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Reed ’21: The Hidden Dangers of Nuclear Energy via The Brown Daily Herald

By ANDREW REED  […] The increased safety of nuclear reactors threatens to obscure the inherent dangers of their very existence. And as fossil fuels continue their terminal decline toward extinction, countries currently not operating reactors will operate them in the future. … Continue reading

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Despite Energy Department Outreach, Radiation Fears Remain In Piketon via WOSU Public Radio

By NICK EVANS In Waverly, a YMCA gym is lined with poster boards set up on easels. Glen Broughton stands in the middle, looking over a huge three-dimensional map of the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. “Our camper sets right here, … Continue reading

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Final demolition at US uranium enrichment complex via World Nuclear News

National, state and local officials joined nearly 1500 employees on 30 August to watch as the final wall of building K-27 was pulled down. Demolition of the four-storey, 383,000 square foot (36,000 square metre) building began in February. The first … Continue reading

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Urenco to complete New Mexico expansion by year-end via World Nuclear News

Urenco said yesterday that it is “on track” to complete a major capacity expansion at its Urenco USA site in New Mexico by the end of this year. The uranium enrichment and nuclear fuel cycle services provider has said it … Continue reading

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Ebb in Uranium Enrichment in U.S. Raises Questions About Nuclear Policy via The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Energy Department officials will shake hands and exchange congratulations with Russian representatives at a Port of Baltimore dockside ceremony on Tuesday as a freighter from St. Petersburg is to arrive with the final shipment of enriched uranium that … Continue reading

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TVA suffers blow, loses biggest customer via the timesfreepress.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority is losing its biggest customer today amid growing concerns about rising industrial power rates. USEC Inc. is shutting down its Paducah, Ky., gaseous diffusion plant, ending uranium enrichment at the 61-year-old plant … Continue reading

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