Sen. Feinstein raises concern over funding small reactor projects

07/15/2011 | Reuters

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., expressed concern about financially supporting small modular reactor projects amid the deficit debate and in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis. "I'm watching everything get cut back. We're in one fierce argument over the debt limit. There isn't going to be money," Feinstein said. Westinghouse Electric and Babcock & Wilcox are some of the companies proposing to develop the units.

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