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Nuclear Power #76692

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 21, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) United States nuclear power industry examined; results of NRC survey of problems endemic to the industry outlined on screen. Accident at Ginna nuclear power plant near Rochester, New York, and other plants (listed on report) cited as exs. Extent of problems at Three Mile Island discussed; lawsuit filed by TMI owners, General Public Utilities, against NRC noted. [NRC cmsr. Peter BRADFORD - notes irony of suit.] President Reagan's policy statement on nuclear power recalled; apparent cause of licensing delays listed on screen. Diablo Canyon's revocation of test license recalled; details given. [Critical Mass spokesperson Richard UDELL - discourages interim licensing.] [Utilities analyst John KELLENYI - notes state of industry in general] Fin. community's response to utilities' problems noted.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Gregory, Bettina
Duration:
00:03:50

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