times - GE files for arbitration in nuclear payment dispute - Chen Wei-han
  • Focus Taiwan - Arbitration case not to affect Taiwan's mothballed nuclear plant - Huang Chiao-wen and Elaine Hou
  • Sputnik News - Turkey May Owe Russia 'Hefty Compensation' if Nuclear Plant Not Constructed
  • Daily Sabah - The dead-end lying ahead of Russia - Cemil Ertem
  • Princeton University - PPPL physicists propose new plasma-based method to treat radioactive waste - Raphael Rosen, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Deccan Herald - Mixed fortunes for nuclear power - Maggie Koerth Baker
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - For many workers, the nuke plant is the only game in town - Samantha Ehlinger
  • Savannah Morning News - More delays for Plant Vogtle
  • Albuquerque Journal - Manhattan Project National Park prompts debate over nukes - Mark Oswald
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Y-12 security keeps going up and up - Frank Munger
  • Hindustan Times - Jaitapur villagers to protest against Japan nuclear deal - Snehal Rebello
  • BBC - German plasma success raises nuclear fusion hopes
  • SABC - Eskom studying SCA ruling on Areva
  • IOL.za - DA hails ruling on Eskom's Areva deal - Emsie Ferreira
  • World Nuclear News - Russia connects BN-800 fast reactor to grid
  • World Nuclear News - Regulator approves Indian Point 3 operation
  • World Nuclear News - Regulator approves Olkiluoto 3 vessel report
  • CCTV - China General Nuclear strikes 1.6 bln euro French solar deal
  • Albuquerque Journal - Audit points to weaknesses in oversight of Los Alamos lab - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Vermont Public Radio - NRC OKs Reduced Emergency Planning Zone For Vermont Yankee - Howard Weiss-Tisman
  • Cortlandt Daily Voice - NRC Approves Indian Point Unit 3 Operation While Seeking License Renewal - Kathy Reakes
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radioactivity level rises 4,000-fold in duct water at Fukushima plant
  • Bloomberg - Entergy Gets Federal Extension to Run Indian Point Reactor - Jim Polson
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point 3 to pass end of original license at midnight Saturday - Akiko Matsuda
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - PUCO must oppose FirstEnergy settlement for Davis-Besse, coal plant bailout: editorial
  • WBIR-TV - TEMA, TVA discuss emergency plan for Watts Bar
  • Simi Valley Acorn - Federal agency scraps health investigation--Planned cleanup should 'move forward without delay,' ATSDR says - Melissa Simon
  • ABC.au - Radiation tests continue at ex-mine near Horsham as Chief Health Officer offers safety assurances
  • LobeLog - IAEA: Most PMD Claims Groundless - Robert Kelley
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Letter: No accountability on funding for UPF - Mary Dennis Lentsch, Knoxville
  • Environmental Defense Fund blog - FirstEnergy's Bailout Isn't Just Bad Policy – It's Illegal - John Finnigan
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - South Africa: The runaway train - Magnus Heystek
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fix-it-up strategy moving ahead at Y-12's uranium hub - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Whitney: 'We have a difficult situation . . . with budget' - Frank Munger
  • IAEA - International Mountain Day: Using Nuclear Techniques to Investigate the Impact of Climate Change - Sasha Henriques, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Consider Nuclear Energy on Par in Climate Change Mitigation: IAEA at COP21 - Lenka Kollar, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • IAEA - Morocco Ratifies Important Nuclear Security Amendment - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • GreenWorld - We Are Unstoppable: A Reminder of What COP 21 Should Have Been - Tim Judson
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.; Weekly Receipts, Page 76980 [FR DOC #: 2015-31312]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Assessment of Radioactive Discharges in Ground Water to the Unrestricted Area at Nuclear Power Plant Sites, Pages 77028 - 77029 [FR DOC #: 2015-31254]
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - McClatchy reports: 33,480 Americans dead after 70 years of atomic weaponry--Will modernization of nation's old nuclear weapons overlook risks of past? - Brittany Peterson
  • NHK World - NRA panel wants deeper disposal for nuclear waste
  • NHK World - Experts mull 'below seabed' nuclear waste disposal
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Engineers' dissatisfaction with lax security (Pt. 42)
  • Indian Express - Jaitapur nuclear power project: Protesters write to Japan PM, warn of stepping up pressure - Mihika Basu |
  • Indian Country Today - Saugeen Nation May Be Final Word in Nuclear Waste Storage Next to Lake Huron - Konnie LeMay

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

  • POWERmag - Current Issue – Coal POWER Direct
  • POWERmag - Nuclear Rescue Initiative Launched to Slash Operating Costs, Improve Economic Viability - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Amid "Corporate Welfare" Flak, FirstEnergy Gets Davis-Besse Extension - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Don't Fear the Clean Power Plan, Chief EPA Lawyer Says - Thomas Overton
  • e21, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research - Sanders' Inconsistent Opposition to Nuclear Energy - Preston Cooper
  • Eureka Street au - Fears and fictions in SA's nuclear waste tussle - Michele Madigan
  • Tri-City Herald - E. Idaho eyed as site for small commercial nuclear reactors - Keith Ridler, Associated Press
  • Aiken Standard - Aerospace report states MOX method more costly than downblending, others - Derrek Asberry
  • Global Research - Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan: Dead, Disabled, Displaced or Destroyed – "Democracy" Delivered - Graham Vanbergen
  • Bloomberg - South African Markets Rattled as Zuma Fires His Finance Minister - Xola Potelwa, Janice Kew
