Early closure for nuclear vanguard
- MAKING A MESS OF MOX. Bunyard, Peter // Ecologist;Feb2002, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p65
Discusses the issue regarding the decision of the British government on October 3, 2001 to grant British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) a license to operate its mixed oxide fuel (MOX) plant. Concern about the MOX plant; Comments from Irish Green Party member, Nuala Ahern about the tribunal's...
- Thorp go-ahead. // New Scientist;3/12/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1916, p11
Reports on the British government's approval of the Thorp nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield. British Nuclear Fuels' start up of operations; Extraction of plutonium and uranium from spent nuclear fuel; Arguments over operation from Greenpeace and Lancashire County Council.
- UK government authorises BNFL MOX fuel plant. // Modern Power Systems;Oct2001, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p9
Reports the approval for operation of mixed oxide fuel fabrication plant of British Nuclear Fuels Ltd by the government in Great Britain. Mechanics of the facility; Criticisms of administrative decision by anti-nuclear campaigners; Effect of the move on international relations.
- Ups and downs. // International Power Generation;Feb99, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the implications for Great Britain-based British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. of Germany's decision to close its nuclear power plants. Background on British Nuclear Fuels' nuclear waste reprocessing operations.
- BNFL may face fallout from Chapelcross. // Utility Week;2/22/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p8
Reports that the nuclear regulator put British Nuclear Fuels on notice in February 2002 regarding the enforcement action against its generating arm. Information on the accident at the company's Chapelcross nuclear station; Findings of the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate.
- BNFL to acquire ABB's nuclear business. // Fairfield County Business Journal;01/10/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p11
Reports on Great Britain-based BNFL Inc.'s plans to acquire the commercial nuclear power businesses of Stamford, Connecticut-based ABB Group. Cost of the acquisition; Locations of ABB's key European and Asian operations.
- U.K. nuke plant safety under fire. Aldred, Carolyn // Business Insurance;03/06/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p27
Focuses on the efforts of British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. to improve safety at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria, England. Inquiry on poor safety practices and data falsification charges; Assessment of Health and Safety Executive inspectors on the plant's safety management...
- Actinide chemistry: From test tube to billion dollar plant–A BNFL perspective. Parkes, Peter // AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p70
British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) is currently operating its third generation of nuclear plant for the management of irradiated nuclear fuel. Development for the fourth generation plant must meet requirements for processing higher burn-up fuel with lower unit costs, lower environmental impact, better...
- Clean up our seas. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Aug2000, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p12
Discusses the action taken by several countries to address the effect of the radioactive discharges from two nuclear plants in Europe. Details of the Sellafield plant of British Nuclear Fuel in Cumbria, England; Nuclear processing facility at La Hague, France; Analysis of samples by the...