Tina Gerhardt

Why Does Japan Need to Restart Its Nuclear Power Plants?

Japan is on course to restart its nuclear reactors, which have been off-line for safety inspections since the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which led to the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, as the tsunami’s waves made it impossible for the emergency generators, intended to cool the reactors, to work…. Read more »

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to Remain Shuttered

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued its final report investigating two units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a nuclear power plant located on the Pacific coast of California, which have been shut down since January 2012 after a worker noticed a leak. The findings of the NRC’s Augmented Inspection Team (AIT) state… Read more »