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Australian Opposition Pledges to Build 7 Nuclear Power Plants by 2050

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says the next election will be a vote on whether the country embraces nuclear energy. The federal opposition says it plans to build seven nuclear reactors across Australia, in an announcement on June 19. The Liberal-National Coalition revealed that current, retiring coal-fired power stations would be repurposed for nuclear facilities. They include Loy Yang Power Station in Victoria’s Gippsland area, Callide and Tarong in Queensland, Port Augusta in South Australia, Collie in West Australia, as well as Mount Piper in Lithgow and Liddell in the Hunter...

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