Updated: More Citizen Involvement For US Nuclear Power Plant Siting, Design, & Upgrades

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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, Buchanan, New York. Caption & image credit:Flickr, Tony The Misfit photostream

It’s been about 35 years since large numbers of US citizens immersed themselves in nuclear power plant design and location issues. (Most readers of this probably weren’t even born until well after the US nuclear fleet was built.) That’s about to change. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission will report on lessons learned from the Japanese nuclear melt down(s) and it is reasonable to expect some mandatory changes growing out of that work. Pending…Read the full story on TreeHugger