Julia Nesheiwat writes in RealClearEnergy about the importance of nuclear power.
- While the Fukushima accident was tragic, the deaths associated with the incident were a result of poorly managed evacuations, not nuclear radiation.
- Nuclear energy is our largest source of carbon-free power and is one of the safest energy sources that we have.
- Archaic regulations are stifling innovation which sets the U.S. back on the global stage and hinders our energy security.
- While bipartisan support is beginning to grow, the U.S. should modernize regulations to accelerate the growth of its nuclear energy fleet.
Read the full article here.