you wanna talk about real entitlements to cut out?

From How Many Chernobyls Before We Get It?

Catastrophic risk – no matter how much it may be lowered by improved design, siting, materials, safety systems and trained operators – is inherent in the complex technology of nuclear power. Safer is nowhere near safe enough. For this reason, the US government continues to assume liability for damages to life and property from a nuclear power accident above $12.6 billion, and has proposed $36 billion in loan guarantees in 2012 for new nuclear plants. Without these entitlements, the nuclear industry would collapse. Wall Street concurs: In 2009, Moody’s Investors Service concluded that investment into nuclear power was a “bet the farm” risk.

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Think of the money we’d save on that one…

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