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Nuclear plant 'quake ban' lifted

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 6:52 pm    Post subject: Nuclear plant 'quake ban' lifted Reply with quote

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BBC News - 27/01/09

An outright ban on locating new nuclear power stations in areas of the UK which are susceptible to earthquakes has been lifted by the government.

The move was the only major change to the siting criteria, which also include restrictions on proximity to towns and certain military facilities.

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