Nuclear Power, Insurance and Safety Regulations

April 11, 2011

In this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News, we turn to nuclear power. The partial meltdown, explosion, and fires at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan resulting in the continuing seepage of radioactive material forces us to examine whether we have proper monitoring of nuclear plants and adequate measures to protect ourselves if there is a similar nuclear disaster in the U.S. much like the Three mile Island nuclear disaster in 1979. Jay Kesan explains.