Workers Destroy Nuclear Plant – level 1

20-05-2020 15:00

Workers destroy the cooling towers of a nuclear plant. A nuclear plant makes electricity from atomic energy. The plant is near Karlsruhe, Germany.

The demolition happens on Thursday morning. Many people like to watch demolitions. However, people do not know the date of the demolition. Officials do not say the date.

They worry that many people will come. It is not safe. The coronavirus is in Germany.

Workers must take away 500,000 tons of material. The plan is to finish the work by 2029.Germany wants to close all nuclear plants by 2022. The German government says that atomic energy is not good. The country wants to get electricity from wind and from the sun.

Difficult words: cooling tower (a tower that makes water cold), atomic energy (energy that comes from atoms; an atom is the tiniest thing that all things are made out of), demolition (when people destroy something).

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