TITLE

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014 is published

PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
World Energy News;8/1/2014, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 2014 World Nuclear Industry Status Report which presents issues related to nuclear industry worldwide. It highlights the statement of Amory B. Lovins, chief scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute. It mentions the Fukushima nuclear facility events and their impact on the government, industry and international institutional organizations. It notes the classification made by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to all of these Japanese reactors.
ACCESSION #
97346072

 

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