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China Is Building A Floating Nuke Plant In Disputed Waters

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China officially began building an offshore floating nuclear power plant the country plans to place in the disputed South China Sea.

This plant and others like it are intended to power isolated locations in the South China Sea, according to a statement by the state-controlled China General Nuclear Power Corp. Foreign affairs experts see these nuclear plants as a way for China to cement its territorial claims.

Chinese officials also say floating reactors will “power offshore oil and gas drilling, island development” and provide electricity for desalination plants, according to the China Daily, a state-run English language newspaper that is often used as a guide to government policy. – READ MORE

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