A nuclear power station in Britain, which faced opposition here, has moved a step closer to construction.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
US activist Erin Brockovich has offered her assistance to the victims of last week’s balcony collapse in Berkeley and their families.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
The first of several new generation nuclear power plants in Britain yesterday got the go-ahead from the European Commission in a controversial decision to allow London hand over huge subsidies.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
The letter from Dr Edward Hogan in the Irish Examiner (Oct 26), regarding the UK nuclear power plant to be built at Hinkley is based on unfounded pop-science.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
The Department of the Environment said it has no record of being written to by a UN committee investigating whether Ireland was properly consulted in Britain’s decision to build a new nuclear power plant.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
The iconic litigator, Erin Brockovich, was recently arrested for drunkenly handling a boat. Eliza Shapiro reports on the unglamorous trouble behind her
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
A CALIFORNIA state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community that inspired the award-winning Hollywood film Erin Brockovich through its struggles with contaminated groundwater.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
ERIN Brockovich grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, the youngest child of an industrial engineer and a journalist.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2008
ARGUABLY the most toxic substance found at the former Irish Steel site in Cork is chromium 6, a deadly chemical which became the focus of a multi-million dollar lawsuit in America and later the subject of an Oscar-winning film.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
Nuclear power station operator British Energy was today said to be weighing up an £11bn (€13.7bn) takeover approach from German utility business RWE.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008
Union leaders in the UK were today seeking talks with the British government over reports that clean-up work at a number of defunct nuclear reactors is to be halted because of funding problems.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2007
Nuclear power company British Energy faced more output problems today after complications during a planned inspection at its Hartlepool site.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2007
Power generator British Energy warned today that output problems would continue to plague the company while repair work is carried out on key nuclear reactors.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2006
A lawyer who tried to extort $310,000 from Erin Brockovich and her boss has been sentenced to four months in jail.
Sun, 20 May, 2001
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