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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Missile Defense Agency OK’s Next Design Phase For Long-Range Radar


Missile Defense Agency OK’s Next Design Phase For Long-Range Radar

http://www.defensedaily.com/missile-defense-agency-oks-next-design-phase-long-range-radar/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1dVM016RmtOamhsTnpZMiIsInQiOiJcL3lmZXU5K2Fpb25JUHF1NVhDWks2YVlhd29pSHlMSVdzMHl3dEZqR3JxQUdSU1l2XC9SY3RDa21qVldkbmFzR3dVRkpHVnlVeTNNdlUrWkRaWGxJQzhXY3VCRkJoUGFjbkZiaGlaRlhJdUxmRU16dTNNeThidW5OUW5uMU9XakN6In0%3D

China underscores nuclear weapons as “foundation” of its security : National : News : The Hankyoreh

China underscores nuclear weapons as “foundation” of its security : National : News : The Hankyoreh

Researcher: Fukushima Daiichi radiation levels low off West Coast | Peninsula Daily News

Researcher: Fukushima Daiichi radiation levels low off West Coast | Peninsula Daily News

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China

Draft law strengthens China's nuclear safety

Draft law strengthens China's nuclear safety

Vladimir Putin crony warns Britain will be 'razed to the ground' if it hit Russia with a pre-emptive nuclear attack

Vladimir Putin crony warns Britain will be 'razed to the ground' if it hit Russia with a pre-emptive nuclear attack

Nuclear Ashes | Sunshine State News | Florida Political News

Nuclear Ashes | Sunshine State News | Florida Political News

Report Nuclear Battery

Report Nuclear Battery

TASS: Business & Economy - Tokyo ready to cooperate with Russia on Fukushima nuclear power plant

TASS: Business & Economy - Tokyo ready to cooperate with Russia on Fukushima nuclear power plant

UK threat of nuclear strike deserves harsh response: Russia MP

UK threat of nuclear strike deserves harsh response: Russia MP

DPRK, Nuclear Power in East | OANA NEWS

DPRK, Nuclear Power in East | OANA NEWS

PressTV-US sends nuclear sub to Korean Peninsula

PressTV-US sends nuclear sub to Korean Peninsula

Fission Uranium Has Potential As A Uranium Reserve Play - Fission Uranium Corp. (OTCMKTS:FCUUF) | Seeking Alpha

Fission Uranium Has Potential As A Uranium Reserve Play - Fission Uranium Corp. (OTCMKTS:FCUUF) | Seeking Alpha

UK would be 'wiped out' in war with Putin warns official | Daily Mail Online

UK would be 'wiped out' in war with Putin warns official | Daily Mail Online

Japanese rush to build nuclear bunkers, buy up air purifiers amid rising tensions with N.KoreaTrue Viral News | True Viral News

Japanese rush to build nuclear bunkers, buy up air purifiers amid rising tensions with N.KoreaTrue Viral News | True Viral News

Rosatom in agreement with IAEA on nuclear safety in newcomer countries

Namibia Press Agency

CNCNEWS - DPRK:US sending nuclear carrier taskforces

CNCNEWS - DPRK:US sending nuclear carrier taskforces

Kelly issues nuclear missile prediction | Opinion - Conservative

Kelly issues nuclear missile prediction | Opinion - Conservative

Secretary Perry Celebrates Successful Completion Of Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project

Secretary Perry Celebrates Successful Completion Of Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project

By By U.S. Department of Energy,   /  Monday, April 24, 2017 10:00 AM
Republican Presidential Candidates Debate On Economy In New Hampshire
THE 240MWE FACILITY IS THE LARGEST POST-COMBUSTION CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT IN THE WORLD   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture project, which was completed on-schedule and on-budget. The large-scale demonstration project, located at

When Will We See the Impact of Electric Vehicles?



When Will We See the Impact of Electric Vehicles?

By By Michael Vinci,   /  Monday, April 24, 2017 5:47 PM
The media attention given to electric vehicles as of late may lead one to believe in a future in which carbon emissions are gone, and crude oil consumption is a thing of the past. The media attention, however, may be disproportionate to reality. The fact is, it is unlikely that electric cars will have a

The Electric Car Revolution Tesla Began Faces Its Biggest Test - Bloomberg

The Electric Car Revolution Tesla Began Faces Its Biggest Test - Bloomberg

Lifeline for Nuclear Plants Is Threatening Wind and Solar Power - Bloomberg

Lifeline for Nuclear Plants Is Threatening Wind and Solar Power - Bloomberg

Sustainable Energy Meltdown of Toshiba’s Nuclear Business Dooms New Construction in the U.S.

