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Forbes: France's Borloo says 2nd EPR 'marginal' for electricity production

‘France's second European pressurised water nuclear power reactor, proposed by President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday, would be 'marginal' for electricity production, Jean-Louis Borloo, the environment minister, said on France Inter radio.’

Yahoo! News: US, Germany differ on nuclear energy on sidelines of G-8 summit

‘Differences over nuclear power surfaced on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit Monday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, which is phasing out its nuclear plants, arguing that its use is not the only way to combat climate change.’

World Nuclear News: Volgodonsk 2 set for 2009 completion

‘After a change of contractors, Russian officials have put forward the start-up dates of three new reactors.’

Foreign Policy in Focus: Nuclear Recycling Fails the Test

‘The key to recycling is being able to reuse materials while reducing pollution, saving money and making the earth a safer place. On all accounts, nuclear recycling fails the test.’

iStockAnalyst: Suez Picks Up 5% Ownership Interest in Georges Besse II Enrichment Plant

‘French energy major Suez and nuclear engineering company Areva have signed an agreement, giving Suez a 5% ownership interest in the company that holds the Georges Besse II uranium enrichment plant.’