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Cows in Fukushima radiation zone find new purpose: science 22.9.2016 Washington Post: World
In an abandoned Japanese village, cows grazing in lush green plains begin to gather when they hear the familiar rumble of the ranch owner’s mini-pickup. This isn’t feeding time, though.
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At UN, European Union and member countries spotlight aid for refugees, conflict mediation 22.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
At UN, European Union and member countries spotlight aid for refugees, conflict mediation
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Competition between countries posing serious threats to peace, Prime Minister of Pakistan tells UN 22.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Competition between countries posing serious threats to peace, Prime Minister of Pakistan tells UN
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Officials: Refinancing South Carolina reactors saves money 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

JENKINSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Officials overseeing construction of some of the first nuclear reactors of their kind to be built in the U.S. in more than 30 years say fewer costs will be passed on to consumers. SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh said Wednesday he understands power customer frustrations with the repeated rate increases to offset […]
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Opinion: Hillary Clinton, facts don't matter 21.9.2016 CNN: Top Stories
John McTernan: If I learned one lesson from the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union that I would like to teach Hillary Clinton, it's this: don't take a knife to a gun fight.
Protests filed over PG&E plan to shut down Diablo Canyon nuclear plant 21.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

It's been less than three months since Pacific Gas & Electric, along with an assortment of groups including environmentalists, announced its intention to shut down the last remaining nuclear power plant in California — Diablo Canyon.

Now the protests have been filed.

And the groups complaining...

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India's prime minister ran as a strong leader. He now faces his first big test. 21.9.2016 Washington Post: World
Pressure grows to punish Pakistan after a deadly attack on an Indian military outpost.
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India Kills at Least 10 Suspected Militants 20.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
The Indian army killed at least 10 suspected militants trying to cross its border from Pakistan, in another incident expected to ratchet up tension between the nuclear-armed rivals.
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Another Chernobyl or Fukushima risk plausible: Experts 20.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Another Chernobyl or Fukushima risk plausible: Experts
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Japan official calls for scrapping of troubled Monju reactor 20.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

TOKYO (AP) — The head of the Japanese ruling party’s policy council said Tuesday that the government should consider scrapping the problem-plagued Monju plutonium-breeder reactor. Monju, designed to burn plutonium and produce more of it while generating electricity, was once considered a “dream reactor” for resource-poor Japan. But the 1 trillion yen ($9.8 billion) reactor […]
UN atomic energy agency begins building new laboratory to fortify fight against Zika, insect pests 19.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
UN atomic energy agency begins building new laboratory to fortify fight against Zika, insect pests
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Senate's odd couple: Boxer, Inhofe forge unlikely alliance 18.9.2016 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The oddest of Senate odd couples - California Democrat Barbara Boxer and Oklahoma Republican Jim Inhofe - have accomplished something highly unusual in this bitter election year: significant, bipartisan legislation on the environment that has become law....
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Letter: Does Trump threaten environmental regulations? 17.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
There’s been essentially no discussion in the news about candidate Donald Trump’s intentions toward, much less effect on, regulations and the regulatory environment were he to be elected. Aside from threatened chaos in nuclear weapons proliferation, it appears to me that environmental, economic/financial and social regulations may be the arena in which the executive branch can have the maximum impact, considering that only a fairly small proportion of regulations are administered by Congress an...
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Hinkley Point: George Osborne says new deal is unchanged 16.9.2016 BBC: Business
Former Chancellor George Osborne says the new agreement over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station is "pretty much" the same as before.
UK PM gives green signal to Hinkley Point nuclear power station 15.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
UK PM gives green signal to Hinkley Point nuclear power station
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UK approves nuclear plant deal 15.9.2016 New Kerala: Technology
UK approves nuclear plant deal
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Kudankulam could work on next-gen N-fuel in near-term: Russia 15.9.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Kudankulam could work on next-gen N-fuel in near-term: Russia
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UK OKs stalled Chinese-funded nuclear power deal 15.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
London • The British government on Thursday approved the construction of the country’s first new nuclear power plant in more than two decades, a French and Chinese-backed project that had prompted high-level fears about national security. The government said in a statement that it had decided to proceed with the 18 billion-pound ($23 billion) Hinkley Point plant in southwest England, but that future foreign-funded infrastructure projects will be subject to tighter rules. The plant will be financ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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U.K. Gives Go-Ahead to Hinkley Point Project With EDF 15.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The U.K. government said it would ahead with the $23.82 billion project to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point with French utility Electricite de France, the country’s first in a generation.
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U.S expects India to ratify Paris treaty this year 15.9.2016 Hindu: International
The official said a lot of countries are expected to ratify the pact during the UN General Assembly this month.
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