Lawmakers approve financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers in the Ohio House have approved a roughly $1 billion financial rescue for the state's two nuclear power plants. The package that critics are calling a b...

APNewsBreak: NRC looking at reducing inspections at reactors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will look at cutting back on inspections of the country's nuclear reactors. Staff recommendations made public Tuesday would reduce...

Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president warned that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting further pressure on Europe...

Utah mill eyes radioactive material from Estonia

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado-based company is asking for permission to ship radioactive material from eastern Europe to a uranium mill in Utah. The Cortez Journal reported Monday ...

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's been more than a decade since the U.S. government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the coun...

Trade, climate change, Iran focus as G-20 leaders meet

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan, f...

Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, and officials warned of a possible tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Some areas lost...

Business Weekly: A reserve of rare earth minerals keeps Taiwan’s hope of developing nuclear weapons alive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The trade war between the U.S. and China has unexpectedly highlighted the importance of rare earths, but many people are ignorant that Taiwan also has a reserve of rare earth m...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2019. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 1, ...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

International Energy Agency: nuclear needed for climate goal

BERLIN (AP) — The International Energy Agency says the premature closure of nuclear power plants and failure to build new ones could make it harder to meet global targets for cutting greenhouse gas em...

EPA approves decommissioning of Taiwan's No. 1 nuke reactor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After three years of review, Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Wednesday (May 15) announced that it has approved a 25-year decommissioning plan for ...

Three Mile Island plant, site of nuclear accident, to close

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst nuclear power accident, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial r...

Slovakia delays nuclear plant expansion under pressure from Austria

Slovakian officials have announced a delay of their plans to expand Mochovce nuclear power plant and accused Vienna of trying to meddle with Bratislava's "sovereignty" on Monday. The p...

Taiwan's president reaffirms anti-nuclear stance at march

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has reaffirmed her opposition to nuclear power before marching with anti-nuclear protesters. Tsai said at a news conference Sat...