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Progress Energy plans possible nuclear expansion at Wake County's Shearon Harris Plant, citing the region's growing demand for power. The new reactor could be online by 2016. Opponents point out that the addition of another reactor would magnify general problems, including radioactive pollution from routine emissions, the risk of catastrophic releases caused by accident or sabotage, and the lack of long-term planning for storing spent fuel. Sharon Harris currently houses one of the country's largest stockpiles of spent fuel.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 23 Issue 5, Feb 2006, p13-14 Periodical Website
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25648
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Hundreds of worried residents gather to talk about opposing the Shearon Harris nuclear power plant. No one knows how many nuclear opponents have surfaced, but the movement is bigger than anything this region has seen in more than a decade – and is beginning to draw national
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 4 Issue 12, June 20-July 3 1986, p1, 13-15, por Periodical Website
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25646
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U.S. regulators have granted approval for a new nuclear reactor in the Triangle. After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, questions persist about nuclear power safety. Carolina Power and Light, the company that will operate the new Shearon Harris nuclear plant, has one of the worst safety records of any U.S. utility company.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 4 Issue 9, May 9-22 1986, p5-7, por Periodical Website