Andrew C. Kadak

Articles by Andrew C. Kadak

20 June 2008

Improved regulation has been good for the nuclear industry and public safety

We have not yet discussed how U.S. utilities dramatically improved the performance of their nuclear plants in the last 10 years, and the role, if any, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) played in this improvement.

29 May 2008

Good safety regulation isn't a partisan political issue

It appears there are misconceptions about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) performance depending upon where you stand. David Lochbaum believes that its regulations are fine but not well enforced.

25 April 2008

New safety-focused rules, rather than strict compliance would make for a safer nuclear industry

It's true that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has had lapses in enforcement of its rules by giving the benefit of the doubt to utilities. David Lochbaum provides reasonable examples of such lapses.