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UK nuclear regulator publishes five-year plan

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has published its Corporate Plan setting out its strategic intentions over the next five years and explaining how these will be resourced.

In the foreword of the plan, by Nick Baldwin (Chair of ONR) and Mike Weightman (HM Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installatio…

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China suspends all new nuclear power plants

China FlagChina’s State Council has announced that it is suspending approval for all new nuclear power plants until the government can issue revised safety rules, following the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan.

For further details, visit The Washington Post.

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South Korea to send boric acid to Japan

radiation warning symbolIn response to the problems with the Fukishima reactors in Japan, the South Korean government has offered to send boric acid supplies for Japan to use in efforts to stabilise the reactors. Boron can be injected into the core of a nuclear reactor to inhibit nuclear reactions.

Find out more at World …

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