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Nuclear energy production leaves carbon footprint, plus more (access required)

Arizona Capitol Times Reporter Anjanette Riley stumbled into the common fallacy that nuclear energy production involves no carbon emissions (‘Green' energy debate over nuclear vs. solar heats up, June 5). However, the uranium necessary for nuclear plants is mined with carbon-emitting machinery, transported in carbon-emitting vehicles to carbon-emitting milling and processing plants and transported again in carbon-emitting vehicles to generating plant sites.

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