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Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years

Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years Posted on December 31, 2020 Nuclear power plants when they began being constructed were not seen as running for more than 40 years because of radioactivity embrittling metal parts and otherwise causing safety problems. So operating licenses were limited to… Continue reading Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years