From the Homeland Security Newswire:

Risks of laser-based uranium enrichment outweigh rewards, says University of California-Irvine economist Linda Cohen. Nuclear power has made its way into the debate over alternative energy as government and commercial interests consider carbon dioxide-free sources of electricity. Advances in laser-based uranium enrichment technology promise to make the fuel powering nuclear power plants less expensive. Still, a UC Irvine economist says, the risks associated with the new method far outweigh its potential rewards.

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