TITLE

ANALYSIS Regional nuclear plans stall after Japan's Fukushima disaster

AUTHOR(S)
RATCUFFE, VERITY
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/4/2011, Vol. 55 Issue 44, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 on nuclear power plans in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is said that the impact of the Fukushima crisis in the Middle East and North Africa region is becoming clear eight months later. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. requested further approvals from the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation to start construction work at Braka, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in October 2011.
ACCESSION #
67691007

 

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