As Rep. Michael Burgess and Bud Albright write on The Washington Examiner, if the United States wants a carbon-free future, nuclear energy must be embraced.
- Nuclear energy is one of the safest and most reliable energy sources in the world.
- The United States is losing its dominance in the global marketplace because of our reluctance to embrace nuclear energy.
- Advanced nuclear reactors produce less waste and are safer to operate.
“Contrary to what Hollywood might have you believe, nuclear power is one of the safest and most reliable sources of energy in the world, producing approximately 20% of our nation’s electrical power, and more than half of our nation’s carbon-free energy.”
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