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Ko Wen-je criticizes DPP, KMT plans for Taiwan's nuclear power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) criticized the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang’s (KMT) nuclear energy policies during a televised policy...

Taiwan election 2024: Major party energy policies, in brief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential candidates Lai Ching-te (賴清德), Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜), and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) agree Taiwan needs to transition to more renewable energy. The three candidates’ ...

Asia Pacific Nuclear Waste Management Market Size, Share, Trend Insight & Future Assessment for the Period 2023 to 2032

Asia Pacific nuclear waste management market will grow by 5.5% annually with a total addressable market cap of $80.8 billion over 2021-2027 owing to the rising demand for clean energy and an increasin...

Europe Nuclear Waste Management Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2023 to 2032

Europe nuclear waste management market accounted for $18.2 billion in 2020 and will grow by 1.8% annually over 2020-2027 owing to the rising demand for clean energy and an increasing number of nuclear...

Global Nuclear Waste Management Market Outlook, Size, Share and Growth Stance Forecasted 2023 to 2032

Global nuclear waste management market will reach $48.6 billion by 2027, growing by 2.8% annually over 2020-2027 driven by the rising demand for clean energy and an increasing number of nuclear-decomm...

Taiwan vice president does not rule out nuclear energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If new technology can resolve the issues of nuclear safety and nuclear waste, then Taiwan should consider using nuclear energy, Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Thur...

Government should pay compensation for secretive Cold War-era testing, St. Louis victims say

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ben Phillips’ childhood memories include basketball games with friends, and neighbors gathering in the summer shade at their St. Louis housing complex. He also remembers watching men ...

Japan's nuclear plants are short of storage for spent fuel. A remote town could have the solution

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese town said Friday it has agreed to a geological study to determine its suitability as an interim storage site for spent nuclear fuel. Kaminoseki, a small town in the so...

Finland: Nuclear waste disposal facility wanted

St. Louis activists praise Biden's support for compensation over Manhattan Project contamination

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis-area activists have been fighting for years to get government compensation for people with cancer and other serious illnesses potentially connected to Manhattan Project nucl...

US Senate votes to expand radiation-exposure compensation, from Guam to original A-bomb test site

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has endorsed a major expansion of a compensation program for people sickened by exposure to radiation during nuclear weapons testing and the mining of uranium dur...

How America’s push for the atomic bomb spawned enduring radioactive waste problems in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The federal government and companies responsible for nuclear bomb production and atomic waste storage sites in the St. Louis area in the mid-20th century were aware of health risks, s...

Takeaways from AP's examination of nuclear waste problems in the St. Louis region

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Uranium processing in the St. Louis area played a pivotal role in developing the nuclear weapons that helped bring an end to World War II and provided a key defense during the Cold Wa...

Japan defends neutrality of IAEA report on Fukushima water release plan as minister visits plant

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's industry minister visited the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on Monday to see equipment that is to be used to release treated radioactive water into the Pacific Oce...

South Korean lawmakers berate IAEA chief over Japanese plans to release treated Fukushima wastewater

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean opposition lawmakers sharply criticized the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog on Sunday for its approval of Japanese plans to release treated wastewat...