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Nuclear Monitor #831 - 5 October 2016

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In this issue of the Monitor:

  • With Japan finally pulling the plug on the Monju fast breeder reactor, we write about the decline of fast reactor programs around the world.
  • Gloria Kuang-Jung Hsu writes about the events leading up to the Taiwanese government's decision to phase out nuclear power by 2025.
  • We write about South Africa's scandal-plagued nuclear power program.

The Nuclear News section has reports on escalating nuclear liabilities in Europe, the AREVA / EdF safety scandal, Standard and Poor's downgrading of EdF in the wake of the Hinkley Point C agreement, and more.