Thursday, February 15, 2007

Bodman: Nuclear is "Only way to meet our future needs for power"

Energy Secretary Sam Bodman in a speech delivered to the annual meeting of Cambridge Energy Research Associates in Houston yesterday:

Nuclear power is the ultimate answer to America's future power-generation needs, U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said Wednesday to an international forum of energy-industry executives.

"The only way to meet our future needs for power will be through nuclear energy," Bodman said at the annual meeting of Cambridge Energy Research Associates. "We are trying to streamline the licensing process to get some new plants built. The U.S. hasn't built a new nuclear plant in more than 30 years."
For the full text of the speech, click here.

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