Shareholders pressure utilities to ditch nuclear power

Jun 25, 2015

Shareholders pressure utilities to ditch nuclear power

Shareholders and politicians on Thursday urged the nation’s top utilities to exit nuclear power as the central government moves to restart reactors idled by public safety fears in the wake of the triple core meltdown in Fukushima Prefecture in 2011. Despite a number of ...

Jun 18, 2015

Cleanup of U.S. uranium plant expected to take decades more

The cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in the state of Ohio is expected to take another three decades or more, U.S. energy officials say. The Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Midwestern United States, produced enriched uranium until it ceased operations in ...

Spent-nuclear fuel issues plague restarts

May 26, 2015

Spent-nuclear fuel issues plague restarts

Spent fuel at the Hamaoka nuclear power station in Shizuoka Prefecture could exceed the capacity of storage pools some two years after the plant is restarted — much sooner than the previously assumed eight years, according to sources. The faster pace is because the ...

Curtain falls on atomic feud with Kepco

May 24, 2015

Curtain falls on atomic feud with Kepco

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They’re nothing but a bunch of overpaid, arrogant jerks who should have been fired long ago for their managerial incompetence, while he’s a just another crude loudmouth who has no idea what he’s talking about. Based on their public comments these past few years, ...