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Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions' refinery in Philadelphia that has resulted in several explosions but caused no significant injuries, the company said on Friday.
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Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday.
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Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon-neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after fierce resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
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Russia: U.S. nuclear pact exit may bring back Cold War-era standoff - Ifax 19.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia's Security Council warned on Wednesday that the United States' exit from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty could bring a return to Cold War-style confrontation between the powers, the Interfax news agency reported.
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HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors 19.6.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatisation of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less ...
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China completes outer dome on overseas Hualong One reactor in Pakistan 19.6.2019 Reuters: World News
China has finished building the outer safety dome at its first overseas "Hualong One" nuclear reactor in Pakistan, with the project scheduled to be finished by the end of 2020, the China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) said late Tuesday.
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Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts 18.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings.
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Japan Issues Tsunami Advisory Following Earthquake 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of the country.
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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court 17.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 ...
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China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast 17.6.2019 Reuters: World News
China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.
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Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline 13.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United States has told European companies
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Trump Approved Saudi Nuclear Transfers After Khashoggi Killing: Senator 5.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said Tuesday.
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HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom 4.6.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbours it for ...
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Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment 4.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050.
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GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down 2.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media ...
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Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms 1.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Most State healthcare centres not abiding by radiation safety norms
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U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade - CEO 1.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday.
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France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts 28.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.
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Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan 28.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take...
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Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker 25.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.
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