25 Mar '11, 7am

[ST] Singaporeans debate use of nuclear energy

AS JAPAN rushes to contain radiation leaks from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant, more problems loom with a multi-billion-dollar clean-up ahead and an impassioned debate about the use of nuclear energy. Japan's nuclear crisis has alerted more Singaporeans to the questions surrounding the use of nuclear energy. Many that RazorTV spoke to are in two minds about the alternative energy source. Some feel that Singapore is not situated on any earthquake zone so there is no risk of having a situation like Japan's recent Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami that ravaged the nuclear plant. Others are against developing nuclear energy here as any meltdown would completely wipe out the island. Join the discussion on RazorTV.

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