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Nuclear reactor near Antwerp, and boots

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PURPOSE – The Belgian nuclear reactor doel 4 in Antwerp, which since Saturday night interrupted by a malfunction in the non-nuclear section of the central, has been restarted. After going through a test program was the reactor close to the Dutch border Monday afternoon again to the power associated with it. According to a spokeswoman for operator Engie Electrabel, the power is gradually increased and the reactor again tonight in full force.

The reactor was Saturday after a technical malfunction is automatically disabled.

The reactor was Saturday after a technical malfunction is automatically disabled. A spokesman of FANC, the Belgian regulator on nuclear power, says that ,,the incident, little suggests,” and there by the interference no hazard to the environment and the population.

It happens often that reactors in doel or Tihange, the other nuclear power plant in Belgium, without prior notice, be shut down. In neighbouring countries is much concern about the safety. Belgian nuclear power plants in the country and abroad, controversial by their age and defects.

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