IBJ Podcast: Is nuclear power headed to Indiana?


The Legislature is debating a bill that could help clear a path for nuclear energy to come to Indiana, a controversial move that could help the state reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

Indiana has never had a nuclear plant—and the one attempt to locate one in southern Indiana failed when the utility building it ran out of money.

So why are Indiana and other states talking about nuclear power now? IBJ reporter John Russell joins the podcast to explain how the technology is changing and why lawmakers are interested.

You can read more from Russell about nuclear power here.

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