June 22, 2014

Obama's Carbon Order Increases Nuclear Energy's Odds

Mandating the reduction of carbon emissions could result in the increasing use of nuclear energy. Is that good?

If the nation’s current and former leaders of the Environmental Protection Agency are asked, the answer is an unmistakable ‘yes.” In fact, once nuclear plants become operational, they are able to generate electricity efficiently, safely and cheaply. Now that the White House has made it more costly for utilities to emit carbon dioxide, nuclear energy could become an attractive option.