Still a future for the US nuclear industry
- The nuclear renaissance meets economic reality. Bradford, Peter A. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov2009, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p60
As plans for new U.S. nuclear power plants encounter problems, their proponents seek to shift ever more economic risk to taxpayers who are already staggering under the weight of other federal bailouts.
- NUCLEAR JUNKIES: TESTING, TESTING, 1, 2, 3--FOREVER. von Hippel, Frank; Zamora-Collina, Tom // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug1993, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p28
Examines the comprehensive test ban amendment passed by congress in the fall of 1992 that established a three-step approach to ending, and resuming, nuclear testing. Rumors of a report for President Bill Clinton recommending resumption of testing; Controversial recommendation the US continue...
- Nuclear power, technological autonomy, and the state in Mexico. Stevis, D.; Mumme, S.P. // Latin American Research Review;1991, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p55
Uses the Mexico experience with nuclear energy as a vehicle for examining the external and internal dimensions of the debate over the capacity of upper-tier late-industrializing countries to achieve technological autonomy. Review of Mexico's nuclear energy policy that will examine its...
- Britain will pull plug on fast breeder programme. // New Scientist;11/14/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1847, p5
Reports on the expected withdrawal from fast breeder research by Britain and why companies are arguing against this. The only project that Britain will continue to fund; Why Britain wants to get out of this research; Criticism of the government by Ian Fells, professor of energy conversion at...
- Powering up. Rothstein, Linda // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p2
Editorial. Discusses the issue over United States (U.S.) President George W. Bush's endorsement of nuclear power. What U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney pledged about the U.S. Nuclear Energy Institute Regulatory Commission; How some newspaper stories described the nuclear industry; Explanation...
- 'UK needs clear policy for nuclear'. // Engineer (00137758);3/19/2012, Vol. 296 Issue 7835, p7
The article offers information on new report which states that the nuclear sector in Great Britain could be worth 100 billion pounds if the country adopts a clearer long-term strategy.
- British are at a crossroads. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/6/94, Vol. 232 Issue 23, p12
Reports on the British government's launching of a review of nuclear power. Examination of economic and commercial viability of nuclear power; Privatization of Britain's nuclear electric utilities; Fear of liability risks that would deter investors.
- UAE's $20.4 billion nuclear project seen sparking demand for uranium. // Geo-Strategy Direct;1/27/2010, p1
The article reports that the United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) 20.4 billion dollars nuclear project is expected to increase prices as well as investment in global uranium exploration and production.
- U.K. nuclear review delay is an ill wind. LDS // Modern Power Systems;Jun94, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p17
Comments on tedlay of the England's major review of nuclear energy policy. Four-year moratorium on nuclear construction; Political interference and government mismanagement; Key issues to be addressed in the Nuclear Review.