The German government has shot down Bavaria’s request to reopen the Isar 2 nuclear power plant following its shutdown Saturday.
Bavaria Wants to Reopen Nuclear Reactor
Just a day after Germany began shutting down its last three nuclear reactors, the state of Bavaria wants to reopen one under state control.
Germany’s Last Three Nuclear Power Plants Close Saturday
The curtain is falling on Germany’s nuclear power industry, with the last three plants closing Saturday.
Minnesota Nuclear Plant Leaked 400,000 Gallons of Radioactive Water
Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear plant leaked 400,000 gallons of radioactive water, although regulators say there’s no danger.
US Plans to Build Nuclear Fusion Plant
The US is taking definitive steps toward nuclear fusion, with plans to build its first plant by the 2040s.
Fukushima Radiation Tested for Along Pacific Coast
In March of 2011, a 9.0 earthquake in the Pacific triggered a tsunami which hit the coast of Japan, nearly demolishing the Fukushima nuclear power plant and resulting in huge amounts of radiation being washed into the ocean. In the…
John Kerry Travels to Geneva For Negotiations
Secretary of State John Kerry departed for Geneva on Friday to take part in discussions with Iranian leaders regarding nuclear power and production. Kerry will join top officials from the five other world powers taking part in the negotiations; Russian…
Hiroshima: Japan Honors 68th Anniversary
Today marks the 68th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima by the Enola Gay on August 6, 1945. The AP reports 50,000 people gathered in the Hiroshima peace park accompanied by many of the “hibakusha,” or “explosion-affected” and burned incense…