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Yet more trouble for Vermont Yankee

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Poor, accident prone Vermont Yankee continues to cause trouble. The latest incident at the nuclear power plant concerned the escape of radioactive contaminants during the refuelling of the reactor. It seems that, when workers...

Nuclear energy news for October 23 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: World Nuclear News: Nuclear decisions delayed in South Africa ‘Speculation is mounting on whether South Africa's nuclear new build program will get a chance to...

Lithania’s nuclear environmental impact assessment: some unanswered questions

Blog entry by Justin | 22 October, 2008

For a document consisting of over 400 pages, the environmental impact assessment for the new Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania is missing some very significant details. Prepared by Pöyry Energy Oy in Finland and the Lithuanian...

Nuclear energy news for October 22 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 22 October, 2008 1 comment

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Hindu: India will wait till Japan is “ready” for nuclear cooperation ‘Japan was one of the eight countries — alongside China — to hold out till the end on the...

Follow the Esperanza in Google Earth

Blog entry by Jamie | 22 October, 2008

If you're still trying to picture the destinations we've been to so far and the route we're taking through Indonesia as part of the Forests For Climate tour, you can now follow the Esperanza in Google Earth. Just download this Googe...

Free the Natanz Two

Blog entry by Justin | 21 October, 2008 7 comments

As we’ve seen before, birds are the innocent victims in humankind’s push for nuclear power. Regular readers will know about the freezers at the Sellafield nuclear plant in the UK that are stuffed with seagulls shot by sharpshooters ...

Nuclear energy news for October 21 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 21 October, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Lynchburg News Advance: Areva looks to federal loan guarantees for new reactors ‘The fate of four power plants that would use Areva’s new nuclear reactor design...

Symposium for Sustainable Sushi

Blog entry by Dave | 20 October, 2008 2 comments

© Greenpeace/Masaya Noda Who would have thought that prominent conservationists and leading members of Japan's fishing industry could come together under the banner "Marine Reserves for Sustainable Sushi? Or that one of the speakers...

Quit Coal tour back in action - Update

Blog entry by Jess | 20 October, 2008

Yesterday, I promised you an update on the action going down as part of the Quit Coal tour in Italy. Turns out the action ended with some pretty good news. Activists stuck it out for 14 hours as they called attention to the plans...

The UK: missing its targets

Blog entry by Justin | 20 October, 2008

There are very real signs that future electricity generation – along with C02 emission and energy efficiency targets - in the UK could be trouble and the country’s government only has itself to blame. First comes fresh news that the...

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