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I am a passionate advocate for the environment and nuclear energy. With the threat of climate change, I’ve embarked on a mission to help overcome the fears of nuclear energy. I’ve been active in...

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"More than 230 'experts and concerned citizens' signed a letter written by advocacy group Protect Nuclear Now begging Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) not to close the state's Palisades nuclear plant, according to a statement the group released Wednesday.

"Palisades is one of three nuclear plants in Michigan and provides enough carbon-free electricity to power 800,000 homes, according to the state's energy department and Entergy, the company that operates the plant.

Protect Nuclear Now notes that although Entergy opted to stop running the plant in May as part of a larger 'strategy of exiting the merchant nuclear power business,' Palisades is licensed to operate until 2031."

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