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  •  Why would they start such a project? (4+ / 0-)
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    SadieSue, orlbucfan, Joieau, Just Bob

    Oh yeah, it was part of building an infrastructure for sustainable, winnable nuclear war. Civilian generation was and largely remains a fig leaf for weapons production. Ask the Iran war hawks.  This is also why non-plutonium-based designs like Thorium reactors were dismissed from the outset.  Nuclear 'power' is crony capitalism with a thick layer of black-budget National security graft and infinite public subsidies.

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