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New Report Reveals: Sizewell B and 27 other EDF nuclear plants ‘at risk of catastrophic failure’

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And the UK is just about to sign up for more of these cancer (and other radiation linked disease) factories!

The Ecologist writes:

Sizewell B and 27 other EDF nuclear plants ‘at risk of catastrophic failure’

Oliver Tickell

29th September 2016

A new report finds that 28 nuclear reactors, 18 of them EDF plants in France and one at Sizewell in the UK, are at risk of failure ‘including core meltdown’ due to flaws in safety-critical components in reactor vessels and steam generators, writes Oliver Tickell. The news comes as EDF credit is downgraded due to a growing cash flow crisis and its decision to press on with Hinkley C.

As a result of AREVA’s failures, a significant share of the French nuclear reactor fleet is at increased risk of severe radiological accident, including fuel core meltdown. However, there is no simple or quick fix to this problem.

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