Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

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Wed, 05/13/2009 - 5:00pm


President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda.

To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects.

But anti-nuclear groups have discovered a little-publicized provision in the bill that would allow unlimited loans for nuclear power plant construction.

Michael Marriott is the head of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service:

 That was Michael Marriott of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, speaking on the ‘Clean Energy bank’ legislation that is expected to be introduced to the U.S. senate tomorrow.

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