TITLE

THE QUEEN OF NUKES

AUTHOR(S)
Tomlinson, Richard
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);5/17/2004, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights Anne Lauvergeon, the head of the French nuclear giant, Areva, who is lobbying for the world to give atomic power another chance as an energy source. Why the public fears nuclear power; How the meltdown at Three Mile Island power plant in 1979 and the Chernobyl disaster have kept nuclear power's share of global electricity production flat; Why France uses nuclear power for the bulk of its energy needs; How more countries are calling for a new generation of nuclear reactors; Plans in the United States; What can be learned from the French plant; How Areva is in the best position to reap the rewards of a nuclear comeback; Background on Lauvergeon; Problems which exist in getting rid of nuclear waste.
ACCESSION #
13047325

 

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