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Entergy opposes Indian Point outage proposal

23 July 2014 Entergy has criticized a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposal - aimed at protecting fish in the Hudson River - that would require simultaneous annual outages at both of its Indian Point nuclear power units. Entergy is … Continue reading

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South Africa budgets for nuclear

23 July 2014 South Africa has confirmed its commitment to nuclear power, allocating ZAR850 million ($81 million) – over 10% of its energy ministry’s budget – to research and development. This is in addition to the government’s continued support for … Continue reading

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Iberdrola joins GE-Hitachi for Prism

23 July 2014 Spanish utility Iberdrola will work with GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to develop a proposal to build a Prism integral fast reactor in the UK, but is yet to decide the scope of its involvement either as an … Continue reading

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Russia targets 2030 for BN-1200

22 July 2014 Russia plans to start construction of three BN-1200 sodium-cooled fast neutron reactors before 2030, the director general of Rosenergoatom, Evgeny Romanov, said on 21 July. Russian nuclear engineering company OKBM Afrikantov is developing a BN-1200 reactor as … Continue reading

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Russian waste transport ship completes test mission

22 July 2014 The Rossita, a radioactive waste transport ship donated to Russia by Italy in 2011, has completed its first mission. The Rossita was launched at La Spezia, Italy in December 2010 destined for a role transporting submarine waste in north-west Russia. … Continue reading

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