MIAMI, April 15- A group of South Florida mayors are escalating their campaign against plans to expand a nuclear power plant near Miami that involves constructing 100- foot tall transmissions lines through some of the area's toniest neighborhoods. Florida Power& Light Co is seeking federal approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to add nuclear...» Read More
TOKYO— In a March 24 story about flawed projects at the Fukushima nuclear plant, The Associated Press reported that a 32 billion yen machine made by Areva SA to remove radioactive cesium from water at the Fukushima nuclear power plant lasted just three months. The story should have specified that the 32 billion yen cost also covered related equipment and...
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude closed above $53 today, mostly due to geopolitical instability and EIA data showing shale output was down.
WARSAW, April 14- Plans to build Poland's first nuclear power plant will be delayed by at least another two years, sources said, after the decision late last year by state-run utility PGE to take on site research itself and cancel a consultancy contract. Now PGE's move last December to scrap a 250 million zloty contract with Australia's WorleyParsons, on the...
TOKYO— A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval of the reactors' planned restart later this year, a decision that could further delay the government's restart plans. The Fukui District Court ordered the operator, Kansai Electric Power Co., not to restart the No. 3...
Malcolm Jorgensen, lecturer at University of Sydney, says Russia's move to supply a missile defense system could disrupt the "fine balance" achieved two weeks ago over Iran's nuclear program.
FUKUI, Japan, April 14- A Japanese court will rule on Tuesday whether to block the restart of nuclear reactors in western Japan on safety grounds, in a case that could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to return to atomic energy after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A three-judge panel is to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's...
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil bounced around a bit today before settling slightly higher.
TOKYO, April 14- A Japanese court will rule later on Tuesday on an injunction request against reactors owned by Kansai Electric Power, in a case that could derail Japan's slow return to nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A panel of judges is due to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's Takahama reactors west of Tokyo at 0500 GMT.
A nuclear deal probably won't be reached with Iran by the June deadline. But here's the real test, says David Phillips.
Diplomats announced framework agreement for an Iran nuclear deal, but multiple parties disagree on exactly what that framework looked like.
As the crisis in Yemen continues, CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the response both from the White House and Saudi Arabia, and predicts what may happen next.
Sen. John Barrasso, (R-Wyo.), discusses why he wants President Obama to come to the Senate to discuss alternatives to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act.
Years of billion-dollar weapons-deals with Gulf governments leave GCC well-placed to wage war. Hadley Gamble reports.
MERCURY, Nev.— Several members of Congress are heading to the mothballed site of a proposed radioactive waste dump in the Nevada desert amid new talk about a decades-old problem— where to dispose of spent nuclear fuel stored at commercial reactors around the U.S. Shimkus said the trip did not signal a resumption of the Yucca Mountain program because Congress...
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, discusses what the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal means for the Middle East and especially Israel.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day as Saudi airstrikes reportedly hit civilians, and an EIA report said demand for oil was picking up.
As the Iran nuclear talks continue to be worked upon, the prospect of Iran's oil and when it will be 'back online' is a hot topic. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses it further, with comments on Iran's infrastructure.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day as the Saudis raised prices in Asia. Also, traders don't believe Iranian oil will come on line until 2016.
The industries that will most immediately benefit are those that have been hit by sanctions meant to bring Iran to the negotiating table.
Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment, provides perspective on the framework of the nuclear deal reached with Iran.