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Five Questions: Ameren's Adam Heflin talks about the future of nukes

Five Questions: Ameren's Adam Heflin talks about the future of nukes

Utility's chief nuclear officer says small reactors will 'have their place' in nation's energy mix

November 01, 2012 10:15 pmLoading…

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

TOKYO — Japanese authorities are investigating subcontractors on suspicion that they forced workers at the tsunami-hit nuclear plant to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.

July 22, 2012 2:15 pmLoading…

Tonight on campus: Scientists talk about disaster in Japan

The science behind earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear power

March 29, 2011 5:00 amLoading…

Iranians still sending mixed signals on nuclear rift

VIENNA — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledged Thursday to work with the West to resolve a standoff over its nuclear program even as his country reportedly balked at a U.S.-backed deal to limit its uranium enrichment and curb its ability to make a nuclear warhead.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
UN chief urges Iran to accept plan to ship its uranium abroad

UN chief urges Iran to accept plan to ship its uranium abroad

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged Iran on Wednesday to accept a U.N.-drafted plan to ship much of its uranium abroad for enrichment, saying it would be "an important confidence-building measure."

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Energy boss campaigns for bill to cut emissions

Energy boss campaigns for bill to cut emissions

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Tuesday laid out the scientific risks of inaction on global warming and went straight to his main point — the climate and energy bill starting its way through the Senate could help drive what he called "energy opportunity."

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Board warns of quake peril at Los Alamos

ALBUQUERQUE — An independent safety oversight board is warning that a major earthquake could cause a catastrophic fire triggering a massive radiation leak at the main plutonium lab at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
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October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Iran signals willingness to partly sign on to UN uranium-shipping plan

TEHRAN — Iran's foreign minister said Monday that Tehran may agree to ship part of its stockpile of low enriched uranium abroad for further enrichment, the first official indication that Iran could at least partly sign onto a U.N.-drafted plan aimed at easing nuclear tensions.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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IRAN

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Army offensive nets Pakistan Taliban leader's hometown

Army offensive nets Pakistan Taliban leader's hometown

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani soldiers captured the hometown of the country's Taliban chief Saturday, a strategic and symbolic initial prize as the army pushes deeper into a militant stronghold along the Afghan border. An army spokesman said the Taliban were in disarray, with many deserting the ranks.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

North Korean negotiator in US; S. Korea is hopeful

SEOUL, South Korea — A negotiator for North Korea has arrived in the United States in likely pursuit this weekend of bilateral talks with Washington.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Iranian official denounces UN plan for enrichment of uranium

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's parliament speaker accused the West on Saturday of trying to cheat the country with a U.N.-drafted plan that would ship most of Iran's uranium to Russia for enrichment, raising further doubts about the likelihood Tehran will approve the deal.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Iran delays response to UN-backed plan for uranium

Iran delays response to UN-backed plan for uranium

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran put off until next week a formal response to a U.N.-backed plan to ship much of its uranium to Russia for enrichment, the country's nuclear envoy said Friday.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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