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New approach for selecting UK repository site

Waste and Recycling

25 July 2014

The UK government has published its framework policy for the long-term management of higher activity radioactive waste, including details of how it intends to work with interested communities to site a geological disposal facility.

Designing the Cigéo disposal site

Waste and Recycling

02 July 2014

Cigeo vision (Andra) 69x48Work is to start on the design of waste handling procedures for Cigéo, France's future underground disposal site for radioactive waste.

Rosatom targets growth

Corporate

03 June 2014

Medvedev and Kiriyenko, June 2014 82x48Russia should start up three new reactors this year at home, and another in India, said Rosatom in an official meeting with prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. The company said its order book for the next ten years is approaching $100 billion.

Entergy opposes Indian Point outage proposal

Energy and Environment

23 July 2014

Indian Point 48Entergy has criticized a Department of Environmental Conservation proposal to require simultaneous annual outages at both of its Indian Point nuclear power units aimed at protecting fish in the Hudson River.

Strateco shuts Matoush property to cut costs

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 June 2014

Strateco Resources' ambition to become the first 'junior' in Canada to start underground exploration for uranium is a luxury it can no longer afford - for now at least.

Court rules against restart of Ohi reactors

Regulation and Safety

21 May 2014

Ohi 3 and 4 48A district court in Japan has ordered Kansai Electric Power Company not to restart two units at its Ohi nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture due to public concerns. Kansai said it will appeal the ruling.