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The Role of Advanced Cost Recovery in Nuclear Energy Policy

to achieve cleaner and more cost-effective energy.3 Nuclear power offers the means to achieve that goal, but nuclear power has a maligned reputation. High-profile disasters and extreme construction ... rerecognized as the energy source of the future.4 L aw m a k e r s a r e encouraging new nuclear development. At the federal level, tax credits and loan guarantees provide incentives for nuclear c sot r

Lessons from Fukushima: Strengthening the International Regulation of Nuclear Energy

, 37 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 845, 2013 - LESSONS FROM FUKUSHIMA: STRENGTHENING THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATION OF NUCLEAR ENERGY EMILY BENZ* INTRODUCTION On the eleventh of March, 2011, Japan ... Reactors, IEEE SPECTRUM (Mar. 16, 2011), -nuclear-reactors. 7 Japan Quake: Radiation Rises at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Nuclear Energy and Environmental Protection: Responses of International Law

environmental protection from nuclear radiation. The discussion takes an environmentalist approach to the problem of the regulation of nuclear energy. A distinction is drawn between the regulation to protect ... environmental consequences of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. However, at the dawn of the nu1994] clear age in the 1950's there was great enthusiasm about the use of nuclear energy throughout the world.1

Diminishing State Power in Regulating Nuclear Energy: Post-Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee v. Shumlin

. ANN. tit. 10, § 6522 (2013); VT. STAT. ANN. tit. 30, §§ 248, 254 (2013); Entergy Nuclear, 733 F.3d at 434. For a thorough analysis of preemption in the context of the Atomic Energy Act, see TODD GARVEY

NUCLEAR ENERGY AND HEALTH And the Benefits of Low-Dose Radiation Hormesis

Energy needs worldwide are expected to increase for the foreseeable future, but fuel supplies are limited. Nuclear reactors could supply much of the energy demand in a safe, sustainable manner were ... experience: more than a century with radiation and six decades with reactors. If nuclear energy is to play a significant role in meeting future needs, regulatory authorities must examine the scientific

Let democracy rule nuclear energy

decisions involving highly technical issues.Some two dozen reactors provide about one-third of South Korea’s electricity. In 2016, the nation became the world’s fifth-largest generator of nuclear energy ... poorest in the world. Then came some of the fastest economic growth observed anywhere. Nuclear energy provided a stable energy source that both enabled this ‘compressed development’ and became a symbol of

Nuclear Security and HRD - Viet Nam’s Effort

Viet Nam is expanding its nuclear energy program for the application in various areas including industries, agriculture, healthcare, education and research. Recognizing the importance of the nineteen ... 35 years of operation of a research reactor. Currently, we are planning to construct a new multipurpose research reactor and the first nuclear power plants in the future. To expand its nuclear energy

The Changing Perspectives of U.S and Japanese Nuclear Energy Policies in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster

This Comment examines the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and its impact on American and Japanese nuclear energy policies. The second section of this Comment provides a brief ... :// 46859. 2. Josef Oehmen, Fukushima Nuclear Accident – A Simple and Accurate Explanation, ENERGY COLLECTIVE (Mar. 1 5, 2011 ), http://theenergyc

Nuclear Security Culture and BATAN’s Assessment: BATAN’s Experience

. This paper covers the National Nuclear Energy Agency of Indonesia’s (BATAN’s) promotion of nuclear security culture and self- assessment projects, which is based on the International Atomic Energy ... : - Nuclear Security Culture and SelfAssessment: BATAN’s Experience Anhar R. Antariksawan and Khairul Khairul National Nuclear Energy Agency of Indonesia (BATAN) I

Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee Corp.: Federal Regulatory Scheme in Nuclear Energy Industry Does Not Preclude Application of State Tort Law

authority in the face of strong opposition. 3 This opposition, voiced largely by representatives of the nuclear energy industry and the federal agencies 4 charged with its regulation, was overcome by a slim ... the question of the extent of federal preemption in the nuclear energy industry. A review of the factual and legal background of the case, an examination of the reasoning of the Supreme Court and a

