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Institute Index

INSTITUTE INDEX: Nuclear-powered politics

March 21, 2011 - Amount the nuclear power industry spent on lobbying from 2000 to 2010: $600 million Amount the industry spent during that same period on campaign contributions: nearly $63 million Amount the Nuclear Energy Institute -- an industry trade group whose members include the company that owns the imperiled Japanese nuclear plant -- spent lobbying the federal government during the past three years: $6.12 million Number of federal lobbyists on the NEI's roster: more than 20