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Sunday, December 31, 2006

 

Nuclear power is ‘safer than sharks’

`Australians are more likely to be attacked by a shark or hit by lightning than die from a nuclear power plant disaster.

In releasing a report commissioned on the viability of nuclear power in Australia, Prime Minister John Howard said there were no sound reasons to not go nuclear.

The final report from the Uranium Mining, Processing and Nuclear Energy review board said the risk of implementing nuclear power is of an acceptably low level.’




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