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Mounting Climate Impacts Threaten U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Mounting Climate Impacts Threaten U.S. Nuclear Reactors Avery Ellfeldt Soaring temperatures, intensified flood risks and heightened water stress will threaten 57 U.S. nuclear plants over the next 20 years, forcing operators to take additional resiliency measures, according to a new report. “The consequences of climate change can affect every aspect of nuclear plant…