NRC Should Not Get All the Credit for Nuclear Energy’s Decades of Safety.The Institute for Nuclear Power Operations in the US and the World Association of Nuclear Operators deserve a lot of the credit for improvements in safety and other design improvements. And most of the accomplishments were made within the 10 or so years after the Three mile Island accident.
The recent article http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/articles/2011/06/06/08698241/index.xml
says that a bill is needed to ensure that the NRC remains functional as if to imply that some kind of shake-up is taking place. Well maybe it’s time to expect accountability from the current head of the NRC Gregory Jaczko. There are a couple of important questions that need to be asked.