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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Expert touts benefits of nuclear energy in Australia

Expert touts benefits of nuclear energy in Australia
Next-generation reactors could replace the majority of electricity generation in South Australia and reduce emissions there by 90%, said Ben Heard, consulting director at ThinkClimate. The nuclear energy industry also has a better safety record compared with the coal and natural gas sectors, he said. "We've never had a fatality from a radiation incident at a nuclear power plant in the OECD," Heard added. The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia)

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