"Report Lays Out Plans To Save Sagging U.S. Nuclear Industry"

"The Trump administration laid out a road map today for bolstering the nation's struggling nuclear industry through far-reaching measures that range from requesting an initial $150 million investment to launch a federal uranium reserve to expanded mining on public lands.

The recommendations come in an overdue report by the Nuclear Fuel Working Group, whose members include Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.

'It represents a strategy that we feel strongly will enhance the nation's nuclear power,' Brouillette said in a conference call. 'It's going to strengthen our technology supremacy all around the world, and it's going to do so while ensuring consistency with U.S. nonproliferation objectives.'"

James Marshall and Jeremy Dillon report for Greenwire April 23, 2020.

Source: Greenwire, 04/24/2020