Tag Archives: Lithuania

Aging nuke plants add to Europe’s economic woes via Huffington Post

VISAGINAS, Lithuania — The parking lot outside the atomic power plant is weedy and potholed. Bus stops that once teemed with hundreds of workers are eerily empty. Yet the stillness at Ignalina, a Lithuanian nuclear plant built in the 1980s … Continue reading

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Lithuania’s Butkevicius Revises Stance on Euro, Nuclear Power via Bloomberg

The head of Lithuania’s opposition Social Democrats, who expect to win today’s election, stepped back from previous disapproval of a swift adoption of the euro and building a nuclear power plant. “My desire, as a former finance minister, is to … Continue reading

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Lithuanians: Europe is waiting for your referendum decision via Greenpeace

I want to share my thoughts and feelings about my trip to Lithuania, where Greenpeace is helping local NGOs to be heard about the risks of nuclear energy ahead of Sunday’s national referendum on whether or not the country needs a … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Nuclear-Plant Vote Won’t Change Latvia View, BNS Says via Bloomberg

A Lithuanian referendum this week on a proposed nuclear-power plant probably won’t change Latvia’s plans to participate in the project, Latvian Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts told the Baltic News Service. Latvia hasn’t given final approval to participate in the project … Continue reading

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Lithuania Wins on Germany’s Nuclear Exit With Hitachi Offer via Bloomberg

By Milda Seputyte – Jul 15, 2011 2:49 AM CT Lithuania may have won an “attractive proposal” from Hitachi Ltd. (6501) to build a nuclear power plant because of Germany’s decision to give up atomic energy, said DnB Nord Bank … Continue reading

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