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California to Close Last Nuclear Power Plant by 2025

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, joined by labor and environmental interests, announced that it will close the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025 — long before the end of its useful life, and despite ongoing state power shortages.

Diablo Canyon (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Surprise! Iran to Build Two New Nuclear Facilities

An Iranian nuclear official announced on Thursday that the country plans to build two new nuclear power plants in the country’s southeast, just two weeks after a nuclear deal was signed between world powers (United States, UK, France, China, Russia) and the Ayatollah’s regime in Tehran.

AFP PHOTO / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY WEBSITE / MOHAMMAD BERNO

Nuclear Is Greenest Technology Claim 65 Top Biologists

Sixty-five of the world’s leading biologists are demanding the “historical antagonism” towards nuclear power from the green lobby end. In an open letter, the group is expected to claim it is too risky to replace fossil fuels with wind turbines

A dry stone wall surrounds a field outside Torness Power Station in Dunbar, Scotland