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Nuclear Paper 3: Landscape, environment and community impacts of nuclear power

Classification:Energy, Climate Change
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
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Summary:imageThis paper is the third in a series of 8 that make up the evidence base for SDC report "The role of nuclear power in a low carbon economy".

This document investigates the landscape impacts of all the processes involved in nuclear power from mining the fuel ore to power transmission lines. Water use, community and employment impacts are also covered.
Purpose:To inform the SDC response to the Government's energy review.

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