TITLE

Nuke power gains, but obstacles remain

AUTHOR(S)
Truini, Joe
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Waste News;7/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of electricity to meet the energy requirements in the U.S. It mentions that nuclear power is gaining momentum but environmental, economic and safety measures are still concerning the industry. It also mentions that 19.4 percent of the U.S. electricity is generated through 104 nuclear reactors nationwide. The production cost of nuclear power is lowest than any source of electricity but it comes with hidden costs.
ACCESSION #
33868644

 

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