Safety clearance

November 1991
New Scientist;11/9/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1794, p19
Announces that Nuclear Electric, a British atomic power generator, has won safety clearance for the first part of its strategy to remove seriously corroded spent fuel from its dry store complex at Wylfa in North Wales. Approval given by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate for moving undamaged fuel out of the air-cooled cell whose leaking roof caused the problem.


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