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Category: Nuclear Energy
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3 executives not guilty in Fukushima disaster case, Japanese court rules 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Co. were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown.

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Opinion: Can we please base our climate change discussions on facts? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Too often, climate change debates are based on faulty assumptions.

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Monticello plant guards reach deal to settle lockout 6.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The agreement opens the door for security workers at the nuclear power plant in central Minnesota to return to work early next week. Replacement guards have been guarding the facility in the meantime.
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Pakistan's Envoy to U.S. Says 'World Should Take Notice' to Avoid New Conflict with India over Kashmir 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We are very fearful," Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Asad Majeed Khan told Newsweek, warning Kashmir is "not just a serious and grave humanitarian crisis, but a danger to peace and security in the region."
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Russia Will Get More Submarines Next Year Than Any Time Since End of Soviet Union 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Russia was set to receive six new submarines in 2020, the most since receiving the same amount in 1992, months after the Soviet Union collapsed.
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Russia Is Launching a Floating Nuclear Reactor, Despite Warnings It Could Be 'Chernobyl on Ice' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 21,000-ton Akademik Lomonosov is being sent to remote Siberian to provide power for local oil platforms.
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Heavily polluted U.S. weapons sites — including Rocky Flats and Rocky Mountain Arsenal — are now home to wildlife 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.
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Russia Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers to Region Nearest To Alaska 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
State media called the operation a training exercise that demonstrated the country's ability to position nuclear arms close to the United States, according to Reuters.
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Russian Scientist in City Near Nuclear Explosion Warns Locals Not to Fish, Says Agency 'Committed a Crime' 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Secrecy still surrounds the failed nuclear-powered missile test near Severodvinsk, in northern Russia, which killed five scientists.
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After a deadly nuclear missile test in Russia's north, the Kremlin stuck to an old Soviet habit: Secrecy 13.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

After an explosion killed five nuclear engineers last week at a northern Russian weapons research center, and reportedly resulted in a spike in radiation in the surrounding region, the Kremlin fell back on old habits: It lied, both about the number of dead and about the radiation.

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Chernobyl Comparisons Sparked by Secrecy Around Deadly Russian Nuclear Rocket Blast: 'We Got a Mini-Fukushima Right Beside Us and They Pretended Nothing Scary Happened' 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are concerns over the levels of radiation after the reported failure of a nuclear-powered cruise missile known in Russia as the Burevestnik.
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Russia's Nuclear Power Plant Ship Raises U.S. Fears While Questions Surround Deadly Missile Accident 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Just as Russia's floating nuclear power unit began a journey toward Alaska, a radioactive missile accident shrouded in mystery raised more concerns about Moscow's record.
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Chernobyl 'Sarcophagus' That Holds in Radiation From the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster Is About to Cave in Under Its Own Weight 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
On April 26, 1986, a failed safety test of the number 4 reactor at the nuclear power plant caused a huge explosion, releasing huge amounts of radiation into the environment.
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Russia Built A Floating Nuclear Power Plant, Now It's Making An Arctic Journey Despite 'Chernobyl' Comparisons 5.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Akademik Lomonosov is a one-of-a-kind floating power unit that will provide nuclear energy to a remote Russian town in the Arctic, but critics have made comparisons to historic disasters.
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A Man Exposed His Family To Radiation By Urinating In His Backyard 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Radioactive pee is just one of the strange incidents cited in a new report from the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.
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Fission to fusion: capital is flowing to the new frontier in nuclear technology 1.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What is private capital doing to move fusion energy from a promising idea to a commercial reality?
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Secret Russian Nuclear Accident Caused a Huge Radiation Cloud to Blanket Europe, Scientists Claim 30.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers believe an incident at a nuclear reprocessing plant in central Russia was the cause, though Russian officials have always denied involvement.
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Column: Farewell to Mark Kleiman, one of America's great sages in public affairs 30.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Mark A.R. Kleiman, who brought distinction to UCLA's public policy school and taught so much to so many, has died.

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Finding a repository for San Onofre plant's nuclear waste is a difficult task 28.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

The San Onofre plant is home to 3.55 million pounds of nuclear waste, and it's not clear where it will go.

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'No Impropriety' by Trump in Transfer of Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia, GOP Probe Concludes 23.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Democrats have previously alleged the administration may have broken federal laws and guidelines in its numerous transfers of U.S. nuclear technology to the Middle Eastern country.
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