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Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Handle a Major Natural Disaster? - ProPublica
John Sullivan at ProPublica writes:
Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat who has spent years pushing the  Nuclear Regulatory Commission toward stricter enforcement of its safety  rules, has called for a reassessment. Several U.S. reactors lie on or  near fault lines, and Markey wants to beef up standards for new and  existing plants.
"This disaster serves to highlight both the fragility of nuclear power  plants and the potential consequences associated with a radiological  release caused by earthquake related damage," Markey wrote NRC Chairman  Gregory Jaczko in a March 11 letter [2].

Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Handle a Major Natural Disaster? - ProPublica

John Sullivan at ProPublica writes:

Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat who has spent years pushing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission toward stricter enforcement of its safety rules, has called for a reassessment. Several U.S. reactors lie on or near fault lines, and Markey wants to beef up standards for new and existing plants.

"This disaster serves to highlight both the fragility of nuclear power plants and the potential consequences associated with a radiological release caused by earthquake related damage," Markey wrote NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko in a March 11 letter [2].

From today’s NYT:

Four New York Times journalists missing in Libya since Tuesday were captured by forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi and will be released Friday, his son, Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, told Christiane Amanpour in an ABC News interview.

Lara Logan and 10 other female journalists risking it all - Newsweek
Newsweek offers brief sketches of a handful of the many journalists who have risked (and for some given) their lives to report the news.  Above is one of them, Galima Bukharbaeva of Uzbekistan who “once barely escaped a bullet (it went through her backpack, piercing  her notebook and press pass).” 

Lara Logan and 10 other female journalists risking it all - Newsweek

Newsweek offers brief sketches of a handful of the many journalists who have risked (and for some given) their lives to report the news.  Above is one of them, Galima Bukharbaeva of Uzbekistan who “once barely escaped a bullet (it went through her backpack, piercing her notebook and press pass).”