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More Nuclear Power Plants for
South Korea

By: Steve Waldrop

Seoul, South Korea

South Korea recently announced it's plans to build at least 10 more power generating nuclear reactors by 2011 in order to meet the rising increase in electricity demands.

A government committee chaired by South Korean Prime Minister Lee Han-dong, agreed upon a long-term plan that would call for the country to build two reactors by 2002, two more by 2006, two more by 2008 then increasing to four more by 2010 and 2011. If all goes accordingly, South Korea by the year 2011 will have an additional 24 nuclear power plants.

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