Happy New Year! This is going to be a great year for advancing the safe use of nuclear energy around the world!
Stories we discuss today include:
Pakistan begins construction of Chashma-2
Westinghouse gains NRC final certification for the AP1000 reactor plant design,
Duke and Progress Energy are close to announcing where they will build new plants, and
Leguna Verde decides to perform a 20% power uprate.
We'll also discuss public perception of the safety of nuclear power.