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Global nuclear industry delighted that Joe Biden pushes ”new nuclear for jobs”

US President includes nuclear in American Jobs Plan

US President Joseph Biden yesterday announced a USD2 trillion jobs, infrastructure and clean energy plan to reshape the country’s economy. Among the proposed investments to tackle climate change, the American Jobs Plan calls for funding for the development of advanced nuclear reactors .………

Industry welcomes plan,  World Nuclear News, 01 April 2021

The Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA) welcomed Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan……….

NIA’s Executive Director Judi Greenwald said:

The technology-inclusive American Jobs Plan specifically incorporates advanced nuclear energy as eligible for funding for demonstration projects, building on ongoing activities by the Department of Energy and industry to demonstrate the commercial viability of next generation nuclear power.”

In a joint statement, American Nuclear Society President Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar and CEO Craig Piercy said, “The nuclear energy industry supports high-paying jobs that last decades and a growing world market for small modular and advanced reactor designs promise job growth for communities across the US.”

April 5, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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