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Monday, October 4, 2010

Nukes 101: Up close and personal with nuclear power

Nuclear is vital to cleaner power generation
A visit to NextEra Energy's Seabrook nuclear plant in New Hampshire underscores nuclear's growing prominence as the U.S. tries to curb greenhouse-gas emissions from electricity generation, writes Martin LaMonica. While public perception of nuclear energy is still mixed, some critics have softened their views on nuclear plants, which release no heat-trapping gases during operation, LaMonica adds.
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