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Power companies likely to postpone MOX fuel use

Jun 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - The Yomiuri Shimbun Power companies began a major review of a planned program to use > plutonium extracted from spent nuclear fuel to power existing ... read more

NRG Executive Says Nuclear Loan Guarantee Decision Expected By 4Q

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. - Jun 4 > > NRG Energy Inc.'s (NRG) top nuclear executive said Thursday that > the company expects a decision on loan guarantees from the federal > ... read more


From NRC News The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the operating licenses for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 1 and 2, in Waynesboro, Ga., for an additional 20 years. The new ... read more

China plans to speed up development of nuclear power

BEIJING, Jun 3, 2009 -- Asia In Focus China's nuclear power capacity is expected to reach about 5 per cent of the country's total power capacity by 2020, according to > National Energy ... read more

Fight against foreign nuke waste in Utah continues

SALT LAKE CITY - Jun 03 - Associated Press > An eight-state radioactive-waste-management entity plans to > appeal a federal court ruling that said a company can dispose of > foreign ... read more

Entergy asks NRC for more time to complete spin-off (followed by a response from Sherwood Martinelli)

By Kathryn Koch GateHouse News Service Posted Jun 02, 2009 @ 08:56 AM PLYMOUTH - Entergy Nuclear Operations, owner of Pilgrim Station Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, has requested an extension from ... read more

Gone Fission

Anti-nuke activist Nancy Burton wins an unlikely victory against the Millstone nuclear power plant Thursday, June 04, 2009 By Andy Bromage