90% of America's nuclear safety staff will be furloughed tomorrow

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Sure, our chicken is full of salmonella and kids with cancer are being turned away from hospitals. But at least someone's keeping an eye on those nuclear power plants during this government shutdown. Right?

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Starting tomorrow as many as 3,600 employees of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be furloughed. That's 90% of the agency's staff. Sleep tight, everyone!

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