'Catastrophic' Nuclear Power Accidents 'Highly Likely' If US Reactors Are Extended For 100 Years

Nuclear reactors in the United States were originally only certified to be operated for a maximum of 40 years. However, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been extending their operating time beyond that and is now considering doing so, yet again, this time up to 100 years.

'Catastrophic' Nuclear Power Accidents 'Highly Likely' If US Reactors Are Extended For 100 Years
Nuclear reactors in the United States were originally only certified to be operated for a maximum of 40 years. However, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been extending their operating time beyond that and is now considering doing so, yet again, this time up to 100 years.