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NRC Chief: U.S. Nuclear Plants Safe Despite Age, Needed...

  • Aired: 07/19/2011
  • 06:57
  • Rating: E
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory Jaczko.
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Gwen Ifill discusses the NRC's new safety regulations with its head, Gregory Jaczko.
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