Daily Archives: 2016/04/09

Plutonium mess: SC wrangling with DOE over nuclear waste facility, Russia grows angry via RT

Approved by Congress as far back as 1998, the Savannah River Site’s Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX) Fabrication Facility is designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into power plant reactor fuel. Moscow and Washington signed a deal in 2000 under which each … Continue reading

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Media And Progressives Turn On Bernie Over Nuclear Power via The Libertarian Republic

The same progressives and media elites who typically fawn over presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders are now attacking him for his opposition to nuclear power, which they claim is an essential tool in the fight against global warming. Sanders’s plan … Continue reading

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Europe faces €253bn nuclear waste bill via The Guardian

Disposal and decommissioning of plants in EU’s 16 nuclear nations outstrips available funds by €120bn, European commission study reveals Europe is facing a €253bn bill for nuclear waste management and plant decommissioning which outstrips available funds by €120bn, according to … Continue reading

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‘We have a chance to show the truth’: into the heart of Chernobyl via The Guardian

Three decades after the nuclear disaster, the concrete protecting the reactor is starting to crack. Yet people still live there – and a new virtual reality project will take many more inside the ‘death zone’ At first they thought it … Continue reading

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Finnish Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Shut Down After Radioactive Leak via Sputnik

According to nuclear power company Teollisuuden Voima, one of the reactors at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in western Finland was shut down on Friday due to a minor leakage. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – One of the reactors at the Olkiluoto nuclear power … Continue reading

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フィンランドの原発で放射能漏れ via Sputnik

フィンランド南西部のオルキルオト原発にある2つの原子炉のうち1つが、一週間の間、稼働を一時停止する。これは、アクティヴ・ゾーン内で放射能漏れが見つかったためだ。8日、フィンランドのテレビ局(フィンランド放送協会)が伝えた。 (略)アクティヴ・ゾーン内では、およそ500の燃料エレメントが使われている。 全文はフィンランドの原発で放射能漏れ

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