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June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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IEA to Canadian government: Step up support for nuclear
The International Energy Agency’s newly published in-depth review of Canada’s energy policies, the first since 2015, urges the nation’s government to take more action in support of nuclear energy.
The 261-page report, Canada 2022 Energy Policy Review, released on January 13, features a 17-page section devoted to nuclear that includes four specific recommendations for Canada’s federal government:
Jan Vermaak, Marvin Adams (Texas A&M)
Transactions | Volume 113 | Number 1 | October 2015 | Pages 1061-1064