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Column: Nuclear energy backers say it’s vital for the fight against global warming. Don’t be so sure via Los Angeles Times

BY MICHAEL HILTZIKBUSINESS COLUMNIST JAN. 6, 2022 5 AM PT No one would have believed this possible only a few years ago, but nuclear energy has been creeping up in public estimation, despite its long record of unfulfilled promise and cataclysmic missteps. The … Continue reading

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Eugene P. Wilkinson, commander of first nuclear sub, dies at 94 via The Washington Post

Eugene P. Wilkinson, a retired Navy vice admiral who helped guide the early development of the Navy’s nuclear-powered fleet and who commanded the Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, when it was launched in the 1950s, died July 11 at his … Continue reading

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