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View from around the state: Keep nuclear in America’s energy plan

Despite the need to confront climate change, the United States is perilously close to letting the largest producers of carbon-free electricity fade away. Nearly half of the nation's aging nuclear plants will reach the end of their approved lifespan by 2040, and fewer than a half-dozen new reactors have been approved in the past 30 years.

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Nuclear power plant measure fizzles

By Paul Snyder Nuclear power plant construction in Wisconsin likely will be just as difficult to accomplish after the legislative session as it was before. “It’s definitely disappointing,” said state Rep. Jim Soletski, D-Green Bay. “I’m not saying we should ...

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