TITLE

WHY IS UNCLE SAM SO COMMITTED TO REVIVING NUCLEAR POWER?

AUTHOR(S)
Montague, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;9/27/2007, Issue 926, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the return of nuclear energy in the U.S. According to the author, the first formal application for a license to build new nuclear power plants after thirty years was submitted by NRG Energy. The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is expecting to receive applications for an additional 29 nuclear power reactors at 20 sites. The author states that the country is trying to remove the financial risk for investors in the industry.
ACCESSION #
26909984

 

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