Nuclear power generation

FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. Supporters say the bill would help solve a nuclear-waste storage problem that has festered for more than three...
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May 09, 2018 - 7:18 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two nuclear reactors abandoned during construction in South Carolina (all times local): 7:15 p.m. South Carolina senators have tentatively approved a bill to repeal a law that critics say led to the multibillion abandonment of two nuclear plants after 10 years of...
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April 25, 2018 - 4:01 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's House considering cutting electric rates used to pay for failed nuclear plants (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The South Carolina House has renewed its demand that utility customers stop paying the 18 percent fee on their bills for two nuclear...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:11 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries. The USGS says the quake struck at 0634 GMT...
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April 12, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's state-owned utility says it wants a say in whether its partner in building two failed nuclear plants can merge with a Virginia utility. In a filing Thursday, Santee Cooper says it hasn't decided if it will support or oppose Dominion Energy's offer to buy...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, walks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, centre, during a welcome ceremony, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 03, 2018 - 4:00 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that his country's plan to purchase Russia's long-range missile defense system is a "done deal," brushing aside concerns from some NATO allies. Erdogan appeared at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin...
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Toshiba Corp., Chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani speaks during an interview at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 03, 2018 - 5:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nobuaki Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. Kurumatani, the first outsider to be appointed chief executive at Toshiba in...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in full military combat uniform, waves from a helicopter as he visits Turkish troops at Ogulpinar border gate with Syria, near Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey, Sunday, April 1 2018. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 6:54 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Ties between Russia and Turkey are growing closer than ever, as Russia runs into widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey's relations with its Western allies worsens over human rights issues and its military operations against Kurdish militia in...
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This photo released by the Israel Defense Forces shows what was believed to be a nuclear reactor site that was destroyed by Israel, in the Deir el-Zour region, 450 kilometers (about 300 miles) northwest of Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday that it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory. (IDF via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 4:17 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory. Although Israel was widely...
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 16, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear power plants licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory...
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