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Protests force China to nix plan for $ 6 billion nuke plant via the Economic Times

BEIJING: China’s ambitious plans to expand its nuclear power industry suffered a major setback as the government cancelled plans to build a $ 6 billion atomic fuel processing plant in southern Guangdong Province following rare public protests over the project’s … Continue reading

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Nuclear facility in southern China canceled following protests via Kyodo news

Chinese authorities have canceled the construction of a nuclear fuel processing plant in the southern city of Jiangmen following massive protests against the project, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday. More than 1,000 people took part in a protest … Continue reading

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‘No Nukes’ China’s Latest NIMBY Protest via The Wall Street Journal

A plan for a “showcase” nuclear fuel processing and equipment manufacturing center in Guangdong Province is the latest illustration of China’s determination to press ahead with a massive expansion of nuclear power despite Japan’s Fukushima disaster. On Friday, the Chinese project … Continue reading

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