TITLE

Nuclear reality check

AUTHOR(S)
Lal, Hamish
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines issues concerning the planned nuclear new-builds in Great Britain. It cites the various measures undertaken by the British government to reduce the regulatory uncertainty facing nuclear new-builds. It discusses key legal issues surrounding nuclear new-builds, including issues related to waste and decommissioning liability, carbon pricing, changes to the planning regime and the role of the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme.
ACCESSION #
31410116

 

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