An Interview with Dave Lochbaum

, co-director and senior scientist | July 1, 2011, 9:51 am EDT
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An interview with Dave Lochbaum, head of the nuclear safety project at UCS, appeared yesterday on the website ecocentricblog.org.

An excerpt:

I graduated from college and went into the nuclear industry shortly after the Three Mile Island accident and there was quite a bit of attention on safety and security at nuclear power plants. I guess I entered the nuclear industry thinking that nuclear power plants were generally well-managed, and that the NRC is an aggressive regulator. I now realize that not all plants are well-managed. Many are, but some aren’t. And the NRC is on the wrong end of the puppet strings.

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