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Mars 2000 / The Progressive

PHILIPPINES : How to pay a lot for a non-working NPP near an active volcano

Pushing the Nuclear Plants : A U.S. Agency Hooks Foreign Clients

The Progressive

March 2000

Author : Ken Silverstein and Ian Urbina



The U.S. tax-supported Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is solidly backing major U.S. nuclear contractors such as Westinghouse, Bechtel, and General Electric in their efforts to seek foreign markets for nuclear reactors. Between 1959 and 1993 Ex-Im spent $7.7 billion to help sell (...)