Nuclear News: May 21, 2015

UK Ministry of Defence (Flickr)

UK Ministry of Defence (Flickr)

‘Nuclear Disaster Waiting to Happen’: Royal Navy Probes Trident Whistleblower’s Claims, May 18

The Royal Navy has launched an investigation into whistleblower William McNeilly, who exposed horrid security lapses in UK’s trident nuclear program which make it easier for intruders to access some secured areas than enter “most nightclubs.”
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NUCLEAR COOPERATION
Safety, Security Key for Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant, The National UAE, May 18
China Take Note of India’s Bid to Become NSG Member, The Hindu, May 16

NUCLEAR ENERGY
Areva Inc. Takes the Lead in Texas Storage Facility, World Nuclear News, May 21
Czech Energy Strategy Embraces Nuclear Without ‘Subsidies’,World Nuclear News, May 20
South Africa to Build 6 New Nuclear Power Plants, MyBroadBand Newsletter, May 19

NUCLEAR SECURITY AND SAFETY

Giant Gas Pipeline Next to Nuclear Power Plant Could Cause a New York ‘Fukushima,’ Say Experts, Vice News, May 21
Ontario First Nations Demand a Say Over Nuclear Waste Storage,The Globe and Mail, May 21
Kerry Takes Tough Stance on Pyongyang’s Behavior, Korea JoonAng Daily, May 19
Senators Say China Diverted U.S. Nuclear Technology to Submarines in Violation of ’85 Accord, The Washington Free Beacon, May 13

COMMENTARY

Nuclear Power Isn’t Really Zero-emission, But Neither Is Anything Else, Science 2.0, May 21
A Sustainable South Korea Should Stick with Nuclear, East Asia Forum, May 2
Nuclear Agency: Nuclear Power Will Play Only A Modest Role In Stopping Climate Change, The Energy Collective, May 20
Why a New Age of Nuclear Energy Is About to Dawn, The Fiscal Times, May 19

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