WASHINGTON -- Although the new energy law is expected to drive nuclear decommissioning trust funds away from municipal bonds, the exodus won't begin immediately and won't be a complete departure, analysts say.

"Muni people should not give up hope," said Tom Tuschen, vice president of National Investment Services of America. "There will be a lot of times where munis might be the right investment."

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