Uranium Enrichment at GE-Hitachi in Castle Hayne http://whqr.org en UK Considers GE's PRISM Nuclear Reactor Design http://whqr.org/post/uk-considers-ges-prism-nuclear-reactor-design <p></p><p>Nuclear energy is nothing if not controversial. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Environmentalists call out the potential for accidents and the question of what to do with the toxic waste.&nbsp; But proponents of nuclear energy say a new generation of reactors – integral fast reactors – or </span>IFRs<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – could solve these problems.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 11:32:30 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 36299 at http://whqr.org UK Considers GE's PRISM Nuclear Reactor Design Problem solving and learning take the stage in a local celebration of National Engineers Week http://whqr.org/post/problem-solving-and-learning-take-stage-local-celebration-national-engineers-week <p></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:22:55 +0000 Jessica Ferrer 32276 at http://whqr.org Problem solving and learning take the stage in a local celebration of National Engineers Week Real estate market may have bottomed out; part of discussion at UNCW's Economic Outlook Conference http://whqr.org/post/real-estate-market-may-have-bottomed-out-part-discussion-uncws-economic-outlook-conference <p>Why is the unemployment rate in North Carolina so stubborn?&nbsp; Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:25:25 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 24979 at http://whqr.org Real estate market may have bottomed out; part of discussion at UNCW's Economic Outlook Conference World's first laser-based uranium enrichment likely to be a "go" in Castle Hayne http://whqr.org/post/worlds-first-laser-based-uranium-enrichment-likely-be-go-castle-hayne <p>GE-Hitachi’s subsidiary Global Laser Enrichment is poised to receive a license to build and operate the world’s first laser-based uranium enrichment plant.&nbsp; Thu, 20 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 24376 at http://whqr.org World's first laser-based uranium enrichment likely to be a "go" in Castle Hayne Debate over whether local uranium enrichment plant could lead to nuclear proliferation intensifies http://whqr.org/post/debate-over-whether-local-uranium-enrichment-plant-could-lead-nuclear-proliferation-intensifies <p>Global Laser Enrichment, a subsidiary of GE-Hitachi, will wait a few more weeks for a decision on a 40-year license to build and operate the first laser-based uranium enrichment plant in the world.&nbsp; Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:53:04 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 23942 at http://whqr.org Debate over whether local uranium enrichment plant could lead to nuclear proliferation intensifies GE-Hitachi in Castle Hayne certified as National Wildlife Habitat http://whqr.org/post/ge-hitachi-castle-hayne-certified-national-wildlife-habitat <p>Alligators, red-cockaded woodpeckers, and coyotes don’t have much in common – except that they all happen to share living quarters on GE-Hitachi’s Castle Hayne campus.&nbsp; As WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, the site, just outside of Wilmington, was recently certified as a National Wildlife Habitat. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:06:46 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 23856 at http://whqr.org GE-Hitachi in Castle Hayne certified as National Wildlife Habitat U.S. Dept. of Energy to invest $13 million in nuclear energy http://whqr.org/post/us-dept-energy-invest-13-million-nuclear-energy <p><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Verdana;font-weight:normal">The United States Department of Energy is injecting nearly 13 million dollars into nuclear energy technology.<span>&nbsp; </span></span></b> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:54:13 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 20642 at http://whqr.org U.S. Dept. of Energy to invest $13 million in nuclear energy Nuclear watchdog group requests ASLB open final GE-Hitachi review to public http://whqr.org/post/nuclear-watchdog-group-requests-aslb-open-final-ge-hitachi-review-public <p>GE-Hitachi&rsquo;s subsidiary, Global Laser Enrichment, is facing the last regulatory hurdle before a 40-year license is granted to enrich uranium in Castle Hayne &ndash; just outside of Wilmington.&nbsp;&nbsp; Judges with the Atomic Safety Licensing Board have closed the final hearing to the public in its entirety.&nbsp; But as WHQR&rsquo;s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, one nuclear watchdog group is urging officials to reconsider that closed-door decision.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:02:36 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 20099 at http://whqr.org Nuclear watchdog group requests ASLB open final GE-Hitachi review to public GE-Hitachi uranium enrichment final license review to be private meeting http://whqr.org/post/ge-hitachi-uranium-enrichment-final-license-review-be-private-meeting <p>One of the final regulatory hurdles before GE-Hitachi receives a 40-year license to enrich uranium in Castle Hayne will happen behind closed doors.&nbsp; Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:33:25 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 19972 at http://whqr.org GE-Hitachi uranium enrichment final license review to be private meeting EPA points to Castle Hayne as Environmental Justice area http://whqr.org/post/epa-points-castle-hayne-environmental-justice-area <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Verdana">As GE-Hitachi considers whether to build a laser-based uranium enrichment plant on its campus in Castle Hayne, members of the surrounding community are generally in the dark when it comes to what &ndash; exactly -- the industrial giant might be creating in their backyards.<span> </span></span> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:18:43 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 18562 at http://whqr.org EPA points to Castle Hayne as Environmental Justice area