Pipe Sleeve Corrosion “Substantial Safety Hazard” for V.C. Summer-Vogtle AP1000 Nuclear Power Stations Under Construction. These nuclear power stations are still under construction and, yet, are already suffering from dangerous corrosion, presumably due to substandard steel. Radiation in operating reactors speeds up corrosion. This is part of a laundry list of defects reported at these sites, since the beginning of last September (see US NRC list below). Were they found because CB&I just “bailed out” and sold its nuclear construction business to Westinghouse (now a Toshiba subsidiary)?
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