Sustainable Energy

Meltdown of Toshiba’s Nuclear Business Dooms New Construction in the U.S.



https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603647/meltdown-of-toshibas-nuclear-business-dooms-new-construction-in-the-us/?utm_source=MIT+Technology+Review&utm_campaign=7112c55f19-The_Download&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_997ed6f472-7112c55f19-153856085

Monday, April 24, 2017

Is Macron the EU's Last Best Hope? | Patrick J. Buchanan - Official Website

Is Macron the EU's Last Best Hope? | Patrick J. Buchanan - Official Website

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It | Foreign Policy

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It | Foreign Policy

Sohn: Concerns pile up at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant | Times Free Press

Sohn: Concerns pile up at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant | Times Free Press

NRC seeking comment on draft regulatory basis for small modular reactors emergency preparedness requirements - Daily Energy Insider

NRC seeking comment on draft regulatory basis for small modular reactors emergency preparedness requirements - Daily Energy Insider

US regulators open SMR emergency planning debate

US regulators open SMR emergency planning debate

Nuclear Activists Raise Concerns Over Vermont Yankee Quick Fix

Nuclear Activists Raise Concerns Over Vermont Yankee Quick Fix

Clinton Energy Proposal: Nuclear-Renewables Essential Partnership to Reduce Carbon

Clinton Energy Proposal: Nuclear-Renewables Essential Partnership to Reduce Carbon


https://www.nei.org/News-Media/Media-Room/News-Releases/Clinton-Energy-Proposal-Nuclear-Renewables-Essenti

Get Out Of The House! – A Sermon on John 20:19-31

Get Out Of The House! – A Sermon on John 20:19-31


https://interruptingthesilence.com/2017/04/24/get-out-of-the-house-a-sermon-on-john-2019-31/

Nuclear Power Economics - The Energy Collective

Nuclear Power Economics - The Energy Collective

The Energy Collective Daily: A Firm Proposal for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

A Firm Proposal for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement | The Energy Collective Daily

Link to The Energy Collective

After the death of a friend, healing in a human social network


After the death of a friend, healing in a human social network

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170424110853.htm

Lifeline for Nuclear Plants Is Threatening Wind and Solar Power

Lifeline for Nuclear Plants Is Threatening Wind and Solar Power



https://about.bnef.com/blog/lifeline-for-nuclear-plants-is-threatening-wind-and-solar-power/

10 companies chosen as 2017 New Energy Pioneers at tenth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City

10 companies chosen as 2017 New Energy Pioneers at tenth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City



https://about.bnef.com/blog/10-companies-chosen-2017-new-energy-pioneers-tenth-annual-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-summit-new-york-city/

In Japan People Are Buying Bomb Shelters For Nuclear War (Thanks to North Korea) | The National Interest Blog

In Japan People Are Buying Bomb Shelters For Nuclear War (Thanks to North Korea) | The National Interest Blog

Special Envoy: North Korea Could Obliterate the World with "Three Or Four Bombs" | The National Interest Blog

Special Envoy: North Korea Could Obliterate the World with "Three Or Four Bombs" | The National Interest Blog

Strategic Impatience Won't Defeat North Korea | The National Interest

Strategic Impatience Won't Defeat North Korea | The National Interest

Energy Secretary's Memo Hints At New Power Grid Policy Agenda


Energy Secretary's Memo Hints At New Power Grid Policy Agenda

https://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/2017/04/21/energy-secretarys-memo-hints-at-new-power-grid-policy-agenda/#3a304a697cb6

Mitsubishi Heavy doubling down on Areva with fresh investment


Mitsubishi Heavy doubling down on Areva with fresh investment

Stake in struggling firm signals commitment to nuclear operations


http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Deals/Mitsubishi-Heavy-doubling-down-on-Areva-with-fresh-investment

Thorium shows potential as safer nuclear energy

Thorium shows potential as safer nuclear energy


http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/04/23/thorium-shows-potential-as-safer-nuclear-energy

