Tag Archives: Westinghouse

Fukushima Bill via Asia Times

By Shaun Burnie Six years after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident three global nuclear corporations are fighting for their very survival. The bankruptcy filing by Westinghouse Electric Co. and its parent company Toshiba Corp. preparing to post losses of ¥1 trillion … Continue reading

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Westinghouse shuts down part of S.C. nuclear fuel plant over safety concerns via Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Anya Litvak Nuclear regulators are investigating why Westinghouse Electric Co. ended up with three times the safe amount of uranium stuck inside a scrubber at its nuclear fuel factory in Columbia, S.C., and why it took the company more than … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: 3 Westinghouse workers burned in Columbia plant incident Friday via The State

COLUMBIA, SC Steam that erupted from a wash tank at the Columbia Westinghouse nuclear fuel production plant injured three workers early Friday morning, closed the final fuel rod assembly area and triggered an internal investigation, a plant spokeswoman told The … Continue reading

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China to Merge Power Firms as Nuclear Ambition Grows via Wall Street Journal

By BRIAN SPEGELE Feb. 3, 2015 11:51 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS BEIJING—China’s government will merge a leading nuclear-technology company with one of the nation’s biggest power producers, as the government looks to consolidate its burgeoning nuclear sector. China Power Investment … Continue reading

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Bulgaria signs nuclear deal with Westinghouse via LBC International

Bulgaria – one of five European Union states that depend totally on Russia for nuclear fuel – and Westinghouse Electric Company signed a shareholder agreement on Friday that would pave the way for construction of a new nuclear reactor, officials … Continue reading

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US Nuclear Fuel in Ukraine Risks Second Chernobyl – Scientists via Rianovosti

MOSCOW, April 25 (RIA Novosti) – The use of US-made fuel in nuclear power plants in Ukraine may lead to emergencies comparable in scale to the Chernobyl disaster, a group of veteran atomic scientists announced Friday. The use of US-made … Continue reading

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Citizens statement against dilution of nuclear liability via DiaNuke.org

We are shocked at the recent expose’ about the Government of India’s note to the Cabinet Committee on Security asking for overriding nuclear liability for Westinghouse to seal a nuclear agreement with the US corporations during PM’s visit to Washington, … Continue reading

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Proof that the nuclear industry has been dodging its responsibilities for over 50 years via Greenpeace

Information released today by Greenpeace Japan shows that the builders and suppliers of nuclear reactors were afraid of being held financially responsible for any accidents they might cause from the outset of the nuclear energy era in Japan. A freedom … Continue reading

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The Nuke Factory in Your Backyard via medium.com

By Corey Hutchins How the U.S. quietly turned a civilian atomic power site into a so-called bomb facility — and what it means for the global arms race An innocuous industrial site belonging to Westinghouse Electric Co. sits off a … Continue reading

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Westinghouse Lobbies to Build New Ontario Reactors as Canadian Regulators Advance AP1000, Candu EC6 Reviews via Nuclear Power Industry News

Three advanced reactors moved forward in Canada’s process for approving new nuclear plant designs last week, including the Westinghouse AP1000 and Candu EC6 designs under consideration for the Darlington site. On Wednesday, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission announced it completed … Continue reading

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