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UK govt promoting new nukes despite waste report

Energy fear over nuclear waste dumps Former senior advisers say ministers ‘cherry-picked’ reports to bolster case for new power plants Guaradian.co.uk Alok Jha 25 Oct 09

Former senior government advisers on nuclear power have accused ministers of being “cavalier” and “cherry-picking” their advice to bolster the case for a new generation of nuclear power stations. Continue reading

October 26, 2009 Posted by | 1, UK, wastes | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Navajos anxiety over uranium mining

A new demand for uranium power brings concerns for Navajo groups
Mining planned at a mountain considered sacred

By Kari Lydersen

Washington Post
October 25, 2009

 

Indian people gathered in Acoma, N.M., for the Indigenous Uranium Forum over the weekend decried future uranium extraction, especially from nearby Mount Taylor, considered sacred by many tribes. Continue reading

October 26, 2009 Posted by | 1, indigenous issues, USA | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nuclear dangerous and ineffective against climate change

Nuclear debate: A dangerous option that wont solve climate change Green Left  Jim Green 25 October 2009 There are three main problems with the nuclear “solution” to climate change — it is a blunt instrument, a dangerous one, and it is unnecessary. Continue reading

October 26, 2009 Posted by | 1, climate change | , , , , , , | Leave a comment