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A look inside the business Damoka, which is filled to the brim with Persian rugs.

Will Iran nuclear deal affect Persian businesses in L.A.?

Aug 19, 2015
Los Angeles has the largest Iranian community outside Iran. Persian businesses have had to work around the sanctions.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear power, nuclear energy, Persian community
A worker wearing a protective suit and a mask looks up welding storage tanks for radioactive water, under construction at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 10, 2014, nearly three years after the plant was paralyzed by the

Japan prepares to restart its nuclear power plants

Aug 7, 2015
The country's safety culture needed updating to prevent a Fukushima-type disaster.
Posted In: Japan, tsunami, nuclear power, nuclear power plant

The tool kit for negotiating with Iran

Jun 26, 2015
Sanctions are the sharpest tool as John Kerry heads to Vienna for nuclear talks.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear power, John Kerry, Vienna

Nuclear renaissance ebbs at largest public utility

Apr 27, 2015
The Tennessee Valley Authority is scaling back its plans for more nuclear power.
Posted In: nuclear power, natural gas, energy conservation, Tennessee Valley Authority

GE nears deal for Alstom

Jun 20, 2014
GE wants turbine company, but may end up in business with French government.
Posted In: GE, energy, nuclear power, France

After delay, U.S. builds four new nuclear reactors

Mar 11, 2014
The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy

Japan to restart nuclear plants

Feb 28, 2013
Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear energy, nuclear power

For a town in need of jobs, going nuclear was easy call

Sep 5, 2012
Eunice, in a dusty corner of New Mexico, rode the ups and downs of the oil business for decades. Then a nuclear-processing plant came calling, and Eunice welcomed its jobs.
Posted In: nuclear energy, nuclear, nuclear power, New Mexico

No nuke Japan

Apr 18, 2012
Since Fukushima, Japan has shuttered all but one nuclear reactor. Now the debate to restart has begun.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear power, nuclear

Lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

Mar 8, 2012
New tapes from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Emergency Operations Center show how the disaster and American reaction unfolded.
Posted In: Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power, emergency