Older Nuclear Plants Pose Safety Challenge

From Daily Times

Eighty percent of the world’s nuclear power plants are more than 20 years old, which could impact safety, a draft UN report says a year after Japan’s Fukushima disaster.

Many operators have begun programmes, or expressed their intention, to run reactors beyond their planned design lifetimes, said the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) document which has not yet been made public.

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