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Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered

Ted Kury

Hurricane Florence may affect the operations of several of the 16 nuclear reactors located in the Carolinas and Virginia, raising concerns about safety and power outages. Dr. Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, explains why nuclear power stations must take precautions during big storms. Read more from Dr. Kury in his latest article for The Conversation.