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  • The Nuclear Magic Wallet

    Blogpost by Justin - 8 September, 2008 at 11:29

    Companies building and running nuclear power stations find it impossible to get insurance to cover them in the even of a nuclear accident. They are uninsurable. The costs of containing and clearing up are unimaginably huge and would surely bankrupt an... Read more >

  • Olkiluoto 3 and Flamanville in Private Eye

    Blogpost by Justin - 5 September, 2008 at 15:31

    The UK has a famous satire and investigative journalism magazine called Private Eye.

    In the current edition, it has the following to say about the construction of the EPR reactors at Olkiluoto in Finland and Flamanville in France:

    Scan of Private Eye article about the construction of the EPR reactors at Olkiluoto in Finland and Flamanville in France Read more >

  • Animated Areva

    Blogpost by Justin - 5 September, 2008 at 15:25 1 comment

    Take a look at this rather amazing animated advertisement from everyone’s favourite nuclear incompetent, Areva:

    Beautiful, isn’t it? Everything’s so green. Nuclear power stations aren’t grey, foreboding monsters. Oh no, they’re cool science-fiction con... Read more >

  • Nuclear energy news for September 5 2008

    Blogpost by Justin - 5 September, 2008 at 15:22

    Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

    icLiverpool: French fuel prices 'subsidised by us'

    ‘A MERSEY MP yesterday accused a French-owned energy firm of stinging British families with sky-high prices rises - to keep bills down o... Read more >

  • Don’t rat on your nuclear friends

    Blogpost by Aslihan - 4 September, 2008 at 19:02

    Finland’s nuclear safety watchdog; STUK had to face a tough decision last week. Greenpeace had published evidence that basic construction standards had been violated in the welding of the reactor building of the European Pressurized Reactor prototype ... Read more >

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