Nuclear Industry


  • Radioactivity levels abnormally high in France’s Loire river

    June 19, 2019

    French nuclear watchdogs warned on Tuesday that they had registered abnormally high radioactivity levels in part of the central River Loire downstream from five atomic reactors. The unusually high levels of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen released from nuclear reactors, was found in January 2019 in the waters at Saumur, a city of about 27,000 ...

  • Map: These are the places in France with the highest levels of nuclear waste

    May 28, 2019

    Greenpeace has come up with a map showing exactly where levels of nuclear waste are highest in France. Find out if your area is affected. Sixty years of nuclear plants in France and 58 of them in total… but where does the waste end up? Well, now we can find out, thanks to NGO Greenpeace which has ...

  • Hackers obtain nuclear power plant plans in France

    November 2, 2018

    Thousands of sensitive documents pertaining to nuclear power plants, prisons and tram networks have been stolen from the servers of a French company in a cyberattack, German and French media have reported Friday. The data illegally accessed from the French company Ingerop back in June amounted to more than 65 gigabytes, according to reports by German ...

  • How to Protect Tomorrow’s Critical Infrastructure?

    July 6, 2018

    Imagine a city the size of London thrown into chaos, as public transport grinds to a halt and traffic lights stop functioning! This is no longer the stuff of nightmares or the scenario of a disaster movie but a prospect that is getting more likely every day. Critical infrastructure facilities, whether power or nuclear plants, national ...