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0.  Preface
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The "anti-nuclear action summer" with several international camps,
gatherings and actions is over and was quite inspiring. Many people in
the Nuclear Heritage Network focused the last weeks on the new NPP
attempts in Eastern European countries or the struggle against uranium
mining and NPP construction plans in Finland. In Lithuania the
majority of people said "NO" in a referendum on nuclear power, while
the government is not willing to follow this vote.

During the last months two international action days had been
organized by activists of our network: the Uranium Action Day in
September and the European Action Day to force the Lithuanian
government to make the voters' NO to nuclear power reality. On the one
hand it was a pity that only a few groups joined the Uranium Action
Day that had been prepared since the beginning of this year. On the
other hand it was amazingly great that the European Action Day brought
several actions to Lithuanian embassies although it had been announced
only one week before. These mutual action days have potential!

Enjoy reading about the anti-nuclear activities around the globe, and
we hope you will appreciate the information activists provided in this
newsletter for you!


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Outline of the current NukeNews issue #7
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0.  Preface
1.  Penly NPP: an "incident under control" hides a real accident
2.  Petition for a re-Justification of the EURATOM Basic Safety
    Standards (BSS) Directive 96/29
3.  International Sailing Trip made a stance at Oskarshamn NPP
4.  Marking Nuclear Waste Disposal Facilities
5.  Actions against nuclear weapons in Paris
6.  Belarusian anti-nuclear campaigners rejected from entering the EU
7.  Uranium Action Day took place in five countries
8.  New Russian nuclear power: "Risk for Europe"
9.  Demonstration in 10 cities against EPR reactor and for the
    immediate closure of ageing NPPs
10. 03/09/2013: A human chain in Paris for nuclear phaseout
11. Netherlands: New reactor not necessary for production isotopes for
    medical uses
12. The end of Fennovoima NPP project
13. Fennovoimas nuclear power project in Pyhäjoki
14. Chernobyl Day: 138 actions in France against nuclear risk!
15. Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - A Regulatory Farce
16. Uranium approval a threat to Western Australia
17. Fuel, fire, fungus, footprints…acting on our sentiments post
    Walktjurra Walkabout
18. The European Court of Human Rights puts an End to the Slovenian
    Nuclear Referendum Proposal Story
19. Sonne+Freiheit-Prize 2012 goes to.....Irmgard Schmied (Lower
    Austria) and Jiri Dvorak (Southern Bohemia)
20. Nuclear transport blockaded in Münster for 8 hours
21. Sizewell Chernobyl anniversary camp and demo
22. Nuclear renaissance. What nuclear renaissance?
23. Demonstrators in Russia insisted on righting pervasive nuclear
    defects
24. Nuke-free utility on the Czech market and elswhere
25. USA: The Rush to Restart San Onofre
26. Toxic spill at Talvivaara mine: Finland's biggest chemical
    catastrophe in history
27. Czech Republic wants to financially support electricity from NPPs
28. Upcoming events
29. About NukeNews


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1.  Penly NPP: an "incident under control" hides a real accident
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On the 5th April 2012, at a reactor of the Penly NPP (Normandy), a
fire started on a pump of the primary coolant circuit. A few hours
after, a significant leak happened on the primary coolant circuit. EDF
presented this as a mere incident. However, some EDF internal
documents bring a proof that what happened could be considered as a
real accident. What happened in Penly was seriously minimized. Read
our analysis (in French) on
http://groupes.sortirdunucleaire.org/Accident-a-la-centrale-de-Penly .


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2.  Petition for a re-Justification of the EURATOM Basic Safety
    Standards (BSS) Directive 96/29
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The idea is to flood the European Parliament with Petitions to require
the European Commission to order a re-Justification of all Practices
involving exposure of the public to radioactive contamination. The
petition is based on the fact that the EURATOM BSS Directive has a
clause that states that if new and important evidence appears that the
Directive is not protecting citizens then there has to be a
re-examination and re-Justification of the regulatory limits. This is
European Law and is therefore also Member State law.

