Nuclear Energy - News August 13, 2011
Goshi Hosono, the state minister in charge of the Fukushima nuclear accident Japan's new nuclear regulation agency will be affiliated with the Environment Ministry, far from the reach of the powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry that controlled the nuclear industry before the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
River drops: The Missouri River has dropped almost 2 feet where it passes the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station, according to the Omaha Public Power District.
There are better places than Yucca Mountain to bury nuclear waste even though the ridge would be safe enough to store the nation's growing stack of spent fuel from commercial power reactors.That's what one expert on Energy Secretary Steven Chu's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future believes.The expert, Per Peterson, a UC Berkeley ...
A rate increase for Tennessee Valley Authority customers may be in the works when the utility's board meets Thursday in Knoxville.
A shipwreck 1,800 years ago in the Adriatic Sea might give scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory better information about how well modern glass might work to contain radioactive waste.