Support for nuclear power plant development on the rise

Jakarta (ANTARA News) — Several years ago, local people, non-governmental organizations, and environmentalists were opposed to a government plan to build a nuclear power plant (PLTN) at the foot of Mount Muria in the northeastern coast of Central Java.

This public opposition forced the government to look at other places, including Bangka Belitung.

Interestingly, support for the development of a PLTN has been increasing recently, with the country falling short of electricity supply.

According to the National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN), most Indonesians agreed to the development of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

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Posted November 24, 2014 by repit in News

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