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In Ukraine, a radioactive nuclear ghost town near Chernobyl is a hot destination 28.7.2017 Washington Post
In Ukraine, a radioactive nuclear ghost town near Chernobyl is a hot destination
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The Energy 202: House GOP wants to slick the skids for water rule repeal 26.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Environmentalists are alarmed.
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New bomber will complete China's nuclear Triad 26.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Hong Kong [China]July 26 : The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has traditionally been a defensive military force designed to protect Chinese airspace and territory.
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Nuclear plant workers violated security due to forgotten ID 25.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has determined a pair of workers weren’t planning mayhem by using a single security badge to get into a Massachusetts nuclear power plant; one worker had simply forgotten his badge. A yearlong investigation into the 2016 incident determined the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station workers were “tailgating” […]
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Ten Ways Your Tax Dollars Pay for War -- Past, Present, and Future 25.7.2017 Truthout - All Articles
There are hundreds of billions of dollars in "defense" spending that aren't even counted in the Pentagon budget. (Photo: icholakov / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Help fuel the resistance by supporting this vital channel for news and analysis: Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout. You wouldn't know it, based on the endless cries for more money coming from the military , politicians , and the president , but these are the best of times for the Pentagon. Spending on the Department of Defense alone is already well in excess of half a trillion dollars a year and counting. Adjusted for inflation, that means it's higher than at the height of President Ronald Reagan's massive buildup of the 1980s and is now nearing the post-World War II funding peak. And yet that's barely half the story. There are hundreds of billions of dollars in "defense" spending that aren't even counted in the Pentagon budget. Under the circumstances, laying all this out in grisly detail -- and believe me, when you dive ...
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If Mitch McConnell fails to repeal Obamacare, he should blame himself first 25.7.2017 Washington Post
If Mitch McConnell fails to repeal Obamacare, he should blame himself first
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Learning to Love Perpetual War 25.7.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
The transformation of the Democratic Party into the perpetual war party – accelerated by the Russia-gate hysteria – is personified by Rep. Barbara Lee who voted against the “war on terror” resolution in 2001, as Norman Solomon explains. By Norman…Read more →
Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor 23.7.2017 Hindu: News
Lava-like rocks believed to be melted nuclear fuel have been spotted inside Japan's stricken Fukushima reactor by an underwater robot, the plant's operator said at the end of a three-day inspection.La...
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Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor 22.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel that are covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. says solidified lava-like rocks heaped up from the bottom inside of a main structure called the […]
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Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor 22.7.2017 Washington Post: World
An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel that are covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
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CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna struggles with the ethical implications of what she has wrought 22.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Jennifer Doudna faces an uncommon challenge for a scientist at the top of her form and the forefront of her field: While she watches her work produce “breathtaking” advances in the understanding of human biology, she’s struggling with its ethical implications for individuals, for humankind, and...

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Possible melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plant 21.7.2017 Washington Post: World
An underwater robot captured images of lava-like lumps Thursday inside a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago.
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Possible melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plant 21.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. says the robot found the objects Friday on its second […]
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Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer earthquake 21.7.2017 Sports – The Indian Express
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Hydro, wind and solar make inroads in California's electric grid 21.7.2017 LA Times: Business

Wetter weather and continued growth in renewable energy sources resulted in some big changes in electricity generation in California in 2016, according to numbers recently released by the California Energy Commission.

Natural gas still accounted for the largest single share of in-state power generation...

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Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’? 20.7.2017 Washington Post
Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’?
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Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel 20.7.2017 Washington Post: World
An underwater robot entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Wednesday, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, including key structures that were torn and knocked out of place.
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Swim robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel 19.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot has captured images and other data inside Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on its first day of work. The robot is on a mission to study damage and find fuel that experts say has melted and mostly fallen to the bottom of a chamber and has been submerged by […]
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The Energy 202: Perry's electric grid draft draws some blanks 18.7.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Perry's electric grid draft draws some blanks
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Richland plant to make nuclear fuel that’s better in emergencies 18.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The Areva plant will start manufacturing the fuel later this year, to be loaded into one of the units at Georgia’s Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in the spring of 2019.
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