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2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Hagadone, Zach U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, returned recently from a fact- finding trip to France, where he toured several AREVA nuclear facilities and met with the energy giant's CEO Anne Lauvergeon.

2008-07-17 09:01:11

By Paul Snyder The push to lift a moratorium on nuclear power plant construction is gaining momentum at the Capitol, but skeptics are still waiting to continue the debate. "I'm very much still interested in it, and I will continue to pursue it," said state Rep.

2008-07-15 18:00:38

By Darren Devine AT LEAST two major energy firms are vying to buy up land around Wales' only nuclear power station in the hope of building a new reactor there. French firm EDF Energy and US company Energy Solutions are among those hoping to buy land near Wylfa on Anglesey.

2008-06-29 09:02:25

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper The Daily Tribune website on 27 June [Report by Michaela P.

2006-07-16 12:45:46

By Louis Charbonneau ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Environmental advocacy groups accused the Group of Eight industrial nations on Sunday of failing to take seriously the problems of climate change and the dangers of nuclear energy. At a summit in St.

2006-04-26 03:54:09

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police on Wednesday dragged away activists protesting on Red Square against atomic power on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

2006-04-19 20:35:00

When reactor number four at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded on April 26, 1986, spewing radioactive dust over much of Europe, many people believed the disaster sounded the death knell for nuclear power.

2006-04-18 06:10:54

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - The death toll from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 20 years ago could be far higher than official estimates, with up to 93,000 extra cancer deaths worldwide, environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.

2005-11-29 11:04:51

By Mike Peacock and Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair put nuclear power back on the agenda on Tuesday when he launched a review of energy policy, pledging to decide by the middle of next year on how to fill a looming energy gap.

2005-11-29 06:21:44

By Mike Peacock and Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-nuclear protesters staged a rooftop demonstration on Tuesday in a hall where British Prime Minister Tony Blair was due to launch a major review of Britain's future energy needs, forcing him to deliver his speech elsewhere.


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