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Oil & Gas Leaks Crocodile Tears Over Nuclear Waste Storage

What else do you need? No other industry does things this safe or this robust. However, some Oil & Gas companies have started protesting against this idea, incorrectly claiming that these casks are …

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Ad Astra, With Solar Power (& A Weird New Form Of Nuclear Power) | #CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview

solar power Ad Astra movieThe powerful new movie Ad Astra gives solar power fans a lot to chew on while plumbing the mysteries of outer space and the human soul

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Nuclear Power & Natural Gas Hit A Wall In US: Now What?

US offshore wind industry sneezes, knocks out nuclear power plant in New Jersey, fossil fuel power plant in Rhode Island

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Allow nuclear waste disposal in national parks, say MPs

However, the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said: “It’s outrageous to think of companies burying nuclear waste and fracking for gas in some of the most beautiful places in the country. Tussles over whi…

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Remembering Antarctica’s nuclear past with ‘Nukey Poo’ – The Conversation AU


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Remembering Antarctica's nuclear past with 'Nukey Poo'
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We think of Antarctica as a place to protect. It's “pristine”, “remote” and “untouched”. (Although a recent discovery reveals it's less isolated from the world than previously thought.) But it wasn't always this way. Between 1961 and 1972 McMurdo

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How Fracking Led To A Breakthrough In Underground Nuclear Waste Disposal

Deep Isolation is a recent start-up company from Berkeley by Muller and her father, Richard, that seeks to store nuclear waste safely at a much lower cost than existing strategies. The technology takes advantage of recently developed drilling technologies …

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Russia Will Use Floating Nuclear Plant To Power Arctic Oil Exploration. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

floating nuclear power plantRussia intends to bring two nuclear power plants floating on a barge to the Arctic to power oil exploration efforts. What could possibly go wrong?

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Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica – The Press


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Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica
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He was NZ Army but on secondment to the Antarctic division of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), the forerunner of today's Antarctica NZ. After leaving the army, he became an advocate for NZ veterans who served in Antarctica

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Renewable Energy Doesn’t Get More In Subsidies Than Fossil & Nuclear Energy Have Gotten, & Continue To Get

A highly misleading anti-cleantech talking point is that renewable energy “relies on government subsidies,” and that all of the renewable energy growth in recent years is attributable to them. In actuality, fossil fuels and nuclear power have been receiving government support for much longer than renewable energy has. They have received much more government subsidy historically speaking than renewables. And these dirty energy options continue to receive a tremendous amount of government support even though they are overripe industries in many regards

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Prairie Island-2 nuclear unit in Minnesota off grid due to oil leak

Xcel Energy’s 585-MW Prairie Island-2 nuclear unit in Welch, Minnesota, was off the grid and operating at 7% of capacity Monday afternoon for repair of a turbine lube oil leak, company spokesman Matt Lindstrom said. The leak was discovered Saturday and …
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