Topic: Brunswick

Featured

  • Nuclear safety: Five recent 'near miss' incidents at US nuclear power plants

    Nuclear safety: Five recent 'near miss' incidents at US nuclear power plants

    Fourteen safety-related events at nuclear power plants required follow-up inspections from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the NRC reported in 2010. These "near-miss" events "raised the risk of damage to the reactor core – and thus to the safety of workers and the public," concluded a new report, "The NRC and Nuclear Power Plant Safety in 2010," by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Here are five of these 14 "near miss" examples:

All Content