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Lower referendum threshold: DPP

CONSENSUS:The DPP proposes that the referendum on halting construction of the power plant be adopted if ‘yes’ voters outnumber ‘no’ voters and make up 25% of voters

By Chris Wang and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter with Staff writer and CNA

The challenges and costs of halting the construction, as well as the benefits, would be made known to the public, who would then make their decision based on their knowledge of both sides of the argument, Lee said.

The move could resolve a thorny problem that has plagued three governments in Taiwan for 33 years, so the Presidential Office is treating the issue with all the seriousness it deserves, Lee said.

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