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The Incident at Kozloduy NPP on 3.7.2019 and the Lack of Transparency in the Bulgarian Nuclear Energy via NTW (Nuclear Transparency Watch)

Dr. Petar Kardjilov, a qualified expert at NTW The lack of transparency in Bulgarian nuclear power industry has remained constant since the Chernobyl disaster. In Bulgaria there was no official announcement until the third day of the catastrophe of Lenin … 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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Funds on condition for EU decommissioning via World Nuclear News

More European Union money will go to decommission nuclear reactors in Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania, but the bloc’s Council of Ministers has requested tighter project management. There are two new regulations, one to support the decommissioning in Lithuania, and the … Continue reading

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If You’ve Never Worried About A Nuclear Disaster in India, Start Now via Yahoo.news

The Koodankulam nuclear plant went critical this weekend despite stinging criticism from both pro and anti-nuclear experts. Shouldn’t we be terrified that the plant has been dealing with Russian conmen suppliers, missing wiring and electrocution deaths? Shouldn’t we be scared … Continue reading

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Nuclear power referendum Bulgaria via European Green Party

Show the Bulgarians your support in their anti-nuclear campaign. Anti-nuclear activists in Bulgaria are campaigning hard in an upcoming referendum on nuclear power. Bulgarians go the polls on January 27 to answer the question, “Should Bulgaria develop nuclear energy through … Continue reading

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Funding gap for nuclear decommissioning in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia via European Parliament News

Defects in the EU’s nuclear decommissioning programmes in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia include cost overruns, delays, lack of coordination and supervision, diffused responsibilities, too much money going to unrelated energy projects and ill-informed priority setting, say Budgetary Control Committee MEPs … Continue reading

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Bulgaria picks Westinghouse to study new nuclear unit via Reuters

Aug 27 (Reuters) – Bulgaria has relaunched its nuclear power programme, hiring Westinghouse to prepare a proposal for a third reactor at its Kozloduy site, having shelved plans to build a new plant at Belene in March after failing to … Continue reading

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Bulgaria Abandons Plans for Belene Nuclear Reactor via Nuclear Power Industry News

Bulgaria has abandoned plans to build its 2,000 megawatt Belene plant on the Danube River and will construct a new gas power plant at the location instead, deputy finance minister Vladislav Goranov told reporters Wednesday. … Over the last three … Continue reading

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