Expert: Nuclear Power Is On Its Deathbed
The disaster insurance for nuclear power plants in the United States is currently underwritten by the federal government, Cooper says. Without that safeguard, "nuclear power is neither affordable nor worth the risk. If the owners and operators of nuclear reactors had to face the full liability of a Fukushima-style nuclear accident or go head-to-head with alternatives in a truly competitive marketplace, unfettered by subsidies, no one would have built a nuclear reactor in the past, no one would build one today, and anyone who owns a reactor would exit the nuclear business as quickly as possible."
THEY'LL SOON BE DEAD!
(I HOPE THEY'RE DEAD!)
Today, March 30, 2012, the global Nuclear industrial complex was dealt a stunning blow.
Add to that, and to the serious debate in Japan (where the people do not want the nukes to restart), this, from US News & World Report:
Of course, its going to be a long slow exit if they have their way. Check out the ad next to that first screenshot: 'Obama Administration Banking on Next Generation Nukes.'
Nonetheless: I'm going to celebrate.
Be seeing you!
put here for your consideration by a female Faust on this Friday, March 30, 2012