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Past time for an energy reality check

If we are to meet our soaring demand for electricity and produce it without coal and natural gas, we must double down on nuclear power.

Today, U.S. nuclear plants generated enough electricity to power more than 70 million homes. It’s the most reliable source of electricity operating at full capacity over 90 percent of the time. It is “greenhouse gas” free, yet many activists are pushing to close, not build, nuclear power plants.

If President Biden and Gov. Inslee continue to push to outlaw gas and diesel vehicles and ban natural gas in restaurants, homes, and buildings, we must rapidly replace...


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