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The News On Nuclear Energy

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Seabrook Nuclear Plant

After thirty years of no new nuclear construction, two projects are underway in the south, as some argue this carbon-emission free energy source is vital due to climate change. But concerns over safety issues remain, as well as new challenges from a booming natural gas industry. We explore the problems and prospects of nuclear energy with a New York Times reporter who has been following the debate over nuclear. 

Guest:

Mathew Wald -  Reporter for The New York Times where he has covered energy issues for thirty years. Visit The Times to read his articles.

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