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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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Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think 29.1.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it’s a problem that we don’t know what they’re talking about.Scientists are far less worried about genetically modified food, pesticide use and nuclear power than is the...
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Ex-Los Alamos scientist in nuke spy sting to be sentenced 28.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced.
Nayyar: India eyes its main chance in visit by Barack Obama 27.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
In all the talk of "deliverables" that might come out of President Obama's trip to India this weekend, two areas would seem like no-brainers.
Vermont's sole nuclear power plant ends operations 30.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
MONTPELIER, vt. — Vermont's only nuclear plant stopped sending power to the New England grid Monday after more than 42 years of producing ...
Agency: 6 workers inhaled uranium 6.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
Six workers at a Wyoming uranium mine inhaled the radioactive element while cleaning up a spill inside a processing building just days before the mine delivered its first shipment last year, according to the Nuclear Regulatory ...
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