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For Japan, shutting down nuclear plants brings surge in oil,

Discussion in 'Environmental Discussion' started by scottf200, Apr 8, 2012.

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  1. scottf200

    scottf200 Member

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    Was reading aggregate news this morning and stumbled on this article.

    For Japan, shutting down nuclear plants brings surge in oil, gas imports

    For Japan, shutting down nuclear plants brings surge in oil, gas imports - The Washington Post



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    Japan Nuclear Power: New Safety Standards Set Ahead Of Restarting Reactors



    It may be time to get that new energy plan out, its been a year.
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    This is a good example of what could happen if other countries try to phase out nuclear too quickly - before adequate alternatives (renewable, efficiency, conservation) are in place.
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