Nuclear: Mickey Mouse energy solutionSome other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

G-Online: Is your garlic irradiated?

‘Want irradiated garlic? Go to the supermarket and buy Chinese garlic. I saw documents the other day from the Chinese nuclear industry that gave the specifications for the irradiation machines used in their garlic industry.’

Fairfield Weekly: Save the Fish

‘Millstone built us a new bridge. Millstone replaced the leaky roof on our food pantry. Millstone built a playscape for disabled kids. From some of the testimony last week, you'd hardly know that the Millstone nuclear power plant was up for a water discharge permit and not the Rotary Club's corporate citizenship award.’

Reuters: Areva in talks with India's NPCIL on reactors

‘France's Areva is in talks with state-owned Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) to supply 1,600-megawatt reactors, the Mint reported on Tuesday, citing a company official.’

Associated Press: DOE calls for bigger nuclear waste dump

‘The Bush administration said Tuesday there are no technology constraints to a major expansion of the proposed nuclear waste site in Nevada, calling for possibly tripling the amount of highly radioactive used reactor fuel that could be stored there in manmade underground caverns.’

The Guardian: Council leaders offer Lake District as nuclear dump

‘The Labour leadership team at Cumbria county council has agreed to make an "expression of interest" that would pinpoint an area around the Lake District as the most likely place for Britain's first high-level nuclear waste dump.’

Bloomberg: Normandy Dairy Towns Challenge EDF Over Nuclear Reactor Plans

‘In a corner of France known for Camembert cheese and apples, state-controlled Electricite de France SA plans to build 200 foot- tall steel pylons with high-voltage cables to carry electricity from a nuclear plant. The proposal would add to the 400,000 volts that pylons already carry from two existing reactors. “We will be living in a microwave oven,” said Jean-Claude Bossard, mayor of Le Chefresne, home to 300 people and about three times as many cows. “We want proof that there won’t be dangerous health effects.”’