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup April 24, 2017



Nuclear Roundup
April 24, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran Says Trump Looking For Excuse To End Nuclear Deal

http://www.rferl.org/a/iran-trump-nuclear-deal-excuse-end/28446897.html

Asking for Trouble on Iran

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/opinion/asking-for-trouble-on-iran.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170424&nlid=16873935&tntemail0=y

The facile claim that Obama’s Iran negotiator was ‘the architect of the North Korean nuclear deal’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/04/24/the-facile-claim-that-the-iran-negotiator-was-the-architect-of-the-north-korean-nuclear-deal/?utm_term=.5cb34b1e6b9d

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/24/obama-iran-nuclear-deal-prisoner-release-236966

Krauthammer’s Take: Obama ‘Caved’ on Inspections, Now Iran Is Developing a Nuclear Weapon

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/446969/obama-iran-nuclear-deal-allows-regime-develop-weapon

U.S. Official Who Helped Broker Iran Nuclear Deal Demoted, Reassigned

https://www.rferl.org/a/us-official-nowrouzzadeh-helped-broker-iran-nuclear-deal-demoted-reassigned-state-department-/28445520.html

United States

With nuclear warheads showing their age, Perry faces major test

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/With-nuclear-warheads-showing-their-age-Perry-11092128.php

Kelly: Trump will face nuclear North Korea in this term

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/330107-kelly-trump-will-deal-with-nuclear-north-korea-before-his-second-term

How prepared are we for a nuclear blast? Drills this week aim to find out

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/04/post_893.html

LANL reports fire at plutonium facility

https://www.abqjournal.com/991580/lanl-reports-fire-at-plutonium-facility.html

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/gop-lawmakers-push-nuclear-waste-yucca-nevada#sthash.3o1r8m1N.dpuf

International

China’s Leader Urges Restraint on North Korea in Call with Trump

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/world/asia/north-korea-trump-china-xi-jinping.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170424&nlid=16873935&tntemail0=y&_r=0

UK freezes assets of North Korean company based in south London

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/23/uk-freezes-assets-of-north-korean-company-in-south-london-insurance-nuclear-weapons

Of course North Korea wants nukes. We should learn to live with it

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/of-course-north-korea-wants-nukes-we-should-learn-to-live-with-it-20170423-gvqkbs.html

A new Cuban missile crisis in North Korea? Nonsense

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Voices/2017/04/24/A-new-Cuban-missile-crisis-in-North-Korea-Nonsense/7171492790066/

Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as North Korea tension mounts

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-japan-shelter-idUSKBN17Q0U6

Russia violated our nuclear arms treaty. Here's how we respond.

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/foreign-policy/329943-russia-violated-our-nuclear-arms-treaty-heres-how-we

Theresa May would fire UK’s nuclear weapons as a ‘first strike’, says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-nuclear-weapons-first-strike-michael-fallon-general-election-jeremy-corbyn-trident-a7698621.html

Vice-president Hamid Ansari leaves for Armenia-Poland trip to discuss India's NSG bid

http://www.firstpost.com/world/vice-president-hamid-ansari-leaves-for-armenia-poland-to-discuss-nsg-bid-3401498.html

China Deploys Floating Nuclear Power Plant to South China Sea

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/10253/china-floating-nuclear-reactor

Journey deep into the Finnish caverns where nuclear waste will be buried for millennia

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/olkiluoto-island-finland-nuclear-waste-onkalo

General Interest

NUCLEAR LEARNING

http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/archive/1203064/nuclear-learning/

How the Korean War Saved the World From Nuclear Annihilation

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/how-the-korean-war-saved-the-world-nuclear-annihilation-20321

A brief history of nuclear near-misses – video

https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2017/apr/24/a-brief-history-of-nuclear-near-misses-video




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JAIF Annual Report: 439 NPPs Now Operating Worldwide, with a Capacity of 406GWe


JAIF Annual Report: 439 NPPs Now Operating Worldwide, with a Capacity of 406GWe

The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (JAIF) has issued its annual report on the worldwide situation for nuclear power, entitled "The World's Nuclear Power Plants 2017." This year's report is compiled from data current as of January 1, 2017, coming from responses to questionnaires sent out to power utilities and other companies around the world.
http://www.jaif.or.jp/en/jaif-annual-report-439-npps-now-operating-worldwide-with-a-capacity-of-406gwe/

How To Turn In CRS Rice Bowls | CRS Rice Bowl

How To Turn In CRS Rice Bowls | CRS Rice Bowl

IBM's five years of falling revenues have left it smaller than Apple, Microsoft and Google


