Extension of Operating Period for Heysham 1 Reactor 1.

Heysham 1 and 2 by David Autumns Sharing this from the Office for Nuclear Regulation. This is so very wrong. The Office for Nuclear Regulation have bowed to EDF's ask that they are granted a runtime extension to the start of the "Statutory" Outage Period. This is so EDF can get their logistics together on …

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Cracked Regulators Allow Hundreds of Cracks in Graphite Cores of Reactors across the UK

Dear Office for Nuclear Regulation The arrogance displayed in your email reply dismissing my concerns about the running of the Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station beyond its original design life is indicative of the arrogance you display in the face of the public safety risk posed by Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Hunterston B, Hinkley Point B, and …

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Heysham’s Graphite Core Clapped Out? No Probs..Just Change the Rules!

Last week the Station Manager of Heysham 1 Ian Stewart, had a Podium piece in the Westmorland Gazette.  The piece was the usual puffed up nonsense we have come to expect of the nuclear industry extolling the "low carbon" credentials and "safety" of the industry and Heysham 1 in particular.   Far from being low …

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