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Delay at Crystal River nuclear plant worries area environmental organizations

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One North Central Florida environmental organization closely monitoring the situation with the nuclear reactors in Japan is Citizens for Affordable and Renewable Energy in Gainesville. The founder of the organization Rob Brinkman talked with WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend. Brinkman is critical of Progress Energy’s plans to try and bring its Crystal River plant back online given the recent problems with a recent crack in a containment wall.

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About Donna Green-Townsend

Donna is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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