Friday, March 17, 2006

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Nuclear Reactors Found to Be Leaking Radioactive Water - New York Times:
WASHINGTON, March 16 — With power cleaner than coal and cheaper than natural gas, the nuclear industry, 20 years past its last meltdown, thinks it is ready for its second act: its first new reactor orders since the 1970's.

But there is a catch. The public's acceptance of new reactors depends in part on the performance of the old ones, and lately several of those have been discovered to be leaking radioactive water into the ground.
That's a hell of a catch! Solar, anyone?
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