The Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station in Guangdong province is about 235km from Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

Masses of tiny shrimp shut down nuclear power plant in southern China twice in one week

  • Big shoals of acetes, which are just a few centimetres long, crippled the water pumping stations and caused a unit to go into automatic safe shutdown
  • The same thing happened the next day with all units powered down, but the safety regulator says they are now in a ‘safe and controllable condition’
Topic |   Energy
The Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station in Guangdong province is about 235km from Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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