Majority Of S.Koreans Support Building 2 New Nuclear Reactors -survey

Majority Of S.Koreans Support Building 2 New Nuclear Reactors -survey

A South Korean government-organised committee is recommending Seoul resume the stalled construction of two new nuclear reactors after an opinion survey it set up found nearly 60 percent of respondents said they were in favour of the move.

The two reactor projects were temporarily halted late in June after the government said it would let South Koreans decide and reflect their opinions in energy policy direction amid concerns over atomic safety.

“Our final public opinion survey showed 59.5 percent of South Koreans chose to resume the construction,” Kim Ji-hyung, chairman of the committee, told a news conference on Friday, “while 40.5 percent answered to halt the plan.” Read More…

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