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Environmental Groups Reconsider Nuclear Power

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Environmental Groups Reconsider Nuclear Power

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Environmental Groups Reconsider Nuclear Power

Environmental Groups Reconsider Nuclear Power

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Nuclear power is being touted by some members of Congress as a cleaner way to cope with surging energy demands. Environmentalists once decried nuclear power, but now are rethinking that opposition in light of the pollution caused by power plants burning traditional fossil fuels.

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