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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...
  • Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....
  • Iran believed to start up plant needed for interim nuclear deal: sources

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is believed to have started operating a long-delayed uranium conversion plant which it needs to fulfil an interim nuclear agreement reached with six world powers last year before it expires on Sunday, diplomatic sources said. If...
  • Global Warming: Techs Warn, Solving Problem

    As a former manager in global research and development at a large multinational corporation, I have been concerned with global warming and followed technology as it has developed since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997. I knew nuclear power and electric cars...
  • 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...
  • Iran warned of 'last chance' in nuclear talks after deadline missed

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran faced Western pressure on Saturday to make concessions over its atomic activities after it and six world powers failed to meet a July 20 deadline for a deal to end the decade-old dispute but agreed to keep talking. The countries...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...