Don’t Nuke the Budget!
July 28, 2011
America’s budget crisis has the world economy at the brink. Social Security, Medicare, aid for needy children, environmental protection and much more are being chopped.
Yet Congress and the White House may still want to use our money for fund atomic power.
Specifically, $36 billion in loan guarantees may still be on the table for building new nukes. Millions more are slated for “small modular reactors” and other atomic boondoggles.
A national campaign—including an August 7 “MUSE2″ concert—is underway to help stop this. With your help, we can win.
- More US energy is now generated by renewables than nuclear power,according to the latest Energy Information Administration report, and the balance is continuing to shift to green sources.
- Solar cells are now cheaper and faster to install than new nuclear, and will soon be cheaper than coal, according to General Electric. Read the rest of this entry →