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The London Times: E.ON to build £4bn British nuclear power station

‘E.ON, the German energy group, is drawing up plans to build a £4 billion nuclear power station beside the River Severn in Gloucestershire. The company has applied to National Grid for a connection that would allow it to build a 1,600 mega-watt nuclear station at Oldbury-on-Severn by April 2020.’

Reuters: UK and Italy to work together on nuclear energy

‘"I'm pleased to announce our two countries will work together in the area of nuclear energy," Prime Minister Gordon Brown told a news conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. "We both agreed that nuclear power can play an important part (in achieving) our shared objectives on climate change and energy security," he said.’

Bloomberg: Hitachi Shares Slump After Chubu Sues Over Shutdown

‘Hitachi Ltd. tumbled the most in more than five months in Tokyo trading after Chubu Electric Power Co. said it will sue Japan's third-biggest builder of nuclear plants because a faulty turbine forced the utility to shut down a power plant.’

The Guardian: Nuclear is the real threat to the fuel-poor, not wind energy

‘Recent allegations that a dash for wind would cause a big increase in fuel poverty crumble when you do the numbers, says Oliver Tickell. Nuclear is the real worry’

Bloomberg: Bush Sends U.S.-India Nuclear Accord to Congress for Approval

‘The Bush administration is racing to win ratification of the agreement before Congress adjourns on Sept. 26, after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh put his government on the line for it. While a group of nuclear-supplier nations last week granted a waiver for India to engage in trade of nuclear fuel and supplies, U.S. companies need congressional approval to participate.’

International Herald Tribune: Police arrest 5 for uranium theft in India

‘Police arrested five people in India's remote northeast for allegedly stealing what is believed to be uranium ore, an official said Wednesday, just days after India won a crucial endorsement from nations that supply nuclear material and technology.’