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'Green New Deal' doc phased out nuclear — until it didn't

'A Green New Deal is a massive investment in renewable energy production and would not include creating new nuclear plants,' read a fact sheet posted on the homepage of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). 'It's unclear if we will be able to decommission every nuclear plant within 10 years, but the plan is to transition off of nuclear and all fossil fuels as soon as possible.'

Within hours, that language had disappeared from the congresswoman's website, and her staff went silent on questions of how and why it vanished.

As backers of the 'Green New Deal' rolled out their zero-carbon energy goals, tension around the role of nuclear power spilled out into the open. 

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