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GOP Led House Passes Cut Version Of Obama’s Energy Bill By $6 Billion

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On Friday, the Republican led House passed a 30.6 billion dollar energy bill covering the Energy Department and the Army Corps of Engineers programs. The final cost was $1 billion less than this years budget, and $6 billion less the President Barack Obama’s request for the energy and water projects. The Republican leaders called it …

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Explosion and Oil spill Add To Fukushima Nuclear Plant Woes

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An oil spill and a small explosion have caused limited damage, but no further radiation leaks at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan, as released in a statement by TEPCO on Tuesday. Some of the workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant discovered an oil spill in the ocean near reactors five and six, …

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Germany Plan To Eliminate Nuclear Power Plants May Add 40 Million Tons of CO2

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Germany’s new plan to shut down all of its nuclear power plants by 2022 has the potential to add up to 40 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually as the country replaces nuclear power with fossil fuels, analysts said on Tuesday. The extra CO2 emissions would inevitably increase the demand for carbon permits under …

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Nuclear Power The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

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Special Report: Nuclear Power: The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy A Guide to Nuclear Power Pros and Cons and How it Affects Us and the Environment Introduction Nuclear power is a form of energy. It is not dependent on fossil fuels or any fossil fuel, such as coal or natural gas. While many of …

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