The reason why the Western economies are failing is because they invested in nuclear energy programs that have been proven to be economic failures globally.
The nuclear industry loses money and survives on subsidy.
It would cost trillions to shutdown and safely dismantle and bury the costly mistakes that are sores on the American landscape.
The US went broke building these counter-productive money pits and keeping them running. Who will clean up the government's mess now?
Free includes debt-free!