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Nuclear energy news for September 3 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 3 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: AFP: Russia will complete Iran nuclear plant ‘The Russian company building Iran's first nuclear power plant has renewed a commitment to complete the project, the...

Dutch Nuclear Short-Sightedness

Blog entry by Aslihan | 2 September, 2008 1 comment

Maybe it’s just journalists in The Netherlands, but the repetitive headlines on nuclear energy in the Dutch media show either an absence of memory, or a well-orchestrated, repetitive push for nuclear energy. The latter would be quite...

Nuclear energy news for September 2 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 2 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Guardian: Energy: GDF Suez raises profits and possibility of British invasion GDF Suez, the new French energy group, yesterday posted a 20% leap in first-half...

The Safest and Most Powerful?

Blog entry by Aslihan | 1 September, 2008

Since we have been following the Nuclear Industry PR spin closely we constantly have to read and listen to some laughable claims about nuclear energy and how they can get placed in newspapers. One of the funniest ones is European...

125 000 years is a long time

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 1 September, 2008

The Independent reports on the news that for the first time in human history the north pole can be circumnavigated . "New satellite images, taken only two days ago, show that melting ice last week opened up both the fabled North-west...

Nuclear energy news for September 1 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 1 September, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: GoUpstate.com: Nuclear power can't live up to proponents' hype ‘While nuclear industry lobbyists and their political backers are pushing for new nuclear power...

Breaking News: Independent inspection immediately needed at Finland’s Olkiluoto 3

Blog entry by Justin | 29 August, 2008

Picture by Greenpeace Nordic 's Virpi Oinonen Well, the preliminary findings of STUK’s extraordinary inspection of the construction of the Olkiluoto 3. The Finland’s nuclear watchdog conducted the inspection after it was revealed by...

Breaking news: Leak at Belgium’s Fleurus worse than first announced.

Blog entry by Justin | 29 August, 2008 1 comment

The leak at Belgium’s Fleurus nuclear reactor this week followed the same old familiar and disgraceful pattern we see after leaks all over the world: cover up and denial followed by admission that things are worse than first admitted.

Olkiluoto 3 sub-contractor Bouygues cries libel

Blog entry by Justin | 29 August, 2008 1 comment

Claims that Areva sub-contractor Bouygues are responsible for safety violations at the construction site of the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor in Finland seem to have touched a nerve : ‘Claims of substandard welding at the construction...

Nuclear energy news for August 29 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 29 August, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Economist: There should be no exemption for India from the world’s nuclear rules ‘IN A dangerous and unstable world, isn’t cementing friendship with an...

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