Why do enviromentalists oppose the operation of Nuclear Power Plants?

Asked By: Hbeatrix - 12/9/2006
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1). The waste remains radio-active for about 1000 years... More
Answered By: John L - 12/9/2006
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Health effects on populations... More
Answered By: Ayongod - 12/9/2006
They don't... More
Answered By: bestonnet_00 - 12/9/2006
The waste fuel is dangerous and we don't have any good place to put it. We can bury the waste, we just don't know if it might leak out many years later. But some environmentalists now support nuclear power because they believe global warming is an even bigger risk..
Answered By: Bob - 12/9/2006
Most environmentalists are realistic enough not to be... More
Answered By: david m - 12/10/2006
because of the same reason people oppose anything. statistically it doesn't cause anymore problems than anythign else, but the problems they do cause, are bad enough to make people not wish to deal with it themselves.
Answered By: qncyguy21 - 12/10/2006
do you think its because they DESTROY THE ENVIROMENT TOTALLY FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS or do you think they are just jealous that they dont get free donuts like homer simpson......I think its the donuts
Answered By: vinper1 - 12/13/2006
I think they fear the radiation . Nuclear power plants have had accidents ,also theres a rumor bombs can be made from there by products .They are holding out till everyone is issued a rem meter or we all die from the effects of fossil fuels .
Answered By: Fool - 12/13/2006
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