How I tried to stop worrying and love nuclear power by Judith Lewis

Judith Lewis has written an excellent investigative article titled “How I tried to stop worrying and love nuclear power” for LA Weekly. She apparently spent the better part of six months researching her story and talking to people all over the country from San Onofre, to Yucca Mountain, to Washington, D. C. Though I still […]

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Four companies in bidding for Westinghouse

Four companies, two with headquarters in the United States – General Electric and Shaw Group – and two with their headquarters in Japan – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Toshiba – are viewed as the front runners in the growing bidding war for Westinghouse. Westinghouse is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNFL, an integrated nuclear plant […]

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FP&L fuel price adjustment information

There is a very interesting press release on BusinessWire.com titled “Florida PSC Approves FPL’s Fuel Cost Adjustment for 2006 Bills, Reflecting Volatile Global Fuel Costs and Hurricane Impacts in the Gulf I highly recommend that you read it carefully and consider just how large the electric fuel business is, even in a limited service territory […]

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Talks in progress between PBMR Pty LTD and potential investors

BusinessDay – an online publication from South Africa – published a story by Linda Ensor on 9 November 2005 titled Talks under way with potential investors for nuclear project. The article describes the ongoing efforts by PBMR Pty LTD to bring on additional investors in their Pebble Bed Modular Reactor project and its associated fuel […]

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Industry, Policy Leaders Discuss Role of Nuclear in Energy Mix

The American Nuclear Society will be holding its annual winter meeting in Washington, DC during the period from 13-17 November 2005. The title of the meeting is “Talk About Nuclear Differently: A Good Story Untold”. There are a number of excellent speakers scheduled to speak and there is a growing excitement in what has been […]

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New England could be an energy supplier

An editorial in the 6 November 2005 issue Morning Sentinel online (a publication “serving Maine’s Northern Kennebec Valley”) discusses how the famous independence and self-reliance of New Englanders has been threatened by their thirst for energy fuels imports into the area. The authors encourage the region to think about its strengths and to apply those […]

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Gyeongju, South Korea wins competitive referendum for waste storage facility

For the past 19 years, South Korea has been working to site a facility capable of storing low and intermediate level radioactive waste materials. On 2 November 2005, the South Korean government announced that Gyeongju, an ancient city that once served as the capitall of the Silla Kingdom, had won. The waste products that the […]

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