Nuclear is a key component of the U.S. clean-energy mix

04/24/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Dependence on nuclear energy doesn't tarnish a company's environmental standing, contrary to what was stated in a New York Times article, writes Christine Todd Whitman, co-chairwoman of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition and a former Environmental Protection Agency administrator. Nuclear constitutes 70% of the country's clean electricity and plays a key role in the low-carbon energy mix. "Companies that rely on 24/7 baseload power to meet their electricity needs are contributing to emission-reduction goals by including nuclear in their energy mix," Whitman writes.

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