“Perspective “ in the Wilmington News Journal by Senator Tom Carper, and the
points he missed.
insurance company in the world would ensure nuclear plants The
industry stated at the outset that they will not build a plant without the
Protection of the Price- Anderson Act. Meaning YOU pay, if THEY damage.
AT ANY COST
originally as 10-year temporary training wheels, "to encourage the private
development of nuclear power" (ANI testimony) the Price-Anderson Act of
1957 has now provided the atomic industry with a permanent wheelchair for
financial immunity from mistakes and accidents that can environmentally
devastate whole countries, cripple economies and sicken entire
populations…..Without this liability shelter, nuclear reactors would never
have split the first atom……….
of info available under Price-Anderson
are now competing for water
can not use sea water for cooling. These billons of gallons of water (they use
daily) would have to go through a desalination process.
on January 23rd, 2008
Science & Research
much water does a plant use? The Harris reactor near
At Least 36
most precious resource in the future will be water…
most important issue however……..Senator Carper repeats the statement that
nuclear Energy contributes 20% of electricity. This is the most repeated lie.
they don’t tell you is the enormous consumption of electricity used to produce
a KW of nuclear power.
The performance of Nuclear Power can only be measured by calculating the total energy required to build and run a Nuclear Power plant and comparing it to the total energy it produces. This they wont tell you !