  • Bloomberg - Japan Ranks Among Worst Performers in Climate Change Efforts - Chisaki Watanabe empty text and Maiko Takahashi
  • Bloomberg - Westinghouse Races China for $1 Trillion Nuclear Power Prize - Stephen Stapczynski and Emi Urabe Aibing Guo
  • Reuters - Toshiba asks financial firms to help with UK nuclear project cost -sources - Kentaro Hamada and Taro Fuse
  • Reuters - UPDATE 3-Zuma's firing of South African finance minister dismays investors, ANC supporters - Joe Brock and Ed Cropley
  • Reuters - Japan may review spending on plutonium fuel cycle: minister - Aaron Sheldrick and Linda Sieg
  • Reuters - North Korean leader says state has developed hydrogen bomb
  • Reuters - COLUMN-If Vladimir Putin carries through on latest threats, it would only hurt Russia - Josh Cohen
  • Reuters - EDF to book additional 2.3 billion euro charge, raises earnings outlook - Leigh Thomas
  • Reuters - North Korea rocket site upgrade close to completion: research report - David Brunnstrom
  • Reuters - Factbox: New climate text shows many hurdles to Paris deal - Alister Doyle
  • Reuters - Behind the scenes of 'The Nutcracker'
  • Reuters - Mini-reactors could crack nuclear industry's financing problem: Moniz - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - China's CGN to invest 1 billion euros in French solar project
  • Port Clinton News Herald - Davis-Besse renewed with NRC for 20 years - Jon Stinchcomb, Reporter 12:49 a.m. EST December 9, 2015
  • Port Lincoln Times - Debate on nuclear waste in Port Lincoln - Jarrad Delaney
  • ABC.au - Federal MP assures residents about waste dump proposal in central-west NSW - Joanna Woodburn
  • The Guardian - Toshiba seeks financial help with ?8bn UK nuclear project - Terry Macalister
  • Reuters - Toshiba asks financial firms to help with UK nuclear project cost -sources - Kentaro Hamada and Taro Fuse
  • KSDK St. Louis - Hundreds show up for Coldwater Creek informational meeting
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis County working with feds on Coldwater Creek study - Jacob Barker
  • CBS St. Louis - Residents Near Coldwater Creek Struggle to Find Answers
  • Telegraph Times - Testing Indicates Radiological Contamination Near Creek - Cristina Jennings
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - New nuclear hot spots near Coldwater Creek still a secret - Blythe Bernhard
  • Indian Express - Jaitapur nuclear power project: Protesters write to Japan PM, warn of stepping up pressure - Mihika Basu
  • Global Research - Poland Considers Deployment of U.S. Tactical Nuclear Weapons, Directed against Russia - Vladimir Kozin
  • Appleton Post Crescent - Panel OKs bill lifting nuclear moratorium
  • Bloomberg - This Is How You Decommission a Nuclear Power Plant - Tino Andresen and Alexander Jones
  • Patriot-News - Nondescript building contains nuclear reactor: Unseen Penn State - Rachel Bunn
  • Adelaide Now - SA uranium safely exported to power homes and reduce climate change, says Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis - Christopher RussellThe Advertiser
  • WRVO Public Media - Pro-renewable energy group calls nuclear study 'propaganda' - Payne Horning
  • News & Star - Nuclear industry's ?500,000 flood recovery boost
  • Reading Eagle - Studies: Limerick nuclear plant saves money - Lisa Scheid
  • Sanatoga Post - Township Pleased - Its 'Disaster' Response
  • ITV UK - Nuclear industry pledges ?500,000 to help Cumbria recover
  • Redding Record Searchlight - Nuclear pitched as the new green - Evan Halper
  • Business Wire - Nuclear Matters Welcomes NRC's Renewal of Davis-Besse License - Nuclear Matters
  • Daily Caller - MIT Says US Nuclear Reactors Are Old, Obsolete, and Costly - Andrew Follett
  • AllAfrica - Africa: French Nuclear Giant Areva Accused of Bribery in South Africa, Namibia, Central Africa
  • Buffalo News - Letter: Nuclear plants are essential for cutting carbon emissions - Rob DiFrancesco, Director, New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance
  • Hamilton Spectator - Activists want bigger nuclear safety zones - The Heartland Institute-12 hours ago
  • Heartland Institute - Massachusetts' Sole Nuclear Plant Shutting Down - Alyssa Carducci
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Wolf wants Pilgrim nuclear plant decommissioned faster, more safely - Peter J. Brown
  • Oceanside Post. - Australia becoming dumping ground for nuclear waste - Ramon Gibbs
  • Sputnik News - Red Alert! Radiation Spike Registered Under Fukushima Nuclear Plant
  • TEPCO - IAEA Finds KK Defenses are Comprehensive and Robust, TEPCO Adopts Additional Safety Recommendations
  • Midwest Energy News - Plans move forward to lift Wisconsin nuclear moratorium - Andy Balaskovitz
  • Herald Scotland - UK ministers to look into concerns about nuclear material being transported across Scotland - Michael Settle
  • All Things Nuclear - Near Miss at Calvert Cliffs - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Interfax Energy - US nuclear capacity to keep rising to 2020
  • GlobalPost - S. African court sets aside awarding of nuclear tender to French company - Xinhua News Agency
  • Johannesburg Star - DA welcomes ruling on Eskom's Areva deal - Emsie Ferreira
  • SABC - Eskom must start tender process again: Expert
  • SA Business Day - Appeal court rules Eskom's R5bn Koeberg tender 'unlawful' - Franny Rabkin
  • SA Business Day - Eskom 'not entitled to 11th-hour changes to tender criteria' - Franny Rabkin
  • eNews Channel Africa - DA welcomes appeal court ruling on Eskom's Areva deal - Africa News Agency
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Boost nation's N-fuel cycle project steadily with govt involvement
  • Al Bawaba - ROSATOM presented modern Russian nuclear technologies in Bolivia
  • Warwick Daily News - Meetings to address concern over nuclear waste dump
  • BelTA - Hungary does not rule out training its specialists at BelNPP
  • World Nuclear News - Paks units clear to switch to 15-month fuel cycle
