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Category: Nuclear Energy
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Scientists to inject fuel in experimental fusion device 3.2.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for a clean and safe form of nuclear power.
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Hanford Nuclear Reservation: From nuclear pollution to national preservation 21.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The nation's most-polluted nuclear weapons production site is now its newest national park.
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Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West 8.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Uranium is the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs. It increasingly is showing in drinking water systems in major farming regions of the U.
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Nuclear power losing its glow in Calif. 29.11.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Six years ago, the company that owns California's last operating nuclear power plant announced it would seek an extended lifespan for its aging reactors.
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Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy 28.11.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security.
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New national park marks development of nuclear bomb 11.11.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – More than 70 years ago scientists working in secret created the atomic bomb that ended World War II and ushered the world into the nuclear age. On Tuesday, at a ceremony near the White House, in a federal building where clandestine plans for the bomb were developed, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Energy Secretary...
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Rocky Flats stirs strong emotions, pits sides 10 years after cleanup 11.10.2015 Denver Post: Local
The 5,000-acre Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge — not including a 1,300-acre core where for nearly four decades critical components for the nation's nuclear arsenal were manufactured — is scheduled to formally open to the public at the end of ...
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Clean tech a top priority as Chinese president lands in US 22.9.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SEATTLE (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Washington state Tuesday for a visit to the U.
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Littleton's Ur-Energy proposes doubling size of Wyoming uranium mine 16.9.2015 Denver Post: Business
One of the biggest uranium mines in Wyoming, the nation's top producer of the radioactive metal, proposes to more than double in size amid hope that weak prices since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster will begin to climb ...
Federal regulators reject challenge to nuke plant safety 8.8.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected contentions that California's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant is unsafe and shouldn't have its operating life extended.
Judge: California utility held improper nuclear plant talks 6.8.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge Wednesday ruled that Southern California Edison executives engaged in improper talks with California utility regulators related to the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant and the company could face millions of dollars in potential penalties.
Plans for state-run shooting recreation site underway near Palisade 25.7.2015 Denver Post: Local
The contaminated land around a razed coal-fired power plant along the Colorado River is on track to become a state-run sport-shooting complex that would include a walking rifle course and possibly bike ...
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Our newest ‘nuke’ bomb takes shape 19.7.2015 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – Standing next to a 12-foot nuclear bomb that looks more like a trim missile than a weapon of mass destruction, engineer Phil Hoover exudes pride. “I feel a real sense of accomplishment,” he said.He and fellow engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have spent the past few years designing,...
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Europe divided along former Iron Curtain over nuclear power 17.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TEMELIN NUCLEAR PLANT, Czech Republic (AP) — A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit nations once on the opposite sides of the Iron Curtain against one another.
Reactor in Japan being loaded with nuke fuel before restart 7.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese utility on Tuesday begun loading fuel into a nuclear reactor where operations are scheduled to resume next month in the country's first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.
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Centennial-based Uranium Resources merges with Anatolia Energy 4.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
Centennial-based Uranium Resources Inc. announced Wednesday that it's merging with Australian company Anatolia Energy with the aim of fast-tracking uranium production in central ...
Nation’s nuclear-waste dump could be coming 27.4.2015 Durango Herald
SANTA FE – New Mexico is touting a rural area in the southeastern part of the state as an interim storage site for the country’s high-level nuclear waste, according to a letter issued by Gov. Susana Martinez earlier this month.The governor reached out to the Obama administration in a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
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Japan court rejects bid to restart of 2 nuclear reactors 14.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval for the facility ahead of their planned restart later this year, a decision that could further delay the government's restart plans.
Into the wild 25.3.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – The head of one of the world’s most innovative fish farms sports a scruffy beard and talks about saving the planet by moving “toward a culture of nurture.” His office is a trailer near the beach, where the views are of dolphins, the mission is progressive and the dress code is loose.All...
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Boom! Bust! 17.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Forty-five years of High Country News boom and bust cover stories.
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