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Babcock & Wilcox in position to benefit if nuclear energy makes comeback

By Dan Shaw, Evansville Courier and Press (Indiana) Originally published 12:00 a.m., May 17, 2009 Updated 12:46 p.m., May 18, 2009 If one judges by the number of requested permits, nuclear power is ... read more


New York ~ 11/11/08 ~ Leukemia death rates in U.S. children near nuclear reactors rose sharply (vs. the national trend) in the past two decades, according to a recent study. The greatest mortality ... read more

Indian Point barriers to be subject of Federal appeals court ruling

BY ABBY LUBY SPECIAL TO THE NEWS May 20th 2009 Di Paola/Bloomberg A matter of 24 minutes could affect the lives of 20 million people within 30 miles of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant. That's the ... read more

Conn. high court backs anti-nuke plant activist

Associated Press May 20, 2009 HARTFORD, Conn. - The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a longtime activist trying to shut down the Millstone nuclear power complex has the right to challenge ... read more

Decommission expert says cost estimates might be low

By DAVE GRAM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTPELIER - A nuclear decommissioning expert got tough questions Tuesday on whether the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is saving enough to pay for its eventual ... read more

Thorp nuclear plant may close for years

John Vidal, environment editor The Guardian, Tuesday 19 May 2009 The company that runs the Thorp nuclear reprocessing plant admitted that it may have to close for a number of years owing ... read more

Dumping in Dixie: Toxic waste from N.Y. river cleanup headed to Texas, along with Nuke Waste

          May 19, 2009 - This story didn't start out to be about nuclear waste -- I was simply interested in where the PCB-contaminated dredge from the Hudson ... read more