Sen. Bennett backs nuclear power

Nuclear energy may not be a central campaign issue for Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, as he seeks re-election in 2010. But the three-term Republican told a group of university professors Friday that he supports nuclear power development.Speaking before professors from across the country at a two-day Nuclear Energy University Programs workshop in Salt Lake City Friday, Bennett said studies show solar and wind will never produce more than a single digit percentage of the energy we need. Yet Bennett said he believes America lacks the will to go nuclear.

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