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China nuclear reactor: French partner calls meeting over leak via Al Jazeera

A Chinese nuclear power plant is raising concerns on Monday after the facility’s minority French owner said it had been informed of a leak in one of the power station’s reactors and has called a meeting with its Chinese partner … Continue reading

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Greenpeace raises alarm over Flamanville nuclear plant document dump via TRT World

Greenpeace France says it has received thousands of pages of detailed plans of the site, the location of security cameras and descriptions of electronic surveillance, questioning whether the documents are circulating in public. Greenpeace France has said that it has … Continue reading

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Belarus cranks up 1st nuclear plant; Lithuania is fearful via AP

MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus’ first nuclear power plant began operating Tuesday, a project that has spooked its neighbor Lithuania, which immediately cut off importing electricity from Belarus at the news. The Russian-built Astravyets nuclear power plant, 40 kilometers (25 miles) … Continue reading

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Wylfa: Hitachi ‘withdraws’ from nuclear project via BBC

Work on the Wylfa Newydd project on Anglesey was suspended in January last year because of rising costs after Hitachi failed to reach a funding agreement with the UK government. Isle of Anglesey council said the company had now confirmed in writing … Continue reading

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Iran’s nuclear site hit by 4.9 magnitude earthquake via Metro

Basit Mahmood A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near to an Iranian nuclear power plant. The earthquake hit 10km south-east of Borazjan, around 30 miles away from the country’s Bushehr site, at 3.19am this morning. […] The United States Geological … Continue reading

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’Still reeling’ from shuttered nuclear site, Zion receives enterprise zone status for state redevelopment incentives via Chicago Tribune

By JIM NEWTON Saying that the city is “still reeling” from the loss of jobs and tax revenue following the closure of the Zion nuclear power plant, state Sen. Melinda Bush announced Thursday that Zion has been approved as a state … Continue reading

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Russia Is About to Tow Its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle via Vice

By Alex Lubben […] In a world’s first, Russia will ship a nuclear power plant on a barge from a point north of Moscow across the Arctic, thousands of miles, to an extremely remote area where it’ll power offshore oil … Continue reading

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32 years after Chernobyl, next up, a Chernobyl on ice? via Greenpeace

[…] This generation may no longer remember that for a few months spinach and other green vegetables had to be destroyed in countries like the Netherlands and Germany, that cows all over Europe needed to be kept in stables and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Plants from Virginia to Vermont Could Be Impacted from Massive Hurricane Sandy via Democracy Now!

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has acknowledged the massive Sandy storm could impact both coastal and inland nuclear power plants. At least 16 reactors are in the storm’s projected path, including North Anna and Surry in Virginia; Calvert Cliffs in Maryland; … Continue reading

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Chemical reaction sparks alert at French nuclear plant via Chicago Tribune

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A chemical reaction at the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in eastern France injured several people and triggered a brief fire alert on Wednesday, local government and fire service officials said. The incident, sparked by a chemical … Continue reading

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