EC shifts on safety

Monday, December 1, 2008

By adopting a revised proposal for a directive on nuclear safety, the European Commission has significantly backtracked on its earlier attempts to harmonise safety standards.

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Nuclear key to EU's drive to low-carbon economy, security: EC

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Brussels (Platts) - 13 Nov 2008 - The European Commission has stopped just short of directly exhorting EU countries to develop nuclear power in its updated overview of the EU nuclear sector unveiled Thursday as part of its second strategic European energy review.

"The choice to include nuclear energy in the energy mix lies with [EU countries]," said the EC in its nuclear overview, known by its French acronym PINC.

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