Forty years after the worst commercial nuclear power plant accident in United States history unfolded on Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, the only nuclear power reactor still operating there is preparing to shut down.
New York Times 8th May 2019 read more »
World Nuclear News 9th May 2019 read more »
The day a million species are announced to be on brink of extinction, the U.S. says the melting ice creates “new opportunities for trade”
Washington Post 7th May 2019 read more »
Nevada braces for renewed fight over Yucca storing nuclear waste. A concentrated effort in Congress to address the growing national stockpile of nuclear waste is underway and Nevada is bracing for a wave of new legislation, and efforts to bury radioactive materials in the desert north of Las Vegas. Two bills are moving through the Senate that would open Yucca Mountain as a permanent waste repository. Similar legislation is expected in the House as early as this week as key committees weigh a Trump administration budget request of $116 million to process the Department of Energy license to open the Nevada site.
Las Vegas Review Journal 5th May 2019 read more »