Tuesday, January 22, 2019

  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: South Carolina's other big nuclear problem
  • Frederick News Post - Letter: Time to grow up - Raymond Gallucci, Frederick
  • Reuters - Newport News, VA: The dismantling of a U.S. workplace safety rule, and the political battle behind it - Julia Harte and Peter Eisler
  • JD Supra - False Claims Act 2018 Year in Review – Making Sense of the DOJ Fraud Statistics - Jessica Sanderson
  • SFGate - Attorney Demands Governor Dump Fire Cleanup Contract With Tetra Tech
  • Bakersfield Californian - Perma-Fix Announces New GeoMelt® Vitrification System Successfully Completes Hot Commissioning and First Demonstration Melt - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - No significant environmental impact of proposed INL uranium fuel processing, DOE says - Ryan Suppe
  • Tri-City Herald - Work wraps up at high-risk Hanford burial site - Department of Energy
  • Tri-City Herald - A highly radioactive dumping ground near the Columbia River is clean and returning to nature - Annette Cary
  • Bloomberg - South Korea Defends U.S. Bid for Nukes Compromise With Kim - Jihye Lee
  • Reuters - Strike hits French nuclear and coal generation units - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - North Korean base serves as missile headquarters: think tank - Katanga Johnson
  • NPR - Opinion: What I Learned Leading America's 1st Nuclear Inspection In North Korea - Joel Wit
  • The Guardian - North Korea: secret missile HQ uncovered as nuclear summit nears - Justin McCurry
  • CNBC - Nuclear instability at levels not seen since Cuban Missile Crisis, says former US ambassador - David Reid
  • Military & Aerospace Electronics - Military eyes mobile nuclear reactor with semiautonomous operation for rapidly deployable atomic power - John Keller
  • Grist Magazine - Is nuclear power worth the risk? These five people changed their minds about nuclear power. Are you next? - Nathanael Johnson
  • Greenpeace International - Technical failures increase risk of contaminated Fukushima water discharge into Pacific – Greenpeace - Greenpeace International
  • Horizon magazine - The robots being readied to enter nuclear no-go zones - Julianna Photopoulos
  • Saskatoon StarPhoenix - The two remarkable mistakes that betrayed the secret locations of Soviet nuclear bunkers in Poland - Joseph Brean
  • Energy Voice - Wylfa suspension will 'diminish' nuclear prospects in UK, says WoodMac - Allister Thomas
  • Xinhua - German minister sketches out energy transition without nuclear and coal
  • Forbes blog - Former U.S. Nuclear Safety Regulator Withheld Vital Aid During Fukushima Crisis, Says Top Official - Michael Shellenberger
  • Asahi Shimbun - Girl, 11, exposed to high radiation levels after 2011 nuclear disaster
  • NSW Daily Telegraph - Heatwaves proof positive Australia needs nuclear
  • London Times - Rolls-Royce vies for British nuclear role at Bradwell - Emily Gosden, Energy Editor
  • LobeLog.com - Some Want Iran's Past to Poison its Future - Peter Jenkins
  • Oak Ridge Today - Y-12: Work complete on W76-1 warhead program - John Huotari
  • London Times - Auntie drops a bombshell on nuclear plant
  • Emily Gosden - Taiwan's referendum results may have been swayed by an ill-informed public - Winston Chiu
  • Taiwan News - Taiwan to announce energy policy reform by end of month: minister - Scott Morgan
  • Tehran Times - Iran says able to redesign Arak reactor - Eurasia Review
  • SF Bay Area IMC - Gov Newsom, Cancel The Tetra Tech Contract After The Criminal Fraud At SF Hunters Point - Labor Video Project
  • Eurasia Review - Can The EU Secure Its Strategic Interests Through The JCPOA? – Analysis - Manuel Herrera
  • Belarus News (BelTA)- - Belarus' Emergencies Ministry approves requirements to NPP aging management program
  • Archaeology - Cold War Sites Investigated in Poland
  • NHK World - Girl might have been exposed to high radiation
  • NJTV News - 'Dark money' bill would force organizations to disclose donors - Michael Aron
  • KCBS San Francisco Bay Area - Hunters Point Activists Angry Over Butte County Fire Cleanup Plans
  • SF Examiner, CA - Shipyard activists take aim at Newsom over Camp Fire cleanup contract - Michael Barba
  • USGS - M 4.9 - 67km SSE of Taitung City, Taiwan
  • World Nuclear News - USA clears way for HALEU
  • World Nuclear News - Dismantling of Oskarshamn 2 internals completed
  • World Nuclear News - Flamanville EPR hot tests to start next month
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine highlights role of science in nuclear sector
  • World Nuclear News - DOE funding for Westinghouse accident-tolerant fuel development
  • TEPCO - Joint R&D Project for Developing a New Metering System
  • TEPCO - Press Release: TEPCO and Ørsted sign MOU to work jointly on offshore wind projects
  • TEPCO - Financial Assistance from the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
  • Mehr News Agency - Israeli aggression on Syria part of attempts to prolong crisis
  • Press TV - Turkey says planning intl. probe into murder of Saudi critic Khashoggi
  • Press TV - Israeli tanks shell Gaza, kill Palestinian
  • Press TV - UK says to pull fighter jets from Syria after Trump's withdrawal decision -
  • Press TV - Prominent Palestinian activist wins legal battle over 'terrorism' database
  • Rolling Stone - Has the Government Legalized Secret Defense Spending? - Matt Taibb
  • CounterPunch - Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO - David Swanson
  • The American Conservative - NATO is a Danger, Not a Guarantor of Peace - Robert W. Merry

    Monday, January 21, 2019

  • Longview News-Journal, Longview, TX - Report: East Texas coal plants leaching pollutants into groundwater
  • Winchester Star, VA - editorial: WHO riddled with corruption
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - County Fears GRT Loss If LANL Gets Nonprofit Status - Rebecca Moss
  • KPVI Pocatello - Governor Little Talks About INL - Deanne Coffin
  • AP News - Iran not invited, Russia snubs meeting over Iran concerns
  • AP News - Israeli PM says Iranian sites in Syria 'pounded'
  • Bloomberg - China's Power Lines Are Running Red-Hot Even as GDP Growth Sinks - Dan Murtaugh
  • Reuters - German energy regulator approves first part of Ultranet power line - Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - French utility EDF to make further tests on faulty Flamanville weldings - Sudip Kar-Gupta
  • Reuters - Australia's solar, wind boom to power past grid woes in 2019 - Sonali Paul
  • Reuters - European power firms aim to harness electric car batteries - Christoph Steitz, Susanna Twidale, Geert De Clercq - "
  • Reuters video - video: "There's no plan"
  • Swissinfo - Historic nuclear accident dashed Swiss atomic dreams
  • Sputnik News - Quarter of World's Power Could be Nuclear by 2050 Despite UK 'Disappointments'
  • News Minute Bengaluru - No danger from missing radioactive isotope in Andhra, internal inquiry initiated: ONGC
  • AzerNews - Uzbekistan to supply India with uranium - Abdul Kerimkhanov
  • BBC News - Rolls-Royce vies for UK nuclear role - Theo Leggett
  • Financial Times - Rolls-Royce in talks to supply Chinese nuclear plant in Essex
  • Financial Times - Britain badly needs a dose of nuclear realism
  • AzerNews - Uzbekistan creating single uranium extraction enterprise
  • Asia Times - Russia's nuclear-capable underwater drone to be deployed - Emanuele Scimia
  • TriplePundit, Northampton, MA - Is Wales the Tipping Point for Nuclear Energy? - Tina Casey
  • CBC News - Nuclear fusion, a disruptive power source for crowded cities - Don Pittis
  • World Nuclear News - DOE funding for Westinghouse accident-tolerant fuel development
  • World Nuclear News - Ukraine highlights role of science in nuclear sector
  • B92, Belgrade - "Serbia will be forced to build nuclear power plant"
  • Department of Defense - Diving Deep: 65 Years of Nuclear-Powered Subs - Katie Lange
  • Duke Chronicle, Durham, NC - Facing fallout: How Duke prepared for nuclear disaster in the 1960s - Carter Forinash
  • Korea Herald - Seoul claims nuclear-free energy policy not the cause of high fine-dust levels - Yonhap
  • Tehran Times - Israeli diplomat claims Iran's satellite launch contradicts 2231 resolution
  • JAMA Otolaryngology - Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Among Children and Young Adults in Fukushima, Japan, Screened With 2 Rounds of Ultrasonography Within 5 Years of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Accident - Akira Ohtsuru, MD1,2; Sanae Midorikawa, MD1,2; Tetsuya Ohira, MD2,3; et al S
  • Tehran Times - Nuclear technology not dependent on others: Iran's Salehi
  • pv-magazine - EU approves France's plan to replace nuclear plant with 300 MW of PV - Emiliano Bellini
  • Korea Herald - Govt. to announce blueprint on nuke plant decommissioning in March
  • The Hindu, India - Locals to go to court against public hearing for jetty near nuclear plant - Alok Deshpande
  • London Times - Germ warfare by Kim Jong-un 'is bigger threat' than nuclear programme - Richard Lloyd Parry, Asia Editor
  • Yonhap News Agency - Rally against nuclear phase-out policy
  • Yonhap News Agency - U.S. think tank unveils 'undeclared' N.K. missile base--About 340,000 sign up against nuclear phase-out policy: activists - ycm@yna.co.kr
  • Yonhap News Agency - Seoul claims nuclear-free energy policy not the cause of high fine-dust levels - Kang Yoon-seung
  • Yonhap News Agency - Rally against nuclear phase-out policy
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  • Business Standard - Rosatom announces scholarships for Indian students in nuclear energy studies - Press Trust of India
  • BusinessGreen - Green Alliance: UK must look to EU interconnection amid 'crumbling' nuclear plans - Michael Holder
  • Deutsche Welle - Opinion: Europe caught in a dangerous nuclear trap - Christian F. Trippe
  • Scottish Daily Record - Royal Navy nuclear submarine involved in near-miss with Scottish ferry - Neil Lancefield
  • Worcester Telegram, MA - Wind farm expansion to power local homes - Ken Cleveland
  • Daily Mail Australia - 'Soviet grandeur has turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland': Haunting photos show once-thriving industrial towns in the USSR that have been left to ruin - Jennifer Newton
  • DutchNews - Corrosion hits geothermal heat projects, inspectors promise new rules
  • Chicago Tribune - With little space for solar farms, suburbs are finding creative ways to embrace renewable energy - Sarah Freishtat
  • EIN News - Outraged Hunters Point residents demand Gavin Newsom fire Tetra Tech
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Former SCANA Chief Part Of New Santee Cooper Bid--What could possibly go wrong, right?
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: Japan needs to heat up efforts to slash harmful emissions
  • Bellona - Russian Ministers try nervously to fulfill Putin's Arctic shipping goals - Charles Digges
  • Mehr News Agency - Khashoggi, Bin Salman's nightmare - Mohammad Homaiefar
  • Mehr News Agency - Russia refuses to participate in Warsaw summit
  • Mehr News Agency - Mogherini not to attend anti-Iran Warsaw conf.
  • Mehr News Agency - Guterres deeply worried about US sanctions against Iran: UN official
  • Press TV - Israeli strikes aimed at prolonging crisis in in Syria: Damascus
  • Press TV - Syria downed over 30 Israeli cruise missiles, bombs: Russia
  • Press TV - Taliban assault on Afghan military compound kills over 100 troops
  • Press TV - Saudi Arabia conducts deadly airstrikes on Sana'a
  • Press TV - Syria says its air defenses intercept 'most of Israeli missiles' fired on Damascus
  • Press TV - Iran holds international conference on Gaza resistance
  • Press TV - US gained nothing after spending $7,000bn in Iraq, Syria: Iran military chief
  • Press TV - Israeli strikes aimed at prolonging crisis in in Syria: Damascus
  • Xinhua - Netanyahu says Iran to "face consequences" for threatening Israel -
  • Xinhua - Israeli missile attacks kill 11 military personnel in Syria: monitor
  • Japan Times - Japan's plans to sell nuclear plants overseas derailed
  • High Country News - Letter: Nuclear propaganda - Carole Hisasue
  • High Country News - Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet?

    Sunday, January 20, 2019

  • India Times - Businessman held for bid to sell Rs 27 crore 'depleted urani .. - RS 270,000,000 Indian Rupee equals $3,789,207.00[google]
  • Willoughby News-Herald, OH - Editorial: Future for Perry Nuclear Power Plant hinges on final legislative push
  • LobeLog.com - Living the Nuclear Past–and Future - Susan Southard
  • Korea Herald - OpEd: How to deal with a nuclear North Korea? - Park Sang-seek
  • India Times - Having nuclear weapons makes a country stronger'
  • JerusalemOnline - Israel's Secret Nuclear Reactor
  • Sputnik News - Israel Began Nuclear Weapons Program Without Telling Gov't, Knesset, Memos Show
  • Japan Today - Hitachi debacle strengthens Franco-Chinese hand in UK nuclear industry - Geert De Clercq
  • LobeLog.com - The Iran Nuclear Deal at Three - International Crisis Group
  • The Guardian - The Observer view: the Hitachi fiasco confirms that our energy policy now lies in ruins
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Pilgrim critics challenge Entergy and Holtec - Christine Legere
  • National Interest - Meet DARPA's 'Glide Breaker': A Hypersonic Missile Killer? - Michael Peck
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly - SC lacks standing to sue U.S. over nuclear facility (access required)
  • Oak Ridge Today - Director named at Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site - Amy Schwinge
  • Ynetnews - Israel's delicate dance between the US and China - Former Mosasd chief Efraim Halevy
  • Casper Star-Tribune - With uranium mining under pressure, Wyoming lawmakers suggest tax cuts - Heather Richards
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Plans to sell nuclear plants overseas derailed
  • Kyiv Post - Westinghouse to provide Ukraine with technology of nuclear fuel production - Interfax-Ukraine.
  • Jackson Sun, TN - No more corporate bailouts - Peter Roff, Cagle Cartoons Syndicate
  • Columbus Dispatch, OH - Column: NO: Project unnecessary, probably won't save consumers money - J.P. Blackwood, Grove City, spokesperson for the Ohio Consumers' Counsel
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Without Ed Westcott, the Secret City would have stayed secret - Ray Smith
  • Bangkok Post - Hub of madness--Our reliance on burning fossil fuel dooms us all - Andrew Biggs
  • Cambridge Independent - Work begins on University of Cambridge's new £300m Cavendish Laboratory and shared facilities hub - Adrian Curtis
  • Coastal Observer, Pawleys Island, SC - In Santee Cooper debate, lawmakers say ratepayers will be top priority - Charles Swenson
  • Mehr News Agency - JCPOA Supervisory Board to have final say on leaving or remaining in deal
  • Mehr News Agency - Larijani slams US double standards regarding human rights
  • Mehr News Agency - Syria condemns US-led coalition repeated crimes against civilians in Deir Ezzor
  • Press TV - US military claims 52 Shabab militants killed in Somalia airstrikes
  • Press TV - Syria's air defense thwarts Israeli strike near Damascus: State media
  • Press TV - Russia warns Israel against more Syria strikes
  • Press TV - 10% increase in Israeli demolition of Palestinian structures last year: OCHA -
  • Press TV - JCPOA defeat to endanger European security, Iran warns
  • The Diplomat - How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan--A contentious vote on Taiwan's nuclear future showed how the country's public referendums went haywire - Nick Aspinwall

    Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • Oregon Public Broadcasting - Federal Plan Could Reclassify Hanford Nuclear Waste – and Leave it in the Ground - Anna King and John Notarianni
  • Keene Sentinel - Editorial: A notable milestone: The sale of Vermont Yankee isn't the end of the story, but it's significant
  • Arizona Daily Sun - Uranium depleted of radioactivity can still pose human risk, researchers say - Scott Buffon
  • Sputnik News - 'Toxic History': Washington State Prepares to Sue US Navy Over Hazardous Dumping
  • POGO - Unseen Casualties of the Shutdown: Accountability and Transparency - Sean Moulton
  • Siasat Daily, Hyderabad, India - Jamal Khashoggi would have been alive if Israel din't sell tech to Saudi Arabia: Snowden
  • LA Monitor - LANL contributes $3 billion a year to the state's economy
  • KUNM University Of New Mexico - Former WIPP Project Leader Talks Permit Changes - Marisa Demarco
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford board gets around federal shutdown, sort of
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE must explain high-level waste reclassification - Tami Thatcher
  • The Intercept - John Bolton Wants to Bomb Iran – and He May Get What He Wants - Mehdi Hasan
  • Bloomberg - 15 People Have Been Charged in the Flint Water Scandal - Associated Press
  • All India Radio - India signs long term contract with Uzbekistan for supply of Uranium
  • Tri-City Herald - OpEd: 75 Years of Hanford: Open to Interpretations - Roy Gephart
  • Japan Times - In wake of Hitachi decision, minister says Japan's strategy of promoting nuclear exports will not change
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Find a way to maintain nuclear power tech and ensure stable energy supply
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Roof repairs scheduled for nuclear processing facility at SRS, spokesperson says - Colin Demarest
  • The Scotsman - OpEd: Why ditching nuclear is bad for climate change, good for Putin - Brian Wilson
  • Oxford Mail - Nuclear warhead convoy passes Oxford - Erin Lyons
  • Telegraph Business, London - Will Britain's new nuclear age ever see the light of day? - Jillian Ambrose, Energy Editor
  • Trend News Agency - Uzbekistan creating single uranium extraction enterprise
  • Middletown Press and Journal - Rep. Mehaffie named co-chairman of Legislature's Nuclear Energy Caucus
  • North Wales Chronicle - It is "not the end of nuclear opportunities" at the Wylfa Newydd site on Anglesey says Secretary of State - Dale Spridgeon
  • Brookings Institution blog - 25 years after Ukraine denuclearized, Russian aggression continues to rise - Strobe Talbott and Maggie Tennis
  • Wicked Local Plymouth - Plymouth Select Board OKs Entergy PILOT agreement - Emily Clark
  • Gloucester Daily Times - Lawmakers oppose NRC's plan to extend Seabrook license by Jan. 30 - Jack Shea
  • Dong-A Ilbo - U.S. should not tolerate N. Korea's nuclear possession at second summit
  • Mainichi Daily News - TEPCO chief calls for realignment of nuclear power businesses
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Editorial: Regulators call out SCANA, but it's too little too late - Andrew Brown
  • Asahi Shimbun - The accountant who played by the numbers and lost, then won
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch, MO - Shutdown leaves communities near toxic Superfund sites on edge - Dino Grandoni, Washington Post
  • FITSNews.com, SC - NextEra's Next Play--Offers for South Carolina's government-run utility, Santee Cooper, are taking shape …
  • USGS - M 4.9 - 82km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan
  • Asahi Shimbun - VOX POPULI: Hitachi boss just like proverbial general fighting the last war
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Provide feedback on comments for a new draft regulatory document on deep geological repository site characterization
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Want to learn more about our role as Canada's nuclear regulator?
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Invitation to comment on draft REGDOC-3.1.3, Reporting Requirements for Waste Nuclear Substance Licensees, Class II Nuclear Facilities and Users of Prescribed Equipment, Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices
  • Press TV - Syria urges Security Council to stop US-led strikes on civilian infrastructure
  • Press TV - US should replace Syria troops with private contractors: Blackwater founder -
  • Yonhap News Agency - Trump, Kim to hold 2nd summit near end of Feb.: White House

    Friday, January 18, 2019

  • Gazette-Times, Corvallis, OR - Union thanks pols for securing Wah Chang benefits - Bennett Hall
  • Radio New Zealand - Offshore detention whistle blower wins free speech award
  • Newsweek - Edward Snowden Hits Out At CIA Director Gina Haspel: 'You Can Literally Torture People and You Will Be Promoted' - Chantal Da Silva
  • Curbed San Francisco - Firm at center of Hunters Point fraud scandal rewarded with more government work--Company also transferred workers from beleaguered SF project to other radioactive cleanups - Chris Roberts
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Nuclear board sees no quick fix for LANL safety issues - Rebecca Moss
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Watchdogs fight WIPP permit change - Rebecca Moss
  • EIN News - National lab to make new fuel to support advanced reactors - Tim Jackson, Idaho National Laboratory
  • Moorpark Acorn, CA - Calls continue for independent study of fire impact on field lab - Melissa Simon
  • AP News - Iran's FM mocks John Bolton with '10-year challenge'
  • AP News - EU could snub US-Mideast meeting over Iran concerns - Lorne Cook
  • AP News - US, North Korea start talks aimed at 2nd Trump-Kim summit - MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN
  • AP News - From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of detained Iran newscaster - Jon Gambrell
  • AP News - The Latest: No ruling on plutonium shipments to Nevada
  • AP News - Work on UK nuclear power plant halted over financing impasse
  • AP News - Appeal targets permit change for US nuclear repository
  • Reuters - Europe's patience with Iran wears thin, tiptoes toward Trump - Robin Emmott, John Irish
  • KSNV News3LV - No ruling for now on Nevada bid to block plutonium shipments - Ashley Forest
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Attorneys spar over plan to bring dangerous nuke material to Nevada - Colton Lochhead
  • Asia Times - Ground Zero Nagasaki: Living the nuclear past – and future - Susan Southard
  • Tri-City Herald - 75 Years of Hanford: Open to Interpretations - Roy Gephart
  • JURIST.org - Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act signed into law - Erik Slobe
  • Bloomberg - Hitachi Can't Cut Its Nuclear Bonds Soon Enough - Anjani Trivedi and David Fickling
  • The Guardian - Letters: Scrapping of nuclear plant should see UK renewables filling the void - Catherine Mitchell, Professor of energy policy, University of Exeter; Stephen Psallidas, Newcastle upon Tyne; Jeremy Cushing, Exeter; Hilda Reynolds, Bristol; Lorrie Marchington, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
  • World Nuclear News - Swedish regulator supports repository expansion
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Serbia to cooperate in nuclear power
  • World Nuclear News - The next steps for Horizon
  • World Nuclear News - US company demonstrates innovative waste disposal concept
  • World Nuclear News - NRG receives funding for nuclear medicine R&D centre
  • Interfax-Ukraine - Westinghouse will provide Ukraine with its technology of nuclear fuel production to build plant - Nasalyk
  • Manila Bulletin - House OKs on third and final reading bill on use and regulation of nuclear energy - Ben Rosario
  • The Mirror UK - Tories break promise and refuse tests for nuclear guinea pigs' families
  • Ha'aretz Daily - Secret Handwritten Memos Reveal How Israel's Nuclear Program Came to Be - Adam Raz
  • Energy News Network - Nuclear plants – and inspectors – continue to work through shutdown - Kathiann M. Kowalski
  • Fin24 - Challenge against removal of nuclear corp. board struck from urgent court roll - Lameez Omarjee
  • Brussels Times - Electrabel fears reduced nuclear availability in winter 2019-2020
  • WBUR Boston, MA - Regulators Are Set To Allow Seabrook Nuclear Plant In N.H. To Run Through 2050 - Annie Ropeik
  • KNPR Las Vegas - No Ruling On Plutonium Shipments To Nevada - Associated Press
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Radiation-contaminated water discovered at SRS facility, new report states - Colin Demarest
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - New board has important issues to consider regarding Necsa - Rebecca Campbell
  • Charlotte Business Journal - Duke Energy makes offer to purchase troubled South Carolina utility - John Downey
  • USGS - M 5.2 - 81km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 3km E of Sawara, Japan
  • IAEA - Ensuring the Safe Use of Advanced Radiotherapy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - New CRP: Advancing the State-of-Practice in Uncertainty and Sensitivity Methodologies for Severe Accident Analysis in Water Cooled Reactors (I31033) - Tatjana Jevremovic and Matthias Krause, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • Asahi Shimbun - ANALYSIS: Hitachi debacle aids France, China hand in British nuclear
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan's nuclear exports coming to dead end?
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan to press on with nuclear export drive after Hitachi blow
  • Belarus News (BelTA)- - IMF offers recommendations to Belarus following Article IV Consultation
  • Mehr News Agency - Over 3,000 activists sign petition to bar anti-Iran conf. in Warsaw
  • Press TV - 20 Syrian civilians killed as new US-led airstrikes target Dayr al-Zawr
  • Press TV - 30 injured as Israeli soldiers open fire on Palestinians during Gaza protests
  • Press TV - Mogherini, EU ministers to snub US summit against Iran
  • Press TV - Assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists -
  • Press TV - Macron says France seeks to remain in Syria, 'militarily engaged' in Mideast

    Thursday, January 17, 2019

  • S&P Global Platts- - Some US nuclear industry officials question if new repository strategy needed - Author Elaine Hiruo William Freebairn
  • KOLO Reno NV - Lawmakers react to Governor Sisolak's State of the State - Terri Russell
  • Utility Dive - Trump signs bill streamlining advanced nuclear regs, as Senate considers R&D funding - Iulia Gheorghiu
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE must explain high-level waste reclassification - Tami Thatcher
  • Surf City SandPaper, NJ - Feds Set Date to Hear Concerns Over NJ Company's Plans for Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository - Gina G. Scala
  • GeekWire - Former NRC head disagrees with Bill Gates, says nuclear not a safe bet for combating climate change - Molly Brown
  • Texas Observer - Report: Power Plants are Leaking Cancer-Causing Toxins into Groundwater Across Texas
  • Intermountain Catholic - Around the Diocese(#3): Remembering Downwinders--The eighth annual memorial service to honor those harmed by nuclear weapons...
  • Farmington Press, Park Hills, MO - State auditor reaffirms commitment to fight corruption
  • The Guardian - Australia: Nauru doctor wins global free speech award for speaking out on offshore immigration - Ben Doherty in London
  • WVLT, Knoxville, TN - ORNL offering loan program for unpaid federal workers
  • Phys.org - Neutron science publications reach new highs at ORNL's flagship facilities
  • Taos News, NM - Los Alamos National Laboratory employed 11,743 people in 2018 - Teya Vitu
  • Idaho State Journal - Idaho National Laboratory to benefit from nuclear innovation legislation signed into law by president - Sen. Mike Crapo's Office
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - New bill, signed by Trump, to streamline nuclear energy regulation - Ryan Suppe -
  • KVAL, Eugene, OR - 'We made atomic bombs': Nuclear Care Partners helps with aftermath of workplace radiation
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn, CA - Letter: Meltdown anything but minor - Daniel Hirsch, Ben Lomond, Calif, retired director of the Program on Environmental Policy at UC Santa Cruz and President of the CommitteeBridge the Gap
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn, CA - NORTHRIDGE QUAKE: 25 YEARS LATER-- Destructive temblor seared in local history - Dawn Megli-Thuna
  • AP News - Work on UK nuclear power plant halted over financing impasse
  • AP News - Court Blocks Release of Controversial Illinois Electric Market Study
  • AP News - Gov. Cuomo: NY must go 100 percent clean energy by 2040 - David Klepper
  • Bloomberg - Hitachi Ends U.K. Nuclear Power Bid - Kiyotaka Matsuda and Stephen Stapczynski
  • Reuters - Hitachi halts UK nuclear project as energy supply crunch looms - Nina Chestney, Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - China to help plug UK nuclear power gap as Japanese plans falter - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - UK to explore options for funding new nuclear -energy secretary - Nina Chestney and Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - Hitachi halts UK nuclear project as energy supply crunch looms - Nina Chestney, Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - Hitachi freezes British nuclear project, books $2.8 bln hit - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - Russia, U.S. fail to save missile treaty, Washington to pull out - Robin Emmott
  • CNN - Hitachi shelves $20 billion nuclear power plant in UK - Daniel Shane, CNN Business
  • The Guardian - Nuclear power can be green – but at a price - Damian Carrington
  • Financial Times - Hitachi shelves new Welsh nuclear plant - Robin Harding in Tokyo and Jim Pickard in London
  • British Telecommunications - Plans for new nuclear power station suspended
  • Forbes blog - If Progressive Democrats Care So Much About The Climate, Why Are They Trying to Kill Nuclear Power? - Michael Shellenberger
  • The Guardian - US to begin nuclear treaty pullout next month after Russia missile talks fail - Julian Borger in Washington
  • OilPrice - Can The U.S. Keep Its Nuclear Industry Afloat? - Haley Zaremba
  • Asahi Shimbun - Koizumi says Japan must say 'no' to nuclear energy
  • Washington Examiner - Nuclear power plants running safely after East Coast quake - John Siciliano
  • Reuters UK - Hitachi halts UK nuclear project as energy supply crunch looms - Nina Chestney, Makiko Yamazaki
  • BBC News - Wylfa: Decision on future of nuclear power station expected
  • Washington Post - To fight climate change, nuclear power is a must - Stephen Rodgers, Fairfax
  • The Diplomat - Van Jackson on Dealing With a Nuclear North Korea - Prashanth Parameswaran
  • Quartz - The good, the bad, and the ugly of Germany's changing energy landscape - Daniel Wolfe
  • Arirang TV/Radio - U.S. Forces Japan to rectify its controversial video on YouTube that calls N. Korea a nuclear power Updated: 2019-01-17 16:27:52 KST - jiwonpark@arirang.co.kr
  • BBC News - Wylfa Newydd and the energy gap - Steffan Messenger
  • Jerusalem Post - Netanyahu to AIPAC: Trump's ban on nuclear deal most vital event of 2018 - Tzvi Joffre
  • BBC News - Nuclear plant in Anglesey suspended by Hitachi
  • European Council on Foreign Relations - Why the Iran nuclear deal still matters for Europe
  • Sky News, UK - Hitachi to suspend work on £20bn nuclear reactor in Wales
  • East Anglian Daily Times - EDF insists nuclear has 'strong future' despite a halt on Welsh power project - Richard Cornwell
  • Gloucestershire Live - RECAP: Hundreds of jobs at risk in Gloucester after work on Welsh nuclear plant suspended - Ed Stilliard
  • Los Angeles Business Journal - U.S. Sues Tetra Tech for Up to $800 Million for Alleged Mishandling of Bay Area Nuclear Cleanup Contract - Howard Fine
  • All Things Nuclear - New Analysis: US Missile Defense Tests Lack Realistic Decoys - David Wright, co-director and senior scientist
  • All Things Nuclear - The Long-Overdue Missile Defense Review Expected (Again) This Week - Stephen Young, Washington representative and senior analyst
  • DOE - Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center
  • DOE - Department of Energy to Provide $45 Million for Chemical and Materials Research in Quantum Information Science
  • NRC - Validation of keff Calculations for Extended BWR Burnup Credit (NUREG/CR-7252, ORNL/TM-2018/797)
  • USGS - M 4.8 - 50km SSE of Shizunai, Japan
  • IAEA - The IAEA and Climate Change: Adaptation, Monitoring and Mitigation - Noah Mayhew, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Nuclear Science Education Programme in Asia Pacific: Looking Towards 2021 - William Foster, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - UK unveils financial terms it offered Hitachi
  • World Nuclear News - Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3
  • World Nuclear News - US nuclear innovation act becomes law
  • World Nuclear News - Russia starts installing MBIR control assembly
  • World Nuclear News - Viewpoint: Why the USA should partner with Africa to deploy advanced reactors
  • Japan Times - Hitachi decides to halt U.K. nuclear project due to investment shortfall
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hitachi halts British nuclear project due to investment shortfall
  • Mehr News Agency - Terrorist war against Syrian people no longer limited to Syria
  • Mehr News Agency - Pompeo does not have right to interfere in Iran-Iraq ties
  • Mehr News Agency - Mogherini likely not to attend anti-Iran Warsaw conf.: spokesperson
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran rejects US, France opposition to satellite launch
  • Mehr News Agency - Araghchi says US not trustworthy due to withdrawal from JCPOA
  • Mehr News Agency - Ghasemi to Netanyahu: Know your limits; Iran is not deterred by your threats
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran condemns US' arrest of Press TV anchor
  • Press TV - American law expert: Hashemi's detention 'unconstitutional'
  • Press TV - Abbas raps Israeli occupation as Palestine takes over G77 chairmanship
  • Press TV - Senior cleric questions Iran's stay in JCPOA amid EU inaction
  • Press TV - US making a 'fool' out of itself by jailing Press TV anchor: Journalist -
  • Press TV - IRGC commander vows to protect Iranian advisors in Syria after Israeli PM's threat
  • Xinhua - Iran vows to keep advisers, hardware in Syria
  • POGO - House of Representatives Adopts Whistleblower and Ethics Reforms for Itself - Peter Tyler
  • Aiken Standard, SC - District judge grants S.C. intervention in lawsuit; hearing scheduled for mid-January - Colin Demarest
  • UPI - North Korea no longer listed as 'enemy' in Seoul defense report - Wooyoung Lee
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO's refusal to settle money talks prompts center to bow out - Masahito Iinuma
  • FAIR.org - 'US Administrations Have Been Intervening in Venezuela Since at Least the Early 2000s' - CounterSpin interview with Alexander Main on Maduro's reelection w/Janine Jackson
  • Energy Voice - A very 'unusual' radioactive waste disposal job - by Chris MacLennan
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting - Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep By Government Shutdown - Anna King
  • American Gaming Association - Yucca Mountain
  • Consortium News - Bases, Bases, Everywhere … Except in the Pentagon's Report - Nick Turse, TomDispatch
  • Falkirk Herald, UK - Langlees-based company using 'invisible outer space particles' for crucial nuclear waste work - Jonathon Reilly
  • KOLO Reno NV - Lawmakers react to Governor Sisolak's State of the State - Terri Russell

