Mandating alternative energy

06 May

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If these regulations go into effect, American jobs will be lost, electricity prices will soar and economic uncertainty will grow,” said Sen. Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune told the L. Times that he agrees the new rules would effectively prevent construction of new coal plants: “Can you build a coal plant after this?

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The first period saw the ongoing building of nuclear power plants, the enactment of numerous pieces of legislation such as the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, and the implementation of countless policies which have guided the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Department of Energy in the regulation and growth of nuclear energy companies.

This includes, but is not limited to, regulations of nuclear facilities, waste storage, decommissioning of weapons-grade materials, uranium mining, and funding for nuclear companies, along with an increase in power plant building.