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Nu·cle·ar Reg·u·la·tor·y Com·mis·sion

(nū'klē-ĕr reg'yū-lă-tōr'ē kŏ-mish'ŭn),
The U.S. federal commission supervising the use of radioactive by-product material for commercial and medical purposes; successor to the Atomic Energy Commission along with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The US federal agency that licenses users of radioactive materials, sets limits on worker exposure and regulates production, use and disposal of radioactive materials.

Nu·cle·ar Reg·u·la·to·ry Com·mis·sion

(nū'klē-ăr reg'yū-lă-tōr'ē kŏ-mish'ŭn)
The U.S. federal commission supervising the use of radioactive by-product material for commercial and medical purposes; successor of the Atomic Energy Commission along with the U.S. Department of Energy.
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