  • NT News - Alice Springs public meeting told Feds must stop rushing decision on new nuke dump sites - Andrea Johnston
  • Wall Street Journal - Germany's RWE to Decide Whether to Split in Two - Monica Houston-Waesch
  • National Post - Activists say Ontario's 10 km primary response zone at nuclear plants isn't safe enough - Keith Leslie
  • China Daily - Work on 6th nuclear reactor to begin at Fuqing - Lyu Chang
  • NextBigFuture - The 4 Plowshare Conferences and The Lost Nuclear Future of The Silver Age, 1958-68 - Joseph Friedlander
  • World Nuclear News - South Ukraine 2 gets green light for life extension
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Nuclear reactor simulation system launched in Hanoi
  • WRAL Raleigh - EPA to announce new order for troubled landfill
  • Pottstown Mercury - Beacons restored to one of two Limerick nuke plant towers - Evan Brandt
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UCOR exec: 'Rest assured, we'll be competing for that work' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Watching the world - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Benefits of ORNL's Industry Day - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - How much spent on UPF office space? - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Mission Support Alliance notified of concerns after May accident - Annette Cary
  • Public Citizen - Thursday Press Conference: Groups Demand Answers From Mayor Bowser on Exelon-Pepco Deal
  • GAO - Nuclear Weapons Sustainment: Improvements Made to Budget Estimates Report, but Opportunities Remain to Further Enhance Transparency GAO-16-23:
  • NRC - NRC Approves Changes to Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant's Emergency Planning Requirements
  • NRC blog - Indian Point 3 Timely Renewal - Diane Screnci, Sr. Public Affairs Officer, Region I
  • The Guardian - Toshiba seeks financial help with ?8bn UK nuclear project - Terry Macalister
  • BBC - SNP raises Dounreay 'nuclear material' concerns
  • Trend News Agency - Iran atomic chief confirms secret meeting held with US counterpart - Farhad Daneshvar
  • IAEA - Morocco Ratifies Important Nuclear Security Amendment - Vincent Fournier, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea develops H-bomb, Kim Jong-un says - lcd@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Koreas to hold high-level talks this week - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pantex Plant, Pages 76676 - 76677 [FR DOC #: 2015-31093]
  • Pahrump Valley Times - State and county at odds over NRC report on Yucca - Daria Sokolova
  • Nuclear Engineering - Nuclear's environmental impact – is it trivial? - Steve Kidd
  • ENENews - Report: "Red Alert! Sharp increase in radiation? at Fukushima" – Levels spike 400,000% under plant – TV: Officials investigating cause
  • NHK World - Radiation spikes in Fukushima underground ducts
  • Kyodo News - FEATURE: "Hibaku" rice planted to remember horror of atomic bombing - Takeshi Tsuchiya
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear Watch: Differences in the definition of publicly known information (Pt. 41)
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Questions raised over gov't views of Constitution regarding secrecy law
  • Mainichi Daily News - Over 9 million bags of nuclear cleanup waste piled up across Fukushima Pref.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Miyazu mayor in Kyoto Pref. opposes restart of Takahama nuclear reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Secrecy legislation carries potential for serious government cover-ups

    Wednesday, December 09, 2015

  • Nevada Appeal - AP class schools commissioners on Yucca Mountain - Mike Sciandra
  • Newsweek - Critics of U.S. Plutonium Say Program Is Too Expensive
  • Detroit Free Press - Clear solution on nuclear waste if Congress would only act - Paul Mitchell
  • AP - US official: Iran tested another ballistic missile in Nov. - Bradley Klapper
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Powers India and Pakistan Agree to Restart Peace Process - Kamran Haider, Natalie Obiko Pearson
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Russia halts Turkey nuclear work, Ankara looks elsewhere - Orhan Coskun
  • Reuters - Indian foreign minister says high-level talks with Pakistan to resume - Mehreen Zahra-Malik
  • Reuters - Critics of U.S. plutonium cleanup program seize on new report - Andrea Shalal
  • RT - 'Hopefully, no nukes will be needed' against ISIS – Putin
  • Washington Post - Scuba paradise and plutonium nightmares, amid rising seas - Dan Zak
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran, U.S. Seek Deal to Send Enriched Uranium to Kazakhstan - Laurence Norman in Brussels and Jay Solomon in Washington
  • UPI - Iran violated nuclear deal with second ballistic missile test last month, U.S. officials say - Doug G. Ware
  • New York Times - U.S. Cautious on Iran Missile Test Claim - David E. Sanger
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran, US in Talks to Send Enriched Uranium to Kazakhstan: Report
  • Charlotte Observer - Nuclear pitched as the new green - Evan Halper
  • RT - Russian contractor denies halt to Turkish nuclear power plant project
  • Foreign Affairs - A Nuclear Nile--The Politics Behind Egypt's Quest For Nuclear Energy - Sigurd Neubauer and Yoel Guzansky
  • The Guardian - Letter: The spy who averted nuclear Armageddon - Bruni de la Motte, London
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA loads fuel for new nuclear plant
  • Platts - US nuclear power fleet aims to cut costs by 30%: industry official - Steven Dolley
  • RFI - French nuclear giant Areva accused of bribery in South Africa, Namibia, Central African Republic - Daniel Finnan
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Point nuclear reactor back in service after shutdown - Michael D'Onofrio
  • Columbus Dispatch - Feds renew nuclear plant's license - Associated Press
  • WRVO Public Media - Losing upstate NY nuclear power plants could lead to higher electricity prices, study says - Payne Horning ?
