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US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power

Enlarge / Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Unit 1 (credit: Nuclear Regulatory Commission) Though economics might not favor nuclear power in the US, policy makers do. Last week, the House passed a bipartisan bill that originated in the Senate called … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

In the absence of federal direction on climate change policy, many states have created their own policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions. New York, for example, has introduced a program that compensates nuclear power plants for the net environmental benefits … Continue reading

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Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management

Management Report: Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management. GAO-18-246R: Published: Aug 1, 2018. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2018. “The National Nuclear Security Administration spent over $11 billion in 2016 on management and operating contracts at … Continue reading

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North Korea has increased nuclear production at secret sites, say U.S. officials

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies believe that North Korea has increased its production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months — and that Kim Jong Un may try to hide those facilities as he seeks … Continue reading

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This Is What a Nuclear Bomb Looks Like

New York Magazine: “A ten-kiloton bomb would be seven feet long and weigh about 1,000 pounds. It would be simple to transport such a device aboard a container ship, just another unseen object in a giant metal box among millions … Continue reading

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