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Nuke plant inspections find flaws in disaster readiness

Nuke plant inspections find flaws in disaster readiness
June 29, 2011 --

A special inspection of U.S. nuclear plants after the Fukushima disaster in Japan revealed problems with emergency equipment and disaster procedures that are far more pervasive than publicly described by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. While the deficiencies don’t pose an immediate risk and are relatively easy to fix, critics say they could complicate the response to a major disaster and point to a weakness in NRC oversight. The findings include deficiencies at Plant Hatch and Plant Vogtle in Georgia.

April 22

April 22, 2011 --

Immigration lawyer: HB87 will ‘obliterate’ Ga.’s economy Cobb ADA appeals dismissal of EMC indictment Nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle shuts down Judge to state: Look again at giant coal plant’s permit Ga. Tech professor sues for racial discrimination Failed bank’s lawsuit still pending against lawmakers Bishop Eddie Long case close to resolution Inquiry into Valdosta […]

March 19

March 19, 2011 --

Nuclear plant Vogtle budget burden debated Retiree sues SunTrust over high fees, low return of 401(k) Angel Food Ministries sued over breach of contract Planned Gwinnett hotel’s executive indicted Lucas, Brown disclosures missing

Feb. 22

February 22, 2011 --

Commissioner seeks to fix Oxendine insurance waiver Plant Vogtle reactors lack wetland credits Higher qualifying fees to fund judicial oversight? Judge orders APS to halt investigation Millions in fees could revert to local 911 centers N. Ga. inn once connected to politicians faces foreclosure

Sept. 21

September 21, 2010 --

Men allege sexual coercion by prominent ATL pastor Daughter’s bankruptcy papers didn’t mention Deal ATL school board member to face ethics hearing Still more judge trouble in long-running Fayette divorce case Hall’s closed meeting vote may be illegal Dalton ousts judge, administrator Plant Vogtle workers’ testing incomplete