Al Santos pushing nuclear power to ease oil dependance

Republican congressional candidate Al Santos unveiled his own energy independence proposal, calling for a new round of expansions of nuclear power.

Santos, in a crowded Republican Primary Field in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, called nuclear power “a clean energy source with vast amounts of potential.”

Santos, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, said Florida is the nation’s second-largest producer of electricity after Texas, with natural gas and fossil fuel accounting for about 75% of it.

“Nuclear power is essential to Florida’s development, and we will push for new, more efficient, and safe reactions to increase production which will reduce the price our citizens pay

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