Month: December 2006
Banks urged to pull the plug on nuclear plant’s finances
The five banks suggested as possible backers of Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power station have come under pressure from environmental NGOs which fear that cost cutting and positioning in a region of significant seismic activity will make the plant unacceptably risky to build and operate.
Courts stall ‘toxic’ ship breaking
The dismantling of a ship which environmental campaigners claim contains hundreds of tonnes of toxic materials has been put on hold in India after two judges called a halt on the scrapping pending an investigation into whether the yard commissioned to do the work has appropriate facilities.
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