The nuclear power station at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has breached radiation safety rules and suffered five other problems with its safety systems.
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.
The graphite cores of two ageing nuclear reactors at Hunterston in North Ayrshire have begun to crumble as cracks spread.
New fossil fuel developments planned across Scotland will lock the country into polluting the climate for decades and help “fry the planet”, campaigners are warning.
One of the two cracked reactors at Hunterston B nuclear power station in North Ayrshire has been given permission to reopen - but only for four months.
Investigations have been launched into four safety incidents at the Hunterston B nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, according to the UK government’s nuclear watchdog.
The UK nuclear safety watchdog has boosted checks on two reactors in Scotland because of proliferating cracks in their graphite cores.
Plans to restart two cracked and ageing reactors at Hunterston in north Ayrshire have again been delayed as operators struggle to convince regulators they are safe.
Pressure is mounting to keep two nuclear power reactors at Hunterston in North Ayrshire closed after the company that runs them, EDF Energy, said that it had found more cracks and was again postponing plans to restart.