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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham keen for “nuclear renaissance”

Sen. Lindsey Graham wants ‘nuclear renaissance,’ thinks Republican memo has no Mueller consequence
He also said he would put up “one hell of a fight” to keep MOX at SRS,
 Aiken Standard, By Colin Demarest cdemarest@aikenstandard.com

Feb 5, 2018 

    •  U.S. Sen.

Lindsey Graham, a Republican heavyweight from South Carolina, made a stop in Aiken on Monday afternoon……..  ‘Nuclear renaissance’Graham, in the very first minutes of his speech, called for a South Carolina “nuclear renaissance.”

“We’re going to do more, not less, on the nuclear side,” Graham said. In a pre-speech interview, Graham said he’d like to “completely, fundamentally” redesign energy in the United States……..

Graham confirmed U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, who spent last Thursday and Friday at SRS, toured MOX. Graham said Perry was “impressed.” Wilson said he is convinced Perry knows MOX is 70 percent along.

Graham also said SRS is in a position to grow, echoing Perry, who said SRS’s future is “very bright.”

Graham said he supports spent nuclear fuel reprocessing at SRS and moving plutonium pit production there. Pits — the triggers to nuclear weapons — haven’t been produced since 2011. Graham said in order to modernize the American military, a promise he said Trump will fulfill, the nuclear arsenal needs a little love, too. …… https://www.aikenstandard.com/news/sen-lindsey-graham-wants-nuclear-renaissance-thinks-republican-memo-has/article_3791905a-0ab2-11e8-af84-e774f6a629a2.html

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February 10, 2018 - Posted by | politics, USA

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