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  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 29- TransCanada Corp, the country's No.2 pipeline operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by higher income from its Ontario nuclear energy company Bruce Power and a lower-than-expected effective tax rate. The company reported lower earnings on its liquids pipelines, however, in part because of...

  • MUSLYUMOVO, Russia— At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60- year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. Worse, environmentalists say, is the facility's decades-old record of using the Arctic- bound waters of the Techa River to dump waste from reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, hundreds of tons of which is...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Iran's behavior is not changing: Bill Richardson

    Former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), shares his thoughts on anti-American sentiment in Iran, and the tension between Iran-U.S. relations.

  • BERLIN— An expert panel is proposing that German energy companies should pay 23.34 billion euros in return for being absolved of "eternal" responsibility for the storage of nuclear waste. Under the plan, energy companies Eon, RWE, Vattenfall and EnBW must pay the money into a public fund by 2022. Following the nuclear disaster in Japan five years ago, the German...

  • BERLIN, April 27- German utilities will be asked to pay 23.3 billion euros into a state fund to cover the costs of nuclear waste storage, members of a nuclear commission tasked with securing funds for the country's nuclear exit said on Wednesday. The funds would be transferred in cash, senior commission member Juergen Trittin said during a news conference to...

  • *At the lower end of a 6 bln- 18 bln euro range. Utilities will be asked to pay 23.3 billion euros into a state fund to cover the costs of nuclear waste storage, members of a commission tasked with securing funds needed for Germany's nuclear exit told Reuters on Wednesday. In exchange, Germany's "big four" energy firms- E.ON, RWE, EnBW and Vattenfall- will be able to shake off...

  • BERLIN, April 27- A commission overseeing Germany's nuclear exit wants utilities operating atomic power plants to pay 23.3 billion euros into a state-fund to cover the costs of waste storage, commission sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The sources added the amount was agreed unanimously by the 19 members. The commission is expected later on Wednesday to...

  • *Viruses appear not to have posed threat to facility's operations. FRANKFURT, April 27- A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday. The Gundremmingen plant, located about...

  • FRANKFURT, April 26- A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday. The Gundremmingen plant, located about 120 km northwest of Munich, is run by the German utility RWE.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • People lay flowers and light candles to honor the memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster in Kiev, Ukraine,Thursday, April 26, 2012. Ukraine marked the 26th anniversary since the Chernobyl power station exploded. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

    As we remember 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear accident, we find out why so little has been done to 'cap' the site.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • PARIS— France's economy minister has confirmed the government supports French energy company EDF's nuclear power plant project in southwest England. Some of them have expressed concerns about the financing of the 24 billion euro project. The Hinkley Point nuclear power plant could ultimately produce 7 percent of British electricity and create 25,000...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • TOKYO, April 18- Japan's atomic regulator on Monday said there is no need to shut down the country's only operating nuclear station on southwestern Kyushu island, where a series of quakes killed more than 40 people and damaged infrastructure. There were no safety issues at the Sendai nuclear station, which has two reactors and is about 120 kilometres...

  • Residents sit in front of their collapsed house in Mashiki, Kumamoto, after the magnitude 6.4 earthquake.

    A strong earthquake hit southwestern Japan, bringing down buildings, killing at least nine people and injuring hundreds, local media said.