Friday, December 11, 2009
Keys to the Vault
Mariah Blake writes in Mother Jones about the looming nuclear boondoggle brewing in the halls of Congress. While we all know nuclear power is the most expensive to produce, requiring colossal public subsidies for construction, operation, and waste disposal, none of this is deterring politicians on the take from the nuclear lobby. Neither radioactive waste, cancer zones, nor monetary meltdown is enough to dissuade them from handing over the keys to the vault.