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  • Nuclear expansion right move for the climate, world

    In the 1970s, scientists discovered that chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons were being spewed into the atmosphere. To their shock, they found that the chemicals — then common in refrigerators, air conditioners and hair sprays — were...
  • 6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe

    6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe
    A shallow, magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck early Saturday 79 miles from Namie, Japan, in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An 8-inch tsunami reached the coast of Ishinomaki Ayukawa about 50 minutes after the quake and smaller...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Quinn signs Band-Aid fix for solar

    Quinn signs Band-Aid fix for solar
    Gov. Pat Quinn said he will sign legislation Saturday to free up $30 million for the purchase of solar energy for Illinois electricity customers, a move expected to help the state catch up on its lagging renewable energy goals. “Thousands of...
  • Penny-Wise And Planet-Foolish On Electricity

    Perspective can be gained by knowing cost of electricity around the globe. It ranges from lows of 8 cents/kwh in China and India to 35 cents/kwh in Germany. Others are Canada 10, Russia 11, US 12, France 19, UK 20, Japan 26, Australia 29. In 2005 when...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding installs new emergency notification system

    Newport News Shipbuilding installs new emergency notification system
    — Newport News Shipbuilding has installed an emergency notification system with 20 speaker towers to reach shipyard workers on matters ranging from extreme weather to an active shooter. Approved last September, it will supplement the current alert...
  • Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues

     Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues
    ROCKY HILL — Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and John McKinney squared off here Thursday night in their first face-to-face debate of the primary season — sharply criticizing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and avoiding any direct...
  • 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....