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We have about 32 of those GE time bombs here in the states already.
It was reported before Fukushima that there were 14 "near miss" events last year alone. Indian Point near NY had water containment leak for over 16 years unnoticed. Diablo Canyon in Calf. sits in one of the most seismic areas of the world. Built to withstand a 7.5, while faults in the area could produce a 8 at anytime. Of the 63 applications to extend licenses on our aged nuclear plants, ALL 63 were approved. Reason be More..ing, it cost 300 billion to build a new plant now. These were done decades ago and the PROFIT is IMMENSE now to continue to run them after all these years. Less..