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Act Now and Have Your say on the Future of America!

  Time is running out and we hope you take the opportunity to comment on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Strategic Plan. The deadline is by tomorrow Friday April 4th. If you have not commented here is a video that explains how……it takes just a few seconds….. Show More Summary

Are We on the Verge of a Nuclear Revolution?

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is working on nuclear waste guidelines, but new tech from some companies might mean we're thinking about it the wrong way...

'Fukushima' sounds warning on nuclear energy

A clear-eyed overview of the nuclear industry and the Japanese disaster doesn't split hairs over the risk: It can happen here. On March 18, 2011, an official from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission named Chuck Casto called together the NRC delegation on assignment with him in Tokyo.

Nuclear Cyber Security and Its Discontents

The minority (that is, the Republicans) on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee released a report that shows a number of federal agencies, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, exercising lax cyber security. Show More Summary

CNN and Huffington Post Are “External Stakeholders” In Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Painting by Anthony Freda: Presstitute Media Shills for Nuclear Power It is well-documented that the claim that nuclear power is a low-carbon source of energy is mere propaganda. The archaic nuclear reactor design...Show More Summary

NRC Probes Indian Point Security Lapses

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training. Records...Show More Summary

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Restarts Yucca Mountain Application Review

"We direct the NRC Staff to complete and issue the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) associated with the construction authorization application.” So states the Memorandum and Order issued by the commissioners of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in compliance with an August decision of the U.S. Show More Summary

Regulators Watch Porn and Literally Sleep with Industry They’re Supposed to Rein In … Instead of Protecting the Public

The Washington Times reported yesterday that Nuclear Regulatory Commission workers watch porn instead of cracking down on unsafe conditions at nuclear plants. That’s not an isolated problem … We noted last year: Investigators from the...Show More Summary

CNN agrees – Harry Reid violated federal law by killing Yucca Mountain

CNN has investigated and agrees with Atomic Insights regarding the political games that resulted Greg Jaczko being appointed to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with the assignment to kill off the Yucca Mountain project. The following...Show More Summary

Lasers point to the future of uranium enrichment

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

With the world’s first laser enrichment plant having received a construction and operating license from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2012, the stage has been set for a radical change in the industry. So how does laser enrichment...Show More Summary

Associated Press’s slanted interpretation of recent GAO report on US nuclear regulator

While the recent government shutdown was still in progress, Jeff Donn of the Associated Press published a slanted story about a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. That report had not yet been released to the public, but it was made available to Mr. Show More Summary

Dominion’s North Anna one nuclear reactor in Virginia shut Friday

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Dominion's North Anna 1 nuclear reactor in Virginia tripped on Friday, according to an official with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Non-Sequiturs: 10.11.13

6 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

The shutdown has shuttered the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. I’m not really comfortable living without those regulators. [Breaking Energy] Don’t bother Goldman Sachs’s general counsel with your silly little questions [Dealbreaker] The decisions you make in your twenties are rarely life-threatening. Show More Summary

NRC Shuts Down with Plant Safety Unimpaired

We haven’t talked much about the partial government shutdown because it isn’t our brief – and honestly, who hasn’t been bloviating about it lately? But it did lead the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to depend, at least for awhile, on money described as “carryover” funds to fully operate. Show More Summary

Day 10 of the shutdown: Delays in auto recalls, nuclear oversight furloughs at 104 power reactors

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As of Thursday, 90 percent of the 4,000 employees of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission have been laid off for the duration of the tea party-engendered government shutdown. The NRC oversees the nation's 104 fission-fueled electricity-generating reactors. Show More Summary

90% of America’s Nuclear Regulators to be Furloughed Today

 Image © Shutterstock As the government shutdown continues to drag on, there have been some troubling new developments; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission just announced it expects to furlough 3,900 employees today due to budget shortages. That's 90%

U.S. nuclear agency to shut; reactor report not available

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will shut down on Thursday because the agency has depleted its carryover funds, the chairman said in a blog.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Temporarily Closes

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which oversees the nation's one hundred nuclear reactors, has announced it is furloughing staff on Wednesday evening, due to the government shutdown. Safety operations will not be affected.

Nuclear-Safety Agency to Furlough Most Staff

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which monitors safety at the nation's nuclear-power plants, is shutting down Thursday and putting most staff on furlough.

Former NRC Chair: Emergency Plans Won't Protect Residents from Radiation

The former head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said yesterday that emergency plans for a catastrophic event at the Indian Point nuclear power plant are not designed to ensure that residents will escape unhealthy doses of radiation...Show More Summary

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