TITLE

Hot Air v. Heated Homes

PUB. DATE
February 1977
SOURCE
National Review;2/4/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the opposition of public interest groups to the development of nuclear energy in Northeastern U.S. The energy plan of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis found nuclear energy to be of uncertain economic benefits to New England. Massachusetts' Energy Policy Office estimates that in 1974, if New England had not had 16 percent of its power from nuclear plants, the oil would have costed consumers $175 million more than what it was. That is why the overwhelming majority of responsible scientists, economists, and industrial experts now agree that the economic future of New England for the next twenty years depends in part on the expanded development of safe nuclear power.
ACCESSION #
6074015

 

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