Iran FM Zarif Arrives As Surprise Guest In G7 Venue Biarritz For Nuclear Deal Talks

By Staff, Rt.com -

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spent about five hours in Biarritz, France, at the sidelines of the G7 summit. He talked with French president Emmanuel Macron, who appeared to want to act as [...]

Unraveling Of Arms Control Agreements Continuing, Last Nuclear Pact’s Future Uncertain

By Andrew Osborn, Reuters.com -

The New START treaty limits the number of strategic nuclear warheads the world’s two biggest nuclear powers can deploy to no more than 1,550, the lowest level in decades. It also curbs the number [...]

A Rogue Regulator Worth Reading

By Libbe HaLevy, Beyondnuclearinternational.org -

If that unequivocal statement by former Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair Greg Jaczko were the only “confession” he made, it would be powerful enough. But in his recently published [...]

The Battle To Stop The Shoreham Nuclear Plant, Revisited

By Karl Grossman, Counterpunch.org -

“Shoreham Action is One of the Largest Held Worldwide,” was the headline in The New York Times about an event which happened 40 years ago this month. The article told of how “more than 600 [...]

Nuclear Powers Need To Disarm Before It’s Too Late

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

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, Asahi.com -

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, Greentechmedia.com -

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, Nationofchange.org -

"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, AP.org -

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, environews.tv -

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, www.vox.com -

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, www.truth-out.org -

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, www.greentechmedia.com -

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, www.apnews.com -

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, www.popularresistance.org -

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 [...]

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