Nuclear power industry launches PR blitz

Are we forgetting about the human tragedy in Japan amid the PR debate between pro- and anti-nukes activists?

A recent Rasmussen Poll revealed that 40 percent of voters favor building more nuclear plants in the U.S.—down 9 percent from February 2010.

Anti-nuclear activists have co-opted the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which is continuously unfolding and filling the 24-hour news cycles, to call for the closing of plants worldwide.

The nuclear power industry is pushing back. It launched a PR blitz to tell Americans that they’re in no imminent danger.

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