Was There a Second Target in Areva CEO Rubout Plot?

Introspective in retreat, a shaken Nigel wonders if he was the real target but concludes that Madame Lauvergeon was hardly undeserving.

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Was Cancelled Sex Trap Aimed at Fired Areva CEO?

An actress hired to impersonate Areva’s fired CEO tells Nigel the details of a sexual entrapment plot designed to humiliate her.

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Plunge in Areva Nuclear Prospects Triggers Hit on CEO

Nigel and Frenchy’s conversation about plummeting support for nuclear energy in Europe and Japan abruptly ends when it turns to Areva’s fired CEO.

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Why Westinghouse Targets Georgia and South Carolina

Edwin admits to Elizabeth that being able to bill customers years before project completion makes Georgia and South Carolina prime candidates for nuclear.

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Pesky Facts About the Westinghouse AP 1000 Nuclear Reactor

Elizabeth interviews a Westinghouse representative, and discovers some pretty shaky business prospects for the new reactor design.

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Nasty Business Backdrop to Areva – EDF Blood Feud

Nigel and Frenchy discuss the bitter antagonism between Areva and EDF while waiting to board a flight to Paris.

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Pondering Nuclear “Advance Funding” and a Jamaican Vasectomy

Ophelia’s interview of Elizabeth quickly bifurcates into parallel monologues about nuclear “advance funding” and Nigel’s misogyny.

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Fearing the Link Between Civilian Nuclear Power and Illegal Weapons

Elizabeth does a guest appearance on her friend Ophelia’s interview show, and says the U.S. decision to promote nuclear energy to various Middle East regimes “may ultimately be regarded as one of history’s most imprudent acts.”

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Areva Offers Bizarre Explanation for Olkiluoto Construction Fiasco

Nigel asks his “French connection” about construction problems on the first new reactor job in Finland, and triggers an emotional outpouring of excuses.

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Exploring the Geography of the So-Called “Nuclear Renaissance”

Nigel describes the widely varying status of the 66 nuclear plants said to be “under construction” and reports that nearly 60% of them are in just three countries: China, India and Russia.

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