"Long-Abandoned Nuclear Reactors Eyed for Restart"

"Alongside a multitude of pending applications for new nuclear reactors, there is a move to restart construction at sites where the work began decades ago only to be abandoned before completion." The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering reinstatement of construction permits for the Tennessee Valley Authority's two Bellefonte nuclear reactors, started near Hollywood, Ala., in 1974 but never finished."

Dave Levitan reports for SolveClimate March 1, 2010.

Friday, March 5, 2010