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.
Rather than await studies, the nuclear industry suggests installing twin sets of emergency equipment at nuclear plants and forming regional support centers where additional equipment would be available to serve multiple plants. Read Post
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