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Brazil to revive nuclear project - BBC
Source: BBC News

Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 02:23 GMT 03:23 UK

Brazil to revive nuclear project

Brazil's president has pledged to revive a long-stalled
project to build the country's third nuclear reactor and
also a nuclear submarine.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said hundreds of millions of
extra dollars would be made available for the project
over the next eight years.

-snip-

"We will complete Angra 3, and if necessary, we'll go
on to build more (nuclear reactors) because it is clean
energy and now proven to be safe."

President Lula added that Brazil could now afford the
luxury of becoming one of the few countries in the
world capable of uranium enrichment.

-snip-

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6290234.stm



Also: Brazil to invest $500 mln in nuclear-powered sub - Reuters
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