Imagining The U.S. Without Nuclear Power

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Michael Levi, senior fellow for energy and the environment, Council on Foreign Relations
Frank Zeman, assistant professor in the School of Engineering and Computing Science, New York Institute of Technology

As Japan struggles to contain its nuclear crisis, countries around the world are reconsidering their use of nuclear energy. While the Obama administration continues to support nuclear power as a clean energy source, the crisis in Japan has many questioning the safety of U.S. nuclear plants.



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