Vt. to argue NRC license renewal improper
A top Vermont utility regulator is heading to Washington to argue in a court hearing that the license renewal given last year by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant w…..
Kudankulam protest: 23,000 surrender voter ID cards
Chennai: Around 23,000 people belonging to nine villages in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu have surrendered their voter identity cards to draw attention to the continued neglect of the peaceful pr…..
Mass. pols object as nuke plant relicensing nears
The state’s only nuclear power plant wants permission to operate another 20 years, but as a decision nears, some high ranking officials say a record-long federal review of the request spanning more th…..
Obama makes NRC nomination over Reid opposition
President Barack Obama nominated Kristine L. Svinicki for a new term on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday despite objections from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. …..
University of Michigan gets $1.3M from feds for nuclear energy research
The University of Michigan is getting $1.3 million in federal money to help train and educate the next generation of leaders in the nation’s nuclear industry. …..
Environment Agency boss backs fracking and nuclear power
THE HEAD of the Environment Agency, Lord Smith, has given qualified backing to the controversial mining technique known as fracking, which has been blamed for polluting water supplies and causing mino…..
Feds launch special inspection at Shearon Harris nuclear plant
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has launched a special inspection to figure out why a pair of safety valves failed to close last month at the Shearon Harris nuclear plant when the Wake County facili…..
Official: Nuclear plant will be offline
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday there is no timetable for restarting the sidelined San Onofre nuclear plant on the Southern California coast, where investigators are tryi…..
Uranium One profit falls while production rises
The Toronto-based miner said Monday it broke even on a per-share basis for the quarter ended March 31 compared with a profit of $14-million, or a penny per share a year earlier. …..
Moderate NC weighs constitutional gay marriage ban
The lawyer for an heiress whose money is at the heart of criminal charges against John Edwards is to retake the witness stand at the former presidential candidate’s corruption trial. …..
NRC to inspect Browns Ferry nuclear plant
Fayetteville police found a dead body at Taylor Way Apartments in Tennessee.Officials responded around 9 a.m. Monday. …..
NRC chair: No timetable for Cal nuke plant restart
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it’s too soon to talk about a potential restart at the idled San Onofre nuclear plant on the California coast. …..
Anarchists suspected in shooting of Italian nuclear boss
A view of Enel’s power plant, built on the site of a projected nuclear plant which has not been completed, in Montalto di Castro in central Italy March 18, 2011. …..
Federal regulators to hold Fort Calhoun open house
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will host an open house later this month to discuss oversight of the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant. …..
What if Yucca Mountain becomes a repository for data?
Single Sign-On: You can use Facebook account to log in to LasVegasSun.com. When Congress gets back to town this week, two items will be up for discussion that, as we reported last week, will heavily i…..
Japan Shuts Down Last Nuclear Reactor
Nearly 14 months after a powerful earthquake and tsunami triggered the most severe nuclear accident since Chernobyl, Japan is shutting down the last of its nuclear reactors. …..