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Nuclear Paper 6: Safety and security

Classification:Energy, Climate Change
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
Download:Nuclear-paper6-SafetyandSecurity.pdf - 632 KB
Summary:imageThis paper is the first in a series of 8 that make up the evidence base for SDC report "The role of nuclear power in a low carbon economy".

The document covers accident risk in plants (including a historical review of accidents), threats from design faults and terrorism, the implications of nuclear proliferation, and health impacts.

Purpose:To inform the SDC response to the Government's energy review.

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