We’re seeing numerous news reports indicating that the Obama administration is trying to hold the line on reviving nuclear energy in the U.S., as part of a strategy for reducing carbon emissions.
Here’s a report from the Wall Street Journal, which also notes that enthusiasm for nukes is waning significantly in Congress, at least for the moment.
If you’re losing track of what happened when at the runaway nuclear plants in Japan, don’t feel bad. The International Atomic Energy Agency has the same problem. In its recent news updates, the IAEA observes that it its “seeking clarification” and “continues to seek details” on events in Japan.
Here’s a five-page, minute-by-minute timeline compiled by Reuters.