British Nuclear shuts Magnox station early

July 2004
Utility Week;7/2/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the closure of the Magnox nuclear power station by the British Nuclear Group at Chapelcross in Scotland in July 2004. Schedule of the closure of the reactors; Relevance of the station to the weapons program; Reason behind the closure.


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