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

  • Lexology - Pennsylvania's Cleanup Standards - Are More Changes on the Way? - Manko Gold Katcher & Fox - Darryl D. Borrelli
  • San Francisco Chronicle - US sues Tetra Tech over Hunters Point shipyard work, claiming widespread fraud - Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizikes
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Idaho National Laboratory to benefit from nuclear innovation legislation signed into law by president - Sen. Mike Crapo
  • CCM Colorado Golden Transcript - Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety--Citizen groups file petition to unseal Rocky Flats records from 1989-1992 Grand Jury investigation - Christy Steadman
  • KUOW Seattle - Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep During Government Shutdown - Anna King
  • AP News - Seabrook power plant a step closer to license extension
  • AP News - PR: NuScale and JAEC Agree to Explore SMR Deployment in Jordan - Diane Hughes, NuScale Vice President
  • AP News - CERN lays out vision for next-generation particle collider
  • Bloomberg - Brexit Pushes U.K. to Brink as Government Fights to Survive - Robert Hutton, Kitty Donaldson, and Tim Ross
  • Reuters - French grid operator urges restart of EDF's coal power plants during cold snap - Bate Felix
  • Slate Magazine - Stop Going Nuclear--Nuclear power is too dangerous for use as an energy source. Take it from the guy who chaired a nuclear commission under Obama. - Mike Pesca, The Gist
  • Forbes blog - U.S. CO2 Emissions Rise As Nuclear Power Plants Close - James Conca
  • Financial Times - Russia claims US demand over missile system to save nuclear pact - Henry Foy in Moscow and Michael Peel in Brussels
  • Phys.org - New book tells story of secret Hollywood studio that shaped the nuclear age - Craig Chamberlain, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • World Nuclear News - Further US grant for Framatome EATF development
  • World Nuclear News - Russia starts installing MBIR control assembly
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter: Nevada is not a nuclear waste dumping ground - Tom Whiteleather, Las Vegas
  • The Outline, New York, NY - If we want to stave off climate change we're going to need nuclear reactors - Kevin Litman-Navarro
  • Gov.UK - Welsh Government launches policy to deal with radioactive waste - Radioactive Waste Management
  • Gov.UK - Robots tackle Sellafield's notorious radioactive 'hot spot' - Sellafield Ltd and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • News & Star - Robots start tackling radioactive sludge at Sellafield - Nicole Regan
  • EurActiv - MEPs agree to fund 'chimera' nuclear fusion project - Sam Morgan
  • Sputnik News - Netanyahu Reportedly Asked for Trump's Support Ahead of Iran Nuke Archive Op
  • ShaleOhio - Power companies ask Supreme Court to strike down nuclear power subsidies - Zachary Eddy
  • Kashmir Times - Jaitapur: Ten years of a peaceful agitation against nuclear lobbies - Anuj Wankhede
  • Sofia News Agency - 10 Incidents with Radioactive Sources Registered in Bulgaria in 2018
  • CapeCod.com - Pilgrim Nuclear Plant's Decommissioning Plans Presented to the Public
  • WATD FM Marshfield, MA - Plymouth: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hosts Public Meeting Tonight at Hotel 1620 - Mariel Reed
  • ConstructionNews UK - Wylfa nuclear: Welsh Government seeks Westminster assurance - Ian Weinfass
  • North Wales Chronicle - Politicians react during week of speculation over Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant's future on Anglesey - Dale Spridgeon
  • Scientific American - Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation - Jane Braxton Little
  • Bellona - Bellona publishes new report on the Mayak Production Association - Charles Digges
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Further study of Vermont Yankee fuel casks proposed - Susan Smallheer, Brattleboro Reformer
  • CGTN News - Father of China's hydrogen bomb, Yu Min, dies aged 93 - Gao Yun, Huang Zhengzheng
  • Navajo-Hopi Observer - Rumble on the Mountain highlights plight of indigenous peoples on the Colorado Plateau--Annual event returns to Flagstaff's Coconino Center for the Arts Jan. 19 - Katherine Locke
  • CERN - International collaboration publishes concept design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN
  • The State - The myths about selling Santee Cooper
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: Dominion Energy - James S. Yarborough, Waring Street, Summerville
  • DOE - US Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette Meets in Jerusalem with Israel's Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz
  • NRC - NRC Opens Online Registration for 2019 Regulatory Information Conference
  • NAS - Project Information: Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations Following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States: A Workshop
  • Yonhap News Agency - Pence: N. Korea yet to take concrete steps to denuclearize - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Nevada Independent - Sisolak picks Reno Councilman David Bobzien to run Office of Energy - Daniel Rothberg
  • FAIR.org - Triumph of Conventional Wisdom: AP Expunges Iran/Contra Pardons from Barr's Record - Sam Husseini
  • RT - Russian nuclear firm wins contracts to clean up Fukushima
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Costs for scrapping Japan's nuclear facilities estimated at ¥6.7 tril. -
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 11, Issue 2 | Jan. 15, 2019

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

  • TIME - Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Photos From the Ruins - Ben Cosgrove
  • FAIR.org - The Return of Reefer Madness - Ari Paul
  • Consortium News - The Memo That Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria - Daniel Lazare
  • Consortium News - Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing: Review the Future of Nuclear Power: Advanced Reactors - Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
  • IISS.org - Uncertain future: The JCPOA and Iran's nuclear and missile programmes - Chaired ByEllen Laipson, SpeakerMark Fitzpatrick, SpeakerMichael Elleman
  • UPI - Japanese ex-commander: Kim Jong Un still building nuclear weapons - Elizabeth Shim
  • Albuquerque Journal - Udall suggests new administration reconsider WIPP volume change - Mark Oswald
  • Tri-City Herald - Kennewick's newest councilman is no stranger to city hall - Wendy Culverwell
  • Augusta Chronicle, GA - Waste removal for tank closure project underway at SRS
  • Aiken Standard, SC - S.C. again asks Nevada court to grant intervention in SRS-tied lawsuit - Colin Demarest
  • Aiken Standard, SC - SRNS tasked with initial work for 'Savannah River Pit Production Plant,' official says - Colin Demarest
  • Nevada Current - Former NRC chair: Nuclear power is a "failed technology" - Hugh Jackson
  • Science Now blog - Book Review: Deference to industry trumps nuclear safety in the U.S., warns a controversial former regulator - Jacob Darwin Hamblin
  • Nevada Independent - Harry Reid unplugged - Jon Ralston
  • Albuquerque Journal - Permit changes at WIPP face challenges - Mark Oswald
  • Cape Cod Times - Letter: Downwinders skeptical of Holtec - Diane Turco, Harwich
  • Wall Street Journal - AG Nominee Barr Reverses Position on Key Whistleblower Law--He previously called the law, a key tool for fighting fraud, an 'abomination' - Samuel Rubenfeld
  • Whistleblower Protection Blog - Attorney General nominee Barr commits to "diligently uphold" the False Claims Act - Tinker Ready
  • New York Times - Trump's Pick for Attorney General Faces Heat Over Opposition to Whistle-Blower Law - Robert Pear
  • NBC Bay Area - Gov. Sues Tetra Tech for Alleged False Claims in Hunters Point Cleanup
  • Curbed San Francisco - Federal government sues over Hunters Point cleanup fraud - Adam Brinklow
  • New Mexico In Depth - Legislature should enact voters' mandate for strong ethics commission - Heather Ferguson, Common Cause New Mexico
  • Japan Times - Prosecutors seek 18 months for ex-Mitsubishi Hitachi Power executives in landmark plea deal
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Research: LANL economic impact is in the billions - Teya Vitu
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos National Laboratory Contributes $3 Billion Annually To New Mexico State Economy - LANL News
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL: Research shows lab's economic impact is $3.1B a year - Mark Oswald
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: 'Realistic' New Model Points Way To More Efficient and Profitable Fracking
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Group that oversees LANL safety gets new member - Rebecca Moss
  • LA Monitor - Local senators file wide ranging legislation - Tris DeRoma
  • AP News - Russia, US say no progress in nuclear arms pact dispute
  • AP News - Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch - Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Chile nuclear watchdog weighs probe into fraud over lithium exports - documents - Dave Sherwood
  • Reuters - Iran could enrich uranium to 20 percent within four days: atomic chief - Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • Reuters - Iran satellite launch, which U.S. warned against, fails - Babak Dehghanpisheh in Geneva and David Brunnstrom in Washington
  • Reuters - U.S., North Korea to hold talks this week seeking 'interim' deal: media - Hyonhee Shin, Joyce Lee
  • Chosun Ilbo - U.S. Forces Japan Lists N.Korea as 'Declared Nuclear State' - Yang Seung-sik
  • World Nuclear News - Wyoming uranium projects look to the future
  • World Nuclear News - NuScale SMR to be considered for use in Jordan
  • Euronews - How does Finland handle radioactive waste? By burying it - Ilmari Huttu-Hiltunen
  • SFGate - Former top regulator now says nuclear power 'hazardous'--In explosive new book, calls for U.S. reactors to be shut down before 'catastrophe' - Mark Albert
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Public, private sectors should work together for abolition of nuclear weapons
  • BusinessTech South Africa - ANC drops Zuma's nuclear plans – and embraces renewable energy instead
  • The Week UK - Britain's nuclear energy future in jeopardy
  • Utility Dive - SCANA deliberately misled regulators overseeing nuclear project, South Carolina PSC concludes - Robert Walton
  • Foster's Daily Democrat - Seabrook nuclear plant set to receive 20-year extension - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • New Hampshire Public Radio - Regulators To Allow Seabrook Nuclear Plant To Run Through 2050 - Annie Ropeik
  • Newsweek - Nuclear Fusion: We've Discovered a Way to Stabilize Super-hot Plasma - Allan H. Reiman and Nathaniel J. Fisch
  • Korea Herald - Resistance grows to Moon's nuclear phase-out - Kim Bo-gyung
  • Korea Times - Editorial: Reconsider nuclear phase-out--Voices are growing against Moon's reckless energy policy
  • ESI Africa - Nuclear scholarships for African students, announced by Rosatom
  • Johannesburg Citizen, South Africa - Russia's nuclear firm Rosatom offers scholarships for African students - Brian Sokutu
  • Vestnik Kavkaza - Uzbekistan turns to nuclear energy to power economy
  • Toledo Blade - Davis-Besse nuclear reactor close to full power - Tom Henry
  • Montel News - EDF eyes controversial expansion of French nuclear sites - Leila Fernández Thévoz, London
  • BBC News - Hitachi 'more likely to put Wylfa Newydd on hold'
  • Energy Voice - A very 'unusual' radioactive waste disposal job - Chris MacLennan
  • Baltic Times - Astravyets NPP might affect nuclear energy reputation, Lithuanian energy minister says
  • Belsat.eu - Lukashenka signs decree defining liability for nuclear incidents at Belarusian NPP
  • Belsat.eu - Spent nuclear fuel of Belarusian NPP to be stored in Belarus
  • Asia Times - China hails top PLA engineer's 'impregnable' nuclear bunkers
  • ScienceAlert Australia - These Experts Think There's Only One Type of Energy That Can Truly Save Our Planet - Kristin Houser, Futurism
  • IAEA - Nuclear Research Reactors - Story: Alejandra Silva Video: Svetlomir Slavchev
  • IAEA - First Caribbean Students Graduate from IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management - David de Jonge, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - New CRP: Doctoral CRP on Advances in Radiotherapy Techniques (E24022) - Sarah Kiehne, IAEA Department of Nuclear Science and Applications; Noura El-Haj, IAEA Department of Nuclear Science and Applications
  • IAEA - NEW CRP: Development of Radiation-Grafted Membranes for Cleaner and Sustainable Energy (F22072) - Bum Soo Han , IAEA Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications
  • Bellona - Decommissioning Russia's RBMK reactors by waiting for better days - Charles Digges
  • Independent Barents Observer - Russia designs ice-breaking nuclear-powered submarine for Arctic shelf operations - Thomas Nilsen
  • France 24 - Russia in 'material breach' of key nuclear treaty: US - AFP
  • Korea Herald - Local experts doubt report on NK bolstering nuclear arsenal - Park Han-na
  • Washington Times - Bolton endorses report accusing Iran of hiding nuclear facilities - Victor Morton
  • TASS - Paris interested in projects afoot at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
  • Ynetnews - Netanyahu praises Bolton for 'pressure on Iran to abandon nuclear ambitions' - Kim Legziel
  • Trend News Agency - Iran's Energy Ministry eyes to export 20% of Bushehr nuke plant's electricity
  • E&E Daily - Trump's nuclear revival? It's a 'black box' - Hannah Northey and Jeremy Dillon
  • E&E Daily - Another shutdown victim: FOIA rules debate - Michael Doyle
  • Belarus News (BelTA)- - Feedback from public to help polish Belarusian nuclear power plant's fuel management strategy
  • NW Evening Mail - Moorside meeting as Cumbria leaders press Government for nuclear new-build in county - Nicole Regan
  • Financial Times - PG&E: file down--The group's market cap more than halved to $4bn on news it will file for bankruptcy protection
  • WCBD News2, Mt. Pleasant, SC - Not enough votes in the Senate to sell Santee Cooper? - Raymond Owens
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Palmetto State Lawmakers Demand Dominion Rebates … After Killing Them - South Carolina Democrats are a bit confused …
  • WCBD News2, Mt. Pleasant, SC - PSC: SCE&G intentionally withheld information, misled regulators - Tim Renaud
  • DOE - Deputy Secretary Brouillette meets with Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Al-Kaabi
  • DOE - Deputy Secretary Brouillette Attends Second Qatar-U.S. Strategic Dialogue
  • Asahi Shimbun - TEPCO's refusal to settle money talks prompts center to bow out - Masahito Iinuma
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran has enough supplies of 20% uranium: Salehi
  • Press TV - US 'fully' responsible if INF collapses, Russia says
  • Press TV - Israeli military finally admits supplying arms to Syria militants -
  • Press TV - Iran govt. gets clearance for $5 billion Russian loan

    Monday, January 14, 2019

  • New Jersey Monthly - After the Shutdown: Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station - Ian T. Shearn
  • Las Vegas Sun - First step to a solution on nuclear waste: End Yucca Mountain - Judy Treichel
  • Science News - Desalination pours more toxic brine into the ocean than previously thought - Jeremy Rehm
  • The Hill blog - William Barr's troubling history with whistleblowers - Stephen M. Kohn
  • Albuquerque Journal - Editorial: LANL director wise to get New Mexicans on staff
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL Announces 2-Hour Delay Monday -
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Dr. Siegfried Hecker Presents 'A Look Ahead At 2019 Nuclear Hotspots Around The World' Lecture Saturday In Los Alamos
  • East Bay Times, CA - PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuke plant in 10 years - George Avalos
  • East Bay Times, CA - PG&E to file for bankruptcy due to wildfire lawsuits; shares tank - Levi Sumagaysay
  • Bloomberg - Trump Makes 'A Lot of Money' Off White House Job, Cummings Says - Laura Litvan
  • Reuters - Supreme Court rejects U.S. troops' appeal over 'burn pits' illnesses - Lawrence Hurley
  • Reuters - RPT-GRAPHIC-President Trump can't stop U.S. coal plants from retiring - Scott DiSavino
  • Casper Star-Tribune - Uranium workers can face illnesses decades later. Many workers don't know that help is available. - Heather Richards
  • BBC News - Hitachi to decide on fate of UK nuclear plant - Robert Plummer
  • POWERnews - Hitachi May Scuttle UK Nuclear Project - Darrell Proctor
  • The Diplomat - Russia to Deploy Over 30 Nuclear-Capable 'Poseidon' Underwater Drones - Franz-Stefan Gady
  • Investment & Pensions Europe - Nuclear needs warming up - Joseph Mariathasan
  • IAEA - IAEA Holds, in Costa Rica, First Nuclear Knowledge Management School in Latin America - Maria Elena Urso, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy; Jenifer Avellaneda, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Vermont Yankee sale completed
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America
  • World Nuclear News - UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit
  • S&P Global Platts- - French nuclear output drops to 52 GW on maintenance, outage, delays - Andreas Franke
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Costs for scrapping Japan's nuclear facilities estimated at ¥6.7 tril.
  • ECNS China News Service - Next-generation nuclear reactor ready for commercial run in China
  • KCBS San Francisco Bay Area - We're One Human Error From Nuclear Catastrophe
  • i24NEWS, Israel - Netanyahu broadcasts Israeli attacks on Iranian, Hezbollah targets in Syria
  • Xinhua - White House sought military options against Iran last year: report - Current News, UK
  • Current News, UK - Laying the groundwork for Britain's Internet of Energy - David Smith, Chief executive, Energy Networks Association
  • Punchline Magazine, Gloucestershire, UK - Clarity on energy firm's £20 billion project not on the horizon – yet - Andrew Merrell
  • New Civil Engineer UK - Wylfa engineer makes case for £20bn 'boring' nuclear project - Emily Ashwell
  • Financial Times - Uzbekistan turns to nuclear energy to power economy - Nastassia Astrasheuskaya
  • Charlotte Observer - In surprise reversal, PSC rules SCE&G misled regulators about failing nuclear project - Avery G. Wilks
  • Express & Star, Wolverhampton, UK - More than 700 'safety events' recorded at nuclear bases - Belarus News (BelTA)-
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant representative talks about spent fuel management options
  • BelTA - Belarus, Russia intend to sign intergovernmental agreement on spent nuclear fuel processing 18:59 Society
  • Daily Energy Insider - Consumer group applauds uranium enrichment program in Ohio - Dave Kovaleski
  • Independent Barents Observer - Russia to deploy 16 nuclear-powered doomsday drones on combat duty from Barents Sea - Thomas Nilsen
  • Bangkok Nation - TINT all set to hold biennial International Nuclear Science and Technology Conference next month
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Santee Cooper Drama: MSM Plays Catch Up
  • USGS - M 5.1 - 11km SSE of Oyama, Japan
  • Asahi Shimbun - In tsunami-hit Tohoku, new adults recall hopes, victims
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran's oil market facing the new sanctions era; what to expect
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran ready to transfer advanced technologies to reconstruct Syria: MP -
  • Press TV - No military aspect to Iran's satellite activity: Ministry

    Sunday, January 13, 2019

  • Daily Press, Victorville, CA - Letter(#4): Reopening Yucca Mountain? - Tom Freeman, Pinon Hills
  • Mooresville Tribune, Statesville, NC - COAL ASH CLEANUP: Public comment sought on Duke Energy's plans to close basin - Jaime Gatton
  • Albuquerque Journal - Permit changes at WIPP face challenges - Mark Oswald
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - OpEd: Wondering about Paul Whelan - T. Douglas Reilly
  • AP News - Nuclear chief says Iran exploring new uranium enrichment
  • The Conversation - Science gets shut down right along with the federal government - Angela K. Wilson
  • Bloomberg - White House Asked the Pentagon for Options to Strike Iran, WSJ Says - Golnar Motevalli
  • Reuters - Iran says it is taking initial steps to design reactor fuel
  • Reuters - Iran protests to Poland over Iran-focused summit - Dubai newsroom, w/Anna Koper in Warsaw and Erik Knecht in Doha
  • Florida Times-Union - Call Box: Former nuclear weapons storage unit again draws interest
  • Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice, MA - Lawmakers push to save nuclear power - Eric Mark
  • TASS - Rosatom prepares new national project to develop nuclear technologies
  • TASS - Netanyahu confirms Israeli strikes on targets in Syria in last 36 hours
  • London Times - Energy ministers eye new formula to pay for Britain's nuclear power plants
  • infosurhoy.com - Hanging within the stability: the deliberate new nuclear energy station in North Wales – simply 60 miles from Dublin – Eire - Denis Bedoya
  • Xinhua - Iran denies withdrawal from nuke deal
  • Counterview.net - Nuclear reactors sought from French giant "not safe": Letter to Modi on Jaitapur project
  • New Straits Times - INF treaty crisis is a global security problem - Daryl G. Kimball
  • North West Star, Queensland - Bringing history back to life part 2 - Melissa North
  • TASS - Rosatom plans to retain its leading role in global NPP construction in coming decade
  • ITV - New support for Moorside nuclear plant
  • London Times - Hitachi pulls the plug and we're left in the dark - John Collingridge
  • NavyTimes - Op-ed: Want to fix the Navy's sub maintenance woes? Unleash the warrant officers - Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brian Fogarty
  • Aiken Standard, SC - S.C. again asks Nevada court to grant intervention in SRS-tied lawsuit - Colin Demarest
  • Tehran Times - Not all EU members favor SPV: Shireen Hunter - Javad Heirannia
  • Augusta Chronicle, GA - Waste removal for tank closure project underway at SRS
  • Tri-City Herald - Learn how Hanford is being kept secure
  • The State - Senate doesn't have the votes to sell Santee Cooper after nuclear fiasco, leaders say - Avery G. Wilks
  • Financial Times - After Wylfa – the case for an independent review of UK energy policy--Hitachi's withdrawal would mark the collapse of the strategy adopted in 2013 - Nick Butler
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - OpEd: Idaho Falls is protecting ratepayers - John Radford
  • Buffalo News - Buried hazards anticipated in Niagara Scenic Parkway removal - Thomas J. Prohaska
  • Cleveland Daily Banner, TN - Judge denies motion to set aside TVA property access order - Tim Siniard
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - New Mexico federal workers feel pain of shutdown - Sami Edge
  • Trend News Agency - Iran taking first steps to design 20% modern nuclear fuel: nuclear chief
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran dismisses rumors on JCPOA exit
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran begins designing upgraded 20% reactor fuel
  • Press TV - Iran taking first steps to design 20% modern nuclear fuel: nuclear chief
  • Press TV - White House asked Pentagon for Iran military strike plans in 2018: Report
  • Press TV - Major US allies not supporting anti-Iran stance: Commentator
  • Press TV - Major European firms reject US-led calls to boycott Huawei -
  • Press TV - Pompeo vows to 'expel' Iranians from Syria, calls US pullout 'tactical' anti-Iran bid

    Saturday, January 12, 2019

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Tenn. senator supports Yucca Mountain for nuclear waste storage - Gary Martin
  • Nevada Independent - Indy DC Download: Federal government shutdown now the longest in history - Humberto Sanchez
  • DOE:NNSS - Upcoming Public Events: Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board Public Meeting - Jan. 16, 2019
  • Scottish Courier - Letter: Scotland should not be a dumping ground - Les Mackay, 5 Carmichael Gardens, Dundee
  • Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC - Time running out for atrocious ag-gag law
  • Sputnik News - 'A Front': NewsGuard 'News Rating Agency' Guided by US Spies, 'Propagandists'
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL, Sandia operators each get more than $40M for 2018 - Mark Oswald
  • Oak Ridge Today - K-25 Equipment Building & Viewing Tower: Design complete, construction funding available - John Huotari
  • AP News - U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson remains hopeful MOX project can be saved - Colin Demarest
  • AP News - Suit: Oilfield contamination prevalent in Spanish Lake basin - David J. Mitchell
  • Bloomberg - Britain's Failing Nuclear Plan Poses Huge Question for Power - Will Kennedy and Mathew Carr
  • Reuters - Commentary: The strange revisionism of Pompeo's Cairo speech - David Eckels Wade
  • Atlantic Council, Washington, DC - Nuclear Power Sparks Different Reactions - Ashish Kumar Sen
  • Wall Street Journal - Only Nuclear Energy Can Save the Planet - Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist, Mr. Goldstein is a professor emeritus of international relations at American University; Mr. Qvist is an energy engineer and consultant.
  • Deseret News - Lighting up Utah with nuclear power? - Amy Joi O'Donoghue
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Palisades nuclear plant reactor trips during testing - Brad Devereaux
  • Channel 4, UK - Fears over future of Welsh nuclear power station - Helia Ebrahimi
  • Rockland/Westchester Journal - Entergy sells Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, signaling what's to come for Indian Point - Thomas C. Zambito
  • Idaho State Journal - Hearing planned on barrel ruptures at E. Idaho nuclear site
  • Xinhua - Ready! Sino-European nuclear power unit to fuel global fusion
  • TASS - Russia's Rosatom holds talks on floating NPP worldwide
  • Brattleboro Reformer - Yankee sale to NorthStar completed - Susan Smallheer
  • Colorado Springs Gazette - OpEd: Coal entering a new era in 2019 - Terry Jarrett
  • TASS - Russia's Rosatom wins two bids for accident management at Fukushima NPP
  • TimesLIVE South Africa - Eight new senior appointments at cash-strapped Eskom - Amil Umraw
  • Canton Repository, OH - Letter: New reactors make nuclear energy generation viable alternative - Tim Elder, Nimishillen Township
  • Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - OpEd: State lawmakers should protect, support nuclear plants - Joe Gusler, president of the Central Pennsylvania Building and Construction Trades Council and the co-chair of the Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania Coalition
  • Muskogee Daily Phoenix, OK - Notes from the Chief: Years in the making: radioactive waste removed from Cherokee Nation - Bill John Baker, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation
  • Tri-City Herald - Learn how Hanford is being kept secure - staff
  • Winchester Star, VA - Editorial: 'Green New Deal'--Beware, it's coming to Virginia
  • Mainichi Daily News - Students translate booklet on 'Pikadon Sensei' A-bomb survivor's experience
  • Mehr News Agency - Europe's solutions to help Iran cannot be trusted: official
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran continues gas exports to Iraq, payments in euro
  • Mehr News Agency - Kabul not to allow US to operate against Iran: envoy
  • Mehr News Agency - US says not to extend waivers on Iran oil sanctions
  • Press TV - Five Palestinian families face eviction in favor of Israeli settlers -
  • Press TV - Emirati boss cages Asian migrant workers 'until they supported The Whites': Report
  • Voice of San Diego - North County Report: The Head-Spinning Complexity of Moving Nuclear Waste Out of San Diego - Jesse Marx
  • WATE Knoxville - Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander named Chairman of Senate subcommittee
  • Tri-City Herald - Some Hanford workers not owed full pensions; could decision impact thousands more? - Annette Cary

    Friday, January 11, 2019

  • Nevada Independent - Groundhog Day in new Congress: Yucca push coming - Humberto Sanchez
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Harry Reid says Trump has 'no conscience' for insisting on wall - Gary Martin
  • Pravda Report - All Great Men Pass in Solitude - Guy Somerset
  • Pagosa Daily Post, Pagosa Springs CO - Opinion: A Green New Deal - Robert Koehler
  • Sputnik News - Ecuador Believes Assange Should Surrender to UK Authorities – Foreign Minister
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds ding LANL over performance but award lab $47.9M - Rebecca Moss
  • Oak Ridge Today - ORNL adding three-story office, laboratory building - John Huotari
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs says shutdown shows federal government has too much power - Ryan Wilusz
  • DOE Newswise - Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water
  • Denver Westword - Will the Rocky Flats Grand Jury Files Finally Be Opened? - Patricia Calhoun
  • Rocky Flats: Ambushed Grand Jury - Legal Petition Filed to Unseal Rocky Flats Grand Jury Records; Documents Describing Buried Contamination may Help Resolve Current Public Policy Debates
  • CBS Denver - Rocky Flats Controversy Continues: Activists Want Details On Inquiry Into Ex-Nuke Weapons Plant - Dan Elliott, Associated Press
  • Courthouse News Service - Former Workers Petition for Access to Sealed Rocky Flats Documents - Amanda Pampuro
  • Moorpark Acorn, CA - DOE releases cleanup plan for contaminated land--Work could start this year at site of partial meltdown - Melissa Simon
  • AP News - Closed Vermont nuclear plant sale complete
  • AP News - Government shutdown won't delay Nevada plutonium hearing - Scott Sonner
  • AP News - Federal work at Superfund sites suspended during shutdown - By Ellen Knickmeyer And Kim Chandler
  • AP News - Hearing planned on barrel ruptures at E. Idaho nuclear site - Keith Ridler
  • AP News - Activists want details on inquiry into ex-nuke weapons plant - Dan Elliott
  • Reuters - No states' nuke subsidies, power group tells Supreme Court - Barbara Grzincic
  • Reuters - Hitachi, UK say no decision taken on British nuclear project - Susanna Twidale, Makiko Yamazaki
  • Reuters - Breakingviews - Hitachi jitters place UK nuclear at crossroads - George Hay
  • Reuters - China's fourth Westinghouse-designed nuclear reactor begins operations - David Stanway
  • Reuters - Activists call for unsealing decades-old grand jury docs in Rocky Flats probe - Jim Christie
  • Greentech Media - Japan's Nuclear Export Struggles Narrow the Field of Suppliers - Jason Deign
  • CNN International - Review or 'cover up'? Mystery as Australia nuclear weapons tests files withdrawn - James Griffiths
  • Financial Times - Hitachi set to abandon new nuclear plant in Wales - Robin Harding in Tokyo and Jim Pickard in London
  • Science Magazine - A fresh look at nuclear energy - John Parsons, Jacopo Buongiorno, Michael Corradini, David Petti
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Nevada staunchly opposes S.C. request to intervene in plutonium lawsuit - Colin Demarest
  • The Incline, Pittsburgh, PA - Cold War to cold brews: Pittsburgh's nuclear history is becoming a brewery's new home - MJ Slaby
  • World Nuclear News - TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Innovative technology enhances NuScale SMR safety
  • KNWA Northwest Arkansas - University of Arkansas SEFOR Nuclear Site Cleanup On Schedule and On Budget - Nate Kuester
  • Australian Mining - The end nears for Ranger uranium mine - Vanessa Zhou
  • Reuters UK - Hitachi, UK say no decision taken on British nuclear project - Susanna Twidale, Makiko Yamazaki
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Vogtle: Groups challenge PSC over nuke plant
  • The Conversation - Virginia's uranium mining battle flips traditional views of federal and state power
  • Chosun Ilbo - Editorial: Moon Forgets That No Key Issues with N.Korea Are Resolved
  • Yonhap News Agency - S. Korea to increase spending to build 'independent' defense capabilities - sshluck@yna.co.kr
  • BBC News - Hitachi's Wylfa nuclear plant axe reports 'worrying'
  • Asahi Shimbun - Hitachi to halt costly nuclear project in Britain as financing iffy
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Hitachi to suspend all work on UK nuclear plant
  • ECNS China News Service - Nuclear sector to get further boost
  • Simi Valley Acorn, CA - Spellbound by a radioactive monster - Ian Bradley
  • Athens Messenger, OH - U.S. Dept. of Energy announces $115 million investment into Pike Co. plant - Matt Lucas
  • Columbia Free Times - After Coming Up Short in 2018, Lawmakers Again Push for Solar Expansion - Chris Trainor
  • NRC - NRC Atomic Safety and Licensing Board to Hold Oral Arguments in Albuquerque on Holtec Spent Fuel Storage Application
  • IAEA - Philippines: Radiation-Processed Seaweed Increases Typhoon Resistance of Rice - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Japan Times - Hitachi preparing to suspend Anglesey nuclear power project in U.K.
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hitachi to freeze plan to build nuke plant in Britain
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nagasaki city plans to grant A-bomb survivor's certificate to 3 Korean men
  • Yonhap News Agency - U.N. envoy says issue of sanctions on N.K. should be addressed 'as soon as possible' - scaaet@yna.co.kr
  • Mehr News Agency - Europe, intl. community to preserve JCPOA: Mogherini
  • Mehr News Agency - Wherever US interferes, chaos follows: FM Zarif
  • Mehr News Agency - Whether US leave N Syria or not, Turkey to do everything necessary to ensure its security
  • Press TV - US says Syria withdrawal has begun; Russia doubtful
  • Press TV - Cleric Ali al-Omari cruelly subjected to torture in Saudi jail: Rights group -
  • Press TV - Palestinian boat catches fire as Israeli navy fires at fishermen off Gaza

