Energy Policy

NEI's Fertel pitches nuclear for final power plant rule, urges states to move toward clean energy standards

Will U.S. EPA include more specificity and opportunities for nuclear power in its final rule for regulating emissions from existing power plants? During today's OnPoint, Marv Fertel, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute, discusses the future of nuclear energy as part of the Clean Power Plan and talks about market conditions that are affecting the viability of nuclear in the United States. Fertel also explains why he believes both the House and Senate will pass energy legislation during the 114th Congress.