Citations with the tag: NUCLEAR industry
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- Bomb potential for South America.
Albright, D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May1989, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p16
Report that Argentina and Brazil could soon develop the capability to produce nuclear explosive materials free of international restrictions. Once this happens, technological momentum and political pressure may lead them to produce highly enriched uranium and eventually nuclear weapons. INSET:...
- Is Dick Durbin about to nuke Illinois voters?
Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business; 06/09/97, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p11
Opinion. Looks at the issues of the nuclear industry in the United States. Opposition of temporary nuclear storage sites by Senator Richard Durbin; Similar bill co-sponsored in 1996; Information on the 1997 bill passed by Senate; Reference to a temporary nuclear site in Nevada.
- A new nuclear scam-""safe nukes"
Franklin, Karen // Environmental Action; Nov/Dec1989, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p14
No abstract available.
- Section 8. Nuclear energy.
Franklin, Karen // Monthly Energy Review; Apr97, p103
Provides charts about nuclear energy in the United States. Nuclear power plant operations; Operable units; Nuclear electricity net generation; Nuclear portion of domestic electricity net generation; Net summer capability of operable units; Nuclear generating units; Capacity factor.
- Section 8. Nuclear energy.
Franklin, Karen // Monthly Energy Review; Aug98, p103
Presents an energy overview regarding the nuclear energy industry. Estimated number of net terawatthours of electricity produced by United States nuclear generating units; Percentage of nuclear power supply; Information on nuclear power plant operations.
- Nuclear power in the 1990s: Ready for the competitive challenge.
Colvin, Joe F. // Power; Jun96, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p34
Reports on the competitive challenges facing the nuclear power industry of the United States. Measures undertaken by the industry to improve economic performance; Sustenance of steady improvements in output efficiency; Issue on production costs.
- '94 performance, safety and reliability indicators continue positive trend: Capacity factor now...
Kuehn, Steven E. // Power Engineering; Jul95, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the performance levels and safety and reliability indicators of the nuclear power industry of the United States. Advantage of the trend toward shorter refueling outages; 1995 goals surpassed by nuclear power industry based on the findings of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations;...
- Refueling-outage cuts boost competitiveness.
Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering; Dec95, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p8
Reports on the effect of attempts made by nuclear power facilities in the United States to reduce their refueling outages. Reasons for reducing outages; Statistics on refueling outages from January to June 1995 from the `Nuclear Energy Insight' newsletter.
- Nuclear deal shows shifting US-EU ties.
Walker, Ruth // Christian Science Monitor; 3/11/96, Vol. 88 Issue 72, p6
Discusses the agreement between the United States and Europe on nuclear trade. Shift towards Europe in the transatlantic balance of power; Provisions of the bill; Broad coalition of non-proliferation advocates who oppose the agreement; Key questions surrounding the issue of European nuclear trade.
- A power industry with problems.
Walker, Ruth // Modern Power Systems; Oct95, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p31
Focuses on problems faced by the worldwide nuclear power industry. Possibilities for extinction, survival or prosperity; Climate conservation case; Argument about nuclear fuel; Laser enrichment.
- U.S. nuclear power industry.
Walker, Ruth // Congressional Digest; Jan1998, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p7
Gives information on the uncertain future of the nuclear power industry in United States. Reference to nuclear power plants and reactors; Information on the cost of construction of reactors; Details on concerns over safety; What the Energy Policy Act provides.
- A city struggles to find formula for success.
Weir, Fred // Christian Science Monitor; 5/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 128, p8
Reports on the opening of Obinisk, Russia, a town dedicated to nuclear technology, and discusses the outlook for nuclear technology in Russia.
- Dreams die hard.
Greenberg, Phillip A. // Sierra; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p78
Contends that the nuclear-power industry is poised to make a comeback after a 20-year drought. The industry's sorry record; Wariness by the public; The slender basis on which nuclear power is being cast as the environmentally friendly energy option; Number of nuclear reactors licensed in the...
- Media meltdown.
Breen, Bill // Garbage; Apr/May93, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p66
Opposes a commentator's remarks against the public relations campaign of the United States nuclear industry. Absence of documented evidence of increased cancer rates resulting from the Three Mile Island, New York accident; Lack of parallelism between the accidents in New York and Chernobyl,...
- A future in the nuclear family.
Harris, Neil // New Scientist; 1/8/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1907, p48
Reports on Great Britain's nuclear industry. Government's withdrawal of support for research and development of nuclear reactors; Key employers in the nuclear industry; Areas of specialization; Degrees required in aspiring for a career in various aspects of the nuclear industry.
- Some very risky business.
Dalyell, Tam // New Scientist; 11/12/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1951, p53
Comments on the issues pertaining to the nuclear industry and the regulation on the release of biopesticides. Importance of cooperation; Knowledge of Interpol on nuclear materials; Advantage of American biotechnology companies.
