Nuclear power provides about 6% of the world's energy and 13–14% of the world's electricity.

Nuclear power is controversial and there is an ongoing debate about the use of nuclear energy.

Proponents contend that nuclear power is a sustainable energy source that reduces carbon emissions while opponents believe that it poses many threats to people and the environment.

Nuclear by state
FLIGHTS: Nuclear
State: Colorado
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Kansas - Wolf Creek Generating Station
State: Kansas
Description: The Wolf Creek Generating Station is Kansas' first nuclear power generating station and provides energy for three utility owners in Kansas and Missouri. Due to its economic benefits, residents of Coffey County are universally in favor of the plant, the reactor for which is cooled by Wolf Creek... read more
Utah - White Mesa Uranium Mill
State: Utah
Region: Southeast Utah
Description: The White Mesa Uranium Mill is the country's only operating conventional uranium mill, just 3 miles from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's White Mesa community. Built in 1979 to process uranium ore from the Colorado Plateau, the mill processes uranium from mines across the Colorado Plateau and has been importing radioactive waste called "alternate feed material" since 1987.