In the wake of triple meltdowns, experts say America’s nuclear initiative waning | timesfreepress.com

A former nuclear regulator, an economic analyst and a congressional think-tank adviser say 2011 marked the fall of the so-called U.S. nuclear renaissance, despite regulators’ approval last week of a new reactor design.

The experts said 2012 likely will bring more challenges for the nuclear industry in the wake of triple meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant after a crippling 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in March.

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