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Energy and Environment

Nuclear Energy

New Documentary: Powering America

Is nuclear energy safe? Powering America answers this question and more by pulling back the veil on nuclear energy and follows the men and women who work in America's nuclear power industry. Read More.

Missing Opportunity for Lasting Reform

Current Blue Ribbon Commission recommendations focus more on the symptoms of America’s failed approach to nuclear waste management than on addressing the system’s structural deficiencies. Read More.

U.S. Nuclear Policy After Fukushima: Trust But Modify

On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, severely damaging and disabling the cooling systems at the Fukushima nuclear reactor. Read More.

Doing More Harm than Good

Designed as an amendment to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the bill has a laudable goal. But, despite some positive aspects, the overall effects of H.R. 1280 would be counterproductive. Read More.

Nuclear power is a safe, clean, and affordable energy source. Congress should put in place market based policies that allow nuclear energy to flourish on its own without subsidies, and give the private sector the responsibility for solving the central problems facing the industry.


Experts on Nuclear Energy

  • Jack Spencer img Jack Spencer

    Vice President, the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity