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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Case for Nuclear Power Is as Strong as Ever

Former EPA chief Whitman highlights nuclear energy's safety

In the wake of the Gulf Coast oil spill, Christine Todd Whitman, who co-chairs the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition and used to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, points to the exemplary safety record in the nuclear energy industry. "Every nuclear power plant is designed, constructed and managed to prevent radioactive releases, even in the event of natural disasters, operational accidents or terrorist attacks," she writes. The Huffington Posthttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-todd-whitman/the-case-for-nuclear-powe_b_667193.html
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