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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

New Nuclear Technologies

Air Date: Week of May 31, 1991

With the incidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl still fresh in the public consciousness, Americans remain uneasy about nuclear power. In a point/counterpoint, Steve talks with MIT professor Lawrence Lidsky, an advocate of a new generation of smaller, safer and more economical reactors, and energy-efficiency expert Amory Lovins, who says that nuclear power has reached the end of its road.




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