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Quotation

We don’t have the technology to fix the problem… We don’t have the process to develop the technology to fix the problem, and we don’t have the money to support the process to develop the technology to fix the problem.

— Tetiana Verbytska, an energy policy expert at the National Ecological Center of Ukraine, speaking to McClatchy’s Matthew Schofield (Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 years).