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Chris Huhne faces legal challenge over nuclear link to cancer in children – The Guardian

“The government has ordered an expansion of the UK’s nuclear programme without properly factoring in evidence that nuclear power stations cause an increase in cancer cases in children living nearby, according to a legal challenge in the high court.”

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The Guardian, 25th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Government accused of breaking rules over Sellafield decommissioning plans – The Guardian

“The government was last night under pressure from parliament’s most powerful watchdog committee to re-open consultations on the deal which has landed taxpayers with the bill for nuclear accidents and leaks when a private consortium takes over the decommissioning of Sellafield next month.”

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The Guardian, 30th October 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Nuclear power plan faces fresh legal threat – Financial Times

“Gordon Brown faces a dilemma on energy policy after a legal warning from Greenpeace, the environmental group, that a decision to approve a new generation of nuclear power stations would ‘not be lawful’.”

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Financial Times, 10th December 2007

Source: www.ft.com


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