COOLANT LEAK AT SLOVENIAN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT SPARKS DIPLOMATIC CONCERN

BY KEITH NUTHALL

A COOLANT leak at a Slovenia nuclear power plant sparked diplomatic concern after the European Commission initially told European Union (EU) member states about the incident, but added the message was just a drill.
The accident happed at Kr?ko nuclear plant, southwest Slovenia, and European Community Urgent Radiological Information Exchange (ECURIE) nuclear alert system was informed the same day. Unfortunately, when this EU body issued a general warning to all EU governments, some were told the message was a training exercise. ...


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