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Why Texas A&M University wants state-of-the-art nuclear power plants on its campus

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2024
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Texas A&M University, which has one of the nation's two largest nuclear engineering centers, is seeking proposals that would lead to the installation of several small nuclear power generating plants at its College Station campus — an initiative that the system's chancellor says can shore up the state's power grid and prove the safety of modern reactors. "These reactors that we have now are not your granddaddy's 'Three Mile Island reactors,'" Texas A&M system Chancellor John Sharp told the American-Statesman, referring to the 1979 partial meltdown of a reactor in...

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https://statesman.com/story/news/politics/state/2024/06/16/texas-am-university-nuclear-power-plants-reactors-campus-expand-footprint-state/74085954007

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