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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.
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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.
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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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(2.) U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, "NRC Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition," NUREG-0800, Rev.
--Mail to Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555-0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday approved the construction of new nuclear reactors for the first time in 34 years, licensing two additional reactors at a plant in Georgia.
NRG Energy, a wholesale energy supplier, and an operating company have fried an application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to add two reactors to a nuclear plant operating in Matagorda County, Texas.
Department of Defense and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to create a special version of the RiskWatch software to assess the cybersecurity of nuclear systems.
Respondents also saw a need for a permanent repository, with 87 percent saying the federal government "should develop a final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel rods as long as the facility meets U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations."
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday approved the construction of new nuclear reactors in Georgia, marking the first such authorization in 34 years following the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident.
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In addition, a single print or CD copy is available upon written request to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Administration Publications Branch Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday that a tiny amount of radiation may have escaped into the air from a southern California nuclear power plant after a water leak prompted operators to shut down a reactor as a precaution Tuesday, the Associated Press reported.