Eskom is keeping people in the dark about Koeberg extension: ...

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Eskom is keeping people in the dark about Koeberg extension: activists

However, the power utility says this isn’t true and that it’s shed light on its intention for more than a decade

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The Koeberg Alert Alliance (KAA) has accused Eskom of not being transparent about the risks of extending the lifespan of its Cape-based nuclear power station.

The body has complained that there was insufficient public access to information, which prevented people from understanding the true dangers the plant’s lifespan extension poses to the nearly five million people who live near it. The alliance flags, particularly, large earthquakes and other safety issues.

Eskom, however, has denied it wasn’t transparent, saying it was always open about its plans...

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