Nuclear power is a realistic alternative source of homegrown power and should be part of the country's long-term energy plan. Missourians should rally behind Ameren's efforts to get this plant built.
Monday, July 28, 2008
With all the talk about biofuels and alternative energy sources and renewing efforts to drill for American oil, nuclear energy has been on the back burner. No more. Today, as reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, AmerenUE filed an application for a construction and operating license for a proposed 1,600 megawatt nuclear plant in Callaway County.