TITLE

Nuclear watchdog

AUTHOR(S)
Mernit, Judith Lewis
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
High Country News;5/30/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) official Troy Pruett was grilled by California State Senator Sam Blakeslee on the seismic hazards facing California's nuclear plants upon the renewal of the reactor's licenses. Blakeslee states that the NRC staffers never identify new hazards and only feel an obligation to assess and review data that exist. The author states that NRC spokesman Victor Dricks argues that relicensing is only for the evaluation of the plant systems.
ACCESSION #
61075659

 

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