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Nuclear Energy

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NRC To Hold Public Forum On Prairie Island Safety

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant.

07/16/2012

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Good Question: How Dangerous Is Nuclear Energy?

Minnesota emergency management officials executed the first alert in the history of Minnesota’s Prairie Island nuclear plant Thursday, when chlorine spilled after a break in a 2-inch pipe. While the level two alert was not a threat to the public, it left some to wonder: How dangerous is nuclear energy?

01/05/2012