[ RadSafe ] Obama announces loan guarantees for two nuclear reactors

Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com
Tue Feb 16 18:24:20 CST 2010

Didn't the State of California once dismantle a nearly completed nuclear 
power plant just before it was ready to go on line to produce energy? We 
are remarkable creatures!
edmond0033 at comcast.net wrote:

>I may believe it when they first break ground.  Only then I will belive when it goes on line.  Remember Shorehum!!!  
>Ed Baratta 
>edmond0033 at comcast.net 
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Mike Brennan (DOH)" <Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV> 
>To: radsafe at radlab.nl 
>Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 5:13:47 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
>Subject: RE: [ RadSafe ] Obama announces loan guarantees for two nuclear reactors 
>Hi, Maury.   
>You are overlooking that in an urban, industrial society, energy in 
>general and electricity in particular fails to meet any of the three 
>criteria necessary for a free market to exist (the barriers to entry as 
>a supplier must be low, all parties must have enough information and 
>understanding to make informed choices, and society must be willing to 
>accept the consequences of a sizable portion of the population doing 
>without the goods or services in question).  Barring technological 
>breakthroughs (and likely even then) energy markets will always be 
>manipulated; the only question is by who and for what purpose.   
>Energy works better as infrastructure than as an unregulated profit 
>-----Original Message----- 
>From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl 

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