oa Discourse - Why not nuclear energy
|Article Title||Why not nuclear energy|
|© Publisher:||University of Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 2005|
|Pages||31 - 34|
Extracted from text ... Nuclear Energy Costs the Earth Campaign(NECTEC) is a campaign launched by EarthlifeAfrica, an environmental volunteer-basedorganisation. The campaign aims to combat thefurther development of nuclear energy in SouthAfrica; prevent the importing and smelting ofnuclear waste and materials; and promotesustainable alternatives. Its main focus is opposingthe proposed Pebble Bed Modular reactor (PBMR),a full-scale 115 MW prototype of the hightemperaturegas-cooled reactor. It is being builtat Koeberg to provide power to remote areas andto create a potential export business for Eskomand its associates.
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