Browsing All posts tagged under »Nuclear Electrical Power Generation«

Subsidizing Nuclear Is No Strategy For Long-Term Success

June 17, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ With yet another nuclear power plant joining the ranks of those closing ahead of schedule, it’s clear that something is amiss in the nuclear power industry. That “something” is the accumulation of federal policies that stifle innovation and efficiency in the industry and simultaneously subsidize it to keep it alive on […]

Nuclear Industry, Not Government, Should Handle Nuclear Waste Issue

August 17, 2015 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ By law, the Department of Energy is supposed to collect spent nuclear fuel and deposit it at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. Nuclear power customers in 33 states have paid billions of dollars into a federal fund to finance this service. Yet the DOE has never collected a single ounce of spent fuel. […]

Global Warming Is Killing The Old Nuclear Scare

February 12, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Global Warming alarmists like Jay Weatherill now finally admit nuclear power isn’t actually a terrifying mass-killing menace. Now they say we need nuclear power to stop their latest terrifying mass-killing menace — global warming. Can you believe these guys? Nuclear power has switched from our greatest threat to greatest saviour. Yet […]

Progress Made On Nuclear Waste Management

January 31, 2015 by

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By Jack Spencer and Katie Tubb ~ The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) yesterday completed the last two of five volumes in its safety evaluation report on a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. While the NRC has yet to finish the licensing process for Yucca Mountain, this report ultimately allows the nation to move forward […]

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop: Nuclear Power Is “Obvious” If We Want To Slash CO2 Emissions

November 30, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ She is absolutely right, of course, always a virtue when opening a controversial debate: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says nuclear energy remains an option for Australia, describing it as an “obvious direction” as it considers how to cut carbon dioxide emissions after 2020. Ms Bishop called for a an open […]

Physicist: There Was No Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

October 14, 2013 by

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The terrible toll from Japan’s Tsunami came from the wave, not the radiation By Dr. Kelvin Kemm. PhD ~ I have watched a TV programme called ‘Fear Factor.’ In the series there are contestants who have to confront their worst fears to see who bales out and who can fight the fear and get through. […]

Subsidies And Taxes Complicate The Future Of Nuclear Power

August 8, 2013 by

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By Robert Geringer ~ Rising maintenance costs and a sharp decrease in natural gas prices have put the future of some nuclear power plants into question. But other plants face retirement under the burden of specific taxes and anti-competitive green energy subsidies. Mark Cooper, a senior fellow at the Vermont Law School, recently published a report […]