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UK retakes control of nuclear weapons contract from Lockheed Martin, Serco group via Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s defence ministry will take back direct control of the operation and development of the country’s nuclear weapons from a consortium of Lockheed Martin, Serco and Jacobs Engineering in June 2021, it said on Monday. Operation of … Continue reading

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Fukushima – 9 Years Later: Deep Wisdom of the Heart via Fairewinds Energy Education

A Personal Essay by Chiho Kaneko, Member, Board of Directors Fairewinds Energy Education I have never experienced so many people wearing protective masks on the Shinkansen high-speed train, as I did at the end of January 2020, when I traveled from northern Japan … Continue reading

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Huge dust cloud released at UK nuclear power site after tower ‘collapses’ via the Mirror

[…] Shocking pictures show a huge dust cloud which was released after a silo at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant appeared to collapse this morning. The 35-metre tower, weighing around 5,000 tonnes, suffered “structural damage” at around 7.30am, when onlookers … Continue reading

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Japan extends 2011 disaster recovery agency’s work by 10 years via Kyodo News

[…] The Reconstruction Agency will now continue to promote recovery in the northeastern prefecture of Fukushima, and provide support to residents there and in other northeastern regions, until March 2031. The agency said there were still more than 46,000 displaced … Continue reading

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What the protests tell us: Invest in social equity, not nuclear weapons via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Rachel Bronson […] The United States’ approach to international relations may work if the country ever finds itself in the two simultaneous and unlikely land wars in Asia and Europe that our military planners have envisioned in their budget requests. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Pro-Nuke Assault Threatens American Democracy With Violence and More via Reader Supported News

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press 24 November 19 he nuclear industry’s violent assault on democracy in Ohio has taken a surreal leap. It could seriously impact whether Donald Trump will carry this swing state – and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Industry’s $23 Billion Bailout Request Shows Why It Should Have ‘No Role to Play’ in Solving Climate Crisis: Study via Common Dreams

by Eoin Higgins, staff writer A proposed bailout of the U.S. nuclear power industry that could cost taxpayers $23 billion over the next 10 years is a perfect example of why the climate crisis needs solutions that focus on renewable … Continue reading

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TEPCO to pour 220 billion yen into Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant via The Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. decided on Oct. 28 to provide financial support to the aging Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant, which has been offline since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster and faces an uncertain future. TEPCO’S board … Continue reading

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RWANDA SIGNS WITH RUSSIA via Industry Reporter

As Russia has been on a huge spree of signing newer and newer deals everyday either with the Middle Eastern nations or with the African nations. The with the Middle East accomplished now it is focusing on the African part. … Continue reading

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France’s EDF raises Flamanville cost estimate by 1.5 bln euros via Reuters

[…] EDF said its latest estimate was for construction costs at Flamanville now standing at 12.4 billion euros. […] In July 2018, just months after welding problems at Flamanville were first reported, EDF had already added 400 million euros to … Continue reading

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