71 nuclear reactors being built around the world

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tell the truth

Essex Junction, VT

#1 Apr 5, 2013

There are currently 71 nuclear reactors being built around the world: 29 in China, 11 in Russia, seven in India, five in the United States, and one or two each in several other countries. This means that the accident at Fukushima two years ago evidently has had no major impact on the construction of new reactors, which should be a great disappointment to our anti-nukers, who keep predicting the imminent end of nuclear power. Almost 20,000 people died from the tsunami but nobody from the radiation release, and probably never will either, as a WHO report has stated. Some of the new reactors are quite powerful, notably one each in Finland and France, producing 1,600 megawatts each. Compare this to Vermont Yankee’s puny 600 MW. And this our anti-nukers and politicians want to close at any cost, spending taxpayer money on endless litigation....cont.

Read more: Deerfield Valley News - Take those Yankee demonstrations to China
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#2 Apr 5, 2013
It is the right wing ideology who has their hands around the neck of the nuclear industry.

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