Boeing's Battery Fires Illustrate The Perils Of Self-Regulation

From ThinkProgress Fri Jan 18 2013, 14:30:17

Airline manufacturer Boeing's newest plane, the 787 Dreamliner, is grounded around the world due to concerns over the lithium battery on which it relies. On January 7, a battery caught fire inside a parked Dreamliner in Japan, raising concerns that similar problems may be prevalent in the new planes. The Federal Aviation Administration, the airline [...]

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