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EPA asks 4th Circuit not to transfer Cooling Water Intake Rule review


On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and power industry groups asked the Fourth Circuit to not transfer petitions to review EPA's cooling water intake rule to the Second Circuit, as Riverkeeper Inc. and environmentalists have requested.

Japan's nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes


More than three years into the massive cleanup of Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on key tasks such as preparing for the dismantling of the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods.

Video: GE launches biocide for cooling water systems to reduce corrosion


On Monday, GE (NYSE: GE) introduced a new biocide for industrial cooling water systems which will reduce microbiologically influenced corrosion and the potential risk of Legionella bacteria.

New water treatment system at Fukushima projected to increase capacity, cut radioactive waste by 90 percent


A new high-performance water treatment system has begun testing at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, and is expected to boost water treatment capacity by 500 tons a day while reducing its radioactive waste output by 90 percent, according to a release from Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO).

Duke Energy creates coal ash management, advisory board


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced the creation of two groups to help guide the company's strategy around coal ash storage solutions and coal combustion products.

GE announces technology to generate renewable energy from wastewater


GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, combining anaerobic digestion technology with its ZeeWeed 500 membranes, resulting in the anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR).

Duke Energy to invest $10M to clean up waterways, Dan River area


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has created a $10 million Water Resources Fund to cleanup waterways across five states. The fund also includes $1.5 million for projects in the Dan River Basin Region.

EPRI licenses resin for nuclear power plant internal water streams


EPRI entered into a license agreement with Purolite Corp. to manufacture a resin that removes radioactive elements from internal water streams of nuclear power plants.

Three waste management companies to soon sign Fukushima contracts


Kurion Inc. is one of three companies that will sign a contract soon to study the scaling up of technology to remove tritium from wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Video: SELC to file suits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities


The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is filing lawsuits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities for violation of the Clean Water Act.

Oil spill reported near Beaver Valley nuclear power unit


Less than 5 gallons of oil was spilled into the Ohio River from the Beaver Valley Unit 2 reactor in Pennsylvania.

Report: India’s nuclear power plants were “accident-free” from 2013-2014


A report says all of India’s nuclear power plants were classified as accident-free during the 2013-2014 timeframe.

Water intake resumes after Ohio River oil spill


Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop doing so.

Update: Duke Energy crews cleaning up Ohio River oil spill


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) workers made progress overnight after approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord coal-fired power station.

5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River


An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup.

Duke Energy: 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spills into the Ohio River


Approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil being transferred to the W.C. Beckjord Station accidently spilled into the Ohio River Monday night.

TEPCO to install additional water measures at Fukushima Daiichi


Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is installing two systems at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan that should significantly improve water management at the site.

Groups want Indianapolis Power & Light to test water


Environmental, health and neighborhood groups on Monday called on Indianapolis Power & Light to test groundwater at eight coal ash lagoons they fear may be contaminating wells that supply water to residents on the city's south side.

TEPCO announces plans to dump treated Fukushima groundwater in ocean


The operator for the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant announced plans Thursday to dump scrubbed water into the ocean.

Energy consulting firm opens office, appoints employees


Engineering, environmental services and consulting firm T&M Associates announced the opening of a new office and two new employee appointments.