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FRANKEN TOUTS NUCLEAR & SOLAR OPTIONS FOR ENERGY CHALLENGES

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MICHAEL FRANKEN, THE DEMOCRAT RUNNING AGAINST REPUBLICAN U.S. SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY, SAYS AMERICAN INGENUITY IS THE ANSWER TO THE COUNTRY’S ENERGY CHALLENGES.

FRANKEN, A RETIRED ADMIRAL, SAYS HIS EXPERIENCE IN THE NAVY INDICATES NUCLEAR POWER CAN BE AN OPTION.

ENERGY1 OC…….CAN ADAPT THIS.” :11

FRANKEN SAYS A SMALL NUCLEAR REACTOR, ABOUT THE SIZE OF A HOUSE, WITH A CORE-LIFE OF 30 YEARS COULD BE MANAGED BY A VERY SMALL STAFF AND USED TO POWER SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED CITIES.

FRANKEN SAYS IOWA COULD MAKE MORE USE OF SOLAR POWER AS WELL.

ENERGY2 OC……..:ALL THE TIME.” :07

FRANKEN SAYS OTHER COUNTRIES, LIKE PORTUGAL, GET A GOOD SHARE OF THEIR ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR POWER.

ENERGY3 OC……..NORTH OF US.” :07

FRANKEN MADE HIS COMMENTS THIS PAST WEEKEND WHILE CAMPAIGNING IN SIOUX CENTER, WHICH IS ABOUT 10 MILES EAST OF HIS BIRTHPLACE IN THE SMALL SIOUX COUNTY TOWN OF LEBANON.

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