Heysham power station tested as part of safety checks

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SAFETY reassessments undertaken at UK nuclear power stations including Heysham following last year’s tsunami in Japan have revealed no fundamental weaknesses.

A report published by the Office for Nuclear Regulation, the UK’s independent nuclear safety regulator, confirms that UK sites have identified and made improvements to safety by learning from events in Japan.

The findings are in the UK national “stress test” report submitted to the European Council.

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