PBS NewsHour

Are U.S. Nuclear Plants Ready for a Fukushima-Like Meltdown?

Clip: 05/25/2012 | 8m 53s

When Chairman Gregory Jaczko resigned from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week, reports suggested it was linked to battles within the commission over safety requirements. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Miles O'Brien reports on how government regulators in the U.S. set the safety bar for nuclear plants.

Aired: 05/25/12

Rating: NR

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