Naked America: Paying for Nuclear Disaster

“Going naked” for insurance pros means going without insurance. And for the nuclear industry, that’s business as usual. The Fukushima disaster in 2011 cost an estimated $250 billion and cost are still mounting. What if it happened in the U.S.? Most likely taxpayers would pick up most of the tab. The insurance U.S. nuclear plants carry is limited to $12.6 billion while an accident would likely cost hundreds of billions. Miles Benson reports.

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