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July 6, 2008

Bulgarian Nuclear India Nuclear

Filed under: Republic of Malaysia — Nun Ha Alliance @ 1:24 am

Two safety scares in June at nuclear plants in Slovenia and the Czech Republic have led to renewed calls for Europe to abandon nuclear power. But with energy prices soaring, the nuclear sector is actually on the rise.

Interior of the Kozloduy nuclear plant

The EU already has the highest number of nuclear plants in the world and Bulgaria is leading those member states determined to increase their nuclear dependence.

Nestling in the heart of the countryside, not far from the Danube, the Kozloduy nuclear plant powers Bulgaria’s economy.

Over one third of the country’s electricity comes from this sprawling showcase of Soviet design, which started operating in 1974…BBCNews

While in India

India-US Nuclear agreement debate in India: Political winners andĀ losers

The India-US Nuclear agreement (123) debate is furious in India. The coaltion government led by Congress party, and the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are finally determined to have a go at the nuclear agreement. The communist parties with about 60 parliamentary (Lok Sabha) members are about to withdraw their support to the coalition government but the Samajwadi Party led by Mulayam Singh with about 39 parliament members are all set to support the government.

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