In today's edition of USA Today, in an editorial titled "Former Critics See the Light," the paper discusses what NEI Nuclear Notes has been saying since this blog started:
The nuclear power industry has some surprising new friends: environmentalists.The editorial goes on to highlight many of the things that the industry has been saying for a long time, including that nuclear power is back. As the piece wraps up it gives another endorsement for the industry's plan to deal with spent fuel by stating the following:
That debate needs to end. Yucca Mountain is the only viable storage site.We could not agree more.
Twenty-six years after Three Mile Island, it's time for the nation to update its thinking about nuclear energy. If more reliable and cleaner energy is the goal, nuclear power has to be part of the solution.
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