EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt moved Monday to end a controversial practice known as “sue and settle,” which critics say was used during the Obama administration to cut deals with environmental groups, leading to new regulations.
The UK’s Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) said on Monday only 10% of the UK public agree with the government’s decision to leave the Euratom treaty at the same time it leaves the European Union (EU), Kallanish Energy learns.
Nuclear energy icon Westinghouse Electric is asking U.S. Bankruptcy Court for permission to reject the employment contract with former CEO Danny Roderick, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper reported.
EDF said on Wednesday it has informed French nuclear regulator, ASN, that twenty of its operated nuclear power reactors could be at risk of flooding due to certain weakness in their pumping stations pipes.
Iran warned the U.S. on Tuesday against undermining the nuclear deal as such move, expected by many to come from President Donald Trump this week, would jeopardize international non-proliferation efforts.
Delays in the resumption of some French nuclear reactors drove monthly power contracts prices up by as much as 3.2% on Tuesday day-on-day, with the previously expected supply having an impact on prices for November and December.
French utility company EDF confirmed on Monday the 2017-roadmap for the Flamanville 3 project, with fuel loading and start-up of the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) unit in late 2018, at a cost of €10.5 ($12.3) billion.
Finnish energy company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said Monday to be “very disappointed” at another delay by the Areva-Siemens (73-27) consortium on delivering regular production at its Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) nuclear reactor.
Bankrupt nuclear energy icon Westinghouse Electric is seeking up to $8.4 million in bonuses for top executives and select employees as an enticement to convince them to stay at the company through mid-2018.
Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on Wednesday granted utility Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) an initial safety approval for the restart of two reactors at the world’s largest nuclear power plant, Kallanish Energy reports.