U.S. NUCLEAR INDUSTRY URGES TRUMP TO REVIVE URANIUM MINING WITH COLD WAR-ERA RULE

THE U.S. NUCLEAR ENERGY INDUSTRY HAS CALLED FOR THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO REVIVE DOMESTIC URANIUM MINING AND ENRICHMENT BY UNLOCKING FUNDS THROUGH A COLD

WE ARE AWASH IN ENRICHED URANIUM FOR WEAPONS, SAID SHARON SQUASSONI, A NUCLEAR POLICY PROFESSOR AT GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY.

"They are discussing whether the government will step in as buyers of domestically mined uranium, which has been classified as a critical mineral and necessary for national security," he said.
"History says in order to have a domestic fuel cycle, the government has to be involved," he said.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. nuclear energy industry has called for the Trump administration to revive domestic uranium mining and enrichment by unlocking funds through a Cold War-era program, in a letter sent to a Cabinet-level...

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