Senator John McCain's tour of the Fermi 2 nuclear plant was well-covered by the press. From The New York Times,
[McCain] portrayed his support of nuclear energy as part of an “all-of-the-above approach” to addressing the nation’s energy needs at a time of $4-a-gallon gasoline. He called it “safe, efficient, inexpensive and obviously a vital ingredient in the future of the economy of our nation and in our mission to eliminate over time our dependence on foreign oil.”Your coverage roundup: USA Today, Detroit Free Press, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, and Washington Wire (WSJ).
“If we really want to enable new technologies tomorrow like plug-in electric cars, we need electricity to plug into,” he said in a statement after touring the Fermi 2 nuclear plant, its twin cooling towers spewing vapors used as a backdrop. “We need to do all this and more.”
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