Archive for December, 2012

UK regulators confirm acceptance of new nuclear reactor design

Posted December 13th, 2012 In News

The UK EPR nuclear reactor is suitable for construction in the UK, regulators confirmed today after an in-depth assessment of its generic design. The Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency are satisfied that this reactor, designed by EDF Energy and Areva, meets regulatory expectations on safety, security and environmental impact. Additional site-specific consents […]

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