Nuclear Power's Future
Nuclear power leaves no carbon footprint when generating electricity. But troubles with nuclear power plants after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami – and Progress Energy’s difficulty in making repairs to its Crystal River reactor – raise questions about nuclear still being the power of the future. Hear viewpoints from an investigative reporter, a state senator and Progress Energy on the future of nuclear power.
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