Cracked Old Reactors in Scotland and Insane Rubber Stamps from the Regulators Puts Us All In the Way of Nuclear Catastrophe

Below is a letter to EDF and the Office for Nuclear Regulation - correspondence has been ongoing since EDF put in an application to the ONR to increase the crack limit on Hunterston's graphite cores to 700.   Meanwhile SScotland is producing so much wind energy it could power two Scotlands.  So why on earth …

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UK Government Rejects Petition Asking for EDF’s Hunterston B Not Be Given New Permit with up to 700 cracks in the reactor

Photos by David Autumns - Hunterston B is opposite the Isle of Arran in Scotland I supported the petition asking for the 'limit'  not to be upped to 700  cracks  in the graphite at Hunterston B . Incredibly the Government's own petition site has rejected this petition while seriously considering upping the limit for cracks …

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DO NOT START the CRACKED HUNTERSTON B NUCLEAR REACTORS

Cracks have been found on approximately 400 graphite bricks in the reactor core. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/embed/p072yj6y/47485321">https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/chernobyl-20-fears-nuclear-expert-16479884 The following is a letter from a member of Radiation Free Lakeland to EDF. Please do write your own letter asking EDF not to start the Hunterston B nuclear reactors in Scotland. You can contact EDF by various ways - write, …

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