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Tell the White House We Need Nuclear Energy!

America’s nuclear energy plants are a vital asset providing reliable, carbon-free electricity to tens of millions of households and businesses across the country. Nuclear energy plants supply nearly 20 percent of America’s electricity—and 63 percent of the nation’s carbon-free electricity.   But despite their value, a combination of factors places these plants in economic jeopardy. As a result, many plants are... Click here for more information.

America's Existing Nuclear Fleet Gains A New Ally

America's Existing Nuclear Fleet Gains A New Ally

Dr. Larry Lindsey, Former Assistant to the President

The summer is certainly heating up and as many Americans struggle to stay cool, they might be realizing the value of affordable, reliable electricity. But they shouldn’t forget the important role that the electricity sector – in particular, the nuclear industry – plays in contributing to the economic well-being of their communities, either.

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New Economic Analysis Shows Why Nuclear Matters

new report from The Brattle Group demonstrates the significant contributions that America's existing nuclear fleet makes to the country's economy. According to the analysis, nuclear energy plants – which provide 1/5 of the US' electricity and almost 2/3 of its carbon-free electricity – also add an impressive $60 billion to the country’s GDP each year.

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Norris McDonald: Earth Day and the Value of Nuclear Energy

Norris McDonald: Earth Day and the Value of Nuclear Energy

African American Environmentalist Association President Norris McDonald

Millions of people will celebrate the 45th annual Earth Day this week, showing broad support for a range of environmental issues including global warming and climate change mitigation. Every year, this holiday is a time for my organization to appreciate the progress of the national environmental movement, and also to reflect on how to best move forward in advancing our goals.  

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Nuclear Energy in the U.S.

The role of nuclear energy plants in producing electricity, supporting jobs and lowering emissions in the United States.

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