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Choosing the Nuclear Power Option: Factors to be Considered

English STI/PUB/1050 92-0-104197-7
72 8 20.50 1998

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This guide was prepared on the basis of experience gained with nuclear power programmes in Members States and the current realities of the world nuclear regime. It provides information on political, governmental, economic, financial, technical and safety issues associated with planning and implementing a nuclear power programme. The main areas in which policies must be developed are highlighted, as are the roles and responsibilities of the government, the plant owner and the national industry. This publication is intended to serve as a guide to decision makers and governments considering the introduction of nuclear power programmes.

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