Japan’s irradiated nuclear fuel: Transfer sites for 610 tons of spent nuclear fuel undecided decommissioning plans may be affected
Background: After the end of WWII, Japan was persuaded by the Allies to embrace nuclear power – partly as a way of expiating the horror of the Atomic Bomb explosions at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but mainly as a way of achieving energy independence. To avoid the necessity of purchasing fuels off-island, the Japanese were urged […]
Today, the uranium mining in the Czech Republic finally ended when the last minecart with pitchblende (or uraninite) was exported from the Rožná I uranium mine. The extraction and processing of uranium ore has caused great damage. The Czech Republic has been forced to spend more than 40 billion Czech crowns on remediation since 1989 and another CZK 60 billion will still be needed . The government pledged to pay CZK 31.3 billion during the next thirty years merely to eliminate the consequences of in-situ leaching (ISL) in Stráž pod Ralskem . The plans of the Ministry of Industry for the future mining of other uranium deposits, as mentioned in the Czech Raw Materials Policy, should be abandoned for good simply for these reasons.
Dong et EnBW, lauréats d’un appel d’offres en Allemagne, vendront l’électricité de leurs parcs au prix de marché.
Reuters By Geert De Clercq A group of activists has filed a legal challenge with the French prime minister’s office against the extension of EDF’s license for construction of the Flamanville nuclear reactor in northern France. The move by Greenpeace and other anti-nuclear groups is in response to safety concerns over the Flamanville reactor and […]
In a major reversal for Eskom’s nuclear plans the Western Cape High Court has set aside the two determinations issued by former minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson which lay the basis for the nuclear procurement.
Trente et un ans après l’explosion, la nouvelle arche de protection ne sera pas efficace avant un siècle, peut-être plus, pour protéger les populations de la radioactivité.
TUAM is a platform for knowledge exchange and information sharing on the socio-economic and environmental impacts related to mining and extractives. They have emphasised cross-learning on democratic ownership and transparency in the mining sector, and some had even taken part in similar visits to countries other than Malawi.
Les Français savent que leur vote de dimanche à l’élection présidentielle peut décider du sort de la France, voire de l’Europe. Mais savent-ils aussi qu’il décidera de l’avenir de l’humanité ?
Reuters Mercredi 19 avril 2017 PARIS (Reuters) – Huit associations, dont Greenpeace et l’Observatoire du nucléaire, ont annoncé mercredi avoir déposé auprès du Premier ministre Bernard Cazeneuve un “recours gracieux” afin de contester le décret de création du réacteur nucléaire de l’EPR de Flamanville (Manche). Ce recours, déposé mardi, est la première étape avant un […]
Articulação Antinuclear BR Uma série de organizações que reúne vítimas da tragédia do Césio 137, seus apoiadores e militantes antinucleares pretende não deixar o 30º ano do maior acidente radioativo do Brasil passar em branco. No próximo dia 24, no Auditório Costa Lima, na Assembleia Legislativa, em Goiânia, será lançado o Fórum Permanente sobre o […]