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U.S. Nuclear Agency Workers Say Cost-Cutting Is Hurting Safety

U.S. Nuclear Agency Workers Say Cost-Cutting Is Hurting Safety, Charlie McGee,  Bloomberg News, July 30, 2020, 

  • NRC inspector general survey shows worry among employees
  • Shrinking resources, fewer inspections cited in report

Employees of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission fear that cost cutting has reduced that agency’s commitment to safety, according to a survey by a government watchdog.

The NRC’s Inspector General polled more than 2,100 employees at the agency, which is charged with overseeing safety at the nation’s nuclear power plants……. (subscribers only)  https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/u-s-nuclear-agency-workers-say-cost-cutting-is-hurting-safety

July 30, 2020 - Posted by | safety, USA

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