Future of nuclear power: State lawmakers weigh looser restrictions, but environmentalists wary
A measure allowing the construction of new commercial nuclear power plants has bipartisan, bicameral support in the General Assembly as leaders consider the next steps in meeting carbon-free energy goals while maintaining grid reliability.
Normies have to realize nuclear is the way forward on renewable energy at scale. With modern reactors they’re far quicker to build, start to pay for themselves faster, and have no emissions.
Over half of IL electricity is already nuclear.
Nuclear managed correctly is safe and is a part of the path forward.
Nuclear is safe and provides good jobs (and not just to fictional Springfields). Let’s get this bipartisan initiative through
Good. We desperately need to nuclear power to get rid of coal and gas plants.
It's really the only fast solution to replace entire plants at once.
Hell the US military can build an entire nuclear carrier in 7 years at one facility.
It should be even easier to build a stationary civilian plant. We don't need to surround it by a floating military base.
This is a good idea. Hell, i'd even support building a lot of nuke plants and exporting to neighboring states.
It is a great way to rapidly reduce pollution locally and slow climate change globally.
Nuke >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> fossil fuels.
Modern, well-managed nuke plants are super safe and super clean. Nuclear energy IS green energy!
As a Gen-Xer, one of the big concerns of nuclear power back in the 80’s was the concern of safely storing all that radioactive waste. Does current tech make that less scary?
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