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IAEA Reports Iran Continues To Comply With Nuclear Deal By
The latest quarterly report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again confirmed that Iran is continuing to comply with all of its requirements under the P5+1 nuclear deal, and that its stockpiles of low-enriched...
Internet Trolls Show Ridiculous Nature Of Trump’s New Illegal Alien Hotline By
President Trump keeps getting trolled. Shortly after he was elected and began signing executive orders, the internet had a field day with an image of the president holding a folder containing blank pages. Trolls photoshopped text into the blank pages in the photograph,...
Depleted Uranium And The Iraq War’s Legacy Of Cancer By
As instability in Iraq is forcing the United States to consider a third invasion of the Middle Eastern nation, the consequences of the first two invasions are coming into focus. For large sectors of the Iraqi population, American intervention has led to sharp spikes in...
Legacy Of US Nuclear Weapons Still Killing Uranium Miners Decades Later: Study By
The race by the U.S. and British governments to build nuclear arms and power plants in the 1970s has left behind a deadly—and largely ignored—legacy for those who worked at the world’s oldest open-pit uranium mine in Namibia. Workers who mined uranium ore in Namibia...
UN: Iran Cuts Stock Closest To Nuke-arms Grade By
VIENNA — Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday. The development leaves Iran with substantially...
Japan-US Nuclear Deal Announced At Hague Summit By
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan will hand over to the United States more than 315 kilograms (700 pounds) of weapons-grade plutonium and a supply of highly enriched uranium — a victory for U.S. President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure nuclear materials around...
UN: Iran Complying With Interim Nuclear Deal By
VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. says Iran is curbing its atomic activities in line with a preliminary deal made in January. A restricted report says Tehran has not resumed its previous enrichment of uranium to just a technical step from the level needed for a nuclear weapon,...
Greenland Ends Decades-Long Ban On Uranium Mining By
It could be a blessing or a curse — or it may prove to be both. On Oct. 24, Greenland’s parliament voted to revoke the territory’s 25-year-old ban on mining for radioactive materials such as uranium. The very slim majority – 15 votes in favor, 14 against – and...
You Can Be Too Careful: Calculating The Risks Of Energy Resources By
In early July of this year, a freight train loaded with crude oil left a small town in western North Dakota headed east. A day later it was being handled by a small railroad company in Quebec. Night came and the engineer, operating the train by himself, was ready to finish...