Group Statement re: Loan Guarantees

Guest Blog | October 17, 2009 | Position Statements

In October 2009 several organizations, including SACE, tracking new nuclear reactors in Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland, and Texas issued a group statement highlighting serious problems with the Department of Energy’s controversial taxpayer-backed conditional loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors. The statement calls on the Department to haltissuance of the loan guarantees and includes mention of recent safety concernswith the Toshiba-Westinghouse AP-1000 design identified by the U.S.Nuclear Regulatory Commission earlier in October.Loan-Guar-Group-Statement-10-17-09.pdf