The Nucear Industry And Climate Change Legislation

…the nuclear industry spends huge sums on lobbying.  Indeed, it spends more on p.r. and lobbying than on safety.

While nuclear industry lobbying is widespread and aggressive, its impact is not always readily apparent. Take, for example, the Lieberman-Warner climate change bill, which the Senate is expected to debate this summer. The bill—also known as S.2191, or America’s Climate Security Act—does not mention the word “nuclear” once in its 200-plus pages. Yet an aide to Senator Joe Lieberman called the measure “the most historic incentive for nuclear in the history of the United States,” according to Environment & Energy Daily.

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/04/the-hidden-influence-of-the-nuclear-lobby-on-climate-change-legislation.html

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