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2011-03-12 06:55:00

The devastating earthquake that forced the closure of four nuclear power plants in Japan demonstrates the serious risk of inadequate back-up generators at US facilities.

2011-02-24 15:40:00

NRC's Assumptions About the Impacts of Waste Disposal are Obsolete - An Environmental Impact Statement is Needed to Comply With Federal Law, Groups Say WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-20 22:07:31

Failure to pursue a program for recycling spent nuclear fuel has put the U.S. far behind other countries and represents a missed opportunity to enhance the nation's energy security and influence other countries, the former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Sunday.

2011-02-17 16:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq: LTBR), the leading innovator of advanced nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, will host a conference call on Friday, February 25 at 11 a.m.

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2011-02-11 10:29:55

A Sandia National Laboratories team helped reach a major milestone in the nation's nuclear nonproliferation efforts by working with the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan to move nuclear materials — enough to build an estimated 775 nuclear weapons — to safety.

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2011-01-03 08:45:00

Chinese scientists have successfully developed fuel reprocessing technology that will allow them to recycle exhausted nuclear fuel.

2010-12-23 03:00:00

STOCKHOLM, December 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The SKB nuclear cargo vessel m/s Sigyn has served the Swedish nuclear waste programme in a safe way since the beginning of the 1980s.

2010-12-20 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has completed preparatory work on fuel for its AP1000(TM) nuclear power plants and manufactured the first four fuel assemblies at the company's Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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