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America’s Nuclear Reluctance

Ron Bailey of Reason writes on America’s nuclear reluctance.

The C3 Take
  • Innovative American nuclear companies such as Oklo, X-energy, and Nuscale are developing next-generation energy sources.
  • As is the case with many new technologies, a cumbersome regulatory structure in the United States is slowing down the deployment of these next-gen nuclear reactors.
  • The United States can lead the world in clean energy development and deployment by reducing burdensome regulations that stifle private sector innovation.

“At the NRC’s stately pace of regulatory reform, the first innovative nuclear reactors designed by American companies may well begin operation in Eastern Europe before they get built in Idaho.”

Read the full article here.

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