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Christopher Speer


With the nation's need for electricity and want for a cleaner environment increasing, nuclear energy seems to be an effective resource for meeting both those needs. MIT has recently released a paper entitled "The Future of Nuclear Energy" in which they propose the feasibility a large growth of the nuclear industry. However, their growth scenario fails to take into account several regulatory and liability issues that would arise with a large growth in the nuclear industry. Those issues must be understood before the nuclear industry can begin to grow. In this report, we attempt to clarify those issues.

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