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The EPR at Olkiluoto: from disaster to farce

Blog entry by Justin | 2 July, 2009

After Areva - builders of the disaster-prone state-of-the-art third generation OL3 European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) in Olkiluoto, Finland - lost its reputation and credibility over the project, it only had one thing left to lose:...

Nuclear News: Cost Concerns Loom Over US Nuclear Revival

Blog entry by Justin | 2 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: CNN: POWER POINTS: Cost Concerns Loom Over US Nuclear Revival ’For U.S. utilities gearing up to build new nuclear-power plants, the rewards could be great, but the risks of cost...

We're gonna need a bigger boat!

Feature story | 2 July, 2009 at 0:00

Our famous fleet of ships is about to get an extraordinary addition - The Rainbow Warrior III. It will be purpose built from the keel up to fight the greatest threat to the oceans and our world: climate change.

Oh nukemen, will you never change?

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009 1 comment

Reuters’ Felix Salmon hops down to a sandwich show, at which apparently great big swigs of industry Kool-Aid were served to wash down the finger buffet. Apparently, the presiding GE nukeman, Eric Loewen… was there, talking about...

UK nuclear reactor design review runs into trouble

Blog entry by Justin | 1 July, 2009

In May we told you that the review being conducted by the UK’s Nuclear Installations Inspectorate into new reactor designs had issues with EDF and Areva’s European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) . Further details are now coming out about...

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