(Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) conducted 14 special inspections at nuclear power plants in 2012 to investigate safety-related events, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UC said in a report on Thursday. In the report, the UCS said 40 of the United States' 104 reactors had undergone one or more safety-related incidents or "near-misses" over the past three years. None of the so-called near-misses harmed workers or the public, the UCS said. The UCS recommended the NRC determine whether the agency's baseline inspections could have found the safety problems sooner. ...