Nuclear 'Pork' Removed from U.S. Stimulus Bill | OneWorld.net (U.S.) Victory! $50 Billion for Toxic Nuclear Pork Cut from Stimulus Bill Beyond Nuclear 13 Feb 09 Congressional negotiators in the House of Representatives and the Senate agreed late Wednesday evening (February 11) on a $789 billion stimulus bill but killed an attempt to squander $50 billion on new nuclear reactors. ... The nuclear industry has received an estimated $500 billion in public subsidies over the past half century, Kamps continued. This monumental waste of money had to end. The nuclear industry cannot solve the climate crisis and fattening the nuclear calf has deprived real energy solutions like renewable energy and energy efficiency programs of essential support for decades.