Nuclear Policy

Republican Presidential Candidates Debate On Economy In New Hampshire

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has issued a Determination permitting the Department of Energy (DOE) to continue making uranium transfers to support ongoing clean-up work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio, while also reducing the total amount of those transfers per year from 1,600 metric tons of uranium (MTU)… Keep reading →

Iran Begins To Fuel The Country's First Nuclear Power Station

Rouhani’s election pledge to improve the economy by resolving the nuclear issue is not working particularly well because of the many domestic policy challenges. Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has been eager to schedule the nuclear deal’s Implementation Day before the February midterm elections in order to demonstrate that the economy is on the mend. But… Keep reading →

Nuclear Power Plants Tighten Their Security

Germany’s planned nuclear switch-off is driving a surge in clean energy investment. [The Guardian] General Electric announced Monday that it had finalised a deal to acquire the energy assets of France’s Alstom for $10.7 billion. [Yahoo] The $2.2 billion Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System benefited from a $1.6 billion Energy Department loan guarantee has been… Keep reading →

Proposed Radioactive Waste Site in Nevada

Energy Secretary Moniz and Nevada Governor Sandoval Formalize Working Group to Advance Shared Interests at Nevada National Security Site Department of Energy and State of Nevada also Finalize Record of Decision on Key National Security Activities at NNSS WASHINGTON—U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)… Keep reading →