The template petition, together with explanations and a list of the
main scientific evidence required to show that re-Justification is
necessary can be found on and downloaded from the website
http://www.nuclearjustice.org .


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3.  International Sailing Trip made a stance at Oskarshamn NPP
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Friday, August 31, an international anti-nuclear group made a stance
against the Swedish plans to construct new atomic power plants. A
sailing boat headed to the atomic power station in Oskarshamn/Sweden
spreading the word on their sails: "Energy Turn NOW!". Decorated with
anti-nuclear symbols the activist boat took position in the bay
opposite to the nuclear facility. Oskarshamn is also the site of a
temporary repository for high level atomic waste.

Oskarshamn NPP is polluting the Baltic Sea with radioactive particles
in their waste waters and cooling waters released to the Baltic Sea.
The atomic power plant also has a negative impact on the ecosystem of
the sea close to the site. Activists recognized incredibly warmed up
water in the bay close to Oskarshamn NPP. This badly affects the fauna
and flora of the Baltic Sea. Besides that permanent pollution of the
sea with radioactivity and heat, the temporary storage for high level
radioactive waste on site puts a big risk of radioactive releases to
the Baltic Sea region.        

Learn more about the anti-nuclear sailing trip:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Anti-nuclear_Sailing_Trip_across_the_Baltic_Sea


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4.  Marking Nuclear Waste Disposal Facilities
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An issue that has long been on the radioactive waste management agenda
is the means of marking a waste repository site, such that future
generations will be able to comprehend its purpose and risks. Research
into long lasting information carriers is being done, but how do
'future people' know there is a message inside, or even, where do we
put it so 'future people' will find it before people start digging?
And then the more principal questions, will such a warning not attract
people to start digging? Or do we have to forget repositories ever
existed? But how? That is the subject of this article.

Read more:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Marking_Nuclear_Waste_Disposal_Facilities


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5.  Actions against nuclear weapons in Paris
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As one of the possible follow-up activities besides the Olkiluoto
Blockade in Finland and the anti-nuclear sailing trip from Sweden to
Germany, we promoted a fasting action against nuclear weapons in Paris
at the last international network gathering in Döbeln (D). The action
days took place from August 6-9, 2012 (Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days) at
the Eiffel Tower. Participants of the network gathering joined this
event and wrote a personal report for us. Read more:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Fasting_for_peace_in_Paris_August_6-9,_2012


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6.  Belarusian anti-nuclear campaigners rejected from entering the EU
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On 26 September the Belarusian antinuclear campaigners Mikalai
Ulasevich and Tatsiana Novikava were not allowed to enter Lithuania on
the reason of status of non-grata persons who might endanger the
public order or the national security of Lithuania or other EU member
states. They actually wanted to join the conference "Lithuania –
Belarus: Nuclear Energy Neighborhood" held in the Lithuanian
Parliament. They were officially invited to share their views on the
problems of NPP construction and public participation in
decision-making on nuclear energy in Belarus and Lithuania.

Learn more and sign a petition to allow them entering the EU again:
http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Lift_persona_nongrata_status_for_Belarusian_antinuclear_ativists_applied_by_Lithuania


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7.  Uranium Action Day took place in five countries
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For the second time, anti-uranium campaigners had called out for an
international "Uranium Action Day". It took place on September 29,
2012 with activities in Döbeln, Duisburg, Essen, Frankfurt, Gronau
(Germany), Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Moscow, Murmansk (Russia) and in
several places in Hungary, Netherlands and Mongolia. It's possible
that there were even more actions that haven't been covered on the
action day's webpage yet. In 2008, when the Uranium Action Day was
called out for the first time, the number of involved countries and
cities was even higher.

The Uranium Action Day was intended to face the uranium industry with
protests by organizing public events particularly in front of their
headquarters or agencies. Spreading the word of the threats of uranium
mining and processing and to connect atomic power plants with the
uranium fuel for the public awareness was another goal.

