Top Nuclear Stories (April 11-14th)

Top Nuclear Stories

Nuclear Reactor News

The Republican Eagle | Letter: Tribe questions relicensing plant

S.C. utilities staff: Duke should disclose nuclear plant’s cost – Charlotte Business Journal: South Africa: Nuclear Power Poses Problems for Eskom (Page 1 of 1)

SLC firm eyeing U.K. reactor – Salt Lake Tribune

Defects found in nuclear reactor the French want to build in Britain – Home News, UK – The Independent

AFP: Protests as French PM visits Japan nuclear plant

2 killed in Gas leakage at Khushab nuclear plant – PakTribune

Peterborough Examiner – Ontario, CA: GE-Hitachi withdraws from nuclear reactor bid process

Nuclear Health and Safety News

The Canadian National Newspaper: Former Director of the U.S. Army’s Depleted Uranium Project reveals toxic effects of America’s Military Operations

Web site assists sick nuclear weapons workers in finding doctors to treat them : Local News : The Rocky Mountain News

Nuclear accident in Spain angers officials –
The Press Association: Warning over radioactive material

The Associated Press: Hundreds Checked for Radiation in Spain

JTW News – USA knew about consequences of depleted uranium – British expert – Subcommittee Investigates CDC’s Handling of Beryllium Exposure Investigation

Up to 800 people checked after Spain radioactive leak | Industries | Industrials, Materials & Utilities | Reuters
Project: Assessing Medical Preparedness for a Nuclear Event – A Workshop

Still no compensation for former Joliet plant workers :: The SouthtownStar :: News

Mod Admits Old War Planes Contaminated Dalgety Bay (from Sunday Herald)

Radiation At Solway Range Hits New High (from Sunday Herald)

Northumberland Today – Professor tells the other side of Port Hope uranium issue

Is Hill’s confession enough? Some say no – Salt Lake Tribune

NIOSH Seeks Public Comments on Beryllium Alert | Occupational Health & Safety

Whitehaven News: Radioactive milk found on farm near Sellafield

Former western Pa. nuclear workers could get compensation earlier – The York Daily Record

The Enquirer – Bill would aid ex-Fernald workers — NRC to Discuss Results of Safety Conscious Work Environment Inspection at Peach Bottom

Deseret Morning News | Depleted uranium sent to burn plant

Outside View: Ukraine fears of nuke safety –

Ill ex-nuke workers to get money, benefits – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Board recommends easing requirements for compensating ill Hanford workers | Tri-City Herald : Mid-Columbia news

Labor Department to hold Livermore meetings for atomic weapons workers – East Bay Business Times:

ITAR-TASS: Putin favors equal rights of citizens affected in Mayak, Chernobyl accidents

Nuclear Security News

Risk of Nuclear Attack on Rise –

FPL fined over sleeping security guards – 04/10/2008 –

Nuclear Fuel Cycle News

USEC Provides Update on American Centrifuge Plant Progress

The Coloradoan – Uranium bill makes progress

Spot uranium weakens again; Deutsche Bank may form uranium fund

Greeley council says ‘No’ to uranium mine | News | The Tribune

Future uranium mine may affect Finke Desert Race – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Author warns of uranium danger

helena ir: JeffCo to test uranium levels

Namibia: The Impact Of Uranium

Nova Scotia News – Chester wants uranium mining ban made law

Monju reactor’s future uncertain / Spate of problems likely to doom Oct. target for restart of operations : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

More information is needed before taking a stand on Nunn mine | Opinion Page | The Tribune

Canon city Daily Record: Uranium hearing set for May 27

Will the U.S. recycle nuclear materials for fuel? | Green Tech blog – CNET

AFP: Next-generation nuclear fuel may be too hot to handle: report

Greeley City Council hears arguments from Powertech, CARD in work session Tuesday | News | The Tribune

India looks at Namibia for uranium supply –

Inspections ordered at Monju plant (The Daily Yomiuri)

Chillicothe Gazette – Old uranium may be worth billions if sold

Nuclear Waste News

The Associated Press: Utah nuclear waste company ramps up campaign contributions

Newsvine – Utah nuclear waste company ramps up campaign contributions
Moving Nuclear Waste

BarentsObserver : Kara Sea dump sites monitored

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter – Towns: Plants should pay for storing nuclear waste

Afghan minister statement on nuclear waste dumping highly irresponsible: Pak – PakTribune

NRC Issues “Fact Sheet” on EnergySolutions Italian Waste Proposal – KCPW

The Prague Post Online : Deeper underground

Radioactive waste of 1966 nuclear accident found – Expatica

Environmental Capital – : Moving Mountains: A New Option for Nuclear Waste?


“Senate nuke energy champ wants alternative to Yucca Mountain” by Vegas News – Las Vegas Sun

Nuclear Policy News

No automatic green light for nukes: Rutland Herald Online

AFP: Put up or shut up, Spain’s Iberdrola tell France’s EDF

A-plant foes seek NRC review delay | | Asbury Park Press

TMI meetings to field public comments – The York Daily Record

NRC extends petition deadline in Bellefonte COL proceeding
Fairness call for new nuclear age – Blackpool Today

Warsaw Business Journal – Nuclear Nation?

On rare stage, nuclear sides face off – The Boston Globe

AFP: EDF readies British Energy bid worth 11 billion pounds

Negative reaction to nuclear power plan – icWales

Greenpeace costs BE atomic plan at £25bn | The Guardian

Areva, Mitsubishi Heavy plan nuclear fuel supply venture | Latest News | News | Hemscott

An Earth Day look at nuclear energy – Newburyport, MA – The Newburyport Current

Foreign giants in nuclear site talks | This is Money

CHRONOLOGY: The ups and downs of bid target British Energy | Reuters

RWE made $22 billion bid proposal for B.Energy: source | Reuters

World Politics Review | British, Russian Support May Not Save Ambitious Nuclear Power Club

Energy debate rages on in Latvia as atomic plant prepares to close : Energy Environment

The UK needs to rethink its ‘romantic’ energy policy or face disaster – Telegraph

Daily Herald | Nuclear power push beyond irresponsible

Nuclear Weapons News

Weapons-At-Sea Cleanup Follows KHON2 Reports | KHON2 FOX | KHON News

Israel and U.S. sign nuclear cooperation agreement – Haaretz – Israel News
Protesters, police meet again : Local News : Knoxville News Sentinel

The cost of nuclear weapons : Opinion : Ventura County Star

Regional Nuclear War Would Affect Entire Globe – Yahoo! News

Bush pushes for seed money for missiles in space | Politics | Reuters

Department of Energy News

HANFORD: New Web service launched for ill workers | Tri-City Herald

MyFox Colorado | Rocky Flats Protesters Reunite – Lawsuit alleges LANL waste caused man’s death

Local News | Probe sought in lapses at Hanford waste plant | Seattle Times Newspaper

More time needed on Flats aid cases, advisory panel says : Local News : The Rocky Mountain News

New Radiation Suit Filed Against Los Alamos Lab

HANFORD: DOE sends 1,000 pounds of plutonium off site | Tri-City Herald : Mid-Columbia news

Other Nuclear News

Nuclear Editorial and Opinions

PATRICK MOORE: Nuclear power: Massachusetts is facing up to carbon choices – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger

RIA Novosti – Opinion & analysis – Dangerous radioactive dump sites in Kara Sea

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