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... a thorium fuel cycle looks like it could get insured, and would also be a consumer of nuclear waste ... while the big advantage of a fast breeder reactor seems to be that in case of disaster we get to skip the explosive release of radioactive material and the threat of meltdown stages and go straight to long term radioactive site sitting unusable for generations on the landscape.

Advanced to solve a shortfall that is a policy choice rather than a necessity.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Wed Dec 7th, 2011 at 09:31:39 AM EST
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