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Sizewell nuclear disaster averted by dirty laundry, says official report

Containers holding nuclear waste are stored under water. Photograph: Don McPhee A nuclear leak, which could have caused a major disaster, was only averted by a chance decision to wash some dirty ... read more

Spain PM: Will Stick To Vow To Phase Out Nuclear Power

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. - Jun 10 Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Wednesday said the government will stick to its electoral promise to phase out > nuclear power when ... read more

Brazil to build four new nuclear power plants through 2030

Jun 10, 2009 -- EFE The Brazilian government plans to build four new 1,000-megawatt > nuclear power plants through 2030, a top Mines and Energy Ministry > official said. > > These ... read more


Harvey Wasserman The GOP's 100-reactor/trillion-dollar energy plan goes radioactive June 11, 2009

Company Calls New Small Nuclear Reactor a 'Game Changer'

By KATHERINE LING and GREENWIRE Published: June 10, 2009 A major manufacturer of power-generation equipment announced plans today to build a small nuclear reactor that company officials touted as a ... read more

TVA might use MOX fuels from SRS

By Rob Pavey | Staff Writer Wednesday, June 10, 2009     JACKSON --- The U.S. Energy Department is negotiating with the Tennessee Valley Authority and at least one other potential ... read more

House Republicans Draft Energy Bill With Heavy Focus on Nuclear Power

WASHINGTON - Badly outnumbered and months behind in the debate on energy and climate change, House Republicans plan to introduce an energy bill on Wednesday as an alternative to the Democratic plan ... read more