An incident at the Fessenheim nuclear facility in France in 2014 was more serious than previously known. German media reports claim the authorities withheld information detailing the gravity of the situation.
Deutsche Welle 4th March 2016 read more »
France is coming under increasing pressure to close its oldest nuclear plant after a water leak in 2014 has been revealed to be much more serious than first thought. The Fessenheim plant is one of three power stations that France’s neighbours have expressed concerns about. Almost two years ago, in April 2014, a minor water leak at the 1970s-built plant led to the flooding of an electrical control system. But according to reports from Germany operators then lost full control over one of the facilities two reactors.
IB Times 5th March 2016 read more »