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2011-06-30 09:05:00

The Relatively Moderate Impact of the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima Daichii WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A June survey of private and public sector public policy elites in energy policy shows that the Fukushima nuclear accident has had little effect on the level of support for nuclear power in the United Sates. The survey, conducted by APCO Insight, the research division of the consulting firm APCO Worldwide, and released today under the auspices of the...

2011-06-27 14:31:00

83 Percent Give Them High Safety Rating WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty percent of residents living near nuclear energy facilities favor the use of nuclear energy as one way to provide electricity in the United States. Half of them "strongly favored" the use of nuclear energy, compared to 11 percent who were "strongly opposed." Americans believe that companies that operate nuclear energy facilities are taking appropriate safety measures and are prepared for the...

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Detailed Data Shows Complex and Shifting Attitudes Toward Nuclear Power in Weeks Following Fukushima Nuclear Incident Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 Infegy, provider of the industry's most intelligent social media monitoring and analytics platform, today released results of social media and web analysis of public global sentiment towards nuclear energy over the month of March. The insight shows dramatic shifts and complex attitudes in the public's perception of nuclear energy before...

2011-04-05 10:37:00

KYIV, Ukraine, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Europeans supported cutting down investments into nuclear energy, according to the results of a survey conducted by Benenson Strategy Group together with First International Resourcesin late Feb. through the first half of March, 2011. The relevance of the survey on prospect of nuclear energy is increasing due to the recent developments at Japan's Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant and forthcoming 25th anniversary of Chornobyl disaster. The...

2010-09-09 14:50:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EWI announced that it will host "The Future of Nuclear Technology in the U.S." in partnership with the Greater Cleveland Partnership on September 21, 2010 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The event will be an educational forum on the future of nuclear power in the U.S. Discussions will include current realities of nuclear technology, common misperceptions about nuclear power, global investments in nuclear energy,...

2010-08-12 15:46:48

Scientists outline a 20-year master plan for the global renaissance of nuclear energy Scientists outline a 20-year master plan for the global renaissance of nuclear energy that could see nuclear reactors with replaceable parts, portable mini-reactors, and ship-borne reactors supplying countries with clean energy, in research published today in the journal Science. The scientists, from Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge, suggest a two-stage plan in their review paper that...

2010-05-18 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's ability to use more nuclear energy to help address urgent and long-term economic and environmental challenges looks increasingly promising, industry leaders said here today. Despite short-term challenges that affect the electric sector as a whole, the nuclear energy industry is well-positioned for expansion, and federal and state policies that support construction of advanced-design nuclear power plants are taking shape, said top...

2010-05-14 14:19:00

PITTSBURGH, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC co-hosted a conference on the current and future potential of nuclear energy in Italy under the ongoing co-operation with the Italian energy foundation EnergyLab. Westinghouse sponsored the event, titled "AP1000(TM) is on schedule for 2013," which was held at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event highlighted the successes of current AP1000 projects, principally that all four AP1000 plants are on schedule in China...

2010-05-12 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation released in the U.S. Senate today includes provisions designed to strengthen the role that nuclear energy will play in expanding domestic energy sources, reducing the emission of air pollutants and creating jobs in America. The legislation, sponsored by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), supports the Obama administration's proposal to expand the federal loan guarantee program for nuclear energy development,...


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