    Thursday, January 10, 2019

  • WATE Knoxville - Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander named Chairman of Senate subcommittee
  • Boulder Daily Camera - Letter: Amount of nuclear waste is trivial - William K. Terry, Longmont
  • Voice of San Diego - North County Report: The Head-Spinning Complexity of Moving Nuclear Waste Out of San Diego - Jesse Marx
  • New Zealand Herald - An avalanche of issues - Frank Greenall
  • Common Dreams - A Green Future Is One Without War - Robert C. Koehler
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Suspect shipyard contractor gets huge state deal for Camp Fire cleanup - Jason Fagone , Cynthia Dizikes and Kurtis Alexander
  • Government Accountability Project - Can combatting corruption be the rallying cry of the 116th Congress? - Tess Saperstein
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL contractor gets $2.4M for cleanup work - Associated Press
  • World Nuclear News - Crane supports Hanford clean-up
  • World Nuclear News - TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor
  • World Nuclear News - Anfield Energy expands uranium and vanadium portfolio
  • Law360 - Fed. Circ. Says DOE Not Responsible For Contractor Pensions - Daniel Wilson
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn, CA - Calls continue for independent study of fire impact--State: No toxins released at field lab - Melissa Simon
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn, CA - Meltdown wasn't a secret, nor was it a big deal - William Vietinghoff, Thousand Oaks
  • AP News - Pompeo repudiates Obama Mideast policy, takes aim at Iran - Matthew Lee
  • AP News - NuScale and Ultra Electronics Energy Unveil New Digital Display System to Enhance Nuclear Safety - CONTACT: Diane Hughes, NuScale Vice President, Marketing & Communications
  • Reuters - In Cairo, Pompeo blasts Obama's Middle East policies - Lesley Wroughton, Lena Masri
  • Reuters - Spain watchdog OKs safety studies for planned uranium mine - source - Belen Carreno
  • Reuters - EDF French nuclear power output rose 3.7 pct in 2018 - Bate Felix
  • TASS - Rosatom eyes supplying nuclear fuel for China's new fast neutron reactor
  • POWERnews - Fate of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Site In Play - Aaron Larson
  • South China Morning Post - How China hopes to play a leading role in developing next-generation nuclear reactors - Alice Shen
  • Reuters UK - Spain watchdog OKs safety studies for planned uranium mine - source - Belen Carreno
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - In meeting with nuclear regulators, contractor at San Onofre acknowledges possible violations but calls design changes 'minor' - Rob Nikolewski
  • Willoughby News-Herald, OH - Perry Nuclear Power Plant status topic of community forum - Bill DeBus
  • Moneyweb.za - Fight between energy minister and nuclear company board gets nasty--Axed board members had to raise R1.5m to fund court action for reinstatement. - Ciaran Ryan
  • Xinhua - Nuclear power plant in eastern China starts operation
  • Armenian News-NEWS.am - Falih: Saudi to work closely with U.S. on nuclear power plans
  • Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Meeting on nuke site in state's NW set for today
  • Bellona - Publication: Questions of handling the legacy of radioactive contamination at the Mayak Production Association - Charles Digges, Alexander Nikitin, Andrei Ozarovsky
  • Boston Globe - Letter: With climate challenges looming, this is no time to do away with nuclear energy - Michael Golay, professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - This is not a drill: Lessons from the false Hawaiian missile alert - Kristyn Karl, Ashley Lytle
  • RAPSI.ru - Ex-official of nuclear supervision agency to stay jailed in embezzlement case
  • Tehran Times - Austrian president: It's important to keep nuclear deal alive
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Piketon centrifuge plan draws local praise, criticism - Tom Corrigan
  • Foreign Affairs - Why Iran Waits--Staying in the Nuclear Deal Is Its Worst Option, Except for All the Others - Henry Rome
  • The Conversation UK - Britain has shifted 30% of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years - Grant Wilson, Iain Staffell
  • Deseret News - Guest opinion: Coal enters a new era in 2019 - Terry Jarrett
  • TheDenverChannel - Activists want files on ex-nuclear weapons plant made public - Associated Press
  • Engineering News-Record - Manager Shined a Light on Failed Nuclear Project's Problems - Scott Judy and Richard Korman
  • Reuters France - Finnish nuclear reactor won't be ready until 2028 -Fennovoima CEO - Anne Kauranen
  • DOTmed HCB News, NY - Editorial takes aim at NRC efforts to lower the bar for nuclear medicine providers - Thomas Dworetzky
  • Augusta Chronicle, GA - Groups appealing dismissal of Plant Vogtle challenge to PSC decision - Mary Landers
  • WCBD News2, Mt. Pleasant, SC - Lawmaker wants to make sure SCE&G customers receive promised $1,000 payment - Tim Renaud
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Pre-Decisional Enforcement Conference via Webinar on Special Inspection at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station?
  • NWTRB - Board Letter to Mr. Edward McGinnis
  • IAEA - Nuclear Regulators Exchange Experiences on the Review of Safety Cases for Radioactive Waste Disposal - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Yonhap News Agency - N.K. leader reaffirms denuclearization commitment, vows efforts for 2nd summit with Trump - Koh Byung-joon
  • Mehr News Agency - Turkey calls for joint control with Russia, Iran of US exit from Syria
  • Press TV - Amnesty urges UN probe into Saudi murder of Khashoggi
  • Press TV - Israel to confiscate Palestinian land for settlement project in central West Bank -
  • Press TV - Iran's Zangeneh tells countries not to comply with US sanctions
  • Tom Dispatch - Tomgram: Nick Turse, One Down, Who Knows How Many to Go? - Posted by Nick Turse
  • Smithsonian Magazine - This Map Shows Where in the World the U.S. Military Is Combatting Terrorism - Stephanie Savell and 5W Infographics
  • Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. - Health Physics Society Mid-Year Meeting (San Diego, California) - 02/18/2019
  • Tri-City Herald - Feds are downplaying the dangers of Hanford radioactive waste, says Gov. Inslee - Annette Cary
  • Augusta Chronicle, GA - Appeals court issues final ruling allowing DOE's termination of MOX project - Larry Taylor
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Waste Removal For Tank Closure Project Underway At Savannah River Site
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos Historical Society: Upcoming Lecture Examines Relationship Of Cold War and Atomic City - Sharon Snyder
  • Orange County Register - Surprise redesign of nuclear waste canister at San Onofre not a big deal, company tells NRC - Teri Sforza
  • YakTriNews - Meeting in Richland to discuss reclassification of nuclear waste - Jamison Keefover
  • Tri-City Herald - In 2019, can't we do the right thing with our nuclear waste? - Jim Conca
  • SanOnofreSafety.org - NRC ignores Holtec design problem that gouges walls of all San Onofre nuclear waste canisters - Posted on January 9, 2019 by Donna Gilmore

    Wednesday, January 09, 2019

  • Santa Clarita Valley Signal - Val Verde resident submits tested water results - Jim Holt
  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL contractor gets $2.4M for cleanup work - Associated Press
  • Oak Ridger - Concerns, criticisms about possible landfill - Ben Pounds
  • Tri-City Herald - Nuclear power plant near Richland breaks record - Annette Cary
  • KING5 Seattle - Washington state opposes federal nuke waste proposal for Hanford site
  • AP News - PHILIP ISSA and MATTHEW LEE
  • AP News - Panel issues vision for Diablo Canyon decommissioning
  • AP News - National lab contractor gets $2.4M for cleanup work
  • AP News - Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis
  • AP News - DOE plans $115M investment in uranium enrichment project
  • Reuters - UAE energy minister says it is an important year for diversifying energy mix - Nayera Abdallah
  • Reuters - Iran says it will reciprocate after EU sanctions Iranians - Francesco Guarascio w/Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • Reuters - 'Unprecedented' U.S. sanctions are pressuring Iran: Khamenei - Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • Reuters - UAE energy minister says nuclear power project slightly delayed - Stanley Carvalho
  • Ecowatch - Nuclear Power Is Economically Obsolete - Grant Smith
  • Vice Motherboard - Scientists Are Automating Plutonium Production So NASA Can Explore Deep Space
  • Bellona - Russia retires Reactor No 1 at the Leningrad nuclear plant - Charles Digges
  • Greentech Media - Europe's EPR Nuclear Reactor Model May Finally Go Live in 2019--New reactors inch closer to commissioning in Finland and France. - Jason Deign
  • Statesman Journal - Washington opposes federal nuke waste proposal - Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
  • Popular Mechanics - Scientists Find a New Way to Create the Plutonium That Powers Deep Space Missions - David Grossman
  • RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - The Destruction Of Ukraine's Nuclear Arsenal
  • UK Independent - Trump administration wants to reclassify leaking nuclear waste to avoid cleaning it up, say officials - Josh Gabbatiss
  • National Interest - The One Thing That Could 'Sink' Russia's Deadly Borei-Class Nuclear Missile Submarine--It all comes down to cost. - Mark Episkopos
  • NRDC.org - NRDC: Energy Department Wants to Abandon Radioactive Waste - Mark Drajem, Elizabeth Heyd
  • Courthouse News Service - Panel Rejects Bid to Stop SC Nuke Plant Closure - Brad Kutner
  • Natural Gas Intelligence - Gas-Fired Generators Ask Supreme Court to Review Nuclear Plant Subsidies - Jamison Cocklin
  • Reuters - South Carolina cannot sue over shutdown of nuclear fuel recycling plant – 4th Circ. - Barbara Grzincic
  • Regina Leader Post - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories NRU documentary coming to Pembroke's Festival Hall
  • World Nuclear News - Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation
  • World Nuclear News - Westinghouse announces organisational changes
  • Reuters UK - Finnish nuclear reactor won't be ready until 2028 -Fennovoima CEO - Anne Kauranen
  • FOX 46 Charlotte - Alert: Duke Energy to conduct test of McGuire Nuclear sirens
  • Bloomberg Law - Lockheed Nuclear Plant Workers Lose Pension Suit Against Feds - Jacklyn Wille
  • Olean Times Herald - State & Union: Belmont woman wins 'Bump the Dump' print
  • Your Local Guardian UK - How the Chernobyl disaster affected half of Europe
  • KPBS San Diego, CA - Is Nuclear Power The Best Option To Slow Climate Change? - Alison St John, Brooke Ruth
  • The Ferret Scotland - More cracks found in Hunterston nuclear power reactors - Rob Edwards
  • Bloomberg Environment - Worker Hazards Could Rise if High Court Allows Va. Uranium Mine - Fatima Hussein, Sam Pearson
  • Huntersville Patch, NC - Duke Energy Plans Nuclear Siren Test Wednesday - Kimberly Johnson,
  • Portsmouth Daily Times - Piketon centrifuge plan draws local praise, criticism - Tom Corrigan
  • KEYT-TV Santa Barbara, CA - Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Engagement Panel releases Strategic Vision report--Report is culmination of months of public input - Keith Carls
  • Lompoc Record, CA - Diablo Canyon Power Plant panel releases recommendations following 2024 shutdown
  • Gina Kim gkim - CNSC releases details on Pickering renewal - Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express
  • Utility Dive - As advanced US reactors move closer to reality, DOE seeks fuel to power them - Peter Maloney
  • Power Engineering - Argentina's Embalse Nuclear Plant back in Operation after two-year Upgrade - Rod Walton
  • CapeCod.com - Federal Regulators Detail Pilgrim Decommissioning Process - Nevada Today
  • UNR Nevada Today - Carson Valley Middle School student places first in Nevada Radon Poster Contest
  • Asahi Shimbun - Radiation doses underestimated in study of city in Fukushima
  • DOE - Department of Energy Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2019
  • Berkeley Independent, Moncks Corner, SC - Customers may notice change to water during Santee Cooper testing
  • SCNow.com - Lucas welcomes challenges ahead in legislature - Jim Faile
  • FITSNews.com, SC - SC Senate: Misplaced Priorities On Display
  • SCNow.com - Williams excited about legislative year - Jim Faile
  • All Things Nuclear - Record Number of Satellites in Orbit - Laura Grego, senior scientist
  • NRC - NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Fermi Nuclear Power Station
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Public Meeting for Comments on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning Activities Report
  • NRC - NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
  • NRC - NRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Elects 2019 Leadership, Confirms Meeting Schedule
  • NRC - NRC to Conduct Public Webinar to Discuss Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning Topics?
  • NRC - NRC to Hold Public Pre-Decisional Enforcement Conference with Holtec to Address Spent Fuel Storage Canister Design Issues
  • USGS - M 4.4 - 28km W of Chichibu, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - Iranian expert: Issue related to EU sanctions must be investigated in court - Elnur Baghishov
  • NHK World - Atomic bomb publications database released online
  • Asahi Shimbun - S. Koreans win lawsuit for atomic bomb survivor status - Toko Tanaka
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - 3 ex-wartime Korean workers recognized as hibakusha
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Niigata rice exports to China start
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada - CNSC issues the detailed Record of Decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation's Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
  • Press TV - Iran, India can counter US's illegal sanctions, bullying, says Zarif
  • Press TV - Turkey calls for joint cooperation with Iran, Russia on US forces' pullout from Syria -
  • Press TV - Iran turns to traditional partners as EU tarries on bypassing US sanctions
  • Xinhua - Japanese gov't set to purchase island in southwest for U.S. military drills, new SDF base
  • Xinhua - PA won't ask for full Palestinian state membership in UN: official
  • Xinhua - News Analysis: Turkish-U.S. tensions resurface over U.S. exit from Syria - Burak Akinci
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1/) - LVRJ: Nevada congressional delegation ready to tackle key local issues

    Tuesday, January 08, 2019

  • Tri-City Herald - Feds say some Hanford radioactive waste is not so dangerous. Oregon disagrees - Annette Cary
  • Aiken Standard, SC - DOE reaffirms plans to use SRS plutonium for pit production in New Mexico - Colin Demarest
  • DOE Newswise - Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2019
  • Japan Times - Niigata government to dispose of radioactive mud stored since Fukushima crisis
  • DOE:EM - Waste Removal for Tank Closure Project Underway at Savannah River Site; Hanford Team Successfully Installs Tank Farm Barriers; and much more!
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada congressional delegation ready to tackle key local issues - Gary Martin
  • Greenfield Recorder - Local nuke group going to regulatory meeting
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy Awards $25 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Research Projects
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Public Comments Requested on Portsmouth & Paducah Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL's retired nuclear reactor EBR-1 opening for tours Friday - Ryan Suppe
  • East Idaho News - You're invited to tour historic nuclear reactor - Rett Nelson
  • DOE Newswise - Scientists inch closer to fusion energy with discovery of a process that stabilizes plasmas
  • DOE Newswise - Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission
  • KATU ABC 2 Portland - State opposes federal plan to reclassify Hanford nuclear waste - Associated Press
  • AP News - State of Washington opposes federal nuke waste proposal - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • AP News - DOE plans $115M investment in uranium enrichment project
  • AP News - Pompeo starts Middle East visit to ramp up pressure on Iran - Karin Laub
  • Bloomberg - EU Sanctions Iran Intelligence Service for Bomb Plot in France - Jonathan Stearns
  • World Nuclear News - Centrus selected for HALEU enrichment project
  • World Nuclear News - Rosatom official outlines Uzbek project schedule
  • World Nuclear News - Equipment installation milestones at Hualong One units
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Special Issue: Nuclear modernization - Gayle Spinazze
  • Independent Barents Observer - Photo shows venting radioactivity from 1987 nuclear bomb tests at Novaya Zemlya - Thomas Nilsen
  • Newburyport Daily News, MA - Letter: She disputes coverage of nuke plant study - Patricia L. Skibbee, West Newbury, president of the C-10 board of directors
  • CapeCod.com - Pilgrim Nuke Plant Back at Full Power
  • ThisDay Nigeria - Rosatom: Nigeria's Nuclear Technologies Pact with Russia Comprehensive
  • Daily Energy Insider - Nuclear Regulatory Commission renews operating license of two Louisiana plants - Kevin Randolph
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAPC denies granting local prior consent for reactor restart - Yosuke Hiruma
  • Iran Front Page - 'Iran Expects Russia, China Not to Remain Passive Over JCPOA'
  • Environmental Working Group - The Economic Viability of Nuclear Power Is Only Going Down - Grant Smith
  • Reuters - South Carolina cannot sue over shutdown of nuclear fuel recycling plant – 4th Circ. - Barbara Grzincic
  • TASS - Two Russian nuclear subs to complete sea trials this summer – source
  • Xinhua - Russia to develop long-range nuclear cruise missile: report
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAPC denies granting local prior consent for reactor restart - Yosuke Hiruma
  • IAEA - Ensuring Emergency Preparedness
  • IAEA - X-rays Help to Uncover Who Painted a Centuries-old Masterpiece in Albania - Alejandra Silva, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • SF BayView - Community exposure research in Bayview Hunters Point - Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, MD
  • Charleston Post and Courier - SC lawmakers quickly move to curb governor's appointment powers - Andrew Brown
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: Bye, SCANA
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford contractor awarded 98 percent of possible pay - Annette Cary
  • USGS - M 6.3 - 16km SSE of Nishinoomote, Japan
  • USGS - M 4.4 - 28km W of Chichibu, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - Iran FM: US is substituting a real foreign policy with Iran-obsession, -phobia
  • Asahi Shimbun - Strong quake hits near southern Japan; no reports of damage - The Associated Press
  • Japan Times - Editorial: Give teeth to the law protecting whistleblowers
  • Mainichi Daily News - Niigata gov't to handle radioactive mud stored since Fukushima crisis -
  • Mainichi Daily News - Nagasaki court orders city to issue A-bomb survivor's certificates to 3 Korean men
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2018-27393 Citation: 84 FR 88 PDF Pages 88-94

    Monday, January 07, 2019

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada's Democratic wave comes ashore in Carson City - Bill Dentzer
  • PR Newswire - Broken Worlds: The Island, a Documentary Exposing the Harsh Inequity in the Forsaken Paradise of Vieques, Residents Still Struggling to Survive
  • Robyn Flanery - Russia's Upgraded T-80BV MBT Capable of Firing Depleted Uranium Rounds - Stanislava Georgieva
  • RFI - Charlie Hebdo: four years on
  • Axios - Nuclear energy could be competitive, but it requires pricing carbon - Michael Greenstone
  • News Limited Australlia - Tiny Pacific atoll leaking radioactive waste left over from Cold War - Phoebe Loomes
  • Chandigarh Tribune - Experts: Nuclear power production in country just 3% - Deepkamal Kaur
  • Daily Telegraph - Nuclear patrol submarine returns to base with 'unusual' amount of damage - Dominic Nicholls
  • Energy Voice - Dounreay nuclear site closed due to high winds - Written by David McPhee
  • Green Bay Press Gazette - His job was to place atomic bombs. Place them, not drop them. Set the timer. Run like hell. - Paul Srubas, Green Bay Press-Gazette
  • New York Times - Letter: Should the U.S. Leave Afghanistan? - Edward A. Friedman, Hoboken, N.J., teaches courses on nuclear weapons and energy at Stevens Institute of Technology
  • European Scientist - The Belgian electricity industry in chaos - Samuel Furfari
  • Financial Times - Poland's coal plans are 'absurd', environmentalists say--The fossil fuel is projected to play big role in energy mix until at least 2040 - James Shotter
  • IAEA - IAEA and University of Tasmania Sign Practical Arrangements Agreement to Enhance Cooperation in Human Health, Agriculture, Environment and Marine Sciences - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Radio New Zealand - Marshall Islands' Compact Trust Fund loses $US18m in late 2018 - Giff Johnson
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: S.C. ratepayers thrown under the bus - Walter D. Carr, Campbell Street, Charleston
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
  • World Nuclear News - Embalse plant all set for another 30 years - Nucleoeléctrica Argentina
  • FAIR.org - A Tough Time to Be a Spy, NPR Reports - Belen Fernandez
  • The Nation - Washington Trained Guatemala's Mass Murderers–and the Border Patrol Played a Role - Greg Grandin and Elizabeth Oglesby
  • Center of the American Experiment - If Pelosi is so Concerned About Climate Change, Why Does She Oppose Yucca Mountain? - Isaac Orr

    Sunday, January 06, 2019

  • Santa Fe New Mexican - More nuclear waste could come to New Mexico - Rebecca Moss
  • Next Big Future - TerraPower $1 Billion Prototype Reactor Project is Suspended - Brian Wang
  • Albuquerque Journal - New LANL director: Community relations is a priority - Mark Oswald
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Feds will seek no further penalties for LANL 'near-miss' - Rebecca Moss
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - More nuclear waste could come to New Mexico - Rebecca Moss
  • AP News - With US leaving, rival powers seek to move into Syria's east - Sarah El Deeb
  • AP News - The Latest: Trump adviser reassures Israel on Syria pullout
  • AP News - Trump adviser outlines conditions for US pullout from Syria - Zeke Miller
  • AP News - Yemen's Dirty War
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Pahrump water order case in the hands of Nevada Supreme Court - Robin Hebrock
  • Nevada Independent - The Sandoval Years: Making the Grade - Jackie Valley and Michelle Rindels
  • Nevada Independent - The Sandoval Years: Shepherding energy and the environment - Daniel Rothberg
  • Nevada Independent - The Sandoval Years: Rising from the Recession - Michelle Rindels and Riley Snyder
  • Nevada Independent - The Sandoval Years: Treating Nevada's health-care ills - Megan Messerly and Michelle Rindels -
  • Reuters video - Exclusive: PG&E explores bankruptcy filing -sources
  • La Crosse Tribune - OpEd: Nuclear power remains crucial - Peter Gorski, La Crosse
  • Japan Times - Nuclear arms: A year of living dangerously - Ramesh Thakur
  • London Times - Nuclear clean-up inquiry, led by Steve Holliday, in meltdown - John Collingridge
  • Iran Front Page - France Stops Oil Imports from Iran - IFP Editorial Staff
  • MyDaytonDailyNews - Navy veteran with throat cancer continues uphill fight with VA for disability benefits
  • WSOC-TV, Charlotte, NC - Navy veteran with throat cancer continues uphill fight with VA for disability benefits
  • Jerusalem Post - Bolton arrives in Israel, U.S. has no timetable for Syria troop withdrawal - Tovah Lazaroff
  • New Delhi Citizen - Cancers, Abortions, Deformed Children are the High Cost of 'Clean' Nuclear Energy in Jharkhand
  • Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, NY - Parkway removal crews ready to deal with contaminates - Philip Gambini
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: Where's the outrage - David C. Cannon, Point Street, Edisto Beach
  • USGS - M 4.7 - 33km SE of Ichinoseki, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - 5.9 magnitude quake jolts western Iran
  • Trend News Agency - Iran slams EU for lack of progress in sidestepping US sanctions
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - TEPCO plans to build 1 of biggest offshore wind farms
  • Mainichi Daily News - Taiwan negotiating with Japan on 'acceptable' solution to food ban
  • Yonhap News Agency - N. Korea will never give up nuclear arsenal: ex-U.S. intel chief - hague@yna.co.kr
  • Mehr News Agency - US receives, trains MKO members in northern Iraq
  • Mehr News Agency - Europe needs to come to grips with JCPOA once for all: Fmr. Envoy
  • Mehr News Agency - Ghasemi slams Hunt's remarks as meddling in Iran's internal affairs
  • Press TV - Iran says EU 'hostage' of US, warns of 'consequences' -
  • Press TV - EU under US pressure to cut trade with Iran: Analyst
  • NW Evening Mail - Copeland's deputy mayor addresses international nuclear conference - Nicole Regan
  • Forbes blog - Pro-Nuclear Activists Win Landslide Electoral Victory In Taiwan - Michael Shellenberger

    Saturday, January 05, 2019

  • Albuquerque Journal - LANL's ex-operator cited for another safety violation - Mark Oswald
  • DOE Newswise - DOE to Provide $16 Million for New Research into Atmospheric and Terrestrial Processes
  • Seattle Times - Editorial: The nation needs Inslee's green message
  • AP News - SC lawmakers seek education changes; have extra $1B to spend - Jeffrey Collins
  • Reuters - Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers - Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
  • Sky News, UK - Former nuclear chiefs spark legal row over Magnox fiasco - Mark Kleinman
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution to join Vermont Yankee nuclear storage conference
  • Oklahoma City Journal Record, OK - Nuclear power critical to clean energy goals - Russell Ray
  • South Jersey Times, NJ - If you hear sirens near this nuclear power plant Tuesday, don't worry. It's just a drill - Chris Franklin
  • Aiken Standard, SC - S.C. files emergency motion to intervene in Nevada's plutonium-related lawsuit - Colin Demarest
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Palisades nuclear reactor shut down over turbine valve issue - Brad Devereaux
  • London Times - Tsunami could destroy nuclear plants, Beijing is told - Didi Tang
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - If yes to Saudi Arabia, no to whom? - Victor Gilinsky, Henry Sokolski
  • London Times - Radioactive waste could be buried under Lake District - Ben Webster, Environment Editor
  • Ring of Fire - How Dangerous Is Nuclear Power and How Bad Is It's Regulation? - Thom Hartmann
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Judge denies expedited hearing on sale of Bellefonte plant - January 4th, 2019 by Dave Flessner
  • Hindu Business Line - DRDO develops quick response mobile facility for nuclear incidents - Sunderarajan Padmanabhan
  • CleanTechnica - Why South Carolina Is Targeted For A Solar Energy Revival - Tina Casey
  • Oak Ridge Today - Y-12 manufactured uranium core for space power experiment
  • UNLV NewsCenter - Quick Take: The Numbers Tell the Story on Climate Change - Natalie Bruzda
  • Boulder Daily Camera - Letter: Ecological problems from nuclear power not temporary - LeRoy Moore, Boulder
  • Observer-Reporter, Washington, PA - Nuclear power advocate asks commissioners for resolution of support - Barbara Miller
  • East Anglian Daily Times - 'Outraged' Sizewell activists demand further changes in final consultation - Jake Foxford
  • Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, MI - Palisades reactor shut down Thursday night - Alexandra Newman
  • Oak Ridge Today - State approves demolition of Biology Complex buildings at Y-12 - John Huotari
  • Singapore Straits Times - Railguns to give Chinese warships big advantage
  • SaltWire Guardian, Nove Scotia - Letter: Survival path with solar energy - Tony Lloyd, Mount Stewart
  • Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Letter: Marshall Islands - Fred W. Rabe, Moscow
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran holds Europe responsible for not implementing SPV
  • Press TV - Trump silently halts coop with UN in probes into US human rights violations
  • Press TV - Militant weapons caches with Israeli, US-made munitions uncovered in Syria's Dara'a
  • Press TV - US State Department says Saudi version of Khashoggi murder 'not credible' -
  • Press TV - US, Saudi, Israel all benefit from Iran sanctions: Analyst
  • Exchange Monitor - Court Dismisses Nevada Petition Against NRC Commissioner on Yucca Mountain
  • Exchange Monitor - Energy Dept. Splits Up Hanford Tank Work, Moves Ahead Closure Solicitation - ExchangeMonitor
  • Exchange Monitor - Government Must Argue Nevada Plutonium Lawsuit This Month Despite Shutdown, Judge Says
  • Exchange Monitor - Federal Court Denies South Carolina MOX Summary Judgment Request
  • Exchange Monitor - As Next Budget Looms, Court Won't Kick NRC Commissioner off Yucca Mountain Licensing
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - Prairie Island buys land near Pine Island--Concern over nuclear waste, aging power plant spur $15.5M purchase - Matt McKinney

    Friday, January 04, 2019

  • KNPR Las Vegas - Despite Efforts To Revive Yucca Mtn., UNLV Scholar Says Nevadans Should't Worry - Guest: John Hudak
  • KTVN Reno - House Elects Pelosi Speaker; Senate Sworn In
  • KTVN Reno - Rosen, Amodei Sworn Into Office
  • Nevada Current - Nevada delegation eager to shake things up - Dana Gentry
  • Nevada Independent - Rosen laments Trump's unpredictability, says she'll fight for pre-existing conditions - Humberto Sanchez
  • Beijing Business Times - Bill Gates' TerraPower LLC Seeks New Partner For Nuclear Reactor Trial - Athena Yenko
  • Reuters - Whistleblower lawyers to Grassley: Make Barr commit to False Claims cases - Alison Frankel
  • Machine Design - Federal Lab Embarks on 6 Projects Exploring New Reactor Designs - Stephen Mraz
  • Los Alamos Monitor, NM - 2018 in Review: County goes through many changes in 2018 - Tris DeRoma
  • Los Alamos Monitor, NM - Safety board notes second basement storage leak in report - Tris DeRoma
  • Los Alamos Monitor, NM - New Mexico approves permit change for nuclear repository - Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Who will operate the $17 billion Hanford plant once it's done? - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Here's how the federal shutdown is affecting hunting and Hanford - Annette Cary
  • Simi Valley Acorn, CA - SANTA SU FIELD LAB UPDATE
  • Bloomberg - Renewables Beat Coal in Germany Power Mix for First Time - William Wilkes and Brian Parkin
  • Bloomberg - Top Trump Aides Rush to Reassure U.S. Allies in Middle East - Margaret Talev and Nick Wadhams
  • Bloomberg - FERC's McIntyre Dies, Leaving Second Vacancy on Energy Regulator - Stephen Cunningham
  • Reuters - U.S. energy regulator on FERC panel dies after bout with cancer - Timothy Gardner
  • Wall Street Journal - A Nuclear Battle Is Ahead in Congress--Democrats seem intent on killing the main elements of the Pentagon's plan to modernize the arsenal - Taylor Dinerman
  • IAEA - Pilot Course Based on New Guidance Helps to Increase Security of Radioactive Material in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Miklos Gaspar, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Mainichi Daily - Japanese gov't plan to export nuclear power technology floundering
  • Mainichi Daily - Gov't to give up plan to export nuclear power reactors to Turkey
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA pilots new course on security of sources
  • World Nuclear News - India to bring 21 more reactors online by 2031
  • Wired UK - Brexit's latest no-deal crisis? Decaying radioactive medicine - Stephen Armstrong
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Who is protecting the interests of ratepayers? - Kurt Hamman, engineering consultant
  • Legit, Lagos, Nigeria - Nuclear energy: Nigeria catching up with other African countries - Jerry Wright
  • Delaware News Journal - New Jersey nuclear's emergency sirens to be tested Tuesday - Josephine Peterson
  • Cumbria Mail, England - Government 'short-sighted' over Moorside - former nuclear boss - Tom Murphy
  • CBC Canada - 'It was very unique': Saskatoon's SLOWPOKE-2 research reactor shutting down after 37 years - David Shield
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - Diablo Canyon is closing. SLO County's new emergency services manager is here to help - Monica Vaughan
  • Augusta Chronicle - SRS operations not affected by partial government shutdown - Larry Taylor
  • Capistrano Dispatch - NRC to Host Webinar on Jan. 9 Regarding Holtec Canister Design Violations at SONGS - Eric Heinz
  • WWMT West Michigan - Fermi 2 nuclear plant is back online following repairs - Associated Press
  • Press of Atlantic City - Oyster Creek shutdown: Federal government OKs reducing plant's insurance by $1B - Avalon Zoppo
  • WATD-FM Marshfield, MA - Plymouth: NRC to Broadcast Informational Webinar on Decommissioning of Pilgrim - Amy Leonard
  • DOE - 9 Energy Data Tools You Can Use in 2019
  • Mainichi Daily - Editorial: 30 years after Cold War, world needs reconciliation, cooperation
  • SF Bay Indymedia - Fed Gov Shutdown & SF Hunters Point Treasure Island Whistleblowers Face Cover-up/Corruption - KPFA WorkWeek Radio
  • DOE - DOE to Provide $16 Million for New Research into Atmospheric and Terrestrial Processes
  • Press TV - Fresh US-led airstrikes leave 10 Syrian civilians dead in Dayr al-Zawr
  • Press TV - Israel acts at 'military level' amid US sanctions on Iran: Netanyahu
  • American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) - Who Is Afraid of Nuclear Power? - Michael Munger
  • Daily Hamshire Gazette, MA - Columnist Marty Nathan: 'Pollute or convert.' It's time for green energy - Marty Nathan
  • UPI - Syria: U.S.-led coalition airstrike killed 11 civilians - Clyde Hughes

