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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Millstone Also Heating Up The Sound

    The recent article "Lobsters Out, Blue Crabs In: Warmer Waters Alter The Sound" [June 29, Page 1] left out an important contributor, the Millston nuclear plant. The once-through cooling system draws in and discharges 2 billion gallons of heated water...
  • Weakened typhoon leaves two dead, heads north from Okinawa to main Japan islands

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rains from a weakened but still dangerous typhoon battered Japan's Okinawa islands on Wednesday, leaving two dead and threatening widespread flooding as the storm headed for the nation's main islands. Typhoon Neoguri, a super...
  • Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

    YAMAKIYA Japan (Reuters) - A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the...
  • S.Korea restarts nuclear reactor shut in June

    SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean nuclear reactor has restarted after a month-long closure due to a control rod problem, a spokesman at state-run atomic operator Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co Ltd said on Thursday. The country's nuclear watchdog said in...
  • Congress needs to end stalemate on nuclear waste strategy

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Tuesday, July 8: Nuclear waste storage casks at the Kewaunee nuclear power plant on the Lake Michigan shoreline serve as a potent reminder of a national failure: the inability to...
  • Iran says offers ways to ease impasse over underground nuclear plant

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had offered ways to address foreign concerns over its underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant, hinting at flexibility on a serious obstacle to a nuclear deal with big powers as a self-imposed July 20...
  • 1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa

    1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa
    One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week....
  • Customers owed refund on Duke reactor parts

    Customers owed refund on Duke reactor parts
    If you were remodeling a kitchen, would you pay for the parts in full before they were even delivered? Most people would want to see their new cabinets and granite installed to their satisfaction before cutting the final check. Not Progress Energy....
  • Mexico finds radioactive load from stolen truck

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities on Friday found a load of dangerous radioactive material that was in a stolen pick-up, a top civil protection official said. The load of iridium 192 was found abandoned on a street a few miles from where the...
  • Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says

    Huge Alaska quake could unleash strong California tsunami, study says
    Monday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake turned out to be too deep to cause a tsunami on the West Coast of the United States. But seismic experts have long warned that a massive quake in Alaska could cause damaging wave activity along the California coast....