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Nuclear power: misjudgements and mismanagement

It is reported that more than 300,000 tonnes of “radioactive” mud, some of it the toxic by-product of Britain’s atomic weapons programme, will be dredged at Cardiff Grounds, a sandbank in the Bristol Channel, to make way for England’s newest … Continue reading

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No Need for Nuclear: The Renewables are Here – Conway Hall conference

On the Saturday 17th June the first anti-nuclear power conference in 30 years, No Need for Nuclear: The Renewables are Here was held at Conway Hall in central London, hosted by CND. Academics, MPs and industry representatives spoke at the meeting which … Continue reading

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Returning to Hinkley Point C: taxpayers to bear the risk – “the Conservative government is not taking back control but giving it away” 

In January this year, Dr Oliver Mahony (Atlantic Assets) contested reassurances that UK taxpayers’ money will not be at risk in the Hinkley nuclear power project, pointing out that the government has pledged a £2bn guarantee on financing the investment, … Continue reading

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Next chapter in the ‘failed horror story of an industry’. EDF’s nuclear reactors: more emergency tests

EDF, a state-owned company, now has 12 reactors out of action The French Nuclear Safety Agency has ordered EDF – the company which is to build an £18 billion nuclear power station for 21 years at Hinkley Point – to … Continue reading

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