Nuclear Power

Correction: EPA-Radiation Rollback story

Oct 3, 2018

Correction: EPA-Radiation Rollback story

Proposed rule change worries some about radiation regulation

Oct 3, 2018

Experts worry EPA is planning changes in regulations that could lead to higher levels of radiation exposure

Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants

Aug 21, 2018

The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming

Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

Aug 6, 2018

Firefighters in Portugal say they are close to bringing a major, four-day wildfire under control, as sweltering weather continues to grip Europe

Trump orders 'immediate steps' to boost coal, nuclear plants

Jun 1, 2018

President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open

New swamp: Lobbyist tied to Perry seeks energy firm bailout

May 29, 2018

Same as the old swamp: Lobbyist Jeff Miller, who ran Energy Secretary Rick Perry's 2016 presidential campaign, is seeking a bailout worth billions of dollars for a bankrupt power company

New Jersey OKs $300M annually to rescue nuclear industry

May 23, 2018

Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

May 19, 2018

A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord

Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy

May 16, 2018

Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy despite challenges after Fukushima disaster

Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip

Apr 28, 2018

A floating nuclear power plant built in Russia has embarked on its first sea voyage so its reactors can be loaded with fuel

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