Just the Facts: A Look at the Five Fatal Flaws of Nuclear Power

This series of educational fact sheets about nuclear power is aimed at refuting some of the central arguments that nuclear power advocates use when advancing their message. Specifically, there are five key reasons why nuclear power is not a solution to the United States' energy needs: cost, security, safety, waste, and proliferation.

The subject of nuclear power is making news headlines, but missing from the public debate are many of the facts. The same company executives and members of Congress repeat their message over and over, but that message must be dissected to ensure it's accurate.