Sat
May 21 2016
09:44 am

I'd feel better about this if:
one, They were insured by the private sector...the only insurance nukes can get is from you and me in the form of the Federal Government,
two, TVA could be made to pay the damages in the event of an accident. Here's a story from the Scientific American...Wonder who pushed to have it published?

Last week, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) submitted the first-ever permit application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a small modular nuclear reactor. The TVA’s application comes as a huge milestone in the pathway of small modular reactors (often abbreviated SMRs) from the laboratory to the marketplace, and brings a glimmer of hope to the future of nuclear power in the United States.

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