IBM's five years of falling revenues have left it smaller than Apple, Microsoft and Google

IBM has just recorded its 20th consecutive quarter of declining year-on-year revenues. Now it has been overtaken by upstart Google, and it isn't even keeping up with Microsoft, let alone Apple. What could have been the first trillion-dollar company may never see $100 billion again.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/ibms-five-years-of-declining-revenues-have-left-it-smaller-than-apple-microsoft-and-google/?loc=newsletter_small_thumb&ftag=TRE17cfd61&bhid=25151283725937532891160407260705

Jack Ma Sees Decades of Pain as Internet Upends Old Economy - Bloomberg

Jack Ma Sees Decades of Pain as Internet Upends Old Economy - Bloomberg

Iran, EU first-ever Nuclear Safety Cooperation Project


Iran, EU first-ever Nuclear Safety Cooperation Project


http://www.europeanaffairs.media/2017/04/19/iran-eu-first-ever-nuclear-safety-cooperation-project/

Bioeconomy: One Billion Tons of Biomass


Bioeconomy: One Billion Tons of Biomass

By By Tom Ewing - Freelance Writer for Renewable Energy World,   /  Monday, April 24, 2017 12:22 AM
The federal agencies that provide the muscle for energy policy are finalizing plans to harness the energy from one billion tons of biomass per year. The “Bioeconomy Vision” is an effort to move biomass out of the laboratory and into the market. The goal, within the next 15 years, is production and commercialization of biofuels,

The Seafloor Is Eroding Faster Than Scientists Thought - Scientific American

The Seafloor Is Eroding Faster Than Scientists Thought - Scientific American

Reactor suppliers face governance challenge

Reactor suppliers face governance challenge

What The Return Of Nuclear Power Plant Construction Means For Municipal Investors | Seeking Alpha

What The Return Of Nuclear Power Plant Construction Means For Municipal Investors | Seeking Alpha

An Ohio School Board Is Working to Save Nuclear Plants

An Ohio School Board Is Working to Save Nuclear Plants

Nuclear Weapons 274 - The Devastation of Nuclear War | Nucleotidings

Nuclear Weapons 274 - The Devastation of Nuclear War | Nucleotidings

The question queue | The London Free Press

The question queue | The London Free Press

DOE studying new fast reactor | Post Register

DOE studying new fast reactor | Post Register

Ohio Commissioners Urge Rick Perry to Fund Nuclear Cleanup | Ohio News | US News

Ohio Commissioners Urge Rick Perry to Fund Nuclear Cleanup | Ohio News | US News

New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco Suffer Simultaneous Power Outages | OilPrice.com

New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco Suffer Simultaneous Power Outages | OilPrice.com

Mothers who fled Fukushima fallout raise voices against Genkai plant restart in Saga | The Japan Times

Mothers who fled Fukushima fallout raise voices against Genkai plant restart in Saga | The Japan Times

Nuclear News Roundup Apr 23, 2017 | Nucleotidings

Nuclear News Roundup Apr 23, 2017 | Nucleotidings

Little says INL would be priority | Post Register

Little says INL would be priority | Post Register

Long-Delayed UK Nuclear Project May Face Strike : PaintSquare News

Long-Delayed UK Nuclear Project May Face Strike : PaintSquare News

Nuclear ‘bailout’ debate heats up - News - The Times-Tribune

Nuclear ‘bailout’ debate heats up - News - The Times-Tribune

Nuclear ‘bailout’ debate heats up - News - The Times-Tribune

Nuclear ‘bailout’ debate heats up - News - The Times-Tribune

Draft law targets improved nuclear safety - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

Draft law targets improved nuclear safety - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

Coastal regulation zone clearance to Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project under apex court lens

Coastal regulation zone clearance to Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project under apex court lens

Global Nuclear Imaging Market by Type, Application and Region - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)

 

Global Nuclear Imaging Market by Type, Application and Region - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)

http://www.mynewsdesk.com/market-research-report-store/pressreleases/global-nuclear-imaging-market-by-type-application-and-region-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecasts-2016-2021-1931066?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=Alert&utm_content=pressrelease

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

GOP Lawmakers Pushing for Nuclear Waste Facility in Nevada

Corbyn is branded a 'security risk' over nuclear weapons | Daily Mail Online

Corbyn is branded a 'security risk' over nuclear weapons | Daily Mail Online

A House In South East London Is Allegedly Funding The North Korean Nuclear Programme

