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Belgians more positive towards nuclear energy.

(SeeNews) - Sep 18, 2013 - Nearly seven out of 10A Belgians believe that nuclear energy might difficultly be replaced by other reliable sources, an opinion poll commissioned by the Nuclear ForumA showed Monday.

According to the study, 60% of the respondents supportA the government's decision to withdraw from nuclear energy by the middle of the next decade. Most of them are, however, still concerned about the price and available alternatives.

Should the withdrawal threaten energy supply, 80% of the surveyed would prefer to retain existing nuclear sites and half of them wouldA support the construction of new plants.

Researchers also pointed out that Belgians are now more positive towards nuclear energy than two years ago. They want, however,A to know more about the nuclear technology.
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