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# nuclear power plant

This year
Hundreds of South Koreans protest Japan's plan to release Fukushima plant water into sea
Over 1 million cubic metres of water accumulated at the Fukushima plant which went into meltdown following the 2011 tsunami.
Last year
Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant loses last external power link
The International Atomic Energy Agency said the plant’s link to a 750-kilovolt line was cut at around 1am on Saturday.
Any damage to Ukraine nuclear plant would be 'suicide', says UN Secretary General
Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of targeting Europe’s nuclear plant, which Russia seized last March.
All time
Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk
The costs associated with such a disaster range from €4 billion to €161 billion,
New York nuclear power plant 'stable' after fire triggers shutdown
The transformer fire was quickly extinguished.
Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant
An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.
New 40-year plan to decommission Fukushima nuclear power plant
The plant was severely damaged in the 11 March earthquake and tsunami, sparking a nuclear crisis and a rush to cool the plant’s reactors.
Japan typhoon kills 13 and dumps rain in tsunami zone
Officials at the earthquake-ravaged Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant have said the worst is now over.
Fukushima plant operator loses €5.15bn in three months
Tokyo Electric Power Company blames the high costs of compensation, and rising fuel prices, for its massive losses.
Sellafield to be one of UK’s ‘next generation’ nuclear sites
The Cumbrian nuclear plant is confirmed as one of eight considered suitable for a second new station.
Five arrested near Sellafield plant under anti-terrorism laws
Five men are detained under anti-terrorism laws after a raid near the power plant; there’s no link to bin Laden’s death.
Second attempt to plug Fukushima leak not working
Experts have said that it could take several months to bring Japan’s stricken nuclear plant under control.