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  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • What is Trump's energy policy?

    Donald Hoffman, EXCEL Services Corp. CEO, discusses Donald Trump's position on coal and energy policies.

  • 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.

  • The federal government has already spent $100 million to address abandoned mines on Navajo lands and a separate settlement reached with DOJ last year was worth more than $13 million. "Addressing the legacy of uranium mining on Navajo lands reflects the commitment of the Justice Department and the Obama administration to fairly and honorably resolve the...

  • 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.

  • BUDAPEST, Hungary— Hungary's only nuclear power plant says that one of its four reactors has been shut down because of an electrical fault in the control system. The Soviet-built plant in the city of Paks provided about half of Hungary's electricity supply in 2014 and is in the early stages of a major expansion expected to boost output by some 20 percent.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • Construction started on six reactors in China in 2015, three times more than the rest of the world, while eight went into operation there last year, out of 10 globally, underlining how the world's biggest energy user is a bright spot for the nuclear industry. Three reactors have started up this year in China, with one in South Korea and another in the U.S., Watts Bar 2,...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • *Japan expected to cut emphasis on nuclear in next energy plan. Two out of Japan's 42 operable reactors are running, but a local governor who won election on Sunday has vowed to shut those units down. Residents have lodged injunctions against nearby nuclear plants across Japan and lower courts have been increasingly siding with them on safety concerns.

  • 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.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6- Brazilian police arrested 19 people on Wednesday as part of a probe into a graft scheme at a nuclear power plant owned by state-led utility Eletrobras that has allegedly paid out more than 200 million reais in bribes. The alleged bribes were paid to senior executives of Eletronuclear, the nuclear power unit of Centrais Eletricas...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • BRASILIA, July 6- Brazil's federal police on Wednesday said it served nine arrest warrants in two states as part of a corruption investigation into a nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement, police said engineering companies colluded to overcharge Eletronuclear for the construction of the Angra 3 plant near Rio de Janeiro. Eletronuclear expects...

  • The French state-controlled utility is in the process of dismantling nine reactors and has 58 others in operation, supplying France with about 75 percent of its energy needs. "In Europe, the nuclear decommissioning market could take off in a couple of years," said Sylvain Granger, EDF director of decommissioning and waste, citing the case of Germany.

  • PARIS, July 4- French power utility EDF on Monday stuck to its plans to build a nuclear reactor complex at Hinkley Point in southern England, saying Britain's referendum vote to quit the European Union was no barrier to the plan. The 18 billion pound Hinkley Point project and its implications for the country's main state power company has divided opinion in...

  • *Jean-Sebastien Jacques takes over as Rio CEO on Saturday. SYDNEY, July 1- After a rapid rise at Rio Tinto, Jean-Sebastien Jacques, 44, is the youngest boss at a major mining company: the first in a generation that will need to shift from an era of cuts to one of cautious growth. The mining industry, worth nearly $2.5 trillion at its peak in 2011, has reeled from the...