Daily Archives: 2014/08/01

Marshall Islands Nuclear Lawsuit Reopens Old Wounds via Newsweek

The Republic of the Marshall Islands, the tiny collection of Pacific Ocean atolls and a former nuclear testing ground for the United States, is taking on the U.S. and eight other nuclear-armed nations with a set of lawsuits, claiming that … Continue reading

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UPDATE 3-Areva’s stock plunges on sales warning, solar exit via Reuters

By Geert De Clercq PARIS, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Shares in French nuclear power group Areva closed 20 percent lower on Friday, the worst fall since the company was formed in 2001, as it posted a first-half loss, exited a … Continue reading

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除染、個人被ばく線量重視へ 環境省が新方針発表 via 47 News

東京電力福島第1原発事故に伴う除染をめぐり、環境省は1日、多くの 市町村が目指している空間放射線量「毎時0・23マイクロシーベルト」は除染目標ではないと強調し、空間線量から個人被ばく線量に基づいた除染に転換すべ きだとする報告書を発表した。地元自治体から除染の効率化が図れると歓迎の意見が出る一方、新方針への反発や除染現場の混乱を懸念する声もある。 続きは除染、個人被ばく線量重視へ 環境省が新方針発表 関連記事:「東京電力(株)福島第一原子力発電所事故に係る個人線量の特性に関する調査」の追加調査の実施について via 放射線医学総合研究所 当サイト既出関連記事:環境省:除染目安の空間線量を緩和 via 毎日新聞  

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Nuclear weapons lab employee fired after publishing scathing critique of the arms race via The Center for Public Integrity

Los Alamos lets a 17-year employee go after retroactively classifying his published article James E. Doyle’s ordeal with Washington began one morning in early February last year, when his supervisor stopped by his desk at Los Alamos National Laboratory and … Continue reading

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Bulgaria signs nuclear deal with Westinghouse via LBC International

Bulgaria – one of five European Union states that depend totally on Russia for nuclear fuel – and Westinghouse Electric Company signed a shareholder agreement on Friday that would pave the way for construction of a new nuclear reactor, officials … Continue reading

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