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Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 AP Business
WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) -- A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red....
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Solar projects can’t save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. “Choosing solar over forests […]
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How a stockpile of America's nuclear weapons got tangled up in a Middle East crisis 23.7.2016 L.A. Times - World News

A little more than 100 miles from the territory held by the violent extremist group Islamic State, there is a little piece of Americana. It has an eight-lane swimming pool, a baseball diamond and housing tracts built on carefully manicured cul-de-sacs.

The Incirlik Air Force Base in Turkey has...

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From the archive: Tim Kaine probably is at the top of everyone's VP list 23.7.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
From the archive: Tim Kaine probably is at the top of everyone's VP list
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Utah court ruling kills environmentalists' appeal, OKs Green River nuclear plant 23.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
A court ruling, unless appealed, has removed the final state hurdle for a Utah company planning to build a nuclear power plant near Green River, putting the fate of the $20 billion project in the hands of federal regulators. The Utah Court of Appeals affirmed Thursday an earlier court ruling allowing Blue Castle Holdings’ plan for a nuclear site in Emery County to continue. The unanimous opinion affirms the 7th District Court’s 2013 ruling that the company’s bid would not overly tax the river by...
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Utah Court of Appeals to allow nuclear power plant on Green River 22.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The Green River may soon be the home of a nuclear power plant following a court ruling upholding a Utah energy company’s proposal. The Utah Court of Appeals affirmed Thursday an earlier court ruling allowing Blue Castle Holdings’ plan for a nuclear site in Emery County to continue. The unanimous opinion affirms the 7th District Court’s 2013 ruling that the company’s bid would not overly tax the river by diverting water to cool a pair of nuclear reactors. The decision nullifies an appeal from th... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead' 22.7.2016 BBC: Business
French energy giant EDF is expected to make its long-awaited investment decision on a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset next week.
Minnesota ranks low in solar energy production 22.7.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
But 2016 promises to be a big year for solar development in the state.
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The GOP platform would make America warmer and smoggier 21.7.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Extract and burn more coal. Open public space and the seas to oil exploration. Turn federal lands and environmental regulation over to the states and convert the federal Environmental Protection Agency into “an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with...

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The Appalling Violence of the World's Three Superpowers 21.7.2016 Truthout - All Articles
If asked to identify the world's superpowers today, most people would name the United States, Russia, and China. Although many citizens of these countries maintain that this status is based on the superiority of their national way of life, the reality is that it rests upon their nations' enormous capacity for violence. Certainly none has a peaceful past. The United States, Russia, and China have a long history of expansion at the expense of neighboring countries and territories, often through military conquest. Those nations on their borders today, including some that have wrenched themselves free from their imperial control, continue to fear and distrust them. Just ask Latin Americans, East Europeans, or Asians what they think of their powerful neighbors. Nor has there been any significant reduction of their military might in recent years. Despite their professions of peaceful intentions, all three nations maintain  vast armed forces  and a clear willingness to use them when it suits their rulers. ...
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National Grid chair approached to oversee Trident programme 21.7.2016 BBC: Business
The chairman of National Grid, Sir Peter Gershon, has been approached to take control of the programme to build new nuclear submarines to replace the Trident fleet.
China steps up military drills in disputed waters 21.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
Melbourne, July 21 : China has begun air patrols over contested waters in the South China Sea and cut off access to part of the region for military drills.
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San Onofre reactor leaked radiation after being misused, report says 21.7.2016 LA Times: Business

Owners of the failed San Onofre nuclear power plant operated the reactor outside the allowable limits for pressure and temperature, causing the radiation leak that shut down the facility for good, a new report has found.

Citing documents recently obtained from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,...

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How safe are U.S. nukes in Turkey? 19.7.2016 CNN: Top Stories
As Turkey deals with the fallout of a failed coup, the country's fragility and proximity to Islamic terrorism have raised questions about the safety of US nuclear weapons stationed there.
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The U.S. stores nuclear weapons in Turkey. Is that such a good idea? 19.7.2016 Washington Post
The U.S. stores nuclear weapons in Turkey. Is that such a good idea?
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Russia to supply nuclear fuel to US 19.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
Moscow, July 19 : Russia will be supplying fuel to the United States soon, officials from Russian nuclear fuel company TVEL said on Tuesday.
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The Daily 202: Seven things to watch at the Republican convention in Cleveland 18.7.2016 Washington Post: Politics
Pence’s rocky rollout continues
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Turkish official: Commanding officer at Incirlik airbase arrested in coup plot 17.7.2016 Washington Post: World
The facility in southern Turkey is a major NATO installation hosting U.S. forces that control one of the largest stockpiles of nuclear weapons in Europe. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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Quake jolts Tokyo region; no tsunami warning issued 17.7.2016 Washington Post: World
A moderately strong earthquake has rattled the Tokyo region, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Quake jolts Tokyo region; no tsunami warning issued 17.7.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake has rattled the Tokyo region, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake hit midday Sunday with a magnitude of 5. Its epicenter was 40 kilometers (25 miles) underground in Ibaraki prefecture, north of Tokyo. The JMA says there […]
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