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Restart of S Korea’s aging nuclear reactor sparks controversy via AsiaOne

South Korea’s decision to extend the life of its second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2020 has triggered controversy, with residents and civic groups expressing concerns over its safety. The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission, the country’s nuclear watchdog, said Friday … Continue reading

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Fate of Wolsong-1 nuclear reactor up in the air via The Korea Times

The fate of Korea’s oldest nuclear reactor remains unclear after a nuclear policy setting commission failed to reach an agreement at a second round of talks on Thursday. The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission (NSSC) had marathon talks with experts … Continue reading

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S Korea might shut ageing nuclear reactor after cyberattack on operator via South China Morning Post

Last month’s hacking of South Korea’s nuclear operator means the country’s second-oldest reactor may be shut permanently due to safety concerns, said several nuclear watchdog commissioners, raising the risk that other ageing reactors may also be closed. “The operator failed … Continue reading

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