Oman’s sovereign wealth fund is to invest US$120 million in a controversial open cast uranium mine and processing plant in Spain’s Salamanca province, it was announced ..
News 31 Aug 2017
Hungary is set to grant within months planning permits for two new reactors at Paks II nuclear power station, after EU competition officials approved on ..
News 6 Mar 2017
Environmental group WWF has asked the European Commission to investigate whether authorisation given to a Spanish uranium mining project threatens endangered species in a protected ..
News 7 Feb 2017
The UK government highlighted on Monday smart energy, nuclear power and low-carbon transport as urgent priorities for its industrial strategy ..
News 24 Jan 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
Portugal has asked the European Commission to act against a planned nuclear waste storage facility at Spain’s Almaraz nuclear plant near the Portuguese border ..
News 19 Jan 2017
Plans to manage radioactive waste from the shutdown of three nuclear plants, two in Germany and one in Sweden, are not a risk for neighbouring ..
News 19 Aug 2016
The agreement reached by member state diplomats on Wednesday backs the European Commission's proposal to improve the safety of EU plants ..
News 11 Jun 2014
The Parliament's industry, research and energy committee called for a number of improvements to the European Commission’s proposal ..
News 18 Mar 2014
The parliament rapporteur's makes relatively minor recommendations that will be presented to the ITRE committee on 23 January ..
News 16 Jan 2014
The region hopes to raise €50m per year with new environmental taxes on nuclear power, aviation and industrial emissions announced this week ..
News 13 Sep 2013
The draft nuclear safety directive tabled on Thursday confirms a plan to create a system of compulsory EU-wide peer reviews on specific topics ..
News 13 Jun 2013
Among other things, the EU executive seeks to strengthen the independence of national regulators and to create a European peer review system ..
News 11 Jun 2013
One of Ireland’s largest environmental organisations is seeking a court order quashing the British government’s backing of a new nuclear station ..
News 2 May 2013
France wants a temporary exemption from the forthcoming ban on HCFC gases in the EU so it can clean up the site of an ageing ..
News 8 Feb 2013