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Europe’s old nuclear reactors must have an assessment

World Environment Day on 06.06.2014 was important for European nuclear energy policy, and the triggering issue was in Ukraine. No, it was not because of the G7 meeting talking about the consequences of energy dependence in the shadow of the political problems in Ukraine. The G7 did not really address nuclear, because they are aware nuclear cannot really help them out and the risks of nuclear power in conflict areas are not a strong issue on their agenda. Continue reading

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Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tanks Leaking Radioactive Waste Underground

Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, US federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
Washington Gov. official J.Inslee said the leaking material poses no immediate risk to public safety or the environment because it would take a while — perhaps years — to reach groundwater. Continue reading

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