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Dampierre nuclear power station. Workers arriving at the West Building of the Dampierre Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). One of the cooling towers is at upper right. Located on the River Loire in Dampierre-en-Burly, France, this power station opened in 1980 and is operated by the EDF energy company. It has four pressurized water reactors (PWR), each capable of generating 890 megawatts of power. Photographed in January 2012.
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