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"Big Business" n ° 56: China gives the "the"

2021-06-22T04:19:56.481Z

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It's a strange streak that played out this week.

Monday, June 14, the American channel CNN revealed an incident at the Taïshan nuclear power plant in China.

Frightening words like

"imminent radiological threat"

were spoken, triggering a wave of comments and concerns around the world.

I am not going to launch into a technical explanation concerning this leak - sorry, this abnormal concentration - of gas in the primary circuit of the reactor.

To better understand what seems to have happened, I refer you to this article published on our site, as well as these detailed explanations of a nuclear engineer on Twitter.

What to remember from this case?

One, the mobilization of the French nuclear industry to extinguish the fire as quickly as possible

.

For the French atom, the stake is twofold.

The Taïshan reactor pointed out is none other than the first example of the EPR put into service in the world.

And as such, EDF is directly involved

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Source: lefigaro

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