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# Nuclear Safety

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World's biggest nuke plant may shut: Japan report
Proposals by Japan’s new nuclear watchdog may see a massive plant in centre of the country shut down over safety fears.
Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault
Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.
Draft EU nuclear report shows failure to implement safety measures agreed decades ago
A leaked European Commission report shows nuclear safety within the EU needs investment of between €10 billion and €25 billion.
EU-wide nuclear review calls for better communication, coordination
Plants across the EU were stress tested following Japan’s Fukushima crisis.
UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.
5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia sparks nuclear safety worries
The earthquake, which was the largest to hit the US east coast in 67 years, struck less than 24 kilometres from a two-reactor power plant.