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Letter: It’s time to get rid of nuclear power via Reading Eagle

Situation is not as rosy as industry advocates claim. Editor:I recently received a brochure from Nuclear Powers Pennsylvania asking me to urge my senator to support subsidizing the state’s nuclear power industry. It provided a one-sided perspective of the negative … Continue reading

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Embrace of nuclear power ignores its downside: Dangers and disruptive shutdowns via Boston Globe

[…] I doubt the 80,000 displaced residents of Fukushima Prefecture or the former inhabitants of Chernobyl’s thousand-square-mile Exclusion Zone would sit easily with the Globe’s notion that nuclear plants are a source of “clean power.” Nor would New Englanders who … Continue reading

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Michigan, Illinois take different paths on struggling nuclear plants via Midwest Energy News

Less than 24 hours after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed off on a plan to subsidize two nuclear plants for billions of dollars over the next 10 years, energy companies in Michigan announced plans to close one of the state’s … Continue reading

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