Friday, May 11, 2012
NUCLEAR NEWSREEL - NIRS
Nuclear Information and Resource Service - NIRS:
THE NUCLEAR NEWSREEL
May 11, 2012:
Proposed Turkey Point reactors in Florida receive blow as NRC says license application is inadequate.
Three months after getting construction license, Vogtle reactors already facing nearly $1 Billion in overruns.
Citing Fukushima, Brazil shelves plans for 4-8 new reactors. But construction of dangerous Angra-3 proceeds.
Major defeat for nuke industry: Iowa legislature fails to pass "early cost recovery" (CWIP) bill for new reactors.
NRC reviewing evacuation zone issues, separate from Fukushima actions. They're considering NIRS petition to expand emergency zones, which is now open for public comment.