Learn more:
http://uranium-action-day.info


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8.  New Russian nuclear power: "Risk for Europe"
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Oleg Bodrov and his lawyer, Andrey Talevlin, have appealed to the
European Court of Human Rights after being denied access to a Russian
court about the unlawful extension of operation permit for a
Chernobyl-type nuclear reactor. Oleg Bodrov was recently interviewed
by the French publication Journal D´Alsace about the reason for this
appeal, during a visit in Strasbourg, seat of the European Court.

One of the Chernobyl-type reactors at the Leningrad Nuclear Power
Plant, 40 km west of St Petersburg in Russia, was unlawfully given
permission by the Russian regulator to continue operation beyond the
lifetime-design time limit. The permission was given without a proper
environmental impact assessment – EIA – or real public participation
in the decision making process. This is contrary to Russian law.
Bodrov was denied the right to try the case in a Russian court. As a
private citizen he did not have the right to access to the court
system. The Russian court also said the decision was made by the
proper authority, and so all necessary safety concerns and
environmental concerns were taken care of. The only possibility of
having the decision about the life-time extension tried in a court was
then an appeal to the European Court.

Read the full story:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/New_Russian_nuclear_power:_Risk_for_Europe


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9.  Demonstration in 10 cities against EPR reactor and for the
    immediate closure of ageing NPPs
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On October 13th demonstrations took place in ten cities to demand the
end of the EPR project and its high-voltage line and the closure of
ageing NPPs. In Laval (near Brittany), about 4000 people invaded the
center of the city. In Lyon, there was a simulation of a
decontamination of "nuclear refugees" fleeing after an accident, 
followed by a 1000-people human chain. In Strasbourg, the crowd
designed a huge "STOP" with umbrellas, visible from the top of the
cathedral to demand the immediate closure of Fessenheim NPP, the
oldest in France. In Metz, many people from Luxemburg and Saarland
joined the demonstration to protest against the risks related to
Cattenom NPP... You can find pictures and reports on this page: 
http://groupes.sortirdunucleaire.org/Comptes-rendus-des-manifestations


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10. 03/09/2013: A human chain in Paris for nuclear phaseout
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On the 11th March 2012, a human chain gathered 60,000 people in the
Rhône Valley, in solidarity with Japanese people and to demand a
nuclear phaseout in France. In 2013, there will be a new human chain
in Paris, with the ambition of circling the places were decisions are
made concerning nuclear power. We expect many people from France and
other countries, and any support or help provided will be welcome.
More information on http://chainehumaine.org


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11. Netherlands: New reactor not necessary for production isotopes for
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In 2010 Laka Foundation published a ground breaking report on
production of medical radioactive isotopes without a nuclear reactor.
The Netherlands is planning a new research reactor mainly for the
purpose of medical isotope production. Laka is now working on a new
research report which will focus on developments in the commercial
market for medical isotope production, based on a forecast of
technological developments and shifts in supply chains. Purpose of
this report is to show there is no 'business-case' for the Pallas
reactor (which has to be funded privately). Laka is one of the very
few organizations in the Netherlands working on this issue (and
against the plans for the new Pallas reactor for that matter). You can
find the 2010 report and the new report at: 
http://www.laka.org/medical_isotopes.html


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12. The end of Fennovoima NPP project
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As predicted earlier this year, the Fennovoima project might end due
to economic reasons.
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Nuclear_power_is_not_a_good_business_anymore

Since this, several small shareholders have left the project, but the
last nail in the coffin was an announcement from E.On to leave it as 
well. There are now about 40% shares for sale, but no buyer in sight.
More shareholders are leaving, so all signs show this is the end of
the project to build a 7th reactor in Finland.

