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Compare the advantages and disadvantages of using nuclear energy.

Blair Lewis

in Chemistry

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Amanda Johnson on October 16, 2018

Nuclear energy has some advantages over the traditional methods of producing electricity. Has little impact on the quality of the air and is more efficient than the traditional methods of producing electricity. However, the use of a non-renewable resource, uranium. The uranium must be mined like coal, which has detrimental effects on the environment. Nuclear power plants also produce radioactive waste, which leads to difficulties in the storage. In addition, nuclear power plants use large amounts of water and can contribute to thermal pollution.

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