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The problem for nuclear energy is social acceptance

Social acceptance a big challenge to nuclear energy’ Manila Times

Energy Undersecretary Donato Marcos said a wide public acceptance regarding the use of nuclear energy would make it easier for the executive and legislative departments to make a decision regarding the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

A national position is one of the 19 requirements prescribed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the Development of a National Infrastructure for Nuclear Power.

Pre-feasibility study

A pre-feasibility study on rehabilitating the BNPP is also vital to crafting a national position on the 620-megawatt (MW) facility in this province, Marcos said.

He told reporters on Wednesday that six countries were interested in conducting due diligence on the nuclear power facility, including China, Korea, Japan, France, and the United States.

The Nuclear Energy Program Implementing Organization (Nepio) is currently working on a national leadership for the objective recommendation on BNPP by December…..http://www.manilatimes.net/social-acceptance-big-challenge-nuclear-energy/348176/

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September 4, 2017 Posted by | Malaysia, politics | Leave a comment