Wednesday, May 24, 2006

CECA: America Needs More Nuclear Energy

From UPI:

With projected energy costs expected to increase by 30 percent by 2025, a U.S. energy public interest group Wednesday recommended to state and federal lawmakers expanding energy resources to include clean coal and nuclear energy to meet the nation`s fossil fuel demands.

'Tackling our long-term energy needs require action now. Failure to take action will result in higher costs in the future, relocation of domestic industries abroad, loss of jobs, and rising energy prices which will impact consumers` lives,' said Ellen Berman, president of the Consumer Energy Council of America.

The report by CECA, called 'Fueling the Future: Better Ways to Use America`s Fuel Option' finds the only seemingly way out of U.S. dependence on foreign oil and to shortstop the energy shortfall is to diversify their energy needs through nuclear energy, clean coal and renewable energy resources.
For a copy of the report, click here.

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