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California debate on nuclear power stacked by pro nuclear interests

the electric utilities are big campaign donors at the Capitol.

State panel to debate nuclear power Los Angeles Times, Patrick McGreevy, 27 Oct 10, “………..David Weisman of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility complained that the hearing lineup appeared stacked in favor of those who support expanded nuclear power in California Continue reading

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EU’s radioactive waste plan not likely to be successful

Greenpeace has voiced strong criticism of the proposals and claimed the European Commission has ignored key questions such as the rock behaviour, human interference among other factors. “The European Commission is pushing for deep geological disposal against a lot of problems that need to be resolved,”

EU Nuclear Waste: Commission To Propose Controversial Measure Of Burying Nuclear Waste In EuropeSource: eGov monitor –   27 October, 2010 The European Commission is all set to propose deep underground storage of radioactive nuclear fuel waste, according to a leaked document. Continue reading

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Groundbreaking solar facility on federal land in California

The approximately $2 billion project is the first-of-its-kind to be built on federal land,

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Facility Groundbreaking,  California Newswire, Edited by Valerie Gotten , 27 Oct 2010 SACRAMENTO, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today celebrated the groundbreaking of BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in Ivanpah, California. Continue reading

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