Daily Archives: 2012/07/18

Nuclear regulator grants construction permission for Emirates’ first atomic power plant via The Washington Post (AP)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates geared up Wednesday to begin construction of its first nuclear energy plant after the oil-rich country’s nuclear regulator gave its blessing for work to begin. The green light by the UAE’s … Continue reading

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Fukushima Watch: Japan Orders Another Look at Earthquake Faults Under Two Nuclear Plants via Wall Street Journal

Japan’s nuclear watchdog on Wednesday ordered the operators of two nuclear plants to recheck whether faults running under the plants are active, in the latest bid to ensure the country’s reactors are really safe to run. JRT has been covering … Continue reading

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Fukushima Watch: Attack of the Anti-Nuclear Jellyfish via Wall Street Journal

As protests continue in Japan against the restart of reactors at the Oi nuclear plant, the country’s anti-nuclear forces have found an unlikely champion: the jellyfish. It all started around 2:55 p.m. on Sunday July 8, when a large number … Continue reading

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