Top Dem Blasts NRC Response To Entergy Nuke Plant Leak

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A top Democratic lawmaker on Monday called on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to turn over more information about a water tank leak at an Entergy Corp. nuclear plant in Michigan, saying the commission didn’t respond to the problem quickly enough.

Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., sent a letter to the NRC claiming the commission and Entergy knew about the leak at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in June 2011 but didn’t take the proper steps to fix it.

The NRC lists the Palisades plant, located about...
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