    Thursday, January 03, 2019

  • Corvallis Advocate, OR - NuScale: Improved Nuclear Energy - Ian MacRonald
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Harry Reid, in interview, calls Trump worst US president ever - Gary Martin
  • Popular Mechanics - Bill Gates's Experimental Nuclear Power Plant Halts Construction in China--Gates cites the Trump Administration's aggressive stance for having to pull out - David Grossman
  • Common Dreams - A Loose Cannon for Peace? What is the value of Trump's decision to start shrinking U.S. involvement in several war-ravaged sectors of the Middle East? - Robert C. Koehler
  • Common Dreams - As UNESCO Says Its Only Wish for 2019 is World Peace, US and Israel Officially Ditch UN Body - Julia Conley
  • Common Dreams - Food Aid to Yemen 'Snatched From the Starving' by US-Backed Saudi Allies - Jessica Corbett
  • Common Dreams - Following Report on Saudi Use of Child Soldiers in Yemen, Anti-War Voices Offer This Reminder: American Tax Dollars 'Help Pay for It' - Jake Johnson
  • Common Dreams - Japanese Prosecutors Demand 5 Years in Prison for Executives Facing Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster - Jessica Corbett
  • Amnesty USA - Saudi Arabia: Censorship of Netflix is latest proof of crackdown on freedom of expression
  • Antiwar - The Hidden Structure of US Empire - Nicolas J. S. Davies
  • Antiwar - In Yemen and Beyond, US Arms Manufacturers Are Abetting Crimes Against Humanity - Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP: Volume tracking change approved by Environment Department - Adrian C Hedden
  • Los Alamos Daily Post, NM - LANL Closed Thursday Due To Weather Conditions
  • POWERmag - DOE Designates Part of UAMPS SMR Plant for Research, Self-Power - Sonal Patel
  • Beyond Nuclear - Beyond Nuclear files Petition for Review and Motion to Hold in Abeyance (re: Holtec/ELEA and ISP/WCS CISFs) with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Beyond Nuclear - Resistance against high-level radioactive waste CISFs continues
  • Seattle Times - OpEd: Don't let feds change the rules for cleaning up Hanford nuclear waste Don't let feds change the rules for cleaning up Hanford nuclear waste - Tom Carpenter
  • Thousand Oaks Acorn, CA - DOE releases cleanup plan for contaminated land--Work could start in early 2019 at site of partial meltdown - Melissa Simon
  • Ventura County Reporter - IN BRIEF: Forums to be held in Thousand Oaks on Borderline victims fund
  • NRC - A Radioactive Waste Disposal Classification System (NUREG/CR-1005)
  • FAIR.org - 'The US Has Been at the Root of the Undemocratic History of the Congo'--CounterSpin interview with Maurice Carney on Congo elections - Janine Jackson
  • AP News - Israeli settlement activity appears to surge in Trump era - Josef Federman
  • Reuters - U.S. loses bid to stay Nevada's lawsuit over plutonium shipments - Jim Christie
  • Forbes blog - Can Nuclear Power Plants Resist Attacks Of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP)? - James Conca
  • Saltwire Guardian - OpEd: Nuclear generation, as we know it may be dead, but the future of nuclear is bright - Danny Hill
  • OilPrice - Two European Nuclear Reactors Come On Stream - Irina Slav
  • Economic Times - 21 new nuclear reactors are expected to be set up by 2031: Department of Atomic Energy
  • Ottawa Sun - How this Ontario nuclear reactor was accidentally shut down - Tom Spears
  • Natural Gas Intelligence - Nuclear Power Subsidies Inch Forward in Pennsylvania As Natural Gas Industry Digs In - Jamison Cocklin
  • World Nuclear News - Belgium to recycle residues from isotope production
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence
  • World Nuclear News - Dominion and Scana complete merger
  • Daily Hamshire Gazette, MA - Editorial: Nuclear regulatory diligence is appreciated
  • POWERmag - How Efficiently Have U.S. Nuclear Reactors Operated Over the Past Five Years? [INFOGRAPHICS] - 01/03/2019 | Sonal Patel
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental, South Australia - Woomera not in contention for nuclear storage facility - Marco Balsamo
  • Galway Independent, Charlotte, NC - City Council to join nuclear-free group
  • WHNT News 19 Huntsville, AL - Federal judge won't expedite hearing in lawsuit over failed Bellefonte Nuclear Plant sale - Brian Lawson
  • Brussels Times - Belgium's nuclear reactors worked only half the time in 2018
  • New York Times - Harry Reid Has a Few Words for Washington - Mark Leibovich
  • Pakistan News International - Perils of India's nuclear triad - Ali Raza
  • Reuters - U.S. warns Iran on space launches, Tehran rejects concerns - Doina Chiacu
  • Asia-Pacific Diplomat - US Shipbuilder Launches New Virginia-Class Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine - Franz-Stefan Gady
  • Wonderful Engineering, Glasgow, England - This Is How A Huge Nuclear Power Plant Is Disassembled - Aniqa Ajmal
  • L'Echo - La Belgique va recycler l'uranium - Christine Scharff
  • Aiken Standard, SC - SRNS finalizes transition plans for MOX facility and resources, NNSA says - Colin Demarest
  • The Engineer UK - Beyond ITER – next steps in fusion power - Stuart Nathan
  • Mises Wire, Mises Institute - The Atomic Bombing of Japan, Reconsidered - Alan Mosley
  • Korea Herald - [Editorial] NK sticks to its guns
  • Cumbria Crack - Local nuclear industry highlighted through a new exhibition and series of performances
  • Brussels Times - Thirteen nuclear anomalies registered in Belgium in 2018 - Oscar Schneider
  • Globe and Mail - Ontario Power Generation CEO takes hands-on tack to Darlington overhaul - Shawn McCarthy
  • Orange County Register - NRC and Holtec to face off publicly over redesign of spent fuel canisters at San Onofre plant - Teri Sforza
  • Mainichi Daily - Powerful earthquake jolts Kumamoto in southwestern Japan
  • Mainichi Daily - M5.1 quake strikes Kumamoto region in southwestern Japan
  • WRDW-TV Augusta, GA - UPDATE: Long-term effects Of SCANA & Dominion merger
  • Greenville Business Magazine - Dominion Energy Announces Leadership Team For SCANA Operations - Kathleen Maris
  • DOE - Statement from Secretary Perry on the Passing of FERC Commissioner Kevin McIntyre
  • NRC - What's New On Our Site
  • USGS - M 4.8 - 20km NNW of Taitung City, Taiwan
  • USGS - M 4.7 - 7km SSE of Omuta, Japan
  • IAEA - National Strategies for Nuclear Safety Regulatory Competence Needed, Regulators Conclude at IAEA-Supported Meeting - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - Looking Ahead: Important 2019 Events at the IAEA - Natalia Ivanova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Iraq not obliged to abide by US sanctions on Iran - FM - Elnur Baghishov
  • Japan Times - Kumamoto shaken by magnitude 5 earthquake registering maximum of lower 6 on Japan's seismic intensity scale
  • Bellona - Visit to Russia's floating nuclear plant aims to clear up 'fake news' about reactor tests - Andrei Zolotkov, Charles Digges
  • Press TV - FM Zarif: US in no position to lecture Iran on UNSC Res. 2231

    Wednesday, January 02, 2019

  • Lewiston Tribune - Should Idaho solve Hanford's waste problem?
  • Vancouver Columbian - In Our View: Checking up on Cleanup--As work continues at Camp Bonneville, residents get chance to weigh in on plan
  • Nevada Independent - The making of a governor - Michelle Rindels
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - FLASHBACK: A "For Dummies" Beginner's Guide to Huntington's Atomic and Nuclear Legacy - Tony Rutherford
  • WBIR-TV - Business as usual at ORNL during partial government shutdown - Lauren Hoar
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Oak Ridge Reservation still running despite shutdown - Brittany Crocker
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Consider renegotiating the Idaho/DOE Agreement - James Delmore
  • Washington Times Herald, IN - Billions paid sickened workers at nuke research labs - Jamie Grey and Lee Zurik
  • AP News - Dominion Energy completes buyout of South Carolina utility - Meg Kinnard
  • POWERmag - Debate Continues: Can New Technology Save Nuclear Power? - 01/01/2019 | Kennedy Maize
  • KPBS - Criminal Investigation Sought Into Nuclear Waste Handling At San Onofre - Alison St John
  • World Nuclear News - Connecticut signs up for nuclear electricity
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear the 'ideal way' for dealing with climate change, says Bill Gates
  • World Nuclear News - Kaiga 1 completes record-breaking run
  • KPBS - Safety Concerns Mount As Edison Awaits NRC's OK To Bury Radioactive Waste - Alison St John
  • The State, SC - Dominion completes buyout of SCANA after 17-month nuclear fiasco - Avery G. Wilks
  • WIS-TV Columbia, SC - It's official: Dominion Energy and SCANA complete long-awaited merger - Tanita Gaither
  • YouTube - Dominion Energy finishes merger with SCANA
  • Minnesota Public Radio - Three views on our nuclear future Issues - Kerri Miller , Marcheta Fornoff , Kelly Gordon
  • S&P Global Platts - EDF delays 4 French nuclear reactor returns by combined 11 days - Andreas Franke
  • Bakersfield Californian - Perma-Fix Provides Update Following 16th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum
  • HNN Huntingtonnews - Sign Petition Prevent Ohio River Becoming Nuclear Waste Dump - Vina Colley
  • KOB TV4 Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico approves permit change for nuclear repository - Associated Press
  • Business News Americas - New Brazil mining minister to boost production, nuclear energy - Frederico Barbosa
  • MiceTimes Asia - The nuclear test of North Korea causes tremors
  • Zee News - Lists of nuclear installations shared between India and Pakistan
  • Financial Times - Nuclear submarines threaten to sink UK defence budget - David Bond and Sylvia Pfeifer
  • Africa Intelligence - Cold war over African civil nuclear power
  • Press TV - No foreign power can make decisions on legitimate EU-Iran trade ties: Mogherini
  • Press TV - New 9/11 leaked files to 'top Snowden's finest work,' hackers say
  • Press TV - Israel OKed construction plans for over 10,000 settler units in 2018: PLO
  • Press TV - 'US, Israel have long history of defying international conventions'
  • Press TV - Supporting Palestine to boost security in region, says Iran's parliament speaker
  • Press TV - US will continue to work with Israel over Syria and Iran: Pompeo
  • Bellona - Russian-built reactor in Finland again delayed - Charles Digges
  • State Times - North India's first nuclear plant in Haryana: Dr Jitendra
  • Independent Barents Observer - It's a law - Russian Arctic shipping to be regulated by Rosatom - Atle Staalesen
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Richard Czaplinski: F-35 – the wrong equipment for the wrong war - Richard Czaplinski on behalf of the members of the Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace, Chapter 57
  • New Straits Times - Letter: Answer to treatment of waste is in technologyAnswer to treatment of waste is in technology - Professor Datuk Dr Ahmad Ibrahim
  • Daily Hamshire Gazette, MA - NRC raps maker of Vt. Yankee waste casks - Richie Davis
  • InsideClimate News - A Clean Energy Revolution Is Rising in the Midwest, with Utilities in the Vanguard - Dan Gearino
  • The State, SC - Dominion Energy completes SCANA buyout. How will that change your power bill? - Tom Barton
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - Dominion officially owns SCANA, SCE&G, a year after offering to resolve SC nuclear fiasco - Thad Moore and John McDermott
  • Lexington County Chronicle, SC - Santee Cooper accuses SCE&G of fraud - 131 Swartz Rd.
  • All Things Nuclear - China in Focus #22: Wither Engagement? - Gregory Kulacki, China project manager and senior analyst
  • IAEA - Looking Ahead: Important 2019 Events at the IAEA - Natalia Ivanova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Mogherini: EU to continue to work on SPV mechanism with Iran
  • Mehr News - "We have a duty to stand up against the oppressor and defend the oppressed"
  • Mehr News - Larijani, Sanaei discuss importance of Iran, Russia relations
  • Mehr News - Iran always backs Palestinian people, resistance cause
  • Xinhua - PLO urges investigation into Israeli settlement activity
  • Xinhua - Cuba reiterates intension to coexist in peace with U.S.
  • In These Times - Indian Country: The Situation is Bleak, But Not Hopeless - Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco
  • New York Times - Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program - David E. Sanger
  • DOE:NNSS:NSSAB - Full Board Meeting - Jan. 16, 2019
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2018-27915 Citation: 84 FR 20 PDF Pages 20-30 (11 pages) Permalink

    Tuesday, January 01, 2019

  • Tri-City Herald - Tri-City company awarded $152 million Hanford contract - Annette Cary
  • Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa - Billions paid to sickened workers at nuke research labs - Jamie Grey and Lee Zurik
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Whistleblower complaint filed against Department of Military Affairs - Phaedra Haywood
  • Ring of Fire - Defense Contractors Are Cashing In On Administrations Horrible Immigration Policy - Mike Papantonio
  • Common Dreams - Justice for Julian Assange, Test of Western Democracy--This cruel persecution of Assange represents a deep crisis of Western democracy - Nozomi Hayase
  • Common Dreams - Is the End of the Brutal War in Yemen Finally at Hand? - Gareth Porter
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Finance New Mexico: Funds Aim To Spur Growth Of Six Native American Ventures - Damon Scott
  • Bloomberg - Strategic Command Apologizes for Tweet About Dropping Bomb - The Associated Press
  • Washington Times - Don't be fooled by those who argue for uranium subsidies - Katie Tubb
  • KUSI San Diego - Attorney Mike Aguirre accuses SoCal Edison of improper nuclear waste management
  • Taiwan News - Waste from 3rd nuclear plant poses no risk to public: Taiwan Power Corp.--Leftovers from incineration ended up in landfill inside plant area - Matthew Strong
  • Africa Business Daily - Board maps out Kenya nuclear plant sites - Victor Raballa
  • KWES NewsWest9 - New Mexico approves permit change for nuclear repository - Associated Press
  • NBC News - U.S. Strategic Command deletes New Year's Eve joke about dropping something 'bigger' - Jane C. Timm
  • Wall Street Journal - Trump's Tech Battle With China Roils Bill Gates Nuclear Venture--Recent policy change at Energy Department sidelines TerraPower's effort to make reactors smaller, cheaper and safer - Jay Greene
  • EnviroNews - Trump Wants to Break Gov's Promise to Clean up High-Level Nuclear Waste from Cold War - Shad Engkilterra
  • DOE - DOE Releases Year in Review
  • Japan Times - Hydrogen touted as clean energy
  • Asahi Shimbun - Police officer stays on duty in empty town near Fukushima plant - Taro Kotegawa
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: The fee goes on - Jerry Mallard, Bruce Street, James Island
  • USGS - M 4.2 - 1km SSW of Hasaki, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - Mogherini: Europe still adheres to agreement with Iran
  • Mainichi Daily News - Olympics: 2020 torches to be made of recycled aluminum from Fukushima
  • Mehr News Agency - In 2019, the nuclear deal is hanging by a thread
  • Mehr News Agency - Europe still committed to Iran nuclear deal: Mogherini -
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran, India prepare mechanism for banking transactions

    Monday, December 31, 2018

  • Reuters UK - UK watchdog plans to overhaul treatment of whistleblowers - Kanishka Singh
  • Whitman Wire, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA - Radiation in Walla Walla - Sam Cleary
  • Tri-City Herald - 2018's top stories, (3. Plutonium spread at Hanford)
  • AP News - New Mexico approves permit change for nuclear repository
  • Bloomberg - Cleanup Continues at Fukushima
  • Reuters - Israeli spy sees possible threat from Iraq as Iran's clout grows - Dan Williams
  • Chosun Ilbo - Kim Jong-un Writes to S.Korean and U.S. Leaders - Lee Min-seok, Yoon Hyung-jun
  • Reuters - North Korea's Kim sent message to Trump on nuclear talks: Chosun Ilbo - Hyonhee Shin
  • Bloomberg - Editorial: A Warming World Needs Nuclear Power
  • Pakistan Express Tribune -
  • Pakistan is a responsible nuclear state: President Alvi - Nuclear, wind and solar tag team climate in Connecticut - John Weaver
  • S&P Global Platts- - Belgium's Tihange 3 nuclear reactor return advanced a week to Jan 1 - Henry Edwardes Evans
  • Kyodo News - No N. Korea ballistic missile, nuclear test in 2018, 1st in 7 years - Tomoyuki Tachikawa
  • Fin24 - The case for (coal and nuclear) megaprojects - Rob Jeffrey
  • Outlook India - Over 15,000 habitations affected due to water contaminated by Uranium: Drinking Water ministry
  • IAEA - IAEA Highlights and Achievements in 2018 – a Year in Review - Natalia Ivanova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • ABC Columbia, SC - Santee Cooper sues SCE&G over failed nuclear plants
  • Dorset Echo UK - Tradebe Inutec has acquired Winfrith nuclear site - Martin Lea
  • RTO Insider - New York Looks to Expand Energy Programs in 2019--Offshore Wind, Carbon Pricing, Storage Dominate Agenda - Michael Kuser
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Russia: No Grounds for New Anti-Iran UNSC Resolution
  • Solar Industry Mag - Connecticut Selects Solar, Offshore Wind and Nuclear Bids - Betsy Lillian
  • Malaysia Kini - Confusion on the specific activity of thorium - Dr Looi Hoong Wah
  • Xinhua - Interview: China, EU's interests have been closely intertwined: ambassador
  • The Quint - Russia's Rosatom completes training courses in 2018 for Indian engineers - IANS
  • NRC - 18-066 NRC Renews Operating License of Waterford Nuclear Power Plant
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 40km E of Namie, Japan
  • Trend News Agency - Iran, Syria sign long-term strategic cooperation pact
  • Trend News Agency - Turkey to continue cooperation with Russia and Iran on Syria - top diplomat
  • Yonhap News Agency - Moon welcomes N. Korean leader's commitment to denuclearization
  • Mehr News Agency - Washington supports unrest in Iran by pursuing sanctions policy
  • Mehr News Agency - Banking transactions between Iran, Syria to be facilitated
  • Press TV - US military admits killing more civilians in Syria, Iraq
  • Press TV - Arrogant powers can never stop Iran support for Palestine: Ayat. Khamenei -
  • Press TV - New footage reportedly shows Saudi hitmen carrying Khashoggi body parts in bags
  • Govtrack - S. 512: Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
  • KSDK St. Louis - Government shutdown impacts EPA oversight at West Lake landfill - Jenna Barnes
  • Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA - Often under repair, Pilgrim was top news in Plymouth - Dundee Courier
  • Scottish Courier - MoD plan to dump nuclear-powered submarines on Scottish seabed - Gareth McPherson
  • New York Times - An Israeli Soldier Killed a Medic in Gaza. We Investigated the Fatal Shot - Yousur Al-Hlou, Malachy Browne, John Woo and David M. Halbfinger
  • New York Times - A Day, a Life: When a Medic Was Killed in Gaza, Was It an Accident? - David M. Halbfinger
  • Boston Globe - With Syria announcement, Trump confronts his own militarist cabal - Stephen Kinzer
  • The American Conservative - Trump Scores, Breaks Generals' 50-Year War Record--His national security team had been trying to box him in like every other president. But he called their bluff. - Gareth Porter
  • DOE:EM - Department of Energy Awards Contract For Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services

    Sunday, December 30, 2018

  • Antinuclear Australia - Flinders Ranges Traditional Owners take radioactive waste concerns to Australian Human Rights Commission
  • San Diego Union-Tribune - Attorney seeks federal criminal investigation into Edison's handling of nuclear waste at San Onofre - Jeff McDonald
  • Samoa Observer - Govt. urged to develop whistle blower law - Joyetter Feagaimaali
  • Albuquerque Journal - State OKs controversial WIPP volume changes - Maddy Hayden
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Los Alamos National Laboratory World-Class User Facilities Foster Rich Research Opportunities - LANL News
  • Bloomberg - Kim Wants More Summits With Moon to Tackle Nuclear Issue - Sam Kim and Youkyung Lee
  • National Interest - America's Mad Scientists Wanted to Use Nuclear Power to Create Tunnels in a Shocking Way - Steve Weintz
  • Economic Times - '15,000 tonnes of uranium needed to achieve supply security of fuel for nuclear plants'
  • The State - Inside the hurried effort to find a buyer for Santee Cooper - Avery G. Wilks
  • Sumter Item, SC - Santee Cooper sues partner over failed nuclear plants
  • KWBE News Channel Nebraska - Cooper Nuclear Station Declares Unusual Event - Dan Swanson
  • Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News, Canton, GA - Crew extinguishes fire at Cooper Nuclear Station - Bob Glissmann
  • The Ferret Scotland - Revealed: UK's secret plan to dump 22 nuclear submarines in Scotland - Rob Edwards
  • Scottish Courier - MoD plan to dump nuclear-powered submarines on Scottish seabed - Gareth McPherson -
  • USGS - M 5.5 - 71km S of Obihiro, Japan

    Saturday, December 29, 2018

  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Letter: Nuclear power needs for the future - Darryl Siemer, Idaho Falls
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - I.F. Power GM Prairie to rep utilities in reactor project - Nathan Brown
  • Los Angeles Daily News - Here's what's in store for the San Fernando Valley in 2019: Santa Susana cleanup {text}EXIT
  • AP News - Santee Cooper sues partner over failed nuclear plants
  • AP News - Millstone, offshore wind among zero-carbon auction winners - Benjamin Kail
  • SaltWire Guardian, Nove Scotia - Letter: Nuclear power practically dead - Phillip Griffin, North Wiltshire
  • Sputnik News - Russia's New Avangard Hypersonic Nuke Missile Prompts Panic in US – German Media
  • The State - SC utility watchdog wants regulators to declare SCE&G lied about nuclear project - Tom Barton and Avery G. Wilks
  • Belarus News (BelTA)- - Preparations afoot to load nuclear fuel imitators into first unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • Manila Bulletin - PH nuclear ambition now entering legislative phase - Myrna M. Velasco
  • Parsippany Daily Record, NJ - Editorial: Nuke subsidies need greater scrutiny
  • RT - US hasn't said 'last word' on nuke treaties, Moscow seeking dialogue – Russian ambassador - Michigan Live
  • Kalamazoo Gazette - Palisades nuclear plant returns to service after 2-month shutdown - Brad Devereaux
  • Tasnim News Agency - JCPOA An 'Existential Interest' for Europe: IAI Director
  • Xinhua - Spotlight: Fate of diplomacy at stake after U.S. withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal - Hassan Rouhvand
  • Manila Bulletin - PH nuclear ambition now entering legislative phase - Myrna M. Velasco
  • The State - Santee Cooper accuses SCE&G of civil fraud in failed, $9 billion nuclear project - John Monk and Avery G. Wilks
  • USGS - M 7.0 - 83km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines
  • USGS - M 4.4 - 146km SW of Nishinoomote, Japan
  • NEI - 5 Reasons Why Plant Vogtle is Key to Our Clean Energy Future - Kelly McPharlin
  • NEI - The Nuclear Energy Debate: The Climate Is Changing - Matt Wald
  • NEI - North Anna Nuclear Plant Engineer Driven by Service to Others - Patricia Kakridas
  • NEI - Congress Passes Bipartisan Nuclear Energy Bill Critical for Industry Reform statement

    Friday, December 28, 2018

  • Japan Today - Panel proposes strengthening measures to protect whistleblowers
  • World Nuclear News - DOE agreement supports power generated from SMRs
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA helps Vietnam plan for new research reactor
  • Houston Chronicle - Nuclear cleanup tests Rick Perry, as administration presses for budget cuts - James Osborne
  • AP News - Regulators file complaint against maker of nuclear fuel cask
  • AP News - Jerry Brown wraps a 5-decade history in California politics - Kathleen Ronayne
  • Bloomberg - German Power Rally Could Keep Going Next Year After Record Gain - Rachel Morison
  • Reuters - TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Vera Eckert
  • Wall Street Journal - High-Paying Jobs in Nuclear Power Aren't Looking So Safe Anymore - Erin Ailworth
  • TASS - Rosatom's accident-tolerant fuel to make nuclear power safer
  • Michigan Radio NPR - Detroit and Hamtramck leaders urge Snyder to veto radioactive waste bills - Bryce Huffman
  • Philippine News Agency - Nuclear Regulation Act to boost tech, industrial growth: Salceda - Johnny C. Nunez
  • Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA - Nuclear Regulatory Commission to take questions on Pilgrim - Joe DiFazio
  • Manilla Standard - Nuclear Regulation Act gets House okay
  • South China Morning Post - Chinese city residents protest over plans for nuclear research plant - Mandy Zuo
  • SF Bay Indymedia - Nuclear plant closures continue - Michael Steinberg
  • Politiko - WATCH | Lorenzana backs Bataan nuclear power plant revival
  • Japan Times - Costs to decommission JAEA nuclear facilities estimated at Â¥1.9 trillion, agency says
  • Mining Review Africa - Students from Zambia to study nuclear science in Russia
  • 112 News Ukraine - Rivne nuclear power plant's No.1 unit shut down for scheduled maintenance
  • Brattleboro Reformer, VT - NRC files complaint against fuel cask-maker - Susan Smallheer
  • The State, SC - Dominion Energy set to close SCANA buyout, filing says - Avery G. Wilks
  • WFAE Charlotte, NC - $15 Billion SCANA Deal Closer To Completion - Gwendolyn Glenn
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Bruce Power Looks Back at 2018 - Travis Jackson
  • CNN Philippines - Defense chief backs revival of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant
  • IAEA - Conserve Every Drop, Isotope Hydrology Techniques Improves Kuwait's Water Management Techniques - Aabha Dixit, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Connecticut Mirror - Nuclear wins big in clean energy competition – and not just Millstone - Jan Ellen Spiegel
  • Public Citizen - Energy Department's Attempt to Secretly Classify Energy Sites Violates Numerous Federal Laws
  • NAS - Project Update:: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - PM: Iraq to expand ties with Iran in electricity
  • Press TV - Israeli troops kill Palestinian in Gaza: Ministry
  • Press TV - Outgoing Pentagon chief Mattis rejects Netanyahu's appeal: Report
  • Press TV - US, Israel to block planned Palestinian statehood initiative at UN
  • Energy Department - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Disposition of Depleted Uranium Oxide Conversion Product Generated From DOE's Inventory of Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride FR Document: 2018-28249 Citation: 83 FR 67250 PDF Pages 67250-67251
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2018-28208 Citation: 83 FR 67282 PDF Page 67282
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions: Exelon Generation Company, LLC Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station FR Document: 2018-28202 Citation: 83 FR 67365 PDF Pages 67365-67368
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Exemptions: Exelon Generation Company, LLC Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station FR Document: 2018-28203 Citation: 83 FR 67368 PDF Pages 67368-67372
  • Workers Compensation Programs Office - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals FR Document: 2018-28248 Citation: 83 FR 67361 PDF Pages 67361-67362

    Thursday, December 27, 2018

  • Chillicothe Gazette - Voluntary separations offered to Piketon cleanup workers - Chris Balusik
  • Balkan Insight - Serbia: Unrepentant War Criminals Enjoy Public Spotlight
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - EDITORIAL: Intel agencies stonewall on surveillance measures
  • Washington Post - More science than you think is retracted. Even more should be. - Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky
  • Albuquerque Journal, NM - WIPP: Shipments resume from Chicago-based lab - Adrian C. Hedden
  • POWERmag - DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Announces Agreement Supporting Power Generated from Small Modular Reactors
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Fed workers, park visitors could start to feel shutdown - Nathan Brown
  • Oak Ridger - County sets meeting to hear on landfill - Ben Pounds
  • Forbes blog - This New Year, Can't We Do The Right Thing With Our Nuclear Waste? - James Conca
  • KING5 Seattle - Hanford project remains open during government shutdown - Associated Press
  • Yakima Herald-Republic - Editorial: It's time for Washington to be a player in the presidential-primary fray
  • AP News - Israeli official confirms Syria airstrikes as Russia objects - JOSEF FEDERMAN and NATALIYA VASILYEVA
  • AP News - Forest Service taking comments on Idaho open-pit mine plan - Keith Ridler
  • Reuters - Germany would oppose new nuclear missiles in Europe: Foreign Minister - Maria Sheahan
  • The State, SC - Dominion Energy plans to complete SCANA buyout, NYSE filing says - Avery G. Wilks
  • World Nuclear News - Fourth Tianwan unit enters commercial operation
  • World Nuclear News - Russia retires Leningrad unit 1
  • World Nuclear News - Schedule for Hanhikivi 1 project revised
  • World Nuclear News - Viewpoint: The logic of nuclear power for Central Asia
  • POWERmag - Bipartisan Nuclear Modernization Bill Clears Congress - Sonal Patel
  • POWERmag - Finnish Nuclear Plant Start-up Delayed Again - Darrell Proctor
  • POWERmag - Tianwan Unit 4 Latest Chinese Reactor to Come Online - Darrell Proctor
  • Antiwar - Israeli Nuclear Smuggling--$500 million Pennsylvania NUMEC toxic cleanup restarts - Grant Smith
  • Antiwar - Meet VIAB: Virginia's Taxpayer-Funded Israel Lobby--State funding for Israeli companies, politicized textbooks and fighting BDS - Grant Smith
  • S&P Global Platts - Belgium's Doel 4 nuclear reactor due for early return Dec 27 - Henry Edwardes Evans
  • 106.3 WORD, Greenville, SC - 2 Challenge PSC's Nuke Decision--PSC may have to reconsider decision
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant air defense regiment gets another Tor-M2 battery
  • NHK World - Utilities ponder use of new type of nuclear fuel
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews Viet Nam's Infrastructure for a Research Reactor, Delivers Review Report to Nigeria - Irena Chatzis, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • UrduPoint News - Rosatom's TVEL Developed Trial Samples Of Accident Tolerant Fuel For Nuclear Power Plants - Fakhir Rizvi
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Public Comment Period Begins for Pilgrim Plant Decommissioning Process - Tim Dunn
  • Portsmouth Daily Times, OH - A-plant contractor, union boss clash over voluntary separations from Piketon site - Tom Corrigan
  • UrduPoint News - Russia Surpasses US By 10-15 Years In Retaliatory Weapons Development - ICBM Designer - Faizan Hashmi
  • Japan Today - Costs for scrapping 79 nuclear facilities estimated at Â¥1.9 tril
  • Asahi Shimbun - JAEA: Closing 79 nuclear facilities will cost at least 1.9 trillion yen
  • The Guardian - Letter: Hiding Britain's H-bomb secrets Hiding Britain's H-bomb secrets - Sue Rabbitt Roff, Cellardyke, Fife
  • Algeria Press Service - Council of Ministers adopts bill on civilian nuclear activities
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Arizona Offers Preview Of Palmetto State Utility Fight
  • Japan Times - Cost for decommissioning JAEA nuclear facilities put at Â¥1.9 trillion
  • Press TV - Israel's settlement expansion deepens apartheid: Palestinian Foreign Ministry
  • Press TV - Saudi king demotes FM in reshuffle seen as whitewash
  • Press TV - Pentagon admits Iran's key role in restoring calm to Afghanistan
  • Press TV - ICC should speed up probe into Israel's war crimes in occupied lands: PLO
  • Press TV - Russia: Eastern Syria must return to govt. control after US exit
  • Press TV - Palestine to apply for full UN membership early next year, foreign minister says
  • E&E Daily - FISHERIES: An industry ravaged by 3 disasters reinvents itself - Nathanial Gronewold
  • Malaysia Star - Letter: Don't send waste overseas Don't send waste overseas - PROF DATUK DR AHMAD IBRAHIM, Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, UCSI University
  • Navy Department - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Draft Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization, Naval Air Station Fallon, NV FR Document: 2018-28012 Citation: 83 FR 66685 PDF Pages 66685-66686
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC Standardized Advanced NUHOMS System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1029, Amendment No. 4 FR Document: 2018-27949 Citation: 83 FR 66585 PDF Pages 66585-66590
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC Standardized Advanced NUHOMS System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1029, Amendment No. 4 FR Document: 2018-27950 Citation: 83 FR 66644 PDF Pages 66644-66646
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Renewals: Entergy Operations, Inc. River Bend Station, Unit 1 FR Document: 2018-28129 Citation: 83 FR 66765 PDF Pages 66765-66766
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2018-28050 Citation: 83 FR 66765 PDF Page 66765

    Wednesday, December 26, 2018

  • Las Vegas Sun - Midterms may have spelled the end of Yucca Mountain - John Hudak
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada's political clout grows thanks to early presidential caucus - Gary Martin
  • Japan Times - Panel proposes strengthening measures to protect whistleblowers
  • NBC News - The House Oversight Committee sent Trump's White House and agencies 51 letters. Here's what they mean for 2019 - Kurt Bardella
  • Idaho Mountain Express - INL's transuranic waste treatment is almost complete - Jack Zimmerman
  • Willamette Week, Portland, OR - Are There Still Spent Fuel Rods Stored at the Site of the Former Trojan Nuclear Plant? - Marty Smith
  • Charleston Post and Courier - SCANA property sales in SC will pay lawsuit settlement
  • Associated Press - 'Santa' Cooper rewards lawyers
  • NAS - Project Information: Review of the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides–Eleventh Biennial Update
  • Trend News Agency - Central Bank of Iran: Trade exchanges implemented with China, India - Elnur Baghishov
  • NHK World - Five-year sentences sought for ex-TEPCO execs
  • Asahi Shimbun - 5-year prison terms sought for former TEPCO executives - Shunsuke Abe
  • Japan Times - Busting myths about Fukushima No. 1 - Kuni Miyake
  • Japan Times - 5-year jail terms sought for ex-TEPCO execs over nuclear crisis
  • Mainichi Daily News - Farmers struggle to keep cows left behind near Fukushima plant
  • Mainichi Daily News - 5-year prison terms sought for 3 ex-TEPCO execs over nuclear disaster
  • AP News - Putin crows as he oversees Russian hypersonic weapons test - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • Reuters - Putin says Russia is ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile - Maria Kiselyova and Polina Nikolskaya
  • Financial Times - Finnish-Russian nuclear plant delayed by four years - Richard Milne, Nordic Correspondent
  • NPR - Executives In Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Deserve 5-Year Prison Terms, Prosecutors Say - Bill Chappell
  • Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - Radioactive waste is a danger to all - William Hazlett
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  • Philippine Daily Inquirer business - Revival of nuclear power plans seen - Ronnel W. Domingo
  • The Australian - Defence under attack on nuclear waste dump
  • Kyodo News - Farmers struggle to keep cows left behind near Fukushima plant
  • LaSalle News Tribune, IL - Kinzinger pleased about passage of nuclear power bill
  • Curbed San Francisco - Major banks freeze Shipyard lending--Bank fallout threatens development's future - Adam Brinklow
  • Press TV - Syrian air defense systems shoot down Israeli missiles near Damascus -
  • Press TV - Israel approves plans for 2,200 settler homes in West Bank
  • New York Times - Arms Sales to Saudis Leave American Fingerprints on Yemen's Carnage - Declan Walsh and Eric Schmitt
  • General Services Administration - Proposed Rule: Federal Acquisition Regulations: Whistleblower Protection for Contractor Employees FR Document: 2018-27493 Citation: 83 FR 66223 PDF Pages 66223-66228
  • Navy Department - Notice: Record of Decision: Hawaiian Islands and Southern California Training and Testing Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement FR Document: 2018-27811 Citation: 83 FR 66255 PDF Pages 66255-66256
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: TN Americas LLC, Standardized NUHOMS System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1004, Renewed Amendment No. 15 FR Document: 2018-27810 Citation: 83 FR 66079 PDF Pages 66079-66080
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: Guidance: Spent Fuel Heat Generation in an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation FR Document: 2018-27931 Citation: 83 FR 66317 PDF Pages 66317-66318
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: License Amendments; Applications: Florida Power and Light Co., Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 3 and 4 FR Document: 2018-27844 Citation: 83 FR 66318 PDF Pages 66318-66323
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: License Renewal Applications: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Humboldt Bay Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation; Renewal of Special Nuclear Materials License FR Document: 2018-27832 Citation: 83 FR 66314 PDF Pages 66314-66316
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2018-27846 Citation: 83 FR 66316 PDF Pages 66316-66317

