The Magyar Villamos Művek Zrt. (Hungarian Power Companies Ltd., MVM) did not fulfil its obligations completely under the court resolution pertaining to the Lévai project. On February 16th 2012, the Metropolitan Regional Court brought a legally binding resolution obliging the MVM Zrt. to disclose the data of the project about the planned expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant. The respondent did not disclose the project’s results as part of the requested data.
Our lawsuit for the publicity of data on the Teller project achieved a new milestone: the Court of Tolna County returned the case to the court of first instance on April 4th. The court of second instance decided that production of evidence was not adequate, therefore the case was returned to the Szekszárd City Court.
Upon the legally binding resolution of the court made in February in our suit concerning data about the Lévai project, the Magyar Villamos Művek Zrt. (Hungarian Power Companies Ltd., MVM) sent a part of the documents requested (these can be downloaded under “Related content”).
Internal emails seen by Guardian show PR campaign was launched to protect UK nuclear plans after tsunami in Japan.
British government officials approached nuclear companies to draw up a co-ordinated public relations strategy to play down the Fukushima nuclear accident just two days after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and before the extent of the radiation leak was known.
While the atomic profession has long been promising open and honest communication to the public sensitive to nuclear issues, it is not willing to present the costs of the preparation project for the planned expansion in Paks. The Energia Klub considers it data of public utility and chose to institute legal action against Paks for the publicity of such information.
Papcsák assumed office in the summer; he presented large-scale plans at his introductory press conference. He named affairs from those surrounding the casino construction in Sukoró through the land sales in Bábolna through sale of the headquarter of the Hungarian Post Office to the offshore interests of state leaders; but he emphasised three issues specifically: the offshore links of the Wallis group, the money flowing from the Magyar Villamos Művek (MVM) to offshore companies and the abuse...
In this research we are presenting the appearance of the disaster of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Hungarian online press (Index, Origó, NOL, MNO, Hetiválasz, Figyelőnet, HVG) with quantitative methods. However, we did not limit our research to news reports on the Fukushima disaster, but included all articles referencing Fukushima. This enables us to follow how reports on the events unfolded, from economic effects through news items about victims, damages and the dangers of...
AS FAR AS PAKS FROM FUKUSHIMA: THE PRESENTATION OF THE NUCLEAR ACCIDENT IN THE HUNGARIAN ELECTRONIC MEDIA
In our study we analyze how the mainstream Hungarian online press discussed the events of the Fukushima nuclear accident. We were asked to focus on the Hungarian contexts and analyze the ways atomic energy; the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and the Hungarian energy policy were mentioned and discussed in the context of the Japanese events.