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Agreements abound at France-China summit


27 March 2014

F_Hollande_Xi_Jinping_(Presidence_de_la_Rep)_48China and France have celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations with the agreements to continue the two countries' long-term strategic nuclear energy partnership.

Credible options for UK plutonium disposal

Waste and Recycling

21 January 2014

Both the Prism and Enhanced Candu 6 reactors are "credible options" for managing the UK's plutonium stockpile, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has concluded. However, the government's preferred option remains reuse as mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel.

US-Korea 123 extension is passed

Nuclear Policies

19 September 2013

The approval of a two-year extension to a cooperation text between the USA and South Korea could enable the countries to conclude a mutually beneficial successor agreement for the long term, according to the Nuclear Energy Institute.

UK considers options for unreprocessed foreign fuel

Waste and Recycling

04 March 2014

The UK government has launched a public consultation on how it will deal with a small amount of overseas origin used fuel that will remain in the country when reprocessing activities end in 2018.

Fuel cycle safety rules for Japan

Regulation and Safety

28 November 2013

Rokkasho (JNFL) 68x48Safety rules for Japan's nuclear fuel facilities have been finalised, ready for parliamentary approval next month.

Mississippi futuregazing at waste facility

Waste and Recycling

27 August 2013

A Mississippi business group has formally urged the state's senate to consider establishing a dedicated management centre to provide interim storage for used nuclear fuel, with a longer-term view to recycling and even final disposal.