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What scientists plan to do with the most powerful electron beam in the world 25.6.2016 Washington Post
What scientists plan to do with the most powerful electron beam in the world
N.M. regulators to hear questions about electricity rates 25.6.2016 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico regulators will hear more testimony next week on a request by the state’s largest electric provider to raise customer rates.The Public Regulation Commission called for another hearing to begin Monday after questions were raised about costs incurred by Public Service Co. of New Mexico when the...
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PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Putin, thanks Russia for SCO support 24.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), June 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the16th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.
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Narendra Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties 24.6.2016 Hindu: International
Mr. Modi and Mr. Putin, during a meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit here, discussed a range of bilateral and multilateral issues of mutual concern.
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The Diablo Canyon deal marks the death of nuclear power in the U.S. - or does it? 24.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

What you heard the other day, when Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of environmental organizations and labor unions announced a plan to permanently shutter the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, was the sound of the door shutting on nuclear power in the United States.

Or was it?

The landmark deal,...

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Nuclear energy, petrochemicals discussed during Modi-Putin meet 24.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Tashkent, June 24 : India and Russia on Friday discussed cooperation in civil nuclear energy and partnership in the gas and petrochemicals sector during a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here.
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Scientists Are Trying to Make Nuclear Fusion With Frickin’ Lasers 24.6.2016 Wired Top Stories
Scientists Are Trying to Make Nuclear Fusion With Frickin’ Lasers
A report released in May questioned whether the so-called National Ignition Facility would ever meet its goal. The post Scientists Are Trying to Make Nuclear Fusion With Frickin' Lasers appeared first on WIRED.
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Nuke-plant probe into whistleblower complaints absolves management 24.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

An investigation released Wednesday into whistleblower complaints about the leadership of the Northwest’s only nuclear plant found performance measures have declined but that management did not try to deliberately hide that information.
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Closing California's last nuclear plant is welcome, so long as it doesn't hamper the state's climate change goals 23.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The announcement this week by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. that it will shut down the state’s last nuclear power plant by 2025 and replace the energy it generated with renewable power is good news for Californians, who have always had an uneasy relationship with nuclear power in general, and with the...

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Inside the Republican courtship of Marco Rubio 23.6.2016 Washington Post: Politics
"Control of the Senate hangs in the balance," Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) said Wednesday, recalling his conversation with Rubio.
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Trump’s Attack on Clinton’s Character 23.6.2016 FactCheck
Donald Trump's once delayed, and much anticipated, speech on Hillary Clinton's character, included numerous false and misleading statements.
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Feds will evaluate response to Hanford vapors issue 23.6.2016 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Federal health officials will conduct a short-term evaluation related to the exposure of workers to chemical vapors on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation....
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US efforts to include India into NSG 'greater design' to contain China: Pak NSA Janjua 22.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 22 : Pakistan's National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. (retired) Nasser Janjua has said that American efforts to include India in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is part of a 'greater design' to contain China and also to prevent the resurgence of Russia.
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Essential California: LAPD ordered to show compassion for homeless 22.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning. It is Wednesday, June 22. There appears to be a deal in the works to sell the Ultimate Fighting Championship for $4.2 billion. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State:

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Going green

The Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County will be phased out of operation...

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Today: California's No-Nukes Plan. Into the Fires. 22.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.

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California’s No-Nukes Plan

The atomic energy age in California is coming to an end, but it won’t be as simple as the flip of a switch. Pacific Gas & Electric plans...

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Shutting down the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant will be a long and costly process 22.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Decommissioning a nuclear power plant is a long and expensive process that sometimes takes more money than originally expected.

But executives running the Diablo Canyon nuclear facility, who announced Tuesday that the site's two reactors will be shut down by the middle of the next decade, expressed...

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Behind the deal to close California nuke plant 22.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Los Angeles • California’s last nuclear power plant, perched on a seaside bluff midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is set to close by 2025 under an agreement announced Tuesday. The Diablo Canyon plant has been operating commercially since the mid-1980s, supplying power to about 3 million homes in Northern and central California. Here’s a look at the terms of the deal: ——— WHO’S BEHIND IT? Pacific Gas & Electric Co. agreed to retire Diablo Canyon when the operating licenses for its twi... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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California's Last Nuclear Power Plant To Be Shut Down 22.6.2016 NPR Health Science
Diablo Canyon's reactors are close to earthquake fault lines. Public concerns are split between the dangers of quake damage and of carbon dioxide gas released by the burning of fossil fuels.
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Q&A: A look behind the deal to shutter California nuke plant 22.6.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s last nuclear power plant, perched on a seaside bluff midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is set to close by 2025 under an agreement announced Tuesday. The Diablo Canyon plant has been operating commercially since the mid-1980s, supplying power to about 3 million homes in Northern and central California. […]
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Last California plant to close as nuclear power struggles 22.6.2016 AP National
The rooftop panels and churning turbines of booming solar and wind energy are helping make U.S. nuclear power plants, with all the safety fears and rising costs they bring, obsolete, some experts say. So much so that California&apos;s largest utility and environmental groups struck a deal Tuesday to shutter the last facility in the state....
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