The US Relies on Foreign Uranium Mining, Enrichment Services to Fuel its Nuclear Reactors/ Helps Perpetuate Lie that Nuclear is “Low Carbon”

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Figure 16. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2010-14
Nuclear Industry Cycle http://web.evs. anl.gov/uranium/guide/uf6/index.cfm
The US Nuclear industry is mostly a foreign enterprise from every vantage. For many of these countries bribery is a way of life. Even the only remaining US enrichment facility LES-URENCO is owned by a tripartite consortium of the UK-the Netherlands, and two German utilities (E.On./RWE). On the lengthy list below, only a few may be US firms. UG USA is actually a German subsidiary of French State owned AREVA. Advance uranium asset management is Toshiba. J. Aron and Co. is based in Singapore. Mestena appears to be American [As of June 2016 it was owned by Canadian Energy Fuels]. NUFCOR appears to be owned by Exelon, although some things say Goldman Sachs UK. MTM is the Megatons to Megawatts project where the US takes old Russian weapons uranium. USEC is defunct.
Table 24. Uranium sellers to owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, 2012-14
One of the strangest is Traxys, apparently US-NY based, [but until 2014 German owned and Luxembourg registered], which…

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