Nuclear Powers Need To Disarm Before It’s Too Late

By Conn Hallinan, -

The recent military clash between India and Pakistan underscores the need for the major nuclear powers — the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, and France — finally to move toward fulfilling their [...]

Five Year Prison Terms Sought For Former TEPCO Executives For Fukushima

By Shunsuke Abe, -

Prosecutors on Dec. 26 demanded five-year prison terms for three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. over the disaster caused by a tsunami slamming into the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear [...]

Report Projects DOE Coal, Nuclear Bailout Costs Could Top $34 Billion

By Emma Foehringer Merchant, -

Analysis out this week from The Brattle Group estimates the Trump administration’s coal and nuclear support plan could cost between $9.7 billion and $17.2 billion annually. Working off of the [...]

Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant To Expose Facility’s Dangers

By Jessica Corbett, -

"This is a highly symbolic action: it shows that spent fuel pools are very accessible, this time from the air, and therefore extremely vulnerable to attack." Greenpeace France on [...]

California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant Being Shut Down

By Staff, -

The last remaining nuclear power plant in California will begin shutting down operations in six years, after state regulators Thursday unanimously approved a plan outlining details of the [...]

Fukushima Type Scenarios At 39 US Nuclear Power Plants

By Josh Cunnings, -

By Josh Cunnings for Enviro News - Well, there you have it. These risks are there and they are all too real. The question is: how many catastrophic nuclear disasters does humanity need to get the [...]

Plan To Subsidize Coal And Nuclear Plants Is Bonkers

By David Roberts, -

By David Roberts for Vox - The Trump administration has not typically put a premium on transparency or fealty to empirical fact. So it was somewhat puzzling when the Department of Energy released [...]

Fukushima Plant Is Releasing 770,000 Tons Of Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean

By Dahr Jamail, -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - When Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a triple-core meltdown in March 2011 as the result of devastating earthquake, most people had no idea this was [...]

Duke Energy Offers $6B For Solar, Batteries And EVs

By Jeff St. John, -

By Jeff St. John for GTM - Florida is set to get a lot more solar power and grid batteries -- in exchange for losing a future nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida filed a revised [...]

The Nuclear Power Rip-Off Billions Lost More Bills Due

By Seanna Adcox, -

By Seanna Adcox for AP News - This week, having spent more than $10 billion, executives with South Carolina Electric & Gas and Santee Cooper acknowledged that all their assumptions were wrong. [...]

First Cross Border Anti-Nuclear Action

By the Intermountain West Uranium Summit, -

By the Intermountain West Uranium Summit. ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico -- Intermountain West Uranium Summit participants are inviting affinity groups everywhere to take part on July 15-16 in our first [...]

USS Reagan Crew To Sue Japanese Company Over Fukushima Disaster

By Russia Today, -

By Russia Today. A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the US Navy can now, in a US court, pursue their lawsuit which alleges that they were exposed to radiation while providing aid [...]

The Crash Of Cassini And The Nuclearization Of Space

By Karl Grossman, -

By Karl Grossman for Counter Punch - Despite protests around the world, the Cassini space probe—containing more deadly plutonium than had ever been used on a space device—was launched 20 years [...]

Protests Against Fracking Plant Replacing Indian Point Nuclear Plant

By Becca Tucker, -

By Becca Tucker for Dirt - Not if you live across the Hudson River. As Indian Point prepares to power down in affluent Westchester County, NY, protesters are marching weekly at the site of a [...]

Toshiba: A Big Business Failure In The Nuclear Industry

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Japan Times - Toshiba Corp. will cease taking orders related to the building of nuclear power stations, sources said Saturday, in a move that would effectively mark its withdrawal [...]

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