02 May '11, 11pm

Green: What Will the N.R.C. Learn From Fukushima?

What Will the N.R.C. Learn From Fukushima? By MATTHEW L. WALD Reuters A satellite image of the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan after the March 11 earthquake. The trait that doomed the Fukushima reactors might not be so obvious, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission told a mostly skeptical audience at a forum organized by an anti-nuclear group on Monday. Since an earthquake and tsunami set off the disaster in Japan on March 11, many people have focused on inadequate earthquake preparedness and the design of the reactors’ containment structures as likely factors that undid the plant. But the chairman of the regulatory commission, Gregory B. Jaczko , said at a lunch-hour meeting arranged by Public Citizen that “right now, I would say we’re not primarily focused on seismic events.” Vulnerability to flooding might be the more appropriate lesson, he said, but it wil...

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