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The State of Nuclear Power in US: Bad and Worse

The State of Nuclear Power in US: Bad and Worse

Industry and Lobbies, Nuclear Safety April 12, 2013 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

New report says NRC is ill-prepared for massive meltdown, which former NRC chair says is likely.

Ex-Regulator Calls for Nuclear Phase-Out, Says All US Reactors Unsafe

Ex-Regulator Calls for Nuclear Phase-Out, Says All US Reactors Unsafe

“The next accident is going to be something that no one predicted. At a certain point you have to review the fundamental problem…That evaluation tells you you can’t rule out a severe accident… That should mean being able to rule out the possibility of radioactive contamination beyond the plant, and under the current regulatory structure that’s not possible…”

Deja-vu Before the NRC

Deja-vu Before the NRC

THE MIKE July 22, 2011 at 12:04 am 1 comment

by  Eileen Mahood-Jose  On June 2, 2011 over 500 anti-nuclear activists attended a public hearing, in Cortlandt Manor, NY, called by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the purpose of reviewing the year’s safety record of Indian Point, Manhattan’s closest nuclear power station, and to put the public’s minds to restRead More