Safety of U.S. Nuclear Facilities

Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a meeting on Japan’s nuclear power plant crisis, the potential threat of… read more

Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a meeting on Japan’s nuclear power plant crisis, the potential threat of radiation exposure to U.S. territories, and the safety of U.S. reactors. NRC Executive Director Bill Borchardt said the Fukushima nuclear plant was on the verge of being stabilized. Other topics included the infrastructure needed to respond property to earthquakes or other disasters, possible causes of the explosions at Japan’s plants, and the differences in safety precautions between U.S. and Japanese plants.

At the conclusion of the meeting, NRC Director of Public Affairs Eliot Brenner responded to questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
298597-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Rockville, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2011

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  • Mar 21, 2011 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 4:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 10:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 2011 | 2:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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