# nuclear-power - Thursday 27 March, 2014
As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.
The National Trust contends that the building a nuclear station on the west coast of the UK was against international, EU, and English law.
# nuclear-power - Friday 31 January, 2014
All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.
Staff have been sent home from the facility in Cumbria.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 23 November, 2013
US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 9 November, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry said there are still “important gaps” that must be overcome.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
The MEP was speaking following confirmation this week that EDF is to build a new nuclear facility at Hinkley Point, on England’s south-west coast.
# nuclear-power - Monday 21 October, 2013
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 15 June, 2013
The West suspects Iran’s nuclear program is aimed at building nuclear weapons, but Iran insists it is for generating energy.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.
# nuclear-power - Monday 8 April, 2013
A survey has shown that most industry insiders also think €100 or higher would be a fair water charge for a four person household.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 23 March, 2013
Fracking is an emotively driven environmental issue – but the Irish government could do worse than follow the UK in opening up the market here for exploration, writes Aaron McKenna.
# nuclear-power - Thursday 13 December, 2012
When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.
# nuclear-power - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
Department of the Environment releases report from independent experts on risk to Ireland of a radioactive leak at the Cumbrian nuclear site as it is being decommissioned.
# nuclear-power - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The nuclear power plant in Solvenia has been “preventively” shut down due to heavy rains.
# nuclear-power - Sunday 21 October, 2012
The government is increasing a surcharge on electricity bills to fund the development of alternative energy.
# nuclear-power - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.
# nuclear-power - Monday 30 July, 2012
Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.
# nuclear-power - Sunday 22 July, 2012
It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.
# nuclear-power - Monday 25 June, 2012
A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.
# nuclear-power - Monday 18 June, 2012
International efforts to end deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme take place in Moscow.
# nuclear-power - Friday 8 June, 2012
The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.
# nuclear-power - Monday 7 May, 2012
Nuclear energy CEO was wounded as he left his home this morning.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 5 May, 2012
It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.
# nuclear-power - Monday 16 April, 2012
EU foreign policy chief says “constructive and useful” talks will continue next month in Baghdad.
# nuclear-power - Thursday 22 March, 2012
These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.
# nuclear-power - Sunday 11 March, 2012
“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.
# nuclear-power - Saturday 10 March, 2012
On 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the Japanese coast sparked a devastating tsunami that left 22,000 dead or missing.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.
# nuclear-power - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…
# nuclear-power - Friday 27 January, 2012
Iran and UN nuclear inspectors are due to start discussions regarding the country’s controversial nuclear programme this weekend.
# nuclear-power - Monday 16 January, 2012
An Iranian official has said that several people are being held over the killing of a scientist last week.
# nuclear-power - Sunday 8 January, 2012
The move could escalate tensions between the Islamic State and the US just a day after Iran welcomed the rescue of 13 fishermen by American troops.
# nuclear-power - Friday 30 December, 2011
Officials insisted there had been no radiation leak during the blaze, which raged for hours as firefighters battled the flames.
# nuclear-power - Friday 16 December, 2011
Experts have noted the plant remains vulnerable to more problems and it will take decades to decommission following March’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.
# nuclear-power - Thursday 15 December, 2011
A fire broke out on the nuclear-powered vessel in Siberia this morning, killing two crew and injuring a third.
# nuclear-power - Thursday 8 December, 2011
The 4G reactors would run on depleted uranium and take “safety to a new level”, according to the Microsoft billionaire.