Further legal challenges have been filed against the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruling on storage of used nuclear fuel. The petitions from environmental groups and tribal representatives follow a challenge over the legality of the rule filed by the states of New York, Vermont and Connecticut.
The Belgium's nuclear regulator has outlined a two-step review process for Electrabel's safety case report for the restart of the Doel 3 and Tihange 2 reactors. The reactors have been offline since 2012 because of concerns of defects in their reactor pressure vessels.
Actor Michael Caine refuses to reduce his carbon footprint: ‘I was so poor for so long…I figured the world owed me a debt’
Asked if he was taking measures to try reduce his own ecological footprint, Caine jokingly protested that he was still making up for a frugal youth. “I was so poor for so long. I didn’t use anything or eat very much so I figured the world owed me a debt. Now I’ve been eating very [...]
Heat is on the Weather Bureau after MP accuses it of wiping 118-year-old temperature records to justify claims of climate change
Unit 3 at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in Liaoning province in northeast China has achieved a sustained chain reaction, moving the unit closer to commissioning.
‘The icy weather is indeed evidence of change but that, counterintuitively, it reinforces the case for global warming rather than the reverse. Research at Tokyo University and Japan’s national Institute of Polar Research – published in the current issue of the journal Nature Geoscience – has linked the cold winters with the “rapid decline of [...]