Sunday, December 21, 2014

  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Family fights for compensation--Former Joslyn mill worker died after handling uranium - Jeff Wiehe
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear diplomat gets key post as head of foreign oil deals - Mehrdad Balali
  • Reuters - Seoul prosecutors investigate data leak at nuclear plant operator - Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - South Korea prosecutors investigate data leak at nuclear power plants - Sohee Kim and Meeyoung Cho
  • Taipei Times - Nuclear backers, critics clash at public meeting - Sean Lin
  • Toronto Star - Letter: Re: Nuclear power still needed, Letter Dec. 14 - Kevin Farmer, Toronto
  • Dickinson Press - Hearing dates set for radioactive oilfield waste rules - Grand Forks Herald
  • Grand Forks Herald - LETTER: Radioactive material trade-offs include serious health risks - Paul R. Hanson
  • Japan Times - Plan to truck Fukushima radioactive soil, waste is put on hold
  • Asahi Shimbun - Risk in Fukushima No. 4 reactor mitigated as last of nuclear fuel removed
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima gathering objects to remember 2011 quake, tsunami, nuclear disaster - Yasuo Kojima
  • CASMII - Nuclear Desalination: Future Uses of Nuclear Technology in Iran - Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
  • Korea Herald - [Editorial] Nuclear plant document leak--Cybersecurity awareness should be raised
  • Worcester Telegram - NRC awards $1.1M to WPI program
  • New York Times - Chinese Annoyance With North Korea Bubbles to the Surface - Jane Perlez
  • Trend News Agency - Italian FM optimistic about trend of Iran-West nuclear talks - Barent Observer
  • Barents Observer - Defense spending will grow despite economic problems - Thomas Nilsen
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Vermont Yankee decommissioning plan submitted to NRC
  • Spokesman-Review - Hanford case won't get court hearing
  • Tri-City Herald - State Supreme Court will not consider Hanford whistleblower case - Annette Cary
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 security: renovating the renovations at Post 8 - Frank Munger
  • New York Times - Fuel Rods Are Removed From Damaged Fukushima Reactor - Martin Fackler
  • Yonhap News - North Korea threatens to bolster nuclear capability
  • Northeast Oregon Lifestyle - Wyden Demands Plan to Address Radioactive Waste Leaks at Hanford
  • Bakken News - Republic Services acquisition puts them in the thick of ND waste debate - Ross Torgerson
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Has 'Clear Policies' on Energy, President Zuma Says - Emily Bowers
  • Bloomberg - Geopolitics Key to South Africa's $100 Billion Nuclear Project - Paul Burkhardt and Franz Wild
  • Yonhap News - Hacker posts more S. Korean reactor info on Internet - colin@yna.co.kr
  • Tehran Times - Deal on Iran's nuclear program is 'very close': Putin
  • New York Times - California Picks Energy Storage Over Some New Power Plant Bids - Matthew L. Wald
  • Joongang Daily - Editorial: Reactor operator a disaster
  • Arirang News - Hacker releases more information online about Korean nuclear reactors - mkji@arirang.co.kr
  • Korea Times - Hacker posts South Korean nuclear reactor blue prints online
  • Deccan Chronicle - Kurnool all set to get Nuclear fuel Complex unit
  • Billings Gazette - Hearing dates pushed back for proposed rules on radioactive oilfield waste
  • OilPrice - Russia India Nuclear Deal Not As Exciting As Previously Thought
  • OilPrice - Nuclear Ambitions Hurt Iran More Than War With Iraq
  • Sputnik News - Hacker Threatens to Publish 100,000 Pages on South Korean Nuclear Reactors
  • Press TV - British 'blackmailed' the US into supporting 1953 Iran coup: Analyst
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Fukushima decommissioning inches on
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco released photos of Reactor 1 / Fuel handling machine barely hung just above SFP - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - More radioactive materials released after crisis
  • NHK World - Govt. to lift last 'hot spot' evacuation advisory
  • Kyodo News - Radioactive waste transportation in Fukushima to be delayed
  • Asahi Shimbun - Risk in Fukushima No. 4 reactor mitigated as last of nuclear fuel removed
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima gathering objects to remember 2011 quake, tsunami, nuclear disaster - Yasuo Kojima
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan in Depth / Fukushima decommissioning inches on
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Finishes Removing Fuel from Pool at Fukushima N-Plant
  • Japan Times - Plan to truck Fukushima radioactive soil, waste is put on hold
  • Mainichi Daily News - Yamagata farmer-singers write song for nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima residents

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • Bellona - Uranium production waste in Angarsk: Proposed eviction with no forwarding address is premature - Andrey Ozharovsky, Translated By Maria Kaminskaya
  • High Plains Reader - ENVIRONMENTALISTS MOVE THE GOALPOSTS ON RADIOACTIVE WASTE - Rob Port
  • Radio Canada International - Sweden: More nuclear waste stored in the sea?
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Radioactive waste cleanup unit takes step forward
  • DOE:EM - Energy Department Announces Achievement of Major Cleanup Milestone at Savannah River Site
  • Greentech Media - With US Nuclear in Decline, Scientists and Analysts Urge Support for Next-Generation Technologies - Stephen Lacey
  • Fort Wayne News-Sentinel - Letter: Who's the evil one? Let's not be naive - Tim Tiernon, Fort Wayne
  • Reuters - North Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter U.S. hostile policy - Jack Kim
  • Reuters - Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island: USGS - Jeremy Laurence, Junko Fujita and Mari Saito
  • Reuters - Obama signs nearly $578 billion defense bill for fiscal 2015 - Steve Holland and David Alexander
  • ABC News - Air Force Admits Nuke Flaws, but Will Fixes Work? - Robert Burns
  • Reuters - Exclusive - India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan - Tommy Wilkes and Sanjeev Miglani
  • Gizmodo - Take a Tour of the Most Radioactive Places on Earth - Adam Clark Estes
  • Japan Times - All spent fuel removed from reactor 4 pool at Fukushima No. 1, Tepco says
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO finishes removing fuel from Fukushima No. 4 pool - Jiji Press
  • Japan Today - 344 displaced residents from Minamisoma sue TEPCO
  • Delaware News Journal - State agency discounts nuke issue - Jeff Montgomery
  • Citizens' Voice - Reactor back online at nuclear plant
  • PAHomePage - PPL Nuclear Power Plant Back on Line
  • Asheville Citizen-Times - OpEd: Irresponsible spending on nuclear arsenal - Terrence Clark, M.D.Lewis Patrie, M.D.Robert Howarth
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nagasaki mayor, anti-nuke groups protest envoy's remark about nuclear arms
  • Yonhap News - North Korea threatens to bolster nuclear capability
  • Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija - Nuclear Decommissioning Fund Assets up Almost a Tenth in 2014
  • Times and Democrat - DOE announces SRS cleanup milestone
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear fuel removal operation finishes at Fukushima No. 4 reactor
  • Press TV - Iran world's fourth missile power: Defense Min.
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - State questions Yankee decom plans - Susan Smallheer
  • Japan Times - Earthquake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture; no tsunami warning issued
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Dick Cheney: I'd do it again in a minute - Dick Cheney
  • Helena Independent Record - Obama signs bill protecting North Fork, Rocky Mountain Front
  • Pike County News Watchman - Public comment period on proposed PORTS cleanup plans extended - Fluor-B&Amp;W Portsmouth Llc, Contractor To The U.S. Department Of Energy
  • The Independent - Subsidies go to polluting plants to provide back-up for clean power - Tom Bawden
  • Tacoma News Tribune - Obama signs bill creating B Reactor national park
  • antiwar.com - Why Did They Torture? They knew it wasn't effective in getting the truth - Justin Raimondo
  • CBS Miami - FPL Gets Okay For Natural Gas Plan
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ron Crone headed to Idaho National Lab - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Paul Langan to head ORNL's neutron sciences - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Comings and goings at Consolidated Nuclear Security - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Where the past meets the future in Oak Ridge - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Doing tech transfer in a classified environment - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Hack elected fellow of Meteorological Society - Frank Munger
  • Navy Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Military Readiness Activities in the Northwest Training and Testing Study Area; Meetings, Pages 76309 - 76310 [FR DOC #: 2014-29859]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Uncategorized Documents Regulatory Agenda: Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Pages 76855 - 76858 [FR DOC #: 2014-28992]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Exemptions: ZionSolutions, LLC.; Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2, Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 76404 - 76407 [FR DOC #: 2014-29889]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 76407 - 76408 [FR DOC #: 2014-30064]
  • Yahoo! Finance - First of four Fukushima reactors cleared of nuclear fuel
  • FAIR blog - Washington Post Won't Say 'Torture'–Unless It Makes Torture Sound Better - Jim Naureckas
  • FAIR blog - Update: NPR Doesn't Ban 'Torture'–but Offers Euphemisms to Use in Its Place - Jim Naureckas
  • Publics.bg - Bulgaria's Permanent Repository for Radioactive Waste Marks Its 50th anniversary
  • Washington Times - President and Congress are heedless to the limits of their power - Andrew P. Napolitano
  • Los Angeles Times - Op-Ed The need for radical transparency on U.S. torture - Joseph Margulies
  • Democracy Now! - "Psychological Torture is Enshrined in U.S. Law": Complicity in Abuses Began Long Before Bush - Amy Goodman, Alfred Mccoy
  • CounterPunch - Whitewashing CIA Torture - Ramzy Baroud
  • Marjorie Cohn - Torture Report Confirms Team Bush War Crimes - Marjorie Cohn
  • Reason Foundation - Torture As an Absolute Wrong - Jacob Sullum
  • Economic Times - Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy asks Tamil Nadu parties to say "no" to new reactors
  • Ynetnews - Peres: Dimona reactor was first step to Oslo
  • The Independent - Britain's atomic power plants 'could be attacked by drones' - Mark Leftly
  • Press TV - Mysterious drone spotted over Belgian nuclear plant: Officials
  • Daily Mirror - Let the people of the Chagos Islands return to their paradise lost - if they still want to - JohnPrescott
  • Japan Times - All spent fuel removed from reactor 4 pool at Fukushima No. 1, Tepco says
  • Japan Times - Public protest in Japan: Power to the people? - Eric Johnston
  • BelTA - Virtual NPP software helps reduce construction costs
  • BelTA - Atomproject praises quality of construction works at BelNPP
  • BelTA - Atomproject: AES-2006 is Russia's major export design of nuclear technologies
  • BelTA - Atomproject to finish issuing documents on BelNPP construction in 2015
  • IEER - U.S. NGOs Urge Prompt Action to Make Nuclear Disarmament a Global Enterprise (Press Release)
  • IEER - IEER Comments on the EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan
  • Fukushima Diary - M5.8 hit Fukushima offshore / 2 more major quakes in close area - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Fuel removed from Fukushima reactor
  • Kyodo News - All fuel removed from Fukushima Daiichi No. 4 unit pool
  • Japan Times - All spent fuel removed from reactor 4 pool at Fukushima No. 1, Tepco says
  • Japan Times - Earthquake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture; no tsunami warning issued
  • Mainichi Daily News - New earthquake prediction map shows heightened risk for Tokyo area
  • Mainichi Daily News - M5.8 quake jolts Japan's northeastern Fukushima Prefecture
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Finishes Removing Fuel from Pool at Fukushima N-Plant

    Friday, December 19, 2014

  • RollCall blog - Reid: Yucca Mountain Project Will Never Be Built - Humberto Sanchez
  • POWERnews - NRC: DOE Does Not Meet Land Ownership, Water Rights Requirements for Yucca Mountain Site - Sonal Patel
  • World Nuclear News - NRC publishes Volume 4 of Yucca Mountain report
  • Vancouver Columbian - In Our View: Nuclear Energy Deserves Debate
  • Politico - Brief(#5): NRC Report Says DOE Still Needs Land Ownership, Water Rights at Yucca: - Alex Guillén
  • NRC - Safety Evaluation Report Related to Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada--Volume 4: Administrative and Programmatic Requirements
  • KUNM - Lingering Concerns During WIPP Cleanup - Marisa Demarco
  • Albuquerque Journal - Report: WIPP leak small at surface, more serious underground - Lauren Villagran
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP update: Analyses find no threat from events - Sarah Matott
  • Albuquerque Journal - Manhattan Project memorialized - Mark Oswald
  • Reuters - Exclusive: India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan - Tommy Wilkes and Sanjeev Miglani
  • Reuters - Iran honors nuclear deal with powers, IAEA report shows - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - At U.N., Iran urged to show more flexibility in nuclear talks - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants - David Rohde
  • The Guardian - £1bn subsidy in energy capacity auction will boost coal and nuclear power - Terry Macalister
  • FOX News - GAO report finds US unprepared for catastrophic disaster
  • Livermore Independent - Plutonium Experiments Expected On National Ignition Facility - Jeff Garberson
  • RT - 3rd Russian Borei-class nuclear sub raises its colors
  • Jefferson City News Tribune - Callaway nuclear plant fired up three decades ago today - Megan Favignano
  • Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot - Laguna will ask feds to remove San Onofre nuclear fuel - Bryce Alderton
  • Joongang Daily - Hacker posts nuclear plant blueprints - Lee Tae-Kyung, Lee Hyun-Taek and Kim Ji-Yoon
  • Arirang News - Korea's nuclear power plant operator requests investigation into alleged hack attack
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Government support indispensable for restart of nuclear power plants
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Risks posed by nuclear reactor clusters left unaddressed
  • Yonhap News - State nuclear power operator reports hacking attempt
  • Fierce Energy - Idle nuclear reactors lead to power rate hike in Japan - Doug Peeples
  • Northwest Public Radio - Richland Company Helps Treat Leaking Radioactive Water In Japan - Anna King
  • BelTA - Belarusian, Russian nuclear industry watchdogs to step up cooperation in 2015
  • PortNews IAA - Repair of nuclear-powered submarine Yekaterinburg completed at Zvezdochka shipyard
  • New York Times - OpEd: Sleepwalking as Nukes Spread - Jane Harman
  • Trend News Agency - Former IAEA official says Iran's N-goals in budget bill unreasonable - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Bellingham Herald - Our Voice: Small modular reactors deserve informed study
  • BBC - Hartlepool power station reopens after temporary closure
  • Mainichi Daily News - Takahama reactors meet new safety standards, paving way to 'return to nuclear power'
  • OilPrice - Natural Gas Overwhelmingly Replaces Coal - Breakthrough Institute
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - UT and Y-12 celebrate, renew their partnership - Frank Munger
  • University of Tennessee Today - Y-12, UT Sign Agreement to Continue, Expand Collaborative Work
  • Daily Caller - Reid Secured Lots Of Goodies For Nevada In Spending Bill - Rachel Stoltzfoos
  • Vancouver Columbian - Study: DOE lab in Richland supported 6,800 jobs in 2013 - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • The Guardian - US EPA expected to issue new regulations for the disposal of coal ash - Suzanne Goldenberg
  • Press TV - US blocks release of study on CIA-backed coup in Iran
  • Japan Times - 3,700 Fukushima evacuees running out of time to claim compensation
  • Chosun Ilbo - Korea, Japan, U.S. Close to Intelligence-Sharing Pact
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Nuclear Crack Down?
  • Beyond Nuclear - NRC Commissioners deny appeal on QA at Fermi 3, but environmental intervenors vow to fight on
  • Atomic Insights - Protecting our shared environment is a conservative value and a liberal responsibility - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - A brown and radioactive burp at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Contractor chief expects restart of Y-12's Purification Facility within a matter of days; says team 'responded brilliantly' to spill - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 and UT plan for the future - Frank Munger
  • KING5 Seattle - Gov't report sounds alarm on Hanford's nuclear waste tanks - Gary M Chittim
  • Tri-City Herald - American Crane, Bechtel settle lawsuit over vitrification plant problems - Annette Cary
  • BBC - Warning over radiation station cuts - David Miller
  • Xinhua News - China's stance on Ukraine crisis
  • Xinhua News - China experimental fast reactor runs at full capacity
  • Yonhap News - China to oppose referring N. Korea to int'l court
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts, Pages 75800 - 75801 [FR DOC #: 2014-29784]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: Organizational Changes and Conforming Amendments, Pages 75735 - 75742 [FR DOC #: 2014-29664]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Assessments; Availability, etc.: Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Entergy Operations, Inc.; Arkansas Nuclear One, Units 1 and 2, Pages 75843 - 75845 [FR DOC #: 2014-29750]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Draft Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Questions, Pages 75845 - 75846 [FR DOC #: 2014-29749]
  • RollCall blog - ICYMI Spending Bill, Yucca & Fast Reactors - Randy Leonard
  • GreenWorld - Oops. Not so fast on Yucca Mountain… - Michael Mariotte
  • Washington Examiner - Energy Department lags on plan to remove nuke waste they've long known about - Sarah Westwood
  • World Nuclear News - Government backs Swedish waste fee hike
  • Albuquerque Journal - Report: WIPP leak small at surface, more serious underground - Lauren Villagran
  • PEI - Swedish nuclear sector under more pressure as waste fee doubled - Diarmaid Williams
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Press Release - No Good Tidings in Christmas Nuclear Announcement - Sello
  • New England Public Radio - With Its Fraught History, Can Vermont Yankee Go In Peace? - Susan Keese, Vpr
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Officials consider Vermont Yankee replacement - Dave Gram
  • Rutland Herald - Some see gas as replacement for Vermont Yankee - Dave Gram
  • VTDigger - Vernon, Entergy reach Vermont Yankee tax deal - Michael Faher
  • Windham County Commons - 'You done good'--Vermont has enjoyed stable, steady, and very cost-effective power for 42 years
  • Windham County Commons - A activist responds--Has the former governor forgotten the democratic process in his ode?
  • MyChamplainValley - Entergy: Estimated Cost to Decommission VT Yankee $1.24B - Joe Gullo
  • FOX News - 6 tons of contaminated water leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - What it will take for Iran nuclear talks to succeed - Ariane Tabatabai
  • World Nuclear News - Belgian government approves life extensions
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese fast reactor completes full-power test run
  • World Nuclear News - NRC publishes Volume 4 of Yucca Mountain report
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Vermont Yankee: Decommissioning cost $1.24 billion
  • RT - Mikhail Gorbachev to RT: America wanted to rule the world but lost its way
  • Al-Arabiya - U.S. delays release of study on 1953 Iran coup
  • CIO - Cyberattack on German steel factory causes 'massive damage' - Loek Essers
  • CapeCodToday - Offshore winds soon to power Cape Cod: Part 3
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Editorial: State's senators should have input on TVA's board
  • BBC - Power firms to get £1bn for plants to stay openBy John Moylan
  • Fukushima Diary - 6 t of contaminated water leaked from ALPS / 720,000 Bq of all ß nuclide leaked to environment - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Nuclear disaster evacuees sue TEPCO
  • NHK World - Govt. selects 1st post-disaster town revival plan
  • Kyodo News - Fukushima evacuees sue TEPCO seeking 6 bil. yen in compensation
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Risks posed by nuclear reactor clusters left unaddressed
  • Japan Times - Hundreds of Fukushima evacuees sue Tepco for ¥6 billion
  • Japan Times - Activist challenges secrets law with anonymous whistle-blower website - Teppei Kasai
  • Japan Times - 3,700 Fukushima evacuees running out of time to claim compensation

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Center for Public Integrity - Benzene and worker cancers: 'An American tragedy'--Documents lay bare petrochemical industry's $36 million 'research strategy' on carcinogen - Kristen Lombardi
  • Sputnik News - Nuclear Waste Poses Environmental Risk in Washington State: GAO Report
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis County Council cites 'growing consensus' on West Lake Landfill dangers - Jacob Barker
  • The Australian - Australia must give nuclear energy a chance - David Leyonhjelm, Liberal Democrats senator for NSW.
  • Lansing State Journal - Other views: Facing the prospect of new nuclear power - Wilmington News Journal, Dec. 14
  • New York Times - U.S. to Restore Full Relations With Cuba, Erasing a Last Trace of Cold War Hostility - Peter Baker
  • Times of India - Nuclear power only way out as India will need 1,400 giga watts/hour in the next 25 years - Ch Sushil Rao
  • Korea Herald - Editorial: Dealing with nuclear waste--Gyeongju site is just the beginning
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Reid touts lame duck accomplishments for Nevada
  • Global Research - The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean - Prof Michel Chossudovsky
  • Michael Fumento - Rocky Flats Horror Picture Show: Rocky Flats Plutonium-Processing Plant - Michael Fumento
  • Lemont Reporter - U.S. House passes bill to dispose of nuclear waste at Argonne
  • Las Vegas SUN - Congressional session is finally over: So what was in it for Nevada? - Amber Phillips
  • Business Spectator - 'Wishful thinking and misinformation': An open letter to nuclear lobbyists - Jim Green
  • eNews Park Forest - Nuclear power and biodiversity - don't forget WMD proliferation! - Dr Jim Green
  • Albuquerque Journal - Report: Radiation leak at nuclear dump was small - B
  • Bloomberg - Japan Toughens Rules for Renewable Energy Incentive Payments - Chisaki Watanabe
  • Reuters - U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years - Daniel Trotta and Steve Holland
  • Reuters - Iraq wins one-year reprieve on Gulf War reparations due to crisis - Stephanie Nebehay
  • Reuters - Putin says deal on Iran's nuclear program 'very close' - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Japan to revise scheme to deal with rush of solar power - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Reuters - Dow Corning to shut Tennessee plant, reduces lawsuit payout fund - Kanika Sikka
  • Reuters - Iran calls nuclear talks 'very useful'; next meeting in Jan - Marina Depetris
  • Reuters - Major events in U.S.-Cuba relations since 1959 revolution - Doina Chiacu
  • Wall Street Journal - Uranium Rallies as Asia Warms to Nuclear Energy - Biman Mukherji
  • RT - Nuclear warning: Scotland's radioactive emergency response under threat
  • Reuters - Sweden doubles waste fee for nuclear power plant operators - Nerijus Adomaitis
  • SA Times - Editorial: Vast nuclear building programme could tip SA off financial cliff
  • New Age SA - Earthlife Africa criticises SA nuke plan
  • SA Independent Online - Nuclear plan gains momentum - SAPA
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: SA Makes 'Significant Progess' With Nuclear Programme
  • UAE National - Forums 'helping to abate nuclear fears' - Anwar Ahmad
  • Eyewitness News - Nuclear power plan 'not solution' to energy crisis - Aurelie Kalenga
  • Toronto Sun - Nuclear power is clean and affordable 0 - Duncan Hawthorne
  • Smithsonian - After WWII, Scientists Conducted Deadly Tests With an Unexploded Nuclear Bomb Core - Marissa Fessenden
  • Hindu Business Line - Jail term for nuclear safety rules violation
  • Omaha World-Herald - Fort Calhoun nuclear plant taken offline after generator failure - AsiaOne?
  • AsiaOne - Five countries vie for S.Africa nuclear build
  • Japan Times - Japan suggests nuclear decommissioning costs be passed to all power customers
  • MIT Technology Review - Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power? - Peter Fairley
  • Expatica Belguim - Belgium seeks to push back closure of two nuclear plants
  • Fulton Sun - NRC puts Callaway Energy Center license renewal on hold - Megan Favignano
  • Mainichi Daily News - Draft hints at replacing decommissioned nuclear reactors with new ones
  • Mainichi Daily News - Takahama reactors meet new safety standards, paving way to 'return to nuclear power'
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - Court exempts Indian Point from coastal waters rules - Ernie Garcia
  • Korea Times - 'Nuclear plants caused thyroid cancer'--301 patients lodge compensation suit against plant operator - Kim Rahn
  • Japan Times - Six tons of tainted water leak at Fukushima No. 1 during Korean safety tour
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Radium above federal guidelines in groundwater near West Lake - Jacob Barker
  • CBS St. Louis - A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater Below
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't seeks nuclear decommissioning costs be passed to all power users
  • San Luis Obispo New Times - Talking points: Friends of the Earth alleges PG&E and NRC coordinated to spin positive messages about Diablo Canyon - Colin Rigley
  • Global Research - Fukushima Exponentially More Dire than Chernobyl – Deteriorating Plant Threatens Global Radiation? - Guy Crittenden
  • Ripon Advance - Upton, Vitter: GAO report confirms NRC's unreliable estimates
  • Korea Times - Xi vows constructive role in NK nukes - Shim Jae-yun
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Vernon, Entergy reach Vermont Yankee tax deal - Michael Faher
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Charter Renewals: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Page 75595 [FR DOC #: 2014-29194]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions: Duke Energy Florida, Inc., Pages 75595 - 75597 [FR DOC #: 2014-29656]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Standard Review Plan for Conventional Uranium Mills and Heap Leach Facilities, Pages 75597 - 75598 [FR DOC #: 2014-29663]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewals: Exelon Generation Co., LLC, LaSalle County Station, Units 1 and 2, Pages 75598 - 75599 [FR DOC #: 2014-29667]
  • NRC - NRC Staff to Release Volume 4 of Yucca Mountain Safety Report (pdf-122K)
  • Japan Times - 3,700 Fukushima evacuees running out of time to claim compensation
  • World Nuclear News - Regulator approves restart of Takahama reactors
  • The Australian - Get real on nuclear benefits, says David Leyonhjelm - Sid Maher
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse and EDF sign long-term fuel contract
  • World Nuclear News - South Africa reports reactor vendor progress
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - NRC finds hole in Yucca Mountain bid - Steve Tetreault
  • Las Vegas SUN - Land, water rights needed for Yucca Mountain nuclear dump - Ken Ritter
  • POWERnews - NRC: DOE Does Not Meet Land Ownership, Water Rights Requirements for Yucca Mountain Site - 12/18/2014 | Sonal Patel
  • The Hill blog - Feds met most requirements for Yucca nuke dump, report finds - Timothy Cama
  • Kyodo News - Utilities to resume accepting clean energy next year
  • Japan Times - 3,700 Fukushima evacuees running out of time to claim compensation
  • Japan Times - Japan suggests nuclear decommissioning costs be passed to all power customers
  • Japan Times - Six tons of tainted water leak at Fukushima No. 1 during Korean safety tour
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO's 1st repayment due for emergency loan
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO, Chubu Electric plan LNG procurement tie-up
  • Mainichi Daily News - Takahama reactors meet new safety standards, paving way to 'return to nuclear power'
  • Mainichi Daily News - Draft hints at replacing decommissioned nuclear reactors with new ones
  • Jiji Press - 5 Power Firms to Resume Electricity Purchases
  • Jiji Press - 3,700 Fukushima Evacuees Yet to Claim Compensation from TEPCO

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Energy Collective - U.S. Uranium Supplies, Part 2: Mitigating Future Energy Security Risks from Large Imports Disruptions - John Miller
  • AllGov - Army Claims it's too Dangerous to Clean Up Radioactive Weapons Test Site in Indiana
  • Roll Call blog - Heller Pledges Yucca Mountain Will Stay Dead Despite Leaving Energy Committee - Humberto Sanchez
  • Havasu News - Still not too late for county downwinders
  • Portales News-Tribune - Important WIPP stay closed until good plan made
  • Roll Call blog - Omnibus Funds WIPP Recovery - Randy Leonard
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Two bills benefiting NM await president's signature - Sarah Matott
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Tool thefts from lab 'hot zones' raise concerns about security, health risks
  • Wall Street Journal - Asia's Nuclear Power Plans Sends Uranium Up
  • Forbes - Pipeline and Nuclear Shortages Send New England's Utility Bills Soaring - James Conca
  • Financial Times - Uranium miners upbeat on China growth - Lucy Hornby and Henry Sanderson
  • Greenpeace International - #Cofrentes17 acquitted of nuclear protest charges - Blogpost by Andrew Kerr
  • The Local Spain - Greenpeace fined €25k over nuclear protest
  • The Hill blog - Japan approves new nuclear reactors - Timothy Cama
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukui nuclear reactors move big step toward restarts - Toshio Kawada
  • Channel News Asia - Japan nuclear watchdog greenlights more reactors
  • NDTV - India to Lease a Second Nuclear Submarine From Russia - Sudhi Ranjan Sen
  • Sputnik News - India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine: Reports
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Y-12 nuclear weapons plant building temporarily evacuated after chemical spill
  • Lansing State Journal - Other views: Facing the prospect of new nuclear power
  • Trend News Agency - Iran-Russia nuclear deal not to violate nuclear agreement - Umid Niayesh
  • Worcester Telegram - Nuclear seeds
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: Government Making Progress On Nuclear Build
  • Trend News Agency - Iran may import nuclear fuel, instead of producing it domestically - Umid Niayesh
  • The Guardian - Senior cleric: Iran has knowledge to build a nuclear bomb
  • Itar-Tass - Radioactive pollution remains one of worst problems in Russia's Arctic - nature minister
  • Reuters - Iran says sees more steps ahead in nuclear talks
  • The Independent - Small but perfectly formed is nuclear answer - Tom Bawden
  • World Nuclear News - UK government urged to look at SMR costs
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine rethinks Khmelnitski ties with Russia
  • World Nuclear News - South Africa reports reactor vendor progress
  • World Nuclear News - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions starts used fuel campaign
  • World Nuclear News - Regulator approves restart of Takahama reactors
  • Indian Express - Sushma Swaraj expresses concern over China-Pak nuke deal, says India 'well prepared' to safeguard national interests concern
  • FirstPost - Govt concerned over China-Pak nuke deal, says Sushma Swaraj - Aaron Pereira
  • Zee News - Govt concerned over China-Pak nuke deal: Swaraj
  • Yahoo! News - Advisory panel tells Congress the nuclear weapons complex is too big and too old - Douglas Birch
  • Economic Times - Units 3, 4 of Kudankulam nuclear plant to be commissioned in 2020-21: Government to Lok Sabha
  • GPB - Plant Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant Price Tag Soars, Construction Delayed - Ellen Reinhardt and Sean Powers
  • Japan Times - Japan-U.S. nuclear disaster drill held at Yokosuka base
  • Bellona - Any type of nuclear reactor, regardless of its purpose, is subject to risks - Anna Kireeva, Translated by Charles Digges
  • Sputnik News - Gorbachev Says Nuclear Deterrence Still Matters
  • World Nuclear News - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions starts used fuel campaign
  • Scranton Times-Tribune - PPL nuclear reactor still offline after water leak
  • WABE Atlanta - Growing Concern Of Further Delay and Cost For Vogtle Nuclear Expansion - Jonathan Shapiro
  • Asahi Shimbun - Citing idled nuclear reactors, Kansai Electric eyes another price hike
  • Bayou Lafourche Daily Comet - TGMC earns nuclear accreditation
  • BelTA - $470m of Russian loan spent on Belarusian nuclear station construction in 2014
  • The Local Austria - Austria draws red line on nuclear plants
  • Business News Americas - Argentina nuclear output edges up in November - Andrew Baker
  • Business News Americas - Brazil raises nuclear power prices - Michael Place
  • SGGP Viet Nam - Nuclear power experts to be unemployed as nuclear power plant not built - Tuong Han – Translated by Hai Mien
  • Radio Australia - Marshall Islands takes on the world's nuclear-armed states
  • Law360 - DOE Floats Nuclear Damage Cleanup Cost Fund - Emily Field
  • Herald Scotland - Five arrests in anti-nuclear Faslane protest - Martin Williams
  • Portfolio.hu - Russia's wobbly economy a threat to Paks 2 nuclear project? Hungary seeks Western partner
  • Wall Street Journal - Japan Puts Two More Reactors on Uncertain Restart Path - Mari Iwata
  • Japan Times - Two Kepco reactors clear major safety hurdle toward restart
  • Vancouver Columbian - Hanford tanks still deteriorating--Federal agency not funding purchase of replacements - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 wrap up 2nd day of expert-level talks in Geneva
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Layoffs canceled at Piketon site - Chris Balusik
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Gov't should stick to its policy of phasing out nuclear power
  • Outlook India - Advanced Heavy Water Reactor Likely to Be Functional by 2020
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Oak Ridge retirees upset for many reasons - Frank Munger
  • Chinook Observer - B Reactor: A valuable peek behind the veil of government secrecy
  • Science AAAS - Why did rubble piles spontaneously combust in aftermath of Japanese quake? - Kerry Klein
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Agreement across prefectures - Junzo Ono
  • FOX News - Man who waterboarded 9/11 mastermind slams CIA interrogation report
  • Athens Banner-Herald - Independent monitors say Vogtle has slipped further behind - Walter C. Jones
  • Japan Times - Debris clearing starts in Futaba, more than 3½ years after tsunami
  • Delaware County Daily Times - Chris Freind: Why America needs to get real and embrace torture - Chris Friend, Times Columnist
  • Columbus Dispatch blog - Environmentalists find serious flaws in Ohio's oversight of fracking waste - Laura Arenschield
  • Japan Times - Tepco pushes back timeline for restart of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa reactors
  • Budapest Business Journal - Paks project could have foreign managers and partners
  • Reuters - Tepco, Chubu to hold Japan's first joint LNG tender - Osamu Tsukimori
  • Radio New Zealand - Maori war veterans lay Tribunal claims - Laura Bootham, Te Manu Korihi
  • Burley News Journal - Crapo: Power plant rule is all pain and no gain - Senator Mike Crapo
  • Mainichi Daily News - 2 KEPCO reactors clear major safety hurdle toward resumption
  • Tampa Bay Times - Editorial: PSC should reject FPL's pitch to charge customers for lobbying costs
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UT/Y-12 partnership
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL contract extension still pending
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - This entry was posted in DOE HQ, ORNL on December 16, 2014 by Frank Munger. - Chris Smith confirmed as DOE's fossil fuels chief
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Heroes at Y-12?
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 73 deer harvested in final hunt of Oak Ridge season; one too hot to take home
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Burgan named to procurement post at DOE
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Amit Goyal: all-star inventor
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE: up to $12.5B in loan guarantees for nuke projects.
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Situation 'stable' at Y-12 facililty following spill
  • Tri-City Herald - GAO: DOE should consider adding more Hanford waste tanks - Annette Cary
  • Government Accountability Project - John Kiriakou on CNN – Says 'Crimes Were Committed' by CIA: Daily Whistleblower News - Sarah Damian
  • Greenpeace International - Japan nuclear regulator ignores its duty to protect the people - Blogpost by Justin McKeating
  • Press TV - Bans, Arak plant outstanding issues in nuclear talks: Russia
  • Energy Department - Proposed Rules: Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Contingent Cost Allocation, Pages 75076 - 75100 [FR DOC #: 2014-29434]
  • KING5 Seattle - Gov't report sounds alarm on Hanford's nuclear waste tanks - Gary M Chittim
  • Minneapolis City Pages blog - Here's Why North Dakota Wants to Allow 10X More Potent Radioactive Waste into Its Dumps - Ben Johnson
  • Reuters - Germany wants 17 bln euros from nuclear firms for decommissioning fund -paper
  • Global Research - The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean - Prof Michel Chossudovsky
  • GlobalPost - Fukushima desires to host preliminary events for 2020 Tokyo Olympics - www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/12/17/national/debris-clearing-starts-futaba-3½-years-tsunami/#.VJHnT9LF8qE
  • Japan Times - Debris clearing starts in Futaba, more than 3½ years after tsunami
  • DOE - Christopher A. Smith Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy
  • DOE - Secretary Moniz Reaffirms Energy Department's Commitment to Tribal Partnerships
  • NAS - Project Update: - State of Molybdenum-99 Production and Utilization and Progress toward Eliminating Use of Highly Enriched Uranium
  • NRC - NRC Announces Public Availability of LaSalle Nuclear Plant License Renewal Application
  • NRC blog - Keeping Tabs on Diablo Canyon's Evolving Seismic Situation - Lara Uselding, Public Affairs Officer, Region IV
  • ENENews - Mushroom-shaped "pink cloud" seen at Fukushima after Reactor 3 exploded – Film: Nuclear bomb explosions caused "pink clouds of radiation"; "Clouds were pink from fallout… They told everyone there's nothing to worry about" (VIDEO & PHOTOS)
  • NHK World - S.Korean experts visit Fukushima Daiichi plant
  • NHK World - Screening and measures for Takahama plant
  • NHK World - Debris removal begins along coast of Futaba town - Takahama Nuclear Plant's Draft Assessment Approved
  • Kyodo News - 2 KEPCO reactors clear major safety hurdle toward resumption - Kayo Mimizuka
  • Kyodo News - Debris clearing starts in Futaba long after March 2011 disaster
  • Kyodo News - Japan-U.S. antinuclear disaster drill held at Yokosuka base
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukui nuclear reactors move big step toward restarts - Toshio Kawada
  • Asahi Shimbun - Citing idled nuclear reactors, Kansai Electric eyes another price hike
  • Japan Times - Government suggests nuclear decommissioning costs be passed to all power customers
  • Japan Times - Debris clearing starts in Futaba, more than 3½ years after tsunami
  • Japan Times - Japan-U.S. nuclear disaster drill held at Yokosuka base
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA approves key draft for Takahama N-restart
  • Mainichi Daily News - Rocky road ahead for MOX fuel Oma plant to undergo safety checks
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Reports Water Leak at Fukushima N-Plant
  • Jiji Press - Takahama N-Reactors Pass Safety Screenings: NRA Report
  • The Intercept - THE SOUND OF TORTURE - Peter Maass
  • USA Today - American exceptionalism lost to torture: Column - Duncan Black
  • Truthdig - America Didn't Just Prosecute Torturers, We Executed Them - William Pfaff
  • Huffington Post - Brazil Released Its Own Torture Report This Week, and The U.S. Is Implicated - Nick Robins-Early
  • The Guardian - The US paid torture doctors millions. Why is it last in the world in punishing them?
  • Dr Steven Miles - CIA Health Professionals' Role in Systematic Torture, Including 'Human Subjects Research' - Kevin Gosztola

