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Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues

Categories: Arms Control,Climate Change,Energy,Nuclear Energy,Waste Management

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42853.pdf

Discusses the pros and cons of nuclear energy, including the potential for vast amounts of energy  with low consumption of resources and low greenhouse gas emissions but at the risk of nuclear arms proliferation and hazardous waste.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists