Selling Nuclear Technology

Addresses the question of whether the U.S. should continue selling nuclear technology to other countries.

This paper examines the pros and cons of selling U.S. nuclear technology to other countries. The paper pays particular attention to the history and ramifications of the continued sale of nuclear technology.
“For these companies, the reasons are economic. Domestic demand for nuclear technology has decreased drastically in the environmentally conscious 1990s. Many nuclear energy companies were thus forced to look elsewhere to market their technologies. An official at the ABB Combustion Engineering, for example, states that the survival of many such companies rely on their ability to open plants in China — a move that could generate at least $40 billion for the beleaguered industries.”