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Nuclear Fuels Policy
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Electrical energy has been and will continue to be a significant part of growing world energy requirements. In the face of diminishing reserves and increased costs of fossil fuels, the use of nuclear fuel to produce electricity has emerged as a practical and economic alternative. The following analysis of the outlook for nuclear power in the US and abroad provides a preliminary view of why nuclear power is important to national energy planning. Foreign nuclear fuel demand, supply and use are considered in this Policy Paper to the extent that they are likely to continue to affect US policy decisions.