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GE calls for shutdown tests at 88 reactors, citing earthquake safety

Singapore press site Asia One carried a Reuters story October 1: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has warned operators of boiling water reactors (BWR) worldwide – including 35 in the US – that the plants could fail to shut automatically during … Continue reading

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Hitachi settles suit over ABWR design defects

Proponents of advanced boiling water reactors (ABWRs) are quick to point to the operational record of the world’s existing nuclear reactors in Japan. South Texas Nuclear Project has ordered two ABWRs from Toshiba as part of the plant’s planned expansion. … Continue reading

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