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2013-10-02 12:22:48

Cutting Corners for Uncompetitive U.S. Nuclear Industry? Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft Staff Report Urges Action Directly Contradictory to 2003 Paper by Chair Macfarlane; Reactor Fire Danger Far Greater Than Meltdown, Could Displace 4 Million Americans. WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pending Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff recommendation that the beleaguered U.S. nuclear power industry should be allowed to continue packing already high-density fuel...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) and the Institute for Policy Studies' Robert Alvarez will hold a joint press conference on Tuesday, April 26 on the ongoing impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to public health 25 years after the accident, the continuing nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan, and the lessons from both for U.S. public health and safety. PSR will be unveiling a new online interactive...