SMR stands for “Small Modular Reactor(s)”. It also stands for the Second Make-Believe Renaissance, for it is the latest effort by an increasingly desperate nuclear industry to create a “Nuclear Renaissance”. They have already failed once before.
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The Liberal government is examining the future potential of smaller nuclear reactors in Canada, even as it shies away from explicitly endorsing new nuclear generation as a way to move towards low-emission energy production. Natural Resources Canada is asking stakeholders for their input on charting a “roadmap” on future development and demonstration of “small modular reactors.” Consultations are being overseen on behalf of the department by the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA)—the nuclear industry lobby group that has partly
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