Wednesday, February 1, 2012

WSJ: "New Risks for Nuclear Plants"

The Wall Street Journal February 1 2012 p. A3 print edition

"Nuclear reactors in the central and eastern U.S. face previously unrecognized threats from big earthquakes, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday. Experts said upgrading the plants to withstand more substantial earth movements would be costly and could force some to close...

...Critics said regulators are moving too slowly..."


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