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - 2014 Report of the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects to the Governor and Legislature of the State of Nevada (pdf-4.4MK)
  • AllGov - Edison Has "Short-Sighted" Plan for Indefinitely Burying San Onofre Nuclear Waste
  • Cincinnati Enquirer - Critics attack Army plan to leave toxic mess - Charlie White
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Hefty fines appropriate for WIPP, LANL errors
  • Albuquerque Journal - NM getting 'critical funding' for labs, bases, WIPP - Michael Coleman
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - DOE rewards UT-Battelle for ORNL work - Frank Munger
  • Bakken Shale News - Radiation scans being offered for free - Sarah Matott
  • Bloomberg - Times Reporter Due in Court to See If He'll Answer Leak Queries - Andrew Zajac
  • Bloomberg - Kim Jong Un Looks to Complete Nuclear Legacy as Purge Aids Power - Sam Kim
  • Bloomberg - India's $19 Billion Weapons Blitz Lures Global Companies - N.C. Bipindra and Anurag Kotoky
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear-Armed Subs May Cost U.S. 17% More, Budget Office Finds - Tony Capaccio
  • Reuters - Ukraine criticises Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment - Adrian Croft
  • Reuters - Iran says nuclear talks with U.S. proceed in good atmosphere - Mehrdad Balali
  • Reuters - S.Korea cancer victims bring class action against nuclear operator - Ju-min Park and Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - Japan's Eneres slumps for second day after earnings correction - Aaron Sheldrick
  • Reuters - Tennessee lab says eight workers exposed to radiation, no health threat - Timothy Ghianni
  • China Economic Review - Local nuclear outfits compete with foreign firms in new power struggle
  • Wall Street Journal - China Wants 'Made in China' Nuclear Reactors - Brian Spegele
  • Washington Post blog - Why climate change is forcing some environmentalists to back nuclear power - Chris Mooney
  • Science 2.0 - Conservation Scientists Say Nuclear Energy Is Necessary For Biodiversity
  • The Guardian - The future of the nuclear industy relies on small businesses - Derek Allen
  • New York Times - Iran's President Pledges to Face Down Forces Opposing a Nuclear Deal - Thomas Erdbrink
  • Al-Arabiya - 2014: A rollercoaster of a year for Iran's nuclear negotiations
  • New York Times - Betting on the Need, Scientists Work on Lighter, Cleaner Nuclear Energy - Matthew L. Wald
  • World Nuclear News - UAE nuclear program reaches out to public
  • Interfax-Ukraine - World must not allow Russia to deploy nuclear weapons on Ukrainian territory - in Crimea
  • The Hill blog - New regs for Wednesday: nuclear disasters, porbeagle sharks, ozone standards and Lithuanian meat - Lydia Wheeler
  • Prairie Business - ND Health Department: no more meetings on radioactive oilfield waste
  • Bismarck Tribune - Activists call for more study of disposal of radioactive waste - Nick Smith
  • BelTA - $470m of Russian loan spent on Belarusian nuclear station construction in 2014
  • BelTA - Three-year contract on Russian natural gas deliveries to Belarus signed
  • Itar-Tass - Radioactive pollution remains one of worst problems in Russia's Arctic - nature minister
  • The Hill blog - GAO faults nuke regulator's cost-benefit analysis - Timothy Cama
  • Catoosa County News - Regulators to consider Ga. nuclear plant costs
  • WABE Atlanta - State Inspector Says Vogtle Nuclear Project Will Be Delayed Further - Jonathan Shapiro
  • Deccan Chronicle - Telangana, Andhra Pradesh must turn to nuclear power, say experts
  • Times of India - 'Andhra Pradesh, Telangana enjoy huge thorium, uranium reserves'
  • The Hindu - 'Nuclear energy is the cleanest'
  • The Independent - As Russia unveils nuclear subs with underwater drones and robots, the stealth race heats up: governments pour cash into secret armies - Andrew Griffin
  • Asahi Shimbun - J-Power applies for safety check of Oma nuclear plant under construction in Aomori - Toshio Kawada
  • Japan Times - J-Power forges ahead with Oma nuclear plant despite local tensions
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA to assess Oma MOX N-plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - J-Power applies for safety screening of uncompleted Oma nuclear plant
  • Daily Astorian - Editorial: B Reactor evokes nuclear age's dawn
  • Canada NewsWire - CNA Makes Safety Case for Uranium Mining in Quebec - Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA)
  • Economic Times - Hot run of Unit II at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant next week
  • Trend News Agency - Kazakhstan, China to establish JV
  • KULR8 Billings, Montana - The Northwest's Only Nuclear Energy Facility Turns 30 Years Old - Raven Richard
  • The State - Nuclear station testing emergency warning systems - Harrison Cahill
  • Albany Times Union blog - Nuclear site in West Milton gets needed funding for 2015
  • Jakarta Post - 72% of Indonesian people agree with nuclear power plants
  • Hindustan Times - Nuke-powered sub INS Arihant begins sea trials
  • International Business Times India - India's Nuclear Submarine INS Arihant Embarks on its First Sea Trials - Udayan Nag
  • Turtle Island News - The Aboriginal peoples of Quebec stand together against uranium at the final hearings of the BAPE in Montreal
  • San Clemente Patch - Laguna Beach Might Oppose San Onofre Nuclear Waste Plan - Paige Austin
  • antiwar.com - Iran Nuclear Talks Resume: Rouhani Talks Up Chances of Deal--Vows to Continue Process Over Domestic Opposition - Jason Ditz
  • Bellona - NRPA: Western sanctions will not affect Russia's international nuclear safety projects - Anna Kireeva, Translated by Maria Kaminskaya
  • Trend News Agency - Iran release details of country's nuclear budget - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • PennEnergy - Nuclear News: Continued funding confirmed for MOX project
  • East Anglian Daily Times - Second accident revealed at Sizewell nuclear power site - David Green
  • Financial Express Bangladesh - Germany finds nuclear power plant a risky affair for BD
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says long way remains to reach nuclear deal with P5+1 - Milad Fashtami
  • World Nuclear News - Swedish regulator calls for upgrade plans
  • Polish Radio - Poland hosted Soviet nuclear weapons to the mid-1980s
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Chemical spill at Y-12; building evacuated as part of emergency response--Spill has been contained - Frank Munger
  • World Nuclear News - Commercial operation for first Fangjiashan unit
  • World Nuclear News - Restart of Doel 4 brought forward
  • World Nuclear News - AEM company wins fuel fabrication contract for 'Proryv' project
  • Cal Coast News - Did the NRC and PG&E collude to hide danger? - Statement by Friends of the Earth
  • Albuquerque Journal - NM getting 'critical funding' for labs, bases, WIPP - Michael Coleman
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Heller assigned to influential Finance Committee - Steve Tetreault
  • Rapid City Journal - ASLB declares evidentiary hearing closed on Azarga license
  • YLE News - Olkiluoto nuclear construction staff to double in 2015
  • Press TV - Iran-US talks satisfactory: Iranian negotiator
  • CNNMoney - Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress
  • Japan Times - Over 80% of incoming Lower House members back amending Constitution
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Our opinion: Taking it slow is the way to go
  • Japan Times - South Korean food safety inspectors arrive to check radiation protocols
  • Arirang News - N. Korea warns U.S. over breakdown in efforts of denuclearizing Korean peninsula - emilyfwang@arirang.co.kr
  • Bennington Banner - Vermont Yankee operators: You done good. - Thomas P. Salmon
  • Atomic Insights - Presentations from NAS BEIR VIII Planning Meeting Posted - Rod Adams
  • Beyond Nuclear - NRC cites Palisades for worker radiological safety violations, record number of failures during Component Design Basis Inspections
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Chemical spill at Y-12; Fogbank production facility evacuated as part of emergency response
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Corker's assignments
  • Tri-City Herald - GAO: DOE should consider adding more Hanford waste tanks
  • All Things Nuclear - An Electrical Cable Fire at the Quad Cities Nuclear Plant - Dave Lochbaum
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Pages 74716 - 74717 [FR DOC #: 2014-29452]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth, Pages 74715 - 74716 [FR DOC #: 2014-29457]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board; Paducah, Page 74716 [FR DOC #: 2014-29451]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM FLOOD/WIND System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 1, Pages 74594 - 74595 [FR DOC #: 2014-29427]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals, Page 74774 [FR DOC #: 2014-29372]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 74777 [FR DOC #: 2014-29481]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined Licenses: River Bend Station Unit 3, Entergy Operations, Inc., Pages 74775 - 74777 [FR DOC #: 2014-29124]
  • GAO - Nuclear Regulatory Commission: NRC Needs to Improve Its Cost Estimates by Incorporating More Best Practices GAO-15-98: Published: Dec 12, 2014. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2014.
  • GAO - Hanford Cleanup: Condition of Tanks May Further Limit DOE's Ability to Respond to Leaks and Intrusions GAO-15-40: Published: Nov 25, 2014. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2014.
  • Foreign Affairs - Nuclear Waste: Why Are American Nukes Still in Europe? - James Blackwell; Barry Blechman
  • New York Times - C.I.A., on Path to Torture, Chose Haste Over Analysis - JAMES RISEN and MATT APUZZO
  • Japan Times - J-Power forges ahead with Oma nuclear plant despite local tensions
  • Center for Public Integrity - Who's responsible for the CIA's torture policy? - R. Jeffrey Smith
  • The Intercept - U.S. TV PROVIDES AMPLE PLATFORM FOR AMERICAN TORTURERS, BUT NONE TO THEIR VICTIMS - Glenn Greenwald
  • Washington Times - Defending the indefensible post-9/11 torture - Bruce Fein
  • The Guardian - The CIA tortured Abu Zubaydah, my client. Now charge him or let him go - Helen Duffy, lawyer for Abu Zubaydah
  • The Guardian - Editorial: The Guardian view on Britain and torture: tell the truth
  • The Atlantic - Former Senator Bob Kerrey's Attempt to Absolve Torturers - Conor Friedersdorf
  • Las Vegas SUN - Heller says Ted Cruz shows 'disrespect' for Senate colleagues - Amber Phillips
  • Fukushima Diary - Tritium density rose up 10 × since July in seaside of Reactor 1 - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Reactor special inspection shown to media
  • NHK World - Oma plant operator applies for govt. screening
  • Kyodo News - 2 KEPCO reactors to clear major safety hurdle toward resumption
  • Kyodo News - J-Power applies for safety checks of uncompleted Oma nuclear plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - S. Korea cancer victims bring class action against nuclear operator
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - NRA to assess Oma MOX N-plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - J-Power applies for safety screening of uncompleted Oma nuclear plant
  • Jiji Press - Japan Utilities Can Accept Only Half of Offered Solar Electricity
  • Jiji Press - J-Power Applies for Safety Screening for Oma N-Plant
  • Jiji Press - Japan Regulator to Discuss Screening Report on Takahama N-Reactors
  • KING5 Seattle - Gov't report sounds alarm on Hanford's nuclear waste tanks - Gary M Chittim

    Monday, December 15, 2014

  • West Seattle blog - Benefit/reading Monday for local writer Sarah Alisabeth Fox
  • The Economist - The nuclear money pit--Does America really need a new plutonium production line?
  • Ecowatch - Anti-Nuke Activists Fight to Close Diablo Canyon - Harvey Wasserman
  • New York Times - Backing C.I.A., Cheney Revisits Torture Debate From Bush Era - Scott Shane
  • New York Times - Brennan Draws on Bond With Obama in Backing C.I.A. - PETER BAKER and MARK MAZZETTI
  • Bloomberg - Iran's 300% Stock Rally Fades as Nuclear Deal Eludes Rouhani - Zahra Hankir
  • Japan Times - With election over, Abe ready to boost reactor restarts
  • Asbury Park Press - WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix - Michael Whatley
  • World Nuclear News - Scientists sign nuclear entreaty
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks resume in Geneva - Julian Borger
  • World Nuclear News - Accord on national climate plans
  • World Nuclear News - Kazakhstan and China agree to cooperation in nuclear power
  • World Nuclear News - Financial and regulatory barriers to USA's new nuclear technologies
  • Ottawa Times - Lawmakers could address nuclear policy next session - Derek Barichello
  • RT - Nuclear threat to world peace - Adrian Salbuchi
  • Vestnik Kavkaza - Lavrov: Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Crimea became part of Russia, which has nuclear weapons according to NPT – Lavrov
  • Kyiv Post - Lavrov says Crimea became part of Russia, which has nuclear weapons according to Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • WPI News - WPI Receives More Than $1.1 Million in Awards from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Albuquerque Journal - Kirtland undergoing nuclear reorganization - Charles D. Brunt
  • Asbury Park Press - LETTER: Nuclear power isn't clean, safe or wise - Herb Lazar, Manalapan
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Redundant backup systems are keeping nuclear plants safe - Katelyn Ferral
  • World Nuclear News - Kazakhstan and China agree to cooperation in nuclear power
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear team leaves Tehran for Geneva
  • CASMII - The IAEA Faces a Major Credibility Test - Robert Kelley
  • GSA Business - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions starts spent nuclear fuel program
  • SA Independent Online - Letters: Mr President, please rethink the nuclear idea
  • News & Star - Cumbrian nuclear evacuation area to be extended
  • Moscow Times - Russia Plans to Put Drones and Robots on New Nuclear Subs
  • Deccan Chronicle - Indian Navy plans to have five SSBN Submarine in seven years
  • Indian Express - 2 new Russian reactors for Kudankulam to cost double, most expensive n-plants - Anil Sasi
  • Budapest Business Journal - MP sounds alarm as Paks progresses
  • New Indian Express - Concern over US Bid to Sell N-Reactors
  • The Economist blog - What has gone wrong with Germany's energy policy
  • The Tennessean - Oak Ridge workers exposed to radiation during secret project
  • Sputnik News - Future Russian Attack Submarines to Keep Double-Hull Design
  • Arirang News - N. Korea makes strides in military capabilities over last three years - ssung86@arirang.co.kr
  • India Tribune - Indigenous N-sub's sea trials commence
  • BBC - Dounreay site closure pushed back four years
  • Western Mail - Affordability is key in deciding which energy projects to support, says Carl Sargeant - Chris Kelsey
  • MSNBC - Antonin Scalia's spirited defense of torture - Steve Benen
  • Press TV - World must denuclearize Israeli regime: Analyst
  • Platts - FRENCH POWER: Prompt gains as reactor outage offsets mild weather
  • PolitiFact - Fact-checking Dick Cheney on the torture report - Jon Greenberg, Louis Jacobson
  • New American - The Tortured Logic of the Torture Lobby - Thomas R. Eddlem
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Myriad of challenges lie in wait for 3rd Abe Cabinet
  • Japan Times - Abe's mandate by default
  • Deutsche Welle - Opinion: Japan needs to reinvent itself
  • Asahi Shimbun - POINT OF VIEW/ Satoshi Kamata: Abe reveals true intentions after voting ends
  • Sofia News Agency - Energy Sector Has Been in Critical Condition for 10-12 Years - Minister
  • Japan Times - Abe tightens grip on power as ruling coalition wins 325 seats in Lower House election
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: With win, Abe's 'only way' should now turn to repairing divided, disillusioned society
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Cray gets $30M Defense contract
  • Government Accountability Project - Radack Talks Torture & Whistleblowing on Larry King: Daily Whistleblower News - Sarah Damian
  • Government Accountability Project - GAP's Radack Discusses Torture Report: Daily Whistleblower News - Sarah Damian
  • All Things Nuclear - Obama's Nuclear Legacy - Stephen Young
  • GreenWorld - Electricity storage's time has come - Michael Mariotte
  • IAEA - Climate Change Forum Discusses Nuclear Power - Michael Madsen
  • BBC News - Japan profile
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, US start nuclear talks in Vienna - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian president says he trusts in nuclear negotiating team - Milad Fashtami
  • Xinhua News - Pyongyang says denuclearization meaningless amid confrontation over human rights
  • Xinhua News - China ready to boost practical cooperation with Kazakhstan: premier
  • Press TV - Iran, US start new round of nuclear talks in Geneva
  • Press TV - West has no choice but to remove sanctions: Iran
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear team leaves Tehran for Geneva
  • Forbes - Radiation Detected In Drinking Water In 13 More US Cities, Cesium-137 In Vermont Milk - Jeff McMahon
  • KNPR Las Vegas - Reid Talks Land Preservation, Loosening Bank Restrictions, Stepping Down As Majority Leader - Adam Burke & Natalie Cullen
  • ENENews - Report: Massive release of Fukushima radioactive waste being planned – Gov't Official: I was overwhelmed by amount of contaminated water from reactors, we must dump it into ocean – Experts: Much of melted nuclear fuel is now particles which are inside the water (VIDEO)
  • NHK World - Oma plant operator to apply for govt screening
  • NHK World - Takahama plant set to pass new rules for restart
  • NHK World - S.Korean experts study Japanese fish import ban
  • Japan Times - With election over, Abe ready to boost reactor restarts
  • Kyodo News - Taiwan ready to defer construction of new nuclear power plant - Ko Shu-ling
  • Kyodo News - Abe set to boost efforts to revive nuclear power after election
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - J-Power to apply for check of Oma plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Election victory doesn't mean wholesale approval of Abe policies
  • Jiji Press - Japan Regulator to Discuss Screening Report on Takahama N-Reactors
  • Unz Review - Torturers Are Not Patriots - Eric Margolis
  • The Intercept - GITMO LAWYER: "THE TORTURE PERVADES EVERYTHING" - Cora Currier
  • The Guardian - CIA torture: Homeland and 24 make great TV, but they're no way to govern - Jonathan Freedland
  • Voices of Liberty - The Libertarian Angle: CIA Torture Scandal
  • DOE - North American Energy Ministers Meeting
  • NRC - NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

    Sunday, December 14, 2014

  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Our View: WIPP accident shines light on operations
  • Idaho State Journal - INL whistleblower alleges violations at the site - Debbie Bryce
  • Bloomberg - Pennsylvania Nuclear Reactor Shut Down After Water Leak - Keith Naughton
  • Detroit Free Press - Safety chief: No reason to fear nuke dump by Lake Huron - Keith Matheny
  • RT - Watchdog: Radioactive Fukushima water to be cleaned, dumped into Pacific
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear negotiators due in Geneva on Monday
  • Toronto Star - Letter: Nuclear power still needed - John Barrett, President, Canadian Nuclear Association
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Nuclear arms risks – a reminder
  • Times and Democrat - SCE&G places 180,000-pound CA05 Module at nuclear plant
  • CBC News - Cree youth walk 850 km to protest against uranium mining in Quebec
  • Herald Scotland - Revealed: 20 nuclear shutdowns per year
  • Edinburgh News - Calls for nuclear safety probe over station faults
  • Indiana Gazette, PA - Commentary: Nuclear energy teetering on the edge - Llewellyn King
  • Sofia News Agency - Ukraine Has No Interest in Restoring Its Nuclear Status – President
  • Oneida Dispatch - Court says Indian Point nuclear plant exempt from state program - Michael Virtanen
  • Aiken Standard - Group addresses local nuclear needs in annual plan - Derrek Asberry
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - Records tell story behind nuke plant's reassessed value - Bill Lueders
  • Williston Daily Herald - N.D. proposes changes in oilfield waste rules
  • The Guardian - EDF stands to rake in £3.3bn windfall from existing power plants - Terry Macalister
  • Tampa Tribune - Fracking: State utilities want you to pay - James L. Rosica
  • SA Business Day - Thirty years of mistakes at Eskom - Terry Mackenzie-Hoy
  • The Guardian - Diego Garcia guards its secrets even as the truth on CIA torture emerges - Jamie Doward
  • Naples Daily News - Florida utility customers could pay $750 million tab each year for exploratory fracking - James L. Rosica
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - OpEd: You can't take "Vemont" out of Vermont Yankee - Thomas P. Salmon, Rockingham Served As Vermont Governor From 1973-1977.
  • IOL - SA is a victim of its own success in provision of electricity - Zizi Kodwa
  • News24 - Eskom's bungles and lies exposed
  • AP - Japan's ruling coalition wins big in elections - Ken Moritsugu
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL contractor gets high marks, $10.5M for FY2014 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander says 2015 spending bill supports 'crucial' Oak Ridge projects - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'If we didn't have an ozone layer we would basically fry' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Registration opens Dec. 29 for Savannah River tours - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Rep. Fleischmann to head Nuclear Cleanup Caucus - Frank Munger
  • Bellona - Bellona President Hauge sums up Lima as steering the world toward hotter water
  • Xinhua News - News Analysis: Abe's election win no reflection of public will, pressure mounts for LDP's reform - Jon Day
  • Xinhua News - Interview: Oil price slump daunting for Iran's economy: expert - Majid Danesh
  • Press TV - No plan on Iran agenda to activate new centrifuges: Salehi
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear negotiators due in Geneva on Monday
  • New York Times - Amid Details on Torture, Data on 26 Who Were Held in Error - Scott Shane
  • New York Times - Ex-Chief Leads Vocal Defense of C.I.A. - Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Eric Lichtblau
  • NT News - Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says bidding for nuclear waste dump to begin on March - Zach Hope
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Andrews Nuclear Waste Disposal Site To Get More Active - Anum Valliani
  • Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oak Ridge National Laboratory official says at least 8 workers got internal radiation
  • Delaware News Journal - Editorial: Nuclear plans, population must align
  • ajw.asahi.com - America's Shameful Response to the Torture Report - Clive Crook
  • The Oregonian - 7 astounding quotes on the 'torture report' summary released by the Senate Intelligence Committee - Bryan Denson
  • Bloomberg - Abe Scores Commanding Majority in Japan Lower House Election Win - Isabel Reynolds and Maiko Takahashi
  • OpEdNews - Keep Fukushima on the radar 12-14-14 - Carol Wolman, Md
  • Tri-City Herald - Restored Hanford budget passes Senate
  • New York Times - Backing C.I.A. Tactics, Cheney Ramps Up Criticism of Senate Torture Report - Scott Shane
  • ABC News - Britain to Seek Access to CIA Torture Report - Danica Kirka
  • Daily Telegraph - Tony Blair to face grilling over CIA torture as his own Labour party calls for evidence - Tom Whitehead
  • The Guardian - CIA torture report: at least the Americans came clean. In Britain, no one is held to account - Henry Porter
  • CBS News - John McCain stands out in defense of CIA torture report release
  • Los Angeles Times - Two psychologists' role in CIA torture program comes into focus - Joseph Tanfani, W.J. Hennigan
  • MSNBC - Those who approved torture shouldn't be above the law - Jameel Jaffer
  • Sunday Times - Brutality by the CIA: a 'torture teacher' hits back - Toby Harnden
  • ABC News blog - Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Acknowledges 'Human Toll' on Interrogators - Benjamin Bell
  • Washington Post - The CIA torturers should be prosecuted - Kenneth Roth
  • The Atlantic - The 'Graywashing' of CIA Torture - Conor Friedersdorf
  • Daily Beast - John Brennan's Tortured Defense of the CIA's Torture Program - Shane Harris
  • The Guardian - Come clean on British links to CIA torture, MPs tell US Senate - Mark Townsend and Jamie Doward
  • The Hill blog - Ex-CIA official: CIA torture report will 'cost American lives' - Scott Wong
  • The Economist - CIA torture in Poland--Detention Site Blues
  • Huffington Post - Defenders Of The CIA's Torture Program Dig In - Mollie Reilly
  • BBC - CIA 'torture' condemned by world media
  • Mother Jones - Untrained CIA Agents Were Just Making Up Torture Methods As They Went Along - Jenna Mclaughlin
  • New York Times - Letters: A Scathing Report on C.I.A. Torture
  • Bloomberg View - Torture Report, Rolling Stone and False Dilemmas - Stephen L. Carter
  • New York Times - Melville House Will Publish C.I.A. Torture Report as a Book - Alexandra Alter
  • Daily Telegraph - CIA torture: Tony Blair and Jack Straw 'must account for what they knew' - Tim Ross, Andrew Gilligan and Robert Mendick
  • Washington Post blog - Two key questions for the CIA torture program's defenders - James Downie
  • New York Times - C.I.A. Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture - Mark Mazzetti and Matt Apuzzo
  • New York Times - Political Divide About C.I.A. Torture Remains After Senate Report's Release - Scott Shane

    Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • Louisville Courier-Journal - Critics attack plan to leave firing-range mess - Charlie White
  • IDN InDepthNews - 'Their Weapons Possess Them' - Xanthe Hall
  • Cronkite News - Kingman 'downwinders' seek recognition from U.S. decades after atomic tests - Jessica Boehm, Walter Cronkite School Of Journalism and Mass Communication At Arizona State University
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL workers exposed to radiation during work on secret project - Frank Munger
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Spending bill cuts funding for LANL waste cleanup - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Senate Sends Obama $577.1 Billion Defense Policy Measure - Roxana Tiron
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Letter: Need nuclear power to help reduce carbon emissions - William H. Miller, Columbia, Mo., Professor emeritus, Missouri University Research Reactor
  • Rutland Herald - OpEd: Nuclear teetering on the economic precipice - Llewellyn King
  • Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Preparing for nuclear plant incident, just in case - Charlie Mathews
  • Delaware News Journal - Delaware's growth not shown in nuke site safety study - Jeff Montgomery
  • World Nuclear News - South Korea increases nuclear liability
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Reader View: Nuclear power could battle climate change - Donald J. Dudziak
  • World Nuclear News - First phase of Korean waste facility opens
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA completes corporate review of EDF
  • World Nuclear News - Putin: Russia ready to build 'more than' 20 reactors in India
  • World Nuclear News - Regulatory justification for UK ABWR
  • World Nuclear News - DoE opens advanced nuclear funding applications
  • Grand Forks Herald - Petroleum Council welcomes radioactive oilfield waste rule change, critics say proposal falls short - Sara Porter
  • CNNMoney - Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress
  • Savannah Morning News - Nuclear expansion gets OK to drink deep from Savannah River - Mary Landers
  • Yahoo UK & Ireland Finance - Brazil's Rousseff inaugurates nuclear sub shipyard
  • Economic Times blog - Editorial: Why India should bring its nuclear liability law in line with global norms
  • Prensa Latina - Brazilian President Opens First Stage of Submarine Shipyard
  • Pakistan Dawn - Nuclear plants project: Certain facts not being made public for strategic reasons, SHC told - Tahir Siddiqui
  • Deccan Chronicle - Pakistan court extends stay against construction of nuclear plants
  • Pakistan Today - SHC extends injunction barring PAEC from work on N-power plants
  • Canton Repository - Layoffs on hold at cleanup of Ohio uranium plant
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian nuclear negotiator denies any talks about missile program
  • Azerbaijan Business Center - Azerbaijan starts centralized nuclear research with the capital of AZN 3 million
  • News.Az - Azerbaijan seeking peaceful nuclear enrichment
  • Keene Sentinel - Nuclear plant has been good for Vermont - Thomas P. Salmon
  • EIN News - Energy Secretary Moniz Announces Formation of Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group
  • Taipei Times - Majority of New Taipei City councilors against nuclear power plants: survey - Tang Chia-Ling
  • Northwest Public Radio - Congress Approves Nuclear History Park At Hanford - Anna King
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 final nuclear deal possible in 4 months: Russia
  • Minot Daily News - Health department proposes new rules for oil-field radioactive waste - Jill Schramm
  • KXNews Bismarck - State Proposes Higher Radiation Limits
  • UAE National - Arab views on Iran surprise some experts - Caline Malek
  • Courthouse News Service - Indian Point Relicensing Vaults State Hurdle - Marlene Kennedy
  • World Nuclear News - Strateco lodges damages claim against Quebec
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, 5+1 resume N-talks Dec. 17 - Umid Niayesh
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA head signals massive release of tainted water to help decommission Fukushima site - Hiromi Kumai
  • Huffington Post - Defense Bill Passes, Giving Sacred Native American Sites To Mining Company - Michael Mcauliff
  • Mainichi Daily News - Takahama nuclear plant restart could come next spring
  • Tampa Bay Times - Real reform for the Public Service Commission could happen
  • AirForceTimes - Missile site owner lives with contaminated legacy - Trevor Graff
  • Columbus Dispatch - Particle-smasher to resume work - Ben Hirschler
  • The Hindu - Editorial: Testing times for India-Russia ties
  • Law360 - NRC Asks DC Circ. To Nix Enviro Suit Over Calif. Power Plant - Linda Chiem
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Groups Coalesce Against Fracking Activity in Ohio River Valley
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - K-31 demolition: update - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Eight workers got internal rad doses during secret project at ORNL; lab was doing work for Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Thom Mason, David Coffey receive Muddy Boots - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - EnergySolutions does partial restart at Erwin waste-handling facility; full operations by Jan. 15 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Oak Ridge celebrates passage of Manhattan Project Park - Frank Munger
  • KING5 Seattle - OSHA sides with two Hanford whistleblowers
  • KING5 Seattle - Sen. Murray helps restore Hanford funds
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian nuclear negotiator denies any talks about missile program - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Britain making effort to reopen UK embassy in Tehran - Fatih Karimov
  • Xinhua News - Russia slams new U.S. law on Ukraine
  • POGO - Speaker Boehner's Inaction Will Kill FOIA Reform - Statement Of Danielle Brian, Executive Director, Project On Government Oversight
  • CATO Institute - COMMENTARY: Confronting Our Dark Era - Patrick G. Eddington
  • antiwar.com - The United States of Torture - Justin Raimondo
  • FAIR blog - FAIR TV: US Victimology, Equal Time for Torturers and Hypocritical Factchecking Lectures - Peter Hart
  • FAIR blog - Refusing to Take Sides, NPR Takes Sides With Torture Deniers - Jim Naureckas
  • Fukushima Diary - NRA decided not to apply INES evaluation to Fukushima plant anymore - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Safety assessment of Shikoku Electric nuclear plant sees progress
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA head signals massive release of tainted water to help decommission Fukushima site
  • Japan Times - Hibakusha groups concerned by Manhattan Project national park planned in U.S.
  • Mainichi Daily News - News Navigator: What is the position created for supervision of the state secrecy law?
  • Mainichi Daily News - As I See It: Voters and election candidates must listen to victims of March 2011 disasters
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA head signals massive release of tainted water to help decommission Fukushima site - Hiromi Kumai
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - S. Korea to conduct survey on fishery products in Fukushima
  • Yonhap News - EDITORIAL from Korea Times - Tackling Nuclear Waste
  • Delaware News Journal - Editorial: Nuclear plans, population must align

