As nuke plants age, NRC loosens safety regs

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June 20, 2011
Associated Press    
Posted in News, PND News

"Federal regulators have been working closely with the nuclear power industry to keep the nation’s aging reactors operating within safety standards by repeatedly weakening those standards or simply failing to enforce them, an investigation by the Associated Press has found. Time after time, officials at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission have decided that original regulations were too strict ..." [editor's note: go ahead you "progressives" and tell me how this is "responsible government" at work - SAT] (06/20/11)  

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