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Badia residents protest against nuclear reactor

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AMMAN — Dozens of badia residents gathered on Thursday to protest against plans to construct nuclear reactors in the area, calling on the government to scrap the country’s atomic energy programme. In a “no to nuclear” rally on the outskirts of the town of Muwaqqar, some 20 kilometres south of Amman, dozens of environmentalists, activists and tribal leaders protested against ...

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Former EPA chief touts nuclear power

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Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman keynoted the Charlotte Chamber’s annual Energy Summit on Friday. Whitman was administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2001 to 2003 under President George W. Bush. She’s now co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, an industry-funded group that promotes nuclear power. Whitman talked Friday with the Observer about nuclear power, fracking ...

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Shell plant hot topic at energy conference


PITTSBURGH — Shell Oil Co.’s proposed cracker plant in Beaver County — and the wet gas it would utilize — was a hot topic of discussion Monday at the Pennsylvania Energy and Manufacturing Summit. Energy executives, elected officials and labor groups turned out for the second annual conference, sounding off on everything from the proposed cracker plant to job creation ...

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China to become global energy lab


CHENGDU (China Daily/ANN) — China will become the world’s energy laboratory for decades to come, as the country continues to create a greener economy, experts said at the Chengdu Fortune Global Forum on Friday. “The transition from fossil fuels to green energy will take decades, but we can start with something such as natural gas,” said Sun Simin, chairman of ...

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