We need to talk more during a nuclear crisis, say regulators

Countries around the world need to talk more in times of nuclear crisis, according to a group of nuclear regulators who met last week. They said the triple meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant last year highlighted the need to boost communications. Senior officials from nuclear regulatory organisations and stakeholders from 25 countries and […]

World nuclear safety pact is too ‘timid’

The global safety pact which binds countries who have nuclear energy is too “timid”, the Director-General of the Nuclear Energy Agency told ELN in an interview yesterday. Luis E. Echávarri, the head of the OECD’s nuclear body suggested the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Convention on Nuclear Safety could be toughened up. He was speaking ahead […]