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South Korean nuclear plant stress tests move up after Gyeongju earthquake

19 Sep 2016, The Hankyoreh

A recent earthquake in Gyeongju has prompted the South Korean government to move up planned stress tests for all nuclear power plants by one year and bolster their earthquake resistance, in light of the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. But no measures have yet been suggested for reducing or closing plants built in earthquake-vulnerable regions.



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