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2014-03-26 08:23:23

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida announced today it will sell 76 unused nuclear fuel assemblies from its retired Crystal River Nuclear Plant north of Tampa through a request for proposals (RFP) process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Selling and transferring nuclear fuel assemblies is safe and heavily regulated in the U.S. Federally licensed U.S. nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel fabricators are the only...

2013-10-30 10:25:58

Exploratory research on revolutionary new types of nuclear fuel pellets that would be safer in the event of a nuclear disaster has yielded promising results, according to a team of scientists from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The scientists, who will present their work at the AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif. next week, investigated new materials that could be used to encase uranium-bearing fuel as an alternative to...

2013-10-23 23:28:45

Bawell Water Ionizers continues their efforts to raise public awareness of the ever growing dangerous situation at Japan’s Fukushima Reactor #4. "TEPCO’s proposed attempt to bring down the fuel pool puts the entire planet at risk," Bawell explains. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Today’s Bawell Halloween Water Ionizer Sale announcement comes at the perfect time, right on the heels of the Japanese government’s Fukushima reactor repair. "The latest...

2013-06-19 12:22:19

As key House committee takes up budget for plutonium disposition program, campaign to end funding of troubled MOX project ramps up on DC & South Carolina airwaves WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If it walks like pork and sounds like pork -- even with a French accent -- it's probably pork. And pork is what the Department of Energy's MOX Project is. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-04-30 12:21:46

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the mind of Texas A&M University physicist Peter McIntyre, two of America's most pressing energy challenges -- what to do with radiotoxic spent nuclear fuel and dwindling energy resources -- can be solved in one scientific swipe. He is developing the technology that is capable of destroying the dangerous waste and, at the same time, potentially providing safe nuclear power for thousands of years into the future. (Logo:...

2013-04-26 08:22:02

Guided Wave Radar System to Help Prevent Fukushima-Type Nuclear Accidents RICHLAND, Washington, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MOHR Test and Measurement LLC (MOHR), a supplier of liquid level and multiphase flow instrumentation for nuclear and other industrial applications, has signed an agreement with Utilities Service Alliance (USA), Inc., a national cooperative of electric utility companies that operate nuclear power stations, to supply Spent Fuel Pool water level measurement...

2013-01-15 16:21:06

In Seeking "Hurry Up" Outcome, NEI Even Urges NRC to Rely on Secret Papers That Cannot be Found by Agency; Industry Seeks to Undercut Serious Review of Reactor Pool Fires, Other Risks. WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nuclear industry's trade association - the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) - is pushing so hard to get the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to do a hurry-up version of a court-ordered environmental impact statement (EIS) on the long-term storage of...

2012-12-05 08:21:51

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that independent analysis of the Company's fuel design validates the technology's indicated benefits of increased power output and enhanced operating economics for nuclear utilities. "Power uprate project economics are generally attractive...

2012-11-01 07:24:47

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that a peer reviewed article on the Company's proprietary fuel technology designed to increase power output and safety of commercial nuclear reactors and to enhance industry economics will be published in the December 2012 edition of...

2012-10-31 11:23:08

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that a conference call to discuss its business update and 2012 third quarter financial results is scheduled for 11 a.m. EST on Friday, November 9, 2012. President and Chief Executive Officer Seth Grae will lead the call. Other Lightbridge...