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Sep 29, 2013




Arnie Gunderson makes the point that nuclear power plants are six times more expensive to operate than any other kind of power plant to generate the same amount of power. It takes 600 people to staff a nuclear plant, compared to 100 for any other kind of energy plant. 

Then, when it is time to 'decommission' a nuclear plant, the fund set aside to do this are ALWAYS not enough, so taxpayers are FORCED to pay the BILLION $ extra. Meanwhile the pro nuclear profiteers walk away with the money and leave their mess behind for someone else to clean up. It always takes at least 10 years, and may take 100 years to shut down a nuclear plant, but the waste problems remain for another 1 MILLION years. 

Taxpayers get financially raped to pay for this as well, because they do not have any say or choice about this. Even five year olds know that they need to clean up their own messes. 

With any other kind of energy plant, it can be shut down immediately and everyone can walk away, with no further costs. But with nuclear plants, taxpayers are forced to absorb all of the costs of cleaning up someone else's mess for a million years, long after the radiation profiteers left town. 

Why are large nuclear power corporations allowed to transfer all of these 'hidden' costs with no reason to taxpayers, while at the same time lying and claiming that they are cheaper than solar, wind or water power? 

On top of that, why does this dirty, polluting, lying and deceptive industry deserve taxpayer corporate welfare payments just to keep them in business?

Add in the taxpayer funded disaster cleanup that happens about once a year, and what conclusion does a reasonable person come up with? The nuclear industry just needs to be shut down and abolished.

Nuclear Plants Are Six Times More Expensive To Operate Than ANY Other Type Of Power Plants; via @AGreenRoad
http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2013/09/nuclear-plants-are-six-times-more.html

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