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December – a good month for burying news of government coercion

  On the 19th December a written ministerial statement was issued by MP Richard Harrington (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry & Energy) following the publication of Implementing Geological Disposal – Working with Communities by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial … Continue reading

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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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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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