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Why Must Nuke-Power Lemmings Again Flock to the Radioactive Sea?

[CommonDreams.org] It’s baaaaaack. The fifty-year multi-trillion dollar failure of atomic energy has resumed its lemming-like march to madness. … Now they say nukes can fight global warming. But they ignore huge radon emissions from uranium mill tailings, huge CO2 emissions from fuel enrichment, and huge direct heat that results from nuke fission itself, not to mention the long-term energy costs of decommissioning and waste handling. Basic sanity, ecological truth and the smart green money are all on our side. Our challenge is to put them in charge before more Three Mile Islands or Chernobyls…