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Nuclear plans to impact coal

Editor:

China has 20 nuclear power reactors in operation, 28 under construction and more about to start construction.

So it is apparent they are serious about converting to nuclear energy from fossil fuels in order to alleviate the chronic pollution problem, which is responsible for up to half a million deaths annually.

Thus it would seem North America should be prepared for reduced demand for thermal coal shipped to China.

If this makes sense, is it not folly to be increasing export capability, especially planning a third coal dock on the Fraser River?

Let us hope Port Metro Vancouver is paying attention.

David Gibbs, Surrey

 

 

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