20 Sep '11, 11am

S. Korea court rejects bid to shut nuclear reactor

S. Korea court rejects bid to shut nuclear reactor

Environmental activists use yellow umbrellas to form the words, "Stop Gori" at a beach in Busan, about 420 km (262 miles) southeast of Seoul July 10, 2011. The activists demanded the closure of the Gori reactor, which has been in operation past its initially intended 30-year life but has undergone extensive renovation to extend its use by another decade through 2017. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SEOUL (AFP) - A court on Tuesday rejected a bid by local residents to force South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor to shut down immediately over fears of radioactive leaks. The court in the southern city of Busan said the 30-year-old Gori-1 reactor is safe and being properly managed by its operator, state-run Korea Hydro-Nuclear Power Co, Yonhap news agency reported. A group of 97 Busan residents had sought an injunction in April after the company decided in 2008 to extend the operations of the...

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