The nuclear industry has struggled amid slowing demand for electricity and competition from natural gas and renewable energy.
Johnstown residents are looking to clean energy to help revitalize the community, which has suffered job losses and a drop in population.
As nuclear power loses ground to natural gas, environmentalists are torn: Are the risks worth saving it for climate’s sake?
If nuclear plants close, carbon emissions are likely to rise. Yet environmentalists have opposed nuclear power over concerns including radioactive waste.