The San Onofre nuclear power plant has problems that are perhaps endemic to the industry, and chairman Gregory Jaczko's May 2012 resignation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission means there's one less strong regulator keeping a sharp eye on industry.
by Judith Lewis Mernit ,
Jun 12, 2012
California Republican state Sen. Sam Blakeslee questions the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about the safety of the state’s nuclear plants.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Jun 07, 2011
Ex-nuclear regulatory commission chief says no U.S. nuclear plants are safe, while California's San Onofre plant plans to restart
by Sarah Jane Keller,
Apr 29, 2013
Louisiana Energy Services, a European-based company,
breaks ground on the first uranium enrichment facility in the U.S.
near Eunice, N.M.
by Laura Paskus,
Oct 16, 2006
The European-owned company LES wants to produce nuclear
fuel near Eunice, N.M., but has yet to come up with a plan for
storing the highly toxic, radioactive byproduct
by Jodi Peterson,
Feb 16, 2004
The Bush administration is ignoring the warnings of the
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board created by Congress, and is
racing ahead with its plans to store nuclear waste at
Nevada’s Yucca Mountain
by Paul P. Craig,
May 24, 2004