A decommissioning project at a nuclear power plant is unlike any other power generation project. There are so many factors to deal with that are not seen in traditional power plants.

Nuclear power in Asia is hit or miss. Reactors in Japan are crawling to begin restart procedures for all but two of their shut down nuclear power plants, while others are building reactors at record speed.

The day Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced he would not seek re-election when his term is up in 2016, many in the nuclear industry speculated that the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository would now come to fruition.