France, world’s most nuclear-dependent nation, faces ‘failings’ in nuclear safety- Technology News, Firstpost

France, world’s most nuclear-dependent nation, faces ‘failings’ in nuclear safety- Technology News, Firstpost

A French parliamentary inquiry on Thursday flagged up “failings” in the defences of the country’s nuclear power plants, days after activists crashed a drone into a facility to underscore safety concerns.”When you look for failings you find them, and some are more concerning than others,” said Barbara Pompili, a lawmaker from the governing Republic on the Move party.France is the world’s most nuclear-dependent country, with 58 reactors providing 75 percent of its electricity.Environmentalist group Greenpeace has carried out a string of break-ins at nuclear facilities in recent years to prove its claim that they are vulnerable to accidents and terror attacks.In the latest stunt Tuesday, it flew a drone mocked up as Superman into an ageing plant in Bugey, about 25 kilometres outside the southeastern city of Lyon.

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France is devoting more and more of it’s national budget to bailing out the failing experiment called the nuclear monopoly. The nuclear industry would have died a long time ago, except that this zombie keeps getting direct injections of BILLIONS in taxpayer money, direct into it’s dark, toxic, poisonous, radioactive heart.

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