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Protest against nuclear plant marks Fukushima anniversay

Issue No. 2294

Hundreds of people protested at Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset last Saturday. The event marked the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

A tsunami caused by an earthquake destroyed the Fukushima nuclear plant, releasing masses of radiation into the environment.

EDF owns the Hinkley Point power station.

The site is earmarked for a new nuclear plant.

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Tue 13 Mar 2012, 18:13 GMT
Issue No. 2294
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