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MOX to Japan: the largest shipment of plutonium in history

Blog entry by Justin | 27 February, 2009 1 comment

Take a look at this photograph taken this week… Picture copyright CORE . Those gentlemen are armed policemen on the ship, the Pacific Pintail. The Pintail is owned by British Nuclear Fuels and in the next few days – along...

Nuclear waste company says, "Whoops, some of our files are missing"

Blog entry by Justin | 18 February, 2009

(This is a guest post by Jamie Woolley from Greenpeace UK .) Back in 1999, Greenpeace was protesting about plutonium shipments destined for the Mox plant at Sellafield. Now the plant may have to close © Greenpeace/Sims In...

Nuclear News: 10-year-old Sellafield plant may be closed

Blog entry by Justin | 17 February, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: The Guardian: 10-year-old Sellafield plant may be closed ‘One of the great white elephants of Britain's atomic industry looks set for closure, according to documents published by the...

Nuclear News: French strike cuts power output by around 10 GW

Blog entry by Justin | 30 January, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Platts: French strike cuts power output by around 10 GW: union 'A widespread national strike in France has cut power output by "about 10 GW," Eric Hugelmann, spokesman for the FNME...

Nuclear News for December 30th 2008

Blog entry by Aslihan | 30 December, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Age: Bomb survivors seek end to nuclear arms Ikeda Michiaki closes his eyes and clenches his fist as he remembers the darkness that descended upon Nagasaki...

Nuclear News for November 26th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 26 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Seattle Times: Wash. sues feds over Hanford cleanup ‘Washington state is suing the federal government to seek a faster cleanup of the Hanford nuclear...

Nuclear News for November 20th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 20 November, 2008 1 comment

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: Nuclear Engineering International: All quiet on South African nuclear plans ‘South African state utility Eskom has again deferred the announcement of the preferred...

Nuclear News for November 6th 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 6 November, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: The Star: Energy board slams nuclear bill ‘The province's energy watchdog says Ontario Power Generation is spending far too much to operate its Pickering A and B...

The curse of Areva: Olkiluoto 3, Flamanville and now Aiken

Blog entry by Justin | 3 November, 2008

More bad and almost unbelievable news has emerged from the ongoing and disastrous construction of the Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) EPR reactor in Finland. In September when it found that the welding of the reactor’s steel lining was substandard...

Fallout from August 7 2008

Blog entry by Justin | 7 August, 2008

Some other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed: World Nuclear News: Areva: no need to repeat MOX trials ‘A recent statement from Friends of the Earth and the Union of Concerned Scientists contended that the...

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