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#nuclear power plant

# nuclear-power-plant - Monday 4 September, 2017

Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk

The costs associated with such a disaster range from €4 billion to €161 billion,

# nuclear-power-plant - Sunday 10 May, 2015

New York nuclear power plant 'stable' after fire triggers shutdown

The transformer fire was quickly extinguished.

# nuclear-power-plant - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant

An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.

# nuclear-power-plant - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

New 40-year plan to decommission Fukushima nuclear power plant

The plant was severely damaged in the 11 March earthquake and tsunami, sparking a nuclear crisis and a rush to cool the plant’s reactors.

# nuclear-power-plant - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Japan typhoon kills 13 and dumps rain in tsunami zone

Officials at the earthquake-ravaged Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant have said the worst is now over.

# nuclear-power-plant - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Fukushima plant operator loses €5.15bn in three months

Tokyo Electric Power Company blames the high costs of compensation, and rising fuel prices, for its massive losses.

# nuclear-power-plant - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Sellafield to be one of UK’s ‘next generation’ nuclear sites

The Cumbrian nuclear plant is confirmed as one of eight considered suitable for a second new station.

# nuclear-power-plant - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Five arrested near Sellafield plant under anti-terrorism laws

Five men are detained under anti-terrorism laws after a raid near the power plant; there’s no link to bin Laden’s death.

# nuclear-power-plant - Sunday 3 April, 2011

Second attempt to plug Fukushima leak not working

Experts have said that it could take several months to bring Japan’s stricken nuclear plant under control.