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Trump budget sends mixed signals to nuclear industry

R&D cuts add to fears of decline despite restart of waste disposal project

SOICHI INAI, Nikkei staff writer | North America

NEW YORK -- Though the U.S. nuclear industry welcomes President Donald Trump's plan to resume work on the country's sole disposal site for spent fuel, proposed cutbacks to research spending worry a sector already fretting about a dimming business prospects.

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