Thursday, March 13, 2008

Nuclear Issues: U.S to fund experimental nuclear reactor in Bulgaria

Bulgarian media reports that the Bulgarian cabinet has approved a draft agreement with the United States to fund an experimental nuclear reactor.

According to the reports, the United States will provide financial and technical assistance worth $5.5 million for the experimental nuclear reactor of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

The U.S. Department of Energy will also assist the academy to export nuclear waste to Russia.