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Nuclear Power

Here is where you will find information on nuclear power and the changes it is creating



There are more than 400 nuclear power plants in the world right now. Nuclear power makes up 17 percent of the energy created world wide.

The use of nuclear power is controversial because of the problem of storing radioactive waste for indefinite periods, the potential for possibly severe radioactive contamination by accident or sabotage, and the possibility that its use in some countries could lead to the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

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