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Russia planning Nukes in Space

Russia to start research on spacecraft nuclear engines next year http://www.chinaview.cn 2009-12-20  MOSCOW, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — Russia will start next year research on nuclear engines for spacecraft, the head of Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said on Sunday. Continue reading

December 21, 2009 Posted by | Russia, weapons and war | Leave a comment

Terrorist plot to target Indian nuclear plant?

Chicagoan Said to Have Helped Terrorists Target Nuclear Plant abcnews.go.com Authorities Say David Headley Cased, Photographed Facility at Tombroy, India, that Produces Plutonium for Nuke Weapons By RICHARD ESPOSITO and BRIAN ROSSDec. 20, 2009 The Chicago man charged with helping plot the terror attacks one year ago in Mumbai also photographed and conducted surveillance of a nuclear weapons fuel plant in Tromboy, India, according to Indian and U.S. law enforcement authorities. Continue reading

December 21, 2009 Posted by | India, safety | Leave a comment

Community opposition to South African nuke plant

Cape residents oppose nuclear power station December 20 2009   IOL o By Melanie Gosling Residents opposed to the building of a nuclear power station at Bantamsklip on the southern Cape coast staged a protest march through Hermanus on Saturday and handed a memorandum to the Overstrand municipality, saying the local authority had failed to represent their interests by supporting the proposed nuclear power plant. Continue reading

December 21, 2009 Posted by | politics, South Africa | Leave a comment

Import of radioactive waste opposed

Group rallies against nuclear waste headed to Utah   ksl.com 19th Dec , 2009  By John Hollenhors SALT LAKE CITY — A group rallied Saturday against a trainload of nuclear waste on its way to Utah, demanding Gov. Gary Herbert send the trains back immediately………… Continue reading

December 21, 2009 Posted by | USA, wastes | Leave a comment