NRC letting threat fester at Unit 4 because acknowledging it would call into question safety at dozens of identically designed nuclear plants US in

5 05 2012

From ENE-News -

. . . nuclear waste experts say the Japanese are literally playing with fire in the way nuclear spent fuel continues to be stored onsite, especially in reactor 4, which contains the most irradiated fuel — 10 times the deadly cesium-137 released during the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. These experts also charge that the NRC is letting this threat fester because acknowledging it would call into question safety at dozens of identically designed nuclear power plants around the U.S., which contain exceedingly higher volumes of spent fuel in similar elevated pools outside of reinforced containment. . .  (more)

http://enenews.com/experts-charge-nrc-letting-fukushima-unit-4-threat-fester-because-acknowledging-call-question-safety-dozens-identically-designed-nuclear-plants

SEE More on the bad reactor design copied in the US -

ALSO - our page from March 14 & 15, 2011 on Fukushima

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