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Decline or Prosper? Renewables or Nuclear?

This is one of several articles by Jay Lehr on the Environment and Climate News for Heartland.org Published In: Environment & Climate News > August 2010 Publication date: 07/13/2010 Publisher: The Heartland Institute The United States is clearly falling behind many countries in our nuclear world, but all is not lost. We still know how…

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"Letter to the Legislator" explains how Nuclear has devious competitors.

Nancy J. Thorner is a blogger and posted this recently Dear Legislator: Recently a number of articles have been published indicating how the U.S. is sitting on the sidelines of a Global Nuclear Renaissance.   One of the biggest reasons the U.S. may be sitting on the nuclear sidelines may be because Exelon, PSE&G and other power…

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