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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two senators on Thursday asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the capacity of the nation's nuclear plants to withstand disasters in the wake of the Japan nuclear crisis.
Barbara Boxer, the Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Tom Carper, also a Democrat, asked for the review in a letter to the chairman of the NRC, Gregory Jaczko.
"These domestic nuclear reactors must be fully evaluated to ensure that they are as safe and resilient as possible ... and that personnel training and equipment for emergency response
Originally posted by AmmonSeth
And here was me thinking this was major news,
Ya know, seeing as your future is dependant on nuclear power