A NEW nuclear power station planned for the Suffolk coast would be able to withstand a 9/11-style terrorist attack, energy bosses have claimed. British Energy has reassured local residents that safety is of paramount importance in its plans to build a third nuclear power station at Sizewell. The company has said a new station would be “designed to withstand the worst credible accident involving a large, fully-loaded commercial airliner”.
Suffolk and Essex online 6th September 2008 more >>
The US and India redoubled their efforts yesterday to overcome resistance to granting New Delhi an exemption from non-proliferation rules, as the Indian government reaffirmed a voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing.
FT 6th September 2008 more >>
US – Russia
The Bush administration is poised to withdraw an agreement with Russia on nuclear trade as punishment for Russia’s military action last month against U.S. ally Georgia, a State Department source said Friday.
CNN Europe 5th September 2008 more >>