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Industrial Info Resources

June 28, 2011 02:15 ET

Final Eight U.K. Nuclear Sites Confirmed, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The coalition government in the U.K. has confirmed the final eight sites for potential nuclear plants and ruled out three others. The locations were submitted to Parliament for approval as part of its National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure. The final choices remain unchanged from those given the preliminary go-ahead last October. The news follows hot on the heels of last week's decision to allow Reactor 1 at the Oldbury nuclear plant in south Gloucestershire, England, to operate until the end of 2012. The unit had been scheduled to stop operating at the end of this month along with Reactor 2.

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