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In his State of the Union Address President Obama announced support to -- expansion.
Of nuclear power plants in this country about how much would that cost and of course the big you know I'm going question about the radioactive waste and how that would be -- wet.
There's a new panel out there exploring just how to make this expansion.
That has been done in so many other countries around the world work well and William watch NASA's live for us on that story today.
From Los Angeles -- -- Well Martha today the president gave the nuclear industry the best news that has had in thirty years he is tripling the amount of money.
Federal money dedicated to bring in the industry back from the dead that's in the form of loan guarantees and as you mentioned on Friday.
He pointed his blue ribbon panel -- all the other major hurdle what to do with the waste.
To create more of these clean energy jobs we need more production.
More efficiency more incentives and that means building a new generation.
-- -- Clean nuclear power plants in this conflict once hostage to fears of another Three Mile Island polls show a majority of Americans now support nuclear power.
Members of both parties are insisting that nuclear has to be included because they recognize the reality of how difficult is to produce an -- enough electricity in this country.
Without nuclear generation.
Construction is already under way on to new plants in Georgia expected to go online in 2016.
Thirty more are in the permit process but the keyed a more nuclear power in the US is climate change.
It's not -- their converts to nuclear power they see it is necessary for a political deal.
To get climate change legislation passed safety -- -- -- remain a concern but the biggest roadblock to the industry's revival is what to do -- spent fuel rods.
-- the closure of Yucca Mountain there is no word of permanently store nuclear waste.
For some environmentalists.
-- -- deal breaker.
It's just an unsafe.
Costly technology and we are and definitely not.
Ready to concede that these plants are going to be built here in the US.
So basically the president raised from eighteen billion to 54 billion the amount of federal loan guarantees that will fund probably about ten plants -- some worried that this is a -- to Republicans to -- -- support for cap and trade bill.
We'll have to see you later this year thank you -- just some story like --
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