Goal 4 nuclear reactor longer inoperative

Goal 4 nuclear reactor longer inoperative

World January 11, 2017 11:54

brussels - The Belgian nuclear reactor Goal 4, which on Tuesday was automatically shut down due to a fault, is expected to remain until Thursday night inoperative. That said a company spokesman Engie Electrabel Wednesday. Initially, the plant near Antwerp Wednesday would be restarted.

By an 'irregularity' in the connection between the central and the high-voltage grid, escaped Tuesday steam in the engine room. A worker got injured. 'He ran first and second degree burns. But his situation is now under control, 'the spokesman said.

Belgium has seven nuclear reactors, four in Doel and three in Wallonia Tihange. Arranged one falls silent by an unexpected malfunction. The problems raise questions in the neighboring countries about the safety of these plants.

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