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Category: Nuclear Energy
Last updated: Dec 13 2017 12:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Appeals court keeps uranium mining ban around Grand Canyon but allows nearby mine 13.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on Tuesday upheld a 20-year ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park but ruled in a separate case that a uranium company could open a mine nearby.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellow cake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Bring on the era of safe, clean, low-cost competitive energy 12.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The Denver Post Editorial Board is correct to oppose subsidies for coal and nuclear power while also opposing tariffs for foreign-made solar panels.
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Uranium firm urged Trump officials to shrink Bears Ears 9.12.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A uranium company launched a concerted lobbying campaign to scale back Bears Ears National Monument, saying such action would give it easier access to the area's uranium deposits and help it operate a nearby processing mill, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
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A lump of coal for the solar industry 6.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The Trump administration should step back from apparent plans to slap tariffs on solar cells while handing subsidies to coal and nuclear power generators.
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Trump, Republicans steer Russia investigations in new directions 28.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are demanding new scrutiny of Hillary Clinton's actions as secretary of state, potentially jeopardizing investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election just as the probes are closing in on Trump's inner circle.
Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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Xcel Energy files to increase customer bills by 2 percent to fund its on-going development 4.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy filed a proposal with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission Tuesday to increase Colorado customer bills by 2 percent annually through 2021 to support the utility's ongoing developments. 
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposes sweeping new moves to support coal and nuclear plants 30.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Energy Secretary Rick Perry took sweeping steps on Friday to buttress a pair of financially-strapped nuclear plants under construction and redefine how coal and nuclear plants are compensated for the electricity that they provide.
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What is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission? 27.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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Energy Department study contorts to save coal and nuclear 31.8.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
In evaluating the ongoing transformation of the nation’s electricity grid, the U.S. Department of Energy got the analysis right and the conclusions wrong.
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U.S. lays groundwork for saving coal plants with grid report 25.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Energy Department, in a long-anticipated report on the security of the U.S. electric grid, makes the case for rescuing the nation's coal industry from widespread plant shutdowns, but stops short of an assault on renewable power that environmentalists had feared.
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President shouldn’t have sole power to launch today’s nuclear weapons 14.8.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Congress must consider legislation which requires additional civilian approvals for any possible use of these weapons to limit the possibility that they ever are used at all.
PHOTOS: The Bombing Of Hiroshima, Aug. 6, 1945 7.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
In the early morning hours of August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber named Enola Gay took off from the island of Tinian and headed north by northwest toward Japan. The bomber's primary target was the city of Hiroshima, located on the deltas of southwestern Honshu Island facing the Inland Sea.
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Don’t let this uranium mill repeat history 19.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The White Mesa Mill’s license is up for renewal under the Trump administration.
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Washington Post Editorial: Put Yucca Mountain to work 17.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Energy Secretary Rick Perry traveled to Capitol Hill last month, asking Congress for $28 billion in funding for everything from nuclear weapons to clean-coal research. Yet one of the most controversial elements in his department’s budget proposal was a request for a relatively tiny $120 million — to restart work on Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage site. Congress decided in the 1980s that Yucca was to be the permanent home of the country’s large and increasing pile of spent nuclear f... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Who’s up for Trump administration positions this week? 14.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Ties to industry and possible conflicts of interest dog nominees for environment-related posts.
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“Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party 12.7.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
Joe Scarborough, the conservative co-host of MSNBC's political commentary show Morning Joe, is leaving the Republican Party.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry: Threat to U.S. nuclear reactors “real,” ongoing 12.7.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that "state-sponsored" or criminal hackers are targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers, but said the government has resources to safeguard the nation's electric grid.
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