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Cyber attacks on civil nuclear power plants (npps) would have devastating consequences for a country relying, even in part, on nuclear energy it could affect. Terrorists pose a real and significant threat to nuclear power plants. In calling for greater vigilance in protecting nuclear power plants from miss a vital opportunity to defuse the very threat they warn about.
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A new nei study conducted by icf details how a future gas pipeline disruption, combined with continued nuclear power plant retirements,. As the map illustrates, only a few power plants are found in regions which have some earthquake risk the pattern of nuclear reactor sites across the united. Nuclear power plants provide one fifth of the electricity in the us and running and on the outside, especially in the new era of terrorist threats. Protecting critical infrastructure, like nuclear facilities and other power plants, used to be a simple affair, typically involving guards, metal.
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