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EPR: A Financial and Technical Disaster That Drowned Europe’s Nuclear Industry,  Says EWG’s Latest Report

EPR: A Financial and Technical Disaster That Drowned Europe’s Nuclear Industry, Says EWG’s Latest Report

Reports March 24, 2018 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

The European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), proclaimed in the 1990s as a new impetus for the renaissance the European nuclear industry, proved to be a financial disaster, fulfilling none of the industry promises, a new brief by the Energy Watch Group shows.

Korea Has Nuclear Plants, Unlike Other Countries That the US has Bombed: What the Generals are Not Telling You

Korea Has Nuclear Plants, Unlike Other Countries That the US has Bombed: What the Generals are Not Telling You

Featured, Nuclear Weapons February 4, 2018 at 9:56 am 0 comments

All of the recent US-coalition wars have involved countries where there were no– repeat no – large, operating nuclear power plants.  Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya.

Cross-Border Nuclear Safety Preparations Need to be Improved, Warns Dutch Safety Board

Cross-Border Nuclear Safety Preparations Need to be Improved, Warns Dutch Safety Board

Nuclear Safety February 1, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

The Netherlands needs to improve cooperation with Belgium and Germany to be properly prepared for a nuclear accident with cross-border consequences. The Dutch Safety Board comes to this conclusion in its report entitled “Cooperation on Nuclear Safety” which was published today. In addition to improving the crisis plans, the countries need to conduct more joint exercises , and arrange both the mutual coordination of the measures to be taken and the communication in this regard.

Delays in the EPR Project in China’s Taishan reveal serious safety issues

Delays in the EPR Project in China’s Taishan reveal serious safety issues

Featured, International January 14, 2018 at 4:17 am 0 comments

admitted to ’partial defects’ in the welding of the three parts of the deaerator. But the state-owned company stressed that the component, which helps cool down the reactor, ’is not part of the nuclear safety system’.