CISTP Intern Publishes Essay on Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Power Re-energized in Georgia

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Georgia needs power generation capable to sustain growth.

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As Georgia continues to grow and thrive, it needs power generation capable of sustaining that growth. But the options seem to be shrinking among the body politic for varying environmental, economic and aesthetic reasons.

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Nuclear Power Re-energized in Georgia

By Sean Wilson

As Georgia continues to grow and thrive, it needs power generation capable of sustaining that growth. But the options seem to be shrinking among the body politic for varying environmental, economic and aesthetic reasons.

Opponents cite environmental objections to coal, an abundant, reliable source that generates more than half the nation's energy and now, thanks to technological advances, is 70 percent cleaner. Hydropower remains a miniscule part of the solution amid ongoing interstate disputes over water allocation and the state's water shortages. Many people think wind power is fine

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Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Institute and Campus, Student and Faculty, Energy, Research
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energy, Nuclear, Sean Wilson
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  • Created By: Jene Gladstone
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jul 1, 2008 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm