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#Thailand #Myanmar to #register #Andaman #Sea as the #World #Heritage #Site

BANGKOK, 18 December 2014 (NNT) – A subcommittee of the National Reform Council (NRC) has proposed the idea to register the Andaman Sea as the World Heritage Site in the hope to develop it as a world-class tourist destination. 138 more words

Burma

Keeping Tabs on Diablo Canyon’s Evolving Seismic Situation

Lara Uselding
Public Affairs Officer
Region IV

The NRC has added two items to the growing list of documents on seismic issues related to the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, near San Luis Obispo, Calif. 343 more words

NRC

Chinese hackers installed malware on National Research Council computers

OTTAWA – Chinese hackers used tempting emails, malware and password theft to worm their way into National Research Council computers in pursuit of valuable scientific and trade secrets, a newly released federal analysis reveals. 575 more words

News

Sixty-Plus Years of Reactor Safety Advice -- and Still Going Strong

Ed Hackett
Executive Director
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards

For as long as the United States has worked on commercial nuclear power plants, a group of experts has given regulators independent safety advice. 418 more words

NRC

Why is the US teaming with Russia to gut international nuclear safety standards?

Even after 30 years at NIRS, some days the news is just so appalling that it makes one want to scream. And some days, the actions of the U.S. 1,183 more words

Fukushima

NRC not Ready for Decommissioning Nuclear Reactors

WASHINGTON — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s rules are not geared for supervising the decommissioning of nuclear reactors, the task that will occupy much of its time in the coming years, according to the head of the agency, Allison M. 683 more words