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The Economist: When nuclear sheriffs quarrel

‘The job of keeping sensitive materials away from pariahs was always hard—and now it’s marred by squabbles’

Trading Markets: JSW signs agreement with Areva to supply large forged parts

‘Japan Steel Works and Areva have signed an agreement to supply Areva until 2016 and beyond with large forged parts, essential for the manufacture of nuclear components.’

Straight.com: David Suzuki: Renewable energy requires strength of will

‘Energy underpins everything we do. Human societies have become increasingly complex, requiring ever larger-scale sources of continuous energy. Now, energy fuels not only our activities but our economies as well. If we don’t choose our energy sources wisely, we can do more harm than good’

Punch: Nuclear power project: ‘Nigeria won’t use expatriates’

‘Nigeria’s drive to develop electricity from nuclear sources would be managed substantially by local professionals, the Federal Government said on Tuesday.’

China View: IAEA to re-examine Japanese nuclear power plant

‘An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of up to 10 international experts will visit Japan from Dec. 1-5 to review the ongoing assessment of the impact of an earthquake that hit the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant last year, an IAEA press release said Tuesday.’

The Slovak Spectator: NGO accuses Fico of backing outdated nuclear power project

‘Prime Minister Robert Fico’s comments at a conference on the completion of the Mochovce Nuclear Power Plant (EMO) misled the public, as he is backing an outdated project that could endanger the country's security, the Supporting Mother Earth NGO stated, as quoted by the SITA newswire.’

Turkish Daily News: Gov't signals second nuclear power plant

‘Having come under fire for mishandling the tender process for the nation's first nuclear power plant, the Turkish government is already pushing the button for the go-ahead on a second station.’

St Petersburg Times: Ecologists Slam Nuclear Power Plan

‘As work started on LAES-2, a complex of six power station units with VVER-1200 reactors that is due to complement the existing four 4 RBMK-1000 units of Leningrad Nuclear Power Station (LAES), environmentalists began a protest campaign against what they call an illegitimate and potentially hazardous construction.’