Trump administration aims to buy uranium for reserve 'as soon as possible,' official says

THE HILL | An Energy Department official said Friday that the government is aiming to start buying mined uranium for a proposed uranium reserve “as soon as possible” as the Trump administration looks to increase its production of nuclear energy. 

“What we’re looking to do is begin as soon as possible by purchasing uranium starting at the mines where the danger of collapse is the most acute in the fuel cycle,” Benjamin Reinke, who leads the department’s Office of Policy, said in a discussion moderated by radio host Hugh Hewitt.

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