Bush right to seek renewed emphasis on nuclear energy
The debate was put into a proper perspective by the Times-Tribune newspaper in Scranton., which wrote:
“America’s future as a world power and leading economy will be determined largely by its ability to meet the increasing demand for energy, while weaning itself from foreign oil and protecting the environment.
May 30, 2006
by Editorial Staff
in Daily and Sunday Review
Associated Press news item: Calling nuclear power an overregulated industry that needs a jump-start from Washington, President Bush on Wednesday pitched his plan to expand nuclear power generation by dealing with radioactive waste, lessening regulations and reviving nuclear fuel processing. The backdrop for the president’s effort was the Limerick Generating Station, a nuclear plant about 40 miles from Philadelphia. Bush, the AP reported, argued that nuclear power is abundant, affordable, safe and clean.
He is exactly right.
His promotion of nuclear energy recalls a speech he made almost a year ago, when at speech at a nuclear plant in Maryland.... [continue via Web link]