Obama's Senate Record on Nuclear Leaks
The New York Times examines Barack Obama's record on nuclear leaks legislation in the Senate.
The background: Exelon Corp. did not disclose some nuclear leaks in Illinois. Residents in Ill. were upset. Obama introduced a bill to help them.
Mr. Obama scolded Exelon and federal regulators for inaction and introduced a bill to require all plant owners to notify state and local authorities immediately of even small leaks. He has boasted of it on the campaign trail, telling a crowd in Iowa in December that it was “the only nuclear legislation that I’ve passed.”
The Times reports, that's not quite true. [More...]
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