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The French Nuclear Industry Is Bad Enough in France; Let's Not Expand It to the U.S.

By Linda Gunter, AlterNet - Posted March 23, 2009 "Why can't the Americans be more like the French?" It's the prevailing pro-nuclear refrain, the latest in the nuclear industry's efforts ... read more

Nuclear Power Still Doesn't Make Any Sense

By BILL CHRISTOFFERSON Posted: Mar. 18, 2009 The nuclear power industry, virtually dormant for decades, is hoping that concerns about global warming will bring its resurgence.

France's Nuke Power Poster Child has a Money Melt-Down

by Harvey Wasserman March 18, 2009 The myth of a successful nuclear power industry in France has melted into financial chaos. With it dies the corporate-hyped poster child for a "nuclear ... read more

NRC Expects Requests for 7 New Nuclear Reactors

Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 by Reuters by Reuters WASHINGTON - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received 17 applications to build 26 new U.S. nuclear

Yucca Plan Poses "Grave" Risk

USA Today Op. Ed. -- March 17, 2009 By Harry Reid and John Ensign We applaud President Obama's bold decision to scale back the budget for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear

Responsibility? Yucca Choice Squanders $8B Investment

USA Today Editorial -- March 17, 2009 We usually applaud politicians who keep their campaign promises, but one we were hoping President Obama

Industry Support Under Review as Senate Preps Energy Bill

March 16, 2009 - Katherine Ling, E&E reporter The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will discuss the economics and progress of U.S. nuclear energy development at a Wednesday hearing.