Exelon CEO and industry representative argues for new nuclear plants

The nuclear power industry's top dog, in February 2008, explains

the industry's claims that construction of new nuclear power plants is necessary. 


"Good morning.  I am John Rowe.  Some of you may know me as 

Chairman and CEO of Exelon.  That is only my day job.  I also 

serve as chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Board of 

Directors and, on NEI’s behalf, let me welcome you to NEI’s 

annual briefing for the financial community. 


My company and others are considering construction of the first 

new nuclear power plants in the United States in several decades."


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