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Monju reactor set for decommissioning lacks sodium removal method via The Mainichi

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has revealed that the Monju prototype fast-breeder nuclear reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, which is set to be decommissioned, was designed without any consideration of ever having to remove liquid sodium from inside the … Continue reading

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U.S. NRC engineers urge fix for nuclear power stations via Reuters

By Timothy Gardner A group of engineers within the U.S. nuclear power regulator is concerned that a design flaw in nearly all U.S. nuclear plants could endanger emergency core cooling systems. The group has urged the regulator to order power … Continue reading

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