Nuke Lobby Nuclear power has lagged in the United States since the 1980s. Concerns over plant safety and cost have prevented the licensing of any new plants, even as electricity demands have risen and coal-fired plants have been linked to various environmental and health hazards. But with the return of energy shortages and the arrival of a new White House administration, nuclear advocates are feeling their oats once again. NPR's Peter Overby reports on how the industry is taking its case to Congress.
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Nuke Lobby

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Nuke Lobby

Nuke Lobby

Nuke Lobby

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Nuclear power has lagged in the United States since the 1980s. Concerns over plant safety and cost have prevented the licensing of any new plants, even as electricity demands have risen and coal-fired plants have been linked to various environmental and health hazards. But with the return of energy shortages and the arrival of a new White House administration, nuclear advocates are feeling their oats once again. NPR's Peter Overby reports on how the industry is taking its case to Congress.