On Earth Day 2021 we are reminded that thorny environmental problems remain. What are we going to do about nuclear power? It has become a darling of many nearsighted earthlovers for not putting carbon into the atmosphere, while potentially deadly nuclear waste piles up with no safe place to store it for thousands of years. That's an environmental danger too. Exelon, whose subsidiary Commonwealth Edison got caught bribing Illinois officials, says it wants to retire some of its Illinois nuclear plants because they are no longer financially feasible. Thoughtful environmentalists should not stand in their way. –Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO

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