Judgment day for nuclear plant

  • 1998-12-17
  • Daniel Silva
VISAGINAS - Steps taken to develop a national energy plan have fueled the debate over the future of Lithuania's nuclear industry.Two possible plans were submitted to Parliament Dec. 3 by the Economics Ministry.Under the first option, the country would shut down its only nuclear power plant, Ignalina, as soon as the reactor cores burn out and require retubing.This would mean shutting the first reactor in 2005 while the second reactor, which was built later, would close in 2010.In the meantime, alternatives to Ignalina, which has generated up to 85 percent of the country's energy needs in the...
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