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America's 2 New Nukes Are on the Brink of Death [View all]

America's 2 New Nukes Are on the Brink of Death
Posted: 04/ 9/2012 6:20 pm

The only two U.S. reactor projects now technically under construction are on the brink of death for financial reasons.

If they go under, there will almost certainly be no new reactors built here.

The much mythologized "nuclear renaissance" will be officially buried, and the U.S. can take a definitive leap toward a green-powered future that will actually work and that won't threaten the continent with radioactive contamination.

As this drama unfolds, the collapse of global nuclear power continues, as two reactors proposed for Bulgaria have been cancelled, and just one of Japan's 54 licensed reactors is operating. That one may well close next month, leaving Japan without a single operating commercial nuke.

Georgia's double-reactor Vogtle project ...


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harvey-wasserman/nuclear-power_b_1406517.html

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