German minister says she is reassured 'for now' over Belgian reactors

Feb 2, 2016

German minister says she is reassured 'for now' over Belgian reactors

Germany’s environment minister, Barbara Hendricks, has said she was reassured for the moment over the safety of Belgian nuclear power plants that have also worried the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Hendricks was the latest European minister to hold talks with Belgian officials following similar meetings ...

U.S., New Mexico sign settlements over nuclear radiation leak

Jan 23, 2016

U.S., New Mexico sign settlements over nuclear radiation leak

New Mexico and the U.S. Department of Energy signed $74 million in settlements over dozens of permit violations stemming from a radiation leak that forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the U.S. The settlements are the largest ever negotiated ...

The elephant in the room for Toshiba is nuclear

| Jan 16, 2016

The elephant in the room for Toshiba is nuclear

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Japanese press outlets often cover scoops from competing outlets, but it’s rare to build on a competitor’s story with original reporting, especially when the scoop is a few years old. In December, the weekly magazine Aera, which is affiliated with the Asahi Shimbun, ran ...