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UK nuclear plants must go ahead, says EDF

 
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Aurora



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:42 pm    Post subject: UK nuclear plants must go ahead, says EDF Reply with quote

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BBC News - 20/03/11

The nuclear crisis unfolding in Japan will not affect the plans of French power giant EDF to build new reactors in the UK, the company's boss has told the BBC.

Vincent de Rivaz said lessons had to be learned but, following years of debate, the new reactors "have to go ahead".

He said the company had already reviewed back-up systems and emergency plans at its existing UK plants.

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"Nuclear is not a single solution [to the UK's energy needs], but there is no solution without nuclear," he concluded.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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UK nuclear plants must go ahead, says EDF
Well, they would say that, wouldn't they?
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