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Vietnam scraps plans for its first nuclear power plants | Hindustan Times

 Empty nuclear waste shipping containers sit in front of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Representative image)

Empty nuclear waste shipping containers sit in front of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Representative image)

Vietnam is scrapping plans to build two nuclear power plants over soaring costs and safety concerns, state media reported Friday.

The communist nation approved plans to build the plants in 2009 in Ninh Thuan province with an eye towards easing energy shortages brought about by its rapidly industrializing economy.

Source: Vietnam scraps plans for its first nuclear power plants | world-news | Hindustan Times

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