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Sandy Isn’t Stopping Pennsylvania’s Nuclear Power Plants

All four Pennsylvania nuclear power plants in Hurricane Sandy’s path expect to remain operational through the storm. Exelon Energy owns Dauphin County’s Three Mile Island, York County’s Peach Bottom Atomic Power station, and Limerick Generating Station in Chester County. Spokespeople from all three facilities say the plants will keep producing, despite winds exceeding 50 miles-per-hour. [...]

Mapping Nuclear Fallout One Year After Fukushima

The Natural Resources Defense Council has a new mapping tool that charts potential deadly nuclear fallout at U.S. plants in the wake of an accident. The NRDC released the map a week before the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, which was touched off by an earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Japanese plant. [...]

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