Nuclear power in Britain faces likely decline

MacLeod, Alexander
December 1995
Christian Science Monitor;12/27/95, Vol. 88 Issue 22, p9
Reports about the impact of British Energy's (BE) decision against the construction of two nuclear generating plants on Britain's nuclear power industry, as reported on December 27, 1995. Reasons for BE's decision as announced by Robert Hawley, chief executive; Nuclear strength of Japan, South Korea, France and other countries; Yield from the disposal of Britain's nuclear industry.


Related Articles

  • NUCLEAR POWER SUPPORTERS OPTIMISTIC--AGAIN. Zink, John C. // Power Engineering;Mar2001, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p30 

    Points out the optimism of the nuclear power supporters in the United States. Favorable developments on the benefits of nuclear power resources; Information on the Nuclear Energy Technology Program developed by the U.S. Department of Energy; Actions taken by the country's policymakers on the issue.

  • Fuel for Thought.  // Energy & Environment;2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p497 

    The article focuses on the issues concerning energy politics, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and nuclear energy. It mentions that Royal Dutch Shell PLC issued the Global Scenarios to 2005 report on energy security and politics. It says that the next IPCC report could heighten...

  • Russia's nuclear elite on rampage. Popova, Lydia // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1993, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p14 

    Speculates that the Russian building program signed into law in late December by Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin is a case of the nuclear industry protecting its own. Background of the Soviet nuclear industry, including secrecy and financial dependence on the taxpayer; Nuclear elite...

  • President issues decree to stimulate nuclear industry.  // Modern Power Systems;May94, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p11 

    Reports that the Ukraine presidency has issued a decree addressing measures to develop the nuclear power engineering industry. Creation of a nuclear fuel cycle; Feasibility of constructing a fourth unit at the South Ukraine plant; Electricity tariffs; Creation of a nuclear waste reprocessing...

  • Whoops, the series. L.R. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1994, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p9 

    Discusses the pros and cons of whether or not deregulation of the government/utility monopoly on building power plants and producing power will allow independent power plant builders to wriggle out of safety and environmental regulations that public utilities have learned to live with. ...

  • NRC Drops Watch List. Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering;Jul99, Vol. 103 Issue 7, p5 

    Reports that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission has replaced its watch list with a three-tier ranking system. Features of the ranking system.

  • Wrongful discharge and federal preemption: Nuclear whistleblower protection under state law and... Egan, Thomas E. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;Winter90, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p405 

    Examines the legal remedies available to nuclear whistleblowers whose employers discriminate against them in retaliation for their whistleblowing. Nuclear whistleblower case law; Preemption of state whistleblower remedies; Environmental statutes that contain whistleblower provisions.

  • Nuclear debate goes critical in Japan. Triendl, Robert // Nature;3/20/1997, Vol. 386 Issue 6622, p209 

    Discusses the significance of a fire and subsequent explosion at a nuclear fuel recycling plant at Tokai village in Japan. Criticisms of the response by the Japanese government and the Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (PNC); Comments from Japan's prime minister Ryutaro...

  • Search for tomorrow's nuclear stars.  // Engineer (00137758);12/14/2001, Vol. 290 Issue 7582, p6 

    Reports on a three-part exercise conducted by the Nuclear Skills Group of the Department of Trade and Industry of Great Britain. Audit of the capabilities of the nuclear industry; Review of the nuclear education and training; Exercise about the plans for the nuclear industry.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics