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Emission impossible

Letters

There are legitimate arguments about the environmental desirability of nuclear power, but I can not understand our president's wish to oppose more stations because they would 'be at the expense of cleaner renewables' (NCE last week).

No one is predicting a 'renewable only' future within 20 or even 50 years. Far from competing with nuclear, both would be reducing fossil fuel use and CO 2emissions.

Could the president justify his statement?

Richard Balmer (M), 79 Links Drive, Solihull B91 2DJ

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