The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, in Londenderry Township, Pa., was the site of a partial meltdown in 1979. The plant, with its one still-functioning reactor, is having trouble selling its power because it's more expensive than other resources, including natural gas. John S. Zeedick/AP hide caption

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Struggling Nuclear Industry Lobbies State Governments For Help

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Inside a nondescript building at Los Alamos National Laboratory known as TA-66, nuclear weapons inspectors are carefully trained in the detection of plutonium. Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory hide caption

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How Do You Find Plutonium? Go To Nuclear Inspector School

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Japan's draft of a new energy proposal calls for opening nuclear power plants that were shut down after the nuclear disaster in 2011. Greg Webb/IAEA/AP hide caption

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Idle No More: Japan Plans To Restart Closed Nuclear Reactors

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