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Germany's oldest remaining nuclear plant shuts down

Image Credit: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP, File

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022. 160 more words

Environment

SNC-Lavalin consortium chosen to run Chalk River nuclear lab

By Ross Marowits

MONTREAL — Ottawa says it has completed a multi-year restructuring of Canada’s nuclear operations with the selection of a preferred bidder to operate a nuclear laboratory in eastern Ontario that is one of the world’s largest producers of medical isotopes. 503 more words

Local News

The Nuclear Family, #1


Cartoonist’s Note: Actually I am a strong proponent of nuclear and other renewable energies. I took a Coursera course on nuclear energy a few months ago and, although it may be at least temporarily unpopular, I am convinced it is safe, efficient and a solid, practical alternative, especially for fossil fuel energy. 58 more words

Cartoon

Nuclear Power--Why We Need It...Now

On the surface, nuclear power seems to be both a blessing and a curse, a double edged blade that one must handle with extreme care. 1,795 more words

Science

'Summit will heighten the political will to fight nuclear terrorism,' envoy says

This story appeared originally in The Korea Times on Martch 13, 2012 as the 10th in a series of interviews I did with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit which occured on March 26-27. 625 more words
Diplomacy