Gerald Grandey started out as an anti-nuke lawyer in the 70′s and ended up running Cameco Corp., one of the largest uranium mining companies in the world.
He argues that petrochemicals cause far more pollution, impose much greater dangers, and cost much more when subsidies are taken away. He also argue that green energy isn’t evolving at a fast enough pace to replace oil.
Grandey is retiring in July as he will turn 65.
Click here to read my column on Grandey. Also, click here for a completely different take: the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a report today saying the nuclear industry has never been economically viable without government subsidies.