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EU Approves State Aid for Dutch Nuclear Reactor via The Wall Street Journal

BRUSSELS–The Netherlands’ plan to provide a 80 million euros ($105 million) government loan to help finance a new nuclear reactor doesn’t violate European Union state aid rules, the EU’s executive arm said Wednesday. The aid, which will support the construction … Continue reading

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US nuclear bombs ‘based in Netherlands’ – ex-Dutch PM Lubbers via BBC

Some 22 US nuclear weapons are stored on Dutch territory, the ex-PM of the Netherlands, Ruud Lubbers, says. Mr Lubbers, prime minister from 1982-94, said they were stored underground in strong-rooms at the Volkel air base in Brabant, Dutch media … Continue reading

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The hull of SKB’s new ship for transporting used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste has been launched. Once outfitted, the vessel is set to enter service in 2013 via The World Nuclear News

The board of management of Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB) – the company responsible for storing Swedish nuclear waste – decided in December 2010 to build a new purpose-built ship as a replacement of the M/S Sigyn. That ship has been … Continue reading

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