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Comment: Re:Well done, smart guy (Score 1) 247

by Scottingham (#49196761) Attached to: How Activists Tried To Destroy GPS With Axes

You do realize that many people, including me, don't see this problem in the RED TEAM vs BLUE TEAM terms you lay out. Democrats and Republicans are two sides of the same ass-penny.

Whenever I hear people like you shout 'bbbut bbbut the democRATS did it first! They do it too! waaaa, blame them!!!'

Well buddy, I blame both. So kindly sit on a partisan pole.


French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles 384

Posted by samzenpus
from the bad-times dept.
mdsolar writes with bad news for France and its nuclear industry. "France's nuclear industry is in turmoil after the country's main reactor manufacturer, Areva, reported a loss for 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) — more than its entire market value. The government of France, the world's most nuclear dependent country, has a 29% stake in Areva, which is among the biggest global nuclear technology companies. The loss puts its future — and that of France as a leader in nuclear technology — at risk. Energy and Environment Minister Segolene Royal said Wednesday she asked Areva and utility giant Electricite de France to work together on finding solutions, amid reports of a possible merger or other link-up. The government said in a statement that it's working closely with Areva to restructure and secure financing, and would 'take its responsibility as a shareholder' in future decisions about its direction. Areva reported Wednesday 1 billion euros in losses on three major nuclear projects in Finland and France, among other hits. Areva has lost money for years, in part linked to delays on those projects and to a global pullback from nuclear energy since the 2011 Fukushima accident."

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