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Canada suspends new nuclear reactor construction

Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:03 am (PDT OTTAWA (AFP) - Ontario, Canada's economic hub, announced Monday the suspension of its plan to build two new nuclear reactors, citing concerns about vendor Atomic ... read more

The Myth of Peaceful Nuclear Power

by Karl Grossman President Barack Obama's declaration June 4 in his speech in Cairo that "any nation--including Iran--should have the right to access peaceful nuclear ... read more

UK regulator raises French nuclear concerns

Robin Pagnamenta, Energy and Environment Editor French plans to lead a nuclear power renaissance in Britain have been dealt a major blow after regulators warned of serious reservations about the ... read more

N-plant won't release report on cause of leak

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (The Associated Press) - Jun 29 The Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey thinks it knows what caused a leak of radioactive tritium - but it's keeping the > ... read more

Reactor design puts safety of nuclear plants into question

Martin Mittelstaedt, Globe and Mail Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2009 Canadian nuclear safety regulators say they have underestimated the seriousness of a design feature at the country's ... read more

French radioactive waste to double by 2030

Tue Jun 30, 2009 By Mathilde Cru PARIS (Reuters) - France's highly radioactive waste will more than double by 2030 mainly as spent fuel derived from nuclear reactors mounts up, the French national ... read more