All Energy Options Aren't on the Table

It does not matter who is elected president of the United States in November, nuclear power is not on the table. Neither is coal. There is a good reason: the president lacks the authority to build commercial nuclear or coal power plants in any state. The decision to build is governed by state-sponsored rules. Financing is constrained by uncertainty. Licensing is blocked by federal courts.

And there is one other problem: Few companies want to build or own a new nuclear or coal power plant. Should the federal government want to pursue a nuclear and coal construction, it would have to shower private sector companies with unheard of benefits to entice participation....660 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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