Additionally, he wants to pledge $2 billion each year in federal funds “to make clean coal a reality.”
The 104 nuclear reactors produce about 20% of the country’s electricity needs. And America has enough coal to last us forever maybe? Though, forever is a really long time.
America has not seen a new nuclear power plant go online in over 30 years but if McCain had his way, we’d have 45 in 20 years and another 55 after that, providing for nearly half of our energy needs.
In addition to the energy these two projects will deliver…can you say J-O-B-S? No relation to that Apple Inc. guy.
Hear hear! Nuclear power is a viable alternative in my book IF it is managed correctly. Clean coal? Absolutely. What’s the alternative?