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  • Nuclear waste can't wait

    Nuclear waste can't wait
    In the 1957 Isaac Asimov short story "Silly Asses," Earthlings are added to a galactic book of planetary races that have reached maturity — defined as those that have developed nuclear capability. But then the keeper of the book learns that atomic...
  • Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor

    Control rod problem shuts down Calvert Cliffs reactor
    The operators of Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in southern Maryland shut down one of its two reactors Thursday after a control rod assembly malfunctioned during testing, federal safety regulators announced. The shutdown occurred without...
  • Howard E. Chaney, state health official

    Howard E. Chaney, state health official
    Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
  • Equipment issue shuts down Kansas nuclear plant

    Equipment issue shuts down Kansas nuclear plant
    Officials at Kansas' only nuclear power plant say a potential problem with an air conditioning unit has prompted an unplanned shutdown. Wolf Creek plant spokeswoman Cassie Bailey said Thursday a maintenance check identified issues with the air...
  • Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile

    Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile
    Iran has recently converted more than 40% of its stockpile of enriched uranium to fuel rods for use in a civilian reactor and is in the process of converting the rest, the country's nuclear chief has announced on state television. The claim aired by Ali...
  • Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting

    Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting
    TEHRAN -- One day Facebook is a handy way for Iranian government ministers to confer with the people. The next day it can be denounced as "a Zionist tool." As with its on-again, off-again claim to want better relations with the West, Iran's recent flip-...
  • Japan premier urges full decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear site

    Japan premier urges full decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear site
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe toured the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex Thursday and urged its owner to abandon hopes of restarting the only two intact reactors and concentrate instead on unfinished cleanup operations, Japanese...
  • A big day for the "Big E" and the Newport News shipyard

    A big day for the "Big E" and the Newport News shipyard
    One of American history's most famous ships took up the torch from seven illustrious namesakes on Sept. 24, 1960 when the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) was launched at Newport News Shipyard. Among its distinguished  forebears were several noted warships...
  • Edison and contractor are blamed for flaws that shut down San Onofre

    Edison and contractor are blamed for flaws that shut down San Onofre
    Federal regulators said Southern California Edison Co. and a contractor were responsible for design flaws that led to the permanent shutdown of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in June. To the frustration of critics, the Nuclear Regulatory...
  • The nuclear question likely to be key issue in Iran-U.S. talks

     The nuclear question likely to be key issue in Iran-U.S. talks
    UNITED NATIONS — After Secretary of State John F. Kerry sits down Thursday with his Iranian counterpart to start the highest level talks between the two nations in 34 years, negotiators for the two sides are likely to grapple with a highly sensitive...
  • Roy Clendaniel graduates nuclear power school

    Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Roy C. Clendaniel Jr. has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted...