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Jeb Bush says he's an optimistic option for voters

...been in Republican primary politics and you will see me here a lot because of that," Bush said.When asked about nuclear energy and the Savannah River Site, Bush said nuclear power remained a priority and an "important part of our national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-22/jeb-bush-says-hes-optimistic-op
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/un-endorses-iran-nuclear-d
Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...towards a low-carbon future, the department's loan guarantees will play an important part in expanding the role of nuclear energy as a part of our all-of-the-above energy strategy," Moniz said.Loan guarantees, in which the federal government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...female enrollment is just 8 percent to 15 percent in the college's STEM-related courses, including networking, nuclear energy, electrical computer engineering, drafting engineering and mechanical engineering.Price said the "nuclear renaissance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
France looks to reboot nuclear industry champion Areva

...stake as it is more reliant on nuclear energy than any other country and it...hard by a global pullback from nuclear energy since the 2011 Fukushima accident...announced it would phase out all nuclear energy. And even France is moving toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/france-looks-reboot-nuclea
Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...Clements represents one viewpoint in the debate on nuclear energy."He speaks for a very small segment of people who...They are not open to considering the benefits of nuclear energy."Susan Corbett, the chairwoman of South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...logs in subsurface vaults. The other track involved converting the WGP into fuel to be sold to U.S. commercial nuclear energy plants. WGP (mainly Pu-239) remains in the environment for thousands of years after release.The 50 tons of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mox-programs-man
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...and shipped to SRS. The fuel was made of a thorium-uranium alloy that made it unsuitable for fabricating fuel for nuclear energy power plants such as the Tennessee Valley Authority.In 2011, the Sodium Reactor Experiment material was singled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...Savannah River Site.Often cited as the future of nuclear energy, the development of small modular reactors has faced...Mary Pietrzyk, manager of policy development for the Nuclear Energy Institute.SMRs are in the beginning of development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
Author to release mystery novellas

...presented to the IAEA and its director general, Mohamed El Baradei. The award was made for efforts in preventing nuclear energy from being used for military purposes.His first novel, The Disap pearance (2007), takes place in rural Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-21/author-release-mystery-n