Nuclear Transparency Watch is a European network that promotes a citizen watch on nuclear safety and transparency. The network was launched in 2013 after a call of Members of the European Parliament from different political origins. Nuclear Transparency Watch looks at all activities of the nuclear cycle, including: outsourcing, policies for plant life-time extension, emergency preparedness and liability issues, costs of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management.
A year and a half after a suit was launched and five years after an agreement on the Paks II NPP expansion was signed between Hungary and Russia the Municipal Court of Budapest ordered … [Read More]
The debate on Small Modular Reactors continues to warm up. The IAEA recently updated its webpages on the issue. SMRs are currently promoted by parts of the nuclear industry as an answer to the … [Read More]
by Jan Haverkamp, 13 February 2019 The petition committee of the European Parliament (PETI) received over the last years several large petitions expressing concern about transboundary nuclear issues in countries like Belgium, the Czech … [Read More]
Authors: Pete Roche, Bertrand Thuillier, Bernard Laponche, Miles Goldstick, Hideyuki Ban and Robert Alvarez Greenpeace commissioned some of the world’s leading experts on nuclear waste to produce an overview of the current status of … [Read More]
On 28 November, Nuclear Transparency Watch (NTW) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) informed the European Council and the European Commission of their decision to suspend cooperation with and participation in the European … [Read More]
The Hungarian government furtively withdrew the two most controversial changes of the Nuclear Energy Act. These amendments passed in December 2016 allowed the government to bypass with a simple decree the valid permits of … [Read More]