Category Archives: NRC

Barry Commoner–Scientist and Planet Earth’s Lifeguard–Dies at 95.

From the New York Times, October 1, 2012, article by Daniel Lewis. Barry Commoner, a founder of modern ecology and one of its most provocative thinkers and mobilizers in making environmentalism a people’s political cause, died on Sunday in Manhattan. … Continue reading

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Russell E. Train, Helped Found the E.P.A., Dies at 92

From the New York Times, 17 September 2012. Article by Keith Schneider. Russell E. Train, a renowned conservationist who played a central role in the creation of groundbreaking laws and effective enforcement in response to rising concerns about environmental protection in … Continue reading

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Gregory Jaczko, chief of Nuclear Regulatory Commission, resigns

Washington Post, article by Steven Mufson and Ed O’Keefe, published 21 May 2012. The nation’s chief of nuclear safety announced his resignation Monday after a three-year tenure marked by debates over regulatory guidelines, praise for the U.S. response to the Japanese … Continue reading

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The NRC’s Records Management Program

The following covers the legal authority for the NRC’s records management operations, the scope of its records management programs, and the types of records management services it performs. Legal Authority for the NRC’s records management operations: The NRC must comply … Continue reading

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People Passing Through: Traffic and Business Corridors

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Offsite Land Use

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Some of the Potential Risks

Spent Fuel Pools—overcrowding Aging and Faulty Equipment GE Mark I Design Flaws Expanded Transmission Corridors–CapX2020 impact not fully assessed. Both of Minnesota’s Nuclear power plants (Monticello and Praire Island) were designed for a 40-year window of operation. There are worries that current, increased … Continue reading

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