Live: Russian shelling of towns near nuclear plant renews fear of radiation leak

Issued on: 28/08/2022 – 09:03Modified: 28/08/2022 – 10:02 Shellfire hit towns surrounding the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine on Saturday afternoon fuelling more fears of a potential radiation leak as both sides traded blame. Ukraine’s state nuclear company Energoatom said it was assessing damage to the plant and that its…

Risk of radioactive leak at Ukraine nuclear plant, operator says

Ukraine’s state energy operator warned there is a risk of a radioactive leak at the country’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant amid shelling by Russian forces. Russia has “repeatedly shelled” the site, Europe’s biggest nuclear facility, over recent days, the operator, Energoatom, said in a statement on Saturday. “As a result…

Landmark Climate Bill Could Help Boost Struggling Nuclear Plants—Here’s Why

Topline Nuclear plants could see their bottom lines improve thanks to a new tax credit in the massive climate, health care and deficit reduction package passed by the Senate this weekend—a potential lifesaver for an industry that has appeared stagnant in recent decades. The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring…