An entire Suffolk town could be given anti-radiation pills to take in the case of a nuclear emergency.
Checks are being carried out at Sizewell nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast after an automatic shutdown was triggered.
Plans to build a Dry Fuel Store at Sizewell B power station have reached the next round of the planning process.
The proposed new Sizewell C nuclear power station could create more than 5,500 jobs in the construction sector.
Plans are being released today by EDF Energy for building the new French designed European Pressurised Reactor, or EPR, on the Suffolk coast.
The EPR uses two nuclear reactors within the same single plant to produce 3.2 gigawatts of power.
Plans for a new nuclear reactor at Sizewell in Suffolk will go on show for the first time today.
The European Pressurised Reactor could cost upto 10 billion pounds to build.
EDF Energy, which has drawn up the plans, says the reactor could provide enough electricity for 5 million homes.
Checks are being carried out at Sizewell nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast after an automatic shutdown was triggered on Wednesday afternoon.
A spokesman for EDF Energy said: "The reactor was safely shut down with the plant responding as expected and at no time was anyone's safety at risk."
Sizewell B normally supplies enough electricity to power two million homes.