Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Nuclear Power In Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act

The nuclear power items under discussion in current climate change legislation ( S. 1733) in the Senate include:
Investment tax credits,

A doubling or more of the existing $18.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for new plants,

Giving nuclear plants access to a new clean energy development bank,

Federally financed training for nuclear plant workers,

A new look at reprocessing nuclear fuel, and

A streamlining of the regulatory approval process.

(Wash Post, 10/28/09, according to corporate, congressional and administration sources)

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