Hannah Long, Student at Stanford University
Do you see it as a possibility that the United States will ever have a nuclear energy program that's similar to the scale of France's? Why hasn't more effort been put into that front?
The short answer is no, the U.S. will never have a major nuclear energy program as does France. The reason rests with the fact that we have too many other alternatives starting with our abundant fossil fuel reserves.

In addition we have the open spaces for wind and places where solar works.

Finally our politics just won't allow it given the anti-nuclear groups and the pro-oil and pro-coal lobbies.
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