The New York Public Service Commission, which approved the CES, described it as a “public necessity” that would benefit the state’s grid, its customers and the environment.

New York’s decision “will encourage other policymakers and regulators to similarly value nuclear energy for its clean-air benefits,” said Carol Browner, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a member of Nuclear Matters, a bipartisan nuclear advocacy group.  

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Nuclear Power: A “Public Necessity”

Russell Ray, Power Engineering · Aug 09, 2016 12:00 PM

Aug 09, 2016  ·  Russell Ray, Power Engineering 

The New York Public Service Commission, which approved the CES, described it as a “public necessity” that would benefit the state’s grid, its customers and the environment.

New York’s decision “will encourage other policymakers and regulators to similarly value nuclear energy for its clean-air benefits,” said Carol Browner, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a member of Nuclear Matters, a bipartisan nuclear advocacy group.  

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