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The Japanese government is seeking proposals for four demonstration projects that could assist in cleaning up Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s contaminated Fukushima Daiichi site.
Aggressive deployment of low-carbon fuel—including nuclear—combined with efficiency gains will be required to avoid the worst effects of climate change, a working group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said this week.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s expected April 17 issuance of a final rule intended to protect aquatic life near existing power plants and industrial facilities that use water for cooling has been delayed again.
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz told two congressional panels recently that political considerations did not motivate DOE to hand off to the NRC work on the supplemental environmental analysis for the Yucca Mountain used fuel repository. The analysis, along with the NRC’s Safety Evaluation Report (SER), is a fundamental part of the licensing review process for the repository.
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