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Nuclear Newsreel, Monday, May 12, 2014

Nuclear Power

America's most dangerous reactors? Three Fukushima-clone GE Mark I reactors inside a single building at Browns Ferry, Alabama.

America’s most dangerous nuclear site? Three Fukushima-clone GE Mark I reactors inside a single building at Browns Ferry, Alabama. Photo from Wikipedia.

If all newspapers took their job as seriously as the Chattanooga Free Press, we at NIRS might be able to work ourselves out of a job. Of course, not all newspapers have such first-hand experience dealing with the bumbling incompetence at the Tennessee Valley Authority. In this scathing editorial, And they want us to believe nuclear power is safe, the paper takes TVA to task for a May 6 shutdown at the Browns Ferry Unit 3 reactor that, in the words of UCS’ David Lochbaum, “the plant’s safety studies explicitly state that this will not happen.”

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