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2013-08-15 12:31:33

None of 107 U.S. Reactors in Study is Adequately Protected, But Among Most Vulnerable are 11 Reactors in CA, CT, FL, MD, MA, MO, NY, NC, TX, VA, ... Including 1 Within 25 Miles of White House. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 10 years after the 9/11 hijackers considered flying a fully loaded passenger jet into a Manhattan area nuclear reactor, U.S. commercial and research nuclear facilities remain inadequately protected against two credible terrorist threats...

2013-08-12 12:22:19

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Fukushima operators Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) have admitted that Japan's nuclear power plant is still not under control. And despite an estimated 20 to 40 trillion becquerels of radioactive tritium leaking into the Pacific Ocean since May 2011 - Japan still plans to keep nuclear as a source of energy generation. Tepco's handling of the Fukushima disaster has made the...

2013-08-08 12:22:14

$90 Billion in Initial Manufacturing Order Book Needed, Requiring Massive Involvement by the Chinese or Taxpayer-Backed Federal Subsidies; Major Implications Seen for Companies and SMR Test Sites in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A shift to "small module reactors" (SMRs) is unlikely to breathe new life into the increasingly moribund U.S. nuclear power industry, since SMRs will likely require tens of billions of dollars in federal subsidies...

2013-08-01 16:23:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Cooper, senior fellow for economic analysis, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School and author of a July 17th report forecasting that three dozen reactors are at risk of early retirement, issued the following statement today: "The announcement by Duke that it is abandoning the Levy reactor project in Florida is the second such announcement by that utility in the space of just a few weeks. The Duke decision...

2013-08-01 16:23:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida today filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that provides long-term clarity for Florida customers, the company and other key stakeholders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) Developed collaboratively with the Office of Public Counsel and other consumer advocates, the revised settlement agreement contains provisions related to the...

2013-07-31 23:23:41

Join policy-makers, regulators, nuclear industry experts and local stakeholders as they chart a new path forward for nuclear waste storage. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of business intelligence events in various industries, presents the Nuclear Waste Confidence & Storage Management Summit this October 9-11, in Baltimore, Maryland. Nuclear Waste Confidence is clearly in disarray. The Supreme Court decision in June 2012 invalidating the...

2013-07-29 08:20:07

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Producing power from sea waves will solve Guinea Conakry's energy problems and shall save Millions of Dollars SDE Energy Ltd., the world leader in the planning, construction and marketing of power stations which produce electricity from sea waves, has signed an agreement with guinea Conakry government for the development of a 100MW sea wave power plant along the coastline of guinea Conakry. This project will help guinea...

2013-07-27 23:01:28

Transparency Market Research adds new "Uranium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report visit : http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/uranium-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Uranium is mostly used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. The rising demand for electricity and the capacity of nuclear reactors is driving the uranium...

2013-07-18 23:21:36

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA to provide architect engineering services in support of the El Cabril nuclear waste repository in Spain. Madrid (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by ENRESA to provide architect engineering services in support of the El Cabril low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste repository in southern Spain. The four-year operation and engineering support contract...

2013-07-17 16:22:17

In Wake of San Onofre, Crystal River & Kewaunee Shutdowns, Cooper Outlines Next Nuclear Reactors Under the Greatest Pressure to Close Down; Reactors in AL CA, CT, FL, IL, IA, KS, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VT, and WI on "At Risk" List. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tough times the U.S. nuclear power industry faces today are only going to get worse. In the wake of nine major nuclear reactor closures or uprate cancellations...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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