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Posted Mon Mar 11 2013: from Midwest Energy News:
Report: A "ripped safety net" at Midwest nuclear plants
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has a "ripped nuclear safety net,” according to a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The report, by nuclear engineer Dave Lochbaum, details 14 incidents in 2012 where the NRC did special inspections at reactors and considered that the likelihood of a core meltdown had increased at least 10-fold over normal circumstances. In the past three years, 40 of the nation's 104 reactors logged such incidents.
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'Doc Michael says:
That net isn't just "ripped," it's in tatters!

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