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Nuclear deal with Pakistan ill-timed, counterproductive: US Congress told - Wyoming Tribune
  • Wyoming Tribune Eagle - F.E. Warren converting former nuke site to state historic site - Trevor Brown
  • Sputnik News - Russia Rules Out Use of Nuclear Weapons Against Terrorists in Syria
  • ABC.au - Explainer: What actually is nuclear waste? - Tim Bennett
  • Green Left Weekly - Don't nuclear waste Australia, say activists - Michael Rowney
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Davis-Besse licensed for another 20 years of nuclear operation - John Funk
  • Toledo Blade - Davis-Besse receives 20-year license renewal
  • World Nuclear News - Licence extension for Davis-Besse
  • World Nuclear News - Low-carbon market signals needed to tackle climate change
  • World Nuclear News - Canadian reactor research facility set to open - Business Standard
  • Business Standard India - IAEA wants India set up nuclear safety regulator - Sanjay Jog
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Nuclear power key to energy security: analysts
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Army Corps finds more radioactive contamination on properties near Coldwater Creek - Jacob Barker
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Delegation asks for open decom hearing - Susan Smallheer
  • Windham County Commons - Citizens groups protest nuke waste storage - Mike Faher
  • VT Digger - NRC to approve scaled back emergency operations at Vermont Yankee - Mike Faher
  • Bennington Banner - Vermont Yankee concerns addressed by NRC commissioner - Robert Audette
  • MyChamplainValley - Push for Longer Comment Period on Decommissioning Rules - Joe Gullo
  • Reuters - TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Wall Street Journal - Westinghouse Interested in Buying Some Areva Assets, CEO Says - Inti Landauro
  • ABC.au - Federal MP assures residents about waste dump proposal in central-west NSW - Joanna Woodburn
  • ESI Africa - Nuclear is the "obvious solution" for S.Africa, says Rosatom - Ashley Theron
  • E&E Daily - A new generation of nuclear plants may require revising outdated radiation standards, experts assert - Umair Irfan
  • SA Times - Eskom unfairly shifted the goalposts in multi-billion rand nuclear deal: Court
  • NDTV - Nuclear Expansion On Agenda Of PM Modi's Visit To Russia
  • Asahi Shimbun - City to investigate NRA's conclusion that radioactive rice unrelated to Fukushima plant work - AJW - Masakazu Honda
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant expected to seriously influence regional development - Ventura County Star
  • Ventura County Star - agency backtracks on Rocketdyne study - Kathleen Wilson of the Ventura County Star
  • Aiken Standard - More than 100 jobs expected in possible Savannah River Nuclear Solutions public partnership - Derrek Asberry
  • New York Times - Bill Gates Takes On Climate Change With Nudges and a Powerful Rolodex - Coral Davenport And Nick Wingfield
  • Visalia Times-Delta - Email issue hints at possible Brown corruption role - Thomas D. Elias
  • Japan Times - Former Prime Minister Koizumi slams Abe for forceful approach
  • Oceanside Post - California fines utility $16.7 million for failing to report private talks - Rudolph Thomas
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Transition at TWPC - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UPF opponents plan 'Tell the Taxpayer' rally - Frank Munger
  • BBC - SNP raises Dounreay 'nuclear material' concerns
  • Trend News Agency - "Too early to talk about canceling Akkuyu project in Turkey" - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Iran can develop missiles capable of threatening US, Europe(exclusive) - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - US conducting 'serious review' of alleged Iran missile test
  • Health and Human Services Department - Notices: Acute Radiation Syndrome Medical Countermeasures Amendment, Pages 76522 - 76529 [FR DOC #: 2015-31094]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rules: Fitness-for-Duty Programs, Pages 76394 - 76398 [FR DOC #: 2015-30578]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Export and Import of Nuclear Equipment and Material, Pages 76589 - 76590 [FR DOC #: 2015-30949]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Export License Requests: Nuclear Reactor Major Components and Equipment, Page 76590 [FR DOC #: 2015-30978]

    Tuesday, December 08, 2015

  • The Hill blog - The politics of nuclear waste disposal - Mark R. Maddox
  • Reuters - Critics of U.S. plutonium cleanup program seize on new report - Andrea Shalal
  • Popular Science - Storing Nuclear Waste In Salt Deposits Isn't As Secure As You'd Think--Don't brine the fuel rods just yet - Mary Beth Griggs
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Receives Second Presidential Award - Carol A. Clark
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL misses cleanup deadline set in 2005 for largest waste site - Rebecca Moss
  • CBS News - "You can get cancer": Uranium contaminates water in the West - Associated Press
  • San Jose Mercury News - Uranium contaminates water in Central California - Ellen Knickmeyer and Scott Smith, Associated Press
  • MIT Technology Review - How Old Is Too Old for a Nuclear Reactor? - Richard Martin
  • AP - Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West - ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SCOTT SMITH
  • AP - 5 things to know about uranium found in drinking water - ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SCOTT SMITH
  • AP - IAEA chief: Interest in nuclear power up despite Fukushima - Jim Gomez
  • Reuters - France says 'very attentive' to Iran U.N. ballistic missile curbs - John Irish
  • Reuters - China to sign nuclear, aviation deals with Russia next week - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - Fusion power getting closer, say UK scientists - Jim Drury
  • Mehr News - Draft resolution notes end to PMD, UNSC anti-Iran measures
  • New York Times - Solar or Wind vs. Nuclear - Philip Warburg, Newton, Mass., environmental lawyer, author of "Harness the Sun" and "Harvest the Wind"
  • France 24 - Nuclear energy struggles to find its voice at COP21 conference - Joseph BAMAT
