The threatened intrusion of a large plutonium production plant into the comfortable landscape along the Northwestern English Coast having alarmed the countryside, the British Government has attempted to quiet fears by the educational means of sponsoring a more elaborate atomic energy exhibition than has before been seen in England. The exhibition, held at the coastal town of Whitehaven, was designed to convince local residents that the area would not be made dangerously radioactive by the plant's operation. Possibly more difficult to answer were complaints that the site chosen for the plutonium plant is in the heart of one of the country's most colorful regions and will inevitably detract from its beauty. The answer given by government planners, according to the British news agency, Reuters, was that there is no reason why there should not be something complementary between the most popular parts of the English lake district for tourists and the more industrial part of West Cumberland.

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