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Open Forum: Nuclear power is not green


When you really look at nuclear power it becomes obvious that we are being misled by our government about the safety of the industry. Consider these five nuclear plant disasters: Chernobyl, Fukushima, Kyshtym USSR, Windscale UK and Three Mile Island in the USA. If that is not enough to scare you what about the recent Fort Calhoun (near Omaha, Neb.) nuclear power plant’s “catastrophic loss of cooling” reported by the IAEA? And how about the aging U.S.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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