UK nuclear sites at risk of flooding, report shows

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Rising sea levels because of climate change put 12 of 19 sites at risk, unpublished government analysis shows

As many as 12 of Britain's 19 civil nuclear sites are at risk of flooding and coastal erosion because of climate change, according to an unpublished government analysis obtained by the Guardian. Nine...

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