Nuclear bosses in hot water over dropped fuel rods

时间:2019-03-06 14:15:01166网络整理admin

By Rob Edwards in Edinburgh ENGINEERS were this week still trying to find a dozen highly radioactive fuel rods that were dropped in an accident at one of Britain’s oldest nuclear power stations. The rods were lost in a fuel handling accident at the Chapelcross plant in Scotland on 5 July. British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL), the state-owned company in charge of the plant, initially said it was a minor incident. But now it says all four reactors at Chapelcross may have to be shut down. Fuel operations have already been suspended at Calder Hall,