Wednesday, 24 September 2008

LHC on hold after helium leakage...and nuclear deal

We'll have to wait a bit longer for the answer to life, the universe and everything...
http://public.web.cern.ch/public/

Depressing reading about the new nuclear energy deal with EDF.:
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/natural_resources/article4815681.ece
What's the cost to the public for decommissioning the last lot of reactors? 4 billion? More? Who will be responsible for decomissioning this new lot? Will we really be ushering in a new era of reliable and safe energy?

Some articles and links for news stories about EDF and Areva:

http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World-News/EDF-Nuclear-Reactor-Employees-In-Tricastin-France-Contaminated-By-Radioactive-Particles/Article/200807415052229?lpos=World_News_Article_Related_Content_Region_2&lid=ARTICLE_15052229_EDF_Nuclear_Reactor_Employees_In_Tricastin%2C_France%2C_Contaminated_By_Radioactive_Particles

http://uk.reuters.com/article/oilRpt/idUKL205876020080220

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