“Both parties are captive to the power companies, and they follow what the power companies want to do,”
Culture of Complicity Tied to Stricken Nuclear Plant, Kyodo/Reuters, By NORIMITSU ONISHI and KEN BELSON, April 26, 2011“…….Dominion in Parliament The political establishment, one of the great beneficiaries of the nuclear power industry, has shown little interest in bolstering safety. In fact, critics say, lax oversight serves their interests. Read more »
French Govt: EDF, Areva In Strategic Nuclear Partnership – WSJ.com-By A.H. Mooradian and Geraldine Amiel, Dow Jones Newswires;PARIS (Dow Jones), 27 July 2010, –The French government Tuesday announced a far-reaching alliance between State-controlled utility giant Electricite de France (EDF.FR) and State nuclear engineering group Areva SA (CEI.FR), which will touch on all areas of common interest, opening the door for EDF to build a stake in Areva and perhaps putting it firmly at the center of France’s nuclear sector. Read more »
( 23rd January 2009, ) Senator Ludlam asked: BHP Billiton propose to produce and to export approximately 1.6 million tonnes a year of a radioactive copper and uranium concentrate as part of the proposed expansion of the Olympic Dam mine in north SA-including 1 500 to 3 000 tonnes of uranium for separation and processing as nuclear fuel. Has ASNO yet received any application regarding this proposal, or provided any advice regarding this proposal?
Answer: As part of its consultations with the Government on future exports from the Olympic Dam Mine, BHP Billiton has held discussions with ASNO. These discussions are at a preliminary stage.
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