This nation could use nuclear energy to great benefit for all. But because of the lack of long-term storage for high-level nuclear waste due to political gaming between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Obama, in all good conscience we dare not proceed with new plant construction.
We have but to look to Japan’s continuing tragic experience to understand the folly of above-ground storage of high-level nuclear waste. In Nevada, a long-term underground storage facility is virtually complete, to the tune of about $10 billion. But because of what appears to be an example of political quid pro quo, …