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One of world’s poorest countries to push ahead development of nuclear energy with AREVA

NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger will push ahead with a plan to develop civilian nuclear energy in partnership with other West African peers despite recent accidents including Fukushima, the country’s president said on Monday.  Its…

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Japan Faces Future Nuclear Tug Of War

Earlier this month Japans government shook the nuclear industry by passing a law that limited a nuclear power plants operation lifespan to 40 years, making it one of the strictest limits in the…

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3 Day conference in Abu Dhabi to discuss international and national nuclear energy laws

ABU DHABI – More than 60 representatives from over 20 federal and local government entities are discussing how to best implement national and international laws that govern the peaceful uses of nuclear energy….

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Anti-Nuclear Protests Continue in Japan Despite Lack of Press

About 2,000 demonstrators hit the streets of Yokohama on Saturday calling for an end to nuclear energy in Japan after the March 11 disaster that sparked the worst atomic crisis since Chernobyl. They…

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Malfunctioning Korean Nuclear Reactor Worrying Local Residents

The 680,000kW No. 1 reactor at Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do has been shut down due to a malfunctioning component. The reactor, the design life of which expires on November 30…

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The DOE and the mystery of the lost $15 Mil at a Nuclear Waste Site

According to a draft report of a Department of Energy Inspector General audit, the  DOE might have overpaid contractor Bechtel National for some work related to black cell tanks or vessels, the draft said. No records…

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Entergy must change the way they do business

Palisades executives are taking the blame for two maintenance failures that forced them to shut down their Nuclear reactor near Covert last year.  They (somewhat) admitted they have let their safety culture degrade….

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TEPCO urgently seeking to restart nuclear plants to forestall takeover or bankruptcy

In November, a consortium of 23 Japanese property and casualty insurers told Tokyo Electric Power Co. that it will not renew insurance expiring Jan. 15 on the utility’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant,  the…

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Nuclear Dilemmas: Sustainable Nuclear Power after Fukushima?

Nuclear Dilemmas: Sustainable Nuclear Power after Fukushima? Sharon Squassoni Senior Fellow & Director Proliferation Prevention Program Nuclear Dilemmas: Present and Future Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and the Netherlands & T.M.C. Asser…

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August 2011 – NRC Documents related to North Anna NPP Earthquake Issue

From:Munday, Joel Sent:Monday, August 29, 2011 7:28 AM To:Rivera-Ortiz, Joel Subject:FW: Documents Related to North Anna NPP Earthquake Issue Attachments:North Anna Site Visit Notes.word.docx; Talking Points for North Anna NPP Seismic Event final.word.docx;…

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Leak found at Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool Circulating Cooling System

2012.1.8 <Download> [Reference] Circulating Cooling System for Spent Fuel Pool of Unit 4 in Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Leakage of Filtered Water from Cooling Pipe of Air Fin Cooler(75.2KB) Picture of Air…

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Japan to use Muon particles from space to inspect heart of Fukushima reactors

Researchers at Nagoya University in Japan are developing technology that would incorporate particles from space to look into the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor vessels.  The team comprises researchers at the state-run university’s…

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March 12th, 2011 – RASCAL PAG Reports – 40% Fuel failure mimics TMI 2

From: PMT02 Hoc To: Jaczko. Gregory; Viroilio. Martin; McDermott. Brian; Rosenberg. Stacev; Watson. Bruce Date: Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:45:32 AM Sir, Speculative cases ran using the RASCAL software include using the Oyster…

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March 11th, 2011 – Naval Assets request to be aware of any events after rumors about Fukushima

From: Leeds, Eric To: Ouichocho. Jessie; McGinty. Tim Cc: Blount. Tom; Boger. Bruce; Weber. Michael; Virailio. Martin; Borchardt. Bill; McDermott, Brian; Evans. Michele; Mamish. Nader; Wittick. Brian Subject: Status: Naval Assets Date: Friday,…

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VP of Australian Medical Association – Can Japan do better than Chernobyl?

In the last few months, in TEPCO’s haste to declare the plants in a state of “cold shut down”, it has been reported that poor quality materials and techniques have been used at…

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France faces several billion Euro bill to keep nuclear reactors safe

PARIS—  French President Nicolas Sarkozy has continued to champion nuclear power, even as neighboring countries like Germany, Switzerland and Belgium retreat, but even he must have enjoyed a particularly dreary breakfast this morning….

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December 2011 – U of M Prof. Tom Downar – Fukushima Daiichi Presentation

Fukushima Dai-ichi Professor Tom Downar University of Michigan, USA 12/30/2011 ►We do not know how this will turn out –Situation is currently stable –But could change – ►There will be an impact on…

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March 22nd, 2011 – Side of RB the source of white smoke for U2? Suspect torus damage

From:Esmaili, Hossein Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:07 AM To: J. & R. Schaperow; Tinkler, Charles; Schaperow, Jason Subject: RE: Spent fuel pool status we were wondering about the source of white smoke…

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March 15th, 2011 – “Re-criticality” is a major concern – I hope transient will become stable

Dear ISOE Colleagues, I have received the email below from Mr. Mizumachi, past ISOE Bureau Chair. He provides his current assessment of the TEPC.J Reactor situation. The plant operators are making significant sacrifices…

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Army Corps of Engineers cleanup at Apollo Pennsylvania site shows little optimism

This was the first year of a potentially decade-long, $170 million cleanup of the 44-acre dump of radioactive and chemical waste generated by the former Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) nuclear fuel…

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