  • Vancouver Columbian - Letter: Renew advocacy for nuclear energy - David Wolf, Vancouver
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Army Corps finds more radioactive contamination on properties near Coldwater Creek - Jacob Barker
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Army Corps finds more radioactive soil at homes and businesses in north St. Louis County - V?ronique LaCapra
  • Global Research - Radioactive Contamination of Our Shores: Fukushima Cesium Detected Off US West Coast - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Prague Post - Austria makes roundabout attack on Czech nuclear energy
  • All Things Nuclear - Independent Report Confirms that Downblending and Geologic Disposal is Best Option for Plutonium - Ed Lyman, senior scientist
  • Japan Times - U.N. passes Japan-led motion to abolish nuclear arms that includes invitation to visit A-bomb cities
  • Bismarck Tribune - Committee gives final OK to disposal of radioactive oilfield waste in N.D. landfills
  • Bismarck Tribune - Radioactive waste rules take effect Jan. 1 - Nick Smith
  • Wall Street Journal - White House Backs Closing U.N. Probe Into Iran's Nuclear Program - Jay Solomon
  • Press TV - P5+1 draft resolution to close PMD issue: Iran envoy to IAEA
  • Press TV - IAEA releases draft resolution on Iran's past nuclear activities
  • Tasnim News Agency - IAEA Resolution on Closure of Iran's PMD Case Expected Next Tuesday: Envoy
  • Trend News Agency - World powers draft resolution on Iran PMD file's closure - Khalid Kazimov
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran Not to Implement JCPOA If PMD Case Remains Open: Spokesman
  • Tasnim News Agency - Iran's Views Included in Draft Resolution Submitted to IAEA: Top Diplomat
  • Tehran Times - Tehran, 5+1 focus on removal of Iran sanctions - Jakarta Post
  • Jakarta Post - National scene: Nuclear agency in need of new researchers - See more at: Jakarta Post
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear important for sustainable energy future, says IAEA
  • World Nuclear News - Fuel loading at Watts Bar 2
  • World Nuclear News - Bangladesh convinced of Russian reactor safety after tour of nuclear plant
  • World Nuclear News - Fast reactor fuel arrives at Sellafield
  • EurekAlert - New facility will test how long nuclear reactor components last - McMaster University
  • Deccan Herald - Nuke deal with Pak ill-timed, counterproductive: Congress told
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Jerry Brown on climate change, nuclear weapons, and the Doomsday Clock - Jerry Brown, Governor of California
  • Sputnik News - Moscow, Cairo to Discuss Construction of Nuclear Power Plant on January 31
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - First batch of nuclear material leaves Dounreay on 400-mile journey to England
  • Shetland Times - Letter: Nuclear waste transport risks (Tor Justad) - Tor Justad, Vice-chairman, Highlands Against Nuclear Transport, 17 Ord Terrace, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire.
  • Wanganui Chronicle - Gwynne Dyer: Time to put paid to nuclear race - Gwynne Dyer
  • Economic Times - US delegation seeks clarity on Ind nuclear liability regime
  • National Catholic Reporter - Sr. Megan Rice's legacy of anti-nuclear weapons work - Patricia Lefevere
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea's nuke issue should be discussed in inter-Korean talks: panel - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Almanac Weekly - If you were born in the '50s, you're radioactive - Bob Berman
  • Ottawa Citizen - Letter[#2]: Energy choices in Ontario - Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy
  • Warwick Daily News - Oman Ama nuclear waste proposal being 'downplayed' - Annette Clement
  • Burnham-On-Sea - Radioactive waste fears raised by Burnham-On-Sea campaign group
  • Warwick Daily News - Safety not the big concern of nuclear waste facility - Jayden Brown
  • Aiken Standard - Savannah River Site facility to increase MOX feed production - Derrek Asberry
  • Tehran Times - IAEA's Iran report: face-saving acknowledgment of false judgement
  • St George and Sutherland Shire Leader - Nuclear waste delivery: Handled with care - Murray Trembath
  • ValueWalk - Radioactive Spent Nuclear Fuel Piling Up In US: EIA - Clayton Browne
  • BBC - Records being selected for Wick nuclear archive
  • The Guardian - Atomic energy is a mixed blessing
  • Reuters - CEZ aims to restart one Dukovany unit by year-end - Petra Vodstrcilova
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - HEU for naval reactors - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Micro critters at the uranium storehouse - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Link gets $9.4M support services contract - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL wins award based on IT innovation - Frank Munger
  • Atomic Insights - Growing support for innovation as path to increase clean energy production - Rod Adams
  • GreenWorld - On the ground at COP 21: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ? so far
  • Trend News Agency - World powers draft resolution on Iran PMD file's closure - Khalid Kazimov
  • Trend News Agency - US's Iranian missile claims counterproductive - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Bellona - Bellona talks energy storage on board the 'Race for Water' solar vessel - Bellona Europa
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea's nuke issue should be discussed in inter-Korean talks: panel - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - P5+1 draft resolution to close PMD issue: Iran envoy to IAEA
  • Press TV - IAEA must close PMD case for Tehran to enforce JCPOA: Iran
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 76325 - 76330 [FR DOC #: 2015-30154]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., Pages 76330 - 76332 [FR DOC #: 2015-30879]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 76314 - 76324 [FR DOC #: 2015-30680]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Florida Power and Light Co.; Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Units 3 and 4; Hearing, Pages 76324 - 76325 [FR DOC #: 2015-30885]
