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The U.S. May Soon Have the World’s Oldest Nuclear Power Plants

Preface. This is nuts. Sea level rise threatens many nuclear power plants and drought has shut plants down since they need cooling to operate. As nuclear reactor age, they require more intensive monitoring and preventive maintenance to operate safely. But … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Plant Melt-downs, accidents, and failures

Obviously nuclear power plants will continue to fail in the future from earthquakes and tsunamis (Fukushima) and human failure (Chernobyl). But nuclear power plants will also fail for no apparent reason at all due to reasons explained in detail here: … Continue reading

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