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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants’ defenses against terrorist attacks.
Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues.
Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.
They’re part of the money-saving rollbacks sought by the country’s nuclear industry under President Donald Trump and already approved or pending approval by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, largely with little input from the general public.
While many of the regulatory rollbacks happening at other agencies under the current administration may be concerning,
[color=yello] “there aren’t many that come with the existential risks of a nuclear reactor having a malfunction,” said Geoff Fettus, an attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council on nuclear issues.
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: FyreByrd
LFTR nuclear reactors could be the answer to the World's energy problems:
The Chinese, Indians, and Japanese are spending billions of LFTR research.