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Nuclear Monitor #849 - 25 August 2017

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In this issue of the Monitor:

  • A deconstruction of climate scientist James Hansen's Generation IV nuclear fallacies and fantasies.
  • Ed Lyman from the Union of Concerned Scientists writes about failed attempts to use pyroprocessing to treat spent fuel from an integral fast reactor prototype.
  • M.V. Ramana writes about plans for small modular reactors in Canada.
  • We continue our detailed coverage of the Toshiba / Westinghouse crisis as both companies fight for survival.
  • We write about efforts to revive the abandoned AP1000 reactor project in South Carolina, and the blame game as everyone blames everyone else for the US$10 billion fiasco.