Nuclear energy ensures clean energy jobs for American workers
A statement from Steven P. Nesbit, president of the American Nuclear Society, and Lonnie R. Stephenson, international president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
September 8, 2021, 6:59AMANS Nuclear Cafe
America’s electric utility workers and nuclear engineers are ready to work together to help rapidly decarbonize and electrify the economy. We welcome provisions in the bipartisan infrastructure bill that aim to prevent premature closures of our nuclear power plants. Through measures such as production tax credits, President Biden can safeguard America’s largest carbon-free energy source by recognizing the clean-air contributions of nuclear energy.