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    EU proposes new nuclear safety regs

    Free Speech Radio News radio spot, 14 June, 2013

    After the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in 2011, regulators in the European Union ordered stress tests be done on Europe’s 132 nuclear reactors. Today, the EU has issued strengthened regulations based on those tests. But anti-nuclear activists say the new rules will do little to reduce the chances of a Fukushima-type meltdown occurring on the continent. From France, FSRN’s Liam Moriarty has more.



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    The French Sour on Nuclear Power

    PRI’s The World radio feature, 24 April, 2012

    France gets a larger share of its electricity from nuclear power than any other country. But as Liam Moriarty reports, a year after the Fukushima disaster public support is eroding, and for the first time nuclear power has become an issue in a presidential election.

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    In France, far-left movement makes gains ahead of presidential election

    Free Speech Radio News feature, 20 April, 2012

    French voters go to the polls Sunday to choose which two candidates out of a field of 10 will face off in the final presidential election on May 6th. Center-right President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist Party candidate François Hollande widely expected to advance to the final round. But a far-left movement led by a charismatic former Socialist leader is surging in popularity. From France, FSRN’s Liam Moriarty


    Boeing Makes Its Largest-Ever European Sale

    NPR radio spot, 30 January, 2012

    The Boeing Company ended 2011 having sold about half as many airplanes as its France-based rival, Airbus. Now, less than a month into the new year, Boeing has inked its largest deal ever with a European airline. The aerospace giant is on track to overtake Airbus for the first time in years.

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