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2/16/11: Nuclear Power in Utah?

<i>Image by <a href=\"\">Michael Brcak</a>/<a href=\"\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – President Obama has called nuclear power plants a "necessity." Closer to home, Governor Herbert says Utahns shouldn't be afraid of discussing nuclear energy. So Wednesday on RadioWest we're doing just that. Is a "nuclear renaissance" the way to wean America off of fossil fuels and combat global warming as some environmentalists contend - or are the costs associated with waste disposal and with building water thirsty plants in the desert too high?

  • April 4-17, journalist Matthew Wald will teach an on-line class on nuclear energy. For more details and to register, visit The New York Times Knowledge Network

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