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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko prepares to testify on Capitol Hill on Thursday before a Senate Clean Air and Nuclear Safety subcommittee hearing. He said the newly approved design would ensure safety through simplified security functions and other features. He also said plants using the design could withstand damage from an airplane crash without significant release of radioactive materials - an issue that gained attention after the 2001 terrorist attacks. (Associated Press)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko prepares to testify on Capitol Hill on Thursday before a Senate Clean Air and Nuclear Safety subcommittee hearing. He said the newly approved design would ensure safety through simplified security functions and other features. He also said plants using the design could withstand damage from an airplane crash without significant release of radioactive materials - an issue that gained attention after the 2001 terrorist attacks. (Associated Press)

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