Nuclear Power in the United States

Berg, Andrew
November 2015
Teen Ink;Nov2015, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p25
The article explores the need for the U.S. to have greener energy solutions and how nuclear power could be an inexpensive, simple and safe option to combat climate change and provide a reliable, economical alternative to fossil fuels in the U.S.


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