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The Fukushima disaster and the seven principles of national-nuclearism via Raison présente

By Thierry Ribault Analyzing how the unfinishable Fukushima disaster was managed, we present the seven principles on which national-nuclearism is based. This marks a new phase in the march towards morbidity. First principle – Making all risks acceptable […] The … Continue reading

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Moniz sworn in as secretary of DOE via Power Engineering

An energy policy veteran, Ernest Moniz, was sworn in May 21 as the 13th secretary of energy. “I am thrilled to be back at DOE,” Moniz told a Department of Energy (DOE) employee gathering moments after being sworn in by … Continue reading

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Markey Questions DOE’s Radioactive Recycling Proposal via Congressman Ed Markey

WASHINGTON (January 11, 2013) – A Department of Energy proposal to allow up to 14,000 metric tons of its radioactive scrap metal to be recycled into consumer products was called into question today by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) due to … Continue reading

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U.S. To Bury Almost All Existing Used Nuclear Fuel; Recycling Deferred At Least 20 Years via Forbes

There’s little hope that the 70,000 metric tons of used nuclear fuel dispersed across the United States will ever be recycled, according to a recent study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory—so nearly all existing waste will go into the earth. … Continue reading

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U.S. invests in nuclear energy research via UPI

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) — The U.S. Energy Department announced more than $13 million was available for university-level research into light-water nuclear reactors. The department, through its Nuclear Energy University Program, said the investment would support research and development into … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE TO SIGN Tell Energy Secretary Chu: Stop “Interim” Storage of Radioactive Waste and a New Mobile Chernobyl…

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN! ACT BY TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 9 AM EASTERN TELL ENERGY SECRETARY CHU: STOP “INTERIM” STORAGE OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE AND A NEW MOBILE CHERNOBYL… …AND STOP MAKING RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN THE FIRST PLACE! January 20, 2012 Dear … Continue reading

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