Limerick nuclear plant accused of dodging safety study
The Limerick nuclear power plant cooling towers rise over Pottstown. The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a petition to intervene in the plant’s license renewal process. …..
Calif. must make shift to fully electric in next 40 years
California must be fully electrified 40 years from now with residents driving only electric cars and plugging them into a grid powered by carbon-free power plants if the state is to meet its most far-…..
Work starts on A 100m tomb for Dounreay nuclear waste
WORK has started on a A 100 million project to build six 65ft-deep vaults to store nuclear waste at Dounreay, each covering an area the size of a football pitch. …..
Work starts on A 100m nuclear dump
Work has started on constructing a store for up to 240,000 tonnes of low-level radioactive waste at the Dounreay nuclear site in Caithness. …..
France’s Nicolas Sarkozy clings to nuclear energy amid protests
IERRELATTE, France – French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday it would be madness to reduce his country’s huge reliance on nuclear power, despite worldwide wariness after Japan’s Fukushima disaste…..
Sarkozy clings to nuclear energy amid protests
Protesters stand by a burning barricade near Lieusant, Normandy, Wednesday, Nov. …..
China’s nuclear energy need will persist
China’s reliance on nuclear power cannot be reduced as the country needs to diversify its energy requirements, a senior policymaker said. …..
Russian Inter Rao Ues reluctant to continue management of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant: newspaper
YEREVAN, November 24. / ARKA /. Russian state-owned Inter RAO UES company is displeased with the terms of running Armenia’s nuclear power plant in Metsamor and will seek an early termination of the co…..
Brussels: EU to Pay Bulgaria Extra EUR 185 M for Nuclear Dismantling
Bulgaria agreed to shut four of its reactors at Kozloduy as a condition of joining the European Union. …..
Nuclear power ‘has small support’
In countries with nuclear programmes, people are significantly more opposed than they were in 2005, with only the UK and US bucking the trend. …..
Hinkley C is a step closer
A CONTROVERSIAL new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point moved a step closer this week after EDF Energy submitted an application for development consent. …..
France delays nuclear train amid demo threats
The train convoy of CASTOR containers, which carry radioactive nuclear waste, is seen guarded by French gendarmerie during a technical stop in Remilly near Metz, northeastern France, November 24, 2011…..
Cover-up of Russia’s 2002 offer to store Japan’s spent nuclear fuel a wasted opportunity
Government officials’ cover-up of a diplomatic document, in which Russia once offered to temporarily store spent nuclear fuel generated at nuclear power stations in Japan, has deprived the public of o…..
Industry group raises estimated cost of shutting down Switzerland’s nuclear power plants
Switzerland’s nuclear industry says the cost of shutting down all the country’s atomic power stations is 10 per cent higher than previously estimated. …..
Japan’s anti-nuclear protesters find the going tough, despite Fukushima disaster
Polls show the public turning against nuclear energy after Japan’s Fukushima disaster. …..
French Police Tear Gas and Arrest Anti-Nuclear Protesters
Around 300 French anti-nuclear activists trying to stop the departure of a train loaded with nuclear waste faced off against riot police yesterday in Normandy. …..