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Nuclear: have things moved on since Chernobyl disaster?

In your article on nuclear power last week, there was almost no mention of the two most critical issues: availability and security of fuel supply, and disposal of waste products.

It is indisputable that nuclear power uses irreplaceable fuel sources, and hence cannot be described as "sustainable".

Furthermore, the required fuel is not available in the UK, nor, at least in economically-viable quantities, in the European Union.

Security of supply is thus as big an issue for nuclear as for other energy sources such as gas and coal.


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