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Qatar says UAE nuclear plant is threat to regional stability

PARIS/ABU DHABI The State of Qatar says the Barakah nuclear plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates poses a serious threat to regional stability and the environment and has called on the IAEA to create a framework for nuclear security in the Gulf.

Brazilian nuclear plant uranium convoy attacked by armed men: police

RIO DE JANEIRO Armed men shot at members of a convoy transporting uranium to one of Brazil's two working nuclear power plants on a coastal road in Rio de Janeiro state on Tuesday, police and the company managing the plant said.

World, Brazil, Mar 19 2019

Nebraska nuclear plant still at full power as floodwaters recede

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) said its Cooper nuclear plant in Nebraska continued to operate safely at full power on Monday as the Missouri River floodwater around the plant receded following a late winter storm last week.

U.S., Environment, Mar 18 2019

'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

A powerful, late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, stranding herds of cattle and raising alarms at a Nebraska nuclear power plant. | Video

Environment, U.S., Mar 16 2019

Chinese delegation to visit Argentina to discuss stalled nuclear deal: government source

BUENOS AIRES A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation.

World, China, Argentina, Mar 15 2019

Nebraska preps nuclear plant for possible flooding, no public danger

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) on Friday declared an "unusual event" at its Cooper nuclear power station in Nebraska due to the possibility of flooding along the Missouri River following a powerful winter storm this week.

U.S., Natural Disasters, Mar 15 2019

U.S. and India commit to building six nuclear power plants

WASHINGTON The United States and India on Wednesday agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including building six U.S. nuclear power plants in India, the two countries said in a joint statement.

World, Mar 13 2019

Eight years on, water woes threaten Fukushima cleanup

OKUMA, Japan Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tons of contaminated water must be stored, possibly for years, at the power plant. | Video

Health, Environment, World, Mar 11 2019

UK, Japan scientists study radioactive Fukushima particles

OXFORD, England Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, radioactive particles collected from the site are undergoing new forensic investigation in Britain in an effort to understand the exact sequence of events. | Video

Environment, Japan, World, Mar 08 2019

Lithuania to ask Belarus to switch nuclear plant to gas

VILNIUS Lithuanian prime minister Saulius Skvernelis will ask Belarus to convert its Russian-built nuclear power plant to gas provided by Lithuania's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and a planned gas link between Lithuania and Poland.

World, Russia, Mar 04 2019