Temelin back on-line after 10-day break

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The Temelin nuclear power plant in South Bohemia was put back on-line on Sunday, following a shutdown eleven days ago for minor repairs. Three regulatory valves, which are meant to reduce high-pressure turbine vibrations, were repaired during the break. Temelin has been severely criticised by Austrian anti-nuclear activists, who recruited U.S. lawyer Ed Fagan in February to help them in their fight to have the plant shut down. Mr. Fagan, who has demanded documents proving the plant's safety by March 20th, is expected to meet Czech environmentalists in the Czech Republic on Monday. He plans to visit Temelin on Tuesday.