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6/4/2014
Owners of at least two dozen nuclear reactors across the United States, including the operator of Indian Point 2, in Buchanan, N.Y., have told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that they cannot show that their reactors would withstand the most ...   
31/3/2014
China, the EU and environmentalists criticized Japan at U.N. climate talks on Nov. 15 for slashing its greenhouse gas emissions target after its nuclear power industry was shuttered by the Fukushima disaster.The Japanese government on ...   
13/1/2014
South Korea has revised down its future reliance on nuclear power, although growing energy demand and the shutdown of aging reactors mean it is still likely to need more nuclear-fired plants over the coming two decades. Asia's ...   
13/1/2014
Just after noon on Sept. 4, 2010, a squat, yellow-black cargo ship lumbered out of the Norwegian port of Kirkenes. Naked ridges of glacially scarred granite slid by on either side as the Nordic Barents motored toward the open sea with 41,000 tons ...   
6/1/2014
Last year was one for trend-setters and trend-buckers in climate news. Tracking the year through the Daily Climate archives, it's easy to spot 2013's winners and losers – climate change's version of nerds and prom kings, arena acts and wedding ...   
17/12/2013
California is regarded as the leading state when it comes to addressing climate change. But in 2012, according to analysts at Rhodium Group, California's carbon emissions actually increased more than 10 percent, bucking the national trend of ...   
16/11/2013
Japan shocked delegates at the UN Climate Conference Friday by abandoning its plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020. Instead it will increase them by 3.1 percent. The announcement, made Thursday in Tokyo in the ...   
15/11/2013
China, the EU and environmentalists criticised Japan at U.N. climate talks on Friday for slashing its greenhouse gas emissions target after its nuclear power industry was shuttered by the Fukushima disaster. The Japanese government on ...   
31/10/2013
While David Cameron was donning hard hat and overalls at Hinkley Point last month to announce the construction of the first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima disaster, coxless fours were rowing silently past Krümmel nuclear plant near ...   
28/10/2013
It started with a few bogus safety certificates for cables shutting a handful of South Korean nuclear reactors. Now, the scandal has snowballed, with 100 people indicted and Seoul under pressure to rethink its reliance on nuclear ...   
27/10/2013
From broken water pumps, leaky valves and steaming pipes to elusive electrical problems, it's been a tough year for Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Entergy, Pilgrim's owner and operator, has poured $500 million into the 41-year-old plant ...   
21/10/2013
As Hurricane Sandy barreled ashore a year ago, the storm forced the shutdown of several Northeast coastal nuclear power reactors, including the Oyster Creek plant on the Jersey Shore, which took the brunt of Sandy's huge storm surge. Another ...   
17/10/2013
The UK will be at increased risk of blackouts over the next two years unless electricity generators are given new financial incentives, according to the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). The difference between the amount of power that ...   
16/10/2013
Japan plans to start up 14 new gas and coal-fired power plants by the end of 2014, allowing a switch away from pricey oil, as Tokyo struggles with a shutdown of nuclear reactors and energy imports drive a record trade deficit. Regional ...   
10/10/2013
There's no short-term threat to public safety, officials at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and other analysts said. On-site inspectors will remain on the job and employees will be called out of furlough in the case of an ...   
8/10/2013
Most nuclear reactors in the United States rely on a type of lithium that is produced only by China and Russia, and the supply may be drying up, according to a study to be released on Wednesday.The Government Accountability Office said ...   
6/10/2013
Environmental groups are howling, but energy companies are mostly staying mum about the government shutdown and the trench warfare that has paralyzed Washington.Green groups have worked overtime to draw attention to the national park closures ...   
24/9/2013
A string of plant closures, project cancellations and other setbacks has raised new doubts about the future of nuclear power in the United States, but there's disagreement about whether the retrenchment will be limited and temporary or the ...   
19/9/2013
Two years after catastrophe at Japan's Fukushima plant, sellers of atomic reactors woo potential buyers with the promise that lessons learned from one of the world's worst nuclear disasters make the technology safer than ever. The March ...   
15/9/2013
Japan will switch off its last nuclear reactor on Monday, amid fears that a growing dependence on gas imports there could push up electricity bills in the UK. Kansai Electric Power's only functioning reactor was scheduled to be ...   
14/9/2013
Japan is set to be nuclear power-free, for just the third time in more than four decades, and with no firm date for re-starting an energy source that has provided about 30 percent of electricity to the world's third-largest ...   
27/8/2013
Entergy Corp will shut the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, citing high costs tied to regulation and competition from cheap natural gas, bringing to an end a long battle with politicians and environmentalists seeking to close ...   
27/8/2013
Entergy Corporation today said it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vermont. The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle and move to safe shutdown in the fourth ...   
13/8/2013
South Korea ordered government offices to turn off their air conditioning as two power plants shut down Monday, a day after a minister warned of an imminent national energy crisis. The Dangjin III plant, with a capacity of 500,000 kw, ...   
2/8/2013
The world`s largest operator of nuclear power plants is dumping its stake in American reactors, turning its focus instead to wind and solar power. French utility company EDF announced this week that it will sell its stake in ...   

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