Final shutdown of Three Mile Island nuclear power plant imminent

World Sep 20, 2019

Final shutdown of Three Mile Island nuclear power plant imminent

The final shutdown of Three Mile Island, where 1979's terrifying partial meltdown became a landmark event in the life cycle of nuclear power in the United States, is imminent. Exelon Corp. officials said the plant will stop producing electricity around noon Friday, following through on ...

Demolition starts for former site of government's Fukushima task force

National Sep 10, 2019

Demolition starts for former site of government's Fukushima task force

The Environment Ministry started dismantling on Tuesday the former off-site center in Fukushima Prefecture that was used by the central government's task force to deal with the aftermath of the March 2011 nuclear disaster. The Fukushima Prefectural Government expressed its intention in August last year ...

World / Politics Sep 5, 2019

Iran to unveil details on cuts to nuclear commitments

Iran is set to detail its latest cut to commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal on Saturday, in response to U.S. sanctions and perceived inaction by other parties to save the accord. Iran's atomic energy organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi will hold a news conference to ...