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Dispelling Myths About Nuclear Energy

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Publication Date: December 2007

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Jack Spencer; Nicolas Loris

Series: Backgrounder

Topic: Energy (Nuclear power)

Keywords: Energy and environment; renewable energy; energy bill; Energy Policy Act

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Anti-nuclear activists managed to stop the nuclear industry once before, but nuclear energy is too important to America for this to be allowed to happen again. Despite activists' attempts to mislead the public with inaccurate or irrelevant information, nuclear energy is a proven, viable, economical, and environmentally sound solution to U.S. energy needs and legislative carbon constraints.