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Rebranding nuclear waste fools nobody

Blog entry by Justin | 4 August, 2009

Nuclear waste has undergone an image makeover recently. Indeed, the industry is working hard to ensure that the most dangerous kind of nuclear waste isn’t even called nuclear waste any more. It’s now called ‘spent fuel’. Sounds much...

Nuclear News: Russia should have quarter of nuclear power market: Medvedev

Blog entry by Justin | 23 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Canada.com: Russia should have quarter of nuclear power market: Medvedev ’MOSCOW - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that Russia should hold a quarter of the...

Nuclear News: Is Burma going nuclear?

Blog entry by Justin | 21 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Washington Post: Is Myanmar going nuclear? ’BANGKOK -- The recent aborted voyage of a North Korean ship, photographs of massive tunnels and a top secret meeting have raised alarm...

Nuclear News: Church Rock - The best-kept nuclear secret

Blog entry by Justin | 15 July, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Daily Kos: The best-kept nuclear secret ’Thirty years ago this week - on July 16 - the worst accidental release of radioactive waste happened at the Church Rock uranium mine and mill...

Nuclear News: EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes

Blog entry by Justin | 15 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: AFP: EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes ’FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The federal government plans to spend up to $3 million a year to demolish and rebuild uranium-contaminat...

The dangerous temptation of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 12 June, 2009

The nuclear weapons tests that North Korea carried out two weeks ago, on May 25, reminded us once again that nuclear power technology remains the most dangerous technology mankind has ever created. With regional tensions rising, the...

The ‘might’ of the nuclear industry

Blog entry by Justin | 11 June, 2009

From top to bottom, the nuclear industry is built on uncertainty. If a representative of company building a nuclear reactor gives you a firm answer to the questions ‘how much will it cost?’ and ‘when will it be finished?’ they are...

Nuclear News: 'Rogue' Sellafield radioactive material to be sent to France

Blog entry by Justin | 11 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Whitehaven News: 'Rogue' radioactive material to be sent to France ’This is the batch of eight Mox fuel assemblies made at Sellafield and later found to be "falsified" in its...

Nuclear News: Pickering Nuclear Power Station Lacks Experienced Staff To Deal With...

Blog entry by Justin | 5 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: AHN: Pickering Nuclear Power Station Lacks Experienced Staff To Deal With Serious Accident, Emergencies ’Calgary, Alberta (AHN) - The Chalk River nuclear reactor shutdown has Canada...

MOX: more hype and spin from AREVA

Blog entry by Justin | 4 June, 2009

There’s more hype and spin on AREVA’s North America blog today as it tries to sell the idea that the company is on the frontline against nuclear proliferation. As part of this commitment to remove weapons-grade material from...

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