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Nuclear Power

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  • U.S., allies use economic scare tactics in talks with Iran

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Behind closed doors in a 19th-century Viennese palace, U.S. and European negotiators have tried to scare Iran with facts and figures showing that without a swift nuclear deal it will plunge further into economic ruin. In conference...
  • Nuclear-powered concept cars from the Atomic Age

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Classics, Technology, Ford, Design/Style, MISC In the 1950s and early 60s, the dawn of nuclear power was supposed to lead to a limitless consumer culture, a world of flying cars and autonomous kitchens all powered by clean...
  • Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Japan, Safety In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for export. Within days of the tragedy,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...