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Rep. Fleischmann’s Big Idea: How the US can stay ahead of China on nuclear energy

Fox News’ Evie Fordham writes on how Rep. Chuck Fleishmann believes the United States can stay ahead of China on nuclear energy.

The C3 Take

Nuclear energy is not only safe, clean, and reliable, it is also important to our national security. As China has invested heavily in its nuclear fleet, the United States is finally coming around to embracing its own nuclear industry. In order to stay competitive in global energy markets, the United States must invest in building and exporting nuclear energy.

“‘America is experiencing a nuclear renaissance,’ Fleischmann said. ‘If we succeed in this endeavor, we will see a strong and robust nuclear energy industry. If we fail in this endeavor, this space will clearly become occupied by other countries, many of which would not necessarily have U.S. interests at heart, specifically China.’”

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