Calif. Not Likely To Adopt Nuclear Energy

Law360, New York (May 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With the recent increase in concern about global warming and energy security, supporters of nuclear power are arguing that it is now time to restart the construction of nuclear power plants in the US.

The national debate around nuclear power has focused on cost, safety and waste disposal issues, but California presents additional constraints on the siting of nuclear power plants.

These constraints, along with California’s significant renewable energy resources, combine to make renewable generation a better choice in California.

Even beyond California’s statutory moratorium on...
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