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jpak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-30-09 10:04 AM
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8. "Wind and solar won't cut it" - nonsense
Global wind turbine capacity is now 120,000 MW and growing by double digits each year.

Global PV (solar cell) production is now 6000 MW per year and doubling every 2 years - and solar works EVERYWHERE in the US.

PV module prices are declining rapidly - new nuclear plant costs are soaring.

US nuclear reactors currently use 62 million pounds of uranium oxide per year - US mines produce only 2 million pounds per year - the rest is imported.

The now defunct Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository would have cost taxpayers $100+ billion to build on operate.

Solar and wind can "cut it".

Nucular can't and won't...

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