Read the full story:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/The_end_of_Fennovoima_NPP_project%3F


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13. Fennovoimas nuclear power project in Pyhäjoki
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In July 2010 the Finnish parliament granted Fennovoima a decision-in-
principle for its plans to build a new nuclear power plant, but the
company has not been able to apply for a construction license from the
Finnish government yet. An attempt to construct a new reactor in
Pyhäjoki, on Hanhikivi peninsula, a mainly untouched area with many
endangered natural habitat types, is one of the most arrogant ones in
the whole of Europe. Hanhikivi is an important nesting area for almost
twenty endangered bird species, especially significant resting area
for migrating arctic birds. If the nuclear power project is realized,
the area will dramatically change to an industrial area.

Learn more:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Pyh%C3%A4joki


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14. Chernobyl Day: 138 actions in France against nuclear risk!
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While the Fukushima catastrophe has just begun, the Chernobyl accident
is far from over. Since the French government has drawn no lesson from
these tragedies, the French antinuclear network "Sortir du nucléaire" 
made a call for actions, from the 26th to the 29th April 2012. In this
timespan, 138 antinuclear actions took place everywhere in France,
like for example human chains in big cities. Have an overlook on all
the actions (in France and abroad) on http://www.chernobyl-day.org .


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15. Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - A Regulatory Farce
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Canadians are not being protected from the nuclear industry by their
nuclear regulator. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is
the "lapdog" of the nuclear industry, not its "watchdog." The CNSC is
the most corrupt regulatory body in Canada.

Read more:
http://forum.stopthehogs.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=2594#2594


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16. Uranium approval a threat to Western Australia
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The Western Australian Environment Minister has given an important,
but not final, approval for WA’s first uranium proposal. Toro Energy’s
proposed Wiluna uranium mine still requires federal approval, a number
of other state approvals and also faces possible legal challenge over
its risks and impacts. Uranium mining is different from mining other
minerals and is opposed widely by environment, community and
Indigenous groups, many public health bodies and trade unions.

Read more:
http://toro.org.au/2012/10/11/national-ngos-public-health-environment-and-aboriginal-groups-say-no-to-toro/


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17. Fuel, fire, fungus, footprints…acting on our sentiments post
    Walktjurra Walkabout
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It has been well over a month now since the Walkatjurra Walkers
arrived back in Perth, and many of us have since returned to our lives
in cities and towns across Australia. Days in the city feel far
removed from the red dirt, challenges, routine and reflective
environment of the walk.

Learn more:
http://walkingforcountry.com/2012/11/01/923/


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18. The European Court of Human Rights puts an End to the Slovenian
    Nuclear Referendum Proposal Story
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On July 18th 1995 37 MPs of Slovene parliament filed in a law proposal
for a national referendum to shut down the NPP Krsko. The prime
minister of the time Janez Drnovsek called by phone the evening before
routine adoption of the law in the parliament several MPs and urged
them to withdraw their signatures and brought the proposal to
downfall. In 1996 he also urged the dean of the Faculty of Social
Sciences of Ljubljana Ivan Svetlik and the minister of education
Slavko Gaber to fire Leo Seserko from his post as university
professor. They gave in and fired him from his post of university
professor, as he was the one who inspired the proposal. The faculty
issued at the same day an order that the professor returns from the
post of a MP back to his post of professor, and another one
annihilating the first one stating that he is fired from his post at
the university. Seserko sued both the faculty and the university and
finally lost in all court instances. The Slovene institutional court
found no violation of constitutional rights. And the judge André
Potocki, representing France at the European court for human rights in
Strasbourg, decided that there was no violation of human rights. The
Strasbourgh court also informed Seserko that his file at the court
will be shredded within one years time.


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19. Sonne+Freiheit-Prize 2012 goes to.....Irmgard Schmied (Lower
    Austria) and Jiri Dvorak (Southern Bohemia)
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For the 7th time already the Austrian-Czech NGO "Sonne+Freiheit"
awarded a prize for cross-border activism in the anti-nuke field,
which often goes together with cultural and person-to-person aspects.
This year Irmgard Schmied from Northern Austria, who among others had
collected more than 3000 signatures against the NPP Dukovany just
across the border in the Czech Republic was the awarded person on the
Austrian side of the border. Her counterpart, Jiri Dvorak, former
Czech mayor of the village Lodherov in Southern Bohemia received the
Czech part of the prize, which consists among others of one share of
Austrias largest wind energy company http://www.windkraft.at worth
about 400 € each.

