Consultation on the draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure

This document can be downloaded here. SHUT DOWN SIZEWELL CAMPAIGN Tudor House, St James Street, Dunwich, Suffolk, IP17 3DU 01728 648300 www.shutdown-sizewell.or.uk email: info@shutdown-sizewell.org.uk This submission is from the Shut Down Sizewell Campaign, a properly constituted organisation founded in 1984 to combat the pernicious threat of nuclear power stations on the beautiful and eroding coast…

The Way Forward

If the country needs more electricity (and that is in doubt) we should harness nature’s bounty, namely: the benign non-polluting renewables – WIND (especially offshore, cheaper than nuclear), WAVE, TIDAL; SOLAR coupled with RNENGY CONSERVATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY. WE SAY: NO to nuclear YES to renewables

The Bad News _ Fukushima Update

The operating company, Tepco has now surrounded the four reactor buildings with an ‘ice wall’ composed of vertical pipes which freeze the soil around them to create a barrier. This is to reduce the 400 tons per day of groundwater which has been flowing through the site, entering the basements of the reactor buildings and…

More Bad News From – Fukushima Looms Large As Japan Plans To Restart Worlds Biggest Nuclear Plant

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa gets consent to turn on reactors. Japanese authorities have ruled that reactors at the world’s biggest nuclear power plant were safe to restart, in a boost for the industry and the troubled Tepco nuclear operator, almost seven years after the disaster at Fukushima. The nuclear regulation authority gave its formal approval for Tokyo Electric…

Don’t Nuke The Climate!

“Public subsidies in connection with the international effort to combat climate change are first and foremost meant to support the just transition of the energy system towards energy savings and renewables in countries of the Global South that are most impacted by the effects of global warming (mitigation). They are also needed to help these…

Unwelcome News ; Chinese Seek Stake In Moorside (Sellafield) Nuclear Plant

China’s state—backed nuclear company is hoping to take an equity stake in the troubled £10bn Moorside nuclear plant being developed by debt—hit Toshiba in Cumbria. The Japanese conglomerate is on the hunt for a project partner to safeguard Europe’s largest planned new nuclear plant after France’s multinational electric utility company (Engie) pulled out of the…