China unveiled new nuclear safety and development plans last week, following a 20-month hold on approving new reactors in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. In an email interview, Yun Zhou, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard University Belfer Center's Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program, discussed China’s nuclear energy program.
WPR: What is the current state of China’s existing nuclear reactors in terms of quality and safety? ...
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