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New Nuclear Reactor Permitted…But It Is “Old School”…Thorium Out In The Cold

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/09/10362722-us-licenses-first-nuclear-reactors-since-1978?ocid=ansmsnbc11 Whew. Sort of good news. Kind of. We are licensing a new nuclear reactor, which is good. But it is not a thorium reactor, which is bad. If you read this piece, more than one year old, and follow … Continue reading

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Thorium Spotlighted as Part of Healthy Energy Future

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/02/12/david-archibald-on-climate-and-energy-security/#more-33809 The linked slide presentation was prepared by David Archibald, whose work on thorium recently appeared here. Archibald has written a book that will be out soon on which the slideshow is based. The slideshow is technical but well worth … Continue reading

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Chinese Jump Into Thorium Development…As U.S. Does…What?

http://energyfromthorium.com/ The above link is to a website devoted to thorium as a fuel. I am no expert in nuclear engineering, but I remain fascinated by the potential of thorium. So are the Chinese. Evidently, there is more than one … Continue reading

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Look Who Is Beating Us To Reasserting Thorium Technology….

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/01/30/china-announces-thorium-reactor-energy-program-obama-still-dwelling-on-sputnik-moments/ This is just ridiculous. This is a perfect example of the current lunacy. We pioneered thorium tehcnology in the late 1940’s. We built reactors with perfect safety records and then decommissioned them. Today, we are sitting on a law … Continue reading

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