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US Nuclear Regulatory Commission outlines priorities for next 25 years 09 May 2013

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) annual 2013 Regulatory Information Conference in mid-March saw more than 3,000 nuclear industry executives, experts and government regulators, including representatives from 30 different countries, convene at the NRC’s HQ in Maryland....

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Nuclear waste expert to be appointed head of US Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 May 2012

President Barack Obama is nominating Allison Macfarlane, an associate professor of environmental science and policy at George Mason University in Virginia and member of a panel studying the disposal of atomic waste, to lead the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. She will replace current Chairman Gregory Jaczko, who is resigning early....

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Chairman of US nuclear safety agency to step down 22 May 2012

The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jaczko, under fire for what fellow commissioners called an intimidating and bullying style, announced his resignation on May 21. He said in a written statement that it was the right time to step down, adding that he hoped his successor would keep a strong focus on safety....