Despite the radiation leak at a nuclear power plant in Japan, a lawmaker maintains that Kentucky shouldn’t give up on the prospect of using atomic energy but environmentalists maintain their concerns about potential problems.
Neal Conan will host, and although details are sketchy, we expect to hear from NPR reporters on the ground in Japan, as well as other guests. We expect NPR to focus on the developing nuclear story there, as well as the earthquake recovery efforts.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A Kentucky state senator wants the commonwealth to join the 31 states that already have nuclear power plants operating within their borders. Current Kentucky law prohibits construction of nuclear power plants in the state until there is a licensed and available location for disposal of used nuclear fuel. Paducah […]
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