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Lisa Murkowski's Nuclear energy plan

By Robert Rice

April 29, 2019
Monday PM

My god, do we need our own mini Fukishima? She said "the only alternate energy source available in Alaska is Hydro power." No wind or sun available here? Also ended by saying how good this would be for oil and mining operations. (Could this be the reason for this idea?)

I can see the temporary solution to rural energy projects, until it becomes a mini disaster. What about Earthquakes? Also we have NO current permanent solution to nuclear waste disposal. Seems an irresponsible idea.

This surprises me as Lisa has often been a reasonable Senator, in the middle of this mess in D.C.

Robert Rice
Ketchikan, Alaska

About: 40 year resident of Ketchikan. Fisherman, Ferry worker and Maritime instructor at UASE.

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Received April 21, 2019 - Published April 29, 2019

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