Brexit threat to nuclear safety laws
UK Government plans threatening nuclear and radiation safety laws in a “Brexit bonfire” have provoked resistance from regulators and trade unionists.
1km emergency zone around cracked reactors will do, says nuclear firm
EDF Energy under fire for advising that the emergency zone to protect people around cracked nuclear reactors at Hunterston could be shrunk to a kilometre.
Closure urged after 350 cracks found in nuclear reactor
More than 350 cracks have been discovered in an ageing nuclear power reactor at Hunterston in North Ayrshire, breaching an agreed safety limit and prompting calls for a permanent shutdown.