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DOE Urged to Encourage New Nuclear Power Plants

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DOE Urged to Encourage New Nuclear Power Plants

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DOE Urged to Encourage New Nuclear Power Plants

DOE Urged to Encourage New Nuclear Power Plants

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Advisers to the Department of Energy have recommended that the government spend what could be over $1 billion to help the power industry build new nuclear power plants. The report has not been released publicly yet. No nuclear power plant has been ordered and built in the United States since 1973.

Nuclear Power Plant Report

Read the executive summary of the report commissioned by the Energy Department on nuclear power plants:

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