Top Nuclear Stories (April 8-11th)

Top Nuclear Stories (April 8-11th)

Nuclear Reactor News

2 killed in Gas leakage at Khushab nuclear plant – PakTribune

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

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

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

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

Georgia Power signs deal for nuclear plants – Atlanta Business Chronicle:

Tri-State to seek partners for southeast Colorado nuclear plant


AFP: European power groups mull British Energy takeover: report

Canada’s AECL pulls out of UK nuclear reactor study | Industries | Consumer Goods & Retail | Reuters

”Unusual event” at Waterford nuclear power complex — Water Restrictions, Waterford —

Analysis of reactor won’t be released | | Asbury Park Press

Toshiba poised to finalize ¥1.5 trillion reactor deals | The Japan Times Online

NRC keeps us in the dark – The York Daily Record

Rutland Herald: Brattleboro hosts boisterous nuclear forum

Public can address N-plant proposal- Toshiba to Gets Orders for 4 U.S. Nuclear Reactors, Nikkei Says

Aging N-reactors face crisis over structural integrity: DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)
Nuclear Fuel Cycle News

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

Whitehaven News: Radioactive milk found on farm near Sellafield

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

Cantwell blasts old mining law : ICT [2008/04/07]

States disagree on uranium mining – Salt Lake Tribune

Green Left – Labor to push uranium expansion

Used uranium worth billions | courier-journal | The Courier-Journal

It’s time to ban uranium mining | Published April 5th, 2008

The Coloradoan – Oppose Mine

News : Bond for proposed uranium mill subject of debate (Montrose, CO)

Reuters: Congo finds radioactive minerals in ore export :: Probe finds uranium mine violations

Casper Star-Tribune: Probe finds uranium mine violations

RIA Novosti – World – Russia proposes Slovakia join intl. uranium enrichment center-2

ABC Alice Springs – NT Labor to discuss proposed uranium mine

Uranium mining worries ranchers »


Northern Colorado Business Report – Mining right-to-know bill dies in committee

Kyiv Post. US nuclear fuel firms sign deal

ABC North and West SA – Uranium exploration targets Eyre Peninsula

Nuclear Waste News

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

Funding for clean-up of nuclear sites is unsustainable, say MPs | Environment | The Guardian | 04/06/2008 | Tallevast injustice: State health study flawed, inadequate

Findings at WIPP possess ancient biological secrets – Carlsbad Current-Argus

Importing nuclear waste is in EnergySolutions’ best interests, but not America’s – Salt Lake Tribune

Areva will manage U.K. nuclear waste –

Whitehaven News; Radioactive leak at sea disposal facility

Nuclear Health and Safety News

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

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

NRC to give fatigued nuclear workers some relief

Spain: Greenpeace says radioactive contamination found outside nuclear station in northeast – International Herald Tribune

Federal neglect of atomic vets ‘disgraceful’

Hanford downwinder wins appeal | | Tacoma, WA

Probe raises concerns about safety of U.S. nuke program – Salt Lake Tribune

The New Nuclear Risks

first amendment center: Citizens group prevails in FOIA fight with nuclear agency

RN&R > Arts&Culture > All hell breaks loose > 04.03.08

Nuclear Policy and Opinion News

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

Sierra Club: Enabling the Nuclear Renaissance is Backward Energy Policy

Nils Pratley: This nuclear solution looks unstable | Business | The Guardian

Speaker urges Utahns to rethink nuclear power – Salt Lake Tribune

Worried about energy? You should be

Daily Herald | Nuclear repeal plan a bad idea

13 Best Energy Ideas (And 3 Really Bad Ones)
Nuclear Weapons News

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

UH: Life and Death in a Radioactive Nation: Lessons from Rongelap

US Missile “Glory Trip 196GM” to Kwajalein Missile Range Successful :: Everything Marshall Islands ::
Department of Energy News

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

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: | Protest Sunday at Y-12: rules of engagement

Energy department nixes drilling within half-mile of blast site

DOE budget falls short of required funding for Hanford cleanup work | Tri-City Herald : Mid-Columbia news

DOE continuing to make strides on nuclear waste cleanup – General News

Group hopes to ease claims process for nuclear workers : Rocky Flats Nuclear Workers : The Rocky Mountain News

Government failing to fund UK’s nuclear clean-up, say MPs – Times Online

Local News | “Downwinders” can sue over Hanford issues | Seattle Times Newspaper

Flats compensation case stirs lawmakers: Boulder Daily Camera

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