AP Graphic shows regional breakdown of nuclear plant violations in the U.S.

Uneven enforcement suspected at nuclear plants

BOSTON (AP) — The number of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants varies dramatically from region to region, pointing to inconsistent enforcement in an industry now operating mostly beyond its original 40-year licenses, according […]


San Onofre nuclear power plant

San Onofre nuke plant could breakdown at full power

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report issued Monday by the company that oversees the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California estimates that it could run safely at full power, but only for 11 months.


Cancer risks studied near 7 US nuclear sites

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal regulators say a pilot study of cancer risks posed to residents near seven nuclear power sites in the United States will update 22-year-old data, but an industry group says the […]


Activists say NRC conducting sham nuke review

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Environmentalists say federal regulators are conducting a bogus review of the proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California. Friends of the Earth and other groups […]



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