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Nuclear Free News May

In our May Nuclear Free News update you can read about the concerns about the Mulga Rock Uranium project, remote NT communities and their issues with uranium contaminate drinking water, the nuclear dimension of the conflict in Ukraine, and more.



Stop Deep Yellow: No uranium mining on Upurli Upurli Nguratja country

The Mulga Rock uranium project is the only uranium proposal being advanced in WA. The project is uneconomic, unwanted and unnecessary.

Remote NT community not told about $5m contract to fix uranium in water supply

Laramba residents have no details of when treatment system will be ready and are forced to pay for bottled water while they wait



Chernobyl Under Russian Occupation - RadioActive Show 3CR Episode April 23

Dr Jim Green being interviewed on the risks of nuclear facilities in Ukraine being under threat.

Environmentalists warn of Europe’s dependence on Russia’s nuclear supplies

On the report: Russian Grip on EU Nuclear Power – an overview of Russia’s businesses and supply chains serving the European nuclear market.  Europe needs a plan in place for cutting ties with Russia’s nuclear giant Rosatom

Nuclear Power

Book review: Nuclear Power: past, present and future

This new book, an updated and much expanded second edition of the 2017 text for the Institute of Physics (IoP), looks at the early history of nuclear innovation in the 1950s, when, growing out of the weapons programme, a wide range of ideas for uranium fission reactors were tested, mainly in the USA and UK.



Japan OKs plan to release Fukushima nuclear plant wastewater

Japan’s nuclear regulator has approved plans by the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to release its treated radioactive wastewater into the sea next year, saying the outlined methods are safe and risks to the environment minimal.

‘It’s a bribe’: the coastal areas that could become the UK’s nuclear dump

Promises of jobs and investment are doing little to convince a remote Lincolnshire community to agree to hosting the country’s nuclear waste

As a further sign Los Alamos National Laboratory is inching toward its 2026 target for making 30 warhead triggers a year, nuclear security managers plan to construct five buildings in the lab’s plutonium complex over the next five years, in part to support that effort.

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