Greece taken to EU Court over environmental impact assessment failures

The Environmental Impact Assessment Directive applies to a wide range of defined public and private projects including long-distance railway lines, motorways and express roads and airports

Government opens fund to boost domestic nuclear fuel production

Projects designed to boost the production of fuel for reactors will be supported

US companies partner on nuclear fuel recycling

The partnership between Curio and Energy Northwest is part of the former company’s plans to deploy what it claims will be the first commercial nuclear fuel recycling facility in the US

Swedish Government gives go-ahead for nuclear waste storage site

The licence allows the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company to make preparations for initial construction of the site at Forsmark

EDF switches off 46-year-old nuclear power station

The French energy giant will now move into the defuelling phase of Hunterston B in North Ayrshire in Scotland

US in search of willing communities to host nuclear waste storage sites

Cities that could host nuclear waste storage facilities are invited to discover the benefits of such infrastructure

Ukraine greenlights Chernobyl spent fuel facility

The project is designed to provide safe storage for more than 21,000 spent fuel assemblies of Chernobyl reactors

Swedish council votes in favour of nuclear waste disposal facility

The final decision now lies with the Swedish Government and is the last remaining decision point for developer SKB to obtain the construction licence for the repository in Forsmark

Could these new materials help clean-up Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear plants?

UK engineers worked with scientists in Ukraine to develop the materials that can simulate those obstructing decommissioning efforts at the nuclear disaster sites

US invests nearly $50m to advance nuclear energy tech

A total of 58 projects in 25 states are sharing the funding from the Department of Energy