    Tuesday, December 25, 2018

  • Oak Ridger - Letter: Open letter to Commission - Martin McBride, Oak Ridge
  • Whistleblower Protection Blog - DOJ False Claims Act Recoveries Hit Ten Year Low - Farhat Muruwat
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - His job was to prepare SLO County for emergencies. This is what he worries about - Monica Vaughan
  • Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, ID - Cybersecurity begins at INL--Idaho lab protects U.S. infrastructure from computer attacks - Keith Ridler, Associated Press
  • Coeur d'Alene Press, ID - Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyber attacks - Keith Ridler
  • AP News - Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyber attacks - Keith Ridler
  • LA Monitor - Contractor to submit report on RDX to state in summer - Tris DeRoma
  • Legal NewsLine - Feds allege Washington workers' comp law violations constitution - Bree Gonzales
  • Tri-City Herald - Opinion: Hey state legislators, take a good look at the Tri-Cities - Ken Robertson
  • AP News - AP FACT CHECK: Trump revisits old fictions about Iran money - Calvin Woodward
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - DOE Releases Final EIS For Cleanup Of Area IV and Northern Buffer Zone At Santa Susana Field Laboratory - DOE News -
  • Reuters - Iranian president presents budget, says U.S. sanctions to hit growth
  • National Interest - China is Designing A Giant Machine to Test Nuclear Bombs - Michael Peck
  • NW Evening Mail - Nuclear chiefs ask for radiation rules to be relaxed - Tom Murphy
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Environmental groups challenge SC nuclear decision, setting stage for Supreme Court appeal - Thad Moore
  • BusinessGhana - SA students explore benefits of nuclear energy for Africa
  • Mainichi Daily News - Editorial: Japan must ditch nuclear plant exports for global trends in renewable energy
  • RT - Poseidon in action: Russia 'starts' underwater trial of strategic nuclear drone
  • Daily Post-Athenian - TVA reviews preparedness after earthquake
  • Ogle County News, IL - Exelon appeals assessment of Byron plant - Vinde Wells
  • The State - SC environmentalists asks PSC to reconsider Dominion-SCANA merger - Maayan Schechter
  • USGS - M 4.4 - 35km WSW of Taitung City, Taiwan
  • Mehr News Agency - US has no right to claim that Iran is "violating" 2231: Jenkins -
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran stresses Europe's 'practical approach' towards JCPOA

    Monday, December 24, 2018

  • National Interest - Russia Is Arming Its Tanks with a Controversial New 'Bullet'--Think uranium shells - Michael Peck
  • Tri-City Herald - 10 research accomplishments at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2018 - Steven Ashby
  • Center for Public Integrity - The Center's top stories in national security this year
  • AP News - Israeli government falls, early elections called for April - Aron Heller
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - 12 small nuclear reactors to be built in Idaho
  • Business Today India - France submits techno-commercial offer for Jaitapur nuclear power project
  • Lancaster Intelligencer Journal - We need to close our nuclear plants - Ernest Eric, Guyll, Nottingham
  • Daily Pioneer New Delhi - Nuclear-capable Agni-IV test-fired successfully - SouthCoastToday
  • SouthCoastToday - Pilgrim decommissioning plan put out for public comment - Colin A. Young
  • Capital.fr - Une fuite radioactive sous une centrale nucléaire en Ardèche inquiète - Marine Thoron
  • American Thinker - Are there any 'good guys' left in Syria? - Gary Gindler
  • RTO Insider - Texas PUC Briefs: Dec. 22, 2018 - Tom Kleckner
  • Korea IT Times - Over 100,000 people signed up to oppose the nuclear phase-out policy - Jung Se-jin
  • IAEA - Hunting for Viruses in Sierra Leone with the Help of Nuclear Technology - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Reuters - Engie says Belgium's Tihange 3 reactor to restart ahead of schedule - Bate Felix
  • Counterview.net - Kaiga NPP expansion: Karnataka to get just 400 MW, but lose thick forest, fresh water -
  • USGS - M 4.6 - 58km E of Hakodate, Japan

    Sunday, December 23, 2018

  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Editorial: The cycle of incompetence
  • Oak Ridge Today - Updated: Park Service will not provide visitor services during shutdown - John Huotari
  • AP News - SCANA to sell off property to pay ratepayer settlement
  • AP News - Trump loses US envoy to anti-IS coalition over Syria plan - Matthew Lee And Susannah George
  • AP News - State regulators want more money to monitor nuclear project - ATLANTA
  • Reuters - South African power utility Eskom to cut 10 executive jobs - Alexander Winning
  • Reuters - Finnish-Russian nuclear reactor pushed back to 2028 - Jussi Rosendahl
  • Reuters - U.S. envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout - Lesley Wroughton
  • Washington Post - Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis - Bruce Blair and Jon Wolfsthal
  • Charleston Post and Courier - V.C. Summer nuclear cancellation costs SC residents billions - Andrew Brown
  • CGTN News - China's nuclear power plant Tianwan-4 ready for the market
  • Eyewitness News Johannesburg - Eskom head of nuclear energy among 10 axed execs - Nyakallo Tefu & Reuters
  • Border Mail, Wodonga VIC - Innovation: Is it time to reconsider nuclear energy? - Roger La Salle
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution - PSC staff concerned more project delays ahead for Vogtle nuclear plant - Anastaciah Ondieki
  • India Times - Kaiga nuclear reactor makes world record of 945 days of non ..
  • India Times - Kaiga nuclear reactor makes world record of 945 days of non ..
  • China Daily - http://en.people.cn/ - People's Daily
  • Global Times - Global Times
  • L'Indicateur des Flandres - Suspicion de contamination radioactive à Merville - Audrey Rohrbach-Minette Avec Tony Haverland
  • Los Angeles Daily News - Former Warner Center Rocketdyne site could one day be a residential neigborhood – once it's toxin-free - Olga Grigoryants
  • The Guardian - British nuclear archive files withdrawn without explanation - Robert Booth
  • Charleston Post and Courier - VC Summer nuclear cancellation costs SC residents billions
  • Border Mail, Wodonga VIC - Innovation: Is it time to reconsider nuclear energy?
  • AP News - SCANA to sell off property to pay ratepayer settlement
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Three major banks suspend lending for shipyard home purchases - Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizikes
  • WACH Columbia, SC - SCANA to sell off property to pay ratepayer settlement
  • Press TV - Syrian army finds US arms, Israeli medicine in militant depots in Quneitra
  • Press TV - Saudis step up attacks, violate Hudaydah truce 223 times: Yemen army
  • 4TH ST8 - Editorial: EPA reining in overreach on water rules - Thomas Mitchell

    Saturday, December 22, 2018

  • Nevada Independent - Indy DC Download: Government shuts down as GOP and Democrats negotiate over wall funding - Humberto Sanchez
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE inks deal to use reactors for INL research, power - Nathan Brown
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL, Fluor don't expect shutdown impact - Nathan Brown
  • AP News - Russia shuts down Soviet-built nuclear reactor
  • AP News - Deal reached on use of 1st small US nuke reactors in Idaho - Keith Ridler
  • AP News - Japan Cabinet OKs record defense budget bill, US arms buys - Mari Yamaguchi -
  • Reuters - Iran Guards hold war games as U.S. carrier enters Gulf
  • All Things Nuclear - Nuclear Weapons, President Trump, and General Mattis - Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director and senior scientist
  • Brussels Times - Doel nuclear reactor closed down one week after starting up again - Alan Hope
  • Patriot Ledger - Public meeting to be held on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station decommissioning plan
  • Sputnik News - US Media Says China Tested New Nuke Missile, Beijing Proves Them Wrong
  • TASS - Ukraine confirms extension of nuclear fuel supply contract with Russia by 2025
  • AKIpress, Kyrgyz Republic - Revised resolution on prevention of radiation threat in Central Asia initiated by Kyrgyzstan adopted at UNGA plenary meeting
  • Kyiv Post - UNIAN: Ukraine refutes media reports on 'secrecy' in signing deal with Russians on nuclear fuel - UNIAN
  • Charlotte Observer - SCE&G can't charge customers for executives' bonuses, golden parachutes, PSC says - Avery G. Wilks
  • EIN News - DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Announces Agreement Supporting Power Generated from Small Modular Reactors
  • WIS - Gov. McMaster demands that Santee Cooper cease using taxpayer funds for executive legal fees in letter - Emily Smith
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford contractor gets $48 million reward for radioactive waste work - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald - Hanford helps keep Tri-City seniors fed - Annette Cary
  • Public Citizen - Jaw-Dropping Revelation – That Corporate Energy Lobbyist Wrote Quotes for Trump – Highlights Corporate Takeover of Administration - Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Order issued to Isologic Innovative Radiopharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • CSA Group - CSA Group invites public comments on a new draft standard on requirements for reactor control systems of nuclear power plants
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - DNSR Newsletter: Fall 2018
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - CNSC validates overall safety and security of sealed sources in Canada
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Regulatory action issued to Ontario Power Generation
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - CNSC publishes regulatory document REGDOC-2.11, Framework for Radioactive Waste and Decommissioning in Canada
  • Australia National Radioactive Waste Management Facility - Minister Canavan letter to the communities
  • Yonhap News Agency - Top security adviser says N. Korean denuclearization process is irreversible - bdk@yna.co.kr
  • Mehr News Agency - World needs to hear news of Zionist regime's crimes against Palestinians
  • Press TV - Israel's brutal crimes against Palestinians must be exposed to world: Iran's Larijani
  • Press TV - Iran military drills strong message to US, Israel: Commentator
  • Press TV - Israeli forces shoot dead 3 Palestinians, including teen, wound dozens more in Gaza Strip
  • Press TV - Iran, Russia reliable partners in JCPOA, global issues: Diplomat -
  • Press TV - US jets kill dozens in Syria after Trump announces pullout
  • Oak Ridger - Letter: Righting old wrongs - Leonard A. Abbatiello, Former Oak Ridge City Councilman, and a resident since 1945
  • Cancer Network - Fukushima Screening Program Sheds Light on Pediatric Thyroid Cancer - Leah Lawrence
  • Daily Mining Gazette, Houghton, MI - Letter: Polluting without penalty is over - Greyson Morrow, Wakefield
  • New Yorker - The Shrinking U.S. Footprint in the Middle East - Robin Wright

    Friday, December 21, 2018

  • Nevada Appeal - Ford praises criminal justice reform bill - Geoff Dornan
  • DOE:IG - Financial Statement Audit Report: DOE-OIG-19-10
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada lawmakers appear to block funding for Yucca Mountain - Gary Martin
  • Beyond Nuclear International - Rudolph the radioactive reindeer - Linda Pentz Gunter
  • FAIR.org - Our Poor, Defenseless Military Industrial Complex--Media decry 'inadequate' US military budget that rivals rest of world combined - Alan MacLeod
  • Nevada Independent - Regulators poised to accept NV Energy plan for six new solar power plants, doubling renewable capacity - Riley Snyder
  • KOLO 8 Reno - Aaron Ford: Attorney general enforces the will of the people
  • Energy News Network - Coastal states sue to block offshore oil exploration - Ken Paulman
  • National Law Review - OSHA Proposes Amendments to its 2017 Beryllium Standard - Mark N. Duvall, Sarah A. Kettenmann
  • KUER NPR Utah - Orrin Hatch's Legacy: The Environment Becomes A Rallying Point Against 'Federal Overreach' - Judy Fahys
  • SF Chronicle - SF officials want health officer's role in shipyard home sales investigated - Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizikes
  • KWWL, Waterloo , IA - Sen. Grassley speaks about time as chairman of Senate Judiciary Committee
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - DOE signs on to INL Small Reactor Project
  • World Nuclear News - DOE expands support for innovation projects
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE inks deal to use reactors for INL research, power - Nathan Brown
  • Oak Ridge Today - DOE names deputy cleanup manager in Oak Ridge - John Huotari
  • World Nuclear News - Orano commissions new conversion facility
  • World Nuclear News - Uniper to coordinate demolition of Swedish reactors
  • World Nuclear News - Hunterston B restarts delayed by several weeks
  • World Nuclear News - Uzbek lawmakers learn about Russian nuclear power
  • Chinook Observer, Long Beach, WA - Editorial: Robust state role must continue at Hanford
  • AP News - Fermi 2 nuclear plant remains shut down for repairs
  • AP News - End of an era: Germany closes its last black coal mine - Frank Jordans
  • AP News - Iraq receives 90-day extension to Iran sanctions waiver - Philip Issa
  • Reuters - Germany to bar Iran's U.S.-sanctioned Mahan Air: Bild - Joseph Nasr
  • Reuters - Exclusive: Global traders halt new Iran food deals as U.S. sanctions bite - sources - Jonathan Saul, Parisa Hafezi
  • Reuters - French wind power generation jumps 19 pct in November -RTE
  • IAEA - IAEA Conducts Mission to Assist Mongolia in Effective Nuclear Knowledge Management - Oszvald Gloeckler, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • IAEA - Sharing Lessons Learned from Peer Review Services to Enhance Nuclear Safety: IAEA Workshops Conclude - Nathalie Mikhailova, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • IAEA - IAEA Helps Indonesia Strengthen Occupational Radiation Protection - Lenka Dojcanova, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • IAEA - CANDU Regulators Share Experiences to Strengthen Safety at IAEA-hosted Meeting - Zia Hussain Shah, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • IAEA - IAEA Holds Milestone Training on Managing Radiation Dosimetry Laboratories
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - What can the Kerch Strait incident teach about nuclear declaratory policy? - Robert J. Goldston
  • Times Herald-Record - Groups target PSC over subsidies for nuke plants - Paul Brooks
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH takes step closer to adopting nuclear energy program - Ronnel W. Domingo
  • Portsmouth Herald News, NH - Seabrook nuke plant clears hurdles in license extension quest - Angeljean Chiaramida
  • BelTA - Work on Belarusian nuclear power plant proceeds on schedule
  • BelTA - Belarus plans to host two more IAEA missions before BelNPP launch
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant's link to national power grid ready
  • Asbury Park Press - Exelon: No need for hearing on how Oyster Creek closing hits Lacey - Patricia Miller,
  • Yonhap News Agency - U.S. nuke envoy in Seoul
  • NHK World - Japan officially adopts roadmap for fast reactors
  • UrduPoint News - Iran Hopes EU To Stay Committed To Nuclear Deal - Deputy Foreign Minister
  • UrduPoint News - At Least 3 Palestinians Killed In Clashes With Israel On Gaza Border - Health Ministry - Mohammad Ali
  • Blackburn News - Bruce Power celebrates many successes in 2018 - John Chippa
  • Reuters UK - Belgium's Doel 4 nuclear reactor stopped due to operational reason - Philip Blenkinsop
  • San Francisco Business Times - S.F. officials call for investigation of health dept. employee's role in shipyard home sales - Hannah Norman
  • The State, SC - SC governor demands Santee Cooper stop paying criminal defense fees for top execs - Avery G. Wilks
  • WFAE NPR Charlotte - Consumer Advocate Calls SCANA Deal A 'Bad Deal For Consumers' - Gwendolyn Glenn
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - Letter: Big letdown - Russell Guerard, South Battery, Charleston
  • GAO - Project Management: DOE and NNSA Should Improve Their Lessons-Learned Process for Capital Asset Projects - GAO-19-25:
  • NRC - 18-065 NRC Renews Operating License of River Bend Nuclear Plant
  • NRC - 18-064 NRC to Hold Public Meeting Seeking Comment on Environmental Review for Surry Subsequent License Renewal
  • DoL:DEEOIC - Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) Leadership
  • DoL:DEEOIC - Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) - BULLETIN NO. 19-02 Pulmonary Function Tests for Impairment Ratings
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Erdogan: Turkey lauds US withdrawal from Syria - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Iran urges all illegal forces to withdraw from Syria
  • Mehr News - Intl. community obliged to preserve, remain committed to JCPOA
  • Mehr News - Iran deputy FM discusses JCPOA with former Swedish PM
  • Press TV - Iran, Russia reliable partners in JCPOA, global issues: Diplomat
  • Press TV - Netanyahu says Israel to increase its "efforts" in Syria after US troop pullout
  • Press TV - Israeli forces shoot dead 3 Palestinians, including teen, wound dozens more in Gaza Strip
  • Press TV - China: Syria's future should be determined by Syrians
  • Energy Department - Rule Nuclear Classification and Declassification FR Document: 2018-27344 Citation: 83 FR 66000 PDF Pages 66000-66022 (23 pages) Permalink
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2018-27711 Citation: 83 FR 65670 PDF Page 65670
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Notice Refund Effective Date: Duke Energy Florida, LLC FR Document: 2018-27729 Citation: 83 FR 65648 PDF Page 65648
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Instructions for Completing NRC's Uniform Low-Level Radioactive Waste Manifest FR Document: 2018-27630 Citation: 83 FR 65759 PDF Pages 65759-65760
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station FR Document: 2018-27724 Citation: 83 FR 65760 PDF Pages 65760-65761

    Thursday, December 20, 2018

  • DOE:IG - Evaluation Report: DOE-OIG-19-09: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Unclassified Cybersecurity Program – 2018
  • Los Angeles Times - Letter: Don't make Nevada store the rest of the country's nuclear waste
  • Augusta Chronicle - Progess report on plutonium removal from SRS filed; reclassification of high-level nuclear waste discussed - Larry Taylor
  • Sputnik News - Russian Military Reveals New Tank Capable of Firing Depleted Uranium Rounds
  • USGS - M 7.4 - 82km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia - Bloomberg BNA
  • Bloomberg Environment - Energy Dept. Contractor Claims Move Forward Against DOL
  • Lexology - New whistleblowing protections passed by Senate, with some tweaks - Clayton Utz
  • JD Supra - Advantages of a Whistleblower Reporting System: Part IV - Key Findings of the Report
  • Mondaq News - Australia: New whistleblower protection laws in Australia…keep watching this space!
  • Norton Rose Fulbright - New whistleblower protection laws in Australia…keep watching this space! - Abigail McGregor, David Cross
  • Bloomberg Environment - Nuclear Plant Fined $232K for Allegedly Silencing Whistleblower - Michael J. Bologna
  • Business Insider, New York, NY - New York's new $4 billion bridge is reportedly plagued by dozens of failing bolts and a simmering cover-up scandal
  • EurekAlert - ORNL partners with industry to address multiple nuclear technology challenges - DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • KIFI Idaho Falls - Bill promoting nuclear energy clears Senate
  • Northwest Public Broadcasting - A First Glimpse Of Hanford's Tunnel 2 As Work Continues To Prevent Another Hazardous Collapse - Anna King
  • Oak Ridger - Guest Column: Will DOE officials balance the economic burden on Roane, Anderson counties? - Martin McBride, Oak Ridge, retired U.S. Department of Energy site manager
  • Sputnik News - California Residents Demand Cleanup of Toxic Chemicals After Fires
  • Ventura County Star - State reaffirms that toxins at Santa Susana Field Lab were not released by Woolsey Fire - Mike Harris
  • DOE:EM - DOE Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Cleanup of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone at Santa Susana Field Laboratory - Media Contact: Stephan.Tetreault@em.doe.gov
  • AP News - Putin issues ominous warning on rising nuclear war threat - Vladimir Isachenkov
  • AP News - US ally in Syria says pullout will aid IS, Putin disagrees - Zeina Karam and Sarah El Deeb
  • AP News - Yemen's Dirty War
  • AP News - The Latest: US senators urge Trump to abandon Syria plan
  • AP News - Turkey's president criticizes US sanctions on Iran
  • AP News - N. Korea says it won't denuclearize unless US removes threat - Kim Tong-Hyung
  • AP News - Iran's Persian rug-makers suffer as US unravels nuclear deal - Amir Vahdat and Mohammad Nasiri
  • AP News - How Xcel could bring carbon-free power to Minnesota - Paul Huttner and Cody Nelson MPR News
  • Bloomberg - Putin Praises Trump's Syria Troop Exit as 'Right Thing to Do' - Henry Meyer, Ilya Arkhipov, Irina Reznik, and Stepan Kravchenko
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Says U.S. Nukes Must Also Go for Regime to Disarm - Jihye Lee
  • Bloomberg - Editorial: Trump's Syria Pullout Is a Grave Mistake
  • Reuters - U.S. lawmakers seek oversight over any Saudi nuclear power deal - Timothy Gardner
  • Asahi Shimbun - Mayor confirms 'loans,' denies ties to nuclear waste site
  • OilPrice - Why Is China Losing Interest In Nuclear Power? - Leonard Hyman & William Tilles
  • KPBS - Edison's Plans To Resume Nuclear Waste Transfer May Face Legal Challenge - Alison St John
  • Phys.org - Why does nuclear fission produce pear-shaped nuclei? - University of Tsukuba
  • The Independent - A potted history of radium, the most radioactive substance on the planet - Stephen Mansell
  • WRCB-TV Chattanooga - TVA prepared for earthquakes at their nuclear power plants - Alison Pryor
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - What happens when an earthquake hits near a nuclear plant? TVA hosts training session to show public how Sequoyah Nuclear Plant handles quakes - Mark Pace
  • Pakistan Daily Times - Perspectives: Time to pull the plug on Indo-French nuclear-power project - Ranvir s Nayar Arab News
  • Korea Herald - NK collaboration with foreign scientists may aid nuke development: report
  • NJ Spotlight - PSEG First to File for Subsidies to Keep Its Nuclear Plants Online - Tom Johnson
  • World Nuclear News - Wheeler River moves towards development
  • World Nuclear News - UK relaunches repository site selection process
  • World Nuclear News - UAE laboratory meets international standard
  • Egypt Today - EAEA inks MoU with Russian Federal Nuclear Center - MENA
  • Iranian Financial Tribune - Japan Nuclear Recycling Policy at Standstill
  • Radio New Zealand - Labor nuclear promise in Australia 'a great example to Pacific'
  • The Enterprise, Lexington Park, MD - FEMA weighs in on nuke plant emergency ops move - Tamara Ward
  • SwissInfo - Geneva lodges fresh complaint against French nuclear plant
  • Detroit Free Press - Warren Evans to Snyder: Don't make Wayne County a radioactive dump - Paul Egan and Keith Matheny
  • IAEA - IAEA Workshop Promotes Adherence to Key Nuclear Safety International Conventions - Sandra Geupel, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • IAEA - Nigeria Converts its Research Reactor from HEU to LEU Fuel - Petr Chakrov, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy; Thomas Hanlon, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • IAEA - IAEA Meets with International Experts to Strengthen its Cancer Control Review Service - James Howlett, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Towards More Sustainable Nuclear Energy with Non-Electric Applications: Opportunities and Challenges - Elisabeth Dyck, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • IAEA - IAEA Workshop Promotes Adherence to Key Nuclear Safety International Conventions - Sandra Geupel, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • IAEA - Israel Offers Training in Advanced Radiotherapy to Tanzanian Cancer Care Professionals with IAEA Support - Diana Rubin, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • ThinkProgress - Calls mount for Trump's newest energy regulator to recuse himself over conflicts of interest - Mark Hand
  • Bridge River Lillooet News - Bill to prevent strike at Ontario Power Generation has passed
  • Cumbria Mail, England - Sellafield reprocessing art exhibition attracts thousands
  • The State, SC - SCANA to offload historic Charleston office, Cayce land to pay for customer refunds - Avery G. Wilks
  • DOE - Department of Energy Statement on Chinese Hacking of Global Managed Service Providers
  • NAS - Project Update: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
  • NRC - IV-18-018 NRC Proposes $29,000 Fine to Terracon Consultants, Inc.
  • NRC - IV-18-017 NRC Names Scott Morris New Region IV Administrator
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Erdogan's order to quickly lift banking barriers between Tehran, Ankara
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Withdrawal of US troops from Syria another attempt to deceive Ankara - Rufiz Hafizoglu
  • NHK World - Over 100,000 sign petition asking to stop landfill
  • NHK World - A-bomb survivors call for review of criteria
  • BelTA - Key events in Belarusian nuclear power plant construction in 2019 mentioned
  • Mehr News - Putin casts doubt over US troops withdrawal from Syria
  • Mehr News - Intelligence Ministry rejects Netanyahu's claims of spying on Iranian facilities
  • Mehr News - Rouhani describes US sanctions as terrorist action
  • Mehr News - UN should not unilaterally move forward with Syria plan
  • Mehr News - Swiss-initiated payments channel for Iran ready for launch: report
  • Mehr News - Russia in talk with four Central Asian states over JCPOA
  • Press TV - China: Syria's future should be determined by Syrians
  • Press TV - Iraq gets 90-day Iran sanctions waiver from Washington
  • Press TV - Iranian Intelligence Ministry rejects Israeli PM's 'delusional' claims
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule Clarification of the Requirements for Reactor Pressure Vessel Upper Head Bare Metal Visual Examinations FR Document: 2018-27517 Citation: 83 FR 65283 PDF Page 65283
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Virginia Electric and Power Co.; Dominion Energy Virginia: Surry Power Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 FR Document: 2018-27547 Citation: 83 FR 65367 PDF Pages 65367-65369
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board: Andres Paez FR Document: 2018-27529 Citation: 83 FR 65369 PDF Page 65369

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018

  • Reuters - Exclusive: U.S. to offer 'black box' nuclear waste tech to other nations - Timothy Gardner
  • Politico - Morning Energy: Yucca Dumped
  • Pravda - Assange Performed a Great Public Service: An Interview with Peter Tatchell
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Meets Friday
  • Los Alamos Daily Post - LANL: Machine Learning-Detected Signal Predicts Time To Earthquake
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Robert Oppenheimer: The myth and the mystery - Richard Rhodes -
  • AP News - Federal agency proposes $232K fine for Kansas nuclear plant
  • Jackson Clarion Ledger - Grand Gulf nuclear power plant troubles 'happening far too often,' Mississippi official says - Jeff Amy, Associated Press
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan's nuclear recycling policy runs aground - Kazunari Hanawa And Shiori Goso
  • India Times - Government aware of reports on Pakistan expanding nuke weapo ..
  • FOX24/ABC16, Macon, Georgia - Toombs County officials stay sharp in dealing with nuclear plant - Eric Mock
  • World Nuclear News - Terrestrial signs up BWXT for technical support
  • World Nuclear News - US academies call for continued fusion research
  • Reuters UK - Engie extends outage at Belgium's Doel 1 nuclear reactor - Foo Yun Chee
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Court to get update on sale of Bellefonte nuclear plant - Dave Flessner
  • Gov.UK - Government launches new policy to deal with radioactive waste - From: Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • The Guardian - Russia may have nuclear arms in Crimea, hacked EU cables warn - Daniel Boffey in Brussels
  • Green Valley News AZ - BARTA: Don't believe nuke power negativity - Dr. Charles Barta
  • Modern Ghana - Ghana to go Nuclear Power 2029¬-Atomic Energy Boss - Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri
  • Charleston Post and Courier - SC attorney general wants Santee Cooper to stop paying executives' legal bills - Thad Moore and Jamie Lovegrove
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Alan Wilson Presses Santee Cooper On Legal Fees
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Hicks column: Think government should stay out of businesses' business? Enjoy the surcharge - Brian Hicks
  • DOE - New policy action will simplify reporting requirements for U.S. LNG exporters
  • NRC - 18-062* Revised with New Filing Deadline: NRC Accepts Application for Subsequent License Renewal of Surry Power Station Reactors?
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Says Moldova Is Committed to Strengthening Safety, Sees Areas for Further Enhancement
  • IAEA - Twenty Years of Country Nuclear Power Profiles: IAEA Releases 2018 Edition - Marianne Nari Fisher, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • NHK World - Roadmap compiled for development of fast reactors
  • Asahi Shimbun - Tohoku disaster reconstruction to miss '20 deadline for completion - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Yonhap News Agency - Pro-North Korean paper says no change in N. Korea's approach to denuclearization
  • Bellona - Legislation grants Rosatom control of the Russian Arctic - Charles Digges
  • Press TV - US forces establish new base in Iraq near border with Syria: Report
  • Press TV - UK must stop fueling Saudi Arabia's bloody war on Yemen: Charity group
  • Press TV - EU stresses need to maintain JCPOA to keep door open for talks with Iran
  • Press TV - EU: US plan on Palestine-Israel conflict must respect 1967 lines -
  • Press TV - Iran says Europe's political support of JCPOA praiseworthy, but not enough
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule: List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International NAC-UMS Universal Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1015, Amendment No. 6 FR Document: 2018-27436 Citation: 83 FR 65077 PDF Page 65077
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule: Update to Fees for Search and Review of Agency Records by NRC Personnel FR Document: 2018-27434 Citation: 83 FR 65075 PDF Pages 65075-65077
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule: Update to Fees for Search and Review of Agency Records by NRC Personnel FR Document: 2018-27168 Citation: 83 FR 65110 PDF Pages 65110-65111
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards; Subcommittee on NuScale FR Document: 2018-27418 Citation: 83 FR 65184 PDF Page 65184
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1/) - Rep. Titus Speaks Out Against Failed Yucca Mountain Proposal
  • NW Evening Mail - New compound looks set to get go-ahead - Vanessa Sims
  • BBC News - Sellafield new compound plans spark safety concerns
  • Citizens for Legitimate Government - Fukushima nuclear reactor room dripping with radiation UNSEALED 7 years after tsunami
  • Isle of Wight County Press - Hat-trick of awards for Isle of Wight company that developed Fukushima radiation technology - Emily Pearce
  • UPI - Pentagon withdrawing all U.S. forces from Syria - Clyde Hughes and Danielle Haynes
  • Gov.UK - Policy paper: Implementing geological disposal – working with communities: long term management of higher activity radioactive waste - From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Heritage Foundation Daily Signal - Where Government Needs to Focus for Bill Gates and Others to Advance Nuclear Innovation - Katie Tubb

