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Nuclear Power Subsidies: The Gift that Keeps on Taking via Union of Concerned Scientists

Government subsidies to the nuclear power industry over the past fifty years have been so large in proportion to the value of the energy produced that in some cases it would have cost taxpayers less to simply buy kilowatts on the open market and give them away, according to a February 2011 report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.The report, Nuclear Power: Still Not Viable without Subsidies, looks at the economic impacts and policy implications of subsidies to the nuclear power industry—past, present, and proposed.

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  1. yukimiyamotodepaul says

    Myth no.1: Nuclear energy is cheap.



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