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Nuclear Monitor #834 - 24 November 2016

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In this issue of the Monitor:

  • We write about Vietnam's decision to abandon plans to introduce nuclear power, and the dim prospects for nuclear power in other south-east Asian countries.
  • Vladimir Slivyak writes about the promotion of nuclear power at the recent UN climate conference in Morocco.
  • We update the fast-moving story about whether South Australia might set itself up as the world's dump for high-level nuclear waste.

In the Nuclear News section:

‒ US: Please act to stop EPA's new radiation guidance for drinking water

‒ Belgium: Regulator says Engie Electrabel is 'shameless' over lax nuclear safety standards

‒ Belgium: Legal action to close Tihange 2 reactor

‒ China's nuclear roll-out facing delays

‒ AP1000 reactor design is dangerous and not fit for purpose

‒ Canada: Auditor slams nuclear regulator

‒ UN General Assembly's First Committee votes on DU