The Use of Nuclear Energy

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The Use of Nuclear Energy
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In the 1950s and 1960s, the use of nuclear energy as a viable alternative to the use of fossil fuel was viewed as a potentially viable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. The potential for disastrous war capabilities, catastrophic plant spills, and negative connotations in the media, scared much of the world into further exploring nuclear energy use. However, the undeniable economic and environmental advantages have led to a resurgence of nuclear energy use for both developed and underdeveloped nations. The inclusion of safer plant designs and restrictions over weapons-grade nuclear capabilites will likely result in a continued growth of nuclear energy use throughout the world in both the immediate...
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