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Nuclear Monitor #850 - 7 September 2017

Nuclear Monitor Issue: 
#850
07/09/2017
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In this issue of the Monitor:

  • The new owner of the Oskarshamn reactor in Sweden plans to invest to keep it operating.
  • Georgia Power recommends completion of the last remaining nuclear new-build project in the US ‒ but many obstacles remain.
  • Two articles dissecting claims that the US needs a strong civil nuclear industry to support i) the domestic nuclear weapons program and ii) the country's international non-proliferation initiatives and broader geopolitical interests.
  • Updates from Japan.

The Nuclear News section has reports on the distribution of iodine tables in the German city of Aachen, a large protest against a proposed nuclear power plant in India, and Canadian uranium company Cameco settles a tax dispute with the US government.