Date registered: Sep 2004
Vehicle: 2014 E250 Bluetec 4-Matic, 1983 240D 4-Speed
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The Anti-Nukes have ensured the nuclear power industry is unable to attract the necessary talent to operate and maintain these plants, much less design and build new ones. The US nuclear power industry is so close to dead there is no way any really talented engineering students over the last twenty years was inspired to seek employment there, leading to a really dangerously small gene pool of talent, a great deal of which is made up of losers who couldn't find a job in any other industry.
Nukes can be dangerous. This death by starvation of the industry is making nukes more dangerous than they should be. It is a real shame as the technology is very well understood and new materials and reactor designs show promise of being safer and more reliable.