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Novel Imagines Suffolk N.Plant Terror Attack

A former nuclear industry safety officer has written a novel based on his fears that it would become easier for terrorists to cripple the UK if the Government gives the go-ahead to big infrastructure projects such as Sizewell C.-Barrie Skelcher was head of the health physics department at Sizewell A during the 1960s and 70s…

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The Way Forward : The Renewables

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in its latest report urges the abandonment of all dirty fossil fuels and their replacement by renewable sources of energy – viz: wind, wave, tidal, solar, biomass, if the world is to avoid a cataclysmic overheating of the planet. To this end it is salutary to reflect on the…

Japan Ready To Restart Nuclear Power Plants

The Japanese government is to restart the nation’s ageing 48 nuclear power plants a hugely controversial move after the disaster – at Fukushima (Lucy Alexander writes). Defying public opinion, the ruling Liberal Democratic party of Shinzo Abe has put through parliament a new energy plan that describes the plants as “an important base load power…

Winter Storms Will Have Increased Sea To Land Transfers Of Radioacttvity. Advises Report

Tim Deere-Jones, marine radioactivity consultant, has advised in a News Briefing released 29e January 2014 that “This winter’s extreme weather will have had a major influence on the behaviour and fate of the radioactive wastes discharged to sea from UK nuclear sites. Radioactive material discharged to UK coastal waters from nuclear power stations, nuclear fuel…