    Friday, December 12, 2014

  • POWERnews - Construction Monitor: Longer Delays Are Likely for Vogtle Reactors - Sonal Patel
  • Laguna Beach Independent - OpEd: San Onofre: The Risk of Denial - Rita Conn
  • Laguna Beach Independent - Unexplored Solution Exists for Nuclear Waste Disposal - David Wetzel, Laguna Beach
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant layoffs suspended temporarily - Chris Balusik
  • The Hindu - Good intent not enough for good policy - Rakesh Sood
  • Frontline.in - Towards nuclear self-reliance - T.S. Subramanian
  • KOAT - WIPP fire photos, video released--Charred, soot-covered truck depicted - Megan Cruz
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Radiation scans being offered for free - Sarah Matott
  • RT - Going Nuclear: Russia and India agree to build 12 power reactors by 2035
  • Xinhua News - World powers, Iran to resume nuclear talks in Geneva
  • Japan Times - The humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons
  • Orange County Register - Watchdog: San Onofre nuclear rods to stay in 'concrete monolith' for decades - Teri Sforza
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - San Onofre nuke waste goes underground - Morgan Lee
  • KPBS - San Onofre's Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Plan Worries Some Residents - Alison St John
  • Fox 5 San Diego - San Onofre's nuclear fuel to be stored underground
  • Times of San Diego - Used Nuclear Fuel at San Onofre to Be Stored Underground - Debbie L. Sklar
  • KUSI San Diego - Nuclear fuel from San Onofre to be stored in underground facility
  • Deutsche Local - German consumers still hot for nuclear power
  • Elko Daily Free Press - Professor Hanington's Speaking of Science: Radioactive dating - Gary Hanington
  • Deutsche Local - CIA tortured German it mistook for a terrorist
  • Contra Costa Times - Lawrence Livermore National Lab to test plutonium using NIF laser - Jeremy Thomas
  • Global Research - Iran Nuclear Talks: A Perilous Slippery Slope - Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh
  • Asahi Shimbun - 2014 CHOICE: Ruling, main opposition camp stay cool toward nuclear issue despite heated public interest
  • Bismarck Tribune - State aims to lift ban on radioactive oil waste - Lauren Donovan
  • The Australian - Let's talk nuclear, says ex-governor Kevin Scarce
  • UPI - Next round of Iran nuclear negotiations to begin Dec. 17, says Tehran - JC Finley
  • World Nuclear News - South Korea increases nuclear liability
  • OilPrice - India and Russia Sign Nuclear Energy Deal
  • KWES NewsWest9 - High Level Radioactive Waste Could be Coming to Andrews County. - Zora Asberry
  • YLE News - Fennovoima allowed compulsory land purchases near nuclear site
  • Economic Times - India agrees to identify second site for Russian nuclear plant
  • Michigan Live - NRC finds Palisades Nuclear Plant safety violation involving monitoring workers for radiation - Emily Monacelli
  • E&E Daily - Nuclear giant Exelon shrugs off 'doomsday' warnings about EPA rule - Hannah Northey
  • Anderson Independent Mail - Georgia regulators to look at nuke delays - Mike Eads
  • Kyiv Post - Russia's nuclear giant Rosatom orders portfolio for ten years exceeds $100 billion
  • eNews Park Forest - Federal Nuclear Regulator Opts Not To Reconsider Critical Safety Enhancements at U.S. 'Fukushima' Reactors
  • eNews Park Forest - UK's €46 billion bid for EIB nuclear loan - The Ecologist
  • London Times - Putin flies to Delhi to sign huge new nuclear deal
  • News Az - Final nuclear deal possible if Iran bans removed: IAEA envoy
  • Trend News Agency - Kazatomprom, Rosatom consider Uranium One Holding's activity
  • The Hindu - Generation III plus reactors for Kovvada nuke park - Santosh Patnaik
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea, ASEAN urge N. Korea to drop nuclear ambitions - Kim Kwang-tae
  • New Indian Express - Modi-Putin Talks: 12 New Nuclear Reactors in India; 20 Agreements Inked
  • Massillon Independent - Officials hopeful for Ohio uranium cleanup funding
  • Press TV - EU confirms new Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks on December 17
  • nineMSN - Call for voluntary radioactive waste site
  • MyNewsLA - Spent nuclear fuel to be stored underground at San Onofre power plant - Posted by John Schreiber
  • Oceanside-Camp Pendleton Patch - Onofre Nuclear Fuel Will be Stored Underground - Mirna Alfonso
  • Mountain Home News - Court slams nuclear plant promoter
  • Egypt SIS - Egypt urges nuclear states to commit to NPT
  • Enformable - Supervisor at Brunswick nuclear power plant fails follow-up fitness for duty test
  • Vestnik Kavkaza - Nuclear power plant in Akkuyu to save Turkey 10% of funds spent on energy carriers
  • Seattle Times - Hanford contractor ordered to pay $186K
  • The Hindu - Good intent not enough for good policy - Rakesh Sood
  • Trend News Agency - US, Israel deliver "fake" documents to IAEA
  • Reuters - As Japan burns more coal, climate policies under pressure - Aaron Sheldrick and Osamu Tsukimori
  • Japan Times - Japan's coal binge stirs international climate fears
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear plant protesters call on opposition parties to show road map
  • KVEW Kennewick - Hanford contractor ordered to pay 2 laid-off workers wages, damages for retaliation - Dan Thesman
  • Columbus Dispatch - Letter: Fracking waste will yield toxic future - Randi Pokladnik, Uhrichsville
  • Seattle Times - Hanford whistle-blowers win ruling on back pay - Annette Cary
  • Press TV - OPCW urges Israel to destroy its chemical weapons
  • Tri-City Herald - Our Voice: Allowing some Hanford waste to dissipate is reasonable for now
  • Tri-City Herald - Hastings pushes DOE for tank answers - Annette Cary
  • New York Times - Grudgingly, Japanese Voters Look Set to Stick With Abe - Martin Fackler
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant layoffs suspended temporarily - Chris Balusik
  • Washington Times - Budget measure has MOX funding until fall - Bruce Smith
  • Augusta Chronicle - Plant Vogtle gets permit to draw Savannah River water for new cooling towers - Meg Mirshak
  • Tri-City Herald - Former Hanford medical contractor ordered to pay back wages - Annette Cary
  • Aiken Standard - MOX gets funding after year-long battle - Derrek Asberry
  • Press TV - Iran criticizes IAEA unofficial rejection of offer over Marivan site
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea, ASEAN to continue efforts for denuclearized peninsula
  • Kingston Daily Freeman - Appellate court rules Indian Point exempt from State Coastal Review Program
  • Augusta Chronicle - Savannah River Site offering public tours in 2015 - Meg Mirshak
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Shutdown at Bruce Power - Kevin Bernard
  • BelTA - Belarus to present cutting-edge research solutions at Expo 2017
  • antiwar.com - IAEA Spurns Iran Offer to Access Site, Then Complains - Jason Ditz
  • Japan Times - Ministry ordered to disclose results of poll on localities' tsunami debris acceptance plans
  • OurWindsor.Ca - G20 'secret law' finally replaced - Robert Benzie
  • Budapest Business Journal - Editorial: This government owns too many businesses
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court orders ministry to identify municipalities in survey on storing 3/11 debris - Shunsuke Abe
  • Beyond Nuclear - NRC cites Palisades for worker radiological safety violations, record number of failures during Component Design Basis Inspections
  • Atomic Insights - Ben Heard and Gordon McDowell collaborate to produce Nuclear Power for Australia - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Reforming the Nuclear Security Enterprise
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Activist group says UPF 'still a runaway train'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - New security fence in place at Y-12
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Retirees hold rally at Oak Ridge Federal Building
  • All Things Nuclear - The NRC and the Value of Life–Revisited - David Wright
  • IPS - U.S. Faulted for Undermining Torture Convention - Thalif Deen
  • Public Citizen - Groups to Tell D.C. Regulators: Exelon-Pepco Merger Not in Public Interest, Would Shift Risk From Exelon to Consumers
  • Public Citizen - Omnibus Debacle: If This Is the Kind of 'Bipartisanship' Coming in 2015, the Country Is in Dire Straits - Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
  • DOE - Top 6 Things You Didn't Know About Nuclear Power - Allison Lantero
  • GAO - DOE and NNSA Project Management: Analysis of Alternatives Could Be Improved by Incorporating Best Practices GAO-15-37
  • NRC - NRC's Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards Elects 2015 Leadership and Confirms Meeting Schedule
  • NRC blog - Sixty-Plus Years of Reactor Safety Advice – and Still Going Strong - Ed Hackett, Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements, Weekly Receipt; Availability, Page 73890 [FR DOC #: 2014-29196]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Exelon Generation Corp., LLC; Calvert Cliffs Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, Pages 73907 - 73912 [FR DOC #: 2014-29141]
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - $78 million in bill for Piketon - Frank Lewis
  • St George and Sutherland Shire Leader - Nuclear waste plan for Lucas Heights faces a final hurdle - Murray Trembath
  • New York Times - C.I.A. Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture - MARK MAZZETTI and MATT APUZZO
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Heller votes against appointee with Yucca ties - Steve Tetreault
  • Korea Times - Tackling nuclear waste
  • Ministers for the Department of Industry - Government to seek voluntary nominations for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility site
  • World Nuclear News - First phase of Korean waste facility opens - New York Times
  • New York Times - Editorial: Dark Again After Report on C.I.A. Torture
  • Washington Post - OpEd: Senate report shows that the U.S. answered evil with evil - Eugene Robinson
  • The Guardian - Want to know the reality of US torture? Ask Shaker Aamer - Clive Stafford Smith
  • Portsmouth Patch - Opinion: Torture Report Reveals Brutality, Dishonesty - Scott McPherson
  • Fukushima Diary - Japan Meteorological Agency raised volcanic alert level 80km from Fukushima plant / "Don't approach the crater" - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Magazine Editor's Final Words: Fukushima exponentially more dire than Chernobyl
  • NHK World - NRA chief: Cementing tunnels will stop inflow
  • NHK World - Okuma Town accepts interim storage facilities
  • NHK World - S.Korean experts to visit Fukushima
  • Kyodo News - Safety assessment of Shikoku Electric nuclear plant sees progress
  • NHK World - NRA chief: Cementing tunnels will stop inflow
  • NHK World - Okuma Town accepts interim storage facilities
  • NHK World - S.Korean experts to visit Fukushima
  • Asahi Shimbun - 2014 CHOICE: Ruling, main opposition camp stay cool toward nuclear issue despite heated public interest
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court orders ministry to identify municipalities in survey on storing 3/11 debris - Shunsuke Abe
  • Japan Times - Hiroshima survivor tracks down POW victims for posterity - Thin Lei Win
  • Japan Times - Ministry ordered to disclose results of poll on localities' tsunami debris acceptance plans
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nuclear plant protesters call on opposition parties to show road map
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - $78 million in bill for Piketon - Frank Lewis
  • St George and Sutherland Shire Leader - Nuclear waste plan for Lucas Heights faces a final hurdle - Murray Trembath
  • New York Times - C.I.A. Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture - MARK MAZZETTI and MATT APUZZO
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Heller votes against appointee with Yucca ties - Steve Tetreault
  • Korea Times - Tackling nuclear waste - Korea Must Hurry To Make Final Decision On Spent Fuel

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - The totally real threat of unspecified, vague, things that might someday happen - Steve Sebelius
  • Human Events Group - Hammond: Senate rules the only protection conservatives ever had - Michael Hammond
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant funding is just short of target - Chris Balusik
  • World Nuclear News - Kilopower for space exploration
  • Huffington Post blog - Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 3 - Stacy Clark
  • Aiken Standard - Fines at New Mexico WIPP plant yet to impact SRS - Derrek Asberry
  • Idaho Statesman - Group pitches nuclear plant in Butte County, near INL
  • Idaho State Journal - Group pitches nuclear plant in Eastern Idaho
  • AsiaOne - S Korea approves opening of low-radioactive waste storage site
  • New Scientist - Russia to cut up 'floating Chernobyl' but risks remain - 11 December 2014 by Debora MacKenzie
  • Cordis News - Experts to assess nuclear waste disposal
  • Bloomberg - Putin Pledges Oil, Weapons and Nuclear Power for Modi in India - Natalie Obiko Pearson and Stepan Kravchenko
  • Bloomberg - Your Life Is Worth $6 Million Less in a Nuclear Meltdown - Jonathan Tirone
  • Reuters - Israel not pushing for tougher Iran sanctions as talks go on - Dan Williams
  • Reuters - IAEA to get more money for Iran nuclear deal monitoring - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Russia, India funds agree $1 bln Indian infrastructure deal - Tommy Wilkes
  • Reuters - Hiroshima survivor shifts search for victims from U.S. to Europe - Thin Lei Win
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Nuclear power to change shape in 2015 - John Johnson
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - NRC: "no backlog" for license renewal process - John Johnson
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - SMR: Young entrepreneur is on path to make nuclear fusion a hot commodity - Jason Deign
  • World Policy Institute blog - The Mysteries of UAE's Nuclear Program - Saeed Alwahabi
  • World Nuclear News - DoE opens advanced nuclear funding applications
  • Trend News Agency - Iran sends signals to regional countries to remove nuclear concerns
  • Michigan Live - NRC finds Palisades Nuclear Plant safety violation involving monitoring workers for radiation - Emily Monacelli
  • Rutland Herald - Letter: Nuclear is not carbon free - LORIE A. CARTWRIGHT, Brattleboro
  • Huffington Post - Renewing the American Nuclear Faith (in Global Destruction) - Tom Engelhardt
  • Reuters - Russia agrees with India to construct 12 nuclear reactors - John Chalmers
  • KPBS - Questions Raised About Storage Of Spent Nuclear Fuel At San Onofre - Alison St John
  • Post-Bulletin - Unit 1 of Prairie Island nuclear plant shut down
  • ABC - Australia in talks to help Ukraine avoid energy crisis by exporting uranium and coal to the war-torn region - Jane Norman
  • Yahoo!7 News - PM talks uranium sales to Ukraine
  • DNA India - India-Pakistan: Courting yet more nuclear danger? - Praful Bidwai
  • WTVC Chattanooga - TVA Constantly Monitoring Nuclear Safety
  • Anderson Independent Mail - Critics question Ga. water permit for nuke plant - Michael Eads
  • Budapest Business Journal - Hungary, Russia sign nuclear partnership - Christian Keszthelyi
  • Marketwired - Terrestrial Energy Announces Letter of Intent with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
  • UPI - Iran's Rouhani expresses optimism about 'tough' nuclear talks - JC Finley
  • Wausau Daily Herald - Lueders: How did nuclear plant get taxes dropped? - Bill Lueders
  • KSDK St. Louis - Environmentalists seek wait on Callaway extension
  • KGW Portland - Workers take cover at Hanford nuclear plant after alarm
  • E&E Daily - APPROPRIATIONS: Unfinished business: wildfire funding, nuclear waste, EPA riders -- and ending the light bulb rider? - Nick Juliano
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: How come Fukushima disaster is not an issue in this election?
  • Times of India - PM Modi meets Putin; nuclear energy, trade high on agenda
  • Yonhap News - N.K. shows no signs of preparations for nuclear test: think tank - jschang@yna.co.kr
  • Trend News Agency - Iran to continue N- talks within country's principles - Umid Niayesh
  • Bellona - Russian reactor power experiments, extended run times spooking environmentalists - Anna Kireeva
  • EIN News - Department of Energy Issues Final $12.5 Billion Advanced Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation
  • Los Angeles Times - Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree - Brian Bennett
  • SA Independent Online - SA should pray for fusion power to come to the rescue - Keith Bryer
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant funding is just short of target - Chris Balusik
  • Columbia Missourian - Environmentalists want hold on Callaway plant extension
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Editorial: Red Team, Mason deserve credit for progress on UPF
  • India Tribune - India, Russia ink 20 agreements
  • The Economist - Japan in graphics--Falling blossom - The Data Team
  • Tri-City Herald - Second system built in Richland for Fukushima cleanup - Annette Cary
  • Cincinnati Enquirer - Officials hopeful on Piketon cleanup funds - Kantele Franko
  • Huffington Post - At the Last, Feinstein Finds Trouble in the Secret World - William Bradley
  • Aiken Standard - MOX funding level hinges on appropriators - Derrek Asberry
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Fukushima battling utilities' 'no more green energy' decision - Toshihide Ueda
  • Tri-City Herald - Bill would restore proposed Hanford budget cut - Annette Cary
  • Al-Arabiya - CIA torture report: Rubbing salt in US wounds
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Wisconsin should learn from Germany's energy mistakes - Eric Bott
  • PTI - Russia to build 12 nuke reactors in India
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea's point man on N. Korea calls for engagement with Pyongyang - Chang Jae-soon
  • Bloomberg - China Offers Billions to Subsidize Electric Cars on Gas
  • Platts - Asia's top 4 oil users record slowest demand growth in 6 years - Vandana Hari
  • GlobalNews - Why Ontarians are paying so much for electricity - James Armstrong
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Senate confirms TVA directors in rare roll call - Dave Flessner
  • New Indian Express - 2-day Meet on Challenges in Energy Security
  • in-cumbria - Sellafield evacuation plans to be published
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Optimism on Manhattan Project Park
  • KING5 Seattle - Sen. Murray helps restore Hanford funds
  • Government Accountability Project - GAP's Radack Discusses Torture Report: Daily Whistleblower News - Sarah Damian
  • GAO - Improper Payments: Inspector General Reporting of Agency Compliance under the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act GAO-15-87R
  • GreenWorld - Misplaced priorities
  • Washington Post - UN rejects Iran's latest nuke probe offer
  • Washington Post - Putin turns to India to clinch new deals
  • BBC News - What's behind Japan's snap election?
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews Nuclear Security in Belgium
  • IAEA - Nuclear Data on the Go: The IAEA Nuclear Data App Now Available on iOS - Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Board Endorses Extension of Agency's Work Under Iran Joint Plan of Action - IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal possible if Iran bans removed: IAEA envoy
  • Press TV - IAEA says needs extra money to monitor Iran nuclear deal
  • Press TV - Kazakhstan ready to host next round of Iran-P5+1 talks
  • Press TV - Iran's IAEA envoy renews call for nuke-free Middle East
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 'Oishinbo' antinuke scenes toned down in book form
  • New Indian Express - No Nuclear Plant in World 100 Per Cent Risk Proof, Says Russian Scientist
  • Fair.org - Equal Time for Torturers? - Networks grant CIA time to spin report
  • Fair.org - Washington Post Does Not Call It Torture When We Torture - Peter Hart
  • Fair.org - ABC Makes US the Victim in CIA Torture Report Story - Jim Naureckas
  • The Independent - CIA torture report is a 'load of hooey', according to CIA's torture adviser - Sam Masters, Harry Davies
  • Washington Times - The CIA and its torturers--Now there is documentation of unlawful behavior by government officials - Andrew P. Napolitano
  • Salon - EXCLUSIVE: "Corrupt, toxic and sociopathic": Glenn Greenwald unloads on torture, CIA and Washington's rotten soul - Elias Isquith
  • Just Security - The Torture Report and the "Glomar Fig Leaf" - Jameel Jaffer
  • The Intercept - FOR CIA, TRUTH ABOUT TORTURE WAS AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT - Dan Froomkin
  • Los Angeles Times - OpEd: Prosecute the torturers: It's the law - Erwin Chemerinsky
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Code Cases: Technical Corrections, Pages 73461 - 73462 [FR DOC #: 2014-29037]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Grand Gulf, Unit 3; Exemption, Pages 73641 - 73643 [FR DOC #: 2014-28999]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined Licenses: River Bend Unit 3; Entergy Operations, Inc., Pages 73643 - 73646 [FR DOC #: 2014-29126]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Aquatic Environmental Studies for Nuclear Power Stations, Pages 73646 - 73647 [FR DOC #: 2014-29026]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 73647 [FR DOC #: 2014-29207]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Orders: Waste Control Specialists, LLC., Andrews County, TX; Exemptions, Pages 73647 - 73651 [FR DOC #: 2014-29129]

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Greenville News - Editorial: Window is opening for Yucca Mountain
  • Roll Call blog - Harry Reid Making Most of Final Days in Majority (Video) - Humberto Sanchez
  • AAAS Science Insider - First look: New U.S. spending deal a mixed bag for science - David Malakoff and Jeffrey Mervis
  • Los Angeles Times - Laguna Beach residents criticize San Onofre cleanup - Bryce Alderton
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Online gaming ban omitted from government spending bill - STEVE TETREAULT and HOWARD STUTZ
  • Washington Post blog - READ IN: Cromnibus Decoded Edition - Reid Wilson
  • The Hill blog - Spending bill would block protection efforts for at-risk bird - Timothy Cama
  • Greenfield Recorder - Vt. Yankee owners seek money to move nuke waste - Susan Smallheer
  • Fulton Sun - Petition filed to delay Callaway Energy Center license renewal - Megan Favignano
  • E&E Daily - Transcript: NEI's Fertel pitches nuclear for final power plant rule, urges states to move toward clean energy standards - Monica Trauzzi, Marv Fertel
  • Albuquerque Journal - Udall 'disappointed' over WIPP leak, says DOE should look at Los Alamos contract - Mark Oswald
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Reactions to the DOE getting fined - Sarah Matott
  • Pravda.ru - CIA files: Can pigs fly? - Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Nuclear power plant a possibility for Butte County - Bre Clark
  • Daily Journal - Group pitching commercial nuclear power plant in southeastern Idaho - Post Register
  • Bloomberg - Russian Nuclear Safety Proposal Put Focus on U.S. Reactors - Jonathan Tirone
  • Reuters - Under pressure, Lockheed opens up about secret weapons unit - Andrea Shalal
  • Reuters - New Mexico slaps federal energy agency with $54 million in fines - Laura Zuckerman
  • Reuters - China nuclear giant CGN Power surges 24 percent in Hong Kong debut - Elzio Barreto
  • Reuters - Global energy demand to rise 35 pct by 2040, stabler emissions-Exxon - Terry Wade
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Poised to Be Winner as Abe Eyes Broader Japan Majority - Chisaki Watanabe and Masumi Suga
  • Al Jazeera America - Japan's strict state secrets law takes effect
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Group Pitching Nuclear Plant in Idaho
  • Boise Weekly - Officials Mull Two Eastern Idaho Power Plants, One Nuclear, One Solar - George Prentice
  • Itar-Tass - Russia ready to build up to 25 nuclear units in India - Putin
  • Toledo Blade - Layoffs loom as Ohio uranium cleanup eyes funding
  • RT - Putin: Nuclear projects core of cooperation between Russia and India
  • International Business Times AU - Australia-India Uranium Deal Under Scrutiny For 'Lack of Safeguards' - Reissa Su
  • DOE - Department of Energy Issues Final $12.5 Billion Advanced Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation
  • RT - Preemptive nuclear strike omitted from Russia's new military doctrine - reports
  • Hindustan Times - India generates around 4 tonnes/GW nuclear waste per year :Govt
  • Yahoo! News - Honey, there's a nuclear bomb in the yard - Simon Sturdee
  • Rutland Herald - OpEd: Nuclear is carbon free - Bob Leach, retired radiation protection manager and certified senior reactor operator.
  • Global Research - Leaked Photos Show UK Nuclear Plant Poses Public Safety Threat - Trevor Johnson
  • UAE National - 'Crucial' Emirates Nuclear Society to be established
  • Middle East Monitor - Turkey stresses need for nuclear disarmament .
  • Japan Times - U.S. rejects calls for treaty eliminating all nuclear weapons immediately
  • Sweden Local - 'All nuclear weapons must be abolished' - Svenska Dagbladet
  • Pakistan News - OpEd: Nukes will not save us - Rizwan Asghar
  • CounterPunch - US Attends then Defies Conference on Nuclear Weapons Effects - John Laforge
  • Sputnik News - US, Russia Should Exclude Use of Nuclear Weapons: Experts
  • Chicago Tribune - Exelon seeks OK to operate LaSalle nuclear plant until 2040s - Julie Wernau
  • World Nuclear News - Licence renewal sought for La Salle
  • Financial Times - Hungary and Russia confirm nuclear deal - Andrew Byrne
  • Arizona Republic - Tonopah power-plant officials tout protocol for nuclear disaster - Katie Bieri
  • St. Louis Public Radio - Missouri Environmental Group Moves To Block Relicensing Of State's Only Nuclear Power Plant - Véronique LaCapra
  • Washington Times - SCE&G places key part in new nuclear plant
  • Coastline Pilot - Laguna group wants San Onofre nuclear fuel rods moved faster - Bryce Alderton
  • Deutsche Welle - Costly Nuclear Pullout - Aging power plants and crumbling companies
  • Japan Times - Students take on nuclear debate
  • PennEnergy - Repurposing of DOE Loans Could Give Nuclear Power Industry a Needed Boost, an Industrial Info News Alert - Contact: William Ploch
  • Mehr News - Salehi proposes Persian Gulf Nuclear Energy Council be established
  • Korea Herald - S. Korea, U.S. may fail to reach nuke accord this year: official
  • Itar-Tass - Third Borei-class nuclear sub handed over to Russian Navy
  • Trend News Agency - P5+1 changed nuclear demands, redlines: Iran negotiator
  • PennEnergy - Finland clears way for new nuclear power plant project
  • Korea Herald - N. K. to have 20 nuke bombs by 2016: U.S. expert
  • Bristol Post - Firms urged to seize opportunities at Hinkley C nuclear project
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea may conduct nuke test unless talks resume: China scholar
  • Times of India - Talk on safety of nuclear plants
  • Trend News Agency - Zarif: Nuclear talks will resume very soon
  • Prensa Latina - Kuwait works for nuclear weapon-free world - envoy
  • Yonhap News - Park voices hope for ASEAN role in ending N. Korea's nuclear programs - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Prensa Latina - Pope Francis Calls For Nuclear Disarmament
  • Nigerian Tribune - Nuclear Regulatory agency begins sensitisation of effects of radiation - Johnson Babajide -Makurdi
  • Mehr News - Govt. resolved to 'demonstrate Iran's rightful position' in nuclear issue
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 made "real" progress in N-talks - Dalga Khatinoglu, Umid Niayesh
  • Press TV - Iran firm wins compensation from EU in sanctions case
  • Japan Times - Fukushima forgotten: No. 1 plant workers feel voters don't realize their ordeal
  • News & Observer - Feds approve $1.2B Duke Energy deal to buy power assets from Eastern NC towns - John Murawski
  • Ottawa Times - License renewal filed for La Salle station
  • Korea Herald - Experts review Helsinki Process for N.K. dilemma - Joel Lee
  • Arirang TV/Radio - S. Korea to seek ASEAN support on N. Korean nuclear issue at upcoming summit - ssung86@arirang.co.kr
  • CNN - CIA report's most shocking passages - Eric Bradner
  • CNN - 'Architect' of interrogation program calls torture report 'bull----' - Chris Frates, CNN
  • Washington Post - The Senate CIA report says 'enhanced interrogation' doesn't work. But Hollywood thinks it does. - Terrence McCoy
  • New York Times - Political Divide About C.I.A. Torture Remains After Senate Report's Release - Scott Shane
  • WVXU Cincinnati - UC expands lung cancer screenings - Tana Weingartner
  • The Hill blog - Senate confirms Tennessee Valley Authority nominees - Ramsey Cox
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 to hold next round of talks at deputy level: Zarif
  • Oak Ridge Today - NNSA: Field work to prepare Y-12 for UPF is on schedule, under budget
  • Vermont Public Radio - State, Entergy Differ On Use Of Decomissioning Fund - Susan Keese
  • The Independent - CIA torture report: The three British plots that the CIA falsely cited to justify torture - David Usborne
  • KQED - Former Deputy CIA Director Says 'Torture Report' Misses The Point
  • Bloomberg - Japan's Secrecy Law Takes Effect as Abe Seeks Fair Vote Coverage - Andy Sharp and Maiko Takahashi
  • E&E Daily - DOE: More panel members tied to labs that they oversee - Kevin Bogardus
  • Daily Telegraph - CIA detainee 'invented Heathrow bomb plot under torture' to stop waterboarding - David Blair
  • Yahoo! News - Senate report finds CIA torture produced 'fabricated' intel and thwarted no plots - Michael Isikoff
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Senate confirmsTVA directors in rare roll call - Dave Flessner
  • Business Standard - Govt planning to ammend Atomic Energy Act
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Entergy Operations, Inc., Grand Gulf, Unit 3 PDF Pages 73340 - 73343 (4 pages) [FR DOC #: 2014-29000
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: License Renewal Application for Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1, Page 73343 [FR DOC #: 2014-28998]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating License; Termination: Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Leslie C. Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility, Pages 73343 - 73345 [FR DOC #: 2014-29001]
  • Great Lakes Echo - Decision on Canadian nuclear dump site expected in mid-2015 - Qing Zhang
  • Toronto Star - Rethink reliance on nukes - Gideon Forman, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Toronto
  • New York Times - Senate Report Rejects Claim on Hunt for Bin Laden - CHARLIE SAVAGE and JAMES RISEN
  • New York Times - Does Torture Work? The C.I.A.'s Claims and What the Committee Found - MATT APUZZO, HAEYOUN PARK and LARRY BUCHANAN
  • New York Times - I Can't Be Forgiven for Abu Ghraib--The Torture Report Reminds Us of What America Was - Eric Fair
  • New York Times - Overseas, Torture Report Prompts Calls for Prosecution - RICK GLADSTONE and ROBERT MACKEY
  • New York Times - Political Divide About C.I.A. Torture Remains After Senate Report's Release - Scott Shane
  • New York Times - Bush Team Approved C.I.A. Tactics, but Was Kept in Dark on Details, Report Says - Peter Baker
  • New York Times - Reid, in Diminished Role, Vows Fight With G.O.P. - Jeremy W. Peters
  • New York Times - In Seattle, a Sinking Feeling About a Troubled Tunnel - Kirk Johnson
  • Heritage Foundation Daily Signal - Omnibus Bill Doesn't Make Nuclear Waste Management a Priority - Katie Tubb
  • Roll Call blog - No New Yucca Funds in Spending Bill - Randy Leonard
  • NEI - Nuclear Energy Industry Congratulates Baran on Extended NRC Term
  • Fukushima Diary - Cs-134/137 detected double as food safety limit from water purification plant soil in Saitama - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - NRA mulls raising exposure limit in emergency
  • Kyodo News - Secrecy law takes effect amid concern about public's right to know
  • Kyodo News - Int'l confab on nuclear arms impact stops short of concrete plan
  • Japan Times - Fukushima forgotten: No. 1 plant workers feel voters don't realize their ordeal
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - State secrecy law monitor appointed
  • Mainichi Daily News - Citizens groups fear info blackout on U.S., SDF bases under secrets law
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Don't let state secrets law stifle Japanese society
  • Mainichi Daily News - Secrecy law takes effect amid concern about public's right to know
  • Jiji Press - Locals Mixed over N-Reactors ahead of Japan General Election
  • NEI - Support for Nuclear Energy in the States
  • Govtrack - H.R. 5709: Sanction Iran, Safeguard America Act of 2014 - SPONSOR: Trent Franks (R-AZ8)
  • DOE:EERE - EERE Network News
  • Japan Times - Letter: Question of negligence hangs over nuclear firms in U.S. case over Fukushima fallout - Brian Victoria, Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • Sputnik News - Putin: Russia Waiting for India to Choose Site of New NPP, Can Build More
  • Frederick News Post - Back to the (nuclear) future? - Sheryl Massaro
  • Handelsblatt Global Edition - Toxic trash: Nuclear Waste? No Thanks - Klaus Stratmann, Silke Kersting
  • DePaul Law Review - The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act: An Overview - Deborah M. Mostaghel
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues Request for Information for Scope Requirements Planning at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Los Angeles Times - Editorial Torture report: Our post-9/11 shame, in stomach-turning detail
  • Al Jazeera America - CIA apologists deceived the nation. Time to put them under oath - Joseph Margulies
  • Boston Globe - Torture report shows CIA followed White House's lead - Stephen Kinzer
  • Daily Telegraph - Torture never works. Even if it did, it would still be wrong - Tim Stanley
  • The Guardian - Rectal rehydration and standing on broken limbs: the CIA torture report's grisliest findings - Dominic Rushe, Ewen MacAskill, Ian Cobain , Alan Yuhas and Oliver Laughland
  • Boston Globe - Torture report highlights consequences of permanent war - Andrew J. Bacevich

    Tuesday, December 09, 2014

  • NANP - REVIEW OF TRANSPORTATION RECOMMENDATIONS AND RELATED ASSUMPTIONS CONTAINED IN REPORTS OF THE BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON AMERICA'S NUCLEAR FUTURE IN COMPARISON TO RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS, BEST PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM OTHER RADIOACTIVE WASTE/MATERIALS SHIPPING CAMPAIGNS (pdf-700K)
  • Daily Astorian - Editorial: New mini-reactors: Our least-bad energy choice?
  • Investor's Business Daily - GOP Should Revive Yucca Mountain and Nuclear Energy
  • Moody's - Announcement: Moody's: Moderate global growth to support Japanese corporates' earnings in 2015 The document has been translated in other languages
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Entergy borrows to pay for transfer of nuclear waste
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Senators welcome fines for nuke repository mishaps
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE reaches out to New Mexico over nuke violations
  • WVLT-TV Knoxville - Y-12 to help create fuel for NASA's long-range space exploration missions
  • Bloomberg - France Backs Anti-Drone Research After Mystery Nuclear Flights - Tara Patel
  • Bloomberg - CIA Misled Congress Over Terror Interrogations, Report Finds - Chris Strohm
  • Bloomberg - Ban Ki-Moon Says 'Window of Opportunity' on Climate Is Closing - Alex Morales
  • Bloomberg - Ermotti Likens UBS Revamp to Nuclear Plant Decommissioning - Elena Logutenkova
  • Reuters - U.S. says reduced defense role for atom bombs, Britain against ban now - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Iran says has no information on alleged purchase of nuclear equipment - Louis Charbonneau in New York and by Fredrik Dahl in Vienna
  • Reuters - Vattenfall says to stay active in Germany despite lignite sale - Gernot Heller
  • Atomic Insights - 60 Minutes on coal ash – muted outrage, lots of smiles and nods - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA lauds early site work on UPF
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE says state Hanford requirements would cost $18 billion
  • Tampa Bay Times - Bill filed to repeal Duke Energy's nuclear advance fee and force refunds - Ivan Penn
  • Tampa Bay Times - Trigaux: Is Duke Energy's iron grasp on Tallahassee slipping? - Robert Trigaux
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Power Safety: Numbers and Context - Dave Lochbaum
  • Government Accountability Project - Agencies Use IGs to Silence Whistleblowers: Daily Whistleblower News - See more at: Government Accountability Project - Sarah Damian
  • IPS - Civil Society Support for Marshall Islands Against Nuclear Weapons - Julia Rainer
  • DOE - Dr. Ellen Williams Confirmed as Director of ARPA-E
  • DOE - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz Announce Business Development Mission to China
  • NAS - Project Update: - Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • NRC blog - Blue Topaz – The Irradiated Gemstone - Maureen Conley
  • GreenWorld - The utility pushback against clean energy accelerates - Washington Post blog
  • Washington Post blog - Administration tries to hide Iran's alleged cheating - Jennifer Rubin
  • Washington Post - Senate report on CIA program details brutality, dishonesty - Greg Miller, Adam Goldman and Julie Tate
  • Washington Post - Feds: Nuke site cleanup request is too expensive - Associated Press
  • Bellona - US Supreme Court rejects BP's appeal to amend its own oil spill settlement, oil giant continues to shovel spin - Charles Digges
  • Bellona - Finnish parliament approves Russian nuclear plant backing, tying it to Moscow's technology - Charles Digges
  • Xinhua News - Iran rules out concerns over violation of interim nuclear deal: official
  • BBC - Switzerland profile
  • Xinhua News - Lawyers rally against controversial secrecy law in Japan
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea sees DPRK's nuke development as No.1 destabilizing factor in Northeast Asia
  • Yonhap News - U.S. Navy chief vows to counter N. Korea provocations - Oh Seok-min
  • Press TV - P5+1 changed nuclear demands, redlines: Iran negotiator
  • Press TV - Iran denies foreign media claims on nuclear deal violation
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Exemptions and Combined License Amendments: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Turbine Building Battery Room and Electrical Changes, Pages 73104 - 73106 [FR DOC #: 2014-28867]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 73106 - 73115 [FR DOC #: 2014-28704]
  • MarketWatch - Two psychologists earned $81 million from CIA torture program - Greg Robb
  • UAE National - UAE nuclear builder weighs financing for fourth reactor - Dania Saadi
  • Portsmouth Patch - 40 Years of Opposition to Nuclear Power Discussed Tuesday - Tony Schinella
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Support Services
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco's ordinary profit jumped up by 71.4% first half 2014 from the same period a year ago - Iori Mochizuki
  • Fukushima Diary - Refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Nuclear Scientist: Fukushima an apocalyptic disaster that will haunt future generations; World now an experimental lab with humans as guinea pigs – Japan Gov't Report: Fukushima is worse than 3/11 quake and tsunami
  • Jiji Press - Japan's State Secret Protection Law Takes Effect amid Concerns
  • Jiji Press - Locals Mixed over N-Reactors ahead of Japan General Election

