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Nuclear Power Industry
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Who's Getting the Money and Where Is the Spending
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Who's Who in Nuclear Energy
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Nuclear Interactive Map
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In Their Own Words: Industry Experts on the American Nuclear Landscape
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Nuclear Energy: What's Happening in California

After the 1979 Three Mile Island disaster, the nuclear power lobby kept a low but steady political profile. Over the last 10 years, however, it leveraged billions in public funding to spur what it hoped would become a "Nuclear Renaissance."

Then came the catastrophe at Fukushima and now the U.S. nuclear industry is putting all of its considerable political and financial clout into a strategy of survival.

Check out the elements in the Atomic Energy Lab briefcase to dig deeper or read "Politics of Power: Following the Nuclear Money Trail".

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