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New Dungeness nuclear reactor 'not impossible'

24 April 2014 Last updated at 16:26 BST

A new nuclear reactor could eventually be built at Dungeness in Kent, the MP for Folkestone and Hythe has said.

Advances in technology means any new reactor would be considerably smaller than earlier versions.

According to Damian Collins MP there were reasons to be "very optimistic".

As Yvette Austin reports, Dungeness B is currently undergoing a £25m maintenance programme to help keep it open for an extra 10 years.

She spoke to maintenance leader James Eberlein and Mr Collins.

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