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US & Australia to unveil rare earths plan to challenge China’s dominance

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US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison are expected to reveal a plan on Friday aimed at securing the supply of rare earth minerals. The plan will be announced on growing concerns in the US that China could cut off shipments of the vital commodities. The country is the world’s largest processor Read More

Bosnia protects Una river to try to block Croatian nuclear waste plan

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SARAJEVO (Reuters) – One of Bosnia’s two regional governments on Thursday designated the Una river a nature park, seeking to head off plans being considered by Croatia to build a landfill site for radioactive waste near the border between the two countries. Trgovska Gora, located just 500 meters north of the Bosnian border and the Read More

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

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FILE PHOTO: A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) employee, wearing a protective suit and a mask, walks in front of the No. 1 reactor building at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would Read More

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power (9501.T) will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) Read More

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima Read More

Malaysia defends move to extend licence for rare earth firm Lynas

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s government said on Wednesday its decision last month to extend a licence for Australia’s Lynas Corp for processing rare earth minerals aimed to show investors that the Southeast Asian nation was open for business and preserve 600 jobs. FILE PHOTO: People take part in a protest calling on the government Read More

Malaysia defends move to extend license for rare earth firm Lynas

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s government said on Wednesday its decision last month to extend a license for Australia’s Lynas Corp for processing rare earth minerals aimed to show investors that the Southeast Asian nation was open for business and preserve 600 jobs. FILE PHOTO: People take part in a protest calling on the government Read More

Seeing double? Hubble’s dying star PHOTO baffles NASA scientists

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The Hubble Space Telescope recently captured an image which initially confounded scientists; what they thought was a snap of the remains of two dead stars turned out to be the last gasps of a single sun. When they began analyzing the Hubble images showing the remnants of a dying star system in the Gemini constellation, Read More

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water

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FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Read More

CNL Completes Project Milestone in Port Hope

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories concludes clean-up and environmental restoration of three Port Hope storage sites as part of environmental remediation project CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Aug. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce it has successfully completed the clean-up and environmental restoration of three Read More