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The week that was in nuclear news

Christina Macpherson's websites & blogs

Christina Macpherson’s websites & blogs

nuclear-news site theme for July is The use of words to trivialise the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe   Nuclear lobby anxious about its image – trying to “engender optimism” about the industry.

Nuclear agreement finally reached between Iran and world powers A win for non-proliferation – the Iran nuclear deal. It has become international law. USA’s reputation at stake, if Congress votes against Iran nuclear deal.

 JAPANJapanese nuclear scandals. Toshiba faked financial reports. Earthquake faults found under Shika nuclear facility. Despite pressing need, Japan continues to grope for nuclear waste site


UK‘s plan for Hinkley C nuclear power station runs into more and more trouble

CANADA: The Cree Nation backs the report advising against uranium mining in Northern Quebec     Legal action planned against Canada’s plan for radioactive trash dump near Lake Huron.

USA. 21 years after shutdown, USA’s  Breeder Nuclear Reactor-II (EBR-II) is entombed

Jamaica passes Bill to regulate ionising radiation, prohibit building of nuclear reactor.

Secretive South Africa hides costs of nuclear build programme


Global investment is going to renewables: much less is going to nuclear power

July 23, 2015 - Posted by | Christina's notes

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