If clean, renewable, community energy continues to expand, the arguments to restart nuclear power plants and build new coal power plants will no longer hold sway in Fukushima.
Over a span of decades, hundreds of thousands of pounds of C-8 was dumped by DuPont into the Ohio River, where it found its way into the area's drinking water.
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Robert Pollin is a distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.