Reasoning that it's better not to wait for bureaucratic approvals, the American nuclear industry has bought about 3,000 pieces of equipment and is storing it at various noncertified sites to shore up safety, post-Fukushima.
As American regulators ponder safety improvements in light of the Fukushima disaster in Japan, the Southern Company is pressing for prompt approval of a Westinghouse design for two nuclear reactors that it wants to build in Georgia. Read Post
Nuclear advocates are dismayed that radiation fears over Japan’s Fukushima plant might kill an industry that has a better safety track record than virtually any other. But the public in Japan and elsewhere has every right to questio... Read Post