Safety report gives thumbs up for UK nuclear

An Office for Nuclear Regulation interim report on lessons for the UK from the Fukushima disaster reveals no immediate additional safety risks. But it recommends 26 improvements, with more in September’s full report

Torness AGR, Dunbar, Scotland: UK nuclear reactors cleared by safety report (credit: Art Directors & Trip / Alamy)Britain’s nuclear power industry has been largely exonerated by initial findings of a report into the safety implications for UK plants of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown and explosions in Japan in March 2011.1

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