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Category: Nuclear Energy
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Canadian officials accidentally push nuke alert to millions 13.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke Sunday to a cellphone alert warning them of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto — only to later be told the message was a mistake.
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New U.S. law requires probe of Marshall Islands nuclear dump threatened by rising seas 30.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Congress is demanding the Department of Energy investigate an aging, cracking U.S. nuclear waste dump in the Marshall Islands, the focus of a Los Angeles Times investigation this year.

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Terrorists could make a 'dirty bomb' from this common medical device; why regulators won't act 27.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Regulators have disregarded warnings to stop licensing devices containing radioactive cesium. Hundreds are in use, and the risk has grown, an L.A. Times investigation has found.

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Environmental, nuclear worries force Prairie Island tribe to seek new lands 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Long-standing concerns about flooding and the nearby nuclear plant have led Prairie Island to seek property inland from the tribe’s ancestral Mississippi River home. It’s a journey that carries hope and pain.
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Two new analyses: significant benefits for Pennsylvania from historic move to limit carbon pollution 22.11.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was co-written by Mandy Warner) Two new analyses show significant opportunities for Pennsylvania under environmental protections that are compatible with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – commonly known as RGGI. RGGI is a collaboration of nine northeast states that is designed to lower carbon pollution from the power sector. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf […]
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Opinion: California's San Onofre nuclear plant is a Chernobyl waiting to happen 19.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Closing the San Onofre nuclear plant didn't end its threat since nuclear waste is stored at the facility, which sits on an erosion-prone bluff.

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In Monticello, a city at the center of the nuclear energy debate 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The central Minnesota plant’s license is set to expire in 2030 — and Xcel Energy wants to keep it operating until at least 2040, as part of the utility’s promise to pivot away from coal over the next few decades.
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the country's 14th secretary of energy, Perry leads an agency he once vowed to eliminate. He has emerged as a central figure in the impeachment inquiry of Trump.
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Setting climate targets and creating tools to achieve them 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Including a national clean energy standard.
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Dark Money Is Pouring in To Protect the “Worst Energy Policy in the Country” 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
This summer, Ohio’s beleaguered nuclear and coal plants got a major gift in the promise of a big bailout. Now, the fight over that promise has escalated into one of the most dramatic and bizarre showdowns of the 2020 election cycle. It all started back in July, when the Ohio state legislature passed a law—called […]
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Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on 4.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke says the utility should have no problem reaching its goal of reducing carbon by 80 percent by 2030. It’s that last 20 percent that will require still-nascent technology.
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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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