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CEA’s Brydon Ross discusses the importance of nuclear energy to economic development and carbon-free generation of electricity.

The United States is blessed with a significant array of natural resources that includes abundant coal and shale resources, biofuels, geothermal power and growing opportunities for renewable energy. Those sources of energy together have allowed everyone – you, me, our neighbors and co-workers, plus businesses of varying industries and sizes – to relish stable yet affordable electricity prices and an economy on the upswing, despite an increasingly oppressive regulatory landscape. But all that could come to a screeching halt if we don’t act to preserve our current fleet of clean nuclear energy facilities and the cheap, carbon-free, reliable electricity they produce.

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