  • The State - Savannah River Plant: New missions - Sammy Fretwell
  • Enformable - French and Japanese nuclear fuel cycle may be affected by failures at Monju - Lucas W Hixson
  • DOE - Secretary Moniz Announces San Francisco as Site of Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
  • NRC - NRC Renews Operating License of Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio
  • NRC blog - Tuesday's Nuclear History Quiz
  • Fukushima Diary - NRA announced the dry cask for spent fuel of Fukushima plant might be overly vulnerable - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Monju at crossroads 20 yrs. after sodium leak
  • NHK World - Residents to file suit to scrap Monju
  • Kyodo News - FOCUS: Japan faces test in saving momentum for nuclear disarmament at U.N. - Kentaro Okasaka
  • Kyodo News - U.N. General Assembly passes Japan-led nuclear abolition motion

    Monday, December 07, 2015

  • Great Lakes Echo - Maps show proposed nuclear waste travels in Great Lakes region - Courtney Bourgoin
  • Popular Science - Peter Thiel Goes Nuclear--What are the rest of us waiting for? - Kevin Gray
  • Tri-City Herald - Progress continues on part of Hanford vit plant - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - Canadian Dollar Falls to 11-Year Low as Oil Economy Falls Apart - Andrea Wong
  • Bloomberg - Brent Oil Tumbles to Six-Year Low as OPEC Abandons Output Target - Mark Shenk
  • Bloomberg - Toshiba Said to Face Biggest Fine by Japan's Financial Regulator - Takako Taniguchi, Pavel Alpeyev, Takashi Amano
  • Reuters - Russia expects Iran nuclear deal to be implemented in January - Shadia Nasralla
  • Reuters - North Korea test site activity could be bluff, nuclear ban monitor says - James Pearson
  • Reuters - Japan securities watchdog recommends record $60 million fine for Toshiba - Taiga Uranaka
  • Reuters - Entergy says it safely shut a reactor at Indian Point on Saturday - Mike Stone and Catherine Ngai
  • TASS - Russia, Iran to remove enriched uranium from Iran by year-end – envoy
  • New York Times - Mixed Fortunes for Nuclear Power - Maggie Koerth-Baker
  • San Antonio Business Journal - New deposits of uranium found in South Texas but low prices remain a challenge - Sergio Chapa
  • Economic Times - Bill to fast track nuclear power projects introduced in Lok Sabha
  • WABC-TV New York - Spokesman blames Indian Point nuclear plant shutdown on 'minor' issue
  • RT - UK: Report on Soviet nuclear scare remains top secret over national security fears
  • CCTV-America - Project Chariot planned to use nuclear warheads to create port in Alaska
  • World Nuclear News - Australia repatriates radioactive waste
  • World Nuclear News - Russian nuclear engineers invite foreign suppliers to plant projects
  • Irish Examiner - Sellafield nuclear waste records 'flawed' finds Britain's nuclear watchdog - Caroline O'Doherty
  • The Guardian - Half of ?24bn nuclear reactor investment will go to overseas suppliers - Terry Macalister Energy editor
  • Yonhap News - Ban calls for nuke-free world - hague@yna.co.kr
  • The Guardian - Letters: Nuclear is not the answer to the climate crisis
  • London Free Press - Nuclear windup a greenhouse gas escalation - David Reevely
  • Al Bawaba - Rosatom presented leading nuclear technologies and solutions at the Third Arab Forum on the prospects of nuclear power for electricity generation and seawater desalination
  • ABC.au - No plans for nuclear waste storage in far west: federal MP - Declan Gooch
  • Chandigarh Tribune - Nuclear, defence deals likely during Japan PM's India visit - Simran Sodhi
  • Ottawa Citizen - Letter: Letter: Deal with the problem of radioactive waste - Jan Heynen, Ottawa
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Callaway nuclear plant union warns of possible strike - Maria Altman
  • Tehran Times - Board of Governors will confirm peacefulness of Iran's nuclear activities: negotiator
  • Tasnim News Agency - Parts of Amano's Report on Iran's Nuclear Program False: Shamkhani
  • TASS - Iran, P5+1 agree draft IAEA resolution closing Iran's nuclear dossier – Russian diplomat
  • Trend News Agency - No reason remains not to close Iran's past nuclear issues dossier - Mehdi Sepahvand
  • Ennahar - French nuclear tests in Algeria: radioactivity effects still weighing on health and environment - M. Oudina
  • ANTARA News - Indonesia's nuclear agency requires fresh researchers - Syarif Abdullah
  • KBS WORLD Radio - S. Korea-UN Nuclear Disarmament Conference Opens in Seoul
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Ingestion of Three Radionuclides Added to Huntington Pilot Plant Employee Dose - Tony E. Rutherford
  • Aiken Standard - Aiken Standard files FOIA to view Part 2 of MOX study - Derrek Asberry
  • Caj News Africa - EXCLUSIVE: Africa seeing light at the end of the tunnel - Kester Kenn
  • Rand Daily Mail - Why South Africa does not need nuclear power - Keith Gottschalk
  • Syracuse Post Standard - Upstate New York's nuclear plants support 25,000 jobs, industry consultant says - Tim Knauss
  • The Ecologist - Is Gates's 'Breakthrough Energy Coalition' a nuclear spearhead? - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • Bendigo Advertiser - Massive operation safely delivers nuclear waste to Lucas Heights: photos - Shannon Tonkin
  • All Things Nuclear - Indian Point: Fire Reveals Flooding Hazard - Dave Lochbaum, director, Nuclear Safety Project
  • Jackson Clarion Ledger - Students make Miss. atomic site film - Royce Swayze
  • Irish Times - Top 10 great leaps forward in Irish environmental policy - Olivia Kelly
  • BelTA - Hungarian delegation to visit BelNPP construction site
  • WRVO Public Media - Entergy: 'Too late for FitzPatrick' - Payne Horning
  • Clean Energy News blog - Dirt cheap renewables beating fossil fuels on price - See more at: http://blog.cleanenergy.org/2015/12/07/dirt-cheap-renewables-beating-fossil-fuels-on-price/#sthash.cyLYNvoD.dpuf
  • Japan Times - U.S. military's ?226 million in donations to Japanese research institutions stoke concern
  • Viet Nam News - Mining destroys local way of life
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG's report to Congress - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Johney Green honored - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - News of note (briefly) - Frank Munger
