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June 5, 2009 in City
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A 500-foot cooling tower dwarfs a business park near Elma, Wash. The tower is a relic of the failed WPPSS nuclear energy project.

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The Spokesman-Review Workers replace bundles of fuel rods in the reactor of the Columbia Generating Station in May 2007. The only working nuclear plant to survive the collapse of the Washington Public Power Supply System, the plant produces 3 percent of the region’s power.