The Price Tag On Nuclear Power

Jun 27 2012 @ 10:09am

Veronique de Rugy thinks it's too high:

The nuclear energy industry in the United States is powered by corporate welfare on plutonium. What is in theory a wonderful technology is in practice an economic white elephant. The data accumulated during the last 30 years suggest strongly that nuclear plants will never be able to cover their operating costs, let alone recoup the billions it costs to build them.