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Plight of US firm, which has technology in about half world’s reactors, deals blow to building of new plants. With comments by Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Guardian, 29th March 2017
Toshiba’s US subsidiary, which has technology in about half world’s reactors, expected to file for bankruptcy protection. With comments by Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Guardian, 28th March 2017
A £6.1bn deal to clean up Britain’s redundant fleet of Magnox nuclear reactors has been pulled after the Government bungled how the work was awarded. With comments by Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Telegraph, 27th March 2017
Business secretary orders inquiry into flawed tendering process for dismantling old reactors at 12 sites as US firms get paid for out of court settlement. With comments by Prof Steve Thomas.
The Guardian, 27th March 2017
Nuclear lobbyists are abandoning the tiresome rhetoric about a nuclear power ‘renaissance’. Indeed they’ve turned full-circle and are now warning about a crisis. A new paper by Dr Jim Green.
ON LINE opinion, 27th March 2017
Article based on Investigation by, and with Comments from, Dr Paul Dorfman.
Reuters, 25th March 2017
Evidence of doctored paperwork found at Areva-owned forge, which has made parts for Hinkley Point. Article based on Investigation by, and with Comments from, Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Guardian, 24th March 2017
Court sends a shockwave through Japan’s nuclear establishment with ruling on Fukushima accident.
By Shaun Burnie
Asia Times, 20th March 2017