More Nuclear Power Articles

  • Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

    TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety regulations Wednesday, an important step toward restarting the country's first reactors under the tighter rules applied after the 2011 disaster. The Nuclear Regulation Authority accepted...

  • How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage

    TOKYO (AP) — For years, Japan has struggled to find a site to safely store highly radioactive waste from nuclear power plants for as long as 100,000 years. Tens of thousands of tons of spent fuel stored at nuclear power plants will remain dangerously radioactive for thousands of years — a...

  • Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

    HORONOBE, Japan (AP) — Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government...

  • Nebraska's Cooper nuke plant celebrates 40th year

    BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The Cooper nuclear plant in southeast Nebraska recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The Nebraska Public Power District, which owns the plant near Brownville, said Cooper plays an important role in supplying electricity to the state. NPPD Chief Nuclear Officer...

  • Regulators to hold meeting about nuclear plant

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss the federal agency's safety assessment of the Palisades power plant in southwestern Michigan. The NRC says the meeting takes place Thursday evening at the Beach Haven Event Center in South...

  • John Kerry says U.S. open to working with Iran to assist Iraq

    The Obama administration signaled that talks with Iran on countering insurgents in Iraq may begin this week amid renewed negotiations with Tehran and other world powers over trying to reach a long-term agreement to curb its nuclear program.

  • Former U.S. trade representative talks nuclear

    Until the beginning of 2013, Ron Kirk was the United States' chief salesman abroad as the U.S. Trade Representative, which takes the lead on trade negotiations and exports. Nowadays, he's promoting nuclear power, with an eye toward drumming up domestic support while looking at overseas...

  • Energy Department acted illegally in transferring uranium to private firm USEC, GAO report says

    Department of Energy officials lacked legal authority to transfer millions of dollars worth of uranium resources to the only U.S.-owned company that uses American-developed technology to enrich the precious metal, according to the Government Accountability Office. The government did four...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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