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Evaluation of nuclear legislation. The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia

EJOLT Report 22: Evaluation of Nuclear Legislation: The issue of rehabilitation of uranium mine sites in Namibia The report can be downloaded here Abstract This document deals with the still unsolved issue of …

Impact of the Kayelekera uranium mine, Malawi

EJOLT Report 21: Impact of the Kayelekera uranium mine, Malawi The report can be downloaded here Abstract In the course of the EJOLT project, the CRIIRAD laboratory conducted in May 2012 radiation monitoring …

Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Ejolt report 15: Uranium mining, unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract Uranium mining and milling comprise the first phase of the nuclear …

Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives

Ejolt report 12: Expanded nuclear power capacity in Europe, impact of uranium mining and alternatives The report can be downloaded here. The policy briefing is here. Abstract The nuclear industry has recently undergone what the …

Factsheets

The Anti-Nuclear Movement in Switzerland

Summary Switzerland adopted commercial nuclear power in 1969 and has a total of five operational nuclear reactors. These are located in four plants that supply 36.4% of Switzerland’s energy. While reactor …

Rio Tinto in Namibia: the Connelly Case

This fact sheet reports the case of a uranium mine worker in Namibia who suffered health damages about two decades ago, and his legal battle against one of the largest …

Areva’s Uranium Mines, Niger

Introduction When uranium was discovered in impoverished Niger in the 1960s, many thought the discovery would contribute to the economic and social development of the country. Unfortunately, it turned out to …

Briefings

Uranium mining. Unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry

Using nuclear power requires the mining of uranium: one of the most polluting activities of the nuclear fuel cycle. Yet the impacts of uranium mining on health and environment are …

Expanding Nuclear Power Generation in Eastern Europe

Myth: The nuclear industry claims that nuclear energy is clean, reliable and cheap. Since climate change became an issue of public debate, it is also said to be climate friendly …

Videos

Watch a LaMCA-EJOLT movie on uranium mining in Namibia

Marta Conde, a PhD candidate at ICTA-UAB and coordinator of EJOLT’s work on nuclear energy, investigates social movements and resistance to resource extraction – with a special focus on uranium …

Latest from the Blog

Neighbouring countries concerned about the risk of a Belgian Nuclear meltdown

By Nick Meynen. It’s not the metaphorical political meltdown of Belgium that neighbouring governments fret about, but a nuclear meltdown. The Netherlands, Luxemburg and Germany have all asked Belgium’s government …

Book Review: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

Helen Scharber, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College, USA As its title intimates, Ecological Economics from the Ground Up starts with case studies of environmental justice activist struggles, mostly from …