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The European Atomic Forum (Foratom) has welcomed the European Commission’s decision to appoint the Joint Research Centre (JRC) as the group of experts which will assess nuclear under the sustainable finance taxonomy.

Date: Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsforatom-welcomes-ec-decision-to-assess-nuclears-eligibility-for-green-finance-8011621

Iran will retaliate against any country that carries out cyber attacks on its nuclear sites, the head of civilian defence said on 3 July, after a fire at its Natanz enrichment facility.

Date: Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsincident-damages-building-at-irans-natanz-enrichment-facility-8011793

The Environment Agency is seeking feedback from the community and national stakeholders on applications for three environmental permits required for operation of the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk, England. These permits are for: disposals and discharges of radioactive wastes; operation of standby power supply systems using diesel generators; and discharges of cooling water and liquid effluent into the North Sea.

Date: Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Regulator-seeks-feedback-on-Sizewell-C-environment

Jacobs will provide engineering and technical services at the LLW facility in Cumbria. Photo courtesy Jacobs. US-based Jacobs has been chosen to provide engineering and technical services for Britain’s national disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste (LLW) in Cumbria, northwest England, under a £9m repository infrastructure agreement.

LLW Repository Ltd said the agreement will be valid for four years and will include mechanical and electrical works, installation of pumping systems, civil construction works and electronic system improvements at the LLW facility.

The facility is the nation’s main disposal facility for LLW and is the only one allowed to receive all categories of LLW.

Date: Friday, 03 July 2020
Original article: nucnet.org/news/jacobs-wins-contract-for-llw-repository-services-7-4-2020

France’s EDF and 14 other companies and trade unions have announced proposals for a clean energy hub to be built in Cumbria in the UK, including a new large nuclear power plant.

Date: Thursday, 02 July 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsclean-energy-hub-proposes-nuclear-development-for-moorside-8004266

The first five of 156 tanks have been installed at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, under construction in Somerset.

Date: Thursday, 02 July 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsmeh-installation-gets-underway-at-hinkley-point-c-8005088

A group of major companies, trade unions and individuals have launched an initiative to develop a Clean Energy Hub centred on a package of nuclear projects at Moorside in Cumbria, north-west England. The proposal is based on projects including a new 3.2 GW UK EPR plant, as well as small modular reactors (SMRs) and advanced modular reactors (AMRs), with links to technologies including renewables and hydrogen production.

Date: Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-at-heart-of-proposed-Moorside-clean-energy

The UK Planning Inspectorate on 24 June accepted for examination the planning application for the Sizewell C nuclear power plant.

Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssizewell-c-planning-application-accepted-for-examination-7999234

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom jointly with the international initiative Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) on 19 June held a webinar on climate change in Russia and the role of nuclear power in the fight against these changes.

Date: Saturday, 27 June 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussian-webinar-examines-nuclear-and-climate-change-7996684

The UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) has released a new report - “Forty by ’50: The Nuclear Roadmap,” setting out plans for a clean economic recovery and the goal of Net Zero by 2050.

Date: Friday, 26 June 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-nia-report-sets-out-plans-for-clean-economic-recovery-7994315