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April 9, 2012 6:57 pm

Jordan Debates Need for Nuclear Power Plant

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King Abdullah Ibn Al Hussein of the Kingdom of Jordan. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Jordan is facing an uphill battle to build its first nuclear reactor to supply badly needed electric power amid serious concern over environmental hazards and financial risks the cash-strapped kingdom would have to endure.

Lacking the oil and gas reserves of its neighbors, Jordan has been reliant on imports to provide powers for its homes and vehicles. Chaos in the Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula over the past year virtually cut off natural gas imports because the pipeline has been sabotaged 14 times in succession, most recently this week when a blast cut the line near Al-Arish.

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