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Fall 2012

Vents and Filtering Strategies Come to Forefront in Fukushima Response

Opening the containment vents at Fukushima Daiichi might have lessened the impact of the accident. The U.S. wants to ensure it can relieve pressure as it needs to.

Extra Eyes and Ears Combat Counterfeit Nuclear Parts at NRC

An agreement between the NRC and the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center starts a collaboration related to preventing counterfeit, fraudulent and suspect parts and equipment from being used in nuclear energy facilities.

NEI Leads the Online Conversation About Nuclear
NEI stakes out additional outposts online: a Facebook page, multiple Twitter feeds and a growing panoply of videos at YouTube.
Nuclear Energy Support Remains Steady
A new survey finds support for nuclear energy  has stabilized at about 65 percent with 77 percent believing that nuclear energy will be an important source of energy into the future.
Nuclear Safety Planning Helps Iowa Weather a Flood
Local emergency officials using their nuclear safety plan helped evacuate as many people as possible and ensured assistance to those whose homes and businesses that were inundated by floodwaters.
One-on-One With INPO's Robert Willard

INPO is dedicated to the safety and reliability of the commercial nuclear energy industry. Willard talks about INPO’s mission and future plans.

Partnership Helps Prepare Workforce for the Future
The nuclear industry and the U.S. Navy signed an agreement to establish a program to help Navy veterans transition to civilian jobs in the growing domestic nuclear energy field.
PPL Program Teaches Teachers About Nuclear Energy

A program K-12 for teachers provides them with the tools to help their students learn about nuclear energy.