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EDF Faces ‘Uncertainty’ on Nuclear Reactor Life Spans, ASN Says via Bloomberg

Electricite de France SA, Europe’s biggest nuclear operator, faces “uncertainty” about how long it can operate its French reactors, the country’s regulator said. “We are a long way from making a decision,” on whether EDF will be able to operate … Continue reading

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EDF : French Nuclear Body : Level 1 Incident At Flamanville’s Plant via 4-traders

PARIS–A leak at the reactor No. 1 of Electricite de France SA’s (EDF.FR) Flamanville plant late Wednesday didn’t trigger any environmental damage or threatened the health of any employee, the French nuclear safety regulator Autorite de Surete Nucleaire said Thursday. … Continue reading

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Regulator imposes post-Fukushima measures on French nuclear operators via Platts

French nuclear safety authority ASN Thursday made public an initial set of requirements it has imposed on nuclear facility operators in the wake of the March 2011 Fukushima reactor accident in Japan, saying a “massive” amount of work would be … Continue reading

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The Fukushima Effect: France Starts to Turn Against Its Much Vaunted Nuclear Industry via Time

Is France’s long, proud, and at times defiant affection for nuclear energy finally beginning to wane in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster? While it’s still too early to pronounce France’s nearly four decade love affair with nuclear power finished … Continue reading

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