Nuclear Plants Remain Vulnerable by Air: USA Today

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http://www.usatoday.com/money/biztravel/2003-06-10-nuclear_x.htm The nuclear industry beefed up security at power plants throughout the country after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But the plants today remain as vulnerable to a hit from a plane using a nearby small airport as they were then. A USA TODAY analysis shows that thousands of airports are within 60 miles of plants; 52 are within five miles. Yet, aircraft based at many of these airports are largely unguarded and could reach . . .

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