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Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...Seattle earlier in the day for talks on how U.S. and Chinese experts and businesses can collaborate on things such as nuclear energy and smarter electricity use.Xi was to deliver a policy speech during a banquet Tuesday evening.The visit comes...
Nation and World
What Alaska's Congressional delegation thinks about the Iranian nuclear deal

...the region."The idea that Iran, a nation with 10 percent of the world's proven oil reserves, is pursuing a nuclear energy program for legitimate purposes goes beyond all conventional wisdom. Setting aside permanent economic sanctions in...
UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

...could be lifted by the end of the year.Iran insists its nuclear program is purely peaceful, aimed at producing nuclear energy and medical isotopes, but the United States and its Western allies believe Tehran's real goal is to build atomic...
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Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...on the larger North Slope gas development.Officials say Japanese prefectures have been considering LNG to replace nuclear energy following the massive 2011 earthquake that shut down the Fukushima nuclear power plant.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for kids and scientists are unsure what the long-term effects of the radiation will be. Bortz weighs the benefits of nuclear energy against their potential for widespread and long-lasting harm. Appropriate photos make the extent of the disaster...
Nuclear plan 'backed' by 6 world powers

...a nuclear bomb. Iran insists it is pursuing only nuclear energy, medical treatments and research.International...a nuclear bomb. Iran insists it is pursuing only nuclear energy, medical treatments and research, but the United...
Caucuses offer lawmakers private way to schmooze at special interest expense

...Rahall II, D-W.Va., hit the course with a lobbyist for the Teamsters union and a retired admiral who heads the Nuclear Energy Institute. "It wasn't an accident," Rahall said of the pairing of his threesome. The lawmaker hails from an...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shifting away from burning coal and oil for energy. Instead, in 1978, the country went nuclear. The problem with nuclear energy is the waste, he said. The problem with burning hydrocarbons is irreversible atmospheric change. Riley Woodford...
Alaska Digest

...central to his solution, which includes searching for alternative energy sources such as wind and geothermal. Even nuclear energy isn't out of the question, he said. These are all intended to achieve one thing: weaning villages from diesel...
Decision time nears on Iran's nukes

...range missiles, computer modeling of nuclear explosions, and other efforts that have nothing to do with producing nuclear energy. Then again, who actually believed Iran's claims - still continuing - that this is all about producing electricity...


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