Development And Implementation Of Post Graduate Nuclear Engineering Education In Nigeria

Nigeria has abundant energy resources that include natural gas, large hydro, coal, nuclear, small hydro, solar (PV and PT), and wind. However, the country's per capita electricity consumption is ... Federal Republic of Nigeria has acknowledged that nuclear energy would play a significant role in enhancing the per capita electricity generation. Consequently, the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC

Iran's Nuclear Program and International Law

obligations has led to a bleak future for the Treaty as the normative cornerstone of international law’s regulation of nuclear energy. The article concludes by calling for a new grand bargain—one that ... the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards agreements. It then will consider what this legal analysis means for the future of the international

Response to The Changing Perspectives of U.S. and Japanese Nuclear Energy Policies in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster (By Daniel A. Dorfman)

decided to phase out its nuclear power plants by 2022 and will replace nuclear power with renewable energy sources. Germany: Nuclear Power Plants to Close by 2022, NEWS EUROPE, May 30, 2011, http

Japan as a Clean Energy Leader

Over the past several decades, Japan’s energy strategy had positioned it as the world’s leader in clean and efficient electricity production and usage. This strategy, heavily dependent on nuclear ... . Introduction Japan’s position as the clear leader in the area of clean energy has been threatened by the earthquake, tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Japan needs to

Legal and Regulatory Framework of Nuclear Security in Indonesia

strengthening legislation and regulation, enhancing building capacity, and strengthening equipment and facilities. Badan Pengawas Tenaga Nuklir (BAPETEN) is Indonesia’s nuclear energy regulatory agency. Indonesia ... Nuclear Material Nuclear Energy Agency Nuclear security is one of the most important topics for regulatory purposes in Indonesia. Nuclear security measures exist to prevent, detect, and respond to

Licensing of Nuclear Power Plants by the Atomic Energy Commission

of energy, it is manifest that alternative sources, particularly nuclear power, must be developed if the United States is to achieve its newly promulgated objective of energy independence. The Atomic ... Energy Commission (AEC), which under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954' is responsible for licensing the construction and operation of nuclear power plants, will play a major role in determining whether this

Nuclear Nonsense: Why Nuclear Power is No Answer to Climate Change and the World's Post-Kyoto Energy Challenges

CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE WORLD'S POST-KYOTO ENERGY CHALLENGES BENJAMIN K. SOVACOOL* & CHRISTOPHER COOPER** Nuclear power plants are a poor choice for addressing energy challenges in a carbon-constrained ... nuclear power generation. I think that nuclear power should be in the mix when it comes to energy. It is time we recommit to advancing our use of nuclear power. -Senator Barack Obama, June 2008

Security Culture and its Self-Assessment as Supplementary Tools for Nuclear Security Training

. Kutchesfahani, PhD Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia (USA) Khairul Khairul National Nuclear Energy Agency of Indonesia (BATAN) Abstract Nuclear security culture – an emerging and ... University of Georgia, Center for International Trade and Security Sara Z. Kutchesfahani, PhD University of Georgia, Center for International Trade and Security Khairul Khairul National Nuclear Energy

The Quest for Sustainable Energy: Germany's Nuclear Scrutiny vs. "All of the Above"

another. Germany has recognized this issue and has built the phaseout of nuclear power and the development of renewable resources into its energy policy.4 The United States has reintroduced support for ... nuclear power into its plan for energy independence.5 Although very different geographically, the countries’ similarities in terms of economic development and political structure allow for reasonable

Uniform Status of Children of Assisted Conception Act: A View from the Drafting Committee

Nuclear energy was at once a breakthrough into untold wonders yet its use and development has been resisted by some as an uncontrollable force which threatens incomprehensible destruction.