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In Retrospect: Former mill worker alerted officials about soil contamination

Daily Camera 05 Dec 2021
Listen to your elders, people always say ... At the time, 34 units of low-income housing, funded by the Archdiocese Housing Committees Inc ... 7 pending soil testing ... Finally, soil with the highest levels of contaminations, which amounted to 25 55-gallon barrels, were shipped to a U.S. Atomic Energy Commission nuclear waste disposal site in Nevada ... .

South Korea relaunches aircraft carrier plan

Asiatimes 03 Dec 2021
Preliminary reports of the South Korean ship’s displacement vary from 30,000-40,000 tonnes ...Port visibility capability was a big factor in the British design, as a big argument for a conventional-powered ship is that a nuclear-powered ship can’t go to many places,” he said, listing as regional examples Japan, New Zealand and Australia.

Letter to the editor: Lower the temperature by using nuclear power

Addison County Independent 02 Dec 2021
When I was a kid, the nuclear age had just begun. Nuclear-powered ships were being developed, as was nuclear-power electricity generation, and of course there was the school air raid drills that had us diving under our desks for protection ... Today’s nuclear power generating facilities are far different from those first constructed in the 1960s.

New US ambassador to New Zealand seeks to work with China

Info News 02 Dec 2021
Because of its longstanding nuclear-free policy, New Zealand was recently left out of a new security alliance between the U.S., Britain and Australia ... Udall said he doesn't think New Zealand's stance, which includes a ban on nuclear-powered ships entering its ports, will impede a strengthening of defense ties with the U.S.

Defense Secretary Austin slams China’s drive for hypersonic weapons

The Los Angeles Times 02 Dec 2021
China’s nuclear and military buildup raises the risk of conflict in Asia ... China versus the United States, each pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into missiles, submarines, warplanes and ships, vying to dominate the Indo-Pacific. Now that race may be going nuclear.

Loyola Academy Names New President

Journal Online Chicago 02 Dec 2021
Loyola Academy’s 9th incoming president Fr. Greg Ostdiek. (Photo submitted) ... Fr. Ostdiek will take over for Fr ... Navy, including posts as an executive officer, navigator, and navigation instructor, along with a deployment, which saw him in charge of training a 450-person department in operations of a ship’s nuclear power plant.

Wanted: A Town Willing to Host a Dump for U.S. Nuclear Waste

Slashdot 01 Dec 2021
Approximately 89,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is being stored at dozens of nuclear power plants and other sites around the country ... The joint venture envisioned having nuclear waste shipped by rail from around the country and sealed in concrete casks where it would be stored above ground at a site about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) from Andrews.

6 wild facts about the legendary special operator who created SEAL Team 6

Business Insider 01 Dec 2021
Facebook After joining the Navy in 1958, Richard Marcinko became one of the most distinguished US special operators. These days, Marcinko is a business instructor, author, and motivational speaker ... But that's just his military resume ... US Navy ... So Vice Adm ... They were to break into secure areas, nuclear submarines, Navy ships, and even Air Force One ... ....

Cargo ship arrives from Russia for Liaoning nuclear power plant

China Daily 30 Nov 2021
A cargo ship loaded with equipment for the Xudapu nuclear power plant arrived in the Huludao Port in Northeast China's Liaoning province on Monday, after ...

Washington caps year of drills to deter China with ten-day military exercise

The Economic Times 30 Nov 2021
The U.S. and Japanese forces were led by the nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson carrier, which was also joined by ships from Canada, Australia, and for the first time, Germany. On Tuesday, the Vinson was being shadowed by a Chinese navy ship ... .

Greenpeace: half a century on the frontline of environmental photo activism

The Guardian 29 Nov 2021
... Fifty years ago, on 15 September 1971, a ship named the Greenpeace set out to confront and stop US nuclear weapons testing at Amchitka, one of the Aleutian Islands in south-west Alaska.

Nuclear power is never safe or economical

Chicago Sun-Times 27 Nov 2021
The only real sources of clean, renewable energy are wind and solar, not nuclear, a reader writes ... Durbin changes his mind about promoting nuclear energy ... Dick Durbin in a recent Sun-Times op-ed that nuclear power is a necessary and viable way to combat climate change.

Two Dozen Cargo ships stuck in Arctic as ice freezes early

Principia Scientific 27 Nov 2021
Shipping firms ... Alexei Likhachyov – director general of Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy company Rosatom, which manages the country’s nuclear-power fleet of ice-breakers – said on Monday that the ships included vessels sailing under the flags of Hong Kong and Marshall Islands.

Confronting moment Peter Dutton is asked whether Defence Force families should expect their loved ones ...

The Daily Mail 26 Nov 2021
355 ships and submarines. Coast Guard of 130 1,000-tonne ships ... Expected to reach between 700 and 1,000 nuclear warheads ... The Defence Minister said China has the largest navy in the world, made up of 355 ships and submarines and also warned of its growing nuclear capability.

From a base in Everett, Wash., Navy Rear Adm. Christopher Sweeney commands Navy strike group with global reach

Stars and Stripes 26 Nov 2021
There also is an urgent need to maintain aging ships, such as the nuclear-powered Nimitz, and fully staff them with trained officers and enlisted personnel ... That year, the Navy had four serious accidents, including two collisions at sea resulting in the deaths of 17 sailors and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to ships.