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US nuclear power and the Democratic field

US President Donald Trump faces a large number of contenders for the next election in 2020. This number will dwindle as the primaries begin in February. Meanwhile, some of the candidates have announced their policy decisions on energy, including nuclear power. The diverse opinions of the leading ten (as of early November) are summarized here. Joe Biden, the frontrunner, has pledged to establish a new Advanced Research Projects Agency focused on climate technologies, including small modular reactors, with the aim of addressing the costs and safety of the nuclear industry, as well as waste disposal. He hasn’t stated a position […]