Senator Alexander’s speech “The United States Without Nuclear Power”
Nuclear power would gain a more prominent role in the nation’s energy policy under an agenda announced Thursday by Sen. Lamar Alexander, new chairman of the Senate panel that directs government spending on energy projects.
Alexander, a Republican starting his third term, said he wants more nuclear power plants built, more government spending on energy research and speedy decisions on where to store the nation’s nuclear waste. Read more from The Tennessean…
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DOE Assistant Secretary David Danielson inspects a robot made by high school students mentored by ORNL engineers at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility.