Nuclear energy is nothing if not controversial. Environmentalists call out the potential for accidents and the question of what to do with the toxic waste. But proponents of nuclear energy say a new generation of reactors – integral fast reactors – or IFRs – could solve these problems.
Alligators, red-cockaded woodpeckers, and coyotes don’t have much in common – except that they all happen to share living quarters on GE-Hitachi’s Castle Hayne campus. As WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, the site, just outside of Wilmington, was recently certified as a National Wildlife Habitat.