In the United States too, nuclear power is experiencing a resurgence of interest

America, home of civic associations, is teeming with groups of mothers fighting against the dangers of the world: mothers “against drunk driving”, “against police abuse”, “against cancer”, or “against lactic allergies”… This is why the cheerful, optimistic and reassuring face of Heather Hoff and Kristin Zaitz, the two founders of “Mothers For Nuclear”, mothers for nuclear power fascinated the media and elected officials in California, to the point of contributing to an unexpected turnaround in the greenest state in America: the announcement, at the end of August, by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, of a reprieve of more four years for the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, the last still in operation in the Golden State, promised until then to close in 2025.


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