January 2002

Too Close for Comfort

OnEarth Magazine, Winter 2002
[OnEarth is published by the Washington based Natural Resources Defense Council]
By Peter Bradford

[Posted 02/01/2002]

Most Americans are finding it harder than ever to take their local nuclear power plants for granted. A former Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner forecasts a cloudy future for an industry that suddenly looks vulnerable -- in more ways than one.
[The author served as a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as well as chair of the New York and Maine utility regulatory commissions. He teaches energy policy at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.]

The complete article at the address: http://www.nrdc.org/onearth/02win/nuclear1.asp

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