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US ‘unprepared’ for Japan-style nuke accident

WASHINGTON – A US nuclear reactor near Baltimore would come dangerously close to meltdown within two days of a disaster on the scale of what happened in Japan three weeks ago, a lawmaker said, citing a draft report by the US nuclear watchdog. At a hearing in the House of…

Oldest US nuclear reactor: a ‘disaster’ in waiting?

LACEY, New Jersey — A sleepy New Jersey town has popped onto people’s radar screens because it has the oldest running nuclear power plant in the United States — and, some say, the most dangerous. Named for a Revolutionary War general, Lacey is the kind of American town that few…

Oldest US nuclear reactor: a ‘disaster’ in waiting?

LACEY, New Jersey – A sleepy New Jersey town has popped onto people’s radar screens because it has the oldest running nuclear power plant in the United States — and, some say, the most dangerous. Named for a Revolutionary War general, Lacey is the kind of American town that few…

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