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Nuclear Reactors: Flood Control

Volume 470: debated on Monday 7 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what projections he has made of flood risk to each of Britain's nuclear power and waste processing plants over the next 100 years; and if he will make a statement. (173865)

The Health and Safety Executive requires flood defence plans for civil licensed nuclear sites to be periodically reviewed by site operators. These reviews are carried out against the current climate change impact projections.