Nuclear Electric fined £250,000 for serious safety failures

Nuclear Electric has been fined £250,000 for continuing to operate its Wylfa power station in Anglesey, North Wales for nine hours after an accident caused by serious operational shortcomings compromised the safety of a reactor. Mold Crown Court rejected some of the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate's most damning allegations - but the case has revived safety concerns at a delicate stage in the Government's plans to privatise the nuclear industry.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120