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Controversial nuclear reactor goes live in southern China

A massive Chinese nuclear power plant a mere 130 kilometers from Hong Kong that has been dogged by controversy over safety and other issues went online last week after a five-year delay. The plant is in China’s southern Guangdong province, an economic dynamo whose annual gross domestic product is now on par with that of […]