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Friday, March 31, 2017

AP1000 design completes UK regulatory assessment

AP1000 design completes UK regulatory assessment

30 March 2017
Regulators have concluded that Westinghouse's AP1000 nuclear reactor design is suitable for construction in the UK. The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales - which undertake the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of new reactor designs - are "satisfied that the reactor meets expectations on safety, security and environmental protection at this stage of the regulatory process".


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