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Nuclear News: U.S. nixes USEC loan guarantee; project derailed

Blog entry by Justin | 29 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Reuters: U.S. nixes USEC loan guarantee; project derailed ’NEW YORK (Reuters) - USEC Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Energy had denied it a loan guarantee, derailing...

Mediterranean pirates discovered by Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Lisa | 29 July, 2009

© Alain Combemorel/ Greenpeace Last weekend - Greenpeace found and reported a pirate fishing vessel off the coast of Sicily Since July 22nd and until the 31st, our team on board the Rainbow Warrior is back in Sicilian waters to...

More tales of nuclear insanity

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2009 1 comment

When is comes to supervillains Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi makes Superman’s nemesis Lex Luthor look like Lex Loser. He’s changed his appearance at least once . He has several lavish and secluded hideouts. He is the country’s...

Nuclear News: ‘Unfortunately, today there is no technology to clean this up’

Blog entry by Justin | 28 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Las Vegas Review Journal: RADIOACTIVE REMNANTS: Scientists monitoring groundwater from Nevada Test Site area for contamination ’Radioactive groundwater laced with remnants of Cold...

Petermann: Prepare your brain

Blog entry by Bob | 28 July, 2009 2 comments

We may not have seen Petermann Glacier for a while, but we're still lying in wait as more of it fractures every day. Meanwhile, the crew are still compiling their memories of the glacier. Here's a some impressions of Petermann Glacier...

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