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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Nuclear Energy - News July 19, 2011

Nuclear Energy - News July 19, 2011

Click to read:Fukushima-type disaster inevitable in U.S.? (CBS News)
Watts Bar power plant in Spring City, Tenn. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission meets today to discuss sweeping new safety recommendations.

Petition Drive to Help Fukushima Residents forced by Japan to Enter Nuclear Contamination Area
Petition Drive to Help Fukushima Residents forced by Japan to Enter Nuclear Contamination Area (Salem-News)
Following the recent SOS from Fukushima families... Visit the petition site: - There now is a petition in Japan to evacuate the people from Fukishima Prefecture.
Clinton vows US support for India in terror fight (WTEN-TV Albany)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promised Tuesday to give full U.S. support to Indian efforts to protect itself from terror attacks, less than a week after a triple bombing killed 19 people in the financial capital of Mumbai.
Czech, Polish PMs endorse nuclear energy (Prague Daily Monitor)
Poland, which presides over the EU now, and the Czech Republic want to promote the view that energy security cannot be based only on renewable resources in Europe and they supported the use of nuclear energy, the prime ministers Donald Tusk and Petr Necas said Friday.
NRC chief urges action on nuclear safety review (ChannelOne)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko is urging his agency to decide within 90 days how to proceed with safety changes intended to improve the U.S. nuclear industry's response to catastrophic events such as the tsunami that crippled a nuclear plant in Japan.

Vt. judge rules against nuclear plant
Vt. judge rules against nuclear plant (WLUK-TV Green Bay)
A federal judge on Monday said he would not order Vermont's only nuclear plant to remain open while a lawsuit to determine its long-term future plays out.
Post Fukushima: India begins construction on new nuclear plant (Central Chronicle)
Agencies Rawatbhata, Rajasthan, July 18: Moving ahead with its nuclear programme despite the Fukushima accident, India on Monday began construction of its 25th atomic power plant.
Typhoon Rain, Wind Target Japan Nuclear Plant (AccuWeather)
Japan Meteorological Agency, taken July 18, 2011, image shows Typhoon Ma-on. Typhoon Ma-on, now on track to lash southern Japan, will also bring soaking rain and strong wind to the site of the ill-fated Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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