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Nuclear Power Industry Wins Loan Guarantees

FEBRUARY 17, 2010

“President Obama announced $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees Tuesday to help finance the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in nearly three decades, stoking hopes in the industry that a nuclear renaissance will take hold.” (USA Today, Wednesday)

More government micromanagement; more taxpayer exposure.

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