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.
NTW member Dr David Lowry is widely known for his stubborn and very effective work on nuclear transparency in the UK. Over the years, he has used all the tools in the legal toolbox … [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]
After he presented his critical analysis of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) on invitation of the organisers in the European Nuclear Energy Forum (ENEF 2018) in Bratislava, Slovakia, last June, David Lowry asked under the … [Read More]
Fuel pools: the Achilles heel of French and Belgian nuclear plants Spent fuel pools are used to temporarily store the fuel from nuclear reactors. After irradiation in a reactor core, the fuel is still … [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]
On 28.06.2017, a public hearing is held in Prague in the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) procedure on the Update of the National Programme on Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel Management, and the Evaluation … [Read More]