China nuclear plants vulnerable to French firm Ariva's shell-crack woes


French nuclear watchdog found serious flaws in the shell of the EPR reactors in Flamanville, northern France, which were also shipped to China.

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Two new nuclear reactors in Taishan, Guangdong, did not undergo the same quality tests as a similar reactor in France that was found to have weak spots prone to cracks, reports The South China Morning Post.