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  • Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks

    Russia says Ukraine deal to buy U.S. nuclear fuel poses safety risks
    Russia's Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of endangering public safety in Europe with its decision to buy nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built nuclear plants from a U.S. supplier, saying Ukrainian leaders had failed to learn anything from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster about safe nuclear energy usage.
  • Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Masao Yoshida, the plant manager who led the fight to bring Japan's Fukushima atomic station under control during the 2011 nuclear disaster, has died. He was 58. He died Tuesday of esophagus cancer at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from...

    Could small nukes be the energy answer?

    Scrambling to shrink their carbon footprints, federal agencies in Hampton Roads and beyond are eyeing a proven yet controversial source of energy: nuclear power. But they’re not pursuing large-scale power plants that tend to evoke the accidents at...

    Dominion simulates nuclear disaster at Surry

    Dominion simulates nuclear disaster at Surry
    Ken Jones stood before a pair of television cameras discussing an accident at Surry nuclear power plant. Harmful radiation had been released, he said, but southerly winds prevented its spread into Newport News — there was no need to evacuate the...

    Cheap natural gas, caution curb nuclear energy

    Cheap natural gas, caution curb nuclear energy
    It's radioactive, its plants can be expensive to build and it scares the bejeebers out of many, but to some, nuclear energy is the future. That may well be true, but for now, the race to that future has slowed to a cautious crawl as regulators have...