American utility consumers face a compelling generational challenge: satisfy the need for a reliable power supply, at a reasonable price, while also reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and building...
efforts to obtain a target for renewable energy that is as close to this target as possible.
I do not support an increased reliance on nuclear power for electricity generation. Given the current economics of power generation, I also do not expect that utilities would select nuclear power as the most attractive and profitable course of action.
Finally, I believe we need to find a permanent solution for the disposal of high-level nuclear waste, but one that is based on sound science, not politics. Accordingly, I strongly support moving forward to complete the scientific analysis of the Yucca Mountain site as a waste repository, but will wait for the completion of that review before making any determination about its use as a disposal site.
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