Utilities drawing down funds to decommission nuclear plants
Wed, Apr 27, 2016 - 5:50 AM
A yellow container of radioactive waste during decommissioning operations at a German nuclear power plant. About US$200 billion will be spent worldwide in the next 20 years on decommissioning the world's aging fleet of reactors.
CENTRAL banks may accomplish what a generation of anti-nuclear activists have failed to do: Force operators to finally decommission almost 150 plants now sitting in limbo across the globe.
The plants have been shut down, either because they're too expensive to run or because...