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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Germans, Spaniards Reluctant to Nuclear Power

The majority of people in Germany and Spain are against developing new nuclear power plants in their countries, according to a poll by Harris Interactive published in the Financial Times. 68 per cent of respondents in Spain—and 64 per cent in Germany—reject building new reactors.
Support for further nuclear power development is highest in Italy at 58 per cent, followed by the United States with 52 per cent, France with 49 per cent, and Britain with 45 per cent.
Germany has announced it will shut down its existing 17 nuclear reactors by 2020, while Spain will gradually close its eight nuclear plants.
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(Source: Angus Reid Global Monitor)

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