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Seaweed shuts down Scottish nuclear reactor via The Guardian

Seawater cooling system of Torness in East Lothian has become clogged with seaweed for the second time this year A nuclear reactor near Edinburgh shut down on Thursday because its seawater cooling system became clogged with seaweed. This is the … Continue reading

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Seaweed forces East Lothian’s Torness nuclear plant closure via BBC News

A nuclear power reactor at Torness remains closed after seaweed threatened to clog its systems although a second has reopened. The plant’s owner EDF Energy took both reactors offline at Torness on Friday to prevent seaweed from entering the facility’s … Continue reading

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Torness Nuclear power station back open to public via scotsman

TORNESS Nuclear power station has opened to the public for the first time since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America. The power station unveiled its new visitor centre ­yesterday before taking guests on a guided walk of the power ­station … Continue reading

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