A nuclear power plan in Illinois recently had a leak. Uranium hexafluoride gas leaked out of the Honeywell plant in Metropolis Illinois. The gas is incredible hazardous to humans as well as other animals, but was thankfully contained. With stories like this, it’s not hard to understand why we are moving away from such energy sources. See more here: The Trouble With That Noxious Haze At The Illinois Nuclear-Fuel Plant.