Trends in U.S. Nuclear Energy Policy
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In this paper, the author examines the period of the presidency of George W. Bush and the policies regarding nuclear energy propounded by the administration during that period. The paper specifically examines policies relating to nuclear weapons and the use of nuclear power as an energy source as opposed to carbon based fuels. The paper also discusses how US nuclear policies affected the US position and action on environmental and global warming issues.
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