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  • Tricastin: past its prime

    Blogpost by Justin - 12 December, 2008 at 17:28

    Here at Nuclear Reaction, if we were to name our favourite nuclear power plant, it would probably be Tricastin in France. It’s not that Tricastin is likeable from an environmental or aesthetic point of view - quite the opposite in fact. With its multi... Read more >

  • Yucca Mountain: no vacancies

    Blogpost by Justin - 12 December, 2008 at 17:26

    It’s official. The U.S. Department of Energy has admitted that Yucca Mountain, the still under construction nuclear waste depository in Nevada, is full before it’s even open for business. The American nuclear industry will soon have produced more nucl... Read more >

  • Nuclear News for December 12th 2008

    Blogpost by Justin - 12 December, 2008 at 17:20

    Nuclear: Mickey Mouse energy solutionSome other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

    The Guardian: Areva's Savannah partners wins $3.3 bln U.S. deal

    ‘Savannah River Remediation LLC, a business partnership that features French utility Areva, has won a U.S. waste management... Read more >

  • The Nuclear Industry vs Reality

    Blogpost by Justin - 11 December, 2008 at 17:50 2 comments

    One of the features of the nuclear industry that makes you doubt your own sanity (and trust us, there are many) is the way in which it manages to operate outside of conventional reality. It’s as if it exists in a parallel universe where up is down, bl... Read more >

  • Greenpeace Canada: McGuinty and Smitherman’s Legacy - Radioactive Waste

    Blogpost by Justin - 11 December, 2008 at 17:44
    Whatever civilization exists in North America a million years from now, it will still be dealing with Dalton McGuinty’s most long-lasting legacy – radioactive waste.

    No matter what members of the McGuinty government or nuclear lobbyists say, they canno... Read more >

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