Nuclear Commission Considers Fewer Inspections

Recommendations include reducing the time and scope of annual inspections at the nation's 90-plus nuclear power plants.

  • Published 17 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is recommending that the agency cut back on inspections at the country's nuclear reactors, a cost-cutting move promoted by the nuclear power industry but denounced by opponents as a threat to public safety. The recommendations include reducing the time and scope of some annual inspections at the nation's 90-plus nuclear power plants. Some other inspections would be cut from every two years to every three years. Some of… Read at AP News