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Austria to launch lawsuit over Hinkley Point C nuclear subsidies via The Guardian

Austrian legal challenge over controversial EU subsidies for Hinkley Point C casts doubt over future of UK’s first planned nuclear reactor in 20 years Austria is to launch a legal challenge against the European Union’s (EU) decision to allow billions … Continue reading

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The nuclear industry still has its secrets via The Guardian

The cold war may be over but many players are far from open or transparent in their dealings One of the nuclear industry’s promises for the future is that it will turn its back on its cold war past and … Continue reading

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Irish free to sue British nuclear operators over contamination via The Independent

British nuclear operators face being sued for billions of pounds by the Irish government and Irish victims of any radioactive damage they cause under legal changes to be introduced this year. Politicians and campaigners in Dublin have long complained about … Continue reading

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MPs point to £2.3bn annual nuclear subsidy via Financial Times

The nuclear industry enjoys a subsidy of at least £2.3bn a year and is in line for more public support under government plans to offer guaranteed prices for low-carbon power, a new report says.The research, commissioned by the environmental audit … Continue reading

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New nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C is approved via BBC

Approval has been given for a new nuclear power station to be built in Somerset. Energy Secretary Ed Davey told MPs in the Commons that he was granting planning consent for French energy giant EDF to construct Hinkley Point C. … Continue reading

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