A House In South East London Is Allegedly Funding The North Korean Nuclear Programme


http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2017/04/a-house-in-south-east-london-is-allegedly-funding-the-north-korean-nuclear-programme/

Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as N.Korea tension mounts

Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as N.Korea tension mounts


http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-japanese-demand-for-nuclear-shelters-purifiers-surges-as-nkorea-tension-mounts-2414045

Sunday, April 23, 2017

With nuclear warheads showing their age, Perry faces major test - Houston Chronicle

With nuclear warheads showing their age, Perry faces major test - Houston Chronicle

DOE borehole project causing stir in Otero County

DOE borehole project causing stir in Otero County

The Apocalypse is Near: Silicon Valley Super-Rich Get Ready for Nuclear War - Alien UFO Sightings

The Apocalypse is Near: Silicon Valley Super-Rich Get Ready for Nuclear War - Alien UFO Sightings

We need progress on stalemate between Idaho and DOE over nuke fuel for research | Idaho Statesman

We need progress on stalemate between Idaho and DOE over nuke fuel for research | Idaho Statesman

TVA inspector general says safety culture problems remain at Watts Bar | Times Free Press

TVA inspector general says safety culture problems remain at Watts Bar | Times Free Press

Nuclear News Roundup for April 23, 2017

Nuclear News Roundup for April 23, 2017


https://neutronbytes.com/2017/04/22/nuclear-news-roundup-for-april-23-2017/

Federal government must stop ignoring nuclear waste issue | The Tribune

Federal government must stop ignoring nuclear waste issue | The Tribune

Much learnt about nuclear safety since Chernobyl | The National

Much learnt about nuclear safety since Chernobyl | The National

Egypt to issue new law on construction of nuclear power stations soon - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

Egypt to issue new law on construction of nuclear power stations soon - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online

Paying Nuclear Losers for `Clean' Power Upends U.S. Markets


Paying Nuclear Losers for `Clean' Power Upends U.S. Markets

https://www.bloombergquint.com/technology/2017/04/21/paying-nuke-losers-for-clean-energy-upends-u-s-power-markets

French Academy Of Sciences Decries Nuclear Fade

French Academy Of Sciences Decries Nuclear Fade


http://nuclearstreet.com/nuclear_power_industry_news/b/nuclear_power_news/archive/2017/04/21/french-academy-of-sciences-decries-nuclear-fade-042101

Nuclear Scientist Says Advanced Reactors Will Be Great For Planet


Nuclear Scientist Says Advanced Reactors Will Be Great For Planet

Photo of Andrew Follett

http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/22/nuclear-scientist-says-advanced-reactors-will-be-great-for-planet/

Report: Westinghouse Bankruptcy Raises “Fundamental Questions” About Nuclear’s Future

Report: Westinghouse Bankruptcy Raises “Fundamental Questions” About Nuclear’s Future


http://www.powermag.com/report-westinghouse-bankruptcy-raises-fundamental-questions-about-nuclears-future/

Friday, April 21, 2017

Reactor suppliers face governance challenge

Reactor suppliers face governance challenge

Three Mile Island, like much of nuclear industry, is on the brink | PennLive.com

Three Mile Island, like much of nuclear industry, is on the brink | PennLive.com

As North Korea tensions mount, cartoonists skewer the U.S. response - The Washington Post

As North Korea tensions mount, cartoonists skewer the U.S. response - The Washington Post

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup April 21, 2017


Nuclear Roundup
April 21, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

Iran Nuclear Deal

Redesign of Iranian Nuclear Plant Set to Begin

https://www.voanews.com/a/redesign-iran-nuclear-plant/3818077.html

Trump Accuses Iran of Violating ‘Spirit’ of Nuclear Deal

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-charges-iran-violating-spirit-nuclear-deal-n749131

US threat to ditch Iran nuclear deal

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/us-threat-to-ditch-iran-nuclear-deal-2v592w6ng

Parsi: The Coming Crisis With Iran

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/20/opinion/the-coming-crisis-with-iran.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170421&nlid=16873935&tntemail0=y&_r=0

United States

THE PLAN TO MAKE AMERICA’S NUKES GREAT AGAIN COULD GO HORRIBLY WRONG

https://news.vice.com/story/the-plan-to-make-americas-nukes-great-again-could-go-horribly-wrong

