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Electricity 26-10-2017

Nuclear agency chief: Small reactors ‘might be a game-changer’ for Europe

The political climate for nuclear energy is "not very positive" in Europe, admits William D. Magwood, and the industry is currently shifting towards Russia and Asia as a result. But the emergence of small modular reactors (SMR) built in factories might slow down the process, he argues.
Energy 16-02-2017

Lithuanian PM: Belarus nuclear plant is a threat to our country

EXCLUSIVE / On his first visit to Brussels, newly-elected Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis shared his fears with Euractiv.com about the building of a nuclear plant in Belarus, 40 km from Vilnius and of the hybrid war waged by Russia against the former Soviet republic.
Energy 10-10-2016

Hungarian MEP: Nuclear energy’s ‘hidden subsidies’ must end

Atomic energy is not competitive in the energy sector and must not be artificially preserved at the expense of renewable alternatives, Benedek Jávor, Green MEP and member of Nuclear Transparency Watch, told EURACTIV Slovakia.
Transport 15-04-2003

Juan de Dios Izquierdo Collado, EP Rapporteur on the White Paper “European transport policy for 2010

The Spanish MEP and rapporteur on the Commission's White Paper on transport calls for an efficient promotion of green modes of transport, such as the railways and maritime transport. To achieve a better share for these modes, a full liberalisation of the port and railway markets is necessary, he argues.
Transport 02-04-2003

Dr Jörg Beckmann, Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)

With the enlargement, demand for transport is expected to rise dramatically. To prevent a subsequent increase in safety, health and environmental risks, the European Commission needs to set clear targets in all these areas and implement appropriate policies, says Dr Jörg Beckmann, Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC).