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Latest International reaction to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster Stories

2014-01-22 23:27:42

Industry Platform Pte. Ltd. will be hosting the 2nd Annual Asia Nuclear Business Platform in Hong Kong in February 2014 to connect global nuclear stakeholders in Asia and the rest of the world. Hong Kong (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 China has been leading Asia’s growing involvement in the global nuclear industry. The country is on track in its plans to increase the amount of energy derived from nuclear power with its ambitious reactor-building programme, with China General Nuclear recently...

Japan Softens Stance On 2040 Nuclear Power Phase Out Policy
2012-09-19 18:38:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a reversal of a policy announced just last week, the Japanese government has stopped short of declaring 2040 the deadline for ending all nuclear power production in the country. It is widely believed that pressure from business groups, who opposed the original plan based on the potential economic damage it might cause, led to the change. Instead of a hard deadline, the government said it would “take into...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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