Do we need to gain energy independence? Of course. Do we need to get away from burning fossil fuels for power? Of course. Do we need to use technology that puts our children and our agricultural land at risk to do this? Of course not.
Just say "no" to the ridiculous plan to build a nuclear power plant in Fresno. There are safe and sane technologies that these powerful Fresnans could be investing their enormous time, talent and treasures in. Let's have Fresno become known for progressive ideas rather than regressive ideas.