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Three Mile Island and Nuclear Power

The partial meltdown at Three Mile Island 30 years ago ended the first wave of building nuclear power plants, but are plans about to be revived?

  • March 27, 2009

Can Nuclear Power Compete?

Newly approved reactor designs could reduce global warming and fossil-fuel dependence, but utilities are grappling with whether better nukes make market sense

December 1, 2008 — Matthew L. Wald
The Nuclear Option

The Nuclear Option

A threefold expansion of nuclear power could contribute significantly to staving off climate change by avoiding one billion to two billion tons of carbon emissions annually

September 1, 2006 — John M. Deutch and Ernest J. Moniz