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Upgrades ordered for U.S. reactors

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ordered nearly a third of the nation's nuclear reactors to upgrade their venting systems.

U.S. nuclear energy safety questioned

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The United States is headed toward a major nuclear disaster unless the government closely monitors aging power plants, safety advocates and activists said.
LINYI ZHANG, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI

U.S. rethinks nuclear power

MCLEAN, Va., April 2 (UPI) -- After years of fear, Americans are warming to the idea of nuclear power in the United States, and the industry and government are responding.

Analysis: U.S. reactor security queried-2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Many U.S. analysts say the nation's 104 civilian power reactors are secure against terror attacks, but others disagree.
JESSICA TAYLOR, UPI Correspondent

Nuclear-security contract draws fire

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A new round of force-on-force security tests to be carried out in U.S. nuclear facilities beginning in November will be based around "hostile forces" trained an
THOM J. ROSE, UPI Correspondent

U.S. Nuclear guard tests draw fire

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A new round of force-on-force security tests at U.S. nuclear facilities has raised controversy for alleged conflicts of interest.

Nevada lawmakers vow fight over Yucca

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Nevada Republican Gov. Kenny Guinn, backed by the state's senators and congressmen, on Tuesday said he vetoed plans to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain outside Las Vegas to protect all Americans, not just his constituents.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

Groups call for energy plan overhaul

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Environmental groups Wednesday called on the Bush administration to radically revise its energy plan, which they say leaves the country's power generation and d
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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