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Nuclear power here worth some thought via The Jamestown Sun

Duane Sand just might be on to something. The Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from North Dakota has never been short of ideas, but his latest one might be both timely and feasible.

Duane Sand just might be on to something. The Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from North Dakota has never been short of ideas, but his latest one might be both timely and feasible.

In a wide-ranging discussion Tuesday with The Forum’s Editorial Board, Sand outlined his proposal for a nuclear plant in North Dakota and nine more across the nation. A commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve, Sand served on three nuclear submarines. He’s a student of nuclear energy — its pitfalls, myths and potential. He knows his stuff about the subject and sincerely believes eastern North Dakota would be an ideal site for the start of a new era of nuclear power.

It’s not so wild a dream.

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* Finally, the myths associated with nuclear power’s dangers need to be exposed as mostly frauds. Since the Three Mile Island breach several years ago, nuclear power opponents have used the incident as an example of nuclear power gone wrong. But the reality of that overblown story is that no one was injured, discharges of radiation were minimal, and the failure was contained. It was not a Chernobyl-type disaster that was caused by faulty Russian design and operation.

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  1. yukimiyamotodepaul says

    Another “safety myth.”



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