  • Greenpeace International - Town mayor's approval of Takahama reactor restarts is premature and inadequate - Blogpost by Kendra Ulrich
  • Greenpeace International - No place for nuclear waste: bearing witness to a dangerous delivery - Blogpost by Rashini Suriyaarachchi
  • Trend News Agency - US ready to re-impose sanctions on Iran in case of any provocation
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, EU discuss draft IAEA resolution
  • Press TV - IAEA must close PMD case for Tehran to enforce JCPOA: Iran
  • Press TV - JCPOA implementation day in January: Russia
  • Press TV - Iran, EU officials meet over Iran nuclear program
  • Xinhua News - Australian anti-nuclear activists greet vessel carrying waste
  • Xinhua News - Five new global megatrends are changing energy sector: WWF
  • Illawara Mercury - Nuclear waste transport ship BBC Shanghai 'went unchecked' before Port Kembla berth: unions - Angela Thompson
  • Japan News - Boost reconstruction of Fukushima by promoting waste disposal
  • DNFSB - Closed Meeting December 11, 2015
  • Fukushima Diary - Still over 22,657 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from mushroom in Iwaki city - Iori Mochizuki
  • Air Force Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Divert Activities and Exercises, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Pages 76000 - 76001 [FR DOC #: 2015-30767]
  • Air Force Department - Notices: Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Initiative, Landscape Initiative Eglin Air Force Base, FL, Page 76000 [FR DOC #: 2015-30768]
  • Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 76001 [FR DOC #: 2015-30832]

    Sunday, December 06, 2015

  • The Hindu - For normal growth, low dose radiation necessary! - K.S.Parthasarathy, former Secretary, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
  • AP - Poland considers asking for access to NATO nuclear weapons
  • Bloomberg - Record Bombing of Islamic State Targets Tallied by U.S. Military - Anthony Capaccio
  • Reuters - Protests greet Australia's first returning nuclear waste - Chris McCall
  • Washington Post - The Iran nuclear deal is actually far from over - Amy J. Nelson
  • Polskie Radio - Defence Ministry denies considering access to NATO nuclear weapons
  • Japan Today - Regulator probes fuel container strength at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Deccan Herald - Canada sells uranium to India after 41 years - Anirban Bhaumik
  • ABC - Nuclear waste arrives at temporary Lucas Heights storage facility after being processed in France - Lara Hyams
  • Economic Times - Possibility of US-Pakistan nuke deal needs scrutiny: US lawmaker
  • Japan Today - Experts split over nuclear power as panacea for climate change - AFP
  • OtherWords - A Big Fat Radioactive Lie--Billionaires are hyping nuclear power as a magic cure for climate change. - Emily Schwartz Greco
  • Japan Times - NRA fails to conduct on-site checks for nuclear-plant cables
  • Auburn Citizen - Control rod power loss spurs shutdown at downstate nuclear plant - Associated Press
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Indian Pt. reactor to remain shut for a couple days - Steve Lieberman and Michael D'Onofrio
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Radioactive razz for San Onofre fine - Logan Jenkins
  • Tehran Times - Russia, UK agree on need to start implementing Iran nuclear deal soon
  • New Baltimore Voice - Canada extends decision on nuclear waste dump for another 90 days - Jim Bloch
  • Kashmir Times - World's major powers opt out of nuclear resolution - Rodney Reynolds
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear evacuees surveyed about living in public housing later became non-eligible
  • SA Business Times - Koeberg among safest of its kind in world? says Eskom
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA begins fuel loading at Watts Bar Unit 2 - Dave Flessner
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran intent on becoming ME supply pole for radiopharmaceuticals
  • CBS New York - Power Outage Hits Hudson Valley Communities, Mall
  • New London Day - $100 billion sub program deserves debate - Paul Choiniere
  • NDTV - Bill for Fast-Tracking Nuclear Power Projects Likely This Session
  • Financial Express Bangladesh - Uranium found in Bangladesh
  • Khaleej Times - More transparency needed on $46 billion Pak-China deal
  • Trend News Agency - US to take part in oil, chemical conference in Iran - Temkin Jafarov
  • Trend News Agency - World powers attend serious talks to settle Iran's PMD file - Khalid Kazimov
  • Xinhua News - Iran, Sweden to cooperate in energy sector after sanctions lifted
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: Xi's proposals chart course for future Sino-African ties
  • Xinhua News - Spotlight: China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical action plan
  • Press TV - Iran rejects certain points in IAEA report: Envoy
  • Xinhua News - Final draft of Paris climate agreement reached
  • Yonhap News - U.S. expert urges Washington to begin peace treaty talks with N. Korea - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Sydney Morning Herald - 'National security for sale': senators' outrage over ship's cargo of nuclear waste - Tony Wright
  • Illawara Mercury - To nuclear or not to nuclear? That's a tough question
  • Kyodo News - Lawsuit planned to seek revocation of gov't approval for Monju reactor

    Saturday, December 05, 2015

  • New Baltimore Voice - Environmental groups call for end to plans for nuclear dump on Great Lakes - Jim Bloch
  • NineMSN - Shipment of nuclear waste to NSW sparks angry protests
  • Consortium News - Suffering from Global Warming First - Dennis J Bernstein
  • Reuters - Turkish energy projects unharmed by row with Russia, says Erdogan - Ayla Jean Yackley
  • Reuters - Japan's securities watchdog to recommend $59.8 million fine for Toshiba: source - Takahiko Wada
  • Reuters - Fitch Downgrades South Africa to 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable
  • Wall Street Journal - Iran's Nuclear Nondisclosure - Tehran hides its past weaponization work. The U.N. gives up.
