Draft nuclear energy policy statement for DOE report to the International Energy Agency: long version

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US national energy policy recognizes that the continued development of commercial nuclear power in the United States is vital to US national security and energy stability since it is a significant domestic energy resource that is relatively free from international pressures. As of this writing (August 1989) the United States had 108 nuclear power reactors in commercial status. In January 1989 nuclear energy produced 46 billion KwH or 20% of total US electricity generated in contrast to 45 billion KwH (18.8%) produced in January 1988. The US Federal Government has been engaged in a variety of activities to ensure that ... continued below

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US national energy policy recognizes that the continued development of commercial nuclear power in the United States is vital to US national security and energy stability since it is a significant domestic energy resource that is relatively free from international pressures. As of this writing (August 1989) the United States had 108 nuclear power reactors in commercial status. In January 1989 nuclear energy produced 46 billion KwH or 20% of total US electricity generated in contrast to 45 billion KwH (18.8%) produced in January 1988. The US Federal Government has been engaged in a variety of activities to ensure that nuclear energy remains a safe, economically competitive and environmentally acceptable option. Much of the federal effort in recent months has been devoted to developing initiatives designed to remove institutional and regulatory obstacles to the continued use of nuclear power as part of the US energy system. Within this context, the following paragraphs summarize the major features of the current status of the US nuclear energy program and policies.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96006839

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  • Other: DE96006839
  • Report No.: LA-SUB--94-46
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/219238 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 219238
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc673206

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Draft nuclear energy policy statement for DOE report to the International Energy Agency: long version, report, December 31, 1994; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc673206/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.