On the day de Pfeffel declares a new nuclear plant will be built at Trawsfynydd, here's an old map of the Chernobyl exclusion zone superimposed on northern Wales.

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Interesting article about the dangers posed to locals by the old nuclear power station, which I didn't know was a gas-cooled design that is inherently 'dirty' in that it vented radioactive particles, which the author claims dramatically increased local incidences of certain cancers. The proposed new design is 'closed loop' and doesn't do this. Make of that what you will.

theecologist.org/2015/jun/09/t

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