Nuclear Regulatory Commission


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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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Three years later in 1974, monitors showed that the raffinate in the ponds was leaking into the ground-water, but the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which replaced AEC, waited until 1984 to decide that excess liquid should be removed from the storage ponds.
As expected, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) voted late last month to enact a rule change that will allow the licensing of nuclear power plants without state or local participation in emergency planning (SN: 10/31/87, p.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is poised to approve a rule change that would allow the licensing of nuclear power plants without state or local input into emergency planning.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has become the 21st partner agency to the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, a part of the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The critical assessment, which focuses largely on shortcomings of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), culminates months of research by government investigators.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet with interested groups and members of the public May 31, in Rockville, Md.
Last week, the five-member Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) voted 4 to 1 to endorse a staff recommendation that would make it easier to license nuclear plants held up for this reason (SN: 2/14/87, p.

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