Day: April 22, 2023

Climate Change

Shutting Down Nuclear Plants Could Increase Air Pollution, Cost Lives

Even as many U.S. nuclear reactors reach the end of their estimated life spans, the country still gets nearly 20% of its power from these sites. Now, new research claims that shutting them down could increase air pollution and cause more deaths because while nuclear power plants are considered relatively clean energy, many potential replacement […]

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