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Relationship of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the nuclear industry

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

Relationship of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the nuclear industry

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, June 11, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.,
  • Nuclear industry -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 580 p. :
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14657938M

    1 day ago  The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission will oversee the project’s safety and security. According to Jay Dryer, CEO of the SCO: “The US risks ceding nuclear energy technology leadership to Russia and China By retaking technological leadership, the US will be able to supply the most innovative advanced nuclear energy technologies.”. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proud to be ranked as a BEST Place to Work in the Federal Government. We've earned our top ratings by creating a work environment rich in opportunity, diversity, leadership training, teamwork, and work life balance. Help guide our nation into the next generation of nuclear safety!

    As exemplified by a letter dated Ma (ironically enough, the 41st anniversary of the 3/28/ meltdown at TMI-2), regarding weakening worker fatigue rules at nuclear power plants, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is quickly approving numerous forms of exemptions and waivers from nuclear safety regulations, with the supposed excuse that the Covid national pandemic.   WASHINGTON — The nuclear power industry is pushing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to cut back on inspections at nuclear power plants and throttle back what it tells the public about plant problems. The agency, whose board is dominated by Trump appointees, is listening. Commission staffers are weighing some of the industry’s requests as part of a sweeping review of .

      A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation about how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop y Jaczko had never heard of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission when he arrived in Washington like a modern-day Mr. Smith. But, thanks to the determination of a powerful senator, he would soon find himself at . Victor McCree told committee members the commission was on track to develop the regulatory framework necessary to enable the licensing of advanced nuclear reactors. Several nuclear industry.


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