Tag Archives: the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)

Do We Need To Go Nuclear On Climate Change? via Forbes

[…] It would be easy to dismiss such appeals as so much self-serving industry propaganda — not least because Whitman herself serves as a co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, a Washington DC-based outfit that bills itself as … Continue reading

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US government seeks new sites for nuclear-waste storage via Nature

Department of Energy pursues interim plan for commercial fuel and permanent location for defence waste. […] The DOE’s new plan has the department pursuing a two-pronged approach to handling nuclear waste. A 24 March decision by US president Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Dallas firm’s proposal would send nation’s high-level nuclear waste to West Texas via The Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON–Environmentalists and nuclear power industry advocates have squared off for a quarter century over a proposal to bury the nation’s most highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel deep under the Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Now, a Dallas-based company wants to sidestep … Continue reading

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US natgas boom sucks nuclear power into downdraft via CNBC

One of the biggest contributors to the ongoing decline of the U.S. nuclear industry is booming natural gas development, according to a new study. In a study published in March, the Institute for Energy and Environment identified cost overruns, slowing … Continue reading

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