Bring Nuclear Back Home
If ever there was a question about the need for nuclear power, it has certainly been dispelled now with the rising cost of fossil fuels.
The high price of oil, natural gas and coal should be a wake-up call to all regions of the country that the era of boundless use of cheap fossil fuels is over — and that nuclear power will need to play a larger role in supplying electricity to homes, business and industry.
The U.S. pioneered the development of nuclear energy, and had the first major nuclear program. Most other leading industrial countries have continued developing their nuclear programs since the last nuclear plant order in the U.S. — primarily using U.S. technology.
Today we have the means — and more important, an urgent need — to bring that technology back home.
Read full article here in IBD.