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New Tennessee reactor becomes nation's first of 21st century

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:24:57 GMT2016-10-21T10:24:57Z

SPRING CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee reactor is now complete, making it the nation's first new nuclear generating plant of the 21st century....

Lawmakers: Russia's violation of nuke treaty has 'worsened'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:40:07 GMT2016-10-19T21:40:07Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia's violation of a key nuclear arms control treaty has become more egregious, two top Republican congressmen said in a letter released Wednesday that urged the Obama administration to confront and impose penalties against Moscow....

Germany readies $26 billion fund for nuclear waste disposal

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:49:26 GMT2016-10-19T13:49:26Z

BERLIN (AP) -- The German government has approved a plan that will see operators of the country's nuclear power plants pay some 23.5 billion euros ($26 billion) into a fund to finance the storage of radioactive waste as Germany exits atomic energy....

Russian lawmakers back Putin's suspension of plutonium deal

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:35:43 GMT2016-10-19T13:35:43Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- The lower house of the Russian parliament unanimously approved Wednesday President Vladimir Putin's move to suspend a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium....

Intl experts allowed to visit Belarus' new nuclear station

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:54:30 GMT2016-10-14T11:54:30Z

MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Belarus says it will use the recommendations of 20 International Atomic Energy Agency experts who visited the construction site of the country's first atomic plant....