N.J.? Yes. U.S.? Not by a decade.
"I built the last nuclear plant — not only in the state, but in the country."
— New Jersey
No one's died - as far as we know
"There has never been a death caused by a [commercial nuclear] reactor in the United States, even when Three Mile Island failed in the 1970s."
Most Americans live under the 50 mile shadow; but relatively few within 10 miles
"Most Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant."
Not the mainstream opinion
"There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts you should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer."
Big-wigs and brass backed this treaty
"The New START treaty was passed despite significant concerns among some people in the State and Defense Departments."
That's Obama's stated long-term goal
Obama's position on nuclear arms is a "march toward global zero."
After mocking McCain during campaign, Obama created four
On the use of presidentially appointed commissions.
No deaths from nuclear-related accidents
"No member of the American public has ever been killed by commercial nuclear power — a record unmatched by other fuels."
Not a closed case -- and experts see Reid's solution as problematic
"We have solved the problem. ... Scientists are now saying leave the nuclear waste where it is."
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