The 1987 moratorium on new nuclear plants in Illinois signaled that going nuclear was a huge mistake. It's made a mess of our electric system, our regulatory system, and worst of all, the state's economy.
Under the guise of concern over climate change, some ask us to re-consider our aversion to new nuclear power, ignoring the same old problems that have stopped any plants from being commissioned since 1979.
The candidates talk about the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear storage facility, but people in Nevada are concerned about the economy. In fact, it's McCain's flip-flopping on Yucca that may cost him votes.