Crisis brings cheer to nuclear support

28 February 2001

Support for building new nuclear power plants in the USA has jumped as a result of the energy crisis in California. In the west USA, opinion “that we should definitely build more nuclear energy plants in the future” rose from 33% to 52%. On a nationwide basis, support rose from 42% to 51%.

Support for extending the operating licences of the nation’s 103 power reactors remains strong at 81%.



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.