Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Mutants In The News — Rules Were Made To Be Broken Edition

According to the Associated Press, federal regulators ensure that the U.S.'s nuclear reactors are operating within safety guidelines by simply altering said guidelines as necessary.

"...aging reactors have been allowed to run less safely to prolong operations. As equipment has approached or violated safety limits, regulators and reactor operators have loosened or bent the rules."