The utility and the government currently plan to spend up to 40 years in scrapping the four reactor units severely damaged during the nuclear crisis, three of which suffered core meltdowns.
What does CM stand for?
CM stands for Core Meltdown
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1, 2 and 3 reactors that suffered core meltdowns in the early days of the nuclear crisis at the plant triggered by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
The IRSN and former World Bank economist unveiled two disaster scenarios prompting a core meltdown at a typical 900-megawatt (MW) French nuclear reactor.
The plant suffered core meltdowns at three of its six reactors after it was hit by the March 2011 disaster.
Until every nuclear nation is prepared for grid collapse, the potential cascade of core meltdowns could mark the end of the industrialized world as we know it.
As for an emergency cooling system to prevent core meltdowns, the proposal recommends the system should be automatically activated in emergencies.
DISASTERS AND NEAR-MISSES * The Three Mile Island accident was a core meltdown in a pressurised water reactor at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, in Pennsylvania, US, in 1979.