    Monday, December 08, 2014

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - New AG Laxalt talks about his priorities for Nevada - Laura Myers
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Sandoval talks tax reform at Western Governors Association meeting - Laura Myers
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Heller hits nerve on energy nomination - Steve Tetreault
  • DOE:IG - Inspection Report: INS-L-15-01, Government-Owned Firearms Inventory at the Nevada National Security Site
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: Complete Yucca Mountain project - John Oakland, Aiken
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - For Sandoval, a good-news kind of weekend - Steve Sebelius
  • Bellingcat - Depleted Uranium: The New Agent Orange - Aliaume Leroy
  • Tenth Amendment Center blog - AP Claims Nevada Didn't Stop the Feds Turning off Water. They're Wrong. - TJ Martinell
  • Global Research - Toxic Trash Contamination on US Military Bases - Stephen Lendman
  • Aiken Standard - SRR announces organizational changes - Derrek Asberry
  • UNM Daily Lobo - UNM lab becomes world's coolest - Lauren Topper
  • State Column - Feds to state of New Mexico: Nuclear waste is no laughing matter - David Keup
  • Albuquerque Business First - State hits DOE with $54M in fines over hazmat violations - Tina Orem
  • World Nuclear News - Fines follow WIPP incidents
  • Melbourne Age - Doubts over uranium deal between Australia and India - Daniel Flitton
  • Green Left Weekly - WikiLeaks exposes gov't lies, shifts on India uranium deal - Linda Pearson
  • Reuters - U.S., UK face nuclear disarmament pressure at Vienna meeting - Fredrik Dahl
  • Tampa Bay Times - Bill filed to repeal Duke Energy's nuclear advance fee and force refunds
  • Saint Petersblog - Democrat Amanda Murphy, Republican Chris Latvala file bill targeting nuclear cost recovery fees - Peter Schorsch
  • RT - Ready-to-fire nuclear weapons pose 'accidental launch' risk – former defense chiefs
  • Itar-Tass - Russia may build up to 24 nuclear power units in India – media
  • Deccan Herald - Russia may set up 20-24 nuclear energy units in India: Envoy
  • World Nuclear News - China to develop coastal nuclear power plants
  • Los Angeles Times - Iran nuclear talks: What's at stake and what's happened so far - Paul Richter
  • NY Daily News - Russian officials warn daredevils who broke into nuclear power plant, took photos that they could face jail
  • Access North Georgia - State monitor warns on Ga. nuclear plant costs
  • Al Bawaba - A $20 billion project: UAE first nuclear reactor to come into operation in 2017
  • CounterPunch - The U.S. Seeks the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East - Matt Peppe
  • BBC - Anglesey nuclear plant plans lack detail, council boss says
  • Daily Express - Royal Navy's nuclear submarines set for 'major catastrophe': Fleet has 44 fires in 4 years - Helen Perkins
  • Washington Post - Letter: Sen. Feinstein's nuclear proposal - Kathy Crandall Robinson, Washington
  • Ammon News - Jordan, Egypt mull civil nuclear energy cooperation
  • Ahram Online - Egypt to sign agreement on nuclear power with Jordan
  • Green Left Weekly - Australia's two decades as a radioactive laboratory - Coral Wynter
  • AzerNews - Kazakhstan to establish first nuclear power plant in 12 years - Aynur Jafarova
  • News & Star - Consultation into storing radioactive waste from nuclear subs at Sellafield - Jenny Barwise
  • Kyiv Post - Agence France-Presse: Energy, nuclear deals on table for Putin's India trip
  • PennEnergy - E.ON chief open to nuclear 'bad bank' idea - Diarmaid Williams
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine unveils new nuclear research facility
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese reactor design passes safety review
  • World Nuclear News - Kazakhstan and China discuss fuel assembly production
  • World Nuclear News - NDA opens plans to public consultation
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse dismisses 'link' between fuel and Zaporozhiya fault
  • World Nuclear News - Rostov 3 gears up
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese reactor design passes safety review - 08 December 2014
  • Press TV - Israel claims prevented 'bad deal' on Iran nuclear issue
  • Herald Scotland - Nuclear weapons have "no place" in Scotland, conference to be told - Helen McArdle
  • ANS Nuclear Cafe - Nuclear Energy Blog Carnival 237
  • World Nuclear News - Chinese reactor design passes safety review
  • ANS Nuclear Cafe - Eisenhower's Atomic Power for Peace – The Civilian Application Program - Will Davis
  • IAEA - Atoms for Peace Speech
  • Kuwait News Agency - GCC radioactive pollution workshop kicks off
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal can happen sooner than deadline: Kerry
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea, China on 'same page' despite nuclear tension: scholar - kdh@yna.co.kr
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford vit plant workers tested after drugs found - Annette Cary
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 talks to be held before December 20: Russia
  • Q13 FOX - Feds contend state Hanford request too expensive
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam reactor back on stream
  • Deutsche Local - Germany still dependent on Russian energy
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 probes worker's possible exposure to mystery material - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE says state Hanford requirements would cost $18 billion - Annette Cary
  • FCNL - Nuclear Calendar Update
  • NRC - Public Meeting Schedule
  • NRC - Live NRC Meeting Webcast
  • Canada: CNSC - CNSC News Update
  • JAIF - Information Update
  • TEPCO - Press Release Update
  • UAE National - UAE nuclear builder weighs financing for fourth reactor - Dania Saadi
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - NNSA lauds early site work on UPF
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The new security fence at Y-12
  • IPS - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Cast Shadow Over Nuclear Conference in Vienna - Thalif Deen
  • Washington Post - Emergency rehearsal set at Va. nuclear plant
  • Bellona - Murmansk's ecological problems and their solutions, as presented by Bellona
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea sees DPRK's nuke development as No.1 destabilizing factor in Northeast Asia
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 talks to be held before December 20: Russia
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear deal can happen sooner than deadline: Kerry
  • Press TV - Israel claims prevented 'bad deal' on Iran nuclear issue
  • Tri-Valley CAREs - November/December 2014 Citizen's Watch Newsletter
  • Fairfield Sun Times - Going Nuclear: Simms Students Look For Fukushima Radiation In Montana Lake
  • Asahi Shimbun - Student peddling Fukushima air to revive interest in nuclear disaster - Akemi Harada
  • YouTube - SanOnofreSafety.org Donna Gilmore to the NRC on nuclear waste Nov. 2014 - Donna Gilmore's
  • YouTube - Nuclear waste plans worry Lucas Heights local

    Sunday, December 07, 2014

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Feds want to save sage grouse with conditions, Interior secretary says - Laura Myers
  • The Hill blog - GOP gains put nuclear power back on the table - Timothy Cama
  • National Interest - The U.S. Army's 5 Most Lethal Weapons of War - Michael Peck
  • Albuquerque Journal - State fines LANL, WIPP $54 million - Lauren Villagran
  • KOB Albuquerque - Mishaps at WIPP, LANL lead to $54M in fines - Erica Zucco
  • LA Monitor - State levies $54M in fines over WIPP incident; Lab accounts for more than $36M in fines
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP officials focus on safety - Sarah Matott
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Department of Energy fined $54 million by state - Sarah Matott
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - State levies $54M in fines over nuke repository mishaps - Staci Matlock
  • The Guardian - New Mexico levies $54M against US for violations at nuclear repository - Associated Press In New Mexico
  • Wall Street Journal - New Mexico Fines U.S. $54 Million for Nuclear Accidents - Dan Frosch
  • Santa Fe Reporter - Millions for Mistakes - Julie Ann Grimm
  • IOL - Found in SA … Libya's trillions - Jovial Rantao
  • Macon Telegraph - State monitor warns on Ga. nuclear plant costs - Ray Henry
  • Gulf News - The interim nuclear agreement with Iran may be as good as it gets - Doyle Mcmanus
  • Reuters - E.ON open to talks over nuclear-decommissioning fund -Spiegel - Christoph Steitz
  • Crain's Chicago Business - New math to help Exelon's nukes - Steve Daniels
  • Charleston Gazette - Turning lemons into nuclear lemonade - Rick Steelhammer
  • DigitalJournal - Op-Ed: Fukushima – Nuclear disaster spawns 'dark tourism' - Karen Graham
  • Korea Herald - Nuclear envoys of China, Japan discuss N. Korea
  • Melbourne Age - There are cheaper, safer and cleaner alternatives - Dave Sweeney, Australian Conservation Foundation, Carlton
  • Sydney Morning Herald - LETTERS: Nuclear a no-go
  • Idaho Statesman - Kelsey Jae Nunez: There are vital lessons to be learned in AEHI situation in Idaho - Kelsey Jae Nunez
  • The Guardian - Letter(#4): French nuclear nonsense - Dr David Lowry, Former Director Of The European Proliferation Information Centre (Epic)
  • Japan Times - Kepco plans second price hike for households, companies next spring
  • Detroit News - Letter: Another view on energy - John M. Decicco, University Of Michigan, Energy Institute
  • Wicked Local Marion - Rick Holmes: Problems in the pipelines - Rick Holmes
  • Berkshire Eagle - Entergy Vermont Yankee asks for new trial in benefits lawsuit - Robert Audette
  • Asahi Shimbun - Soviet spy who visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki days after A-bombings dies at 101 - Hideki Soejima
  • Daily Mail - Biggest power cuts in almost seven years hit S. Africa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Kansai Electric to seek household electricity rate hike again
  • Tampa Bay Times - Lawmakers file bill to reform Florida Public Service Commission - Ivan Penn
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fear factor at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford, PNNL projects win regional awards
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland man writes book about successful Yucca Mountain lawsuit
  • Press TV - Biden rejects calls for more sanctions on Iran
  • Fukushima Diary - Iron-oxidizing bacterium forming microbial population in contaminated groundwater - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Int'l confab on humanitarian impact of nuclear arms to start Mon.
  • Asahi Shimbun - Increased fuel costs force KEPCO to mull household electricity hike of 10 percent
  • Asahi Shimbun - INTERVIEW/ William C. Potter: By joining Vienna, U.S. splits nuclear powers on humanitarian impact on nuclear weapons - Masato Tainaka
  • Japan Times - Kepco plans second price hike for households, companies next spring
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Utilities not coping with renewable energy plans
  • Mainichi Daily News - News Navigator: Could human rights be violated by the special state secrets law?
  • Laguna Beach Independent - New Mayor to Take a Stand on San Onofre - Jennifer Erickson
  • Blackburn News - South Bruce and Huron-Kinloss Remain In The Running For Underground NuclearBy John Chippa
  • ENENews - TV: Plutonium being pumped into ocean through miles of underwater pipes – Nuclear waste left lying on beach – Kids playing on sand where machines scoop up plutonium each day

    Saturday, December 06, 2014

  • Reuters - U.S. ready to help Hungary build energy independence: diplomat - Marton Dunai
  • Reuters - Ashton to stay on as EU special adviser on Iran nuclear talks - Adrian Croft
  • Reuters - Romania needs 100 bln euros in energy investment by 2035 -ministry - Luiza Ilie
  • Sweden Local - Swedes unhappy with Finland's nuclear plans - Patrick Reilly
  • RT - Finns green light $8.7bn Russian nuclear plant order
  • Los Angeles Times - Column The interim nuclear agreement with Iran may be as good as it gets - Doyle Mcmanus
  • Kyiv Post - Reactor three of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant connected to power grid
  • Global Times - China plans new nuclear stations along east coast - Bai Tiantian
  • Laguna Beach Independent - Letter: Cut Off Nears for Comments on Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage - Barbara Metzger, Laguna Beach
  • Louisiana Record - Exxon and pipe cleaning vendor sued over alleged cancer deaths of parents from exposure to radioactive materials - Kyle Barnett
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA draft plan to require ID checks for nuclear plant workers
  • antiwar.com - US Officials Say Iran Made Major New Concessions in Nuclear Talk Extension - Jason Ditz
  • KRNV 4 Reno - Emergency plan gap cited at California nuke plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - German translator calls for thorough debate on nuclear power policy
  • Pakistan News - SHC stays construction of N-plants till Dec 12
  • El País - Greenpeace faces "toughest trial" yet in Spain over nuclear plant protest - Manuel Planelles / Guillermo Hildebrandt
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Vermont Yankee evacuation center drill goes well, state says
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - B Reactor historic park advances
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - A message from Tripoli, Part 3: How Libya gave up its WMD - William Tobey
  • Stanford University News - Stanford Professor Lynn Orr confirmed as head of DOE science and energy research - Mark Shwartz
  • The Oregonian - PGE rate increase trimmed to 1 percent - Ted Sickinger
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel - FP&L loves all those profits, but lets you take risk - Randy Schultz
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Entergy VY asks for new trial in benefits lawsuit - Robert Audette
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to forgo additional electricity rate hike in FY2014
  • Mainichi Daily News - Party leaders urged to go see Fukushima's harsh realities for themselves
  • Mainichi Daily News - U.S. lower house OKs A-bomb project park plan
  • EPA - Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN - James Pinkney
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ed Helminski - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Gene Patterson to join Y-12 contractor - Frank Munger
  • Press TV - Iran denies allowing snap inspection of nuclear facilities
  • Xinhua News - Thousands gather to protest controversial secrecy law in Japan
  • Xinhua News - Russia-related nuclear energy plan gets parliamentary approval in Finland
  • Xinhua News - China forges ahead with nuclear development
  • Xinhua News - Fresh lawsuit filed against planned restart of nuclear reactors in Japan
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Page 72684 [FR DOC #: 2014-28636]
  • Energy Department - Notices: Requests for Information: Excess Uranium Management; Effects of Transfers of Excess Uranium on Domestic Uranium Mining, Conversion, and Enrichment Industries, Pages 72661 - 72663 [FR DOC #: 2014-28695]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Reconstitution: Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, Page 72708 [FR DOC #: 2014-28707]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Page 72708 [FR DOC #: 2014-28788]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Severe Accident Evaluation for New Reactors, Pages 72709 - 72710 [FR DOC #: 2014-28601]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Orders: Florida Power Light Co.; Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Units 3 and 4, Pages 72708 - 72709 [FR DOC #: 2014-28606]
  • Blackburn News - South Bruce and Huron-Kinloss Remain In The Running For Underground NuclearBy John Chippa
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Mishaps at nuke repository lead to $54M in fines - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Asahi Shimbun - NRA draft plan to require ID checks for nuclear plant workers
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Storage of N-tainted soil accelerated
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan eyes returning to nuclear power, enthusiasm about renewable energy stymied
  • Fukushima Diary - Tepco failed in shutting up retained water even with cement / Water level becomes back only within 2.5 hours - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - "Deadly" radioactive material up around 50,000,000% at Fukushima plant in recent months
  • NHK World - Injunction filed to block Fukui reactors restart
  • NHK World - Govt. to invite bids for Fukushima waste storage
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Storage of N-tainted

    Friday, December 05, 2014

  • Aiken Standard - Letter: Nuclear isn't the way forward - Elizabeth Darden, Aiken
  • KOB Albuquerque - Sandia manager to head up nuke repository recovery - The Associated Press
  • Bloomberg - House Passes $577.1 Billion Defense Policy Bill, Spurning Cuts - Roxana Tiron
  • Reuters - Finland approves Russian-supplied nuclear plant - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Barents Observer - Parliament favours nuclear power plant - Thomas Nilsen
  • The Guardian - Finland gives go-ahead to joint nuclear venture with Russia's Rosatom - Simon Tisdall
  • Itar-Tass - Russia opens nuclear energy information center in Thailand
  • CNBC - Nuclear failure was the last thing Ukraine needed
  • Tom DiChristopher - Russia's nuclear icebreaker fleet
  • Yahoo! News - Britain eyes nuclear overhaul despite French delays - Julien Mivielle
  • The Guardian - EDF Energy to press on with Hinkley nuclear reactor project - Terry Macalister
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer blog - Plutonium and a national park: Marking birth of the atomic bomb - Joel Connelly
  • Spokesman-Review - B Reactor historic park closer to reality after House vote - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Durham Region - Nuclear accident K1 pills not enough to protect residents: Oshawa professors
  • Tri-City Herald - Wash. state task force will continue look at small modular nuclear reactors - Annette Cary
  • IOL - SA, Beijing seal nuclear pacts
  • GlobalPost - China's Xi hails South Africa's Zuma as China's 'good friend'
  • The Australian - Don't rule out nuclear power, says Origin's Grant king
  • Pakistan Dawn - PFF, Piler to join in with others in legal fight against nuclear power project - Saher Baloch
  • Pakistan Daily Times - PILER, PFF to join petition against construction of nuclear power plants
  • Denver Post - Colorado uranium mill workers meet with feds in compensation effort
  • Idaho Statesman - Judge puts injunction against nuke developer on hold
  • Mail & Guardian - Uranium mining town hopes long turned to dust
  • BelTA - Project in development to integrate Belarusian nuclear station into national power grid
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE disputes missed radioactive sludge deadline
  • Ricochet.com - A Nuclear-Free Florida Vote - Bill Whalen
  • Reuters - EDF should double nuclear power sales to competitors-GDF Suez - Benjamin Mallet
  • Epoch Times - Fukushima Update: Japan Offering Nuclear Disaster Zone as Tourist Attraction - Jack Phillips, Epoch Times
  • Yonhap News - Nuclear envoys of China, Japan discuss N. Korea
  • Taiwan Today - Ma pledges energy diversity for Taiwan
  • World Nuclear News - US regulator certifies Rolls-Royce I&C system
  • Deutsche Welle - Ukraine's forgotten security guarantee: The Budapest Memorandum
  • The Guardian - UK spends billions on weapons, what for, exactly? - Richard Norton-Taylor
  • Augusta Chronicle - Changes to H-Canyon at Savannah River Site expected to reduce waste, costs - Meg Mirshak
  • Ipswich Star - Investigation at Sizewell B after chemical pollutes groundwater system - David Green
  • Japan Times - Tepco unlikely to raise prices again in 2014
  • The Economist - E.ON and E.OUT--A German power-producer is breaking itself up to face the future
  • Delaware News Journal - NRC closing out public comment on new PSEG reactor site - Jeff Montgomery
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 retirees vent frustration over benefit changes - Frank Munger
  • Korea Herald - U.S. presses N.K. on denuclearization
  • Spokesman-Review - Editorial: Hanford site deserves historical park status
  • Aiken Standard - House authorizes funding for MOX construction - Derrek Asberry
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - NRC stands by Senate testimony - David Sneed
  • Japan Times - Japan's media needs to act as a watchdog, not a lapdog - William Pesek
  • Fort Leavenworth Lamp - EOD unit destroys almost 10,000 explosives - Walter T. Ham Iv
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Joe Hezir confirmed as Energy Dept.'s CFO - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - It's official: Robbins is deputy manager at NPO - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'We were hit really hard' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - At the rally - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 retirees vent their frustrations - Frank Munger
  • Tampa Bay Times - FP&L considers charging customers to explore fracking; Duke Energy could follow suit - Ivan Penn
  • Tampa Bay Times - Editorials: PSC should reject FPL's request to explore for natural gas
  • Los Angeles Times - Review Bruce Conner, parsing the nuclear age - Christopher Knight
  • Bellona - Climate Summit Blog: The $100 billion circus is back, with distrust, definitions, dinosaurs and – dare we say – a new dynamism - Jonas Helseth
  • Press TV - Sanctions expert to leave US team in Iran nuclear talks
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Weekly Receipts, Page 72172 [FR DOC #: 2014-28576]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Hearings: DTE Electric Co., Combined License for Enrico Fermi Unit 3, Pages 72215 - 72217 [FR DOC #: 2014-28610]
  • Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) - Heller Stands for Nevada and Against Yucca Mountain
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Reps. Perlmutter, Polis, Whitfield Successfully Include Important Amendment for Rocky Flats Workers, Other Cold War Patriots in National Defense Authorization Act
  • Montreal Gazette - Cree marchers stop at National Assembly to protest against uranium mining - Geoffrey Vendeville
  • YLE News - Writer warns MPs about nuclear contractor Rosatom
  • Wicked Local kingston - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Pilgrim Nuclear's flawed FLEX plan
  • CNBC - Without a nuclear deal, Iran's economy will be on 'its knees': report - Robert Ferris
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Agency: 6 workers inhaled uranium at Wyoming mine - Mead Gruver
  • IPS - Hiroshima, Nagasaki Cast Shadow Over Nuclear Conference in Vienna - Thalif Deen
  • CBC News - N.B.-made nuclear plant device sold to China
  • Yahoo News Canada - Ukraine's recent nuclear reactor scare harkens back to ghosts of historic nuclear accidents - Andrew Fazekas
  • SBS - Energy boss backs nuclear power
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan eyes returning to nuclear power, enthusiasm about renewable energy stymied
  • AllAfrica - Africa: Russian Nuclear Report Exposes Rosatom
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - New EPA rules and nuclear power - Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
  • Cihan News Agency - Turkish nuclear energy plants vs. transparency - Lale Kemal
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Finland approves Russian-supplied nuclear plant - Jussi Rosendahl
  • GlobalPost - Top S. Korea, U.S. envoys discuss NK nuclear issue
  • BBC News - Dounreay control room given to museum in Thurso
  • Japan Times - Fresh suit filed in Fukui over plan to restart Kepco reactors
  • World Nuclear News - Fuel loading at second Fangjiashan unit
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 10: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • Fukushima Diary - Groundwater level still keeps going up in seaside of Reactor 2 - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - "Deadly strontium" spikes to record level outside Fukushima Reactor No. 2 – Up nearly 50,000,000% in recent months (CHART)
  • ENENews - Japan Gov't-funded Report: MOX fuel particles found over 100 km from Fukushima
  • NHK World - Injunction filed to block Fukui reactors restart
  • NHK World - Govt. to invite bids for Fukushima waste storage
  • Kyodo News - Fresh suit filed over planned restart of 4 Kansai Electric reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - Thermal power reliance pushes Japan's greenhouse gas emissions to record high - Daisuke Sudo
  • Japan Times - Fresh suit filed in Fukui over plan to restart Kepco reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Party leaders urged to go see Fukushima's harsh realities for themselves
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to forgo additional electricity rate hike in FY2014

    Thursday, December 04, 2014

  • Chesterton Tribune - Army looks to end tests for uranium pollution at Indiana wildlife refuge contaminated by military use - AP
  • Crosscut Seattle - Legislators are pursuing answers about small nuclear reactors' value - John Stang
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Critics blast proposal to give cleanup contract to LANL operator - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • Colorado Springs Gazette - Gazette Premium Content Colorado uranium mill workers meet with feds in effort to get compensation for health issues - Tom Roeder
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - TVA shifts focus on Oak Ridge nuclear reactor - Ed Marcum
  • Bloomberg - We Now Know How to Save the Planet. For $17.6 Trillion - Jeremy van Loon
  • Bloomberg - China, South Africa Sign Nuclear Pacts as Plant Bid Battle Looms
  • Bloomberg - The Hidden Gloss of EON's Dirty Power-Generation Assets - Tino Andresen and Stefan Nicola
  • Bloomberg - Luc Oursel, CEO of French Nuclear Firm Areva, Dies at 55 - Francois de Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - Even Congress Doesn't Like the Tax Plan It's Ready to Pass - Richard Rubin
  • Reuters - EDF should double nuclear power sales to competitors-GDF Suez - Benjamin Mallet
  • New York Times - OpEd: A Pacific Isle, Radioactive and Forgotten - Michael B. Gerrard
  • The Economist - Nuclear power in China--Make haste slowly--China's rush to build nuclear power plants is dangerous
  • Wall Street Journal - China's CGN Power Raises Over $3 Billion in Hong Kong IPO - Yvonne Lee and Prudence Ho
  • Hong Kong Standard - Nuclear power firm wooing investors
  • Hong Kong Standard - Nuclear giant to end year with bang - Jennifer Li and Reuters
  • China Post - China General Nuclear raises US$3.16 bil. in IPO
  • Reuters - China's CGN Power prices HK IPO on top, raises $3.2 bln-IFR - Fiona Lau
  • Reuters - China considering merger of top state nuclear firms -officials - Charlie Zhu and David Stanway
  • Vancouver Columbian - In Our View: GOP Win May Benefit State - Sen. Harry Reid's power to block nuclear waste repository will be diminished
  • The Guardian - EDF Energy to press on with Hinkley nuclear reactor project - Terry Macalister
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Safety systems shut down Callaway nuclear plant - Jacob Barker
  • SA Independent Online - Iran nuke deal a game-changer
  • BusinessWeek - The Manhattan Project Led to U.S. Nuclear Arsenal's Huge Costs - Romesh Ratnesar and Evan Applegate
  • Phys.org - Research could improve nuclear power plant safety – and stop your kettle furring up
  • Press TV - Conditions ripe for final deal on nuclear issue: Iran - See more at: Press TV
  • SF Chronicle - Boxer, nuclear regulator go head-to-head - David McCumber
  • San Luis Obispo New Times - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Pacific Gas & Electric get criticized in Senate hearing - Colin Rigley
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Lawmakers criticize nuclear regulators on Diablo Canyon seismic safety - David Sneed
  • Santa Barbara Independent - Capps Faults Diablo--Voices Concern Over Nuke Plant Safety at Senate Hearing - Nick Welsh
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - NRC tentatively downgrades safety designation at Diablo Canyon--Inspection finds nuclear plant's emergency warning plan below standard - David Sneed
  • Casper Star-Tribune - Editorial board: Great chance to speed uranium permitting
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Xcel says it doesn't owe nuclear contractor - David Shaffer
  • Kyiv Post - Ukraine Today: Ukraine nuclear plant accident 'poses no threat'; electrical fault did not cause radiation leak (VIDEO)
  • Hindustan Times - Govt pushes for 'Make in India' for nuclear parts - Shishir Gupta & Jayanth Jacob
  • SBS.au - Nuclear power: there is no magical technological solution to climate change - Simon Copland
  • The Conversation UK - Nuclear power isn't 'economically feasible' in Australia, but … - Ben Heard, Barry W. Brook
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Turkey Point shuts down unit for work - Donna Gehrke-White
  • Reuters - China new nuclear tech not yet completely up to standard - official - David Stanway
  • BelTA - Technologies, time frames observed in Belarusian nuclear station construction
  • Fulton Sun - Callaway nuclear plant offline after electrical problem - Megan Favignano
  • Korea Times - Greenpeace alleges 6 S. Korean nuclear reactors are in danger of disaster - Jung Min-ho
  • Kyiv Post - Disconnection of reactor three of Ukraine nuclear power plant has zero safety significance under INES scale
  • Korea Times - N. Korea conducted small nuclear test in 2010: China professor
  • Newser - Boxer questions whether regulatory agency has ensured California's last nuclear plant is safe - Kevin Freking and Michael R. Blood
  • World Nuclear News - National Nuclear Laboratory urges UK investment in SMRs
  • Albuquerque Journal - Feds detail cleanup changes at Los Alamos lab - Susan Montoya Bryan
  • New London Day - Vote to unionize Millstone nuclear plant workers fails - Judy Benson
  • Korea Herald - N.K. conducted low-yield nuke test in 2010: China professor
  • SA Business Day - LETTER: Nuclear power best bet - Prof Philip Lloyd, Energy Institute, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Ripon Advance - House approves bill to improve response to radiological, nuclear attacks - Aaron Martin
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea 'conducted low-yield nuclear test' in 2010: China professor
  • Korea Herald - Top U.S. envoy on N. Korea nuclear issue visits Seoul
  • Yonhap News - Top U.S. envoy on N. Korea nuclear issue to visit Seoul - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • World Nuclear News - Areva gives details of EPZ contract
  • Arirang News - Six-party talks can resume if N. Korea shows sincerity about denuclearization - ssung86@arirang.co.kr
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - A message from Tripoli, Part 2: How Libya gave up its WMD - William Tobey
  • World Nuclear News - Areva president and CEO Luc Oursel passes away
  • Asahi Shimbun - Global eco-radiation research institute opens in Fukushima
  • Aiken Standard - SRNS develops waste reduction plan - Derrek Asberry
  • SME Times - Kudankulam units 3, 4 costs go up to Rs.40,000 crore - See more at: http://www.smetimes.in/smetimes/news/indian-economy-news/2014/Dec/04/kudankulam-units-3-4-costs-go-up-to-rs-40-000-crore707196.html#sthash.XUw37RGc.dpuf
  • Beaver County Times - Potassium iodide pills available Friday
  • Chosun Ilbo - N.Korea 'Most Volatile and Dangerous Threat' in Asia
  • GlobalPost - Hungary summons US envoy after McCain calls PM 'dictator'
  • Atomic Insights - Wade Allison at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan - Rod Adams
  • Los Angeles Times - Readers React Restocking the U.S. nuclear arsenal would send a terrible message
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Orr confirmed as DOE's under secretary for science
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 retirees to protest
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12's response: 'It was not Fogbank'
  • Tri-City Herald - Freezing rain causing school, Hanford work delays
  • All Things Nuclear - FOIAed Missile Defense Documents: Syring's Huntsville Presentation - Laura Grego
  • Greenpeace International - #Cofrentes17: Renewable bravery! - Blogpost by Mauro Fernández
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 10: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NRC blog - Throw Back Thursday – Haddam Neck
  • DOE - Joseph Hezir Confirmed as Chief Financial Officer
  • DOE - Dr. Franklin Orr Confirmed as Under Secretary for Science and Energy
  • DOE - Energy Department Expands Support of Alaska Native Clean Energy
  • IAEA - Nuclear Techniques Help Address Land Degradation--IAEA Marks World Soil Day - Katherine Long
  • Washington Post - Dianne Feinstein: America's nuclear arsenal is unnecessarily and unsustainably large - Dianne Feinstein
  • Bellona - Russia's youth as sentinels for the environment – Bellona announces winners of its EcoJurist 2014 competition - Liya Vandysheva
  • Trend News Agency - Araqchi: Most of way to reach agreement on nuclear issue paved
  • Xinhua News - Iran says time ripe for nuclear deal
  • Xinhua News - Finnish MPs debate over role of Russian nuclear supplier
  • Xinhua News - EBRD to provide additional 350 mln euros for Chernobyl safety project
  • Press TV - Conditions ripe for final deal on nuclear issue: Iran - See more at: Press TV
  • Aiken Standard - Former site manager remembered for work ethic - Derrek Asberry
  • ENENews - Oxford Professor in Japan: Well so what if Fukushima had triple meltdown?
  • NHK World - Cover put back over Fukushima reactor
  • Japan Times - Emperor, Empress visit Hiroshima A-bomb memorial
  • Mainichi Daily News - Imperial Couple pays respects to Hiroshima A-bomb victims
  • Jiji Press - Japan Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hit Record on N-Plant Halts
  • TEPCO - Press Release: Situation of storing and treatment of accumulated water including highly concentrated radioactive materials at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
  • New York Times - My Great-Great-Aunt Discovered Francium. and It Killed Her - Veronique Greenwood
  • NIRS - Tell your Senators NOW: Do not fund Yucca Mountain to become a nuclear dump.
  • NIRS - Why Yucca Mountain Would Fail as a Nuclear Waste Repository

    Wednesday, December 03, 2014

  • Louisville Courier-Journal - Army aims to leave behind radioactive mess - Charlie White
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Judge sanctions WIPP contractor in suit filed by injured worker - Staci Matlock
  • Falmouth Enterprise - Three Local Residents To Receive Human Rights Awards
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: DOE cites 'visions' for Oak Ridge cleanup - Frank Munger
  • Reuters - Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster - Nita Bhalla
  • Reuters - Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant - Natalia Zinets
  • Bloomberg - Huntington Poised for $4 Billion U.S. Naval Carrier Order - Tony Capaccio
  • Bloomberg - Norway Panel Rejects Call for $870 Billion Fund to Shun Coal - Mikael Holter
  • Bloomberg - PetroChina Leads $4 Billion Shale Expansion in China's Southwest - Aibing Guo
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Nuclear Plants Squeezed by Cheap Gas, Uranium Costs - Naureen S. Malik
  • CNN - 'Emergency repair' reported at Ukraine nuclear power plant - Elena Sandyrev and Jason Hanna
  • Reuters - Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant - Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk
  • CBS News - Nuclear plant earthquake safety panel focuses on Diablo Canyon
  • ABC News - California Nuke Plant Key in Quake Safety Review - Kevin Freking and Michael R. Blood
  • Fox Business - Senate panel to review quake safety at nuke plants, including California's Diablo Canyon
  • SpyGhana - Ghana to go nuclear after five decades of negotiations - SpyGhana
  • World Nuclear News - Outlook for Japanese nuclear industry remains bleak
  • Augusta Free Press - Mark Herring submits comments on EPA proposed Clean Power Rule
  • GlobalNews - UN calls special meeting to bolster monitoring of Iran's nuclear program
  • Quad-Cities Online - Eon denies focus on renewables is bid to siestep bill for nuclear - Derek Scally
  • Durham Region - Nuclear waste site candidates down to 13 – mostly in Ontario - John Spears
  • Budapest Business Journal - Russia supplies richer nuclear fuel to Paks until 2034 - Christian Keszthelyi
  • Sputnik News - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that one reactor at the Zaporizhia nuclear plant stopped generating electricity after an unspecified accident.
  • Daily Record - LETTER: Don't underestimate nuclear power - James McGovern, Ocean Township
  • Rand Daily Mail - Nuclear budget? What budget, asks Treasury - Carol Paton
  • Peoria Public Radio - Exelon says its nuclear plants are at-risk for closure - Jenna Dooley
  • London Times - Chancellor underwrites nuclear reactors - Tim Webb
  • Chosun Ilbo - Korea, U.S. Keep Tussling Over Civilian Nuclear Energy
  • Lower Hudson Journal - Feds: Both Indian Point units need full quake analysis - Cara Matthews
  • Korea Herald - Chief U.S. nuclear envoy to visit Seoul Thursday
  • York Dispatch - TMI to hold semi-annual siren test - Joshua Vaughn
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report: OAS-L-15-04, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program
  • DOE:IG - Audit Report: OAS-FS-15-03, Department of Energy's Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statement Audit
  • Atomic Insights - Australia's blinkered vision in China's commitment to reduce global warming - Robert Parker, President, Australian Nuclear Association
  • Beyond Nuclear - And a fire makes four
  • Beyond Nuclear - Coalition alleges safety rollbacks at Entergy Palisades, cites risk of vessel fracture, calls for permanent shutdown
  • Beyond Nuclear - We can't afford another Fukushima
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE's security meeting in Cincinnati: a cost-saver or cost-waster?
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - DOE will dredge, drain and cover reactor pool
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford's B Reactor closer to becoming national park - Annette Cary
  • Greenpeace International - Belgian nuclear crisis continues with fire at Tihange - Blogpost by Shaun Burnie
  • NRC - NRC Meeting Dec. 17 to Cover Industry Proposals to Reduce Emergency Planning Zones for Small Modular Reactors - New York Times
  • New York Times - Ukraine Reports Nuclear Plant Accident, but Official Says There's 'No Threat' - Andrew Roth
  • Bellona - Russian eco group that detailed Sochi Olympic destruction and corruption faces disbandment - Charles Digges
  • Bellona - Major German utility dumps fossil assets at climate summit in move that smells of 'bad banks' - Bellona Europa
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal hinges on P5+1 steps: Iran official
  • Press TV - Iran denounces IAEA's PMD claims as 'forged'
  • The Guardian - Ukraine nuclear power plant fault adds to electricity shortages
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Duke Energy Process, Inc. for Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2, Pages 71793 - 71795 [FR DOC #: 2014-28458]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined License Applications: Duke Energy Progress for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plants Units 2 and 3, Pages 71791 - 71793 [FR DOC #: 2014-28456]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Westinghouse Electric Co., LLC, Decommissioning Project, Hematite, MO, Pages 71795 - 71800 [FR DOC #: 2014-28421]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Exemptions: Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Humboldt Bay Power Plant, Unit 3, Pages 71800 - 71803 [FR DOC #: 2014-28423]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Performance Review Boards for Senior Executive Service; Appointments, Page 71803 [FR DOC #: 2014-28419]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Transfers: River Bend Station, Unit 1, and Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3; Conforming Amendment, Pages 71803 - 71806 [FR DOC #: 2014-28422]
  • Fukushima Diary - Kyodo News censored Finnish doctor's criticism of Fukushima report by UNSCEAR / "UNSCEAR should be dissolved" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - Fukushima voters voice anxiety amid leaders' reconstruction pledges
  • Asahi Shimbun - Power lines connecting Fukushima and Tokyo mark centennial - Toshihide Ueda
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Diverse data needed to discuss actual cost of renewable energy - Atsushi Komori
  • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - SUNFLOWER NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2014
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Diverse data needed to discuss actual cost of renewable energy - Atsushi Komori
  • Joongang Daily - Sampling of marine items found to be adulterated - Kang Chan-Soo, Kim Eun-Ji
  • Japan Times - EDITORIAL: Debating nuclear energy
  • Japan Times - Britain signs deal for nuclear plant project
  • Japan Times - Fukushima voters voice anxiety amid leaders' reconstruction pledges
  • Colorado Springs Independent - Renowned dancer Eiko Otake investigates the tragedy of the Fukushima disaster - Miguel Bustamante
  • The Hill blog - Boxer: Nuclear regulators haven't learned from Fukushima - Timothy Cama
  • DOE - EERE Network News
  • Kyodo News - Man given suspended sentence for dumping radioactive waste in Shiga

    Tuesday, December 02, 2014

  • Bloomberg - Germany's $132 Billion Green Energy Lead Is Fortified by EON's Split With Fossil Fuels - Stefan Nicola
  • Bloomberg - Iran's Zarif Says Successful End to Nuclear Talks Within Reach - Golnar Motevalli
  • Bloomberg - Netanyahu to Call Early Israel Vote, Fire Ministers - Gwen Ackerman
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Fortum to take stake in Finnish-Russian nuclear project - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Reuters - Japan's Tepco needs safety review from foreign nuclear operators -adviser - Kentaro Hamada
  • Reuters - Germany worries E.ON plan could saddle taxpayers with nuclear costs - Michael Nienaber
  • Reuters - France to launch new offshore wind tender next year - Geert De Clercq
  • Foreign Policy - Japan Has Enough Plutonium to Make Thousands of Nukes - Jeffrey Lewis
  • Wall Street Journal - E.ON Says Spun-Off Nuclear and Coal Plants Will Be Well-Funded - Friedrich Geiger
  • Huffington Post - The Nuclear Game: Win-Win Extension for US and Iran - Majid Rafizadeh
  • The Guardian - Nuclear power keeps the corporates in charge. No wonder it's conservatives' preferred solution to climate change - Tim Hollo
  • Bloomberg - Germany's $132 Billion Green Energy Lead Is Fortified by EON's Split With Fossil Fuels - Stefan Nicola
  • Financial Times - Finland, Russia sign hydro and nuclear deal
  • World Nuclear News - Fortum ready to take minority stake in Fennovoima nuclear project
  • Reuters India - UPDATE 1-Fortum to take stake in Finnish-Russian nuclear project - Jussi Rosendahl
  • YLE News - Fortum to invest in Fennovoima nuclear project
  • YLE News - Researcher: Horse-trading behind planned Fortum-Fennovoima deal
  • Times & Star - Cash pledge for new Cumbrian nuclear power plant
  • Cañon City Daily Record - Uranium workers may be eligible for compensation - Sarah Rose
  • Denver Post - Cañon City uranium workers to get compensation for job-related maladies - Tom Roeder
  • KWES NewsWest9 - Andrews County Considering Proposal to Store 'High-Level Nuclear Waste' - Julia Deng
  • Capital New York - Regulators contradict Indian Point on earthquake risk - Scott Waldman
  • The Hill blog - Senate panel's Dems vote to extend nuclear regulator's term - Timothy Cama
  • Sputnik News - US Fifth Fleet Loses Box Containing Radioactive Isotope in Indian Ocean
  • Today's Zaman - Turkey clears way for first nuclear power plant
  • SA Business Day - Treasury has not explored nuclear - Carol Paton
  • The Hindu - Fermi's nuclear reactor - A Nuclear Reactor… Inside A Squash Court
  • BelTA - IAEA praises Belarus' commitment to nuclear security
  • BelTA - Nuclear energy information center to officially open in Minsk in early 2015
  • Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice - Low-risk cyber security issue found at nuclear plant - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • SA Business Day - LETTER: Nuclear finance will not add up - Dirk de Vos, QED Solutions
  • STV.tv - Dounreay slammed over 'unacceptable' radioactive blaze leak failure
  • Dispatch Argus - Editorial: Future of nuclear energy in Illinois effects all of us
  • Reuters - Iran says documents on alleged atom bomb research are full of mistakes - Fredrik Dahl
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 9 parties to fight over security, nuclear policies
  • Press TV - Recognition of Iran rights way to reach nuclear deal: Zarif
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear inSecurity - Dave Lochbaum
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Letter: Nuke waste site needs a vote - Virginia Martinez, Port Huron
  • Deccan Herald - Work on second n­uclear sub reactor begins
  • Trend News Agency - Any deal requires P5+1's recognition of Tehran's nuclear rights - Milad Fashtami
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Pope: Hiroshima, Nagasaki nuclear lessons unheeded
  • Business Standard - Kazakhstan's import of uranium to India is a live project: Envoy-designate
  • AllAfrica - South Africa: DA to Appeal Nuclear Deal Secrecy - Lance Greyling
  • Yonhap News - U.S. says civil nuclear deal to address S. Korea's energy priorities
  • Plant Engineer UK - Windscale nuclear fire final reminder set to go out - Brian Tinham
  • World Nuclear News - Korea develops severe accident simulator
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE names new Hanford manager - Annette Cary
  • Aiken Standard - Letter: Letter: Stop underfunding MOX project - Clint Wolfe, Aiken
  • Augusta Chronicle - Finish what you started - It's time for DOE to complete MOX, not restart process from scratch
  • Hindu Business Line - Public sector insurers ready to create N-insurance pool sans inspection - Deepa Nair
  • Victorville Daily Press - Land, energy and San Onofre's contribution - Steve Williams
  • EU Observer - Harsh winter could spell trouble for Belgium's electricity supply - Peter Teffer
  • Deutsche Welle - Opinion: E.ON's energy revolution - Henrik Böhme
  • Wall Street Journal - Lights at E.ON Remain Faint - Thao Hua
  • Japan Times - With all parties opposed to tax hike, policy debates ring vague - Reiji Yoshida
  • Arutz Sheva - AIPAC Wants Tougher Sanctions on Iran - Ben Ariel
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: To change politics, votes more powerful than cynicism
  • Trend News Agency - Economy news
  • Yonhap News - U.N. rights resolution on N. Korea to heighten tensions: China expert
  • Pakistan Dawn - Bhopal children paying price 30 years after disaster - Christian Otton
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico, Page 71409 [FR DOC #: 2014-28375]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rules: Economic Simplified Boiling-Water Reactor Design Certification, Page 71295 [FR DOC #: 2014-28238]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals, Page 71450 [FR DOC #: 2014-28246]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc., Pages 71450 - 71458 [FR DOC #: 2014-28062]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Review of Security Exemptions/License Amendment Requests for Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants, Pages 71458 - 71459 [FR DOC #: 2014-28418]
  • Ontario News North - How To: Stop Worrying & Love Nuclear Waste - Edgar J. Lavoie

    Monday, December 01, 2014

  • Aiken Standard - Column: The rocky road of Yucca - Gary Bunker, former Aiken County Councilman
  • Orange County Register - Where will all our nuclear waste go? Disposal is at a critical stage, feds say - Teri Sforza
  • Censored News - Bolivia's Nuclear Power Plant is Disturbing News to Native Americans - Brenda Norrell
  • Bloomberg - Russia-U.S. Face Off Against Europe on Nuclear Safety - Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Energy Now an Option for Australia, Leader Abbott Says - Jason Scott
  • Reuters - Fire takes another Belgian nuclear reactor offline - Barbara Lewis
  • NEI - Climate Rule: EPA Right in Intent, Wrong on Methodology of Nuclear Energy CO2 Value
  • Reuters - Iran to turn uranium into reactor fuel under extended deal: source - Fredrik Dahl
  • The Guardian - Finland set to agree joint nuclear venture with Russian energy company - Simon Tisdall in Helsinki
  • Casper Star-Tribune - Yellowcake roller coaster: Wyoming uranium miners ride rapid rise and fall in price - Benjamin Storrow
  • Al Jazeera - Reconfiguring Iran-China relations--Can China maintain its privileged partnership with Iran if a nuclear accord is reached? - Richard Javad Heydarian
  • The Australian - Rio pushes for nuclear power in energy debate - Annabel Hepworth
  • Columbus Dispatch - Demolition, disposal site proposed for former uranium plant in Piketon
  • Melbourne Age - Tony Abbott open to the nuclear option in Australia - Latika Bourke
  • Daily Sabah - TURKEY'S FIRST NUCLEAR PLANT'S ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT APPROVED
  • Today's Zaman - Turkey clears way for first nuclear power plant
  • Global Research - Nuclear Energy: Fatal Birth Defects Surge in the US Due to Radiation Exposure
  • Global Research - Nuclear Energy: Fatal Birth Defects Surge in the US Due to Radiation Exposure
  • Melbourne Age - Julie Bishop's calls for nuclear power debate welcomed - Lisa Cox
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear pivotal for clean-air Ontario
  • World Nuclear News - Akkuyu project EIA gets ministry approval
  • World Nuclear News - Sanmen 2 vessel head delivered
  • World Nuclear News - EU should incentivize use of nuclear power, says IEA
  • MarketWatch - Bruce Power Enters into Long Term Supply Agreement with B&W Canada
  • Yahoo!7 News - Nuclear an option, but no subsidy: PM
  • Energy Collective - U.S. Uranium Supplies, Part 1: Growing Energy Security Risks - John Miller
  • Hull Daily Mail - Hull teacher David Mansfield sacked over radioactive isotopes – but can stay in profession
  • Seattle Times - Editorial: Better safeguards needed for Hanford nuclear tank-farm workers
  • Japan Times - Pope Francis says the world has not learned its lesson on nuclear weapons
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pope Francis criticizes stalled effort toward abolition of nuclear weapons - Hiroshi Ishida
  • Times of India - India, South Korea to operationalize nuclear deal - Indrani Bagchi
  • Hartlepool Today - LETTER: Welcome news on nuclear - Jonathan Arnott, MEP,
  • SA Times - Nuke deal is Zuma's farewell
  • Gulf Daily News - Radioactive waste disposal plans set - Ahmed Al Omari
  • Asahi Shimbun - New technology to speed up detection of radioactive strontium tenfold
  • Holland Sentinel - Palisades officials, workers to discuss nuclear plant activity - Jim.Hayden
  • Korea Herald - Seoul's nuke envoy departs for Russia for talks on N.K. issues
  • Deutsche Welle - German energy giant E.ON to focus on renewables
  • New York Times - With Spinoff, German Utility E.On to Focus on Renewable Energy - Stanley Reed
  • Asahi Shimbun - British researcher blasts U.N. report on Fukushima cancer risk as unscientific - Masakazu Honda
  • Sioux Falls Argus Leader - EPA studies former mine for radiation - Jonathan Ellis
  • Herald Scotland - Why clean energy is far from secure in the future - Colin McInnes, Professor of Engineering Science and Paul Younger, Professor of Energy Engineering, both at the University of Glasgow
  • Japan Times - 3/11 recovery slow going under Abe
  • Asahi Shimbun - ASAHI POLL: Even those opposed to Abe's key policies likely vote for LDP
  • Bloomberg - Economy Biggest Issue for Japanese Voters Two Weeks Before Poll - Isabel Reynolds
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Radiated soil another concern in Marcellus Shale fracking - Joe Sylvester
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Utilities pressed to decide on additional rate hikes
  • Mainichi Daily News - KEPCO begins special checks seeking to keep old nuclear units
  • Reuters - German utility E.ON to split to focus on renewables, grids - Christoph Steitz
  • Herald Scotland - Letter: Letter: Figures are a smokescreen - David Henderson, Inverness.
  • Japan Times - Vast majority of ruling bloc candidates favor rebooting reactors
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - UPF: 'It's going to come like a freight train' - Frank Munger
  • International Business Times India - 30 Years On, Bhopal's Ghost Haunts the Nation - IANS
  • New Indian Express - 'Pre-commissioning Works of KKNPP Underway'
  • Deutsche Local - E.ON creates spin-off in green energy revamp
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Memorable quotes from November
  • Yahoo!7 News - Bhopal kids paying price 30 years after India disaster
  • Australian Financial Review - Tony Abbott throws himself to the wolves - Phillip Coorey
  • Korea Times - Can gov't root out defense industry corruption? - Jun Ji-hye
  • Mainichi Daily News - Power company-affiliated businesses gave LDP 32 million yen over 3-year period
  • Mainichi Daily News - Voters divided over whether Abe administration should continue: Mainichi poll
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'Unsuitable behaviors' among bomb carriers
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - V-J Day in Oak Ridge, Aug. 14, 1945
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 savings
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Changes in 'Critical Decisions' for UPF
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Procurement chief energized by UPF changes: 'I really like this new layout'
  • Tri-City Herald - DOE names new Hanford manager - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - Russia's Small Maneuvering Satellites: Inspectors or ASATs? - Laura Grego, senior scientist
  • IAEA - IAEA-led Project Solves Mystery of How Helium Enters the Atmosphere
  • Trend News Agency - Russia and Turkey sign eight joint cooperation documents
  • Trend News Agency - Turkey approves construction of first nuke-plant in Akkuyu - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Iran is self-sufficient in building oil platforms
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian carmakers will continue cooperation with China just till 2021
  • NAS - Project Update: - Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • NRC blog - Potassium Iodide – A Protective Measure Not a Magic Pill - Patricia Milligan
  • E&E Daily - NUCLEAR: Violations at Fla. plant highlight NRC concerns over flooding emergencies - Peter Behr, E&E reporter
  • Japan Times - Kepco inspects aging Takahama reactors for chance at 20-year extension
  • Roll Call blog - Murkowski's Energy Manifesto Hiding in Plain Sight - Geof Koss
  • NHK World - Illumination event begins for Fukushima evacuees
  • Asahi Shimbun - Survey: 80 assemblies demand government cancel tax hike - Hidefumi Nogami
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAEA seeks to resume research on new type of nuke reactor it says is safer - Teruhiko Nose
  • Kyodo News - KEPCO begins special checks seeking to keep old nuclear units
  • Reuters UK - Germany worries E.ON plan could saddle taxpayers with nuclear costs - Michael Nienaber
  • Newry Times - 'Sellafield radioactive finds deeply worrying' – Ritchie - Paul Malone

    Sunday, November 30, 2014

  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Reader View: Waste cleanup important for nation - Alice Lucero, Mayor Of Española and Chairwoman Of The Regional Coalition Of Lanl Communities
  • Albuquerque Journal - We're set for repeat of WIPP issues - Harish C. Sharma, Retired Engineer
  • Reuters - Khamenei tells Iran armed forces to build up 'irrespective' of diplomacy - Mehrdad Balali
  • Reuters - Iran: OPEC decision not good for all members but won't protest - Michelle Moghtader and Rania El Gamal
  • Bloomberg - Iran Wary of Oil 'Shock Therapy' as OPEC Vies for Market Share - Golnar Motevalli
  • Sydney Morning Herald - Julie Bishop's calls for nuclear power debate welcomed - Lisa Cox
  • Los Angeles Times - New nuclear weapons needed, many experts say, pointing to aged arsenal - Ralph Vartabedian, W.J. Hennigan
  • The Independent - MoD orders review into spiralling cost of Project Pegasus nuclear plant - Mark Leftly
  • Bellingham Herald - Our Voice: Study against nuclear power plant lacks credibility
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Turkey nuke plant to last 100 years: Russia
  • The Guardian - Editorial: The Observer view on Iran's nuclear programme
  • Green Left Weekly - WikiLeaks shows US push behind Australia-India nuke deal - Linda Pearson
  • ANS Nuclear Cafe - The Details of the Clean Power Plan (So You Want to See the Numbers) - Nicholas Thompson
  • NextBigFuture - China's 2020 energy plans
  • The Olympian - Cold War radiation exposure results in $800M in federal payments - Samantha Ehlinger
  • AllAfrica - Egypt: FM - Egypt Keen On Establishing Me Nuclear-Free Region
  • Arirang News - Two North Koreans training in Russian nuclear research facility: Sankei Shimbun - jiyeonkim@arirang.co.kr
  • BBC - Hundreds protest against Trident nuclear weapons at Faslane
  • UPI - Drone captures eerie view of city destroyed by nuclear disaster - Amy R. Connolly
  • Hindustan Times - Govt plans N-revival, focuses on investor concerns - Shishir Gupta & Jayanth Jacob
  • Shelter Island Reporter - Suffolk Closeup: Never, ever giving up - Karl Grossman
  • Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Often idle, a Rumford power plant offers lessons - Tux Turkel
  • Energy Collective - Wind Energy Primary Source of New U.S. Generating Capacity in October - Tom Schueneman
  • Trend News Agency - Iran not to accept surveillance on its missile program - Umid Niayesh
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - 300 trucks bringing 2,700 cubic yards of concrete to FRIB construction site at Michigan State - Kyle Feldscher
  • Tri-City Herald - Groups disagree with Hanford cleanup decision - Annette Cary
  • Tampa Bay Times - It's time to stop being chumps for the PSC - John Romanojohn Romano
  • All Hungary Media - Hungary ready to start investments in Vietnam, says Áder
  • Press TV - Foreign Interest In Iran's Metallurgy
  • Herald Independent - SCE&G to test emergency sirens for V.C. Summer
  • Energy Collective - Shaping Public Perceptions of Radiation Risk - Rod Adams
  • OpEdNews - Fukushima update 11-29-14 Secrecy and lies - Carol Wolman, Md
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea seen to unveil new political, economic model in 2015 - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea seen to unveil new political, economic model in 2015
  • Mainichi Daily News - Abe Cabinet disapproval rating tops support for 1st time: Kyodo poll
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Procurement chief energized by UPF changes: 'I really like this new layout' - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 15 years of Sundays at Y-12's doorstep - Frank Munger
  • Japan Times - Asahi Shimbun profit dives 50%
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Shameful waste of tax money
  • Fukushima Diary - Strontium-90 density jumped up double in groundwater / 990,000,000 Bq/m3 from Reactor 2 seaside - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - Under new law, about 460,000 documents likely to be called 'special secrets'

    Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • Knoxville News Sentinel - ORNL watches FY 2015 budget; stall could hurt neutron sources - Frank Munger
  • Ahlul Bayt News Agency - Tehran Friday Imam: World Recognized That Iran Is Not After Nuclear Weapons
  • Al-Monitor - Israel satisfied with delay in Iran nuclear deal
  • Press TV - Zarif briefs lawmakers on nuclear talks
  • South Jersey Times - Oyster Creek nuclear plant to test emergency sirens next week
  • Asbury Park Press - Letter: Nuclear power is cleanest energy source - James Mcgovern, Ocean Township
  • Huffington Post - Low Energy Nuclear Reactions: Papers and Patents - David H. Bailey, Jonathan M. Borwein
  • Herald Scotland - Turbines and case for nuclear
  • Sputnik News - Iran Nuclear Talks: US Hurting Itself More Than Anyone Else, Expert Says - Ekaterina Kudashkina
  • Business News Americas - Argentina nuclear plant nears 100% capacity
  • GlobalPost - Expert calls for PR strategies for Korea-US nuclear energy deal - Chang Jae-Soon
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Takahama N-plant case a touchstone for extending operation beyond 40 yrs
  • Daily News & Analysis - Here's what Narendra Modi needs to do to solve India's energy crisis - Jaideep Prabhu
  • Vancouver Columbian - Money questions for new Hanford facility
  • Colorado Springs Gazette - Mining group appeals ban on new Grand Canyon mines
  • DigitalJournal - Op-Ed: Fukushima – Another failure and another attempt at a fix - Karen Graham
  • Daily Telegraph - How Churchill gave us tanks, radar, DNA...and a velvet green air-raid suit - Sarah Knapton, Science Editor
  • El Municipio - Uruguay prepara plan de emergencia radiológica ante eventual accidente de central nuclear.
  • Jewish Daily Forward - Book Review: Physicists of Two Masters - Julia M. Klein
  • Japan Times - Asahi Shimbun profit dives 50%
  • Washington Post blog - Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now – from a drone - Ishaan Tharoor
  • UAE National - UAE powers up with energy growth - Leanne Graves
  • PBS NewsHour - How will plunging oil prices affect the economy? - Judy Woodruff
  • GlobalPost - U.S. envoy to visit Seoul next week for talks on NK nukes
  • GlobalPost - S. Korea, Hungary agree to develop bilateral ties
  • Los Angeles Times - Marvin Goldberger dies at 92; physicist served as Caltech president - Elaine Woo
  • The Guardian - Chernobyl's eerie desolation revealed by camera mounted on drone - Chris Johnston
  • Xinhua News - Second unit at Fuqing nuclear plant to start operation in August
  • Press TV - Zarif briefs lawmakers on nuclear talks
  • Press TV - West must get along with Iran in nuclear talks: Cleric

    Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Wall Street Journal blog - It's Time the U.S. Deals With Its Nuclear Waste - Iván Martén, Senior Partner At The Boston Consulting Group
  • White Center Blog - Help former White Center Blog Writer Sarah Fox launch her 'Downwind' book
  • Bloomberg - Putin Eyes India Energy Deals as Modi Seeks China Treatment - Rakteem Katakey and Natalie Obiko Pearson
  • Reuters - IAEA recommends France raises funds, workforce for nuclear safety - Michel Rose
  • Reuters - Fukushima workers still in murky labor contracts: Tepco survey - Aaron Sheldrick
  • The Economist - Time is not on his side--The reformists are under fire after missing another nuclear deadline
  • Washington Post - Letter: A nuclear double standard - L. Michael Hager, Eastham, Mass.
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Friedhoff: Don't Sweat U.S.-South Korea Nuclear Deal - Karl Friedhoff
  • Yonhap News - Expert calls for PR strategies for Korea-US nuclear energy deal - Chang Jae-Soon
  • Asbury Park Press - Oyster Creek to test sirens Tuesday - Amanda Oglesby
  • Kuwait News Agency - Egypt, IAEA sign deal to support nuclear security
  • ABC - Deadline looms for say on Cameco uranium plans
  • World Nuclear News - New proposal for Yeelirrie
  • The Ecologist blog - There's no place for nuclear in the 'Clean Power Plan' - Tim Judson / Nirs
  • Helensburgh Advertiser - Plans submitted for nuclear waste plant
  • Radio New Zealand - Tahiti asks France for nuclear compensation
  • The Hindu - U.S. plays hardball with India on nuclear deal
  • Plymouth Herald - Anti-nuclear protesters accused of trespass at Devonport naval base to face court early next year
  • The Scotsman - Letter: New energy model - (Cllr) Bill Butler, Convener, Nfla Scotland
  • BBC - Renewables 'biggest power source'
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAEA seeks to resume research on new type of nuke reactor it says is safer
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Fukushima Watch: Japan Confident It Can Process All Highly Contaminated Water by End-March - Mari Iwata
  • World Nuclear News - More details needed on Blayais steam generators
  • Reuters - Areva's options narrow in shadow of debt refinancing - Laura Benitez
  • Asbury Park Press - TAURO: Radiation monitoring shows startling spikes - Janet Tauro
  • Mainichi Daily News - Concerns simmer over access to nuclear info as enforcement of secrets law nears
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Unions push for Piketon plant to receive more funding
  • Tri-City Herald - State supports new Hanford facility, questions where money will be found - Annette Cary
  • Kyiv Post - BBC: Brown bears return to Chernobyl after a century away
  • Providence Journal - Editorial: Exploding energy bill
  • World Nuclear News - Approval for Hanhikivi plans ahead of vote - Japan Focus
  • Japan Focus - Japan's Radical Energy Technocrats: Structural Reform Through Smart Communities, the Feed-in Tariff and Japanese-Style "Stadtwerke" - Andrew Dewit
  • OilPrice - State Of Emergency In Ukraine As Russia Cuts Off Coal - Andy Tully
  • IAEA - Risks and Challenges of Radiation Exposure at Work - Sasha Henriques
  • Bellona - UN shines spotlight on crucial need for CCS in global climate deal
  • Xinhua News - French president announces 1.5-bln-euro fund to finance transition to green energy
  • Xinhua News - "Abenomics" under fire ahead of coming general election
  • Press TV - West must get along with Iran in nuclear talks: Cleric
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts Filed 11/17/14 through 11/21/14, Page 70865 [FR DOC #: 2014-28152]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Applicability of ASME Code Case N7701 to Branch Connection Butt Welds, Pages 70897 - 70898 [FR DOC #: 2014-28122]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Fitness-for-Duty Programs for New Nuclear Power Plant Construction Sites, Pages 70898 - 70899 [FR DOC #: 2014-28063]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 70899 - 70900 [FR DOC #: 2014-28258]
  • Fukushima Diary - Coolant system of Reactor 2 pool stopped / "Someone turned off a related switch" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Kyodo News - Asahi reporters slapped with pay cut over Fukushima story retraction
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAEA seeks to resume research on new type of nuke reactor it says is safer - Teruhiko Nose
  • Jiji Press - Asahi Shimbun to Punish 6 over Report on Ex-Fukushima N-Plant Chief

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Independent review of WIPP leak is warranted
  • The Ecologist - New Mexico nuclear waste accident a 'horrific comedy of errors' that exposes deeper problems - Jim Green
  • Bloomberg - Turkish Reactor's Record Financing Augurs Lending Rebound - Ercan Ersoy
  • Bloomberg - Czech Nuclear Plans Attract Five Companies, Minister Mladek Says - Ladka Bauerova
  • Reuters - Iran Supreme Leader says not opposed to extension of nuclear talks - Michelle Moghtader
  • BBC - Iran nuclear: Drama in Vienna as talks go to the wireBy Suzanne Kianpour
  • The Guardian - Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source - Jessica Shankleman
  • Scottish Daily Record - Renewable energy tops nuclear output in Scotland for the first time - Scott Mcculloch
  • Daily Mail - A drone's-eye view of CHERNOBYL: Eerie footage reveals a city left to decay after devastating nuclear disaster - Ellie Zolfagharifard
  • Toronto Star - Ontario Energy Board won't probe Bruce nuclear overhaul - John Spears
  • MetroNews Canada - Ontario Energy Board won't probe multi-billion-dollar Bruce nuclear overhaul
  • Daily Telegraph - Qatar considering investment in Hinkley Point nuclear plant - Andrew Critchlow
  • Reuters - Miners ask court to lift ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon - Laura Zuckerman
  • MIT News - Laboratory for Nuclear Security and Policy receives $3.2 million for nuclear warhead verification
  • Global Research - "Public Health Emergency in the US" from Fukushima Radioactive Material: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Official
  • War Is Boring - For a Brief Inglorious Moment, the U.S. Navy Had a Nuclear-Powered Wetsuit - Steve Weintz
  • The Hindu - "We are using Tummalapalli uranium reserves in large scale" - B. V. S. Bhaskar
  • BelTA - Core catcher of Belarusian nuclear power plant's second unit to be installed in March
  • Toronto Star - Darlington nuclear review deemed sufficient - John Spears
  • World Nuclear News - Russian radioactive waste rules need simplifying
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant to employ more construction workers in December - Daily Mirror
  • Sunday Mirror - Cold War nuclear accident linked to the death of a British soldier 46 YEARS later - Paul Byrne
  • World Nuclear News - Paks unit 2 gets 20-year life extension
  • World Nuclear News - Safety review sought for HTTR
  • Platts - French day-ahead power prices plunge as nuclear hits high, demand stays low
  • NSW Daily Telegraph - Radioactive meltdown a total beat-up - Piers Akerman
  • Burnley Express - Nuclear bomb testing: fund for ex-Servicemen - Andrew Stephenson
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Nuclear power plants: SHC seeks assistance from lawyer
  • Reuters - TABLE-S.Korea to restart Shin Kori No.1 nuclear reactor after shutdown
  • TVR - Security system installed at Belarusian nuclear power plant - Ksenia Rabchinskaya
  • Pulse - Rethinking Fukushima from the Outside-In - Jonathan Wilson
  • YLE News - Parliamentary committee greenlights Fennovoima nuclear plant
  • Japan Times - Shinzo Abe's political agenda - Jiro Yamaguchi
  • BelTA - FM: Cooperation with IAEA has been long-lasting, fruitful
  • KOB Albuquerque - New Mexicans in Trinity Site fallout zone still suffering side effects generations later - Ryan Luby
  • Herald Scotland - Agenda: future can be bright for our wind, wave and tidal power renewables - Niall Stuart, Chief Executive Of Scottish Renewables
  • Aiken Standard - Report critical of agency's management of MOX - Derrek Asberry
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Court rejects calls to block restart of 4 reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Gov't eyes system for power firms to tack reactor decommissioning costs to power bills
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Cleanup Visions 2016, 2020 & 2024 - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 10 more days for bidders on rad-waste contract - Frank Munger
  • GreenWorld - Some real Turkey Week turkeys
  • Trend News Agency - Azerbaijani expert on West's attitude to Azerbaijan, Iran's n-program, oil prices
  • Trend News Agency - Supreme Leader praises Iran's nuclear negotiation team - Fatih Karimov
  • Trend News Agency - A glance at Iran's economy during Rouhani's presidency - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian MP says parliament trusts nuclear negotiating team - Milad Fashtami
  • Yonhap News - Seoul's nuke envoy to visit Russia for talks on N.K. issues
  • Xinhua News - China's nuclear power IPO begins
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea's top nuke envoy to visit Russia next week
  • Greenpeace International - Security and Safety Risks At French Nuclear Reactors Exposed By Drones - Blogpost By Shaun Burnie
  • SHIFT Washington - Patty Murray placed political expediency ahead of Yucca - Wall Street Journal
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Let's Finally Get a Permanent Solution to Nuclear Waste - Todd Myers
  • Labmate Online - The Dounreay Dilemma – Disposing of Scotland's Toxic Leftovers
  • Global Research - Two US Sailors Dead After Fukushima Radiation Exposure
  • Japan Times - Suit against Fukui reactor restarts fails
  • Asahi Shimbun - LDP platform boasts achievements, offers vague policy promises - Ryo Aibara
  • Nature Science Journal - Nuclear power: Desperately seeking plutonium--NASA has 35 kilograms of plutonium-238 to power its deep-space missions – but that will not get it very far. - Alexandra Witze
  • OccuWorld - Fukushima Alert! Thousands of Tons of 'Plutonium Tainted' Liquid Leaking Into Ocean! - Bella Knox

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Science should be "left to its own devices" over US nuclear waste - Peter Taberner
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - NuScale widens lead in quest for SMR commercialisation - Jason Deign
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - NuScale collaborates with UK engineers to bolster SMR know-how - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Westinghouse bags German nuclear fuel deal - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Canada revises Energy Safety and Security Act to enhance nuclear industry - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Candu welcomes new phase of Canada-China nuclear cooperation - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - ROSATOM main partner in Iran nuclear energy scale-up - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada bills on the line as Congress heads to finish - Steve Tetreault
  • Utah Political Capitol - Environmentalists Concerned Merger May Open Door for Uranium Dumping in West Desert - Ryan Curtis
  • InvestorIntel Toronto - Ecclestone rehashes the thorium debate - Christopher Ecclestone, Principal and mining strategist at Hallgarten & Company in London
  • Reuters - IAEA says needs more money to monitor extended Iran nuclear deal - Fredrik Dahl
  • Australian Mining - Australia's nuclear energy future in the spotlight - Vicky Validakis
  • Indianapolis Star - Letter: Emotion trumps facts on nuclear energy - David A. Nealy, .Greenwood
  • SA Independent Online - Government concludes nuclear workshop - Sapa
  • Michigan Live - Public comment period closes on Canada's Lake Huron nuclear waste dump proposal - Mark Tower
  • BBC News - Seals rescued at Wylfa nuclear power station at Anglesey
  • New Indian Express - Kudankulam Nuclear Plant Likely to Resume Aupply Early December
  • Deccan Chronicle - Power generation at stalled Unit-1 of Kudankulam plant to resume soon
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant to employ more construction workers in December
  • SA Business Day - Realise that Eskom alone cannot solve our power crisis - Anton Eberhard
  • CM Mining Weekly - SA meets more nuclear vendors amid 'costly diversion' criticism - Terence Creamer
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Phoenix Nuclear Labs raises $2 million - Kathleen Gallagher
  • Greenville News - Letter: Nuclear issues need more respect - David J. Modeen, Greenville
  • Politics.hu - Block 2 of Paks nuclear plant licensed to operate until end-2034
  • Balkan Business News - Turkey's first nuclear plant will be built in the locality of Akkuyu
  • ENS - Uranium Mine Sludge Discharge Permit Threatens Lake Malawi
  • Deutsche Welle - 'Make thicker walls': Terrorism fears high as drones survey French nuclear reactors
  • NW Evening Mail - Cold war nuclear crash may have caused Dalton man's cancer
  • Portsmouth Herald News - Talk on anti-nuke fight at library
  • Japan Times - JAEA eyes restart of next-generation nuclear reactor
  • Politics.hu - Block 2 of Paks nuclear plant licensed to operate until end-2034
  • Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal - Letter: More to the story of nuclear waste - James F. Kimberley
  • Indianapolis Star - Indiana not ready to manage nuclear energy - Larry Ketner, Noblesville
  • St George News - Giving downwinders a global voice; St. George woman represents USA at Vienna Nuclear Conference - Hollie Reina
  • Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija - Nuclear Safety Exercise Begins
  • The Witness - Nuke secret talks close
  • Petra News Agency - IAEA official: Jordan is first country to invite IAEA for INIR
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle - State monitor: Construction delays grow at Plant Vogtle - Carla Caldwell
  • Japan Times - METI group looking for ways for utilities to offset reactor-decommissioning costs
  • North Augusta Star - DOE officials dispute fuel claims - Derrek Asberry
  • Japan Times - Don't forget secrecy law, reactor restarts, DPJ's Kaieda urges voters
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - Hofstra Nuclear Debate
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #228 – Energiewende status - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Three from ORNL elected AAAS Fellows
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Thom Mason on Red Team review: 'It's not just a report that goes and sits on the shelf'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12's east-end portals closing early
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - GAO report: DOE/NNSA need work on cost estimating
  • Tri-City Herald - CH2M Hill awarded $5 million for 2013 Hanford work - Annette Cary
  • IAEA - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano's Interview with Cable News Network (CNN)
  • Trend News Agency - Iran confirms receiving two new payments of its frozen assets - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 can hold new round of nuke talks in December
  • Trend News Agency - Extending N-talks extends losses for Iran - Umid Niayesh
  • Xinhua News - Interview: Extension of nuclear talks deadline "landmark" in Iran's history: expert - Fu Hang
  • Xinhua News - Japan's Kansai Electric seeks operation of old nuke reactors beyond 40-year limit
  • Press TV - 'Considerable progress' made in Iran nuclear talks
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Meetings: Great Lakes Advisory Board; Teleconferences, Pages 70527 - 70528 [FR DOC #: 2014-28008]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Advanced Light-Water Reactor Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Pages 70575 - 70576 [FR DOC #: 2014-28047]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Subcommittee on Advanced Boiling Water Reactor, Page 70577 [FR DOC #: 2014-28057]
  • Brown Political Review - The Nuclear Option - Kristine Mar
  • Fukushima Diary - Strontium-90 density rose up 3 × in groundwater / 490,000,000 Bq/m3 from Reactor 2 seaside - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Utility to conduct special inspections on reactors
  • NHK World - Experts: Debris removal not cause of tainted rice
  • NHK World - Radioactive waste incinerator built in Fukushima
  • NHK World - Work starts to fill tainted underground tunnels
  • Kyodo News - Kansai Electric to seek operation of 2 old reactors beyond 40 yrs
  • Asahi Shimbun - Sold-out gourmet train drawing tourists to tsunami-devastated northern Tohoku - Shuji Shida
  • Asahi Shimbun - LDP platform boasts achievements, offers vague policy promises - Ryo Aibara
  • Asahi Shimbun - Industry minister sets summer deadline for energy policy
  • Japan Times - JAEA eyes restart of next-generation nuclear reactor
  • Japan Times - Mount Aso volcano belches smoke and ash
  • Japan Times - Kepco wants to extend lifespan of 40-year-old Takahama reactors to 60 years - Eric Johnston
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - After liberalization, consumers still to pay for N-plant decommissioning
  • Jiji Press - Japan Eyes Restart of Next-Generation N-Reactor

