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Wednesday
Dec142016

U.S. looks for potential issues linked to falsified French nuclear documents

As reported by Reuters, and Tweeted by Scott Stapf of the Hastings Group: Nine U.S. reactors linked to French scandal over falsified documents over nuclear parts.

Although the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) won't name the implicated American nuclear power plants, the article reports that Dominion's Millstone in CT is directly implicated, while FirstEnergy's Beaver Valley in PA may be as well.

The Wall Street Journal has also reported on this story, in an article entitled "Coverup at French Nuclear Supplier Sparks Global Review."

Mycle Schneider, lead author of the annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report, was quoted by the Wall Street Journal, warning “Likely we have seen only the tip of the iceberg.” More.