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Nuclear Power Plants / Safety #85451

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 14, 1983
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(Chicago, Illinois) NRC reported closing 5 nuclear power plants for inspection and repairs of cracked water lines in cooling systems; details given.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) General Elec. nuclear power plants affected by NRC shutdown order listed. [NRC spokesperson Harold DENTON - can't guarantee uninspected plants don't have pipe cracks.] Consequences of break in water pipes and difficulty in locating them explained; number flaws discovered in General Elec. plants in United States mentioned. Cost and time factors in repairing cracks cited. [Edison Elec. Institution spokesperson Loring MILLS - believes shutdowns are unnecessary.]
REPORTER: Joe Benton

Benton, Joe;
Robinson, Max

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