Leakage of radioactive water in the Belgian Tihange NPP

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Brussels. Leakage of radioactive water was reported in the Belgian Tihange NPP RIA Novosti informed.

"The problem is solved, there is no danger of pollution", the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control announced.

Leakage of radioactive water has occurred at the pool for cooling the spent nuclear fuel from the rector of the NPP.

In 2011 there were 14 incidents in nuclear power plants in Belgium. 11 of them were qualified as technical incidents. In three cases there was a significant breach of security.

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