No-spin zone for Japanese nuclear reactor problems

Many of you may know that the nuclear reactors causing problems in Japan right now are 40-year-old designs from GE. One observation: The slowly evolving emergency is indicative of the relatively slow reactions that take place in a commercial reactor, compared to that of reactors making weapons-grade nuclear material.

But if you want a relatively spin-free source of news on the evolving situation with the Japanese reactors, the Nuclear Energy Institute maintains a site that posts updates free of media hype and hysteria:

GE also does a good job of presenting updates without much in the way of spin:

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