to Nuclear Power ? Now what ?
of protesters marched in the city carrying banners with slogans “Stay
inactive today and you’ll be radioactive tomorrow”
in nuclear protest
(Reuters) - About 15 environmental activists climbed the Eiffel Tower on Sunday
to unfurl a banner protesting against France's nuclear energy policies,……..
uranium leak prompts swimming ,
fishing and drinking ban
consumption of well water in three towns in the Vaucluse region and the
irrigation of crops using water from the Gaffiere and Lauzon rivers are also
to a popular French tourist region have been warned not to swim or fish in two
rivers after uranium leaked from a factory.
say 18,000 liters of liquid containing unenriched uranium have leaked from the
Tricastin nuclear site
's nuclear safety agency said liquid containing traces of unenriched uranium
leaked from the Tricastin nuclear site near
and that uranium concentrations in the Gaffiere river were initially about
1,000 times the normal levels. As
usual the company is still down playing the incident.
authorities say 18,000 liters (4,755 gallons) containing 224 kilograms (493
pounds) of natural unenriched uranium escaped into the environment.
authorities keep water ban after nuclear leak
Tricastin nuclear plant in Bollene.
(AFP) July 9, 2008
were told not to drink water or eat fish from rivers on Wednesday following an
uranium leak at a nuclear plant that
's junior environment
minister said was "not a small matter
has sworn off nuclear power
oldest reactors from the 1970s will go offline by 2009 at the latest. All
remaining reactors must be shut down by 2021.
nuclear renaissance ? Don’t bet on it