    Tuesday, December 18, 2018

  • Southwest Colorado Journal - White Mesa Mill accepts Cherokee Nation radioactive waste - Jim Mimiaga
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Letter: Anti Yucca crowd embraces hyperbole, scare tacticsAnti Yucca crowd embraces hyperbole, scare tactics - Glade Barlow, Las Vegas
  • Politico - Breaking down Wheeler's first few months: DOE'S YUCCA PLAN - Kelsey Tamborrino
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Sen. Dean Heller not ruling out Interior Department position - Gary Martin
  • E&E Daily - Who's on the short list to replace Zinke? - Hannah Northey and Rob Hotakainen
  • The Oregonian - Letter: Bush's depleted uranium legacy lives on - Michael T. Hinojosa, Drain
  • Zee News - Rosatom's new uranium-plutonium fast neutron reactor fuel
  • Pakistan News International - Whitewashing the Bush legacy
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Hard to understand documents may be costing sick Hanford workers - Annette Cary
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - Economic development remains LANL focus under Triad - Jason Gibbs
  • Los Alamos Daily Post, NM - LANL: Top 25 Stories Highlight Science Achievements - LANL News
  • Yakima Herald-Republic - Editorial: Money should not be a factor in Hanford waste cleanup
  • East Oregonian - Our view | Hanford cleanup must not be buried
  • Daily Astorian - Our View: Robust state role must continue at Hanford
  • Bloomberg - Tension Over Qatar Stalls Trump's Mideast Agenda - Hussein Ibish
  • Reuters - UPDATE 1-EDF extends outages at British nuclear plant where cracks were found - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - Putin: Nothing to stop new states joining nuclear pact with U.S. and Russia - Polina Devitt, Polina Ivanova, Tom Balmforth and Andrew Osborn
  • Reuters - Putin says Russia can easily make intermediate-range missiles if U.S. quits nuclear treaty - Polina Devitt
  • National Interest - Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons: The Ultimate Weapon Coming to the U.S. Navy or Bad Idea? The Pentagon has completed initial draft plans for several emerging low-yield sea-launched nuclear weapons. - Kris Osborn
  • London Sun - OPERATION Z Inside China's top-secret nuke research centre where experts will work on giant dirt-cheap hydrogen bombs - Jon Lockett
  • World Nuclear News - Exploitation licence for Mauritania uranium project - Northwest Africa
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Korea to cooperate in radwaste management
  • World Nuclear News - TVO agrees loan for Olkiluoto safety upgrades
  • IAEA - Twenty Years of Country Nuclear Power Profiles: IAEA Releases 2018 Edition - Marianne Nari Fisher, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • Asia Times - Controversial nuclear reactor goes live in southern China - Reactor at Taishan Plant goes online, after five years of delays, debate and controversies about safety and other issues
  • New Hampshire Public Radio - Nuclear Advisory Group Endorses Seabrook's Plan To Monitor Concrete Cracks - Annie Ropeik
  • Aiken Standard, SC - DOE certain SRS plutonium removal efforts will meet 2020 deadline - Colin Demarest
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions on track to hire 1,200 in fiscal year 2019 - Colin Demarest
  • Sputnik News - Russian Representative to IAEA Denies Existence of Nuke Infrastructure in Syria
  • World Nuclear News - Viewpoint: There is no Holy Grail of energy
  • SBS News Australia - Radioactive waste contractors 'damaged' cultural sites, allege traditional owners - Rhiannon Elston
  • Daily Energy Insider - Xcel Energy says nuclear energy key part of carbon-free goals - Dave Kovaleski
  • Asahi Shimbun - Hopes dwindle for nuclear plant exports as growth strategy
  • Focus Taiwan - Reactor at 3rd nuclear power plant back in operation: AEC - Tsai Peng-min and William Yen
  • WJTV, Jackson, MS - Port Gibson nuclear plant to be inspected - Kaitlin Howell
  • IAEA - IAEA Interregional Training Course in Morocco Promotes Cradle-to-Grave Management of Radioactive Sources - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - Axed Necsa board blames resistance of 'privatisation by stealth' for dismissal - Ciaran Ryan
  • Ripon Advance, Washington DC - Flores' bipartisan nuclear fuel bill passes House
  • China.org.cn, Beijing - Taishan nuclear plant reactor ready for operations
  • Press TV - Zarif blasts Netanyahu for 'boasting of offensive missiles'
  • Cumbria Mail, England - New compound looks set to get go-ahead - Vanessa Sims
  • Daily Mail Australia - The Chernobyl wasteland frozen in time: Eerie photos show how the nuclear disaster exclusion zone lies untouched more than 30 years later - Ross Ibbetson
  • TASS - North Korean nuclear crisis settlement continues under Russian-Chinese plan, says diplomat
  • Korea Herald - 'Less for less' approach could advance NK-US denuclearization talks: expert - Ock Hyun-ju
  • New York Times - OpEd: Cut Carbon Through Innovation, Not RegulationCut Carbon Through Innovation, Not Regulation--People across the world are rejecting the idea that carbon taxes are the answer to lowering emissions. - John Barrasso
  • Counterview India - Kaiga NPP extension: Overall "futility" of talking about relevance of nuclear power - Shankar Sharma
  • iPolitics Canada - iPolitics AM: Alberta oil and gas, Saskatchewan nuclear sector to get funding boost
  • Kady O'Malley - Kaiga NPP expansion: Why's DAE dragging feet on Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority?
  • CBC Canada - Ford government tables bill to prevent strike by Power Workers' Union
  • Times & Star - Safety fears over Sellafield scheme - John Connell
  • Daily Post North Wales - Hitachi chief responds to reports they are set ditch Wylfa Newydd with this message - Owen Hughes
  • UrduPoint News - Russian Navy To Receive First Borei II-Class Nuclear Submarine In 2019 - Defense Minister - Faizan Hashmi
  • IAEA - Representatives of African Member States Work to Create More Sustainable Radiotherapy Services - James Howlett, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • DOE - Department of Energy Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Announcement
  • NRC - IV-18-016 NRC Begins Special Inspection at Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant
  • NRC - 18-063 NRC Proposes $232,000 Fine to Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation
  • IAEA - Tajikistan Signs its Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2019–2023
  • NHK World - Roadmap compiled for development of fast reactors
  • NHK World - TEPCO to directly probe suspected fuel debris
  • Asahi Shimbun - Pope Francis eyes visit to A-bombed sites at end of 2019 - Shinichi Kawarada
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Govt to continue help for Fukushima Pref.
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Hitachi chairman admits U.K. N-project at dead end
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - IAEA chief warns of N-weapons
  • Mainichi Daily - Top court orders TEPCO to pay compensation for voluntary evacuation from Fukushima
  • Mainichi Daily - Pope Francis hoping to visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki around end of 2019
  • Mehr News - West needs to facilitate resolving Syrian crisis: FM Zarif
  • Mehr News - Without JCPOA, any negotiations with Iran to be difficult: Mogherini
  • Mehr News - Joint statement by Iran, Russia, Turkey on Syria in Geneva
  • Mehr News - EU to sustain loss if it fails to live up to JCPOA commitments
  • Press TV - Saudi-drafted rights resolution politically-motivated: Syria UN envoy
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International Multi-Purpose Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1025, Amendment Nos. 7 and 8 FR Document: 2018-27284 Citation: 83 FR 64729 PDF Pages 64729-64734
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International Multi-Purpose Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1025, Amendment Nos. 7 and 8 FR Document: 2018-27286 Citation: 83 FR 64750 PDF Pages 64750-64752
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Environmental Assessments; Availability, etc.: Waste Control Specialists LLC FR Document: 2018-27323 Citation: 83 FR 64902 PDF Pages 64902-64904
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board: Exelon Generation Company, LLC FR Document: 2018-27276 Citation: 83 FR 64902 PDF Page 64902
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Facility Operating and Combined Licenses: Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2018-26968 Citation: 83 FR 64889 PDF Pages 64889-64902 (14 pages) Permalink
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: December 3, 2015
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Meeting Minutes: Commission on Nuclear Projects - Tuesday, December 03, 2015;
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: Friday, December 09, 2016
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Attachments: Dr. Paz, Subpopulations at Risk
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Attachments: Nuclear Waste Task Force flyer
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Meeting Minutes: Commission on Nuclear Projects - December 09,, 2016
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: January 31, 2017 – 1:00pm
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Attachments: Report and Recommendations of The Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Meeting Minutes: Commission on Nuclear Projects - January 31, 2017
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Attachments: Letter from Robert E. Frank, USAF (Ret.), Chairman, NevadaCAN Network to Chairman Richard Bryan, Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Meeting Minutes: Commission on Nuclear Projects - Wednesday, November 1, 2017; 1:00PM
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: Thursday, June 7, 2018 – 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Attachments: Dr. Jacob D. Paz, Re: Bill Pending to restart Yucca Mountain
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Meeting Minutes: Commission on Nuclear Projects - Wednesday, June 7, 2018; 1:00PM
  • Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - Commission Agenda: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
  • New York Times - Israeli 'Warning' Shot Killed Two Boys in Gaza, Rights Groups Say - David M. Halbfinger

    Monday, December 17, 2018

  • Los Angeles Times - Don't let the window close on a Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage deal
  • Savannah River Site Watch - DOE Files " Second Progress Report " with Federal District Court on Unjustified Removal of 1 Metric Ton of Plutonium from Savannah River Site - to Nevada or Texas ; DOE Confirms Obstacles and P roblems with Shipment, Including Increased Radiation Exposure to Workers
  • Beyond Nuclear International - The mad plan to store nuclear waste on the beach--An accident at the California storage site would leave residents nowhere to run - Diane Ray
  • Las Vegas Sun - Western states urge Congress to address nuclear waste transportation issues - Yvonne Gonzalez
  • Savannah River Site Watch - Second Progress Report on removal of plutonium from SRS, filed with federal district court on December 14, 2018
  • Savannah River Site Watch - Notice of Fling of Second Progress Report, December 14, 2018
  • DOE:NNSA - Supplement Analysis for the Removal of One Metric Ton of Plutonium from the State of South Carolina to Nevada, Texas, and Mew Mexico, July 2018:
  • Business Standard India - Rosatom's new uranium-plutonium fast neutron reactor fuel
  • EHS Daily Advisor - A Closer Look at OSHA's Proposed Beryllium Revisions - William C. Schillaci
  • The Patriot Post - FBI/DOJ Corruption Getting Impossible to Ignore--The "collusion" investigation is looking more like a counteroffensive to cover up Demo malfeasance. - Arnold Ahlert
  • Los Alamos Daily Post, NM - Economic Dev. Remains LANL Focus Under Triad - Jason Gibbs
  • Los Angeles Daily News - Residents near Santa Susana Field Lab seek independent study of contamination near nuclear meltdown site - Olga Grigoryants
  • Reuters - Hitachi has not given up yet on UK nuclear project - executive - Makiko Yamazaki
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Trees cut down for 'industrial use,' not for Sinop nuclear power plant: Minister
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Hitachi to ask UK for further funding as nuclear project stalls - Takafumi Hotta and Shinichiro Ibusuki
  • Bloomberg Quint - Hitachi to Buy ABB's Power Grids Business for $6.4 Billion - Aaron Kirchfeld, Mara Bernath, Kiyotaka Matsuda
  • Cumbria Crack - Triple triumph for nuclear power women
  • World Nuclear News - Cold testing complete at Barakah 3
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review
  • The Hankyoreh - Cracks found in containment building of UAE nuclear power plant built by S. Korean companies
  • channel Nine Sydney - Another bid to stop SA nuclear dump - AAP
  • BelTA - Nuclear, radiation safety rules passed in Belarus
  • BelTA - Hungary interested in Belarusian nuclear power plant construction experience
  • Focus Taiwan - Reactor at third nuclear power plant shut down: Taipower - Tsai Fan-min, Pan Tzu-yu and William Yen
  • BBC - Wylfa Newydd: Hitachi 'not given up' on £12bn nuclear plant - The FINANCIAL, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Ukrainian Financial - NIB Finances Safety Systems in Finnish Nuclear Power Plant Units - The FINANCIAL
  • Press TV - 'Europe holding nuclear deal hostage to corner Iran'
  • PBS NewsHour - Marshall Islands: A third of the nation has left for the U.S. - Melanie Saltzman
  • IAEA - IAEA Reviews the Philippines' Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
  • Capital FM Kenya - Kenya among African countries setting up peaceful nuclear energy - Kennedy Kangethe
  • Healio - High iodine distribution, low intake among children after Fukushima nuclear accident - Nishikawa Y, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018;doi:10.1210/jc.2018-02136
  • Yahoo! Finance - Guggenheim: Dominion's Scana Acquisition A 'Big Win' - Jayson Derrick
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Letter: A Drawback To Selling Santee Cooper - Jim Clarkson, Columbia, S.C.
  • IAEA - Coming into Flower: How IAEA Support is Benefitting Ghana's Floriculture Industry - Sheila Frimpong , IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Toward a Healthier Future: IAEA Symposium on the Double Burden of Malnutrition Concludes - Nicole Jawerth, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • NHK World - TEPCO to directly probe suspected fuel debris
  • Japan Times - Hitachi may delay final decision on nuclear plant project in Wales
  • Yonhap News Agency - U.N. passes resolution condemning N.K. human rights abuses
  • Yonhap News Agency - IAEA gearing up for inspection of N. Korean nuke, its chief says
  • Mehr News - JCPOA hurt after US withdrawal, Iran president advisor says
  • Press TV - Israel destroys family home of Palestinian accused of deadly attack in West Bank
  • Press TV - Iran will never talk to anybody who sets conditions for it: FM Zarif
  • Press TV - Assad asks Iran, Russia to stop Western 'interference ' in Syria
  • Press TV - Fresh US-led airstrikes leave 17 Syrian civilians dead in Dayr al-Zawr
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications: Virginia Electric and Power Co.; Dominion Energy Virginia; Surry Power Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 FR Document: 2018-27215 Citation: 83 FR 64606 PDF Page 64606
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2018-27400 Citation: 83 FR 64606 PDF Pages 64606-64607

    Sunday, December 16, 2018

  • Climate News Network - UK's dream is now its nuclear nightmare - Paul Brown
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - OpEd: Radiation exposure victims deserve compensation - Doris Vigil McBride
  • Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium - Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium - Tina Cordova
  • ABC.au - Shipping workers say blind eye turned to lead-zinc ocean spills for years - Jane Bardon
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - WIPP to shutdown for maintenance in January; construction projects ongoing - Adrian C. Hedden
  • Idaho State Journal - AMWTP has performed well - Jack Zimmerman
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Italian scientist eyes plant growth at nuclear repository - Carlsbad, N.M. (Ap)
  • AP News - Italian scientist eyes plant growth at nuclear repository
  • AP News - Michigan governor signs bill allowing Great Lakes oil tunnel - John Flesher
  • AP News - Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy - Keith Ridler
  • Norfolk Daily News, Norfolk, NE - Continuing the fight against WOTUS - Rep. Adrian Smith
  • AP News - Israeli PM vows to 'settle the score' of attacks
  • Bloomberg - North Korea Tells U.S. That Sanctions, Pressure 'Won't Work' - Nour Al Ali
  • Reuters - North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns denuclearization at risk - Hyunjoo Jin, Josh Smith
  • The Guardian - Sellafield boss warns on nuclear clean-up - Adam Vaughan
  • Spokesman-Review - Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy - Keith Ridler Associated Press
  • Baton Rouge Advocate - Once-promising nuclear manufacturing project in Lake Charles now center of dispute over incentives - Sam Karlin
  • Gulf Business News - UAE nuclear power plant over 90% complete--Crucial testing now complete at Unit 3 of the power plant - Aarti Nagraj
  • Indian Express - PM Modi hails ties as France Minister, Swaraj review Jaitapur power project
  • Japan Times - Hitachi may freeze British nuclear project due to swelling costs
  • Ghana Business News - Ghana on course to have Nuclear Power Plant
  • Times Herald-Record - Indian Point closure will put power supply in flux - Jeff Storey
  • AP News - Audits: $53M of missile motors wrongly listed as not working
  • Deccan Herald - Karwar says no to expansion of Kaiga atomic power plant Google PlusGmailPinterestLinkedin Sadashiva M S Sadashiva M S, DH News Service, Karwar
  • Albany Times Union - Feds investigating foreign donations--Inquiry into money funneled to inaugural committee for favors - Associated Press
  • The Conversation - Why the new Arctic 'Cold War' is a dangerous myth - Danita Catherine Burke
  • IOL - Five more years of load shedding expected
  • The State - 'End of an era': What Dominion merger means for SCANA shareholders, employees - Tom Barton
  • Charleston Post and Courier - With Dominion-SCANA deal approved, time to explore deregulation
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Reaction to PSC decision on V.C. Summer - Andrew Brown
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 54km SE of Hualian, Taiwan -
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hitachi may freeze British nuclear project due to swelling costs
  • Nevada Independent - Source: Heller interested in replacing Zinke as Interior secretary - Megan Messerly
  • Asia Times - Sun setting on Japan's nuclear export sector--Post-Fukushima cost overruns may kill a giant power project in Turkey, and there are few other deals to replace it - Todd Crowell
  • Japan Today - Town hosting wrecked Fukushima plant may allow partial access in 2020

    Saturday, December 15, 2018

  • Oak Ridge Today - New class of Y-12 employees being evaluated for worker compensation program - John Huotari
  • Consortium News - Watch New Julian Assange Vigil Featuring Whistleblower Dan Ellsberg and Former US Senator Mike Gravel
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus, NM - Torres Small tours WIPP - Jessica Onsurez
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Jury sides with ex-LANL official who was forced to quit - Phaedra Haywood
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - What is Crapo's asking price? - Jim Key
  • Oak Ridger - Martin among leaders at international theoretical physics workshop in Trieste, Italy - Fay Martin
  • AP News - Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement
  • Bloomberg - Dominion Wins State Approval for $7.9 Billion Scana Takeover - Jim Efstathiou Jr. and Christopher Martin
  • Signals, Prescott Valley, AZ - This Day in History, Dec 14 – Plutonium - Guy Roginson
  • Washington Post - The Latest: SC gov: Merger deal 'best of a bad situation' - Associated Press
  • The State - SC regulators approve Dominion's buyout of SCANA after nuclear debacle - Avery G. Wilks
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Q&A: What does SCE&G decision mean for ratepayers, investors and Dominion? - Andrew Brown and Thad Moore
  • BBC News - Wylfa Newydd: £12bn nuclear plant work 'called in'
  • Tehran Times - Iran insists ready to resume 20% uranium enrichment if JCPOA crashes
  • Law360 - Iranian Insurer Denied Compensation Over EU Nuke Sanctions - William Shaw
  • Nairobi Standard - Nuclear technologies key to African development - Kenya
  • Tehran Times - Princeton researcher lists reasons why Iran must focus on its missile power
  • CTV News - Ford government prepared to force power workers back to work in case of strike - Redlands Daily Facts
  • San Gabriel Valley Tribune - NASA says it's ready for groundwater cleanup at shuttered Santa Susana Field Lab in Simi Valley - Steve Scauzillo
  • Tehran Times - Tehran urges UN to hold U.S. accountable for violating resolution 2231
  • WMBF Myrtle Beach, FL - Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy - Keith Ridler
  • The Guardian - Sellafield, former star of the nuclear age, scrubs up for a different future - Adam Vaughan
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Turkey's first nuclear plant Akkuyu gets limited permit for unit 2
  • HANS India - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre scientists highlight uses of nuclear energy
  • Alabama News - OpEd: Will Justice Department junk Franklin Haney's Bellefonte nuclear jalopy? - Kyle Whitmire
  • Heritage Foundation Daily Signal - Electromagnetic Pulse Would Devastate Our Power Grid. Here Are 3 Steps We Must Take Now - John Venable
  • WLTX, Columbia, SC - Rate cut for SCE&G customers, merger with Dominion Energy approved by SC commission - Jacob Reynolds, Tony Santaella Columbia, SC
  • Charleston City Paper - Customers will pay another $2.3 billion for failed V.C. Summer reactors as Dominion Energy preps SCE&G takeover - Adam Manno
  • New London Day - Clean energy battles transition from Malloy to Lamont - Jan Ellen
  • CT Mirror - CT's clean energy battles transition from Malloy to Lamont - Jan Ellen Spiegel
  • FITSNews.com, SC - Dominion-SCANA Deal Approved
  • The State - Dominion just won the right to buy SCANA. What's next? - Avery G. Wilks
  • Mehr News Agency - VIDEO: Israelis open fire at Al-Alam reporter during live coverage
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran missiles non-negotiable, Zarif tells Al Jazeera
  • Mehr News Agency - Negotiating with Trump administration is "futile": Zarif
  • Press TV - Iran says missile program defensive, not up for negotiations
  • Press TV - Palestinians slam Australia's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel capital
  • Press TV - Watch: Israel razes home of 'Palestinian stone thrower'
  • Press TV - Erdogan: Khashoggi killer heard saying 'I know how to cut' in audio tape
  • Press TV - Israeli forces kill Palestinian, injure dozens -
  • Asahi Shimbun - EDITORIAL: Henoko base row now much more than just a local political issue
  • FAIR.org - 'The Pentagon Has Steadfastly Stonewalled Against Making Its Budget Auditable' - CounterSpin interview with Dave Lindorff on Pentagon budget fraud; Janine Jackson
  • 4TH ST8 - Whither renewable power after wind farm rejected? - Thomas Mitchell
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy - Keith Ridler, Associated Press
  • San Francisco Chronicle - OpEd: Strange real estate deal raises specter of Putin buying Trump - Jackie Speier
  • London Times - Britain's nuclear option runs out of power - Rachel Millard
  • London Times - US warning on Chinese nuke plans in Cumbria - Rachel Millard -
  • USGS - M 5.1 - 61km SE of Hualian, Taiwan

    Friday, December 14, 2018

  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1) - LVRJ: Sandoval urges lawmakers not to allocate funds for Yucca Mountain
  • BBC - Sellafield in court over plutonium exposure charge
  • Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Our View: Hanford's clean-up efforts not a place to save money - Josh Babcock
  • Bloomberg - Offshore Wind Bonanza Draws Bidding War in Record-Setting Sale - Jennifer A Dlouhy
  • Nevada Independent - Pro-Yucca lawmakers push for funding in year-end spending package - Humberto Sanchez
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - What to do with used nuclear fuel, from Illinois to California - Jeff Terry
  • Nevada Independent - Cortez Masto to serve on Senate Finance Committee and Rosen to sit on Senate Commerce Committee - Humberto Sanchez
  • Vancouver Columbian - In Our View: Feds, Clean up Hanford Mess - Federal Government Must Stop Shirking Its Responsibilities At Nuclear Reservation
  • Reno Gazette-Journal - Heller says goodbye to congressional colleagues in emotional speech from the Senate floor - James DeHaven
  • Las Vegas Sun - Heller bids farewell to Senate, says 'Nevada's booming is because this Congress delivered tax cuts' - Yvonne Gonzalez
  • KOLO 8 Reno - WATCH: Senator Heller gives farewell speech on Senate floor
  • American Thinker blog - FBI defies subpoena for docs on its raid on Uranium One whistleblower - Thomas Lifson
  • Daily Californian - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory named one of best places to work in 2019 - Sam Levin
  • IAEA - IAEA and Idaho National Laboratory to Cooperate to Strengthen Nuclear Installation Safety - Anthony Ulses, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - AMWTP has performed well - Jack Zimmerman
  • The State, SC - South Carolina regulators face billion-dollar decisions - Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
  • AP News - Senate ends Saudi war aid, blames crown prince
  • Bloomberg - Bulgaria's Ghost Town
  • Bloomberg - The Plan to Build a Nuclear Future From a Communist Relic - James M Gomez, Elizabeth Konstantinova, and Slav Okov
  • Reuters - Brazil take first step in program to join nuclear-powered sub club - Pilar Olivares
  • Reuters - China launches world's first EPR nuclear project in Taishan - Tom Daly
  • Reuters - PG&E seeks 12 percent rate hike in 2020 - John Benny
  • IAEA - Cooperation, Coordination, and Communication Key to Securing Radioactive Material: IAEA Conference - Inna Pletukhina, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • Deutsche Welle - 'There should be no nuclear in climate financing'
  • GhanaWeb - Ghana on course to having nuclear power
  • Gov.UK - Scotland's oldest nuclear reactor to go as demolition contract awarded - From: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Dounreay
  • World Nuclear News - Cavendish contracted to demolish Dounreay reactor
  • World Nuclear News - First EPR enters commercial operation
  • World Nuclear News - Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects
  • World Nuclear News - Enusa awarded new fuel contract for Spanish PWRs - WITF-TV Harrisburg, PA
  • WITF, Harrisburg, PA 17111 - Pennsylvania's nuclear dilemma: should the state bail out plants? - Marie Cusick, StateImpact Pennsylvania
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Russia woos China to join nuclear framework with US--Moscow sees new opportunities as Cold War deal crumbles - Eiji Furukawa
  • Big Think - At least 340,000 Americans died from radioactive fallout between 1951 and 1973--Domestic nuclear testing wreaked havoc on thousands of families. - Matthew Davis
  • S&P Global Platts - Belgian 1 GW Doel 4 nuclear reactor back online two days ahead of schedule - Andreas Franke
  • BelTA - Environmental report on draft Belarusian spent nuclear fuel strategy up for public hearings
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - PG&E needs $1.6 billion more to decommission Diablo Canyon – and it'll come from your bill - Kaytlyn Leslie
  • Leinster Express - Laois opinions invited on planned nuclear power plant in Wales - Lynda Kiernan
  • Cedar Rapids Gazette, IA - State board OK's Alliant ending nuclear power purchase - Mitchell Schmidt
  • Daily Post North Wales - Welsh Government halt nuclear site clearance plan over wildlife fears - Gareth Wyn-Williams
  • Yeni Safak - Turkey Akkuyu nuke plant gets limited permit for unit 2
  • Mail & Guardian - 'New dawn' clouds nuclear's future - Lynley Donnelly
  • Australian Financial Review - US pushes next-generation nuclear attack submarine development deal for Australia - Jacob Greber
  • Tehran Times - U.S. criticized at UNSC for exiting nuclear deal - Bengaluru News Minute, India
  • TheNewsMinute India - Environmentalists oppose expansion of Kaiga nuclear plant in K'taka citing ecology - Soumya Chatterjee
  • WLTX Columbia, SC - Commission expected to decide new SCE&G rates on Friday - Jacob Reynolds
  • KRQE News 13, Albuquerque, NM - 'Atomic Histories' at NM History Museum - Chad Brummett
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - Sticker shock at Santee Cooper as legal bills hit $9M - John McDermott
  • Red Dirt Report, OK - BOOK REVIEW: "Los Alamos 1943-1945: Beginning of an Era"
  • Christian County Headliner, Ozark, MO - Nixa veteran, cancer survivor hopeful in court fight - Sydni Moore
  • Dong-A Ilbo - 'Pungye-ri nuclear test site may be reactivated,' 38 North says - Gi-Jae Han
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SCE&G customers to pay another $2.3 billion for failed nuclear project, regulators decide - Andrew Brown and Thad Moore
  • The State, SC - SC regulators approve Dominion's buyout of SCANA after nuclear debacle - Avery G. Wilks
  • Los Alamos Monitor, NM - US nuclear repository turns focus to maintenance projects
  • Oswego County News Now - At 49 years today, Nine Mile Point Unit 1 is the oldest nuke in nation - Matthew Reitz
  • Patriot-News - Letter: What to do about the epidemic of nuclear plant closings?What to do about the epidemic of nuclear plant closings? - Timothy Runkle, Elizabethtown
  • Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - South Carolina regulators vote to OK $15B utility merger - Meg Kinnard and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
  • Hans India - MVGR conducts awareness camp on Atomic Energy for National Development
  • The State, SC - The Latest: State regulators vote to OK $15B utility merger - The Associated Press
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - Editorial: Regulatory decision last, best chance to protect SCE&G customers
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SCE&G customers to pay another $2.3 billion for failed nuclear project, regulators decide - Andrew Brown and Thad Moore
  • FITSNews.com, SC - SC Energy Fiasco Needs Private Sector Solution--More government meddling will make things worse … - Amy Ryberg Doyle
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Cleanup of troubled contaminated plutonium plant falls months behind schedule - Annette Cary
  • NRC - III-18-031: NRC Names New Resident Inspector at Braidwood Nuclear Power Station
  • World Nuclear News - Uranium resources adequate but investment needed
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Iran, Russia, Turkey to meet UN envoy on Syria next week: UN statement
  • Mehr News - Zarif calls on US to cease 'hypocritical absurdities' about Iran
  • Press TV - Assad says Syria reconstruction to cost $400bn
  • Press TV - Netanyahu vows to expand settlements in response to attacks
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Notice Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees From the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort FR Document: 2018-27136 Citation: 83 FR 64344 PDF Page 64344
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Petitions To Designate Classes of Employees To Be Included in Special Exposure Cohort: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Sandia National Laboratories FR Document: 2018-27135 Citation: 83 FR 64344 PDF Page 64344
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2018-27072 Citation: 83 FR 64342 PDF Pages 64342-64343
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Requests to Agreement States for Information FR Document: 2018-27164 Citation: 83 FR 64373 PDF Pages 64373-64374
  • Nevada Independent - Feds set a Jan. 31 deadline for Colorado River drought plan to keep more water in Lake Mead - Daniel Rothberg
  • Nevada Independent - Proposal to dramatically expand naval air station brings pushback - Daniel Rothberg
  • FAIR.org - William Blum, US Policy Critic Derided by NYT, Dies at 85 - Jim Naureckas
  • NRC - Audit of NRC's License Amendment Request Acceptance Review Process: OIG-19-A-05
  • NRC - Audit of NRC's Process for Developing and Coordinating Research Activities: OIG-19-A-06
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus - WIPP to shutdown for maintenance in January, construction projects ongoing - Adrian C Hedden
  • WNMU-FM, MI - Hazardous waste bills head to governor's desk - Abigail Censky
  • Inside NJ - Public Has More Time to Comment on Oyster Creek Sale and Transfer of $980 Decommissioning Fund to Camden-Based Company
  • 38 North - To North Korea, Verifying Requires Reconciling: The Lesson from A Troubled Past–Part I - Leon V. Sigal
  • The Koz Week - Kharkiv heroes continue to die because of a terrible tragedy

    Thursday, December 13, 2018

  • Las Vegas Sun - Nevada officials keeping tabs on federal Yucca Mountain, plutonium proposals - Associated Press
  • World Nuclear News - TVEL starts batch production of MOX fuel assemblies
  • World Nuclear News - Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade
  • Sputnik News - Assange Suggests Facing Espionage in Ecuadorian Embassy in London
  • Forbes blog - Time Magazine Truth Guardians Are Not Enough In The Post-Trust Era - Shiv Singh
  • Deseret News - A move toward clean, carbon-free electrical energy - A. Scott Anderson
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Work at Hanford's Plutonium Finishing Plant - Department of Energy
  • People's World - Trump tries to deny workers' comp to irradiated Hanford cleanup workers - Mark Gruenberg
  • Governing.com - Justice Department Sues Washington State Over Law to Compensate Sick Workers - Hal Bernton
  • KHTS FM, Santa Clarita, CA - Los Angeles County Board Of Supervisors Extends Santa Clarita Trails - Jorge Ventura
  • AP News - The Latest: Iran accuses US of 'lies' about its missiles
  • AP News - Nevada officials watching federal Yucca, plutonium proposals - Associated Press
  • Building.co.uk - Government's nuclear plans in tatters after reports say Welsh plant may be axed - Jordan Marshall
  • Daily Star - Fukushima nuclear reactor room dripping with radiation UNSEALED 7 years after tsunami - Rory McKeown
  • Japan Times - Tepco-linked firm employee's thyroid cancer caused by work after Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown, labor ministry admits
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Flights of nuclear material from Dounreay sparks fury - Alistair Munro
  • Aiken Standard, SC - MOX Services president asks nuclear agency to terminate MOX construction license - Colin Demarest
  • IAEA - Scholastic Support: IAEA Works with Academic and National Nuclear Institutions to Foster Closer Collaboration around Nuclear Science and Technology - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - IAEA Supports the Protection and Production of Ecuador's Most Valuable Fruits - Jenifer Avellaneda, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Celebration of ARASIA Regional Resource Centres in Nuclear Medicine - Claire Karle, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Global Uranium Supply Can Meet Projected Demand, NEA and IAEA Say in New Report
  • IAEA - Sustainable Services: AFRA Side Event at the IAEA Ministerial Conference Identifies Obstacles to the Delivery of Radiotherapy Services in the Africa Region - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • NHK World - Many around nuclear plants lack iodine tablets
  • UrduPoint News - First Batch Of Russian Nuclear Fuel Assemblies For BN-800 Fast Reactor Accepted -Rosatom - Faizan Hashmi
  • UrduPoint News - Netanyahu Orders To Deploy Troops To West Bank After Killing Of 2 IDF Servicemen - Fakhir Rizvi
  • Blackburn News - Nuclear Promise X Open House in Kincardine - Janice MacKay
  • WSOC TV Charlotte - Residents near area power plants concerned after earthquake rattles Tennessee - Tina Terry
  • Japan Times - Town that hosts disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant aims to allow daytime access to special zone in 2020
  • UrduPoint News - Putin Confident Russia Can Lead Space, Nuclear Research - Daniyal Sohail
  • Nigeria Daily Trust - Why Nigeria's research reactor was converted to LEU - Misbahu Bashir
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SC utility regulators will decide fate of SCE&G customers Friday - Andrew Brown
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Remembering The Day After - Gayle Spinazze
  • Metro UK - Mysterious 'fireball' exploded over US airbase with such force it caused an earthquake author imageJasper Hamill
  • Focus Taiwan - Cabinet proposes law amendments to counter disinformation - Shih Hsiu-chuan
  • Usual Suspects San Francisco - San Francisco Public Health Official Helped Sell Shipyard Safety, Homes - Spencer Lam
  • SF Chronicle - Bay Briefing: A Chronicle investigation reveals city health official played a role in shipyard home sales - Taylor Kate Brown
  • SF Chronicle - Selling shipyard safety - Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizikes
  • SF Examiner - Tests find 'no evidence of health hazards' at Hunters Point Shipyard police building - Laura Waxmann
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SC county rocked by failed nuclear project lands Chinese mattress maker - John McDermott
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Cleanup of troubled contaminated plutonium plant falls months behind schedule - Annette Cary
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - U.S. government sues state over sick Hanford worker law - Annette Cary
  • DOE - Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to Provide Secure and Affordable Water
  • Japan Times - Glass fragments embedded in Hiroshima hibakusha are grim reminders of the day the atom bomb dropped - Miho Kuwajima
  • Japan Times - Hitachi and Switzerland's ABB confirm talks on potential power grid deal
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Man's cancer linked to 2011 N-disaster
  • Mehr News - No evidence of nuclear component in Iran's missile launches
  • Mehr News - "Once Establishment decides, we will resume 20% uranium enrichment"
  • Press TV - FM Zarif tells US to cease 'hypocritical absurdities' about Iran missiles
  • Press TV - Zionist regime's disturbed dreams will never come true: Iran
  • Press TV - Europe: 'Working twenty-four seven' to set up Iran payment channel
  • Press TV - Netanyahu backs Riyadh amid criticisms of Khashoggi murder

