Robert Hargraves writes in RealClearEnergy about the safety of nuclear power.
- Nuclear power’s potential to deliver reliable, clean energy to American consumers is being thwarted by onerous regulations.
- Radiation standards that require power plants to emit levels of radiation that are as Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA), increase the cost of deploying nuclear power for minimal public health benefits.
- Nuclear power is among the safest forms of energy (behind only solar). Regulations and laws should be crafted to encourage more development, not hold back innovation.
Read the full article here.