Mr. Dvorak organized a successful village referendum against the
planned building of a nuclear waste deposal facility under his
village. In the meantime however the lobby seems to have succeeded in
"buying loyality with millions". Both awarded will work together to
prevent the nuclear lobby from destroying their homelands. The prize
is being awarded always around the 5th of November, in remembrance of
Austria´s referendum on November 5th 1978, when the public said "no"
to the NPP Zwentendorf, which led to Austria having an article in it´s
constitution of being a "NPP-free" country. Sonne+Freiheit organizes
special language courses always in August and uses the so received
donations to finance the prize in November.

See more here: http://www.sonneundfreiheit.eu


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20. Nuclear transport blockaded in Münster for 8 hours
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On May 7th an uranium transport shipped some 450 tons of uranium
hexafluorid from the uranium enrichment facility in Gronau (D) to
Pierrelatte in France. Close to Münster the train had to be stopped
because of several climbing activists abseiling high above the tracks.
Only eight hours later the area was cleared again and the train was
able to continue its journey.
Nuclear transports regularly cross the world to supply the atomic
industry - mostly unnoticed.

Action report:
http://www.mzeise.net/sofa/news/aktuell.php?tsnews4=archiv&dots=424


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21. Sizewell Chernobyl anniversary camp and demo
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Buoyed by the success of running a full 50-seater coach from London to
the Fukushima-anniversary demo against nuclear power at the Hinkley
Point nuclear-power station in Somerset in March, London Region CND
decided to run a similar coach to a similar demonstration at Sizewell,
marking the anniversary of Chernobyl, in Suffolk on April 21st. This
was the 4th annual demo held there to mark this anniversary.

This time, 40 people joined the coach in London, which was not bad
considering the threatening weather. (The previous April only 21 had
joined a similar coach from London.) This number was made to seem all
the more respectable when we found that only about 100 people were
there for the demonstration, as against the over 1000 that turned up
at Hinkley. The demonstration consisted of long speeches from the
eminent or representative interspersed with music, a little singing,
and a heavy rain shower, as against the burning sunshine of the
previous year, and ended with a symbolic blockade of the entrance to
the power station. This year it was a standing blockade - the ground
was too cold and wet to invite sitting!

Read more:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Sizewell_Chernobyl_anniversary_camp_and_demo


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22. Nuclear renaissance. What nuclear renaissance?
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The Financial Times (FT) reported in April that the parliamentary
Energy Select Committee is to invite executives from big energy
companies to a meeting, "amid concerns that Britain's 'nuclear
renaissance' is under threat."

No wonder: the UK government is committed to plans for new nuclear
power stations at eight sites, each with one or two reactors. However
German power companies E-ON and RWE, the intended builders at two of
these sites - at Wylfa in Anglesey and Oldbury in Gloucestershire -
had announced that they were selling their Horizon joint venture to
build nuclear reactors in Britain, in part because of financial
difficulties caused by Germany's retreat from atomic power after the
Fukushima disaster. It has been suggested that Russian energy company
Russcom (Chernobyl!), two Japanese energy companies (Fukushima!), and
the Chinese State Nuclear Power Corporation might be interested, but
Tim Yeo, Conservative chair of the energy select committee is reported
by the Financial Times as saying that it was "ominous" that no buyer
had come forward to buy Horizon.

Read the full story:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Nuclear_renaissance._What_nuclear_renaissance%3F


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23. Demonstrators in Russia insisted on righting pervasive nuclear
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Activists across Russia used the 26th anniversary of the disaster at
Chernobyl to spotlight ongoing problems in the country's ailing
nuclear industry - many of which demonstrators say could lead to a
Chernobyl two as government and industry officials persistently ignore
the lessons of Fukushima.

