Drone to probe Sellafield silos
A small ‘hexacopter’ drone is being developed for use at some of the oldest radioactive silos at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site. …..
Russia’s claim on safety of nuclear power plant questioned
The anti-Nuclear movement People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy today said any blanket waiver to the suppliers would make the Indian liability act a ‘cruel joke and sought to know why is Russia shy…..
Bulgarian Energy Minister: N-Plant Is Unbearable Burden
Bulgaria’s Economy and Energy Minister, Delyan Dobrev, is a strong opponent of the project to build a second NPP. …..
South Korea To Restart Old, Faulty Nuclear Reactor Despite Protests
It seems many countries in Asia are making dramatic U-turns when it comes to nuclear energy . …..
Appeals court puts off ruling on Yucca Mountain as nuclear dump
An appeals court has put off deciding whether to force the government to act on a license for a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada. …..
Underground nuclear dump in west Cumbria ‘not done deal’
Allerdale council has hit back over claims it said a nuclear dump being built in west Cumbria was a done deal. …..
Nuclear energy wild card in Japan poll which Democrats likely to lose
Growing Japanese opposition to nuclear energy after the Fukushima disaster will be a wild card in a general election many expect within months, but politicians on both sides of the aisle agree on one …..
Financial probe delayed at damaged Cal nuke plant
The head of the California Public Utilities Commission recommended Thursday that the agency delay for several months an investigation into soaring costs tied to the damaged San Onofre nuclear power pl…..
How to Completely Protect Yourself from Increasing Fukushima Radiation Dangers
Experts predict the worst radiation is coming to the American West Coast, and it’s potentially worse than Japan’s radiation levels. …..
Japan prosecutors initiate criminal investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster
The Fukushima Nuclear-Plant Plaintiffs residential group named at least 33 individuals as defendants [Bloomberg report] in the complaint, including Tsunehisa Katsumata, the chairman of TEPCO, Masataka…..
Duke Energy 2Q earnings up, Progress Energy slips
Duke Energy reported strong earnings for the second quarter on higher electric rates, but newly acquired subsidiary Progress Energy saw earnings plummet as a result of planned refueling shutdowns at t…..
South Korea To Restart Its Oldest Nuclear Reactor
The Kori-1 reactor in Busan was shut down on 13 March, after it was revealed that the reactor and its emergency generator had temporarily lost power during routine maintenance the month before, causin…..
Millstone Looking To Vastly Increase Its Nuclear Waste Capacity
Thanks to the continuing non-action by the federal government, Dominion is taking steps to drastically increase the amount of nuclear waste it can store at Millstone Power Station . …..
IMAGES: India among biggest nuclear-power generators
There is no shortage of uranium on the planet. According to a report form the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and International Atomic Energy Agency, identified resources should provide some 100 years’ wor…..
For Nuclear Power This Summer, It’s Too Darn Hot
You know that expression, “Hotter than July?” Well, this July, July was hotter than July. …..
Oi reactors will be idled if fault under them is active, new nuclear safety chief warns
The man nominated to head the new atomic regulatory authority said Wednesday he expects the two reactors at the Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture to halt operations should there be any active fault…..