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Doubts, as uranium price keeps falling

graph-downwardFNArena News -By Andrew Nelson September 22 2009
Week by week the uranium spot price ticks a little lower, this week it’s down a noteworthy US$2.00 to $42.50 reports uranium market consultant TradeTech…… Continue reading

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Corporate blind eye to nuclear waste dumping in oceans

Toxic Assets
Share The World’s resources 22nd September 2009 – George Monbiot “……………a shipwreck discovered in 480 metres of water off the Italian coast. Detectives found the ship after a tip-off from a mafioso. It appears to have been carrying drums of nuclear waste when the mafia used explosives to scuttle it. Continue reading

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Decentralised renewable power, not centralised nuclear, is the answer

the true Solartopian solution to our energy crisis.
COUNTER PUNCH Harvey Wasserman 23 Sept
Mycle Schneider, Paris-based author of WHAT FRANCE GOT WRONG in NUCLEAR ENGINEERING INTERNATIONAL, gets it right: “For least cost and greatest security, the energy future lies in affordable, distributed, superefficient technologies, smart grids and sustainable urbanism. Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan: Soviet-Era Boom Town – radioactive pollution

EURASIA INSIGHT

KYRGYZSTAN: SOVIET-ERA BOOM TOWN LITERALLY BEING SOLD FOR SCRAP
EURASIANET David Trilling 9/22/09

“…………The town Min Kush bore another, more troubled, legacy: it was one of the Soviet Union’s leading sources of uranium. Continue reading

September 23, 2009 Posted by | 1, environment, Kyrgyzstan | , , , , , | 1 Comment

German Nuclear Plants’ Future Hangs On Election

German Nuclear Plants’ Future at Stake in Merkel Election Fight
By Brian Parkin and Nicholas Comfort Sept. 23 (Bloomberg) — Angela Seidler, a 41-year-old tour guide at E.ON AG’s Grafenrheinfeld nuclear-power plant in southern Germany, may have to find a new career before she retires. Continue reading

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Uranium harm in Afghanistan and Iraq ket secret

‘Hush’ over Afghan mission must end
Rainbow Warrior September 20, 2009 Liberal Senator Colin Kenny says politicians are too afraid of offending soldiers and their families by questioning Canada’s role in Afghanistan, but it’s important to have an honest debate about the mission…… Continue reading

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In-situ uranium mining hazards for Colorado

Hope won’t protect us from Powertech’s in situ uranium mining near Nunn
coloradean.com Sue Ramsay, September 22, 2009 “………. the documented facts of the history of contamination from in situ leach uranium mining such as that proposed by Powertech Uranium Corp. in Weld County. Continue reading

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France’s failing atomic energy industry

Tom Friedman’s Idiocy Atomique
COUNTER PUNCH By HARVEY WASSERMAN 23 Sept 09
France’s atomic power industry is a failed radioactive flame. Its 58 reactors are unpopular, unsafe, uneconomical, dirty, direct agents of global warming, weapons proliferators and major generators of atomic waste for which there is no management solution. Continue reading

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Background on France’s uranium mining contamination

The Alliance 23 Sept 09 Why we are publishing such an old article? Well, there will be a series of articles about the past uranium mining in France and Canada. Continue reading

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