Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Office for Nuclear Regulation belatedly acknowledges vulnerability of nuclear power plants

Earlier this year, the International Business Times and others reported that – in its Strategic Plan 2016-2020 – the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) belatedly referred to “the range of modern and evolving threats to the security of the nuclear … Continue reading

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Post Fukushima: nuclear power is too unsafe and expensive to justify building new plants anywhere

A reader draws our attention to a warning by former Japan prime minister Naoto Kan, who presided over country during Fukushima disaster in 2011, which leaked radiation into the sea and air. Mr Kan says that nuclear power is unsafe … Continue reading

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