User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Nuclear Energy
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Unfinfished TVA nuclear plant selling for $4B? 6.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Nashville, Tenn. • The nation’s largest public utility is selling a never-completed nuclear plant that has cost more than $4 billion dollars over the past four decades. The Tennessee Valley Authority board voted Thursday to declare the Bellefonte nuclear plant near Hollywood, Ala., surplus. The site includes two partially finished nuclear reactors, office buildings, warehouses, parking areas, railroad spurs and a helicopter pad. TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson said after the meeting that the ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Japan bank holds fire on fresh monetary stimulus 28.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Tokyo • Japan’s central bank opted Thursday not to expand its massive stimulus policies to boost growth, apart from channeling extra support for financing disaster recovery efforts on the earthquake-stricken southern island of Kyushu. The Bank of Japan said it would provide up to $2.75 billion in zero-interest rate loans to financial institutions in the disaster-affected areas. But it left other aspects of its asset purchases and interest rate policies intact. The announcement followed news that...
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Japan's nuclear inspectors to get more authority 26.4.2016 Durango Herald
(c) 2016, The Japan News/Yomiuri. TOKYO - Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority intends to give its inspectors more authority to check nuclear power plants, empowering them to conduct surprise inspections and ask power companies to make improvements, according to sources.
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30 years later, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers 26.4.2016 Denver Post: Business
Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they're still ...
Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl 21.4.2016 Durango Herald
Photographer Efrem Lukatsky lived only about 100 kilometers (65 miles) from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant when it exploded in 1986, but he didn't learn about it until the next morning from a neighbor
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British ship believed carrying plutonium leaves Japan for US 22.3.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — An armed British ship believed to be carrying enough plutonium to make about 40 atomic bombs left a port in eastern Japan on Tuesday to bring the shipment to the U.
Latest: WIPP nuclear waste spill investigation concludes 21.3.2016 Current Issue
Workers incorrectly packaged waste shipped to the facility, whose future remains unclear.
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Court orders Japanese reactor to shut down, keep 2nd offline 9.3.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — A court issued an unprecedented order Wednesday for a nuclear reactor in western Japan to stop operating and ordered a second one to stay offline.
AP journalists recall scenes from Japan's 3-fold disaster 8.3.2016 Durango Herald
AP journalists who covered Japan's three-fold disaster five years ago recall vivid memories: cars atop three-story buildings, the chirp of radiation scanners, despondent survivors searching for loved ones and a village saved by a mayor's persistence
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How not to forget the West’s past atrocities 7.3.2016 High Country News Most Recent
The national park system does more than celebrate beauty. It also commemorates the ugliest parts of our past.
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Bill Gates Q&A on climate change: 'We need a miracle' 23.2.2016 Denver Post: Business
All we need is an energy miracle. No pressure, kids.So came the call from Bill Gates on Monday evening with the release of his annual ...
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The 'poisoned landscapes' we leave behind 19.2.2016 Current Issue
Photos of a dystopian side of progress from the new book, "Wilderness to Wasteland."
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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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