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theenergynet on 2010-05-24"Plans to replace worn out reactors postponed after political brawl.
The Swedish center-right government has decided to postpone its new strategy on nuclear power – at least until after the general election.
The holdup in plans to replace old reactors as they wear out is a response to a key Center Party MP’s threat to vote with the opposition on the issue, Swedish Radio News said Wednesday.
Nuclear power has for along time been a sensitive political question in Sweden, and maybe even more so today with green energy such as wind and wave power in the swim. In 1980 Sweden voted to phase out nuclear power. But still ten of the country’s twelve reactors are still up and running. "