The Taishan nuclear power station in Guangdong is about 140km from Hong Kong. Photo: Weibo
The Taishan nuclear power station in Guangdong is about 140km from Hong Kong. Photo: Weibo
Energy

Chinese nuclear regulator insists there is no cause for alarm at Taishan plant

  • National Nuclear Safety Administrator says less than 0.01 per cent of fuel rods are damaged – a ‘common phenomenon’ that poses no risk to public
  • Regulator denies CNN report that it raised permitted radiation levels near site, saying it had only changed the limit for inert gases

The Taishan nuclear power station in Guangdong is about 140km from Hong Kong. Photo: Weibo
The Taishan nuclear power station in Guangdong is about 140km from Hong Kong. Photo: Weibo
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