Nuke Plants Good To Go After Hurricane, NRC Says

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday pulled extra inspectors from nuclear power plants that weathered the worst of Hurricane Sandy, saying they’d responded safely to the storm.

The commission ramped up oversight at nine plants believed to be the most risk-prone as Sandy made landfall Monday.

Most of the roughly two-dozen nuclear facilities in the storm’s path remained online without issue, but three in New York and New Jersey were forced to shut down, several others reduced power, and one plant entered a state of...
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