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All of the following are disadvantages to nuclear power EXCEPT
nuclear power plants are expensive to build.
nuclear power plants have limited capacity to store waste on site - the only option for waste disposal at this point.
concerns about safety have made it difficult to develop nuclear energy projects.
the most recent nuclear accident in Japan resulted in the closing of several nuclear power plants in other countries.
supplies of uranium are dwindling causing the cost of nuclear power to sky-rocket.