Why are nuclear plants so expensive? Safety’s only part of the story

Enlarge (credit: US DOE) Should any discussion of nuclear power go on for long enough, it becomes inevitable that someone will rant that the only reason they’ve become unaffordable is a proliferation of safety regulations. The argument is rarely (if ever) fleshed out—no specific regulation is ever identified as problematic… Read entire story.

Source: Ars Technica