The nuclear revival, in pictures

America's experience with nuclear energy is sprawling and complex. These locations and characters are just a few of the players that Fortune Editor-at-large David Whitford encountered during his cross-country trip.

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Three Mile Island. The accident at Unit 2 gave the industry a bad name, but Unit 1 still runs smoothly. Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for Fortune.

Last updated February 11 2008: 1:32 PM ET

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