Nuclear Monitor Issue:#843
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In this issue of the Monitor:
- A detailed update on the unfolding, existential crisis facing Japanese conglomerate Toshiba and its US nuclear subsidiary Westinghouse.
- David Fig writes about an extraordinary High Court ruling in South Africa that may kill off plans for new power reactors. We also summarize NGO responses to the court ruling.
- Jan Haverkamp reviews Andy Blowers' book on the nuclear waste legacy.
- A summary of a new report on the (dim) prospects for small modular reactors in Indonesia.
The Nuclear News section has reports on a public participation phase in relation to Sweden's plan for a nuclear waste repository; many anti-nuclear events in Europe in the coming months; and Chernobyl commemorations on April 26.