Recent Nuclear News

  • Trade with Iran ongoing despite challenges: EU 22 Jul 2017 07:04 Press TV The European Union (EU) says economic engagement with Iran has been ongoing since a multilateral nuclear deal with the country despite “existing challenges,” an apparent acknowledgement of the United States’ attempts to throw a wrench into the works. The …
  • Iran Has Its Own Options If US Violates Nuclear Deal: Deputy... 22 Jul 2017 06:51 IFP News Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi, who heads the Iranian task force overseeing the implementation of the agreement, made the comments on Thursday following talks in Vienna with Yukiya Amano, the head of the …
  • Riyadh, Seoul review progress of nuclear project 22 Jul 2017 04:27 Arab News RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and South Korea have reviewed the System-integrated Modular Advanced Reactor Technology (SMART) project, which aims to design and develop compact nuclear reactors so the Kingdom can diversify energy sources in line with Vision 2030. …
  • Going nuclear 22 Jul 2017 03:30 SUR in English With less press coverage at the time, the UK government letter triggering Article 50 also announced withdrawal from Euratom. That is the European Atomic Energy Community through which Britain is guaranteed a long-term supply of fuel for power stations and …
  • Houston company helps H-E-B keep the lights on 22 Jul 2017 03:29 Houston Chronicle Thomas McAndrew, CEO of Enchanted Rock Energy, stands beside a natural gas generator installed at an HEB Grocery store in Houston, Texas. Enchanted Rock has developed new technology and a new business model that will make emergency generation more …
  • Lewis pledges support for Yucca Mountain nuclear repository 22 Jul 2017 01:44 West Central Tribune The partner bill in the U.S. Senate, however, excluded funding for the project's completion. If it became law, the bill would authorize interim storage of nuclear waste and prompt the state of Nevada to approve Yucca Mountain as a permanent repository …
  • Iran nuclear deal anniversary marks a new global focus on the Islamic Republic 21 Jul 2017 23:56 The Hill This month marks the second anniversary of the conclusion of the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the permanent members of the UN Security Council. The parties involved now have an opportunity to review the effectiveness of the deal and how well it …
  • Udall Advances Strong Funding For New Mexico’s National Laboratories, Water Infrastructure 21 Jul 2017 23:48 Los Alamos Daily Post From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall: Udall joins Appropriations Committee in approving $38.4 billion funding bill to support national labs, tech transfer, cleanup, WIPP and water projects throughout New Mexico WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Sen. Tom …
  • In And Around Town: July 21 21 Jul 2017 23:48 Los Alamos Daily Post Los Alamos International Folkdance Club Los Alamos International Folkdance Club meetsTuesdays at the Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar St.  First, second and third Tuesdays: 7:15-8 p.m. teaching, 8-9:30 p.m. open dance session Fourth Tuesday ( …
  • Energy-Efficient Accelerator Was 50 Years in the Making 21 Jul 2017 23:09 Newswise ITHACA, N.Y. – With the introduction of CBETA, the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator, Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists are following up on the concept of energy-recovering particle accelerators first introduced by …
  • Underwater robot photographs possible melted fuel at Fukushima plant 21 Jul 2017 22:47 The Star Cameras mounted on the robot showed extensive damage, suggesting the difficult challenges ahead in the decades-long decommissioning of the destroyed plant.  (Shuji Kajiyama / The Associated Press File Photo)   By Mari YamaguchiThe Associated Press Fri …
  • Senate panel approves changes to dairy insurance program in spending bill 21 Jul 2017 22:41 VTDigger The Senate Appropriations Committee passed two of 12 spending bills Thursday. Photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger WASHINGTON — A Senate panel rejected several major spending cuts President Donald Trump’s administration proposed to agricultural and …
  • What you need to know about lawsuits against TVA site in Gallatin 21 Jul 2017 22:26 Tennessean The TVA Gallatin plant has improvements coming The Tennessee Valley Authority provides power to nearly all of Tennessee's homes, and across seven states in the Southeast through coal-fired, nuclear and clean energy production. It's faced lawsuits …
  • Amory Lovins: Nukes Not the Answer 21 Jul 2017 22:00 Ecowatch New analysis from Amory B. Lovins debunks the notion that highly unprofitable, economically distressed nuclear plants should be further subsi­dized to meet financial, security, reliability and climate goals. The analysis, which will appear shortly in The …
  • Firing Mueller? Pardoning cronies? Trump could get away with that and more if Congress doesn't act 21 Jul 2017 21:25 Los Angeles Times President Trump is besieged. He is reportedly looking for ways to close down the Russia investigation by the Justice Department. He already tried at least once, when he fired FBI Director James Comey. He still has the power to fire Special Counsel Robert …
  • Iran nuclear deal still under threat — US must keep its end of the bargain 21 Jul 2017 18:54 The Hill Earlier this week, the Trump administration certified for a second time that Iran remains in compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iran Deal. However, media reports indicate that the president was …
  • Melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plant 21 Jul 2017 17:30 Charleston Daily Mail An underwater robot captured images of solidified lava-like rocks Thursday inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. Plant operator …
  • National awards recognize LA leadership in nuclear safeguards 21 Jul 2017 16:56 Los Alamos Monitor Two Los Alamos National Laboratory employees were recognized Monday by the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management for their contributions to the nuclear safeguards profession. Nancy Jo Nicholas, the Laboratory’s associate director for threat …
  • North and South Korea Want a Peace Treaty: The US Must Join Them 21 Jul 2017 16:45 truthout People watch a television broadcast reporting the North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on July 4, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images) This Truthout original was only possible because of our readers…
  • Iran and the Collision between Trump and Reality 21 Jul 2017 16:26 Payvand 07/21/17 Iran and the Collision between Trump and Reality By Paul Pillar (source: LobeLog) Iranian FM speaking at Council of Foreign Relations in New York on July 17, 2017 (watch video) Donald Trump's disdain for the truth does not prevent …
  • Melted Fukushima Nuclear Fuel Seen for First Time 21 Jul 2017 16:18 Popular Mechanics An underwater robot captured images of lava-like lumps Thursday inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. Plant operator Tokyo …
  • France mulls nuclear reactor closures 21 Jul 2017 15:35 Windpower Monthly "Everyone can understand that to meet this objective, we will close a number of reactors ... it may be up to 17. We will see," Hulot said in an interview. The shortfall would be met with a mix of greater energy efficiency, lower consumption and …
  • Japanese Nuclear Firms Pin Hopes on India As Pact Kicks In 21 Jul 2017 14:31 Sputnik International Asia & Pacific 16:13 21.07.2017Get short URL Nearly eight months after it had been signed, the civil nuclear cooperation pact between India and Japan that paves the way for collaboration between their nuclear industries came into force on Thursday. …
  • Nuclear Ban Approved, Now What? 21 Jul 2017 14:09 Ipsnews.net Armed Conflicts, Featured, Global, Global Geopolitics, Headlines, Human Rights, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Weapons, Peace, TerraViva United Nations Credit: UN Photo/Pernaca Sudhakaran UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 2017 (IPS) - …
  • Iran nuclear deal is working 21 Jul 2017 13:02 Evansville Courier & Press During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump reserved some of his strongest contempt for the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by his predecessor, at various times calling it "one of the dumbest deals I've ever seen," "amateur hour…