Domestic Nuclear Power Plant Licensing and Foreign Ownership and Control: Heating Up Cold War Policies

By: Lindsay Hall, Notes Editor Congress passed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA) during the Cold War political climate, and it reflects an ideology of American nuclear supremacy and fear of nuclear catastrophe at the hands of foreign entities. In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi┬ánuclear disaster,[1] and in light of the tensions over… Continue reading Domestic Nuclear Power Plant Licensing and Foreign Ownership and Control: Heating Up Cold War Policies