Some of my closer friends know how irritating I find, to put it mildly, ideological defenses of environmentalism. There are many legitimate and evidence supported reasons for advancing the green cause; imploring respect for the Earth Mother Gaiea is only going to turn people off. To prove a point, here’s what this ideology looks like from the other side:
See what I mean? Anyway, aside from the fact that uranium is imported, FBI Director Robert Mueller has warned of national security risk these plants present, and there’s nowhere to store the radioactive waste, nuclear power isn’t quite as safe as John McCain would have you believe. Here is list of nuclear safety problems from the USA Today.