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8 States Want Stiffer Safeguards to Thwart Nuclear Plant Attacks

Attorneys general from California and other states with atomic power stations ask the NRC to adopt rules addressing threats such as 9/11’s. The attorneys general from eight states, including Bill Lockyer of California, are urging federal regulators to bolster security at the nation’s nuclear power plants, including protections against the type of attack that destroyed the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. In recent letters to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the attorneys general say current defenses are outdated and may not stand up against heavily armed terrorists attacking by air, land or water in significant numbers. Full Story

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