Stuck with old nuke plants

Program: All Things Sustainable

Reporter: Shawn Allee, The Environment Report

Airdate: 12/03/2008

Related Link: http://www.environmentreport.org/story.php3?story_id=4249

The Environment Report's Shawn Allee profiles one town's tarnished relationship with nuclear power

America has a new flirtation with nuclear power.  Utility companies are fanning out across the nation to set up shop.  And they've given the government more applications for new nuclear plants than they have for decades.  Many towns fell under the spell of nuclear power in the past, but some power plants stopped running decades earlier than planned, and towns are stuck with what's left behind.  Shawn Allee profiles one town's tarnished relationship with nuclear power.


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