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Seaweed shuts down reactor at Leningrad nuclear plant via Bellona

ST. PETERSBURG – Seaweed caused almost three days’ downtime at Unit 3 of Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant (LNPP), on the Gulf of Finland, near St. Petersburg, after a storm blew bay bottom sediments into the plant’s water intake structures, clogging … Continue reading

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Hinkley Point nuclear plant ‘threatened by Areva financial crisis’ via The Telegraph

Reactor-maker Areva’s stake in new UK nuclear plant called into question amid financial difficulties Plans for Britain’s first new nuclear plant in a generation could be threatened by a financial crisis at the company supplying the reactor, experts claimed last … Continue reading

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Austria to launch legal challenge if EU approves British nuclear plan via The Telegraph

Austria’s environment minister blasts Britain’s £16bn Hinkley Point plan as “a scandal” Austria will launch a legal challenge if the European Commission approves Britain’s plan to build its first new nuclear plant in a generation, Vienna’s environment minister has warned. … Continue reading

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