In Moscow, activists gathered outside the headquarters of Rosatom,
Russia's state nuclear corporation, demanding that dangerous
high-power reactor experiments at Murmansk’s Kola Nuclear Power Plant
(NPP) cease, and that Chernobyl-style RBMK 1000 reactors, 11 of which
still function in Russia, have to be taken off the grid.

Read the full story:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Demonstrators_in_Russia_insisted_on_righting_pervasive_nuclear_defects


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24. Nuke-free utility on the Czech market and elswhere
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Czech households and companies now have the chance to change their
utility and with nano-energies.com there is a new player on the
market, who is not involved in the nuke business. This new company
uses mainly biogas- and photovoltaik technologies. Similar companies
exist for example in Germany, Austria, France or Belgium, The
Netherlands or Spain. Such companies are for Anti-nuke activists in
so called "Nuclear states" a welcome alternative in the process of 
communicating with an often not well informed public.


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25. USA: The Rush to Restart San Onofre
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The San Onofre nuclear facility is less than 50 miles from Los Angeles
and San Diego where over 8 million people reside. The 2,200 megawatt
reactors have been closed since late January 2012 due to the failure
of brand new $670 million steam generators.

The primary owner, Southern California Edison (SCE) submitted its plan
on October 1st to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to open Unit
2, saying it plans to make a similar submission next summer for unit
3. In a whirlwind of action, the NRC ruled against Friends of the
Earth’s (FOE) petition to hold adjudicatory hearings over the agency’s
collusion with SCE when it rubber stamped permission to replace the
old steam generators. In a classic move, the ploy here is to
investigate the critical issues brought up in the FOE petition, but 
not hold up operation of San Onofre for several years while the
adjudicatory process takes place.

Learn more:
http://www.nuclearfreecal.org/nfcnet/2012/11/109-nrc-public-meeting-on-san-onofre/


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26. Toxic spill at Talvivaara mine: Finland's biggest chemical
    catastrophe in history
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A major environmental catastrophe took place in Eastern Finland in
November, when the Talvivaara nickel and uranium mine experienced a
spill from a waste water ponds. Leaks in the dams allowed hundreds of
thousands cubic meters of toxic waters including high levels of heavy
metals like uranium to escape the pond. For ten days between 3,000 and
5,000 cubic meters of the poisonous liquid was released to the
surrounding areas per hour. The radiation protection authority STUK
was reported to have found uranium concentrations of up to 350
microgrammes per liter in water samples. Other pollutants in nearby
waterways are at levels that may cause the death of fish and affect
plants and bottom-dwelling organisms, Finnish authorities stated.
Greenpeace called it "Finland's biggest chemical catastrophe in
history", while the Minister of Environment spoke about a "serious
environmental crime".

The Talvivaara operator was extracting hundreds of tons of uranium per
year without a permission. 2011 the Canadian uranium mining company
Cameco signed a contract to build an uranium extraction facility at
Talvivaara of a capacity of even 350 tons uranium per year. As a
response to the spill, about 1,000 people protested in Helsinki on
November 14. 17,000 signatures demanding Talvivaara to be closed were
handed over to the Minister of Environment.

Learn more:
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Talvivaara_mine:_environmental_disaster_in_Finland


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27. Czech Republic wants to financially support electricity from NPPs
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The Ministery for Industry has prepared the draft of a new National
Energy-Conception, where on the one hand, it is planned to completely
stop state support for clean renewable energy sources while at the
same time taxpayer's money will be expected to pay for a scheme
discussed also in Great Britain, called "contracts for difference".
That would guarantee a certain price-level of electricity from the
newly planned nuclear reactors in Temelín and Dukovany. Only this way
will it be possible to make sure their survival in a market based
environment. Costs for building new nuclear reactors are rising year
by year, unlike facilities used for producing electricity from
renewable energy sources. And because selling large amounts of
electricity abroad is supposed to continue, there is the risk, that
those exports will be paid for by the domestic consumers.

