Monday, May 05, 2008

Monday Morning Breakfast

...nuclear energy news you may have missed this weekend.

Add Minnesota to the list of U.S. states considering nuclear as an energy solution....68% of polled executives support the building of one or more new power plants in Michigan, according to a survey conducted by Crain's Detroit Business...Uranium mining claims are up in the U.S....Seeking to become the world's top producer of uranium, Khazakstan has signed an agreement with Japan....The National Assembly of Vietnam is expected to approve a law this month leading to the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant....French utility EdF will submit a 6.2 billion pound (12.2b USD) offer for British Energy....A piece in Psychology Today provides some much-needed context (and salve) for a public's irrational fears [see no. 9 on the list]....Web traffic to the NEI site and NEI blog hit all-time highs in April.

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