Policy in Ashes

Sokolski, Henry
April 2011
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);4/4/2011 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 157 Issue 13/14, p12
The author discusses issues that need to be addressed in the safety review of U.S. nuclear reactors, to prevent a nuclear catastrophe similar to that in Japan. These include effective safety measures and backup systems, disaster response protocol, and possible revisions to the export control and nonproliferation provisions of the U.S. Atomic Energy Act. U.S. President Barrack Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu are promoting nuclear power even before completion of the safety review.


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