10 Oct '11, 9am

Interesting news from #environmentnetwork on @ChrisHuhne pushing to revive nuclear plans:

The government is expected this week to try to use a post-Fukushima green light from Britain's chief nuclear safety inspector to inject momentum into its stuttering nuclear power and anti-climate-change programmes. The move will run into a hail of criticism from environmentalists who believe the latest inquiry into the nuclear industry has been rushed through and fear that ministers are backing off from their commitments to green issues. FURTHER READING Reports: Longannet CCS project on brink of collapse Scottish and Southern Energy confirms nuclear exit On Tuesday, Chris Huhne, the energy secretary, is scheduled to release the final report by Mike Weightman, chief inspector for nuclear installations, into what lessons should be learned from the Fukushima reactor disaster in Japan. The report is understood to contain only small amendments to an earlier, interim, report whi...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2115778/huhne-fukush...

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