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Wall Street Journal blog - How Politics Undermines U.S. Nuclear-Waste Policy - Christine Todd Whitman was governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001 and administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2001 to 2003
  • Contractor Magazine - IAPMO highlights(#6): New life for Yucca Mountain - Dain M. Hansen
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PILGRIM STATION: Opponents of emergency cooling system overflow Mayflower Meeting Room
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Negotiators Risk Backlash on Plan to Still Talk - Terry Atlas, Jonathan Tirone and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - Lawmakers in U.S. Push for More Iran Sanctions - David Lerman and Indira A.R. Lakshmanan
  • Reuters - New EDF chief calls for higher power prices - Benjamin Mallet
  • Reuters - UK law firm calls on Tesco shareholders to join lawsuit - Kirstin Ridley
  • Reuters - Turkey in preliminary talks with Westinghouse on third nuclear plant - Orhan Coskun
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks extended seven months after failing to meet deadline - Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl
  • CU Columbia Spectator - K1 nuclear center named official University center as founders look ahead - Maia Bix
  • Japan Times - Nuclear power's dark future
  • RT - 'Nuclear reaction': French Polynesia to demand nearly $1bn from Paris over tests
  • Toronto Sun - Radioactive leak at Pickering nuke plant was contained: OPG source
  • Toronto Star - Pickering nuclear reactor leaks heavy water - John Spears
  • Wyoming Public Media - State Closer To Regulating Uranium - Stephanie Joyce
  • Bloomberg - French Drones Spark Debate on Nuclear Danger, German Link - Tara Patel
  • Xinhua News - Ukraine, Russia agree on nuclear fuel supply in 2015-2016
  • BBC News - Seals rescued at Wylfa nuclear power station at Anglesey
  • ITV UK - Seal and her pup rescued after ending up at a nuclear power station
  • Daily Sabah - TURKEY TO HOLD TALKS WITH WESTINGHOUSE AND SNPTC FOR THIRD NUCLEAR PLANT
  • Arab News - Focus on nuclear energy for power generation - Testimony: Georgia's nuclear expansion faces new costly delays
  • Laker/Lutz News - Democrat first to try eliminating nuclear cost recovery this session - Michael Hinman
  • Fulton Sun - Callaway Energy Center builds dry storage for plant's spent nuclear fuel - Megan Favignano
  • Financial Times - German plea to Sweden over threat to coal mines - Pilita Clark in London, David Crouch in Gothenburg and Jeevan Vasagar in Berlin
  • BBC News - French Polynesia: Billion dollar nuclear claim
  • Korea Herald - [Herald Interview] OECD calls for regional nuclear safety approach - Shin Hyon-hee
  • Wheeling Intelligencer - ODNR Sued Over Radioactive Fracking Waste at Dump Sites
  • Xinhua News - Britain to move 2 more nuclear submarines to Scotland
  • ABC - AGL confirms the use of radioactive material at its Gloucester CSG project
  • Augusta Chronicle - Clean-energy plan flawed - Mel Buckner
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer blog - Possible deal to create Hanford historical park, protect several Cascades sites - Joel Connelly
  • BBC News - Two submarines to stay in Plymouth - two go to Faslane
  • Kankakee Daily Journal - Exelon weighs closing three power plants
  • BelTA - Makei: Belarus seeks maximally close cooperation with IAEA
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom targets construction work efficiency
  • Tri-City Herald - CH2M Hill awarded $5 million for 2013 Hanford work
  • OpEdNews - Fukushima update 11-24-14 and good overview article by John Bertucci - Carol Wolman, MD
  • World Nuclear News - Changing face of Magnox decommissioning
  • World Nuclear News - Tripartite agreement on third Turkish plant
  • World Nuclear News - Forsmark 3 power uprate cancelled
  • Rand Daily Mail - They wouldn't let Koeberg explode, right? - Tom Eaton
  • VT Digger - Panel makes recommendations on distribution of Entergy funding
  • Japan Times - A losing bet on green energy
  • My Champlain Valley - Vermont Yankee Going Off-Grid - Joe Smith
  • Greentech Media - Former DOE Official: Critics of the Clean Energy Loan Program Were Proved Wrong - Jonathan Silver, former director of DOE's loan program: "Few bothered to learn what had been done to mitigate risk."
  • Arab News - KSA has special role in global energy industry - Ghazanfar Ali Khan
  • BelTA - Belarus attracts $13bn for infrastructure projects
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Wartime challenge: Making the calutrons work
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Running experiments at SNS, HFIR
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Peace group launches 'UPF Accountability Project'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Protest areas near Y-12 blocked
  • Public Citizen - Emails Show the HHS Immediate Office of the Secretary Gave NIH Lead Role in Rewriting Proposal for Overhauling Rules for Human Subjects Research Despite NIH's Direct Conflict of Interest
  • All Things Nuclear - The 2014 USCC Report: Still Sloppy After All These Years - Gregory Kulacki
  • All Things Nuclear - Simplified Drawings: Electrical Distribution Drawings - Dave Lochbaum
  • GreenWorld - Solar comes (finally) to (much of) the Southeast
  • Washington Post blog - Why some people don't want to see a nuclear deal with Iran - Ishaan Tharoor
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's n-talks extended: what do newspapers say? - Umid Niayesh
  • New York Times - A Nuclear Deal for U.S. and Iran Slips Away Again - DAVID E. SANGER, MICHAEL R. GORDON and PETER BAKER
  • The Guardian - Race to sign Iran nuclear deal before Republican takeover of Congress - Julian Borger in Vienna
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea, Russia agree to push for six-way nuclear talks: KCNA - Lcd@Yna.Co.Kr, Leechidong@Gmail.Com
  • Press TV - China 'optimistic' on Iran-P+1 deal
  • Press TV - Talks should lead to recognition of Iran nuclear rights: Putin
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 can reach deal in very short time: Official
  • Press TV - General N-deal within reach if political will exists: Iran
  • Press TV - Hawks in US Congress threaten Iran with sanctions
  • Press TV - Nobody questions Iran's enrichment program: Zarif
  • Press TV - Iran committed to Joint Action Plan: US
  • Geological Survey - Notices: Meetings: Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee, Pages 70199 - 70200 [FR DOC #: 2014-27799]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, Pages 70209 - 70220 [FR DOC #: 2014-27630]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Pages 70221 - 70222 [FR DOC #: 2014-27959]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Metallurgy and Reactor Fuels, Page 70221 [FR DOC #: 2014-27962]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures, Pages 70220 - 70221 [FR DOC #: 2014-27961]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Plant License Renewal, Pages 70222 - 70223 [FR DOC #: 2014-27964]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Sunshine Act, Page 70223 [FR DOC #: 2014-27974]
  • ITV UK - 'We don't want nuclear waste arriving at Sellafield' - Australian Financial Review
  • Australian Financial Review - Waste of nuclear power
  • Japan Times - Nuclear power's dark future - Brahma Chellaney
  • Sputnik News - The Fukushima power plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) on Tuesday announced that it was starting to cement the underground tunnels near the second power generating reactor in order to solve the problem of radioactive water leakage into the ocean through the groundwater.TEPCO Starts Cementing Tunnels to Solve Fukushima Radioactive Water Issue
  • NYU News - Reporter gives insights on Fukushima coverage - Suebin Kim
  • Scientific American - Tales from Survivors of Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster - Lucy Birmingham and David McNeill
  • Wall Street Journal blog - The Absurd Gridlock Over Spent Fuel - Ariel Cohen
  • Fukushima Diary - Tachyarrhythmia increased 8× as 2010 in a hospital of Sendai - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Work starts to fill tainted underground tunnels
  • Asahi Shimbun - DPJ election platform opposes Abe's policies, lacks numerical targets
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Starts Work to Fill N-Plant Trench with Cement
  • Jiji Press - Decommissioning Work to Cause 21-B.-Yen Loss per Reactor: METI
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Why America should move toward dry cask consolidated interim storage of used nuclear fuel - Robert RosnerRebecca Lordan
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 6, Issue 11 | November 2014
  • Rob Edwards - Plan for new radioactive waste plant at Faslane - Rob Edwards
  • DOE - Department of Energy Cites Stanford University for Worker Safety and Health Violations
  • NRC blog - Protecting the NRC's Cyber Frontier - David McIntyre

    Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Indian Country Today - First Kitty Litter, Now a Typo? Santa Fe New Mexican Investigates LANL Radiation Leak - Alex Jacobs
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL officials downplayed waste's dangers even after leak
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Doctor linked beryllium to ailment increase in Los Alamos
  • Lucknow Sentinel - OPG DGR Joint Review Panel to review testimony, issue recommendation - Troy Patterson, Kincardine News
  • Lucknow Sentinel - Saugeen Ojibway Nations voice OPG DGR concerns in second last day of Joint Review Panel - Troy Patterson, Kincardine News
  • Lucknow Sentinel - U.S. administration asked to oppose DGR
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Talks Extension Seen Delaying Oil-Export Boost - Anthony DiPaola and Grant Smith
  • Bloomberg - Iran, World Powers Extend Nuclear Talks as Major Gaps Remain - Jonathan Tirone, Terry Atlas and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - Fed on Commodities, Credit Suisse Plea: Compliance - Carla Main
  • Bloomberg - Korean Heroine Tortured by Japan Haunts Pages of History
  • Sam Kim - Iran Nuclear Talks Shift to Smaller Pact or Extension as Time Runs Short - Jonathan Tirone, Kambiz Foroohar and Terry Atlas
  • Reuters - French CGT union calls for one-day strike in nuclear sector - Michel Rose
  • Reuters - Russia says 'substantial progress' made in Iran talks - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks likely to be extended to July: Western diplomat - Jonathan Allen
  • Reuters - Iran, world powers agree to continue talks until July 1: IRNA - Mehrdad Balali
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks extended through end of June: Britain - Fredrik Dahl and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks set to resume next month after missing deadline - Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - No easy 'plan B' for Iran if nuclear talks with major powers collapse - Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi
  • Decoded Science - Fukushima's Radioactive Waste Elements Three Years Later: Plutonium and Cesium - John A. Jaksich
  • BBC - Iran nuclear deal: Clock ticks on deadline
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks extended seven months after failing to meet deadline - Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl
  • Pakistan Express Tribune - Pakistan has fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world: report - Hassaan Khan
  • Pakistan Dawn - Pakistan has world's fastest growing nuclear programme: US think tank - Sajjad Haider
  • The Guardian - Iran and US foreign chiefs meet face-to-face before nuclear deadline - Julian Borger in Vienna
  • Stamford Advocate - State joins nuke waste effort
  • Pittsburgh Business Times blog - Westinghouse in negotiations to build nuke plant in Turkey - Paul J. Gough
  • Economic Times - Nuclear power expands in Asia, contracts in US and Europe: Reports
  • IB Timmes - Moody's: Nuclear Energy Expands in Asia but Slows Down in Europe and US on Lower Gas Prices - Boby Michael
  • Australian Financial Review - Nuclear power still some way off for Australia - Joanna Mather
  • Daily NK - NK Ratchets Up Nuclear Threats over U.N. Resolution
  • Pacific News Center - Navy Officials Say No Radiation Leaked Into Guam Environment From Nuclear Powered Sub - Written by Clynt Ridgell
  • BBC - French Polynesia: Billion dollar nuclear claim
  • Sheffield Telegraph - Another deal for Nuclear AMRC
  • Platts - French day-ahead power prices climb as nuclear falls due to outages
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-French CGT union calls for one-day strike in nuclear sector - Michel Rose
  • Building.co.uk - WYG bags Polish new build nuclear job - David Blackman
  • London South East - WYG Confirms GBP6.2 Million Contract For Polish Nuclear Power Plant - Sam Unsted
  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - NYC decries plan for Ginna plant - Jon Campbell
  • CBS News - Chernobyl's "invisible" danger - Bob Simon
  • Aiken Standard - DOE officials dispute German fuel claims - Derrek Asberry
  • Gloucester Daily Times - NRC cites 3 security issues at Seabrook, orders repairs - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Seattle Times - Scientists may be cracking mystery of big 1872 earthquake - Sandi Doughton
  • New York Times - OpEd: Good News on Energy - Ralph Cavanaghnov
  • World Nuclear News - Forsmark 3 power uprate cancelled
  • GhanaWeb - Atomic Energy installations threatened by encroachment
  • The Guardian - Britain placed on negative watch list over cost of energy supplies
  • Wall Street Journal - Does 'Clean Coal' Technology Have a Future? - Howard Herzog Says Innovation Will Deliver; Richard Heinberg Says the Economics Won't Work
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Crank up the discussions on concrete measures for reviving the economy
  • Energy Collective - Inside SoCal Edison's Groundbreaking 2.2GW Grid Modernization Plan - Jeff St. John
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fixing the bus (1945)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Slips, trips and broken bones at Y-12
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - UPF stats (revised)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Mason talks about SNS issues
  • IPS - OPINION: A Plea for Banning Nuke Tests and Nuclear Weapons - Lassina Zerbo
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks extended to 2015 after failure at Vienna negotiations - Julian Borger in Vienna
  • Bellona - Letting coal die a natural death
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, West hardly to sign nuclear deal in March – expert - Elmira Tariverdiyeva
  • Trend News Agency - Iran calls western side unreliable - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Nuclear talks between Iran, P5+1 extended till July 2015 - Umid Niayesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran nuclear talks set to resume next month after missing deadline
  • Trend News Agency - No backtrack on Iran's nuclear talks - Umid Niayesh
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 make progress in nuclear talks: German FM
  • Press TV - Iran complies with interim nuclear agreement: IAEA
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear talks to resume in December: Hammond
  • Press TV - Press TV: Iran nuclear talks end in Vienna, new deadline set for July 1
  • Xinhua News - Iranian nuclear talks extended by 7 months: John Kerry
  • Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal - Letter: N-waste transportation has had no accidents - John Barrett, President, Canadian Nuclear Association, Ottawa
  • Global Research - Fukushima: Officials "Admitted Failure" – Giving Up on Attempts "to Prevent Highly Contaminated Water from Pouring into Ocean"
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Reid, Heller ready to battle Yucca Mountain - Keith Rogers, Steve Tetreault, Sean Whaley
  • NRC - NRC Proposes $3,500 Fine For an Indianapolis Engineering Consulting Company

    Sunday, November 23, 2014

  • Naples Daily News - Letter: Not making sense - L.J. Balog, Naples
  • Las Vegas SUN - Letter: Make a deal for Yucca Mountain - Nicholas Gartner, Henderson
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Reader View: WIPP story shows why newspapers matter - James Mcgrath Morris
  • Mohave Daily News - Flagstaff firm advocates for tribes, rural communities - Jim Seckler
  • News & Observer - Breaking the US war addiction - Curt A. Torell
  • Bloomberg - One Day Left to End 11-Year Nuclear Standoff With Iran; Lesser Pact Sought - Jonathan Tirone, Kambiz Foroohar and Terry Atlas
  • Bloomberg - Obama Says Too Soon to Know If Iran Will Strike Nuclear Deal - Angela Greiling Keane and David Lerman
  • Reuters - Germany may shut down eight more coal power plants: document - Markus Wacket and Michael Nienaber
  • Reuters - Iran, powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension - Parisa Hafezi and John Irish
  • Reuters - Kerry to 'update' Saudi foreign minister on Iran nuclear talks - Fredrik Dahl and Jonathan Allen
  • Reuters video - Injuries, damage reported after Japan earthquake
  • Daily Beast - Iran Nuke Deal: A Matter of War or Peace - Christopher Dickey
  • Melbourne Age - Anti-CSG groups says use of radioactive materials should be disclosed - Peter Hannam
  • Financial Express - Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank
  • BBC - Iran nuclear talks: Doubts over deal as deadline looms
  • KPRC Houston - Texas arrival of former nuke power barge delayed
  • Poughkeepsie Journal - NYC fears deal for upstate nuclear plant - Jon Campbell
  • South Jersey Times - PSEG Nuclear's Salem 1 reactor returns to service in Lower Alloways Creek after refueling outage - Bill Gallo Jr.
  • Huffington Post Canada - Ontario, Don't Dump Our Money Into Rebuilding an Outdated Power Station - Mike Schreiner
  • Toronto Sun - Ontario should nuke reactor rebuilds 2 - Jack Gibbons
  • SBS - Albania opens secret nuclear bunker to public
  • UPI - Albania opens huge communist nuclear bunker to the public - Thor Benson
  • Marietta Times - Demolition recommended at Ohio uranium plant site
  • Vancouver Columbian - Letter: Research source of nuclear fuel - Paul H. Campbell, Vancouver
  • Hollywood Reporter - 'Silkwood': Read THR's 1983 Review - Duane Byrge
  • BBC - Hartlepool power station safe, says EDF
  • Gulf Times - IAEA team in Dhaka to assess safety for N-plant - Mizan Rahman
  • Herald Scotland - Revealed: MoD's new multi-million pound Trident deal with America - Investigation By Rob Edwards
  • Japan Times - Kepco weights new lease of life for geriatric reactors - Eric Johnston
  • Japan Times - Abe vows to slash corporate tax, primary budget deficit
  • Energy Collective - Energy Quote of the Day: 'The West Will Have to Recognize we Have the Needs of the Poor' - Jared Anderson
  • Japan Times - Abe's 'risky' election gambit may backfire, U.S. expert claims
  • Japan Times - North Korea warns of wiping Japan 'off world map' over U.N. resolution
  • KPLU News Seattle - Senators, Congressman Pile On To Call For Hanford Vapor Fix - Anna King
  • Yonhap News - Seoul offers FM meeting with N. Korea, China - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea again vows retaliation against U.N. resolution
  • Press TV - No nuclear deal with Iran preferable to bad deal: Netanyahu
  • Press TV - Extension of nuclear talks not on agenda: Diplomat
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU negotiators hold nuclear meeting
  • Press TV - Nuclear talks hit snag as deadline nears: Officials
  • Press TV - US must change attitude in Iran nuclear talks: Larijani
  • Press TV - US, German FMs hold talks on Iran nuclear program
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks in Vienna enter 5th day
  • Press TV - Iran, US discussing new nuclear proposals
  • Press TV - West must accept Iran's logical, legitimate demands: MP
  • Chronicle-Journal - Letter: Let's have the whole story on N-waste disposal - Kim Casey, Nipigon
  • St. Louis American - Mothers outraged at EPA's response on West Lake landfill - Rebecca Rivas
  • Sputnik News - Russia Nuclear Decommisioning Program Extended to 2030: Official
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Potential nuclear waste rail line threatened - Steve Tetreault
  • CBS News - Chernobyl's "invisible" danger - Bob Simon
  • Yonhap News - Seoul pushes for cooperation with N. Korea, China - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea again vows retaliation against U.N. resolution - pbr@yna.co.kr
  • Wicked Local plymouth - PILGRIM STATION: Opponents of emergency cooling system overflow Mayflower Meeting Room - Frank Mand
  • Radio New Zealand - French Polynesia to seek huge compensation from France
  • The Hindu - 'Nuclear power helps in day-to-day life' - Joongang Daily
  • Joongang Daily - North threatens retaliations over UN resolution - Ser Myo-Ja
  • China Post - N. Korea warns of 'catastrophic consequences' over UN's ruling - Jung Ha-Won
  • Fukushima Diary - M6.8 hit Northern part of Nagano / 50 aftershocks within 24 hours - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Officials have "admitted failure" at Fukushima plant – Giving up on attempts "to prevent highly contaminated water from pouring into ocean" – Regulator asks "What was all the trouble over the past months for?" – Gov't experts worried cement barrier is going to crack (VIDEO)
  • ENENews - Powerful quake rocks Japan, 6- out of 7 on intensity scale – Officials warn of strong aftershocks, around 50 so far – Helicopters find "more extensive damage than earlier thought" – Major roads collapsed, buildings flattened – Witnesses: "Strongest ever felt… Shaking was enormous" (VIDEOS)
  • Asahi Shimbun - UPDATE: At least 37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Nagano quake
  • Asahi Shimbun - After failures, TEPCO to use special cement to prevent contaminated water leaks
  • Jiji Press - N-Accident Evacuation Drill Held in Fukushima

    Saturday, November 22, 2014

  • Albuquerque Journal - More eyes on WIPP leak - Mark Oswald
  • KOB Albuquerque - Los Alamos director denies lab hid facts from WIPP
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL chief denies lab hid facts from WIPP - Patrick Malone
  • Lower Hudson Journal - View: No Yucca Mountain, and more Indian Point concerns - Peter Schwartz
  • Albuquerque Journal - Number of workers allowed in WIPP underground doubles - Sarah Matott
  • Daily Camera - LeRoy Moore: Rocky Flats burn a bad idea - Leroy Moore
  • Bakken Shale Plays - WIPP cleanup costs another $113 million - Danielle Wente
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - SNS back in action, producing neutrons - Frank Munger
  • Bloomberg - House Republicans Sue Obama Over Health Law Implementation - Sophia Pearson and Kathleen Miller
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Talks Resume With 72 Hours for Last-Ditch Deal - Jonathan Tirone, Terry Atlas and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Reuters - West seen easing demands on Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal - Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan; no tsunami warning: NHK - Linda Sieg
  • Reuters - Kerry says 'big gaps' remain in Iran nuclear talks - Fredrik Dahl
  • BBC - Iran nuclear talks: 'Big gaps' remain as deadline looms
  • Daily Beast - The Nuclear Deal That Iran's Regime Fears Most - Djavad Khadem
  • Itar-Tass - Russian nuclear agency inks deal to supply nuke fuel to Ukraine in 2015 – CEO
  • Sputnik News - Russia Ready to Continue Nuclear Cooperation With US: Rosatom CEO
  • London Times - Fire at Dounreay nuclear site highlights 'incompetent' staff - Lucy Holden
  • Herald Scotland - Nuclear plant fire resulted in radiation leak, inquiry reveals - Jody Harrison
  • BBC - Fire at Dounreay led to release of radioactivityBy Steven McKenzie
  • Reuters - U.S., Iran discussing new ideas to break nuclear impasse: sources - Louis Charbonneau and Jonathan Allen
  • Reuters - Egypt hires German firm to bore transport tunnels under Suez Canal - Stephen Kalin In Cairo and Hans Seidenstücker In Frankfurt
  • Port Huron Times Herald - Planned lakeside nuclear waste dump closed to public comment - Beth Leblanc
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Voters can judge Abe's stance toward Constitution, nuclear power
  • Daily Telegraph - Iran's nuclear negotiations have devolved into a numbers game - David Blair, Vienna
  • VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese contractors to join Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power project - Dat Viet
  • World Nuclear News - Vietnam upgrades reactor choice
  • Irish Independent - Reactor at nuclear power station on British coast shut down due to fault - Catriona Webster
  • Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Vt. Yankee panel ponders site use
  • ANTARA Jakarta - Support for nuclear power plant development on the rise - Pewarta: Andi Abdussalam
  • Japan Times - Magnitude-6.8 quake rips Nagano; scale of destruction unclear as SDF team dispatched
  • Kuwait News Agency - Arab countries call Israel to join NPT
  • Xinhua News - Damage, injuries reported after M6.8 quake hits Japan's Nagano
  • Japan Times - Tepco fails to halt toxic water inflow at Fukushima No. 1 trenches
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukushima village holds N-crisis drill
  • Japan Times - Abe's 'risky' election gambit may backfire, U.S. expert claims
  • Newburyport Daily News - NRC inspection finds three violations at Seabrook plant - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • Sputnik News - Russian Foreign Ministry's Ambassador at large Grigory LogvinovNorth Korean Nuclear Program Poses no Direct Threat to Russia: Ministry
  • Tampa Bay Times - Editorial: PSC poised to side with Duke Energy, FPL again
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - From Hell to Hades and back - Frank Munger
  • Tri-City Herald - Murray, Cantwell call for Hanford worker protection - Annette Cary
  • New York Times - The Diplomatic Effort, and What a Final Agreement Might Look Like - David E. Sanger
  • Press TV - US, German FMs hold talks on Iran nuclear program
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks in Vienna enter 5th day
  • Press TV - Iran, US discussing new nuclear proposals
  • Press TV - Vienna talks based on Iran's plans, initiatives: Afkham
  • Press TV - P5+1 offered no significant proposal in Vienna talks: Zarif
  • Asahi Shimbun - After failures, TEPCO to use special cement to prevent contaminated water leaks
  • Fukushima Diary - 40 of 47 given A2 in thyroid test of Matsudo city/City gov "Result not guarantee potential health in future" - Iori Mochizuki
  • Japan Times - Poll loss might trigger meltdown in LDP's reactor restart campaign
  • Japan Times - Tepco fails to halt toxic water inflow at Fukushima No. 1 trenches
  • Japan Times - Magnitude-6.8 quake strikes Nagano area, injuring more than 20 people
  • Jiji Press - N-Accident Evacuation Drill Held in Fukushima
  • Kyodo News - Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Nagano, central Japan, at least 20 injured
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to bury Fukushima plant trench with concrete to control radioactive water
  • Mainichi Daily News - Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Nagano, vicinity in central Japan

    Friday, November 21, 2014

  • Midwest Energy News - Q&A: Trying to build a future for nuclear power - Frank Jossi
  • WKMS Murrey State, KY - $359 Million for PGDP Cleanup - Allison Crawford
  • Livermore Independent - Lab Selected for Site of New Supercomputer
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL chief denies lab hid facts from WIPP
  • EIN Newsdesk - DOE Issues Request for Proposal for Services at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Bloomberg - Enel's Slovak Nuclear Project Budget Swells to 4.6 Billion Euros - Ladka Bauerova and Radoslav Tomek
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Envoys May Leave Vienna Before Looming Deadline - Jonathan Tirone, Terry Atlas and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - South Africa's Guptas to Raise $73 Million for Uranium Project - Kevin Crowley
  • Bloomberg - China Climate Pledge Needs 1,000 Nuclear Plant Effort - Bloomberg News
  • Reuters - Western leaders step away from nuclear talks with Iran as deadline nears - Jonathan Allen and John Irish
  • Reuters - U.N. nuclear agency says to discuss site access offer with Iran - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Kerry say extra effort needed on Iran deal: Moscow - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Iran still stalling as nuclear deadline looms: U.N. agency - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - France tempers Iran nuclear stance in nod to wider diplomatic needs - John Irish
  • Reuters - S.Korea announces four more nuclear reactors to be built - Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - Powerful U.S. pro-Israel lobby holds fire as Iran deadline looms - Matt Spetalnick and Patricia Zengerle
  • Reuters - Japan PM seeks verdict on 'Abenomics' in snap election - Linda Sieg and Elaine Lies
  • Reuters - Nuclear delays pose threat to China's climate goals - David Stanway
  • Reuters - Iran rejects West's pressure on nuclear probe, offers site access - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Russia says North Korea ready for renewal of nuclear talks - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks stuck, deadline may be extended: officials - Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - Western leaders step away from nuclear talks with Iran as deadline nears - Jonathan Allen and John Irish
  • New York Times - U.S. Lays Out Limits It Seeks in Iran Nuclear Talks - Michael R. Gordon
  • New York Times - A Nuclear Deal Is Likely to Hit Hurdles in Iran - Thomas Erdbrink
  • The Guardian - Dounreay nuclear plant fire led to 'unauthorised' radioactivity release - Terry Macalister
  • RT - ?Radioactive leak as fire strikes Scottish nuclear plant
  • The Scotsman - Probe call after Dounreay fire causes tritium leak
  • Financial Times - Failure to reach a nuclear deal will drive Iran into Russia's arms - Ariane Tabatabai
  • Sputnik News - Nuclear Talks With Iran Tense, Extension Not Discussed So Far: Moscow
  • Press TV - Fresh political impetus needed for Iran nuclear deal: Russia
  • The Guardian - Scepticism grows over deal on Iran nuclear program as deadline looms - Julian Borger in Vienna and Spencer Ackerman in New York
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - State OKs $4.8B nuke-plant settlement - Morgan Lee
  • San Gabriel Valley Tribune - Deal divides billions in closed San Onofre nuclear power plant's costs - The Associated Press
  • ABC - First look at nuclear fuel in a meltdown - Stuart Gary
  • The Oregonian - Groups says fuel storage poses risk at the Northwest's lone commercial nuclear plant - Ted Sickinger
  • The Economist - The ultimate security blanket
  • Wired - How the nuclear age has been charted through photography - John O'Brian
  • TCPalm - Flooding at St. Lucie nuclear plant prompts more oversight from regulators - Will Greenlee
  • Daily Telegraph - The four key hurdles in the way of a nuclear deal with Iran - David Blair, Vienna
  • CounterPunch - Secrets of the UK Nuclear Bomb Tests Revealed - Chris Busby
  • Los Angeles Times - North Dakota nuclear missile base struggles to recover from scandals - W.J. Hennigan
  • Platts - UK prompt power prices rebound on low wind, nuclear outage
  • Press TV - NAM reaffirms countries' right to nuclear energy
  • RT - UN chief urges 'flexibility' in jammed Iran nuclear talks
  • UN News Centre - UN agency chief reports on Iran, DPR Korea nuclear files, measures to curb climate change
  • BBC News - Iranian views on what nuclear deal might bring
  • Sputnik News - Russia Nuclear Decommisioning Program Extended to 2030: Official
  • SA Business Day - State chooses 'nuclear friendly' energy plan - Carol Paton
  • Michigan Radio - Groups say Fermi 2 nuclear plant license shouldn't be renewed
  • Daily Telegraph - Nuclear power may not be needed, says top atomic advocate - Geoffrey Lean
  • Trend News Agency - Iran says IAEA report has nothing new on Iran's nuke program - Fatih Karimov
  • Toronto Star - Letter: Nuclear consensus was achieved - Derek Lister, Fredericton, N.B.
  • Times of India - India pushes for entry into elite nuclear groups - Sujatha Singh
  • York Daily Record - Residents turn out to get free potassium iodide pills in case of nuclear disaster - Brett Sholtis
  • Sputnik News - Climate Change Reason to Use Nuclear Power as Primary Energy Source: IAEA
  • Yonhap News - U.S. calls N. Korea's nuclear test threat 'cause of great concern' - Chang Jae-soon
  • Sputnik News - IAEA's Role in Solving Iran's Nuclear Issue 'Complicated': Foreign Ministry
  • Yonhap News - Gov't agrees with rural county on new nuclear power plant
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO starts transferring remaining unspent fuel from Fukushima No. 4 reactor
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Y-12 targeted as protest site tied to Ferguson fallout - Frank Munger
  • Xinhua News - DPRK ready to resume six-party talks without preconditions: Russian FM
  • Fairewinds Energy Education - French Nuclear Cycle Crash - Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education interviews independent international energy and nuclear policy consultant Mycle Schneider
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear before ASLB to stop last Mark I "Fukushima" reactor relicensing
  • Atomic Insights - Paul Wilson & Bret Bennington vs Arnie Gundersen & Heidi Hutner on Nuclear Sustainability - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Neutrons galore at ORNL
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Leslie Groves talks Manhattan Project (1945)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Will the revised UPF require a revised EIS?
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - This is what the revised UPF may look like
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 targeted for protests tied to Ferguson grand jury announcement; Oak Ridge plant on alert
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Y-12 erecting 'permanent' security fence
  • KING5 Seattle - Union, watchdog groups to sue over worker safety at Hanford - Gary Chittim
  • Tri-City Herald - Justice Department will not join Hanford lawsuit
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford union, 2 other groups threaten more legal action over tank vapors - Annette Cary
  • All Things Nuclear - Independent Review of DOD's Nuclear Enterprise: Money, Maintenance, and Morale - Eryn MacDonald
  • NAS - Project Update: - Current Status of and Progress toward Eliminating Highly Enriched Uranium Use in Fuel for Civilian Research and Test Reactors
  • IAEA - From Farm to Fork
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's nuclear program: contradictions still remain
  • Trend News Agency - Iran FM to return Iran for more consultations
  • Trend News Agency - Iran-West talks lead to reticence
  • Trend News Agency - Iran denies having nuclear site in country's Marivan
  • Yonhap News - No signs of N. Korea's immediate nuke test: Seoul defense chief
  • Press TV - Elements of agreement available in Iran talks: Russia
  • Press TV - Zarif may fly home for consultations: Source
  • Press TV - Iran nuclear talks in Vienna enter 4th day
  • Press TV - Fresh political impetus needed for Iran nuclear deal: Russia
  • Press TV - Zarif, Kerry, Ashton hold talks in Vienna
  • Press TV - NAM reaffirms countries' right to nuclear energy
  • Press TV - No diversion in Iran nuclear program: IAEA chief
  • Press TV - Zarif not returning to Tehran: Iranian source
  • Newbury Today - Public consultation raises concerns about lorries in Burghfield and Theale carrying radioactive submarine waste - Jane Meredith
  • Utility Week UK - Dig deep to deal with nuclear waste - Keith Parker
  • Utility Week UK - Interview: Guus Weiss, head of retail, GDF Suez Energy UK
  • New York Times - North Korea: Plutonium Extraction May Be Restarting, Institute Says - Choe Sang-Hun
  • Joongang Daily - Post-UN, North may be reprocessing plutonium - Sarah Kim
  • Govtrack - H.R. 4778: Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act - SPONSOR: James "Jim" McGovern (MA2)
  • New London Day - Millstone readies 'the dome' to deal with disasters - Judy Benson
  • NHK World - TEPCO gives up on freezing tainted water
  • Asahi Shimbun - Work begins in Fukushima to demolish ships stranded by 2011 tsunami - Masakazu Honda
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO starts transferring remaining unspent fuel from Fukushima No. 4 reactor
  • Asahi Shimbun - Lower House dissolved for Dec. 14 snap election; campaigning opens Dec. 2
  • Kyodo News - TEPCO fails to stop toxic water inflow into tunnels
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, Page 69470 [FR DOC #: 2014-27633]
  • E&E Daily - DOE: Hanford whistleblower probe stalled early on -- memo - Kevin Bogardus
  • Twin Falls Times-News - UPDATE: Malfunctions Delay Radioactive Waste Treatment

    Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Tahoe Daily Tribune - What's on the Nevada GOP wish list for 2015? - Jim Clark
  • Business Times of Western Colorado - GOP victories in 2014 set the stage for 2016 - Kelly Sloan
  • Washington Times - Utah lawmaker questions city water going to NSA - Lindsay Whitehurst
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Report: Nuclear testing remnants remain radioactive - Keith Rogers
  • E&E Daily - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: Murray breaks silence, urges NRC to review repository - Hannah Northey
  • Roll Call blog - Murray and Cantwell on Yucca Mountain - Randy Leonard
  • Bangor Daily News - Re-evaluating Veterans Day with an eye toward a more decent, peaceful world - Eric Collins
  • LA Monitor - Senators request additional $113M funding for WIPP cleanup
  • FOX News - Kitty litter mix-up at fed lab contributed to costly nuclear radiation leak, report says
  • KCBD - Idaho shipments arrive safely at Waste Control Specialists
  • Bloomberg - Iranians Count Cost of Sanctions as Nuclear Accord Deadline Nears - Golnar Motevalli
  • Bloomberg - Iran Signals Checks to Continue as More Talks Weighed - Jonathan Tirone
  • Bloomberg - Goldman Sachs to Wind Down Uranium Unit After Failing to Sell - Michael J. Moore
  • Reuters - Iran nuclear talks stuck, deadline may be extended: officials - Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - EU 'deeply regrets' Iran's failure to address IAEA's nuclear concerns - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - U.N. chief urges all parties to compromise in Iran nuclear talks - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Still long way to go for Iran nuclear deal: Fabius, Kerry - John Irish and Jonathan Allen
  • Reuters - Putin backs deeper ties with North Korea after meeting Kim envoy - Thomas Grove
  • Reuters - Britain examines progress of Hinkley Point C nuclear project - Susanna Twidale; Additional reporting by Geert De Clercq in Paris and Karolin Schaps in London
  • Reuters - Hungary's Orban: we'll choose our own path in ties with Russia - Sandor Peto and Krisztina Than
  • Reuters - Earthquake hits northern Japan, no tsunami warning issued - Tokyo Newsroom
  • Reuters - Washington state to sue federal government over nuclear site vapors - Victoria Cavaliere
  • Reuters - Russia's relations with Hungary warm as ties with West chill - Gabriela Baczynska
  • Reuters - Hard to reach Iran nuclear deal by November 24: Blinken - Arshad Mohammed
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Areva rethinks strategy after ditching targets - Geert De Clercq and Jean-Baptiste Vey
  • Reuters - Britain says not optimistic about Iran nuclear deal by deadline - Aija Krutaine
  • BBC - Nuclear deal 'at risk of collapse' due to Areva crisis
  • Daily Telegraph - Hinkley Point nuclear plant 'threatened by Areva financial crisis' - Emily Gosden, and Ashley Armstrong
  • Reuters UK - Britain examines progress of Hinkley Point C nuclear project
  • ABC News - Russia: North Korea Ready to Resume Nuclear Talks - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • New York Times - North Korea Threatens to Conduct Nuclear Test - Choe Sang-Hun
  • RT - Iran refuses to address Arak reactor claims, nuclear energy needs cited
  • CQ Roll Call - The EPA Must Give Nuclear Energy Equal Consideration | Commentary - Michaele Brady Raap
  • The Economist - Nuclear safety--The ultimate security blanket
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch - EPA says fire won't spread radioactive material via air - Jacob Barker
  • ABC News - Kerry Says 'We Are Not Talking About an Extension' as Iran Nuclear Negotiations Near Deadline
  • Global Research - Lake Huron Radioactive Waste Dump Proposal Should be Rejected - John LaForge
  • CM Mining Weekly - Nuclear metal hafnium price hits record high
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Russia discuss nuclear issue - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Heritage Foundation Daily Signal - The Independent Review of the Nuclear Mission: Five Things You Need to Know - Michaela Dodge
  • The Guardian - Centrica blames warmer weather and nuclear problems for profit warning - Terry Macalister
  • Canada Free Press - Japan's Nuclear Lessons - Jack Dini
  • The Conversation UK - Mystery drones are buzzing around French nuclear plants – should we be worried? - Daniel Salisbury, Christopher Hobbs
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Nuclear power plant announces layoffs
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Nuclear sirens to be tested today
  • Reuters - FACTBOX-Proposed U.S. nuclear power reactors
  • Twin Falls Times-News - Malfunctions Delay Radioactive Waste Treatment
  • Xinhua News - S.Korea warns of stern response against DPRK's threat of nuke test
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear watchdog panel: Fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Daily Mirror - Nuclear test veterans could FINALLY get £25million in compensation - Jason Beattie
  • Politics.hu - No delay in preparation, loaning procedure of Hungary Paks nuclear plant, says Szijjártó
  • Augusta Chronicle - Federal nuclear safety board finds funding, staffing decreases for SRS emergency planning - Meg Mirshak
  • Yonhap News - No signs of N. Korea's immediate nuke test: Seoul defense chief - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - Seoul sternly warns against N. Korea's nuke test threat - sooyeon@yna.co.kr
  • San Luis Obispo New Times - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission releases a tsunami assessment of Diablo Canyon 11 years later - Colin Rigley
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea keeping tabs on NK nuclear activities: defense ministry - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Sheffield Star - Nuclear reactor agreement signed
  • Nevada Appeal - Nevada Business and Industry chief: Office bonds with state's small business - John Barrette
  • Belteleradiocompany - New stage in the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • Aiken Standard - Column: SRNL is major player with vital energy role - Don Bridges
  • GlobalPost - Iran refuses to give ground on key Arak reactor
  • Platts - Platts Analysis of U.S. EIA Data - Geoffrey Craig
  • Atomic Insights - Power In New England: Why are Prices Increasing so Rapidly? - Evan Twarog
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Whitney: Increasing pressure on cleanup projects
  • KING5 Seattle - Sick Hanford workers told 'you're fine' - Susannah Frame
  • IPS - IPS Honours Crusader for Nuclear Abolition - Roger Hamilton-Martin
  • Government Accountability Project - UN Needs Outside Intervention to Root Out Corruption: Daily Whistleblower News - Sarah Damian
  • All Things Nuclear - Lifetime Achievement Award to Michael Mariotte - Dave Lochbaum
  • NRC - NRC Increases Oversight and Inspection of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant
  • NRC blog - Throw Back Thursday – What's Underneath?
  • New York Times - French Nuclear Giant Areva Says Future Is Uncertain, Prompting a Sell-Off - DAVID JOLLY and STANLEY REED
  • IAEA - IAEA Board of Governors Convenes - Aabha Dixit
  • IAEA - IAEA Issues 2014 Edition of Climate Change and Nuclear Power - Bruna Lecossois
  • Financial Times - Germany's EU commissioner doubts Hollande's reforms - Peter Spiegel in Brussels
  • Trend News Agency - Rouhani talks nuclear negotiations, says West should abandon greed - Temkin Jafarov
  • Trend News Agency - Iran unveils the dates on building new nuclear reactors, amount of uranium enrichment - Dalga Khatinoglu
  • Xinhua News - UN chief calls for successful conclusion of Iran nuclear talks
  • Xinhua News - IS, nuclear talks top energy summit in Turkey
  • Xinhua News - DPRK ready to resume six-party talks without preconditions: Russian FM
  • Xinhua News - John Kerry to join Iranian nuclear negotiations in Vienna on Thursday
  • Yonhap News - No signs of N. Korea's immediate nuke test: Seoul defense chief - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News - S. Korea keeping tabs on NK nuclear activities: defense ministry - graceoh@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 hold 3rd day of nuclear talks in Vienna
  • Press TV - Kerry to join Iran nuclear negotiations in Vienna
  • Press TV - Iran not to allow irregular nuclear inspections: AEOI
  • Press TV - P5+1 should grab Iran nuclear talks chance: Larijani
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, Pages 69100 - 69101 [FR DOC #: 2014-27487]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Proposed Rules: Radiation Protection, Pages 69065 - 69066 [FR DOC #: 2014-27519]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Issuance of a Non-Manufacturing and Distribution Service Provider Order, Pages 69136 - 69142 [FR DOC #: 2014-27515]
  • DoL - Former General Atomics employees notified of inclusion - in EEOICPA Special Exposure Cohort by US Labor Department
  • La Jolla Patch - Former General Atomics Employees Included in Federal Compensation Program - Mirna Alfonso
  • Wall Street Journal blog - The Lost Spark of France's Nuclear Sector - Ambroise Ecorcheville
  • Japan Today - M5.3 quake hits off Fukushima, jolts Kanto; no tsunami alert issued
  • Asahi Shimbun - Diet passes legislation to remove nuclear waste from Fukushima in 30 years
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima rice cultivated in decontaminated fields served at Environment Ministry - Teru Okumura
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear watchdog panel: Fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • DOE:EM - DOE Issues Request for Proposal for Services at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Fukushima Diary - M5.3 hit Fukushima offshore again / Gravitational acceleration reported significantly smaller in Daiichi plant - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - TV: "Barrier is not holding" at Fukushima plant – All efforts have failed to stop very high levels of radioactive materials flowing into ocean – Officials: More water's coming in than we were pumping out – Workers now trying to prevent overflow (VIDEO)
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear watchdog panel: Fault under Tsuruga reactor is active
  • Asahi Shimbun - Diet passes legislation to remove nuclear waste from Fukushima in 30 years
  • Asahi Shimbun - Fukushima rice cultivated in decontaminated fields served at Environment Ministry
  • Japan Times - Fault beneath Tsuruga nuclear reactor is active, watchdog panel reaffirms
  • Mainichi Daily News - Experts retain Tsuruga reactor fault judgment in draft report
  • The Daily Beast - Could This Be the First Pro-Choice Republican on a National Ticket? - David Freedlander

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

  • Las Vegas SUN - Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation - Ken Ritter
  • Deseret News - My view: Can we meet EPA carbon emissions goals without going nuclear? - Gary Sandquist
  • KUER NPR Utah - Proposal Melds State Environment Agencies - Judy Fahys
  • PoliticalNews.me - Brown Representative to Share Senator's Public Comment on Local Redevelopment Plan at Piketon
  • Albuquerque Business First - Congress asked to spend more on WIPP - Gary Gerew
  • KUNM Albuquerque - Nuclear Security Expert Talks WIPP, LANL and Non-Proliferation - Marisa Demarco
  • Bloomberg - EDF Delays Start of Normandy Reactor on Supply Holdbacks - Tara Patel
  • Bloomberg - Iran Failure to Evade Sanctions Offers Russia Little Hope - Stephanie Bodoni
  • Bloomberg - UN Rebukes Iran on Human Rights as Nuclear Talks Near Deadline - Sangwon Yoon
  • Reuters - India to pay Iran $400 mln frozen oil money this week - sources - Nidhi Verma
  • Reuters - Areva shares plummet as update raises prospect of further writedowns - Geert De Clercq and James Regan
  • Reuters - European shares slip; Areva sinks after suspending targets - Blaise Robinson
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Iran uses China bank to transfer funds to Quds-linked companies – report - Louis Charbonneau, Jonathan Saul and James Pomfret
  • Reuters - N.Y. wants deal to keep Ginna power reactor on line - Scott DiSavino
  • Power Engineering International - Leaked plan shows true extent of Germany's nuclear waste disposal - Diarmaid Williams
  • Power Engineering International - EDF blames Areva for delay in next generation nuclear plant - Diarmaid Williams
  • The Hankyoreh - Permanent facilities for spent nuclear fuel may have to wait until 2055 - Jung Se-ra
  • MetroNews Canada - 'Citizen scientists' collect B.C. seawater for Fukushima radiation research - Thandi Fletcher
  • Deutsche Welle - Sticking points remain in Iran nuclear dispute
  • Govtrack - H. R. 5709: Text of the Sanction Iran, Safeguard America Act of 2014
  • Reuters - Britain says not optimistic about Iran nuclear deal by deadline - Aija Krutaine
  • New York Times - French Nuclear Giant Areva Says Future Is Uncertain, Prompting a Sell-Off - DAVID JOLLY and STANLEY REED
  • Reuters - EDF must start French nuclear closure in 2015 despite delay on replacement - Michel Rose
  • The Guardian - Shares in French nuclear group Areva plunge on financial target suspension
  • London Times - UK's nuclear future in danger amid mounting Areva losses - Adam Sage, Paris, Tim Webb
  • Fox News Latino - Bolivia, France sign accords on nuclear energy, lithium
  • ABC News - NKorea May Be Restarting Nuke Fuel Reprocessing - Matthew Pennington
  • ABC News - Washington to Sue Over Nuclear Site's Tank Vapors - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Global Research - US Government Injected Citizens with Uranium Under Secret Program: Flashback - Anthony Gucciardi
  • Reuters - Hard to reach Iran nuclear deal by November 24: Blinken - Arshad Mohammed
  • Los Angeles Times - Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families - Yuriko Nagano
  • Press TV - Iran, six powers continue nuclear negotiations in Vienna
  • Trend News Agency - 17 interesting facts about Iran's nuclear program - Umid Niayesh
  • Greenpeace International - Marshall Islands takes on the nuclear-armed states, for all our sakes - Blogpost by Daniel Simons and Jen Maman
  • Wall Street Journal blog - Head of Energy Body Wants Japan to Restart Nuclear Reactors - Mari Iwata
  • Tri-City Herald - State notifies DOE of possible lawsuit over Hanford tank vapors - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Seattle-area activists call for Richland nuclear plant shutdown
  • Tri-City Herald - Nuclear critic to release a report on Richland plant
  • Daily Sabah - RUSSIA HAS NO INTENTION TO DEVELOP IRAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS, SAY EXPERTS - Büsra Akin Dinçer
  • Japan Times - diet-approves-bill-collective-compensation-nuclear-accidents
  • Enformable - Recent issues demonstrate risks of nuclear power in space - Karl Grossman
  • Lower Hudson Journal - NRC says Algonquin Pipeline no risk to Indian Point - Elizabeth Ganga
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Westinghouse won't take no for an answer in South Africa - Anya Litvak
  • Press TV - Iran FM: P5+1's political will needed for final nuclear deal - Homa Lezgee
  • Trend News Agency - Talks on Iranian nuclear program continue in tense atmosphere – Iranian Foreign Ministry
  • Metroland News - Get nuclear overhauls right: Banker - John Spears
  • BBC - Areva shares plunge after it drops financial targets
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Senators seeks recovery funds for nuke repository
  • VietNamNet Bridge - IAEA pledges support to Vietnam's nuclear power
  • Yonhap News - Radioactivity found in areas near nuke plants: eco-groups
  • The Hindu - False promise of nuclear power - Brahma Chellaney
  • Korea Herald - N. Korea threatens nuke test as U.N. ups human rights pressure
  • Sputnik News - Agreement on Iran's Nuclear Program Depends on US Lifting Sanctions: Source
  • Yahoo! News UK - PM's vow over nuclear test veterans
  • Public Radio of Armenia - Russia to provide Armenia with $270 million loan for repair of the nuclear power plant
  • Sanford Herald, Sanford, NC - Sanford has successfully fought waste relocation in the past - Zach Potter
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Retirees planning protest at Y-12 - Frank Munger
  • The Diplomat - The Long Haul for Fukushima - Clint Richards
  • Japan Times - Diet approves bill on collective compensation for nuclear accidents
  • Japan Times - Abe's election decision met with anger in disaster-hit communities
  • Deutsche Local - Government doubles nuclear waste count

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Report: Yucca Mountain Project still alive - Keith Rogers
  • New York Times - Nuclear Agency Rules Are Ill-Suited for Plant Decommissioning, Leader Says - Matthew L. Wald
  • Trenton Times - Opinion: Nuclear storage at Yucca Mountain might now get the green light - James McGovern
  • Las Vegas SUN - Letter: Reid can make Yucca help Nevada - Tom Keller, Henderson
  • Roll Call blog - NRC Head Calls for Disposal, Closure Rules - Randy Leonard
  • Payvand - Column: Crunch Time for Iran Nuclear Talks - Barbara Slavin, VOA
  • Oak Ridge Today - Chinese supercomputer stays No. 1, Titan at ORNL still No. 2 - John Huotari
  • Aiken Standard - Committee wants reports on site safety, WIPP - Derrek Asberry
  • Bloomberg - Areva Cuts Forecast for Next Two Years Amid New Delays - Francois de Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - Optimism Over Iran Talks Easier to Find in Tehran Than in Washington - Indira A.R. Lakshmanan
  • Bloomberg - Will Iran Ever Have Nuclear Transparency?
  • Reuters - Saudi Electricity in talks with EDF to join UK nuclear project - Karolin Schaps, Reem Shamseddine
  • Reuters - Japan deflation devil, election loss drove Abe's tax, poll moves - Linda Sieg and Yoshifumi Takemoto
  • Reuters - South Korea to store low radioactive waste next month at the earliest - Meeyoung Cho
  • Reuters - Iran and six powers haven't discussed extending nuclear talks: U.S. - Louis Charbonneau
  • Reuters - Iran to resist 'excessive' demands in push for nuclear deal - Fredrik Dahl and Parisa Hafezi
  • The Guardian - US and Iranian negotiators in crunch nuclear talks
  • The Guardian - Iran nuclear talks – the Guardian briefing - Julian Borger and Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • Deutsche Welle - Sticking points remain in Iran nuclear dispute
  • Australian Mining - Japan's nuclear restart to boost Australian uranium industry - Vicky Validakis
  • NPR - Russia's Plans In Iran Could Make Waves In Nuclear Talks - Robert Siegel, Host:
  • The Australian - Uranium may head to India in 2015
  • Itar-Tass - Australia unreliable partner in nuclear power industry – Russian FM
  • New York Times - A Time for Revisiting Real Fears--Sobering Relics of a Nuclear Threat That Has Spread - George Johnson
  • Deutsche Local - Government doubles nuclear waste count
  • London Times - French give Saudis nuclear option for Hinkley Point plan - Tim Webb
  • South Jersey Times - N.J. DEP gives Shieldalloy deadline for radioactive waste clean-up plan - Kristina Pritchett
  • Reuters UK - Britain urges Iranian "flexibility" before nuclear deal deadline - Fredrik Dahl
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal must lift anti-Iran bans: Official
  • Richmond Times Dispatch - Dominion Virginia Power upgrades nuclear information centers
  • IPS - Iranians Keep Hope Alive for Final Nuclear Deal - Jasmin Ramsey
  • Toronto Star - Nuclear leader 'agnostic' on waste storage options - John Spears
  • Daily Telegraph - Iran says nuclear deal 'possible' in last-ditch round
  • BelTA - Belarus implements national nuclear program in close cooperation with IAEA
  • Los Angeles Times - Letters: Readers React There's no such thing as a safe nuclear weapon
  • Washington Post - Old nukes and old thinking - Walter Pincus
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: Nuke forces need shake-up
  • National Interest - Atomic Anxieties: Tough Choices Ahead When It Comes to America's Nukes - Adam Mount
  • The Independent - Time running out for settlement to disarm Iran's nuclear programme - David Usborne
  • BBC News - Iran nuclear stakes high as 'end' talks begin - Kasra Naji
  • Reuters - S.Korea hopes to store low radioactive waste next year - Meeyoung Cho
  • The Chattanoogan - Nuclear Exercise to Involve TVA, Federal, State and Local Agencies
  • Wicked Local Falmouth - Documentary on anti-nuclear activism Nov. 21 in Falmouth - Cinema Politica Cape Cod
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal possible before deadline: Iran FM
  • Kyiv Post - Ukraine, Norway agree on cooperation in nuclear and radiation safety
  • Charlotte Business Journal blog - Report: Duke Energy pushing back decision on Lee nuclear plant - John Downey
  • PennEnergy - AREVA, Caterpillar team on emergency solutions for nuclear power
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - OF NUCLEAR INTEREST: Entergy should provide compensation for use of public tidelands - Meg Sheehan
  • Xinhua News - Kerry travels to Europe as deadline looms for Iran nuclear talks
  • All Things Nuclear - NRC: Obstructing Justice? - Dave Lochbaum
  • Al-Arabiya - Iran nuclear talks haunted by ISIS, history
  • WTVY Dothan - Siren Test Set for Farley Nuclear Plant
  • Global Times - Vietnam to host nuclear forum Atomex Asia 2014
  • Owen Sound Sun Times - Bruce Power to produce Cobalt-60 - Rob Gowan
  • Japan Times - Tepco unable to halt tainted water flowing into tunnels at Fukushima
  • Augusta Chronicle - Robots taking samples from waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site - Meg Mirshak
  • WCSH-TV - Former shipyard fire chief criticizes Navy report
  • Aiken Standard - Editorial: Survival of MOX still rests with lawmakers
  • Reuters - Energy Northwest's Columbia reactor back at full power after work - Anupam Chatterjee
  • New London Day - Millstone Unit 3 back in service - Judy Benson
  • Reuters - Czech CEZ puts Dukovany units 3 and 4 in startup mode after repair
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Dec. 3 safety forum to analyze ORNL accident
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Taking the ferry to Oak Ridge (1943)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL's Titan remains No. 2 in supercomputer rankings
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Getting rid of the rad-hot targets at SNS
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The barracks in Oak Ridge (1944)
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG cites quick, prolonged loan of contract employees at ORNL, other laboratories
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Retirees planning Dec. 4 protest at Y-12
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Wigner Lecture Dec. 10 at ORNL
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORAU gets $1.4M for tobacco-related research
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces New Minorities in Energy Industry Partner Network
  • DOE - The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Power
  • NAS - Project Update: Determinants of Market Adoption of Advanced Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Technologies
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews Viet Nam's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
  • The Guardian - Iran will do a deal with the west – but only if there's no loss of dignity - Hooman Majd
  • BBC News - Why is Japan heading to the polls?
  • BBC News - Japan profile
  • Bellona - Press Release: Bellona to advise Ukrainian Energy Ministry on climate issues through new office in Kiev
  • Xinhua News - Iran ready to brace for "victory day" in talks as deadline nears
  • Xinhua News - Japan's Abe delays tax hike, to call snap election
  • Xinhua News - Vietnam to host nuclear forum Atomex Asia 2014
  • Xinhua News - S. Korea urged to build facility for nuclear waste by 2055
  • Xinhua News - Kerry travels to Europe as deadline looms for Iran nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal must lift anti-Iran bans: Official
  • Press TV - P5+1's political will needed for final nuclear deal: Iran FM
  • Press TV - Zarif, Ashton begin last-ditch round of nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal possible before deadline: Iran FM
  • Energy Department - Notices: Meetings: Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee, Page 68673 [FR DOC #: 2014-27256]
  • Fukushima Diary - Anonymous NISA staff "All NISA staff escaped Fukushima plant by 3/12/2011?/"It's meaningless for us to go back" - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Radioactive water leak found at Ikata plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - Attempt to stop water flowing into trench at Fukushima plant fails
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivor still remembers burning piles of corpses
  • Jiji Press - TEPCO Unable to Stop Tainted Water Flows into Tunnels
  • Govtrack - H.Res. 716: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Canadian ...
  • Chillicothe Gazette - DOE's Piketon plans largely championed by public - David Berman
  • Oceanside-Camp Pendleton Patch - City Council Passes Watered-Down Resolution on Nuclear Waste - Roger Johnson
  • Center for Public Integrity - Nuclear weapons lab used taxpayer funds to obtain more taxpayer funds - R. Jeffrey Smith

    Monday, November 17, 2014

  • Physics World - Review breathes life into Yucca Mountain nuclear-waste site - Peter Gwynne
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Beaver Valley plant readies nuclear waste storage area
  • World Nuclear News - Energy Fuels outlines mill plans
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - PLYMOUTH: Entergy wants a permit to establish moorings as part of an emergency cooling system
  • KOB•4 Albuquerque - Former nuclear waste inspector for LANL says corners were cut - Caleb James
  • New Mexico Telegram - Morning Word: Report outlines LANL role in radiation leak
  • Bloomberg - Russia Sees 'No Evidence' of Will to Make Iran Nuke Deal - Ilya Arkhipov and Henry Meyer
  • Reuters - U.S. 'disappointed' with Iran's IAEA cooperation ahead of nuclear talks - Fredrik Dahl
  • New York Times - Iran Nuclear Pact Faces an Array of Opposing Forces - David E. Sanger, Steven Erlanger and Jodi Rudoren
  • Financial Times - Q&A: How likely is a nuclear deal with Iran? - Sam Jones In London
  • Washington Post - Doubts about a nuclear deal with Iran as talks near deadline - Carol Morello
  • NPR - With Deadline Looming, U.S. and Iran Meet In Geneva For Nuclear Talks - Eyder Peralta
  • Daily Telegraph - New nuclear power threatened by shortage of atomic engineers - Alan Tovey
  • BBC - 'Skunk power' creates confusion over nuclear fusion - Matt Mcgrath
  • Foreign Affairs - Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Envy - Sigurd Neubauer
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks progressing: Larijani
  • UAE National - Iranian oil minister visits UAE as nuclear talks progress - Anthony Mcauley
  • iafrica - SA holds second nuclear vendor parade
  • WPLN blog - More Nuclear Plants To Come? TVA Chief Says Maybe
  • Algemeiner - Israel in 'Huge' Lobbying Effort Ahead of Deadline for Iranian Nuke Deal (VIDEO) - Dave Bender
  • Al-Monitor - Iran nuclear deal could be key to resolving region's conflicts
  • Press TV - China praises Iran's efforts to facilitate nuclear deal
  • VT Digger - Vermont Public Service Department announces Nov. 20 meeting of Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel
  • Press TV - No deal 'not an option' in Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks
  • Financial Times - Paris set to appoint Varin head of nuclear group Areva - Michael Stothard In Paris
  • Al-Monitor - Iran official: US proposals in Oman 'back to zero'
  • Yale Daily News blog - Hundreds bid farewell to Yale particle accelerator - Lionel Jin Chentian
  • Press TV - Iran N-deal to benefit entire region: Lebanon speaker
  • World Nuclear News - US funding for supercomputers
  • Asia Times - Turning tables on North Korea - Joseph R Detrani
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA CEO paid $4.6 million in 2014 - Dave Flessner
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA boosts profits to 4-year high in 2014
  • Aiken Standard - SRR makes progress in waste mission - Derrek Asberry
  • Korea Herald - 'N.K. engages in aggressive diplomacy'
  • redOrbit - Autism Researchers Get A Little Help From The Tooth Fairy - Rayshell Clapper
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - 'Hillbilly Millionaire' sentenced to 3 months in prison for attempt to extort $2.5 million from Y-12 contractor
  • Bellona - The slow, imperceptible shifts of life behind bars: Bellona visits Yevgeny Vitishko in Russian prison colony - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks progressing: Larijani
  • Press TV - No deal 'not an option' in Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks
  • Press TV - Iran N-deal to benefit entire region: Lebanon speaker
  • Press TV - China praises Iran's efforts to facilitate nuclear deal
  • Press TV - China must play more active role in Iran deal: VP
  • NRC - NRC Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for Callaway Nuclear Power Plant License Renewal
  • NRC blog - REFRESH – Reactor Operators: What it Takes To Do This Important Job - John Munro, Senior Reactor Engineer
  • Navy Department - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: EA18G Growler Airfield Operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA; Lopez Island and Port Townsend, WA; Extension of Public Scoping Period and Additional Public Scoping Meetings, Page 68423 [FR DOC #: 2014-27156]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Amendment Applications: Omaha Public Power District; Fort Calhoun Station, Unit 1, Pages 68487 - 68490 [FR DOC #: 2014-27198]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: License Renewals: Materials License, Operating License SUA1534, Crow Butte Resources, Inc., Crow Butte Uranium In-Situ Recovery Project, Pages 68490 - 68491 [FR DOC #: 2014-27197]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 68491 - 68492 [FR DOC #: 2014-27289]
  • Govtrack - H.R. 5544: Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014 - Sponsor: Paul Broun Jr. (R-Ga10)
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Baywatch Nonprofit Concerned About Pilgrim's Effect on Cape Cod Bay
  • Fukushima Diary - I-131 density spiked in sewage plant of Fukushima - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Radioactive water to tunnels unlikely stopped
  • NHK World - Fukushima Gov. seeks Daini plant decommissioning
  • NHK World - Fukushima chief urges govt. to respect local voice
  • NRC - Prepared Remarks of Chairman Allison M. Macfarlane National Press Club November 17, 2014 – Washington, DC

    Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: Nuclear waste solution: Yucca revived
  • Washington Examiner - 'Clearly lacks the experience': Vitter calls for full hearing on Obama NRC nominee - Susan Ferrechio
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL officials downplayed waste's dangers even after WIPP leak - Patrick Malone
  • New York Times - For U.S. and Russia, Isolation Can Lead to Nuclear Catastrophe - Siegfried S. Hecker
  • New York Times - Editorial: A Final Dash on an Iran Deal
  • PTI - Kudankulam nuclear plant to start commercial ops
  • The Hindu - Kudankulam nuclear plant to start commercial ops by Jan 22
  • Great Falls Tribune - Trail of nuclear woes began at Minot - Robert Burns
  • The Messenger, Madisonville, KY. - Work to begin next year on final 'cap' of Maxey Flats nuclear-waste site in Fleming County
  • Hindustan Times - India, EU to sign civil nuclear pact by next year
  • IBNLive - India, EU to sign civil nuclear pact by 2015
  • Toronto Sun - Does Ontario's nuclear disaster plan go far enough? 26 - Kevin Connor
  • Boise Weekly - Don Gillispie: Going Nuclear, a 'Pretty Blonde' and a Dog Named Bosco - George Prentice
  • Aiken Standard - Teachers embrace nuclear in tour of SRS - Derrek Asberry
  • Business Standard - 'Nuclear energy can still be a safe, reliable and clean source of energy': PM Modi
  • The Guardian - Steven Chu warns UK its nuclear plans risk becoming financial drain - Terry Macalister
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Russia to barter oil for construction of nuclear power plants
  • Tribune News India - Nehru and the Bomb, a puzzling duality - Raj Chengappa
  • SF Bay Area IMC - Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Off West Coast - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - Secret Pantex Plant building 'just really bad,' Rep. Thornberry says - Jim Mcbride
  • Des Moines Register - Action must be taken to reduce the hazards from railroad shipments of Bakken oil - Carolyn Heising
  • Japan Times - Contaminated water swamps Fukushima No. 1 cleanup
  • Press TV - Cameron hopes for conclusion of Iran deal
  • Chillicothe Gazette - Piketon plant waste disposal options explored - David Berman
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau - 40% of Wisconsin 'frac sand' producers violated environmental rules, study says - Zahra Hirji
  • The Guardian - G20: Japan pledges $1.5bn to climate change fund after trilateral meeting - Daniel Hurst In Brisbane
  • Tri-City Herald - Reach center officials plan basement build-out - Sara Schilling
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA to decide by year's end whether to clean up or shut down more units - Dave Flessner
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Accepting the SNS challenge: Lab works to overcome problems, restart experiments - Frank Munger
  • UAE National - The UAE and Canada have the potential to carry out 'extraordinary' projects, says Canada's Foreign Minister - Mohammed Al Otaiba
  • Mid-Hudson News - Entergy to conduct security training exercises at Indian Point
  • Japan Times - China Pollution Climate Change Problem
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Challenging times at Spallation Neutron Source - Frank Munger
  • Xinhua News - Chinese, Iranian FMs have phone talks over nuclear issue
  • Somaliland Sun - Somaliland: Illegal Dumping of Radioactive Waste on Somalia's Coast Continues
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - LANL documents and correspondence
  • Greenpeace International - RENEWABLE ENERGY MYTHS
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Business Forum: Oil trains are disasters-in-waiting - Fred Millar
  • The Guardian - Iran and US close in on historic nuclear deal at Vienna talks - Julian Borger In Vienna
  • Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - State to replace expiring KI tablets for residents near nuclear plant - Steve Mocarsky
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Work to begin next year on final 'cap' of Maxey Flats nuclear-waste site in Fleming County - Greg Kocher
  • Fukushima Diary - US institution "Very low level of contaminant from Fukushima detected in West coast"/ Large areas left untested - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - Mock test to retrieve radioactive waste starts
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tsunami survivors revive rice planting dance in Fukushima - Masakazu Honda