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018

  • Politico - WOTUS what's next - By Kelsey Tamborrino W/Anthony Adragna, Darius Dixon and Zack Colman
  • Bangor Daily News, ME - Maine watchdogs keep close eye on Trump’s bid to change nuclear waste storage rules - By Beth Brogan
  • Safety.BLR - OSHA’s proposed beryllium revisions: A closer look
  • Business Insurance - OSHA proposes further beryllium standard revisions - Gloria Gonzalez
  • LaCrosse Tribune - EPA proposes removing Tomah Armory site from Superfund list - Jennifer Lu La Crosse Tribune
  • Stanford | Center for International Security and Cooperation - Reset Nuclear Waste Policy--A Critical Discussion of U.S. Strategy and Policy
  • Chosun Ilbo - Nuclear Phase-out Could Mean More Power Imports from China, Russia - Ahn Joon-ho
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 10, Issue 48 | Dec. 11, 2018
  • Sputnik News - Court in Ecuador to Consider Appeal of WikiLeaks Founder Assange on Wednesday
  • Business Insurance - DOJ files suit over Hanford nuclear site presumption bill - Louise Esola
  • KCPQ/Q13 FOX Seattle - State will fight feds over Hanford worker compensation - Associated Press
  • KING5 Seattle - Governor, AG vow to fight Feds' suit to repeal Hanford sick worker law - Susannah Frame
  • The Oregonian - OpEd: Opinion: Stop the federal government from abandoning nuclear waste in our backyardOpinion: Stop the federal government from abandoning nuclear waste in our backyard - Sarita Hemmady
  • Seattle PI - Feds' suit against Hanford law 'a depraved action' -- Inslee - Joel Connelly
  • AP News - The Latest: UN chief urges Iran to address missile worries
  • AP News - US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo - Edith M. Lederer
  • AP News - State will fight feds over Hanford worker compensation - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Bloomberg - Pompeo Calls for New Measures to Thwart Iranian Arms Exports - Nick Wadhams and David Wainer
  • Reuters - U.S. wants U.N. to ban nuclear ballistic missile work by Iran - Michelle Nichols
  • Reuters - Commentary: Why Europe fears collapse of the Iran nuclear deal - Maysam Behravesh
  • MIT Technology Review - China's losing its taste for nuclear power. That's bad news - Peter Fairley
  • The Conversation - Joshua McMullan
  • OilPrice - Nuclear Power Becomes Critical To Arctic Dominance - Victor Nian
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - The Winds Of Chagan, A Post-Soviet Nuclear Ghost Town - Harutyun Mansuryan, Roman Kupka
  • World Nuclear News - IAEA reviews long-term safety of Armenian plant
  • World Nuclear News - Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade
  • Green Left Weekly - Oppose nuclear weapons? Stop backing the companies that produce them - Linda Pearson
  • Saudi Gazette - Riyadh hosts workshop on Russian nuclear technology
  • Construction Enquirer UK - Hitachi to pull out of £14bn Anglesey nuclear power plant - Aaron Morby
  • Nigeria Guardian - 'Nigeria committed to peaceful application of nuclear energy'
  • SF Chronicle - Potent drawings of atomic bomb test walk line between beauty and terror - Jesse Hamlin
  • Gulf News - Serhii Plokhy: Chernobyl exposed Soviet secrecy - Stephen Moss
  • Oak Ridger - Letter: Open letter to County Commission on landfill - Martin McBride, Oak Ridge
  • Korea Times - Doosan Heavy continues to struggle on anti-nuclear policy - Nam Hyun-woo
  • NRC - IV-18-015 NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference with Providence Alaska Medical Center
  • Scientific American blog - What I Learned from an Ocean Radioactivity Testing Project--Enlisting the public in water sampling after the Fukushima disaster helped build and spread scientific knowledge - Ken Buesseler
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment Nos. 11 and 12 FR Document: 2018-26877 Citation: 83 FR 63794 PDF Pages 63794-63799
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Proposed Rule List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Multipurpose Canister Cask System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment Nos. 11 and 12 FR Document: 2018-26878 Citation: 83 FR 63814 PDF Pages 63814-63817

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Sandoval urges lawmakers not to allocate funds for Yucca Mountain - Gary Martin
  • Aiken Standard, SC - NNSA chief of staff: Some SRS plutonium needed for national security missions - Colin Demarest
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Savannah River Nuclear Solutions on track to hire 1,200 in fiscal year 2019 - Colin Demarest
  • Aiken Standard, SC - At least 988 MOX workers given layoff notices as of early December - Colin Demarest
  • Daily Camera, Boulder, CO - Letter: Data warned against building highway at Rocky FlatsData warned against building highway at Rocky Flats - Kevin Sampson, Denver
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - DOE: Sending Hanford waste to Idaho would cost more - Nathan Brown
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Letter: A failure to protect communities or environment A failure to protect communities or environment - Douglas Meiklejohn, founder and executive director, New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Santa Fe
  • KUOW Seattle - Federal government sues Washington state over law to help sick Hanford workers - Sydney Brownstone
  • Bloomberg Environment - Feds Sue to Void Hanford Nuclear Worker Safety Law - Sam Pearson
  • Reporterre France - Comment la France multiplie les déchets nucléaires dangereux - Andrea Fuori
  • AP News - Iran confirms missile test that angered US
  • Reuters - Russian nuclear-capable bomber aircraft fly to Venezuela, angering U.S. - Andrew Osborn
  • Reuters - Iran confirms missile test in defiance of U.S. - Babak Dehghanpisheh
  • Reuters - U.S. Energy Secretary discussed Iran sanctions with Iraqi officials - John Davison
  • BBC - Sellafield in court over plutonium exposure charge
  • WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI - Lame-duck bills on radioactive waste spark protests, concerns over dumping in Detroit--Protesters gather outside North Detroit U.S. Ecology Plant - Rod Meloni
  • Parliament Magazine - Decommission 'hopelessly outdated' Belgian nuclear reactor - Rebecca Harms
  • World Nuclear News - Major concrete pour at Hinkley Point C
  • World Nuclear News - Indian reactor sets new world record
  • World Nuclear News - European bank loan for Slovak investments
  • World Nuclear News - Fuqing 6 reactor pressure vessel in place
  • Compelo, London - What is Wylfa Newydd? Hitachi's planned nuclear power station in the UK - Felix Todd
  • IAEA - Using Nuclear Science to Control Animal Diseases - Alejandra Silva, video: Svetlomir Slavchev
  • New Straits Times - Lynas employees want a review of govt decision to return radioactive residues to Australia - Faris Fuad
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SC county rocked by failed nuclear project lands Chinese mattress maker - John McDermott
  • Sofia News Agency - Bulgaria Plans to Pick Investor for Nuclear Plant by End of 2019
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Hitachi-GE JV to buy U.S. reactor decommissioning firm
  • New London Day, CT - Editorial: Keeping Millstone humming Keeping Millstone humming
  • BelTA - Generator stator now in design position in second unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant
  • Federal Times - Why feds filing toxic exposure claims are having a hard time - Jessie Bur
  • Law360 - Ex-Nuclear Workers Need Clear Info For DOL Claims: GAO - Sophia Morris
  • Las Vegas Sun - Letter: EPA boss must be pro-environmentEPA boss must be pro-environment - William Shettler, Las Vegas
  • Asahi Shimbun - Court overturns free medical care ruling for 10 Nagasaki victims - Yuta Ichijo
  • Florence Morning News, SC - Lawrence D. Weber, Quinby
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan to support nuclear power start-ups with funds, people
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: National Source Tracking Transaction Report FR Document: 2018-26747 Citation: 83 FR 63686 PDF Pages 63686-63687
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Request for Information Pursuant to 10 CFR 50.54(f) Regarding Recommendations 2.1, 2.3 and 9.3, of the Near Term Task Force Review of Insights From the Fukushima Dai-ichi Event FR Document: 2018-26746 Citation: 83 FR 63687 PDF Pages 63687-63688
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Terminations: Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station; Correction FR Document: 2018-26744 Citation: 83 FR 63688 PDF Pages 63688-63689
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Proposed Rule Beryllium Standard for General Industry FR Document: 2018-26448 Citation: 83 FR 63746 PDF Pages 63746-63770 (25 pages) Permalink

    Monday, December 10, 2018

  • Pahrump Valley Times - Nevada sues to stop plutonium transfer to site near Las Vegas - Gary Martin
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Meetings set on proposed Navy expansion in Nye - Daria Sokolova
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Modernization plan underway at national security site - Jeffrey Meehan
  • Pahrump Valley Times - Greg Hafen II nominated for Hof's Nevada Assembly seat - Robin Hebrock
  • Nevada Independent - Water utility manager picked to replace Dennis Hof in Nevada Assembly - Riley Snyder
  • Albuquerque Journal, NM - DOE awards $8M grant for quantum research - Kevin Robinson-Avila
  • Miami Herald - Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists - Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
  • High Country News - There's no easy fix for our nuclear past
  • Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Editorial: Plan to shut nuclear waste plant concerning Plan to shut nuclear waste plant concerning - The federal government plans to close down a plant in Idaho that had been seen as a place to process Hanford waste
  • High Country News - Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? - Jonathan Thompson
  • High Country News - Nuclear's long odds--Climate change is here, but nuclear power as a solution faces economical and historical challenges. - Paul Larmer
  • Durango Herald, CO - US to shut down Idaho nuclear waste processing project - Keith Ridler Associated Press
  • CounterPunch - Woolsey Fire Burns Toxic Santa Susana Reactor Site - John Laforge
  • AP News - Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists - Nicholas K. Geranios
  • Bloomberg - Exxon's Power Play Points to Texas' Future - Liam Denning
  • Bloomberg - France Would Save $44.5 Billion by Betting on Renewable Energy, Agency Says - Francois De Beaupuy
  • Bloomberg - EU Sees Effort to Sidestep Iran Sanctions Ready by End of Year - Richard Bravo
  • Bloomberg - Perry Pursues Reactor Deal Amid Congressional Ire at Saudis - Terrence Dopp
  • Reuters - French nuclear production rose 8 pct year-on-year in November - Bate Felix
  • Reuters - Building new nuclear plants in France uneconomical -environment agency - Geert De Clercq
  • Reuters - EU's top diplomat: EU-Iran trade vehicle could be ready by year-end - Alissa de Carbonnel
  • Reuters - Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project - Hideyuki Sano and Daiki Iga
  • The Guardian - UK's nuclear plans in doubt after report Welsh plant may be axed - Adam Vaughan
  • Western Mail, Wales - North Wales nuclear project could be scrapped, according to Japanese Media - Owen Hughes
  • Stanford University News - U.S. must start from scratch with a new nuclear waste strategy, a Stanford-led panel says - Kathleen Gabel Chui and Mark Golden
  • Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, PA - Editorial: Lawmakers should debate future of nuclear energy in PennsylvaniaLawmakers should debate future of nuclear energy in Pennsylvania
  • IAEA - IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at Armenia's Nuclear Power Plant
  • NDTV - Karnataka Nuclear Reactor Sets Global Record, "Major Feat," Says PM Modi - Pallava Bagla
  • BBC - Cold War nuclear warning flares set off
  • New Economy - The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more - Barclay Ballard
  • Public News Service - Groups Protest Bills to Allow More Radioactive Waste in MI - Suzanne Potter, Public News Service - MI
  • El País - Madrid prepares to confront radioactive emergencies--The region is the first without a nuclear plant to draw up a contingency - Juan José Mateo, F. Javier Barroso
  • El Pais - Six sites in Spain have radioactive contamination, nuclear agency admits - Manuel Planelles
  • New Civil Engineer, London - Chinese nuclear giant interested in canned Moorside site - Connor Ibbetson
  • Times and Democrat - Editorial: Dominion deal is still best course Dominion deal is still best course
  • Port Augusta Transcontinental, South Australia - Family campaigns to stop the nuclear waste facility in Hawker - Amy Green
  • Interfax Global Energy - Bangladesh to seek nuclear power plant bids from next year
  • International Policy Digest - Why Iran May Go Nuclear - Abhishek Chapanerkar
  • Taiwan News - Ko Wen-je says 'nuclear food' ban unreasonable, KMT official: Ko 'lacks empathy' - Ryan Drillsma
  • South China Morning Post - Six months after Trump and Kim shook hands, denuclearisation a distant hope - John Power
  • Building.co.uk - EDF looks to cut costs by taking Hinkley contractors to Sizewell new build - Will Ing
  • Koz Times - Scientists have found radioactive source East Antarctica
  • MassLive Republican - Regulators OK sale of Vermont nuke near Massachusetts border - Mary C. Serreze
  • The Hill - NYT's Krugman: US, Russia and Saudi Arabia are 'new axis of evil' - Megan Keller
  • Monroe Evening News, MI - CRAFT repeats call for DTE to phase out Fermi 2 plant - Danielle Portteus
  • SA Independent - Erstwhile Necsa bigwigs to challenge dismissal by Radebe - Energy / 10 December 2018, 06:30am / Dineo Faku
  • IAEA - Improving Health with Atomic Precision in Mauritius
  • Greenfield Recorder, MA - State OKs Vt. Yankee transfer - Richie Davis
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SC utility Santee Cooper board OKs budget, says no rate hikes - John McDermott
  • DOE - Readout of Secretary Perry's Visit to Qatar and Saudi Arabia
  • NRC - 18-062: NRC Accepts Application for Subsequent License Renewal of Surry Power Station Reactors
  • IAEA - Improving the Quality of Radiotherapy in Morocco - Claire Karle, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Staying Climate-Smart: Coordination Meeting on Enhancing Crop Nutrition and Soil and Water Management in Africa Held in Vienna - Mariia Pavlova, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - IAEA and CAHFSA Sign Practical Arrangement for Agriculture and Food Safety--Caribbean Experts Discuss a Regional Framework for Cooperation - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation, David de Jonge, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Nigeria becomes HEU free
  • World Nuclear News - South African government replaces Necsa board
  • World Nuclear News - Work starts on Kursk II-2 foundation plate
  • Mehr News - EU's Mogherini says promised SPV to Iran to be in place in coming weeks
  • Press TV - Turkey calls for international inquiry into Khashoggi's killing
  • Press TV - Decision to assassinate Arafat approved by Saudis: Former senior advisor
  • Press TV - Israeli soldiers raid official Palestinian news agency in Ramallah
  • Press TV - 24 injured as hundreds demonstrate in Gaza against Israeli blockade
  • Press TV - EU will launch financial mechanism with Iran by year-end: Mogherini
  • Press TV - Transcript of Khashoggi's last words reveals premeditated murder
  • Press TV - Saudi in talks with US for Arab front against Iran: Jubeir
  • Press TV - Video shows moment Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian
  • Press TV - Putin tells Netanyahu of need for 'strict' stability in Mideast
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Charter Renewals: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2018-26592 Citation: 83 FR 63544 PDF Pages 63544-63545
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Applications; Renewals: Virginia Electric and Power Co.; Dominion Energy Virginia; Surry Power Station, Unit Nos. 1 and 2 FR Document: 2018-26614 Citation: 83 FR 63541 PDF Pages 63541-63543
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice License Transfer Applications: Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station FR Document: 2018-26615 Citation: 83 FR 63544 PDF Page 63544
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2018-26820 Citation: 83 FR 63543 PDF Pages 63543-63544

    Sunday, December 09, 2018

    li>Daily Mail Australia - How the Australian government offered up an outback Aboriginal settlement for nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s - saving a small English town but creating our 'cancer capital' - Josh Hanrahan
  • Whistleblower Protection Blog - Corruption: Planet earth being sold out - Mary Jane Wilmoth
  • Seattle Times - Idaho closure of nuclear-waste treatment plant to affect Hanford - Keith Ridler, Associated Press
  • Tri-City Herald - Public gets more time to consider controversial radioactive waste issue
  • TASS - Russian government submits bill to State Duma on expanding powers of Rosatom corporation
  • Forbes blog - Former Defense Secretary Compares Climate Change To Nuclear War - Jeff McMahon
  • Albuquerque Journal - Nuclear safety groups criticize DOE order - Maddy Hayden
  • Cape Cod Times - OpEd: Push best practices at closing nuke site - James Garb, MD, Yarmouth Port, Pilgrim Legislative Advisory Committee
  • PilgrimWatch.org - Decommissioning Pilgrim Nuclear - compliments of PLAC members Mary Lampert and Jim Garb and the Duxbury Nuclear Matters Committee
  • PLAC - website: Pilgrim Legislative Advisory Coalition (PLAC)
  • Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, PA - Op-ed | Does state of nuclear industry require government action? - Ryan R. Aument, John T. Yudichak, Becky Corbin and Robert F. Matzie
  • Sputnik News - Ukraine Can Create Its Own Nukes, Former Envoy to NATO Claims
  • Sputnik News - British Nuclear Sub Arrives in Gibraltar After Row With Spanish Ship in the Area
  • Army Recognition - TOR-M2 air defense missile systems to protect Belarus nuclear power plant
  • North Essex Gazette - Prof praised for 'outstanding contribution' to nuclear research - Rebecca Creed
  • Manila Standard - House appropriations body okays Comprehensive Nuclear Law
  • News24 City Press - Fierce email exchange sheds light on Necsa board dismissal - Juniour Khumalo
  • Fin24 - Radebe replaces nuclear corp board over 'defiance' and 'ineptitude' - Lameez Omarjee
  • Charleston Post and Courier - S.C. ratepayers still vulnerable to next billion-dollar disaster
  • National Interest - How Much Should the United States Spend on Defense? - James N. Miller, Michael O'Hanlon
  • KUER 90.1, NPR UT - Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman - Tom Bowman
  • Sputnik News - INF 'A Landmark Treaty' That Decreased Global Nuclear Threat - Scholar
  • AP News - AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant - Hope Yen And Christopher Rugaber
  • Charleston Post and Courier - SC lawmakers strategizing on how to stop Trump's push for offshore drilling - Andrew Brown
  • Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland, TN - Vital files motion to halt TVA access to land - Tim Siniard
  • The State - How SC lawmakers plan to change your life in 2019 - Avery G. Wilks
  • USGS - M 5.1 - 4km WNW of Hualian, Taiwan
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Home - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Feedback on comments received for REGDOC-1.1.5
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Event at Bruce Power
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - New technical information sheet on the CNSC's Independent Environmental Monitoring Program
  • Australia National Radioactive Waste Management Facility - The Men's Shed gets a makeover thanks to the Community Benefit Programme
  • Jacky Rosen, (D-NV3) - ROSEN, CORTEZ MASTO SEND LETTER URGING SENATE APPROPRIATORS TO NOT FUND YUCCA IN OMNIBUS
  • Exchange Monitor - Fluor Idaho Readies Plan to Prevent Another Drum Mishap
  • Exchange Monitor - Energy Department Again Tries to Ease DNFSB Concerns About Order - Wayne Barber
  • Exchange Monitor - SONGS Aims for Mid-January Restart on Used Fuel Transfer
  • Exchange Monitor - NNSA Should Consider Full Environmental Review of Plutonium Disposal Plan, Report Says - Dan Leone
  • Exchange Monitor - Congress Delays Possible Showdown Over Yucca Mountain Funding - Chris Schneidmiller
  • National Journal - Opportunity Calls for Last-Ditch Effort on Yucca Mountain

    Saturday, December 08, 2018

  • FAIR.org - Factcheck: False Equivalence, WaPo rates Ocasio-Cortez's misconstrued Pentagon study as bad as Trump's biggest lies - Reed Richardson
  • FAIR.org - CounterSpin: Dave Lindorff on Pentagon Fraud
  • Bloomberg - How Netanyahu 'The Magician' Makes Political Threats Disappear - Jonathan Ferziger
  • Antinuclear Australia - Kim ABC report: Carr says that Lucas Heights getting full of nuclear waste: the evidence contradicts him
  • Heritage Foundation - How Trump Can Cut Spending If Congress Doesn't - Paul Winfree
  • Pensacola News Journal, FL - Pentagon relies on antiquated, dangerous methods for hazardous waste disposal - Enid Sisskin
  • Tri-City Herald - Editorial: DOE wants too much control. Decision to limit safety board access should be rescinded - Tri-City Herald Editorial Board
  • Wheaton Business Journal, IL - Superior looks toward oil and gas regulation in wake of Rocky Flats drilling scare - Melissa Bailey
  • AP News - US to shut down Idaho nuclear waste processing project - Keith Ridler -
  • AP News - Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant
  • OilPrice - Are Floating Reactors The Future Of Nuclear Energy? - Vanand Meliksetian
  • Portland Press herald - Letter: Nuclear power isn't panacea for planet - Nancy Brenerman, Portland
  • Prensa Latina - Bolivia, Russia strengthen Nuclear Collaboration
  • Johannesburg Citizen, South Africa - Nuclear has lost its bang in SA, so much expected of new Necsa board - Rorisang Kgosana
  • Free Malaysia Today - Remove radioactive waste now, NGOs and MPs tell Lynas
  • Tulsa World, OK - Editorial: Cherokee Nation, state force Sequoyah Fuels solution
  • UrduPoint News - Russia's Rosatom May Bid For Construction Of New Nuclear Reactors In Czech Republic - CEO - Sumaira FH
  • Times of Israel - Iran says US arms sales to Middle East turning region into 'tinderbox'
  • Vermont Journalism Trust - Vermont Yankee buyer looking for quick start - Mike Faher
  • Indiana Gazette, PA - Being reasonable on climate change - Counterview.net
  • Counterview.net - Increase in N-capacity at Kaiga NPP would "increase" river pollution, radiation density - Shankar Sharma
  • Radio New Zealand - Party backs up claim France targeting Temaru
  • SanOnofreSafety.org - 11/29/2018: NRC admits San Onofre Holtec nuclear waste canisters are all damaged - Posted on November 29, 2018 by Donna Gilmore
  • CBS19 News - South Carolina regulators to meet on merger's fate -
  • USGS - M 5.0 - 36km E of Iwaki, Japan

    Friday, December 07, 2018

  • Nuclear News - Letter to Congress: 61 organizations oppose nuclear waste language in year end legislation
  • E&E Daily - NUCLEAR WASTE: Groups urge Congress to ignore Yucca funding push - Jeremy Dillon
  • Politico - 'Significant' questions buried in EPA proposal - Kelsey Tamborrino
  • Anniston Star, Anniston, AL - Report: Some of Army's bomb stockpile may need 'indefinite' storage - Tim Lockette
  • MintPress News Minneapolis - Cancer as Weapon: Poppy Bush's Radioactive War on Iraq--If George Bush Sr., Dick Cheney, Colin Powell and Bill Clinton are still casting about for a legacy, there's a grim one that will stay around for an eternity. - Jeffrey St. Clair
  • The Conversation - Hunting for rare isotopes: The mysterious radioactive atomic nuclei that will be in tomorrow's technology - Artemis Spyrou, Associate Professor of Nuclear Physics, Michigan State University
  • The Hill blog - Feds received whistleblower evidence in 2017 alleging Clinton Foundation wrongdoing - John Solomon
  • American Thinker blog - Revealed: Clinton Foundation whistleblowers have been working with FBI and IRS since last year - Thomas Lifson
  • AP News - Re-analysis of CDC Data Suggests Need for Further Investigation on MMR Vaccine and Autism, according to Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons - Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
  • Bulawayo24 News - Multi-million dollar theft of tax payer's money exposed - Mandla Ndlovu
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Trial opens in suit filed by fired LANL employee - Phaedra Haywood
  • Taos News - LANL self-reported violations up nearly three-fold - Sarah Halasz Graham
  • Los Alamos Monitor, NM - Heinrich grills NNSA deputy nominee over pit program - Tris DeRoma
  • Idaho State Journal - Closure of DOE facility in East Idaho means loss of 700 jobs - Nathan Brown
  • AP News - North Korea tells China it's committed to denuclearization - Christopher Bodeen
  • AP News - Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Preparing Grounds to Scrap Key Nuclear Treaty, Lavrov Says - Stepan Kravchenko
  • Bloomberg - South Africa Energy Minister Fires Nuclear Corporation's Board - Jacqueline Mackenzie
  • Bloomberg - Eskom Should Mull Selling Its New Plants, FirstRand CEO Says - Roxanne Henderson, Antony Sguazzin, and Gordon Bell
  • Bloomberg - Scale of India's Air Pollution Crisis Revealed in New Data - Iain Marlow
  • Bloomberg - How a Kids' Lawsuit Could Upend U.S. Climate Rules - Abby Smith and Kartikay Mehrotra
  • Reuters - Brazil energy minister favors more nuclear power but not hydro: report - Jake Spring and Anthony Boadle
  • Reuters - South Africa axes board at state nuclear firm Necsa - Alexander Winning
  • Reuters - Eskom bailouts key to South Africa credit rating, says Fitch - Marc Jones
  • Reuters - Bulgaria hopes to pick investor for nuclear plant by end of 2019 - Angel Krasimirov and Tsvetelia Tsolova
  • Reuters - TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants: CEO - Scott DiSavino
  • IAEA - Security of Radioactive Material: Why it Matters
  • Johannesburg Citizen - Jeff Radebe removes entire board of state's nuclear firm - Charles Cilliers
  • Charleston Post and Courier, SC - SC utility regulators to make decision on failed nuclear project next week - Andrew Brown
  • Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - South Carolina regulators to decide merger's fate next week - The Associated Press
  • World Nuclear News - Optimisation studies begin at Namibian uranium mine
  • World Nuclear News - Fusion reactions project attracts UK funding
  • World Nuclear News - ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs
  • Fall River Herald News, MA - Letter: Why America doesn't need low yield nuclear weapons - Maryellen Kurkulos, Fall River, MA
  • Budapest Business Journal - Time to Rehabilitate Nuclear Power - Michael Shellenberger
  • IAEA - At COP 24 in Katowice, IAEA Highlights the role of Nuclear Power and Energy Planning Tools for Sustainable Urbanization - Shant Krikorian, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy
  • Sofia Globe - Bulgaria to keep 'blocking quota' in future Belene nuclear plant – minister
  • Bangladesh Daily Star - Hasina hopes to build 2nd nuke power plant
  • Building.co.uk - Chinese nuclear giant flags interest in NuGen's abandoned Cumbria plant - Will Ing
  • Cumbria Mail, England - Chinese developer fuels Moorside speculation - Vanessa Sims
  • Belsat TV, Belarus - Eastern Europe may become 'nuclear desert' – Russian military expert
  • London Times - Hitachi struggles to fund nuclear future - Emily Gosden, Richard Lloyd Parry
  • NHK World - Japan reconsidering Turkey nuclear project
  • IAEA - IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Japan
  • Greenfield Recorder, MA - Vermont Public Utility Commission OKs Vt. Yankee sale
  • China.org.cn, Beijing - CNNC unveils key safety technology
  • Asia Sentinel - Taiwan's Voters Pull Plug on Energy Sources - Jens Kastner
  • Colorado Springs Gazette - GUEST COLUMN: Xcel taking a bold step into the unknown - Rich Powell and Jon Anderson
  • BurlingtonFreePress - Vermont Yankee nuclear plant sale approved by state regulators - Associated Press
  • BurlingtonFreePress - $20M worth of items from Vermont Yankee up for auction - Associated Press
  • Business Day, South Africa - Fired Necsa board were deliberately defiant, says Jeff Radebe - Lisa Steyn
  • New England Public Radio - Vermont Yankee Transfer Approved, NorthStar Will Decommission Plant - John Dillon
  • National Interest - Meet China's First Nuclear-Powered Submarine (It Was a Total Disaster) - Kyle Mizokami
  • Lawyers.com blog - Common Nuclear Plant Injuries - Jeffrey S. Gross
  • Japan Times - After failing to meet Abe, hibakusha activist Setsuko Thurlow urges PM to hear those with differing views
  • Asahi Shimbun - Too busy to meet? Abe won't see A-bomb activist Thurlow - Masato Tainaka
  • Environmental Defense Fund blog - Grinch utilities and regulators spoil holidays by forcing customers to pay billions for Midwest coal plants - John Finnigan
  • Focus Taiwan - Taiwan to continue to work with Japan on food ban issue: MOFA
  • KCBS 106.9 FM/740 AM, San Francisco Bay Area - Tests Near Contaminated Land Show No Harmful Radiation
  • The State, SC - South Carolina regulators to decide merger's fate next week
  • FITSNews.com, SC - December 14: D-Day For Dominion Deal--It all comes down to next Friday …
  • WCBD News 2, Charleston, SC - SC regulators expected to make decision on SCANA/Dominion Merger
  • GAO - Energy Employees Compensation: Labor Could Better Assist Claimants through Clearer Communication - GAO-19-90
  • IAEA - A Health Policy with Atomic Precision in Mauritius - Luciana Viegas Assumpcao, IAEA Offie of Public Information and Communication
  • NHK World - Thurlow: Japan should join nuclear arms ban treaty
  • Bellona - Both reactors on Rosatom's floating nuclear plant now operational - Charles Digges
  • Yonhap News Agency - N. Korean minister reaffirms denuclearization commitment in Beijing talks - lcd@yna.co.kr
  • Press TV - Israeli forces shoot, injure 5 Palestinian minors in occupied West Bank
  • Press TV - EU plans to do all oil transactions with other states in euros: Iran
  • Press TV - Syrian forces discover Israeli-made munitions, medicine in militant redoubts
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Weekly Receipts FR Document: 2018-26577 Citation: 83 FR 63161 PDF Pages 63161-63162
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards FR Document: 2018-26506 Citation: 83 FR 63189 PDF Pages 63189-63190
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Gallatin Fossil Plant Surface Impoundment Closure and Restoration Project FR Document: 2018-26531 Citation: 83 FR 63192 PDF Pages 63192-63194

    Thursday, December 06, 2018

  • POWERmag - Industry Groups to Congress: Inaction on Nuclear Waste Not an Option - Sonal Patel
  • Surf City SandPaper, NJ - Feds to Take Closer Look at Concerns Over NJ Company's Plans for Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository - Gina G. Scala
  • Council of the European Union - More protection for workers: Council agrees to reduce the exposure to 5 carcinogens
  • Cape Cod Broadcasting - Citizens' Petition Calling for Safety Investigation of Pilgrim Plant to be Delivered to State House
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: COMMISSION ON NUCLEAR PROJECTS, Wednesday, December 12, 201 8 – 1:00 pm -3:00 pm \
  • Above the Law - Federal Employees Warned That Resistence Is Futile - Elie Mystal
  • Oak Ridger - George H.W. Bush well-acquainted with our area - Fred Strohl
  • DOE:Newswise - Scientists Enter Unexplored Territory in Superconductivity Search
  • Los Alamos Daily Post, NM - Remembering A Stellar Moment In Los Alamos History - Sharon Snyder, Los Alamos Historical Society
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project facility to close next year - Nathan Brown
  • AP News - China demands Canada release executive of tech giant Huawei - JOE McDONALD and ROB GILLIES
  • AP News - Connecticut regulators: Nuclear plant "at risk" of closure
  • AP News - US takes aim at China, Iran, Russia over treaty violations
  • Bloomberg - Trump's Pick for Energy Regulator Clears Senate By a Single Vote - Stephen Cunningham
  • Bloomberg - The INF Is Just Another Unenforceable Treaty - Leonid Bershidsky
  • Bloomberg - Brussels Edition: How to Spend a Trillion - Nikos Chrysoloras
  • Bloomberg - Why Italian Populists Are Abandoning Green Energy - Chiara Albanese and William Wilkes
  • Reuters - South Africa's Eskom bonds slide on debt restructuring talk - Alexander Winning
  • Reuters - Top Huawei executive arrested on U.S. request, clouding China trade truce - Julie Gordon, Christian Shepherd
  • The Economist - Buying nuclear fuel is back in fashion - Investment Funds Vie With Utilities For A Piece Of Uranium
  • World Nuclear News - Diversity key for UK nuclear workforce strategy
  • World Nuclear News - China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions
  • World Nuclear News - Nuclear important to sustainable energy mix, says UNECE report
  • Reuters - France's EDF boosts help for households switching to electric heating
  • IAEA - Ensuring Security of Radioactive Materials - Story: Alejandra Silva, video: Svetlomir Slavchev
  • Japan Times - U.N. adopts Japan's anti-nuke resolution but U.S. abstains
  • Japan Times - Japan government and Mitsubishi Heavy consider pulling out of Turkey nuclear project
  • Asahi Shimbun - Japan dropping nuclear plant export to Turkey over rising costs
  • TCPalm - Siren test planned near St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant - Eric Rogers, Treasure Coast Newspapers
  • UNIAN, Kyiv - Russia deploys nuclear weapon carriers in occupied Crimea – Yelchenko
  • Creamer Media's Engineering News - Nuclear regulator confirms receipt of 25 000 comments on Thyspunt, Duynefontyn applications
  • Sequoyah County Times, Sallisaw OK - Tribe celebrates removal of nuclear waste
  • The News Lens, Taiwan - Cabinet Says It Will Cancel Plan to Abolish Nuclear Energy by 2025 - Nick Aspinwall
  • HuffPost Canada - Canadian Officials Are Quietly Prepping For Nuclear Test Fallout--North Korea's threats "highlights the need to be ready to respond" to consequences, memos read. - Jim Bronskill
  • Radio New Zealand - French Senate to allow more nuclear compo claims
  • Focus Taiwan - New Taipei mayor calls for nuclear waste final site solution - Sunrise Huang, Wu Hsin-yun and Evelyn Kao
  • Korea Herald - Nuclear industry decline inevitable global trend: expert - Yonhap
  • New York Times - North Korea Is Expanding Missile Base With Eye Toward U.S., Experts Warn - Choe Sang-Hun
  • The News Lens, Taiwan - Political Debate Goes Nuclear After Referendum Keeps Reactors Running - Brian Hioe
  • Asia Times - Taiwan debates future of nuclear plants, spent fuel rods
  • Asia Times - Ecuador showing Assange the door as US charges loom
  • IT News Africa - Rwanda signs nuclear deal with Russia - East Africa
  • New London Day, CT - State deems Millstone 'at risk' - Benjamin Kail
  • Bayshore Broadcasting - Bruce Power Not Too Concerned About Location Of Nuclear Institute - John Divinski
  • POWERmag - Plagued by Grim Challenges, Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Lags Behind Schedule, Says Oversight Consultant - Sonal Patel
  • Daily News Egypt - EAEA receives Dabaa nuclear plant's documents to review them in January
  • Irish Sun - Chernobyl wolves infected with radiation feared to be spreading mutant genes across Europe - Jon Lockett
  • European Scientist - There is no Holy Grail of energy - Józef Sobolewski
  • Mainichi Daily - Japan gov't, M'bishi Heavy to pull out of Turkey nuclear project
  • Business Day, South Africa - Former CEO Rob Adam new Necsa chair as cabinet replaces board - Linda Ensor
  • The State, SC - SC regulators expected to set SCE&G's power bills, rule on Dominion deal next week - Avery G. Wilks
  • Virginian-Pilot - Buyouts, layoffs at Brunswick nuclear plant - Tim Buckland
  • Plymouth Herald - Nuclear watchdog investigating incidents at Devonport Dockyard - Carl EveC
  • Aiken Standard, SC - SRNS-hosted job fair at USC Aiken attracts hundreds of MOX employees - Colin Demarest
  • San Francisco Bay View - View from the Shipyard - Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, MD
  • The State, SC - Letter(#1,2): House Speaker Lucas has no decision-making authority in PSC hearing - Monroe Risinger Jr., Leesville; William Pebley, Little Mountain
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - 2 Hanford workers sprayed with possibly contaminated water - Annette Cary
  • NAS - Project Update: Supplemental Treatment of Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Notice Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program: Petition for Objection to State Operating Permit for the U.S. Department of Energy-Hanford Operations, Benton County, WA FR Document: 2018-26482 Citation: 83 FR 62860 PDF Page 62860

