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Future of Nuclear Energy in the U.S.

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Future of Nuclear Energy in the U.S.

Future of Nuclear Energy in the U.S.

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Since the accident at Three Mile Island, no new nuclear facilities have been built. Many in the nuclear power industry feel that as existing plants are getting older, now is the time to build new plants to meet the country's growing energy needs. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.