Only Two U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Meet Federal Fire Regulations


New America Foundation fellow Brian Till put together a startling account of misplaced fuel rods, lack of safety criteria, and fear of reprisal for workers who alert management to problems. “Our nuclear plants are like snowflakes, they’re all different and they can all melt,” is just not the snowflake metaphor you want to hear from a former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. [Atlantic]