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Illinois bill would ensure nuclear survival

Energy and Environment

27 February 2015

Illinois_coalition_press_conf_(NPI)_48Legislation to cut carbon emissions currently before the Illinois general assembly would ensure the continued operation of the state's nuclear power plants, according to Exelon.

Damage to Summer 2 containment vessel

Regulation and Safety

24 February 2015

VC Summer construction site - Dec 2014 48The US nuclear regulator has begun an inspection at the construction site of VC Summer unit 2 to assess the cause and impact of "inadvertent damage" to the unit's containment vessel.

US-Canadian partnership for isotopes


23 February 2015

MURR reactor - 48A Canadian-US partnership has been announced to create a "new, reliable supply" of medical isotopes for use worldwide.

Scientists witness greenhouse effect

Energy and Environment

26 February 2015

Scientists have for the first time actually observed an increase in carbon dioxide's greenhouse effect at the Earth's surface. They attributed this upward trend to rising emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.

Anfield sets out US asset details

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

23 February 2015

Anfield Resources has produced a summary of the US uranium assets including royalty rights and surface stockpiles that it is set to acquire on the closing of its August 2014 agreement with Uranium One.

Uranerz expands Wyoming uranium project

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

23 February 2015

Nichols_Ranch_wellfield_Apr14_(Uranerz)_48Nineteen new wells have been added to Uranerz's Nichols Ranch in situ leach (ISL) uranium project and work is under way to develop a fifth header house and associated wellfield at the Wyoming site.