    Wednesday, December 05, 2018

  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Nevada suing US in bid to block plan for plutonium shipments - Ken Ritter Associated Press
  • WCBD News2, Mt. Pleasant, SC - Nevada files lawsuit to stop shipment of plutonium from South Carolina plant - Tim Renaud
  • Phys.org - Uranium in mine dust could dissolve in human lungs - American Chemical Society
  • AlterNet - George Herbert Walker Bush and the myth of the 'good' Gulf War - Nora Eisenberg
  • Tri-City Herald - President Bush charmed a Tri-City Democrat. and gave him a gift - Annette Cary -
  • SF Bay Area IMC - Public Forum: The Indictment of Julian Assange, The Corporate Media and Left Media
  • AP News - Nevada suing US in bid to block plan for plutonium shipments - Ken Ritter
  • AP News - State asks to push back deadline on Vermont Yankee sale
  • AP News - UN council meets on Iran's ballistic missile launches - Edith M. Lederer
  • AP News - Utility aims for zero carbon emission from electric power
  • AP News - Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown prince - Zeynep Bilginsoy
  • Reuters - South Africa's Eskom wants state to take on almost quarter of its debts - Alexander Winning, Marc Jones
  • Reuters - UK-Belgian power link to begin operation in early 2019 - Susanna Twidale
  • Reuters - Iran moves closer to adopting law against funding terrorism
  • Reuters - Russia says U.S. has shown no evidence it is in breach of nuclear treaty - Polina Devitt
  • Reuters - EU should sanction Iran over missile tests, U.S. says - Robin Emmott, John Irish
  • National Interest - 10 Times the U.S. Military Lost Its Nuclear Weapons
  • War Is Boring - America Lost a Lot of Nukes During the Cold War - Bombs Fell From Crashing Planes, Exploding Missiles
  • San Francisco Chronicle - Radioactive deck marker found at Hunters Point isn't really dangerous - Matier & Ross
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - George H.W. Bush worked toward a soft nuclear landing for the dissolving Soviet Union - Siegfried S. Hecker
  • Asahi Shimbun - 50% in nuclear industry: Energy plan for 2030 is 'unrealistic' - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki
  • Fin24 - Nuclear sector governance in South Africa heads for the courts – again - Chris Yelland
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan risks losing nuclear prowess with Turkey project abort--Plans to pursue overseas opportunities stall as safety costs tower - Masamichi Hoshi, Kenji Asada And Takashi Tsuji
  • Biznews South Africa - Nuke sector players duke it out in the courts; no Thuma Mina here
  • KOB Albuquerque - Response team prepares for potential nuclear accident in New Mexico - Colton Shone
  • Weekly Times, Australia - Australians 'should embrace' nuclear energy
  • IAEA - Inspiring the Next Nuclear Generation: Winners of the UAE's National Nuclear Science for Development Student Competition Recognized - Omar Yusuf, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • Asahi Shimbun - Editorial: With fast reactor plan, ministry refuses to admit failure of Monju
  • Oak Ridge Today - Y-12 facilities could be crucial in plan to replace W78 warhead - John Huotari
  • Wicked Local Taunton - Letter: Maintain conservative nuclear cleanup standards - Lois Post, secretary, on behalf of the LWV board
  • The Phoenix, Reporter & Item, Pottstown, PA - Limerick nuclear plant cancels second siren test - Evan Brandt
  • Miami Herald - How long can Turkey Point's reactors stay in business? FPL wants at least 20 more years - Jenny Staletovich
  • Sputnik News - India Has Made Up Its Mind to Lease Akula Class Nuke Sub From Russia - Reports
  • UrduPoint News - Russia Preparing To Test Key System Of Nuclear Power Propulsion System In Space - Daniyal Sohail
  • World Nuclear News - Russia and Rwanda to cooperate in nuclear power
  • World Nuclear News - First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning
  • World Nuclear News - Russia completes testing of modified VVER-440 fuel
  • University of Washington Daily, Seattle, WA - Jackson School holds symposium on the future of nuclear policy - Ray High
  • IAEA - World Soil Day: How Can Nuclear Techniques Be the Solution to Soil Pollution and Increased Productivity? - Nathalie Mikhailov, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant's 330kV switchgear powered up
  • WMUR Manchester, NH - It's just a test: Siren to sound Wednesday at Seabrook nuclear power plant - KC Downey
  • Taiwan News - 44% of Taiwanese mistakenly believe most of Taiwan's energy comes from nuclear power - Keoni Everington
  • BelTA - Belarus' experience in radiation safety presented at IAEA conference
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - OpEd: Looming nuclear plant closures will hurt Ohio schools and communities - Jack Thompson
  • Sputnik News - Russian Scientists Design Unique Installations to Monitor NPP Safety - New Indian Express
  • New Indian Express - Environment risks ignored at Kaiga Nuclear Power Station - Arunkumar Huralimath
  • Japan Times - Former mayor expresses anger at Tepco in trial over Fukushima crisis
  • Daily Energy Insider - Climate change dominates energy forum with EPA chief, Calif. attorney general - Claudia Adrien
  • NPR - Secretary Of State Pompeo Blasts Past U.S. Multilateralism, Defends 'America First' - Michele Kelemen
  • IAEA - Sixty Years ago Today: IAEA Released its First Safety Standard - Laura Gil, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication
  • Oak Ridge Today - DOE awards $91 million contract for Mercury Treatment Facility at Y-12 - John Huotari
  • Trend News Agency - Spokesman: Iran not be captive of US pressure
  • Mainichi Daily News - Taiwan shuts down 1 of 6 nuclear reactors
  • Mainichi Daily News - Ex-mayor expresses anger at TEPCO in trial over Fukushima crisis -
  • Mainichi Daily News - Hibakusha: 72-yr-old exposed to A-bomb in womb finds hope in education, next generation
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Proposed Rule: Protection of Human Research Subjects FR Document: 2018-26228 Citation: 83 FR 62760 PDF Pages 62760-62771 (12 pages) Permalink
  • DOE:EM - DOE Award Outfall 200 Mercury Treatment Facility Contract
  • Nevada Independent - Nevada comes out punching in lawsuit to stop DOE plan to ship plutonium for storage - Humberto Sanchez
  • PR Newswire - New Book Dives Deep into Fukushima Disaster--US Emergency Management Expert Shares the Devastating Story from Inside Daiichi Plant
  • Korea Herald - Korean distributors halt sales of instant noodles from Fukushima - Lee Tae-hee
  • Korea Times - Instant noodles imported from Fukushima unnerve consumers - Park Jae-hyuk
  • Asahi Shimbun - 50% in nuclear industry: Energy plan for 2030 is 'unrealistic' - Noriyoshi Ohtsuki

    Tuesday, December 04, 2018

  • Politico - Bernie Sanders rallies the climate faithful - Kelsey Tamborrino w/Anthony Adragna, Zack Colman and Alex Guillén
  • Whistleblower Protection Blog - National Whistleblower Center Supports Global Anti-Corruption Efforts - Mary Jane Wilmoth
  • Federal News Network - Pentagon IG sees success with new way of handling whistleblower retaliation complaints - Eric White
  • Santa Fe New Mexican - Self-reported violations at LANL increase three-fold in a year - Sarah Halasz Graham
  • Oak Ridge Today - Neutron production at ORNL's SNS reaches design power level
  • EurekAlert - Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, December 2018 - DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Power Technology - From Cherno-bots to Iron Man suits: the development of nuclear waste robotics - Talal Husseini
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Richland observatory detects 5-billion-year-old black hole waves - Annette Cary
  • FFF.org - Why Can the CIA Assassinate People? - Jacob G. Hornberger
  • National Interest - What are U.S. Soldiers Dying for in Afghanistan? - Daniel L. Davis
  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Nevada suing US in bid to block plan for plutonium shipments - By Ken Ritter Associated Press
  • AP News - US warns Russia it is ready to abandon key nuclear pact - Lorne Cook and Matthew Lee
  • AP News - The Latest: Russia says it 'strictly complies' with treaty
  • AP News - Secretary of State Pompeo says the U.S. is suspending its obligations under nuclear treaty over Russian violations
  • AP News - UN council meets on Iran's ballistic missile launches
  • AP News - Closed nuclear plant to hold planned emergency siren test
  • Bloomberg - U.S. Sets Two-Month Deadline on Russia Over 1987 Nuclear Treaty - Jonathan Stearns, Nick Wadhams, and Jennifer Jacobs
  • Bloomberg - Regulator Warns CEZ Reactors' Life Extension May Not Pay Off - Krystof Chamonikolas and Lenka Ponikelska
  • Reuters - UPDATE 2-U.S. gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty - Robin Emmott
  • Reuters - Russia in 'material breach' of nuclear arms treaty: NATO statement - Robin Emmott
  • Reuters - Poland wants to avoid financing nuclear power with debt - Agnieszka Barteczko
  • Reuters - Russia signs nuclear deal with Argentina, competing with China - Geert De Clercq

    Nevada NEPA Lawsuit Challenging DOE/NNSA Proposed Shipment of Plutonium to NNSS

  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-1 - Exhibit A - NNSA's Suppl Analysis Jul 2018.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-2 - Exhibit B - Frasier Affidavit.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-3 - Exhibit C - Halstead Affidavit.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-4 - Exhibit D - To Be Filed Later - Robinson Affidavit.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-5 - Exhibit E - DOE Progress Report.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-6 - Exhibit F - Table E-1.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-7 - Exhibit G - Table E-6.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-8 - Exhibit H - Table E-5.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-9 - Exhibit I - Tables E-8 & E-12.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-10 - Exhibit J - Tables E-13 & E-14.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-11 - Exhibit K - Tables -L-8 & L-9.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-12 - Exhibit L - GAO Report
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - DOC 1-13 - Civil Cover Sheet.pdf
  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - NV v. US - USDC 3-18-cv-00569 - 11.30.18 - DOC 1 - Complaint.pdf
  • BBC - Nato accuses Russia of breaking nuclear missile treaty
  • CNBC - Pompeo gives Russia an ultimatum: 60 days to comply with nuclear weapons treaty or US will leave - Amanda Macias
  • CNN - US to withdraw from missile treaty in 60 days unless Russia reverses course, Pompeo says - Jennifer Hansler
  • Malay Mail, Malaysia - No unlimited storage of waste for Lynas, says ministry - Emmanuel Santa Maria Chin
  • Australian Financial Review - Malaysia sets licence renewal conditions for rare earths miner Lynas - Liz Lee
  • Courthouse News Service - Nevada Balks at Feds' Plan to Store Plutonium Near Vegas - Paul Roupe
  • Radio New Zealand - Climate change adds to nuclear threat in Pacific
  • KTNV Las Vegas - Nevada files lawsuit to stop plutonium shipments to Nevada National Security Site - Joyce Lupiani
  • Mainichi Daily - Hibakusha: Trump hints US may dump nuke treaty renews A-bomb survivor's will to speak
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Japanese Mitsubishi to scrap Turkey nuclear project: Report
  • Hurriyet Daily News - Analysis: Energy transition in Turkey - Alparslan Bayraktar
  • Ahval News - Japan cancels $22 billion Turkish nuclear power project
  • Arab News - KACARE charts future at nuclear forum in Vienna
  • Chatham This Week, Ontario, Canada - Nuke pills for Rondeau cottagers because of Ohio plant - Tom Morrison Tom Morrison
  • Cherokee Phoenix - CN, state and Gore officials celebrate nuclear waste site cleanup - Will Chavez
  • BelTA - Insurance risks of delivering fuel to Belarusian nuclear power plant evaluated
  • Astana Times - IAEA purchases low-enriched uranium for LEU Bank in Kazakhstan - Yerbolat Uatkhanov
  • East Asia Forum - Stopping dirty bombs in Southeast Asia - Mely Caballero-Anthony and Julius Cesar Trajano, RSIS
  • KSNV News3LV - Nevada sues Federal Government to prevent plutonium shipment - Cody Miller
  • Pottstown Mercury - Limerick nuclear plant to test sirens Tuesday at 2 p.m.
  • Asahi Shimbun - Ministry sees Monju successor reactor running by mid-century
  • Energy Bangla - Sanctions Money For 2nd Phase Of Rooppur Nuclear Plant
  • Independent Barents Observer - This sub will soon add about 100 nuclear warheads to the Barents Sea - Thomas Nilsen
  • World Nuclear News - Reactor vessel in place at Hongyanhe 6
  • World Nuclear News - Bipartisan caucus calls for Pennsylvania to take action
  • World Nuclear News - Fortum to assist in decommissioning research reactor
  • Hilton Head Island Packet - State asks to push back deadline on Vermont Yankee sale - The Associated Press
  • UrduPoint News - India's Kudankulam NPP Has Minor Problems To Be Sorted Out Soon - Ambassador To Russia - Fakhir Rizvi
  • UrduPoint News - UAE's FANR, Spanish Nuclear Safety Council To Boost Cooperation - Fakhir Rizvi
  • Blackburn News - Charbonneau wants Nuclear Innovation Institute in Saugeen Shores - Jordan MacKinnon
  • EurekAlert - SRNL demonstrates electrochemical techniques for monitoring microbial growth - DOE/Savannah River National Laboratory
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - George H.W. Bush's Legacy: Exit from "Tension City" - Matt Field
  • The State, SC - SC judge gives initial OK to SCANA's $2B settlement with customers over nuclear project - Avery G. Wilks
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy and Italy's Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research to Collaborate on Particle Accelerator Construction
  • DOE - Report highlights the benefits of an ethane storage hub located in the Appalachian Region
  • NRC - I-18-023 NRC Proposes $3,500 Fine Against Delaware Firm for Loss of Radioactive Seeds
  • USGS - M 4.7 - 53km SSE of Tateyama, Japan
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Out of OPEC, Qatar can start to market Iran's oil to Asia, Europe (Exclusive) - Taleh Mursagulov
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Iran, China stress solving banking issues
  • NHK World - A-bomb survivor to meet deputy govt. spokesperson
  • Asahi Shimbun - Hiroshima starts exploratory dig to find ruins of A-bomb-hit city - Sonoko Miyazaki
  • Mehr News - Official warns EU to speed up actions to provide Iran with financial tool
  • Mehr News - US propaganda war against Iran doomed to failure
  • Mehr News - Russia warns parties to refrain from pushing Iran to exit JCPOA
  • Mehr News - Syria's important message to the Zionists: The end of hit and run era
  • Press TV - 'Iran's ballistic missile program in full compliance with UNSC resolution 2231'
  • Press TV - Palestinian farmers, fishermen demand end to Israeli siege on Gaza Strip
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications and Amendments Involving Proposed No Significant Hazards Considerations, etc. FR Document: 2018-25452 Citation: 83 FR 62609 PDF Pages 62609-62617
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations: Biweekly Notice FR Document: 2018-25728 Citation: 83 FR 62618 PDF Pages 62618-62626
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Guidance: Fuel Cycle Safety, Safeguards, and Environmental Review FR Document: 2018-26225 Citation: 83 FR 62617 PDF Pages 62617-62618
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings: Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures FR Document: 2018-26226 Citation: 83 FR 62626 PDF Page 62626
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Notice Meetings; Sunshine Act FR Document: 2018-26454 Citation: 83 FR 62609 PDF Page 62609
  • Tri-Valley CAREs - Watchdog groups call for Congress to protect nuclear weapons communities–stop DOE limitations on Safety Board - Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
  • NHK World - Bach: Olympics will show Fukushima's recovery
  • South China Morning Post - Cloud of suspicion in China over rice from near Japan's nuclear meltdown zone
  • Aiken Standard, SC - Decades-long plutonium campaign will face challenges, new interim report says - Colin Demarest
  • Focus Taiwan - Decommissioning of 1st nuclear power plant facing major delay - Elizabeth Hsu
  • Nuclear Information Service - AWE's nuclear waste plan: send it to Sellafield
  • NRC - OIG-19-A-04: Audit of NRC's Exercise of Its Early Out/Buyout Authority
  • DOE:EM - EM Update | Vol. 10, Issue 47 | Dec. 4, 2018

    Monday, December 03, 2018

  • DOE:IG - Financial Report: DOE-OIG-19-08, Department of Energy Nuclear Waste Fund's Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Statement Audit
  • E&E Daily - AGENDA: Lawmakers delay lame-duck endgame - George Cahlink, Geof Koss, Jeremy Dillon and Kellie Lunney
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal - Congress faces deadline, threat of shutdown over spending bill - Gary Martin
  • ProPublica - The Los Alamos Lab Worker Who Started a Year Too Late for Benefits - Rebecca Moss
  • ProPublica - n an 18-Year-Old Program to Help Ill Nuclear Workers, a Petition Has Lingered for 10 Years - Rebecca Moss
  • ProPublica - Ill Nuclear Workers' Benefits Petitions Have to Be Reviewed Within 6 Months. Some Have Languished About a Decade. - Rebecca Moss
  • IOL Mercury SA - 'Why no protection for whistle-blowers?' - Kailene Pillay
  • AP News - US urges Europe to impose sanctions on Iran over missiles - Matthew Lee
  • AP News - NATO chief says time short for Russia to respect INF treaty
  • AP News - Ban Ki-moon urges N. Korea to take denuclearization steps - KAORI HITOMI and MARI YAMAGUCHI
  • AP News - Environment department accuses Los Alamos lab of violations
  • Bloomberg - World Bank Group to Raise $200 Billion to Fight Climate Change - Molly Smith
  • Reuters - France says Iran ballistic test provocative and destabilizing - John Irish
  • Reuters - Congo begins audit of Glencore unit over radioactivity concerns - Aaron Ross
  • Reuters - TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Vera Eckert
  • Reuters - Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to meet Monday: Israeli PM's office - Ori Lewis
  • The Guardian - OpEd: The fight over a Georgia nuclear plant shows we need to ban dark moneyThe fight over a Georgia nuclear plant shows we need to ban dark money - Jon Ossoff, CEO of Insight TWI
  • Scientific American blog - Should We Subsidize Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? - M. V. Ramana
  • Scientific American - Here's How Much Climate Change Could Cost the U.S. - Andrea Thompson
  • Scientific American - Economists Who Changed Thinking on Climate Change Win Nobel Prize - Quirin Schiermeier
  • Dallas Morning News - Why the United States needs low-yield nuclear weapons to deal with emerging threats - Jon Kyl and Michael Morell
  • InsideSources - PA Pols Warn: "Short-Sighted Approach" on Nuclear Power Endangers Environment, Jobs - Erin Mundahl
  • InsideSources - Perry: Digital Infrastructure Is "Under Attack" and US Energy Sector Needs to Be Ready - Erin Mundahl
  • Pennsylvania Business Report - Pennsylvania's Nuclear Energy Caucus releases report on future of industry - Kevin Randolph
  • Radio New Zealand - Tahiti opposition to circulate petition over nuke legacy
  • World Nuclear News - Argentina, Russia expand nuclear energy cooperation
  • World Nuclear News - Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU
  • World Nuclear News - Lawsuit launched as Bellefonte sale falters
  • World Nuclear News - CNNC launches R&D centre for fuels and materials
  • WickedLocal Kingston - Nuclear panel questions cask life span - Christine Legere
  • Nikkei Asian Review - Japan to scrap Turkey nuclear project--Post-Fukushima safety measures doubled costs for Mitsubishi and partners - Takashi Tsuji
  • Asbury Park Press - Oyster Creek nuclear power plant to test sirens on Tuesday - Amanda Oglesby
  • Lloyd's Register - Revival of Sweden's first nuclear site - Kristina Gillin
  • Gov.UK - Experienced nuclear leader for new Magnox role - From: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Magnox Ltd
  • Moneyweb Johannesburg - Necsa board, chairman and CEO on the ropes? - Chris Yelland
  • Focus Taiwan - Decommissioning of 1st nuclear power plant facing major delay - Elizabeth Hsu
  • BelTA - Equipment airlock for second unit delivered to Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
  • BelTA - Belarusian nuclear power plant air defense unit now on station
  • BelTA - All News
  • National Law Review - Poland's New Energy Policy Until 2040 Goes Nuclear
  • Daily Maverick - Jeff Radebe challenges Necsa board over proper governance - Chris Yelland
  • ENDS Report - Government confirms it will fund post-Brexit nuclear regime - Simon Pickstone
  • MuskogeeNOW.com, OK - State, tribe announce nuclear waste finally removed from Sequoyah Fuels site - Leif M. Wright
  • New Jersey On-Line - Closed Oyster Creek nuclear plant to test siren at full volume Tuesday - Associated Press
  • Gov.UK - Open consultation: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022 - From: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Radioactive Waste Management, Sellafield Ltd, Dounreay , Magnox Ltd, and Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  • RT - Sea trials of upgraded Borei-class nuclear submarine reportedly underway in Russia
  • Forbes blog - New Government Report On Climate Change -- Will It Matter? - James Conca
  • POWERmag - Molten Salt Reactors: Military Applications Behind the Energy Promises - Jean-Baptiste Peu-Duvallon
  • IAEA - IAEA Partners with the American University of Beirut Medical Center to Enhance Nuclear Medicine Collaboration in Lebanon and the Region - Sarah Kiehne, IAEA Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan mulls U.S. fast reactor project
  • Olive Press, Andalucia - Spanish activists blast British government for docking nuclear submarine in Gibraltar and 'putting Andalucia at risk of disaster' - Laurence Dollimore
  • London Sun - HIDDEN FIGURES The 10 SECRET Google Maps locations you're not allowed to see - Sean Keach
  • Tom's Hardware - The History of DOE Nuclear Supercomputers: From MANIAC to AMD's EPYC Milan - Paul Alcorn
  • Mainichi Daily - Hibakusha: 73-yr-old hopes photo of her after A-bomb conveys truth of atomic arms to world
  • St George & Sutherland Shire Leader - ANSTO finalises action plan in response to independent safety review - Eva Kolimar
  • Hill Times, Ottawa - Nuclear industry eyes more federal support of 'small modular reactors,' as advocates push for Ottawa to hit pause - Jolson Lim
  • Axios - As climate change worsens, America faces nuclear closures - Amy Harder
  • United News of India - BHEL dispatches Nuclear Steam Generator for Rawatbhata Atomic Power Project
  • California State University, Northridge - CSUN Prof's Reports Raise Concerns About the Transportation of Nuclear Waste - Carmen Ramos Chandler
  • Oak Ridge Today - NNSA modernizing weapons as U.S. nuclear stockpile shrinks - John Huotari
  • Tri-City Herald, WA - Critics say DOE is limiting safety oversight at Hanford and at other nuclear sites - Annette Cary
  • Charleston Currents, Charleston, SC - Let's look at how we do electricity in S.C. - Andy Brack
  • Reuters - U.S. clean coal program fails to deliver on promised smog cuts - Tim Mclaughlin
  • DOE - University of Central Florida Wins DOE's 2018 CyberForce Competition
  • USGS - M 4.6 - 23km N of Misawa, Japan
  • IAEA - IAEA Train-the-trainer Course Helps African Radiation Protection Officers Strengthen Skills - Lenka Dojcanova, IAEA Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • IAEA - IAEA Mission Assesses Mexico's Cancer Control Capacities and Helps Identify Priorities - Anuncia Benedicto, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation, James Howlett, IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation
  • IAEA - Lesotho Signs its Second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2018–2023
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - EU to follow Iranians' JCPOA rights
  • Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan - Iran rules out talks on defense issues
  • Yomiuri Shimbun - Fukushima group holds food campaign in Brussels
  • Bellona - Americans are at odds with Trump on climate change - Charles Digges
  • Bellona - Bellona at COP24
  • Mehr News - JCPOA participants planning to make up for US withdrawal
  • Mehr News - US pressuring Europe to impose sanctions on Iran over its defensive missiles
  • Mehr News - Larijani says EU has not implemented practical measures to save JCPOA
  • Press TV - Saudi-led coalition continues to use banned munitions in Yemen: Military official
  • Press TV - US-led coalition attacks Syrian Army in Homs province
  • State Department - Notice Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.: Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline FR Document: 2018-26146 Citation: 83 FR 62398 PDF Page 62398

    Sunday, December 02, 2018

  • Aiken Standard, SC - Decades-long plutonium campaign will face challenges, new interim report says - Colin Demarest
  • Augusta Chronicle, GA - Gattie: Eisenhower's nuclear legacy holds steady at Vogtle - David Gattie, Ph.D., associate professor of engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia, and a Resident Fellow in the University of Georgia's Center for International Trade and Security
  • Bloomberg - Embattled PG&E Has Long History With California's New Governor - David R Baker
  • CBS Local Philadelphia - Emergency Siren Test To Sound At Closed Nuclear Plant In Ocean County, New Jersey
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Dominion wants a deal to end the SC nuclear fight. Here's what it could cost ratepayers. - Andrew Brown
  • Charleston Post and Courier - Letter: Say 'no' to ratepayer settlement - Paul Vecellio, E. Edgefield Drive, Summerville
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA scraps Bellefonte sale to Haney [document]
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - TVA scraps Bellefonte sale to Haney [document] - Dave Flessner
  • Daily Mail - Revealed: Cold War scientists planned to use Yorkshire village as a nuclear test site where they could detonate 12 ATOM BOMBS - Tim Stickings
  • ECNS China News Service - End of Japanese rice ban sign of warming ties
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - OpEd: Listen to facts, not fear - Dana Kirkham, chief executive officer of Regional Economic Development – Eastern Idaho
  • KSBY San Luis Obispo - Part of Diablo Canyon shut down after 'electrical disturbance' - Kelsey McFarland
  • Mainichi Daily News - Translator brings post-disaster Fukushima Pref. to life through documentary screenings
  • Mainichi Daily News - Japan may take Taiwan's Fukushima food import ban to WTO
  • POGO - Public Comment on Nuclear Safety Board's Access to Information - Lydia Den
  • Portsmouth Herald News - Report: Repair backlog leaves subs pierside - Hadley Barndollar
  • Press TV - Iran rejects 'ridiculous' US claims against its missile program
  • Press TV - Israel's opposition urges Benjamin Netanyahu to resign amid bribery charges
  • Reuters - Iran says missile programme defensive after U.S. test allegation
  • San Luis Obispo Tribune - 'Electrical disturbance' shuts down part of Diablo Canyon - Gabby Ferreira
  • SCNow.com - OpEd: Power for the people: Let's look at how we do electricity in SC - Andy Brack
  • Tri-City Herald - Critics say DOE is limiting safety oversight at Hanford and at other nuclear sites - Annette Cary
  • Washington Post - George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dies at 94
  • WJHL11 Johnson City, TN - Developer says TVA illegally blocking nuclear plant sale - Associated Press
  • Yahoo! News - Cloud of suspicion in China over rice from near Japan's nuclear meltdown zone - Phoebe Zhang

    Saturday, December 01, 2018

  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D NV/) - Cortez Masto, Rosen: Keep Yucca Mountain Funding out of Future Funding Bills
  • Nevada Independent - Indy DC Download: Senate rebukes Trump by advancing Yemen withdrawal, as talks continue to avoid government shutdown - Humberto Sanchez
  • Pacific Standard - Nuclear Lab Employees With Radiation-Linked Cancers Have Been ...
  • Carlsbad Current-Argus, NM - WIPP: Not enough space for proposed plutonium disposal - Adrian C Hedden
  • NAS - Independent Reviews, Environmental Assessments Needed to Build Trust and Inform DOE NNSA's Plans if it Proceeds with the Dilution and Disposal Process of Surplus Plutonium
  • Oak Ridge Today - UT-Battelle will provide ORNL security starting in December - John Huotari
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - INL hosts area universities for cybersecurity competition
  • KIFI Idaho Falls, ID - Students around the region compete in cybersecurity competition - Tristan Lewis
  • National Law Review - USDA Awards Two DOE National Laboratories
  • Sputnik News - US Gov't Scolded for Lack of Action Under Plutonium Disposal Deal with Russia
  • Idaho Falls Post Register - OpEd: Benefits of SMRs outweigh risks - Bear Prairie, general manager of Idaho Falls Power
  • Idaho State Journal - OpEd: Facts vs. fear - Dana Kirkham, CEO of Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho.
  • WBRE-TV Wilkes-Barre, PA - The Push to Save Nuclear Power Plants - Jayne Ann Bugda
  • WHYY, Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania nuclear plants could be saved, report says, if lawmakers act - Marie Cusick
  • Bloomberg - Trump Inaugural Donor Fails to Close Nuclear Power Plant Deal - Bill Allison and John McCormick
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press - Haney sues TVA to get Bellefonte, says TVA broke contract in not selling [documents] - Dave Flessner
  • WDEF News 12, Chattanooga, TN - TVA pulls the plug on Haney deal for Bellefonte Nuclear Plant - Collins Parker
  • CleanTechnica - Backstory: Macron To Close Multiple Nuclear Reactors, But Why Now? - Michael Barnard
  • Akron Beacon Journal - Letter: Clean nuclear energy - Nathan Macher, Akron
  • Portland Press herald - Letter: Nuclear energy is the solution to carbon-based climate change - George Lawson, Gorham
  • WAFF, Huntsville, AL - Deal to purchase Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant is off
  • TASS - Russia may localize its uranium extraction technology in Argentina – Rosatom
  • UrduPoint News - Buenos Aires Offers Russia's Rosatom To Join Uranium Mining Project In Argentina - CEO - Sadia Abbas
  • KWGS, Public Radio Tulsa- - Tons of Radioactive Waste Leave Oklahoma for Utah Mill - Associated Press
  • Times Record, Fort Smith, AR - Nuclear waste removed from Sequoyah County site
  • Tulsa World, OK - 'It's all gone': Tons of Sequoyah Fuels nuclear waste taken to Utah mill as Cherokee Nation, state officials celebrate - Kelly Bostian
  • Bryan-College Station Eagle, TX - TEES engineers to help provide nuclear expertise at Pantex Plant
  • Boston University,MA - PSI Hosts Colloquium on Nuclear Politics and Strategy
  • Tulsa World - Radioactive spill lawsuit against TU reinstated after appeals court ruling Friday - Curtis Killman
  • CBC News - Sask. Research Council defends uranium mine cleanup plan as estimated cost balloons from $24M to $280M - Samantha Maciag
  • Irish Journal - Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer - Bankruptcy judge approves acrimonious deal between FES and its unions on nuclear plant shutdown bonuses - John Funk
  • Aiken Standard, SC - SRNS asks court to dismiss Augusta man's negligence lawsuit - Colin Demarest
  • SF Examiner, CA - State health department testing finds no radiation health risks in Shipyard residential area - Laura Waxmann
  • Key West Citizen, FL - Key West Chamber sends letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • UrduPoint News - US Awards Bechtel $1.75Bln For Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components - Pentagon - Fahad Shabbir
  • Defenseworld.net - Bechtel Wins $1.75 Billion to Supply Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components
  • Lakeland Ledger - Scott, Cabinet sign off on PFL power plant - Jim Turner
  • SF Weekly, CA - Hunters Point Shipyard Residents Face No Radiation Risk, State Says - Ida Mojadad
  • Trend News Agency - Pompeo accuses Iran of ballistic missile test launch, violating UNSC ban
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - CNSC publishes regulatory document REGDOC-3.5.4
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - CNSC publishes regulatory document REGDOC-2.14.1, Volume II
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Changes made to the REGDOC-2.11 waste management series
  • Japan Times - Abe asks Xi to lift Japan food import ban imposed due to Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • Mehr News Agency - US gathered, equipped terrorists to capture major parts of Syria, Iraq
  • Mehr News Agency - Iran slams US adverse role in failure of OPCW Review Conf.
  • Mehr News Agency - 'I doubt that China or Russia would supply Saudi with enrichment or reprocessing tech' - Frank N. von Hippel
  • Mehr News Agency - 11th 'Mehr Vision' addresses Iran's defense achievements, JCPOA survival
  • Press TV - Palestine thwarts efforts by US to question its membership in OPCW
  • Press TV - CIA finds MBS texted to Khashoggi hit squad leader
  • Press TV - MbS scrambles military amid coup fears: Report
  • Press TV - UN once again urges Israel to withdraw from entirety of Syria's Golan Heights
  • Press TV - Iran urges Security Council to condemn Pompeo's threat to 'starve' Iranians

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