There has been a long time debate over the idea of Nuclear Energy. There’re some that believe that nuclear power plants are too big of a risk. There’s a large cost associated with building nuclear facilities. In the long run though the operating cost significantly lower. Along with that is the low carbon emissions that come from the plant.
Recently the debate has started again with the Fukushima disaster that was triggered by tsunami in 2011. This showed how vulnerable nuclear reactors are to natural disasters. Along with that there is always the threat of being targeted by terrorist organizations. People have also been wary due to the waste of uranium lasting up to 200 to 500 years and the effects on the environment.
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