Dan, my interest here (which seemed apparent to most everyone else and was stated pretty clearly in my post) was to start a focused dialog around key policy options to drive nuclear power development in the United States. There's a wealth
of information out there on the net, particularly at NEI and here at theEnergyCollective.com, and I've been reading as much of it as I can. If you're not interested in participating in a focused discussion here, that's fine. I'll keep reading your posts. But don't assume my motives aren't genuine. That's pretty insulting really.
I also don't understand at all your assertion that advocating use of renewable energy technologies (even their possible use to meet baseload demand) is "de facto anti-nuclear." That logic confounds and gets us back into the zero-sum nuclear vs. renewable debates that I have no interest in. As I've stated, I clearly see a portfolio of energy sources needed to meet our global energy demand with low-carbon sources (as do most energy analysts, including the IEA, EIA and even the folks at NEI) so not sure why you insist on this zero-sum mentality.
Anyway, thanks for the insights you're willing to contribute to this discussion. Let's try this with less assumptions about motive and less zero-sum adversarialism though, please.