PBS NewsHour: NRC Chief: U.S. Nuclear Plants Safe Despite Age, Needed Upgrades

July 19, 2011

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory Jaczko.

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