- Dazzled by the light.
Dalyell, Tam // New Scientist; 5/20/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1978, p3
Editorial. Focuses on Great Britain's nuclear power industry. Disappointment about the industry; Expansion of the liabilities of the industry; Disaster for the taxpayer.
- France's tottering nuclear giant.
Stetson, Marnie // World Watch; Jan/Feb1991, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p38
No abstract available.
- In 1992, U.S. utilities exceed nuclear waste reduction goals.
Stetson, Marnie // Electric Light & Power; Jun93, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p3
Reports on the United States nuclear industry's performance in 1992. Reductions in volume of low-level solid radioactive waste; Annual report of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations; Unit capability factor; Thermal performance; System safety performance; Industrial safety accident rate.
Leone, Marie // Power; Nov93, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p8
Discusses the political and public-perception controversies over nuclear-power generation projects. Decisions concerning nuclear power based on politics and perception; Reasons for the negative public perceptions about the nuclear industry; Important nuclear issues being gridlocked by politics;...
- A critical time for nuclear power.
LDS // Modern Power Systems; Jul93, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p17
Opinion. Comments on the revival of nuclear power industry among several countries. Policies of several European countries; United States' plans towards new nuclear orders; United Kingdom's plans to review its Nuclear Energy; Issues regarding the THORP reprocessing plant and the Nuclear...
- Nuclear faces economic crisis.
LDS // Modern Power Systems; Oct93, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p9
Reports on the economic crisis faced by the Russian nuclear industry. Warning by the vice president of Rosenergoatom, the organization responsible for production of power and heat from nuclear plants; Failure of nuclear power stations to collect payment for energy generated; Investment of money...
- Are we asking too much of designers?
LDS // Professional Engineering; 11/05/97, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p50
Reports on the British Nuclear Energy Committee's sponsorship of a seminar on November 13, 1997 to examine the effects of continuous pressure to improve safety, reliability and output in the nuclear industry. Other topics covered; Contact information.
- Nature fakers.
Tyrrell Jr., R.E. // American Spectator; Oct90, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p10
Editorial. Denounces American politicians for allowing anti-nuke protestors to curtail the nuclear industry. Resulting increased dependence on foreign oil; Why nuclear energy should be pursued.
- WELCOME TO ENERGIZED!
Tyrrell Jr., R.E. // Business North Carolina; Dec2011 Energizer Supplement, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses the nuclear energy industry in North and South Carolina.
- Not to Worry.
Tyrrell Jr., R.E. // Progressive; Apr88, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the nuclear industry group U.S. Council for Energy Awareness' plan to sell the public on nuclear power.
- Nuclear power industry�dangerous to taxpayers.
Tyrrell Jr., R.E. // National Catholic Reporter; 6/1/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 31, p28
Editorial. Comments on the development of the nuclear power industry in the U.S. Construction of nuclear plants; Danger on the extension of the ageing nuclear reactors; Deprivation of the anti-nuclear publics to focus objections and questions.
- Shockwaves in Canada.
Luckey, James // International Power Generation; Nov97, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p49
Focuses on the North American nuclear industry. Growing public concern about safety; Major role of nuclear power plants in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases; Plans to build a central storage site for nuclear waste.
- Canada sells controversial nukes abroad.
Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor; 2/10/97, Vol. 89 Issue 52, p1
Comments on the reaction of Canadians to their government's willingness to go against environmental laws and use a billion government loan to sell Canadian Deuterium Uraniur (CANDU) reactors overseas. Comments from Tom Adams, a senior associate at Energy Probe; Information on Canada's nuclear...
- Russia to boost nuclear fuel output.
Clayton, Mark // Professional Engineering; 09/17/97, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p5
Focuses on Russia's plan to become the world's biggest and cheapest producer of nuclear power station fuel following the installation of advanced uranium enrichment plant. Installation of seventh generation of gas centrifuges; Development of old nuclear bomb tests sites as long-term stores for...
- Why we should nationalize the nuclear power industry.
Kahn, Edward // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 9/5/94, Vol. 10 Issue 18, p6
Part V. Advocates for the nationalization of the nuclear power industry in the United States. Expected benefits from nationalization; Increased competition in the market; Experiences of Chile, Norway and the United Kingdom; Problems and challenges associated with nationalization;...
- EUROPE'S LEAKY BORDERS.
Muller, Harald // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jun1993, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p27
Says the Western European nuclear export record is dismal. Countries profiting from European technology include Israel, Pakistan, India, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Iraq and North Korea; Argument for full-scope safeguards; Reaction to a series of reforms in German export law; German...
- Nuclear renaissance.
Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report; 8/20/90, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p16
Notes that nuclear power industry sources predict that this fall, Congress will approve legislation standardizing the design of nuclear plants. Making it possible to build several new nuclear plants before the decade ends.
