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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Brazil Not To Build New Nuclear Plants At Least Until 2020

Brazil Not To Build New Nuclear Plants At Least Until 2020
RTT News
He said the nuclear disaster in Japan last year prompted "the entire world to analyze and assess" the risks and viability of depending on nuclear power. Immediately after the Japan quake, Brazil decided to tighten safety procedures at its sole nuclear ...

Brazil shelves plans to build new nuclear plants

Vanguard - ‎May 9, 2012‎
BRASILIA (AFP) – Brazil said Wednesday it has shelved plans to build new nuclear power stations in the coming years in the wake of last year's Fukushima disaster in Japan. The previous government led by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had ... 

Government: No new nuclear in Brazil before 2020

Power Engineering Magazine - ‎May 9, 2012‎
The Brazilian government said May 9 that it would not build any new nuclear power plants before 2020, according to Bloomberg. The country said it will complete the Angra 3 nuclear power plant and will expand hydroelectric and thermoelectric units to ...

A land of opportunity which sees no need for new nuclear reactors in ...

Enformable - ‎18 hours ago‎
Brazil's population is growing rapidly, the Brazilian economy is now over $2.5 trillion in size, the largest in Latin America, and is set to surpass France this year as the world's fifth largest economy. Since the 1990s it has adopted a liberal, ...
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