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NRG won't ask Illinois for financial assistance: Crain's Chicago Business

Crain’s reports that NRG, which bought four Illinois generation plants from Edison Mission/Midwest Generation out of BK, will not be asking Springfield for a bailout. In contrast, Exelon’s hands have been working busily a day shopping for legislators. 122 more words


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Fukushima gov.: Tainted soil site decision ‘painful’


Three Chiba cities will store radioactive waste if state fails to build final disposal site, NHK says… 5,748 more words


Radioactive spikes from nuclear plants - a likely cause of childhood leukemia

A radioactive emissions spike taking place during refueling from fugitive noble gas release at the Gundremmigen nuclear plant, Bavaria, Germany. Measured as kBq/m3 against time, in half-hourly intervals. 1,418 more words

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Volcanoes may be next obstacle for Japan’s atomic power industry

Sep 30, 2014 

The deadly volcanic eruption of Mount Ontake over the weekend may strengthen the argument of activists campaigning to keep the country’s 48 reactors shut. 537 more words


Utilities should have nuclear waste storage facilities as prerequisite for reactor restarts, panel says

Sep 26, 2014

Utilities should be responsible for establishing temporary storage facilities for high-level radioactive waste as a prerequisite for restarting their nuclear reactors, according to a panel of experts that advises the government. 212 more words


Fukushima, Japan Rocked By Two Earthquakes in One Hour; Epicenter Near Nuclear Plants

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A pair of moderate earthquakes struck just off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture Wednesday, close to the nuclear power plants crippled by the March 2011 tsunami. 271 more words


Japan PM: Nuclear Power Plants Will Not Reopen Unless 100% Safe

MOSCOW, September 23 (RIA Novosti) -

The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Japan will not restart its closed nuclear power plants “unless safety is restored 100 percent”, as reported by the Japan Times. 269 more words