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Waste, Families Left Behind As Nuclear Plants Close
Science & Tech  (tags: Nebraska, nuclear energy, nuclear power, Nuclear waste, energy, safety, health, business )

Carol
- 971 days ago - npr.org
A drive 30 minutes north of Omaha, Neb., leads to the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant. It's full of new equipment. There's a white concrete box building that's still under construction. It's licensed until 2033. But the plant is closing Monday
This Is How Scientists Are Keeping ChernobylâEUR(TM)s Radiation Contained - The Washington Post
Science & Tech  (tags: Chernobyl meltdown, Nuclear Power Plants, European Union, Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Chernobyl Ukraine, Nuclear Energy, science, technology, world, scientists, news, health, medicine, safety )

Cat
- 1153 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's hoping the damn thing works! Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history
What's Really Going on at Fukushima?
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, cover-up, Chernobyl, nuclear energy, radiation, Helen Caldicott )

Judy
- 1468 days ago - strategic-culture.org
Fukushima will likely go down in history as the biggest cover-up of the 21st Century.
Can Fracking Solve the Nuclear Waste Problem?
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear energy, nuclear waste, fracking, shale rock )

Laura
- 1903 days ago - ecowatch.com
U.S. scientists are proposing that the source of one controversial energy program could provide a solution to the problems of another. Nuclear waste--that embarrassing by-product of two generations of uranium-fueled power stations--could be stored ...
French Thumb Nose At Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: France, Nuclear Power, Nuclear energy, politics, Fukushima, Energy, Sustainabililty, safety, environment )

Tammy
- 2878 days ago - cleantechnica.com
According to Reuters, a poll last month showed three quarters of French people interviewed wanted to withdraw from nuclear energy, against 22 percent who backed the nuclear expansion program.
Meltdown: The Fukushima Catastrophe By The Numbers
Science & Tech  (tags: fukushima, fukushima catastrophe, japan, nuclear plant, Nuclear Energy )

Roxie
- 2944 days ago - creditloan.com
The March 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, has overtaken Chernobyl and 3 Mile Island in its severity, according to The Nuclear Policy Program.
The Traveling Wave Reactor: New Technology Would Use Nuclear Waste as Fuel, Eliminate It
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, nuclear power, nuclear energy, nuclear reactor, traveling wave reactor, bill gates, terrapower, science, energy, electricity, nuclear waste, nuclear waste disposal )

William
- 3027 days ago - enviralment.ca
Washington-based TerraPower is developing a new form of nuclear power called the traveling wave reactor. The experimental reactor, which would use nuclear waste as fuel, has attracted the investment of billionaire Microsoft Founder Bill Gates.
Nuclear Power, Getting Perspective - Blaming 40 Year-Old Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, interesting, NewTechnology, research, technology, study, science, environment, energy )

Sally Ann
- 3412 days ago - newsblaze.com
Many objections to building new nuclear power plants refer to 30-40 year old technology. Consider what computers were like even 30 years ago and you will see how silly that is.
Radioactive Nuclear Waste: Forgotten, Perhaps, But Never Gone
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear waste, nuclear waste storage, nuclear energy, radioactive waste, nuclear waste disposal )

RC
- 4144 days ago - nytimes.com
Examination of the leftovers of nuclear power production - where is it, what is or isn't being done about it and how much it's costing you.
Vattenfall Head Mulls UK Nuclear Power Plant - Nuclear Power in the UK
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, environment, energy, nuclear power, nuclear energy )

Fabian
- 4286 days ago - sustainabilityforum.com
Sweden's Vattenfall,the largest utility in the Nordic countries, is considering building a nuclear power plant in Britain as utilities line up to expand in the country, Vattenfall's Chief Executive said in an interview. Full article on our website.
Nuclear Energy to Be Key in Low-Carbon Energy Policy: Brussels
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, earth, nuclear energy, nuclear, european unionworld, science, government )

Fabian
- 4290 days ago - energyforum.cc
Nuclear power will remain a key element as the world seeks to move toward low carbon energy, the European Commission said Friday, announcing a new forum for nuclear energy research. Full article on our website.
   

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