Give the Nuclear Power Industry Credit for Creativity

MotherJones.com | MoJoBlog - Social Issues and Political Commentary: Give the Nuclear Power Industry Credit for CreativityNuclear energy companies, salivating over the prospect of millions of dollars in new federal subsidies, are eager to launch a construction boom of new power plants. In the past, nuclear power plant construction has been hampered by such nettlesome things as construction permits and public hearings on the construction's environmental impact. To fix that problem, Bloomberg reports, the Nuclear Energy Institute successfully lobbied federal regulators to redefine what they meant by "construction."