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Concerns for ageing Swiss nuclear reactors

The nuclear catastrophe in Japan has forced governments across Europe to take a long hard look at just how safe their own nuclear reactors would be in the event of an earthquake.

This is especially true in Switzerland, where there is a history of earthquakes.

Switzerland gets almost half its energy from nuclear power, but, critics say the Swiss reactors are ageing and may not be safe.

Imogen Foulkes reports.

  • 23 Mar 2011
  • From the section Europe
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