[Machine Translation] EDF threat of lawsuits the Journal of the energy, it does not remove internal documents EDF revealed in its investigation of the emergency diesel of French nuclear reactors. The Journal of Energy published last month an investigation into two parts that reveals the fragile health of emergency generators in EDF nuclear reactors in France. emergency resources of which are essential to prevent a major nuclear accident. The first part of the survey, published March 11, relies on three internal EDF documents: the balance sheets of reliability of diesel emergency nuclear power plants, which list hundreds of anomalies “active” on this material very sensitive. “Many seeps or oil leaks, air or fuel to the auxiliary circuits Generating Sets degrade overall reliability,” say the notes. These balances classify emergency resources according to their reliability: in 2014, the majority of emergency diesel generators of nuclear reactors in France were arranged by EDF in the “degraded state” or “unacceptable state.” No report was classified as “Very Good”.
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NUCLEAR services company Studsvik is planning to sell its metal recycling plant at Lillyhall, near Workington. The Swedish firm has signed a deal worth 355m Krona (£30.5m) to sell its waste treatment business in Sweden and the UK to EDF of France. It says that EDF is committed to developing the business, safeguarding jobs. The deal should be completed in the third quarter of 2016, subject to regulatory approval. The agreement also involves a commitment for EDF and Studsvik to collaborate in the areas of nuclear decommissioning and waste management.
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