“De-commissioning a reactor sounds like a terribly complicated job to the layman, which in the interests of safety it certainly is. But to the expert it is not that serious – it is just that the technology to do the job has not yet been invented. But we are all confident it will be on hand by the time it is needed.”
Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Forum, a U.S. power companies’ public relations mouthpiece.
reported in the Sun-Herald (Sydney NSW) 1/2/1981.