Six reactors are under way in the U.S.
Every time an anti-nuclear group talks about the Japanese crisis at Fukushima, in the next breath they proclaim the death of the nuclear renaissance in the U.S. This claim is wrong as to the facts and wrong-headed with regard to the nation's need for carbon emission free energy.
It seems almost like Fukushima has created a case of temporary amnesia about the value of nuclear energy to meet the twin challenges of global warming and energy security. Did we all get hit on the head with a falling coconut?
In recent weeks several nuclear utilities have stepped up to remind their investors and the public about the realities of the nation's energy mix and why nuclear reactors have a place in it. The CEOs of Duke, Southern, and Luminant, who will build six new reactors, have gone on record that the Fukushima crisis is not slowing down their projects.
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