South Korea Steps Again From Nuclear Power

South Korea has the sixth-largest fleet of nuclear reactors in the world, generating about one-third of its energy needs from 25 reactors.
Mr Moon’s plans to suspend or scrap nuclear developments within South Korea could hurt this record.
“A withdrawal of government support for nuclear development in South Korea would send a negative signal to foreign countries looking to purchase reactors.
The new policy represents a break from the past administrations, which favoured cheaper but dirty coal power and riskier nuclear energy over more costly natural gas and clean renewables.
Coal-fired power plants were blamed as one of the main culprits for worsening pollution.

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