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Russia Building 1st Floating Nuke Plant

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posted on Apr, 15 2007 @ 10:49 PM
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Russia Building 1st Floating Nuke Plant


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MOSCOW - Russia began construction of its first floating nuclear power plant Sunday, and plans to build at least six more despite long-standing environmental concerns that they are vulnerable to accidents at sea, Russian news agencies reported.

Russia justifies the program as a way of bringing power to some of the country's most remote areas, also saying some of the plants could be sold to other nations.

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posted on Apr, 15 2007 @ 10:49 PM
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The head of Russia's atomic energy agency insists that this plant is much safer than atomic energy stations on the ground.

So, a new trend just started? After Russia, I wonder which country is next.





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posted on Apr, 15 2007 @ 10:51 PM
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I started a thread about this power plant almost two years ago. If you're interested in reading some more about it (and some other comments), you can find it here:

Chernobyl at Sea? Russia Builds Floating Nuclear Plant



posted on Apr, 16 2007 @ 10:56 AM
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whats so new about a floating nuke plant the us has lots of them we call them warships mostly in carriers and submarines.




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