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Latino Daily News

Friday January 28, 2011

U.S. and Chile Seeking Cooperative Nuclear Energy Deal, Despite Displeasure of Many Chileans

The U.S. and Chile are seeking to form a cooperative nuclear energy deal, which would allow the U.S. to share nuclear energy information with Chile and to train Chilean scientists in nuclear energy.  In addition the government is hosting a forum regional forum to bring together nuclear experts all with the U.S. blessing.

Meanwhile, Chile continues its path to obtain nuclear energy.  A French-Belgium company, GDF Suez has expressed interest to build a nuclear power plant in the northern part of the country. 

Both measures have international environmental activists, Chilean naturalists and the Chilean public in general upset and displeased that the country keeps heading toward the nuclear power option.