Jun 7, 2016

Japan, China agree to cooperate on nuclear safety

Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa and her Chinese counterpart, Chen Jining, have agreed to cooperate on nuclear plant safety and fight against air pollution. In contrast to Japan-China tensions over history and maritime issues, Marukawa and Chen said during a meeting Tuesday in Beijing that ...

May 6, 2016

Never-completed TVA nuclear plant that cost $4 billion for sale

America’s largest public utility is selling a never-completed nuclear plant that has cost more than $4 billion dollars over the past four decades. The Tennessee Valley Authority board voted Thursday to declare the Bellefonte nuclear plant near Hollywood, Alabama, surplus. The site includes two ...

May 1, 2016

Germany looks to export reactor decommissioning technologies

Germany may become an exporter of technologies to decommission reactors in the future given the experience gained after its phasing out of nuclear energy, German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks said in a recent interview with Kyodo News. Germany believes it may be able to ...