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With U.S. Nuclear Plants Under Scrutiny, Too, a Report Raises Safety Concerns

Date: March 17, 2011
Author: Edward Wong
QUOTE: Mr. Lyman suggested that the commission was being hypocritical: the official evacuation zone surrounding nuclear power plants in the United States is only 10 miles, although critics have long urged that it be increased. The agency “should not be using different standards for Americans abroad than it does at home,” Mr. Lyman said.

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