For the past twenty years nuclear energy plants under construction in the U.S. have encountered such regulatory and legal delays that they have taken a dozen to twenty years to complete, with resulting uneconomic costs. As a result not a single Electric Utility intends to build a new nuclear plant in the U.S. Indeed, a few years ago when the NRC requested aid just to demonstrate the feasibility of a new nuclear plant siting procedure, no Utility was willing to help - even though it was made clear that there was no commitment to actually build a new plant.
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- The Predicted Demise of U.S. Nuclear Power Can We Save it for Our Future Welfare?
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