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Reviving idle nuclear plant a flawed idea?

COMES now a science professor emeritus of the University of Illinois questioning the sales talk of an American environmentalist who came over last week to urge the government to use nuclear energy to generate cheaper electricity. The debate pits Dr.

Kelvin S. Rodolfo, professor emeritus of earth and environmental sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, versus Michael Shellenberger, president of Environmental Progress, who holds a master's degree in cultural anthropology.

As reported in ourPostscriptof Jan. 22, Shellenberger suggested during his visit ndash without giving a feasibility study ndash the reactivation of the mothballed 600-megawatt (per original design) nuclear power plant in Morong, Bataan.

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