According to the financial calculations of "CandolePartners" that
would cost almost 680 million € a year for the Czech public. An
average family (yearly electricity consumtion of about 4 500 kWh)
would so have to pay about 57 € more, which means about 10 %, than so
far. In Great Britain, where a similar form of state support is being
discussed, experts from the City Bank came up with numbers, according
which such a public financed support of nuclear energy would cost the
British households about 200 extra pounds a year (256 €).

Nuclear energy is already today greatly privileged through a reduced
liability in the case of nuclear accidents. According to the institute
for insurance at the University of Leipzig, electricity from NPPs
would cost at least 0,14 €/kWh, if those hidden privileges were done
away with.

The claim of the Industry-Minister, that the financial support for
nucelar energy is only a reaction to the market deformations caused by
the support of renewable energy sources, is an excellent manipulation.
Exactly the opposite is true. The support for renewable energies is
supposed to make up for their disadvantage compared with other
energy-sources, which are not charged for damaging the environment or
for their responsibility for nuclear damage.

Edvard Sequens, Calla (http://www.calla.cz)


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28. Upcoming events
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(just an extract, tell us your events for the next newsletter)
more events: http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Upcoming_events

26/11/12:          trial against activists who 2010 blockaded in Dalle
                   a Castor transport to Gorleben in Celle (D)
27/11/12:          seminar "A deeper disposal? - Two projects to raise
                   awareness of deep boreholes as an alternative" in
                   Stockholm and Östhammar (S)
28/11/12:          National Day of action around Toro Energy's AGM at
                   Crown Plaza Hotel, 16 Hindmarsh sq, in Adelaide
                   (AUS)
29/11/12:          seminar "Ethics of radiation protection" in
                   Stockholm (S)
03/12/12:          trial against an activist who 2010 blockaded a
                   Castor transport to the Lubmin repository in
                   Potsdam (D)
04/12/12:          final presentation on the Gorleben inquiry
                   commission in Platenlaase (D)
04/12/12-05/12/12: European Roundtable "Aarhus Convention
                   implementation in the context of Nuclear Safety" in
                   Brussels (B)
05/12/12:          seminar "What's happening in copper corrosion
                   issue?" in Stockholm and Östhammar (S)
09/12/12-12/12/12: European Nuclear Conference of the nuclear industry
                   in Manchester (UK)
2013:              Protests against the CASTOR transports from Jülich
                   to Ahaus (D)
09/03/13:          human chain to encircle the nuclear decision makers
                   in Paris (F)
29/03/13-07/04/13: Radioactive Exposure Tour from Melbourne to Adelaide
                   (AUS) 
summer 2013:       Walk For A Nuclear Free Future from Minnesota to
                   Buffalo (USA)
14/10/13-16/10/13: European Commission EURADWASTE '13 conference in
                   Vilnius (LT)
2014:              Probably Castor transport of high level radioactive
                   waste from Sellafield (UK) and of intermediate
                   level radioactive waste from La Hague (F) to
                   Gorleben (D) and protests


http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Castor_2010_-_Dalle_lock-on_blockade
http://www.nonuclear.se/en/kalender/mkg_oss20121127
http://www.nonuclear.se/en/kalender/radiation_ethics20121129stockholm
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Castor_Transport_to_Lubmin
http://castor.de/php/termine/termine.php
http://www.nonuclear.se/en/kalender/brussels20121204-5
http://www.nonuclear.se/en/kalender/mkg_oss20121205
http://www.euronuclear.org/events/enc/enc2012/index.htm
http://www.greenkids.de/europas-atomerbe/index.php/Nuclear_Waste_Transport_to_Ahaus
http://chainehumaine.org/
http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/radtour
http://www.nuclear-heritage.net/index.php/Walk_For_A_Nuclear_Free_Future_2011-2015/Minnesota-Buffalo
http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/euratom-fission/fisa-euradwaste-2013_en.html
http://www.greenkids.de/europas-atomerbe/index.php/Gorleben_Castor_Resistance_in_Germany_2014


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