Print  Bookmark and Share

Question: What major modifications and upgrades have been made to U.S. boiling water reactors with Mark I containment systems?

Answer:

NEI’s fact sheet, “U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Reconfirming Safety, Response Programs in Light of Japan Situation,” describes the vital modifications and upgrades that have been made to U.S. boiling water reactors with Mark I containment systems. It also gives a detailed analysis of the steps the U.S. nuclear energy industry is taking to ensure safety, including federal regulation, plant modification and upgrades, enhanced emergency readiness and response, and severe accident management.

(Click graphic to enlarge.)

 

Learn more about nuclear energy and related topics in NEI’s “Ask an Expert” section.

Previous post:

Next post:

Activity ID: 1002943 Activity Name: NEI Remarketing Safety Activity Group Name: Remarketing Safety First