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Russian and American concern over decommissioning nuclear reactors

Russian-Norwegian delegation visits US to talk about nuclear decommissioning, The Canadian Press:By The Associated Press (CP) 54 Oct 10, SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. — A group of Russian and Norwegian nuclear scientists, regulators and activists is visiting Vermont and Massachusetts to learn about nuclear decommissioning.The group is meeting with anti-nuclear groups, including the New England Coalition and Citizens Action Network, as well as visiting the Vermont Law School to meet with students and faculty in the school’s environment and energy programs.

The delegation is not meeting with officials at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, which has been embroiled in debate in recent years over whether it is setting aside enough money to pay for its eventual decommissioning.The Russian members of the delegation are working to develop plans for decommissioning that country’s older nuclear plants.

The Canadian Press: Russian-Norwegian delegation visits US to talk about nuclear decommissioning

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