Union of Concerned Scientists Annual Review: Near Misses at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants in 2015

Highlights
Ten nuclear safety near misses—problems that may increase the chance of a reactor core meltdown by a factor of 10 or more— were reported at U.S. nuclear power reactors in 2015. The good news: this total is about half the 19 near misses reported in 2010 and 2011, with the numbers in the intervening years steadily declining—a positive safety trend.… Continue reading...