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Nuclear reactor closings in the US continue to roil the energy industry

The Entergy Corporation recently announced it would soon close two aging nuclear power plants in the northeast US. At the same time, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted the company a new license to operate a Tennessee reactor that some experts consider one of the least safe in the nation. What does this portend for nuclear energy in the US?

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A Finnish landscape architect tries to connect the broken pieces of Boston's Emerald Necklace

Finnish landscape architect and visual artist Maria Jaakkola couldn't wait to get to Boston to see its famed Emerald Necklace, a system of interconnected city parks designed in the 19th century by the great Frederick Law Olmsted. But when she got there she was dismayed to see the state it was in. So she made a film to try and change things.