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Unformatted text preview: T- Nuclear Is Alternative Energy 1. Nuclear is the core of the topic, nuclear energy is the only alternative that can be a base load supplier Fred Bosselman , Professor of law @ Chicago-Kent College of Law, 20 07 , New York University Environmental Law Journal , 15 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 1, “The New Power Generation: Environmental Law And Electricity Innovation: Colloquium Article: The Ecological Advantages Of Nuclear Power,” [LexisNexis Academic]. I have argued that the next decade's need for reliable base-load electrical generation in the United States will be solved by building either nuclear power plants or coal-fired power plants; the unreliability of natural gas supplies and prices, and the intermittent nature of current renewable resources, make them unsuitable for base-load needs . The extent to which a significant share of this new generation will be nuclear depends on a wide range of factors, only one of which - ecological impact - is discussed in this article. Insofar as that factor is wide range of factors, only one of which - ecological impact - is discussed in this article....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Berkeley.
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