  • Huffington Post - Saving Face on Iran - Scott Ritter
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Controversial nuclear waste shipment arrives in Port Kembla
  • Deutsche Welle - Rocky reception for Australia's nuclear waste
  • The Guardian - Nuclear waste returned to Australia, raising concerns about future dump site - Agence France-Presse
  • Marketplace - Nuclear cleanup work sustains ailing Ohio town - Lewis Wallace
  • San Antonio Business Journal - CPS Energy Exec: 'Nuclear has got to get competitive' - Sergio Chapa
  • Japan Times - NRA fails to conduct on-site checks for nuclear plant cables
  • Esquire - The Battle to Save the Planet May Come Down to Nuclear Advocates vs. Environmentalists - John H. Richardson
  • Scroll.in - Nuclear power is unsafe and too costly for India, ex-Power Secretary EAS Sarma tells Modi, Japan's Abe
  • Asahi Shimbun - INTERVIEW/ Kaoru Takamura: No one willing to take responsibility for restarting nuclear reactors - Satoshi Daiguji
  • Watertown Daily Times - OpEd: Cuomo cites nuclear energy as 'bridge' fuel - Maria Korsnick, Washington, D.C., chief operating officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Japan Today - Fukushima to accept final disposal of low-level radioactive waste
  • Oberlin Review - Letter: Despite Gofman's Beliefs, Nuclear Power a Better Source for Energy - Scott Medwid, Oberlin resident and environmental activist
  • Phnom Penh Post - Lack of expertise a challenge to Cambodia's nuclear dreams
  • Viet Nam News - Viet Nam delays building first nuclear plant until 2020 - Santa Fe New Mexican?
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Company seeks to activate permit for New Mexico uranium mine - Associated Press
  • The Hindu - Loading of enriched uranium resumes - P. Sudhakar
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - NUCLEAR MATTERS COMMITTEE: Former committee chair Jeff Berger steps down so he can speak out - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel?
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - John W. Williams and Paul P.H. Wilson
  • Beaver County Times - Air leakage reported in control room at nuclear plant; repairs coming soon - Jared Stonesifer
  • Plymouth Herald - Why nuclear submarine HMS Vanguard has been brought back to Plymouth
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA preserves option for building next generation reactors at Bellefonte - Dave Flessner
  • Tallahassee Democrat - OpEd: No more subsidies for solar energy - J. Winston Porter, energy and environmental consultant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Regulator probes fuel container strength at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Herald Scotland - Trident submarine back at sea after refit
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear evacuees surveyed about living in public housing later became non-eligible - Japan Today?
  • Japan Today - Lawsuit to seek revocation of gov't OK for Monju reactor
  • Japan Times - Lawsuit to demand permanent closure of Monju
  • GlobalPost - Roundup: Residents to file lawsuit to scrap Japan's troubled-plagued Monju reactor
  • San Diego Reader - Edison's cost of corruption: $16.7 million--Return on corruption: $3.3 billion - Don Bauder
  • Rutland Herald - Experts debate carbon tax in Vermont - Josh O'Gorman
  • Asahi Shimbun - Town cancels student drama for including 'shocking' images of A-bomb victims - Tomoko Yamashita
  • Enformable - Renewables threaten to shakeup energy industry - Karl Grossman
  • Beyond Nuclear - James Hansen's curious nuclear addiction
  • Atomic Insights - James Hansen takes stage at COP21 to explain carbon fee and dividend - Rod Adams
  • Los Angeles Times - California entrepreneurs push to reinvent the nuclear industry - Evan Halper
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL in Paris - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Brooks Medal awarded to two NNSA employees - Frank Munger
  • Bellona - COP21 Week 2: Coming up at the Bellona-CICERO pavilion - Bellona Europa
  • KFYR-TV, ND - Committee May Approve Disposal of Radioactive Waste in ND
  • Summit Sun - Wollongong is nuclear-free, council says, but waste shipment will pass through By Ben Langford
  • Summit Sun - Controversial nuclear waste shipment arrives in Port Kembla
  • The University of North Texas Libraries - Two Approaches to the Geologic Disposal of Long-Lived Nuclear Waste: Yucca Mountain, Nevada and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad, New Mexico
  • POGO - DoD Task Force Blew $150 Million on Posh Digs - Neil Gordon
  • POGO - Don't Let the Revolving Door Hit You On the Way Out: DoD IG Jon Rymer Resigns with Little to Show For Himself - Nicholas Pacifico
  • POGO - Marines Mishandle Information-Mishandling Case - Elizabeth "Liz" Hempowicz
  • Fukushima Diary - Gunma prefectural government hid I-131 density data in sewage plant sludge from this August - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - [Column] Since my last post - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Lawsuit planned to seek revocation of gov't approval for Monju reactor
  • Kyodo News - Regulator probes fuel container strength at Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima to accept final disposal of low-level radioactive waste
  • Asahi Shimbun - Bill Gates emphasizes potential for philanthropy in interview before visit to Japan
  • Japan Times -