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Only Limited Government-Guaranteed Reactors Already Underway Seen Possibly Advancing in the Short Term, As Low Gas Prices, Tighter Safety Regulation and Skyrocketing Reactor Costs Effectively Doom Further Industry Expansion. WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as Germany, Japan, Switzerland and other nations move to abandon existing and planned nuclear reactors, the United States is on a path to see at best only a small handful of already planned, government-backed...
Cooper Analysis Shows French Approach Touted by Some For U.S. Reactor Build-Up Is a Failed Model; U.S. Wind & Solar Industries Would Suffer Under Embrace of "French Nuclear Socialism." SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The so-called "French nuclear miracle" embraced by some U.S. policymakers as a model for this nation is a misconception masking a pattern of fast-rising nuclear reactor construction costs and a "crowding out" of investments in renewable energy,...
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