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2010-03-24 12:36:00

'Under the Radar': Outgoing Bush White House Hiked Likely Penalties Borne by Taxpayers By Inking Deals With Over a Dozen Utilities; 170 Groups in All 50 States Release Principles Urging an Upgrade in Spent Reactor Fuel Storage Safety to Withstand Equivalent of '9/11 Attacks' WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between the output of existing commercial nuclear reactors and 21 proposed nuclear reactors covered by agreements quietly signed by the outgoing Bush Administration with...

2010-02-21 08:11:27

While in the US the Obama administration has said it will abandon the nuclear waste disposal project at Yucca Mountain and has set up a "blue-ribbon" commission on America's future management of nuclear waste, in Europe, two countries (Sweden and Finland) have already selected a disposal site for nuclear waste and France will specify a location by 2013.

2010-02-17 12:30:00

After Over $50 Billion Spent by U.S., Japan, Russia, UK, India and France, No Commercial Model Found; High Cost, Unreliability, Major Safety Problems and Proliferation Risks All Seen as Major Barriers to Use. PRINCETON, N.J., Feb.

2010-02-16 16:12:00

President Obama's Announcement Represents Commitment to Clean Energy Economy WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-02-16 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), released the following statement and text of a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory B.

2010-02-05 10:41:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westinghouse AP1000(TM) pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review.

2010-02-03 12:30:00

'Ugly' Field of Four Bailout Candidates Present Huge Taxpayer Risks With Rising Cost Estimates, Delays, Flawed Reactor Designs, and Credit Downgrades; January One of Worst Months Ever for Industry WASHINGTON, Feb.

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2010-01-24 08:25:00

A team of nuclear engineers and computer scientists at Argonne National Laboratory are developing the neutron transport code UNIC, which enables researchers for the first time to obtain a highly detailed description of a nuclear reactor core.

2009-12-30 12:37:00

Nuclear Power Industry is Perfect Illustration of Why Taxpayers Are Saying "No More Bailouts!" - Billions for Plant Vogtle Reactors Impossible to Justify in Terms of Rising Financial Risks, Reduced Demand for Power, Cheaper Renewables and Huge Potential of Energy Efficiency ATLANTA, Dec.

2009-12-29 08:00:00

KITCHENER, Ontario, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coreworx Inc., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Power Generation, Inc.


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