    Saturday, November 15, 2014

  • Washington Times - Audit: State Dept. fails to track billions of U.S. dollars in Afghan anti-drug efforts - Guy Taylor
  • WATE Knoxville - Oak Ridge National Laboratory signs contract with IBM for next-generation of supercomputer
  • The Ecologist - Chlorpyrifos - cause of birth defects, mental impairment - sprayed on farms across the US - Janette D. Sherman
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Report blasts LANL's project oversight system - Patrick Malone
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline Likely to Be Extended, Ross Says - Sangwon Yoon
  • The Economist - The last mile - Russia Makes A Big Move In The Endgame Of Negotiations With Iran. Will It Help Or Hinder An Accord?
  • The Guardian - Iranians and multinationals hungry for nuclear deal that will end sanctions - Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • Fox News Latino - IAEA to assist Bolivia with nuclear energy plans
  • Washington Post - Minot Air Force Base troubles highlighted in nuclear weapons review - Dan Lamothe
  • Reuters - Hagel reassures troops of U.S. commitment to nuclear arms mission - David Alexander
  • Idaho Statesman - UPDATE: Former executives of Eagle nuclear power company indicted in stock scam - Cynthia Sewell
  • Ontario Argus Observer - Nuclear power plant executives indicted
  • Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice - Low-level violation found at PPL nuclear power plant - Elizabeth Skrapits
  • Reuters - Scottish nationalists warn Labour on spending, nuclear submarines - Alistair Smout
  • American Thinker - Compelling Israel to go Nuclear: Another Obama Triumph - James Lewis
  • New York Times - Standing Up to Aggression, or Ensuring Nuclear Security
  • Financial Times - China will need many more nuclear plants, say researchers - Lucy Hornby &Ndash; Beijing
  • Toronto Star - OPG nuclear units boost output, cut costs - John Spears
  • antiwar.com - Hagel Wants to Spend $10 Billion on Nuke Overhaul - Jason Ditz
  • Post-Bulletin - Xcel Energy sued for alleged nuclear plant overrun
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press - Xcel Energy sued over Prairie Island cost overruns - Nick Woltman
  • Augusta Chronicle - Nuclear Regulatory Commission grants extension for MOX construction deadline - Meg Mirshak
  • Aiken Standard - MOX gets 10-year extension for construction - Derrek Asberry
  • London Times - US starts $1 trillion upgrade to Cold War nuclear arsenal - David Taylor In Washington and Ben Hoyle In Moscow
  • Xinhua News - Hagel announces reforms of U.S. nuclear forces
  • Keene Sentinel - Vermont seeks public comment on nuclear plant reports
  • New York Times - If We Cooperated With Russia During the Cold War, Why Not Now? - William C. Martel
  • World Nuclear News - Robot inspects water tank
  • FactCheck - Checking Inhofe's Energy Statistics on China
  • UPI - Trace amounts of radiation detected along U.S. West Coast - Brooks Hays
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Lawsuit alleges phantom power billings - Jeff Mcdonald
  • World Nuclear News - NNSA announces funding for isotope projects
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Perry nuclear power plant restarted, nearing 100 percent power - John Funk
  • Tri-City Herald - Energy Northwest: Changes asked in lawsuit could cost $20 million - Annette Cary
  • Seattle Weekly - Hanford Whistleblower Gets His Day in Court - Joshua Frank
  • International Examiner - Announcement: Free screening of 'Project Fukushima!' comes to Seattle
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Oak Ridge getting new super-fast supercomputer - Michael Collins
  • The Chattanoogan - Alexander: World's Fastest Computer "Once Again Will Be At Oak Ridge"
  • Joongang Daily - China is iffy on trilateral summit - Ser Myo-Ja, Yoo Ji-Hye
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #226 – Nuclear tour de France reunion - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - What? Me work? - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - The patina of uranium enrichment - Frank Munger
  • Press TV - Anti-Iran sanctions must be lifted all at once: Top MP
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 can reach final nuclear deal: Russia
  • U.S. News & World Report - Hagel Throws Money, Officers at U.S. Nuke Woes - Paul D. Shinkman
  • SaukValley, Sterling IL - Editorial: Durbin a better choice to lead Senate Dems - Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board
  • World Nuclear News - Completion of Ohma 1 expected in 2020
  • FinanceAsia - China nuclear power IPO takes first steps - Suzy Waite
  • ABC News - Ratepayers File Suit Over California Nuclear Plant - Lexington Herald Leader
  • Lexington Herald Leader - Work to begin next year on final 'cap' of Maxey Flats nuclear-waste site in Fleming County - Greg Kocher
  • UAE National - UAE to work on nuclear safety with leading European organisation - Caline Malek
  • Los Angeles Times - Ratepayers file new suit over deal to close San Onofre nuclear plant - Marc Lifsher
  • Fukushima Diary - Cesium-137 density spiked over 300 × in groundwater of Reactor 2 seaside - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Massive radiation spike at Fukushima: 40,000% increase below ground between Units 1 & 2 this month – Order of magnitude above record high set last year
  • Mainichi Daily News - Bus companies face uphill battle over nuclear disaster compensation

    Friday, November 14, 2014

  • Citizens Against Government Waste - CAGW - A Glimmer of Hope at Yucca Mountain - Pj Austin
  • DOE - Department of Energy Awards $425 Million for Next Generation Supercomputing Technologies
  • Reuters - McCain, other US lawmakers, vow to save A-10 'Warthog' aircraft - Patricia Zengerle
  • Press TV - Israel bans renowned doctor from Gaza for life
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Gets Funds for $900 Million Acid-Water Clean-Up - Kevin Crowley
  • Bloomberg - Solyndra Program Vilified by Republicans Turns a Profit - Justin Doom
  • Reuters - Reviews of U.S. nuclear forces call for changes - Bill Trott
  • Reuters - U.S. government spending $425 mln to build fastest supercomputers - Noel Randewich
  • Reuters - Hagel to announce nuclear operations overhaul - Phil Stewart
  • New York Times - Russia to Curtail Nuclear Security Efforts With U.S. - Michael R. Gordon
  • Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal - Nuclear plant contractor sues Xcel for $45 million - Mark Reilly
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Unpaid bills, cost overruns alleged at Prairie Island nuclear plant - David Shaffer
  • OilPrice - Three Possible Outcomes Of Iranian Nuclear Talks - Global Risk Insights
  • The Hill blog - Can US intelligence effectively monitor compliance with an Iran nuclear deal? - Greg Thielmann
  • Huffington Post - An Offer Iran Can't Refuse: P5+1+Iran Fuel Fabrication Joint Venture on the Iranian Territory - Najmedin Meshkati
  • Slate - Distrust and Verify--Why Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's obstacles to a nuclear deal are surprisingly similar to President Obama's - Farideh Farhi
  • WROC-TV Rochester - The Future of Ginna Nuclear Power Plant Uncertain - Amy Young
  • KEYC Mankato, MN - Discussing Nuclear Energy With Those in the Industry
  • Washington Post - Pentagon to alter scandal-tinged nuclear weapons programs - Dan Lamothe
  • Al-Arabiya - Safeguarding nuclear material: The way forward - By Armen Sarkissian
  • IBTimes - Iran Nuclear Talks: How Turkey Is Quietly Influencing Both Sides - Erin Banco?
  • Wilmington Star-News - GE's nuclear reactor certified - Jim Brumm
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear operators push to open new plant, extend life of aging reactors
  • Itar-Tass - Radioactive water discharge from Fukushima Daiichi NPP into ocean continues
  • Itar-Tass - Sea trials of repaired nuclear sub underway in White Sea
  • Energy Digital - What Does it Cost to Decommission a Nuclear Power Plant? - Kevin Smead
  • CounterPunch - Mossad Targets Nuclear Engineers in Damascus - Franklin Lamb
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - What Iran Would Do Without a Nuclear Deal - Cornelius Adebahr
  • The Hill blog - GOP senators demand vote on Iran nuclear deal - Ramsey Cox
  • Press TV - More time may be needed for Iran nuclear deal: Russia
  • Xinhua News - Crucial talks due in Vienna on Iran nuclear haggle
  • National Interest - Why Is the IAEA Getting Iran Wrong? - Yousaf Butt
  • Reuters - Lawmakers try, but fail, to force vote on Iran sanctions bill - Patricia Zengerle
  • BBC - North Korea's Kim Jong-un to send special envoy to Russia
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - METI played key role in TEPCO-Chubu Electric tie-up
  • Press TV - Iran's economy won't await removal of sanctions: Official
  • Oak Ridge Today - Four workers evaluated, released after electrical fire at Toxco - John Huotari
  • Simi Valley Acorn - NASA to begin field lab demolitions this month --Offices, test stands to be dismantled - Melissa Simon
  • Atomic Insights - World Nuclear Association discussion on radiation protection - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - ORNL to partner with IBM on next big supercomputer: 'Summit'
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Alexander response to Y-12 benefits
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - False alarm
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Clean
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Fire at Oak Ridge waste facility
  • Tri-City Herald - Battelle to pay $200,000 due to PNNL beryllium issues - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford tank farm contractor awards $1 billion in subcontracts
  • GreenWorld - The Inconvenient Truth in the US-China Climate Pact? - Tim Judson
  • IAEA - Board Game Helps in Building Trust to Build a Nuclear Plant - Brenda Pagannone and Bruna Lecossois
  • The Guardian - Iranians and multinationals hungry for nuclear deal that will end sanctions - Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • Yonhap News - NK leader to send special envoy to Russia next week - Lcd@Yna.Co.Kr, Leechidong@Gmail.Com
  • Xinhua News - India testfires nuke-capable missile
  • Xinhua News - Pakistan conducts launch of nuclear-capable missile
  • Press TV - Premature reporting tarnishes IAEA image: Iran
  • Press TV - More time may be needed for Iran nuclear deal: Russia
  • Press TV - IAEA corrects data on size of Iran's uranium stockpile
  • Press TV - Issues around Iran nuclear program concocted: Official
  • Press TV - At Iran nuclear talks, ball in US court: Press TV director
  • Press TV - Two pro-Israeli US Senators warn Iran with sanctions
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notices: Meetings: Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Page 68252 [FR DOC #: 2014-26913]
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipt, Page 68242 [FR DOC #: 2014-27023]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Callaway Plant, Unit 1; License Renewal Application, Pages 68307 - 68308 [FR DOC #: 2014-26788]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Guidance: Aging Management of Loss of Coating or Lining Integrity for Internal Coatings/Linings on In Scope Piping, Piping Components, Heat Exchangers, and Tanks, Pages 68308 - 68309 [FR DOC #: 2014-27042]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Fukushima, Page 68309 [FR DOC #: 2014-27035]
  • Roll Call blog - A Lame-Duck Fight Over Yucca Mountain - Humberto Sanchez
  • GAO - DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: Interagency Review Needed to Update U.S. Position on Enriched Uranium That Can Be Used for Tritium Production, GAO-15-123
  • GAO - NUCLEAR COMMERCE: Additional Actions Needed to Improve DOE's Export Control Process, GAO-15-124
  • GAO - SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL MANAGEMENT: Outreach Needed to Help Gain Public Acceptance for Federal Activities That Address Liability, GAO-15-141
  • NAS - Project Update: - Energy Resource Potential For Doe Lands
  • NRC - NRC Extends Construction Deadline for MOX Fuel Fabrication Plant
  • Fukushima Diary - Groundwater coming up in seaside of Reactor 2 again / Overflowing up-ground around 18th December - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - TV: Attempt to stop flow of highly radioactive liquid at Fukushima "in doubt" – AP: Much of it is pouring in trenches going out into Pacific
  • ENENews - Fukushima Student: "It seems like we are about to get killed"
  • NHK World - New Fukushima Governor Inspects Plant
  • NHK World - Radioactive waste site surveys to go beyond Nov.
  • NHK World - Relatives of man who killed himself to sue TEPCO
  • NHK World - Nuclear evacuees seek rise in TEPCO compensation
  • Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun president resigns; a board member to take over
  • Asahi Shimbun - Nuclear operators push to open new plant, extend life of aging reactors
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Operations at Takahama N-reactors may be extended
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: A-bomb survivor was spurred in effort to prevent another Nagasaki
  • American Institute of Physics - DOE Report Recommends New Approach for Disposal of Defense Nuclear Waste

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL chief's compensation tops $1.5M - Mark Oswald
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Ex OSHA Investigator Asserts DOE/DOL Inspector Generals not telling whole truth to elected officials regarding Nuclear Exposure - Tony Rutherford
  • Worcester Telegram - Nuclear option
  • Orange County Register - Letters: Midterms might clear path for nuclear waste disposal - Richard Warnock
  • Hartford Courant - Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy - Robert M. Thorson
  • DOE:IG - Special Inquiry: DOE/IG-0927 - Alleged Attempts by Sandia National Laboratories to Influence Congress and Federal Officials on a Contract Extension
  • National Law Review - November 2014 Election Results and Analysis - Timothy P. Lynch
  • Bloomberg - GDF Suez Lowers Profit Outlook on Belgian Nuclear Halts - Tara Patel
  • Bloomberg - Nukes and Shale Win The Day in U.S.-China Climate Deal - Joe Carroll and Jim Polson
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Expects $5 Billion From Program That Funded Solyndra - Justin Doom
  • Reuters - Russia says Nov. 24 deadline may not be met in Iran talks - Interfax - Vladimir Soldatkin and Thomas Grove
  • Reuters - U.N. nuclear agency corrects data on Iran's uranium stockpile - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Controversial U.S. energy loan program has wiped out losses - Nichola Groom
  • New York Times - Russia to Curtail Nuclear Security Efforts With U.S., Officials Say - Michael R. Gordon
  • TIME - The Nuclear-Safety Activist Whose Mysterious Death Inspired a Movie - Jennifer Latson
  • Syracuse Post Standard - NY regulators order Rochester customers to subsidize nuclear plant - Tim Knauss
  • Lower Hudson Journal - State board considers future of Rochester-area nuclear plant - Jon Campbell
  • IEEE Spectrum - Vattenfall Seeks $6 Billion in Compensation for German Nuclear Phase-Out - Alexander Hellemans
  • Moscow Times - Sunk Soviet Submarines Threaten Nuclear Catastrophe in Russia's Arctic - Matthew Bodner
  • Roll Call blog - GAO: Nuclear Waste Issue Requires Public Buy-in - Randy Leonard
  • Omaha World-Herald - World-Herald editorial: Nuclear-free proves difficult - Jeffrey Koterba »
  • The Guardian - Muckaty landowners say nuclear dump fight is 'back to square one' - Helen Davidson In Darwin
  • MetalMiner - Nuclear Power Plagued by End of Life Costs - Stuart Burns
  • SA Business Day - EDITORIAL: Hear business on nuclear
  • Times of India - Australian-India nuke deal could be completed early next year: Envoy
  • Herald Scotland - Fears of nuclear dump at power site
  • Toledo Blade - Nuclear regulatory panel hears testimony on Davis-Besse cracks - Tom Henry
  • Fierce Energy - EPRI extends nuclear research with Japan - Barbara Vergetis Lundin
  • Smithsonian - Californians Will Soon Be Swimming in Fukushima-Irradiated Water - Marissa Fessenden
  • Asahi Shimbun - Dates set for sequel on Fukushima community ripped apart by nuclear disaster - Naoko Kawamura
  • Al Jazeera - Study: Fukushima health risks underestimated - John Boyd
  • Toledo Blade - Panel questions Davis-Besse attorneys, officials on safety - Tom Henry
  • World Nuclear News - Construction progress at Tianwan 3
  • World Nuclear News - Fuqing 1 attains full power
  • World Nuclear News - Research institutes extend collaboration
  • World Nuclear News - Russia develops remote welding for MOX fuel
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear industry shares IEA concern
  • Newry Times - 'Make Sellafield safe before major catastrophe' – Ritchie - Paul Malone
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Testimony calls Kan 'menacing' in N-crisis
  • The Guardian - Fukushima £11bn cleanup progresses, but there is no cause for optimism - Justin Mccurry At Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
  • Japan Times - Kepco mulls operating two reactors beyond 40-year limit
  • Chosun Ilbo - Are China, U.S. Losing Interest in N.Korean Nukes?
  • Bennington Banner - Public Service Board seeks Vermont Yankee input
  • Japan Times - Loss of power at Fukushima No. 1 plant was preventable: former watchdog exec
  • Mainichi Daily News - KEPCO seeks extension for 2 nuclear reactors beyond 40-year limit
  • New Mexico Business Weekly - 5 things Sandia must do after DOE report - Dan Mayfield
  • Albuquerque Journal - DOE says Lockheed broke rules - James Monteleone
  • Mainichi Daily News - J-Power plans to start operating Oma nuclear power plant in fiscal 2021
  • Platts - NERC, warning of long-term concerns, is altering power grid reliability measurements - Tom Tiernan
  • Portsmouth Community Common - Public Comment Period on Proposed Cleanup Plans
  • Beyond Nuclear - 40 years since nuclear whistleblower Karen Silkwood's tragic, suspicious death
  • Atomic Insights - Atomic Show #225 – ANS Winter Meeting Leadership Perspectives - Rod Adams
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - CORAL announcement near
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Union chief: one of the guards fired following Y-12 gun accident gets his job back
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG: Sandia used federal funds to try to influence contract extension
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Backlash on Y-12 benefit changes
  • Tri-City Herald - Richland nuclear plant sets record for operating days - Annette Cary
  • GreenWorld - On awards and elections - Michael Mariotte
  • Bellona - Russian environmentalists demand further discussion of deep nuclear waste burial - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News - China's premier renews calls for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula
  • Press TV - IAEA corrects data on size of Iran's uranium stockpile
  • Press TV - Issues around Iran nuclear program concocted: Official
  • Press TV - At Iran nuclear talks, ball in US court: Press TV director
  • Press TV - Two pro-Israeli US Senators warn Iran with sanctions
  • Press TV - P5+1 must understand circumstances: Rouhani
  • Xinhua News - Indonesia considers building nuclear power plant - Abu Hanifah
  • Southwales Evening Post - Swansea Valley campaigner Brian Jones describes the 'ghost town' surrounding the Fukushima nuclear site - Richard Youle
  • Japan Times - Loss of power at Fukushima No. 1 plant was preventable: former watchdog exec
  • New Indian Express - Critical Posts Lie Vacant as N-Project Nears Completion - C Shivakumar
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Fire in warehouse where low-level radioactive waste processed - Bob Fowler
  • Owen Sound Sun Times - Councillor wants Brockton off DGR list - Don Crosby
  • DOE - Energy Department Awards New Contract to Manage and Operate Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • GAO - SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL MANAGEMENT: Outreach Needed to Help Gain Public Acceptance for Federal Activities That Address Liability GAO-15-141
  • NWTRB - Resignation letter to the President from Board member Sue Clark
  • Fukushima Diary - Earthquakes suddenly increased all around in Japan on 11/12/2014 - Iori Mochizuki
  • ENENews - Japanese doctors threatened for revealing data on how bad Fukushima-related illnesses have become – Gundersen: We had pregnant sisters in Tokyo deliver two dead babies and one with deformities that's alive; Gov't refuses to disclose miscarriages or stillbirths around Fukushima (AUDIO)
  • NHK World - Radioactive water may still be entering tunnels
  • NHK World - Municipalities briefed on Oma plant construction
  • NHK World - More post-nuclear accident interviews released
  • NHK World - Residents object to NRA go-ahead for Sendai plant
  • Kyodo News - Kansai Electric mulling operation of 2 Takahama reactors beyond 40 yrs
  • Kyodo News - Panel finds Asahi report on Fukushima plant as having "major errors"
  • Kyodo News - Algeria's Feroukhi slated to become next NPT chair, sources say - Seana K. Magee
  • Mainichi Daily News - KEPCO seeks extension for 2 nuclear reactors beyond 40-year limit
  • Mainichi Daily News - J-Power plans to start operating Oma nuclear power plant in fiscal 2021

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Huffington Post - GOP Sets Its Top Priority For 2016: Defeating Harry Reid - Donna Cassata
  • Energy Collective - Examining Nuclear Power as Climate Option, Part II - Suzanne Waldman
  • Oak Ridger - Y-12 insurance concerns
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Frank Munger: Draining the reactor pool may be the answer
  • Bloomberg - On Iran Sanctions, It's Almost Every Republican Versus Rand Paul - David Weigel
  • Bloomberg - China Hunger for Clean Energy to Leave No Rooftop Behind - Feifei Shen
  • Bloomberg - IEA Pushes Nuclear as Carbon Emissions Set to Reach Limit - Mathew Carr
  • Reuters - Iran denies nuclear scientist killed in Syria: IRNA
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-Russia sees chance of deal at nuclear talks with Iran - Thomas Grove
  • Reuters - Iran says centrifuge testing, but no violation of atom deal with powers - Michelle Moghtader and Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - Netanyahu, speaking to U.S. Jewish group, warns of Iran's nuclear threat - David Storey
  • ABC News - Japan's Nuclear Cleanup Stymied by Water Woes - Mari Yamaguchi
  • The Guardian - Stop making 'excessive demands' of Iran in nuclear talks, Rouhani tells US - Saeed Kamali Dehghan
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear industry shares IEA concern
  • Platts - Nuclear faces 'uncertain future' in many countries, IEA chief - Oliver Adelman
  • Japan Times - Bad precedent for nuclear restarts
  • Casper Star-Tribune - $5,000 fine for uranium spills at new Wyoming mine - Mead Gruver
  • Financial Times - Nuclear plants closure bill to reach $100bn - Anjli Raval
  • Christian Science Monitor - Iran nuclear deal: What's at stake for Rouhani and his agenda of 'moderation' (+video) - Scott Peterson
  • Xinhua News - Iran ready for "more transparency" over nuclear program: president
  • The Local Austria - Austria could block Czech nuclear waste site
  • ENS - Fukushima Radioactive Cesium Found Off California Coast
  • Roanoke Times - Nuclear power topic of talk at SML Lions meeting - Cindy Decker
  • BBC News - Russia to build Iran atomic reactors at Bushehr
  • SA Business Day - Nuclear is not power priority, says business - Carol Paton
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Kaminoseki nuke plant plan should be scrapped to end community division - Yusuke Ogawa
  • Trend News Agency - Eight power units at nuke plant to be built in Iran using Russian technology
  • Asahi Shimbun - Energy plan overlooked flat-out opposition to nuclear power, analysis shows - Atsushi Komori
  • Luxemburger Wort - Have you collected your iodide pills?
  • KOB - Sandia Labs develops mobile nuclear weapon detector - Eddie Garcia
  • Al Jazeera America - Sanctions, politics complicate Iran nuclear deal - Barbara Slavin
  • Energy Voice - Plans for new nuclear archive centre take step forward
  • VT Digger - Entergy wants to tap money for emergency response from Vermont Yankee decommissioning fund - John Herrick
  • Western Morning News - In my opinion: New Hinkley Point reactor has serious design flaws - Allan Jeffery, Assistant Co-Ordinator, Stop Hinkley, Bridgwater
  • Asahi Shimbun - PRC: Asahi lacked fair, accurate reporting on Yoshida testimony
  • KOB - NM veteran recounts his work on atomic bomb - Lauren Hansard
  • Japan Times - Asahi rapped for 'grave errors' in retracted Fukushima No. 1 scoop
  • Delphos Herald - WWII vet Harold Liebrecht saw devastation of A-bomb - Stephanie Groves
  • Scientific American blog - How Green Is Green Energy? - Robert Fares
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford tank farm contractor awards $1 billion in subcontracts
  • in-cumbria - Sellafield innovation hailed a success
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - IG: Sandia used federal funds to try to influence contract extension
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Backlash on Y-12 benefit changes
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Ex-DIA chief speaks at ORNL
  • All Things Nuclear - Veterans Day in Asia - Gregory Kulacki
  • IAEA - Overcoming Challenges: International TSO Conference Concludes in Beijing - Ruth Morgart
  • Bellona - World leaders signal commitment to climate change mitigation - Bellona Europa
  • Yonhap News - (LEAD) Obama, Xi agree to 'complete' denuclearization of N. Korea
  • Press TV - P5+1 must understand circumstances: Rouhani
  • Press TV - Gas injection into IR-5 centrifuges has not stopped: Iran
  • Press TV - Final nuclear deal within reach, Oman says
  • CBC News - Japan's Fukushima cleanup 3 years on: little key work done - Mari Yamaguchi
  • Japan Times - Asahi rapped for 'grave errors' in retracted Fukushima No. 1 scoop - Reiji Yoshida
  • Asahi Shimbun - First bags of contaminated debris prepared for transfer to Fukushima interim facility
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Bad precedent for nuclear restarts
  • Korea Times - 'Korea should wean itself off nuclear energy' - Jung Min-Ho
  • Winnsboro Herald Independent - New materials inspired by nature could make it safer to store nuclear waste
  • Huffington Post - GOP Sets Its Top Priority For 2016: Defeating Harry Reid - Donna Cassata
  • Christian Science Monitor - Nuclear curve ball? Russia inks deal with Iran for new reactors - Fred Weir
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 10: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NRC blog - Seeing Clearly Through the Cloud – Assessing a Leak at Honeywell - Joey Ledford
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Republican control of US Congress may prioritise nuclear sector decision making - K. Steiner-Dicks
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Hinkley Point C verdict clears the way for new UK nuclear; opens possibilities in Europe - Jason Deign
  • Nuclear Energy Insider - Procurement trends and challenges: nuclear contracts to face greater scrutiny - Peter Taberner

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • Las Vegas SUN - What Nevada's newest congressman has to say on Yucca Mountain, immigration and why he won - Amber Phillips
  • World Nuclear News - The AFCR and China's fuel cycle
  • Bloomberg - Germany Urges Iran Nuclear Deal by Nov. 24 as Talks Stall - Ladane Nasseri and Brian Parkin
  • Bloomberg - Nuclear Deal Optimism Lifts Iranian Stocks to Five-Month High - Golnar Motevalli
  • Bloomberg - Fukushima Radiation Found in Pacific Off California's Coast - Jacob Adelman
  • Bloomberg - Power Gains in Mid-Atlantic on Nuclear Reactor Outage - Harry R. Weber
  • Reuters - Russia, Iran sign nuclear construction deal - Andrei Kuzmin
  • Reuters - Iran refused to let in U.N. nuclear expert five times: diplomats - Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - China nuclear energy firm CGN Power plans $3 bln IPO in Hong Kong -IFR - Fiona Lau
  • Reuters - Anadarko's $5.15 billion cleanup deal approved by U.S. court - Nick Brown
  • Reuters - COLUMN-Lawsuit asks can soldiers can sue over wartime terrorism?: Frankel - Alison Frankel
  • RT - Russia, Iran sign nuclear construction deal for 8 units
  • Al Jazeera - Iran nuclear talks end with no deal
  • Reuters - Moscow, Iran sign nuclear construction deal
  • Energy Collective - Examining Nuclear Energy as Climate Option, Part I - Suzanne Waldman
  • The Hindu - India's nuclear programme needs 'new adrenalin': Jairam Ramesh
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, P5+1 start new round of nuclear talks in Muscat - Umid Niayesh
  • Blackburn News - Councillor Peabody Opposes Storing Nuclear Waste in Brockton - Ryan Brandt
  • All Things Nuclear - Simplified Drawings: Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) - Dave Lochbaum
  • Xinhua News - U.S. says trilateral Iran nuclear talks "tough, direct and serious"
  • Lebanon Daily Star - Confusion over killing of five nuclear engineers
  • Gloucestershire Gazette - Former pub to be demolished to make way for new nuclear power station - Jeff Bolitho
  • Idaho State University - Idaho State University Professor Harris to address United Nations committee Nov. 17 on nuclear security
  • Idaho State University - Whose Fault?
  • Beyond Nuclear - Environmental coalition cites lack of Nuclear Waste Confidence, calls for suspension of reactor licensing proceedings
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Veterans to get preference in DOE Scholars Program - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Cruz control - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nukes in the news, Part II - Frank Munger
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nukes in the news - Frank Munger
  • Press TV - Iran, Russia sign deal to build more nuclear power plants
  • Press TV - Iran, P5+1 hold fresh round of nuclear talks in Oman
  • Press TV - US repeats anti-Iran rhetoric amid nuclear talks
  • Press TV - No progress made in trilateral nuclear talks in Oman: Iran top negotiator
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU wrap up high-level nuclear talks in Oman
  • Press TV - US excessive demands hampering nuclear talks: Iran MP
  • Press TV - Debate: Iran's nuclear negotiations
  • Press TV - Trilateral talks over Iran nuclear program wrapped up in Oman
  • Yakima Herald - Hanford Advisory Board wants rule change for landfill waste - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - Jake Rudnitsky, Elena Mazneva and Kambiz Foroohar
  • Bloomberg - Russia May Build 8 More Nuclear Reactors in Iran as Talks Stall - Jake Rudnitsky and Elena Mazneva
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-Russia, Iran sign nuclear construction deal - Andrei Kuzmin
  • MyCentralJersey News - Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear industry shares IEA concern
  • Fukushima Diary - Thyroid abnormality found among 63% of children in 5 prefectures of Kanto area - Iori Mochizuki
  • NHK World - ?Municipalities seek Hamaoka plant safety agreement
  • NHK World - Nuclear disaster drill held at plant in Niigata
  • Asahi Shimbun - COMMENTARY: Kaminoseki nuke plant plan should be scrapped to end community division - Yusuke Ogawa
  • Japan Times - Niigata nuclear disaster drill finds governor, state at odds over iodine pill distribution
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO to refrain from taking legal action over repayment of nuclear compensation
  • Statesman Journal - TEPCO to U.S. West Coast: Approaching cesium 'raises no concern' - Tracy Loew
  • Japan Times - Tepco reportedly to seek ¥280 billion in new bank loans for next June
  • Lochside Press - New plant to treat radioactive waste planned for Faslane
  • Scottish Courier - Shocking extent of radioactive waste dumped in Scottish seas
  • NTV News24 - GOVT TRIES TO PERSUADE TOWN TO ACCEPT NUCLEAR WASTE
  • Nuclear-News - Fukushima: Japan has chosen to incinerate tons of radioactive waste - Marc Cherki

    Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Center for American Progress - For President Obama, It Is All About Veto Power Now - Tom Kenworthy
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Will: What Republicans must do now - George F. Will
  • The Ecologist - UN Resolution warns nuclear WMD states: end is nigh for DU munitions - John Laforge
  • Albuquerque Journal - 60% of underground WIPP open - Sarah Matott
  • Bloomberg - Iran Nuclear Talks Enter Second Day as Obama Casts Doubt - Nicole Gaouette and Ladane Nasseri
  • Reuters - Five nuclear engineers, one of them Iranian, killed in Syria: monitor - Rasha Elass and Fredrik Dahl
  • Reuters - China's Xi says hopes North Korea nuclear talks can resume - Ben Blanchard
  • Reuters - China, South Korea sign 'substantial conclusion' of free trade deal - Megha Rajagopalan and Meeyoung Cho
  • The Guardian - Obama doubts Iran nuclear deal as Oman talks go into Monday
  • Reuters - Iran, U.S., EU nuclear talks in Oman seen going to second day - Warren Strobel
  • Daily Record - Talks on nuclear waste storage at Chapelcross - Sharon Liptrott
  • Amarillo Globe News - Feds mull new Pantex nuke building - Jim Mcbride
  • Xinhua News - Muscat talks utter glimmer of hope for tough final nuclear deal
  • Scottish Courier - Shocking extent of radioactive waste dumped in Scottish seas
  • Reuters - China's Xi says hopes North Korea nuclear talks can resume - Ben Blanchard
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian MP: Nuclear talks to be fruitful if US gives up excessive demands - Milad Fashtami
  • Al Arabiya - Iran, Russia to sign nuclear plans deal Tuesday
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Nukes in the news
  • Knoxville News Sentinel blog - Virtual reactors and things like that
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Advisory Board wants rules change for landfill waste - Mike Kluse
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford Advisory Board wants rules change for landfill waste - Annette Cary
  • IAEA - Honouring Scientific Discoveries, Innovation, and Progress - Nicole Jawerth and Michael Madsen
  • Trend News Agency - Five nuclear engineers, one of them Iranian, killed in Syria - monitor
  • Trend News Agency - Tehran, P5+1 nuclear talks moving forward, Iran deputy FM says
  • Yonhap News - Park, Xi vow efforts to induce N. Korea to give up nuclear programs - entropy@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU continue trilateral nuclear talks in Oman
  • Press TV - US excessive demands hampering nuclear talks: Iran MP
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - GOP takeover means new push on Yucca, nuke waste - Steve Tetreault
  • Las Vegas SUN - What Republicans' big win means for Harry Reid's fight against Yucca Mountain - Amber Phillips
  • Thunder Bay News Watch - Hyer hosts town hall meetings to discuss nuclear waste - Matt Vis
  • Bloomberg - Iran Official Sees No Progress After Latest Nuclear Talks - Ladane Nasseri and Nicole Gaouette
  • Reuters - Iran and West end round of nuclear talks, outcome unclear - Warren Strobel
  • ABC News - Court Reinstates Whistleblower Case at Nuke Site
  • World Nuclear News - China, South Africa extend nuclear cooperation
  • CTV News - Candu signs joint venture agreement with Chinese to build nuclear reactors - Ross Marowits
  • NRC - NRC Proposes $7,000 Fine To A Michigan Cardiology Company
  • NAS - Project Update: Gulf War and Health, Volume 10: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War
  • NHK World - Another part of cover removed from reactor bldg.
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO removes 2nd canopy panel covering Fukushima reactor building

    Sunday, November 09, 2014

  • Bellingham Herald - Editorial: If Obama and GOP look, they'll find potential deals
  • Tampa Tribune - OpEd: Chris Ingram: Will's words won't work - Chris Ingram
  • Las Vegas SUN - Election analysis: Republicans have pwoer to run the state their way - Conor Shine
  • Aiken Standard - Congressmen talk impact of Republican takeover - Derrek Asberry
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Editorial: Election leaves Reid's future in question
  • Huffington Post - Mormon Bishop Under Fire For Criticizing Harry Reid
  • Bloomberg - Iran Optimistic About Outcome of Nuclear Talks, Official Says - Ladane Nasseri and Nicole Gaouette
  • Reuters - Iran, U.S., EU tackle nuclear differences in Oman, two weeks to deadline - Warren Strobel
  • Lebanon Daily Star - 5 nuclear engineers murdered near Damascus: monitor - Agence France Presse
  • Athens Banner-Herald - Construction well underway at mammoth Vogtle nuclear site in rural eastern Georgia - Lee Shearer
  • Los Angeles Times - Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly - Ralph Vartabedian, W.J. Hennigan
  • Yahoo! News - U.S. experts disagree on whether Iran violated nuclear deal with powers - Fredrik Dahl
  • Al-Arabiya - Emerging nuclear powers: a safe path to energy security? - Fatih Birol and Armen Sarkissian
  • Tri-City Herald - Advisory board questions need for $4 million Hanford study - Annette Cary
  • Monticello Times - U.S. Navy veterans have critical role at Monticello nuclear plant - Tim Hennagir
  • New York Times - Britain Plans for Future of Shale Oil and Gas Industry - Stanley Reed
  • Yonhap News - N. Korea frees two remaining American detainees - Chang Jae-Soon
  • Press TV - Iran lawmakers urge full removal of sanctions
  • Press TV - Iran rejects US think tank claim on nuclear activities
  • Press TV - Iran, US, EU hold nuclear talks in Oman capital
  • Press TV - Sanctions failed to yield intended results: Iran foreign minister
  • Xinhua News - China, Russia sign energy agreements
  • Scotland Sunday Post - Radioactive Coast – our probe reveals alarming amount of toxic waste dumped at sea - Andrew Picken,
  • Reuters - Obama says still 'big gap' in Iran nuclear talks: CBS
  • New York Times - The Dawn of Nuclear Weapons Goes Viral
  • RT - US nuke atrophy: Mismanagement stripping nation of nuclear superpower status?
  • Hindustan Times - Not unclear on nuclear
  • Wisconsin State Journal - John La Forge: Meanwhile, down at the nuclear power plant, something's going wrong
  • OpEdNews - Fukushima update 11-8-14- Good news and bad news - Carol Wolman, MD
  • Nuclear News - Thorium reactors have very little relevance to strategies for dealing with nuclear waste

    Saturday, November 08, 2014

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2, Page 66745 [FR DOC #: 2014-26646]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined Licenses: Ameren Missouri; Callaway Plant, Unit 2, Pages 66745 - 66747 [FR DOC #: 2014-26645]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Combined Licenses: Ameren Missouri; Callaway Plant, Unit 2, Pages 66747 - 66750 [FR DOC #: 2014-26644]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Kruger Technologies, Inc., Pages 66750 - 66753 [FR DOC #: 2014-26548]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Confirmatory Orders: Meetings; Sunshine Act, Pages 66753 - 66754 [FR DOC #: 2014-26776]
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notices: Regulatory Issue Summaries: Licensing Applications for Fracture Toughness Requirements for Ferritic Reactor Coolant Pressure Boundary Components, Pages 66754 - 66755 [FR DOC #: 2014-26581] Updated - Saturday, November 08, 2014