- Nuclear design completed.
Fenyvesi, C. // Modern Power Systems; Sep97, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p5
Reports that the Chinese nuclear industry has completed the design of a 1000 MW nuclear generating unit to be used in commercial nuclear power plants in China.
- New nightmare for old?
Fenyvesi, C. // New Scientist; 8/27/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1940, p3
Warns of an impending era of nuclear instability in the world as a result of the collapse of the Russian nuclear industry. North America, Japan and Europe's failure to respond to the crisis; Availability of ex-Soviet plutonium and uranium for sale in the West; Concerns about the creation of...
- Fighting for the scraps.
Woodard, Colin // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; May/Jun1996, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p56
Focuses on efforts of nuclear power vendors to market their products and services in Eastern Europe; Lack of a market for nuclear power products in the West; Plans of many Eastern European countries to expand their nuclear generating capacity. INSET: Nuclear expansion.
- Can nuclear power ever pay its way?
Woodard, Colin // New Scientist; 11/28/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1849, p42
Discusses how the nuclear power industry is still struggling financially to survive. Nuclear power has been described as one of the few technologies that gets more expensive, rather than less expensive; What nuclear power's poor performance can be blamed on; Nuclear Electric's improved...
- Nuclear reactionaries.
Woodard, Colin // Earth Island Journal; Winter97/98, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on the lobbying activities by companies supplying nuclear reactors in China.
- Parallel secrets.
Woodard, Colin // Nature; 11/23/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6248, p374
Observes that fears that Brazil is intending to develop nuclear weapons in secret are fading with the return to democracy. Program aimed at fuel for a nuclear-powered submarine; Demands for greater accountability of military's activities.
- MPs criticize delay.
McGourty, C. // Nature; 4/20/1989, Vol. 338 Issue 6217, p608
Reports on criticism by Britain's House of Commons Energy Committee over the decommissioning policy of the nuclear industry.
- Uranium bites dust.
McGourty, C. // Nature; 12/7/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6250, p600
Opinion. Observes the abandonment of a British program of nuclear construction after ten years of costly plans. Indecision by government; Background of the project; Effects of the decision.
- Slimming down for sell-off.
Webb, B. // Nature; 9/7/1989, Vol. 341 Issue 6237, p9
Reports that the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is to undergo a rigorous rationalization program aimed at attracting finance from the private sector after a series of government funding cuts. Division into nine business areas; Restructuring costs; Criticism of government.
- Nuclear technology for Brazil.
Dickman, S. // Nature; 11/23/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6248, p332
Reports that West Germany extended, for five years, an agreement to provide Brazil with more technology, despite opposition charges that Brazil has used this nuclear technology to develop bomb-making capabilities. Social Democrats (SPD) see Brazil as a threat; Brazil has not signed the Nuclear...
- What to pay for nuclear power?
Dickman, S. // Nature; 7/5/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6279, p1
Opinion. Comments that a report from Britain's House of Commons Select Committee on Energy finds that Britain's public administration is making bad decisions on technical matters. Conflict between nuclear policy and privatization policy.
- Pressurized accounting.
Aldhous, P. // Nature; 7/5/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6279, p7
Reports on an investigation by Britain's all-party House of Commons committee of the spiralling cost estimates for nuclear-generated electricity before the privatization of the electricity industry last year. Department of Energy, Energy Secretary and the now defunct Central Electricity...
- Reactors hit financial trouble.
Coles, P. // Nature; 7/12/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6280, p139
Reveals problems for France's ambitious nuclear energy industry. A saturated home market and the effects of the Chernobyl accident led to a slump in reactor construction.
- Plugging the nuclear pipeline.
Rothstein, Linda // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov1993, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p4
Announces that Germany's Leybold, a firm that took a public relations drubbing as a supplier to the Iraqi nuclear program, has done an about face on nuclear-related exports and has established a set of new rules governing sales of `dual use' equipment. Leybold's new policies are so stringent...
- Non-payment threatens nuclear industry.
Rothstein, Linda // Modern Power Systems; Oct94, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p9
Reports on the financial crisis being experience by Russia's nuclear power industry. Increase in social tensions among unpaid workers; Defaults on payment for power by consumers.
- Nuclear fails to meet generation target.
Rothstein, Linda // Modern Power Systems; Oct94, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p11
Reports on the power generation of Ukraine's nuclear industry for the month of August. Failure to meet the month's target; Problems in maintenance and repair of units.
- A future for South Africa's nuclear agency?
Cherry, Michael // Nature; 7/1/1993, Vol. 364 Issue 6432, p9
Reports on South Africa's Atomic Energy Commission's (AEC) programs. Support from the National Party government; Aim of attaining 75 percent self-sufficiency in running cost; Tax exemption; Sales of nuclear product; Use of highly enriched uranium (HIE) for the SAFARI-1 reactor; Production of...