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Probe indicates falsified documents in Flamanville nuclear plant construction

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Probe indicates falsified documents in Flamanville nuclear plant construction
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The investigation launched after the discovery of “anomalies” in the structure of the Flamanville nuclear plant in France have revealed inconsistencies in the production records of nuclear components manufactured at a factory in Le Creusot.


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