Hawaii’s Renewed Jitters About Nukes

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/04/hawaiis-renewed-jitters-about-nukes/523530/

Teardown to begin soon at Hanford’s most contaminated area

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/hanford/article145749544.html

MOX injunction delayed until at least July 31

http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/mox-injunction-delayed-until-at-least-july/article_01a4ce3c-25f5-11e7-9f5c-8fd2c77c42e0.html

Citizens confront Nuclear Fuel Services regulator over environmental, public health concerns

http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Business/2017/04/20/Citizens-confront.html?ci=stream&lp=1&p=

International

Trump’s North Korea policy is the same as Obama’s—he just doesn’t want to admit it

https://qz.com/964027/trumps-north-korea-policy-the-same-as-obamas-he-just-doesnt-want-to-admit-it/

How Washington hard-liners helped to create the North Korean crisis

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2017/04/19/

Hecker on DPRK: Analyze and Act Accordingly

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/debate-club/articles/2017-04-20/donald-trump-must-analyze-north-koreas-nuclear-crisis-and-act-accordingly

PUTTING THE NORTH KOREAN THREAT INTO PERSPECTIVE

http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/archive/1203078/putting-the-north-korean-threat-into-perspective/

UN security council warns North Korea to stop nuclear tests or face sanctions

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/20/un-security-council-north-korea-nuclear-tests-sanctions

Russia's Secretive Floating Nuclear Power Plant Making Waves In St. Petersburg

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-petersburg-floating-nuclear-plant-safety-fears/28440654.html

Could China or Russia hack America's nuclear arsenal?

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/defense/329593-could-china-or-russia-hack-americas-nuclear-arsenal

Leading from the back’ is no remedy for India-Pakistan nuclear standoff

http://www.atimes.com/india-pakistan-nuclear-quagmire-todd-royal/

The World Must Secure Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/20/opinion/the-world-must-secure-pakistans-nuclear-weapons.html

General Interest

The Nuclear Test Ban: Time to Finish What We Started

http://thediplomat.com/2017/04/the-nuclear-test-ban-time-to-finish-what-we-started/

Nuclear War Is Not Good For Your Health

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nuclear-war-is-not-good-for-your-health_us_58f8f840e4b00fa7de1235a0

Risk of 'catastrophic' nuclear accident as world relations worsen, UN warns

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/un-nuclear-deterrence-not-work-report-wmds-weapons-mass-destruction-world-north-korea-uk-donald-a7694391.html

Nuclear Arsenals Decline Globally Primarily Due To Cuts Made By Russia, US: SIPRI

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/19071


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About One Million casualties on US- South Korea side in Second Korean War | NextBigFuture.com

About One Million casualties on US- South Korea side in Second Korean War | NextBigFuture.com

Platts: India Will Not Achieve Target To Cut Oil Imports By 10% | OilPrice.com

Platts: India Will Not Achieve Target To Cut Oil Imports By 10% | OilPrice.com

Will BP Be The Next Big Player To Exit The Canadian Oil Sands? | OilPrice.com

Will BP Be The Next Big Player To Exit The Canadian Oil Sands? | OilPrice.com

Experts push for nuclear as an energy option - Canberra CityNews

Experts push for nuclear as an energy option - Canberra CityNews

Nuclear Weapons 272 - The North Korean Situation - Economic Development addendum

Nuclear Weapons 272 - The North Korean Situation - Economic Development addendum


http://nucleotidings.com/article/nuclear-weapons-272-north-korean-situation-economic-development-addendum

Nuclear News Roundup Apr 20, 2017

Nuclear News Roundup Apr 20, 2017


http://nucleotidings.com/article/nuclear-news-roundup-apr-20-2017

Nuclear Weapons 273 - Using Nuclear Warheads To Deflect Asteroids

Nuclear Weapons 273 - Using Nuclear Warheads To Deflect Asteroids


http://nucleotidings.com/article/nuclear-weapons-273-using-nuclear-warheads-deflect-asteroids

CIVIL NUCLEAR Andra continues Areva contract to operate its Aube Surface Disposal Facility


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Andra continues Areva contract to operate its Aube Surface Disposal Facility
http://www.nuclearpowerdaily.com/reports/Andra_continues_Areva_contract_to_operate_its_Aube_Surface_Disposal_Facility_999.html