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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

Roundup of the week’s nuclear news

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USA is not looking good in the nuclear non proliferation stakes. First of all, it has justed exploded another nuclear bomb test. Secondly USA cancelled the Middle East nuclear weapons-free zone conference that was scheduled mid this month in Helsinki, Finland.

The USA military came out with an extraordinary attitude to drone killing of Afghan children – “it was thought that the children had hostile intent” http://antiwar.com/blog/2012/12/04/us-military-says-killing-afghan-children-is-fair-game/

USA nuclear companies are spending a lot of money on all kinds of equipment that will prepare them for  a nuclear accident – the FLEX program – costs are not yet known.

UK has a secret plan to move its Trident nuclear submarines out of Scotland, in the event that Scotland chooses independence from UK – Scotland opposes the nuclear weapons presence on its land

India is still holding fast to it Nuclear Liability Law – despite USA pressure -( the law would make make USA  nuclear companies accountable for accidents involving their technology)

Renewable energy – Saudi Arabia (and Qatar) will become the” Saudi Arabia of solar energy “- with their massive initiatives in Concentrated Thermal Solar Power.

European Economic and Social Committee  at a nuclear safety conference on the Aarhus Convention in the field of nuclear safety found that the public is not being informed about the safety tests of Europe’s nuclear reactors.

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December 10, 2012 - Posted by | Christina's notes

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