FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 6, 2013
Contact: Eric J. Lerner 732-356-5900, 908-546-7654
Scientists at green energy start-up Lawrenceville Plasma Physics, Inc. (LPP) today endorsed the recent call of the Abell Foundation’s Executive Director, Robert Embry, for the establishment of Senate hearings to investigate if the US fusion energy program is too narrowly focused and needs to be redirected to a broader range of fusion devices, including those that could lead to energy sources cheaper than any now available. Fusion has long been pursued as the “Holy Grail” of clean, cheap, baseload power with no nuclear waste, but the US government has concentrated its funding into just two possible approaches, while ignoring much less expensive alternatives that have recently shown new promise. See the rest of this article here.