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France Backs Nuclear as "Industry of the Future" Despite Pre-Election Promises to Cut Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy is a French "industry of the future”, the country’s minister for industrial renewal said on Sunday in a comment that has upset environmentalists in coalition with the government.

“We need energy that is not too expensive,” Arnaud Montebourg told BFM TV. “France's existing nuclear infrastructure is a huge asset, giving us cheap and affordable electricity.

Source: France 24. Read full article. (link)

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