Will Thorium replace Uranium as the nuclear fuel in the near future? Your views?
For example, one Congressional bill, H.R. 1534, would direct the Department of Defense to investigate the possible use of thorium in naval reactors. Another, Senate Bill S.3680, would amend the 1954 Atomic Energy Act to provide for thorium nuclear fuel development. In fact, when Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the bill, he said, "Our nation has focused mostly on mixed oxide nuclear fuel cycles, and our regulatory structure reflects that. With the growing interest in thorium nuclear power ... it's time we made ...more