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Nuclear Watchdog Extends Operation of 32-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor

Nuclear Watchdog Extends Operation of 32-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s nuclear watchdog voted early Friday to extend the operation of a 32-year-old nuclear reactor to 2022 despite strong opposition from residents and environmental groups over its safety. The approval cleared the way for the 678-megawatt Wolsong-1 reactor on South Korea’s southeast coast to go back on line [...]